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Fablehaven, Book 3 Audiobook

Fablehaven, Book 3: The Grip of the Shadow Plague

Strange things are afoot at Fablehaven. Someone or something has released a plague that transforms beings of light into creatures of darkness. Seth discovers the problem in its infancy, but as the infectious disease spreads, it becomes clear that the preserve cannot hold out for long. In dire need of help, the Sorensons question where to turn. The Sphinx has always given sound advice - but is he a traitor?
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Publisher's Summary

Strange things are afoot at Fablehaven. Someone or something has released a plague that transforms beings of light into creatures of darkness. Seth discovers the problem in its infancy, but as the infectious disease spreads, it becomes clear that the preserve cannot hold out for long. In dire need of help, the Sorensons question where to turn. The Sphinx has always given sound advice - but is he a traitor?

Inside the Quiet Box, Vanessa might have information that could lead to a cure - but can she be trusted? Meanwhile, Kendra and members of the Knights of the Dawn must journey to a distant preserve and retrieve another hidden artifact. Will the Society of the Evening Star recover it first? Will the plague eclipse all light at Fablehaven? Find out in Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague.

©2008 Creative Concepts LC (P)2008 Shadow Mountain

What the Critics Say

"The Fablehaven series is generating buzz as a contender in the fantasy-adventure genre to replace the Harry Potter franchise." (Hollywood Reporter)

"Like Harry Potter, Fablehaven can be read aloud in a family with as much pleasure for grownups as for children." (Orson Scott Card)

"Featuring plenty of heroism and hilarity, Fablehaven is rich in creatures, magic-working, and hard-fought battles." (Kirkus Reviews)

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    Annie edmonds, WA, United States 06-17-13
    Annie edmonds, WA, United States 06-17-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Love Fablehaven!!! These books are fantastic fun!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This is a must for children or anyone for that matter. The whole series is a must read but this one in particular has a few of my favorite elements. The other magical creature preserve they visit is spectacular. The pacing is perfect, the descriptions really bring you there, this is a magical vacation. Now I'm just waiting for the rest of the series to come up.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It's fun and light and magical.


    Which character – as performed by E. B. Stevens – was your favorite?

    E. B. Stevens is not my favorite (sry) but favorite characters abound none the less. Patton is an obvious standout and the voice of the demon was well done.


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

    Forget Hogwarts, leave Narnia behind the real adventure awaits at Fablehaven! (please god say they are making these into movies!)


    Any additional comments?

    Not to be missed.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    David 12-28-15
    David 12-28-15
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    "A nice production of a teen level fantasy"

    Others have complained about the voice- I enjoyed that part. The story is a little juvenile - but ok for a lite story

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    W. L. Sorenson 10-03-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Enjoyable Story"

    As the title states, I enjoyed the story. Lots of adventure, mythical creatures, and fun plot twists. Some of the voices had some tics I found a little annoying (mostly Kendra's sighs) but most of the time I could just ignore it. Definitely fun to listen to while doing other things. I would recommend to people who like clean fantasy (so rare these days). I could listen around the house and not have to worry if my little girls came in. :)

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    Chad Jarvis Miami, OK, US 09-07-15
    Chad Jarvis Miami, OK, US 09-07-15
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    "HOLY COW!!!!"
    Where does Fablehaven, Book 3 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Good Story, but They should have just Killed Off SETH in the last book... Gee whiz, this kid thinks that he doesn't have to obey ANYONE and he is constantly causing trouble and getting Fablehaven into trouble.


    If you’ve listened to books by Brandon Mull before, how does this one compare?

    The book would be about a Day shorter if he cut all the complaining and gripping to Seth and about Seth.

    I recommend the "Beyonder" Series over this one.


    What about E. B. Stevens’s performance did you like?

    Good


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

    It made me ANGRY!!!... Seth's character and his morals made me want to stop reading.


    Any additional comments?

    Book 4 had better be better and a lot less complaining about Seth.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jacob Perkins Sammamish, WA 08-15-15
    Jacob Perkins Sammamish, WA 08-15-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Awesome!"

    Loved it as a family! Brandon's work has so many great qualities about it that I enjoy seeing taught through his writings

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    Luvs2Learn Austin, TX 04-30-15
    Luvs2Learn Austin, TX 04-30-15

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    "FableHaven is a prity good book"

    FableHaven is not the best book searies but it's my number 4 favorit book searies I realey do like it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Richard Yates Concord, CA United States 04-29-15
    Richard Yates Concord, CA United States 04-29-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Fablehaven continues to enthrall!"

    I love this book. It is one of my favorites in a series of favorites! I look forward to reading the next installment!

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    Ian 02-26-15
    Ian 02-26-15 Member Since 2014
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    "My kids love this series!!!"

    My kids love this audio book series! It is a fun and imaginative story that is easy to get caught up in. My kids also enjoy the narrators interpretation of the characters and their voices. It's a very good series!

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    Amazon Customer 02-24-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Fix"

    Good book one star off for technical issues such as icon image not loading properly.

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    Amazon Customer 02-14-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story"

    Kids l Ioved it, thought it was clever how they introduced several of the new and old characters.

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