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  • Days Without End

  • A Novel
  • By: Sebastian Barry
  • Narrated by: Aidan Kelly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,208
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,209

Thomas McNulty, having fled the Great Famine in Ireland and now barely 17 years old, signs up for the US Army in the 1850s and with his brother in arms, John Cole, goes to fight in the Indian Wars - against the Sioux and the Yurok - and, ultimately, in the Civil War. Orphans of terrible hardships themselves, they find these days to be vivid and alive, despite the horrors they see and are complicit in. Moving from the plains of Wyoming to Tennessee, Sebastian Barry's latest work is a masterpiece of atmosphere and language.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Stunning, disturbing, amazing

  • By Donna Deal on 07-28-17

A little corner of the Wild West

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

Reviewed: 08-03-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes! Mid 19th century US history mixed with romantic and non-romantic love. While some reviewers believe that the main characters are anachronistic, they aren't. Love is love!

What other book might you compare Days Without End to and why?

Oddly, Outlander (minus the time travel of course) in the descriptions of battles and farm life.

What does Aidan Kelly bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Pronunciation of many Irish slang words

If you could take any character from Days Without End out to dinner, who would it be and why?

Handsome John Cole because he doesn't say much but when he does, it's quite passionate.

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  • GhosTV

  • PsyCop, Book 6
  • By: Jordan Castillo Price
  • Narrated by: Gomez Pugh
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 355
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 342

For the past dozen years, Victor Bayne has solved numerous murders by interrogating witnesses only he can see - dead witnesses. But when his best friend Lisa goes missing from the sunny California campus of PsyTrain, the last thing he wants to find there is her spirit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • At the risk of sounding like a broken record...

  • By ALLIE on 11-30-15

JCP + Gomez Pugh = my favorite audiobook series

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

Reviewed: 12-06-15

If you could sum up GhosTV in three words, what would they be?

Convoluted, mysterious, fun

Who was your favorite character and why?

Vic is the easy choice, but Jacob is becoming less of a psy-groupie now. Plus the two of them together...RAWR

Which character – as performed by Gomez Pugh – was your favorite?

Vic...the deadpan is perfect. I also have kudos for Lisa.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, and I did...sort of. I listened to it as I drove it to and from my vacation spot.

  • Piece by Piece

  • By: Teodora Kostova
  • Narrated by: George A. Thorn
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

Seeing something he wants, Sonnie is determined to get under Riley's skin and, preferably, into his bed. But he soon discovers the task is not that easy. For the first time in his life, Sonnie may need to put someone else's needs before his own and re-evaluate what really matters in life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By Donna Hirsch on 12-31-15

Heartbreaking at first, but really sweer

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

Reviewed: 11-19-15

If you could sum up Piece by Piece in three words, what would they be?

Heartbreaking, sweet, cathartic

What other book might you compare Piece by Piece to and why?

Godsend by Sloan Johnson

Which scene was your favorite?

Fireworks in the park

If you could rename Piece by Piece, what would you call it?

Catalyst

Any additional comments?

This audiobook was a gift from the author, and I'm so thankful. My heart hurt in so many places, but I like how the MCs dug into themselves (with lots of encouragement from each other) to improve their own lives. Also, as with Dance, I like that the MCs were not GFY nor hyper masculine.

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  • The Forest Bull

  • By: Terry Maggert
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Cook
  • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 70

Three lovers who stalk and kill the immortals that drift through South Florida (tourists are a moveable feast, after all) are living a simple life of leisure- until one of them is nearly killed by a woman who is a new kind of lethal. When Ring Hardigan isn't making sandwiches for, and with, his two partners, Waleska and Risa (they're cool like that), he's got a busy schedule doing the dirty work of sending immortals to the ever after.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Immortal Hunters

  • By Michael Oberhardt on 08-16-14

Great start to a series

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

Reviewed: 05-31-14

What made the experience of listening to The Forest Bull the most enjoyable?

The actor was able to make each character distintictive...and there were a LOT of characters!

What other book might you compare The Forest Bull to and why?

Not a book, but it reminded me of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Group effort on mist tasks, but unlike Buffy, all three members had otherworldly fighting skills.

Which character – as performed by Rebecca Cook – was your favorite?

Risa, because the female voices were easier on the ears. Had the actor been male, definitely Ring.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Living and fighting the world's baddies together!

Any additional comments?

Definite change of pace from my usual romance reading, but quite enjoyable nonetheless.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful