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The B-Team Audiobook

The B-Team: The Human Division, Episode 1

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Publisher's Summary

Colonial Union Ambassador Ode Abumwe and her team are used to life on the lower end of the diplomatic ladder. But when a high-profile diplomat goes missing, Abumwe and her team are last-minute replacements on a mission critical to the Colonial Union’s future. As the team works to pull off their task, CDF Lieutenant Harry Wilson discovers there’s more to the story of the missing diplomats than anyone expected... a secret that could spell war for humanity.

The B-Team is a tale from John Scalzi's The Human Division, a series of self-contained but interrelated short stories set in the Old Man's War universe.

Listen to the complete edition of The Human Division, the fifth full-length book by John Scalzi in the Old Man's War universe.

©2012 John Scalzi (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    Burt 12-15-16
    Burt 12-15-16 Member Since 2009
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    "TERRIBLE - Writing Worse Than High School Remedial"
    Would you ever listen to anything by John Scalzi again?

    This kid with an apparent 6th grade education in writing is now completely off my reading list. This is the second book that got rave reviews that I found just too painful to listen to more than a chapter or two.


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    The writing here is so infantile that I could not stand to make it through the second chapter. "he said, she said, they said, he said." My GAWD, could it be any worse??? The story is completely secondary to the repetition of "xxx said" every couple of seconds (no exaggeration!).

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    MisterFrosty 10-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    this is the second Scalzi for me. stories make sense and I love the characters.

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    David D. Schneider 10-18-16 Member Since 2015

    Shiloh Bound Doc! University of Iowa graduate. Iowa Writer's Workshop fan. Hawkeye Fan! Believer. Husband. Father. Physician.

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    "GREAT Story!!! This is Episode 1. Do them all in order! 😱"

    5 stars is great!
    _________________________________________________- I really like this series of about 13 short stories that are vignettes of "The Human Division" by John Scalzi. I rarely give 5-stars but most of these are I that category. I wish I could write like this . . . .The man is gifted. 😱

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    Joyce 10-05-16
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    "B Team"

    hard for me to keep track of all the characters otherwise it was pretty good very descriptive exciting

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    RJWood 05-28-16
    RJWood 05-28-16 Member Since 2017
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    "THE B TEAM, By John Scalzi"

    Grabbed my interest from the start. Found it to be very interesting, Sci-Fi at its best. Filled with twists, turns, and plenty of thrills. A typical John Scalzi book! However, like many novellas, I would have liked it very much if it had been longer. An EXCELLENT Resd! -R.Wood

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    Richard Skeen 03-01-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Good listen."

    If you can get past all the "he said", "she Said's". The storyline was quite entertaining.

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    Brian 02-29-16
    Brian 02-29-16 Listener Since 2010

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    "the human division in smaller bits"

    I already purchased and enjoyed the Human Division by Scalzi. this is not any new or different material, my fault for not checking first. good book though.

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    "Interesting concept"

    Liked the narrator and how he pulled the characters to life. The story line is good, nice to see the humans as the underdog. I'll read a few more in the series before final vote is cast.

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    Stephen Breidert 06-08-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Good book but choppy writing"

    Book was good overall by narration suffered from the large amount of Wilson said, Schmidt said, Wilson said, Schmidt said dialogue tags

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    Ratman_42 05-04-15
    Ratman_42 05-04-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Fun listen -"
    Any additional comments?

    This was a fun - pulpy - story with good narration and enjoyable characters. I am very Glad that I had just listened to Tor.com since the back story buried in that book made this one that much more fun. I will definitely be listening to the whole series but I'm going to try to pace myself to get the full "Serial Novel" effect.

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