LISTENER

Willem

  • 6
  • reviews
  • 3
  • helpful votes
  • 35
  • ratings
Power Moves audiobook cover art

Powerful ideas

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

Reviewed: 01-19-19

Wow I loved this. So great to get such insight into the minds of these industry leaders. I really enjoyed this book.

The Land: Predators: A LitRPG Saga audiobook cover art

EPIC. I have to agree with "Brutal and Dark".

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

Reviewed: 07-04-18

I have, like so many avid fans, obtained a copy of Predators after a much anticipated wait. There were constant updates about how the book is almost done, and then how Nick Podehl is almost finished with recording and how it will be here soon. But inside me there was a little voice that said "Maybe this is just going to be another Chaos Seed book with a quick and exciting story, ending too soon on an amazing cliffhanger". Oh, how wrong that little voice was!
This was by far the most satisfying book of the series! An EPIC book.

It is more brutal than the other books, but not in the tacky Hollywood style of just-slap-on-some-more-gore. It was truly harder on my emotions and quite often the jovial undertone is replaced with deep concern and empathy before going back to joviality. And often this undertone takes a much darker turn than expected.
The complexity of the world is also increasing and I have to admit that Aleron is a genius with the way he paints the LitRPG world. I love it!

The reason why I would say this book is Epic, is that Aleron really made me feel so much more than any of the other books in the series. Do not get me wrong, the other books are great and funny with heart-pounding action, but this... this is something special to me and it has brought me great satisfaction to read.

Aleron, thank you so much for this book. And Nick, also. Your voice makes this book complete.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Metal and Ash audiobook cover art

Wow again!

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

Reviewed: 06-18-16

What did you love best about Metal and Ash?

I must say the pace of the book is great and the suspense was fantastic.

Who was your favorite character and why?

That Mr Stone, he is one tough guy. I love the way he just does his thing no matter anyone else's needs.

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

I have listened to the other Apex series books and this one is just as fantastic! She is really talented and brings this book to life.

If you could rename Metal and Ash, what would you call it?

Chrome and Guts, since it is the two items I saw most vividly in my mind's eye.

Any additional comments?

Jake Bible is really fun to listen to and the pace of this book really kept me on the edge. The story is also well rounded and does not leave a lot of unanswered questions at the end, which I appreciate. And the characters are just so diverse and well written for the book. I enjoy fast paced action with a funny undertone and an element of weirdness and this book delivers. Thanks Jake.

Dead Team Alpha audiobook cover art

Z level up!

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

Reviewed: 05-08-16

I find it hard to comprehend a better Z story than Zburbia, but Jake steps up the pace significantly in this book. The pace is quick, the action is dialed up form the previous books ( I don't know how he did it, but he did) and I was on the edge of my seat from the start.
I would suggest this book to anyone who enjoys a great Zombie story and appreciates fast pace action.
If you don read this there will be a signifiant lack in your Z-education!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Fighting Iron audiobook cover art

Fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 05-04-16

Like all Jake Bible books it is fast paced with great characters (al be it some of them are missing limbs at the end(love it!)) and plenty of twists. Bestest mech fighting book ever! I want more! MORE!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful