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  • Aftermath: Star Wars

  • Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • By: Chuck Wendig
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,889
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,192
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11,172

The second Death Star has been destroyed, the emperor killed, and Darth Vader struck down. Devastating blows against the Empire and major victories for the Rebel Alliance. But the battle for freedom is far from over. As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance - now a fledgling New Republic - presses its advantage by hunting down the enemy's scattered forces before they can regroup and retaliate. But above the remote planet Akiva, an ominous show of the enemy's strength is unfolding.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing and Frustrating

  • By Jason on 09-08-15

Highly Disappointing

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

Reviewed: 10-18-15

A great narrator can't save a poorly written story in audiobook form. There are some needles in this haystack that may be worthwhile to the die hard fan but this book sucks and is ultimately skippable.

Read Claudia Grey's Lost Stars instead.

19 of 23 people found this review helpful

  • A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

  • A Song of Ice and Fire
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Harry Lloyd
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,006
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,366
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,295

Taking place nearly a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin's ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne, there were Dunk and Egg. A young, naïve, but ultimately courageous hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals - in stature if not experience. Tagging along is his diminutive squire, a boy called Egg - whose true name (hidden from all he and Dunk encounter) is Aegon Targaryen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Martin is a genius

  • By Celeste Albers on 04-26-16

A solid fix for the ASOIAF junkie

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

Reviewed: 10-18-15

I've been waiting to get my hands on a collected audiobook of the adventures of Dunk and Egg. Great stories, good narration even though it's not Dotrice.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Miles

  • The Autobiography
  • By: Miles Davis
  • Narrated by: Dion Graham
  • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 869
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 793
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 779

Universally acclaimed as a musical genius, Miles Davis was one of the most important and influential musicians in the world. Here, Miles speaks out about his extraordinary life. Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence. He speaks frankly and openly about his drug problem and how he overcame it. He condemns the racism he encountered in the music business and in American society generally. And he discusses the women in his life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A conversation with Miles

  • By Rebecca on 11-16-13

My favorite book, period

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

Reviewed: 09-16-15

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

A must own!

Who was your favorite character and why?

um, Miles? because duh.

Which character – as performed by Dion Graham – was your favorite?

His Miles performance is just so convincing. I don't even want to think of him as not being Miles. Let me live in my bubble, leave my illusion alone.

Any additional comments?

This book is like the bible to me. I've read it so many times and now that I have it in my Audible library, it has a permanent place on my phone so i can get some wisdom from Miles whenever I need it. I'd give it a thousand more stars if i could. A billion even.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 216,926
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 202,587
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202,175

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

Solid. A good story read well.

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

Reviewed: 09-16-15

Where does Ready Player One rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is one the favorites in my Audible library so far. I really enjoyed this book. It's style and romanticism for the 80s was really entertaining. Wil Wheaton is the best man to read this book. Can't think of a better person really.