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  • Elantris

  • Tenth Anniversary Special Edition
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
  • Length: 28 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,706
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,217

In 2005, Brandon Sanderson debuted with Elantris, an epic fantasy unlike any other then on the market. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Tor is reissuing Elantris in a special edition, a fresh chance to introduce it to the myriad listeners who have since become Sanderson fans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For the superfan or new listener

  • By Christopher on 01-28-16

Unenthusiastic narrator

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

Reviewed: 03-19-18

I enjoyed the story well enough. Though it is quite obviously an early work judging only by the voice of the writing. The narrator was awful however.

  • The Twelfth Planet

  • Book 1 of the Earth Chronicles
  • By: Zecharia Sitchin
  • Narrated by: Bill Jenkins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 711
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 486
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 489

Do you reject both evolution and creationism? The product of 30 years of intensive research, The Twelfth Planet argues persuasively that humanity sprang from extraterrestrial forebears.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • abridged version

  • By Scott on 10-19-07

Though a Complete Thought...

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

Reviewed: 03-25-15

I am in line with a lot of the theories within the book, but I an uncomfortable with subscribing to Sitchin's overly simplistic approach. Also, simple fact checks put many of the most fundamental points on shaky ground. I went in thinking that Sitchin had more credentials and experience than he actually does (did). I'll leave the review short. It was a great listen and very thought provoking, but take it as a starting point toward this kind of research. Fact check.

  • God Is Disappointed in You

  • By: Mark Russell, Shannon Wheeler
  • Narrated by: James Urbaniak
  • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,500
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,300

God Is Disappointed in You is for people who would like to read the Bible...if it would just cut to the chase. Stripped of its arcane language and interminable passages, every book of the Bible is condensed down to its core message, in no more than a few pages each. Written by Mark Russell with cartoons by New Yorker cartoonist Shannon Wheeler, God Is Disappointed in You is a frequently hilarious, often shocking, but always accurate retelling of the Bible, including the parts selectively left out by Sunday School teachers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not disappointed in this book!

  • By Nicolas Paul Dunbar on 05-28-15

I have now read(heard) the Bible.

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

Reviewed: 03-25-15

Reading from The Beginning, pun intended, I was never able to make it much further than Genesis. Thanks to the authors, and a great performance from the narrator, I was able to finish the Bible in less than six hours. I will be revisiting this one. The trip was enjoyable since the fluff had been meticulously wrung out and replaced with equal parts sarcasm and accuracy. If a reading of the Bible doesn't contain the phrase "tip slip", it's just not worth my time.

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