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  • Hemlock Grove

  • or, The Wise Wolf
  • By: Brian McGreevy
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 311
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 289
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 289

The body of a young girl is found mangled and murdered in the woods of Hemlock Grove, Pennsylvania, in the shadow of the abandoned Godfrey Steel Mill. A manhunt ensues - though the authorities aren’t sure if it's a man they should be looking for.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very similar to the TV show

  • By Erin on 01-01-14

Very similar to the TV show

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

Reviewed: 01-01-14

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

I enjoyed it, though I can see why it wouldn't appeal to some. I got the book because I had watched the show and was hoping that the book would clarify some things from the show; it did, but not the ones I was hoping for.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I don't really have a favorite character. Of them all, I dislike Shelly and Destiny the least.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Not really. The narration was probably the worst thing about this audiobook. Runnette just sounded bored most of the time.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

It's already a tv show, and I have seen it. It follows the book probably 90% of the time.

Any additional comments?

I would describe this book as hipster urban fantasy. I don't know if we're supposed to take it at face value or if it's a commentary on books and tv shows like Twilight and The Vampire Diaries.

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  • Tiger's Curse

  • By: Colleen Houck
  • Narrated by: Annika Boras, Sanjiv Jahveri
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,023
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,034

The last thing teenager Kelsey Hayes thought she'd be doing over the summer was meeting Ren, a mysterious white tiger and cursed Indian prince! When she learns she alone can break the Tiger's curse, Kelsey's life is turned upside-down. The unlikely duo journeys halfway around the world to piece together an Indian prophecy, find a way to free the man trapped by a centuries-old spell, and discover the path to their true destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book!!!

  • By Farryn D on 07-23-11

Cliche Storm

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

Reviewed: 12-15-12

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Only the ones who are Twilight fans. It's cheesy, predictable, filled with cliches and terrible dialogue, and has Mary Sue as a main character.

Has Tiger's Curse turned you off from other books in this genre?

No.

What three words best describe Annika Boras and Sanjiv Jahveri ’s voice?

Annika Boras: awkwardly long pauses Sanjiv Jahveri: excessive "ethnic" accent

Could you see Tiger's Curse being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

Unfortunately, yes, I could easily see this becoming the next Twilight. I don't care who would act in it.

Any additional comments?

This book was painfully bad and I don't recommend it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful