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  • Scourged

  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,109
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,694
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,674

New York Times best-selling author Kevin Hearne returns with the finale to his wildly popular action-adventure series, The Iron Druid Chronicles. Two-thousand-year-old Druid Atticus O'Sullivan travels to Asgard and faces off against the Norse gods to try to prevent Ragnarok in the final battle for the fate of mankind.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not a fitting conculsion

  • By will on 04-04-18

Can’t believe it’s over!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

Love the series, but this book was my least favorite as I felt like it ended with a lot of questions. Feel a little better with the epilogue, as there is hope, but only a little bit. Luke Daniels did a great job narrating as always!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl with All the Gifts

  • By: M. R. Carey
  • Narrated by: Finty Williams
  • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,578
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,942
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,946

Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius". Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh. Melanie loves school. She loves learning about spelling and sums and the world outside the classroom and the children's cells. She tells her favorite teacher all the things she'll do when she grows up. Melanie doesn't know why this makes Miss Justineau look sad.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hours in, restarted so husband could listen too!

  • By Pikay on 12-13-14

Great Beginning and End

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

Reviewed: 12-19-16

Great first Act that slows to a crawl with a slight pickup to end. Not sure if I can fully recommend it but I enjoyed it.

  • Wool

  • Silo, #1; Wool, #1-5
  • By: Hugh Howey
  • Narrated by: Amanda Sayle
  • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,744
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,177
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,201

In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Sheriff Holston, who has unwaveringly upheld the silo’s rules for years, unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: He asks to go outside.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story, ridiculous narration

  • By virginia on 10-26-14

ok story but meanders

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

Reviewed: 11-16-16

I love the concept and this is definitely a great plot but it's hampered by the voice acting and moments of existential contemplation that goes on for too long.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Heir to the Jedi: Star Wars

  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,819
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,542
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,540

Luke Skywalker's game-changing destruction of the Death Star has made him not only a hero of the Rebel Alliance but a valuable asset in the ongoing battle against the Empire. Though he's a long way from mastering the power of the Force, there's no denying his phenomenal skills as a pilot--and in the eyes of Rebel leaders Princess Leia Organa and Admiral Ackbar, there's no one better qualified to carry out a daring rescue mission crucial to the Alliance cause.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A fun adventure, but not very deep

  • By Daniel on 07-06-15

Kevin Hearne does it again!

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

Reviewed: 01-28-16

in a universe that this author is not known for writing in; I love this book and I hope he gets to do more. I always thought Luke Skywalker was weak but he became much more nuanced based on the writing in this book.

  • Fall of Night

  • Dead of Night, Book 2
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 961
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 890
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 888

Officers Fox and Hammond, along with journalist Billy Trout, are calling it the beginning of the end. This is the zombie apocalypse. An insane escaped serial killer is infecting Stebbins County with a deadly virus, and now the whole world is watching while Fox, Trout, and the remaining inhabitants of Stebbins fight for their life against - what? The undead? The President and the National Guard are ready to nuke Stebbins, PA off the map and cut their losses. But the infection is spreading and fast.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well written and read!

  • By Popkev on 09-09-14

Good but not Great

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

Reviewed: 10-27-14

I love Maberry's work but I was alittle disappointed that he decided to tie this book in with a previous series. An enjoyable sequel but it's alittle too easy to see where things will end.

  • Fire & Ash

  • Rot & Ruin
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 923
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 862
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 860

Benny Imura and his friends have found the jet and Sanctuary - but neither is what they expected. Instead of a refuge, Sanctuary is a hospice, and the soldiers who flew the plane seem to be little more than bureaucrats who have given up hope for humanity's future. With Chong hovering between life and death, clinging to his humanity by a thread, Benny makes a startling discovery: a scientist may have discovered a cure for the zombie plague. Desperate to save Chong, Benny and his friends mount a search and rescue mission. But they're not the only ones on the hunt.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So Sad to see it Go!

  • By Felicia The Geeky Blogger on 05-20-15

Good Ending to the Series

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

Reviewed: 03-04-14

I gave it 3 instead of 4 stars because for some reason the teenage angst bled through more in this book than in the last book. It was understandable but it made it difficult for me to get through at times.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • V Wars

  • A Chronicle of the Vampire Wars
  • By: Jonathan Maberry, Nancy Holder, John Everson, and others
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Roxanne Hernadez, and others
  • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 764
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 706
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 706

In this sweeping, threaded narrative of the global phenomenon known as the Vampire Wars, mankind is unwittingly infected by a millennia-old bacteria unknowingly exhumed by a scientific expedition in Antarctica. Now, in some rare cases, a person’s so-called junk DNA becomes activated. Depending on their racial and ethnic heritage, they begin to manifest one of the many diverse forms of the "others" that are the true basis for the legends of supernatural creatures. These aren’t your usual vampires and werewolves - it goes much deeper than that.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Ringside Seat for the Vampire Wars

  • By Flavius Krakdaddius on 03-19-13

Great stories but not the voice acting

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

Reviewed: 02-05-13

the voice acting can take awhile to get used to and it's not very good but the story elevates the book to a good rating

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Thirteen

  • By: Richard K. Morgan
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 22 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 909
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 917

Marsalis is one of a new breed...literally. Genetically engineered by the U.S. government to embody the naked aggression and primal survival skills that centuries of civilization have erased from humankind, Thirteens were intended to be the ultimate military fighting force. The project was scuttled, however, when a fearful public branded the supersoldiers dangerous mutants, dooming the Thirteens to forced exile on Earth's distant, desolate Mars colony. But Marsalis found a way to slip back.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW, Morgan Does it again!

  • By L. on 07-10-07

Wow, Richard K does it again

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

Reviewed: 08-14-12

What made the experience of listening to Thirteen the most enjoyable?

the intricate world building

What did you like best about this story?

It was similar in darkness to the Kovach series but while maintaining a certain level of hope.

What does Simon Vance bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

his curses.....the man knows how to deliver curse words.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed and cried actually

Any additional comments?

If you like his other books; you'll like this one

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Zero Tolerance

  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 737
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 677
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 675

Zero Tolerance picks up a few weeks after the close of Maberry’s action-thriller Patient Zero. Dropping back into the world of former Baltimore cop Joe Ledger, the Department of Military Sciences, and flesh-eating zombies, fans of the series will finally see the tying up of a few loose ends.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good but not worth using your credit, just buy it

  • By JP182 on 05-14-12

Good but not worth using your credit, just buy it

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

Reviewed: 05-14-12

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

I'd recommend it to fans of the Joe Ledger series but it is too short to waste a credit on.

What about Ray Porter???s performance did you like?

Ray's performance was amazing as usual.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Ghost Road Blues

  • The Pine Deep Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,391
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,262

The cozy little town of Pine Deep buried the horrors of its past a long time ago. Thirty years have gone by since the darkness descended and the Black Harvest began, a time when a serial killer sheared a bloody swath through the quiet Pennsylvania village. The evil that once coursed through Pine Deep has been replaced by cheerful tourists getting ready to enjoy the country’s largest Halloween celebration in what is now called “The Spookiest Town in America.”

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chilling tale

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-16-15

Was much better after the first hour but...

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

Reviewed: 05-11-12

What did you like best about Ghost Road Blues? What did you like least?

The horror element of the story can be campy at times but it's actually very good. What surprised me though was how the book ended. It wasn't a cliff-hanger but many of the characters in the story, and there are a few, didn't have any real conclusion. The whole book felt like a setup for the sequel which is something that one usually feels while reading the second book.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful