Battlefield Earth

A Saga of the Year 3000 Written by: L. Ron HubbardNarrated by: Full-cast productionOriginally Reviewed: 06-09-17 on audible.comRating: 2 – One of Sci-Fi’s best Wait For It, A Great Book Comes… Eventually Although a bit slow to really get going strong, this book gets so good in the latter half that I’m thinking the firstContinue reading “Battlefield Earth”

Off To Be The Wizard

Two reviews for two books in a series Written by: Scott MeyerNarrated by: Luke DanielsSeries: Magic 2.0, Book 1Originally Reviewed: 06-24-17 on audible.comRating: 2 – An amusing version of the Matrix A Fun Journey That Gets Better The Further You Go Starting this book I thought it a bit cliche based on all the otherContinue reading “Off To Be The Wizard”

Surprise, Kill, Vanish

The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators and Assassins Written by: Annie JacobsenNarrated by: Annie Jacobsen Rating: 1 – All should read to understand this secret history Unsung Heroes Who Answered the Call These are the people we need to honor, the ones who have been executing the tough assignments around the globe duringContinue reading “Surprise, Kill, Vanish”

Lone Survivor

Written by: Marcus Luttrell and Patrick RobinsonNarrated by: Kevin T. CollinsOriginally Reviewed: 10-19-17 on audible.comRating: 2 – Read if you want to know about Navy Seals A Horrific Tale of Courage and Dedication I saw the movie before ever reading the book and I’m glad the visual work represented the book well. There are severalContinue reading “Lone Survivor”

The Beach

Written by: Alex GarlandNarrated by: Michael PageOriginally Reviewed: 5-31-18 on audible.comRating: 3, don’t bother, there’s a movie that’s way better    An Interesting Story of Nothing Significant   In fact, the most significant thing about this book is that it was made into a movie and that movie maintains a close following to the original work. It’sContinue reading “The Beach”

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence

Written by: Gavin de BeckerNarrated by: Thomas StechschulteOriginally Reviewed: 07-24-18 on audible.comRating: 1, must read for everyone    Incredibly Perceptive Practices For All     Seriously, this is an amazing presentation of awareness that should be taught in schools at every level of education. The take away, heed the subtle warnings from our physiological and psychological evolution; there’sContinue reading “The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence”

One Second After

Written by: William R. ForstchenNarrated by: Joe BarrettOriginally Reviewed: 08-15-18 on audible.comRating: 1, must read for everyone  Wishing This Book Was As Long As The Stand     Almost immediately – knowing the book was only 13 hours – I found myself wanting it to never end. Yes, it is that good. I’ve read several “post-apocalyptic stories”Continue reading “One Second After”