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  • Artemis

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: Rosario Dawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57,714
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53,843
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 53,698

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

sarcastic thriller full of science

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

Reviewed: 11-22-17

Love the writing style, the twists and turns and above all the sarcasm mixed with science. Can't wait to read the next book Weir writes.

  • Think Like a Freak

  • The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
  • By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
  • Narrated by: Stephen J. Dubner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,824
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,234
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,231

The New York Times best-selling Freakonomics changed the way we see the world, exposing the hidden side of just about everything. Now, with Think Like a Freak, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have written their most revolutionary book yet. With their trademark blend of captivating storytelling and unconventional analysis, they take us inside their thought process and offer a blueprint for an entirely new way to solve problems. The topics range from business to philanthropy to sports to politics, all with the goal of retraining your brain.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not much new

  • By Bobbie on 05-24-14

interesting

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

Reviewed: 01-27-15

What did you love best about Think Like a Freak?

I enjoyed the concepts discussed

What could Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

I would have liked more of the same.

If you could give Think Like a Freak a new subtitle, what would it be?

open your mind

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Brain on Fire

  • My Month of Madness
  • By: Susannah Cahalan
  • Narrated by: Heather Henderson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,661
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,111

In 2009, Susannah Cahalan woke up in a strange hospital room strapped to a bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Her medical records - from a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory - reported psychosis, violence, and dangerous instability. Yet, only weeks earlier she had been a healthy, ambitious twenty-four-year-old, six months into her first serious relationship and a sparkling career as a cub reporter

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • For those interested in neurology & psychology

  • By Brian Quaranta on 01-07-14

amazing story. well written as well

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

Reviewed: 01-27-15

What made the experience of listening to Brain on Fire the most enjoyable?

the story was weel written and easy to follow. I enjoyed the medical content.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Across the Great Barrier

  • Frontier Magic, Book 2
  • By: Patricia C. Wrede
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 929
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 849
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 852

Eff is riding west, away from the safety of the frontier city she's always known.... Eff could be a powerful magician if she wanted to. Except she's not sure she wants that kind of responsibility. Everyone keeps waiting for her to do something amazing - or to fail in a spectacular way. Worse, her twin brother, Lan, a powerful double seventh son, is jealous of all the attention she's been getting. Even as Eff protests that she's just an ordinary girl, she's asked to travel past the Barrier Spell with one of the new professors at her father's school. The land west of the Barrier is full of dangers, both magical and wild. Eff will need to use all her strength - magical and otherwise - to come safely back home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another excellent book by Patricia C. Wrede

  • By David A. Jones on 06-20-14

good story

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

Reviewed: 01-27-15

Where does Across the Great Barrier rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

contiued from the first book, good stroy line. enjoyable light-hearted read

Have you listened to any of Amanda Ronconi’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

very animated reader. enjoyed listening

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes

Any additional comments?

none

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Thirteenth Child

  • By: Patricia C. Wrede
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,654
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,496
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,507

Eff was born a thirteenth child. Her twin brother, Lan, is the seventh son of a seventh son. This means he's supposed to possess amazing talent - and she's supposed to bring only bad things to her family and her town. Undeterred, her family moves to the frontier, where her father will be a professor of magic at a school perilously close to the magical divide that separates settlers from the beasts of the wild. With wit and wonder, Patricia Wrede creates an alternate history of westward expansion that will delight fans of both J. K. Rowling and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • History, Magic, Teens, & Not An Inkling of Romance

  • By Erin - Audible on 07-12-13

fun and interesting read

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

Reviewed: 01-27-15

What did you love best about Thirteenth Child?

too many people review this book and complain about historical inaccurancy. it's fiction! and its good fiction, well planned without story gaps. I enjoyed the book