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  • Fablehaven, Book 1

  • By: Brandon Mull
  • Narrated by: E. B. Stevens
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,739
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,439
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,463

For centuries, mystical creatures of all description were gathered to a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic in a cynical world. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually, quite the opposite... Kendra and her brother Seth have no idea their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fablehaven deserves a better narrator!

  • By Meg Barry on 07-31-14

Interesting story but worst narration.

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

Reviewed: 04-19-14

Would you try another book from Brandon Mull and/or E. B. Stevens?

Quite liked the story but couldnt get past chapter 7 as the narrator made the story grindingly boring and tedious

How did the narrator detract from the book?

As said above I think this would be a great series except for the narration. It was so bad that I have returned the book to Audible.

30 of 34 people found this review helpful

  • First Sight

  • A Novel
  • By: Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 293
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 257
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 262

First Sight is a tale of daring to take risks, and losing control just enough to have a life, when the opportunity presents itself. When two very different worlds and strong-willed people collide, everything changes in an instant, as they confront the age-old question of whether to lay oneself bare and risk intimacy - or not. Are they brave enough to face what comes next? And will they do it together or apart?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe one novel too many....

  • By Anonymous User on 07-22-13

Maybe one novel too many....

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

Reviewed: 07-22-13

Would you ever listen to anything by Danielle Steel again?

I have been reading and listening to Danielle Steel for most of my adult life and have absolutely loved most of her early books. I am so disappointed in this predictable and repetitve story though. From almost the outset it was clear what the outcome would be.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

The narrators voice was nothing special and I am suprised that Audible feels that Danielle Steel's novels should be read by males all the time.

Any additional comments?

Danielle Steel is now just writing to turn out books not so much as to entertain her audience. If you want to read/hear the real Danielle Steel listen to her early books and really enjoy what this author is capable of..

6 of 6 people found this review helpful