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  • The Dispatcher

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
  • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,792
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,116

Zachary Quinto - best known for his role as the Nimoy-approved Spock in the recent Star Trek reboot and the menacing, power-stealing serial killer, Sylar, in Heroes - brings his well-earned sci-fi credentials and simmering intensity to this audio-exclusive novella from master storyteller John Scalzi. One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone - 999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don't know.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Grief This Was Good

  • By Matthew on 11-09-16

No!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-15-19

My fault that I didn’t pay attention that this boom was 2 hours. I wasted a credit. That said, it wasn’t my fault that this short story was a huge disappointment

  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64,500
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,021
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58,924

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Laughed and I Cried

  • By Bill on 08-22-15

Awesome!!

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

Reviewed: 07-01-16

Five stars! Loved it! I listened to it twice it was so good! Excellent! Highly recommend

  • The Other Widow

  • A Novel
  • By: Susan Crawford
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 196
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 196

It isn't safe. That's what Joe tells her when he ends their affair - moments before their car skids off an icy road in a blinding snowstorm and hits a tree. Desperate to keep her life intact - her job, her husband, and her precious daughter, Lily - Dorrie will do everything she can to protect herself, even if it means walking away from the wreckage. Dorrie has always been a good actress, pretending to be someone else: the dutiful daughter, the satisfied wife, the woman who can handle anything.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Should have used 3 narrators

  • By Jessica on 04-29-16

Boring

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

Reviewed: 06-08-16

Very boring and ending was flat. I was hoping for a real shocker at the end but it was just stupid. The narrator spoke in a weird monotone voice when speaking the men's lines and it sounded creepy and was also annoying. Very disappointed.

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