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  • The Two Week Curse

  • Ten Realms, Book 1
  • By: Michael Chatfield
  • Narrated by: Todd Menesses
  • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,244
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,167

Thrust into an unknown, unwanted situation, most would feel panic, fear anger, and fall into chaos. Erik and Rugrat are not immune to those feelings, but they have stepped into chaos so many times, it is simply a different challenge. Two weeks ago, Erik lost his legs and his arm. Today he got a message. "You have been randomly selected to join the Ten Realms. One may choose to ascend the Ten Realms, thereupon making a request to the Gods of the Realms. Only those who are Level 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, and 90 may ascend to the next realm. Fortune favors the strong!”  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfection

  • By charles on 01-17-19

litrpg without all the problems!!

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

Reviewed: 02-26-19

this is what litrpg should be. none of the constant level up nonsense, but still keeps you invested in their leveling. the plot is actually a plot and not some gimmick to get the character to the game world.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Fallen Sepulchre

  • The Darkness Within Saga, Book 3
  • By: JD Franx
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 292
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 276
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277

Threatened by an Elloryan invasion reinforced by the Ancients, the sanctuary Ember and Max sought in DormaSai after Kael’s burial is at its end. A civil war rages in Cethos, and the threat of Wildland tribal attacks in the Blood Kingoms is imminent. They can offer no help to their Southern neighbors, leaving DormaSai as all that stands in the Ancients’ way. When the peace conclave crumbles and the Ancients are forced from DormaSai by unexpected allies, Ember and Max turn their attention to preparing for the Ancients’ inevitable return.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wow

  • By Zach on 03-13-19

I wanted so badly to like this

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

Reviewed: 02-18-19

this series has an amazing premise, but this book almost ruins it. I absolutely hate time dilation, it always messes with the story. now the next book is almost a given.

  • Enchanter

  • Spellmonger, Book 7
  • By: Terry Mancour
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,631
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,415
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,393

Minalan the spellmonger faces the boredom of house arrest after being confined to his lands by Prince Tavard for his defiance with the Wilderlands refugees. The Alka Alon have returned to their seclusion, dealing with their own crisis, the dead god is being quiet within the Umbra, and Min’s plans toward reestablishing a functional Duchy of Alshar are progressing. Min sees his punishment as a unique opportunity to indulge in thaumaturgical research. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Daniel on 01-08-19

I greatly enjoyed all of this series but!!

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

Reviewed: 01-11-19

this is a great book, but it delves way to deep into the theoretical bases of the magic. its is mind numbing in a few place. while a great addition to the series, I have never skipped forward in this series till now.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ringwall's Doom

  • Pentamuria Saga, Book 2
  • By: Wolf Awert, Jonathan Brunjes - translator
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 18 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

After being appointed Archmage, Nill finds himself in a bind. On the one hand, he now holds the office of a powerful magician, but on the other, his actual magical abilities are weak. Nill has no choice but to leave Ringwall and go in quest of the old magic, but the journey is perilous - especially because of Nill’s old rival Sergor-Don, who took up his inheritance as King of the Fire Kingdom. But the young ruler is not satisfied with his new kingdom. He wants to lead the Fire Kingdom back to its ancient strength and power with only one goal in mind: Ringwall´s doom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely enthralling.

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-09-18

great, but!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

while this is yet another amazing tail. this isn't a book for someone who listens while the they work or whatever. you will find yourself rewinding or wondering what you missed. I still highly recommend it.

  • The Severed Realm

  • The Riven Gates, Book 2
  • By: Michael G. Manning
  • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 338

Mordecai’s shattered family is in chaos, but the world won’t wait for them to recover. Trapped by a fiendish plot he didn’t foresee, Mordecai finds himself powerless to redeem himself or defend his family. Alone and surrounded by enemies, Lady Rose has only her wits to protect those she loves. Though every hand turns against her, Rose Thornbear refuses to give up, and she will sacrifice whatever is necessary to save Penny’s family, whether the price is her rank, dignity, or even her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Fantastic Book By Manning!

