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  • The Dangerous Days of Daniel X

  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Milo Ventimiglia
  • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 100

At first glance, Lee might seem like an average 15 year old, shooting the breeze with his friends around a campfire, crushing on his friend Dana, sassing the assistant principal at school. But Lee has a little bit more responsibility than your average kid: he's the next Alien Hunter, bequeathed with the List of hidden alien outlaws living and lurking on Earth in disguise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great production!

  • By Ryan Core on 12-19-14

Dont do it.

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

Reviewed: 02-20-19

I'm sure the narrator was doing his job but the book wears on you and his voice gets over whelming, obnoxious.

This is wrote for 10 year olds. I agree why are there drugs and the description of his with girls is not rude but inappropriate for the audience.

Its wrote in first person, as if a 10 year old telling you a made up story.

The use of references are lame, perhaps the age of the audience? " Did you see lord of the rings 1,2 and three"

Sooo bad, I want my money back.
If this was for kids. I wouldn't pollute their mind with this garbage. I would get the tripod trilogy I stead.

  • Act of War

  • By: Dale Brown
  • Narrated by: Larry Pressman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

Near Houston, Texas, an oil refinery belonging to one of the world's largest multi-national energy companies is destroyed by a "backpack" nuclear device. This is just one of many attacks being perpetrated against this company around the world by a group whose mission is to stop global corporations and government organizations from plundering the world's natural resources in the name of profit.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Love Dan Brown, but Declined to Purchase

  • By Albert Latuch Jr on 06-11-05

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

Of course the story was reasonable well put together. It felt a little jumpy. The characters were reasonable. There were indirect cliches. Narrator good. Cant say I'd recommend, but entertaining enough to burn some of my time.

  • The Striker

  • An Isaac Bell Adventure, Book 6
  • By: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,548
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,402
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,394

It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think that something else is going on, that provocateurs are at work and bigger stakes are in play. Little does he know just how big they are. Given exactly one week to prove his case, Bell quickly finds himself pitted against two of the most ruthless opponents he has ever known.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, really enjoyed this one.

  • By tristan on 03-15-13

Classic Cussler

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

Just enough dialogue and background to move the story along and be entertaining. The plot is well thought out and the characters are easy to pick up. The narrator does a good job.

  • The Prize

  • The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
  • By: Daniel Yergin
  • Narrated by: Bob Jamieson
  • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 475
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 352
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 353

The Prize recounts the panoramic history of oil, and the struggle for wealth and power that has always surrounded oil. This struggle has shaken the world economy, dictated the outcome of wars, and transformed the destiny of men and nations. The Prize is as much a history of the 20th-century as of the oil industry itself.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • major let down

  • By Randol on 06-18-10

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

If you're in the industry, this is a great read about world oil markets and history.

  • Spy the Lie

  • Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception
  • By: Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, Susan Carnicero, and others
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,998
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,769
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,778

Imagine how different your life would be if you could tell whether someone was lying or telling you the truth. Be it hiring a new employee, investing in a financial interest, speaking with your child about drugs, confronting your significant other about suspected infidelity, or even dating someone new, having the ability to unmask a lie can have far-reaching and even life-altering consequences. As former CIA officers, Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, and Susan Carnicero are among the world’s best at recognizing deceptive behavior.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, with one disappointment

  • By Kim on 08-07-12

Good

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

Wow this could take another listen or two or their course. Very useful for not how you view those around you but how you view those globally around you. Glad I bought and listened to this one. The narration was good as well

  • Clownfish Blues

  • A Novel
  • By: Tim Dorsey
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232

If you're loud and proud Floridian Serge A. Storms, how do you follow up your very own remake of Easy Rider? You shoot your own "episodes" of your favorite classic television show, Route 66! With Coleman riding shotgun, Serge is rolling down the highway of his dreams in a vintage silver convertible Corvette, just like the snazzy car Martin Milner drove. It doesn't matter that the actual Route 66 didn't pass through Florida, for Serge discovers that a dozen episodes near the series' end were filmed (really!) in his beloved home state.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Non-stop, laugh a minute thrill ride!

  • By Andrew S. on 04-16-18

Classic Dorsey

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

Classic Tim Dorsey. I liked the narrator it was very clear or to have him narrate in the style of a criminal/crime/murder show. I was off put by Serge and Coles voices. Not bad I guess but now how I had them in my head. All the little nuggets, that Tim puts in there that I assume to be "true" really adds to it. Such as the un claimed jacked pot amount.

  • Frankenstein

  • By: Mary Shelley
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,000
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,989

Narrator Dan Stevens ( Downton Abbey) presents an uncanny performance of Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel, an epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship, scientific hubris, and horror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Modern Prometheus

  • By Anon on 07-23-18

Way different

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

Everything you know about frankenstien is wrong. As I listened to the book I though, how could we completely lose this story, with modern cinema and pop culture. Creative liberty...I guess. What an adulterous perversion of the book.

  • Brewing Up a Business

  • Adventures in Beer from the Founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Revised and Updated
  • By: Sam Calagione
  • Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 474
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416

Starting with nothing more than a home brewing kit, Sam Calagione turned his entrepreneurial dream into a foamy reality in the form of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, one of America's best and fastest-growing craft breweries. In this newly updated Second Edition, Calagione offers a deeper real-world look at entrepreneurship and what it takes to operate and grow a successful business. In several new chapters, he discusses Dogfish's most innovative marketing ideas.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book about starting a brewery

  • By William Schooley on 01-07-13

Not bad

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

The end started to ramble. I didn't think the story at the end was necessary. All good business advice. Funny stories of the beginning and Sam's child hood、 give you a glimpse into Dogfish Head.

  • The Case for Miracles

  • By: Lee Strobel
  • Narrated by: Lee Strobel
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 174

This provocative audiobook starts with an unlikely interview in which America’s foremost skeptic builds a seemingly persuasive case against the miraculous. But then Strobel travels the country to quiz scholars to see whether they can offer solid answers to atheist objections. Along the way, he encounters astounding accounts of healings and other phenomena that simply cannot be explained away by naturalistic causes. The audiobook features the results of exclusive new scientific polling that shows miracle accounts are much more common than people think.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great

  • By Cory Westbrook on 06-01-18

Good

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

Reviewed: 02-03-19

Another good by strobel. I thought he did a good job reading it as well.

  • Gone Bamboo

  • By: Anthony Bourdain
  • Narrated by: Chris Patton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

Henry and his wife, Frances, have gone bamboo - living an idyllic, tequila-drenched life as two of the Caribbean's most charming expatriates (and professional assassins). But when Charlie "Wagons" Iannello, a powerful capo with a heart of gold, is relocated to the island under the Federal Witness Protection Program, Henry and Frances' plan suddenly, dangerously falls apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not bad

  • By Travis L. on 01-23-19

Not bad

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

Reviewed: 01-23-19

First book of Anthony's I have read. Pretty interesting. Kind of a look into something he was interested in. I think the writing was pretty deceng、 it was entertaining. Voice performance wasgood.