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  • The Dispatcher

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
  • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,807
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,708

Zachary Quinto - best known for his role as the Nimoy-approved Spock in the recent Star Trek reboot and the menacing, power-stealing serial killer, Sylar, in Heroes - brings his well-earned sci-fi credentials and simmering intensity to this audio-exclusive novella from master storyteller John Scalzi. One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone - 999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don't know.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Grief This Was Good

  • By Matthew on 11-09-16

finally an audible original that I actually like

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

Reviewed: 04-12-19

wish this was totally a series, the premise is really good they could totally turn this into a detective novel series

  • Freedom's Fire Box Set, Books 1-6

  • The Complete Military Space Opera Series
  • By: Bobby Adair
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 38 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

The best-selling, epic space adventure, Freedom's Fire: the complete series of six audiobooks, in one bundle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall good book..... but

  • By Adam Dintelman on 04-04-19

Overall good book..... but

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

Reviewed: 04-04-19

the only issue I had with the book which is my opinion was a big one almost every character seemed to have a very negative attitude and after listening the book for 36 hours you really start to feel negative yourself. it is a dystopian environment the one wishes for a couple more emotional highs.

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  • The Bathrobe Knight: Volume 1

  • By: Charles Dean
  • Narrated by: Matthew Broadhead
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 856
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 812
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 810

Darwin, a video game addict, is sitting in his bathrobe and slippers playing his favorite MMO on a Christmas night when an uninvited guest breaks into his house to steal his belongings. After the scuffle is over he finds himself transported into one of the sword and magic RPG-style MMOs that he has always loved to play, albeit one he has never heard of, where he has to overcome trials and tribulations at every turn as he fights for his life alongside new companions.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Spoons and bathrobes rocking the battlefield

  • By Ray Johnson on 01-31-18

I wish there was more about the main character

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

Reviewed: 03-22-19

there's a story here somewhere not just a whole bunch of Snippets of other characters put together I wish the author would to stick writing about the main character, because that's the only one I actually feel invested in. not everyone can be George RR Martin so stick to writing pulp AKA pop fiction and do it better I'm reading this to be entertained not on the edge of my seat or bored out of it

  • Peak Performance

  • Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success
  • By: Brad Stulberg, Steve Magness
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,948
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,119

The first book of its kind, Peak Performance combines the inspiring stories of top performers across a range of capabilities - from athletic, to intellectual, to artistic - with the latest scientific insights into the cognitive and neurochemical factors that drive performance in all domains. In doing so, Peak Performance uncovers new linkages that hold promise as performance enhancers but have been overlooked in our traditionally-siloed ways of thinking.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but

  • By Luke on 06-09-18

The summation of multiple bodies of research

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

Reviewed: 03-11-19

this book encompasses so many other books I've read but instead of going totally in-depth as the other books do this book gives you the bullet points and only slightly goes over the experiments and studies done. absolutely an amazing book would totally recommend it to any of my friends especially if they can't slog through the other much longer books.

  • Burning Chrome

  • By: William Gibson
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Dennis Holland, Kevin Pariseau, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 563
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 435
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 447

William Gibson's dark visions of computer cowboys, bio-enhanced soldiers of fortune, and hi-tech lowlifes have won unprecedented praise. Included here are some of the most famous short fiction and novellas by the author of Count Zero and Neuromancer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hypnotic dreams of a gleaming, gritty future

  • By Ryan on 03-15-14

Top Notch Gibson

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

Reviewed: 02-28-19

this is a collection of short stories but ones that tie quite a few of his universe is together from the sprawl most notably Neuromancer. William Gibson rates right up there with the fathers of sci-fi Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov.

  • The Translocator

  • By: M.G. Herron
  • Narrated by: Tess Irondale
  • Length: 24 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Archaeologist Eliana Fisk is ripped from Earth while the whole world watches. She lands on a strange new world inhabited by a lost tribe of ancient Mayans. Meeting them, getting firsthand exposure to age-old customs and rituals...it seems like an archaeologist’s dream. But what if their rituals have a darker meaning? What if the god these people pray to is no god at all? And how in the world will she ever get back home?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Thrilling Sci-fi Ride

  • By buggzero on 01-29-19

the chain of events are not very plausible

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

the chain of events that occurs are just implausible.... like how long it takes the government to take over the site, after an alien comes through the rift and kills 5 people. also the main character has the nerve to be mad at her husband LOL after she endangered the native tribe so she could try to get some pictures of a temple talk about selfish and self-absorbed.

  • The Bone Triangle

  • Unspeakable Things Series, Book 2
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Benjamin L. Darcie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 426
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 398
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 398

Beyond the din and dancing lights of the Las Vegas strip, a young woman has mysteriously gone missing. All the facts point to something sinister - even paranormal. Quentin Draith, supernatural crime investigator, is hired to assist. However, the deeper Draith digs, the more otherworldly his assignment gets. Assassins, human and otherwise, put a target on Draith’s head and a ravenous alien beast starts rampaging through the city. The clues point Draith to Sin City’s infamous “Bone Triangle,” a neighborhood marked for its dark happenings and disappearances.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Reader is nearly intolerable

  • By WK on 05-08-13

did not bother the listening can't stand

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

Reviewed: 02-24-19

when they chained a narrator exactly why I stopped listening to the altered carbon series.

  • Hell's Rejects

  • Chaos of the Covenant, Volume 1
  • By: M.R. Forbes
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 552
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 527
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 526

The most powerful starships ever constructed are gone. Thousands are dead. A fleet is in ruins. The attackers are unknown. The orders are clear: Recover the ships. Bury the bastards who stole them. Lieutenant Abigail Cage never expected to find herself in Hell. As a Highly Specialized Operational Combatant, she was one of the most respected soldiers in the military. Now she's doing hard labor on the most miserable planet in the universe. Not for long.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid start to a new a series.

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-12-17

2 hours in and no story has developed

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

Reviewed: 02-22-19

I'm not looking for every story to be as good as Heinlein or Asimov but if you can't even pull up BV Larson. you need to get out of the Syfy business.

  • Sovereign

  • By: Jeff Hirsch
  • Narrated by: Jesse Einstein
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,100
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10,260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,258

Micah Cole has been in deep space for three years while his parents chase their obsession with finding intelligence to the far corners of the universe, but Micah dreams of the friends he left behind and counts the days until they return home. When a devastating meteor shower nearly destroys their ship, Micah is separated from his family and stranded on Sovereign, a vast planet of raging rivers, towering forests, and deadly creatures. If Micah ever wants to see his family or his home again, he’ll have to learn to how to survive on a hostile alien world, all alone.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • NOT like the Martian

  • By TrustedReviewer on 02-21-19

I feel like they're still trying to get their feet

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

with these audible Originals they've yet to hit the mark but was getting enough authors on board I'm sure they soon will.

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  • Empire Burning

  • Emerilia, Book 11
  • By: Michael Chatfield
  • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 382
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 365
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 364

Warships now move in the stars, made of soul-gem constructs, built by mages and engineers, crewed by those who lived on Emerilia or within Earth’s simulation. The Deq’ual system stands with Emerilia, their brothers and sisters, and their family and fellow human descendants. The Jukal Empire will not let Emerilia rise peacefully. As empires grow, so, too, can they be toppled. Only one can remain; in their biggest gamble yet, they must pass through the fires of war, empire against empire. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • good

  • By Adam Dintelman on 02-08-19

good

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

Reviewed: 02-08-19

in my opinion they should merge them all into one single book collection on Audible or into two separate collections.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful