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  • The Singularity Trap

  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,653
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,481

When Ivan Pritchard signs on as a newbie aboard the Mad Astra, it's his final, desperate stab at giving his wife and children the life they deserve. He can survive the hazing of his crewmates, and how many times, really, can near-zero g make you vomit? But there's another challenge looming out there, in the farthest reaches of human exploration, that will test every man, woman and AI on the ship - and will force Ivan to confront the very essence of what makes him human.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Sci-fi with a Modern Style

  • By Simon on 07-06-18

Not as good as the Bob books but very enjoyable.

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-11-18

It's clear where some of the mechanics of the bobiverse were formed, while writing this book. like the title says, it's not as good (IMO) but definitely worth a listen.

  • Artemis

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: Rosario Dawson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,080
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,067

Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent. Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jazzed Up Sci-Fi Crime Caper

  • By Simon on 15-11-17

Rosario Dawson nails it, but the book is 3.5 star

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-11-18

In all fairness I'm comparing this to the quality of his earlier works "The Martian" and the punching power of "the egg". It's fairly standard but well written sci-fi. if I read this book I'd give it 3/5 but Rosario adds the extra star for her performance. overall I'd say definitely worth a go but of you haven't done "The Martian" or "we are legion, we are bob" (different writer) go for them first.

  • All These Worlds

  • Bobiverse, Book 3
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,997
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,721
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,697

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
  • Mistake was made and corrected

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-08-17

one of my favourite series ever

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-11-18

I'm going to miss Bob. I hope he returns one day. exploring the galaxy and the nature of humans via Bob was a great experience.

  • Sojourn

  • Legend of Drizzt: Dark Elf Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
  • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 392
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365

R. A. Salvatore's New York Times best-selling novel! Drizzt DoUrden has forsaken his subterranean home for the harsh unknown of the surface. The young warrior begins a sojourn through a world utterly unlike his own - and finds that acceptance among the surface-dwellers will only come at a great price....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Epic.

  • By JR Angell on 17-05-18

Another great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-05-18

Not quite a good as the first two for me, but still very good. I know others who disagree though.

  • You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

  • By: Felicia Day
  • Narrated by: Felicia Day
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 594
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 558
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 548

The Internet isn't all cat videos. There's also Felicia Day - violinist, filmmaker, Internet entrepreneur, compulsive gamer, and former lonely homeschooled girl who overcame her isolated childhood to become the ruler of a new world...or at least semi-influential in the world of Internet geeks and Goodreads book clubs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and charming and nerdy :)

  • By Beccameriel on 18-08-15

Enjoyed

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-03-18

A good book. Felicia really opens up about her life and thoughts about gaming and all sorts of other things. I did cringe a during the warcraft addiction chapther, but only because i was playing WOW at the timed (I was fishing for 500 Darkmoon Dragonmaws to get a new mount at the time) and started to question my addiction. I liked the Gamer Gate chapter too. I never knew it blew up that big!!