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  • Renegade's Magic

  • Book Three of the Soldier Son Trilogy
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 29 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 542
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 440

Robin Hobb's thrilling Soldier Son trilogy comes to its conclusion in Renegade's Magic. Nevare Burvelle stands accused of a host of heinous crimes, including murder. And he remains under the thrall of the Speck magic that twists his psyche into a ruthless alter-ego. But all is not lost. Perhaps if he asserts control of this other self, he will emerge transformed and triumphant.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Ugh! Finally Finished!!!

  • By Krista on 12-04-15

Unexpected ending - very good

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

Reviewed: 05-15-18

I loved it. Well written and left me wanting more. Robin did a spectacular job.

  • Shaman's Crossing, Book One of the Soldier Son Trilogy

  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 24 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 792
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 607

Hugo and Nebula Award finalist Robin Hobb crafts intricate fantasy tales featuring larger-than-life characters and exotic landscapes. Nevare Burvelle was born to be a soldier in the Gernian army. But as Nevare's career takes off, his worldview alters considerably. Corruption and nepotism reign, and now Nevare questions his own ideals, wondering why he continues fighting for the empire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Epic. Need I say more?

  • By Jaime on 08-25-11

Well written and very enjoyable.

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

Reviewed: 02-04-18

I really enjoyed this. Some of the other reviews said that this trilogy was a darker style than Hobb’s normal writing, however I found it to be just as enjoyable and upbeat as the Fitz and the Fool series. Looking forward to the other 2 books in the series.

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  • The Death Cure

  • Maze Runner, Book 3
  • By: James Dashner
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,914
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,058
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,067

WICKED has taken everything from Thomas: his life, his memories, and now his only friends — the Gladers. But it's finally over. The trials are complete, after one final test. What WICKED doesn't know is that Thomas remembers far more than they think. And it's enough to prove that he can't believe a word of what they say. Thomas beat the Maze. He survived the Scorch. He'll risk anything to save his friends. But the truth might be what ends it all. The time for lies is over.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • This book sucks

  • By Stephen on 08-24-15

Disappointing finish

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

Reviewed: 07-06-15

I'm not exactly sure what I was looking for, but the ending the wither gave us was not it. It felt like, after multiple books of lead up, that it just ended.

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  • The Tyrant's Law

  • By: Daniel Abraham
  • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
  • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,065
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 979
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 979

The great war cannot be stopped. The tyrant Geder Palliako had led his nation to war, but every victory has called forth another conflict. Now the greater war spreads out before him, and he is bent on bringing peace. No matter how many people he has to kill to do it. Cithrin bel Sarcour, rogue banker of the Medean Bank, has returned to the fold. Her apprenticeship has placed her in the path of war, but the greater dangers are the ones in her past and in her soul.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • When those who know the truth tell lies.

  • By Lore on 04-27-15

Great. Still not a fan of swearing.

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

Reviewed: 05-04-15

I liked this book a lot. The plot is growing well, and the voice actor is doing a great job differentiating between players. The unnecessary swear words thrown in is unnecessary I feel and makes the whole of the book a little less in my eyes.

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  • The King's Blood

  • The Dagger and the Coin, Book 2
  • By: Daniel Abraham
  • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
  • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,326
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,222

Acclaimed author Daniel Abraham’s works have been nominated for the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award. In this compelling follow-up to The Dragon’s Path, Geder Palliako enjoys high social standing as protector to the crown prince of Antea - but a looming war threatens to change his way of life. Meanwhile, Cithrin bel Sarcour is counting her blessings: long under close surveillance, she hopes a battle will be the opportunity she needs to regain her freedom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Kept Secret in Epic Fantasy Continues

  • By Dave on 05-15-13

Great book - more language than I like

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

Reviewed: 04-15-15

I like the book, narration is great, but I'm not a fan of all of the foul language. But overall good.

  • Assassin's Quest

  • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 37 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,619
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,635

King Shrewd is dead at the hands of his son Regal. As is Fitz - or so his enemies and friends believe. But with the help of his allies and his beast magic, he emerges from the grave, deeply scarred in body and soul. The kingdom also teeters toward ruin: Regal has plundered and abandoned the capital, while the rightful heir, Prince Verity, is lost to his mad quest - perhaps to death. Only Verity's return - or the heir his princess carries - can save the Six Duchies.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I Weary of a Stupid Hero

  • By Holly Helscher on 11-04-13

Fun and fast.

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

Reviewed: 03-16-15

Fun. Moved quicker than the previous 2 and I spend a couple nights staying up WAY late listening before going to bed.