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  • A Court of Frost and Starlight

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Amanda Leigh Cobb
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,063
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,059

Months after the explosive events in A Court of Wings and Ruin, Feyre, Rhys, and their companions are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated - scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Diane Garlough on 05-03-18

The End of One and Beginning of Another

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-07-18

A Court of Frost & Starlight is amazing. Feyre, Rhys and their circle of friends work to rebuild their court and the changing world beyond them. With the Winter Solstice finally drawing near and with it a long earned rest and celebration, however the shadows of the past continue to loom over them all. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she soon finds that those she loves have more wounds than she first thought and those scars will impact the future of their court. A Court of Frost & Starlight is full of magic, healing, adventure, romance and a new beginning.

Overall, A Court of Frost & Starlight was enjoyable. I really liked it, however, I think I got overly excited for it and it wasn’t what I expected. It's the fault of Amanda's narrating which was great but the story itself. Amanda did very well with the characters, emotion and how she had to switch narrate both male and female point of views. It's just that the book had too much of some things and less of other things. I love Feyre and Rhys, I do, they are one of my favorite couples but it got old quickly being reminded that they are mates and how much they want to be with each other in the bedroom sense. In the end the novella was a nice way to bridge the end of one trilogy and to begin a new one. I love Amanda and hope she continues narrate the series. I can’t wait for the new trilogy and to see what new adventures is coming.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns

  • By: Chris Colfer
  • Narrated by: Chris Colfer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 978
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 986

After decades of hiding, the evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty is back with a vengeance.Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventures in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress has kidnapped their mother! Against the will of their grandmother, the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect for my seven year old son and I!!

  • By kimpea on 07-02-17

Just gets better

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-17

What did you love best about The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns?

The story, the characters and the narrating

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns?

the moments between Red and Goldilocks were fun

What about Chris Colfer’s performance did you like?

He was great. Love him and the characters he voiced

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

It would have been but I was reading another book at the same time

Any additional comments?

I love this series and can't wait to continue. It is not just for kids and I like that.

  • Renegades

  • By: Marissa Meyer
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler, Dan Bittner
  • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 806
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 749
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 748

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies - humans with extraordinary abilities - who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they once overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice - and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Like conclusions? This book isn't for you...

  • By Guarding Cross on 11-21-17

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's amazing

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-28-17

I love this book. Another great story by one of my favorite authors and brought to life by a great narrator Rebecca Soler and alongside Dan Bittner. I love Rebecca's work and ability to bring Meyer's world and characters to life. Dan is new to me but I swear I know his voice from somewhere. I love them both as they both were great to give both Adrian and Nova's stories life and allowed us to see what is happening through their point of views. OMG it was great.

  • Red Queen

  • By: Victoria Aveyard
  • Narrated by: Amanda Dolan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,627
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,575
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,595

Mare Barrow's world is divided by blood--those with red and those with silver. Mare and her family are lowly Reds, destined to serve the Silver elite whose supernatural abilities make them nearly gods. Mare steals what she can to help her family survive, but when her best friend is conscripted into the army she gambles everything to win his freedom. A twist of fate leads her to the royal palace, where, in front of the king and all his nobles, she discovers a power of her own--an ability she didn't know she had.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Same Story, Better Writing

  • By FanB14 on 09-04-15

Interesting

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-13-17

Red Queen is interesting and is filled with danger, lies, secrets, betrayal, forbidden romance, prejudice and shocking twists and surprises. It was okay. There were times in the book where it felt like Game of Thrones a bit with the game of power, lies, trust and betrayal. I was shocked by a few events that happened. Amanda Dolan was good and I liked her.

  • The Quests for Glory

  • The School for Good and Evil, Book 4
  • By: Soman Chainani
  • Narrated by: Polly Lee
  • Length: 18 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67

The students at the School for Good and Evil thought they had found their final Ever After when they vanquished the malevolent School Master. Now, on their required fourth-year quests, the students face obstacles both dangerous and unpredictable, and the stakes are high: Success brings eternal adoration, and failure means obscurity forever.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What!!!

  • By Anonymous User on 04-28-18

The Adventure Continues

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-13-17

Quest for Glory is exciting, gripping, and amazing. It is full of adventure, danger, magic, mystery, shock, choices, betrayal, and an ending that screams what just happened. I loved it. It’s great that we get to continue the adventure with Sophie, Agatha and the rest of the gang and have new characters but in a whole new story and adventure. I loved Polly Lee, she is so great in bringing out the characters and the story.

