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Starship Liberator Audiobook

Starship Liberator: Galactic Liberation, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The Hundred Worlds have withstood invasion by the relentless Hok for decades. The human worlds are strong, but the Hok have the resources of a thousand planets behind them, and their fleets attack in endless waves.

The long war has transformed the Hundred Worlds into heavily fortified star systems. Their economies are geared for military output, and they raise specialized soldiers to save our species. Assault Captain Derek Straker is one such man among many. Genetically sculpted to drive a mech-suit as if he wears a second skin, he must find a path to victory. It's a battle in which he'll never admit defeat, but not even Straker knows the dark truth behind this titanic struggle. With Lieutenant Carla Engels piloting, Starship Liberator explores enemy territory in search of answers.

©2017 B. V. Larson, David VanDyke (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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    Brian G. 05-09-17
    Brian G. 05-09-17 Member Since 2013
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    "same old story"

    Larson keeps writing the same story and just calling it different names. it was fun the first few times, but it's getting old. Can we get some new original material?

    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Jesper 05-03-17
    Jesper 05-03-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Super author team fails"
    Would you try another book from B. V. Larson and David VanDyke and/or Mark Boyett?

    Thats a no brainer! They rock (usually)


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Something not from this series!


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    It was pretty boring! Not because nothing happens, but because there is no reason to care about the outcome.


    Any additional comments?

    The book dives direct into action and just keeps going. Action is fun but only when you care who dies and who lives. The book literally begins with NO character development and throughout the book there is almost none to be found. The familiar voice of Mark Boyett does help as does his professional reading, but nowhere near enough to compensate for the lack of content.

    Was this book an experiment? Did they want to see who little character development you can possibly get away with? I was beginning to think these two writers were infallible, a sure thing, but I guess they are just human.

    Final word: DONT BUY!

    15 of 19 people found this review helpful
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    Stephen 08-05-17
    Stephen 08-05-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Even better"

    Even better than the usual B.V. Larson books, a more complex story and plot line.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    alex 07-17-17
    alex 07-17-17 Member Since 2017
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    "I love b. v. Larson and Mark boyett is fatalistic "

    Mark boyett is a fantastic narrator his voice differences for different people really helps me get into the story and know who is talking

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 07-16-17 Member Since 2017
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    "A promising introduction to a new sci-fi series"

    Firstly, Mark Boyett is one of my favorite narrators. He adds personality to the characters and the story without going too over the top.
    I enjoyed this book quite a bit and look forward to the next in the series. I don't believe it's available in audiobook yet so I will probably read it now then listen to it at a later time.
    The characters in the story are complex and imperfect and you find yourself worrying about what happens to them maybe with the exception of Loco who gets a little annoying at times for all the wrong reasons.
    The whole mutual, unmutual debate sounds a bit like the Orwellion socialism in the book '1984'. Its understandable the authors are laying a foundation to the story but I hope not to hear so much about mutuality in the future books.
    In spite of the few things I commented on I highly recommend this book especially if you're looking for a new series to follow.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Steve 06-02-17
    Steve 06-02-17
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    "One of Larsons finest books yet!"

    Thoroughly loved it! Excellent narration as well. I lived vicariously through the main character throughout the book.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 05-28-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Enjoyed it a lot"

    The begining had me worried that the characters are developing too quick for me to really enjoy their story but boy, was I wrong. really good book, looking forwards for the next one in the series.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    rhodry 05-24-17
    rhodry 05-24-17
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    "Typical Larson. With slow start though."

    First half is somewhat confusing as a lot happens without understanding the context of it. Roughly, through the half, things start come together and you can see what these authors are good at. Mark Boyett is great as always.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Tuckero23 San Diego 05-24-17
    Tuckero23 San Diego 05-24-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Eh......"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No, I wound not recommend this book


    Would you ever listen to anything by B. V. Larson and David VanDyke again?

    I might, just not the rest of this series


    What does Mark Boyett bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He's a good narrator


    Was Starship Liberator worth the listening time?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Copy's Enders game in the beginning, then gets boring

    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Aaron James Rahn 05-21-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Awesome!"

    I am partial to this kind of story but I feel they have done a amazing job with the storyline​progression. it really captures the imagination. You feel connected to each character and have love and sometimes annoyance with them just like you would with someone you know in real life.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    "Flat and poorly performed"

    Average story, poorly performed... this book feels like it w as written by a 10 year old with too obvious wordplay and flat characters. The narrator didn't help with unemotional delivery and annoying one size fits all accents.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Martin James
    5/25/17
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    "Gave up"

    Kyle Riggs great stories loved them, but this one is truly disappointing so had to give up!

    3 of 13 people found this review helpful

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