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  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,940
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,297
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,169

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mediocre

  • By erin george on 10-03-18

Not my cup of tea

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

Reviewed: 06-23-18

It felt like too many boogeymen were shoved into one story. I barely finished it.

15 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • The Ignored

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

Bob Jones is ordinary, from his appearance right down to his very name. No one seems to take notice of him, not his co-workers, his girlfriend, or even his own parents. But Bob learns he's not alone when he's taken in by a band of people that suffer similarly. Calling themselves "The Ignored", the deadly vengeance they intend to wreak is sure to make them more than just memorable....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • different

  • By Anonymous User on 05-30-18

Not for me.

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

Reviewed: 05-15-18

I was really hoping this would be a book I could get into, but the storyline was just so hard to believe and not in a good way. The character development seemed unnatural, and I just could not connect with, or care about the characters. This might be a good book for someone else, but not for me.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Eternal Darkness

  • By: Tom Deady
  • Narrated by: Matt Godfrey
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

Ben Harris and his best friends Richie and Jack knew the stories about Old Man Brewster, what happened to his wife...and the flies. They had no idea why anybody would want to live there, but then they met Greg Lupescu, the new kid who had moved in. He looked strange, his father was never around, and he had this creepy butler named Karl. Soon, however, he became their close friend. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great

  • By Nancy on 03-01-18

this was an enjoyable read.

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

Reviewed: 04-19-18

I wasn't expecting a ton of twists and turns, and there weren't many, but the storyline was well-thought-out and the characters were endearing. I wish it would have been a little bit longer, and I only say that about books I like.

  • Dune

  • By: Frank Herbert
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, and others
  • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,752
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,082
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,145

Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud'dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book!

  • By Scott on 04-10-08

Read it.

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

Reviewed: 04-07-18

Dune is to sci-fi what LOTR is to fantasy. Do I need to say more?

  • The Devil Crept In

  • By: Ania Ahlborn
  • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 202

Young Jude Brighton has been missing for three days, and while the search for him is in full swing in the small town of Deer Valley, Oregon, the locals are starting to lose hope. They're well aware that the first 48 hours are critical and after that, the odds usually point to a worst-case scenario. And despite Stevie Clark's youth, he knows that, too; he's seen the cop shows. He knows what each ticking moment may mean for Jude, his cousin and best friend.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent New Horror

  • By Jay on 02-15-17

Not for me

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

Reviewed: 12-07-17

This story sounded interesting, but the execution was not great. It didn't have a great flow to it, and the characters were a little hard to connect with. The main issue had a different build up then I would have thought. It's not a horrible story, it's just not one that I liked.

  • Gray

  • The Complete Collection
  • By: Lou Cadle
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,110

Pre-med student Coral is on vacation in Idaho when something terrible happens. The black cloud is followed by a wildfire and searing heat that lasts for days. She survives deep in a cave but emerges days later to find the world transformed, with blackened trees, an ash-filled sky, and no living creatures stirring - except for her. So begins her desperate journey to find water and food and other survivors...and the answer to the mystery of what happened.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story - Superb Value

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 11-05-17

Good read

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

Reviewed: 11-07-17

I enjoyed the story and how it developed. The characters were good, some were a tad hard to believe but, overall good.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • FantasticLand

  • A Novel
  • By: Mike Bockoven
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe, Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192

Since the 1970s, FantasticLand has been the theme park where "Fun is Guaranteed!" But when a hurricane ravages the Florida coast and isolates the park, the employees find it anything but fun. Five weeks later, the authorities who rescue the survivors encounter a scene of horror. Photos soon emerge online of heads on spikes outside of rides and viscera and human bones littering the gift shops, breaking records for hits, views, likes, clicks, and shares.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absurd...But awesome

  • By T.J. on 11-12-17

Not for me

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

Reviewed: 09-24-17

This story was not great with developing believable characters and the progression of events seemed ridiculous.

  • Floodwater

  • By: Sean Thomas Fisher
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 83

After a night of camping turns deadly for Rory and his friends, the town sheriff finds no trace of wrongdoing. No bodies. No blood. No nada. Sheriff Hooper scoffs at their story about the dead people who came out of the lake. The moss-covered ones that allegedly dragged their friends, kicking and screaming, back into the water with them. It doesn't take long for the dwindling group of survivors to uncover who is responsible for the uprising, and what follows is a tidal wave of bloodshed and horror.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly good!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 08-11-16

Not for me

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

Reviewed: 10-04-16

I liked the idea of this book but I did not like the execution of it.
The narrator was in my opinion not good for this book. His female and male voices were more of a distraction than anything.
The book lacked any tense moments that I long for in a horror book, you know, the part that makes you jump or has you on the edge of your seat.
I hate leaving bad reviews but I did not like this book.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Bride

  • By: Jonathan Ryan
  • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Still reeling from Father Neal's revelation, Aidan assists his friend, Brian, by investigating a series of unexplained events at his farm, including eerie lights in the fields at night and his daughter's fixation with an invisible friend. After women with mysterious powers, who are hunting down a witch from the 1600s, appear, the group embarks on a perilous journey to destroy the Dark Bride...but they will be drawn into a horrific battle that some will not survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By H CG on 07-12-16

Great book

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

Reviewed: 07-12-16

Such a talented author, he gets you to care about the characters, hang on the edge of your seat and leaves you wanting more!

  • Burnt Offerings

  • Valancourt 20th Century Classics
  • By: Robert Marasco
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,785
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,669
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,667

Ben and Marian Rolfe are desperate to escape a stifling summer in their tiny Brooklyn apartment, so when they get the chance to rent a mansion in upstate New York for the entire summer for only $900, it's an offer that's too good to refuse. There's only one catch: behind a strange and intricately carved door in a distant wing of the house lives elderly Mrs. Allardyce, and the Rolfes will be responsible for preparing her meals. But Mrs. Allardyce never seems to emerge from her room, and it soon becomes clear that something weird and terrifying is happening in the house.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Haunted house story more creepy than horrific

  • By Calliope on 05-03-17

Good book

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

Reviewed: 04-29-16

I enjoyed this book, it's not a "page turner" but still a good read. I would recommend it if you want a quick, kind of creepy read.

7 of 10 people found this review helpful