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Chambersburg, PA, United States
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  • The Mule Soldiers

  • A Novel of the American Civil War
  • By: Blair Howard
  • Narrated by: Kevin O'Brien
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

On a balmy day in April 1863, Union Colonel Abel D. Streight, at the head of a brigade of federal infantry, set out on a 220-mile ride to destroy the Western and Atlantic railroad at Rome, Georgia. The most fascinating thing about the raid is that Streight's brigade of four infantry regiments, almost 1,800 soldiers, was mounted on mules, a huge problem in itself; few of his men had ever ridden a horse, let alone a mule.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great historical story, captivating.

  • By Suzanne on 03-13-16

Great historical story, captivating.

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

Reviewed: 03-13-16

A well read, entertaining book. The reader had me living the story marching along, hoping Col. Sullivan would complete his mission.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Pax

  • By: Sara Pennypacker
  • Narrated by: Michael Curran-Dorsano
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,984
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,789
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,789

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house 300 miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be - with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pax needs to be included in MS & HS curricula

  • By Dragon-Fox on 04-29-16

Boy and his dog

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

Reviewed: 02-19-16

Teaches a lot about animal intelligence, do they really communicate. Simple story with intense emotions and lessons.






1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Deep Storm

  • By: Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,438
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,941
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,945

Former naval doctor Peter Crane is summoned to a remote oil platform in the North Atlantic to help diagnose a bizarre medical condition. But when he arrives, Crane learns that the real trouble lies far below on "Deep Storm", a stunningly advanced science-research facility built two miles beneath the surface on the ocean floor. The top-secret structure has been designed for one purpose: to excavate a recently discovered undersea site that may hold the answers to an ancient mystery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • deep storm or low rumble?

  • By The Zombie Specialist on 03-28-14

Is it possible, what we don't know.?

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

Reviewed: 12-31-15

Mind binding as to what was going to happen next. Very well read. Easily put down and picked up.

  • The Race

  • An Isaac Bell Adventure, Book 4
  • By: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,865
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,864

It is 1910, the age of flying machines is still in its infancy, and newspaper publisher Preston Whiteway is offering $50,000 for the first daring aviator to cross America in less than 50 days. He is even sponsoring one of the prime candidates - an intrepid woman named Josephine Frost - and that's where Bell, chief investigator for the Van Dorn Detective Agency, comes in.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Up, Up, Josephine...

  • By Clint on 09-22-11

Flight History entwined with intrigue.

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

Reviewed: 10-21-11

Isaac Bell, wish there were more FBI agents like him. He always gets his man and is romantic at the same time. He learns to fly in this issue. I don't know what else he might accomplish.

  • Destiny of the Republic

  • A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
  • By: Candice Millard
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,120

James A. Garfield may have been the most extraordinary man ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political establishment. But four months after his inauguration, a deranged office seeker tracked Garfield down and shot him in the back. But the shot didn’t kill Garfield. The drama of what hap­pened subsequently is a powerful story of a nation in tur­moil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Marvelous, Magnificent, Millard

  • By Mel on 02-08-12

History of a great leader, medicine, and science.

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

Reviewed: 10-16-11

This history of Garfield is much more than a story of an assassinated leader. You learn of early science dicoveries and the advance of medicine. Then it is all woven together in the life of James Garfield. Then there is the life and mind of a killer.

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