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Amanda

I have a 40 minute commute each way and with out Audible, I'd go crazy! My fav genre is fantasy and I love a great series!

Waimanalo, HI, United States | Member Since 2010

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  • Magic Burns: Kate Daniels, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Ilona Andrews
    • Narrated By Renée Raudman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1774)
    Performance
    (1288)
    Story
    (1290)

    When Kate sets out to retrieve a set of stolen maps for the Pack, Atlanta's paramilitary clan of shapeshifters, she quickly realizes much more is at stake. During a flare, gods and goddesses can manifest and battle for power. The stolen maps are only the opening gambit in an epic tug-of-war between two gods hoping for rebirth. And if Kate can't stop the cataclysmic showdown, the city may not survive.

    A User says: "Love this series and the narrator is fine."
    "Great Story!"
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    this story gets better and better! Love the interaction with the characters and the narrator is excellent! I blazed thru this book and ready for more!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Well Fed: Mountain Man, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Keith C. Blackmore
    • Narrated By R.C. Bray
    Overall
    (254)
    Performance
    (241)
    Story
    (239)

    After nearly four years, the zombie epidemic has almost burnt itself out. Gus' new life on a communal farm is peaceful. The daily routine of policing the fields is rarely disrupted by straying undead. His drinking binges are over. Long days have thrown time over the memories of Annapolis. But this will all change.

    Carol says: "Best of the Series!"
    "Great ending to a great series"
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    Ah, nice when things wrap up and you don't feel left in the cold. A good overall series with likable characters and good narration.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Dark Recollections: Adrian's Undead Diary, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Chris Philbrook
    • Narrated By James Foster
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (358)
    Performance
    (332)
    Story
    (331)

    For the first time, the Internet phenomenon is now in print! Beheading a zombie isn't easy in a world where you're more afraid of the living than the dead. Adrian Ring's simple life is thrown into chaos when the world is ripped apart by a plague of undead and legions of desperate survivors. Retreating to Auburn Lake Preparatory Academy, Adrian attempts to rescue friends and family on the way while dancing around his impending insanity over who and what he left behind, and evading maniac survivors.

    Mike Naka says: "northern exposure meets zombieland"
    "Just ok, nothing special"
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    I just finished the Mountain Man series, which was really good. This book, not so much. He's alone, writing to himself. When you visit other characters, he wasn't there, so I don't know how its supposed to fit in, since this is a "diary". I will not be moving on to the next book. Narrator was ok, but he didn't have a lot to work with...

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mountain Man

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Keith C. Blackmore
    • Narrated By R. C. Bray
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (657)
    Performance
    (623)
    Story
    (624)

    Boomstick. Samurai bat. Motorcycle leather. And the will to live among the unliving. Augustus Berry lives a day-to-day existence comprised of waking up, getting drunk, and preparing for the inevitable day when "they" will come up the side of his mountain and penetrate his fortress. Living on the outskirts of a city and scavenging for whatever supplies remain after civilization died two years ago, Gus knows that every time he goes down into undead suburbia could be his last.

    Amazon Customer says: "What?? Its over.......Already??? I want more."
    "A good start"
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    I just finished the 1st book, (and the free Hospital story) and on to the next in the series. A good book, well narrated and worth the credit.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Day By Day Armageddon

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By J L Bourne
    • Narrated By Jay Snyder
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3484)
    Performance
    (2561)
    Story
    (2555)

    In your hands is the handwritten journal depicting one man's struggle for survival. Trapped in the midst of global disaster, he must make decisions; choices that ultimately mean life, or the eternal curse to walk as one of them. Enter, if you will, into the world of the undead.

    rob haight says: "Great book! More more more!!"
    "Not bad.... not great... but not bad"
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    I got this book based on recommendations, most were good, and on the whole, I agree with them. Story: decent, Narrator: pretty good, Wow Factor: mild-medium. My favorite part of a good zombie novel is the beginning... how, why, what.... not as strong here as I'd hoped, but not bad. You wont waste a credit. It's worth listening too.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sterling: Mageri, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Dannika Dark
    • Narrated By Nicole Poole
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (633)
    Performance
    (577)
    Story
    (580)

    Zoë Merrick lived an ordinary life until late one night, she was brutally attacked and left for dead. She survived, saved by a stranger who witnessed her undergo a physical transformation. That's not the only thing that's different. Zoë is unable to control an unexplainable energy coursing through her body. Justus De Gradi is a man who can teach her that control. He's handsome, arrogant, and not entirely human. He reveals that she is a Mage - an immortal made of light, not magic. She must now make a choice: Rebuild her life in the human world with the man who saved her, or live with Justus and learn how to use her extraordinary gifts. Justus has sworn an oath to protect her life, but can he guard her from the one man who has a right to claim it?

