Good end to the series with lots of action and plot twists. I really wish Canavan would lay off plugging gay rights into the book (we get it stop smashing our face with it.) After reading the reviews of the next series it looks like it only gets worse so I doubt I'll buy them.
The main character and his development are exceptional.
The characters and unexpected plot twists... and some of the expected ones.
He is consistent with his characters and even made the short singing parts worth hearing.
No, you have to pay too close attention to listen for very long periods.
Excellent use of a credit.
Guy Gavriel Kay is a master. His character and world building are fantastic and the plot takes unexpected and engrossing turns. If I have one complaint it is that Kay can get a little too deep and dramatic. The narrator does a fine job and captures Kay's intentions very well.
I had no idea what to expect from this one and I was pleasantly surprised at how much I liked it. The plot twists were very unpredictable and the characters easy to like/hate as needed. To put the cherry on top the narrator was excellent.
I really tried to like this book. I listened to 2/3 of it and just couldn't keep going. The main character is just entirely too much a pile of crap. He gets into all these ridiculous situations that could be funny if you were rooting for him, but he is so obnoxious you can't.
Great transition from the earlier books that took place over long periods to about a week in this one. I wish they had stuck with Pacey narrating but Page does alright. If you liked all of the other books you'll enjoy this one too.
I liked the story and world created by Durham but Dick Hill is just way to dramatic a narrator. I thought I could get over his narration and got the next book in the series but I could not finish it. I'm gonna get the hard copy.
First the book, a weird blend of fantasy and sci-fi that doesn't really make any sense until close to the end of the book. I really enjoyed parts of the book but I got really tired of all the pointless social and political posturing that no young teenager would do and I got tired of all pointless theoretical physics that the author seems to love. The cool abilities of the main characters are interesting but the author rambles on about ramifications and theories about time traveling. Even though it is the first book of a series it does have a reasonable ending that provides a story for the rest of series without leaving you hanging.
There are a few narrators for the different characters and some of them are OK but others suck. The guy in the sample does most of the book so if you like him don't worry about the narrators.
I probably won't buy the rest of the series but I might rent the hard copies.
I don't want to just keep repeating the other reviews but they're right, the writing is OK but the narrator is really bad. He makes the male characters sound mentally challenged and the women shrill. The character Kip is supposedly 15 but the narrator characterizes him as a 10 year old most of the time. If the rest of the series has a different narrator I will probably get them through audible but if the same guy does them I'll get the paper version.
This book is not nearly as good as the Night Angle books. If you want to give Weeks a try get those first. Other books that I would suggest before this are the First Law books by Abercrombie or any of Sanderson's books.
After reading this one I was really excited to finish the series cause it developed some really interesting characters and had a interesting world created for them....... Then the second and third books got really weird and dark. The other thing that bothered me about the series was the "women" in the story that are in most of the sex scenes are like 14 and 15.
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