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  • Transcendental Misappropriation

  • Pentacle Series, Book 1
  • By: Robert Harper
  • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 504
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 501

Danny's life was going well. He had a steady job and plans to buy his own place. That was until some rogue junk mail decided he needed a change of scenery. Now Danny's got a new start in another world, and he needs to make sure he doesn't squander this opportunity at making the most of this new life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Unusual Premise

  • By Charles Grayson on 01-01-19

I was skeptical

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

So I read the other reviews for both books in this series, and was put off by the characterization of the MC as spineless. I decided to put this book off for a few weeks, but eventually gave it a chance since I had listened to everything else recommended. There are several spots where the MC just rolls over to the domineering henpeckery of many of the women in this story. Nonetheless, the story as a whole is very well written, and the MC does eventually come in to his own and grow a spine. I had to remember that even though the protagonist is an adult in a child's body, he decides to act like a child to remain unnoticed. Eventually he does come out and take more control and stand up for his actions. Definitely looking forward to the third book.

  • Arcane Transmogrification

  • Pentacle, Book 2
  • By: Robert Harper
  • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249

Danny died a less than heroic death on Earth, was reincarnated in a new world, gained access to a mental sanctuary that ranks his skills, learned he can do magic, discovered that he can't fly, tricked rich old ladies into buying handbags, crafted himself a crude anti-magic girdle, went to magic school, grew a couple of apple trees, was drafted into a secret paramilitary organization, tamed a pet most people would rather never meet, regrew an elf's ears, gained a split concentration ability in the form of his former Earth self, and much more.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A regression of ideals and potential

  • By Donovan on 03-05-19

I was skeptical

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

So I read the other reviews for both books in this series, and was put off by the characterization of the MC as spineless. I decided to put this book off for a few weeks, but eventually gave it a chance since I had listened to everything else recommended. There are several spots where the MC just rolls over to the domineering henpeckery of many of the women in this story. Nonetheless, the story as a whole is very well written, and the MC does eventually come in to his own and grow a spine. I had to remember that even though the protagonist is an adult in a child's body, he decides to act like a child to remain unnoticed. Eventually he does come out and take more control and stand up for his actions. Definitely looking forward to the third book.

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  • Reign of Madness

  • King's Dark Tidings, Book 2
  • By: Kel Kade
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 19 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16,916
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,871
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15,829

Equipped with skills far beyond those of the outworlders, Rezkin has been suddenly thrust into a foreign world. The young warrior clings to his only known purpose as he continues his search for any information about his identity and the reason for his existence. While the hardened warrior scorns both dueling and tournaments, he believes some of the answers he seeks may be found at the King's Tournament, the greatest dueling championship in all of the kingdoms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, very WELL DONE!

  • By Who? Me? on 10-05-16

Fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 12-01-16

Could not put it down, metaphorically speaking :) Very good narration and overall pacing of the story. Fantastic Protagonist!