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  • Blackflame

  • Cradle, Book 3
  • By: Will Wight
  • Narrated by: Travis Baldree
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 217

Lindon has a year left. When his time runs out, he’ll have to fight an opponent that no one believes he can beat. Unless he learns sacred arts the right way, from scratch, he won’t have a chance to win, and even then, the odds are against him. In the course of their training, he and Yerin travel to the Blackflame Empire, where they fight to master an ancient power. Success means a chance at life, but failure means death. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • High Stakes Showdown done perfectly!

  • By Omni on 12-10-18

Excellent follow up

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

This book was filled with subtle humor and creative twists and turns I did not expect. Can’t wait for the next book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Transcendental Misappropriation

  • Pentacle Series, Book 1
  • By: Robert Harper
  • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204

Danny's life was going well. He had a steady job and plans to buy his own place. That was until some rogue junk mail decided he needed a change of scenery. Now Danny's got a new start in another world, and he needs to make sure he doesn't squander this opportunity at making the most of this new life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved this Book and this Audiobook!

  • By Dan on 09-08-18

Clean story! Loved it.

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

So few stories in this genre are free of sex and cursing. Had some great concepts and I love that there were no short cuts to power just knowledge.

  • Mogworld

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,857
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,632
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,626

In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn't be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He's awfully grumpy. Plus, he's been dead for about 60 years. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from eternal slumber and into a world gone terribly, bizarrely wrong, all Jim wants is to find a way to die properly, once and for all. On his side, he's got a few shambling corpses, an inept thief, and a powerful death wish. But he's up against tough odds....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Yahtzee learns to enunciate

  • By Alyssa on 10-18-12

Fun with no real story

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

The book is just a comedy of errors with British humor. Lots of sexual jokes, lots of insults. There really is no driving factor for the characters, just a series of events and angry programmers who hate their coworker who is a screwup.

  • The Bathrobe Knight: Volume 1

  • By: Charles Dean
  • Narrated by: Matthew Broadhead
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 779
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 740
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 738

Darwin, a video game addict, is sitting in his bathrobe and slippers playing his favorite MMO on a Christmas night when an uninvited guest breaks into his house to steal his belongings. After the scuffle is over he finds himself transported into one of the sword and magic RPG-style MMOs that he has always loved to play, albeit one he has never heard of, where he has to overcome trials and tribulations at every turn as he fights for his life alongside new companions.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Spoons and bathrobes rocking the battlefield

  • By Ray Johnson on 01-31-18

Could be better

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

The main character is enjoyable to listen to, the bad guys are psychopaths who are in real life Psychopaths too, they just relish causing pain. Raises the questions of could video games create real life murderers? Really creepy. The secondary character behaves like a 12 year old girl and is annoying to listen to and everything is slowly getting darker.

Not sure if I will buy the second book.

  • Path of The Calm

  • Saga of The Wolf, Book 1
  • By: Kris A. Hiatt
  • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 518
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 521

The young world of Onneron has known peace for years. But now unease has spread across the land as disagreements between factions threaten each other's way of life. The Brothers of the Onneron College dedicate themselves to higher learning and to mastering Paths of magic. They wish to remain independent, but the Onneron Church feels threatened by their ability to heal and vies to take control of their order. Treace, bullied and belittled, is unaware of the plan his deceased father has for him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid

  • By Sartorm on 10-07-16

A lot of listening for nothing

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

Reviewed: 08-22-18

Listen for hours just to realize nothing was happening. They get drunk a lot and do nothing.

  • Awaken

  • The Mortal Mage, Book 1
  • By: B. T. Narro
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 379
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378

Desil has spent his life training, but a promise to his mother has kept him from using his abilities for anything worthwhile. Now all he does is help his mother manage her tavern as his father rests in a grave. Desil knows there's at least one other mage somewhere in this territory who can do what he can; they share a connection through their magic, although they've never met. He stays up nights wondering what they might be able to accomplish together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen - Just What the Doctor Ordered!

  • By John E. Cressman on 10-10-17

Boring and

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

Reviewed: 08-22-18

Nothing happens and then the special ability is that one guy leaves a message in water, a note works just as well. the narrator sounds like he will fall asleep.

  • Super Powereds: Year 1

  • Super Powereds, Book 1
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 26 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,452
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,969
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,957

Knowledge is power. That would be the motto of Lander University, had it not been snatched up and used to death by others long before the school was founded. For while Lander offers a full range of courses to nearly all students, it also offers a small number of specialty classes to a very select few. Lander is home to the Hero Certification Program, a curriculum designed to develop students with superhuman capabilities, commonly known as Supers, into official Heroes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Series In Recent Memory

  • By Get Off My Lawn! on 10-08-16

Good concept, poor execution

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

Reviewed: 08-22-18

The book ended up focusing on sex and getting drunk. Not what I was looking for in a superhero book

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Battle Mage

  • By: Peter A. Flannery
  • Narrated by: RD Watson
  • Length: 34 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,615
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,286

The world is falling to the burning shadow of the Possessed and only the power of a battle mage can save it. But the ancient bond with dragonkind is failing. Of those that answer a summoning too many are black. Black dragons are the enemy of humankind. Black dragons are mad. Falco Dante is a weakling in a world of warriors, but worse than this, he is the son of a madman. Driven by grief, Falco makes a decision that will drive him to the brink of despair. As he tries to come to terms with his actions Falco follows his friends to the Academy of War.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it.

  • By Chiron on 01-05-18

Poor audio recording

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

Reviewed: 07-04-18

Good story and fairly good narrator. There were many spots that cut off loosing a word or three. All the names were French and that sometimes made it harder to follow.

  • Ritualist

  • Completionist Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Dakota Krout
  • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,747
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,505
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,495

The decision to start a new life is never an easy one, but for Joe the transition was far from figurative. Becoming a permanent addition to a game world, it doesn't take long to learn that people with his abilities are actively hunted. In fact, if the wrong people gained knowledge of what he was capable of, assassins would appear in droves.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ritual is necessary for us to know anything

  • By Ray Johnson on 05-18-18

Excellent as always

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

Reviewed: 06-30-18

All good thing to say. Loved it and supper excited for book 2. Just wish the structure of the monster zones was more dynamic and intermixed.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dodge Tank

  • Crystal Shards Online Series, Book 1
  • By: Rick Scott
  • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,105
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,050
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,048

Ryan's life sucks. His brother is a jerk, his mom is sick, and his legs are next to useless thanks to a neurological disorder. Plus the world ended two centuries ago from nuclear war. Now the only escape from reality being the massive VR world of Crystal Shards Online. But even in the game, Ryan's life sucks. He works as a miner, earning not nearly enough to afford the operation that will save his mom. When Ryan discovers an item that grants the ability to dodge any attack, however, he has the chance to become one of the game world's most elite and sought after players: a Dodge Tank.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Multiple Classes?! Mostly, but Multiple Classes!!

  • By Sheldon "Tech" on 06-17-18

Good, just has plot holes

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

Reviewed: 06-30-18

Good book, fun to listen to, just felt like a novice author that was so close to a great book.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful