Imagine a world where soldiers regenerate and continue fighting without pause, and where suicide bombers live to strike again. This is the dream of Richard Ridley, founder of Manifold Genetics, and he has discovered the key to eternal life: an ancient artifact buried beneath a Greek inscribed stone in the Peruvian desert.
New series for me, really enjoyed this book and looking forward to starting the next one.
People are giving the narrator a bad review, but I thought he did the job right, not perfect, but I still enjoyed the book.
I liked the focus on all the characters rather than just one, really enjoyed that and can't wait to learn more about Chess team.
Got to know about this series from a Joe Ledger book.
United Nations Special Operations Command sent an elite expeditionary force of soldiers and pilots out on a simple recon mission, and somehow along the way they sparked an alien civil war. Now the not-at-all-merry band of pirates is in desperate trouble, again. Their stolen alien starship is falling apart, thousands of light years from home. The ancient alien AI they nicknamed Skippy is apparently dead, and even if they can by some miracle revive him, he might never be the same.
I love skippy and many of the characters in this series, I remember while reading book 1 I thought it was an ok book till skippy showed up, my favourite character!!!
I like this series, but sometimes I tend to day dream while listening and miss few minutes because some things could take longer than I like. Other than that, the book has interesting twists and waiting to see what will happen next.
I like the fact that I don't have to wait for months/years for the next book to come out!!!
Narration is great!
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A dirty deal was struck. Humanity was allowed to keep 300 rebellious worlds. In return, we declared war on a powerful enemy from beyond the frontier. A frantic build-up of forces has begun, but the task is hopeless. Seeking allies, Earth's legions are sent to Blood World. A planet on the fringe of known space, where the people only respect masters of combat. Earth's Legions must impress them, but other alien powers have been invited to join the contest. The prize consists of billions of loyal troops - Earth must win.
Fantastic series!! All the back-stabbing, all the hidden agendas and more
So many characters that I like here, and the storyline is building and getting clearer. I can't say much here, but I can't wait to see what will happen and how humanity will survive what is coming
I can't say much other than if you are already reading this series, then you will like this book.
I knew the sins of my past would call to collect what was left of my soul. If I'd known the price I'd pay, I would've sacrificed more to stay hidden from the magic. In the middle of Wyoming - away from the abnormals of the world - I thought I was free and clear. I started a new life. Found a love I'd never known in a husband, and a son who was my everything. And in a blinding instant, that life was stolen from me.
Not 100% of the time I get a good system generated suggestion, but this book was a great one. I really enjoyed this book, gone through it fast and looking forward to starting the 2nd book soon..
Nix is a good character and the characters around her are interesting too. I wonder what will happen next and I do like that the story didn't end at book 1 and book 2 would be a different story, the story didn't end and it will be continued in book 2.
Another good series to read.
Dalinar Kholin's Alethi armies won a fleeting victory at a terrible cost. The enemy Parshendi summoned the violent Everstorm, which now sweeps the world with destruction and in its passing awakens the once peaceful and subservient parshmen to the horror of their millennia-long enslavement by humans. While on a desperate flight to warn his family of the threat, Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with the fact that the newly kindled anger of the parshmen may be wholly justified.
Waited for years for this book to come, gone through the first 2 several times while waiting.... and I loved every second of it..
I thought I knew how Brandon Sanderson will end this book, I knew how Kaladin when and how he will speak the 4th oath, I knew how things will happen, I told myself "Mr. Sanderson, you can't surprise me no more"......
He did it... So many things happened that shocked me, and so many twists that I didn't expect at all. It was amazing, the whole thing was an amazing experience and a shocking one..
One thing though.. I have to wait now till 2020 for the 4th book, that is the only bad thing about this series.. Now I know what Wheel of Time readers went through when they were waiting for each book, I just had to wait for the last one in that series...
Kate Reading and Michael Kramer are amazing as always, and they should have been in the Narrator Hall of Fame, they did a great job!!!
To Brandon Sanderson, I will have to accept that you will always surprise us with unthinkable twists and I should never say "I know what's coming"
Thanks for this amazing series, and to all, you must read this series.
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EarthCore is the company with the technology, the resources, and the guts to go after the mother lode. Young executive Connell Kirkland is the company's driving force, pushing himself and those around him to uncover the massive treasure. But at three miles below the surface, where the rocks are so hot they burn bare skin, something has been waiting for centuries. Waiting...and guarding. Kirkland and EarthCore are about to find out first-hand why this treasure has never been unearthed.
Earthcore was a really good read! I really enjoyed everything. Characters, plot, twists, narration and the ending!
It's a really good read. If you are interested in good story with great characters and great narration, then go for it!
8 of 9 people found this review helpful
How did the iPhone transform our world and turn Apple into the most valuable company ever? Veteran technology journalist Brian Merchant reveals the inside story you won't hear from Cupertino - based on his exclusive interviews with the engineers, inventors, and developers who guided every stage of the iPhone's creation. This deep dive takes you from inside One Infinite Loop to 19th century France to WWII America, from the driest place on earth to a Kenyan pit of toxic e-waste, and even deep inside Shenzhen's notorious "suicide factories".
Am a developer, specially in the iOS field, and really enjoyed learning about how the development of the first iPhone went and how it happened.
I didn't enjoy the starting bit when it was all about the material used to make the iPhone. The reason I bought is to know more about the birth of the iPhone.
If you are interested in knowing that, then go of it. It will be a bit slow thought at the start.
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Agatha is pregnant and works part time stocking shelves at a grocery store in a ritzy London suburb, counting down the days until her baby is due. As the hours of her shifts creep by in increasing discomfort, the one thing she looks forward to at work is catching a glimpse of Meghan, the effortlessly chic customer whose elegant lifestyle dazzles her. Meghan has it all: two perfect children, a handsome husband, a happy marriage, and a stylish group of friends, and she writes perfectly droll confessional posts on her popular parenting blog.
Fantastic Book! Enjoyed the narration and the plot. What I enjoyed the most was the twists and turns. Many things happened in this book that I didn't expect and I enjoy it when that happens.
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In the wake of a devastating attack, an amnesty has been declared for all Augurs - finally allowing them to emerge from hiding and openly oppose the dark forces massing against the land of Andarra. As the Augur Davian and his new allies hurry north toward the ever-weakening Boundary, however, fresh horrors along their path suggest that their reprieve may have come far too late. His ally in the Capital, the new Northwarden, contends with assassins and politicians and uncovers a dangerous political secret.
If you liked the first book, then just go and buy this one! It was amazing!!!
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Nothing ever changes in Sanders. The town's still got a video store, for God's sake. So why doesn't Eli Teague want to leave? Not that he'd ever admit it, but maybe he's been waiting - waiting for the traveler to come back. The one who's roared into his life twice before, pausing just long enough to drop tantalizing clues before disappearing in a cloud of gunfire and a squeal of tires. The one who's a walking anachronism, with her tricorne hat, flintlock rifle, and steampunked Model A Ford.
I love every book by Peter Clines. 14 and the Fold for example were amazing reads... this one was a good read, but confusing a bit... But still liked the characters, and the plot was good too.
Narration was excellent Ray Peter is one of the best narrators out there.
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