Los Angeles, CA USA | Member Since 2010
I would recommend The Raven Boys to most of my friends. I went into it with a preconceived notion that the book would be pretty much Harry Potter rehash. It is not. In fact, from what I can tell about The Raven Boys' characters, I would have to say the only thing that makes the book fall into that genre of Young Adult (YA) fiction is because most of the main characters are in high school. Apart from that, it reads like a really great book on the paranormal that is suitable to old guys like me (43). There's some rough language from time to time, violence, murder, child-abuse, and people literally falling out of their own skin. As an adult, I really loved the book and I can't wait for the next book if there is ever another sequel.OH, and most importantly, the narrator, Will Patton, once again brings his A-game to this recording. He definitely helps give the story a nice sense of depth without sounding forced. I think Will Patton is one of the best Audible narrators and I look forward to whenever he signs on to read another book
His voice sounds natural when reading for characters from the South. He has that downhome sound that sounds like he's just sitting out on his back porch, drinking lemonade and reading the book me personal.
Yes, I wanted to listen all in one sitting, but it is so good, I forced myself to only listen to it while I was driving to or from work. Sort of a treat during a stressful drive on these Los Angeles highways.
More books read by Will Patton for sure. (His performance on Deliverance is a national treasure.) But I can me eager to read book 2 of the Raven Boys.
The material was presented in a very straight-forward way.
Yes, I'm a big fan of his book Drive.
There is a lot of common sense material in this book regarding sales but it does a great job illustrating how each and everyone of us are salespeople, regardless of our career.
This book is truly incredible and breathtaking. And Will Patton's narration of Deliverance is nothing short of amazing. In fact, I would argue that this audiobook is, perhaps, even better than the 1970's movie which is a great piece of cinema.
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