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  • Before Luck Runs Out

  • The Chanmyr Chronicles Series, Book 2
  • By: TJ Muir
  • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

For 14 years Jedda's home has been in the shadows and alleys of Tatak Rhe-city of the wealthy, powerful, and corrupt. He scrounges for survival in dirty clothes that don't keep him warm, and he relies in his nimble fingers to keep himself fed. But, buried in his blood lies the gift of magic: an invisible hand guiding his life. Cold and hungry, he nicks the coin purse of the wrong man. Karrahk is one of the city's powerful rulers. The man looks into Jedda's green eyes and at the tawny skin that betrays a hidden heritage. He makes a decision that will change a hungry boy's life forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of intrigue.

  • By Caro on 09-05-18

Lots of intrigue.

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

Who’s good and who’s bad that’s a problem our hero has a hard time figuring out. Will keep you reading.

  • Dragon Trials

  • Return of the Darkening, Volume 1
  • By: Ava Richardson
  • Narrated by: Tiffany Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

High-born Agathea Flamma intends to bring honor to her family by following in her brothers' footsteps and taking her rightful place as a Dragon Rider. With her only other option being marriage, Thea will not accept failure. She's not thrilled at her awkward, scruffy partner, Seb, but their dragon has chosen, and now the unlikely duo must learn to work as a team.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dragon trials

  • By Zoe on 02-19-17

Good Read

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

This book is a lot of fun to read. Without spoiling anything it’s a story about a noble blooded girl and a blacksmiths son. They’ve been chosen to ride a dragon together. They of course have trouble in trying to relate. Not only boy/ girl but rank as well. The relationship between the two make the beginning of the book fun. The remains are just as entertaining but they work out their differences by chap. 12. Have fun!

  • Fury of Fire

  • Dragonfury, Book 1
  • By: Coreene Callahan
  • Narrated by: Benjamin L. Darcie
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,051
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,842
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,857

A clandestine race of half-dragon, half-humans known as dragon-shifters lives among us. Bastian, leader of the Nightfury dragon clan, is sworn to protect humankind at all costs. For him, honor and duty always come first. When the clan dictates he take a human mate to sire a son, he falters, aware that for a human to birth a dragon-shifter she must die. Myst, the woman given into his care, is the most extraordinary he’s ever met, and though he can’t bear the thought of harming her, he is bound by duty.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The good, the bad and the ugly.

  • By Teresa on 06-04-13

A lot of fun to read.

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

Reviewed: 04-18-18

This book is a lot of fun to read. It is very well written and performed admirably by Benjamin L Darcy.

  • The Congruent Apprentice

  • The Congruent Mage, Book 1
  • By: Dave Schroeder
  • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 468
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 439
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 436

Young wizards coming of age in a time of war... Will they be ready? Eynon was excited to leave his village and set off on his wander year. He’d turned sixteen today, and hoped for at least a few adventures. At high noon, he arrived a crossroads and saw a shimmer of silver in the mud. It was a thin and dirty oval, about the size of his palm. He washed it with squirts of water from his goatskin, then marveled at what was revealed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Looking forward to the next book

  • By Capt. Sea on 03-17-18

Excellent book, except it ended in...

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

Reviewed: 04-18-18

I would have given this book an overall five star rating if it and ended in a cliffhanger like it. The book is very well written and performed admirably by the narrator I think you could not ask for anything more and a fantasy novel. I hated to only give it four stars for the story because the story is very very entertaining.

  • The Alpha King

  • By: Victoria Sue
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 355
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337

The Kingdom of Askara has been torn apart by conflict for centuries, where humans exist as subservient beings to their werewolf masters. Legend says it will only be able to heal itself when an Alpha King and a pure omega are mated and crowned together, but a pure omega hasn't been born in over a thousand years. Luca is an Alpha-heir eagerly awaiting the choosing ceremony on his 25th birthday and the gifts granted by whichever omega he mates.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best MPREG book I've read so far!

  • By Deanna Weatherstein on 06-17-17

OMG WHAT? Loved it....

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

Reviewed: 01-27-18

I’m not very good at giving reviews. But if you like Gay themed books that are funny, very wittily written and a great read. Then this book is for you. I don’t usually like these kind of books because a lot of times they have something I dislike. A very effeminate narrator, or writing with tired cliches like “ You go girl”, or “ Snap” etc. There’s nothing wrong with this kind of writing of course. It’s just not me. But this was written and narrated fantastically. The narrator was superb, using feminine voice when it was called for, but was able to use many different inflections for different characters. All I can really say is try it. There’s enough sex to keep those of you who like a steamy romp happy. While keeping the great story going and not getting bogged down. A SUPERB READ. I can’t wait for the next book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Secondborn

  • Secondborn, Book 1
  • By: Amy A. Bartol
  • Narrated by: Kate Reinders
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,878
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,697
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,705

Firstborns rule society. Secondborns are the property of the government. Thirdborns are not tolerated. Long live the Fates Republic. On Transition Day, the second child in every family is taken by the government and forced into servitude. Roselle St. Sismode's eighteenth birthday arrives with harsh realizations: she's to become a soldier for the Fate of Swords military arm of the Republic during the bloodiest rebellion in history, and her elite firstborn mother is happy to see her go.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Bella Swan's Cousin

  • By A. Capito on 02-14-18

What a good book.....

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

Reviewed: 08-07-17

Would you listen to Secondborn again? Why?

I'm not used to plain modern day Sci Fi / Fantasy,but...... I was intrigued by the short summary of this book and decided to give it a try. I was inno way disappointed. The plot line is new and original. The action is mostly fast paced. The suspense is palpable. Bravo!!!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Secondborn?

The end is very surprising.

Which scene was your favorite?

Again I would say the ending. Although as with most books I TrueType enjoy,I wanted it to go on and on....

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Hard to say. I'm not much of a movie buff..

Any additional comments?

Exceptional story and narration.

14 of 18 people found this review helpful

  • The Dark Ability

  • By: D. K. Holmberg
  • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 329

Rsiran is a disappointment to his family, gifted with the ability to Slide. It is a dark magic, one where he can transport himself wherever he wants, but using it will only turn him into the thief his father fears. Forbidden from Sliding, he's apprenticed under his father as a blacksmith where lorcith, a rare, precious metal with arcane properties, calls to him, seducing him into forming forbidden blades. When discovered, he's banished, sentenced indefinitely to the mines of Ilphaesn Mountain.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Decent but had potential to be grand

  • By Ashley A. Bettinger on 07-23-17

Great Read......

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

Reviewed: 08-02-17

I didn't think I'd like this book at first, but I decided to give it a go. By the end of the second chapter, I was a fan. This book is such a gem.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sufficiently Advanced Magic

  • Arcane Ascension, Book 1
  • By: Andrew Rowe
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 21 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,482
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,496
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,456

Five years ago Corin Cadence's brother entered the Serpent Spire - a colossal tower with ever-shifting rooms, traps, and monsters. Those who survive the spire's trials return home with an attunement: a mark granting the bearer magical powers. According to legend, those few who reach the top of the tower will be granted a boon by the spire's goddess. He never returned. Now it's Corin's turn. He's headed to the top floor, on a mission to meet the goddess.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good book

  • By Jason N. on 07-20-17

Where's the next Book!!! I can't wait!!!

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

Reviewed: 07-14-17

What made the experience of listening to Sufficiently Advanced Magic the most enjoyable?

The book is very well written. But more important the story is completely original. I love fantasy books but have come to expect basically the same story, just different names and places. This book, while being a little like that, has a completely original story line. I am very impressed. I can't wait to continue the adventure.....

Who was your favorite character and why?

Sara. She is a complete mystery to me.

Which character – as performed by Nick Podehl – was your favorite?

Can't really say. They all were very good.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laugh. It was not really funny, but made me smile.

9 of 13 people found this review helpful

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  • Unbreakable

  • The Legion
  • By: Kami Garcia
  • Narrated by: Candice Accola
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 111

When Kennedy Waters finds her mother dead, she doesn't realize that paranormal forces are responsible - not until mysterious identical twins Jared and Lukas Lockhart break into her room and destroy a deadly spirit sent to kill her. Kennedy learns that her mother's death was no accident, and now she has to take her place in the Legion of the Black Dove - a secret society whose five members were all murdered on the same night, leaving the Legion in the hands of the next generation: a misfit group with unique skills.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed it

  • By Britny Kimbrell on 10-31-17

Very interesting story

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

Reviewed: 04-25-17

The story was well written and 4the characters held a very Life like quality to them.

  • Apprentice Swordceror

  • Blademage Saga, Book 1
  • By: Chris Hollaway
  • Narrated by: Jamie du Pont MacKenzie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 144
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 143

Apprentice Swordceror, the first volume of the Blademage Saga, is a debut novel that tells the story of a young man trapped between the separate and incompatible worlds of Wizards and Warriors. The main character, Kevon, is easily identified with, possessing the raw talent we all wish we had, and the naiveté we hope we lack. His journey through betrayal, love, loss, and personal growth is accentuated by the friends and allies that he comes to surround himself with.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Where's the ending?"?"?

  • By Caro on 01-01-17

Where's the ending?"?"?

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

Reviewed: 01-01-17

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

The book itself was ok! I would ,erecomend it to any teen who likes this kind of fantasy. However I believe there should be a disclaimer that the book is shoddily finished in order to make way for a sequel!!!

What was most disappointing about Chris Hollaway’s story?

Ending

What didn’t you like about Jamie du Pont MacKenzie’s performance?

Performance was ok . Not great!

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Book was good till the end which makes the whole listen seem worthless.

Any additional comments?

No!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful