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Karen Rath

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  • Dune: The Machine Crusade

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    Overall
    (842)
    Performance
    (328)
    Story
    (331)

    More than two decades have passed since the events chronicled in The Butlerian Jihad. The crusade against thinking robots has ground on for years, but the forces led by Serena Butler and Irbis Ginjo have made only slight gains; the human worlds grow weary of war, of the bloody, inconclusive swing from victory to defeat. Get ready for Dune: The Machine Crusade.

    Jr says: "Dune - How We Love Thee!"
    "Frank Herbert must be rolling over in his grave"
    Overall

    I was so excited when I saw that the Dune series was going to continue on, but the series written by Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson is very disappointing. The characters are flat and act in entirely predictable and stereotyped ways. These stories read like the worst of the 50s sci fi with bug-eyed monsters and screaming damsels in distress. I'd rather read the original books.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • The Gonzo Tapes: The Life And Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Hunter S. Thompson
    Overall
    (27)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    For the first time ever! A collection of audio recordings and reportings from the "King of Gonzo" and writer of the acclaimed novel Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas: the legendary Hunter S. Thompson.

    Karen Rath says: "Better to listen to his books"
    "Better to listen to his books"
    Overall

    It was very hard to hear Hunter S. Thompson talking in The Gonzo Tapes because these recordings take place at parties, in his car, and other places with lots of background noise or music. Still it was fun to see how he transformed his ideas from his recorded thoughts to the published works. Unless you're a real fan, I'd stick to the actual works he published.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Christopher Moore
    • Narrated By Tony Roberts
    Overall
    (1210)
    Performance
    (405)
    Story
    (407)

    Twas the night (okay, more like the week) before Christmas, and all through Pine Cove, California, people are busy buying, wrapping, packing, and generally getting into the holiday spirit.

    colleen says: "Another Pine Cove winner"
    "Best Christmas Story"
    Overall

    The Stupidest Angel is the funniest holiday story I've heard in a long time. Once the ladies in the Bulges Fitness Center pull out their cell phones just like the Jets pulled out switchblades in West Side Story, I knew I was going to laugh out loud on my vanpool every day until I was done. With zombies, warrior princesses, and a none too bright angel, Pine Cove will never be the same again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to Men: Every Man I Love is Either Married, Gay, or Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Jill Conner Browne
    • Narrated By Jill Conner Browne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (105)
    Performance
    (35)
    Story
    (36)

    The Sweet Potato Queens like men. They like them so much that they have devoted an absolutely inordinate amount of time to the pursuit of men, marriage, and great sex. And then, when that doesn't work out, they've devoted an inordinate amount of time to divorce, getting another man, and having great sex with him instead.

    Kaeli says: "Can't live with 'em, might as well laugh"
    "Laughing out loud on the van"
    Overall

    The Sweet Potato Queen books brighten up my commute and have me laughing out loud on my vanpool. I have to be careful not to drink while listening because otherwise I'll surely squirt liquid from my nose. And try the recipes if you don't mind dieting for a week afterwards!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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