  • The Land of Stories

  • The Wishing Spell
  • By: Chris Colfer
  • Narrated by: Chris Colfer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,089
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,859
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,849

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairytales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The kids loved it- and so did we!

  • By B. Wohlers on 04-26-13

Gripping, Enchanting, and Such Talent

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-28-17

I was very surprised by how much I loved this book. It is magical, funny, gripping and amazing. I never watched Glee to know Chris Colfer's acting skills only that I know he was on the show and he was beloved. After finishing this book I can see that. The story is well written, creative and amazing. That and his narration was equally amazing and entertaining. Such talent. I can't wait to continue with the series.

  • Tower of Dawn

  • A Throne of Glass Novel
  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
  • Length: 22 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,922
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,722
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,706

Chaol Westfall has always defined himself by his unwavering loyalty, his strength, and his position as the captain of the Guard. But all of that has changed since the glass castle shattered, since his men were slaughtered, since the king of Adarlan spared him from a killing blow, but left his body broken. His only shot at recovery lies with the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme in Antica - the stronghold of the southern continent's mighty empire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Agh!!! Soooo goood!!!

  • By Ann on 11-05-17

Side Story, Still Gripping

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-13-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes, so yes because though a side story it's still apart of the whole series

Who was your favorite character and why?

Yrene Towers, you'll understand once you read it

Which scene was your favorite?

I don't really have a favorite scene

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

some laughs, fear, anger, frustration, excitement and pride.

Any additional comments?

I loved this book and I love the narrator Elizabeth Evans. She is incredible. Love her pace, her voice and ability to give each character their own personality and how she can bring the story to life. Love her, love her, love her!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Reunited

  • By: Colleen Houck
  • Narrated by: Phoebe Strole, Mark Deakins
  • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

After surviving her otherworldly adventure, Lily wakes up on her nana's farm having forgotten everything. Her sun prince, her travels to Egypt, and her journey to the Afterlife are all distant memories. But Lily is not the girl she once was. Her body is now part human, part lion, and part fairy. And if that isn't bad enough, she must harness this power of three and become Wasret: a goddess destined to defeat the evil god Seth once and for all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brings everything together!

  • By Amy Losee on 09-05-17

Great conclusion

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-22-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes because it's a great series and I loved it.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I have to say Ashliegh for her sweet nature, fun sayings and loving personality.

Have you listened to any of Phoebe Strole and Mark Deakins ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Mark Deakins from Maze Runner and I wish he did more in the book. Phoebe only in this series.

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

I felt I was satisfied with the series. but was sad by some scenes.

Any additional comments?

I loved the series and liked the narrating.

  • Legend

  • By: Marie Lu
  • Narrated by: Mariel Stern, Steven Kaplan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,288
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,943
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,964

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem. From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Interesting Dystopian!

  • By Tabitha on 07-21-12

Not bad but not worth continuing

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-08-17

Would you try another book from Marie Lu and/or Mariel Stern and Steven Kaplan ?

I would like to read The Young Elites by Marie Lu and maybe on the same narrators. They weren't bad but they were narrating a book that just didn't 100% grab me.

Has Legend turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, the genre is one of my favorites but Legend's plot was just an odd one.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Yes and I like multiple POVs. It gives more to the story

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

It wasn't bad, I didn't care it

  • Delirium

  • By: Lauren Oliver
  • Narrated by: Sarah Drew
  • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,696
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,218
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,238

"Ninety-five days, and then I'll be safe. I wonder whether the procedure will hurt. I want to get it over with. It's hard to be patient. It's hard not to be afraid while I'm still uncured, though so far the deliria hasn't touched me yet. Still, I worry. They say that in the old days, love drove people to madness. The deadliest of all deadly things: It kills you both when you have it and when you don't."

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent narration

  • By Diana - Audible on 04-30-12

Bazaar, Frustrating and Disappointing

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-08-17

What disappointed you about Delirium?

The story and Lena

What could Lauren Oliver have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

I don't want to sound mean but have a better main character. Lena alone drew me away from the book. Girl was frustrating.

Would you be willing to try another one of Sarah Drew’s performances?

oh I had no problem with Sarah Drew's performance. I rarely have issues with narrators I focus on the stories.

What character would you cut from Delirium?

Lena!