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  • Missy the Werecat

  • By: P. G. Allison
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 274
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 257
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 256

When puberty brings on her first shift, Missy goes into the mountains for two years - until finally learning to change back. She can change from fully human in one instant to a mountain lion in the next. Everyone assumes her two-year disappearance was because she'd been kidnapped by a sexual predator that she managed to kill. She keeps her werecat nature a secret. There is no pack, no pride of other werecats, and no alpha.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book could have less random crimes in it

  • By Kyla Hockman on 02-29-16

Amateurish & Poorly Narrated

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

Reviewed: 06-25-18

The story appears written by a teenager: poor grammar & word usage, heavy reliance on cliches. The narration is so bad I almost immediately turned it off. She relies on a breathy voice & a phony New Jersey accent. Her intonation is annoying.

  • The Gate to Women’s Country

  • By: Sheri S. Tepper
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

Women rule in Women's Country. Women live apart from men, sheltering the remains of civilization. They have cut themselves off with walls and by ordinance from marauding males. Waging war is all men are good for. Men are allowed to fight their barbaric battles among themselves, garrison against garrison. For the sake of his pride, each boy child ritualistically rejects his mother when he comes of age to be a warrior. But all the secrets of civilization are strictly the possession of women.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you liked “A Handmaid’s Tale” you will love “The Gate to Women’s Country”

  • By anon on 06-07-18

If you liked “A Handmaid’s Tale” you will love “The Gate to Women’s Country”

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

Reviewed: 06-07-18

One of the quintessential feminist SF novels, Sheri Tepper yet again creates a world where multiple issues and engaging characters are carefully crafted into an engaging story that draws you in and carries you along. A must read book.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Selection

  • The Selection, Book 1
  • By: Kiera Cass
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,652
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,874

For 35 girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth... to be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels... to live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her, and leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You might want to wait... if you hate cliffhangers

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-27-12

Meh..

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-15-18

Average writing, same old story, cheap "cliffhanger" ending. I won't bother with the next book in the series. It should have been 1 book.

  • Grass 

  • By: Sheri S. Tepper
  • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
  • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 232
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 216

What could be more commonplace than grass or a world covered over all its surface with a wind-whipped ocean of grass? But the planet Grass conceals horrifying secrets within its endless pastures. And as an incurable plague attacks all inhabited planets but this one, the prairie-like Grass begins to reveal these secrets - and nothing will ever be the same again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I couldn't get into it.

  • By APLang on 08-28-18

One of the greats.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-10-18

One of Sheri Teller's most loved books, "Grass" touches on themes of feminism, religion, sentience, and family with richly drawn characters and exquisite world building. It is an engaging story that will stay with you long after you're done.

  • Risen Gods

  • By: J. F. Penn, J. Thorn
  • Narrated by: C. J. McAllister
  • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

When a tidal wave strikes the coast of New Zealand, Ben Henare and Lucy Campion are separated in the chaotic aftermath. As earthquakes shake the land and volcanoes erupt on the Pacific Rim of Fire, Ben wrestles with his Maori heritage as he faces the supernatural powers that threaten the land of Aotearoa. He must fight his way north on a quest through ice caves and oceans, battling the manifestations of the evil god Whiro and the creatures of the sky.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Action-packed thrill ride!

  • By Diana in SC on 04-14-16

Bleh...

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-26-18

Medio & predictable. Narrator's delivery is almost monotone & his voice is creaky. I found it annoying.

  • The Journal of James Halldon

  • Diary of the Displaced, Book 1
  • By: Glynn James
  • Narrated by: Josiah John Bildner
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

James Halldon wakes up in a strange and dark place, surrounded by endless junk and debris. He has no idea where he is, or how he got there. No food. No water. No light. Almost no memories of his past. And there are things moving in the darkness around him. Things that growl. And daytime never seems to come.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Annoying

  • By anon on 02-21-18

Annoying

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-21-18

The story is mediocre and the narration annoying, quit about 1/3 of the way through. The narrator has odd inflections and a lilting almost valley-girl voice. The story isn't good enough to put up w/ the narration.

  • Lady Justice Takes a C.R.A.P.

  • City Retiree Action Patrol, Book 1
  • By: Robert Thornhill
  • Narrated by: George Kuch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 88

How old is too old to dream? Walt Williams always dreamed of being a hero. When retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be, Walt decides it's the perfect time to achieve his dream and give Lady Justice a helping hand. So he decides to become a cop! Follow Walt as he leaves the real-estate world and retirement to solve crime and bring perps to justice. It's a bumpy but often hilarious ride. Walt and Ox, his partner in the Kansas City police department, find very unorthodox ways of bringing criminals to justice.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Book 1

  • By zoe on 12-20-16

Crap is right.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-18

This is so awful I wish I could give it a negative number. There is no stereotype, no prejudice, and no trite saying that is not here. It reads as if written by a 16-year old bigot obsessed with his "member". If he is trying to be funny, he fails on every level. I not only wish I could get my money back, I should get a refund for every second wasted on this tripe.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Artemis

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: Rosario Dawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63,913
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,650
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 59,499

Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent. Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A ferrari with no motor

  • By will on 11-18-17

Like to see more.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-18

Enjoyed it very much. Loved the characters & world. Is a volume 2 n the works?

  • One Fell Sweep

  • Innkeeper Chronicles, Book 3
  • By: Ilona Andrews
  • Narrated by: Renee Raudman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,511
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,328
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,325

Dina DeMille may run the nicest Bed and Breakfast in Red Deer, Texas, but she caters to a very particular kind of guest...the kind that no one on Earth is supposed to know about. Guests like a former intergalactic tyrant with an impressive bounty on her head, the Lord Marshal of a powerful vampire clan, and a displaced-and-superhot werewolf; so don't stand too close, or you may be collateral damage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Took It Right to the Edge and Kept Me Enthralled

  • By Sophia Rose on 04-19-17

Wonderful series!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-09-17

Ilona Andrews has knocked one out of the ballpark again with the Innkeeper series. It features engaging characters with enough plot twists and action to keep the story moving biskly along, and me wanting more.

  • Karma

  • Karma Series, Book 1
  • By: Donna Augustine
  • Narrated by: Angel Clark
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 214
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 217

People say karma's a... well, you know. Personally, I don't think I'm that bad. It's not like I wanted this job. I wasn't even in my right mind when I accepted the position. Now, I'm surrounded by crazy coworkers like Lady Luck, who's a bit of a tramp, and Murphy's Law, who's a bumbling oaf. But the worst is Fate. He's got a problem with transfers like myself and I have to see him constantly. It's unavoidable, since we're hunting the same man, my murderer.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narration!

  • By Victoria on 09-14-15

Karma

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-23-16

So so story. Narrator is awful. She sounds like she went to the William Shatner school of acting/narration. Very distracting.