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  • Starfire, Book 6
  • By: Steve White, Charles E. Gannon
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 24 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206

An implacable foe with telepathic cohesion in battle, near immortality, and eons-advanced engineering skills threatens to wipe humanity from the galaxy. What's more, they've overcome their one weakness - no faster-than-light travel - and have followed humanity through our star gates and beyond. But humans are the master of adaption and have got a counterpunch of devastating proportions in reserve.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Marc Vietor really bring the story to life

  • By Cameron on 07-02-16

Worst one in a great series

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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-17-18

Great series but this one was terrible. Way way too long with very boring subplots.

  • The Book of Five Rings

  • By: Miyamoto Musashi, William Scott Wilson (translator)
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 719
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603

Setting down his thoughts on swordplay, on winning, and on spirituality, legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi intended this modest work as a guide for his immediate disciples and future generations of samurai. He had little idea he was penning a masterpiece that would be eagerly devoured by people in all walks of life centuries after his death.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great guide for a great mindset

  • By Jlb on 11-29-16

Recomend only if single focus is martial arts

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1 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-18

Heard about book on Joe Rogan podcast. thought it would have more general teachings on warfare etc but that is not what I found. If your single focus is a vague martial arts theory book than this is for you.

  • Duel in the Dark

  • Blood on the Stars, Book 1
  • By: Jay Allan
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 865
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 808
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 806

The Confederation has fought three wars against the forces of the totalitarian Union. Three generations of its warriors have gone off to war, held the line against the larger, more powerful enemy. Now the fourth conflict is imminent, and the Confederation's navy is on alert, positioned behind the frontier, waiting for the attack it knows is coming.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • backwards thinking

  • By Anonymous User on 06-05-17

Slow but good.

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

Pretty slow build up through first 2/3'sof book but last 1/3 was good. Look forward to next book.

  • The Originator Wars: Conflict Unending

  • A Lost Fleet Novel
  • By: Raymond L. Weil
  • Narrated by: Liam Owen
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62

The Eternals continue with their plans to conquer Originator space. Huge war fleets are sent to isolate the Dyson Spheres and force the Originators to surrender. Massive space battles erupt across Eternal and Originator space as Fleet Admiral Jeremy Strong commits his forces to push the Eternals back. Across the Dyson Spheres, the search continues for sleeping Originators who can be awoken from stasis to aid in the expanding war. The Eternals are convinced they are the most intelligent and powerful race in the universe and should rule.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Series for Space Sci fi

  • By Hey7 on 08-31-18

Favorite series

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-05-18

This has quickly become one of my favorite series. Author and narrator are great. Awesome

  • For the Triumph of Evil

  • Frontiers Saga Part 2 : Rogue Castes Series, Book 6
  • By: Ryk Brown
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336

A leader recently reborn... Two men who are one and the same... New abilities not yet fully understood... Yet there is still so much to learn.... Captain Nathan Scott has less than a week to prepare before he must face the greatest Gunyoki pilot on all of Rakuen. The future of the Karuzari and the freedom of the entire quadrant depend on one thing: his victory.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Space Opera

  • By Jean on 06-07-18

Enjoyed this adventure

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-21-17

I really enjoyed this part of the story arc. Smooth story where the last couple seemed like a lot of filler. I'm normally not into Samurai type Asian warrior storyline but this was an interesting angle that went well with the overall storyline. Cant wait for the next one.

  • Balance

  • Frontiers Saga, Part 2: Rogue Castes, Episode 5
  • By: Ryk Brown
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 396
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394

An entire sector in turmoil...neighbors who appear unconcerned...a favor asked of an old friend...sacrifices made for the good of humanity.... Before they can challenge the Dusahn and prevent them from expanding their empire further, the Karuzari must first gather much-needed resources. But doing so could be more difficult than anticipated.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Good Space Opera

  • By Jean on 11-05-17

Always good

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

Always an awesome book in the series but it seems like the author has slowed the progression if the story almost to a crawl to have more books come out.

  • The Operator

  • Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior
  • By: Robert O'Neill
  • Narrated by: Robert O'Neill
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,450
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,710
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7,675

Stirringly evocative, thought provoking, and often jaw dropping, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O'Neill's awe-inspiring 400-mission career that included his involvement in attempts to rescue "Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and culminated in those famous three shots that dispatched the world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Complete inside look into the teams and the life story of a great American patriot

  • By RenegadeTM3 on 04-28-17

Great read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-15-17

Cocky funny not. LOL'd more than expected. Appreciate his respected for all military branches and the jobs of different MOS's.

  • Iron Kingdom

  • The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947
  • By: Christopher Clark
  • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell
  • Length: 28 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 467
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 426
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 427

In the aftermath of World War II, Prussia - a centuries-old state pivotal to Europe's development - ceased to exist. In their eagerness to erase all traces of the Third Reich from the earth, the Allies believed that Prussia, the very embodiment of German militarism, had to be abolished. But as Christopher Clark reveals in this pioneering history, Prussia's legacy is far more complex.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book, easy to listen to, well written

  • By JCC on 03-24-17

Very detailed. Good book

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

Reviewed: 07-03-17

Very long but it is as advertised. Detailed book on the history of Prussia. Not as focused on military history as I expected or would've liked.Overall good read.

  • HALO: Envoy

  • By: Tobias S. Buckell
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 763
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 694

It has been six years since the end of the Covenant War...and yet on the planet Carrow, a world on the edge of the Joint Occupation Zone, a decisive new battle suddenly erupts. Human colonists and the alien Sangheili have already been living a tension-filled coexistence in this place, with Unified Earth Government envoy Melody Azikiwe attempting to broker a lasting peace between their two species.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best halo book since Fall of reach

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-17

Weak story.

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

Reviewed: 05-28-17

Weak story. Easy to confuse alien characters. love Halo books but this is a weak one without anything new. Spartan storyline was very weak.

  • Rebel Fleet

  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,538
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,536

They hunt us. They bomb our worlds for target practice. A star cluster in the constellation of Orion rotates once every 1,000 years. Those who rule there have an ancient tradition: When each cycle ends, they train their fleets by spilling the blood of lesser beings. The enemy fleets are coming again. In response, the Rebel Worlds gather their starships to face the terrifying threat, and this time humanity is asked to stand with them. The last time they considered Earth, Vikings in longboats were raiding English coastlines. Today, we're less primitive. Today, we're a target.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Formulaic but entertaining

  • By B. on 02-08-17

Another great story from BV Larson and Boyett

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

Reviewed: 02-11-17

A book similar to BV's other book series. the beginning starts out chaotic but it is part of the story. Really like the new characters and aliens.