  • By FullMetal on 10-06-18

a great addition

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

Reviewed: 10-26-18

I was extremely pleased with this addition to the series. it opens up the story to another great adventure. Manning has woven a tale I can't image someone not enjoying.

  • Mordecai

  • The Riven Gates, Book 1
  • By: Michael G. Manning
  • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348

Years have passed since the last of the Dark Gods was defeated, and Lothion has entered an age of peace and prosperity. Mordecai’s oldest children have already begun to make a place for themselves, and his youngest are on the cusp of adulthood. By every outward measure, his life has been a success; he has earned his reward. However, Tyrion, the first wizard and brutal liberator of mankind, has returned with an agenda of his own, and dark things continue to stir at the edges of civilization, threatening to undo Mordecai’s accomplishments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • True Magic!

  • By Mel on 08-17-18

Manning does it again

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

Reviewed: 08-22-18

while this series isn't for everyone. I love this storyline , and the detail put into it. I will say this would be a hard book to understand without the proceeding series.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Land: Predators: A LitRPG Saga

  • Chaos Seeds, Book 7
  • By: Aleron Kong
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 46 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12,491
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11,845
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11,789

In The Land: Predators, the Mist Village has harnessed its power. With core buildings, professional fighters, and now their own dungeon, the settlement is primed to grow into a kingdom of true power and magic. The path to power has not been without risk, however. The MistVillage has been noticed. Evil nobles from the Kingdom of Law, bloodthirsty goblins from the Serrated Mountains, an undead lord with a penchant for human sacrifice, and fanatical kobolds from the Depths all plot the village's destruction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best book ever!!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-06-18

nick podehl

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

Reviewed: 07-03-18

while this series is amazing, Nick makes it better. the voices he uses are hilarious.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lifemarked

  • The Fatemarked Epic, Book 5
  • By: David Estes
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 575
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 544
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 543

The Four Kingdoms and the fatemarked face the most powerful army the world has ever seen. In Phanes, Roan Loren, the Peacemaker, has high hopes for a united response to the threat from the Horde, but swiftly realizes the only true ally he has is his arch nemesis, Bane. Meanwhile, Rhea Loren, a new mother with a secret, must decide whether to protect her child or share what she knows with the fatemarked. The fate of the Four Kingdoms hangs in the balance in the epic finale to the Amazon number-one best-selling series!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • good read

  • By Darrell on 01-25-19

great ending

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

Reviewed: 06-20-18

I couldn't have been more excited to listen to this book. but I will say the prologue made my day. truly amazing ending to a great story.

  • Dungeon Born

  • Divine Dungeon Series, Book 1
  • By: Dakota Krout
  • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,073
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,508
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,478

For eons, conquering dungeons has been the most efficient way to become a strong adventurer. Although not everything is as straightforward as it seems. Several questions have always plagued the minds of those who enter these mythical places of power: why are there so many monsters? Where do the amazing weaponry and heavy gold coins come from? Why does the very air fill with life-giving energies? Cal has all of the answers to these age-old questions, for a very simple reason. He is a Dungeon Heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Gem in the RPG/Fantasy Genre

  • By SirMehr on 04-01-17

A true new spin on fantasy Litrpg

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

Reviewed: 06-02-18

I couldn't have been more impressed with this storyline. it takes a completely new turn to the lit trend. well worth the listen!

  • Dante's Immortality: Beginnings

  • By: Antonio Terzini
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,094
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,975
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,976

For those who reside in the outer regions of Aleria, the day of bestowal is what determines their destiny. It is the holy day of the Goddess. The day that allows those of age to step forward and receive their blessing, to embark on the path that she has chosen for them. To receive their Classification, which dictates their strength and ability. For those people, the holy day of bestowal represents fate itself. For Dante, it represents salvation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Amazing story that sucks you in in seconds

  • By Ray Johnson on 05-03-18

6 months listening time of Audible!

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

Reviewed: 05-13-18

This is one of my top favorites of books I have listened too. Great spin on the litrpg novels. Hooks you almost instantly and leaves you wanting more.