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  • The X-Files: Cold Cases

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,767
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15,540
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15,459

Based upon the graphic novels by Joe Harris - with creative direction from series creator Chris Carter - and adapted specifically for the audio format by aural auteur Dirk Maggs ( The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alien: Out of the Shadows), Cold Cases marks yet another thrilling addition to the pantheon of X-Files stories. Featuring a mind-blowing and otherworldly soundscape of liquefying aliens, hissing creatures, and humming spacecraft, listeners get to experience the duo's investigations like never before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-30-17

TV show without the video

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

I was a huge X-Files fan, but this isn't for me. It's not an audiobook, its a lengthy TV show without the video which is hard to follow, leaves a lot of gaps, and was obviously created by someone who doesn't listen to audiobooks.

I listen to a LOT of audiobooks, and almost never quit one in the middle (after all, staring at traffic is more boring). This one i'm not going to finish.

It was free, but still not worth listening too, sorry.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Never Hero

  • The Chronicles of Jonathan Tibbs, Book 1
  • By: T. Ellery Hodges
  • Narrated by: Steven Barnett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,473
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,151
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,162

Reclusive college student Jonathan Tibbs wakes in a pool of blood, not a scratch on him. His life is about to undergo a massive shift. A violent and merciless otherworldly enemy unleashes slaughter in the streets, calling out in a language only he understands. And it is seeking its challenger. In order to defeat the threat, Jonathan must become a temporal weapon...while remaining completely anonymous. Unfortunately, harnessing off-world powers has its own special challenges...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wait for it... wait for it.... Bam!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-21-17

Amazing book

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

Reviewed: 09-19-15

Would you listen to The Never Hero again? Why?

Definitely. Loved the book and can't wait for the next installment. It was unexpected and delightful.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Tibbs of course. I like that he is real.

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

Nope but he did a great job.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When he had his first fight. That was an awesome scene.

Any additional comments?

T. Ellery Hodges is on to an amazing thing. I can't wait for future episodes. Im literally stuck trying to think of what I could possibly listen to after this one that won't appear terrible by comparison.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Mark

  • Left Behind, Volume 8
  • By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 557
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 336
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336

Those who were left behind after the Rapture must now make a crucial decision. Each person must choose whether to receive the mark of the beast, or die. Never has faith in God been more important for the group of believers called the Tribulation Force, who now face danger on all sides. Valiantly, they continue to urge new followers to accept Christ's love.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Why the change in reader?

  • By LadyLuvW on 01-26-10

Great Christian Fiction

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

If you keep in mind that this is fiction based on the Bible you will have the right frame of reference. While a lot of the story does have ties back into the Bible it does not intend on replacing it. Its an easy place for some to "get the bug" for faith although ultimately they need to be pointed to the only true authoritative source, the Bible.
I thoroughly enjoyed the series and recommended it to many friends. Unlike the movies, I found the books well done, and well produced.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Remnant

  • Left Behind, Volume 10
  • By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 325
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327

As the battered earth reels under judgments from heaven, Global Community leader Nicolae Carpathia tightens the screws on anyone who refuses to proclaim total allegiance to him. He has a million of his enemies just where he wants them: massed at Petra and within striking distance of devastating firepower. Meanwhile, the Tribulation Force is compromised, forcing Rayford Steele, Buck Williams, and the others to run for their lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Christian Fiction

  • By Rob on 11-20-08

Great Christian Fiction

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

If you keep in mind that this is fiction based on the Bible you will have the right frame of reference. While a lot of the story does have ties back into the Bible it does not intend on replacing it. Its an easy place for some to "get the bug" for faith although ultimately they need to be pointed to the only true authoritative source, the Bible.
I thoroughly enjoyed the series and recommended it to many friends. Unlike the movies, I found the books well done, and well produced.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Armageddon

  • Left Behind, Volume 11
  • By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309

Armageddon, the thrilling eleventh book in the best-selling inspirational series of all time, with over 40 million copies in print, continues the sweeping, apocalyptic saga of the end of time on planet earth and reaches new heights with a story listeners will never forget.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • This series should have ended a long time ago

  • By hgpilot - MM on 04-02-17

Great Christian Fiction

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

If you keep in mind that this is fiction based on the Bible you will have the right frame of reference. While a lot of the story does have ties back into the Bible it does not intend on replacing it. Its an easy place for some to "get the bug" for faith although ultimately they need to be pointed to the only true authoritative source, the Bible.
I thoroughly enjoyed the series and recommended it to many friends. Unlike the movies, I found the books well done, and well produced.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Glorious Appearing

