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  • Locke & Key

  • By: Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez
  • Narrated by: Haley Joel Osment, Tatiana Maslany, Kate Mulgrew, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,805
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,357
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,343

Based on the best-selling, award-winning graphic novel series Locke & Key - written by acclaimed suspense novelist Joe Hill ( NOS4A2, Horns) and illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez - this multicast, fully dramatized audio production brings the images and words to life.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • don't waste your time/money

  • By Kyle Warren on 01-23-19

don't waste your time/money

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

Reviewed: 01-23-19

everything about this book/audiobook was horrible. story was just an edge feast trying to make each new situation worse than the last. I'd say nearly 10% of this audiobook is crying or screaming. Another 10% being music randomly played for 20 seconds to over a min straight transitioning between scenes. At times there will be a struggle situation and it isn't clear what happened until later when you find out one of the characters is still alive. just overall a horrible story and horrible production . It's like listening to a movie playing in the next room over.

52 of 54 people found this review helpful

  • 14

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,549
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,578
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37,580

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Overrated

  • By David on 04-03-13

unexpectantly great

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

Reviewed: 05-24-18

started out slow not expecting where it would go. great writing with a slow build up to a great 2nd half. highly recommended.

0 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Mechanical

  • The Alchemy Wars
  • By: Ian Tregillis
  • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
  • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 900
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 818

Soon after the Dutch scientist and clockmaker Christiaan Huygens invented the very first Clakker in the seventeenth century, the Netherlands built a whole mechanical army. It wasn't long before a legion of clockwork fusiliers marched on Westminster, and the Netherlands became the world's sole superpower.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great book that goes nowhere.

  • By Eric Kimball on 07-07-16

Decent story, disgusting cursing

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

Reviewed: 05-21-18

The story was interesting, but I couldn't get past the author's disgusting cursing of Christ. The author clearly wanted to push their hate filled agenda against Christianity by putting characters in situations where they ask God to help them and no help arrises. The author also uses other characters to curse Christ's name is grotesque manners I won't even mention. This could have been a great story, but these two areas ruined this story for me.

  • An Unwelcome Quest

  • Magic 2.0, Book 3
  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,989
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,782
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,763

Ever since Martin Banks and his fellow computer geeks discovered that reality is just a computer program to be happily hacked, they've been jaunting back and forth through time, posing as medieval wizards and having the epic adventures that other nerds can only dream of having. But even in their wildest fantasies, they never expected to end up at the mercy of the former apprentice whom they sent to prison for gross misuse of magic and all-around evil behavior.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • An Unwelcome Storyline…

  • By B-Ry on 07-15-16

Not as good as the 1st book

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

Reviewed: 04-30-18

Feels like as this series progresses the story gets less amusing. I loved the 1st book and 2nd was ok. this book felt like half of it was repeating just to be filler enough to be considered a book. I think I'm done with this series.

  • The Desert Spear

  • By: Peter V. Brett
  • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
  • Length: 26 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,409
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,576
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,572

The world remains under siege by demonkind stalking the land when the sun goes down. But a new hero has risen from the desert. Claiming to be the mythical Deliverer, Ahmann Jardir now rides alongside the allied desert tribes of Krasia. Jardir and his fellows are on an epic quest to vanquish the demons plaguing the world and bring humanity back from the brink of extinction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth My Credit

  • By Lauffeuer on 05-27-10

3.5/5 - stop all the raping geeze

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

Reviewed: 01-23-18

good story other than all the rape. just leave that crap out and it would be 5/5

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

  • By: Washington Irving
  • Narrated by: Alan Munro
  • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 106

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is the most famous supernatural wild chase in all of literature. One of the best-known American short stories, this tale has been produced countless times for television and film. A Halloween classic!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Easy to listen to..

  • By G00fn0ff on 03-12-19

narrator too monotone and dry

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

Reviewed: 07-31-17

story was too detailed on food, daydreaming and animals and their features. narrator was very dry and monotone.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Blinding Knife

  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,494
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,993
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,989

Gavin Guile is dying. He'd thought he had five years left - now he has less than one. With 50,0000 refugees, a bastard son, and an ex-fiancée who may have learned his darkest secret, Gavin has problems on every side. All magic in the world is running wild and threatens to destroy the Seven Satrapies. Worst of all, the old gods are being reborn, and their army of color wights is unstoppable. The only salvation may be the brother whose freedom and life Gavin stole 16 years ago.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Much Better

  • By David S. on 09-16-12

Sequel was better than the 1st book

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

Reviewed: 01-26-17

Wonderful series; can't get enough. Much better than game of thrones. can't wait to start the 3rd.

  • The Black Prism

  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 21 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,419
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,948
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,935

Gavin Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserve a tenuous peace. But Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live: five years to achieve five impossible goals. But when Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • original and entertaining

  • By LornaDavis on 09-19-16

a bit vague to begin, but grows on you.

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

Reviewed: 01-18-17

The story starts out a bit confusing until puzel pieces start falling into place. As the story progresses you won't want to let go. The narrator is great with switching voices and keeping you waiting for the next chapter.

  • The Way of Shadows

  • Night Angel Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 21 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,688
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,366
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,386

For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art---and he is the city's most accomplished artist, his talents required from alleyway to courtly boudoir. For Azoth, survival is precarious, something you never take for granted. As a guild rat, he's grown up in the slums and learned to judge people quickly---and to take risks. Risks like apprenticing himself to Durzo Blint. But to be accepted, Azoth must turn his back on his old life and embrace a new identity and name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shockingly good.

  • By Jake on 08-25-09

slow start; continually gets better.

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

Reviewed: 09-20-16

It was a bit hard to want to continue at the start, but after about an hour it became intriguing. Ready to start the next book.