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  • Lock In (Narrated by Amber Benson)

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,698
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,450
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,468

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
  • Scalzi Locks In Another Winner

  • By Bruce Derflinger on 09-22-14

This is good, really good.

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

Reviewed: 06-19-18

John scalzi doesn't amazing job at taking current political climate of when the book came out in interposing them on a near future scenario. creating an excellent science plausible fiction novel.

  • Paradox Bound

  • A Novel
  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,929
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,231

Nothing ever changes in Sanders. The town's still got a video store, for God's sake. So why doesn't Eli Teague want to leave? Not that he'd ever admit it, but maybe he's been waiting - waiting for the traveler to come back. The one who's roared into his life twice before, pausing just long enough to drop tantalizing clues before disappearing in a cloud of gunfire and a squeal of tires. The one who's a walking anachronism, with her tricorne hat, flintlock rifle, and steampunked Model A Ford.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Traveling through history rather than time

  • By Michael G Kurilla on 11-04-17

What more could be said about Peter Clines

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

Reviewed: 05-31-18

I own all of the books that have been published here on Audible.
As of May 31st 2018. That's 9 books, of the nine books there's not one of them that I would rate below four stars. When looking to spend my entertainment dollars I would not hesitate to spend the cost of a credit for a Peter Clines novel.

As for Paradox bound, I really enjoyed it. It's one of those books and afraid to say anything about though because I'm afraid that it would be spoiler riffic.

So I will just say that the book was kind of fast and furious meets Doctor Who.

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  • Rise of a D-List Supervillain

  • By: Jim Bernheimer
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 725
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 689

One of the few heroes he respects has been captured, and now, Cal must rely on his wit, technical skills, and a healthy dose of The Big Lie, to pull off a daring rescue from inside a villain's base. Along the way, he and his team of New Renegades will have to worry about an imposter, human/animal Manglermal hybrids, a naked woman, an evil scientist, a terrifying plan, and the ever intrusive presence of Big Brother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • of two minds.

  • By Omki on 09-18-17

fun and laugh out loud at times.

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

Reviewed: 05-29-18

I work midnights I listen to a lot of books while I'm at work. this book successfully does the job of keeping me awake and entertained. a consistent well-told story with a little bit of an injection of humor and absolutely great narrator

  • Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,608
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,888
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9,857

An all-new Stormlight Archive novella, "Edgedancer", is the crown jewel of Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection, the first audiobook of short fiction by number one New York Times best-selling author Brandon Sanderson. The collection includes nine works in all. Originally published on Tor.com and elsewhere individually, these wonderful tales convey the expanse of the Cosmere and tell exciting tales of adventure Sanderson fans have come to expect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where to Find It (chapter #'s for stories)

  • By V. Smith on 07-25-18

How good is Brandon Sanderson... This is how good.

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

Reviewed: 04-09-18

If you read the summary of This Book you probably know by now that this is not a book to jump into if you have never read any of Brandon's other work.

Now if you like me and you have read all of Brandon's other works. this book is amazing. It's five stars of Storytelling. Michael Kramer could read the menu at Applebee's and I would give it 5 stars. Kate reading is a master of her craft.

  • Words of Radiance

  • The Stormlight Archive, Book 2
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 48 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 48,430
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 45,313
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 45,286

In that first volume, we were introduced to the remarkable world of Roshar, a world both alien and magical, where gigantic hurricane-like storms scour the surface every few days and life has adapted accordingly. Roshar is shared by humans and the enigmatic, humanoid Parshendi, with whom they are at war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book !!; no let down- "Words of Radiance" shines

  • By Don Gilbert on 03-08-14

Others have said....

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

Reviewed: 03-26-18

With Words of Radiance I would say that Brandon Sanderson has given a clinic on how to write amazingly good Epic Fantasy. With this book you have the World building that was established in way of the Kings expanded, but the growth of the characters here is done really really well. All too often with a second novel the world can feel flat. that is not the case here he does a great job at growing the world establishing a good tempo for the book and finishing with a great climax. looking forward to reading oathbringer.

  • Blood of Dragons

  • The Legacy of Dragons, Book 2
  • By: Jack Campbell
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,074
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,933
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937

Twenty years after the war that overthrew the Great Guilds, the Empire is vowing to avenge the massive defeat of the Imperial legions at Dorcastle. Aiding the Imperials are renegade Mechanics and Mages still loyal to the old Guilds or employed by the Empire. But before they can launch an all-out war, the Imperials must eliminate a major threat: Kira, daughter of Master Mechanic Mari and Master of Mages Alain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series! I relisten all the time!

  • By Trudy Owens on 08-20-17

a great example of how to write a middle

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

Reviewed: 11-28-17

I really enjoyed this book, this book was a fine example of how to grow characters without making something so epic and scale that anything came after it paled in comparison..

as normal with audible Studios the narration was fantastic

  • Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show

  • By: Orson Scott Card, David Farland, Tim Pratt, and others
  • Narrated by: J. Paul Boehmer, Cassandra Campbell, Emily Janice Card, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 239

Best-selling writer Orson Scott Card founded the online magazine Intergalactic Medicine Show in 2006. It has been a big success, drawing submissions from well-known science fiction and fantasy writers, as well as fostering some amazing new talents. This collection contains some of the best of those stories.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Varied collection, but overall enjoyable

  • By Timothy on 08-27-09

A nice collection of short stories

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

Reviewed: 09-01-16

I picked this up during one of the audible sales. as a fan of the Ender Game series this was a nice selection of short stories which contained a few stories by Orson Scott Card that are apart of the Ender universe.

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    Length: 25 hrs and 47 mins
    1,187 ratings
    Overall 4.3
  • DisneyWar

  • By: James B. Stewart
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 25 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 766
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 770

Once upon a time, one man ruled America's greatest entertainment company. This is the untold story of his triumphs and failures, and of the revolt that cost him his kingdom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Bottom Line

  • By Rob on 08-19-06

unsatisfying

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

Reviewed: 03-31-16

very very good up to the end. at which point it rushes to a conclusion. it needs another year or two of timeline.

  • Calamity

  • The Reckoners, Book 3
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,066
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,496
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,457

When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy. David knew Prof's secret and kept it even when Prof struggled to control the effects of his Epic powers. But facing Obliteration in Babilar was too much. Once the Reckoners' leader, Prof has now embraced his Epic destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Climactic Battles Second Chances? as Calamity Ends

  • By Don Gilbert on 02-18-16

Endings are hard & seldom ever good. This Is Good!

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

Reviewed: 02-25-16

When I heard this was the final book in the series I was disappointed. Many author's authors continue to go on and on and on with a story because they cannot figure out how to end it in a way that is satisfying. If there is never another book in the series I am satisfied with this ending.

Great job Brandon! The Kids & I loved it.

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  • Elantris

  • Tenth Anniversary Special Edition
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
  • Length: 28 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,977
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,470
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,478

In 2005, Brandon Sanderson debuted with Elantris, an epic fantasy unlike any other then on the market. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Tor is reissuing Elantris in a special edition, a fresh chance to introduce it to the myriad listeners who have since become Sanderson fans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For the superfan or new listener

  • By Christopher on 01-28-16

For the superfan or new listener

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

Reviewed: 01-28-16

if you already have the original of this then you really don't need this one. unlike other 10 year anniversary versions that have come out that were basically authors cuts. the additions here are at the end of the book. interesting not enough to justify the purchase of the same book twice.

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