• The Genius Files #5: License to Thrill

  • By: Dan Gutman
  • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (317 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The wackiest road trip in history has reached its final destination...

But Coke and Pepsi McDonald aren't in the clear just yet! Before they reach the finish line, the twins will be:

  • Abducted by aliens,
  • Trapped with a venomous snake,
  • Pushed through a deadly turbine, and
  • Thrown into a volcano.

Craziest of all, their parents might finally believe them!

Will the twins make it back home to California in one piece, or will they fall off the top of the Golden Gate Bridge? It's all coming to an end with this fifth book in the Genius Files series. You'll have to listen to believe it!

©2015 Dan Gutman (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers

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The aliens

I loved it but I thought the aliens were gonna come back or something or have some other bearing on the story maybe even save them or something but overall great story

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Bravo!!! 👏👏👏👏👏

Best book ever. The ending was so awesome I didn’t even see it coming! Long pause in between chapters, otherwise I loved this!

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Funny, interesting, satisfying.

I love how the coke and pep continue to see weird places and the parents never find out the badges are trying to kill them.

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Best book ever!

I love the genius files series and this book was great at ending it off. It is an amazing series although I hope they make more!

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This is AWESOME!!

I’ve read the hole series!And the author is so funny!Thank you so much!

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I love the ending!

At the end I love how it finally tells u
You that the book is Mr MCdoneleds book!! I LOVE IT!!!

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This book is amazing 10 out of 10, love it I definitely recommend this book

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nice

liked the series it was very interesting 👍 I felt like I was there the narrator made it real overall good job.

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worth it!

we enjoyed this books collection as a family to and from school. we also used it on extended car trips. we all laughed hardly

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  • Jill T
  • 08-14-22

Perfect

Amazing and with plot twists in the end so good and all of the series!

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  • KIKI
  • 06-30-22

AMAZING

Best story ever.If your looking for an adventure mixed with thriller,well it's this for sure!BEST STORY I'VE EVER LISTENED TO!!!!😁😁😁😁😁😀😀

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  • CCML
  • 06-15-22

AMAZING STORY

AMAZING STORY!!!! SOOOO GOOD!!! Everyone has to listen to it. Amazing narrating. 5 stars.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-15-22

AWESOME

This is really good book cause of Herman warsol and coke and pep are to serious that it makes then funny

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  • SatNam
  • 04-15-22

🤔

The ploy of the hole series is a bit strange. The think about the aliens isn’t explained well enough and it ended a bit abruptly. Also it is very American but I liked leaning about the weird museums that they put in it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-11-22

Brilliant

Cool awesome brilliant great nice amazing unbelievable super duper fun and I enjoyed it a lot

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  • MariaMagdalena
  • 01-06-22

so good 👍

I loved it I hope there will be a new one 🙏 🙂 😊

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  • A. J. Holmes
  • 10-27-21

Sad that it’s ended

Wow this was so much fun!!!!! Thank you so so much Dan, brilliant read!!!
This series has gripped my boys from start to finish!!! Now what??? Back to the drawing board!!!!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-09-21

Amazing

This book is fabulous my kids loved it so we listened to it in the car all the time.😍❤️😘

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  • Fletcher Coleman
  • 11-20-20

The best

I really enjoyed the narrators voice.
The story was amazing I really enjoy listening to how pep solved the codes
and how they all are pointing towards one thing
Love this book!!!
للتلايياعفثلتزذدتتللب بالدُّب بالطب هاديا منز

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  • Maria F
  • 08-15-20

OMG SO GOOD 5 OUT OF 5

THIS BOOK IS AMAZING IO REALLY LIKE THE ENDING AND IS SO COOL GET IT

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  • Gaenor Lloyd
  • 08-02-20

Perfect

Perfect perfect perfect😀😁😂😊🙃😍😙😜🤑😎😷😭😢🤡🤗😝😚😘😉😇🙂😌😗😋😛🤓🤠😞😕😣😩😡😑😧😵 perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect 👌perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect I love it so good for every age

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  • J1234
  • 03-27-20

I loooove it!

The best book I have ever listened to in my life #booklove #amazing #gonareaditagain ✌🏼out!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-25-22

Just Magnificent AND Enjoyable.

It was quite engaging and as a Australian it was really interesting to hear about America and the effort put into the book is really noticeable because it explains oddball tourist attractions/traps. Also it was really satisfying to listen to the whole series. The humour put into this story is hysterical it made me laugh and giggle many times. BUT… you neeeed to listen to the rest of the series it is AmAzInG. This book I recommend to 9+ years old.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-11-22

the genius files

I like the series so much I listen to it every morning and my mum brought all the books

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  • Dallin
  • 11-30-21

Great for the kids

My 6 & 9 year old both love these books! Great for road tips. We listened to them all on the way to homeschool group in Wednesdays