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Enoch Trey

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  • Promise Me, Dad

  • A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
  • By: Joe Biden
  • Narrated by: Joe Biden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,930
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,567
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,548

In November 2014, 13 members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past 40 years; it was the one constant in what had become a hectic, scrutinized, and overscheduled life. The Thanksgiving holiday was a much-needed respite, a time to connect, a time to reflect on what the year had brought, and what the future might hold. But this year felt different from all those that had come before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Sad Memoir

  • By Jean on 12-02-17

We was gypped...

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

Excellent. Definitely worth spending a credit. Not much more to say about this book.

Joe Biden, however, is another story. He represents the best humanity has to offer in the category of genuine human beings of deep virtue and character.

  • A Higher Loyalty

  • Truth, Lies, and Leadership
  • By: James Comey
  • Narrated by: James Comey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22,186
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,255
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 20,162

In his audiobook, A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of powe, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Than Trump: All Comey's Life/Working Years--

  • By Gillian on 04-17-18

Riveting...

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

Although I was eager to buy this, I didn’t immediately begin to listen to A Higher Loyalty because I felt it surely would be dry. You know, something you believe you SHOULD read because it will be informative and educational, but probably, you think to yourself, it will also be a bit boring.

SO WRONG! This book was completely compelling; I could scarcely put it down until I was finished. I have no doubt I’ll listen again over and over. And as a bonus, it truly was informative and educational, with a generous salting of inspiring.
Spend the credit. Spend the credit. Spend the credit.

  • A Gift of Time

  • By: Jerry Merritt
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,300
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,957
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,941

When Micajah Fenton discovers a crater in his front yard with a broken time glider in the bottom and a naked, virtual woman on his lawn, he delays his plans to kill himself. While helping repair the marooned time traveler's glider, Cager realizes it can return him to his past to correct a mistake that had haunted him his entire life. As payment for his help, the virtual creature living in the circuitry of the marooned glider, sends Cager back in time as his 10-year-old self.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smart and original

  • By J. OBrennan on 12-29-17

Great book!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

This book is really well written, with completely developed, relatable characters. The performance is incredible and greatly enhances the story.
I’ll be looking at other works by this author, if speculative fiction of this high quality is what I can expect.
Definitely worth a credit, and I’ll be listening to this many times.

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  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

  • By: Jonas Jonasson
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,601
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,928
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,957

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ages Well

  • By Dennis on 10-21-12

Meh...

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

Reviewed: 12-07-17

Alan is Forrest Gump, just smarter and with fewer morals. But Forrest was more lovable by far.
This book went on and on and on and on and on, until by the end I was barely listening and that only by pure stubbornness.
So why even 3 stars? I had a lot of interruptions, and I think if I had listened with more continuity I probably would have enjoyed it more. I also concede the plot, which is nothing if not complex, has been cleverly done with all loose ends tied together well.
The narrator did a good job too.

  • All These Worlds

  • Bobiverse, Book 3
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 38,527
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 36,065
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,963

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Satisfying End to a Fun Series

  • By Craig Schorling on 08-20-17

I just never wanted it to end :-(

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

Reviewed: 09-12-17

This series is SO GOOD. I bought the first two and had to preorder the third, but now its OVER...NOOOOOOOOO!!!.....

Fortunately, the Bobiverse is immortal. This will be a go-to listen forever.

  • Innocence

  • A Novel
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,099
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,676
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,688

He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance - and nothing less than destiny - has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Story dragged on and anti-climatic

  • By roz79 on 02-06-15

Disappointing.

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

First I should say I'm a big fan of Dean Koontz overall, especially all of his Brother Odd books. But I found this book to be totally depressing and had to call it quits at around chapter 7, when I found myself crying in the shower because the human race sucks.

So it may take a turn for the better and be amazing - I'll never know.

It really is best to avoid the fogs, for me at least.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 203,251
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 189,794
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189,390

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

W. O. W!!!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-17

LOVE this book, it's a wild ride in every way! For sci-fi geeks, probably for anyone, it's a lot of fun.

  • Blood Angel

  • By: Justine Musk
  • Narrated by: Arielle DeLisle
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

In downtown Manhattan, a rising young painter is haunted by disturbing dreams. In small-town Minnesota, a teenage orphan struggles with a knowledge beyond his years - and a destiny he wants no part of. In California, young and old, hipsters and hippies, fall under the spell of a wildly charismatic singer whose voice breaks down all barriers - including the ones between heaven and hell. The fans of Asha are finding one other - and the world is running out of time.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Yuk!

  • By Enoch Trey on 06-11-17

Yuk!

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

I can't even finish this, it is SO DEPRESSING.
To clarify, the writing is okay, just incredibly depressing and gory. Just not worth it, to me at least.

  • The Accidental Alchemist

  • By: Gigi Pandian
  • Narrated by: Julia Motyka
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,943
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,651
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,631

Unpacking her belongings in her new hometown of Portland, Oregon, herbalist and reformed alchemist Zoe Faust can't help but notice she's picked up a stowaway. Dorian Robert-Houdin is a living, breathing three-and-half-foot gargoyle - not to mention a master of French cuisine - and he needs Zoe's expertise to decipher a centuries-old text. Zoe, who's trying to put her old life behind her, isn't so sure she wants to reopen her alchemical past... until the dead man on her porch leaves her no choice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I get it....you're vegan.

  • By Alia E Smith on 05-22-17

Amateur hour...

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

Reviewed: 06-07-17

Are you kidding?

Is this a new sub-category of fantasy: "Granola Lit"?. This is almost embarrassingly amateurish writing, frequently punctuated with laugh-out-loud hippyisms. On the other hand I do think this author has the potential to become very interesting.

The plus side: Julia Motyka is a pretty good narrator, and she has an absolutely beautiful voice.

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  • The Fold

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,175
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,157
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28,110

The folks in Mike Erikson's small New England town would say he's just your average, everyday guy. And that's exactly how Mike likes it. Sure, the life he's chosen isn't much of a challenge to someone with his unique gifts, but he's content with his quiet and peaceful existence. That is, until an old friend presents him with an irresistible mystery, one that Mike is uniquely qualified to solve.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fun premise, great performance, weak story

  • By J. Klinghoffer on 08-06-15

2nd in the series is as great as the 1st

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

Reviewed: 05-22-17

Although they are very different books, "14" and "The Fold" are both well written and completely absorbing, and clearly part of the same overarching story. I look forward to the third, fourth, fifth, well, as many as can be coaxed from Peter Clines.
Also, Ray Porter is a really very good narrator, especially for this series, nailing every diverse character but without turning them into caricatures. Properly performed.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful