As a fan of 'The Amulet' and the companion books 'The Emerald Staff' and 'The Cypher Wheel' I greatly anticipated this audiobook. I usually won't listen to an audiobook until I've read the book first. With The Amulet, I've read through the series 3 times before the first installment was release on audiobook.
I'm one of those people that either loves or hates an audiobook. I hate when a narrator reads the book as if it were a takeout menu. I much prefer the narrator to read it as a parent would a book to a small child. I want different voices and clear emotion. With this book, I got just that. Martha Lee's charming British accent lends authenticity to the quaint English setting. She seamlessly transfers from character to character. Each voice has unique tones, inflections and accents. She brings a new perspective with her narration. Her interpretation of Alison Pensy's work adds a dimension beyond the written work. Her ability to verbally convey the emotions of the characters allowed me to sit back and really listen.
The combination of Alison Pensy's excellent writing and Martha Lee's narration, The Amulet will become one of my go to audiobooks. I would recommend this to anyone and ev
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