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  • The Quillan Games

  • Pendragon, Book 7
  • By: D. J. MacHale
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

Quillan is a territory on the verge of destruction. The people have lost control of their own future and must struggle simply to survive. The only chance they have of finding a better life is by playing the Quillan Games. Hosted by a strange pair of game masters, Veego and LaBerge, the games are a mix of sport and combat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome

  • By Little on 07-22-12

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 07-22-12

I hate Spiders, I hate being confused about the travelers, but I love the story and thanks to my nephews who got me into D.J. MacHale, I Love this series and will finish it! Oh Nice evil twist in this book..

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Merchant of Death

  • Pendragon, Book 1
  • By: D. J. MacHale
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 813
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 659
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 656

Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal 14-year-old boy. He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. But there is something very special about Bobby: he is going to save the world.

And not just Earth as we know it. Bobby is slowly starting to realize that life in the cosmos isn't quite what he thought it was. And before he can object, he is swept off to an alternate dimension known as Denduron, a territory inhabited by strange beings, ruled by a magical tyrant, and plagued by dangerous revolution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVE these books!

  • By smokefan201417 on 08-08-10

Uber Cool!

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

Reviewed: 05-30-12

My Nephews got me hooked in this series. Great Imagination, Great story. Great for 11 and up!

  • Tricked

  • The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 4
  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,808
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10,989
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,958

Druid Atticus O’Sullivan hasn’t stayed alive for more than two millennia without a fair bit of Celtic cunning. So when vengeful thunder gods come Norse by Southwest looking for payback, Atticus, with a little help from the Navajo trickster god Coyote, lets them think that they’ve chopped up his body in the Arizona desert. But the mischievous Coyote is not above a little sleight of paw, and Atticus soon finds that he’s been duped into battling bloodthirsty desert shape-shifters called skinwalkers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hooked in an Instant

  • By Nicholas on 04-24-12

Great

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

Reviewed: 05-30-12

Cant wait for Kevin's next book. Was kinda hoping to hear some of the training, but guess that would be to boring :-) Thanks for your imagination.

  • Pandora

  • By: Anne Rice
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 670
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 453
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 452

Pandora is the first in a series of novels linked together by the fledgling vampire David Talbot, who has set out to become a chronicler of his fellow Undead. Pandora is 2,000 years old, a child of the millennia, the first vampire ever made by the great Marius. David persuades her to tell the story of her life through the ages. Also available abridged.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • poor production value

  • By Bubba on 08-07-09

OMG

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

Reviewed: 02-29-12

I have always loved Anne Rice, but could never get through here heavy details. Kate Reading did such an awesome job of capturing Pandora's attitude, and personality, the few times i did feel bogged down with detail, Kate, used Pandora's attitude to bring excitement to it.

Great job. Going for the next book now.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Childhood's End

  • By: Sir Arthur C. Clarke
  • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer, Robert J. Sawyer - introduction
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,510
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,151
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,208

The Overlords appeared suddenly over every city - intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior to humankind. Benevolent, they made few demands: unify earth, eliminate poverty, and end war. With little rebellion, humankind agreed, and a golden age began.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Food for Thought

  • By Kindle Customer on 11-17-08

WOW

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

Reviewed: 12-05-11

It is amazing that in his time, Clarke could imagine such awesome events. While hard to follow the details at times, they are important to the story, and fill in the blanks as you go along. Eric and Robert keep you drenched in the story, and wanting more.

The end is unexpected, but nicely tied up!

14 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • The Road

  • By: Cormac McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13,637
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,649
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,679

America is a barren landscape of smoldering ashes, devoid of life except for those people still struggling to scratch out some type of existence. Amidst this destruction, a father and his young son walk, always toward the coast, but with no real understanding that circumstances will improve once they arrive. Still, they persevere, and their relationship comes to represent goodness in a world of utter devastation.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Yawn

  • By Polyhymnia on 07-14-16

HeartWrenching story of family Love

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

Reviewed: 12-05-11

WOW. The movie does an ok job, but does not fully grip the emotional feelings when you listen to the story. McCarthy really captured the love between a Father and Son in this story. He did a great job of focusing on the bond, the connection and driving force between the two.

Tom did an Awesome job of capturing the characters in this reading. I would LOVE to read a sequal, and find out what becomes of the Boy who carries the fire!

1 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Countdown

  • A Newsflesh Novella
  • By: Mira Grant
  • Narrated by: Brian Bascle
  • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266

The year is 2014, the year everything changed. We cured cancer. We cured the common cold. We died.

This is the story of how we rose.

When will you rise?

Countdown is a novella set in the world of Feed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Strong Prequel

  • By Bob on 11-06-11

Another Zombie Story, from the start.

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

Reviewed: 12-01-11

this is basically a Zombie story, However it details the Human loss, the Human side of the virus that makes us all zombies in the future. A good listen. While confusing at times, Brian pulled off well. I would not have listened for over six bucks i must admit.

  • The Warlord of Mars

  • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Narrated by: Peter Delloro
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 47

The Warlord of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs, is the third book in his famous Barsoom series. This novel continues where The Gods of Mars abruptly ended. John Carter's wife, the princess Dejah Thoris, is imprisoned in the Temple of the Sun by the vile pretender goddess Issus. It is said one has to wait an entire Barsoomian year before the room the prisoner is in revolves back to the entrance.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Awful narrator

  • By Christopher Tower on 10-15-10

Great Title, really captures Mr. Carter.

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

Reviewed: 12-01-11

Great title for the book, and captures Mr. Carter from Virgina. Again, i think this audiable book would be lost without Peters version of it. Remember to listen to the series in Order or YOU WILL BE LOSSST.

  • The Gods of Mars

  • Mars Series, Book 2
  • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Narrated by: Peter Delloro
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 68

The Gods of Mars begins with John Carter's arrival back on Barsoom (Mars) after a 10-year hiatus, separated from his wife Dejah Thoris, his unborn child, and the Red Martian people of the nation of Helium, whom he has adopted as his own. Unfortunately, Carter materializes in the one place on Barsoom from which nobody is allowed to depart: the Valley Dor, which is the Barsoomian afterlife.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Awful narration

  • By N. Hopkins on 07-18-12

I WANT MORE of Barsoom!

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

Reviewed: 12-01-11

If you have even touched this series by Edgar, you have to listen to this. Again Peter really pulls out all the stops and captures each characters essence. I strongly recomend you listen to them in order.

  • Thuvia, Maid of Mars

  • Mars Series #4
  • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Narrated by: Gene Engene
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

This is the fourth audiobook in the "Mars Series". Mars is divided, as not one, but two princes and a Jeddak vie for the love of Thuvia of Ptarth. When she is mysteriously kidnapped, treachery threatens to throw Barsoom into a bloody war. Now Cathoris must follow in the footsteps of his famous father, John Carter. He must overcome phantom armies, dangerous spies, and savage beasts in a heroic attempt to rescue not only his true love, but to save and reunite Mars.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A DIFFERENT TWIST OF CHARACTERS

  • By R. Moreno Jr. on 03-16-14

Great Story, Horriable Performance, but worth it.

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

Reviewed: 12-01-11

Edgar continues this Awesome story, and Gene did a great job, however after being spoiled by the other stories, Gene just does not capture the characters as well. Still a MUST listen to in order to continue the series.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful