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Terry Mixon

League City, Texas
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  • Couch Potato Chaos: Gamebound

  • By: Erik Rounds
  • Narrated by: Sarah Sampino
  • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 20

You know those times when you’re surrounded by a squadron of bloodthirsty ninjas, your back is to the wall, you’re down to your last heart container, and all hope seems lost? In situations like that, it’s important not to panic, to take a deep breath, and to remember that even if you do shuffle off this mortal coil, by the laws of Etheria you’ll shuffle right back on it again.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable for the average litrpg reader.

  • By Tory Wilson on 02-08-19

A Very Entertaining Story

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

This book was fun, and silly in all the places one might expect of a LitRPG based on old video games. The narration was terrific, too. I’ll be looking at the sequel one day, I’m sure.

I received a free promo code for this audiobook in exchange for an honest review.

  • Valhalla Online

  • Publisher's Pack, Books 1 & 2
  • By: Kevin O. McLaughlin
  • Narrated by: Jennifer O'Donnell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161

Get the first two books together in this special Publisher's Pack edition! More than just a game, Valhalla Online was designed as a permanent repository for the uploaded minds of mortals afraid of death. An artificial afterlife. Samantha's world is turned upside-down when she arrives in Valhalla - because as far as she knows, she isn't like the other people uploaded there. She isn't dead. At least...she hopes she isn't. Now Sam must solve the mystery of her own abduction - or murder! - while trapped inside a virtual world, cut off from communication with the outside.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good start to a great world

  • By Terry Mixon on 05-25-18

A good start to a great world

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

Kevin McLaughlin puts together a great world that I can’t wait to explore further. You’ll be rooting for the heroine who is smart and rough enough to make her way in an unexpected and challenging world. Jennifer O’Donnell has a great performance.

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  • Delvers LLC: Adventure Capital

  • By: Blaise Corvin
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,198
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,097
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,093

By working together, Henry Sato and Jason Booth have managed to survive their unwanted trip to Ludus, an experiment planet. However, Delvers LLC has made some enemies...if monsters, bandits, mages, criminals, bounty hunters, and even dark cults can be called, "some enemies." After their latest battle, the two have been separated and must adapt or die. Henry in particular faces a trial by fire - perhaps literally - that may be impossible for him to overcome. The two American men will face their greatest challenges yet while working as conscripted Berber Intelligence agents. But even while outnumbered, and most likely outgunned, the former veteran EMT and resilient IT programmer will be armed with modern Earth know-how.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is where it starts

  • By Eric Parks on 12-06-17

Keeping the flames coming

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

Book three kept things coming for the heroes. It dragged in a few places but was a solid addition to the series. I’m caught up now and will have to wait for book four. Sigh.

  • Obligations Incurred

  • Delvers LLC, Book 2
  • By: Blaise Corvin
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,516
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,382
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,375

Henry and Jason somehow survived being kidnapped to Ludus, a monster-filled, sword and sorcery world. They managed to make friends, pay their rent, and they even founded their own adventuring business, Delvers LLC. Unfortunately, by overcoming the odds and creating a reputation for themselves in such short time, monarchs and nobles have taken notice of the two men from Earth. Foreign, deadly struggles may be unavoidable for Delvers LLC.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not complete

  • By Jonathan on 06-29-17

Picked up the story and ran with it

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

This second installment upped the game for our heroes and their friends. I loved it. The scope of their problems keeps growing and I can’t wait to see where this goes.

  • Delvers LLC

  • Welcome to Ludus
  • By: Blaise Corvin
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,384
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,191

Henry and Jason led normal lives in Seattle before they were abducted to another world. Their kidnapper, the vain, self-styled god Dolos, refuses to send them back unless they can accomplish an impossible task. Oddly, Dolos doesn't seem to care if they succeed or not. Luckily, Henry and Jason studied Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) on Earth. Unfortunately, a Japanese American EMT and a geeky IT programmer don't have many other useful skills on a sword-and-sorcery world like Ludus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like an R-rated Dungeons and Dragons cartoon

  • By C.T. on 02-25-17

A wonderful start to a series

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

Reviewed: 03-18-18

This book more than lived up to my expectations. A great world and interesting characters. Already have book 2 and am ready to rock.

