I think my 6th grade students would like this book. I liked it, and bought the sequal.
Katherine Kellgren is my favorite narrator. When I am looking for a new book to listen to, I often check out her work. I love how Katherine brings the characters to life with her different accents so I can visualize each person as they speak. It is because of Ms. Kellgren that I discovered this series by Karen Harper. I really like historical fiction, so this seemed like a good fit.
Queen Elizabeth I is very spunky and resourceful in this book. She is not queen when the book begins, but as a plot to kill her is thwarted, she becomes queen by the end. There were some steamy parts that I could have done without, but they did not get explicit.
Now I want to listen to book 2.
I chose this book because it is narrated by Katherine Kellgren, and she is my favorite narrator. I loved her English, Irish, Scottish, and Russian accents. She really made the characters come alive. I liked how the author entwined two stories and two timelines. I love historical fiction, and learned about the Jacobites. I hope the author will continue the story of Nicola and Rob, and how they unravel future mysteries.
Skeeve and Aahz have their hands full as bad luck plagues the new owners of a pyramid, and everyone else who buys into the project. I enjoyed the humor and characters once again, and the narrator did a terrific job. At the end of the audiobook I was sad to learn that Robert Asprin had passed away. I have enjoyed this series very much. The last six books were coauthored by Jody Lynn Nye. I wonder if she will pen another Myth Adventure. I’d love to learn of the further adventures of Skeeve, Aahz, and company. Thanks to Robert Asprin for making me laugh when I needed it the most.
Skeeve and Aahz compete against each other for president of Myth Inc. In the end there is a surprise twist when the president of Myth Inc. is announced. It was nice having the main characters back together along with a new cast. The narrator did another amazing of job of keeping the story moving along. There is never a dull moment when Skeeve and his crew have a goal in sight.
Aahz and Tanada lead the cast of characters in this book. It still has humor and witty dialogue, but there are several talking inanimate objects. I am not really a fan of animating many objects because I find it hard keeping all of them separate in my mind, especially when the names are unusual. Aahz is still his irascible self, but his noble side also shines through. I am hoping that Myth Inc. will get back together. It would be nice to have a story with the main characters together again. The narrator did a great job as usual.
Skeeve reluctantly takes on six apprentices. Skeeve continues to have integrity, and he tries to instill this in his students. Of course class does not always go smoothly, and they get into one humorous predicament after another. The six apprentices learn to work together, and this proves to be their greatest newly acquired skill. The narrator is spot on once again.
Aahz, Massha, and Chumley, along with a new assortment of characters, save Skeeve’s good name when mall rats steal Skeeve’s identity. There is a humorous inference that compares a credit card to the ring from JRR Tolkien’s books. The narrator did another amazing job of bringing all of the characters to life. Thanks for another fun adventure.
I was really pleased to learn that Audible had added the MYTH books by Robert Asprin. I first read this book about twelve years ago, and I really enjoyed it then. Recently I enjoyed hearing the narrator bring these fun characters to life. I love that Skeeve is sweet and seems to bumble his way into success. I also found the irascible Aahz entertaining. I recommend this book to anyone who needs a lighthearted diversion.
Skeeve, Bunny, Tanada, and a new character called Zol Icty all work together to help the shy people called Wuhses. I like that Skeeve is always looking out for the underdog. His character has integrity. He might not always make the right choices, but his heart is always in the right place. The narrator did another great job of bringing all of the characters to life. This was another fun read in the Myth series.
The narrator of this series does another outstanding job. The many different accents he gives each character really adds to the humor and fun tone of the book. This book gives more insights to book 10: Sweet Myth-tery of Life. Some of the conversations are the same in both books, but are being told from a different character’s point of view. Also the wedding of Masha and Hugh Badaxe is included. Gleep, the dragon, develops more abilities and adds nicely to the motley crew. Another fun adventure with Myth Inc. I am looking forward to the next escapade.
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