Asia W

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  • The Gods Awaken

  • The Timuras Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Allan Cole
  • Narrated by: John Hough
  • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7

The realm is tormented by catastrophe. Lord Safar Timura, the great wizard, is trapped in the doomed world of Hadin, condemned to suffer and die, over and over again. It is up to his wizard son, Prince Palimak, to stop the disaster slowly poisoning land and sea. Though he is half human and half demon, even Palimak may not possess the awesome powers needed to free Safar and discover the great lost tomb, guarded by a fierce she-beast who holds secrets to halt the terror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding!!!

  • By Asia W on 07-14-10


5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-14-10

I actually started out with book 3 and will be working my way back through this trilogy. John Hough's Narration is outstanding. The story takes so many wonderful twists and turns it's wonderful. Not predictable as many fantasy adventures can be. You'll find yourself cheering the characters along and going along on an emotional roller coaster with them a great way to spend 17 hours of your life!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl Who Heard Dragons

  • By: Anne McCaffrey
  • Narrated by: Constance Towers
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

Teenage Aramina has the unusual ability to hear dragons. Her keen perception causes dismay to her mother, who fears Aramina will desert her family and commit to living the life of a dragonrider. In the land of Pern, Aramina's family is known as the "holdless," nomads who roam the land to hide from bandits. Aramina must find a way to exploit her unique talent without sacrificing the family she loves.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • UMM Is this A Mistake??

  • By Asia W on 06-02-10

UMM Is this A Mistake??

3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-10

Like a previous reviewer stated the narration is wonderful!!! However the story is cut off midway and goes into another story about a young lady who wants to be a horse trainer but it definitely isn't the epic fantasy book I purchashed. This story is also cut off to talk about some young guy on a space station creating a holographic fantasy girl who to his surprise ends up assigned to his space station and then even that gets cut off. I wanted a 3 hour story about a girl who heard dragons this is definitely a serious let down:(

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne

  • By: David Gaider
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 699

After his mother, the beloved Rebel Queen, is betrayed and murdered by her own faithless lords, young Maric becomes the leader of a rebel army attempting to free his nation from the control of a foreign tyrant. His countrymen live in fear; his commanders consider him untested; and his only allies are Loghain, a brash young outlaw who saved his life, and Rowan, the beautiful warrior maiden promised to him since birth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Never played the game, but a good story.

  • By Joshua on 09-09-10

A Wonderful Epic Adventure

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-09-10

This book is wonderful you are immediately captivated by the story. Stephen Hoye's voice is exactly what I hoped for he paints the picture of this story beautifully. I wasn't able to stop listening. This reminds me of people sitting around the radio before the days of television. Just Fantastic!!!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful