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  • A Kingdom of Exiles

  • The Outcast Fantasy Series
  • By: S.B. Nova
  • Narrated by: Cathy Conneff
  • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348

Serena Smith is unusual. Growing up in a backwoods village, her life is lonely and dull. Then, on her 18th birthday, she's gifted a magical heirloom only to be snatched by fae and condemned to a lifetime in chains. Dragged to Aldar, a fae kingdom ruled by a tyrant witch, Serena discovers a forbidden love and meets fellow outcasts, each with their own dark secrets. As the lives of warriors, rebels, and witches clash, they find a shared destiny. For only together can they survive long enough to build the flames of a revolution. Only together can they go to war....  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Confused

  • By Brittany Grove on 09-27-18

Give this book a chance.

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

Ok when I first saw the pitifully small number of reviews for this book, I almost passed it up and went for something more popular. Then I remembered Audible.com refund exchange policy and decided to give it a try knowing that I could return it if I didnt like it.
I am so glad I gave this book a chance, SB Nova has shown great potential to be the next Terry Goodkind. This book has all the promise of a great epic adventure that could span many volumes. If you have ever read the novels by Sara J Mass and liked the way she portrays the Fae then you will definitly like this book.
I Sincerely hope if your reading this that you give this book a chance

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Serpent's Shadow

  • Elemental Masters
  • By: Mercedes Lackey
  • Narrated by: Michelle Ford
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,035
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 857
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 871

From the magical mysteries of India to the gaslit streets of Victorian London, Mercedes Lackey's unique departure from her Valdemar series follows a young woman doctor as she searches for the secret behind the sorcery in her blood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable

  • By CatBookMom on 04-27-10

Terrible, absoutly terrible.

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

Reviewed: 01-31-19

You have no idea how much it pains and saddens me to give this book a bad review. Mercedes Lackey is one of my all time favorite authors. I've been a huge fan of hers every since I was a young teenager.
However this book bored the snot out of me. I forced myself to see it through to the end, hoping for a spectacular ending that would make the rest seem worthwhile and was gravely disappointed.
I have never been less interested in anything she has ever written. The Snow white references were so far removed I don't know why she even bothered. I felt everything about this book The Action, the romance, the drama was almost non-existent.
The story of a femal immagrant doctor coming to London during a time where neither immigrants or women were much respected could have been great on it's own. However when you throw in the fact that she is a witch, even though witchcraft plays no major part in the story and all the minor plot references to a 19th centuary simi modern day Snow White. There just wasnt evough of any one thing to keep me interested.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Ember Blade

  • The Darkwater Legacy
  • By: Chris Wooding
  • Narrated by: Simon Bubb
  • Length: 30 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Aren has lived by the rules all his life. He's never questioned it; that's just the way things are. But then his father is executed for treason, and he and his best friend, Cade, are thrown into a prison mine, doomed to work until they drop. Unless they can somehow break free.... But what lies beyond the prison walls is more terrifying still. Rescued by a man who hates him yet is oath-bound to protect him, pursued by inhuman forces, Aren slowly accepts that everything he knew about his world was a lie. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Complex Characters.

  • By @tone0189 on 10-08-18

worth the struggle in the end

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

Reviewed: 01-29-19

in the beginning of this book struggled to catch my attention. I almost gave up on it a couple times. but some little something kept nagging me to go on. I kept telling myself I will put it aside as soon as I find out what happens here. next thing I know I can't put it down. and now that it's over I yearn for more.

  • Hero Forged

  • Ethereal Earth, Book 1
  • By: Josh Erikson
  • Narrated by: Josh Erikson
  • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,213
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,138

Gabriel Delling might call himself a professional con artist, but when walking superstitions start trying to bite his face off, his charm is shockingly unhelpful. It turns out living nightmares almost never appreciate a good joke. Together with a succubus who insists on constantly saving his life, Gabe desperately tries to survive a new reality that suddenly features demons, legends, and a giant locust named Dale - all of whom pretty much hate his guts. And when an ancient horror comes hunting for a spirit locked in his head, Gabe finds himself faced with the excruciating choice between death...or becoming some kind of freaking hero.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Good

  • By Steelgator on 07-21-18

Thank you Josh Erickson

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

Reviewed: 08-19-18

I cant wait to see where the story goes from here. This is truely something fresh and new to science fiction fans. I hope the author keeps to his word and keep cranking out these books without too much delay in between.
I also love and admire an Author who narrates his own books. it's a sure fire way to make sure the listener hears the book the way it was ment to be.
And imcase the author ever reads reviews on his books I just like to say, Thank YOU for caring about the fans

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Mordecai

  • The Riven Gates, Book 1
  • By: Michael G. Manning
  • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348

Years have passed since the last of the Dark Gods was defeated, and Lothion has entered an age of peace and prosperity. Mordecai’s oldest children have already begun to make a place for themselves, and his youngest are on the cusp of adulthood. By every outward measure, his life has been a success; he has earned his reward. However, Tyrion, the first wizard and brutal liberator of mankind, has returned with an agenda of his own, and dark things continue to stir at the edges of civilization, threatening to undo Mordecai’s accomplishments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • True Magic!

