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  • The Long Cosmos

  • By: Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
  • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555

It's 2070-71. Nearly six decades after Step Day, and in the Long Earth the new Next posthuman society continues to evolve. For Joshua Valienté, now in his late 60s, it is time to take one last solo journey into the High Meggers: an adventure that turns into a disaster. Alone and facing death, his only hope of salvation lies with a group of trolls. But as Joshua confronts his mortality, the Long Earth receives a signal from the stars.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Weak, bland, no ummmf.

  • By Gary Robottom on 18-07-16

both everything and nothing

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

Reviewed: 13-12-17

I love this series, but this story has lots happening but none of it really seemed to move me to feel anything about it. It all seems like plot points that will be resolved in another volume.

  • The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,748
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,546

Stephen King's epic fantasy series, The Dark Tower, is being made into a major movie starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Due in cinemas February 17, 2017 USA. In the second novel of King's best-selling fantasy masterpiece, Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger, encounters three doors which open to 1980s America. Here he joins forces with the defiant Eddie Dean and courageous, volatile Odetta Holmes. And confronts deadly serial killer Jack Mort.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Sarah Tilsley on 06-03-14

Narrator changed from book one!

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

Reviewed: 19-09-17

I didn't really get a chance to review the story seeing as the narrator was so terribly rushed I didn't feel I could catch a breath. Book returned unread.

  • Cibola Burn

  • Book 4 of the Expanse
  • By: James S. A. Corey
  • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
  • Length: 20 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,407
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,320
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,315

The gates have opened the way to a thousand new worlds, and the rush to colonise has begun. Settlers looking for a new life stream out from humanity's home planets. Illus, the first human colony on this vast new frontier, is being born in blood and fire. Independent settlers stand against the overwhelming power of a corporate colony ship with only their determination, courage, and the skills learned in the long wars of home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • They replaced the "bad" narrator with the good one

  • By Finlay on 22-06-18

Terrible narration!

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

Reviewed: 28-03-16

the previous three stories were superbly narrated but I'm just going to have to read the hard copy of the following ones

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