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  • Etherwalker

  • Silicon Covenant Series #1
  • By: Cameron Dayton
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 510

The world is broken. The powerful machines that once ruled over land and sky fought and died, leaving humanity in a primitive age of swords and monsters. But that was long ago, and only legends of the Schism remain. Enoch has never been frightened by these tales. He sees things differently from the other youth in Rewn's Fork, and that makes him an outcast. Where others see crops and weather and flocks of sheep, Enoch sees numbers and patterns.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Excellent Fantasy in a Sci-Fi Setting

  • By MasterFuton on 02-18-16

Great can't wait for the next one!!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-03-16

Very entertaining . A combination of Fantasy/Scifi and cyberpunk. Anticipating the next one of the series.

1 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Dog Stars

  • By: Peter Heller
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,556
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,301
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,294

Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows. His wife is gone, his friends are dead, he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, his only neighbor a gun-toting misanthrope. In his 1956 Cessna, Hig flies the perimeter of the airfield or sneaks off to the mountains to fish and to pretend that things are the way they used to be. But when a random transmission somehow beams through his radio, the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life exists beyond the airport.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • beautifully written and narrated!

  • By Mike Naka on 06-08-14

Memorizing /Hypnotic

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

Reviewed: 11-07-13

Where does The Dog Stars rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

On a very rare occasion a book and the perfect reader connect. This is one of those books.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Steelheart

  • The Reckoners, Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,003
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,047

Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his will. Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He got the idea from a near traffic accident

  • By Don Gilbert on 09-26-13

WOW , Damn that was a good book

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

Reviewed: 09-26-13

If you could sum up Steelheart in three words, what would they be?

Best book I have listen to in awhile. Macleod Andrews is one of the the best Audio Artist out there.

4 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Breakers

  • Book 1
  • By: Edward W. Robertson
  • Narrated by: Ray Chase
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 586
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 536
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 543

In New York, Walt Lawson is about to lose his girlfriend Vanessa. In Los Angeles, Raymond and Mia James are about to lose their house. Within days, none of it will matter. When Vanessa dies of the flu, Walt is devastated. But she isn't the last. The virus quickly kills billions, reducing New York to an open grave and LA to a chaotic wilderness of violence and fires. As Raymond and Mia hole up in an abandoned mansion, where they learn to function without electricity, running water, or neighbors, Walt begins an existential walk to LA.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unique Alien Apocalypse

  • By Bob on 04-22-14

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 09-23-13

What made the experience of listening to Breakers the most enjoyable?

This is a well written and enjoyable book. I thought it was going to be a zombie novel of some sort .

7 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Warbound

  • Book III of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,814
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,364
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,350

Only a handful of people in the world know that mankind's magic comes from a living creature, and it is a refugee from another universe. The Power showed up here in the 1850s because it was running from something. Now it is 1933, and the Power's hiding place has been discovered by a killer. It is a predator that eats magic and leaves destroyed worlds in its wake. Earth is next. Former private eye Jake Sullivan knows the score. The problem is, hardly anyone believes him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Started Strong-Finished Strong

  • By Don Gilbert on 08-07-13

Boring

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

Reviewed: 08-08-13

What did you like best about Warbound? What did you like least?

Not much to say. The book was slow and the character seemed two dimensional.

2 of 34 people found this review helpful

  • Monster Hunter International

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 24 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,316
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,891
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,861

Five days after Owen Zastava Pitt pushed his insufferable boss out of a 14th story window, he woke up in the hospital with a scarred face, an unbelievable memory, and a job offer. It turns out that monsters are real. All the things from myth, legend, and B-movies are out there, waiting in the shadows. Some of them are evil, and some are just hungry. Monster Hunter International is the premier eradication company in the business. And now Owen is their newest recruit.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • My second Monster Hunter book

  • By Randall on 06-29-18

Good -But be warned

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

Reviewed: 03-19-12

Any additional comments?

I enjoy the Monster hunter books. But be Warned -Apparently The Author is some kind of right wing nut Job. He portrays The Feds(US Government) as Jack Booted Nazi Storm trooper who are Stupid/Corrupt and will do anything up to and including torture of Innocent and the Murder of Innocent people to keep the secret. If this just a minor part of the plot it would be one thing. But it is so prevalent in his writing even as a fictitious/fantasy /paranormal novel it is kind of disturbing.

2 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Monster Hunter Vendetta

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 21 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,196
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,225

Accountant turned professional monster hunter, Owen Zastava Pitt, managed to stop the nefarious Old Ones' invasion plans last year, but as a result made an enemy out of one of the most powerful beings in the universe. Now an evil death cult known as the Church of the Temporary Mortal Condition wants to capture Owen in order to gain the favor of the great Old Ones.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Action, death, destruction

  • By Irene on 04-11-14

I enjoy the books BUT!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-19-12

Any additional comments?

I enjoy the Monster hunter books. But be Warned -Apparently The Author is some kind of right wing nut Job. He portrays The Feds(US Government) as Jack Booted Nazi Storm trooper who are Stupid/Corrupt and will do anything up to and including torture of Innocent and the Murder of Innocent people to keep the secret. If this just a minor part of the plot it would be one thing. But it is so prevalent in his writing even as a fictitious/fantasy /paranormal novel it is kind of disturbing.

1 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Germline

  • The Subterrene War, Book 1
  • By: T. C. McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Donald Corren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 114

One hundred years from now, Russia and the United States are at odds again. This time the war has gone hot. Heavily armored soldiers battle genetically engineered troops hundreds of meters below the icy, mineral-rich mountains of Kazakhstan. War is Oscar Wendell’s ticket to greatness. A reporter for the Stars and Stripes, he has the only one-way ticket to the front lines. The front smells of blood and fire and death—it smells like a Pulitzer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Intense and brutal

  • By Clyde M. Wisham Jr. on 09-11-14

Excellent book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-29-11

I enjoyed this book. It is a grimy / dirt military adventure with Strong characters and excellent writing. The author will move to the upper portion on my list.

3 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Monster Hunter Alpha

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 18 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,546
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,779
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,785

Earl Harbinger may be the leader of Monster Hunter International, but he's also got a secret. Nearly a century ago, Earl was cursed to be a werewolf. When Earl receives word that one of his oldest foes, a legendarily vicious werewolf that worked for the KGB, has mysteriously appeared in the remote woods of Michigan, he decides to take care of some unfinished business.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpectedly Enjoyable

  • By Nicholas on 02-22-12

Larry Correia gets better and better

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-11

I just finished Monster Hunter Alpha. Larry Correia Just keeps getting Better. His first Monster Hunter Book was Good but every book he writes seems twice as good as the last. Larry writes Characters you care about Not 2 Dimensional paper cut outs. Not saying he is not Corney or cliche But very entertaining
and fun. I can't wait for the next installment.

13 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • Ghost Story: The Dresden Files, Book 13

  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: John Glover
  • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,581
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,597

When we last left the mighty wizard detective Harry Dresden, he wasn't doing well. In fact, he had been murdered by an unknown assassin. But being dead doesn't stop him when his friends are in danger. Except now he has nobody, and no magic to help him. And there are also several dark spirits roaming the Chicago shadows who owe Harry some payback of their own. To save his friends - and his own soul - Harry will have to pull off the ultimate trick without any magic....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best audio book in the series

  • By Bill on 08-31-11

Long winded and not very good

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-27-11

I have been reading Jim Butchers Dresden Series since the beginning. I have enjoyed everyone of them. Not saying they were all excellent but they were all entertaining . This one was frankly a Big fat Yawner )-:
By the way the Narrator was good. Don't Kill the Messenger.

7 of 28 people found this review helpful