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Michael Stansberry

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  • The Overstory

  • By: Richard Powers
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
  • Length: 22 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 546
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 504
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 504

The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fable that range from antebellum New York to the late 20th-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. An air force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits 100 years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back into life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and speech-impaired scientist discovers that trees are communicating with one another.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Astonishingly powerful writing.

  • By Alexandria on 04-18-18

eye opening

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

I'm a fuel guzzling truck driver but this book made me wanna pull my semi to the side of the road And hug a tree

49 of 51 people found this review helpful

  • The Never Paradox

  • Chronicles of Jonathan Tibbs, Book 2
  • By: T. Ellery Hodges
  • Narrated by: Steven Barnett
  • Length: 20 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,479
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,333
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,322

The Ferox assault has been escalating, drawing Jonathan into combat more and more frequently. With each passing day, he's grown stronger. He can't be certain, but his attackers seem to be getting...more dangerous? ...and, of course, Heyer is gone, again. Then came the glitch. Unexpectedly pulled from battle, Jonathan finds he cannot recall the final moments of his last confrontation. Convinced that his memory loss was no accident, he must uncover the truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hodges Pulls it off

  • By Scott on 08-30-17

recommended for any sci-fi lover

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

Reviewed: 06-06-17

it kept me interested all the way through the action was great and the storyline was good

1 of 1 people found this review helpful