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Michah Rutledge

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  • War Aeternus 3: The Culling

  • By: Charles Dean
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 772
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 733
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 731

Struggling to recover from his losses in Kirshtein, Lee is swept back into the fray when a dangerous new Herald sets her sights on him. Hell-bent on reshaping the world in her own image and with her own ideals, she is willing to commit even the most immoral acts in her pursuit of righteousness. At risk of losing everything he has worked so hard to create, Lee has to find a way to defend the weak against a madwoman whose deranged sense of justice has twisted the limits of the game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The weak must be eradicated

  • By Ray Johnson on 09-27-18

great book, but pls kill off the otaku!

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

great story, I really hope the next one comes out soon! I am looking forward to finding out who Augustus is supposed to be. The blue haired chick really needs to tone it down though. Way to loud and overactive. hurt my ears when she yelled and everything doesn't have to be a freaking anime trope...

  • The Destroyer Book 3

  • By: Michael-Scott Earle
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Xe Sands
  • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 463

Jessmei thought she had escaped. But the Elvens know that her protector is gone. They will not rest until she has been found, captured, and made to serve their agenda. Can the beautiful princess navigate this political web and restore her kingdom?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I honestly didn't care for the first book but

  • By kagan w on 06-24-18

great book

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

amazing story, but god the female narrator sounds so powerless, all the time. I hate the female chapters.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Eternal: Awakening

  • World of Ga'em, Book 1
  • By: Dhayaa Anbajagane
  • Narrated by: Guy Williams
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 97

I’m Zoran, and my name is the only thing I remember about myself; not why I woke up in a forest, not why I taste blood in my mouth, and certainly not why I see weird screens in front of me. Ever since I first woke, all I wanted to do was find out who I really was. But what I didn’t expect was for my search to spark something that was never meant to happen. It has started now. I can see it. Cities will burn and towers will fall. Chaos will descend the heavens and ravage the earth.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • blah

  • By B Winniford on 12-22-17

Eh...

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Wasnt bad, wasnt great. kinda lost interest with all the mary sue stuff. I like the concept, but there is no good vs evil. both generically named sides are jerks and the mc, turns out, can whoop them whenever he wants. The lvl scaling is also kinda messed up. wow had a problem with number inflation after 6 years. this dude did it in his first book. so much so, that everyone powerful has to get knocked out after one punch that miraculously always takes them down to 10% without killing them. it's lazy

  • Mitigating Risk

  • Nora Hazard Series, Book 1
  • By: Blaise Corvin
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 418
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416

On Ludus, life is often cheap. Nora's childhood hadn't given her many options. With nowhere else to go after losing her family, she joined an old friend in a street gang and found an unlikely home there. But unfortunately, tragedy is about to befall Nora. Grudges from the distant past and movements of shadowy organizations may take away everything she is familiar with and all that she holds dear...possibly even her life. Danger has never stopped her before, but survival may require escaping her old life and embarking on an insane, desperate journey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ludus Lady lashes out!

  • By Ray Johnson on 05-25-18

best one yet

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

Reviewed: 05-18-18

can't wait to see how this story pans out, and when she meets the delvers

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Scourged

  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,512
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,119

New York Times best-selling author Kevin Hearne returns with the finale to his wildly popular action-adventure series, The Iron Druid Chronicles. Two-thousand-year-old Druid Atticus O'Sullivan travels to Asgard and faces off against the Norse gods to try to prevent Ragnarok in the final battle for the fate of mankind.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not a fitting conculsion

  • By will on 04-04-18

strong finish to the series!

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

nothing is perfect, but this comes close! I loved the payoff and the multi perspective arcs came together nicely. the monkey king was an awesome addition to the cast of deities.I only had one gripe, but it's a spoiler at the end, so just read or listen. it also gets mitigated a little in the prologues

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Tech Mage

  • Magitech Chronicles, Volume 1
  • By: Chris Fox
  • Narrated by: Ryan Kennard Burke
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 517
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 516

Aran awakens in chains with no memory. He's conscripted into the Confederate Marines as a Tech Mage, given a spellrifle, then hurled into the war with the draconic Krox and their Void Wyrm masters. Desperate to escape, Aran struggles to master his abilities, while surviving the Krox onslaught. Fighting alongside him are a Major who will do anything to win, a Captain who will stop at nothing to see him dead, and a woman whose past is as blank as his own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a solid story with likeable characters.

  • By jason young on 11-09-17

slow start but gets better

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

Reviewed: 11-25-17

i wasn't in love with the beginning, but as it became less about how they use magic and more about what they do with it, it got better

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Life Reset: A LitRPG Novel

  • New Era Online, Book 1
  • By: Shemer Kuznits
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 24 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,515
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,272
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,262

After being betrayed and cursed by an extremely rare spell, Oren, a powerful and influential player, finds himself as a first-level goblin! Without even a fraction of his previous power, he vows to pull through and have revenge on those who betrayed him. His thorough knowledge of the game's world and his unique ability to immerse himself entirely are his only advantages. But first, he must figure out how to survive long enough playing what is basically a low-level fodder monster!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All Hail Our Tiny Green Overlord!

  • By HeatherY on 11-11-17

Surprisingly great! Good design.

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

Reviewed: 11-23-17

A very fun and very long first entry in what i hope is a many book series. I usually avoid litrpgs where the people can log out (which most of them can) but the way the mc gets stuck is very believable and gives him a real goal to work towards. Only one game mechanic made me cringe and go, "no one would make or play a game like that." Which is high praise for this genre. I highly recommend this to anyone who enjoys the litrpg genre. I can't wait for the next one.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • All These Worlds

  • Bobiverse, Book 3
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 38,718
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 36,247
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,141

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Satisfying End to a Fun Series

  • By Craig Schorling on 08-20-17

Great book. Lazy cliffhanger ending.

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

Reviewed: 08-08-17

Another great installment, and I can't wait for the next one. Which has nothing to do with the forced and lazy cliffhanger ending. The bobiverse has plenty of future conflicts. I don't understand why they needed to stretch this one out.

1 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • The Land: Forging

  • Chaos Seeds, Book 2
  • By: Aleron Kong
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12,901
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,108

The second captivating installment of Aleron Kong's Chaos Seeds series. "We are life takers and heartbreakers," Richter shouted. "Let's go!" Richter and Sion are at it again! Even more of what you loved in the first book. Leveling, world building, awesome items, and what's that you say? Sure! Why not? What's a little necrophilia between friends? Join your favorite Chaos Seed as he answers the call of adventure and deals with the invaders, greedy dwarves, and a wood elf that keeps telling him he has a pretty mouth. Welcome back, my friends! Welcome back...to The Land.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps you wanting more!

  • By Truffle on 06-21-17

amazing book!

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

Reviewed: 07-02-17

only gripe is that Nick doesn't know how to pronounce draugar... they aren't spider worshipping dark elves... they are Nordic undead! play skyrim for like 5 seconds man!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • New Contract

  • Perimeter Defense Series, Book 3
  • By: Michael Atamanov
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
  • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 398
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 398

The enemy's at the gate, the situation getting worse by the second, and Ruslan's employer hasn't done a good job (to put it mildly) of securing his successes. Now the star system Unatari is under threat from the Aliens. It's high time Ruslan came back in order to rescue everything he holds dear from imminent destruction and save Perimeter Defense - the game that has become his life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth the credit

  • By Jake on 12-17-16

10 out of 10 scar on the wrong cheek!

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

Reviewed: 01-21-17

read the amazing book! Scar is on right cheek. box art has it on the left! immersion levels are dropping!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful