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  • Old Man's War

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,484
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,496

John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First, he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army. The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce - and alien races willing to fight us for them are common. So, we fight, to defend Earth and to stake our own claim to planetary real estate. Far from Earth, the war has been going on for decades: brutal, bloody, unyielding.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and Witty Military Sci-Fi

  • By M. Spencer on 10-21-12

Great Story. Looking forward to the next one.

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Reviewed: 11-26-18

Great Story. Looking forward to the next one. 7 more words 4 more words... Stupid

  • The Wise Man's Fear

  • (Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2)
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 42 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 52,119
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 47,483
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 47,517

"My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well worth your time

  • By Robert on 09-08-11

Excellent

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Reviewed: 11-06-18

Loved it! Just as good if not better than the first book. Kept me listening and left me wanting more.

  • The Name of the Wind

  • (Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1)
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 27 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65,661
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,816
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,906

This is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!

  • By Joanna on 05-10-11

Fantastic!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-18

The story was very well written and kept me intrigued and wanting to hear more. Nick Podehl is phonminal. One of the best readers I have listened to thus far.

  • Freehold

  • Freehold, Book 1
  • By: Michael Z. Williamson
  • Narrated by: Molly Elston
  • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 405
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 370

Sergeant Kendra Pacelli is innocent, but that doesn't matter to the repressive government pursuing her. Mistakes might be made, but they are never acknowledged, especially when billions of embezzled dollars earned from illegal weapons sales are at stake. But where does one run when all Earth and most settled planets are under the aegis of one government? Answer: The Freehold of Grainne.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wow ! great story and homage to Heinlein

  • By Jon on 04-09-15

Very good!

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Reviewed: 10-16-18

Great book! Michael Z. Williamson has it down pat. Just as I seemed to start getting board with reading about politics or of the like something would happen to peak my interest again and keep me listening. I would recommend!

  • Watch on the Rhine

  • Legacy of the Aldenata
  • By: John Ringo, Tom Kratman
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 552
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 439
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 441

The invaders are coming; the Posleen, a seemingly unstoppable horde who have conquered one star system after another, literally feeding on their conquests. Earth's dubious allies, the Darhel, have given the humans a number of highly-advanced technological devices, including a process for rejuvenating the aged, including trained and proven soldiers who otherwise would be too old to fight. Rejuvenation may give a critical edge, since to survive, the Earth must use every resource at hand.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The German Perspective

  • By William on 03-11-13

Good

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-11-18

This part of the story was pretty good. It was really scattered with the normal bouncing around from person to person side to side but also had multiple flash backs that I felt needed but also got a bit confused at times. All in all it was still very good.

  • When the Devil Dances

  • Legacy of the Aldenata
  • By: John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 942
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 941

The human-eating Posleen have invaded Earth, decimating all but two North American territories. Heavily outnumbered, humans cluster close together, the possibilities of habitable space shrinking by the day. An epic battle from September 11-27, 2009, will decide the fate of humankind, and the apocalyptic decision to use nuclear weapons - heretofore banned - will alter the fate of alien and human forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can it be better?

  • By Craig on 03-11-11

Very Good

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Reviewed: 07-05-18

Loved it! Some rather slow parts from time to time but otherwise very action pact!

  • Gust Front

  • Legacy of the Aldenata
  • By: John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 25 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170

In this, the sequel to A Hymn Before Battle, Captain Michael O'Neal and his forces on Earth prepare to hold back an impending Posleen invasion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is CAN of Military Sci-Fiction Woop Ass!

  • By Charlie Lightfoot on 03-19-09

Great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-29-18

I enjoyed the book emencely and the previous book. Ready for part 3. Highly recommend this series.