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  • A Gift of Time

  • By: Jerry Merritt
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,554
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,181

When Micajah Fenton discovers a crater in his front yard with a broken time glider in the bottom and a naked, virtual woman on his lawn, he delays his plans to kill himself. While helping repair the marooned time traveler's glider, Cager realizes it can return him to his past to correct a mistake that had haunted him his entire life. As payment for his help, the virtual creature living in the circuitry of the marooned glider, sends Cager back in time as his 10-year-old self.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smart and original

  • By J. OBrennan on 12-29-17

The best book in Years

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

Wow! Great story. Great premise. Great performance. By far the best book I have listened to in years.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Marked in Flesh

  • A Novel of the Others, Book 4
  • By: Anne Bishop
  • Narrated by: Alexandra Harris
  • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,062
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,053

Since the Others allied themselves with the cassandra sangue, the fragile yet powerful human blood prophets who were being exploited by their own kind, the delicate dynamic between humans and Others changed. Some, like Simon Wolfgard, wolf shifter and leader of the Lakeside Courtyard, and blood prophet Meg Corbyn see the new, closer companionship as beneficial - both personally and practically.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Like putting together a puzzle in slow motion where you already see the big picture

  • By Pabkins on 08-28-17

Fun story

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

Fun story all though the same catch phrases used in the series are starting to fall flat. “Gods above and below”, needs a rest.

The narrator just can’t pull off distinct male characters. Too many sound like the same person and none sound remotely believable.

But the story is interesting and usually progresses at a decent pace.

The author could show a little more respect to her audience and shorten the back story reviews to half of what they are now.

  • Murder of Crows

  • A Novel of the Others
  • By: Anne Bishop
  • Narrated by: Alexandra Harris
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,287
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,996
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,999

After winning the trust of the terra indigene residing in the Lakeside Courtyard, Meg Corbyn has had trouble figuring out what it means to live among them. As a human, Meg should be barely tolerated prey, but her abilities as a cassandra sangue make her something more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Follow up!

  • By Kindle Customer on 03-22-14

Great story but the narrator is iffy.

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

Reviewed: 04-21-18

The narrator needs more variety for male voices. Too many male characters sound the same and that makes it hard to follow. That’s why Nick Podehl is the best in the business.

  • Reign of Madness

  • King's Dark Tidings, Book 2
  • By: Kel Kade
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 19 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16,440
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,424
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15,383

Equipped with skills far beyond those of the outworlders, Rezkin has been suddenly thrust into a foreign world. The young warrior clings to his only known purpose as he continues his search for any information about his identity and the reason for his existence. While the hardened warrior scorns both dueling and tournaments, he believes some of the answers he seeks may be found at the King's Tournament, the greatest dueling championship in all of the kingdoms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, very WELL DONE!

  • By Lorraine on 10-05-16

Great story, fantastic performance

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

Reviewed: 08-07-17

The only problem with this book is that I have to wait for the next one.

  • Intermittent Fasting

  • The Essential Guide to Unlock Your Hidden Potential to Lose Weight, Fight Cancer and Live Longer
  • By: Craig Miller
  • Narrated by: Doug Greene
  • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Intermittent fasting is a practice that has been used by humanity for countless generations for a wide variety of reasons including achieving enlightenment and fighting the causes of aging at the source. However, it has regained prominence in recent years for its ability to help people lose weight while at the same time absorbing more nutrients from their food than ever before. This occurs because when your body doesn't have to worry about processing insulin, it can turn its focus to making sure it runs as effectively as possible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • To lose weight!

  • By Olga on 02-07-17

Some bad advice mixed with good.

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

Reviewed: 07-19-17

It's hard to trust any health expert that thinks diet soda in moderation is ok. It's bad for you and the planet.

He maintains the eat less move more theory while speaking a little about insulin and insulin resistance.

Some of the practical knowledge was helpful.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Forward the Foundation

  • By: Isaac Asimov
  • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
  • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,201
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,091

As Hari Seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory and ensure a place for humanity among the stars, the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse. Caught in the maelstrom are Seldon and all he holds dear, pawns in the struggle for dominance. Whoever can control Seldon will control psychohistory - and with it the future of the galaxy. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love the story. Can't stand the narrator!

  • By Christine on 03-14-12

Can't even get past 1st chapter

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

Reviewed: 01-03-17

The narration is so awful, I can't get to chapter 2. I want my money back.

  • The Heroes

  • By: Joe Abercrombie
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,574
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,377
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,368

They say Black Dow's killed more men than winter and clawed his way to the throne of the North up a hill of skulls. The King of the Union, ever a jealous neighbor, is not about to stand smiling by while he claws his way any higher. The orders have been given, and the armies are toiling through the northern mud. Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in an unimportant valley, and they've brought a lot of sharpened metal with them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Aaron on 10-04-16

Rich Characters

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

Reviewed: 04-14-16

What did you love best about The Heroes?

Steven Pacey is simply the best narrator I have ever listened to. He is so consistent and the range of voices makes it seem like he is really 10 people. The story was great and the pictures painted in your head are made to come to life!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Caves of Steel

  • Robot, Book 1
  • By: Isaac Asimov
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,988
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,987

A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together. Like most people left behind on an over-populated Earth, New York City police detective Elijah Baley had little love for either the arrogant Spacers or their robotic companions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sci-Fi Mystery at its Best!

  • By HL on 09-16-14

Hard to believe it was written so long ago!

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

Reviewed: 03-02-15

Smart guy!

Quick paced interesting story! I didn't care so much for the main characters voice. It sounded like Putty on Seinfeld.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Insurgent

  • Divergent, Book 2
  • By: Veronica Roth
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,993
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20,122

One choice can transform you - or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves - and herself - while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent but not as interesting as Divergent

  • By Lore on 03-08-14

Good Story But ....

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

Reviewed: 01-22-15

Any additional comments?

Great story and premise but only if you can handle the main character being an idiot. The author makes us suffer through character development of Beatrice. It almost ruins the book but the idea of factions and how they relate to one another is excellent.

  • The Practicing Mind

  • Developing Focus and Discipline in Your Life
  • By: Thomas M. Sterner
  • Narrated by: Thomas M. Sterner
  • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,689
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5,618
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,544

Present moment awareness is an essential ingredient in life if one expects to experience any degree of authentic peace and contentment. It has been acknowledged for centuries as the cornerstone of spiritual awakening in all traditions of Eastern thought. In the West, however, it is still a relatively unrecognized concept for living. The Western mind is always restless, never content with the moment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Some great takeaways despite the robotic narration

  • By azmom on 04-04-15

Compelling and Practical

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

Reviewed: 10-29-12

If you could sum up The Practicing Mind in three words, what would they be?

These are ideas you can use immediately. I am a big Tolle fan. These ideas are so practical and useful. For me personally, using sports and music, were huge hooks.