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  • The Last Dragon Slayer

  • Deathsworn Arc, Book 1
  • By: Martyn Stanley
  • Narrated by: Kat Rose-Martin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17

Saul Karza, wizard of the Empire, has been given a quest by the Empress herself: to find and slay a mythical noble dragon, said to be near invulnerable. Instead of leading a large band of soldiers, archers and spell casters, he sets out with two immigrant dock workers and a homeless dwarf.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I love fantasy but this book is garbage...

  • By Truffle on 02-05-18

I love fantasy but this book is garbage...

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

Reviewed: 02-05-18

I love fantasy but this book just makes you want to rip your hair out from how bad the performance and the story are sadly I can’t find anything to even help raise my opinion of the book to justify a 2 star review

  • Life Reset: A LitRPG Novel

  • New Era Online, Book 1
  • By: Shemer Kuznits
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,193
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,016
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,008

After being betrayed and cursed by an extremely rare spell, Oren, a powerful and influential player, finds himself as a first-level goblin! Without even a fraction of his previous power, he vows to pull through and have revenge on those who betrayed him. His thorough knowledge of the game's world and his unique ability to immerse himself entirely are his only advantages. But first, he must figure out how to survive long enough playing what is basically a low-level fodder monster!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All Hail Our Tiny Green Overlord!

  • By HeatherY on 11-11-17

Who doesn’t love an under dog.

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

Reviewed: 10-26-17

Life Reset does a great job exploring the often neglected game aspect of strategy game play of builing up your town and running into resource issues with a nice mix of combat and character development. The story could use a little more refining but it’s a great and enjoyable story.

For the person that complained that it’s a complete ripoff of Re:Monster they are completely wrong as that story is about a dude that dies and is reincarnated with his previous life’s ability to gain powers from eating his enemies and builds up a haram and fights other monster, the only shared aspects of these two stories is the main character is a goblin. As someone who has actually read both story, unlike the person that claimed it was plagiarism, I can honestly and truthfully say they are completely full of it and have no idea what they are talking about...

Life Reaet will have you pulling your hair out sometime asking why the MC makes some decisions he makes but if you get over that one problem you will completely enjoy it and waiting for the next one.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Warrior of Unigaea

  • Volume 1
  • By: Harmon Cooper
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott, Soundbooth Theater
  • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

Oric Rune, A Player Killer with nothing left to lose, wants nothing more than to avenge the villagers of Ducat, who were butchered before his very eyes by the Drachma Killers. But with the people of the Rune Lands encroaching on the southern cities of Unigaea, and something brewing in the sky that could prove fatal to the entire online world, Oric must make the choice between personal vengeance, and becoming the hero he is destined to be. Joining him on his epic journey are a giant Tagvornin wolf, a mute Solar Mage, and a cunning illusionist named Sam Raid.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great start to a new LitRPG series

  • By Michelle on 09-11-17

Another amazing LitRPG book by Harmon Cooper

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

Reviewed: 08-19-17

In The Last Warrior of Unigaea we follow Oric Rune as he tries to level up to take revenge on a guild of PKers that destroyed his city and killed his people while he does everything possible to avoid death because unlike other worlds in the Proxima if you die in this one you lose everything and have to start over by making a new character. This book may be shorter then his others but its filled with the same level of snarkiness and humor that we have come to expect for players in Coopers Universe. This is an extremely enjoyable listen due to the writing and the amazing narrator.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Land: Forging

  • Chaos Seeds, Book 2
  • By: Aleron Kong
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,405
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,825
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,796

The second captivating installment of Aleron Kong's Chaos Seeds series. "We are life takers and heartbreakers," Richter shouted. "Let's go!" Richter and Sion are at it again! Even more of what you loved in the first book. Leveling, world building, awesome items, and what's that you say? Sure! Why not? What's a little necrophilia between friends? Join your favorite Chaos Seed as he answers the call of adventure and deals with the invaders, greedy dwarves, and a wood elf that keeps telling him he has a pretty mouth. Welcome back, my friends! Welcome back...to The Land.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps you wanting more!

  • By Truffle on 06-21-17

Keeps you wanting more!

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

Reviewed: 06-21-17

Nick Podehl does an amazing job brining Aleron Kong's characters and world to life again making that just 5 more min before bed turn into hours. I continue to love the sarcastic humor between Richter and Sion. This book has it all video game / role playing game mechanics, amazing characters, dungeons, and monsters to kill.

13 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • Goodnight Smartphone

  • By: Arianna Huffington
  • Narrated by: Arianna Huffington
  • Length: 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,350
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,206
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,202

Exclusively written for Audible, available only in audio. Sleep is central to every part of our lives, and a good night's sleep begins by putting aside the day's worries. But in today's technology-saturated world, saying goodnight to the day is harder than ever. Allow author Arianna Huffington (Thrive, The Sleep Revolution) to guide you to a peaceful night's slumber as she performs Goodnight Smartphone: a classic tale reborn for the modern age.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • This was just painful

  • By Derrik G. on 12-17-17

Worst Listen Ever!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-17

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

This book starts out with a almost 3 min description of why she wrote it and then an extremely bad remake of Goodnight Moon...

What was most disappointing about Arianna Huffington’s story?

The almost 3 min interview at the beginning of the then bad story...

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Arianna Huffington?

I honestly cant see anyone else even wanting to read this...

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from FREE: Goodnight Smartphone?

The fist 2 min and 48 seconds...

Any additional comments?

I really wish I could remove this book from my library it was so bad.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • 14

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,303
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35,307

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't know what to expect...

  • By aaron on 08-27-12

Not what you think it will be

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

Reviewed: 08-19-15

14 is an amazing read/listen that will keep you guessing what will come next from the start. Peter Clines does an amazing job merging Mystery, Sci-Fi, & Horror into one keeping you wanting more even after the story is over. The characters are written and developed well helping to bring the story to life and helping to draw you into the story as it progresses.

This is not your typical book that once you start you will know exactly what you got yourself into or what will happen along the way, Clines does an amazing job constantly keeping you guessing as to what will happen next all the way to the end.

Ray Porter does an exceptional job bringing the characters to life as Clines envisioned them keeping them believable and making your journey with them one you will miss when it is over.

1 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Faerie Wars Chronicles

  • Ruler of the Realm
  • By: Herbie Brennan
  • Narrated by: James Daniel Wilson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

The worlds of the Faeries of the Light and the Faeries of the Night are always at war. Ruler of the Faeries of the Light Queen Holly Blue, and her brother Pyrgus, must always be on the lookout for the evil schemes of their foe from the other side, Lord Hairstreak. Queen Blue is suspicious when Hairstreak proposes a truce between the warring faeries. While they debate this treaty, the faerie demons of the night plot a hostile takeover

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator ruined this book for me

  • By Truffle on 08-19-15

Narrator ruined this book for me

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

Reviewed: 08-19-15

The first book was good and the second book was ok, Gerard Doyle is one of the best narrators and brought them to life and made the first book a joy to listen to and the second book better then it was. This book was kind of hard to listen to as it appears that James Wilson never listened to the first two books to get an idea of the way Gerard Doyle brought the characters to life and the pronunciation of the names, the whole time listening to the book I found myself turning the book off or yelling at the author because I could not stand the way James Wilson brought some of the characters to life (voices, emphasis of feelings & pronunciations of words) it was a complete struggle with the new narrator.

The author seemed to not really have an idea of what he wanted to do as he kept floundering back and forth with the characters emotions, attitudes, and total characteristics it would have been a lot easier to get through that character personality unrest as in the last book if it was Gerard Doyle but with James Wilson it was just torcher.

  • A Long Time Until Now

  • By: Michael Z. Williamson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
  • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,854
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,731
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,736

A military unit is thrust back into Paleolithic times with only their guns and portable hardware. Ten soldiers on convoy in Afghanistan suddenly find themselves lost in time. Somehow they arrived in Earth's Paleolithic Asia. With no idea how they arrived or how to get back, the shock of the event is severe. They discover groups of the similarly displaced: imperial Romans, Neolithic Europeans, and a small cadre of East Indian peasants.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Different Than Expected--But an Excellent Listen !

  • By C. Hartmann on 06-11-15

Extremely Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 06-14-15

I enjoyed the over all story and premise of the book and character development. Some will say that it's a slow beginning but the buildup of the situation and to introduce each characters abilities with a likelihood of believability the slow start was a necessity. I do have to say Cassie was a horrible character with the constant whining and complaining about how she was afraid someone was going to rape her with not proof or storyline to back up those claims was quite annoying and not needed, her character development could have been taken in another direction to show she hated men and still had a decent character, her character nearly ruined the book for me but thankfully the other female and male characters were written and portrayed better that kept me listening.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Fold

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,580
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,606
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27,560

The folks in Mike Erikson's small New England town would say he's just your average, everyday guy. And that's exactly how Mike likes it. Sure, the life he's chosen isn't much of a challenge to someone with his unique gifts, but he's content with his quiet and peaceful existence. That is, until an old friend presents him with an irresistible mystery, one that Mike is uniquely qualified to solve.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fun premise, great performance, weak story

  • By J. Klinghoffer on 08-06-15

Absolutely Awesome!!!

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

Reviewed: 06-10-15

Peter Clines has done it again creating another amazing story that keeps one interested and wanting more. I sure hope he is working on it planning on another one in this same story line.

The Fold is set in the same universe as 14. The story focuses on an individual who is evaluating the progress of a group of scientist involved in developing teleportation / transportation gate technology. The story takes a strange twist forcing them all to band together and try and save the world from the scientists mistake of playing with science they didn't understand.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Syndrome

  • The Kingdom Keepers Collection
  • By: Ridley Pearson
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd, Amy McFadden, Whitney Dykhouse, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

When Amanda travels east to Orlando on a hunch, she's met with the worst news possible. Kingdom Keeper Finn Whitman is missing. Calling on her own gift (she's telekinetic), her sister Jess' ability to dream the future, and their fellow Fairlie Mattie Weaver's unexplained ability to read minds through physical contact, the three gifted girls must navigate treachery, deception, and the stubborn, unwilling parents of the missing Keepers if they're to save their friends.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-12-16

A different kind of Kingdom Keepers

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

Reviewed: 04-13-15

Overall I enjoyed the story I don't think it needed the multiple narrators I don't think it added any benefits to the story as I kind of couldn't even differentiate between the multiple narrators while listening to the story so that's the reason why I don't think it really needed the multiple narrators. It definitely is a different style the original Kingdom Keepers books but seeing as it's taken from the three fairleys perspective it was enjoyable. As with all of his other books he leaves you on the edge at the very end leaving you waiting for the next book.