  • By Mel on 08-17-18

More More More!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

Dying to hear the next book. I'll never get sick of this series. the author has a wonderful way of bringing the charcaters to life. almost feels like their thoughts become your thoughts and it's easy to loose your self in these books

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Daughter of the Forest

  • Sevenwaters, Book 1
  • By: Juliet Marillier
  • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
  • Length: 26 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,522
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,404
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,403

Lovely Sorcha is the seventh child and only daughter of Lord Colum of Sevenwaters. Bereft of a mother, she is comforted by her six brothers who love and protect her. Sorcha is the light in their lives and they are determined that she know only contentment. But Sorcha's joy is shattered when her father is bewitched by his new wife, an evil enchantress who binds her brothers with a terrible spell, a spell which only Sorcha can lift - by staying silent.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I didn't give up on this book

  • By Miachi on 11-01-15

tragic but beautiful

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

this story is full of sadness and tragedy it pulled at my heart and made me cry more than once.

  • Dreamer's Pool

  • Blackthorn & Grim, Book 1
  • By: Juliet Marillier
  • Narrated by: Scott Aiello, Natalie Gold, Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,022
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,018

In exchange for help escaping her long and wrongful imprisonment, embittered magical healer Blackthorn has vowed to set aside her bid for vengeance against the man who destroyed all that she once held dear. Followed by a former prison mate, a silent hulk of a man named Grim, she travels north to Dalriada. There she'll live on the fringe of a mysterious forest, duty bound for seven years to assist anyone who asks for her help. Oran, crown prince of Dalriada, has waited anxiously for the arrival of his future bride, Lady Flidais.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful story, pretty solid narration

  • By Anya on 11-19-14

why isn't this book more popular?

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

Reviewed: 08-04-18

After just finishing the first book which was surprisingly good and I'm wondering why this book isn't more popular.
it's an unusual fairy tail with a princess in distress and a Dashing Young Prince. there is Magic not a lot of and the story is from The Outsiders point of view.

  • Age of War

  • The Legends of the First Empire, Book 3
  • By: Michael J. Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,397
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,030
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,996

The epic battle between humankind and their godlike rulers finally ignites in the masterful follow-up to Age of Myth and Age of Swords. The alliance of humans and renegade Fhrey is fragile - and about to be tested as never before. As the Fhrey overlords marshal their army and sorcerers to crush the rebellion, old loyalties will be challenged while fresh conspiracies will threaten to undo all that Persephone has accomplished. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • History re-written

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 01-16-19

the ending felt somewhat lacking

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

So I have truely and thouually enjoyed this series. However I found this book didnt have the passionate emotional response as did the others.
in book 2 (spoiler!) it was so well written that the words pulled emotions deep from my heatt. I cried so hard when the wolf died. I felt the characters loss as if it was my own.
This book didnt have the same poetic tragedy as the others. when 2 of the main characters die. I felt mo real sadness. it was just a nonchalant fact.

  • Age of Swords

  • The Legends of the First Empire, Book 2
  • By: Michael J. Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 20 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,477
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,943
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,918

Raithe, the God Killer, may have started the rebellion by killing a Fhrey, but longstanding enmities dividing the Rhune make it all but impossible to unite against the common foe. And even if the clans can join forces, how will they defeat an enemy whose magical prowess renders them indistinguishable from gods? The answer lies across the sea in a faraway land populated by a reclusive and dour race who feel nothing but disdain for both Fhrey and mankind.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too slow paced

  • By A. Bunting on 07-28-17

Just as good as the 1st

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

this has quickly become one of my all time favorite series.
this book has all the great qualities as the first book. lovable characters. despicable vilians. interesting backgrounds. Exciting seat of your pants battles and even a tragic goodbye that left me crying for hours.

  • Age of Myth

  • Book One of The Legends of the First Empire
  • By: Michael J. Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,358
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10,685
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,641

Since time immemorial, humans have worshipped the gods they call Fhrey, truly a race apart: invincible in battle, masters of magic, and seemingly immortal. But when a god falls to a human blade, the balance of power between humans and those they thought were gods changes forever. Now only a few stand between humankind and annihilation: Raithe, reluctant to embrace his destiny as the God Killer. Suri, a young seer burdened by signs of impending doom. And Persephone, who must overcome personal tragedy to lead her people.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • M. J. Sullivan is my favorite modern author but...

  • By GLENNO on 07-23-16

OMG FANTASTIC!

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

it's been A really long time since I read a book that grabbed me like this one. I had a really hard time tearing my self away from it long enough to eat, shower, sleep, etc.
It has all the great things I like in an epic story. Intriguing character backgrounds. Intense battles that could go either way. Gods, prophecy, magic and Secrets that only you the reader knows about.