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  • Chimes at Midnight

  • An October Daye Novel, Book 7
  • By: Seanan McGuire
  • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 948
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 876
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 876

Things are starting to look up for October "Toby" Daye. She's training her squire, doing her job, and has finally allowed herself to grow closer to the local King of Cats. It seems like her life may finally be settling down…at least until dead changelings start appearing in the alleys of San Francisco, killed by an overdose of goblin fruit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Truly excellent !!!

  • By nancy olean on 09-04-13

My favorite so far

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-26-19

So far this has been my favorite of the series.
Not too much action and some mystery to boot
I had already figured out thr big surprises but there still were some gotchas

  • One Salt Sea

  • An October Daye Novel, Book 5
  • By: Seanan McGuire
  • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 930
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 929

October “Toby” Daye is finally doing all right. She’s settling into her new role as the Countess of Goldengreen; she’s actually dating again; she’s even agreed to take on Quentin as her official squire. Life is looking up all around - and that inevitably means it’s time for things to take a turn for the worse. Someone has kidnapped the sons of Duchess Dianda Lorden, regent of the Undersea Duchy of Saltmist. To prevent a war between land and sea, Toby must not only find the missing boys, but also prove that the Queen of the Mists was not behind their abduction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best October Daye book so far

  • By a on 11-11-11

Best one yet but I have more to go

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-30-18

I started the series looking for something while I wait for Jim Butcher's peace talks I have grown to really love the series.
Toby is a great character, as or her supporting actors

  • An Artificial Night

  • An October Daye Novel, Book 3
  • By: Seanan McGuire
  • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 977
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 982

Changeling knight in the court of the Duke of Shadowed Hills, October “Toby” Daye has survived numerous challenges that would destroy fae and mortal alike. Now Toby must take on a nightmarish new assignment. Someone is stealing both fae and mortal children — and all signs point to Blind Michael. When the young son of Toby’s closest friends is snatched from their Northern California home and his sister falls into a coma-like state, the situation becomes way too personal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Fairy Story I've Ever Read

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-24-10

Great urban fantasy

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-18-18

I been looking for a good Urban fantasy while I wait for my next Jim Butcher fix. In this 3rd book the author really hit her stride making a great story.
I highly recommend the series if you are a liver of urban fantasy.

  • 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 7,080
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,626
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,603

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

I like it better than Side Jobs

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-18

Jim hates writing the short stories, but they are all great. I love the trip to the zoo in the last story and it sets up his series for Maggie and Mouse.
Wonderful book

  • George Washington's Secret Six

  • The Spy Ring That Saved America
  • By: Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger
  • Narrated by: Brian Kilmeade
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,670
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,506
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,513

From the cohost of Fox & Friends, the true story of the anonymous spies who helped win the Revolutionary War. Among the pantheon of heroes of the American Revolution, six names are missing. First and foremost, Robert Townsend, an unassuming and respected businessman from Long Island, who spearheaded the spy ring that covertly brought down the British

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, boring reader

  • By Mark on 06-04-15

Great story about truly brave Americans

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-13-18

American heros we knew nothing about... This was well done telling about true patriots.

Fans of Turn its a must

  • Artemis

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: Rosario Dawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63,876
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,617
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 59,467

Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent. Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A ferrari with no motor

  • By will on 11-18-17

Great Science fiction better story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-05-18

I am loving Andy Weir as an author. The Martian was so good I resisted reading this, but it is a great story with great sci-fi in the background.

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  • Origin

  • A Novel
  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,899
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,381
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37,274

In keeping with his trademark style, Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code and Inferno, interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art, and architecture in this new novel. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions - and the earthshaking discovery that will answer them.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Formula over fiction

  • By Evan M Carlson on 11-01-17

Too predictable

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

Reviewed: 10-20-17

This was far from one of Dan Browns best it was predictable and the drama was not so dramatic

  • Sheepfarmer's Daughter

  • The Deed of Paksenarrion, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Moon
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
  • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,475
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,056
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,073

Refusing to marry a pig farmer and joining the army, even if it means never seeing her family again, Paksenarrion begins an adventure that enables her to restore an overthrown ruler.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing start

  • By Christopher on 08-12-12

Really great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-03-17

I read this because Jim Butcher recommended it. I love the book and as soon as I finish writing this I am getting the next one.

  • The Sum of All Fears

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 37 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,901
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,902

Against all odds we have made it into the last half of the 1990s. The Cold War looks solved, Arabs and Jews are talking, confrontation is on the wane. In this new harmony, one discord -- what becomes of unemployed terrorists?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thoughts on The Sum of All Fears

  • By Ray on 11-14-11

Hard to stop listening

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-08-17

One of my favorite Clancy books a great techno thriller. The last half of the book will suck you in completely.

  • The Great Escape

  • By: Paul Brickhill
  • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,292
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,054
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,058

It was a split-second operation as delicate and as deadly as a time bomb. It demanded the concentrated devotion and vigilance of more than six hundred men for every hour, every day, and every night for more than a year. With only their bare hands and crude homemade tools, they sank shafts, built underground railroads, forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons, and tailored German clothes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating and exciting!!

  • By 6catz on 10-28-13

Great story and it happened

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-18-17

Well written true story about a. Incredible group of men. Different from the movie but also the same. They truly were the greatest generation.