HBO's Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents the story of a Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny. Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence - the Vice President of the United States. But on this Very Special Day, Marlon's life is about to change forever....
Everyone deserves to hold a hand and love whoever they want. Simply beautiful! Great job everyone!
Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.
I've been enjoying this series. With this being the third book in the series I haven't seen any drop off in quality from the first two books. Bob's universe is expanding. I imagine this series will have a long run and I look forward to listening to them as they are released.
If you enjoy books from authors like BV Larson then you will enjoy this series.
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Newcago is free. They told David it was impossible, that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet Steelheart - invincible, immortal, unconquerable - is dead. And he died by David's hand.Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life simpler. Instead, it only made David realize he has questions. Big ones. And no one in Newcago can give him answers.Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan, has possibilities, though.
This is the second book in the series, however there is a short story that precedes this book called Mitosis. At this point in the series you are familiar with the world Brandon Sanderson has created. This is a great example of a second book in the series, it doesn't have any of the lag you might expect from other authors. If you found Steelheart engaging then you won't be disappointed in the Reckoners continuation. MacLeod Andrews is back and performing at the high standard we have come to expect from him.
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In the summer of 2014, Tim Howard became an overnight sensation after more than 10 years as one of America's leading professional soccer players. His record-breaking 15 saves for the United States national team against Belgium in the World Cup electrified a nation that had only recently woken up to the Beautiful Game after decades of hibernation. In this inspiring and candid memoir, the beloved US and Everton goalkeeper finally allows himself to do something that he would never do on the field: He drops his guard.
There was a lot more to Tim Howard then I had first realized. This autobiography takes you through all the trials and tribulations of coming from humble beginnings, struggling from Tourette syndrome to playing in one of the greatest leagues in the world. Tim talks about the people he meet along the way that helped him make his dreams of playing professionally a reality. This book goes beyond that and dives into his personal relationships and also talks about the humanitarian work with NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome. Last but not least Tim talks about his time with the USMNT and the game that would forever make him a soccer legend. Win or loss it is all about the fight to overcome lives adversity's and never giving up. You do not have to be a soccer fan to be touched by this book. I would highly recommend.
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When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He's surrounded by strangers - boys whose memories are also gone. Outside the towering stone walls that surround them is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It's the only way out - and no one's ever made it through alive. Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying: Remember. Survive. Run.
This first book in a Trilogy has been made into a movie and will be out latter this year. It is directed by Wes Ball, known for Beginners (2010). The Trilogy is not self contained it is more of a continuation of the story book to book. This first book starts out with a teenager named Thomas who awakens in an elevator only being able to remember his own name. When he exits the elevator he discovers he is among other teen boys trapped in a Maze. These boys have been trapped in the maze for 2 years with new arrivals and supplies coming on a regular basis from the creators. But everything changes when a comatose teenage girl arrives with a message. Thomas must find away out of the maze filled with nightmarish machines called Grievers.
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It's a simple story. Boy finds proof that reality is a computer program. Boy uses program to manipulate time and space. Boy gets in trouble. Boy flees back in time to Medieval England to live as a wizard while he tries to think of a way to fix things. Boy gets in more trouble. Oh, and boy meets girl at some point.
This is a fun light hearted story of Martin a young computer hacker that discovers a computer program that allows him to do wonderful and amazing things, since the world we live in is just a computer program. Martin travels back to Medieval times to flee from the trouble he is in and to become a wizard. Martin soon discovers he is not the only one to discover the file.
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In that first volume, we were introduced to the remarkable world of Roshar, a world both alien and magical, where gigantic hurricane-like storms scour the surface every few days and life has adapted accordingly. Roshar is shared by humans and the enigmatic, humanoid Parshendi, with whom they are at war.
This was as good as the first book. I was amazed how fast a book this long went. This continues where the last book left off and continues to expand the story line. Brandon Sanderson is a must read for any fantasy novel fans.
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There's a new strong man in Russia but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past. The solution to that mystery lies with a most unexpected source, President Jack Ryan.
You will find the full cast of characters we all have come to love in this last Tom Clancy novel. In this novel we are transported back and forth between the past (30 years ago) and present day. How does Jack seniors past effect Jack Juniors present? You will find everything you have come to expect from a good Clancy novel. The narration by Lou Diamond Phillips brought this book to life.
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Experience Ender’s Game as you’ve never heard it before! With an all-new, original script written by Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game Alive is a full-cast audio drama that reimagines the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning classic.
This version has been edited from the original version and become more streamlined with some of the finer details cut. I am sure that some of the purist will be disappointed with the edits and cuts but overall I still found the book to be enjoyable. It was like listening to an old time radio broadcast of a play being performed.
This is a classic by Orson Scott Card and is the first book in the Enders series. This was originally written as a standalone book but the author has gone back to expanded the universe. So if you enjoyed this one and would like to see what happens next there are several more books to follow this one. In Ender's Game humanity finds itself at war with space aliens that are basically giant bugs. I found myself forgetting at times how young the "soldiers" were. When Ender starts at the War School he is only 6 years old, but Ender and the other soldiers there are unlike any child you know. They are all genus children being trained to command an Army against hostile bugs. If you haven't read this one yet I would definitely pick this one up. Plus Hollywood is making a movie based on this book and is coming out soon.
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Hailed by The New York Times as "a marvel of storytelling", The Things They Carried’s portrayal of the boots-on-the-ground experience of soldiers in the Vietnam War is a landmark in war writing. Now, three-time Emmy Award winner-Bryan Cranston, star of the hit TV series Breaking Bad, delivers an electrifying performance that walks the book’s hallucinatory line between reality and fiction and highlights the emotional power of the spoken word.
Tim O'Brien does more then tell a story here. He is able to give you the feeling of being there in both the descriptive nature of his words and the emotions it conjurers within. I got the sense of how heavy and traumatic some of situations were. I do have to warn you, if you are looking for a romanticized version of war this is not the book for you. All of the questionable/disturbing actions of some of the soldiers to acts of heroism are on full display. At times the graphic nature can be disturbing. O'Brien begins this journey when he receives his draft notice, continues on thru the war and concludes his story a few decades after the war.
Bryan Cranston brings these characters to life. He truly does justice to Tim O'Brien's work with his ability to fully emerge you into this world. You will feel all the burdens, decisions, losses, and triumphs. Cranston’s performance is everything you would expect from an actor of his caliber.
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