My only disappointments we in how the narrator added things to the performance that were already covered by the narration.

For example, the narrator saying someone laughed and then laughing.

The characters had their moments that detracted too, but not too bad.

In all, those were minor. Get the book. Enjoy.

  • The Immortals

  • By: Jordanna Max Brodsky
  • Narrated by: Jordanna Max Brodsky, Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 363
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 329

The city sleeps. Selene DiSilva walks her dog along the banks of the Hudson. She is alone - just the way she likes it. She doesn't believe in friends, and she doesn't speak to her family. Most of them are simply too dangerous. In the predawn calm, Selene finds the body of a young woman washed ashore, gruesomely mutilated and wreathed in laurel. Her ancient rage returns. And so does the memory of a promise she made long ago - when her name was Artemis.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Restarted 3 times and still couldn't get into it

  • By Jon08smom on 04-21-17

A great story

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

Reviewed: 03-10-18

This was an imaginative and exciting story with great characters. The only negative was the weird effects they did during certain flashbacks. Really distracting. Overall, well done though.

  • AlterWorld

  • Play to Live, Book 1
  • By: D. Rus
  • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,471
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,270

A new pandemic - the perma effect - has taken over Earth of the near future. Whenever you play your favorite online game, beware: your mind might merge with the virtual world and dump its comatose host. Woe be to those stuck forever in Tetris! But some unfortunates - the handicapped and the terminally ill, shell-shocked army vets, wronged crime victims and other society misfits - choose to flee real life willingly, escaping to the limitless world of online sword and sorcery MMORPGs.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not for people who are expecting a 4.5 star book

  • By Liz on 06-06-16

Far better than I’d hoped it would be

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

Reviewed: 01-17-18

His story appealed to me in a way that is hard to describe. It filled a void I wasn’t aware was there. Already into book two and can’t wait to see where this goes.

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  • Titan's Wrath

  • By: Rhett C. Bruno
  • Narrated by: Justin Thomas James
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

After inciting rebellion against Earth throughout Titan's off-world colonies, Kale Trass learns that leadership isn't only about fighting. Keeping control of his people--even his own family--requires a different set of skills. Following a pivotal battle over Saturn, Kale travels deep into enemy territory under the guise of seeking peace, though peace is the last thing on his mind. Malcolm Graves used to be an infamous Collector for a powerful Earther corporation--and then he nearly lost his life on Titan. Now he's retired. But when Kale's wake of destruction follows Malcolm to Mars and claims the life of a friend, it's time for the ex-Collector to dust off his pulse-pistol and leap back into a fight he thought he'd left behind. With the solar system divided, heroes are few and short-lived ... but someone has to put the self-proclaimed King Trass of Titan in his place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A humans a human, no matter where from

  • By Bri on 12-30-17

A fight to the death in space

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

Reviewed: 01-15-18

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

If you’re looking for a bare knuckles brawl in space this might be the book for you. With quarter neither asked for not given, this is a story of survival for an entire people. The stakes could not be greater.

  • The Runabout

  • Diving Series, Book 6
  • By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
  • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

A graveyard of spaceships, abandoned by the mysterious Fleet thousands of years earlier. Boss calls it "the Boneyard". She needs the ships inside to expand her work for Lost Souls Corporation. Yash Zarlengo thinks the Boneyard will help her discover if the Fleet still exists. Boss and Yash, while exploring the Boneyard, discover a small ship with a powerful and dangerous problem: the ship's active anacapa drive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling ride

  • By Mark on 09-03-18

Another enjoyable Diving Universe story

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

Reviewed: 12-19-17

Once again we get to see part of Kris Rusch’s Diving Universe with Boss at our sides. Always enjoyable.

My only problems with this story was that it ended too soon. The novel was a short one and I would’ve liked to be here longer. The other was the use of present tense which is always a bit jarring for me. All in all, minor things.

  • Secrets in Death

  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,249
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,800
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,776

The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it's not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that's exactly what happens one cold February evening.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightfully full of secrets!

  • By Kathryn on 09-05-17

Another great story

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

Reviewed: 12-14-17

JD Robb (Nora Roberts) has another winner. A tad predictable and the mystery was a bit of s letdown, but I still enjoyed it.