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  • Bill the Vampire, Scary Dead Things, The Mourning Woods, and Holier Than Thou

  • The Tome of Bill Series: Books 1-4
  • By: Rick Gualtieri
  • Narrated by: Christopher John Fetherolf
  • Length: 33 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143

There are reasons we fear the dark. Bill Ryder...isn't one of them. Gamer, geek, and legendary vampire - The Tome of Bill is the tale of an unlikely hero trying to survive in a world of undead horrors. Despite awesome supernatural powers, loyal allies, and an attitude the size of Brooklyn, the odds are still stacked heavily against him. Bill Ryder must fulfill his destiny and save the world from the ancient terrors that threaten it - all while trying to work up the nerve to ask out the girl of his dreams.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bill rules!

  • By Peter Sweeney on 23-05-16

brilliant read and great quips

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

Reviewed: 13-01-19

I'm usually a sci-fi fan but this series really impressed upon me how good writing and humour can really be entertaining. Bill's diarrhoea of the mouth somehow adds a likability aspect to the character, cannot wait for the next book.

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,569
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,252
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,232

The compelling, inspiring (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. One of the comedy world's brightest new voices, Trevor Noah is a light-footed but sharp-minded observer of the absurdities of politics, race and identity, sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acquired in his relatively young life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellently read

  • By OldskoolHrdcore on 25-08-17

Absolutely Fabulous Trevor is a great storyteller

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

Reviewed: 31-05-17

this book is incredibly well written and the reader who is the author does a fantastic job of entertaining you throughout the book.

  • At the Sign of Triumph

  • Safehold, Book 9
  • By: David Weber
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 34 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87

The Church of God Awaiting's triumph over Charis was inevitable. Despite its prosperity, the Charis was a single, small island realm. It boasted less than 2 percent of the total population of Safehold. How could it possibly resist total destruction? The Church had every reason to be confident of a swift, crushing victory, an object lesson to other rebels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it

  • By Jamie Angus on 11-09-18

nrilliant

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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: 01-12-16

I need more!!! its up there with Pilars of the Earth. I want more. Please.

  • The Noise of Time

  • By: Julian Barnes
  • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
  • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 241
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 223
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 223

In May 1937, a man in his early 30s waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block. He waits all through the night, expecting to be taken away to the Big House. Any celebrity he has known in the previous decade is no use to him now, and few who are taken to the Big House ever return.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The noise in his head

  • By Annelie on 15-02-16

very entertaining and informative

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

Reviewed: 20-08-16

the narrator was excellent the story was good and I enjoyed the read as it gave an in-depth view Into the composers life in tribulations.

  • Fear the Future

  • The Fear Saga, Book 3
  • By: Stephen Moss
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,687
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,564
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,553

Piloted by a six-year-old girl, the godlike Skalm guards the Districts of TASC. Her family is long dead. Her adopted father is a synthetic copy of an alien, her nanny an artificial mind connected via subspace to every part of the globe, feeding the young girl information, finding prey to satiate her growing thirst. But the young girl is an innocent, a victim, one of millions the war has already claimed. Her innocence has been sacrificed by a man with singular purpose: a man who will stop at nothing in order to prepare Earth for the coming conflict.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow.....but what to do now?

  • By Mr D Hamilton on 18-02-16

An amazing saga, fast paced

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

Reviewed: 16-02-16

The character have depth and you get lost in the drama, it has lots of description but not so much that it gets bogged down, the story moves along quite nicely. Looking forward for more sci-fi from this author.

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  • The Innovators

  • How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
  • By: Walter Isaacson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
  • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 427
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 377

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and others fail?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I like it, but ...

  • By VTS on 22-04-17

love it, learned a lot

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

Reviewed: 14-02-15

This book was very informative well read and full of information and facts about this modern world, it was very interesting to find that women were the first computer in software programmers. I highly recommend this book if you have any type of interest in technology.