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  • Thunderhead

  • Arc of a Scythe
  • By: Neal Shusterman
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,581
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,294
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,278

Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times best seller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a roller coaster!!!

  • By Nathan on 01-15-18

A Wonder to Behold

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

Reviewed: 03-07-18

Neal does it again with the second in his series "Arc of the Scythe" where he brings in fresh new characters to fall in love with and older beloved characters with a twist in a re imagined world you know to love; narrated again by the talented Greg Tremblay you'll want to listen to this title over and over again.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Renegades

  • By: Marissa Meyer
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler, Dan Bittner
  • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,432
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,327

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

Like conclusions? This book isn't for you...

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

Reviewed: 11-21-17

I want to start by saying I was hooked on this book from the first two pages. I listened to it in no time at all and brought up so many questions and great characters you want to get to know and learn. However every question thats asked in this story is regrettably absent by the end of the book where the author throws a lame plot twist then forces you to read the second book in order to find any closure. If you like a story thats a great standalone than this isnt for you. Oh, and your favorite character? You wont learn any back story about them at all. Amazing story potential, flawed execution. Also the two readers was kind of meh, the male reader was a bit cringe. 3/5 stars I would most certainly recommend it to my friends.

22 of 24 people found this review helpful

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 212,380
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198,302
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197,889

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

A must read

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

Reviewed: 10-11-17

Ernest Cline knows his stuff when it comes to video games and common gamer knowledge. He makes a world we’ve only imagined come to life and he leaves no unanswered questions. A must read novel!

  • Scythe

  • By: Neal Shusterman
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,008
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,497
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,492

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: Humanity has conquered all those things and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life - and they are commanded to do so in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe - a role that neither wants. These teens must master the "art" of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book I have read this year.

  • By Jonathan Purcell on 10-15-17

A must read

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

Reviewed: 07-15-17

While the story didn't quite fulfill the needs of a fantasy world it did very well to tell a story that was both unique and gripping.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful