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  • Scattered, Smothered, and Chunked

  • Bubba the Monster Hunter, Season 1
  • By: John G. Hartness
  • Narrated by: Andrew McFerrin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 656
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 622
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 619

Scattered, Smothered, and Chunked collects the entire first season of Bubba the Monster Hunter from his first graveyard-splattering adventure in Voodoo Children to the stunning cliffhanger at the end of Final Countdown! Fans of the rollicking redneck monster hunter will find plenty of value in this massive collection of monsters, strippers, beer, and bullets!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Picked it up by accident...

  • By Dave B on 01-06-16

It's just too much about boobs and strippers

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

Reviewed: 03-17-18

I mean, I can deal with a guy who goes to a stripper bar, but this is all the time, every short story there's strippers, or talking about them and how "big" he is, and any interaction with a female character he treats like a stripper, I can't take it. It's too much. The short stories are ok, that didn't bother me, but the constant little comments he thinks are so witty, but instead are tired and lame, and the staring at the boobs, the butt, and having to hear how tall and muscular he is for each short story.. I only made it half way through the book and had to stop. This is no MHI - not even close. I cant stand listening the car radio, but I chose the radio over this book. Blech!

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 208,532
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 194,689
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194,284

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

It was good, really it was

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

Reviewed: 03-12-18

I was a bit skeptical, but with the movie coming out, I thought I'd give it a try. It was actually pretty good. Likable characters, good narration, storyline stayed on track and had a nice arc... yeah, 14 hours of entertainment. Worth your credit.

  • Dragon Blood - Omnibus

  • By: Lindsay Buroker
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies
  • Length: 27 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,685
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,541
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,532

A thousand years have passed since a dragon has been seen in the world. Science and technology have replaced magic, which has dwindled until it has become little more than an element of myth and legend. There are those who still have dragon blood flowing through their veins, distant descendants of the mighty creatures of old. These rare humans have the power to cast magic, the power to heal, and the power to craft alchemical weapons capable of starting wars...or ending them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly entertaining

  • By Joanne M. on 10-02-15

Meh, didn't inspire me to finish

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

Reviewed: 03-03-18

I just couldn't get into this book. The narrator is boring, whiny and monotonous, and maybe that's why I stopped listening 1/2 way through.

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  • Zombie Rush: Books 1 and 2

  • By: Joseph Hansen
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 180
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 169
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 169

New to the Hot Springs PD, Lisa Reynolds was not all that welcomed by her coworkers, especially those who were passed over for the position. But it didn't matter anymore. Her 30-day probation period ended on the same day of the Z-poc's arrival. Overnight the world goes from bad to worse as thousands die in the initial onslaught. National Guard and regular military units deployed the day before to the north leave the city in mayhem. All directions lead to death until one unlikely candidate steps forward with a plan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My first zombie book, and I loved it!

  • By Ben on 11-01-16

Storyline is ok, narrator, not so much

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

Reviewed: 02-13-18

The overall story isn't bad, though generic: outbreak hits, zombies attack, cop take control... blah blah. I like zombie books. I could have been more interested in the story but the narrator killed it. His voice is boring. No inflections, no real changes in characters. I wanted to like the main character, but when he spoke in her voice, I couldn't care about her. I got this book because I liked the 2 books for 1 credit. I got thru all 14 hours, but only as a time passer. I will not be getting the other books in this series, mostly due to the narrator. Listen to a sample. You may like the guy, and if you do, the story isn't bad and it will be worth your credit.

  • Winterfall

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,837
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,714
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,715

With Declan O'Carroll on Fairie and Chris Gordon on Earth, what could go wrong? Try everything. Scheming elves, deadly zombies, killer goblins, flaming dragons, and dirty diapers. With a growing, insidious threat to Earth, Chris and Tanya race to save lives while Declan, Stacia, and friends work just as hard to save their own lives on an alien world, far removed from the comforts and safety of home. Only together will they overcome the odds. But, come on, with this team, maybe the odds should look out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty good

  • By Vorthe on 11-01-17

Not my favorite in the series

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

Reviewed: 01-31-18

I LOVE this series! I really do! The narration is excellent, the characters are well developed. It'b been a fun ride. But things have gone a bit too far, and there is nowhere for the author to go than to go farther still. AND this is not the end of the story line, so I'll have to wait for the next book, then listen to the whole series all over again including this one. I won't mind listening the whole series again - it really is a fun bunch of books, but this one... meh. Everything is just too "lucky", to convenient. Oh well, hopefully John Conroe will get back on track. And James Patrick Cronin is fantastic! Keeps all the voices straight from book to book, so I know who's talking from the first words. Get the series, deal with this book, and hopefully we'll have a great conclusion to an overall great series.

  • Lockwood & Co.: The Screaming Staircase, Book 1

  • By: Jonathan Stroud
  • Narrated by: Miranda Raison
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 988
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 922
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 920

A sinister problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren't exactly friendly. Only young people have the psychic abilities required to see - and eradicate - these supernatural foes. Many different Psychic Detection Agencies have cropped up to handle the dangerous work, and they are in fierce competition for business.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Young Heroine since Sabriel

  • By Tango on 03-16-14

Entertaining, unique and fun, this is a great set

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

Reviewed: 10-03-17

I got this book on a whim, in one of my "what am I going to listen to next" phases, and I'm so happy I did. It's a 5 book set that completes the story so you might as well get all 5 now. :) I enjoyed the storyline, the characters and the narration. Its a unique setting, and though it may be considered a YA book because there is no swearing or sex, the grim yet colorful descriptions of ghosts and the world is wonderfully entertaining. No disappointments here, except now I've finished the set, I'm back to looking again *sigh*. Go ahead and try it out. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised and happy with the book.

  • Monster Hunter Siege

  • Monster Hunter, Book 6
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,577
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,107

When Monster Hunter International's top hunter, Owen Zastava Pitt, was given a tip about some hunters who had gone missing in action, he didn't realize their rescue mission would snowball into the single biggest operation in MHI's history. Their men are being held prisoner in a horrific nightmare dimension, and the only way to reach them is through the radioactive ruins of a monster-infested war zone. As if that wasn't bad enough, it's also the home base of the powerful creature behind the devastating attacks on the Last Dragon and Copper Lake.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • No conclusion some continuation

  • By Ronald on 09-09-17

I love this series!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-17

After listening to the whole series again, I happily delved into this new book! I love the Monster Hunters! Great narration, Oliver is so versatile and never looses his accents from book to book. You get more back story, more monsters and more entertainment. If you're listening to this series, its a must have, if you're seeing this book for the first time, got back and start at the beginning. This is a series you can listen to over again.

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  • Mordacious

  • The City Series, Book 1
  • By: Sarah Lyons Fleming
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Therese Plummer
  • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,490
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,402
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397

Sylvie Rossi has the loner thing down pat, with the exception of her best friend, Grace. But when the two are trapped in a hospital during the last gasp of a dying city, alone time is no longer an option. A nurse's offer of sanctuary promises Sylvie the supplies she needs to survive the zombies - it's the coexisting with people that might do her in. Eric Forrest will do whatever it takes to get into the dead city for his sister, including ending up dead himself. He's used to taking risks, but with every mile he travels death looks likelier.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Feel Good Zombie Apocalypse

  • By LD on 09-25-16

Excellent book but series is not finished yet

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

Reviewed: 08-25-17

If your like me, I love a great series but would rather wait and listen to the whole series and not be strung along, waiting for the next installment. But these are good enough to read, enjoy, then have on hand to read again when the next book comes out. They are also in the same world as "Until the End of the World" which is a complete set, but in different setting with different characters. Loved the book, the story, the characters and the narrator. I only wish the series was complete. Have to wait a bit longer for that. “Audible 20 Review Sweepstakes Entry”

  • Ash

  • Hive Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Leia Stone, Jaymin Eve
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,493
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,375
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,366

It all started when infected bats bit a small group of humans and created what are now called vampires. Then, the male vampires knocked up some female humans, and the result was a gorgeous race of all male ash - superhuman freaks that had looks to kill. Charlie is the first female ash, aka unicorn of the Hive - the gated compound in Portland that the humans have designated to isolate vampires and ash from society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great read ,

  • By raheme johnson on 05-03-16

More for young girls, but its ok

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

Reviewed: 07-14-17

I'll finish the set and hope it doesn't get too cheezy. i like the premise, not the teenage angst .

  • Zombie Road

  • Convoy of Carnage
  • By: David A. Simpson
  • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 626
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582

After decades of planning, the contagion was unleashed, and overnight hundreds of millions died and came back as rampaging, undead monsters. The living that had been lucky enough to survive the first day of carnage, lucky enough to be in the right place, and lucky enough that some of them had the skills to survive soon found out there was much more to worry about than just zombies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well that was a suprise!

  • By Scott on 08-12-17

Good story, start to a series

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

Reviewed: 04-16-17

Good story, interesting perspective. I wish I knew it was a start to a series before I got it though. Not a cliffhanger ending, but definitely not over. Narrator is ok, not a lot of variance in his voices, but not terrible. In the end, worth your credit.

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