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Brad Andes

Flagstaff, AZ, US | Member Since 2007

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  • The Beginning of the End: Apocalypse Z

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Manel Loureiro
    • Narrated By Nick Podehl
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (764)
    Performance
    (707)
    Story
    (713)

    A mysterious incident in Russia, a blip buried in the news - it’s the only warning humanity receives that civilization will soon be destroyed by a single, voracious virus that creates monsters of men. A lawyer, still grieving over the death of his young wife, begins to write as a form of therapy. But he never expected that his anonymous blog and journal would ultimately record humanity’s last days. Governments scramble to stop the zombie virus, people panic, so-called Safe Havens are established, the world erupts into chaos; soon it’s every man, woman, and child for themselves.

    Keith says: "Just For Pleasure"
    "Don't waste your time on this one."
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you try another book from Manel Loureiro and/or Nick Podehl?

    If this is typical of the work of this author I would never download another of his books.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Anything but a book written by this author


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Irritation. The book was so corny and stupid it irritated me just to listen to it. I should have just downloaded another book and stopped listening to it.


    Any additional comments?

    This book was poorly written. It is clear that the author has little knowledge of the technical things he tries to put into the book. The description of what goes on with some equipment and activities clearly illustrates the author is clueless. Also, it seems the author didn't remember what he had written from one page to the next. One example is that during a fight with a zombie the main character drops his flashlight and it shatters, leaving him in the dark. A few seconds later he is using the flashlight again.I have never taken the time to write a review of the over 125 books I have downloaded, but this one is so bad I felt I should just warn people to save their money or credits. The only reason I didnt rate it a 1 was that it wasnt quite bad enough to stop listening to it, although the last half of the book I spent looking for more of the countless examples of bad writing instead of paying much attention to the content.

    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

    • ABRIDGED (8 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Neil Strauss
    • Narrated By Neil Strauss
    Overall
    (219)
    Performance
    (112)
    Story
    (111)

    A tale of paranoid fantasies and crippling doubts, of shady lawyers and dangerous cult leaders, of billionaire gun nuts and survivalist superheroes, of weirdos, heroes, and ordinary citizens going off the grid. It's one man's story of a dangerous world - and how to stay alive in it. Before the next disaster strikes, you're going to want to read this book. And you'll want to do everything it suggests. Because tomorrow doesn't come with a guarantee....

    Brad Andes says: "Interesting but not great"
    "Interesting but not great"
    Overall

    Neil Strauss writes a moderately interesting book that would have been much better if he hadnt wasted a large part of the book justifying his paranoia about the country by bashing George Bush. In the beginning he clearly establishes his qualifications as being incompetent at anything but writing about music for the New York Times. In the book he chronicles his journey in which he undergoes several years of impressive training to go from total incompetence at practically everything, to being an accomplished survivalist. If you are a committed Bush basher, you may find this book worthwhile. I ended up fast forwarding through a lot of the book to get past the political whining to get to the part that finally became interesting. If you are wanting to read a book to learn skills for surviving a possible catastrophic event, "One Second After", "Patriots", or "Alas Babylon" are much more enlightening.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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