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Green Rider Audiobook

Green Rider

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Karigan G’ladheon, running away from school, is traveling through a deep forest when a galloping horse pounds up to her, its rider impaled by two black-shafted arrows. With his dying breath, he tells her he is a Green Rider, one of the magical messengers of the King. Before he dies, he makes Karigan swear to deliver the message he’s carrying, and gives her his green coat, with the symbolic brooch of his office.

Pursued by unknown assassins, following a path only her horse seems to know, Karigan becomes a legendary Green Rider—for when given to the right person, a Rider’s brooch awakens the magic inside.

©2008 Kristen Britain (P)2012 Penguin

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    Kimberly Vocell 01-16-16
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    "a great journey"

    I really enjoyed the story and the narrator. It's great to follow in the adventures of a well-written, gritty and smart, female character.

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    Amazon Customer 01-12-16
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    "an awesome book"

    I loved it a lot! one of my favorite parts was when she stayed with the berry sisters at the seven chimneys.

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    Lena 10-11-15
    Lena 10-11-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Love this book. Hate the narration."

    I own this book in paper copy. It's one of my favorites really. The narrator and editing for the audio book are pretty terrible though. The narrator speaks at a very odd, slow pace and places emphasis on words that I wouldn't expect. She also speaks in a bit of a nasal monotone. The timing between sentences in some areas is then extremely short, which I'm guessing is from editing, but combined with the author's slow speech it makes everything very choppy and unpleasant to listen to.

    I almost put it down, but was able to push through.

    I'll probably buy the next audio book, but I certainly wouldn't suggest this to anyone without a strong warning about the narration.

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    Kelly A Ceisel 07-01-15
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    "I fell in love"

    the story of the Green Riders will suck you in and won't let. the rider call is strong. I have read the books over and over and was excited to listen to them.

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    PoohBear 05-19-15
    PoohBear 05-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Easy but Fun Listen"
    Any additional comments?

    If you are looking for a series to take a break from detail & complex story, then "Green Rider" series is what you are look for. The story starts with a bang, and the author keep its interesting developing the unique world and characters.Story is linear, characters fun and relatable, and environment has just enough uniqueness to differ from other series. World of the Green Rider is a classic, and I would recommend it anyone.

    Lets not forget the narrator, Ellen Archer, takes about 10-15mins to get use to her voice, but she does the book justice; an EXCELLENT job done, kudos!

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    Ian 04-23-15
    Ian 04-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great book"

    Didn't grab me heart and soul in a way that I'll remember forever like a few rare finds, but I still thoroughly enjoyed the book. Loved how all the loose ends got tied up, how all the little themes introduced along the way evolved regularly and naturally. I also loved the many similarities with other fantasies that instead of making it run-of-the-mill, simply tied it in with the rest of the genre and made it more imaginable. I'll be reading the sequels.

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    Chantel oregon 04-18-15
    Chantel oregon 04-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Tale of Adventure"

    A stunning tale of adventure, Intrigue and betrayal. As well as wonders of magic not yet beheld by a mundane eye.

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    Betty L. Henderson 04-13-15
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    "Wonderful adventure !"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Green Rider to be better than the print version?

    yes. Listening for me is the best. I do not see well .


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Green Rider?

    Karigan devotions and love for condor


    Which character – as performed by Ellen Archer – was your favorite?

    Lots of details


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    n/a


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    scott 04-13-15
    scott 04-13-15 Member Since 2010
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    "fun"

    a well written story I didn't want to end I'm starting my second time through and looking forward to every minute of it

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    Jennifer Davidson 04-11-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Wonderful story"

    I find myself re reading this series and re listening as well. The woman who reads this off is very easy to listen to. Thank you

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