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  • Mogworld

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,736
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,579
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,577

In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn't be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He's awfully grumpy. Plus, he's been dead for about 60 years. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from eternal slumber and into a world gone terribly, bizarrely wrong, all Jim wants is to find a way to die properly, once and for all. On his side, he's got a few shambling corpses, an inept thief, and a powerful death wish. But he's up against tough odds....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Listened to this twice in a row - lotsa fun!

  • By Ryan on 06-01-13

The characters are Amazing !!!!!!!!!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-18-18

Story is amazing. The characters are Awesome. But the narrator omg 👎 he does an amazing Amazing amazing job with one greasy fellow. But the rest is eh.

  • The Land: Forging

  • Chaos Seeds, Book 2
  • By: Aleron Kong
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,763
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,416
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,402

The second captivating installment of Aleron Kong's Chaos Seeds series. "We are life takers and heartbreakers," Richter shouted. "Let's go!" Richter and Sion are at it again! Even more of what you loved in the first book. Leveling, world building, awesome items, and what's that you say? Sure! Why not? What's a little necrophilia between friends? Join your favorite Chaos Seed as he answers the call of adventure and deals with the invaders, greedy dwarves, and a wood elf that keeps telling him he has a pretty mouth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I like the first book better

  • By Robert on 08-09-17

Gnomes Rule!!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-03-17

What made the experience of listening to The Land: Forging the most enjoyable?

It's very easy to follow the character. You feel when he does good and feel embarrassed when he makes a Dumb A$$ of himself.

What did you like best about this story?

The easy going reading. The funny humor is very catching. Like he's own trade mark .

What does Nick Podehl bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Omg the personality of the main character for sure. The mannerism, the heart felt everything.

If you could rename The Land: Forging, what would you call it?

No idea I like the name.

Any additional comments?

Give the main character he's girl already. Or he's own personal harem. We're in the land when you can have your own personal Anime Hot girlfriend!!! Give the man he's due. Make it like the town fashion show or something. He's loaded rich man. Make the town want, to give away there daughters to the man. Make him choose he's girl from the hottest of the town. And if in doing so he finds a smoken hot elf w a good Hot bod heyyy he's earned it right!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Calamity

  • The Reckoners, Book 3
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,672
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17,248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,216

When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy. David knew Prof's secret and kept it even when Prof struggled to control the effects of his Epic powers. But facing Obliteration in Babilar was too much. Once the Reckoners' leader, Prof has now embraced his Epic destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Climactic Battles Second Chances? as Calamity Ends

  • By Don Gilbert on 02-18-16

Perfect Ending to series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-07-16

Would you consider the audio edition of Calamity to be better than the print version?

Im not sure haven't read the paper version. But the Narrater does it Justice

What did you like best about this story?

A Lot of Questions get Answered

Which scene was your favorite?

It has to be the ending

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I have to say i would cry if I wasn't a self proclaimed Macho man

Any additional comments?

It wraps up beautifully. The word Im looking for is Closure

  • Hell's Foundations Quiver

  • By: David Weber
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 31 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,462
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347

Centuries ago the human race fought its first great war against an alien race - and lost. A tiny population of human beings fled to distant Safehold. Centuries later their descendants have forgotten their history; for them, life has been an eternal Middle Ages, ruled by the Church of God Awaiting, whose secret purpose is to prevent the reemergence of industrial civilization. But not all of Safehold's founders were onboard with this plan. Those dissidents left behind their own secret legacies.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Is David Weber ever going give a us a ending

  • By John on 02-14-16

OMG OMG OMG OMG

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-20-15

What made the experience of listening to Hell's Foundations Quiver the most enjoyable?

The Narrator I have to say

What was one of the most memorable moments of Hell's Foundations Quiver?

Battles Battles Batles

Which scene was your favorite?

The last last last part. What a Clencher

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Yes the execution of bad people and saving of some good ones

Any additional comments?

Second fav book of this series. Heresies distressed is still my fav.
I Hate the author right now. How could he of left the ending like that. I want to know how the last last last scene actually plays out !!!!!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Seveneves

  • A Novel
  • By: Neal Stephenson
  • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal, Will Damron
  • Length: 31 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15,233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,149
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,140

A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So Much Potential

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 06-08-17

To much

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-15

What disappointed you about Seveneves?

Honestly the story was everywhere. it had science and the thoughts of guys along the line with girls too. It got to the point where technology and government politics got involved that it lost its main focus that I have to say i still don't understand. I couldn't finish the book. It maid human selfishness clearly clear but maybe a lil to much of bad and no good. Again I didn't, couldn't finish it.

Would you ever listen to anything by Neal Stephenson again?

I don't know. I am new to this author.

What didn’t you like about Mary Robinette Kowal and Will Damron ’s performance?

They did ok just the writing of the book didn't make it appeasing for me to listen to.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

The only part I found worth listening too was when the books title maid it Finally to the stoy. Some things come together but again to much

Any additional comments?

I believe in a book there has to be a balance. This book was very very scientific along with political and focused more on the bad qualities of humanity. It left humans with only 1 or 2 individuals maybe 3 who are of worth out of the human race. Kinda of a downer

  • Like a Mighty Army

  • Safehold, Book 7
  • By: David Weber
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 27 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,411
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,296

For centuries, the world of Safehold, last redoubt of the human race, lay under the unchallenged rule of the Church of God Awaiting. The Church permitted nothing new - no new inventions, no new understandings of the world.What no one knew was that the Church was an elaborate fraud - a high-tech system established by a rebel faction of Safehold’s founders, meant to keep humanity hidden from the powerful alien race that had destroyed old Earth.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A long suffering reader ploughs on

  • By Roy J. Meek on 03-08-14

I like the narrator in this one.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-04-15

Awsome narrator. Makes a huge difference. This one is more fluent. And doesn't sound like he's reading or monotone you know

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dance with the Devil

  • A Dark-Hunter Novel
  • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,497
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142

"They say even the most damned man can be forgiven. I never believed that until the night Astrid opened her door to me and made this feral beast want to be human again. Made me want to love and be loved. But how can an ex-slave whose soul is owned by a Greek goddess ever dream of touching, let alone holding, a fiery star?"

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Yeah!! Zarek on Audible!!!!

  • By Denise on 02-20-10

EXCRUTIATING

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-25-10

Im a man and when i say a man im a tuff man. But even I could not stop the tears that escaped my eyes. it was beyond my control. It is a very good written book. And the narrated does a very good job with the accent and sincere heart he put in it. I really recomend it.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Mr. Darcy, Vampyre

  • By: Amanda Grange
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Jasicki
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 33

Mr. Darcy, Vampyre starts where Pride and Prejudice ends and introduces a dark family curse so perfectly that the result is a delightfully thrilling, spine-chilling, breathtaking read. A dark, poignant and visionary continuation of Austen's beloved story, this tale is full of danger, darkness and immortal love.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Mr. Darcy, boring Vampyre

  • By georgiamom on 02-25-10

With out Backround History or Realism

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-09

Im sorry to say that this bk is not a very good creapy scary or even suspenful. 75% of is just the new married couple doing there wedding tour. Liz only faintly sees hints here and there. No actual action or climax. and the ending is w out backround history of events that unfold. Its mostly that shes loonely. she trusts the wrong people and well it amounts to nothing. Im sorry to say but I believe it to be a rip off. Hearing about there life after the wedding it self would of maid a better book. Just the unrealism kills it. No actual vampire behavier is visible and Im sorry to kill it for everyone else but noo she does not become one(if you know what i mean).

6 of 9 people found this review helpful