Would not listen again -- not my style. Listen once, that's all I need.
Very clever and thoughtful story line. Kept wondering where it was going and how it would turn out.
Can't remember; listened a while ago.
A nice twist on how we think of time and time travel.
I'm pretty patient, but after a couple of hours of listening to police report histories, I gave up. What is the point of listing the names and dates of victims of serial killers in LA? Where was this going? Would there ever be a story? Waste of my time.
Good story; fun and hard to predict.
Not edge of seat, but didn't see the end coming.
This was the first.
Google rules the world!
Robin Sloan is rich in knowledge of today's technologies, so I learned some cool stuff. A fun little book.
couldn't get through it all
Hard to do better given the overwhelming extraneous details.
I hope not.
I loved Mary Roach's book Stiff. So I was quick to grab this book. But the tedium of it all -- I don't care what kind of cashmere grey sweater the research scientist was wearing; I don't care if there was sun shining through the windows when you met. The overwhelming extraneous details led me to think the author needed to write a certain number of pages...boring details with an occasional gem of information. Too much for me to plow through. I gave it up before we even got to the small intestine. BIg disappointment.
I thoroughly enjoy this listen -- I liked the well-constructed plot, although I knew where it was going. But the narration put it over the top -- so well done. Overall, I'd rate this as one of the more enjoyable books, but not at the top.
I might have laid out fewer story-line cues so that the listener wouldn't get too far ahead of the plot.
This was the first John Lee I've heard. I'll be on the lookout for others.
When Harold's father lied to protect Harold. It went against his beliefs and the love for his son became more important.
I do recommend this book. It's a wonderful listen -- lots of detail, which I liked because I it gave me clearer images in my mind. If you're not a fan of detail, I wouldn't recommend this book.
Not having read the print version, I can say that the narration brought this book to life for me.
Wong's metaphors are simply brilliant. Also, the story is filled with (often cynical) insights on social psychology. Some rough language, but fully in keeping with the characters. I was more interested in Wong's clever and thoughtful writing than the story itself. I'm going to listen to Wong again for sure.
He handles the multitude of voices and the intense situations so well, Podehl really brings it to life.
This is a fun listen. Wong is such a clever writer; I have the impression his stories are just carriers for his brilliant mind.
The story line is unexpected; reveals a lot about human nature. Too much rambling though. HOWEVER, I'll listen to anything Colin Firth does. He really brings it to life.
No, it had too many long passages; I got restless. A couple of times I thought it was ending, and another turn of the "plot" happened.
Wonderfully human story, too long for my taste.
Typical Koontz -- A twisted tale that's fun to follow.
Kept me listening to figure things out.
Lightening does strike twice!
Fun book, very enjoyable.
When the bad guy shot at Maggie
FIrst time Maggie came home with Scott
Lots -- the moments where Maggie & Scott bonded, and when they were in danger of losing one another (this happens a couple of times)
Narrator does a good job; carries the story well.
The story is compelling; I couldn't wait to know what was going to happen next.
The dialog is very well written -- very entertaining, very real, and sometime laugh out loud funny. Peter Clines did a great job maintaining the personalities of each character -- what each character offered was consistent with their personality.
I have nothing to compare it to. Story is unique.
He blew me away when he read a scene involving 5 characters, each in a different voice. Very impressive. He's a top notch reader.
Dialog often made me laugh
For pete's sake -- listen to this book. It's different, entertaining, and fun!
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