I've read both books in the trilogy so far and wanted to remind myself of some of the things set up in book number one as I couldn't be bothered to wade through the book again. Even though this is quite an interesting story with all the ingrediants I usually like, it gets so bogged down at times and really drags even as a audio book. I found the narrators voice a little annoying, some one with a richer deeper voice would have suited this story better.
I'll probably get around to listening to book two at some point before I read book three in this trilogy...I've got this far!
Yes and no. The pitch of voice was wrong for me.
What an amazing performance by Jennifer Ikeda! She uses different voices with different accents for the characters making them sound so different - it is truly amazing! loved the book and the performance just put everything over the top!
I gave this book a mediocre rating which isn't really fair, and were I not required to rate it in order to make this post, I wouldn't have. If I were a young reader, say fourteen or fifteen, I am certain I'd have given it a high rating. This is not a book for adult readers. I'm not saying an adult reader could not enjoy it -- I enjoyed some of the Harry Potter books. However, the description of the book had me believing this was something a little deeper than it is.
Audible should do a better job of putting books into categories that allow its members to choose better. If you read the description of this book, there's nothing in it to tell you that it's for young readers, or, at least, nothing that I was able to find. Anyway, in my opinion, this is probably a fine read for young people. Not so much for myself.
I tried several times to download my purchase into my kindle with NO RESULTS, so far I can not hear or even see the purchase on my kindle. Can you be so kind to fix this technical issue that you have. thanks
If i can even listen to her because at this time, I Can NOT!
Did not hear anything.
PLEASE FIX THIS ISSUE AND LET ME DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN TO MY PURCHASE.
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intelligent, romantic, unique
The blend of academic and adventure and fantasy. There was an historical feel to the text although it was set in modern times.
I will be looking for other readings she's done. She's brilliant at voices and keeping me interested. Flawless reading! She's got the ability to give voices to male characters that are believable. I didn't confuse characters, which is easy to do in audio books.
I would put it in the top 25
The story line and the interaction of the characters
In places I laughed
I am new to audiobooks but this has been a great listen. The story is captivating, the characters are easy to get involved with, and the narration is good.
The character development is quite good.
I have not but I have enjoyed this one immensely. She did a great job.
Absolutely! It becomes impossible to put down.
One of the less interesting audiobooks I've encountered this year. I felt disconnected from the characters. I will not be continuing on with this series.
No, it was simply too boring.
The storyline is fresh. Yes, it borrows a bit from other books, but somehow it creates a new idea. LOL, maybe they borrow from it. I enjoyed it and look forward to hearing the next. I guess that's the point.
The story is deep and wide - the kind you want to make sure you heard every word - so that you don't miss any detail.
It certainly has the flavor of Vampires and an underlying love story - but also adds demons and witches. There is rich history written in for each character so as the story deveolps there is still so much to learn about each. It is also not a young read - it has depth to the characters that more mature readers enjoy.
Excellent reading - worderful changes for each character. Hard to believe it is one womans voice - she certainly paints a picture as you hear her reading.
Only a third of the way through the first book - I'm certain that I will listen to the second. The writing is excellent and the reading is outstanding.