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  • Kiss the Dead

  • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 21
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,244
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,128

When a 15-year-old girl is abducted by vampires, it’s up to U.S. Marshal Anita Blake to find her. And when she does, she’s faced with something she’s never seen before: a terrifyingly ordinary group of people - kids, grandparents, soccer moms - all recently turned and willing to die to avoid serving a master. And where there’s one martyr, there will be more.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Weak Link in the Anita Blake Series

  • By pewter on 06-07-12

Disappointment

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

Reviewed: 06-09-12

I gotta say this book was a serious disappointment, it seems like half the book was nothing but sex scenes and the plot itself was half hearted at best. The entire plot was basically what would have been a only a small scene in many books. I saw some of the other comments and have to agree that this really did feel like an "abridged" book. If things don't change, I'm seriously considering calling it quits on the series.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Deadly Descendant

  • Nikki Glass, Book 2
  • By: Jenna Black
  • Narrated by: Sophie Eastlake
  • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 248

As a living descendant of Artemis the Huntress, private investigator Nikki Glass knows how to track someone down. But when an Oracle shows up, warning the Descendants about wild dog attacks in Washington, D.C., Nikki is afraid it might be a trap. The Olympians believe the "dogs" are really jackals, controlled by a blood-crazed descendant of the Egyptian death-god Anubis. Whatever. If Nikki hopes to muzzle Dogboy, she's got to catch him in the act.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED IT!

  • By decembergrit on 05-29-12

Deadly Descendant

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

Reviewed: 05-27-12

Definitely a good book. We get to learn more about Emma, and the side effects of her prolonged captivity, as well as more about Nikki's powers and her self destructive childhood. I'm looking for the next book in this series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Siren Song

  • Blood Singer Series, Book 2
  • By: Cat Adams
  • Narrated by: Arika Escalona
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191

In Celia Graves's world, vampires roam the alleys of Tinseltown, street-corner psychics have real powers, and cops use memory enhancement spells. But Celia thought she was an ordinary human, albeit one with a clairvoyant best friend and a ghostly little sister. The vampire attack that made Celia an abomination forces her to take food in liquid form and gives a whole new meaning to the word "sunburn". She's slowly adjusting (therapy sessions and all), when she discovers that the attack awakened a hidden part of her heritage....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting read

  • By Andrew on 05-24-12

Interesting read

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

Reviewed: 05-24-12

Would you consider the audio edition of Siren Song to be better than the print version?

Definitely better than the prin, I get all my books as audiobooks just so I can listen to them

Who was your favorite character and why?

Celia, she just keeps pushing through adversity which is pretty impressive.

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

No, but I did manage to finish it within a couple days

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Song

  • Blood Singer, Book 1
  • By: Cat Adams
  • Narrated by: Arika Escalona
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 272
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 247

Bodyguard Celia Graves has definitely accepted her share of weird assignments, both human and supernatural. But her newest job takes the cake. Guarding a prince from terrorists and religious fundamentalists is hard enough, but it seems like the entire supernatural world is after this guy too. When she is betrayed by those she is employed to help, and everything goes horribly wrong, Celia wakes to find herself transformed. Neither human nor vampire, Celia has become an abomination-something that should not exist-and now both human and supernatural alike want her dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good start to a series!

  • By Julie on 09-07-12

Blood Song

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

Reviewed: 05-15-12

What did you love best about Blood Song?

Seemed unpredictable, and left you with a huge cliffhanger at the end.

What other book might you compare Blood Song to and why?

Chicagoland vampires because she gets turned into a damphir(I think that's the right word) and has to figure out how to live her life after an abrupt shift in her life,which also happens in the Chicagoland vampire series.

Any additional comments?

Definitely a interesting book, I'd recommend it.

6 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Tricked

  • The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 4
  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,374
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10,576
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,545

Druid Atticus O’Sullivan hasn’t stayed alive for more than two millennia without a fair bit of Celtic cunning. So when vengeful thunder gods come Norse by Southwest looking for payback, Atticus, with a little help from the Navajo trickster god Coyote, lets them think that they’ve chopped up his body in the Arizona desert. But the mischievous Coyote is not above a little sleight of paw, and Atticus soon finds that he’s been duped into battling bloodthirsty desert shape-shifters called skinwalkers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hooked in an Instant

  • By Nicholas on 04-24-12

Another Hit

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

Reviewed: 04-26-12

I've been hooked on this series since I saw it on audible last year, and I gotta say that Kevin Hearne has exceeded my expectations in each of his books. You won't be disappointed.

13 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Inheritance

  • The Inheritance Cycle, Book 4
  • By: Christopher Paolini
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 31 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,250
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,325

Not so very long ago, Eragon - Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider - was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders. months of training and battle have brought victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. And still, the real battle lies ahead: they must confront Galbatorix. When they do, they will have to be strong enough to defeat him. And if they cannot, no one can.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All the reviews had me worried for nothing!

  • By Robert on 05-10-12

Great series however....

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

Reviewed: 11-09-11

The last book pretty much ruined it for me. It felt like he was trying too hard to tie things up and didn't do the story justice.

17 of 35 people found this review helpful