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  • Thank You, Jeeves

  • By: P. G. Wodehouse
  • Narrated by: Nicolas Coster
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 34

In high dudgeon, Bertie disappears to the country as a guest of his chum Lord "Chuffy" Chuffnell, who naturally employs the services of the recently resigned Jeeves. Along the way, we meet a memorable cast of characters including Bertie's ex-fiancee Pauline, her formidable father, and the eminet looney-doctor Sir Roderick Glossop. When Chuffy falls in love with Pauline, chaos ensues...until Jeeves step in to save the day.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story, Just Not This Recording

  • By Mama C on 02-12-09

Great book with decent narration. Well worth it

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-30-09

Excellent book, P.G. Wodehouse made my day a lot brighter with this book. Another great book about Jeeves and Wooster. The only reason I gave it four and not five stars was the narrator. While his English was impeccable - and British - I had some problems distinguishing between the different characters which reduced the quality of the book somewhat in my mind. Even so however, this book is definitely worth your money, or a credit if you wish to spend that. :-)

  • Parallel Worlds

  • A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos
  • By: Michio Kaku
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 992
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 983

In this thrilling journey into the mysteries of our cosmos, best-selling author Michio Kaku takes us on a dizzying ride to explore black holes and time machines, multidimensional space and, most tantalizing of all, the possibility that parallel universes may lay alongside our own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't be afraid

  • By Robert on 05-05-10

Great listen, good book!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-27-09

The book is great. Kaku manages to captivate and inform throughout the book. It is easy to follow whether you're familiar with the topics he goes through or not. The book does, however, cover a very very wide field or series of fields to be more precise. I miss consistency in the use of units however. Kaku uses imperial units for distance coupled with metric units outside the SI-standard, such as using mm or cm as base units. This is of course a minor nuisance, but I - for one - prefer my numbers to be in strict SI-units with few exceptions.

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  • The Gathering Storm - Prologue

  • Book Twelve of the Wheel of Time
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading, Harriet McDougal
  • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 489
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295

The prologue of the long-awaited conclusion to Robert Jordan's fantasy masterpiece. This selection features a bonus recording of Robert Jordan's widow and longtime editor, Harriet McDougal, discussing the process of continuing the Wheel of Time series after Jordan's death, and how they came to select Brandon Sanderson to carry the torch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By M. on 09-17-09

Finally!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-03-09

I have read every book in the Wheel of Time series, and recently re-read them before the upcoming book by Jordan/Sanderson. This prologue certainly is a great listen for everyone who is going to read the gathering storm. It's a great prologue and certainly brings back a lot of memories from the other books of the series. I would classify this - if not a "must" then certainly a "Should!" read/listen.

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  • Paranoia

  • By: Joseph Finder
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

Adam Cassidy is twenty-six and a low level employee at a high-tech corporation who hates his job. When he manipulates the system to do something nice for a friend, he finds himself charged with a crime. Corporate Security gives him a choice: prison - or become a spy in the headquarters of their chief competitor, Trion Systems. They train him and feed him inside information. Now at Trion, he's a star, skyrocketing to the top.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great book - lousy ending :(

  • By Colleen on 12-31-09

Decent, but not great.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-03-09

Paranoia is an alright book. By that I mean that while it certainly can interest many readers it is not extremely well written in my opinion and failed to catch my interest. While the author seems to attempt to have his readers assume certain things through the book, he fails to conceal the true behind the scenes workings properly enough to keep an alert listener from catching on, revealing interesting tidbits all too soon.

It's a book I'd recommend if you don't have much experience reading or listening to mystery novels. Otherwise, I myself consider it's true ending too thinly veiled to recommend it.

  • God's Equation

  • Einstein, Relativity, and the Expanding Universe
  • By: Amir D. Aczel
  • Narrated by: Kent Broadhurst
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 489
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 94

The product of research around the globe and interviews with dozens of prominent scientists, God's Equation tells us it is almost as though Einstein were God's mouthpiece, revealing the most fundamental truths about our larger environment, truths scientists are just now confirming.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • More biography than science

  • By Robert on 04-03-04

An interesting and well written/narrated book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-03-09

"God's Equation" is first and foremost a very interesting book which I believe would suit anyone who is interested in physics, mathematics and/or history. It is somewhat of a light read though so if you want something really heavy on the mathematical side this is not the book for you. While it does mention some formulae it does mention very few. The author seems to have wanted to cover more about history than mathematics and the result is a much broader suitable audience. This was my first book by Amir D. Aczel, but it will not be the last. From start to finish the book kept me interested, and at times excited.