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  • A Gathering of Shadows

  • A Novel
  • By: V. E. Schwab
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,346
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,178

Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London. In many ways, things have almost returned to normal, though Rhy is more sober, and Kell is now plagued by his guilt.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Warning - cliffhanger ending.

  • By Zoe Egan McInally on 03-26-16

Amazing story, female narrator below average

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

Reviewed: 02-18-18

A great continuation of story from the first book with one heck of an ending , the only downside was the female narrator. While she does the job fine enough, the emphasis that she puts many of the narrative bits sounds like a bad William Shatner impersonator. That being said, it’s not irritating enough to not enjoy the third and final book in the trilogy.

  • Veronica Mars: Mr. Kiss and Tell

  • An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
  • By: Rob Thomas, Jennifer Graham
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,599
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,459
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,453

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town's ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem to follow its elite guests. When a woman claims that she was brutally assaulted in one of its rooms and left for dead by a staff member, the owners know that they have a potential powder keg on their hands. They turn to Veronica to disprove - or prove - the woman's story.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • What! No Kristen Bell?! This feels so wrong....

  • By P. Wellings on 01-28-15

Story great. Narrator ok.

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

Reviewed: 02-18-15

It needed Kristen Bell again as the narrator, but the story was amazing. I can only hope that there will be a third book. I need more Veronica, Logan, Keith, and all the other characters in my life.

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