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  • Skyward

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
  • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 948
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 896
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 896

Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race is trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discovers the wreckage of an ancient ship, she realizes this dream might be possible - assuming she can repair the ship, navigate flight school, and (perhaps most importantly) persuade the strange machine to help her. Because this ship, uniquely, appears to have a soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He’s done it AGAIN!

  • By Oliver on 16-11-2018

Absolutely excellent - I loved it!

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

Reviewed: 03-12-2018

great story that had me engaged throughout the whole book. Cannot wait for to listen to more

  • Columbus Day

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 1
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,280
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,218

The Ruhar hit us on Columbus Day. There we were, innocently drifting along the cosmos on our little blue marble, like the Native Americans in 1492. Over the horizon came ships of a technologically advanced, aggressive culture, and BAM! There went the good old days, when humans got killed only by each other. So, Columbus Day. It fits. When the morning sky twinkled again, this time with Kristang starships jumping in to hammer the Ruhar, we thought we were saved.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beer cans are all the rage

  • By Jotham on 04-03-2017

Excellent! A must listen

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

Reviewed: 29-07-2018

Absolutely loved this book. The voice performance was also excellent. I was engaged and wanting more throughout the story. It surprised me at certain moments and went in a direction I didn't expect.

I had recently finished another space series and wasn't sure if I was ready for another with a similar setting. This book has a military setting but unlike others it doesn't struggle to add personality to the main characters.

The length is shorter than what I normally listen to but this means every moment is action packed or building characters.

A must listen!

  • Galaxy Outlaws: The Complete Black Ocean Mobius Missions, 1-16.5

  • By: J. S. Morin
  • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 85 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 347

Meet the galaxy's unluckiest outlaws. Carl Ramsey is an ex-Earth Navy fighter pilot turned con man. His ship, the Mobius, is home to a ragtag crew of misfits and refugees looking to score a big payday but more often just scratching to pay for fuel. The crew consists of his ex-wife (and pilot), a drunkard, four-handed mechanic, a xeno-predator with the disposition of a 120kg housecat, and the galaxy's most-wanted wizard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it all.

  • By Richard on 26-06-2018

I cannot recommend this series enough

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

Reviewed: 02-06-2018

To say this series had me engaged and excited is an understatement. The structure is sometimes almost episodic giving it a sence of progression even when only focusing on a few of the charters.

Naramores performance is the best I've heard. He delivers clearly differentiated voices that suit there characters well. Not once was I tired of his performance in all 83 hours of the collection.

This collection is also great value!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Way of Shadows: Night Angel Trilogy, Book 1

  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 21 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 281
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283

The perfect killer has no friends. Only targets. For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art. And he is the city’s most accomplished artist, his talents required from alleyway to courtly boudoir. For Azoth, survival is precarious. Something you never take for granted. As a guild rat, he’s grown up in the slums, and learned the hard way to judge people quickly - and to take risks. Risks like apprenticing himself to Durzo Blint.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • excellent

  • By Brendan on 20-07-2016

Great book can't wait to listen to the follow up.

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

Reviewed: 29-03-2018

Great story can't wait to listen to the follow up. The passing was good and the characters developed

  • Rage of a Demon King

  • The Serpentwar Saga, Book 3
  • By: Raymond E. Feist
  • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
  • Length: 24 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 276

The third novel in the best-selling Sepentwar series. The ultimate darkness approaches… As the Emerald Queen's shadow lengthens once more across the land of the Midkemia, her forces stand ready to launch a devastating invasion. But come the battle's dawn, the magician Pug, and his life-long friend Tomas, will discover that something far worse than the Queen's sorcery is afoot. Swords, bows, wits and courage will no longer be enough to defeat the descending plague.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Once again, Gorgeous!

  • By Jordan keepa on 27-08-2018

Great entry into the series

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

Reviewed: 19-03-2018

Great entry into the series. Gives closure on open plots from the last book. Keen to listen to more

  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

  • A History of Nazi Germany
  • By: William L. Shirer
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 57 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 325
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 304

Since its publication in 1960, William L. Shirer’s monumental study of Hitler’s German empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of the 20th century’s blackest hours. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich offers an unparalleled and thrillingly told examination of how Adolf Hitler nearly succeeded in conquering the world. With millions of copies in print around the globe, it has attained the status of a vital and enduring classic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding!

  • By Tigershark on 05-07-2014

Informative and well written

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

Reviewed: 02-11-2017

A great well written book with good flow and chapter structure. Books of this length can sometimes drag on or have bad flow but the author managed to keep me interested and following through to the end.

I enjoyed the authors experiences and opinions throughout the book.

This book is of course primarily focused on Germany but I would have liked some more references towards Japan and their relations with Germany and the actions during the war. The chapter on this is smaller and may be because of less reference material and the author not having personal experiences with this.

Great performance also!

  • Magician

  • By: Raymond E. Feist
  • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
  • Length: 36 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,612
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,500
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,495

Here starts an adventure that will span lifetimes and worlds. Discover where the story begins. Raymond E. Feist is an internationally best-selling author. My name is Pug. I was once an orphaned kitchen boy, with no family and no prospects, but I am destined to become a master magician…War is coming to the Kingdom of the Isles from another world, bringing with it chaos and destruction.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great story narrator messes with key names

  • By Evie on 29-08-2016

Good story and performance

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

Reviewed: 16-07-2017

Good story and performance. Certain parts of the characters and plot do follow predictable fantasy stereotypes and cliche. This doesn't distract from the story much

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection

  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 71 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,601
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,527
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,509

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can't believe I've never read this before!

  • By Yogi on 05-09-2017

Great series of stories

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

Reviewed: 01-07-2017

Great series of stories sure to keep the listening interested throughout the 80 odd hours.

The performance by Steven fry is excellent and I enjoyed his opinions and history on the Sherlock Holmes

  • Arcanum Unbounded

  • The Cosmere Collection
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 21 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 292
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 291

Welcome to New York Times and Sunday Times best seller Brandon Sanderson's first collection of short fiction. These wonderful works, originally published individually, have been collected for the first time and convey the true expanse of the Cosmere.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good collection

  • By Matthew on 23-03-2017

Good collection

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

Reviewed: 23-03-2017

Fans of Brandon sanderson will love this collection. Some stories are better then others but overall a good collection.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

  • The Fellowship of the Ring
  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,196
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,100
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,094

Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the first part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, available as a complete and unabridged audiobook. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story, poor production

  • By Bek on 05-11-2017

It's LOTR what more do I need to say

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

Reviewed: 23-10-2016

Great story and narration. Can be slow in some parts but it's worth the wait

3 of 3 people found this review helpful