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  • Last Tango in Cyberspace

  • A Novel
  • By: Steven Kotler
  • Narrated by: Ryan Vincent Anderson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

Hard to say when the human species fractured exactly. Harder to say when this new talent arrived. But Lion Zorn is the first of his kind - an empathy tracker, an emotional soothsayer, with a felt sense for the future of the we. In simpler terms, he can spot cultural shifts and trends before they happen. It’s a useful skill for a certain kind of company. Arctic Pharmaceuticals is that kind of company.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Future Of Empathy

  • By Parzival on 06-05-19

Awfull

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

Reviewed: 05-31-19

What an awfully book. don't waste your money! It was very disjointed, probably ment to be a streaming thought work, if not it came out like that.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic

  • A Behind the Scenes Documentary
  • By: Pottermore Publishing, Mark Salisbury, Hana Walker-Brown
  • Narrated by: Dan Fogler
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 586
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 530
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 532

Available only in audio, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic lifts the lid on the moviemaking secrets behind the latest installment in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts series. Narrator Dan Fogler (who plays No-Maj Jacob Kowalski) will guide you through the process of creating the magical on-screen world and explore the story, themes, and characters of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • NOT A BOOK!

  • By Connie W. on 11-16-18

Awfull

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

I thought this would be the story. NOT! To me ie is a sham sale.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Starless

  • By: Jacqueline Carey
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies
  • Length: 21 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231

Destined from birth to serve as protector of the princess Zariya, Khai is trained in the arts of killing and stealth by a warrior sect in the deep desert; yet there is one profound truth that has been withheld from him. In the court of the Sun-Blessed, Khai must learn to navigate deadly intrigue and his own conflicted identity…but in the far reaches of the western seas, the dark god Miasmus is rising, intent on nothing less than wholesale destruction.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The most beautiful thing I've enjoyed this year!

  • By DabOfDarkness on 08-06-18

Wow ...what an author! & narrator.

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

Reviewed: 06-28-18

No spoiler here just an outstanding story. The author and the narrative is top o e the charts.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Luna

  • New Moon
  • By: Ian McDonald
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren, Soneela Nankani, Thom Rivera
  • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 246
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 224
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 225

As the leader of the moon's newest "dragon", Adriana has wrested control of the moon's helium-3 industry from the Mackenzie Metal Corporation and fought to earn her family's new status. Now, at the twilight of her life, Adriana finds her corporation, Corta Helio, surrounded by the many enemies she made during her meteoric rise. If the Corta family is to survive, Adriana's five children must defend their mother's empire from her many enemies - and each other.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dynasty on the Moon

  • By Lucy on 01-18-16

I guess either you love it or hate it

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

Reviewed: 06-05-18

My take if you enjoy reading fashion magazines you might love this. But I personally get bored with all of this form of story telling .

  • Forward the Foundation

  • By: Isaac Asimov
  • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
  • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,301
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,178

As Hari Seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory and ensure a place for humanity among the stars, the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse. Caught in the maelstrom are Seldon and all he holds dear, pawns in the struggle for dominance. Whoever can control Seldon will control psychohistory - and with it the future of the galaxy. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love the story. Can't stand the narrator!

  • By Christine on 03-14-12

great story horible audio recording quality

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

Reviewed: 05-02-18

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

no the recorded audio quality is dereadful.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Forward the Foundation?

great story filling in the series

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Larry McKeever?

scott brick

Any additional comments?

PLEASE RERECORD THIS BOOK AS YOU DID THE OTHERS IN THIS SERIES!

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

  • By: Alan Dean Foster
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,047
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,276
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,257

More than 30 years ago, Star Wars burst onto the big screen and became a cultural phenomenon. Now the next adventures in this blockbuster saga are poised to captivate old and new fans alike - beginning with the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And alongside the cinematic debut comes the thrilling novel adaptation by New York Times best-selling science fiction master Alan Dean Foster.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Adds a bit to the Movie

  • By Brad on 12-22-15

What happend! I've always enjoyed Mark Thompson

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

Reviewed: 01-25-16

Would you try another book from Alan Dean Foster and/or Marc Thompson?

Love both of these artists but this was just plain awfully.

Would you ever listen to anything by Alan Dean Foster again?

Sure

Would you be willing to try another one of Marc Thompson’s performances?

Sure

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

A very disappointing purchase and wast of time

Any additional comments?

Mark what happened! Bad hair day? Or bad demands from?!

  • The Red

  • First Light
  • By: Linda Nagata
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 197
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 195

Lieutenant James Shelley, who has an uncanny knack for premeditating danger, leads a squad of advanced US Army military tasked with enforcing the peace around a conflict in sub-Saharan Africa. The squad members are linked wirelessly 24/7 to themselves and a central intelligence that guides them via drone relay - and unbeknownst to Shelley and his team, they are being recorded for a reality TV show.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great action, forced plot

  • By S. Yates on 10-26-17

Great story narration not so much

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

Reviewed: 12-30-15

Would you try another book from Linda Nagata and/or Kevin T. Collins?

Get a new narrator

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Kevin T. Collins?

: George Guidall, nathan lowell, Allyson Johnson, Khristine Hvam, Todd McLaren, Stephen Fry the list is endless!

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Very disappointed

  • The Trials

  • By: Linda Nagata
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

Lieutenant James Shelley and his squad of US Army soldiers were on a quest for justice when they carried out the unauthorized mission known as First Light. They returned home to America to face a court-martial, determined to expose the corruption in the chain of command that compelled their actions. But in a country still reeling from the nuclear terrorism of Coma Day, the courtroom is just one battlefield of many.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This AI is the one Elon Musk is worried about...

  • By Difficult to Please and Opinionated, but Generally Reliable on 09-18-17

Excellent story dreadful narrator

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

Reviewed: 12-30-15

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Sometimes a great book is awfully because of the narration this is one where that is the case .get s better narrator and make a classic series.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Ticker

  • By: Lisa Mantchev
  • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 478
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 436
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 435

A girl with a clockwork heart makes every second count. When Penny Farthing nearly died, the brilliant surgeon Calvin Warwick managed to implant a brass “Ticker”, transforming her into “the first of the Augmented”! But soon it was discovered that Warwick kidnapped and killed dozens of people striving to perfect another Ticker for Penny.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Superb Narration, intriguing but unsatisfying plot

  • By Susan on 07-03-15

good story but the narrator made it an excellent experience

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

Reviewed: 07-20-15

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

I would strongly recommend this audio book.

What did you like best about this story?

Good story but the narration made it great

Have you listened to any of Fiona Hardingham’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This is my first experience with the reader and I plan to look for more of her performances

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

I really wanted to listen in one sitting but life always has a different plan

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Park Service

  • Book One of the Park Service Trilogy
  • By: Ryan Winfield
  • Narrated by: Michael Braun
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 494
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 497

In the post-apocalyptic future, a fifteen-year old boy stumbles on a paradise where the few remaining humans live on the run from deadly drones controlled by a mysterious Park Service. Now this boy must learn to survive in a world he never dreamed existed while searching for answers to why everything he was taught is a lie.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • first time listener!

  • By Mary Jo on 07-17-14

not the worst

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

Reviewed: 10-24-14

What did you like best about The Park Service? What did you like least?

Very predictable, needed better extensive editing, rework some of the characters, needed rearrangement, which goes along with extensive reediting .

What could Ryan Winfield have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Better editing

What three words best describe Michael Braun’s performance?

Very very average

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

NO WAY

Any additional comments?

Better editing

0 of 3 people found this review helpful