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  • Jam

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,879
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,772
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,770

We were prepared for an earthquake. We had a flood plan in place. We could even have dealt with zombies. Probably. But no one expected the end to be quite so…sticky…or strawberry scented. Yahtzee Croshaw ( Mogworld, Zero Punctuation Reviews) returns to audiobooks with a follow-up to his smash-hit debut: Jam, a dark comedy about the one apocalypse no one predicted.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved It

  • By Zak on 11-25-13

OMG!

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

Reviewed: 10-16-18

OMG .. .. .. .. LMAO .. .. .. You have to hear this book!!

  • Will Save the Galaxy for Food

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,603
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,313
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,297

Space travel just isn't what it used to be. With the invention of Quantum Teleportation, space heroes aren't needed anymore. When one particularly unlucky ex-adventurer masquerades as famous pilot and hate figure Jacques McKeown, he's sucked into an ever-deepening corporate and political intrigue. Between space pirates, adorable deadly creatures, and a missing fortune in royalties, saving the universe was never this difficult!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great

  • By K. F. on 03-09-17

Nice!

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

Fun, funny and thoroughly entertaining. A great read with a fantastic narrator. The ending was frustrating though... lol

  • Grass 

  • By: Sheri S. Tepper
  • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
  • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 162

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb

  • By aPriL does feral sometimes on 04-24-16

omg...

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

Reviewed: 10-03-18

What a boring book! I thought this was sci-fi. I don't know what the hell to call this... just boring.

  • Mother of Eden

  • By: Chris Beckett
  • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle, Bruce Mann, Heather Wilds, and others
  • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 250

Civilization has come to the alien, sunless planet its inhabitants call Eden. Just a few generations ago, the planet's 500 inhabitants huddled together in the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees, afraid to venture out into the cold darkness around them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Pick for Best Book of 2015

  • By Emily - Audible on 12-07-15

Outstanding!

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

Simply outstanding--in scope and story and epic timeline! Outstanding, too, in creativity and description, world-building, as well as wonderful narration! A Must-Read series of novels!

  • Dark Eden

  • A Novel
  • By: Chris Beckett
  • Narrated by: Matthew Frow, Jayne Entwistle, Ione Butler, and others
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 896
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 835
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 835

On the alien, sunless planet they call Eden, the 532 members of the Family shelter beneath the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees. Beyond the Forest lie the mountains of the Snowy Dark and a cold so bitter and a night so profound that no man has ever crossed it. The Oldest among the Family recount legends of a world where light came from the sky, where men and women made boats that could cross the stars. These ships brought us here, the Oldest say - and the Family must only wait for the travelers to return.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Ripping Yarn

  • By Mark on 04-23-14

OUTSTANDING!

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

Simply outstanding--in scope and story and epic timeline! Outstanding, too, in creativity and description, world-building, as well as wonderful narration! A Must-Read series of novels!

  • Not Alone

  • By: Craig A. Falconer
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 22 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,893
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,412
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,400

When Dan McCarthy stumbles upon a folder containing evidence of the conspiracy to end all conspiracies - a top-level alien cover-up - he leaks the files without a second thought. The incredible truth revealed by Dan's leak immediately captures the public's imagination, but Dan's relentless commitment to exposing the cover-up and forcing disclosure quickly earns him some enemies in high places.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Impressive Book About Aliens & the Hype Industry

  • By Russell on 12-21-16

OUTSTANDING!

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

Reviewed: 08-12-18

From start to finish, a masterpiece! I could not have imagined better story, writing, characters that come to life, and narration that brings it all into reality!

Now, on to book 2!!

  • Black Infinity

  • Discovery Series, Book 3
  • By: Salvador Mercer
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

The race to Mars is not without its peril. As the world’s superpowers vie for supremacy in space, the true intent of the aliens, and the ultimate destiny for the human species, is revealed. Can the world marshal the will and resources of its people to strike back and take control of its own fate? Can NASA, led by Richard “Rock” Crandon, and America’s adversaries find the ultimate courage to face what lies at Discovery’s End and save the world?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By randall on 07-31-18

Outstanding

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

Outstanding from the beginning to the well crafted ending!
Narrator was great throughout as well!

  • Lunar Discovery

  • Discovery Series, Book 1
  • By: Salvador Mercer
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 848
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 793
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 793

What lies on the dark side of the moon could change the course of humanity forever. When a Chinese rover discovers an alien technology on the dark side of the moon, it is up to Richard "Rock" Crandon and his NASA team of scientists and engineers to devise a way to return before the Chinese and Russians. Forced to deal with bureaucratic oversight and a complex team of personalities, Rock Crandon pushes his team to their limits.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprising start to a promising series.

  • By Matthew on 11-09-16

Good, fun, interesting read!

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

Good, fun, interesting read. I enjoyed the technical realism as well as the political and cultural realism.

  • Quantum Void

  • Quantum Series, Book 2
  • By: Douglas Phillips
  • Narrated by: Traci Odom
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

Particle physics was always an unlikely path to the stars, but with the discovery that space could be compressed, the entire galaxy had come within reach. The technology was astonishing, yet nothing compared to what humans encountered 4,000 light-years from home. Now, with an invitation from a mysterious gatekeeper, the people of Earth must decide if they're ready to participate in the galactic conversation.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A disappointment...

  • By Mr. T on 07-13-18

Fairly fun read, but not great. Narrator too...

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

Reviewed: 07-14-18

This book is pretty good, fun, but has some lightweight parts. Weaknesses.
What I struggle with is this narrator... She does a good job overall, but virtually all the male voices, at virtually all times, speak in this constantly annoying minor tone, in a thrusting-lunging sort of rhythm, often sound, amongst other adjectives (besides unrealistic and unnatural) gruff, short and angry, sullen or brooding--or just simply like rude pushy jerks or assholes!
She is, sadly, very annoying to listen to as there are quite a few male voices. I have listened to her before and had the same problem. Please study and improve on your impressions of men's attitudes, tone, sound and manner of speaking!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Genome

  • The Extinction Files, Book 2
  • By: A. G. Riddle
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,300
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,202

The thrilling conclusion to The Extinction Files is finally here! In 2003, the first human genome was sequenced. But the secrets it held were never revealed. The truth was discovered 30 years ago, almost by accident. Dr. Paul Kraus had spent his entire career searching for what he called humanity's lost tribes - human ancestors who had gone extinct. When Kraus compared the DNA samples of the lost tribes with our own, he found a pattern of changes: a code. At the time, the technology didn't exist to unravel what it meant. Kraus hid his work and disappeared.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Anonymous User on 02-12-18

Confusing

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

Reviewed: 07-03-18

I cant understand whats going on, who these people are and what they are doing and talking about.