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The House of Hades Audiobook

The House of Hades: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4

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At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea's forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape?

They have no choice. If the demigods don't succeed, Gaea's armies will never die. They have no time. In about a month, the Romans will march on Camp Half-Blood. The stakes are higher than ever in this adventure that dives into the depths of Tartarus.

©2013 Rick Riordan (P)2013 Listening Library

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    Philip A. Hasterok 07-14-16
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    The narrator doesn't flow like the prior narrator...would have preferred they kept the same voice.

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    Todd 07-06-16
    Todd 07-06-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Narrator was awful"
    What would have made The House of Hades better?

    Like many have said nick Chamian was awful!!!! I am sorry to say but almost don't want to listen to the last book.


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    Matthew 07-03-16
    Matthew 07-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "terrible"

    This book is basically a spoken word sitcom. it might as well have laugh track. The guy reading it sounds like a member of a popular boy band/ surfer dude. Many of the mythological terms and Godly names are mispronounced thorough out the entire series. The writing is trash, every time the author tries to give the characters some actual character it just ends up sounding like he's pandering to what he thinks the cool kids are into nowadays. It's as if he watched MTV all day and then sat down and wrote this book. Imagine Matthew McConaughey reading a transcript of your grandfather saying slang phrases like "on fleek", it's unbearably cringe worthy.

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    Mike Burns 07-02-16
    Mike Burns 07-02-16
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    "Great book, terrible narration."

    Why take a great story and have an awful narrator read it. Jesse or Joshua were Awesome, but this guy sucks. He can't even pronounce the names of the characters the same as the previous narrator.

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    Julia Romberger-De Pew 06-13-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Surprisingly disappointing"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I wish I'd read the reviews, but we were enjoying the series so I just purchased them as we went not expecting such a change. We were surprised by the switch and can't fathom why they chose to do it. The narrator was just abysmal. My first grader has LOVED everything else by Rick Riordan he's listened to. He's even listened to the original Percy Jackson series twice. But he actually just gave up 1/2 way through this book. And he is a stickler for knowing the end of anything. I really, really hope they re-do the last two books in this series with a different narrator. I would buy them again because Riordan's writing is fun, but the listening is painful :(


    Would you be willing to try another one of Nick Chamian’s performances?

    Not a chance.


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    Cgot 05-22-16
    Cgot 05-22-16
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    "enjoyable"

    my wife and I love his books, out daughter is starting to get into them as well.

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    Tommy 05-19-16
    Tommy 05-19-16
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    An amazing book with a perfect storyline! I can't believe how Rick makes this story just fall into place such art and passion!

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    Kevin 05-17-16
    Kevin 05-17-16 Member Since 2012
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    "amazing read"

    another stellar book by an amazing author. this story captivates and keeps you entertained from beginning to end. you laugh, you cry, you cheer on the heroes.

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    Mandi 05-14-16
    Mandi 05-14-16
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    Took a while to get into the book because of the voice actor. Don't change voice actors per series

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    wyatt 05-10-16
    wyatt 05-10-16
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    "Terrible narrator"

    I HATE WHEN THEY SWITCH NARRATOR BUT STORYLINE W A S G R E A T

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