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  • Alphabet Squadron (Star Wars)

  • By: Alexander Freed
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 510
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 510

On the verge of victory in a brutal war, five New Republic pilots transform from hunted to hunters in this epic Star Wars adventure. Set after Return of the Jedi, Alphabet Squadron follows a unique team, each flying a different class of starfighter as they struggle to end their war once and for all. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It's not Rogue Squadron

  • By Matt Cilvik on 06-12-19

Too slow

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

Reviewed: 06-24-19

Writer spends way too much time interrupting with things that happen long before this story. Very frustrating.
The whole “Devon?” ( listened to Audible version, so I don’t have correct spelling) Thing was a waste of time.
When the writer stayed in the “now” portion of the story, showed some nice writing skills.
The book could have started closer to chapter 8, maybe 9.
I won’t spend my money or money on another book by this writer.
Good reader..enjoyed her performance. Sfx and music were very nice, never covered the words.

  • Master & Apprentice (Star Wars)

  • By: Claudia Gray
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,713
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,455
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,446

An unexpected offer threatens the bond between Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi as the two Jedi navigate a dangerous new planet and an uncertain future. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I've wanted this... sorta

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-18-19

Frustrating

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

Reviewed: 06-03-19

Poor beginning,Could have started the story around chapter nine. Once the story gets rolling the writer constantly interrupts the story to tell-at length-about something that happened “ Long ago.” Very frustrating! The story itself is just..,okay. The narrator does a good job. The music and sound effects are great and never over power the narration. This book has lessened my enthusiasm for any other Obi Wan material.

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  • Dooku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars)

  • By: Cavan Scott
  • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, Marc Thompson, and others
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,899
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,677
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,670

Darth Tyranus. Count of Serenno. Leader of the Separatists. A red saber, unsheathed in the dark. But who was he before he became the right hand of the Sith? As Dooku courts a new apprentice, the hidden truth of the Sith Lord’s past begins to come to light.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good but missed potential.

  • By Anonymous User on 05-01-19

History lesson

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

Reviewed: 05-24-19

This, like some of the recent books, is more like a history lesson than a story.
The performances were great. Sound effects and music great.

  • Star Wars: Darth Plagueis

  • By: James Luceno
  • Narrated by: Daniel Davis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,233
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,976
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,949

Darth Plagueis: one of the most brilliant Sith Lords who ever lived. Possessing power is all he desires. Losing it is the only thing he fears. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless ways of the Sith. Darth Sidious: Plagueis’s chosen apprentice. Under the guidance of his Master, he secretly studies the ways of the Sith, while publicly rising to power in the galactic government, first as Senator, then as Chancellor, and eventually as Emperor. as Chancellor, and eventually as Emperor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • See Episodes I-III in a whole new light!!!

  • By kalei on 11-09-12

History lesson

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

Reviewed: 04-24-19

This is more of a history lesson than a story.
Listened to the Audible version. It was a good visit to the Star Wars Universe.
Narrator was good. Sound effects and music were great.

  • Duel in the Dark

  • Blood on the Stars, Book 1
  • By: Jay Allan
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,075
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,006
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004

The Confederation has fought three wars against the forces of the totalitarian Union. Three generations of its warriors have gone off to war, held the line against the larger, more powerful enemy. Now the fourth conflict is imminent, and the Confederation's navy is on alert, positioned behind the frontier, waiting for the attack it knows is coming.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • backwards thinking

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-05-17

Too slow

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

Reviewed: 03-23-19

Didn’t finish. Up to chapter 8 or 9 and nothing happened. Just a lot of talk about who different people are...

  • Star Wars: Lost Stars

  • By: Claudia Gray
  • Narrated by: Pierce Cravens
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,382
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,909
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,902

This thrilling young adult novel gives listeners a macro view of some of the most important events in the Star Wars universe, from the rise of the Rebellion to the fall of the Empire. Listeners will experience these major moments through the eyes of two childhood friends - Ciena Ree and Thane Kyrell - who have grown up to become an Imperial officer and a Rebel pilot. Now on opposite sides of the war, will these two star-crossed lovers reunite, or will duty tear them - and the galaxy - apart?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cure for the Aftermath Blues

  • By Matt H. on 09-18-15

Good

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

Reviewed: 11-15-18

A pleasant visit to the Star Wars Universe. I will get the next book by this author, because of this one

  • Last Shot

  • Star Wars
  • By: Daniel José Older
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson, Daniel José Older, January LaVoy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,399
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,250
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,246

It's one of the galaxy's most dangerous secrets: a mysterious transmitter with unknown power and a reward for its discovery that most could only dream of claiming. But those who fly the Millennium Falcon throughout its infamous history aren't your average scoundrels. Not once, but twice, the crew of the Falcon tries to claim the elusive prize - first, Lando Calrissian and the droid L3-37 at the dawn of an ambitious career, and later, a young and hungry Han Solo with the help of his copilot, Chewbacca.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • It's a letdown and boring

  • By Brien on 04-19-18

Did not enjoy

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

Marc Thompson was great, as usual.
The writer’s narration was like being stuck in a 1980’s Eddie Murphy movie, he didn’t even try to give different voices or tone to his scenes.
He substituted gimmick for good story telling, with all the time changed.
The whole tone/ style wasn’t Star Wars, to me. Thinking that “They” are hiring writers who can appeal to a younger audience. Could be time for those of us who started reading Star Wars when “Splinter in the Minds Eye” came out to move on.
Good story telling doesn’t Change, but style and tone do. The new books are for a new generation.

  • Phasma: Star Wars

  • Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • By: Delilah S. Dawson
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,736
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,443
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,434

One of the most cunning and merciless officers of the First Order, Captain Phasma commands the favor of her superiors, the respect of her peers, and the terror of her enemies. But for all her renown, Phasma remains as virtually unknown as the impassive expression on her gleaming chrome helmet. Now, an adversary is bent on unearthing her mysterious origins - and exposing a secret she guards as zealously and ruthlessly as she serves her masters.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best but not terrible

  • By Brennen Michael Talley on 09-06-17

Not worth it

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

Reviewed: 10-20-17

Just a bad story. A rebel spy tells stories about phasma, all second hand stories, that she admits could be exaggerated.. Just a waste of time and money

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