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  • Firefight

  • The Reckoners, Book 2
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,412
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,540
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,510

Newcago is free. They told David it was impossible, that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet Steelheart - invincible, immortal, unconquerable - is dead. And he died by David's hand.Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life simpler. Instead, it only made David realize he has questions. Big ones. And no one in Newcago can give him answers.Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan, has possibilities, though.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like a cherry on top of a Sundae in the North Pole

  • By Zenpaca on 01-16-15

Excellent sequel to Steelheart!

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

Reviewed: 02-04-16

Excellent sequel to Steelheart. David and Megan make a great team! Jonathan Phaedrus a.k.a. Prof is an awesome hero/anti-hero. I hope David will be able to save Prof from himself. I can't wait for Book 3, Calamity. This is such a fun series to read...thank you Brandon Sanderson for creating another interesting world with well developed characters Please keep the fantastic works coming!

MacLeod Andrews does a fine job of narration. I will be sure to look for other works that he narrates.

  • The Fires of Heaven

  • Book Five of The Wheel of Time
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 36 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,176
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10,560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,593

In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times best seller The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The fires of Heaven

  • By Jeff on 05-28-05

The saga continues, and the story progresses...

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

Reviewed: 12-17-13

There was a lot of movement in the story, finally! To me, it seemed that there was a lot happening but in a short period of time. But this one helps to give you a sense of how much time has progressed and you see the characters, especially Matt and Rand grow.Great installment to this series. It resolved some conflicts and situations while leaving you wondering about some new events and the future of the characters and their world. It is truly an epic saga and I am looking forward reading the sixth book in the series next! The narration in this series is top-notch too. Kudos to Michael Kramer and Kate Reading!

  • Magic of Thieves

  • Legends of Dimmingwood, Book 1
  • By: C. Greenwood
  • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 202
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 186

In a province where magic is forbidden and its possessors are murdered by the magickless, young Ilan has only one hope for survival. Concealment. In the shadow of Dimmingwood, she finds temporary protection among a band of forest brigands led by the infamous outlaw Rideon the Red Hand. Will lan's magic and the power of her enchanted bow be enough to save her?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narrator, maybe good story

  • By Brian on 06-11-15

Didn't spark any feelings or emotions.

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

Reviewed: 12-17-13

It's hard to tell if it is the story or the narration, but I do not get any feelings or emotions when listening to this story. The cover makes the story look cool, but the narration is kind of flat and it made it hard to stay interested. It was hard to tell which sentences had exclamations, which sentences were meant to convey sadness, thrill or anything. It felt like listening to a monotone lecture. I was very disappointed in both the story, which seems to progress slowly and the narration. I am still not sure where the story is leading the reader to. I think I will try to pick up this up again in a month or two and read it on my Kindle rather than listen to it and see if makes a difference. If I wasn't so hard-nosed about finishing books, this would have probably ended up on my DNF list, if I had a DNF list.

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