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  • The Spaceship Next Door

  • By: Gene Doucette
  • Narrated by: Steve Carlson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,615
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,266
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,269

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

inventive and fun

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

Reviewed: 09-05-17

I loved this!!! The characters were well thought out and executed, so that even if the narrator never changed his tone of voice, the authors words carried through. The choice of narrator gave Annie an old soul feel to her that sparked mischief in her character. Thoroughly enjoyed this and all the funny twists and turns.

  • An Unattractive Vampire

  • By: Jim McDoniel
  • Narrated by: Drew Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,018
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,894
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,891

After three centuries trapped underground, thousand-year-old Yulric Bile, also known as The Cursed One, The Devil's Apprentice, He Who Worships the Slumbering Horrors, awakens only to find that no one believes he is a vampire. Apparently he's just too ugly. Modern vampires, he soon discovers, are pretty, weak, and, most disturbing of all, good.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Blood, Guts and lots of laughs!

  • By Aaron on 08-27-16

hilarious, fun, imaginative

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

Reviewed: 09-03-17

The relationships, the motivations of the characters, the plot line, it all work together in such a funny way. I found myself laughing every time I turned on this book.

  • The School for Good and Evil 3: The Last Ever After

  • By: Soman Chainani
  • Narrated by: Polly Lee
  • Length: 20 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318

Former best friends Sophie and Agatha thought their ending was sealed when they went their separate ways, but their storybook is about to be rewritten - and this time theirs isn't the only one. With the girls apart, Evil has taken over, and the forces of Good are in deathly peril. Will Agatha and Sophie be able to work together to save them? Will they find their way to being friends again? And will their new ending be the last Ever After they've been searching for?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The School for Good and Evil 3

  • By Pirkko on 11-25-16

Awesome Series

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

Reviewed: 03-06-17

Loved this series through and through. The characters were well developed, the narrator gave each one an individual personality, the author kept the story twisting in directions that kept defying expectations and the ending felt just right. Can't recommend it enough.

  • 14

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,806
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,875
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 36,879

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Boring

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-16

Excellent Listen

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

Reviewed: 09-11-16

I took a chance on this book because I like exploratory mysteries and the characters sounded fun. It was worth every second. Truly enjoyable cast of characters and the narrator does a great job giving each their own voice and personality. Strongly recommend this one.

0 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Games of Supervillainy

  • The Supervillainy Saga Book 2
  • By: C. T. Phipps
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,974
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,969

Get ready for the action-packed follow up to The Rules of Supervillainy. This time with zombies, zombified heroes and villains, cults, magic, super-science, a dragon, a giant Nazi robot, a Greek demigod, and so much more! Gary and Cloak have returned from the supervillain prison on the moon only to discover the city he plans to conquer and rule with an iron fist has been overrun with the living dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Merciless is back!!!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 02-16-16

Excellent sequel

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

Reviewed: 07-26-16

This story is both hilarious and endearing. I've enjoyed both the first and second book and when my next credit comes up, I'm getting the third, without hesitation. Great narration, great writing. Funny and poignant, just all around a great listen.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Adam Baldwin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,555
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,543

Have you ever seen a planet invaded by rampaging space mutants from another dimension or Nazi dinosaurs from the future? Don't let this happen to you! Rifts happen, so you should be ready when universes collide. A policy with Stranger & Stranger can cover all of your interdimensional insurance needs. Rated "Number One in Customer Satisfaction" for three years running, no claim is too big or too weird for Tom Stranger to handle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Someone owes me a new keyboard

  • By Aimee M on 05-24-16

Hilarious

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

Reviewed: 07-15-16

Over the top and silly. Very enjoyable. Adam Baldwin gave a great voice performance and I'm going to check out the author's other work.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Yes!

  • My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania
  • By: Daniel Bryan, Craig Tello
  • Narrated by: Daniel Bryan, Peter Berkrot
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 784
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 725
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 721

One of WWE's most unlikely champions of all time and also one of its most popular, Bryan has proved to the world and to all of WWE that looks can be deceiving. Just ask anyone who's ever underestimated him…right before he went out and whipped the WWE universe into a frenzy. This is Bryan's behind-the-scenes story told for the first time ever by the "YES!" Man himself – from his beginnings as a child wanting to wrestle to his ten years circling the globe on the independent circuit and his remarkable climb to the upper ranks of WWE.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Daniel Bryan Yes! Craig Tello and Peter Berkrot No!

  • By Petrie on 09-11-15

too much reading

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

Reviewed: 06-01-16

I couldn't get into this book. The secondary narrator couldn't even pronounce John Cena's name correctly and unfortunately Daniel Bryan doesn't seem to know how to narrate, way too much monotone reading.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

  • By: Katherine Howe
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,564
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 872
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 882

Connie's mother asks her to sell an abandoned house once owned by her grandmother in Salem, Mass. Relunctantly, Connie moves to the small town and inhabits the crumbling, ancient house, trying to restore it to a semblance of order. Curious things start to happen when Connie finds the name "Deliverance Dane" on a yellowed scrap of paper and begins to have visions of a long ago woman condemned for practicing "physick," or herbal healing, on her neighbors in 1690s Salem.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it!

  • By Darinda on 06-20-09

just fun

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

Reviewed: 04-21-16

Enjoyed the back and forth between past and present and the academic world which appeared more alive than I really remember from college.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 160,939
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 148,527
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 148,363

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it even if you've seen the movie

  • By R. MCRACKAN on 12-08-17

forward into the past...

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

I can not speak to accuracies with regard to the science..simply a great read...fantastic. edge of seat! To grab an audience and give us a window into pure survival over years of challenges and help us believe in odds of favor against all? well done!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Witch Child

  • By: Celia Rees
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ehle
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 88

Enter the world of young Mary Newbury, a world where simply being different can cost a person her life. Hidden until now in the pages of her diary, Mary's startling story begins in 1659, the year her beloved grandmother is hanged in the public square as a witch. Mary narrowly escapes a similar fate, only to face intolerance and new danger among the Puritans in the New World. How long can she hide her true identity? Will she ever find a place where her healing powers will not be feared?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • History Comes to Life with Real Magic near Salem

  • By Desarae on 11-18-13

Intense and Beautiful

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

Reviewed: 03-14-16

If you could sum up Witch Child in three words, what would they be?

Based on actual events, I enjoyed this listen. The narrator carried the weight of the heroine's situation well.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Witch Child?

The visions aboard the ship. The fact that she wasn't left alone but helped through her situation from people who weren't stuck in the fear of witchcraft.

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

I watched her in Pride and Prejudice. Loved her in that and enjoyed her voice work here.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me angry to see how predictably people respond with fear and how blinding it can be.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful