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  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force #4: Exile

  • By: Aaron Allston
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 585

With each victory against the Corellian rebels, Jacen Solo becomes more admired, more powerful, and more certain of achieving galactic peace. But that peace may come at a price. Despite strained relationships caused by opposing sympathies in the war, Han and Leia Solo and Luke and Mara Skywalker remain united by one frightening suspicion: Someone insidious is manipulating this war, and if he or she isn't stopped, all efforts at reconciliation may be for naught.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very well done! A great series!

  • By T. Mcpherson on 01-27-09

Wish it was unabridged.

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

Reviewed: 01-27-18

Amazing performance and sound. Great story- but the abridging is so extensive i actually thought i had missed a chapter here and there at times. STOP abridging the crap outta books please!!!!

  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force #3: Tempest

  • By: Troy Denning
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 838
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 615
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 614

As civil war threatens the unity of the Galactic Alliance, Han and Leia Solo have enraged their families and the Jedi by joining the Corellian insurgents. But the Solos draw the line when they discover the rebels' plot to make the Hapan Consortium an ally, which rests upon Hapan nobles murdering their pro-Alliance queen and her daughter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Because of Sounds and Music

  • By markblue63 on 06-14-07

Addictive

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

Reviewed: 01-26-18

Amazing tempo that banishes any hint of a lull or low point in the turmoil that is caused by the building conflict between Corellia and the Galactic alliance. The rift that is caused by Han's home planet loyalty and his son Jacen Solo's loyalty to the Galactic Alliance Security force is a rollercoaster ride! Add in the fact that Jacen is falling to the darkside, (even dressing like vader and force choking underlings) and you have suspense and tangible conflict that will have you begging for more. This is my favorite book in the series so far. The only downside is the abridging .

  • Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Vortex

  • By: Troy Denning
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,559
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,257
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,254

In a stunning turn of events, Luke Skywalker and his son, Ben, joined forces with members of the Sith armada sent to kill them - and turned their combined might against the monstrous being Abeloth. But with Abeloth gone, the Sith reverted to form, making a treacherous attempt on Luke's life. Luke and Ben have no time for retaliation. A new and even more insidious threat is rising. Unless the Skywalkers survive to sound the alarm, the galaxy will suffer as it has never suffered before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fate of the Jedi - Vortex

  • By John B. on 12-04-10

Action! Things are finally coming to a head!

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

Reviewed: 01-16-18

Great performance by Marc Thompson.
A lot is going on in this story but it is just short of being too much. I finished this in two days, and the end came too soon. I am thankful that this is a series! I prefer this story over the new 7 and 8 movies by a long shot. Luke acts like he should. Han isn't dead and Leia is a Jedi. The enemies are a long lost Sith tribe, with thier own culture and no stupid rule of 2. You wont regret buying this. I highly recommend!

  • Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Legends of Luke Skywalker

  • By: Ken Liu
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,133

As a cargo ship rockets across the galaxy to Canto Bight, the deckhands onboard trade stories about legendary Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker. But are the stories of iconic and mysterious Luke Skywalker true or merely tall tales passed from one corner of the galaxy to another? Is Skywalker really a famous Jedi hero, an elaborate charlatan, or even part droid? The deckhands will have to decide for themselves when they hear The Legends of Luke Skywalker.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Feels like Disney can't commit

  • By Leanan Sidhe on 11-01-17

Meh....

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

Reviewed: 11-12-17

Don't expect to gain any insight on Luke's story. All of these stories are "i think Luke did this...", tall tales, fishermen stories. Caught a minnow, but story got hyped until it was a whale. Narrator did good exept any male voices. You know how mocking someone for saying something stupid sounds? All male voices are like that.

The story is so vague that it was a waste of time. I hate to be so harsh and negative, but 22bucks for this drivel? i had to make myself finish it.

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  • Armada

  • A Novel
  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,043
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,174
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28,123

It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom - if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lacked the freshness of Ready Player One

  • By Chad on 01-08-16

Fun

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

Reviewed: 10-08-17

Addicted from the first 5 minutes, and this performed exceptionally well. A mesh of new and previously visited concepts come together to form a new and unique story.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 176,026
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 164,519
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164,177

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

hooked after 5 minutes

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

Reviewed: 10-03-17

loved the story. performance was ok (never really gave a voice to differsnt characters, but attitude/persona was still identifiable.)

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53,513
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 50,240
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,152

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the Publisher's Summary! This is Amazing!

  • By PW on 04-12-17

definitely an amazing concept

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

Reviewed: 09-22-17

The concept of human consciousness uploaded into a mechanical structure or vehicle may not be new, but the way in which it is utilyzed is new to me. I see why this story is so popular. i can't wait to start book 2.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Dark Tower IV

  • Wizard and Glass
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 27 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,026
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,138

In this fourth volume, Roland, Eddie, Susannah, and Jake survive Blaine the Mono's final crash, only to find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, one that has been ravaged by the superflu virus. While following the deserted I-70 toward a distant glass palace, Roland recounts a story about a seaside town called Hambry, where he fell in love with a girl named Susan Delgado, and where he and his old tet-mates Alain and Cuthbert battled the forces of John Farson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Frank Muller is the best Audible narrator!!!!

  • By Russ on 08-26-16

Perfect. Frank Muller is spot on!<br />

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

Reviewed: 09-13-17

Stephen King's macabre world grows ever larger, and more fantastic. I loved this book. I will be saddened when this tale has ran it's course.

  • The Dark Tower III

  • The Waste Lands
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 11,434
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10,380
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10,350

In this third volume, several months have passed, and Roland's two new tet-mates have become trained gunslingers. Eddie Dean has given up heroin, and Odetta's two selves have joined, becoming the stronger and more balanced personality of Susannah Dean. But while battling The Pusher in 1977 New York, Roland altered ka by saving the life of Jake Chambers, a boy who - in Roland's world - has already died. Now Roland and Jake exist in different worlds, but they are joined by the same madness.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good narrator, good story, bad production

  • By kurdis teed on 09-19-17

This story gets better and better!

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

i absolutely love this trip down the rabbit hole
post-apocalyptic masterpiece of a saga. This is my second time through.

  • The Dark Tower I

  • The Gunslinger
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20,608
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,744
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18,716

In the first book of this brilliant series, Stephen King introduces listeners to one of his most powerful creations: Roland of Gilead, The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which frighteningly mirrors our own, Roland tracks The Man in Black, encounters an enticing woman named Alice, and begins a friendship with the boy from New York named Jake.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not great

  • By Jkoe on 06-04-17

Great story especially from 1977

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

Reviewed: 08-30-17

I love the macabre twisting of words that Stephen King is so reknowned for. This tale spans many books and years, always delivering suspense and thrill.