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  • The Burning Page

  • The Invisible Library, Book 3
  • By: Genevieve Cogman
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 262
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261

Never judge a book by its cover...Due to her involvement in an unfortunate set of mishaps between the dragons and the Fae, Librarian spy Irene is stuck on probation, doing what should be simple fetch-and-retrieve projects for the mysterious Library. But trouble has a tendency to find both Irene and her apprentice, Kai - a dragon prince - and, before they know it, they are entangled in more danger than they can handle...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do I smell a seris?

  • By Stephanie on 02-06-17

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 02-20-17

Another great book in the Invisible Library series. Full of intrigue and great fun. I throughly enjoyed listening to this latest installment and can't wait for the next one.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hades: The History, Origins and Evolution of the Greek God

  • By: Charles River Editors, Jesse Harasta
  • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
  • Length: 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

The Greek god Hades is something of an enigma. On the one hand, people can view him through a lens that was a byproduct of the Christian tradition: as a terrifying lord of death seated upon his ebony throne, an unseen force of power moving through the world. Certainly, many of the ancient Greeks themselves saw the god in this light.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Okay, but not great.

  • By Mercy on 01-17-17

Okay, but not great.

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

Reviewed: 01-17-17

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Not really. It was okay, but not entirely enjoyable.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Michael Gilboe?

Someone better at pronouncing Greek names and words in general. His manner of speaking was distracting and he sometimes pronounced words in such a strange way that I had to stop the book in order to figure out what he was trying to say.

Do you think Hades: The History, Origins and Evolution of the Greek God needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Yes, this book only gives a brief overview of the many aspects of Hades character and his role in Greek beliefs. Its a good start for a novice, but nothing groundbreaking was said.