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Jennifer

I am a graphic designer by trade and a Film student by choice! I am always looking for a good story!

WINTER PARK, FL, United States

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  • I, Zombie

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Hugh Howey
    • Narrated By Paula Christensen, Lucien Dodge, Mozhan Marno, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (51)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (47)

    This book contains foul language and fouler descriptions of life as a zombie. It will offend most anyone, so proceed with caution or not at all. And be forewarned: This is not a zombie book. This is a different sort of tale. It is a story about the unfortunate, about those who did not get away. It is a human story at its rotten heart. It is the reason we can't stop obsessing about these creatures, in whom we see all too much of ourselves.

    Mike Naka says: "why you DON'T want to be a zombie!"
    "ORIGINAL!"
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    What made the experience of listening to I, Zombie the most enjoyable?

    The actors were perfectly matched to the characters, there were many and it leant to the listening experience.


    What other book might you compare I, Zombie to and why?

    There is no comparison! it is in a class all by itself


    Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    First time hearing any of these narrators


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The scene with the guy rescuing the baby was the best one!


    Any additional comments?

    I read and listen to a lot of books in the Zombie genera and I have to say I have never ran across anything like this! it is great to read from the zombies perspective, very unique take on the experience.. I have spread the work! iZombie IS the book to read...

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Stand

    • UNABRIDGED (47 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6163)
    Performance
    (5433)
    Story
    (5480)

    This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides - or are chosen.

    Meaghan says: "My First Completed Stephen King Novel"
    "King is the MASTER! Better than the Mini Series!"
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    Where does The Stand rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    The stand is one of my top five books, King is in my top 2 of authors!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Stu is my favorite! His strength is inspiring!


    What does Grover Gardner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Grover really brought the story to life!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I found myself not being able to put the book down!


    Any additional comments?

    This book fills in a lot of holes that the mini0series left out. I got such a better understanding of the characters and story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Robert Kirkman, Jay Bonansinga
    • Narrated By Fred Berman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (759)
    Performance
    (693)
    Story
    (699)

    Following in the footsteps of the New York Times best-selling graphic novels and the record-breaking new television show, this debut novel in a trilogy of original Walking Dead books chronicles the back story of the comic book series greatest villain, The Governor.

    David says: "Well....okay...I guess"
    "I expected so much better!"
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    What did you like best about The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor? What did you like least?

    I felt the writing to be pretentious. The story was okay…


    What was most disappointing about Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga ’s story?

    As an avid Walking Dead fan I felt a huge disconnect with this book. I felt that the writers there in a few $10.00 words to make them selves seem smarter and felt the story to be a bit unbelievable.


    Could you see The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    No I don't, However I do hope that after reading it I will get a better sense of “The Governor” when he is introduced in Season three of the series. If not then I fear this purchase would have been a total waste.


    Any additional comments?

    I felt that this book could have been a bit better. I found myself having to force myself to listen to the story just to finish the book.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Rise Again: A Zombie Thriller

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Ben Tripp
    • Narrated By Kirsten Potter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (355)
    Performance
    (326)
    Story
    (322)

    Filled with adventurous human drama-and shocking inhuman horror - Rise Again is a vivid and powerful debut novel of the zombie apocalypse.

    Krystal says: "It's below average, at best"
    "Interesting and Unique!"
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    If you could sum up Rise Again in three words, what would they be?

    Entertaining, Unique, and Shocking!


    What other book might you compare Rise Again to and why?

    I don’t feel that I can compare it to any other book.


    Have you listened to any of Kirsten Potter’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not listened to Mrs. Potter before but I love her characterizations! She really can bring the butch!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book had a few hold your breath moments. I would like to have seen this book spread out into a few books. I think the story led it self out to even more story.


    Any additional comments?

    I think this book is well written, the characters are believable! I did feel that the main character could have been less masculine and still of had the same impact. I loved her back story and the flow of the story. The ending left me satisfied!

    I am looking for more books by this author!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Siege: As the World Dies, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Rhiannon Frater
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (214)
    Performance
    (191)
    Story
    (194)

    The zombie illness has shattered civilization. The survivors, who have found tenuous safety in Texas, defend their fort against the walking dead and living bandits. The people of Ashley Oaks are stunned to discover that the vice president of the United States is alive and commanding the remnants of the US military. And what’s left of the US government has plans for this group of determined survivors.

    coreybeth says: "First book I cried over - Great end to trilogy"
    "The Book I LOVE to HATE!"
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    What did you love best about Siege?

