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  • Brother Odd

  • An Odd Thomas Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,682
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,032
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,022

No one could have imagined Odd Thomas ever leaving the quirky comfort of Pico Mundo. Yet leave it he has, for a monastery. But Odd has a knack for finding trouble no matter where he goes, and a killer is stalking the ancient holy halls. Odd is about to meet an enemy who eclipses any he has yet encountered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Odds are you will LOVE this book!!!

  • By Travelgirl on 12-09-06

Loved that Russian dude

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

Reviewed: 05-28-17

The awesome character creation is back in this one. I love the Russian dude. But I knew he wasn't from Indiana, because I live in Indiana, and no one from Indiana would ever say, "My beloved Indiana." And anyone from Indiana would know thats bullshit. Now if he said something about the Indy 500 then I might of had second thoughts. lol Great book.

  • Bewitching

  • By: Jill Barnett
  • Narrated by: Anne Johnstonbrown
  • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 221
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 197
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 197

What's a duke to do when a carefully selected bride rejects him rather than marry without love? He salvages his pride by marrying the next woman who falls into his arms. Joyous Fiona MacQuarrie bewitched the Duke of Belmore the moment she appeared from nowhere and knocked him over...literally. Joyous MacQuarrie is a Scottish witch whose powers of white magic are not always easy for her to control. When Alec's pride makes him choose to marry her, Joy turns the life of the most serious and snobbish duke in England upside down.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good story. Narrator not so good

  • By GranAnne on 12-11-14

Wish i was told this was smut

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

Reviewed: 08-14-16

Not that smut is a bad thing. Its just not what I was in the mood for when I got this book and smut isn't my thing.

  • What If?

  • Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
  • By: Randall Munroe
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,672
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,019
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,979

Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent of the speed of light? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? If there were a robot apocalypse, how long would humanity last?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Humorous but serious answers to crazy hypothetical

  • By Neuron on 05-08-16

Just ok

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

Reviewed: 08-14-16

Now if the amazing imagery that was on the cover had something to do with the outlandish questions inside then awesome. Those moments however where very few and far between. The metric system through really kind of ruined it for me, since I never learned it in school I have no foundation to comprehend most of it. Also about 70% is high level math based and when people are saying numbers to me rather than me reading them it all goes right over my head. SO I recommend getting a physical copy over the reader if your dyslexic. Absolutely to no fault of the reader at all.

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 158,707
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 146,470
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 146,310

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

Totally wonderful

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

Reviewed: 08-14-16

If you saw the movie first, as always, the book is total awesome. The characters inner dialogue is something you can't miss out on. Truly a wonderful main character and the rest of the cast dose not disappoint.

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  • Critical Failures

  • Caverns and Creatures, Book 1
  • By: Robert Bevan
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Sleep
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,686
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,672

Tim and his friends find out the hard way that you shouldn't question the game master, and you shouldn't make fun of his cape. One minute, they're drinking away the dreariness of their lives, escaping into a fantasy game and laughing their asses off. The next minute, they're in a horse-drawn cart surrounded by soldiers pointing crossbows at them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Audible Studio...More Please!

  • By M. Maryanow on 02-01-15

Cant wait to see where this is going

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

Reviewed: 07-08-16

I like it a lot. Readers good, characters are very realistic, and I have the next book in my library waiting in line to be listened too. I can't wait to see what they are going to do after how that all ended. BUT LISTEN! If you can't handle curing, your mama jokes, dirty or crude jokes, then this is not for you! I know a lot of guys like this bunch and they are great guys, but they go where ever the jokes take them. They are just smart asses, well, one is anyway. And you have to love them for who they are, flaws and all.

Great story, great reader, and a big thumbs up from me.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Butcher Bird

  • A Novel of the Dominion
  • By: Richard Kadrey
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis 60
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 319
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 323

Spyder Lee is a happy man who lives in San Francisco and owns a tattoo shop. One night an angry demon tries to bite his head off before he's saved by a stranger. The demon infected Spyder with something awful - the truth. He can suddenly see the world as it really is: full of angels and demons and monsters and monster-hunters. A world full of black magic and mysteries. These are the Dominions, parallel worlds full of wonder, beauty, and horror

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another entertaining piece by Kadrey!

