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  • Make Me

  • Jack Reacher, Book 20
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,390
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,388

"Why is this town called Mother's Rest?" That's all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It's a tiny place hidden in 1,000 square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very reminiscent of BAD LUCK & TROUBLE

  • By shelley on 09-10-15

Exactly what I have come to expect, and enjoy.

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

Reviewed: 09-22-15

I really like the Reacher books, and they are as entertaining and twisty as always.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Doctor Sleep

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,979
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,505
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,503

Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist of The Shining) and the very special 12-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of hyper-devoted fans of The Shining and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The sequel to the book; not the movie

  • By Don Gilbert on 09-28-13

Thanks to our dear and faithfull writer.

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

Reviewed: 10-02-13

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

Classic, Balanced, King. Mr. King keeps spinning yarns that just seem to have an ability to grab you and drag you along.

Any additional comments?

The world has moved on and Danny Torrance with it.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Star Corps

  • Book One of The Legacy Trilogy
  • By: Ian Douglas
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 236
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 216

Many millennia ago, the human race was enslaved by the An - a fearsome alien people whose cruel empire once spanned the galaxies, until they were defeated and consigned to oblivion. But a research mission to the planet Ishtar has made a terrifying - and fatal - discovery: The Ahanu, ancestors of the former masters, live on, far from the reach of Earth - born weapons and technology ... and tens of thousands of captive human souls still bow to their iron will.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • OK story, quite different (or weird) in many spots

  • By DocJim on 05-17-14

WORST NARRATION I HAVE YET TO HEAR

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

Reviewed: 03-02-13

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

No one is going to enjoy this book if they have ever spent anytime as or around a Marine. I like the story, and I have loved the other books in this cycle but Mr. Drummond ruined this for me. A tip to any voice actor out there, learn the pronunciation of the lingo. Lejeune, is not pronounced LEJURNE, there is no invisible R! Lejeune is pronounces le-joon. As for UHRAH , there is no leading H! As for the range and inflection of the reader, its almost as bad as his pronunciation.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

PRONUNCIATION learn the lingo of the group the book is aimed at.

6 of 12 people found this review helpful