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  • Vox

  • By: Christina Dalcher
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 332
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 311

On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr. Jean McClellan is in denial - this can't happen here. Not in America. Not to her. This is just the beginning. Soon women can no longer hold jobs. Girls are no longer taught to read or write. Females no longer have a voice. Before, the average person spoke 16,000 words a day, but now women only have 100 to make themselves heard. But this is not the end. For herself, her daughter, and every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Handmaid wanna be

  • By Bethany on 08-24-18

Couldn’t stop listening

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

Reviewed: 09-11-18

Vox grabbed me right away. I was hoping to have a good book to listen to for my commute. Unfortunately I didn’t stop listening and finished it all too quickly. It’s entertaining. I’m sure there are flaws and inconsistencies- but I was looking to be distracted and entertained. It filled those roles nicely. It got me fired up too

Recommend

  • Super Powereds: Year 4

  • Super Powereds, Book 4
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 60 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,091
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,906
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,890

The final year at Lander has finally arrived for the Melbrook students and their peers, and with it comes a whole new set of challenges. Still reeling from the events of their junior year, the remaining students will have to push past their pain - and so much more - if they hope to be one of the 10 to claim the title of Hero upon graduation. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Its finally over....what do I do with my life now?

  • By Jared on 07-11-18

Last installment did not disappoint.

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

I have been waiting for this book for a very long time. It was completely worth it. The 60 hours flew by- my only regret is I have finished it and I know everything. All mysteries tied up- finished brilliantly! Loved the way it ended. I don’t want to spoil it so that’s all I’m saying. This series will be one I go back to regularly.

  • The Reunion

  • By: Samantha Hayes
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 549
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 545

Then - In charge of her little sister at the beach, Claire allowed Eleanor to walk to the shop alone to buy an ice cream. Placing a coin into her hand, Claire told her to be quick, knowing how much she wanted the freedom. Eleanor never came back. Now - The time has finally come to sell the family farm and Claire is organizing a reunion of her dearest friends, the same friends who were present the day her sister went missing. When another girl disappears, long-buried secrets begin to surface.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding, A Knockout Story

  • By lil' old me on 02-27-18

Captured me!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-18

The Reunion kept my interest from the first line to the last. I will definitely listen to more of Samantha Hayes. Recommend

  • Hellbent

  • An Orphan X Novel
  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,366
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,125
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,108

Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was raised and trained as an off-the-books government assassin: Orphan X. After he broke with the Orphan Program, Evan disappeared and reinvented himself as the Nowhere Man, a man spoken about only in whispers and dedicated to helping the truly desperate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Easily earns 5 stars!

  • By Wayne on 01-31-18

Orphan X at his finest!!

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

Reviewed: 02-24-18

I love the Orphan X novels. They just keep getting better. I highly recommend this installment. It’s a beginning and an end.
I love the pairing of Hurwitz and Brick. I thoroughly enjoyed every second.

  • Everything You Told Me

  • By: Lucy Dawson
  • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,622
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,452
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,453

You went to bed at home, just like every other night. You woke up in the back of a taxi, over 250 miles away. You have no idea how you got there and no memory of the last 10 hours. You have no phone, no money, just a suicide note in your coat pocket, in your own writing. You know you weren't planning to kill yourself. Your family and friends think you are lying. Someone knows exactly what happened to you. But they're not telling....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Over the top but still held my attention

  • By Lizzystick on 04-25-17

Enjoyed!!

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

Reviewed: 02-05-18

I listened to Everything You Told Me in a single day while reorganizing my home. I stayed up late to finish the book. It’s very good. I figured out the twist pretty early on but it did not distract from my enjoyment in the slightest. Recommend.

