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  • The Last Wish

  • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,002
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,131

Geralt of Rivia is a witcher. A cunning sorcerer. A merciless assassin. And a cold-blooded killer. His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that plague the world. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil, and not everything fair is good...and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic! I feel lucky to have found this book.

  • By KS on 02-14-16

Amazing book but the author's a jerk

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

My only problem with the audio book is that the narrator mispronounced a lot of words and names. I mean really, how do you not know how to say "Dandelion"? Otherwise his performance was marvelous, his voice acting was superb. Now for the author. I laughed when I heard all the legalistic Mumbo-Jumbo at the tail end, because of how he's trying to screw over CD-Projekt Red (the creators of The Witcher video game series) suing them for millions even though he has no legal right to any of their revenue. He sold them the right to use his works to make video games for $1000, fair and square. He didn't think they would sell and he hates video games so he asked for all the payment up front. He could have asked for a percentage of the proceeds on future sales but he didn't. That was his stupid decision and not CDPR's fault.

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  • Home Invasion

  • The Survivalist Series, Book 8
  • By: A. American
  • Narrated by: Duke Fontaine
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,965
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,763
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,745

Morgan and his extended family could see the light at the end of the tunnel, dim though it may be. There was the promise of power once again. The plant was being repaired, and it looked as though it may actually run. While it meant lots of hard, sweaty work, the reward was worth the investment. The farm was growing strong, and community involvement was good. People were finally coming to terms with the fact that they needed to work together. So far Mother Nature had been on their side. But that, too, was about to change.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A lot of filler and not a lot of substance.

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-22-17

If Sarge Dies, We Riot

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

Reviewed: 01-23-18

Sarge is without a doubt my favorite character in the series. His attitude and demeanor are perfect, and his antics with the boys are hilarious. I've never laughed so much through a survival novel. Sarge is everything I wish I could be, and I identify with the character on a spiritual level. The ass scene takes the cake. This author is the best at making characters come alive. They truly feel like real people that you could get to know and love. The characters are the best part of this series and I hope Audible gets book 9 out soon. Also I want to give an honorable mention to Duke Fontaine. He's narrated every one of these novels so far, and he is a fantastic narrator. He really gets into character, and the author's sense of humor is not wasted at all. A bad narrator can ruin a good joke and take the mood entirely out of context, but a good one can enhance the experience and lend greater meaning to everything, and that's exactly what Duke Fontaine is good at it. Thanks Duke for doing these great books justice.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Avenging Home

  • The Survivalist Series, Book 7
  • By: A. American
  • Narrated by: Duke Fontaine
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,641
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,382
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,361

In Avenging Home, we see how the long-running battle between Morgan's people and their number one nemesis plays out. While Morgan thinks this is the biggest threat they face, there are things on the horizon he cannot yet see that are going to dwarf these problems. Morgan has lived in a vacuum. He's had little information about the outside world. While he's used radios to listen to what he can, there's been precious little real information.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent series!

  • By Shea LeBlanc on 04-11-17

One of the best yet

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

Reviewed: 01-16-18

I placed a review on the last one saying that it was basically just filler, and guessed that it was solely to lead up to this book. I was right, and it was worth it. The battle at the Elk's Camp was satisfying, and my favorite part was the ending. The author went to great lengths to build up suspense for a possible Russian/Chinese invasion and I can't wait to see what happens in the next one. Another great book from a great author.

