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  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 181,423
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 169,512
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169,159

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

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 09-05-17

on the edge of my seat and loved all the 80's pop culture references. great story and characters

  • War Shadows

  • Tier One, Book 2
  • By: Brian Andrews, Jeffrey Wilson
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,069
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,850
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,834

John Dempsey, former Navy SEAL and Tier One operator, is back. Only a few months into his new life as an operative for Ember, the United States' most covert counterterrorism entity, he must stop an old nemesis who's resurfaced after ten years of operating in the shadows. From the deserts of Iraq, through the jungles of Guatemala, to the streets of suburbia, Dempsey and his Ember team race against time to stop a series of horrific and devious attacks against the homeland.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sequel to Tier One doesn't disappoint

  • By Trudy Owens on 02-24-17

GREAT continuation!

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

Reviewed: 04-24-17

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

I started seeing more back story and depth to the characters and it left me wanting to read the next book immediately.

  • Tier One

  • By: Brian Andrews, Jeffrey Wilson
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,984
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,571
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,554

John Dempsey's life - as an elite Tier One Navy SEAL named Jack Kemper - is over. A devastating terrorist action catapults him from a world of moral certainty and decisive orders into the shadowy realm of espionage, where ambiguity is the only rule. His new mission: hunt down those responsible for the greatest tragedy in the history of the US Special Ops and bring them to justice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This One's a Keeper!!!

  • By shelley on 09-11-16

I was hooked from the beginning.

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

Reviewed: 04-14-17

Had potential for WAY more depth of syory line, characters, etc. But left me wanting more

  • The Skin Gods

  • By: Richard Montanari
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 317

It is the steaming heart of summer in the City of Brotherly Love. Back on the force after taking a bullet during the arrest of a sadistic murderer, Detective Kevin Byrne warily returns to police headquarters. He cannot shake the memory of the Rosary Killer's innocent victims or his growing sense that the evil has not been vanquished. And when he and his partner, Detective Jessica Balzano, are called in on a bizarre case, Byrne's gravest suspicions are confirmed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Editing please?

  • By MrsPeele on 06-17-15

I'm just not THAT flexible...

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

Reviewed: 11-03-16

Any additional comments?

I have fallen in LOVE with this series after reading THE DOLL MAKER. The author and the narrator are perfect together!
However, you need to have a little flexibility when it comes to the "following intuition" in the series. I have experienced my own premonitions so I could be flexible with adding this subject to detective work.
...But I wasn't THAT flexible with how it plays out at the end of this book. He could have used some common sense to help the detectives find the perp at the end much more than he did.
..hopefully the next one will be better.

  • Gabriel's Angel

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,375
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,233

All Gabriel Bradley wanted was solitude. But when a very pregnant - and very beautiful - woman ended up at his remote cabin during a blizzard, desperate, alone, and on the run, the modern-day Scrooge couldn't turn her away. For Laura brought him the gifts of passion, hope, and life - he needed only the courage to reach for it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pregnant Laura needs a friend~ Gabriel~ 4 STARS~

  • By Molly on 11-26-15

So disappointing.

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

Reviewed: 10-04-16

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

I LOVE Nora Roberts but this must have been an early book. The characters felt very 2 dimensional. And I wanted to shake the "heroine's" neck. She went from one emotionally fragile man who went from zero to 10 on the anger scale to another...just in different ways.

And seriously Nora, having a damsel in distress be swooshed up and married by a stranger in order to save her and her baby?? Again...so disappointing.

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  • Seabiscuit

  • An American Legend
  • By: Laura Hillenbrand
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,729
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,490
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,493

Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • See you in the winner's circle

  • By Janice on 06-26-13

LOVED

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

Reviewed: 06-20-16

Few words to describe this experience. The movie pales in comparison. I was moved to tears...which is rare for me when listening to books.

  • Unbroken

  • A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
  • By: Laura Hillenbrand
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 14 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,821
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30,770
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 30,841

Why we think it’s a great listen: Seabiscuit was a runaway success, and Hillenbrand’s done it again with another true-life account about beating unbelievable odds. On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Indescribable

  • By Janice on 12-01-10

I am moved beyond words...

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

Reviewed: 06-07-16

A triumphant reality of the capacity for humanity to rise above the darkest experience into our highest potential

  • You

  • By: Caroline Kepnes
  • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,962
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,228
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,217

Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: she's gorgeous, tough, razor-smart, and sexy beyond his wildest dreams. Joe needs to have her, and he'll stop at nothing to do so. As he begins to insinuate himself into her life - her friendships, her email, her phone - she can’t resist her feelings for a guy who seems custom-made for her. So when her boyfriend, Benji, mysteriously disappears, Beck and Joe fall into a tumultuous affair. But there's more to Beck than her oh-so-perfect façade.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. This. Book.

  • By Emily - Audible on 07-17-15

ugh

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

Reviewed: 09-19-15

What disappointed you about You?

I picked this based on customer reviews, but it just WAS NOT my cup of tea. The narrator was fantastic....He did a great job. The book was just not for me.

  • The Liar

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,425
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,351
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,362

Shelby Foxworth lost her husband. Then she lost her illusions.... The man who took her from Tennessee to an exclusive Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt. He was an adulterer and a liar, and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box, she finds multiple IDs. The man she loved wasn't just dead. He never really existed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed it but figured it out too early.

  • By laurie on 04-19-15

Just "Ok"

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

Reviewed: 04-30-15

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

This book had some great potential. I love Nora Roberts but I'm finding that her stories are too "nicely tied up with ribbons". It doesn't really reflect reality and it's a little disappointing.