  • Final Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Riley Sager
  • Narrated by: Erin Bennett, Hillary Huber
  • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,936
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,720
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,713

Ten years ago college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie-scale massacre. In an instant she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to - a group of similar survivors known in the press as the Final Girls.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shocking twists and turns

  • By S. Winchester on 07-18-17

Highly recommend!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-02-17

I ended up with a few duds recently--so I did not have high hopes going into Final Girls. There are lots of twists and turns. I thought I had figured it out--then was led in another direction. I did figure it out--but it was a long time coming--and not to far from the reveal. I am sad it's over.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Corpies

  • Super Powereds Spinoff, Book 1
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 19 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,938
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,689
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,686

Titan was one of the nation's most loved and respected Heroes, until an infidelity scandal tore his image and family apart. After decades spent out of the limelight, Owen Daniels has decided to take up the mantle of Titan once again to try and make amends for his years away. Unfortunately, the Titan Scandal is still common knowledge, and no Hero team wants such a polarizing figure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, loved it!

  • By Leslie on 08-22-16

New favorite author!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-07-17

Drew Hayes is AMAZING!! I raced thru his super powereds series. I can't wait for the 4th installment. This is a fantastic spin off. I am starting another of his series now.
Kyle McCarley is the perfect pairing. I never had to figure out who was speaking--he embodied every character. I highly recommend this author and won't hesitate to use a credit on anything he writes!!!

  • The Last Tribe

  • By: Brad Manuel
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 22 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,714
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,249
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,233

Fourteen-year-old Greg Dixon is living a nightmare. Attending boarding school outside of Boston, he is separated from his family when a pandemic strikes. His classmates and teachers are dead, rotting in a dormitory-turned-morgue steps from his room. The nights are getting colder, and his food has run out. The last message from his father is to get away from the city and to meet at his grandparents' town in remote New Hampshire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A perfect year in the post apocalypse.

  • By Andrew Pollack on 06-18-16

Captivating!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-17

I thoroughly enjoyed The Last Tribe. There is little suspension of disbelief necessary. It was gripping in the same manner as One Second After--the character development is excellent--I highly recommend. I will revisit this book again and again!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dark New World, Book 1

  • An EMP Survival Story
  • By: J.J. Holden, Henry Gene Foster
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 890
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 835
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 836

Three people from different walks of life each experience the end of America. Cassy is a 33-year-old prepper and single mother, away on business. Ethan is a hacker and conspiracy nut living underground. Frank is a family man out camping with friends and family. When a devastating EMP attack in the middle of the night destroys America's infrastructure, they are propelled on an unforgettable journey across an ocean of chaos to reach safety...Safety from an unknown invader and from once-fellow Americans now hungry and desperate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Better Than Expected

  • By Neva on 02-16-17

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 12-11-16

Dark New World goes beyond the typical EMP story. It addresses the cause of the EMP and the added challenges faced by the characters. It is written in a very realistic manner--which makes it even more intense than typical books in the genre. I have already purchased the next two in the series. I have an urge to stock up on MRE's and canned food after finishing this.

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Uncertain World

  • The EMP Survivor Series, Book 2
  • By: Chris Pike
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 544
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 506

Dillon Stockdale is a broken man, crippled by agonizing grief over the realization his daughter perished in the wilderness. Dillon, together with Holly Hudson and his faithful dog, reluctantly begin the dangerous journey back to Holly's sprawling ranch. During the harrowing trip, they face murderous outlaws and violent weather, but they learn something invaluable that will change the course of many lives.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Good Read but Nothing Special

  • By Neva on 01-21-17

A+

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

Reviewed: 12-10-16

No sophomore slump here. I enjoyed Unexpected World thoroughly. Uncertain world was better. The best series I have read since Zombie Fallout and the Iron Druid Chronicles. Chris Pike grabs the imagination and holds on tight.
Part of the story is written from the perspective of Buster, the dog. I was emotionally involved to the nth degree during those chapters. I was actually gripping my steering wheel and telling the narrator to hurry up. I knew what would eventually happen in regards to Buster early on--but the tension grew as I waited--reminded me of the tension I felt (and still feel) every time I watch the scene in The Abyss --if you've seen the movie you'll know what scene I'm referring to.
Chris Pike is my new favorite author--I eagerly anticipate his next installment.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful