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  • One Good Dragon Deserves Another

  • Heartstrikers, Book 2
  • By: Rachel Aaron
  • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
  • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,563
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,556

After barely escaping the machinations of his terrifying mother, two all-knowing seers, and countless bloodthirsty siblings, the last thing Julius wants to see is another dragon. Unfortunately for him, the only thing more dangerous than being a useless Heartstriker is being a useful one. Now that he's got an in with the Three Sisters, Julius has become a key pawn in Bethesda the Heartstriker's gamble to put her clan on top.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Still fun and funny, with a few minor issues

  • By Wesley on 10-22-15

Narrator is AWESOME

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

Reviewed: 11-05-15

I've listened to many audio books for the long commutes but this reader is one of the very best. AWESOME dramatization and voices. Story is very entertaining!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Wards of Faerie

  • The Dark Legacy of Shannara
  • By: Terry Brooks
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,052
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 935
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 942

When the world was young, and its name was Faerie, the power of magic ruled - and the Elfstones warded the race of Elves and their lands, keeping evil at bay. But when an Elven girl fell hopelessly in love with a Darkling boy of the Void, he carried away more than her heart. Thousands of years later, tumultuous times are upon the world now known as the Four Lands. Users of magic are in conflict with proponents of science. Elves have distanced their society from the other races. The Druid order is threatened.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Call It A Comeback!

  • By Paul on 08-23-12

Different tack on the story.

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

Reviewed: 11-11-14

This book seemed different from the many previous and was interesting to listen to. Very good reader.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Heir of Sea and Fire

  • Riddle-Master Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Patricia A. McKillip
  • Narrated by: Fiona Walsh
  • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 288
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288

By the vow of her father and her own desire, Raederle was pledged to Morgon, Riddle-Master of Hed. But a year had passed since Morgon disappeared on his search for the High One at Erlenstar Mountain, and rumors claimed he was dead. Raederle set out to learn the truth for herself, though her small gift of magic seemed too slight for the perils she must face. The quest led through strange lands and dangerous adventures. Only her growing powers enabled her at last to reach Erlenstar Mountain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Series I've Ever Read! Terrible narrator!

  • By Daniel on 03-22-11

Reader choice was poor. Book otherwise great!

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

Reviewed: 10-06-14

Reader choice was very poor. Pronunciation kept changing. Couldn't keep even the names of persons the same during performance. Other than that, the books are great but I'd rather they'd chosen, or at least guided, the person in their performance. Very annoying.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Son of Neptune

  • The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two
  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,546
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,945
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,958

In The Lost Hero, three demigods named Jason, Piper, and Leo made their first visit to Camp Half-Blood, where they inherited a quest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great adventure from Rick Riordan!

  • By Dana on 10-08-11

Great for a long commute!

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

Reviewed: 10-06-14

Love these books though they're for younger audience. Great to listen to during the commute!

  • Chanur's Legacy

  • Chanur, Book 5
  • By: C. J. Cherryh
  • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

Ten years after the presence of the human Tully disrupted the crew of The Pride of Chunur, Hilfy becomes the captain and is offered a million credits to transport a small religious object to Urtur Station.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly Impressed by Production of a Good Book

  • By Sires on 08-20-12

Love these books.

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

Reviewed: 10-06-14

Great to listen to these books that I loved to read over and over long ago!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Mark of Athena

  • The Heroes of Olympus, Book 3
  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,536
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,562

Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with Percy - after six months of being apart, thanks to Hera - it looks like Camp Jupiter is preparing for war. As Annabeth and her friends Jason, Piper, and Leo fly in on the Argo II, she can’t blame the Roman demigods for thinking the ship is a Greek weapon. With its steaming bronze dragon figurehead, Leo’s fantastical creation doesn’t appear friendly. Annabeth hopes that the sight of their praetor Jason on deck will reassure the Romans.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well done continuation of this fantasy series

  • By Karissa Eckert on 08-20-13

Great for a long commute!

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

Reviewed: 10-06-14

If you get stuck traveling, this is a great way to keep you content! Recommended!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The House of Hades

  • The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4
  • By: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Nick Chamian
  • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,672
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,221

At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea's forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I really HATE it when narrators are switched

  • By amyrex2 on 10-08-13

Great listen for long commutes!

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

Reviewed: 10-06-14

Great way to spend time while getting stuck in traffic! Recommend it for fun!

  • Fool's Assassin

  • Book One of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Elliot Hill
  • Length: 27 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,116
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,866
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,860

FitzChivalry - royal bastard and former king’s assassin - has left his life of intrigue behind. As far as the rest of the world knows, FitzChivalry Farseer is dead and buried. Masquerading as Tom Badgerlock, Fitz is now married to his childhood sweetheart, Molly, and leading the quiet life of a country squire. Though Fitz is haunted by the disappearance of the Fool, who did so much to shape Fitz into the man he has become, such private hurts are put aside in the business of daily life, at least until the appearance of menacing, pale-skinned strangers casts a sinister shadow over Fitz’s past...and his future.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Please Audible for Eda & El change the narrator!!!

  • By Andre Alvarez on 01-09-15

WOW!

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

Reviewed: 09-25-14

I'd listened to the book before I got the book itself. At first disappointed as it rolled along not knowing where it was going. Then I got hooked! Very pleased to "meet" the characters I'd followed in the previous books.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Malady of Magicks

  • The Ebenezum Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Craig Shaw Gardner
  • Narrated by: Fred Goya
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

"Guxx Unfufadoo is my name. And killing wizards is my game!" Thus spoke the dreaded rhyming demon, come from the Netherhells, to munch a bunch of the great Ebenezum. Only it didn't quite work out that way. Ebenezum lived, cursed by Guxx with a mighty curse that he should henceforth be allergic to magic. So Ebenezum and his hapless apprentice Wuntvor must journey to the City of Forbidden Delights to seek a cure.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great for younger fantasy fans

  • By KC on 05-17-16

Amazingly wide range of voice...Reader excellent!

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

Reviewed: 09-18-14

Read this book so often years ago. The reader made it worth listening to again!

  • All Creatures Great and Small

  • By: James Herriot
  • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,865
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,033
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,029

In this first volume of his memoirs, then-newly-qualified vet James Herriot arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, and he has no idea what to expect. How will he get on with his new boss? The local farmers? And what will the animals think? This program is filled with hilarious and touching tales of the unpredictable Siegfried Farnon, his charming student brother Tristan, and Herriot's first encounters with a beautiful girl named Helen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Wonderful Listen--Stories That Never Get Old

  • By Sara on 09-10-14

Wonderful performance and story.

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

Reviewed: 06-03-14

Helped get me started in my own profession. Very easy listening on the long drives.