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  • Obsidio

  • The Illuminae Files, Book 3
  • By: Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
  • Narrated by: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Carla Corvo, full cast
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,272
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196

Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza - but who knows what they'll find seven months after the invasion? Meanwhile Kady's cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza's ragtag underground resistance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Live a life worth dying for

  • By Jessica M. Henn on 03-17-18

This series is mesmerizing...

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

Reviewed: 01-11-19

A truly amazing story! I couldn’t break away from it until all three books were done. The performance is a full production, with distinct characters, complete sound effects, etc. It’s the best performance I’ve heard yet on any Audible book.
Just a note - these are not stand alone books. Get all three or you’re cheating yourself.
The Illuminae series will go on my short list of the books I listen to many, many times.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs

  • Half-Moon Hollow, Book 1
  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,308
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,789
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,800

Maybe it was the Shenanigans gift certificate that put her over the edge. When children's librarian and self-professed nice girl Jane Jameson is fired by her beastly boss and handed $25 in potato skins instead of a severance check, she goes on a bender that's sure to become Half Moon Hollow legend. On her way home, she's mistaken for a deer, shot, and left for dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshing take on the Paranormal Genre

  • By Captain Skurvy on 02-21-10

How do books like this get 5 star reviews????

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

The high reviews aren’t justified.
While funny, it isn’t that funny. The characters and humor are predictable in every way, as is the plot. When at last the great reveal of the evil villain occurred I’d already figured it out many chapters before, as I suspect most listeners would.
Hopefully the other books in the series are more developed, but I won’t waste a credit to find out.

  • Zero G

  • By: Dan Wells
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller, Margaret Ying Drake, Josh Hurley, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,400
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,360

Twelve-year-old Zero is traveling with 20,000 people for 105 years to colonize a new planet. Everyone is in stasis, so they'll be safe during the trip, but when Zero's pod malfunctions it wakes him early, like 105 years early. At first he's excited to be the only one awake - he has the entire ship to himself, so he can go anywhere and see and do and eat anything he wants - but when a family of space pirates show up, trying to hijack the ship and kidnap the colonizers, Zero has to think fast and find a way to stop them all on his own.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Passengers movie with space pirates

  • By Kingsley on 12-07-18

Great sci-fi for kids of all ages

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

Intended for kids but I enjoyed it a lot. It’s “Home Alone” crosses with “Passengers” but given its own special twist
The protagonist is every parent’s dream of a kid - smart, creative, conscientious., but still a loveable kid.

  • Promise Me, Dad

  • A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
  • By: Joe Biden
  • Narrated by: Joe Biden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,462
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,067
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,048

In November 2014, 13 members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past 40 years; it was the one constant in what had become a hectic, scrutinized, and overscheduled life. The Thanksgiving holiday was a much-needed respite, a time to connect, a time to reflect on what the year had brought, and what the future might hold. But this year felt different from all those that had come before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Sad Memoir

  • By Jean on 12-02-17

We was gypped...

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

Excellent. Definitely worth spending a credit. Not much more to say about this book.

Joe Biden, however, is another story. He represents the best humanity has to offer in the category of genuine human beings of deep virtue and character.

  • A Higher Loyalty

  • Truth, Lies, and Leadership
  • By: James Comey
  • Narrated by: James Comey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 23,871
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21,791
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 21,691

In his audiobook, A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of powe, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Than Trump: All Comey's Life/Working Years--

  • By Gillian on 04-17-18

Riveting...

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

Although I was eager to buy this, I didn’t immediately begin to listen to A Higher Loyalty because I felt it surely would be dry. You know, something you believe you SHOULD read because it will be informative and educational, but probably, you think to yourself, it will also be a bit boring.

SO WRONG! This book was completely compelling; I could scarcely put it down until I was finished. I have no doubt I’ll listen again over and over. And as a bonus, it truly was informative and educational, with a generous salting of inspiring.
Spend the credit. Spend the credit. Spend the credit.

  • A Gift of Time

  • By: Jerry Merritt
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,736
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,375
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,357

When Micajah Fenton discovers a crater in his front yard with a broken time glider in the bottom and a naked, virtual woman on his lawn, he delays his plans to kill himself. While helping repair the marooned time traveler's glider, Cager realizes it can return him to his past to correct a mistake that had haunted him his entire life. As payment for his help, the virtual creature living in the circuitry of the marooned glider, sends Cager back in time as his 10-year-old self.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smart and original

  • By J. OBrennan on 12-29-17

Great book!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

This book is really well written, with completely developed, relatable characters. The performance is incredible and greatly enhances the story.
I’ll be looking at other works by this author, if speculative fiction of this high quality is what I can expect.
Definitely worth a credit, and I’ll be listening to this many times.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

  • By: Jonas Jonasson
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,123
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,407
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,437

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ages Well

  • By Dennis on 10-21-12

Meh...

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

Reviewed: 12-07-17

Alan is Forrest Gump, just smarter and with fewer morals. But Forrest was more lovable by far.
This book went on and on and on and on and on, until by the end I was barely listening and that only by pure stubbornness.
So why even 3 stars? I had a lot of interruptions, and I think if I had listened with more continuity I probably would have enjoyed it more. I also concede the plot, which is nothing if not complex, has been cleverly done with all loose ends tied together well.
The narrator did a good job too.

  • All These Worlds

  • Bobiverse, Book 3
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 42,524
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 39,804
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,695

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Satisfying End to a Fun Series

  • By Craig Schorling on 08-20-17

I just never wanted it to end :-(

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

This series is SO GOOD. I bought the first two and had to preorder the third, but now its OVER...NOOOOOOOOO!!!.....

Fortunately, the Bobiverse is immortal. This will be a go-to listen forever.

  • Innocence

  • A Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,396
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,947
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,959

He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance - and nothing less than destiny - has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Story dragged on and anti-climatic

  • By roz79 on 02-06-15

Disappointing.

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

First I should say I'm a big fan of Dean Koontz overall, especially all of his Brother Odd books. But I found this book to be totally depressing and had to call it quits at around chapter 7, when I found myself crying in the shower because the human race sucks.

So it may take a turn for the better and be amazing - I'll never know.

It really is best to avoid the fogs, for me at least.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 212,523
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198,439
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198,025

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

W. O. W!!!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-17

LOVE this book, it's a wild ride in every way! For sci-fi geeks, probably for anyone, it's a lot of fun.