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  • The Anime Trope System: Stone vs. Viper, Book 1

  • A LitRPG (ATS)
  • By: Alvin Atwater
  • Narrated by: David Reimer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 135

At the mercy of an unknown entity, Clyde gets tossed into the anime world. Yes, it exists, we just don't know it. There, he's declared the Stone, the anime main character. One day, he must kill the Viper, or else it's good-bye, Earth. This is the comedic tale of a young man vs. cliche anime tropes. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • good book I need morw

  • By Ryan on 02-20-19

Alot of rape. Alot of sex. Just nope.

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

This could have been based on tons of different shows, but the author chose some of the more adult content shows. With all of the amazing plot lines available, just lazy.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Enchanter

  • Spellmonger, Book 7
  • By: Terry Mancour
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,653
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,436
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,414

Minalan the spellmonger faces the boredom of house arrest after being confined to his lands by Prince Tavard for his defiance with the Wilderlands refugees. The Alka Alon have returned to their seclusion, dealing with their own crisis, the dead god is being quiet within the Umbra, and Min’s plans toward reestablishing a functional Duchy of Alshar are progressing. Min sees his punishment as a unique opportunity to indulge in thaumaturgical research. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Daniel on 01-08-19

Hurry up and record the rest already!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

If you've gotten this far, you know this is the best fantasy series of all time. Complex, unpredictable, deep character development, amazing world building, emotionally dynamic. Hurry up and record the rest already!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Monster Hunter International

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 24 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,886
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,428
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,400

Five days after Owen Zastava Pitt pushed his insufferable boss out of a 14th story window, he woke up in the hospital with a scarred face, an unbelievable memory, and a job offer. It turns out that monsters are real. All the things from myth, legend, and B-movies are out there, waiting in the shadows. Some of them are evil, and some are just hungry. Monster Hunter International is the premier eradication company in the business. And now Owen is their newest recruit.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • My second Monster Hunter book

  • By Randall on 06-29-18

If you loooove guns

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

Reviewed: 07-28-18

I wasn't really excited about this book. Sure it has "monsters," but the important word in the title is "hunter." I found myself stopping in the middle of the climax to watch TV, or do dishes. I would increase speed as minutes would go buy talking about guns and what type. There is a level of gun worship I just couldn't be apart of. They even take "religious" artifacts and turn them into bullets. Overall, if you are a big brute that loves guns, this book is for you. It is clear I am not the target audience.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • To Fire Called

  • A Seeker's Tale from the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper, Book 2
  • By: Nathan Lowell
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 714
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 710

A dead ship returns to the Deep Dark with a live crew. Captain Ishmael Wang finally gets the Chernyakova out of the yard and embarks on a voyage into the Toe-Holds where the Confederated Planets Joint Committee on Trade has no authority. Where the law is whatever you say it is as long as you can enforce it. Where he learns that some will do anything to hide their secrets and everybody has a secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great as always but ...

  • By Azreal on 09-28-17

Bring back Nathan Lowell as the reader!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-18

Nathan Lowell was a great reader. I miss his voice. There was more mirth in it. Jeffrey Kafer is great, but it's not the same.

  • The Spaceship Next Door

  • By: Gene Doucette
  • Narrated by: Steve Carlson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,683
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,333
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,336

When a spaceship landed in an open field in the quiet mill town of Sorrow Falls, Massachusetts, everyone realized humankind was not alone in the universe. With that realization everyone freaked out for a little while. Or almost everyone. The residents of Sorrow Falls took the news pretty well. This could have been due to a certain local quality of unflappability, or it could have been that in three years the ship did exactly nothing other than sit quietly in that field, and nobody understood the full extent of this nothing the ship was doing better than the people who lived right next door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another fun Sci Fi read with an Excellent Reader!

  • By bluestategirl on 12-30-16

This book was written for the last line. Great

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

Reviewed: 03-25-17

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  • Stories of Your Life and Others

  • By: Ted Chiang
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden, Todd McLaren
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,925
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,936

Stories of Your Life and Others presents characters who must confront sudden change-the inevitable rise of automatons or the appearance of aliens-while striving to maintain some sense of normalcy. In the amazing and much-lauded title story (the basis for the 2016 movie Arrival), a grieving mother copes with divorce and the death of her daughter by drawing on her knowledge of alien languages and non-linear memory recollection.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing collection of short stories

  • By Carolina on 09-15-14

Highly recommend! Thoughtful! Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 01-13-15

I really loved this collection of stories. All of them are thought provoking and emotionally engaging. I had to stop between stories just to collect myself and revel in the reaction to each finale. Every tale is performed well by a many actors adding character and depth. Highly recommended.

14 of 17 people found this review helpful