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  • The Wrong Side of Goodbye

  • Harry Bosch, Book 19
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,491
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,422

Harry Bosch is California's newest private investigator. He doesn't advertise, he doesn't have an office, and he's picky about who he works for, but it doesn't matter. His chops from 30 years with the LAPD speak for themselves. Soon one of Southern California's biggest moguls comes calling. The reclusive billionaire has less than six months to live and a lifetime of regrets. He hires Bosch to find out whether he has an heir.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Connelly Delivers Everytime

  • By Charles Atkinson on 07-19-17

Love this series

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

Reviewed: 12-27-16

This is one of my favorite series, and this is one of the best books in the series.

  • Monster Hunter Memoirs: Grunge

  • By: John Ringo, Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,516
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,157
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,138

When marine private Oliver Chadwick Gardenier is killed in the marine barrack bombing in Beirut, somebody who might be Saint Peter gives him a choice: Go to heaven, which, while nice, might be a little boring, or return to earth. The Boss has a mission for him, and he's to look for a sign. He's a marine: He'll choose the mission. Unfortunately, the sign he's to look for is "57". Which, given the food services contract in Bethesda Hospital, creates some difficulty. Eventually it appears that God's will is for Chad to join a group called Monster Hunters International.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • My first in the monster hunter series

  • By Randall on 06-20-18

Always big fun

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

Reviewed: 11-17-16

Non-stop thrill ride. Cant get enough of these monster hunter books. Loved it. More please.

0 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

  • By: Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan, David Lochbaum, and others
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 115
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 110

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake large enough to knock the earth from its axis sent a massive tsunami speeding toward the Japanese coast and the aging and vulnerable Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power reactors. Over the following weeks, the world watched in horror as a natural disaster became a man-made catastrophe: fail-safes failed, cooling systems shut down, nuclear rods melted.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Internal workings of the NRC

  • By Eduards J. Vucins on 05-11-14

Well done

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

Reviewed: 05-23-16

Non-biased. Well presented summary of events and the complex implications, then and now. I was there as a responder. I appreciated the view from other perspectives. Well done.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Penric’s Demon

  • A Fantasy Novella in the World of the Five Gods
  • By: Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 615
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 565

On his way to his betrothal, young Lord Penric comes upon a riding accident with an elderly lady on the ground, her maidservant and guardsmen distraught. As he approaches to help, he discovers that the lady is a Temple divine, servant to the five gods of this world. Her avowed god is the Bastard, "master of all disasters out of season", and with her dying breath she bequeaths her mysterious powers to Penric.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Kinder, Gentler Demon

  • By Carol on 01-10-16

Lois where have you been?

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

Reviewed: 04-18-16

She can't write them fast enough. Always a treat! Waiting for the next with great eagerness.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Diet Cults

  • The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us
  • By: Matt Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 550
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 492
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 488

From the national best-selling author of Racing Weight, Matt Fitzgerald exposes the irrationality, half-truths, and downright impossibility of a "single right way" to eat and reveals how to develop rational, healthy eating habits.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ideologies I Didn't Think I Had

  • By dominik on 09-16-14

Finally!

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

I have read and tried every major diet book written in the past 30 years. Finally one makes real sense. I can live with this. Time to put these silly books away, dust off my old jogging shoes and get on with life.

12 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Red Rising

  • By: Pierce Brown
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,649
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,044
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,990

Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and sprawling parks spread across the planet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, what a performance and what a story

  • By Jared G on 08-27-16

It took a little patience to get started. ..

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

Reviewed: 07-12-15

Than it built up steam and I lost sleep unable to put it down. Hooked. On the the next one!

  • Equal Rites

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Celia Imrie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,203

Right before the wise old wizard Drum Billet died, he passed on his magical staff of power to the newborn eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately, Drum Billet never bothered to check the gender of the newborn baby, and it turns out to be a girl. Now his chauvinistic colleagues are forced to deal with a young girl who has all the qualifications to join their all-male profession. Terry Pratchett's third Discworld novel, Equal Rites, asks many provocative questions about magic, where it goes, where it comes from, and why.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of fun

  • By Lisa L. Hilton on 08-01-04

In for the long haul

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-05-09

Just finished the third in the series and I will simply have to hear them all. This was my favorite so far. I found myself laughing outloud many times throughout this story. I must say that I was very pleased with the narrator. She was perfect for this story. I can deal with different voices from book to book. It fits right in with the concept of the Discworld series.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Storm Front

  • The Dresden Files, Book 1
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,938
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,023
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,980

A call from a distraught wife, and another from Lt. Murphy of the Chicago PD Special Investigation Unit makes Harry believe things are looking up, but they are about to get worse, much worse. Someone is harnessing immense supernatural forces to commit a series of grisly murders. Someone has violated the first law of magic: Thou Shalt Not Kill. Tracking that someone takes Harry into the dangerous underbelly of Chicago, from mobsters to vampires....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • ZERO STARS FOR THE NARRATOR !

  • By Randall on 03-05-19

Wow. That was fun.

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-05-09

And so many more to go.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Good Guy

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,644
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 512
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 517

Timothy Carrier, having a beer after work at his friend's tavern, enjoys drawing eccentric customers into amusing conversations. But the jittery man who sits next to him tonight has mistaken Tim for someone very different and passes to him a manila envelope full of cash. "Ten thousand now. You get the rest when she's gone."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dawn

  • By Dawn on 06-14-07

Good Stuff...as usual

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-17-07

No people merging with computers or hybid genetic monsters here, but good Golden Retrievers and bad people shadowed by evil government conspiracies. I loved every minute of it. Next please.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Echelon Vendetta

  • A Novel
  • By: David Stone
  • Narrated by: Firdous Bamji
  • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,004
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 181

When CIA "fixer" Micah Dalton's friend and mentor turns up dead, he's put on a collision course with a killer who has a penchant for intricate knife-work and Native American mysticism, a sadist who is killing ex-CIA agents. The victims are hard-nosed field men whose only link to one another seems to be a global surveillance operation called Echelon. The murders appear to be acts of retribution. But for what?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent spy tale

  • By Carmela on 03-04-07

Wow

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-10-07

That was fun. More please.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful