If you are going to narrate a book have the courtesy to listen to the previous books narration so you dont mangle the pronunciation of things like people's names. Basic stuff here Gigi.
I much prefer Gavin as a narrator, Bermingham doesn't give the character's much personality. She also sounds like she's reading through a tin can, hollow and muffled. It isn't enough for me to not purchase another Kim Harrison audio book, but nearly so. I was SO happy to see that Gavin is back for the next three books.
Gigi Bermingham is not as good as Marguerite Gavin. Her high pitch voice is hard to listen to. The story is alright but not as good as the previous books in the series.
I'd buy this again if I could have it narrated by Marguerite Gavin! Gigi Bermingham could not have possibly listened to any other versions before doing this. She changed the character of all of the people in the book and ruined the whole thing.
NO! Stick with the same narrator through the series!
Gigi Bermingham could not have possibly listened to any other versions before doing this. She changed the character of all of the people in the book and ruined the whole thing.
I grew up in a household full of books. I love reading, and I love having someone read to me.
It's not that she did a bad job, but her voice was just too squeaky for most of the secondary characters...she even made the pixies sound too childlike and girlie. I could almost ignore that, but her pronunciation of characters names and things (ie layline said as leeline) made them almost unreconazable. It really pulls you out of the story.
Gigi was ok voice wise but she slaughtered many names who's pronunciation was established by Marguerite Gavin in the previous books performances. Every time she killed one it hurt my head.
No. I loved the story but did not enjoy Gigi. To me she took away from the story because I could not get past the voices that she used
Rachel's mom. She is so matter of fact. And we got to know more about her
The entire thing. the fact that she mad Jenks' voice so high pitched was very annoying to me. I did not enjoy her reading at all
Couldn't make it there. Will be getting paper book
I'm sure it's a wonderful book. I haven't actually made it through yet. I'm sure the narrator is also fine, just not in the particular storyline. If you've listened to other Hollows books do NOT buy this one. I am willing to put up with a lot on my commute but this one was not possible.
I don't care for this reader, spoiled the story for me. Can't wait for the other reader gets back in the next books.
The story line is great. Love Rachel Morgan Series.
She did not pronoucne the ley lines, or the demons name right.
Her pixie voice was terrible. Poor pixies!
Can't wait for the regular reader to get back for the next 4 books that I want to hear.
The book was good. The narrator was good. The narrator reading this book was NOT good. When you are six books in and names and pronunciations start changing it's just plain irritating. There was strange music and it sounded like it was recorded in my bathroom. Overall, I was disappointed and very glad when it was over and I could listen to (in my mind) the real Rachel again. It's sad because Gigi is not a bad narrator, she is just not Rachel Morgan.