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  • The Curse of Hurlig Ridge: 1st Dive

  • World Tree Online, Book 1
  • By: M. A. Carlson
  • Narrated by: Anneliese Rennie
  • Length: 21 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

In the future, androids have taken over most jobs, leaving humans with little to do and even less to motivate them. Enter the World Tree Online, a fully immersive virtual reality experience. Join Byron in his first 30 days of a non-stop fantasy adventure in the cursed province of Hurlig Ridge, a land filled with monsters, mysteries, murderers, and treasure. The people of the province have been tormented for centuries by a pack of voracious wolves. Now, with the arrival of the adventurers, dark forces have begun to stir, accelerating their dark plans.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • All game minutiae, all the time

  • By Ed Pegg Jr on 04-19-19

The robot voice...

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

Reviewed: 04-19-19

Excellent book felt like 3 books in one. Only gripe is the narrator doing robot voice. Really really annoyed me.

  • The Dark Lord Bert

  • By: Chris Fox
  • Narrated by: James Gillies
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

How does a one-hit-point goblin become the Dark Lord? By accident. Bert is a tiny goblin with big dreams. He follows adventurers, and loots the copper they leave behind when they take the real loot. One day, Bert hopes, he'll have enough copper to buy a warg, and finally promote from a one-HP critter to a Warg Rider. Kit is a typical gamer hoping to enjoy a good story, but her friends are more interested in rules, loot and experience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I wish I could give this 6 stars!

  • By Mary Karowski on 04-13-19

short threadbare

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

Reviewed: 04-16-19

Threadbare meets the nerd tropes. Well done. Narrator sells the entire book for me... tis good young ones.

  • The Second Realm

  • The Ten Realms, Book 2
  • By: Michael Chatfield
  • Narrated by: Todd Menesses
  • Length: 21 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 362
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 336
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 335

When Erik and Rugrat entered the ten realms they didn’t know what was going on. They only knew that they had contracted the two week curse. When entering the second realm they came to understand their character sheets, and part of the system that is called the ten realms. A place that the strong make the rules and the weak cling to them for protection and hope that they might be left in peace. They passed through the trials of the Beast Mountain Dungeon, taking control of it and becoming the leader of nearly 200 people.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A thoughtful series

  • By Bethany on 04-12-19

Nice

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

Reviewed: 04-14-19

makes me wanna say O YA! and run thru some walls with a pitcher of cool aid.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wearing the Cape

  • Wearing the Cape Series, Book 1
  • By: Marion G. Harmon
  • Narrated by: K.F. Lim
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

Who wants to be a superhero? Hope did, but she grew out of it. Which made her superhuman breakthrough in the Ashland Bombing, just before starting her freshman year at the University of Chicago, more than a little ironic. And now she has some decisions to make. Given the code-name "Astra" and invited to join the Sentinels, Chicago's premier super-team, will she take up the cape and mask and become a career superhero? Or will she get a handle on her new powers (superstrength has some serious drawbacks) and then get on with her life plan?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Up, Up, and Away!

  • By Gilbert M. Stack on 03-27-19

Not my cup tea

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

Reviewed: 04-11-19

Well written and narrated. I am not much in to the valley girl talk and teen drama. I would recommend it.

  • Star Nova Online: Book 0 - Closed Beta

  • By: Noah Barnett
  • Narrated by: Justin Thomas James, Annie Ellicott, Jeff Hays
  • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154

Charlie and the Misfits have been invited to join the closed beta of the new space-themed VRMMO, Star Nova Online. Together with hundreds of other test pilots, they hope to defend Earth from destruction. The Roth - a lizard-like warrior race - has nearly wiped humanity from the face of the universe and are on the way to finish the job. The test pilots have just seven days to train and prepare themselves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great intro

  • By John Pierce on 03-01-19

bridge book

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

Reviewed: 03-30-19

looks like this book bridges the gun miester and star Nova series. Well naratored as always.

  • The Mists of Erantia

  • By: G. Akella
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 148

Roman was never supposed to escape the locked plane that was his prison. And yet, somehow the impossible task became possible with the help of new friends, and despite the tricks of old enemies. Too intrepid was the demon driven by the fury of battle, the sorrow of defeat, the bonds of unbreakable friendship, and the longing for his beloved. But when gods themselves join the fray, the chances of victory fall from slim to none.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • damn it

  • By chuckagain on 03-18-19

slow start.

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

Reviewed: 03-26-19

slow start. well written and narrated. It seem like a chapter was cut short around 21. There was also some weird wording that chalked up to the translation.

  • The Sleeper Must Awaken

  • Twenty-Sided Eye, Book 3
  • By: Kip Terrington
  • Narrated by: JD Jackson
  • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

 

Joe has the power. The question is, can he hold on to it? The malevolent kingdom of the night is now aware of his presence. A confrontation is guaranteed, just as Rook intended.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful

  • By Christopher on 03-23-19

Slow narrator

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

Reviewed: 03-22-19

Good book. Well written. Only complaint is the pace of the narrator. Easy fix was to speed up the book to 1.15.

  • Radioactive Evolution

  • A Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic Adventure
  • By: Richard Hummel
  • Narrated by: Armen Taylor, Anneliese Rennie
  • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 181

Jared Cartwright grew up in a loving, caring community, completely isolated from the horrors of the outside world. When tragedy leaves him alone and untethered, Jared sets out to explore the unknown; a world where twisted, scarred creatures roam an earth ravaged by nuclear war while the rich fled to the skies on floating utopias, escaping destruction and leaving the rest of humanity to die. To face his new reality, Jared must learn to survive in a cold, harsh world. A twist of fate changes Jared's destiny when he discovers dragons are real.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's a Radio-Active Read! Don't miss it

  • By Ray Johnson on 04-06-19

A little whiny

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

Reviewed: 03-18-19

Good story. Narrators did well. The MC is a little annoying sometimes attacking like a wee girl.

9 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Mixing It Up

  • The World, Book 2
  • By: Jason Cheek
  • Narrated by: Jason Hill
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191

The adventure continues where the action left off. Jason and his new friends are thrust into the breech as he quickly finds himself in conflict with goblins, beasts, and players alike. Hitting up the local dungeon, Jason discovers that his longtime nemeses have joined the game and are seeking to take over the server as they’ve done in MMORPGs past. As he strengthens his guildmates and NPCs, the conflict heats up as new alliances are formed to combat the growing threat.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoyable

  • By Michael on 03-13-19

Soo k

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

Reviewed: 03-15-19

Nice story and narration. One negative was the MC was way to focused on a npc boobs. It was very high School mentality it out me off.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Pangea Online 2: Magic and Mayhem

  • By: S.L. Rowland
  • Narrated by: Laurie Catherine Winkel, Justin Thomas James, Jeff Hays
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

After winning the Developer’s Tournament, Esil has a new life filled with opportunity. He’s the first person to test out their most innovative technology, full-immersion gameplay, in a brand new, unexplored gameworld. Magic and mayhem collide in ways he never thought possible, and soon, he finds himself caught in a quest that may alter the course of the game for years to come.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book.

  • By Michael on 03-08-19

Good buuut

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

Reviewed: 03-12-19

Good story and excellent narration as always but. The story felt random. The different game archs felt disjointed to me. I wish the author would have focused on the one or two. Just my two cents.