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  • Coraline

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,139
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,145

In Coraline's family's new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors. Thirteen of the doors open and close. The fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall, until the day Coraline unlocks the door to find a passage to another flat in another house just like her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Scary, but interesting for both adults and kids

  • By Melise on 03-19-08

worth the listen but not amazing.

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

Reviewed: 12-14-18

worth the read. ending was rushed and didn't really fit it make much sense to me.

  • Shadow and Bone

  • By: Leigh Bardugo
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,256
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,924
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,934

Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • disappointed

  • By Whovian on 08-31-18

Started off really good.

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

Reviewed: 05-29-18

Started off great. Kind of a different story.
Lost me at the end. Things happened that didn't make sense. Was kind of frustrating because the build up was pretty good.
Then end seemed rushed and not a lot of thought put into it. Kind of how all the new star wars movies are.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Paradox Bound

  • A Novel
  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,539
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,817
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,800

Nothing ever changes in Sanders. The town's still got a video store, for God's sake. So why doesn't Eli Teague want to leave? Not that he'd ever admit it, but maybe he's been waiting - waiting for the traveler to come back. The one who's roared into his life twice before, pausing just long enough to drop tantalizing clues before disappearing in a cloud of gunfire and a squeal of tires. The one who's a walking anachronism, with her tricorne hat, flintlock rifle, and steampunked Model A Ford.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Traveling through history rather than time

  • By Michael G Kurilla on 11-04-17

Dissapointed

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

Reviewed: 01-02-18

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

The writing was good, I just thought the premise was ridiculous. I just couldn't let go of the silly storyline...

It seems to cater towards old classic car lovers and american history buffs a bit.

What was most disappointing about Peter Clines’s story?

The ridiculous and constraining story line. I got about 6 hours in and was not interested in going further. It could have been a good story. The characters were interesting and some of the villains were intriguing. Its too bad...

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

disappointment

Any additional comments?

I loved Clines other works.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71,910
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 67,492
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67,357

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the Publisher's Summary! This is Amazing!

  • By PW on 04-12-17

different and awesome

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

Reviewed: 03-16-17

very entertaining. was skeptical based on title and summary, plus I'm not a huge space story fan but this surprised me. loved it

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Territory

  • The Secret History of Cyber War
  • By: Fred Kaplan
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,370
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,217

As cyber attacks dominate front-page news, as hackers join the list of global threats, and as top generals warn of a coming cyber war, few books are more timely and enlightening than Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War by Slate columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Best narrator - Malcolm Hillgartner

  • By Greg Davis on 07-20-16

decent, interesting but at to much of a high level

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

Reviewed: 05-24-16

wish it had more details of the significant events. kind of just a story made from pieced together time line of events. Not sure i would recommend

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Final Empire

  • Mistborn Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49,680
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 44,176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,171

For a thousand years the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years the Lord Ruler, the "Sliver of Infinity," reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Then, when hope was so long lost that not even its memory remained, a terribly scarred, heart-broken half-Skaa rediscovered it in the depths of the Lord Ruler's most hellish prison.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 2nd to the Storm-light Archives.....

  • By Mitchell on 03-30-18

love it

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

Reviewed: 04-12-16

interesting characters and magic system. story was really well done. did not follow a predictable build up to climax and done patten a lot of books seem follow.

one of my favorite books!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Spell or High Water

  • Magic 2.0
  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,573
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,379

A month has passed since Martin helped to defeat the evil programmer Jimmy, and things couldn't be going better. Except for his love life, that is. Feeling distant and lost, Gwen has journeyed to Atlantis, a tolerant and benevolent kingdom governed by the Sorceresses, and a place known to be a safe haven to all female time-travelers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator!

  • By D. Murdock on 03-13-17

not as good as the first book but worth the read

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

Reviewed: 04-12-16

it's a decent quick read. not a memorable story though. like the first book a lot better. slightly annoying reading performance at times with the dorkiness.

overall though i like the story idea of the trilogy and will probably buy the third book

1 of 1 people found this review helpful