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  • Boating: A Life's Journey

  • By: Terry Kimmel
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

This audiobook is a delightful light-hearted tale about boating. It is the memoir of a lifelong boater, written from the perspective of a person who has not made a living at sea but is just there because he enjoys being on the water. The audiobook has stories about his pets on board and about the people he meets traveling the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterways (GIWW). He traveled extensively for 10 years in a Grand Banks trawler. This journey has been just part of his lifelong boating adventures seeking that elusive boating paradise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is a keeper

  • By Harry Boyle on 02-10-14

BOATING MEMOIRS

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

Reviewed: 10-20-14

What made the experience of listening to Boating: A Life's Journey the most enjoyable?

I FELT THAT I WAS LISTENING TO A FELLOW BOATER WHO HAS GONE THROUGH SOME OF THE SAME PROBLEMS AND ADVENTURES THAT I HAVE LIVED THROUGH. VERY ENTERTAINING.

What other book might you compare Boating: A Life's Journey to and why?

"FLY:NORTH, SOUTH, EAST AND WEST" BY TERRY REECE BECAUSE THAT BOOK WAS ALSO DONE BY JOSHUA BENNINGTON BUT IT WAS ABOUT A PILOTS MEMOIRS.

What about Joshua Bennington’s performance did you like?

JOSHUA BENNINGTONS PERFORMANCE GAVE THIS BOOK A DOWN HOME TONE.

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

OH YES, I WANT TO VISIT SOME OF THE SAME PLACED AND THEN LISTEN AGAIN TO DR. KIMMELS STORY ABOUT THE AREA

Any additional comments?

I RECOMMEND BOTH THE AUDIO BOOK AND THE PAPER BACK

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Extreme Measures

  • By: Rachel Carrington
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Four years ago, Erin's life changed drastically. Her drug-addicted brother killed her parents, and her marriage disintegrated. Her husband Matt, an FBI agent, had done his duty when he'd arrested Stuart, but she'd been too caught up in her own grief to allow him to help her move through the shadows of pain. Now Matt is back, but it isn't to attempt reconciliation. Her brother has escaped from Attica, and Erin is his next target. Matt will stop Stuart by any means necessary.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Worst narrator ever!

  • By Elizabeth Schaeffer on 12-08-14

DETECTIVE SAVES EX-WIFE

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

Reviewed: 10-20-14

What did you love best about Extreme Measures?

THE VIOLENCE, THAT BAD GUY WAS A REALLY BAD GUY

Which character – as performed by Joshua Bennington – was your favorite?

STUART, HE WAS THE BADIST OF THE BAD

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

WHEN STUART WAS SHOT

Any additional comments?

RECOMMEND THE AUDIO BOOK. JOSHUA BENNINGTON HAS A FEW OTHER BOOKS OUT THAT ARE SIMILAR, "TESTED BY FIRE" AND "FOR MY BROTHER'. I LIKED HIS STYLE.

  • Flying North South East and West: Arctic to the Sahara

  • By: Captain Terry Reece
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

How can one pilot cram so much into a single lifetime? Climb into Captain Terry Reece's cockpit, fasten your seatbelt, and hold on for an exciting journey into the world of aviation. Born to a family of transplanted North Carolinians who moved to Washington State, a young Reece explored the hills of the Pacific Northwest. Hiking in the mountains and being a fire lookout gave him a taste of adventure, but he craved more-and he got it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator Fail

  • By Chet on 05-20-17

MEMOIRS OF A PILOT

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

Reviewed: 10-20-14

Would you listen to Flying North South East and West: Arctic to the Sahara again? Why?

YES, IT WAS ENJOYABLE THE FIRST TIME AND I AM SURE IT WOULD BE AGAIN IF I HEARD IT A SECOND TIME

What was one of the most memorable moments of Flying North South East and West: Arctic to the Sahara?

EVERYTIME THE AUTHOR LANDED ON THE ICE OR A RIVER BED OR ON A "ICE ISLAND"

What about Joshua Bennington’s performance did you like?

THE NARRATOR GIVE THE CHARACTERS A LITTLE MORE LIFE THAN THE WORDS ALONG COULD GIVE

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

FLYING IN ALASKA

Any additional comments?

I RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE INTERESTED IN FLYING

  • Tested by Fire

  • He Sought Revenge - He Found Life (Action Adventure)
  • By: Pat Patterson
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

In this First Responders novel, paramedic Jim Stockbridge responds to an EMS call in the ghetto and finds his best friend brutally stabbed and shot. Consumed with rage, he hunts down Sid Drake's killers and renders his own form of justice. But soon Jim finds himself lost, tangling with a vicious street gang and its ruthless warlord, William "J-Rock" Jackson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intense, realistic, impossible to put down

  • By Fire Dad ^6 on 11-02-14

YOUNG MAN FINDING HIMSELF

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

Reviewed: 10-20-14

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

ACTION,ACTION, ACTION

Who was your favorite character and why?

JIM, HE WAS WHAT THE STORY WAS ABOUT, HE WAS THE CENTER OF THE ACTION!

Have you listened to any of Joshua Bennington’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

YES, I HAVE LISTENED TO "EXTREME MEASURES' AND "FOR MY BROTHER' BOTH BOOKS WERE ACTION BOOKS AND WELL DONE BY JOSHUA BENNINGTON.

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

YES, IT WAS HARD TO TURN OFF, I WANTED TO KEEP IT GOING TO THE END.

Any additional comments?

IT WAS WELL WRITTEN AND NARRATED AND I WOULD RECOMMEND THE AUDIOBOOK.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Joshua's Tree

  • Joshua's Tree Trilogy
  • By: N.W. Harris
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 19

When a skateboarding accident hurls 17-year-old Joshua Tyler into a dismal future overrun by flesh-eating mutants, he taps into the strength and courage hidden within him and manages to stay alive, only to discover his horrifying relationship to the scientific genius who brought all life on Earth to the brink of annihilation. Aided by Nadia, a beautiful warrior student who believes he may be the prophesized savior sent to rescue her people, Josh learns to fight for survival.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fansasy that keeps you interested in the outcome

  • By Harry Boyle on 08-23-14

RIGHT OF PASSAGE IN THE FUTURE BOOK

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

Reviewed: 10-20-14

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

I have recommended the book to some of my friends, it was entertaining

What was one of the most memorable moments of Joshua's Tree?

When Josh meets himself

Which character – as performed by Joshua Bennington – was your favorite?

Josh as performed by Josh

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

DO WE HAVE A SAD FURURE?

Any additional comments?

I liked the book and the narration. Easy to listen to.

  • For My Brother

  • Det. Jason Strong, Book 3
  • By: John C. Dalglish
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

Can visiting a grave connect us with the dead? What happens when a man thinks he can hear his dead brother? Billy Jarvis suffers an untimely death, leaving his little brother, Donnie, alone with his mother. Donnie thinks his dead brother has told him how to make things right and Detective Strong is pushed to figure out why people are disappearing. In the third book of the series, Jason is without his regular partner, Vanessa Layne, and must rely on a new partner to help him solve the mystery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Detective Jason Strong novella

  • By Wayne on 12-28-17

YOUNGER BROTHER FINISHES GAME

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

Reviewed: 10-20-14

If you could sum up For My Brother in three words, what would they be?

SAD DETECTIVE STORY

What did you like best about this story?

The story develops rapidly as does the the young brothers evil plot.

Have you listened to any of Joshua Bennington’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, I listened to "Tested by Fire" and "Extreme Measures". Both of those books were similar in that they were action/detective stories.

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

Tragic detective story.

Any additional comments?

I felt that the book was well written and the characters developed well for the length of the book. But what really helped the book was the narrator. Without his character development the book might be a little less entertaining..