If you have read the rest of the series, yes, I would read this one. It continues the story with the gang. There is nothing that stands out as super interesting though, and had I not read the rest, this book is pretty boring and can't be read as a stand alone.
Yes, but it's time to take the House of Night into a new, interesting direction, or wrap it up.
The narrator does a fine job, but if this were a movie, she wouldn't be winning any Oscars.
There needs to be a final book to tie up the loose ends and finish the series.
I love the characters, the story and how everyone is interconnected. I live in a small town, about two hours drive from the approximate area this is set. I find it so true to life I feel like I am there. The description of the town and the houses is what I see in my own town.
Not sure. I had never read an historical family saga before. I am looking for another now.
Deidre is perhaps my all time favourite narrator. I fell in love with her storytelling with this book and have sought out other titles narrated by her. I find she brings a depth and a reality to the characters without overplaying them.
When poor toddler Jenny was assaulted. Just so awful. I felt for her.
I'm reviewing this after finishing the last book of the series. I am about to start them all from scratch. They have become like a comfortable old friend.
Book was fine but has to be downloaded to computer then loaded to your device. This means limited app functionality (no chapters/bookmarking). It spoiled it for me especially the unable to download when I purchased until at home with my computer. This should be stated in the description.
Finally getting access, days after purchase.
Anger and annoyance.
Story and performance good. App problem sucked.
I don't "do" print versions of books. I am studying a degree and have 3 pre-school aged kids including a young baby. If I pick up a book, it's text. My reading for pleasure is all audio as I cook dinner, drive, nurse the baby and other chores.
There was a few laugh out loud moments that surprised the kids.
OMG, that New Zealand accent of the male nurse. It was soooooo so bad. Has that narrator even heard a NZ accent or was that a guess? Being an Aussie, we have lots of NZ expats living here and many on TV. I am very familiar with the accent and that had not one iota of similarity with it. I could have done much better. I hated that character because of it and just wanted him to shut up and go away. Almost spoiled the book.
The ending.....have the tissues handy.
I always enjoy the food descriptions. I made a peach cobbler while listening this time.
if you have followed the tales of Gin Blanco her friends, family and associated elementals, dwarves, giants and vamps then theis latest is worth a listen. It's not overly exciting, nor an explosive listen, but it continues the story.
I found this book quite boring to begin with, but was totally hooked by half way through. Funny, had I read the actual book, I would have given up early. Being audio, I just kept listening and the story was well worth it. If you like a good mystery give it a go.
I liked it.
I really liked the story of it. When I am caught up in a story, the narration takes a backseat for me. I loved Wicked, and although not as good, this book continues the story well. I still have an unanswered question though. hmm, on to book 3.
I agree that the narration could have been better, but at no point was I ripping out my earphones. This is a story that should be listened to while you are not doing anything else. I found if I was engaged in an activity, I would lose track because the story is quite involved and intricate. If you have read Wicked, this book is a must.
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