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  • The School of Hard Knocks

  • Schooled in Magic, Book 5
  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,038
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 964
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 966

A plot is being hatched at Mountaintop Academy, a plot that threatens the lives of Emily and her friends...and the integrity of the Allied Lands. In a desperate bid to uncover the secrets of Mountaintop and recover her stolen notes, Emily goes undercover into Mountaintop, a mission that may cost her everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance

  • By haley on 03-06-17

The new it series

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

Reviewed: 02-27-17

I had no expectations starting this series. I'm invested and now addicted to Emily's adventures. This book is by far my favourite of the fantasy series. I'm dying for book 6!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Study in Slaughter

  • Schooled in Magic, Book 3
  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 13 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,280
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192

Brimming with new ideas for magical research, Emily returns to Whitehall School for her second year of magical education, looking forward to returning to her studies. And yet things are different; her new roommates harbor their secrets, her old friends are becoming distracted by sports and games, and one of the teachers seems to dislike her. As she starts new classes, she discovers she has to work far harder to keep her place in the school. But her second year will be far more adventurous than her first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Number Three in great series.

  • By Curtis Wright on 11-06-16

Mind bending

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

Reviewed: 02-13-17

I thought I had the twist for this book worked out. Nope, great read! Looking forward to the next.

  • Lorn

  • By: Laurann Dohner
  • Narrated by: Savannah Richards
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,066
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,063

Being raised among a race of half-breed Vampires and Lycans has been far from easy for Kira. VampLycans despise humans - and her mother's human blood runs deep in Kira's veins. Unable to shift, having few VampLycan traits at all, Kira is denied acceptance from the clan, and the love of the man she's wanted since childhood. A little girl's crush that's bloomed into a desire so strong, it threatens to consume her. Suffering the pain of Lorn someday finding a mate is not an option.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THIIS IS A GREAT SERIES. DONT WAIT GET IT NOW

  • By I HATE THIS NEW LOOK on 10-20-16

My favourite book of the series

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

Reviewed: 12-10-16

Lorn is a surprisingly an in depth read, frustrating and satisfying at the same time. Definitely looking forward to more from this series.

  • Closer

  • By: Dannika Dark
  • Narrated by: Nicole Poole
  • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 964
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 963

A secret society of immortals lives within the human world. Kane is one of them, a Sensor who experiences emotional energy through touch. But despite his good looks and easygoing personality, Kane lives a solitary life. Unlike other Sensors, he is unnaturally hypersensitive. Fate throws a curveball when a woman's life is placed in Kane's hands. He is suddenly faced with making a choice, and each comes with a consequence that will wreck him forever. Time is not on his side.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!!!

  • By Natisha Mullis-Brooks on 10-22-16

Only 7 chapters slightly disappointed

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

Reviewed: 12-04-15

I really love Dannika Dark this was a great read but to unexpectedly short. I would have like it more if we dove more into the story of Kane since it is such a good one.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Matefinder: Volume 1

  • By: Leia Stone
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,097
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,008
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,006

Werewolves, facing the threat of extinction, desperately seek their mates to bear young. Aurora, a human far removed from the supernatural world, is nearing her own end after being fatally injured in a car accident. Kai, an alpha werewolf, lurks in the nearby trees watching her bleed out. He chooses to save her the only way he knows how, by changing her. Aurora struggles with her past as a domestic abuse survivor and the new dominating and violent lifestyle of a werewolf.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT START TO A SERIES!!!

  • By Brandy Blackerby on 01-29-17

Quickly a favourite read!

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

Reviewed: 12-02-15

Great character building, dives right into the story. Style of writing is exactly what I look for and the performance was done very well. Looking forward to the next volume.

9 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Bound by Duty (Bound Series) (Volume 1)

  • By: Stormy Smith
  • Narrated by: Kristin James
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 140

Amelia grew up in a world of half-truths. She knows she's an Elder, but has no idea what that means. Her father reminds her daily that she must maintain control, but he refuses to explain why. Even worse, she's betrothed to the prince of the Immortals and doesn't even know his name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it

  • By Brit T on 12-02-16

Strength of character. Perfection

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

Reviewed: 10-29-15

Where does Bound by Duty (Bound Series) (Volume 1) rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Amount my top favs

What did you like best about this story?

I live the romantic story but also the plot

Which character – as performed by Kristin James – was your favorite?

My favourite character performed was B

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Absolutely couldn't get enough.

  • Queen of Shadows

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
  • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,529
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,032
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,024

Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she's at last returned to the empire - for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past.... She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight. She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die just to see her again. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome... Simply Awesome

  • By LexiLikesLiterature on 09-18-15

My favourite book in this series!

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

Reviewed: 10-11-15

Amazing book from start to finish with create twists and turns. This was by far my fav of this series.

Love love love

  • The Selection

  • The Selection, Book 1
  • By: Kiera Cass
  • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,649
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,867
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,872

For 35 girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth... to be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels... to live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her, and leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You might want to wait... if you hate cliffhangers

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-27-12

Great read with a robotic reader overall good

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

Reviewed: 07-01-15

I found myself sucked in to this book which I think is always a good sign. The reader is slightly robotic but once you get into the story is no issue. I'm looking forward to the next book!

  • The Enchanter Heir

  • By: Cinda Williams Chima
  • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
  • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

They called it the Thorn Hill Massacre - the brutal attack on a once-thriving Weir community. Though Jonah Kinlock lived through it, he did not emerge unscathed: like the other survivors Jonah possesses unique magical gifts that set him apart from members of the mainline guilds.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It sucks you in and makes you want more.

  • By Jennifer on 01-30-14

It sucks you in and makes you want more.

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

Reviewed: 01-30-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who reads Fiction.

What other book might you compare The Enchanter Heir to and why?

This may be similar to other books like the Mortal Instruments series where both create worlds parallel to our own, or rather an equally thrilling series to Chima's other work with the Seven Realms books.

Did Robert Ramirez do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

There was a good differentiation between characters but it took me a bit to get accustomed to Ramirez style of presentation.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Boy Blue... with the kind of eyes you could get lost in.

Any additional comments?

I wish all the books where available in audiobooks! so I could dive in.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful