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  • Innocence

  • A Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,863
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,459
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,471

He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance - and nothing less than destiny - has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Among Koontz’s Best Slow Interesting Books

  • By Michael on 01-02-14

The Best Ever!

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

Reviewed: 05-03-18

A beautiful commentary of our current world!The evil attempts to stamp out the good in our society! A must read for those the care about the future of our lives and others! There are answers for all of us. Change your mind set to what’s best for humanity, not just what’s best for you!!!

  • Lock In (Narrated by Wil Wheaton)

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,958
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,194

Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever, and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United States alone - the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The disease affects young, old, rich, poor, people of every color and creed. The world changes to meet the challenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun! Things you might want to know:

  • By Alexis on 08-29-14

Great Book on the human condition

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

Reviewed: 04-26-18

I really enjoyed this book, I found it very hard to put it down, I can’t wait to start the next book!

  • Agent to the Stars

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,682
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,719
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,709

The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity's first interstellar friendship. There's just one problem: They're hideously ugly and they smell like rotting fish. So getting humanity's trust is a challenge. The Yherajk need someone who can help them close the deal. Enter Thomas Stein, who knows something about closing deals. He's one of Hollywood's hottest young agents.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hollywood Agent Represents Stinky Aliens

  • By Bryan on 04-22-11

Great News, they walk among us!

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

Reviewed: 04-16-17

Fantastic premises. I believe they, members of other worlds, walk amongst us, here on Mother Earth. Great news!!!!! Thank you!!

  • Critical Failures

  • Caverns and Creatures, Book 1
  • By: Robert Bevan
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Sleep
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,852
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,428
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,414

Tim and his friends find out the hard way that you shouldn't question the game master, and you shouldn't make fun of his cape. One minute, they're drinking away the dreariness of their lives, escaping into a fantasy game and laughing their asses off. The next minute, they're in a horse-drawn cart surrounded by soldiers pointing crossbows at them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Audible Studio...More Please!

  • By M. Maryanow on 02-01-15

Funny

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

Reviewed: 02-12-16

I wasn't sure what to expect with this, but it was actually kind of funny in a gross, juvenile way. I may listen to the next one just to see what kind of other trouble they get into.

  • Shaman, Friend, Enemy

  • Olivia Lawson Techno-Shaman Book 2
  • By: M. Terry Green
  • Narrated by: Celia Aurora de Blas
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Patients with fractured souls, clients threatened by deadly ancestor spirits, and now the paparazzi - it’s all in a day’s work for techno-shaman Olivia Lawson. Livvy has rocketed to the top of the shaman world, bringing old friends with her but also attracting new enemies. Even as her career soars, her personal life spirals downward. Broken bonds and lost love finally force her to confront the terrible secret of her beginning in shamanism.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Second in series!

  • By DeeDee on 09-07-15

Second in series!

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

Reviewed: 09-07-15

Not well thought out and written, Livie would have thought about reviving her mother long before becoming a lightning shaman. Too much time had passed. Plot not well thought out and put together!
Sorry didn't like at all!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Shaman, Healer, Heretic

  • Olivia Lawson Techno-Shaman, Book 1
  • By: M. Terry Green
  • Narrated by: Celia Aurora de Blas
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

Even for a techno-shaman, a kachina in the bedroom isn't exactly part of the drill. When Olivia Lawson wakes to find one towering over her, she panics. A Hopi god visiting the real world isn't just wrong - it's impossible. Or is it? Soon Olivia learns that the kachina is the least of her worries. As she struggles to save her clients, clashes with other shamans, and fends off the attacks of real-world vigilantes, Olivia finds herself in the destructive path of a malevolent ancient force intent on leaving the spiritual realm to conquer this one.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The perfect reading of a terrifc book!

  • By Jack V. Johnson on 09-07-14

Great!

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

Reviewed: 09-03-15

Loved the book, will buy the next one! Today! Really enjoyed this book! Keep up the good storyline!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Armada

  • A Novel
  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,460
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,391
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31,334

It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom - if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lacked the freshness of Ready Player One

  • By Chad on 01-08-16

Just o.k.

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

Reviewed: 07-17-15

I enjoyed RP1 very much. It was fresh and unique. That being said, I was hoping for the same uniqueness in this book, that made that book entertaining. This wasn't it...for me.
I thought some of it was interesting, but it really didn't keep me glued to my ipod like RP1. It was more of the same, but less so, if you understand that.
Also, I wasn't as taken with the characters this time. Except for Zack, the back stories on the other characters were just not interesting enough to make me care if they lived or died.
Zack's "bad boy" act because of the way his Father died, just made me want to smack him and say "grow up".
I looked forward to this book, but now I'll be a little more discerning with the next offering from Mr. Cline.

6 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Hollow Space: Venture

  • Xantoverse Series
  • By: C.F. Barnes, T.F. Grant
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 66

Forced to hyperjump during a brutal ambush, Sara Lorelle, navigator of the Venture, the last human colony ship, discovers a terrible truth: They've jumped to somewhere that shouldn't exist. Trapped inside a pocket universe known only as Hollow Space, where technology inexplicably fails, Sara and her crew have to face the lethal politics of their only destination, Haven - a decrepit station, home to deadly aliens and rival factions that soon sees the Venture crew up to their necks in danger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Firefly Meets Babylon 5/Galactica/Star Wars Hybrid

  • By Striker on 05-24-15

Pretty good

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

Reviewed: 06-16-15

Characters were interesting enough to keep my attention. Lots of action. Sort of reminds me of the seedier side of Deep Space Nine with the space station back ground and the wheeling & dealing (Quark's). Also a bit of Han Solo in Tai. All-in-all a pretty good romp.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Fold

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,811
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,824
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27,777

The folks in Mike Erikson's small New England town would say he's just your average, everyday guy. And that's exactly how Mike likes it. Sure, the life he's chosen isn't much of a challenge to someone with his unique gifts, but he's content with his quiet and peaceful existence. That is, until an old friend presents him with an irresistible mystery, one that Mike is uniquely qualified to solve.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fun premise, great performance, weak story

  • By J. Klinghoffer on 08-06-15

I liked it!

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

Reviewed: 06-06-15

Ok, then.
I was already crazy about 14. Now you'll have to write at least one more story centering around the "14"/"Fold " universe just to give me something else to suggest people read.
Keep up the good writing and the great narration, Gentlemen.

  • Spirits from Beyond

  • A Ghost Finders Novel, Book 4
  • By: Simon R. Green
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

Their latest assignment takes JC and the team to a small country village, site of a famously haunted inn. At first, JC thinks that the spirits in the King’s Arms are more the stuff of urban legend than anything that needs the Ghost Finders’ expertise. Then one story rings true: The tale of a traveler trapped by an unusual thunderstorm who retired to her room for the night - and vanished. Trapped by an unusual thunderstorm - like the one that begins raging outside shortly after they arrive…

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I can't stand the new narrator.

  • By Ed Giniat on 11-15-17

Good stuff! Thank you!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-08-15

Why must I write more when my rating must show you what I think of the story??? Well done, g