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  • Newsflesh, Book 4
  • By: Mira Grant
  • Narrated by: Georgia Dolenz
  • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166

We had cured cancer. We had beaten the common cold. But in doing so we unleashed something horrifying and unstoppable. The infection spread, leaving those afflicted with a single uncontrollable impulse: feed. Now, 20 years after the Rising, a team of scrappy underdog reporters relentlessly pursue the facts while competing against brother-and-sister blog superstars the Masons.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another FANTASTIC entry in the Newflesh series

  • By Sam on 11-08-16

Love the various additions

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

I really enjoy the Newsflesh series. I’m a zombie book lover and enjoy this series initially because of this. I stay for all of the additional story lines because the author has created a rich world with characters that are intriguing and well rounded. I well understand why this series has won awards. Those who like this unusual genre will be drawn in by this new refreshing look.

My only negative is I wanted a list of the stories in the edition which was impossible to find.

  • Feed

  • The Newsflesh Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Mira Grant
  • Narrated by: Paula Christensen, Jesse Bernstein
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,841
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,581
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,577

The year was 2014. We had cured cancer. We had beat the common cold. But in doing so we created something new, something terrible that no one could stop. The infection spread, virus blocks taking over bodies and minds with one, unstoppable command: FEED.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I laughed, I cried...

  • By susan on 04-07-11

Love this fresh approach

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

I really enjoy the Newsflesh series. I’m a zombie book lover and enjoy this series initially because of this. I stay for all of the additional story lines because the author has created a rich world with characters that are intriguing and well rounded. I well understand why this series has won awards. Those who like this unusual genre will be drawn in by this new refreshing look.

  • Countdown

  • A Newsflesh Novella
  • By: Mira Grant
  • Narrated by: Brian Bascle
  • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 258

The year is 2014, the year everything changed. We cured cancer. We cured the common cold. We died.

This is the story of how we rose.

When will you rise?

Countdown is a novella set in the world of Feed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Strong Prequel

  • By Bob on 11-06-11

Love this fresh approach

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

I really enjoy the Newsflesh series. I’m a zombie book lover and enjoy this series initially because of this. I stay for all of the additional story lines because the author has created a rich world with characters that are intriguing and well rounded. I well understand why this series has won awards. Those who like this unusual genre will be drawn in by this new refreshing look.

  • Deadline

  • The Newsflesh Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Mira Grant
  • Narrated by: Chris Patton, Nell Geisslinger
  • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 832
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 740
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 742

Shaun Mason is a man without a mission. Not even running the news organization he built with his sister has the same urgency as it used to. Playing with dead things just doesn't seem as fun when you've lost as much as he has. But when a CDC researcher fakes her own death and appears on his doorstep with a ravenous pack of zombies in tow, Shaun has a newfound interest in life....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By damien cost on 06-13-11

Love this fresh approach

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

I really enjoy the Newsflesh series. I’m a zombie book lover and enjoy this series initially because of this. I stay for all of the additional story lines because the author has created a rich world with characters that are intriguing and well rounded. I well understand why this series has won awards. Those who like this unusual genre will be drawn in by this new refreshing look.

  • Blackout

  • The Newsflesh Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Mira Grant
  • Narrated by: Paula Christensen, Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 798
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 726
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 727

Now, the year is 2041, and the investigation that began with the election of President Ryman is much bigger than anyone had assumed. With too much left to do and not much time left to do it in, the surviving staff of After the End Times must face mad scientists, zombie bears, rogue government agencies - and if there's one thing they know is true in post-zombie America, it's this: Things can always get worse. Blackout is the conclusion to the epic trilogy that includes Feed and Deadline.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Zombie. Grizzly. Bear.

  • By David on 09-28-13

Love the series

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

I really enjoy the Newsflesh series. I’m a zombie book lover and enjoy this series initially because of this. I stay for all of the additional story lines because the author has created a rich world with characters that are intriguing and well rounded. I well understand why this series has won awards. Those who like this unusual genre will be drawn in by this new refreshing look.

  • Spell or High Water

  • Magic 2.0
  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,322
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,204
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,190

A month has passed since Martin helped to defeat the evil programmer Jimmy, and things couldn't be going better. Except for his love life, that is. Feeling distant and lost, Gwen has journeyed to Atlantis, a tolerant and benevolent kingdom governed by the Sorceresses, and a place known to be a safe haven to all female time-travelers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator!

  • By D. Murdock on 03-13-17

Awesome novel

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

Love Luke Daniels as narrator. He is one of my favorite readers. The book was brilliant. Laugh out loud moments. Twisting and turning throughout. Had a blast reading it the second time around. :)

  • The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

  • A Novel
  • By: Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland
  • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard, Shelley Atkinson, Laural Merlington, and others
  • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,042
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,598
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,582

From best-selling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller combining history, science, magic, mystery, intrigue, and adventure that questions the very foundations of the modern world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bureaucratic time travel with an eye for details

  • By Matthew on 07-14-17

Pretty typical Time travel story

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

I appreciate the fact that there was a well rounded attempt at explaining the time travel in this book. I found it a bit far fetched but appreciated the attempt. The characters were somewhat intriguing. I enjoyed reading it. Didn’t rush to look for others. If they were on sale I’d read but won’t be seeking them out. It’s a so so novel. I fear the time travel Genre is a bit over done now. Sorry!

  • Super Powereds: Year 4

  • Super Powereds, Book 4
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 60 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,493
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,290
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,274

The final year at Lander has finally arrived for the Melbrook students and their peers, and with it comes a whole new set of challenges. Still reeling from the events of their junior year, the remaining students will have to push past their pain - and so much more - if they hope to be one of the 10 to claim the title of Hero upon graduation. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Its finally over....what do I do with my life now?

  • By Jared on 07-11-18

Love this series, sad this is the last one

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

This has become one of my favorite series. Rarely do I read or listen to a book more than once but in this case I did. In fact before I read the fourth year, I went back and reread the first three. So glad I did.

The author does a great job of making the main characters all intriguing and more than one dimensional. I grow to care about what happens to them and those they interact with. The energy is great. The story line captivating. The characters likable.

I’m sad to hear this is the end. I really enjoyed this series and this book in particular.

  • Super Powereds: Year 2

  • Super Powereds, Book 2
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 32 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,556
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,149
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,134

Despite having their secret revealed, the residents of Melbrook Hall return to Lander University for another year in the Hero Certification Program. Good thing the focus of this year is teamwork, because with their origins known, they'll have to lean on each other more than ever. Now finally sophomores, their curriculum expands, allowing them to train in the majors that Heroes specialize in. The new classes will test their minds, bodies, and determination in ways never anticipated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great second story

  • By Joshua on 07-22-16

Love the series

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

This has become one of my favorite series. Rarely do I read or listen to a book more than once but in this case I did. I enjoyed it just as much the second time.

The author does a great job of making the main characters all intriguing and more than one dimensional. I grow to care about what happens to them and those they interact with. The energy is great. The story line captivating. The characters likable. Bring on the next year!

  • The School for Good and Evil

  • The School for Good and Evil, Book 1
  • By: Soman Chainani
  • Narrated by: Polly Lee
  • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 649
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 649

Welcome to the School for Good and Evil, where best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sugar coated darkness. Grimm Brothers brutality

  • By Tenoko1 on 06-26-14

Rather juvenile

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

I didn’t care much about this book. Way too juvenile to be considered YA. I finished but just barely. The story line wasn’t terrible original. The mayhem and angst not terribly intriguing. Won’t be reading anything else in this story line even if on sale.