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Montzalee Wittmann

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  • Sticky Fingers: The Complete Box Set Collection

  • 36 Deliciously Twisted Short Stories
  • By: JT Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Roshina Ratnam, Bianca Flanders
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

This compelling collection of 36 short stories by JT Lawrence is diverse, dark-humored, and deliciously bite-sized.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good variety!

  • By Montzalee Wittmann on 10-17-18

Good variety!

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

Sticky Fingers: The Complete Box Set Collection
36 Deliciously Twisted Short Stories
By: JT Lawrence
Narrated by: Roshina Ratnam, Bianca Flanders
This is an audible book I requested and the review is voluntary.
I thought this book had quite the range of story genres! All short bites! There were a few 3 star reviews in there but most were 4 stars and some excellent 5 stars too! There is something for about everyone...but know they some have dark humor, or odd tales/endings, bizarre plots, and weird characters which make for delicious bite size treats!
The narration was done very well.

  • Only Human

  • By: Sylvain Neuvel
  • Narrated by: William Hope, Charlie Anson, Laurence Bouvard, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 818
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 771
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 771

Brilliant scientist Rose Franklin has devoted her adult life to solving the mystery she accidentally stumbled upon as a child: a huge metal hand buried beneath the ground outside Deadwood, South Dakota. The discovery set in motion a cataclysmic chain of events with geopolitical ramifications. Rose and the Earth Defense Corps raced to master the enigmatic technology, as giant robots suddenly descended on Earth's most populous cities, killing one hundred million people in the process.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • casting error detracts severely, but a good story

  • By Deborah on 05-02-18

Hate to see the end....

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

Reviewed: 10-14-18

Only Human
By: Sylvain Neuvel
Narrated by: William Hope, Charlie Anson, Laurence Bouvard, Adna Sablylich, full cast
I have lived this whole series! The other books I have 5stars but this only four, it was wonderful but just lacked...something...I don't know what, but I enjoyed it! It was very deep and hit on social issues facing our country but on a different world. It addressed other issues on our world. Maybe that was it, I just wanted to escape! Lol! I like how things were resolved and I feel good about the end of the trilogy which I don't often feel after reading a series. I will miss the characters but can't wait to see what the author comes up with next!
The narration complemented the book perfectly...a FULL cast! How cool is that!

  • Hi Bob!

  • By: Bob Newhart
  • Narrated by: Will Ferrell, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,076
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,910
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,885

In Hi Bob!, American icon Bob Newhart gets together one-on-one with a handpicked cohort of luminaries in the world of entertainment, whom he happens to be friends with. Bob gets deep with each performer about their aspirations, their careers, how they got started, and how they grew to be where they are today. They make TV shows, movies, or albums, but they all like telling stories.    

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of vintage audio clips included

  • By Lili on 08-31-18

Brings back great memories!

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

Hi Bob!
By: Bob Newhart
Narrated by: Will Ferrell, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Judd Apatow, Conan O'Brien, Sarah Silverman, Marc Maron
This was a free book from Audible and I am so thankful. I have always been a big fan of Bob Newhart. His calm way of delivering a joke just made it even funnier. This has Bob and many newer comedians discussing how they got started in the business and other comedians that they knew or admired. Lots of skits were played, lots of fun info, and great memories relived.

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  • Exit Strategy

  • By: Martha Wells
  • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
  • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 326
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 326

Having traveled the width of the galaxy to unearth details of its own murderous transgressions, as well as those of the GrayCris Corporation, Murderbot is heading home to help Dr. Mensah - its former owner (protector? friend?) - submit evidence that could prevent GrayCris from destroying more colonists in its never-ending quest for profit. But who's going to believe a SecUnit gone rogue? And what will become of it when it's caught?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Martha Wells + Murderbot + Kevin Free= original, funny & fantastic

  • By Mark Hancock on 10-07-18

I love this series

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

Exit Strategy by Martha Wells is book 4 in the series. I read the first one but have listened to the rest. Since book one, I picture the unisex murderbot more female than male but in book two it seems more male.
Either way, it is certainly has more humanity than most humans. The story is peppered with humor, lots of action, adventure, corporate intrigue, and fantastic tech busting from our favorite murderbot! It is a super hacker on two artificial legs! A wild ride through the universe with one of the nicest Miller's you could know! Love it!
The narration complements the story so well! Nicely done!

