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  • The Final Empire

  • Mistborn Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 24 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,479
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,490

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

Big surprise

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

This was a fantastic audiobook. I had zero expectations for this book, never heard of it before, nor have I heard a book read by Michael Kramer before. I was pleasantly surprised, great story with so much depth, and range. It has a little something for everybody. The action scenes were well written, it had its funny moments, is touching moments, and even chilling moments. The reader did an amazing job, he definitely enhanced the experience. I will be getting the next books in the series for sure.

  • Secret Origins

  • Story Thieves, Book 3
  • By: James Riley
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

Owen and Bethany have sworn off jumping into books for good. But they didn't make any promises about not jumping through strange portals that lead to a comic book world....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Is it a paradox?

  • By Krista Jasper on 10-07-17

Great story, performance ehh

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

Great story, was a lot of fun to listen to. The voices the performer used were very good, however it was cringey to the point that it was hard to read in moments where the characters were yelling (witch happens a lot) the performer over “voice” acted like
Crazy in those moments. Way too overly dramatic it was horrible. It was like that in the other two books as well. The fact that I am sure this continues in the next two is making me question if I will be buying those books. That’s how bad it was.

  • Story Thieves

  • Story Thieves, Book 1
  • By: James Riley
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201

Life is boring when you live in the real world instead of starring in your own book series. Owen knows that better than anyone, what with the real world's homework and chores. But everything changes the day Owen sees the impossible happen - his classmate Bethany climbs out of a book in the library. It turns out Bethany's half fictional and has been searching every book she can find for her missing father, a fictional character.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A fun fantasy for the whole family.

  • By CuteAsADaisy on 02-21-18

Big surprise

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

Reviewed: 02-27-18

I was expecting an average story, but this was surprisingly good. I got emotionally attached to each character. I love how imperfect the main characters are, as well as how the author puts two adventures into one book. Very satisfying ending as well. Left me both wanting more, but okay if this is the end. I will recommend this book an audiobook to my friends.

  • The Ship of the Dead

  • Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3
  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
  • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,047
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,038

In the third book in Rick Riordan's epic Norse mythology series, Magnus and his friends take a boat trip to the farthest borders of Jotunheim and Niflheim in pursuit of Asgard's greatest threat. Life preservers are mandatory for this wet, wild, and wondrous adventure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Nicole on 11-13-17

Great story, but

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

Reviewed: 02-19-18

Great story, well written, and great characters. The audio was a little quiet tho and I had trouble hearing it sometimes at work, when I can hear other audio books on audible just fine. Also the reader was pretty bad. Could not tell some voices apart and the voice he gave to Percy who is a legend in this universe was ridiculous. He sounded like a duffy chubby kid. I would definitely recommend this book to anybody that enjoys adventure type books

  • Super Powereds: Year 2

  • Super Powereds, Book 2
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 32 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,753
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,334
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,316

Despite having their secret revealed, the residents of Melbrook Hall return to Lander University for another year in the Hero Certification Program. Good thing the focus of this year is teamwork, because with their origins known, they'll have to lean on each other more than ever. Now finally sophomores, their curriculum expands, allowing them to train in the majors that Heroes specialize in. The new classes will test their minds, bodies, and determination in ways never anticipated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great second story

  • By Joshua on 07-22-16

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 07-27-16

The audio book from start to finish never really got boring. It was always entertaining. There is something for everybody in this book. A bit of romance, a bit of action, just a bit of everything. I can not wait for the sequel.

  • Super Powereds: Year 1

  • Super Powereds, Book 1
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 26 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,024
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,562
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,550

Knowledge is power. That would be the motto of Lander University, had it not been snatched up and used to death by others long before the school was founded. For while Lander offers a full range of courses to nearly all students, it also offers a small number of specialty classes to a very select few. Lander is home to the Hero Certification Program, a curriculum designed to develop students with superhuman capabilities, commonly known as Supers, into official Heroes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Series In Recent Memory

  • By Get Off My Lawn! on 10-08-16

Really good book.

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

Reviewed: 07-05-16

I loved this book. Before buying this book, I read a review that said this book is great if you dreamt of being a superhero when you were little, that sums it up pretty well. Great value as well, because this book was pretty cheep, and it was really long, but I didn't feel like it dragged. The writer kept the book fresh, introducing new characters at the right times, and just making the story interesting. Lots of great characters, there is pretty much at least one character that can relate to any kind of person. I felt like there was maybe a little too much swearing tho, that got a little cringey at times. I am a New Yorker, and I swear more then most New Yorkers, that it to say ALOT, but sometimes it just seemed unnecessary at some points. Not to mention, it seemed like the writer was making the character swear in ways that the think college kids would swear, and some of the combination of the swear words just seemed strange, like how an old person would think that's how "kids these day said swear words" but besides just that, nothing wrong with this book. I had a wonderful time listening to it, the reader did a great job as well, I always knew witch character witch talking, none of them sounded similar. I would definitely recommend this book to pretty much anybody that likes superhero stuff, or dreamt of being super as a kid. I can not wait for the sequel.

  • Seeds of Rebellion

  • By: Brandon Mull
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,088
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 971
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 983

The second epic installment of Brandon Mull’s #1 New York Times bestselling fantasy series!After the cliffhanger ending of A World Without Heroes, Jason is back in the world he’s always known - yet for all his efforts to get home, he finds himself itching to return to Lyrian. Jason knows that the shocking truth he learned from Maldor is precious information that all of his friends in Lyrian, including Rachel, need if they have any hope of surviving and defeating the evil emperor.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Part 2 - doesn't stand alone

  • By Jan on 08-23-13

Another great book by Barndon Mull

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

Reviewed: 05-23-16

I have prolly now bought every single Brandon Mull book on audible, and I have listened to all of them besides the sequel to this one, and there all so good. This one is one of the best. Brandon does such a great job of making an amazing universe with relatable characters, that make it easy to put yourself into the word and enjoy then adventure, as if you are there with the group, planning the rebellion to save the world from a evil wizard. It's great, I would recommend this good to pretty much all ages of people.

  • Night Pleasures

  • A Dark-Hunter Novel
  • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,139
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,589
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,591

In Night Pleasures, Kyrian of Thrace - an immortal who protects humans from vampires - wakes up one morning handcuffed to the one thing that can scare him: a conservative woman in a button-down shirt. But Amanda Devereaux turns out to be his perfect partner for hunting down a deadly foe, and for helping him to regain his soul and learn that love doesn't have to bite.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An Interesting Twist to the Vampire Story

  • By Deepseabc on 12-05-10

Kinda creepy

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

Reviewed: 05-11-16

I was a bit disappointed in this book. I read the entire chronicles of nick series and those books were all very good. The overall story of this good is not bad, but it is just so damn creepy. I mean seriously, this is 50 shades of gray level gross and creepy. Well actually, nothing is that bad, but still. I mean just so many of the descriptions felt so overly sexualized, and it made me feel uncomfortable. This is something coming from me, because I consider myself a complete perv, and I am damn proud of it, thank you very much. But yeah, creepy. Tho if you did read the chronicles of nick book, I would still say that you should buy this, because you get a story in that same universe, but for other people in the nick books, and the reader really did a very good job. It's not her fault that the author seriously needed to get laid. Oh and the author really needs to learn that 5 foot 10 is not short. That is actually kinda tall for most people. All her character are so fuckin tall!

  • The Trials of Apollo, Book One: The Hidden Oracle

  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Robbie Daymond
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,484
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,047
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,048

After angering his father, Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the 4,000-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus' favor. But Apollo has many enemies - gods, monsters, and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!!

  • By anne on 05-05-16

As great as always.

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

Reviewed: 05-05-16

Rick Riordan is so amazing. Every book he writes has a magic to it. You always get so attached to the characters as they go threw hard ships, and while his books have those dark sides to them, they always keep there humor. The trials of Apollo is no exception, this was a great book. It was awesome to see how the kids at camp half blood where doing after beating the Giants and Gia. The ending made me even more excited for the next book! I will be pre ordering that book as soon as it is available.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Inheritance

  • The Inheritance Cycle, Book 4
  • By: Christopher Paolini
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 31 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,250
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,325

Not so very long ago, Eragon - Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider - was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders. months of training and battle have brought victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. And still, the real battle lies ahead: they must confront Galbatorix. When they do, they will have to be strong enough to defeat him. And if they cannot, no one can.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All the reviews had me worried for nothing!

  • By Robert on 05-10-12

Great, awesome, and powerful

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

Reviewed: 04-15-16

It's a wonderful story, and I would suggest the series to anybody, not just people that enjoy fantasy/adventure books. The entire series has a deep feeling to it, that is unique to this story. It is bold, and stays true to its characters, you never feel like the writer ever wrote something just to please his readers. He truly made these characters with all of there own personalities, and he never wavers in how they act, and what they do. Just so many powerful and compelling story's, things that when I began to listen to certain parts of the book, I thought at first it would not be interesting, but before I knew it these parts of the book became some of the most powerful, and captivating parts of the entire series. This will not be the last time that I will listen to this series. Tho I still feel that sense of loss that you always feel when you finish a great series, weather it be a show, or a book series, or movie series. I feel sad that I will hear no more from these amazing characters, who I feel like I know so well, but the ending was so great, that I feel content. Thank you Christopher Paolini, you made a fantastic series.