    I love Rhiannon Frater! I have loved the As the World Dies Trilogy from the first sentence! I love book three and hate it at the same time! I love it for the rich, edge of your seat story, Spending time with some of my favorite characters, and finding out what happens next! What I hate about this book is that it is the end of the series and that makes me sad.

    I can imagine how hard it was for her to have written this particular book and the sacrifices that were made. However I think it was beautifully written and well done as always!


    What did you like best about this story?

    I love how she completely wrapped up the story lines of the characters while leaving what could happen next up to the readers imagination. They can live on in your mind well after your done reading this and the possibilities are nearly endless.


    What does Cassandra Campbell bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Cassandra is an incredible narrator!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I did listen to it all in one setting! I could not stop listening and have since listened to it again.


    Any additional comments?

    This book should come with a warning! Out of the entire trilogy this book with both elate and upset the reader. I laughed, cried and sat in total shock! This book is a must read!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Fighting to Survive: As the World Dies, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Rhiannon Frater
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
    Overall
    (298)
    Performance
    (268)
    Story
    (267)

    Picking up where The First Days ends, Fighting to Survive features the further zombie-killing, civilization-saving adventures of a pair of sexy, kick butt heroines and the men who love them. A hundred or so survivors of the zombie plague have found tenuous safety in the walled off center of a small Texas town. Now the hard work of survival begins - finding enough food; creating safe, weather-resistant shelter; establishing laws; and fighting off both the undead who want to eat them and the living bandits who want to rob and kill them.

    Vanessa says: "OK OK she LIKES both SEXES..MOVE ON ALREADY! JEEZ!"
    "A MUST READ!!!"
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    Where does Fighting to Survive rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Never failing to entertain Rhiannon Frater delivers with book 2 in the As The World Dies trilogy! Her characterizations are once again rich and well though out, lending richness to the story at hand.

    Book two starts up right where book one lets off and instantly your transported back to the fort to survive with Katie, Jenny, Travis, Juan, and Nerit!

    This IS my favorite series to date!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Fighting to Survive?

    Jenny’s fight with a big zombie will have you on the edge of your seat as they clean out the Hotel, battle zombies, bad guys, rescue survivors and find a new threat.


    What does Cassandra Campbell bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Cassandra really delivers in her characterizations of the characters in the book. She is not just reading the words on the page but she is acting the story as she performs beautifully! I really love listening to her read and have purchased other books simply because she was attached as the narrator.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Get your Loco on!


    Any additional comments?

    I would suggest reading (As the world dies: Untold stories Book 2) before proceeding to the the third book in this series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The First Days: As the World Dies, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Rhiannon Frater
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (500)
    Performance
    (459)
    Story
    (456)

    The morning that the world ends, Katie is getting ready for court and housewife Jenni is taking care of her family. Less than two hours later, they are fleeing for their lives from a zombie horde. Thrown together by circumstance, Jenni and Katie become a powerful zombie-killing partnership, mowing down zombies as they rescue Jenni's stepson, Jason, from an infected campground.

    Garth says: "Not for my demographic"
    "I fell in love with the end of the world!"
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    Where does The First Days rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    The best series of books that I have gotten from Audible so far! I find myself listening to the story over and over again!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The First Days?

    There are so many memorable moments in this series! I found myself on the edge of my seat over and over again! My favorite moment in this book comes with the intro of Nerit- the aging female Israeli sniper. I so want to have her cool factor!


    Which character – as performed by Cassandra Campbell – was your favorite?

    Cassandra’s characterizations are all top notch! However Katie, Jenny and Nerit are her best


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book had me on the edge of my seat and I could not stop listening to it. I would find myself tensing then relaxing again only to hold my breath a moment later!


    Any additional comments?

    I would suggest reading (As the world dies: Untold stories book 1) before moving on to book 2. Rhiannon is an excellent writer that has rich character development! Her books are about the people in a situation, instead of A situation with people thrown in. I have become an avid fan of hers and this is where it all started!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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