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  • Winterfall

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,837
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,714
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,715

With Declan O'Carroll on Fairie and Chris Gordon on Earth, what could go wrong? Try everything. Scheming elves, deadly zombies, killer goblins, flaming dragons, and dirty diapers. With a growing, insidious threat to Earth, Chris and Tanya race to save lives while Declan, Stacia, and friends work just as hard to save their own lives on an alien world, far removed from the comforts and safety of home. Only together will they overcome the odds. But, come on, with this team, maybe the odds should look out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty good

  • By Vorthe on 11-01-17

Who's on first

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

Reviewed: 10-26-17

To many stories going on.... switching in every chapter... Chris, Declan and the Max... hard to stay connected to any one story.... The Narrator is as alway easy to listen too....

  • The Raven Boys

  • By: Maggie Stiefvater
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,850
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,854

It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive. Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them - not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her. His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble. But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can't entirely explain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stiefvater does it again!

  • By C. ALLINGER on 09-20-12

Magical

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

Reviewed: 03-11-17

Where does The Raven Boys rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Surprised

What about Will Patton’s performance did you like?

Story telling at its best.

Any additional comments?

I was really surprised at how much I enjoyed this book.

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  • Chase the Dark

  • Steel & Stone Series, Book 1
  • By: Annette Marie
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 584
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 527
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 525

Piper Griffiths wants one thing in life: To become a Consul, a keeper of the peace between humans and daemons. There are precisely three obstacles in her way. The first is Lyre. Incubus. Hotter than hell and with a wicked streak to match. His greatest mission in life is to get Piper into bed and otherwise annoy the crap out of her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my new fave series

  • By Shelly on 04-25-16

Book One and Two...

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

Reviewed: 06-23-16

What didn’t you like about Jorjeana Marie’s performance?

For me she was the wrong reader for the book...

Any additional comments?

The reviews said that book two was so much better... An though there is a story I did not find it better then the first.. The story seems to be written by a teenager for teens and is not what I like to listen too...

  • Firefight

  • The Reckoners, Book 2
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,174
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,264
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,231

Newcago is free. They told David it was impossible, that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet Steelheart - invincible, immortal, unconquerable - is dead. And he died by David's hand.Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life simpler. Instead, it only made David realize he has questions. Big ones. And no one in Newcago can give him answers.Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan, has possibilities, though.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like a cherry on top of a Sundae in the North Pole

  • By Zenpaca on 01-16-15

Transformers for Adults

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

Reviewed: 03-27-16

Where does Firefight rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Very good story line.

Have you listened to any of MacLeod Andrews’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Great Narrator.

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed the first and second book of this series and already downloaded the third one. Good Series...

  • The Final Empire

  • Mistborn Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45,315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,113

For a thousand years the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years the Lord Ruler, the "Sliver of Infinity," reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Then, when hope was so long lost that not even its memory remained, a terribly scarred, heart-broken half-Skaa rediscovered it in the depths of the Lord Ruler's most hellish prison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A GREAT TRILOGY!!!

  • By Don Gilbert on 11-12-09

...Mini Series....

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

Reviewed: 03-27-16

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

I really enjoyed this book from start to finish...

What about Michael Kramer’s performance did you like?

I enjoy a narrator that pulls you into the story.... He made me cry at one point in the story..

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

This book is 26 hours long, so I couldn't listen to it all in one sitting, but I did stay up late for the last five hours of the book.

Any additional comments?

Well worth the credit...

  • Steelheart

  • The Reckoners, Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,349
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,388

Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his will. Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He got the idea from a near traffic accident

  • By Don Gilbert on 09-26-13

GOOD STORY

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

Reviewed: 03-17-16

Have you listened to any of MacLeod Andrews’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This is the first book I've listened to from this reader... He did a wonderful job.

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed the reader and the story.

  • Bitter Bite

  • Elemental Assassin, Book 14
  • By: Jennifer Estep
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 675
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 630
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 628

It's not easy being queen bee of an underworld abuzz with crooks and killers. Wielding my potent Ice and Stone elemental magic will get me only so far - my real secret is my tight-knit makeshift family, a motley crew of cops and criminals, dwarves, and playboys. My foster brother, Finnegan Lane, is my right-hand man, but when his suddenly not-dead relative comes back into the picture, I'm the one on the outside looking in.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Everything is all my fault!

  • By shirley on 02-29-16

Book 14 RIP

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

Reviewed: 03-11-16

Have you listened to any of Lauren Fortgang’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I can always listen to her....

Any additional comments?

I will be hesitant to get any more Spider books ... I could of gotten the same and saved money by listening to the series over..... Really nothing new here.....

  • Fire Touched

  • Mercy Thompson Series, Book 9
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,460
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,903
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,887

Tensions between the fae and humans are coming to a head. And when coyote shapeshifter Mercy and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, are called upon to stop a rampaging troll, they find themselves with something that could be used to make the fae back down and forestall out-and-out war: a human child stolen long ago by the fae.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • There are no words to express how much I loved this book!

  • By The Mays on 03-19-16

SOLID

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

Reviewed: 03-10-16

Where does Fire Touched rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Patricia Briggs is one of my favorite authors...

What about Lorelei King’s performance did you like?

I love Lorelei King's ability to take you into the Story.

Any additional comments?

Always a safe bet for hours of entertainment .

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  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 161,038
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 148,618
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 148,453

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it even if you've seen the movie

  • By R. MCRACKAN on 12-08-17

Great Adventure

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

Reviewed: 10-28-15

What did you love best about The Martian?

I enjoyed the sense of humor of the character even in the most dire times. The story was really believable.

  • Blood Wager

  • Blood Destiny, #1
  • By: Connie Suttle
  • Narrated by: Traci Odom
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,043
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,053

Lissa's life as a vampire begins on the day her husband is removed from life support. Turned by rogues who wager her life, Lissa is running from her maker who is determined to kill her, hunted by the Council who has branded her a rogue and blackmailed by werewolves, who utilize her newly developed talents for their own gain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A nice Surprise

  • By Kimberly on 05-13-14

UNSURE

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

Reviewed: 01-07-15

Would you try another book from Connie Suttle and/or Traci Odom?

I will give book 2 a chance...

What was one of the most memorable moments of Blood Wager?

There is a story....

What three words best describe Traci Odom’s voice?

May be its the reader... She has a good sound to her voice, but she reads like she is reading to a class of young students and may be that's the writers fault.

Any additional comments?

OK, for me it was more like reading someones diary. A lot of He said, and She said. The author also try to put every idea that came to her in the book rather then take one or two and go into more details... There was a story line and it made me want to no more but I did roll my eyes more then once.....

1 of 1 people found this review helpful