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  • All These Worlds

  • Bobiverse, Book 3
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 40,689
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 38,097
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,989

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Clean ending to a fantastic series

  • By Lily on 08-08-17

Rewarding Conclusion to a Perfect Series

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

The beginning of this book is slower than the rest, but for good reason. Ultimately this book's story seemed to expand the idea of humanity in all forms.

Tons of light-hearted and "lol" humor alongside strong personality growth for each of the beloved characters. Near the end, everything begins to fall into place.

All These Worlds: Bobiverse, by far, has the best conclusion to any trilogy, ever.

If there happens to be more to this story, I definitely look forward to listening/reading. If not, then thank you, Dennis E. Taylor and Ray Porter for providing what has been one of the most entertaining adventures I'll have ever experienced in my ephemeral life.

Live long, Bobiverse. Live long.

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Book 2

  • By: J.K. Rowling
  • Narrated by: Jim Dale
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 51,424
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 47,042
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 46,977

Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Of all the trees, we get one that hits back!

  • By Andrew on 11-20-17

The Wizarding World Begins to Take Form

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

The first audio book was just fine, however, the second addition begins to form the world of Harry Potter we all love so much. Jim Dale does a wonderful job transforming written characters into uniquely whimsical and audible creations. He truly breathes life into the world of Harry Potter and I can't wait to continue listening to his narrations for the remaining five books in the series.

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66,097
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 62,038
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61,908

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the Publisher's Summary! This is Amazing!

  • By PW on 04-12-17

I Regret Not Listening to This Sooner

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

The story is believable and very appropriate for the world in which we currently live. It seems exceptionally well-written, and is flawlessly narrated. If you like sci-fi, a.i, or technology in general, give it a try. It's a fantastic listen.

  • Jurassic Park

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,478
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,945
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,931

Audie Award, Science Fiction, 2016. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them - for a price.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • CHAOS THEORY

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

Scott Brick's Narration Bricked Jurassic Park

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

I tried to listen for seven painful hours until I realized how unbearable the book had become. Micheal Crichton and Scott Brick simply do not mix.

Crichton wrote condescendingly while Brick reads with arrogance and apathy. The combination of the two are disastrous. If you are a fan of Brick, then give it a try. If not, proceed with caution.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Thrawn: Alliances (Star Wars)

  • By: Timothy Zahn
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,954
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,423
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,403

On Batuu, at the edges of the Unknown Regions, a threat to the Empire is taking root - its existence little more than a glimmer, its consequences as yet unknowable. But it is troubling enough to the Imperial leader to warrant investigation by his most powerful agents: ruthless enforcer Lord Darth Vader and brilliant strategist Grand Admiral Thrawn. Fierce rivals for the emperor’s favor, and outspoken adversaries on Imperial affairs - including the Death Star project - the formidable pair seem unlikely partners for such a crucial mission.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe my expectations were too high...

  • By Goggles on 08-29-18

An Interesting Disappointment

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

Love the concept of continuing Thrawn's backstory, but this book accomplishes very little for any character involved; a major let down compared the the other Thrawn stories. In fact, there was no importance placed on any character other than Thrawn, Darth Vader, Anakin or Padme, despite the author's many opportunities to do so.

Had I not been listening to the audio performance I would have never finished the book. The story is just a total back-and-forth bore.

We had such compellingly convincing characters in the last book. What happened here?

I really hope the next addition to the series is better. There's still plenty of story to be told.

  • Thrawn (Star Wars)

  • By: Timothy Zahn
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18,784
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17,599
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,559

In this definitive novel, listeners will follow Thrawn's rise to power - uncovering the events that created one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nice To Have Thrawn Back, But...

  • By Michael Hicks on 09-06-17

Didn't Want This Masterpiece to End

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

Fantastic book with excellent character development. Marc Thompson also brings these stories to life in an unbelievable fashion. Job well done to all of those involved and thanks for the hours of entertainment.