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  • The Man of Legends

  • By: Kenneth Johnson
  • Narrated by: full cast
  • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,460
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,313

New York City, New Year's weekend, 2001. Jillian Guthrie, a troubled young journalist, stumbles onto a tantalizing mystery: the same man, unaged, stands alongside Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, and Gandhi in three different photographs spanning eighty-five years of history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed every minute.

  • By G. Nightingale on 07-12-17

Beyond Captivating!

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

Reviewed: 08-16-17

First of all I never really usually write a review, but with this book I just had to. I LOVED the full cast of this story! I couldn't stop listening to it & I didn't want it to end! It tastefully weaves many loose threads from the past here & there, some historic, some mythical, blending them into the book's present time of 2000-2001. It has that aspect of the old stories told with a moral to take away at the end. It makes you ponder it all after the final words have been said.

  • The Memory Box

  • By: Eva Lesko Natiello
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 458
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 419
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 419

In this gripping psychological thriller, a group of privileged suburban moms amuse themselves by googling everyone in town, digging up dirt to fuel thorny gossip. Caroline Thompson, devoted mother of two, sticks to the moral high ground and attempts to avoid these women. She's relieved to hear her name appears only three times, citing her philanthropy. Despite being grateful that she has nothing to hide, a delayed pang of insecurity prods Caroline to google her maiden name - which none of the others know.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Excruciating

  • By Nick on 09-25-17

Did they even know who their audience was?! Was read like listeners were 4 & women were all uneducated idiots!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-17

I couldn't get into the book. I kept thinking " it's got to get better" but no it didn't. I love books that have a mystery like what was in the synopsis but this was truly painful to listen to. Was a bunch of women gossiping & sounded like they weren't educated. Small town uneducated gossiping mothers with nothing better to do than pick on each other & care for their oblivious husbands who I don't have a clue why they married these women!
The narrator had no skill in reading a story & making it interesting. Sounded like she was reading a children's book to 4 year old.
The storyline would have been great if it was written & narrated by people who knew what they were doing & knew who their audience was.

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  • Swords of Exodus

  • Dead Six, Book 2
  • By: Larry Correia, Mike Kupari
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 17 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,371
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,369

On the far side of the world, deep in former Soviet Central Asia, lies a stronghold called the Crossroads. It is run with an iron fist by a brutal warlord calling himself Sala Jihan. He is far more than a petty dictator, for Jihan holds the fate of nations in his grasp. To save a world slipping into chaos, Jihan must either fall or be controlled.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW! This series is riveting!

  • By Jessica on 03-13-14

First "Military" Type Book Series I REALLY Enjoy!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-19-16

First of all I believe what truly makes this series so good, besides a great author, is the narrator Bronson Pinchot!! He is AWESOME with making the book flow & no doubt which character is speaking. He gives each character life! I wish he did some books that I love the author & series but struggle with getting through the book because I keep having to repeat parts losing the feel of the story.
This series also shows so many sides to a story just as in life when we wonder which way is the "right" way. There is no black & white in life all the time. It's the grey areas that make us human & Larry Correia brings that truth out in his characters.
I also love that he does show that as humans the characters feel love & I'm one who hates romance but Larry Correia shows that love & does it very tastefully- thank you for that!!!
So would I recommend this book? Yes I would! I can't imagine anybody not enjoying this series.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Thornwood House

  • By: Anna Romer
  • Narrated by: Eloise Oxer
  • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,175
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,948
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,952

When you're all that stands between the murderous past and the fate of those you love, how far would you go to save them? When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start. In a dusty back room of the old house, she discovers the crumbling photo of a handsome World War II medic - Samuel Riordan, the homestead's former occupant - and soon finds herself becoming obsessed with him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Five Stars With a Caution

  • By Nancy F. on 08-08-15

A 6 Star Book for Sure!

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

Reviewed: 08-19-15

I wasn't real sure about this book but I got it during one of Audibles sales & thought I'd give it a try. I so very glad I did! This is a book I had to keep listening to after getting home (I was listening to it in the car). I ended up listening to it instead of watching tv & even was up very late so I could find out what happens next. Was a great mystery book that kept me guessing on what & who did what & where.

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  • Matched, Book 3
  • By: Ally Condie
  • Narrated by: Jack Riccobono
  • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,538
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,374
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,377

After leaving Society and desperately searching for the Rising Cassia and Ky have found what they were looking for, but at the cost of losing each other yet again: Cassia has been assigned to work for the Rising from within Society, while Ky has been stationed outside its borders. In this gripping conclusion to the Matched Trilogy, Cassia will reconcile the difficulties of challenging a life too confining, seeking a freedom she never dreamed possible, and honoring a love she cannot live without.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a good 3rd book

  • By Artemis on 12-02-12

Excellent Series!!

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

Reviewed: 06-10-15

Loved the whole series & especially the performance which made it perfectly clear which character was portrayed at any given time. Couldn't turn book off ("put it down") when usually would with most other books....wish there were more in the series but understand when it was time to end it too.

  • Under a Graveyard Sky

  • Black Tide Rising, Book 1
  • By: John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
  • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,503
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,410

Zombies are real. And we made them. Are you prepared for the zombie apocalypse? The Smith family is, with the help of a few marines. When an airborne "zombie" plague is released, bringing civilization to a grinding halt, the Smith family, Steven, Stacey, Sophia, and Faith, take to the Atlantic to avoid the chaos. The plan is to find a safe haven from the anarchy of infected humanity. What they discover, instead, is a sea composed of the tears of survivors and a passion for bringing hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Zombie Apocalypse Tale

  • By Sara Marie Dalke on 07-03-14

Could have been so much more

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

Reviewed: 05-11-15

I wasn't to sure about this book when I started it since zombies isn't really my thing, but after a bit I thought I could really enjoy this book. Besides the performance not making it very clear which character was talking the hook became very technical with types of guns & military jargon. I really wanted to like it but I couldn't even finish it even when there was only 1 1/2 hours left. It was extremely gory to add to the confusion & the plot kinda got lost along the way as more & more characters were added. If you like gory military zombie apocalypse then maybe you'll love this book though you might want to read it rather than try to figure out who is talking from minute to minute as scenes change & more characters are competing for your attention.

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  • Hard Magic

  • Book I of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,503
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,567
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,565

Jake Sullivan is a licensed private eye with a seriously hardboiled attitude. He also possesses raw magical talent and the ability to make objects in his vicinity light as a feather or as heavy as depleted uranium, all with a magical thought. It's no wonder the G-men turn to Jake when they need someoneto go after a suspected killer who has been knocking off banks in a magic-enhanced crime spree.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I thought it was going to be.

  • By Clinton on 08-06-11

Kept me glued to it for hours!

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

Reviewed: 03-30-15

At 1st I thought I'd be an ok book but it literally had me wanting to hear more & more. I had to know what was going to happen next. I'd be sitting in my car listening to it after I'd just gotten home with car in garage it's freezing outside but I couldn't turn it off right away to go get into warm house. Then I ended up listening to the book rather than watching anything else. Love finding a story line that isn't so predictable I get board with it after 1st chapter. This one is well worth your time & money!!

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  • The Golem and the Jinni

  • A Novel
  • By: Helene Wecker
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 19 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,382
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,443
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,431

Helene Wecker's dazzling debut novel tells the story of two supernatural creatures who appear mysteriously in 1899 New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a strange man who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master dies at sea on the voyage from Poland, she is unmoored and adrift as the ship arrives in New York Harbor. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire, born in the ancient Syrian Desert. Trapped in an old copper flask by a Bedouin wizard centuries ago, he is released accidentally by a tinsmith in a Lower Manhattan shop.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enchanting Debut Novel - Delicious!

  • By Tango on 04-26-13

Excellent story! Loved it!!

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

Reviewed: 02-14-15

This book went well beyond my expectations! I loved all the twists & turns leading you on an adventure with a wonderful destination! I usually can guess how a book will end or have an idea of the direction it will lead me. This book delightfully kept me in captured wonder & I couldn't turn it off. A book I will be recommending to my friends & family.