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  • Midnight's Kiss

  • Elder Races, Book 8
  • By: Thea Harrison
  • Narrated by: Sophie Eastlake
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,161

Ever since their scorching affair ended years ago, Julian, the Nightkind King, and Melisande, daughter of the Light Fae Queen, have tried to put the past behind them - and distance between them. But when a war breaks out between Julian and Justine, a powerful Vampyre of the Nightkind council, they find themselves thrown together under treacherous circumstances....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Elder Races Baby!!!

  • By NEW NAME on 05-07-15

Midnight's Kiss

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

Reviewed: 06-10-15

I have loved all of Thea Harrison's books. Great writer!! Well written as normal and always delivers a well written story. Thank you!!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • On My Knees

  • By: Meredith Wild
  • Narrated by: William Munt, Jennifer Mack
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 546
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 509
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 504

Haunted by the responsibility of caring for her troubled family, Maya Jacobs gave the only answer she could when Cameron asked her to marry him. Years later, entrenched in a soulless professional routine, she distracts herself from the lingering regret of her decision with a "work hard, play hard" lifestyle that guarantees no man will ever find his way into her heart again.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Very disapointing with little to like

  • By Susan H. on 07-04-16

On my knees is nothing like her other books

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

Reviewed: 05-20-15

Disappointed! Nothing like your other books. I struggled all the way to the end thinking it would get better. The story line was blah... She needed her mother! Not happy with that. The only visit with her other relative was horrible. Then Cams parents the way they were. Plus he wasn't a take charge guy like his lifestyle portrayed him. Sorry this didn't cut it for me. Love your other books you are a great writer!! Can't wait until November to read the last of that series!! Thanks

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Insurgent

  • Divergent, Book 2
  • By: Veronica Roth
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,607
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,114
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20,246

One choice can transform you - or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves - and herself - while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent but not as interesting as Divergent

  • By Lore on 03-08-14

Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

Would you listen to Insurgent again? Why?

Yes! This series is coming together. It makes since and has a good story line.

Who was your favorite character and why?

"4" Tabias

What about Emma Galvin’s performance did you like?

Emma has done a good job.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

Any additional comments?

I will buy book 3 and 4 and so on..

  • Divergent

  • By: Veronica Roth
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,049
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,620
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,822

In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue - Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is - she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It's not for me. Loved it anyway.

  • By Grant on 05-24-12

Divergent

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

I remember the first time I listened to Emma as a reader. I wasn't quite sure I liked her. This is my second time listening to this series and its smoother this time. I think because I listen to a lot of different readers, sometimes it's hard to let one go and adapt to a new one. Emma has done a GREAT job!!

  • The Fiery Heart

  • Bloodlines, Book 4
  • By: Richelle Mead
  • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer, Alden Ford
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,397
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,252
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,249

Sydney Sage is an alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. In the Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do. And in one breathtaking moment that Richelle Mead fans will never forget, she made a decision that shocked even her...But the struggle isn't over for Sydney. As she navigates the aftermath of her life-changing decision, she still finds herself pulled in too many directions at once.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Turned it on...Turned it off :'(

  • By Debbie  on 12-05-13

The Fiery Heart: Bloodlines, Book 4

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

Would you listen to The Fiery Heart again? Why?

I would listen again and will before reading or listening to the next..

What other book might you compare The Fiery Heart to and why?

One of a kind! It's theatrical, drama, love, action, mystery..

Which character – as performed by Emily Shaffer – was your favorite?

Sydney!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Sydney decides to go to Adrian, and who cares who knows...! The fact he loves her enough to try and fix himself, and of course Quoting SYDNEY: " BRING IT ON"!!! LOVE IT!!! Can't wait to see what she endures and overcomes!!

Any additional comments?

Waiting on the next book! Love Richelle Mead, GREAT WRITER!!!

  • The Indigo Spell

  • A Bloodlines Novel
  • By: Richelle Mead
  • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,470
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,326
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch - a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Adrian ADRIAN A D R I A N

  • By Bee on 02-26-13

The Indigo Spell: A Bloodlines Novel, Book 3

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

If you could sum up The Indigo Spell in three words, what would they be?

ABOUT TIME!!! S + A

What did you like best about this story?

Sydney and Adrian! Despite right or wrong in the eyes of others they go with their HEART!!!

Have you listened to any of Emily Shaffer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have listened and she is GREAT as always!!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Excited to read the next...

Any additional comments?

Keep them coming!!

  • The Golden Lily

  • A Bloodlines Novel
  • By: Richelle Mead
  • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,682
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,506

Tough, brainy alchemist Sydney Sage and doe-eyed Moroi princess Jill Dragomir are in hiding at a human boarding school in the sunny, glamorous world of Palm Springs, California. The students - children of the wealthy and powerful - carry on with their lives in blissful ignorance, while Sydney, Jill, Eddie, and Adrian must do everything in their power to keep their secret safe. But with forbidden romances, unexpected spirit bonds, and the threat of Strigoi moving ever closer, hiding the truth is harder than anyone thought.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Excellent Sequel!

  • By Felicity Fairchild on 06-15-12

The Golden Lily: Bloodlines, Book 2

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

What did you love best about The Golden Lily?

Sydney seems to start realizing her feelings for Adrian

What other book might you compare The Golden Lily to and why?

One of a Kind!

Which character – as performed by Emily Shaffer – was your favorite?

Emily in my head sounds like Sydney and at times like Rose..

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes it was!

Any additional comments?

GREAT SERIES!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Bloodlines

  • By: Richelle Mead
  • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,554

When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. But at their new school, the drama is only just beginning. Populated with new faces as well as familiar ones, Bloodlines explores all the friendship, romance, battles and betrayals that made the #1 New York Times best-selling Vampire Academy series so addictive - this time in a part-vampire, part-human setting....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • VA fans will be thrilled!

  • By Felicity Fairchild on 08-30-11

Bloodlines Book 1 Richelle Mead

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I do recommend this Book/Ebook/and Audible to all my friends!!!

What did you like best about this story?

That I learned more about Sydney! See Bloodlines is Book 1 in this newest series, however A VAMPIRE ACADEMY 1-6 starts another story and before it's over Sydney is revealed and you soon want to know what happens to her..

What about Emily Shaffer’s performance did you like?

I do like Emily as a reader!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes it was!!

Any additional comments?

Started reading bought the second and third and finished all since Christmas Day! As always, Can't wait until the next!!!

  • Revealed

  • House of Night, Book 11
  • By: P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 858
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 862

Drastically altered after her fall at the end of Hidden, Neferet is now more dangerous than ever - and her quest for vengeance will wreak havoc on humans, as well as Zoey and her friends. Chaos is loosed in Tulsa and the House of Night is blamed. Can Zoey stop Neferet in time to keep her anger from escalating to full-on war? Or will someone else have to step in to take the fall?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Little Off for the writers

  • By Hope on 11-11-13

Revealed: House of Night, Book 11

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

If you could sum up Revealed in three words, what would they be?

Excitement, Thrilling, and Mystified

What other book might you compare Revealed to and why?

I have none other to compare it to. One of a kind!

Have you listened to any of Caitlin Davies’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

When I first started listening to Caitlin Davies's I didn't like her.. I soon realized she is a great reader. The reason I didn't like her at first was because the reader had changed. In the first book MARKED, Edwina Wren was the reader and I recognized her the best for ZOEY!! I still do! I will buy more books based her as the reader,Edwina WrenA++++++++++!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

OF course!! I listened through book 1-11 as I'm sure I will re-read book 11 before reading 12 in October of 2014

Any additional comments?

Waiting on REDEEMED! The final novel in the HoN series...OCTOBER 2014
I'm a little Sad it's gonna be over, I'm also eager to know who wins... Light or Darkness...

2 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Hidden

  • A House of Night Novel, Book 10
  • By: P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,017

Neferet’s true nature has been revealed to the Vampyre High Council, so Zoey and the gang might finally get some help in defending themselves and their beloved school against a gathering evil that grows stronger every day. And they’ll need it, because Neferet’s not going down without a fight. Chaos reigns at the House of Night.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love the enthusiasm when reading this book

  • By pet friendly on 07-13-15

Hidden: A House of Night Novel, Book 10

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

Reviewed: 01-02-14

What did you love best about Hidden?

Sylvia Redbird has more parts to this book. The twins are no longer TWINS.. there are more things I loved to learn, but I think the reader needs to learn by reading the book and me not telling all the goodies upfront...

Who was your favorite character and why?

Zoey is always my favorite, then Stark!

Which character – as performed by Caitlin Davies – was your favorite?

She is a better reader for Stevie Rae. Her voice sounds more like she's from Texas as well.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When I thought Neferet would succeed in the death of Sylvia Redbird..

Any additional comments?

Waiting on REDEEMED! The final novel in the HoN series...OCTOBER 2014
I'm a little Sad it's gonna be over, I'm also eager to know who wins... Light or Darkness...