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  • Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection

  • By: Alexander C. Kane
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,050
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,044

Andrea Vernon always thought she would spend her life living in Paris writing thought-provoking historical novels all day and sipping wine on the Seine all night. But the reality is she's drowning in debt, has no prospects, and is forced to move back to Queens, where her parents remind her daily that they are very interested in grandchildren. Then, one morning, she is kidnapped, interviewed, and hired as an administrative assistant by the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection. Superheroes for hire, using their powers for good. What could possibly go wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Normal Life in an Abnormal World

  • By Arthur D. Rich on 08-26-17

this was fun

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

Reviewed: 08-17-18

I really hope there is another one. The sense of humor is really good and the narrator did an awesome job.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Alien: Sea of Sorrows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: James A. Moore, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: John Chancer, Stockard Channing, Walles Hamonde, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,010
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 951
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 948

Set 300 years after the events of Alien: Out of the Shadows and Alien: River of Pain, Alien: Sea of Sorrows deals with the rediscovery of dormant Xenomorphs (Aliens) in the abandoned mines of LV-178, the planetoid from Alien: Out of the Shadows, which has now been terraformed and renamed New Galveston. The Weyland-Yutani Corporation, reformed after the collapse of the United Systems Military, continue their unceasing efforts to weaponise the creatures.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another great performance

  • By Anonymous User on 04-26-18

I love these.

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

Each one is fantastic, the Alien series fits the audio drama style really well. They make me want to grab more of the books, but then I'd have future audio dramas spoiled for me.

  • 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 4,564
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,358
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,342

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

great wrap up

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

to the series. Ending may have been a little on the predictable side. But that didn't ruin it at all.

  • The School for Good and Evil

  • The School for Good and Evil, Book 1
  • By: Soman Chainani
  • Narrated by: Polly Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 649
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 649

Welcome to the School for Good and Evil, where best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sugar coated darkness. Grimm Brothers brutality

  • By Tenoko1 on 06-26-14

it was a little

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

Reviewed: 07-11-18

too predictable right up until some of the stuff near the end.

still a good book tho. narrator does a great job too.

  • Out of Spite, Out of Mind

  • Magic 2.0, Book 5
  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,771
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,517
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,509

When you discover the world is a computer program, and you figure out that by altering the code you can time travel and perform acts that seem like magic, what can possibly go wrong? Pretty much everything. Just ask Brit, who has jumped around in time with such abandon that she has to coexist with multiple versions of herself. Now, Brit the Elder finds that her memories don't match Brit the Younger's.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Scott, how do you think women are supposed to act?

  • By Joel on 07-01-18

story is overall great as always.

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

Reviewed: 07-03-18

but I really hated the reasoning for the way Philip was treated. it didn't really make much sense.

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  • Blue Shadow

  • Blue Wolf Series, Book 2
  • By: Brad Magnarella
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Hoping to cure his curse and return to his fiancée, Jason Wolfe agrees to command a corporate monster-hunting unit. But the team isn’t exactly what he had in mind.... A priest, a ninja, a zombie, and a guy who looks like he should be working crew on the carny circuit. To be fair, not all of Jason’s new charges are keen on being trained by a werewolf. But ready or not, the team has just been called to a job. Something is snatching children from a small town in southern Mexico. Worse, all signs point to vampires - and a darker, more malevolent force.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good

  • By James on 06-28-18

Spot on continuation

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

Reviewed: 06-28-18

As much as I would have loved to see Jason and Croft work together. Jason going down his own path has proven to be a good fit for his story.

My one complaint is that a large portion of the story is driven from continuous assumptions. which is a little annoying, since you would think the team would learn their lesson on that.

  • Forever Fantasy Online

  • Forever Fantasy Online, Book 1
  • By: Rachel Aaron, Travis Bach
  • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
  • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280

In the real world, twenty-one-year-old library sciences student Tina Anderson is invisible and under-appreciated, but in the VR-game Forever Fantasy Online she's Roxxy—the respected leader and main tank of a top-tier raiding guild. Her brother, James Anderson, has a similar problem. IRL he’s a college drop-out struggling under debt, but in FFO he's famous—an explorer known all over the world for doing every quest and collecting the rarest items.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A funtastic book...

  • By Lonnie-The GreatNorthernTroll-Moore on 07-23-18

Rachel and Travis do some great world building

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

Reviewed: 06-17-18

Storywise there was some repetion that made the book feel predictable. Like every group of NPCs having the exact same reaction and every other player having more or less the same attitude.

During an AMA on Reddit, the authors expressed concerns that their book wouldn't really fit in the lit-rpg genre. I'd say it absolutely fits. More than a lot of other books. The melding of real world and game elements is fantastic and the mystery of how things will work is consistently enjoyable.

The narrator also does a pretty good job. His female voices sounded a little weird at first. But I momentarily found myself wondering if it was actually two people by the end.

I will be looking forward to the next book in the series. ALMOST as much as I did for each book in Rachel's Nice Dragons series.

  • Artificial Condition

  • By: Martha Wells
  • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,186
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,097

It has a dark past - one in which a number of humans were killed. A past that caused it to christen itself "Murderbot." But it has only vague memories of the massacre that spawned that title, and it wants to know more. Teaming up with a Research Transport vessel named ART (you don't want to know what the "A" stands for), Murderbot heads to the mining facility where it went rogue.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • This series should be one book

  • By J. Eisenach on 05-16-18

As good as the first

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

Reviewed: 05-12-18

I am loving the short installments.

The entire world is enjoyable and I'll be pre ordering the next one asap.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Witch's Concern

  • A Witch's Path, Book 4
  • By: N. E. Conneely
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Laurie Catherine Winkel
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

Michelle has been figuring out what her life is like now that the demon has been killed, and Sylvia and Varro are dead. Even the clans of witches trying to attract her to their way of life have backed off and given her a chance to grieve. Her relationship with Elron is stronger than ever, but there are things left unsaid. On the way to her parents' wedding, the delicate calm she’d been living in is broken. Witches are out for her blood, her family is caught in the crossfire, and friendships are threatened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great addition to a wonderful series

  • By N. Mahoney on 04-09-18

The narrator switch

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

Reviewed: 05-07-18

is kind of annoying, but isn't so bad. It's nice Jeff is still there for Elron/other males and Annie does a great job. It would be ideal to see her re record for the previous books, for consistency. I know a lot of people are pretty agitated by narrator change ups, some drop series all together.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Incarceron

  • Incarceron Series, Book 1
  • By: Catherine Fisher
  • Narrated by: Kim Mai Guest
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 405
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 222
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 225

Incarceron is a prison so vast that it contains not only cells, but also metal forests, dilapidated cities, and vast wilderness. Finn, a 17-year-old prisoner, has no memory of his childhood and is sure that he came from Outside Incarceron. Very few prisoners believe that there is an Outside, however, which makes escape seems impossible.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Exciting and imaginative

  • By Laurene on 04-17-10

in the beginning

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

Reviewed: 04-12-18

I really didn't like the narrator. she seems to try and sound mysterious the whole time. by the end I couldn't wait to start the next book and couldn't imagine another narrator for the role.

a little bit of the book was hard to follow, due to the perspective jumping.