  • By Tobias E. Queen (Voice For Hire) on 02-19-15

3 years and still not finished it

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

Reviewed: 07-08-16

This book may be for some but not for me. To me its just boring and I have no reason to be invested in anyone or anything. You get story here and their as it goes but its in such small snippets I have long since stopped caring. I keep thinking I will come back to it, its not terrible, and I remember where I left off, but so many other books are more gripping and keep me focused. Honestly the first hour was the best part for me. Still sitting at half way in... Oh look! More White trash zombie!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Tooth and Nail

  • By: Jennifer Safrey
  • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

Gemma Fae Cross, a tough-girl amateur boxer whose fiancé is running for congress, has just made a startling discovery about herself. She is half faerie - and not just any faerie, but a tooth faerie! A hybrid of fae and human, Gemma is destined to defend the Olde Way and protect the fae - who are incapable of committing violence - from threats to their peaceful and idyllic way of life, which must be maintained by distilling innocence collected from children's baby teeth.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • should be in the smut section

  • By Kenya on 07-08-16

should be in the smut section

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

Reviewed: 07-08-16

Wasn't what I was expecting at all. The primary character tells you abut how tuff she is all the time but never dose anything to show it. And many times when a particular male character walks in the room she can't control her feelings and once she was like "my panties became wet". Really? This doesn't come close to the dialogue that goes on in my head during a high stress freakout. When people tell me that men think about sex more than women I think, "Must of been done by a man so he can doctor the results to save face." But for crying out loud no one fearing being discovered as a tooth fairy thinks about how moist her underpants got when the help she called for arrives. Maybe I'm missing something about just how good looking this guy was, or how magically good looking, but nothing came accost that way to me. Sure there is the glamour but she can resist it from other characters but for some reason can't from this guy, or just control herself at all. For a strong female lead she's pretty lousy. This story really should be in romance and I can't finish it. Its not what I thought it was going to be at all.

But don't count the reader out. Poor girl did great with what she had. She's the only reason I made it half way though.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle

  • By: Christopher Healy
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354

Prince Liam. Prince Frederic. Prince Duncan. Prince Gustav. You remember them, don't you? They're the Princes Charming, who finally got some credit after they stepped out of the shadows of their princesses Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, and Briar Rose to defeat an evil witch bent on destroying all their kingdoms. But alas, such fame and recognition only last so long.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious for kids and adults; best narrator

  • By EmilyK on 11-28-15

I'm giving more of them a listen

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

Reviewed: 05-11-16

I think I liked this one more than the first and that dosn't happen often

  • Scorpion Mountain

  • Brotherband Chronicles, Book 5
  • By: John A. Flanagan
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 752
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 687
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 685

Fresh off of victory over their longtime nemesis, Tursgud, Hal and the Herons, summoned by King Duncan, set sail for Castle Araluen. Thrust into the dangerous world of Araluen, the Herons learn of a threat to Queen Evanlyn and whispers of a deadly sect known as the Scorpion Cult. Rumors say that Iqbal, who previously tried to assassinate Evanlyn at her wedding to Horace, might be planning another attempt.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent

  • By Samwise on 09-22-18

Attention to detail

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

Reviewed: 05-11-16

I know this is a stupid reason to give you to listen, but the writer really dose his homework. He talks about how a group of calvary steers their horse with their knees while taking a shot with a bow. Sounds dumb but unless you work with horses a lot and have had a very well trained horse most people wouldn't know to look for such a detail. I greatly appreciate it as a horse rider and a former shower

  • Dragonsong: Harper Hall Trilogy, Volume 1

  • By: Anne McCaffrey
  • Narrated by: Sally Darling
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,789
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,149

Dragonsong is the spellbinding tale of Menolly of Half Circle Hold, a brave young girl who flees her seaside village and discovers the legendary fire lizards of Pern. All her life, Menolly has longed to learn the ancient secrets of the Harpers, the master musicians of Harper Hall. When her stern father denies her the chance to make her dream come true, Menolly runs away from home. Hiding in a cave by the sea, she finds nine magical fire lizards who join her on a breathtaking journey to Harper Hall.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Grandma tells a story

  • By Trisandra Lunanova on 07-22-16

Way more intriguing

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

Reviewed: 05-11-16

I liked this a lot. I found myself not just listening to it while on my breaks at work. I would go home and try to get just a little farther.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful