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  • Grave Memory

  • Alex Craft Series, Book 3
  • By: Kalayna Price
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 668
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 605
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 609

As a Grave Witch, Alex solves murders by raising the dead. While she's always been on friendly terms with Death himself, lately things have become a lot more personal. But the personal takes a backseat to the professional when a string of suicides occurs in Nekros City. The shades have no memory of the days leading up to their brutal endings, so despite the very apparent suicides, this is murder. And searching for the answers might mean Alex won't have a life to remember at all....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Alex Craft is back and better than ever before!

  • By RabidReads on 08-13-12

Great addition, rushed ending

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

Reviewed: 05-08-14

Any additional comments?

Another great book in the series. The ending felt like it was a bit rushed, but looking forward to the next book.

  • The Farseer: Assassin's Apprentice

  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 17 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,496
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,317
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,345

With unforgettable characters, a sweeping backdrop, and passionate storytelling, this is a fantasy debut to rival that of Robert Jordan. Filled with adventure and bloodshed, pageantry and piracy, mystery and menace, Assassin's Apprentice is the story of a royal house and the young man who is destined to chart its course through tempests of change.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By Jake on 03-16-10

Kept waiting for something to happen

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

Reviewed: 03-12-13

Any additional comments?

The story ideas and concepts in the book where interesting and fun, and my imagination started going crazy with possibilities when they were introduced. The author never seemed to bring all the pieces together to make the story engaging enough. Many of the main characters were easy to forget and I felt a sense of relief the book was over instead of a longing to know more about what will happen next in their life.

The reading of the book is very well done. I found the voice, accent, energy, and pacing to be very pleasant.

17 of 20 people found this review helpful

  • Grave Witch

  • Alex Craft Series, Book 1
  • By: Kalayna Price
  • Narrated by: Emily Durante
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,135
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 984
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 990

Not even death can save her now. As a grave witch, Alex Craft can speak to the dead---she's even on good terms with Death himself. As a consultant for the police, she's seen a lot of dark magic, but nothing has prepared her for her latest case.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Story Narrator needs alot more practice

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-06-11

Hesitant at first, glad I stuck it out

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

Reviewed: 03-05-13

What made the experience of listening to Grave Witch the most enjoyable?

I really liked the story. I would listen to it on my way to and from work and would find myself wishing my commute was longer.

What did you like best about this story?

The story was fun and engaging enough even between action scenes.

Any additional comments?

The first time I tried to listen to it, I gave up after the first 30 minutes. I found the story to be slow and I couldn't get over the reader's voice. After giving it a second try, and getting used to the reader, I found the story to be engaging and am glad I gave it a second chance. I am also glad there is a sequel.

  • Storm Front

  • The Dresden Files, Book 1
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: James Marsters
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,319
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,276

A call from a distraught wife, and another from Lt. Murphy of the Chicago PD Special Investigation Unit makes Harry believe things are looking up, but they are about to get worse, much worse. Someone is harnessing immense supernatural forces to commit a series of grisly murders. Someone has violated the first law of magic: Thou Shalt Not Kill. Tracking that someone takes Harry into the dangerous underbelly of Chicago, from mobsters to vampires....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • ZERO STARS FOR THE NARRATOR !

  • By Randall on 03-05-19

Great story and a nice introduction to the series

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

Reviewed: 01-14-13

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

While I got this book to listen to during my daily commute, I found myself wanting to listen to it after I got home.

Any additional comments?

I found that from time to time the excitement and tone of the reader didn't match the context of the story, which threw me out of the story.