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  • The Guns Above

  • By: Robyn Bennis
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

They say it's not the fall that kills you. For Josette Dupre, the Corps' first female airship captain, it might just be a bullet in the back. On top of patrolling the front lines, she must also contend with a crew who doubts her expertise, a new airship that is an untested deathtrap, and the foppish aristocrat Lord Bernat, a gambler and shameless flirt with the military know-how of a thimble. Bernat's own secret assignment is to catalog her every moment of weakness and indecision.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well written and narrated

  • By a on 09-19-17

On the border

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

Steampunk, military book with a romance background. From the reviews I expected a flowing battle story...and instead I got something else.

Its not bad, not sure its worth a credit...on the border.

  • The Spark

  • By: David Drake
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

In the time of the Ancients the universe was united - but that was so far in the past that not even memory remains, only the broken artifacts that a few Makers can reshape into their original uses. What survives is shattered into enclaves - some tiny, some ruined, some wild. Into the gaps between settlements, and onto the road that connects all human reality and the reality that is not human and may never have been human, have crept monsters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Whole New Universr

  • By Larry on 11-22-17

Missed the target

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

The beginning of the story is intriguing, however, I started to care less and less for the world, the people. The book has a heavy slant towards male machoism and medieval justice system.

I can't recommend this book....however, the author has some talent...just poorly focused. Maybe the next series.

  • The Two Week Curse

  • Ten Realms, Book 1
  • By: Michael Chatfield
  • Narrated by: Todd Menesses
  • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 736
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 696

Thrust into an unknown, unwanted situation, most would feel panic, fear anger, and fall into chaos. Erik and Rugrat are not immune to those feelings, but they have stepped into chaos so many times, it is simply a different challenge. Two weeks ago, Erik lost his legs and his arm. Today he got a message. "You have been randomly selected to join the Ten Realms. One may choose to ascend the Ten Realms, thereupon making a request to the Gods of the Realms. Only those who are Level 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, and 90 may ascend to the next realm. Fortune favors the strong!”  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great new addition to the LitRPG space!

  • By Sheldon "Tech" on 01-19-19

Yeah, its a bit of fun

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

I read the book last year and when I noticed in audible decided I wanted to listen to it. I like the first book. The second book was ok, but some of the weaker points in the writing style get highlighted...however, that is not this book. This is a bit of fun, the batman and..well, batman of MCs.

I simply recommend this book.

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  • Star Runners

  • By: L E Thomas
  • Narrated by: Donald R Emero
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 404
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 371

With average grades, less than stellar play in baseball, and a single mother struggling to make ends meet, it looks as if Austin's only way to continue his education would be through some kind of miracle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Overall Story... But Predictable. Easy Listen

  • By Striker on 03-05-15

Arg

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

Reviewed: 01-13-19

So this book rehashes a bunch of storylines, personal interactions, events. I get the sense that the author took all the movies and books he has read/seen since the 80s and put them all into the book.

Its an "ok" storyline. I didn't cringe too much. The relationships between characters seem frozen...umm, cold...umm, forced...rehashed from an 80s drama.

The reader didn't help to mitigate the flaws in the book. It was difficult to separate individuals and the overall tone was monotone and depressing.

Its not the worst thing I have ever listened to however. It does burn away some time. It might work for you, it really didn't for me.

  • A Bad Spell in Yurt

  • The Royal Wizard of Yurt
  • By: C. Dale Brittain
  • Narrated by: Eric Vincent
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

The tiny kingdom of Yurt is the perfect place - or so it seems - for someone who barely managed to graduate from the wizards' school, especially after all that embarrassment with the frogs. But Daimbert, newly hired Royal Wizard of Yurt, senses an evil spell at work. But who could be responsible? The beautiful young queen? Her flighty aunt? The dour chaplain? The old, retired Royal Wizard, who seems to know more than he's saying? Or someone from out of the castle's past?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Light hearted fantasy, funny and imaginative!

  • By Jan on 12-21-13

Ok, a little bit of fun

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

Its a little bit of fun. It has flaws here and there, but it was a nice background story for a long drive.

  • Transcendental Misappropriation

  • Pentacle Series, Book 1
  • By: Robert Harper
  • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 235
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236

Danny's life was going well. He had a steady job and plans to buy his own place. That was until some rogue junk mail decided he needed a change of scenery. Now Danny's got a new start in another world, and he needs to make sure he doesn't squander this opportunity at making the most of this new life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved this Book and this Audiobook!

  • By Dan on 09-08-18

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

First, I subtracted a stars for the cliff-hanger ending. The story is nicely done...however, the individual "trials" Danny goes through don't feel like sizable mountains. By the end of the story, you expect him to do something and all will be well...and it will be fairly easy for him. The underlying plot is interesting and it does keep you hanging on...however, without that underlying plot, this would be an average to poor book. I will probably get the next book in the series...but I have a feeling that I may not go further.

  • The Merrimack Event

  • Shieldclads Series, Book 1
  • By: David A. Tatum
  • Narrated by: Troy Duran
  • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285

Once every four years, the Earth Alliance Naval Academy is included in a war game...or rather, the Wargame: On a distant frontier colony, cadets must repair, recommission, and crew a fleet of old, mothballed warships for a simulated fleet action against a group of seasoned veterans using top-of-the-line warships. After some meddling on the part of the Admiralty, many of the Academy's best are assigned to the oldest, smallest hulk in the Wargame, the unfortunately named corvette, Chihuahua.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • great story a little teenie bopper though

  • By Michael J Foley on 07-31-18

Overall, a good listen

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

Its a fun story. It keeps you listening. Most of the characters feel real.


Worth a credit, have fun.

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  • Prison Planet

  • Green Zone War, Book 3
  • By: Jake Elwood
  • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

Camp One has one brutal rule: If you attempt to escape, you die - and three random prisoners die with you. Tom Thrush has resigned himself to dying by degrees, doing forced labor while he slowly starves. When he learns that a distant mesa holds a slim chance at freedom, he does nothing. The price of escape is too high. Then fever sweeps through the camp. Surrounded by armed guards and an unforgiving jungle, paralyzed by the threat of reprisals, Tom watches as the men he’s sworn to protect die one by one. If anyone is to survive, Tom will have to do the unthinkable. Escape.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good story but least favorite so far.

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-15-19

It drags...but the story continues

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

Reviewed: 11-28-18

I found myself ignoring large portions of this story. I felt this story could have been 2 hours long and still contained the depth and impact necessary for the series. The MC is still interesting, but this book made me tired of him....the whimpering, the self reflect....inserted to extend the length of the book, detracts from his character. The ending of the book doesn't seem to reflect on the events of the previous books...where it seemed like it should. The ending felt rushed.

In the general, this book felt out of touch with the first two in the series. Honestly, I think you could skip this book in the series easily....just assume they were rescued from the prison.

  • The Lost Temple of Ssis'sythyss

  • The Dungeoneers Series, Book 3
  • By: Jeffery Russell
  • Narrated by: Faust Kells
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

Cursed gems, snake gods, lost temples, dark jungles, and volcanoes. It could serve as a laundry list of things Ruby wanted nothing to do with. Yet now she's on her way, in search of a missing friend and with only a journal of cryptic clues and a notorious band of dungeoneering dwarves to guide her. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Two thumbs and a snake tail up!

  • By Matthew on 08-02-18

Back in time

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

So this book goes back before the last book ended. It’s still a light bit of fun.

  • The Tempest Guild (The Talam Chronicles)

  • By: David Mullin
  • Narrated by: Scott Senff, Andrea Senff
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 1

The fragile peace in Talam is disintegrating. The northern ice pack is melting, and the king of Sinistra plots to take advantage of the calamity to start a conflict. Oblivious to the looming natural disaster and a coming war, street urchin Phaedra lives in the underbelly of the capital city. She has a unique and powerful ability, but she is too frightened to use it. Shunned by society, she longs to fit in. When two factions in the underworld clash, Phaedra is caught in the middle. Forced to defend her life, she finally unleashes her power, with deadly consequences.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Needs rework

  • By Greg on 11-11-18

Needs rework

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

The base storyline...if you can get through the poor quality of the audiobook...might be ok. I say might, because the audio editing and stitching was very poorly done, I never quite got into the book. I also felt a little cheated on the storyline, since its a lot more adult than I was expecting from the synopsis. I also felt cheated because its a 4 hour book that ends on a cliff hanger.


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