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World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War | [Christie Golden]

World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War

The New York Times bestselling author of The Shattering and Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects delivers a sensational tie-in to the newest World of Warcraft game expansion. What does it take to turn the peacekeeper into a warmonger? Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War gives World of Warcraft fans the opportunity to see what happens when a beloved peacekeeper is pressed to the limit by an inconceivable horror. Will it change her forever? Break her? Or redefine her role on Azeroth?
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Publisher's Summary

The New York Times best-selling author of The Shattering and Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects delivers a sensational tie-in to the newest World of Warcraft game expansion.

With more than 10 million monthly subscribers, the massively multiplayer online role playing game World of Warcraft has forever altered the pop culture landscape with its ongoing, ever-expanding, action-packed epic fantasy. Set in the world of Azeroth, this canonical expansion of this wildly popular gaming franchise boasts highly acclaimed novels that continue explore an incredible world which legions of fans enter and few want to leave.

What does it take to turn the peacekeeper into a warmonger? Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War gives World of Warcraft fans the opportunity to see what happens when a beloved peacekeeper is pressed to the limit by an inconceivable horror. Will it change her forever? Break her? Or redefine her role on Azeroth? Do different times call for different ethical standards?

©2012 Christie Golden (P)2012 Simon & Schuster Audio

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    Gabriel Cersonsky Pagosa Springs, CO 09-11-12
    Gabriel Cersonsky Pagosa Springs, CO 09-11-12

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    Would you consider the audio edition of World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War to be better than the print version?

    Yes. I thought the reader was wonderful. She can't get the low's needed for male orcs - but few can :)


    What was one of the most memorable moments of World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War?

    The mana bomb


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Jaina and Thrall fighting


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Jaina - a woman scorn?


    Any additional comments?

    I thought the reader did a wonderful job. I thought the story was great too. It isn't a historical piece of work, but those of you who are fans of world of warcraft, Alliance or Horde, this was a great story - especially before Mists of Pandaria.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Chris Edmonton, AB, Canada 09-25-12
    Chris Edmonton, AB, Canada 09-25-12 Member Since 2007
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    "If you're into Warcraft, you'll love this story!"
    What made the experience of listening to World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War the most enjoyable?

    Compelling storyline, well written. Provides a lot more character depth to many of the major Warcraft characters.


    What other book might you compare World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War to and why?

    The storyline is as good as her previous Warcraft books (she's written 5 other Warcraft titles- unfortunately this is the only one available from Audible!) I think she's the best of the writers for Warcraft books!


    Did Justine Eyre do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    The narration was adequate, but could have been better.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    If you want war between the Horde and Alliance, you've got it!


    Any additional comments?

    Please add more Christie Golden books to Audible, especially her Warcraft books!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Esteban SEATTLE, WA, United States 11-27-13
    Esteban SEATTLE, WA, United States 11-27-13
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    "The voice acting was painful."
    Where does World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This was an enjoyable tie-in novel that is somewhat important for WoW players to read if they truly want to understand the lore, because the game skips over much of this story and jumps to the aftermath. And although the story is enjoyable, the poor narration makes it much better ebook than audio book.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The narrator's normal reading voice was pleasant, but when she got in character to do male voices, it was an unbearable attempt at a deep gravely voice. Orc and Tauren especially sounded like a child's mocking impersonation of an elderly male. I often couldn't tell who was speaking because everyone sounded the same. I don't expect a narrator to have a voice that can truly match every character, but this was hard to listen to. Her normal reading voice would have been much better.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    R. Marks Texas 02-01-13
    R. Marks Texas 02-01-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Jaina delivers!"
    What made the experience of listening to World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War the most enjoyable?

    It is oddly wonderful to see Jaina, who always plays the goodie two-shoes diplomat, really go off the rails. After the destruction of Theramore, Jaina is hellbent on the complete annihilation of Orgrimmar. (Yes, there are civilians and even an orphanage there; she doesn't care.) The magical battle between Jaina and Thrall (arguably her most kindred spirit in all of Azeroth) is shocking and epic. The love story between her and Kalecgos is believable and overdue for her storyline. All of Jaina's past "relationships" have been questionable, if not utterly horrific--Kael'thas, Thrall, Arthas...Talk about unlucky in love!

    Lots of solid Warcraft characters span the pages: Thrall and Kalecgos, as I've mentioned; Anduin and Varian Wrynn make short appearances; Kinndy Sparkshine, Tervosh and Pained in Theramore; and Vereesa Windrunner and Rhonin. There are also a number of familiar locations: Tidefury Cove, Theramore, Northwatch Hold, and Fray Island.

    The Horde, of course, complete the puzzle with their own cast of characters, most notably Garrosh Hellscream, Baine Bloodhoof, and Vol'jin. You can very much sense how trapped Baine and Vol'jin feel by Garrosh's increasing madness and megalomania.


    What other book might you compare World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War to and why?

    Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War is the best Christie Golden novel that I have read in the Warcraft series. I loved her style first in Rise of the Horde. And, frankly, I prefer her style to Richard A. Knaack.


    What does Justine Eyre bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Justine Eyre had quite a feat ahead of her narrating Garrosh, Baine, and Vol'jin and she did it well.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I was getting bored with the War of the Ancients Archive, so I skipped ahead to Tides of War due to the release of Mists of Pandaria and it's scenerio for Theramore. Now, I can't wait to see what happens in the next installment of the Warcraft novels! And it's inspired me to read Wolfheart and Stormrage ASAP.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    William 09-15-12
    William 09-15-12 Member Since 2013
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    "Better than I could ever imagine."
    Would you consider the audio edition of World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War to be better than the print version?

    Yes, I love to listen while working, it's like doing two things at once.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Oh my, this is a tough question, I really liked the whole story but but better understanding Jaina was well worth it.


    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Theresa Nermo 04-03-15
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    "Great story. Narration was ok."

    The narrator did an excellent job with Jaina's voice but all the other voices were strained and difficult to listen to. All in all it was a great story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Debbie J. 03-22-15
    Debbie J. 03-22-15 Member Since 2014
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    "The wicked witch sure is muscular."

    If you imagine 300 lb muscular orcs sounding like withered old crones, then this reading of this book is for you. It killed my immersion completely, though.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    GotTax 03-20-15
    GotTax 03-20-15
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    "Leads to nowhere."

    Too much storytelling and not enough action to draw you in. Her tie in with arthas in lich king was better than this. Narrator is too soft to portray garrosh...

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Joshua 03-14-15
    Joshua 03-14-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Couldn't get enough"

    Surprisingly I decided to renew my subscription just because I loved this novel so much!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jeanne OLEAN, NY, United States 03-12-15
    Jeanne OLEAN, NY, United States 03-12-15 Member Since 2013

    Mom, RN, CLC, LOL

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    "Love the lore"

    As a player for many years, this book allowed me to delve more into the lore of the game. I found the listening experience highly enjoyable and will look for more!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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