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Nicholas May

Grand Rapids, Mi USA
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  • Sandman Slim

  • By: Richard Kadrey
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,643
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,156
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,167

When he was 19, James Stark was considered to be one of the greatest natural magicians, a reputation that got him demon-snatched and sent downtown - to Hell - where he survived as a gladiator, a sideshow freak entertaining Satan's fallen angels. That was 11 years ago. Now, the hitman who goes only by Stark has escaped and is back in L.A. Armed with a fortune-telling coin, a black bone knife, and an infernal key, Stark is determined to destroy the magic circle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Hallie on 04-24-12

Excellent character with a nasty smoking habit

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

Reviewed: 04-19-19

I loved the book, and loved the narration, I just wish he could pronounce the word nephilim.

  • Wolves of the Calla

  • Dark Tower V
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 26 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,892
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,448
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,458

Roland Deschain and his ka-tet are bearing southeast through the forests of Mid-World, the almost timeless landscape that seems to stretch from the wreckage of civility that defined Roland's youth to the crimson chaos that seems the future's only promise. Followers of Stephen King's epic series know Roland well, or as well as this enigmatic hero can be known. They also know the companions who have been drawn to his quest for the Dark Tower: Eddie Dean and his wife, Susannah; Jake Chambers; and Oy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Frank Muller will be missed.

  • By Aaron on 02-03-05

The Dark Tower draws ever nearer...

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

Reviewed: 02-09-19

I love George Guidall and he does a fantastic job here, but I was sad that Frank Muller (RIP) could no longer narrate. He was magic.

  • The Dark Tower IV

  • Wizard and Glass
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 27 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12,737
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11,638
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,591

In this fourth volume, Roland, Eddie, Susannah, and Jake survive Blaine the Mono's final crash, only to find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, one that has been ravaged by the superflu virus. While following the deserted I-70 toward a distant glass palace, Roland recounts a story about a seaside town called Hambry, where he fell in love with a girl named Susan Delgado, and where he and his old tet-mates Alain and Cuthbert battled the forces of John Farson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Frank Muller is the best Audible narrator!!!!

  • By Russ on 08-26-16

The best of the series!

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

The Dark Tower series is the greatest series and story ever told IMO, and this book is my absolute favorite of the series. Frank Muller is phenomenal as always (RIP), bringing life to every character.

  • Ghoul

  • By: Brian Keene
  • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

There is something in the local cemetery that comes out at night. Something that is unearthing corpses and killing people. It’s the summer of 1984 and Timmy and his friends are looking forward to no school, comic books, and adventure. But instead they will be fighting for their lives. The ghoul has smelled their blood and it is after them.But that’s not the only monster they will face this summer....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love a good monster book!

  • By coreybeth on 11-04-17

Fans of IT will love this

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

Reviewed: 01-10-19

If you haven't read Brian Keene before, you're missing out. This book, The Rising books, The Earthworm Gods, etc are all amazing.

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  • The Dark Tower III

  • The Waste Lands
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14,125
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,867
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12,824

In this third volume, several months have passed, and Roland's two new tet-mates have become trained gunslingers. Eddie Dean has given up heroin, and Odetta's two selves have joined, becoming the stronger and more balanced personality of Susannah Dean. But while battling The Pusher in 1977 New York, Roland altered ka by saving the life of Jake Chambers, a boy who - in Roland's world - has already died. Now Roland and Jake exist in different worlds, but they are joined by the same madness.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good narrator, good story, bad production

  • By j phillips on 09-19-17

Incredible book read by an incredible narrator

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

This is one of the strongest books in the Dark Tower series, and the late great Frank Muller does a beautiful job. He was simply the beat, and is sorely missed.

  • Under the Dome

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Raul Esparza
  • Length: 34 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,612
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,640

On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as "the dome" comes down on it, people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when - or if - it will go away.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Garbage

  • By marc w on 07-16-18

Great story, decent narration

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

Reviewed: 12-26-18

I love the story, the characters, the premise, etc.. the only small complaint I have is the narrator's ability to do accents. His French accent was laughably bad, but his Maine accent was better than most. Overall he did a fine job.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Worth Dying For

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,304
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,757
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,734

There’s deadly trouble in the corn country of Nebraska... and Jack Reacher walks right into it. First he falls foul of the Duncans, a local clan that has terrified an entire county into submission. But it’s the unsolved case of a missing child, already decades-old, that Reacher can’t let go. The Duncans want Reacher gone - and it’s not just past secrets they’re trying to hide. They’re awaiting a secret shipment, and they have the kind of customers no one can afford to annoy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm hooked!

  • By Dave on 11-17-10

Reacher at his brutal best

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

Reviewed: 12-14-18

Another great addition to the series, read with passion by the great Dick Hill. One of my favorites in the series.

  • Summer of Night

  • By: Dan Simmons
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 22 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,962
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,963

It’s the summer of 1960 and in the small town of Elm Haven, Illinois, five twelve-year-old boys are forging the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. From sunset bike rides to shaded hiding places in the woods, the boys’ days are marked by all of the secrets and silences of an idyllic childhood. But amid the sun-drenched cornfields, their loyalty will be pitilessly tested.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Go Ahead...Take A Stroll Down Horror Lane

  • By Jan on 10-31-14

One of the best ever!

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

This book is the only book that ever have me actual chills while reading it, and I've been reading horror for decades. Dan Simmons is a master, and this audiobook brings this jewel to life.

  • Persuader

  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,805
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,528

Jack Reacher. The ultimate loner. An elite ex-military cop who left the service years ago, he's moved from place to place...without family...without possessions...without commitments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Child at His Best! A Must Read for Reacher Fans!

  • By Joanna on 06-19-09

One of my favorites!

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

Reviewed: 11-21-18

If you ever wondered if there was a guy out there bigger, stronger, and tougher than Reacher then you need to check out this book!

  • Past Tense

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,776
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,120

Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? He takes the detour. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FIVE STAR BOOK And NARRATION!!!!

  • By shelley on 11-05-18

Best Reacher book in awhile!

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

I love every single book in this series, although some pale in comparison to others. This stood out to me quite a bit to me in it's pacing, narration, and tone. I was sad that Dick Hill wasn't reading it like always, but know that the great Scott Brick would do a great job, and he absolutely did.