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  • The Name of the Wind

  • (Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1)
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 27 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68,384
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62,364
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62,458

This is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Starts off slow but once it gets going...<br />

  • By Dallas on 04-10-18

Fantasy story within a story.

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

Reviewed: 07-12-18

I don't like giving spoilers, but I will say that there's magic of sorts, chased romance, adventure, and challenges. The performance is decent, but limited by the number of voices he is able to convey.

  • 12 Strong

  • The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
  • By: Doug Stanton
  • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
  • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,092
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,839
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,835

12 Strong is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban. Outnumbered 40 to one, they pursued the enemy army across the mountainous Afghanistan terrain and, after a series of intense battles, captured the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. The bone-weary American soldiers were welcomed as liberators as they rode into the city. Then the action took a wholly unexpected turn.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book! But the narrator...

  • By Nate on 08-31-15

Insightful, detailed accounts

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

Reviewed: 06-27-18

The story was very detailed and insightful, the narration was monotone, but overall a great book.

  • The Final Day

  • By: William R. Forstchen
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,667
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,158
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,148

The highly anticipated follow-up to William R. Forstchen's New York Times best-sellers, One Second After and One Year After, The Final Day immerses listeners once more in the story of our nation's struggle to rebuild itself after an electromagnetic pulse wipes out all electricity and plunges the country into darkness, starvation, and terror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The narrator didn't ruin it for me..

  • By shelley on 01-04-17

A fine installment to the saga.

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

Reviewed: 06-19-18

Read them in order, but if you don't there are plenty of call backs to the previous books. Out of order they will spoil the previous books, a bit.

  • 12 Rules for Life

  • An Antidote to Chaos
  • By: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,217
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,068
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,740

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Your Average 'Self Help' Book

  • By TheBookie on 06-04-18

More than just rules.

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

Reviewed: 06-09-18

Every chapter is filled with personal stories, history, and medical facts. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • Strands of Sorrow

  • Black Tide Rising, Book 4
  • By: John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
  • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,337
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,223
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,223

A hardened group of survivors fight back against a zombie plague that has brought down civilization. With the world consumed by a devastating plague that drives humans violently insane, what was once a band of desperate survivors bobbing on a dark Atlantic ocean has now become Wolf Squadron, the only hope for the salvation of the human race.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good ending to the series.

  • By Christopher J Bayne on 01-09-15

May John Ringo keep the story going.

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

Reviewed: 01-27-17

Tristan Morris does a good job throughout the series. He's not a very convincing 14 year old girl, but he does their Da justice. Please, make another installment and have Tristan Morris read it.
To those interested in this book. This is the 4th book. It is written so that you can start with it, but it's better to start with Under a Graveyard Sky. Yes, it is a zombie apocalypse story. It is a unique, to me, approach to a ZA. There are a few mistakes with military terminology, but not many. I am a Coastie vet and from my point of view there aren't enough mistakes to pass on this series.

  • The Outlandish Companion Volume Two

  • Companion to The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart's Blood
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Diana Gabaldon, Davina Porter, Pilar Witherspoon, and others
  • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317

More than a decade ago, number-one New York Times best-selling author Diana Gabaldon delighted her legions of fans with The Outlandish Companion, an indispensable guide to all the Outlander books at the time. But that edition was just a taste of things to come. Since that publication, there have been four more Outlander novels, a side series, assorted novellas, and one smash-hit Starz original television series.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • What is the point?

  • By Barbara Parrish on 10-15-16

Great insight into the books and show.

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

Reviewed: 01-06-17

There are summary readings of the last 4 books as well as Lord John novelas. So, be advised that there are spoilers if you haven't read them already.
I enjoyed hearing, this is Audible, from the author, and supporting crew members of the show. It was a treat to hear Davina Porter not only read the excerpts from the books but also the notes from Scottish herbalist consultant from the show. It was like Clair was talking about her craft.

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  • One Second After

  • By: William R. Forstchen
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,615
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,535
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,560

Already cited on the floor of Congress and discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a book all Americans should read, One Second After is the story of a war scenario that could become all too terrifyingly real. Based upon a real weapon - the Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) - which may already be in the hands of our enemies, it is a truly realistic look at the awesome power of a weapon that can destroy the entire United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Realistic Worst Nightmare

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 03-02-17

Deep story, narrow scope, good narration.

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

Reviewed: 11-14-16

The premise is deep, the story is emotional, but the scope is through one character's viewpoint. That said emotions of the character aren't very deep. The narrator does a good job of conveying emotions of the characters.
The story itself is eye opening and the science is based on some facts. That said science has shown that some things might be safer than originally thought.
Enjoy the story, but look into the science if you want to take this story to heart.

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