I tried on several occasion to get through this book but my ears could not take the narrator. I listened to about 2.5 hours over three days in the hopes that over time I might adjust but not only is her reading bland and boring but her inflection at the end of almost EVERY sentence is so distracting that it's all I hear.
Even my fiance picked up on it within about a minute of listening. Normally if I don't like the reader I can adjust and eventually finish the book and or come around, but I have no intentions of even trying to get through the rest of this book. I also have no intentions of EVER purchasing or listening to anything else by Cassandra Morris and will be writing some feedback to Macmillan audio. Not just for continuing to switch readers (Books 1-3 were a different publishing company, but 4-7 are macmillan and there are 3 readers) but also for failing to do anything even resembled listening to the final product. Words with the same spelling but have different meanings when pronounced differently were inproperly read. (E.g. Bow - as in bow and arrow or to bow up one's chest). This lack of attention to detail AND terrible narration make this the first book audiobook (out of about 100) that I couldn't finish. Hopefully someone reads this prior to putting any $$$ in Macmillons pocket!!!
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