  • Enforcing Home

  • The Survivalist Series, Book 6
  • By: A. American
  • Narrated by: Duke Fontaine
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,883
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,604
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,582

Morgan has managed to get through a lot. Having made it back to his family and dealt with the issues of unscrupulous neighbors, he then had to deal with the presence of the federal government and their nefarious activities. But with the help of his close-knit group he prevailed. Life is settling into a familiar routine. And with the help of the US Army, they are starting to rebuild their community. But just when Morgan thinks things are assuming some kind of normal, another surprise lands in his lap.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Untouchable

  • By Kaden on 01-28-16

Filler book

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

Reviewed: 01-09-18

This was one of those books that just seemed like pure filler. No real progress was made in the story except to set the scene for the next book. It was enjoyable still, because the author is hilarious and a very good writer. I recommend his books to everyone. So far this is the only truly mediocre one I've found, and even it wasn't that bad. I just feel like he could have condensed it all into a few chapters and just made the next book longer, as opposed to dragging it out in this volume. The sole purpose of this book is to set the stage for the next one. That doesn't make it bad, it just doesn't do it any favors. Keep that in mind as you're listening to it. I look forward to reading the next one.

  • My Descent into Death

  • A Second Chance at Life
  • By: Howard Storm
  • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 57

Howard Storm, an avowed atheist, was awaiting emergency surgery when he realized that he was at death's door. Storm found himself out of his own body, looking down on the hospital room scene below. Next, rather than going "toward the light", he found himself being torturously dragged to excruciating realms of darkness and death, where he was physically assaulted by monstrous beings of evil. His description of his pure terror and torture is unnerving in its utter originality and convincing detail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fresh perspective on Christian faithwalk

  • By J. Dampier on 06-02-18

Masterpiece

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

Reviewed: 12-28-17

The most complete testimony I've ever seen. It answer so many questions clearly and precisely that other books/sermons just gloss over. It is not vague at all. Refreshing.

  • Earth Abides

  • The 60th Anniversary Edition
  • By: George R. Stewart
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Connie Willis
  • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,166
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,184

A disease of unparalleled destructive force has sprung up almost simultaneously in every corner of the globe, all but destroying the human race. One survivor, strangely immune to the effects of the epidemic, ventures forward to experience a world without man. What he ultimately discovers will prove far more astonishing than anything he'd either dreaded or hoped for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant, beautiful, sad, terrifying

  • By J. Rhoderick on 04-05-10

Beginning and ending were good, middle was boring

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

Reviewed: 09-10-17

First of all, the narrator was fantastic. Five stars for him. The beginning of the book was interesting and caught my attention, and the ending was profound and bittersweet. But the middle was long, drawn out and tedious. Most of it was spent on long, drawn out theories and philosophies going on in the main character's mind. The author tried too hard to illustrate the fact that his character was an intellectual. It read like a third-year psychology student's midterm paper rather than a novel. It got to the point where I didn't care what the main character was thinking about and just wanted something to happen. Anything to break up the monotony. The middle section was a chore to slog through and I probably won't read this book again because of that. But it does get three stars for the last two chapters.

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  • Little House on the Prairie

  • Little House, Book 3
  • By: Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Narrated by: Cherry Jones
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 796
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 684
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 681

The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and set out for Kansas. They travel for many days in their covered wagon until they find the best spot to build their little house on the prairie. Soon they are planting and plowing, hunting wild ducks and turkeys, and gathering grass for their cows. Sometimes pioneer life is hard, but Laura and her folks are always busy and happy in their new little house.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner in an outstanding series...

  • By Joseph L. Breckenridge on 04-01-17

Narrator can't sing

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

Reviewed: 04-08-17

She has a dreadful singing voice and she kept singing the songs out of tune.

13 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • The End

  • A Post Apocalyptic Novel
  • By: G. Michael Hopf
  • Narrated by: Joseph Morton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 700
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 630
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 640

For Gordon Van Zandt, life was one of duty and loyalty to his country, so when 9/11 happened he dropped out of college and joined the Marine Corps. This youthful idealism soon vanished, one fateful day in a war torn city in Iraq. Ten years later, he is still struggling with the ghosts of his past, but must now face a new reality thrust upon him and his family.

North America, Europe, and the Far East have all suffered a devastating Super-EMP attack that has caused catastrophic damage

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • So Dissapointed

  • By Jan on 11-12-13

Decent read, stupid protagonists

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

Reviewed: 02-16-17

The story is interesting, except the protagonists have a habit of making really dumb decisions.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful