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Hunnee

Sherman Oaks, CA, United States
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  • Breeds, Book 1

  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,469
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,395
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,394

In a near-deserted coastal village, odd things are happening. Strangers are asking questions about the town's recluse. A local hunter discovers naked footprints in the snow. The stray dog population has ceased to exist. And with winter's most powerful weapon bearing down, things are about to become much, much worse. A werewolf book. Not a romance. Not at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Add another feather in Keith's cap!

  • By J.C. on 05-16-18

Off to a great start

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

Reviewed: 10-24-17

I truly enjoyed this book. It took me a minute to not think of zombies because of the narrator of the Mark Tufo books, but after about an hour I stopped thinking about them. I was surprised where the story was going, but it was welcomed surprise. I think those into the genre will enjoy this book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • In the Tall Grass

  • By: Stephen King, Joe Hill
  • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
  • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,067
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 968
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 974

In the Tall Grass begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young boy crying for help from beyond the tall grass. Within minutes they are disoriented, in deeper than seems possible, and they've lost one another. The boy's cries are more and more desperate. What follows is a terrifying, entertaining, and masterfully told tale, as only Stephen King and Joe Hill can deliver.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Irredeemably Vile. Epic Fail.

  • By Bill on 09-24-14

Not too bad

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

Reviewed: 12-11-16

I was expecting so much more. One because of the writers and two because of the reviews. However, it was typical King. I didn't hear the grossness so many spoke of. Nonetheless, it was a good listen for cleaning the house.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hard Magic

  • Book I of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,325
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,322

Jake Sullivan is a licensed private eye with a seriously hardboiled attitude. He also possesses raw magical talent and the ability to make objects in his vicinity light as a feather or as heavy as depleted uranium, all with a magical thought. It's no wonder the G-men turn to Jake when they need someoneto go after a suspected killer who has been knocking off banks in a magic-enhanced crime spree.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I thought it was going to be.

  • By Clinton on 08-06-11

GREAT READ

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

I had high expectations when I picked it up and, boy, I was not disappointed. Awesome. Simply awesome. The book grabs you early and doesn't let go. And it has everything - super-bad bad guys, zombies, dames, magic, and more. Plus, I loved the setting - a blend of steampunk and 30's and 40's pulp fiction rollicking adventure. A great read!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Look Me in the Eye

  • My Life with Asperger's
  • By: John Elder Robison
  • Narrated by: John Elder Robison
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

Ever since he was small, John Robison had longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits, an inclination to blurt out non sequiturs, avoid eye contact, dismantle radios, and dig five-foot holes, had earned him the label "social deviant". No guidance came from his mother or his father. It was no wonder he gravitated to machines, which could, at least, be counted on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Understanding Asperger's

  • By Ashley on 11-17-13

Not too bad

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

I'll just say this book is interesting and enlightening. I do wish there would have been more about Asperger's and less about his life but still. A fascinating story, I'd recommend it.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Chaos in Death

  • In Death, Book 33.5
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,778
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,601
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,598

Eve Dallas is the tough lieutenant hot on his trail, but this is unlike any case she’s ever been assigned - or any killer she’s ever pursued. A police sketch based on eye-witness testimony reveals the killer has green skin, swollen red eyes, goblin ears, and a dislocated jaw-structure that defies the human form. Is it a mask? Is it make-up? Or is the explanation more sinister? Dallas faces off against multiple suspects - all of them students of medicine capable of precisely slicing the ears, noses, and eyes of the three victims.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • In Death Book 33.5 - Not Robb's best, but good

  • By L. Reiner on 10-03-11

Really good listen

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

Another weird case for Eve and the gang, involving a demonic-looking, insane killer, scientists and former junkies.

People can do stupid things for stupid reasons and even experienced, tough cops, who think they've seen it all can be surprised.

Enjoyable as always.

  • Taken in Death

  • In Death, Book 37.5
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,500
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,252
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,258

Two young children disappear from their East Side home in New York City, their nanny killed in cold blood. As Lieutenant Eve Dallas begins to unravel the crime scene and search for Henry and Gala MacDermit, she's drawn into the twisted mind of a kidnapper who will stop at nothing to take revenge. Horrific threats concerning the brother and sister hit far too close to home for Eve, drawing her back into memories of her own tortured childhood.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Was she in a hurry?

  • By Patricia on 09-27-13

Great listen

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

Futuristic version of Hansel and Gretel. Two young children abducted by their psycho aunt drop electronic bread crumbs to help Lt. Eve Dallas and her team find them. Probably my favorite of the J.D. Robb short stories, in spite of the fact that it’s all about the case, not about relationships.

  • Invisible Monsters Remix

  • By: Chuck Palahniuk
  • Narrated by: Chuck Palahniuk, Anna Fields, Paul Michael Garcia
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

Injected with new material, Invisible Monsters Remix fulfills Chuck Palahniuk’s original vision for his 1999 novel, moving a daring satire on beauty and the fashion industry even further into a wildly unique listening experience. Palahniuk’s fashion-model protagonist has it all - boyfriend, career, loyal best friend - until an accident destroys her face, her ability to speak, and her self-esteem. Enter Brandy Alexander, queen supreme, one operation away from becoming a bonafide woman.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Read the book or get the original audio version

  • By Tango on 06-19-12

WOW

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

Quite possibly the most screwed up piece of literature I’ve ever read, this novel is a brilliantly executed train wreck from beginning to end.

  • Shots on the Bridge

  • Police Violence and Cover-up in the Wake of Katrina
  • By: Ronnie Greene
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6

Six days after Hurricane Katrina's landfall in New Orleans, New Orleans Police Department officers opened fire on residents crossing the Danziger Bridge. When the shooting stopped, a mentally challenged man and a 17-year-old boy were dead, riddled with gunshot wounds. A mother's arm was shot off, her daughter's stomach gouged with a bullet hole, and her husband's head pierced by shrapnel. Her nephew was shot in the neck, jaw, stomach, and hand.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • MUST READ

  • By Hunnee on 05-04-16

MUST READ

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

A riveting account of what really happened on the Danziger Bridge
in New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina-and the lies fabricated by the NOPD. Reading this book I felt as if I lived through that day on the bridge and the aftermath, suffered the police lies and cover-up, and the trials. This is a must read book. Harrowing. The author does a good job detailing the facts and keeping his opinions on the sidelines, at least until the final chapter when he calls out Judge Kurt Englehart for some pretty gross judicial activism, which seems like well-warranted criticism.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Pocket Wife

  • A Novel
  • By: Susan Crawford
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,003
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 912
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 908

Dana Catrell is shocked when her neighbor, Celia, is brutally murdered. To Dana's horror, she was the last person to see Celia alive. Suffering from mania, the result of her bipolar disorder, she has troubling holes in her memory, including what happened on the afternoon of Celia's death. Her husband’s odd behavior and the probing of Detective Jack Moss create further complications as she searches for answers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best "who done it" this year!!!

  • By Diana on 03-24-15

Nice try

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

Since Gone Girl I have been seeing a pattern in all these psychological thrillers. Trying hard to develop an 'incredible' twist and dramatic ending but failing to make an impact. Started out with such promise and intensity and then ... I don’t know ... kind of coasted to the end in a sea of superficial insipidness. Two stars might be too harsh but three stars feels like a stretch but there isn't a 2.5 option.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dirty Martini

  • A Jacqueline 'Jack' Daniels Mystery
  • By: J. A. Konrath
  • Narrated by: Susie Breck, Dick Hill
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 443
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340

Jack faces her toughest adversary yet: a sicko who's poisoning the city's food supply. But that's just the start of what he has planned, because he's aiming to kill fifty thousand people in the single biggest act of terrorism the US has ever seen. Can she stop him—and decide whether to accept boyfriend Latham's surprise proposal—without destroying both her reputation and her sanity? Join Jack, her partner Herb, and her nemesis Harry McGlade, for her fourth, and greatest, case so far.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulously Refreshing

  • By Gary Regan on 07-03-12

Great listen

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

Another fun read from Konrath. Jack just keeps getting tougher all the time & has the competition to match. This case was interesting & scary. It could happen all too easily. I look forward to the next!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful