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  • 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 816
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 769

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

Yokits! this is horrible narration

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

Reviewed: 05-02-18

just finished chapter 52 and nearly quit the book listening to it. the horrible "alien language translation" in a voice that makes no sense for no reason. I mean Yokits! it's almost as bad as frakking making a fake swear word and saying it all the frakking Yokits time. Cause that's Yokits cool and I Yokits love hearings the word Yokits over and over so I Yokits know I'm on a Yokits other planet. But God Yokits it's annoying.

Eve is now from Jersey just warning you. The Spanish accent is now a hard Jersey accent which apparently she picked up at in the alien planet. Yokits! that's seems Yokits bad.

the story is still ok, not on par with the first two. these narration issues might be skewing my judgement though. aww Yokits

25 of 26 people found this review helpful

  • Artemis

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: Rosario Dawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56,634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52,832
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 52,685

Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent. Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A ferrari with no motor

  • By will on 11-18-17

not really what I was expecting

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

Reviewed: 11-16-17

huge martian fan for the science and humor. this lacked a lot of both but I still enjoyed it

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Passage

  • The Passage Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Justin Cronin
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Adenrele Ojo, Abby Craden
  • Length: 36 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15,583
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,340

First, the unthinkable: a security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment. Then, the unspeakable: a night of chaos and carnage gives way to sunrise on a nation, and ultimately a world, forever altered. All that remains for the stunned survivors is the long fight ahead and a future ruled by fear—of darkness, of death, of a fate far worse.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A new type of vampire

  • By Randall on 06-29-18

good but little things irked me

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

Reviewed: 11-30-16

Any additional comments?

FLYERS - ok you create a fake swear word and then say it all the time. annoying

0 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • 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 13,592
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,462
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,436

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

Background music and added noises kill the story

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

Reviewed: 12-18-15

What would have made Star Wars: Darth Plagueis better?

No back ground sounds. They are too loud and too dostracting

Who was your favorite character and why?

Background sounds

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Yes

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

It was star wars?

Any additional comments?

I get headaches listening to this, never listened to an audio book this terrible to follow. If there were no extra sounds in it I'd actually love the book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful