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  • Black Dove

  • By: Robin Wyatt Dunn
  • Narrated by: Roger Wood
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    1.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 2

Robert is a disillusioned reporter; Rachel an agent for Mossad. Modeled on the Song of Solomon, Black Dove explores the intricate interconnectedness between love and war, violence and friendship, and the complicated relationship between the United States and Israel. When Robert moves to Jerusalem to chase his beloved, he finds that changing addressees changes something within him, and he abandons the role of disinterested observer to aid in the transformation of the Middle East, and the United States. But what he discovers is that Mossad is actually working against a Jewish-only state, and that to aid the Palestinian people they must subvert parts of their own government.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Could use some editing.

  • By ROCKFORD WIGGER on 02-08-19

Could use some editing.

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

Reviewed: 02-08-19

I though this was OK. The story felt very fragmented. I also wish there was more detail about the different events that were happening throughout the book. A lot of that was left to the readers imagination. I realize it's the style of the story, but I thought it was too much.

The audio quality could be improved. I could hear quite a bit of background noise. Lot of sounds of most likely pages turning and an occasional beep. That didn't help anything. And at 2:17:40 the book starts playing two tracks at the same time for about 30 seconds!

The narration sounded like someone was reading a report which is something I'm not looking for.

  • When Tomorrow Calls

  • Complete Boxed Set: Books 1-3
  • By: JT Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Roshina Ratnam
  • Length: 27 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

The complete set of the When Tomorrow Calls series is now available on audiobook, including Why You Were Taken, How We Found You, and What Have We Done. Experience JT Lawrence's chilling vision of the all-too-near future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Sci-fi Adventure

  • By cosmitron on 05-26-18

Not for me.

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

I just wasn't able to get into this book. The narration was good, but the story just didn't do it for me. It failed to draw me in.
There are lots of 5 star reviews, so don't let my review dissuade you from giving it a listen.


I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • You're Going to Mars!

  • By: Rob Dircks
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 880
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 825
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 824

Living and slaving in Fill City One, you get used to the smell. We call it the Everpresent Stink. But every once in a while, on a spring day with a breeze, it clears away enough to remind us that there is something more out there. Most Fillers' wildest dreams would be just to get past the walls and live in the mainland. But my dream? It’s a little bigger. I’m going to Mars.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Author nails it again!

  • By @newhaven265 on 11-14-18

Mars

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

Reviewed: 11-20-18

The narration by Khristine Hvam is excellent. I loved the way she told the story.

This was a really enjoyable book. It was a lot of fun to listen to. The main character is funny, likable, and the story kept moving without any dull moments. This is my first book by Rob Dircks and I'm going to have to check out some of his other works.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Victory Fever on Guadalcanal

  • Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II
  • By: William H. Bartsch
  • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Following their rampage through Southeast Asia and the Pacific in the five months after Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces moved into the Solomon Islands, intending to cut off the critical American supply line to Australia. But when they began to construct an airfield on Guadalcanal in July 1942, the Americans captured the almost completed airfield for their own strategic use. The Japanese Army countered by sending to Guadalcanal a reinforced battalion under the command of Col. Kiyonao Ichiki.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting piece of human history

  • By KD on 01-16-19

Victory Fever

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

Overall I thought this was pretty good. It took a bit for the story to draw me, but WWII and Guadalcanal, you know it will be interesting. If WWII in the Pacific interests you, check this out. I listened to the Audiobook version of this book and the narration was good as well.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Whitney Wallace's Crazy Concert Catastrophe: For 4-10 Year Olds, Perfect for Bedtime & Young Readers

  • Whitney Learns a Lesson Series, Book 3
  • By: Susan G. Charles
  • Narrated by: Marlene Markos
  • Length: 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Our heroine, Whitney Wallace, is having a fit to go to a concert featuring her favorite band but soon finds out that her parents are not going to buy her the tickets. No matter how much she asks they won't budge. Then the librarian shares a possible new way to see the show with her, for free. Will she be able to actually meet these new goals, make her plan work and get the free tickets too? And will she be able to do it in the two-week time frame before the show happens? Is she really willing to put in the work needed to reach her goal?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Books for Teaching Life Lessons to Kids

  • By Son of Odin on 11-17-18

My kids like it

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

Reviewed: 11-15-18

Overall I though this was pretty good. It was a nice short story that my kids enjoyed.

There were long pauses between chapters. It kind of stopped the flow of the story. My kids were wondering why the audiobook quit playing when it was just the long pause. Besides that, it was good..

  • The Afton Morrison Series

  • Afton Morrison, Books 1-4
  • By: Brent Jones
  • Narrated by: Kristin James, Wyatt Baker, Brent Jones
  • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

Afton Morrison, 26, is a small-town children’s librarian by day, on a murderous mission to make the world a better place by night. From the hunt for a violent sexual predator to the last stand against her tormentor, The Afton Morrison Series delves into a world of moral ambiguity and is told in four thrilling parts. Packed with suspense, grit, and action, this collection delivers an unlikely heroine in the form of a disturbed vigilante murderess....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Randy Murphy on 11-19-18

Afton

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

Reviewed: 11-13-18

First off, the voice acting by Kristin James is amazing. She did an awesome job. I hope to hear more of her work.

What a great series with a really solid story. I was originally drawn in because of the main character Afton. She is children's librarian who is also a vigilante murderess. I really enjoy strong female leads and she is a great one. I loved her sarcastic attitude and her inner battles vs herself.

All 4 books are full of action and they flow together very nicely. I highly recommend this series.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

#tagsgiving #sweepstakes #thriller #FemaleProtagonist

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Toots and Poots in a World Full of Snoots

  • The Amazing True Story of One Boy's Gas-tly Abilities: Diary of a Kindergarten Grade Farting Ninja
  • By: Susan G. Charles
  • Narrated by: Ian Coo
  • Length: 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

Warning: This children's book may instigate farts, flatulence, and lots of laughter too. And it's the perfect audiobook to grab the attention of reluctant readers. Listen on to find out more about a boy named "Toots", his adventures into the gas-tly arts, and the lessons he learned "in the end"! Your kids will love this kids' fart book - and they might learn something too! And it might even encourage reluctant readers to join in and listen as well!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book was a Gas!

  • By Son of Odin on 11-04-18

Toots

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

Reviewed: 11-02-18

This book is all about tooting. Not quite my cup of tea, but my kids really liked it and were laughing quite a bit. They asked to listen to it again! Can't go wrong with toots and kids.

  • Last of the Nighthawks

  • By: Greg Dragon
  • Narrated by: Cari Scholtens
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Helga Ate is finally getting her chance. Chosen for a coveted slot in the glorious Nighthawks, Special Forces, she will certainly be able to prove herself as more than a half-alien outcast. But when her team deploys to the moon of Dyn, tragedy strikes, and Helga is put to the ultimate test - survival. Facing insurmountable odds and escaping torture, Helga and her mentor, Cilas Mec, are forced to face a fate worse than death. Battling brain-eating aliens and human pirates, the odds are stacked against them in every way. The rescue should be coming.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't enjoy it.

  • By Jeff M. on 11-14-18

Nighthawks

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

Reviewed: 11-02-18

First off, Cari Scholtens does an amazing job narrating this book. She had unique voices for each character and her voice was enjoyable to listen to.

This is my first time reading a book by Greg Dragon. I really liked it. There's lots of action and adventure and keeps moving along. The ending could have been a little better, but it leads to the next book.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • The Employee Millionaire

  • How to Use Your Day Job to Become a Millionaire with Rental Properties
  • By: H. J. Chammas
  • Narrated by: Jason Damron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

From identifying and closing deals, getting approved for loans, renting out properties, dealing with tenants, and capitalizing on opportunities, this audiobook will challenge how you've always looked at life, finances, investments, and real estate. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Useful Information

  • By BookLover on 01-10-19

Rental Properties

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

Overall I thought it was pretty good. A plus is, this is not just an book about rental properties, there is also quite a bit of good information about personal finance in general. It would be quite useful to read even if rental properties aren't your thing.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Tripping the Night Fantastic

  • By: Andrew Chapman
  • Narrated by: Alan R. Gron
  • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Charlie Deavon is a British author who meets a fan (the sexually troublesome Amelia Heart) in a pub. The following morning she is found dead. The main suspect in the case is Simon, Charlie's agent. Having avoided the police, Charlie, Simon, and the local bartender try to solve the case together. The three men, what with the stress of it all, turn to a new drug called Merlin, which allows them to control and share hallucinations. From then on, they trip and hallucinate their way through to the story's conclusion. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Fun Trip

  • By Laura on 10-26-18

Trippin'

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

Reviewed: 10-25-18

First off the narration is fantastic. Alan R. Gronis is an amazing story teller and I enjoyed the voices he used for the different characters..

As far as the story goes, this book is a wild ride. It's quite funny and has a very unique story. The characters were enjoyable and I liked their interactions. I personally think this would make a good movie.