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  • On the Shoulders of Titans

  • Arcane Ascension, Book 2
  • By: Andrew Rowe
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 24 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,485
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,924
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,898

Corin Cadence finally has a firm reason to believe his brother, Tristan, is still alive. Unfortunately, finding more information isn’t going to be easy. Tristan appears to be entangled with a clandestine organization that calls themselves Whispers. And Corin’s last brush with the Whispers didn’t exactly end well. As much as he wants to follow that lead, Corin has more pressing problems to deal with. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fills a void.

  • By Robert Taylor on 01-18-19

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 07-16-19

this is a great storyline, and I enjoy the main character. Many of you may have seen the movie Zombieland, the main character mostly kind of reminds me of him. This story is told only Through The Eyes of the main character, giving room for lots of detail and opportunity for surprises even to us the reader. I enjoyed this book and do recommend the series if you are a fan of fantasy. Now, on to the third book I go.

  • A Thousand Li: The First Step: A Cultivation Novel

  • A Thousand Li, Book 1
  • By: Tao Wong
  • Narrated by: Travis Baldree
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 357

Long Wu Ying never expected to join a Sect or become a real cultivator. His days were spent studying, planting rice on the family farm and spending time with his friends. Fate, however, has different plans for Wu Ying and when the army arrives at his village, he and many other members of the village are conscripted. Given the opportunity to join the Verdant Green Waters Sect, Wu Ying must decide between his pedestrian, common life and the exciting, blood soaked life of a cultivator. Join Wu Ying as he takes his first step on his Thousand Li journey to become an immortal cultivator. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • nice cultivation book

  • By Steven Don Porto Carero on 06-23-19

Good read in the Taoist martial culture

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

Reviewed: 06-24-19

I did enjoy this book. it started off at a decent pace oh, and it kept my interest throughout. At times I felt the voice narration was stifled a bit with its inflections, but I feel that if you have an interest in the martial arts culture, particularly from centuries ago , you will enjoy this book and I do recommend it. I did not give it five stars just based on my own personal thoughts about what a good story is, but I cannot point out anything in particular that would stand others away

  • House of Assassins

  • Saga of the Forgotten Warrior, Book 2
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,863
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,546
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,533

Ashok Vadal was once a member of the highest caste in all of Lok. As a Protector, he devoted his life to upholding the Law, rooting out those who still practiced the old ways and delivering justice with his ancestor blade Angruvadal. None was more merciless than he in stamping out the lingering belief in gods and demons among the casteless. His brutality was legendary and celebrated. But soon Ashok learned that his life to that point had been a lie. He himself, senior member of the Protector Order, was casteless. He had been nothing more than an unwitting pawn in a political game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Saga Continues

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog dot com on 02-06-19

Great sequel

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

This is a great series that will entertain and create a renewed interest in a new world

  • Son of the Black Sword

  • Saga of the Forgotten Warrior, Book 1
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,295
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,496
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,453

After the War of the Gods, the demons were cast out and fell to the world. Mankind was nearly eradicated by the seemingly unstoppable beasts until the gods sent the great hero, Ramrowan, to save them. He united the tribes, gave them magic, and drove the demons into the sea. Ever since, the land has belonged to man, and the oceans have remained an uncrossable hell, leaving the continent of Lok isolated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Beginning to a new Epic Series

  • By Don Gilbert on 10-31-15

Great book, good character

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-27-19

this book start off with superior action, and doesn't let up to the very end. What I like most about this is even those main character seems to be nearly invincible, the author finds a way to make boner ability in his belief and his identity the main conflict of the book. I recommend it.

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  • The Cycle of Arawn

  • The Complete Trilogy
  • By: Edward W. Robertson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 65 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,010
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,046
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,041

The White Tree (book one): In Mallon the dark magic of the nether has been banned for centuries. Its users have been driven out or killed. Its secrets lost. But the holy book of the nethermancers has just been found by a boy named Dante. As he works to unlock the book's power, he's attacked in the street. The nethermancers aren't gone—and they want their book back. Caught between death cultists and the law, Dante fights for his life, aided by his growing skills and a brash bodyguard named Blays.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • In Response to the Criticism from Other Reviewers

  • By Jonah on 06-11-17

SO LONG BUT EPIC

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-16-18

Honestly, I didn't think I would enjoy this book because at the start of the book, I didn't believe the main character was a good man... Definitely not your typical hero that you want to spend three complete books. But as I gave the book more time to evolve, I realized that Dante is more complex than the typical character in a book. He is realistically written and just as complex as a real man.

The relationship between Dante and Blaze is what drives the books and the adventures. I had thought long and hard if this was a book I would want to recommend, not because I questioned if it were good enough but because it's such an epically long book. So much happens in this trilogy much like you live a decade with the characters. The book is detailed, but the details are all in action. The author doesn't spend precious moments describing the texture of a leaf but takes the time to show you how complex an adventure can become.

I do recommend this book. It's one of the best deals on audible given its quality of story, of how enjoyable it is, and how you spend so much time with the characters you begin to think of them as real people.

However, there is one moment in the last book, right after a main character dies, the narrator makes a mistake, and uses the wrong name of who is speaking. It's worth mentioning because out of the 60 plus hours there were no noticeable mistakes made but this one was a huge and obvious mistake. I listened to the moment 4 different times, at first out of disbelief of what I heard then out of sheer enjoyment that the narrator was actually human also.

I recommend this book if you want to invest in a new world... New characters, and to let the time pass... For many, many, many hours.

  • Dawn of Wonder

  • The Wakening, Book 1
  • By: Jonathan Renshaw
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 29 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,701
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 33,573
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,488

When a high-ranking officer gallops into the quiet Mistyvales, he brings a warning that shakes the countryfolk to their roots. But for Aedan, a scruffy young adventurer with veins full of fire and a head full of ideas, this officer is not what he seems. The events that follow propel Aedan on a journey that only the foolhardy or desperate would risk, leading him to the gates of the nation's royal academy - a whole world of secrets in itself. But this is only the beginning of his discoveries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Instant Favorite

  • By Joe on 03-21-16

BEST FAMILY ADVENTURE STORY

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

Reviewed: 07-12-18

akin to the high adventure of Tolkien, with the shared intimacy of Lewis, I will read this book to my daughter when she is a bit older. I loved it.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 217,164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 202,811
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202,398

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

Great!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-25-18

can't wait for the movie to come out this year. loved the book, great story

  • Ascendant: Book 1

  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,741
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,374
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,357

The Wizard's Council of Tarador was supposed to tell young Koren Bladewell that he is a wizard. They were supposed to tell everyone that he is not a jinx, that all the bad things that happen around him are because he can't control the power inside him, power he doesn't know about. The people of his village, even his parents, are afraid of him, afraid he is cursed. That he is a dangerous, evil jinx.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A skeptic entertained

  • By David M on 11-22-17

Wonderful story

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

Reviewed: 01-16-18

Enjoyed the tale spun in this book. It was perfect for a long round trip car ride... now to look for the second book so we can continue to enjoy the story.

  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72,143
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 67,712
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67,576

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore the Publisher's Summary! This is Amazing!

  • By PW on 04-12-17

Great story

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

Reviewed: 07-26-17

I don't usually do science fiction and space books however I found this one to be quite captivating with a single character of Bob split if you will and do many different personalities of Bob