    Robin in Vermont says: "Sparkling Paranormal!"
    "Good story, I'll go on to book 2"
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    The story here was good, the characters defined, if a bit predictable. Sterling wraps up the story and lets you know there's more to the overall saga. The narrator was a bit flat. Sometimes really good, other times, just meh. Not very good at strong emotions or "yelling". I found myself wishing for a strong narrator like Renee Raudman (Kate Daniels - best series ever!) or Tavia Gilbert (Night Huntress - 2nd fav series).. but she did ok, and didn't ruin the story, which, as I said, was good. I'll move on to the next book.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Monster Hunter Nemesis

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Larry Correia
    • Narrated By Oliver Wyman
    Overall
    (3295)
    Performance
    (3039)
    Story
    (3047)

    Agent Franks of the U.S. Monster Control Bureau is a man of many parts - parts from other people, that is. Franks is nearly seven feet tall and all muscle. He's nearly indestructible. Plus he’s animated by a powerful alchemical substance and inhabited by a super-intelligent spirit more ancient than humanity itself. Good thing he’s on our side. More or less.

    Bruce Selzler says: "Another Winner"
    "another good edition"
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    Frank-specific, this is another solid story added to the overall storyline. Cant wait for the next one! Love the narrator and he story - excellent series!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Magic Breaks: Kate Daniels, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Ilona Andrews
    • Narrated By Renée Raudman
    Overall
    (1115)
    Performance
    (1030)
    Story
    (1033)

    No matter how much the paranormal politics of Atlanta change, one thing always remains the same: If there' s trouble, Kate Daniels will be in the middle of it. As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran, former mercenary Kate Daniels has more responsibilities than it seems possible to juggle. Not only is she still struggling to keep her investigative business afloat, she must now deal with the affairs of the pack, including preparing her people for attack from Roland, a cruel ancient being with god-like powers.

    Angela says: "I LOVED IT!!!"
    "Oh, so good!"
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    I was so happy to see the latest edition to the Kate Daniels world has arrived! This is my all-time favorite series! If you've been following Kate and the pack, you will have to get this book, you know you will - and you will not be disappointed! If you're stumbling upon this book looking for a great series, you've found it.. just go back to book one and set aside a week of straight listening! I usually listen to each new book twice, once to eagerly hear whats happening next and the second time around to absorb all the details and put the pieces together. And the narrator? Oh, she is sooo good! LOVE LOVE LOVE this book - it stacks up with the rest!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Monster Hunter International

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Larry Correia
    • Narrated By Oliver Wyman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (8192)
    Performance
    (7258)
    Story
    (7249)

    Five days after Owen Zastava Pitt pushed his insufferable boss out of a 14th story window, he woke up in the hospital with a scarred face, an unbelievable memory, and a job offer. It turns out that monsters are real. All the things from myth, legend, and B-movies are out there, waiting in the shadows. Some of them are evil, and some are just hungry. Monster Hunter International is the premier eradication company in the business. And now Owen is their newest recruit.

    Konstantin says: "Suprizingly entertaining"
    "Exciting, fun, adult ride!"
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    This is an awesome series! If your looking for an excellent start to a great story, you've found it here! The narrator is amazing, sometimes it seems like a different person speaking, he's so good - and he nails each characters personality perfectly. Great start to a great series, this book has likable characters that you learn more about as the series progresses. You care about them and want to know more, which, to me, is what a good story is all about.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Enchanted, Inc.: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Shanna Swendson
    • Narrated By Eva Wilhelm
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1312)
    Performance
    (1170)
    Story
    (1169)

    Katie Chandler had always heard that New York is a weird and wonderful place, but this small-town Texas gal had no idea how weird until she moved there. Everywhere she goes, she sees something worth gawking at and Katie is afraid she's a little too normal to make a splash in the big city. Working for an ogre of a boss doesn't help. Then, seemingly out of the blue, Katie gets a job offer from Magic, Spells, and Illusions, Inc., a company that tricks of the trade to the magic community. For MSI, Katie's ordinariness is an asset.

    Theresa says: "Enjoyable Story Ruined by Awful Narrator!"
    "A fun, modern, magical story"
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    I got this book based on reviews... and made a good choice! The narrator is entertaining and the story is fun and new. I like all the characters and bought the second book right away after this was finished. If your looking for something a bit different but still want to stay in the "magical" realm, this series might be the right fit for you!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Molly Harper
    • Narrated By Amanda Ronconi
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3443)
    Performance
    (2843)
    Story
    (2850)

    Generations of werewolves have been secretly residing in a secluded valley a stones throw from Grundy, Alaska. So when a snooping Outsider comes to Grundy to investigate rumors of lycanthropic shenanigans in the area, the valleys pack alpha, Maggie Graham, resolves to chase him away, even if doing so takes a quick bite on the butt. What a pity that researcher Nick Thatcher turns out to be so drool-worthy, and that his kisses make Maggie want to sit up and beg.

    Ducky says: "MOLLY HARPER IS A HOOT!!!!!!"
    "Second book is as good as the first"
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    Same group, new character focus and a good story. If you liked the first book, you'll like this one too.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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