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  • Monster Hunter Legion

  • Monster Hunter, Book 4
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,095
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,453
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,439

When hunters from around the world gather in Las Vegas for a conference, a creature left over from a World War Two weapons experiment wakes up and goes on a rampage across the desert. A not-so-friendly wager between the rival companies turns into a race to see who can bag the mysterious creature first. Only there is far more to this particular case than meets the eye, and as Hunters fall prey to their worst nightmares, Owen Zastava Pitt and the staff of Monster Hunter International have to stop an ancient god from turning Sin City into a literal hell on earth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What A Shock...

  • By Sandi on 09-08-12

it just gets better and better

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

Reviewed: 08-27-18

where Korea is it a brilliant writer and in Genius contriver of impossible situations and manages to write his characters out of them every single time. Lots and lots of fun this book and it just gets better and better

  • Ellison Wonderland

  • By: Harlan Ellison, Josh Olson - afterword
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir, Richard Gilliland, Alex Hyde-White, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

This collection shows a vibrant young writer with a wide-ranging imagination, ferocious creative energy, devastating wit, and an eye for the wonderful and terrifying and tragic. Among the gems are "All the Sounds of Fear", "The Sky Is Burning", "The Very Last Day of a Good Woman", and "In Lonely Lands". Though they stand tall on their own merits, they also point the way to the sublime stories that followed soon after and continue to come even now, more than 50 years later.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Your Audio Guide to Ellison Wonderland

  • By William on 06-14-15

that introductions one hell of a rant Harlan...

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

but introduction was one hell of a rat Harlan! Come get me mofo.... Sigh... Damn it... not even that would raise him from the dead. I miss you cranky old man

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  • Monster Hunter Vendetta

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 21 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,640
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,629
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,637

Accountant turned professional monster hunter, Owen Zastava Pitt, managed to stop the nefarious Old Ones' invasion plans last year, but as a result made an enemy out of one of the most powerful beings in the universe. Now an evil death cult known as the Church of the Temporary Mortal Condition wants to capture Owen in order to gain the favor of the great Old Ones.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Macho Sandwich with Double Cheesiness

  • By Erik on 09-08-14

for the love of Mr. Trashbags

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

I loved this one... mat e more than the first book.
loys of fun.
lots of mythos.

LOTS

OF

MONSTERS

The Voice from the Edge, Vol. 1
    I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream 
    
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    Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    505 ratings
    Overall 4.4
  • The Voice from the Edge, Vol. 1

  • I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream
  • By: Harlan Ellison
  • Narrated by: Harlan Ellison
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 505
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 470
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 466

Harlan Ellison has won more awards for imaginative literature than any other living author, but only aficionados of Ellison’s singular work have been aware of another of his passions…he is a great oral interpreter of his stories. His recordings have been difficult to obtain…by his choice. In 1999, for the first time, he was lured into the studio to record this stunning retrospective.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wholly unexpected and surprising narration!!

  • By Brian on 04-30-12

listening again & missing the master storyteller

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

Reviewed: 07-08-18

the world is so much poor now. and so many just don't know it. Harlan Ellison the master storyteller nowhere near silent because his words remain

  • The City on the Edge of Forever

  • By: Harlan Ellison
  • Narrated by: full cast, Orson Scott Card, Bonnie MacBird, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 88

The original teleplay that became the classic Star Trek episode, with an expanded introductory essay by Harlan Ellison, The City on the Edge of Forever has been surrounded by controversy since the airing of an "eviscerated" version - which subsequently has been voted the most beloved episode in the series' history. In its original form, The City on the Edge of Forever won the 1966-67 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Teleplay. As aired, it won the 1967 Hugo Award.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ok Harlan, we get it

  • By S.E.B. on 02-11-17

5 Stars Really? for this belly full of kavetching?

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

Reviewed: 01-17-18

well...yes.

if there is one thing Harlan Ellison is good

at,   it's being pissed off.


I own the neigh definitive Ellison collection.  He is a genius. 
He's hard core.  
Passionate.

Driven.  

Rebellious.
Ellison seems a man perpetually on a mission. 


I've listened to him read his own work, 
**NO ONE ELSE SHOULD READ ELLISON BUT ELLISON.**

enjoyed the result of his consult in Babylon 5, and faithfully watched ALL of the Sci-fi Channel's (that's SCI-FI, not sy-fy)  Sci-Fi Buzz commentaries. 


Preface to sayng...he is now older than dirt...and pissed off to an order of magnitude appropriate to time for said experiences in culminated in this iconic brand of pissed-off-ed-ness.


This missive is drowning in epic pissed-off-ed-ness.



 To call this a "rant" would be to diminish the intensity of the epic pissed-off-ed-ness for which Ellison is known.

From his first statement read himself,  it is evident,  this has been a point of contention. ... for a VERY long time. 


 1966 was a fair piece ago. 

 This reader was but 7 years of age... and Star Trek was the best thing on television, and City on the Edge of Forever was the best of the best. 

That's a long time to be ticked...and in his intro, it ALL comes boiling over. 

Couldn't he just give us the facts and story without the tirade?

Just the info without ripping the collective guilty to shreds in bloody spectacle of enraged verbosity?


If he did, it wouldn't be Ellison. 

...and we wouldn't care to read / listen to it. 

It's a long time to hold the grudge. 

Today, 30 years after the fact, Ellison is older than dirt and still above it.

His diction is slurry. 

His voice is gravel. 

His complaint is complete. 

His voice,  from the immutable edge,  is rapier sharp.

And the bitterness is deadly. 


if you REALLY want to know,  here are the facts. 

If you haven't read it.   (and if you haven't Ellison's original script for City on the Edge of Forever, how can you call yourself a Trekkie?)  here it is. 

If you like bonuses like alternate versions and endings,   here ya go. 



WARNING! 
The facts are delivered with BITE. 

The expletives and blasphemy are exactly what any Ellison reader...even the reader of but a single tale... will be expecting. 

 I didn't say "like", but you know it's coming. 


I won't bid you, "gentle reader", a good read / listen, though I doub'r you will ever forget even a single encounter with Ellison. 


I will tell you the roller-coaster has no safety belts or bars!


 I will tell you to hold on for your life!!!


THIS IS ELLISON, AND HE NEVER, EVER, HOLDS BACK. 


Anything less would not be Harlan Ellison. 

Anything less would not be worth the effort. 


This, for better and worse, is the master of wit, and edge, and words.

As salty as ever and more: Harlan Ellison.




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  • Squanto and the First Thanksgiving: The Legendary American Tale

  • Rabbit Ears' Holiday Classics
  • By: Eric Metaxas
  • Narrated by: Graham Greene
  • Length: 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

Discover the moving, true story of the Native American named Squanto, who is captured from his beloved Pawtuxet tribe, taken to Spain, and sold into slavery. Years later, Squanto regains his freedom and embarks on a miraculous journey back to his homeland where he teaches the Pilgrims how to survive the difficult early years in the Plymouth colony - culminating in the first Thanksgiving celebration.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • AT LAST! THE OTHER SIDE OF THANKSGIVING STORY.

  • By Lanna S. Seuret on 11-24-16

can't hear the narration for the reader. music is

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

Reviewed: 10-28-17

can't hear the narration for the reader. music is so loud these th our is too low

  • No God but One: Allah or Jesus?

  • A Former Muslim Investigates the Evidence for Islam and Christianity
  • By: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,324
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,220
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,212

On account of the superficial points of agreement between Islam and Christianity, many don't see how tremendously deep the divides between them really are, and fewer still have considered the evidence for each faith. How is jihad different from the Crusades? Can we know the life of Jesus as well as the life of Muhammad? What reason is there to believe in one faith over the other, and what difference can the Gospel really make?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW!!

  • By Theresa on 08-17-16

Fact driven observation vs manipulated chaos

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

Reviewed: 08-15-17

Nabeel Qureshi sets example of how we should examine what we believe. Whether it be mathematical supposition or scientific Siri, the Bible or the Koran or anything else for that matter. He examines the proposed facts of everything and applies the same level of sharp-edged scrutiny to All Things examined. It either stands up with facts for a foundation and cannot be shaken or it is nothing more than manipulation rumor and supposition faklis foundationless and cannot stand. So many things have Muslim faith of the carandai Deeds the suppose history of the Prophet Muhammad are so easily shaken are so readily proven to be baseless and factless. Or the facts tear down what is believed. In regard to the Bible Nabil spends more time discussing his former faith of Islam, how dates and how they came about the Kuran how it came about what has been changed what is been taken out what is been destroyed what has been altered and abrogated. is examination of the profit shows him not to be the man that he has proposed to be and all the stories told in all the mosques. Nabil has said that he stopped being a Muslim when he studied the life of Muhammad he started being a Christian when he study the life of Jesus. it's amazing examination of the facts amazingly done in love could be the turning point for a lot of Muslims could to the turning point for a lot of atheists could be the turning point for anyone seeking and not sure where to look. Enjoy. God bless in Jesus name

  • Trump: The Art of the Deal

  • By: Donald J. Trump, Tony Schwartz
  • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith, Donald J. Trump
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,563
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,835
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,827

Here is Trump in action—how he runs his organization and how he runs his life—as he meets the people he needs to meet, chats with family and friends, clashes with enemies, and challenges conventional thinking. But even a maverick plays by rules, and Trump has formulated time-tested guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest accomplishments; he shatters myths; he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker's art. And throughout, Trump talks—really talks—about how he does it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Read to Understand Trump

  • By Stuart Draper on 02-20-19

impressive.

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

Reviewed: 08-10-17

just a simple comment. If more of his critics read his books they'd have little to say.

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  • H.G. Wells Science Fiction Collection

  • By: H. G. Wells
  • Narrated by: Peter Batchelor, George Eustice, Alan Munro
  • Length: 20 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 422
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383

Four classic science-fiction stories: 20 hours of great listening. This collection of classic Wells tales includes The Invisible Man, The Time Machine, The War of The Worlds, and The Island of Doctor Moreau.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • good story lines, terrible narration

  • By martie on 03-26-13

worst.....read...ing....ev..er....

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

Reviewed: 05-10-16

listened. to part of THE ISLAND OF DR. MAREAU.... i really enjoyed reading all of these books as a kid. some really great films have been made of Wells' stories, although this was the least faborite....this natration, with its distracring pauses every...three....words.... is a struggle to tollerate. moving on....
i maywant a refund.

thw only reading worth lustening too is the last,....and ut doesnt justify the cost of the. whole package. this lot was no bargain.

  • Alien: Out of the Shadows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,356
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,599
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23,536

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a work that I highly recommend

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 05-02-16

fun times. no joy in th end. that's how it goes.

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

Reviewed: 04-29-16

fun times. no joy in the end. that's how it goes.
this is a great in betwen story that could have never hsppened..

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