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  • Easy Company Soldier

  • The Legendary Battles of a Sergeant from WW II's 'Band of Brothers'
  • By: Don Malarkey, Bob Welch
  • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 389
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290

Sgt. Don Malarkey takes us not only into the battles fought from Normandy to Germany, but into the heart and mind of a soldier who beat the odds to become an elite paratrooper and lost his best friend during the nightmarish engagement at Bastogne. Drafted in 1942, Malarkey arrived at Toccoa Camp in Georgia and was one of six soldiers who earned their Eagle wings and went to England in 1943 to provide ground cover for the largest amphibious military attack in history: Operation Overlord.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid American Greatness

  • By David Ewing on 09-28-10

Good Stories

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

I enjoyed the author’s personal take on these traumatic but inspiring events.
Where in the world did they find the love child of John Wayne and Captain Kirk to read it though?

  • Fear the Sky

  • The Fear Saga, Book 1
  • By: Stephen Moss
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,788
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,701
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,659

From the Audie-nominated narrator of The Martian. In eleven years' time, a million members of an alien race will arrive at Earth. Years before they enter orbit, their approach will be announced by the flare of a thousand flames in the sky, their ships' huge engines burning hard to slow them from the vast speeds needed to cross interstellar space. These foreboding lights will shine in our night sky like new stars, getting ever brighter until they outshine even the sun, casting ominous shadows and banishing the night until they suddenly blink out.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Caught me by surprise, and held me till the end.

  • By Brian Perry on 07-21-15

Proverbial

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

Reviewed: 05-26-18

Phenomenal book. But if I hear the word proverbial, or the phrase machine mind, ever again, I’m going to kick someone’s literal arse.

  • Truman

  • By: David McCullough
  • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
  • Length: 54 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,646
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,381
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,382

Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman captured the heart of the nation. The life and times of the 33rd president of the United States, Truman provides a deeply moving look at an extraordinary, singular American.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • That Mousy Little Man From Missouri Revisited

  • By Sara on 07-23-15

History, the Great Teacher.

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

Reviewed: 12-21-16

I've never read a book about a President. I never knew much at all about Harry S. Truman. I am a much wealthier man now having done so. Thank you Mr. McCullough for taking the time needed to pass along the detail of this man and his wonderful life.

  • In The Darkness, That's Where I'll Know You: The Complete Black Room Story

  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Luke Smitherd
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

There are hangovers, there are bad hangovers, and then there's waking up inside someone else's head. Thirty-something bartender Charlie Wilkes is faced with this dilemma when he wakes up to find himself trapped inside The Black Room - a space consisting of impenetrable darkness and a huge, ethereal screen floating in its center. It is through this screen that he sees the world of his female host, Minnie.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow - Fantastic Imagination and Gripping Story

  • By Denise Ryan on 02-21-16

Good Story

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

Reviewed: 07-19-16

This was a good and interesting story. At times it was a little bit dry especially about three quarters of the way through. However, it kept me entertained throughout the story. I do like the author, his afterward was quite amusing. He sounds like a fun guy to be around.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Stone Man

  • A Science Fiction Horror Novel
  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Matt Addis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,457
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,338
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,333

Nobody knew where it came from. Nobody knew why it came. When an eight-foot-tall man made of stone appears in the middle of a busy city center one July afternoon, two-bit (and antisocial) reporter Andy Pointer assumes it's just a publicity stunt. Indeed, so does everyone else...until the Stone Man begins to walk, heading silently through the wall of the nearest building, flattening it, and killing several people inside as a result.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Totally Original Story of Horror and Courage

  • By JoanneG on 11-04-15

How can I not

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

Reviewed: 12-10-15

I don't write reviews but after that shameless plea how can I not. I'm doing this on my phone which I dislike typing on so I will be brief. Well done and original story by the author with the best afterward ever. Matt, the read was very, very good making this listen not only enjoyable, but believable. Sorry you have to put up with such harassment by a less talented author but you handled yourself professionally. Thanks both for making my 2 hours of driving a day over the last week or so bearable. I will be looking for your next production.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Timeline

  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 235
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 123

Not since Jurassic Park has Michael Crichton given you such a magnificent adventure. Timeline opens on the threshold of the 21st century, and carries you into a realm of unexpected suspense and danger, overturning your most basic ideas of what is possible.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun Story

  • By Brian on 09-03-13

Confusing

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

Reviewed: 04-30-12

Would you try another book from Michael Crichton and/or Stephen Lang?

I don't think so.

Has Timeline turned you off from other books in this genre?

No.

Would you be willing to try another one of Stephen Lang’s performances?

Yes.

What character would you cut from Timeline?

All of them.

Any additional comments?

A critic I am not. Even the worst book ever written is better than the books I have written. Why? Because I haven't written any. But I must say, this audible / book was horrible. The characters had about zero depth. The story jumps around more than a mexican jumping bean and yet, quite frankly, it was boring. I could not wait for the story to finish. I love stories with a lot of action but this book was ridiculous. The characters bound around the French country side for 36 hours at breakneck speed. Most of the time I was unsure if someone was hanging off a waterwheel or if they were in a dungeon. These people had the shortest stay in a dungeon of any character imagined or real. They could think their way out of any situation in mere minutes. So unrealistic.Overall, a pretty predictable and boring story. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone over the age of 12.

1 of 3 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 36,202
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,352
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,310

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

Better than I expected on all fronts

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

Reviewed: 04-30-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes. Very entertaining story line.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Storm Front?

Dresden fighting the demon.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Not really but given sufficient time I would have.

Any additional comments?

The story line was better than I anticipated. It certainly won't be a classic in the near future but it was very entertaining.There are numerous comments regarding the poor oral performance by Marsters. In my opinion he did a great job. The issue here is a simple one of mechanics. The mike volume was turned up to high and you could hear ever noise that comes with a human mouth opening and closing. It was not nearly as distracting as some complain of.If you like pulp fiction, this is a good read.