  • Left Behind, Volume 12
  • By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 619
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331

The smash hit Left Behind saga, the best-selling inspirational series of all time, comes to its extraordinary conclusion in this thrilling audiobook. Glorious Appearing picks up the action following the cosmic battle of the ages, and not all the members of the Tribulation Force have survived!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Glorious

  • By john z. on 02-13-08

Fiction, but a powerful message

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

If you keep in mind that this is fiction based on the Bible you will have the right frame of reference. While a lot of the story does have ties back into the Bible it does not intend on replacing it. Its an easy place for some to "get the bug" for faith although ultimately they need to be pointed to the only true authoritative source, the Bible.
I thoroughly enjoyed the series and recommended it to many friends. Unlike the movies, I found the books well done, and well produced.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

The Gunslinger
    The Dark Tower I
    
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    Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    11,109 ratings
    Overall 4.1
  • The Gunslinger

  • The Dark Tower I
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,270
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,340

Eerie, dreamlike, set in a world that is weirdly related to our own, The Gunslinger introduces Roland Deschain of Gilead, of In-World that was, as he pursues his enigmatic antagonist to the mountains that separate the desert from the Western Sea in the first volume of The Dark Tower series. Roland, the last gunslinger, is a solitary figure, perhaps accursed, who with a strange single-mindedness traverses an exhausted, almost timeless landscape of good and evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dark Tower Review - Part One

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-23-03

Worthless

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

I did manage to finish this book but I dont know why. I never got anything out of the story, it was horribly slow and overall I had an extreme dislike for it. I have no idea why anyone would like it.
I am a fan of other Steven King books but not this series.

1 of 15 people found this review helpful

Life of Pi
    
    
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        Jeff Woodman
    
    


    
    Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    15,240 ratings
    Overall 4.3
  • Life of Pi

  • By: Yann Martel
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,003
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,069

Pi Patel has been raised in a zoo in India. When his father decides to move the family to Canada and sell the animals to American zoos, everyone boards a Japanese cargo ship. The ship sinks, and 16-year-old Pi finds himself alone on a lifeboat with a hyena, an orangutan, a zebra with a broken leg, and a 450-pound Bengal tiger. Soon it's just Pi, the tiger, and the vast Pacific Ocean - for 227 days. Pi's fear, knowledge, and cunning keep him alive until they reach the coast of Mexico, where the tiger disappears into the jungle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best audio of the year for me

  • By Theresa Ann McIntyre on 06-04-03

a VERY slow start

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

Until he gets shipwrecked this book has little content/value that I find to be useful. While it does set the stage for some philosophical thoughts later it does it so slowly as to be tedious. After he wrecked I found the detailed description of survival interesting.
Overall I wasnt a big fan of the book. Its over-hyped.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Off Armageddon Reef

  • Safehold Series, Book 1
  • By: David Weber
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 29 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,606

When Earth herself lay under siege by an enemy humankind could not defeat, mankind undertook one last throw of the dice: Operation Ark. Earth's final colonizing expedition was meant to build a new civilization, on a planet so distant even the Gbaba might never find it, and without the high-tech infrastructure whose emissions might betray its location.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • David Weber always good

  • By Alison on 09-08-07

Good story but like watching paint dry

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

I stuck through this book through a miserable commute. With little else to do in the car I have a high tolerance for slow stories. This pushed the limit. I'd buy the abridged version or skip it.

I did like the story that developed but they're going for a 7 book series that may take the rest of your life to listen to if you can stick with it. I wont be buying the sequels.



3 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Woken Furies

  • By: Richard K. Morgan
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 22 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,185
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2,323
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,293

Richard K. Morgan has received widespread praise for his astounding 25th-century novels featuring Takeshi Kovacs, and has established a growing legion of fans. Mixing classic noir sensibilities with a searing futuristic vision of an age when death is nearly meaningless, Morgan returns to his saga of betrayal, mystery, and revenge, as Takeshi Kovacs, in one fatal moment, joins forces with a mysterious woman who may have the power to shatter Harlan's World forever.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • a first

  • By customer on 02-10-08

Ok if you get past the narration

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-08

I just finished this and did all 3 books in the series in a row. The narrator for this one was bad but if you stick with it you get used to it. It should be a requirement to listen to the other ones before narrating a new one. And they did stupid things with reverb etc when he was "thinking." Bad production overall.

The book and story itself I enjoyed and after a while could ignore the poor production quality. If you liked the other books and think you can ignore production issues then get the audiobook. If not buy the real book.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful