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  • Awaken Online: Apathy (Side Quest)

  • By: Travis Bagwell
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,181
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,121
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,116

Eliza's parents are relentless - forcing her to constantly take extra courses to prepare for college and medical school. Sometimes, it feels like her entire life has already been planned out. Which is why she leaps at the chance to escape into a new virtual reality game, Awaken Online. What she wasn't expecting was to encounter a capricious god and his loyal "pet". Or to be chosen as this god's "avatar" within the game and forced to tackle a series of asinine quests. Yet she just can't shake the feeling that there is more to the irritating god than first meets the eye.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More, Need More!

  • By niaskywalk on 09-19-18

Eliza is scary!

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

it's great to hear the backstory of Eliza from the start. you get to see some of the weight on her and that she isn't as innocent as she seems in the main book. she does something more terrifying than Jason ever has, like serious nightmare fuel. great story though.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Awaken Online: Retribution

  • Side Quest
  • By: Travis Bagwell
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,115

Riley's real-life took a nosedive after her confrontation with Alex. The girls at school torment her and she feels powerless to do anything about it. At the same time, Jason has mysteriously disappeared, sending only a terse cryptic message to Riley and Frank. With some time on her hands and with her frustration with her real-life reaching a breaking point, Riley decides to strike off on her own in-game. Her goal is to investigate the quest related to the strange bow she discovered in the dungeon north of Peccavi.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fantastic expansion of the AO universe

  • By Mike on 11-03-17

great side story

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

this book follows Riley and she really comes into her own and becomes more of a badass. it's awesome to see the change in her and see another perspective of the game. same great writing as the rest of the series!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Awaken Online: Catharsis

  • By: Travis Bagwell
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 16 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,027
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,013

Jason logs into Awaken Online fed-up with reality. He's in desperate need of an escape, and this game is his ticket to finally feeling the type of power and freedom that are so sorely lacking in his real life. Awaken Online is a brand new virtual reality game that just hit the market, promising an unprecedented level of immersion. Yet Jason quickly finds himself pushed down a path he didn't expect. In this game, he isn't the hero. There are no damsels to save. There are no bad guys to vanquish.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gravely entertaining!

  • By Bryce Bilbo on 04-21-17

awesome!

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

the story is really cool and intense at times. the narration is a bit monotone and the speech patterns of the narrator are a bit odd to me. it's an awesome book though.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • I'll Be There for You: The One About Friends

  • By: Kelsey Miller
  • Narrated by: Amber Benson, Kelsey Miller
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 94

I’ll Be There for You is a deep dive into Friends history and lore, exploring all aspects of the show, from its unlikely origins to the societal conditions that amplified its success. Journalist and pop culture expert Kelsey Miller relives the show’s most powerful moments, sheds light on its sometimes dated and problematic elements, and examines the worldwide trends that Friends catalyzed, from contemporary coffee culture to the wildly popular ’90s haircut The Rachel.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent book, poorly read

  • By Jeremy on 10-30-18

a must read for any Friends fan

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

Reviewed: 11-15-18

loved the book! it starts off with the creators and their journey to friends, successes and failures. then goes through how each of the cast members got their roles. going through the seasons of the show it comments on what shaped the story lines and made the show what it is. there's lots of things I didn't know about the show and it was awesome to hear the stories and even some social commentary every once in a while. if you're a friend's fan, this read is a must.

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  • Super Powereds Spinoff, Book 1
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 19 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,566
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,287
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,282

Titan was one of the nation's most loved and respected Heroes, until an infidelity scandal tore his image and family apart. After decades spent out of the limelight, Owen Daniels has decided to take up the mantle of Titan once again to try and make amends for his years away. Unfortunately, the Titan Scandal is still common knowledge, and no Hero team wants such a polarizing figure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, loved it!

  • By Leslie on 08-22-16

Awesome spinoff!

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

Reviewed: 10-30-18

This spinoff is exactly that, a spinoff. not much info is needed except the basic background of how the world in the books works. there's some stuff in the last book of the main series that is explained by this book but I read through the series just fine then read this and nothing was really lost. it's awesome to see a hero out in the field as opposed to the rest of the series where it's mostly a controlled environment, it's cool to see real heros and the teams working together in real situations. love the author and love the narration of the whole series.