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  • The Cycle of Arawn

  • The Complete Trilogy
  • By: Edward W. Robertson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 65 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,363
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,359

The White Tree (book one): In Mallon the dark magic of the nether has been banned for centuries. Its users have been driven out or killed. Its secrets lost. But the holy book of the nethermancers has just been found by a boy named Dante. As he works to unlock the book's power, he's attacked in the street. The nethermancers aren't gone—and they want their book back. Caught between death cultists and the law, Dante fights for his life, aided by his growing skills and a brash bodyguard named Blays.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and Fun

  • By jazmaan on 09-05-15

Epic fantasy adventure...

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

Reviewed: 06-29-17

...meets typical DnD player decisions. We follow two people with more talent than they know what to do with as they stumble around saving the world (or rather their world) multiple times. The Robertson does an excellent job of giving not just each character their own story, but each civilization and race we come across at the same time. And Tim Reynolds does a just as excellent job narrating the whole thing. There's a good bit of goofiness mixed in with all of this, but it's done in just the right amount.

If your a fan of high fantasy stories, I highly recommend picking up this trilogy and listening to it.

  • KIZUMONOGATARI

  • Wound Tale
  • By: NISIOISIN
  • Narrated by: Keith Silverstein, Eric Kimerer, Cristina Vee
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 780
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 778

Around midnight, under a lonely streetlamp in a provincial town in Japan, lies a white woman, a blonde, alone, robbed of all four limbs yet undead. Indeed, a rumor's been circulating among the local girls that a vampire has come to their backwater, of all places. Koyomi Araragi, who prefers to avoid having friends because they'd lower his "intensity as a human", is naturally skeptical.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good start, even for the most critical fans.

  • By Charles McGraw on 05-27-16

Great Story, Fitting Voice Acting

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

Reviewed: 06-07-16

If you're a fan of the series, I can't recommend this performance more. Very enjoyable listen.

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  • Steelheart

  • The Reckoners, Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,169
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,211

Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills. Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He got the idea from a near traffic accident

  • By Don Gilbert on 09-26-13

Predictable, but enjoyable.

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

Reviewed: 03-24-16

The reader took some time to get used to, but as the story is written from a first person perspective, it wasn't long before I just identified him as the main character. It's predictable but very enjoyable, especially during the climax. However the predictability didn't take away from my enjoyment of the street, even though I feel like I would have enjoyed this more if I had read the actual book, instead of listening to it. Either way, I'll be continuing the series.