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  • Scythe

  • By: Neal Shusterman
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,053
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,539
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,534

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: Humanity has conquered all those things and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life - and they are commanded to do so in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe - a role that neither wants. These teens must master the "art" of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book I have read this year.

  • By Jonathan Purcell on 10-15-17

Not a fan

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

Reviewed: 03-25-19

I found this story to be lacking & I did not believe that it was real. The trick to good literature is when an author makes a fake world become real. All Shusterman's other books I have loved but not this one.

  • Dragonwatch

  • By: Brandon Mull
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,907
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,744
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,737

In the long-awaited sequel to Fablehaven, the dragons who have been kept at the dragon sanctuaries no longer consider them safe havens but prisons, and they want their freedom. The dragons are no longer our allies....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Listen at speed 1.25

  • By Stacey on 04-14-17

Incredible story

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

Reviewed: 07-12-18

Loved the story! It was believeanle, exciting & interesting. A book worth reading for those who love to read!

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 212,612
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198,521
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198,107

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

Great sci fi

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

Reviewed: 05-10-18

A great story for the sci fi reader. The characters & storyline is complex & keeps you spell bound until the end.

  • American Pravda

  • My Fight for Truth in the Era of Fake News
  • By: James O'Keefe
  • Narrated by: James O'Keefe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 511
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 468

The one real difference between the American press and the Soviet state newspaper Pravda was that the Russian people knew they were being lied to. To expose the lies our media tell us today, controversial journalist James O'Keefe created Project Veritas, an independent news organization whose reporters go where traditional journalists dare not. Their investigative work - equal parts James Bond, Mike Wallace, and Saul Alinsky - has had a consistent and powerful impact on its targets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ten Reason to listen this book.

  • By Ron on 01-27-18

Can't hide the truth

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

Reviewed: 04-20-18

Mr. O'Keefe tells the hidden words of those who want to control the narrative. It is a chilling revelation that the real war is with the media for anyone not on the far left. I did not vote for Trump & I definitely did not vote for the media. From now on I keep my eyes open and do my best to help expose the media - we are all now journalists if we have a phone, let's use the power we have while we can...

  • The Empty Grave

  • Lockwood & Co., Book 5
  • By: Jonathan Stroud
  • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 624
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 584
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 581

Five months after the events in The Creeping Shadow, we join Lockwood, Lucy, George, Holly, and their associate Quill Kipps on a perilous night mission: they have broken into the booby-trapped Fittes Mausoleum, where the body of the legendary psychic heroine Marissa Fittes lies. Or does it?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • just the best ending ever!

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-18-17

well done!

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

Reviewed: 10-19-17

The Empty Grave is a great end to an excellent story. I recommend it highly to anyone who just loves a good, unique story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Blameless
    An Alexia Tarabotti Novel
    
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    Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    2,345 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • Blameless

  • An Alexia Tarabotti Novel
  • By: Gail Carriger
  • Narrated by: Emily Gray
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,345
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,031
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,039

Gail Carriger’s best-selling Parasol Protectorate series reimagines Victorian England with vampires, werewolves, and a dash of steampunk. Blameless is the third in the series starring the parasol-wielding Lady Alexia Maccon, formerly Alexia Tarabotti. After news spreads of her delicate condition—a surprise to everyone since she’s married to a werewolf—Alexia is desperate to escape the London gossip. So she heads to Italy for a change of scenery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dramatic pause are one thing but...

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-16-14

interesting book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-10-17

The book was an interesting twist to paranormal literature. Found it to be fun & believable.

Changeless
    An Alexia Tarabotti Novel, Book 2
    
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        Emily Gray
    
    


    
    Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    2,599 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • Changeless

  • An Alexia Tarabotti Novel, Book 2
  • By: Gail Carriger
  • Narrated by: Emily Gray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,262
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,273

Gail Carriger created a fascinating steampunk vision of Victorian England in her “intoxicatingly witty” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) debut novel Soulless—the first in the best-selling Parasol Protectorate series. Changeless is the second in the series and finds Alexia Tarabotti, now the Lady Woolsey, quite put out after her werewolf husband goes missing. So, armed with her trusty parasol, Alexia boards a dirigible and heads for Scotland to find him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpected Favorite

  • By Eddy on 09-29-12

Good Read

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

Reviewed: 04-27-17

Enjoyed the story, lots of surprises and unexpected situations. worth listening to again and again.

  • Station Eleven

  • By: Emily St. John Mandel
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,889
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,229
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,234

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Alternative Dystopian Viewpoint

  • By CScott on 12-20-16

Good Book!

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

Reviewed: 01-23-17

An interesting story which gives a unique take on dystopia literature. I enjoyed the audio.

  • The Creeping Shadow

  • Lockwood & Co., Book 4
  • By: Jonathan Stroud
  • Narrated by: Emily Bevan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 652
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 644

After leaving Lockwood & Co. at the end of The Hollow Boy, Lucy is a freelance operative hiring herself out to agencies that value her ever-improving skills. One day she is pleasantly surprised by a visit from Lockwood, who tells her he needs a good Listener for a tough assignment. Penelope Fittes, the leader of the giant Fittes Agency, wants them - and only them - to locate and remove the Source for the legendary Brixton Cannibal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Spooky Stars for The Creeping Shadow!!

  • By Kathy @ My Nook, Books & More on 10-29-16

Incredible Series!

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

Reviewed: 10-21-16

This book keeps you at the edge of your seat, hoping, Lucy will be ok on her own but hoping, she will go back to Lockwood & Co. The danger is real for Lucy & also Lockwood & Co. as they join forces to fight together against more ghosts than ever before!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sapphire Blue

  • The Ruby Red Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Kerstin Gier, Anthea Bell (translator)
  • Narrated by: Marisa Calin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 919
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 919

Gwen’s life has been a rollercoaster since she discovered she was the Ruby, the final member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve. In between searching through history for the other time-travelers and asking for a bit of their blood (gross!), she’s been trying to figure out what all the mysteries and prophecies surrounding the Circle really mean. At least Gwen has plenty of help.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pride and prejudice with a twist!

  • By Aleah Nelson on 09-02-15

Favorite series

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

Reviewed: 07-10-16

Love this series, it is well written & lots of fun to listen to for anyone.