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  • Star Trek, The Next Generation: Relics (Adapted)

  • By: Michael Jan Friedman
  • Narrated by: James Doohan, LeVar Burton
  • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

The U.S.S. Enterprise™ discovers the wreckage of a starship upon the monstrous surface of a Dyson sphere, an artificially constructed habitat built around a star; and preserved in a weak transporter pattern is Starfleet engineering legend Montgomery "Scotty" Scott. Mr. Scott boards the Enterprise to find himself lost in a world that he barely recognizes, a world that has passed him by.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Incredibly Odd Reading

  • By J.E. Cotrou on 10-10-17

a great book, painful to listen to

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

Reviewed: 03-04-19

I love Doohan. but his reading is painful. he did a scene with Spiner. did he forget 5hat data talks normally?

  • Star Trek: The Kobayashi Maru (Adapted)

  • By: Julia Ecklar
  • Narrated by: James Doohan
  • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125

The Kobayashi Maru is the test given to cadets at the Starfleet Academy - a simulated no-win situation in space. Now, the Starfleet officers share with each other the painful, often fierce lessons of their Kobayashi Maru as each man struggles to tap his inner strength and to overcome the most desperate situation of their careers! Featuring a dramatic reading by James Doohan and enhanced with sound effects and an original score!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • not entirely unabridged

  • By Brandon Holman on 02-04-16

one of the few stories I've tried to find again

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

I found this story years ago and have wished I had it in my personal collection. but this is better, with it being narrated by James doohan

  • Grave Peril

  • The Dresden Files, Book 3
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,303
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18,438
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,360

Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden has had a rough couple of weeks. As the only openly practicing professional wizard in the Chicago area, he has squared off against a multitude of supernatural bad guys. Harry has won the day against demons, poltergeists, sorcerers, trolls, vampires, werewolves, and even an evil faerie godmother. You might think nothing could spook him. You would be wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spike makes good

  • By Lakejewel on 03-22-10

a great story

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

like it says at the beginning, this really gets the series moving and it is a great read, or listen in this case.

  • Dead Beat

  • The Dresden Files, Book 7
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18,427
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,251
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16,173

When a killer vampire threatens to destroy head of Special Investigations Karrin Murphy's reputation, unless Harry delivers the powerful Word of Kemmler to her, he has no choice. Now Harry is in a race against time to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I wish it was about 20 hours longer

  • By Dan on 04-18-12

always my favorite

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

this has been my favorite Dresden files story. love to return to it every now and then.


POLKA WILL NEVER DIE!

  • Hocus Pocus and the All-New Sequel

  • By: Disney Press, A. W. Jantha
  • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 175

Shortly after moving to Salem, Massachusetts, Max Dennison finds himself in hot water when he accidentally releases a coven of witches from the afterlife. Max, his sister, and his new friends must find a way to stop the witches from carrying out their evil plan. Twenty-five years later, Max and Allison's 17-year-old daughter, Poppy, finds herself face-to-face with the Sanderson sisters in all their sinister glory. When Halloween celebrations don't quite go as planned, it's a race against time as Poppy and her friends fight to save her family and all of Salem from the witches' latest vile scheme.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • These characters deserved SO much more!

  • By Edie on 08-29-18

I was hoping for something like this

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

nice to see the story continue, finally. also nice to see what became of not only our heroes from 1993 but Jay and Ernie. waiting to see more

  • Brief Cases

  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters, Jim Butcher, full cast
  • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7,055
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,604
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,581

An all-new Dresden Files story headlines this urban fantasy short story collection starring the Windy City's favorite wizard. From the Wild West to the bleachers at Wrigley Field, humans, zombies, incubi, and even fey royalty appear, ready to blur the line between friend and foe. In the never-before-published "Zoo Day", Harry treads new ground as a dad, while fan-favorite characters Molly Carpenter, his onetime apprentice, White Council Warden Anastasia Luccio, and even Bigfoot stalk through the pages of more classic tales.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The original story is great

  • By Ronald G. Overton on 06-06-18

great set of stories

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

loved this book. nice to get a look into the other characters for a while too. too bad no Ivy story yet. but I'll hold out hope. maybe a few stories about the other wardens too