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  • Junk

  • By: Les Bohem
  • Narrated by: John Waters
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8,117
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7,473
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7,459

Set in present-day Los Angeles, Junk explores an epic conspiracy, one at work for thousands of years that involves total takeover of the planet Earth by aliens. In the wild, souped-up vision of Les Bohem - the acclaimed, Emmy-winning writer of the Steven Spielberg miniseries, Taken - the world is at the end stage of long-range plot that involves a gigantic genetic-engineering project. The aliens who have invaded us have no planet. No spaceship is coming. Instead, a small advance force comes, breeds, and dies - thus becoming an anomaly in our DNA that can’t be explained.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Junk

  • By glass1748 on 04-01-19

I'm not sure how but I somehow managed to finish

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

I just could not get into this book. I tried and I even finished it.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Peyton Brooks, FBI Box Set, Volume One

  • Books 1-5
  • By: M.L. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kelley Hazen
  • Length: 63 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128

Get the first five audiobooks of the popular Peyton Brooks, FBI series in a single collection. Plenty of action and adventure from San Francisco’s top special agent. The Peyton Brooks, FBI series follows the career of Special Agent Peyton Brooks and her team, the Ghost Squad, as they tackle crimes around the world.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great series

  • By kristin on 07-25-18

I really enjoyed the books.

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

The narrator on this one is pretty bad! In one book there is a character that they state is highly intelligent and yet she reads with a voice that comes across as mentally retarded.

  • Black (4 Novel Bundle)

  • By: Russell Blake
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 29 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 455
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432

Artemus Black doesn't believe in fate...but even a hardened Hollywood PI can question destiny when cases turn ugly. With an assistant who mocks him relentlessly, an obese cat that loathes him, a romantic life that's deader than Elvis, money problems, booze, nicotine, and anger management issues, how much worse can it get? The answer is plenty, and Black finds himself in a web of deceit, betrayal, and murder - and bad hair days.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great series. Adventure, mystery, comical, noir.

  • By John Delaney on 07-08-18

thoroughly enjoyed

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

Reviewed: 02-18-19

this is a very good value with four books included in this package. I will be looking for more in the series.

  • The House of Closed Doors Boxed Set: Nell's Story

  • By: Jane Steen
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
  • Length: 33 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Nell Lillington is a spoiled, headstrong 16-year-old when she finds herself pregnant after letting a flirtation with handsome Cousin Jack get out of hand. More willing to bear the consequences of an illegitimate pregnancy than marry, she refuses to name the father and agrees to give birth in a Poor Farm and give the baby up for adoption. At the Poor Farm she meets Tess O'Dugan, a woman the world calls an imbecile but who soon becomes the sister Nell never had.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Journey of life and love 💕

  • By 🌸DARA on 05-17-17

good series

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

Reviewed: 12-11-18

I thought this book was a mail order bride tight book. it was not. I still enjoyed the series. While it is a romance it had a plot and a main female character who actually had a brain.

  • Murderville

  • The First of a Trilogy
  • By: Ashley, JaQuavis
  • Narrated by: Cary Hite
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 682
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 597
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 605

Two children from Sierra Leone, Liberty and A’shai, are brought together by chance, only to be forced apart by the most inevitable and tragic fate. Ashley & JaQuavis bring us this classic love story set against modern life’s most horrifying realities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very exciting read!!!

  • By JALAYNE on 07-23-12

if you like cheesy sound effects pick this one

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

I tried to get past the horrible sound effects but I just couldn't do it. the story itself was all right.

  • Inescapable

  • Premonition, Book 1
  • By: Amy Bartol
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
  • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,921
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,931

Soon-to-be college freshman Evie Claremont had hoped that once she'd arrived on Crestwood's campus, the nightmare that she'd been having would go away. It hasn't. She may be an inexperienced 17-year-old, but she's grounded... sane. She looks for rational explanations to even the strangest circumstances. Since meeting sophomore Reed Wellington, however, nothing makes any sense. Whenever he's near, she feels an attraction to him - a magnetic kind of force pulling her toward him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoyable

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-27-13

too immature for my taste.

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

I probably would have enjoyed the book more if I had been a juvenile audience.

  • The Edge: An FBI Thriller, Book 4

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: Robert Lawrence
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 702
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 593
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 586

Baffled by a seemingly supernatural connection to his critically injured sister, an FBI special agent heads to the Oregon coast in search of a more plausible explanation for his sudden ESP, only to discover more puzzling mysteries.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It was ok...

  • By Jason Major on 04-01-09

enjoyed the story just not the performance

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

due to the narrator's unfortunate habit of attempting women's voices the book came across as a slapstick comedy. his women's voices came across as sounding like a cartoon.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • By: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 54,511
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49,659
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49,449

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By Seattle blues on 08-17-18

loved this book!

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

I have listened to this book a second time and enjoyed just as much the second time!

  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,893
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,586
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,434

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Will Patton great - story so so

  • By Randall on 06-19-18

as usual I loved Stephen King!

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

Reviewed: 06-13-18

The performance (narrator) was a little bit lacking but overall I really enjoyed the book.

0 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Independent People

  • By: Halldór Laxness
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 20 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

This magnificent novel - which secured for its author the 1955 Nobel Prize in Literature - is now available to contemporary American audiences. Although it is set in the early 20th century, it recalls both Iceland's medieval epics and such classics as Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter. And if Bjartur of Summerhouses, the book's protagonist, is an ordinary sheep farmer, his flinty determination to achieve independence is genuinely heroic and, at the same time, terrifying and bleakly comic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Epic Totally

  • By David Powell on 01-30-18

Don't waste your money!

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

Reviewed: 05-02-18

If you do waste your money buying this book then you definitely want to skip the first whole chapter as it is a complete summary of the book. If you listen to that chapter you don't even need to listen to the book.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful