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  • Cast in Chaos

  • Chronicles of Elantra, Book 6
  • By: Michelle Sagara
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 952
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 852
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 854

Kaylin Neya is a Hawk, part of the elite force tasked with keeping the City of Elantra safe. Her past is dark, her magic uncontrolled and her allies unpredictable. And nothing has prepared her for what is coming, when the charlatans on Elani Street suddenly grow powerful, the Oracles are thrown into an uproar and the skies rain blood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing Book Cant wait for the next one

  • By Ali on 12-25-11

One of my default reads

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

I have listened to the books in this series over ten times. Must be good!

  • Deceptions

  • A Cainsville Novel
  • By: Kelley Armstrong
  • Narrated by: Carine Montbertrand, Mozhan Marno
  • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 569
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523

Olivia Taylor Jones' life has exploded. She's discovered she is not only adopted, but her real parents are convicted serial killers. Fleeing the media frenzy, she took refuge in the oddly secluded town of Cainsville. She has since solved the town's mysteries and finds herself not only the target of its secretive elders but also her stalker ex-fiancé.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I'll be reading book 4, but hope it's not as slow.

  • By green ice cream garden on 09-01-15

Another excellent book from one of my favorites

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

Reviewed: 01-14-17

You can always count on Kelley Armstrong. I wish you would stop using the phrase "these ones". Otherwise it is perfection.

  • Gatefather

  • The Mithermages, Book 3
  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: Emily Rankin, Stefan Rudnicki
  • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,870
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,657
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,661

Danny North is the first Gate Mage to be born on Earth in nearly 2,000 years, or at least the first to survive and claim his power, for families of Westil in exile on Earth have a treaty that requires the death of any suspected Gate Mage. The wars between the families had been terrible until at last they realized it was their own survival in question.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Orson Scott Card has gotten weird... really weird

  • By Jeffrey on 10-25-15

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 04-11-16

I thank you for not dying before you wrote the Mithermage series. I thoroughly enjoyed all the books in the series, however, I this books appealed to me because of the manner you chose with which to concluded it. Please write more Mithermage stories!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Gate Thief

  • Mithermages, Book 2
  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Rankin
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,901
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,465
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,483

Here on Earth, Danny North is still in high school, yet he holds in his heart and mind all the stolen outselves of 13 centuries of gatemages. The Families still want to kill him if they can’t control him - and they can’t control him; he is far too powerful. On Westil, Wad is now nearly powerless - he lost everything to Danny in their struggle. Even if he can survive the revenge of his enemies, he must still somehow make peace with the Gatemage Daniel North, for when Danny took that power from Loki, he also took responsibility for the Great Gates.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Flashes of Great, Ok, and Bad. Overall: Meh.

  • By Benjamin on 04-04-13

Great book

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

Reviewed: 03-22-16

What can you say about a great book? other than its a great book. Mister Card has once again proven himself to be a great story teller

  • Earthfall

  • Homecoming: Volume 4
  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 874
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 608
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 622

When war broke out on the planet Harmony, the Oversoul of that colonized world selected the family of Wetchik to carry it back to long-lost Earth. Now the tribe is ready at last to take a ship to the stars. But from the beginning there has been bitter dispute between Wetchik's sons, Nafai and Elemak. On board the starship Basilica, the children of the tribe will become pawns in the struggle for control of reclaimed Earth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another OSC hit(until Mormon overtones shine thru)

  • By Lily on 02-02-16

Another winner!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-16

This series gladdened me on many levels. Well worth the read. Do not miss it.

  • The Lost Gate

  • Mithermages, Book 1
  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Janice Card
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,543
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,020
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,029

Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different - and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the heritage of the North family, Danny worried that he would never show a talent, never form an "outself"....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Card doing what he does best.

  • By joshua on 01-05-11

Best yet.

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

Reviewed: 02-07-16

of all the books I have read by this author, the first that did not make me swear I would never put myself through this again. Okay, not completely true: Lost boys was the first I read, and I swore, the last. It sucked me in.
This wonderful story caused me brief and survivable pain. I will start the next immediately.

  • Morrigan's Cross

  • Circle Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,674
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,308
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,314

Standing on the cliffs of 12th-century Ireland following the disappearance of his twin, Hoyt Mac Cionaoith is visited by the goddess Morrigan and is charged with the ultimate of tasks: saving his and all future worlds. His enemy, the beautiful but deadly vampire queen Lilith, has had over 2,000 years of experience in cruelly killing and changing humans into one of her own - including Hoyt's brother, Cian.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Have worn my iPod all day!

  • By Sharon on 01-30-11

loved it.

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

Reviewed: 01-20-16

this belt 4th or 5th or 10th of the story. and they still open. Nora Roberts could you write directions to the nearest grocery store I think it was the most exciting works as a rat.

  • Cast in Honor

  • The Chronicles of Elantra, Book 11
  • By: Michelle Sagara
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 648
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 597
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599

In the aftermath of a vicious battle between darkness and light, the city of Elantra has emerged victorious. But Shadows continue to haunt every corner of its streets.... Elantra stands strong, but countless numbers of Hawks, the city's staunchest protectors, were lost in the brutal attack. Humans, Barrani, Aerians, Leontines - none of the races emerged unscathed from the defense of the city. Homes were lost, families were scattered - and the outcast Barrani Lord Nightshade is missing from his castle in the fiefs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • most wonderful..as usual!

  • By Cheri on 12-07-15

If only I didn't have to wait!

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

Reviewed: 12-10-15

I have loved this series from the beginning and the wish there were more.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Visions

  • A Cainsville Novel
  • By: Kelley Armstrong
  • Narrated by: Carine Montbertrand, Mozhan Marno
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 711
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 657
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 659

Olivia finds a dead woman in her car, dressed to look like her, but the body vanishes before anyone else sees it. Olivia's convinced it's another omen, a sign of impending danger. But then she learns that a troubled young woman went missing just days ago - the same woman Olivia found dead in her car. Someone has gone to great lengths to kill and leave this young woman as a warning. But why? And what role has her new home played in this disturbing murder?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Expanding plot

  • By Shannon on 08-24-14

I Am Begging You!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-31-15

If you could sum up Visions in three words, what would they be?

Please Help Us. I have read every book written by Kelley Armstrong. I love her stories, I think she is a marvelous author. However, I did not realize until it became necessary for me to listen to books instead of reading them, the pitiful grammar used by some of my favorite authors. Please stop using the phrases "these ones" and "those ones". When I was READING the books my auto edit corrected all those deficiency for me, and I did not realize how frequently these grammatic errors were occurring. I have given up on people using lay and lie correctly, however, I am drawing the line in the sand here.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Visions?

I would rather read/listen to a book that I have heard many times and enjoyed, than waste my money to find out the book I chose is not one I like.

Have you listened to any of Carine Montbertrand and Mozhan Marno ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Their performances are fine. Though I would prefer Ms Montbertrand voice had a lower pitch. More the twenty-five year old than the fifteen year old.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I love all of her work. I've read everything she's written and expect to read everything she continues to write.

Any additional comments?

If we cannot get correct grammar from the authors we love, where do we turn. You would never catch Thomas Hardy or Agatha Christie misusing grammar.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Frankenstein, Book One: Prodigal Son

  • By: Dean Koontz, Kevin J. Anderson
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,962
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,056
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,065

The first in a mesmerizing four-book original series, Prodigal Son is a brilliant re-imagining and updating of the classic Frankenstein story that only Dean Koontz could conceive. Two hundred years old, the "monster", Deucalion, is a monster no more. Literate and intelligent, he arrives in modern-day New Orleans, where he will join forces with a street-smart police detective and her partner on the trail of a macabre serial killer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • CSI -Transylvania

  • By John D. Grote on 03-27-05

What can I say about a Master?

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

Reviewed: 08-11-15

As always, Koontz is a brilliant, mesmerizing author. Better than Odd Thomas. I have been reading a his work for an embarrassing number of years. I have not loved everything he has written, however, I can not call to mind the ones I did not enjoy: with all of the works to his family credit, I that alone with speaks to his ability.