  • Night Shadows

  • Children of Nostradamus, Book 2
  • By: Jeremy Flagg
  • Narrated by: Robin J Sitten
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

The Warden is dead. Coming to terms with the blood on his hands, Conthan finds himself alone. But before he succumbs to crippling self-doubt, he declares war on the synthetic army. Attempting to seize power from the president, a secret society instigates a civil war on American soil. Innocent blood is shed. After a sanctuary for people with abilities is targeted and decimated, the Nighthawks are left seeking vengeance. But when the diary of a psychic is discovered Conthan realizes their actions could destroy the country they are fighting to save. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, what a ride!!!

  • By Montzalee Wittmann on 10-09-18

Wow, what a ride!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-09-18

Night Shadows
Children of Nostradamus, Book 2
By: Jeremy Flagg
Narrated by: Robin J Sitten
This is an Audible book I requested and the review is voluntary.
First, read the books in order. Second, read these books!!! If you like a world were kids are born different, like they have gifts like the X-Men then this might be for you! The world has robots, or synthesis that enforce the curfew, failure to obey the curfew is the death penalty. Anyone with a gift is caught, killed, or worse...yes, worse! It is an exciting read that continues from book one. I can't wait for the next one! Great story! I love each of these kids and the bad characters are super bad!
The narration is excellent! Such emotion! Wonderful voices just as I imagine them to be! Great all the way around!

  • Exit Strategy

  • Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller Series, Book 1
  • By: Colleen Cross
  • Narrated by: Petrea Burchard
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Diamonds, danger, and a deadly secret... A Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller. Private investigator and forensic accountant Katerina Carter uncovers a sinister connection between blood diamonds and organized crime. Then two company employees are brutally murdered and her investigation becomes much more dangerous than she had ever imagined. Can she can stay alive long enough to expose the real criminals...or will her first case be her last? Buy this audiobook today!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!!! Loved it

  • By Troublemer on 10-17-18

Excellent suspense thriller!

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

Exit Strategy by Colleen Cross and narrated by Peters Burchard is an audible book I requested and the review is voluntary. This has suspense, a mob boss and his daughter to deal with, illegal diamonds, kidnapping, murder, and money laundering! I did learn a lot about illegal diamond trading too. This was a fast paced, with constant on the go action and adventure that I had to listen to all in one sitting. Can't wait for more in the series! Great characters and excellent plot.
The narration was brilliant! Great performance!

  • Wicked Wisteria

  • Wisteria Witches Mysteries, Book 2
  • By: Angela Pepper
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Zara Riddle moved to Wisteria for a quiet, simple, safe life. Instead, she got ghosts, demon birds, shifters, and even gorgons. Luckily for Zara, her family tree is riddled with witchcraft. She may be a late bloomer, but this witch is crafty. When mysterious forces erase words from the town's books, Zara conjures a magical creature to restore the text. But magic has a mind of its own, and magical creatures love trouble. Pretty soon, the bodies start piling up. Now Zara must face whoever (or whatever) is behind a dark plot to destroy everything she loves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious

  • By Kay on 10-10-18

I think it is her best book so far! Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

Wicked Wisteria
Wisteria Witches Mysteries, Book 2
By: Angela Pepper
Narrated by: Tiffany Williams
This is a book I requested and the review is voluntary.
I love her books anyway but this series is the best! It is full of humor, snark, mysteries, magic, great dialogue, great characters, unpredictable scenes of chaos, and I was never bored! These books are a hoot! Absolutely crazy in a good way!
The narration complements the book by making the the snark just right, pulls off the humor flawlessly, and is wonderful keeping the voices different for the listener. Wonderful job! I enjoy each of these books!
I wish I could find a town to live in like this one in the book, everyone eats but no one gains weight!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Three

  • Legends of the Duskwalker, Book 1
  • By: Jay Posey
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,322
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,162
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,164

The world has collapsed, and there are no heroes any more.His name is Three, a travelling gun for hire in a dying world. He has no allegiances, no family, no ties.Against his better judgment, he accepts the mantle of protector to a sick woman on the run, and her young son. Together they set out across the plains in search of a mythic oasis, attempting to survive the forces that pursue them, and the creatures of the dark.In these dark times, a hero may yet arise.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I like this book. Never boring.

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-19-14

An adventure with sci-fi and fantasy!

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

Reviewed: 09-27-18

Three
Legends of the Duskwalker, Book 1
By: Jay Posey
Narrated by: Luke Daniels
This book blends some wonderful things together to make a book that was excellent listening!. A book about a seeming post-apocalyptic world with techno access. It also has "Weir" that change shape and other more fantasy aspects to this sci-fi thriller. It has a lone survivor that is different from most others and he chooses to help a mom and her kid. They too end up being very different. Three is the guys name. He is a tough guy and helps her and the kid but she is not a damsel in total distress, she too has skills. It is a wild adventure and had plenty of action, creative characters, great plot, and I can't wait for book 2!

  • Soul of An Octopus

  • A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
  • By: Sy Montgomery
  • Narrated by: Sy Montgomery
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,309
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,214
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,215

Sy Montgomery's popular 2011 Orion magazine piece, "Deep Intellect", about her friendship with a sensitive, sweet-natured octopus named Athena and the grief she felt at her death, went viral, indicating the widespread fascination with these mysterious, almost alien-like creatures. Since then Sy has practiced true immersion journalism, from New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, pursuing these wild, solitary shape-shifters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Eight legs and so much more!

  • By Kirstin on 07-02-15

Like a soothing glow that surrounded my soul!

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

Reviewed: 09-23-18

Soul of An Octopus by Sy Montgomery, and narrated by the author, is such a delightful book that warmed my heart and I didn't want it to end. I felt so entranced by the love of the sea life, especially these precious octopuses, that I felt I knew them. Warning, make sure you have tissue handy for happy times and grieving moments. This book was a true blessing! I felt so in touch with life, the universe, and my own personal thoughts after listening to this. It was a soothing balm for the soul!
Often I cringe when I know the author is going to do the narration but her voice is so nice and she told it with her own emotions. Touching. This book is for anyone who loves animals or those that don't. Maybe they will when they finish.
I had mixed feelings going into it about getting wild octopuses for zoos and Aquariums but I think I understand better now. I did learn that more than one octopus is NOT called octopi! Lol!

  • Hell's Rejects

  • Chaos of the Covenant, Volume 1
  • By: M.R. Forbes
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 505
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 483
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 482

The most powerful starships ever constructed are gone. Thousands are dead. A fleet is in ruins. The attackers are unknown. The orders are clear: Recover the ships. Bury the bastards who stole them. Lieutenant Abigail Cage never expected to find herself in Hell. As a Highly Specialized Operational Combatant, she was one of the most respected soldiers in the military. Now she's doing hard labor on the most miserable planet in the universe. Not for long.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid start to a new a series.

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-12-17

Tough bunch for a Space Crew!

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

Hell's Rejects
Chaos of the Covenant, Volume 1
By: M.R. Forbes
Narrated by: Jeff Hays
This is a great start for a new series! The wild, wild space with bandits, corrupt officals, prisons worse than hell, and the ultimate jail breaks! The action, adventure, scary and unique characters, and wonderful plot has me hooked already on another of Forbes series.
Of course the narration is excellent, it has Jeff Hays who can perform any voice or sounds in multiple universes! Wonder job as usual!!!