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  • War Storm

  • Red Queen Series, Book 4
  • By: Victoria Aveyard
  • Narrated by: Amanda Dolan, Erin Spencer, Saskia Maarleveld, and others
  • Length: 22 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,662
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,511
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,511

Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal's betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart - and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her - Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all... starting with the crown on Maven's head. But no battle is won alone, and before the Reds may rise as one, Mare must side with the boy who broke her heart in order to defeat the boy who almost broke her. Cal's powerful Silver allies, alongside Mare and the Scarlet Guard, prove a formidable force.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • With a sneer

  • By SandraDee on 07-16-18

Good series, weak ending

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

Reviewed: 06-10-18

I thoroughly enjoyed each book in the series. I enjoyed this last book the least, however. The introduction of new and seemingly important characters without the necessary full character development plus an exceptionally weak climax—to not only the book, but the entire series, as well—left me disappointed.

  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo

  • By: Marlon Bundo, Jill Twiss
  • Narrated by: Jim Parsons, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jeff Garlin, and others
  • Length: 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13,147
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,380
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12,318

HBO's Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents the story of a Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny. Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence - the Vice President of the United States. But on this Very Special Day, Marlon's life is about to change forever....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This story is cute, but let's be honest.

  • By João on 03-19-18

Stink bugs are temporary!

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

And love is forever. This is a wonderful book for both children and adults alike.

  • Zero Hour

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 5
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 18,978
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17,886
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,807

United Nations Special Operations Command sent an elite expeditionary force of soldiers and pilots out on a simple recon mission, and somehow along the way they sparked an alien civil war. Now the not-at-all-merry band of pirates is in desperate trouble, again. Their stolen alien starship is falling apart, thousands of light years from home. The ancient alien AI they nicknamed Skippy is apparently dead, and even if they can by some miracle revive him, he might never be the same.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Monkeys kick A**, but......

  • By Beachcombers on 02-14-18

Love this series!

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

Reviewed: 03-01-18

Another outstanding book in the Expeditionary Force series. R. C. Bray was at his best! I’ve likely listened to 95% of everything R. C. Bray has put out, and his performance here tops them all. I particularly loved his Skippy-rap performance. Clever!

  • The Pen and the Sword

  • Destiny's Crucible, Book 2
  • By: Olan Thorensen
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,184
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,064
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,054

The Narthani, a militant realm who believe their manifest destiny is to rule the entire planet, Anyar, plan to absorb Caedellium into their empire. Yozef Kolsko (a.k.a. Joe Colsco) works to find ways to increase the chances of resistance to the Narthani's planned conquest. The enemy is coming. The odds seem overwhelming, and it will take all Yozef can do, the courage of his new people, and luck, to survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Binge Listen

  • By odin on 08-01-17

Just Meh

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

Reviewed: 12-11-17

I expected a whole lot more from this series, and I can honestly say that the only excitement came when Joe was on the alien ship. And even then, I wasn’t impressed.

Save your money.

  • Lock In (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,976
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,234
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,212

Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever, and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United States alone - the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The disease affects young, old, rich, poor, people of every color and creed. The world changes to meet the challenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun! Things you might want to know:

  • By Alexis on 08-29-14

7.5 hours with a mini "wanna be Max Brooks WWZ" compilation at the end

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

Reviewed: 08-01-16

The plot was just eh. The character development was better than the plot for the main two characters but non existent for the others. I couldn't keep track of who was who. The whole "let's do this" and not say what "this" is until the "not-so-big-reveal" at the end was lame. And knowing it was Wil Wheaton narrating was annoying.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Full Assault Mode

  • A Delta Force Novel
  • By: Dalton Fury
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,536
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,414
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,412

When SEAL Team Six killed Osama bin Laden, they pulled a treasure trove of intelligence on planned attacks on U.S. soil. Ayman al-Zawahiri, al Qaeda's new leader, is activating his most trusted (and deadliest) terrorists to carry out his newest plot: to detonate a bomb inside one of the 64 commercial nuclear power plants in the U.S. in an attack 10 times worse than 9/11, causing radiological fallout that would kill hundreds of thousands of innocent Americans.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Want to know what bad Editing is - Get this book

  • By Daniel L on 10-16-15

Fun!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-16

Exciting listen. I am on to the next right now! Mr. Fury, please contact me (audible folks: you have my permission to give Mr. Fury my information). I like how you consult with appropriate "experts" for your books. However, you missed one: me. Or any woman. Just an FYI: 2" a high heel does not make. Also, I'm pretty sure you used 2" once and 3" a different time. Nevertheless, 3" a high heel does not make! You also called a women's purse something odd as well. Both are SO manly men mistakes. Thus, free of charge, I am happy to be your women's fashion consultant for Cindy and any other women that may play a part in future books. :) Cheers and thank you!

One more thing: please come out with a 5th, 6th, 7th (and so on) book in the series ASAP!

I'm off to #4, and I really hope Mason gets kicked in the nads this book... with one of Cindy's 4.5" peep toe 1" platform stiletto pumps, perhaps followed up by a roundhouse swing of her Oxford gray crosshatch metal-footed large shoulder tote to his throat. 😉

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Foreign Agent

  • Scot Harvath, Book 15
  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schulz
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,588
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,253
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,231

Terrorism in Europe has spun out of control. The United States has decided on a dramatic response. Now, the CIA needs a very special kind of operative. Scot Harvath has exactly the skills the CIA is looking for. He's a former U.S. Navy SEAL with extensive experience in espionage. Working for a private intelligence company, he will provide the CIA, and more important, the President, with absolute deniability.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • DISAPPOINTING

  • By Shara on 06-16-16

Par for the Course

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

Reviewed: 07-07-16

Good book. Not Thor's best. It was a little disjointed at times, but it was enjoyable nevertheless.

SEMI-SPOILER ALERT..... Don't read on if you don't want any details on the end... Personally, I was disappointed with the ending. Oh well.

Oh, and Arnie's German accent is just as AWFUL as ever!

  • Home World

  • Undying Mercenaries, Book 6
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,214
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,870
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,846

When the Earth is invaded by a rival empire, James McGill's legion must defend the Home World. The top brass has complex plans, but none of that matters much to McGill, who chooses his own unique path. Traveling to star systems no human has ever visited, he searches for a technological edge to beat the enemy before it's too late. Along the way he unleashes new terrors, triggering the biggest battles in human history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Obstinate to the Core

  • By Don Gilbert on 06-04-16

More Please!!

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

Reviewed: 06-15-16

Don't make us wait for the next book too long!!

Excellent book. James McGill and his big plans... Gotta love him!

  • Dust World

  • Undying Mercenaries, Book 2
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,325
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,876
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,867

The Galactics arrived with their Battle fleet in 2052. Rather than being exterminated under a barrage of hell-burners, Earth joined a vast Empire that spans the Milky Way. Our only worthwhile trade goods are our infamous mercenary legions, elite troops we sell to the highest alien bidder. In 2122 a lost colony expedition contacts Earth, surprising our government. Colonization is against Galactic Law, and Legion Varus is dispatched to the system to handle the situation. Earth gave them sealed orders, but Earth is 35 lightyears away.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • They’re back ready to die; again

  • By Don Gilbert on 07-07-14

Love This Series!!

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

Reviewed: 06-06-16

This is my 2nd time through the series, as I just cannot get enough of James McGill. I'm excited to move on to books 3-5 (my 2nd time each for those, too) and THEN HOME WORLD!!!

Keep em coming!! Thank you! BV Larson!!

  • Critical Strike

  • The Critical Series, Book 3
  • By: Darren Wearmouth, Colin F. Barnes
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

A fight for survival in an alien world. Revenge is planned against Unity. Denver, Charlie, and Layla are trapped in the middle of a galactic conflict that has spanned across many millennia. With no immediate allies on either side, they must use all of their skill and strength to stay alive and to find a way back to Earth - if there is one. An old enemy of Unity is intent on making them pay for his humiliating treatment. He's gathering forces to the south with vengeance in mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fantastic series!

  • By Eric on 01-29-18

I honestly have no idea why I keep listening.

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

Reviewed: 03-28-16

The first book was promising for the first hour, and it's been completely downhill from there. Maybe I just want to know if Denver achieves manhood.