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Mandy Buffington

Hillsboro, Oregon
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  • Dahlia's Shadow

  • Puatera Online, Book 6
  • By: Dawn Chapman, Jess Mountifield
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Barbetta
  • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Dahlia has spent her entire life in Lila's shadow. Being the quiet twin, Dahlia shied away from sports and never excelled in any of the ways her sister did. Yet, thrown into the glitch-filled world of Puatera, her sister is no longer there to protect her, forcing Dahlia to uncover hidden strengths or be buried by her weakness. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Please keep the series going!

  • By TU on 09-11-18

Awesome series

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

These books literally keep me at the edge of my seat or so it feels. Filled with tons of action, great story, interesting but believable characters. Awesome unique setting. Definitely love the books in this and hope everything ties up somehow at some point.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Creek Witch

  • By: Jay Barnson
  • Narrated by: Janel Valentine
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Grieving and lost after the death of her parents, Jenny Morgan is sent to West Virginia to live with an aunt she's never met. It's there that Jenny is confronted with an unbelievable family heritage of witchcraft and magic - something she immediately dismisses as old-fashioned superstitions. However, once her new home is threatened by deadly horrors straight out of myth and folklore, her aunt's stories become impossible to ignore.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantasy Folklore!

  • By Beau on 09-14-18

Magic, ghosts, and mysterious death

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

Jenny’s parents were just found dead and she’s sent to live with an aunt she’s never known. She comes to find out that she has magic even though she disbelieves these things until faces with a woman who might be behind the deaths of her parents. Will Jenny rise to the task? Will she accept her heritage? Great characters and gripping story.

  • Semester Aboard

  • More than Magic, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Kirke
  • Narrated by: Starla Huchton
  • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

Jen Maddox is a few days into her summer study-abroad program. She sees something that isn’t humanly possible. Jen would have thought that it was all a dream if not for the fact that Charlie, Dani, Mariana, TS, and Thomas are making every effort to cover it up. Suddenly, the five of them are everything but normal, and Jen is determined to figure out what they’re hiding. There’s something on the ship. Something dangerous. Suddenly, everyone on board is threatened by a creature that Jen never even believed existed. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • AWESOME BEGINNING TO VAMPIRE SERIES!

  • By Victoria Haugen on 08-20-18

Magic creatures galore

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

Jenn is a normal girl on a summer abroad program who suddenly sees something that she didn’t think possible. Than she’s faced with many different questions as she realizes that magic is actually real and that magic people hide in plain sight. She finds she is one as well and gets put to the test. Good book filled with all kind of awesome fantastic creatures.

  • Paltronis

  • By: David V. Mammina
  • Narrated by: Annie Alder
  • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

In Mammina's first fairy tale novel, the theories of justice and corruption are tested. This tale is about a ghostly knight named Spirit Warrior who dared to defend his own people against an assortment of villains, including that of an evil corrupt king and a vengeful sorcerer. In a quest to secure justice and peace, Spirit Warrior selflessly challenges all obstacles at once--giving rise to this classic saga. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty good legend

  • By wisealma on 09-12-18

Tale for the ages

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

Reviewed: 08-22-18

Spirit warrior is put through the test after dying and being trained to exact revenge on the king who rules harshly and treats his people like pawns. Will he kill the king or find another way? Will the princess find a way to get around her fathers rule and not be just a pawn in his game? Will the people ever find peace?

  • Warlock Wanted

  • Arcane Inc., Book 2
  • By: Sean Stone
  • Narrated by: Hannibal Hills
  • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Eddie Lancaster is in trouble. One month ago he killed Killian Myers, and now Inspector Richards is after him. Luckily, Richards has no evidence. But that's not all Eddie has to worry about. People are going missing from Mote Park. The circumstances point to the supernatural, and Eddie is hired to investigate and resolve the matter. He soon discovers that what's going in in Mote Park is far more sinister than a simple kidnapping.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Our favorite Warlock returns for more

  • By Ray Johnson on 09-03-18

Eddie at it again

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

Reviewed: 08-17-18

Eddie is at it again going after supernaturals after having many people go missing without a trace. A detective is now trying to prove that he’s done more than he’s really done even without evidence. Also, a former person that was in his life comes hunting him and his friends. What is a warlock to do?

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • His Queen

  • Corsova Shifters
  • By: Anna DelRay
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Braddock
  • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Everything Anca knows of her past is questioned as she glimpses her future. The vision puts her on high alert, but Anca’s mother affirms this dark stranger who caused the vision is not only from her homeland, but that Anca’s father is still alive. And he wants her to come home. Anca steps into a world that seems untouched by time. But she also steps back into a danger that has not passed since her mother fled to save their lives. Will Anca and her fated mate survive and defeat a royal coup, or will they fall victim to an obsessive avarice for power?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Full of secrets, adventure, and romance

  • By Mandy Buffington on 08-16-18

Full of secrets, adventure, and romance

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

Reviewed: 08-16-18

Anca is just your average woman working a business she owns and taking care of her mother when a mysterious man comes into her life completely changing everything she ever knew. Not only does she find out her father is actually still alive but that she is heir to his throne in a country she’s never been to. Will she accept the throne? Will other secrets keep her from doing so? What role will the mysterious man play? Great sex scenes without taking away from the story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Charm City

  • The Demon Whisperer, Book 1
  • By: Ash Krafton
  • Narrated by: Roy McCrerey
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

The darkness is rising, and one man stands against it: the exorcist mage Simon Alliant. But in Baltimore, he finally meets his match...a part-mortal divinity with the power to whisper away demons.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Urban fantasy that delivers and promises more!

  • By Raul on 09-05-18

angels, mages, half divinities

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

Reviewed: 08-09-18

Simon is an exorcist mage that battles demons but is addicted to the magic he is given to use. Therefore he keeps charms on him to help lessen the addiction. He also is friends with a watcher an angel that’s job is to watch the human race. Simon has had good and bad but has met his match when he meets a girl who is part divinity. Loved the magic and the fact there is definitely something different with how they mention how a half divinity was able to survive. Awesome book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Jessica's Challenge

  • Puatera Online, Book 5
  • By: Dawn Chapman, Jess Mountifield
  • Narrated by: Suzanne Barbetta
  • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

With her future decided, 18-year-old Jessica and her sisters sneak off for one last night of fun. Breaking into their mother's lab, the three of them are thrust into the glitchy online world of Puatera. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Freakin' love Puatera-Online stories...

  • By Lonnie-The GreatNorthernTroll-Moore on 09-03-18

Fun little read

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

Reviewed: 08-07-18

Really fun quick listen I really enjoyed this story about Jess who gets caught in a gaming world after wanting to check it out with her sisters. She ends up in the world with her sisters no where to be seen. How will she find them and how will she handle the world. Ends on a cliffhanger not sure if it gets solved since I saw all the books are stand alones.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Starter Zone

  • The Revelation Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Chris Pavesic
  • Narrated by: Natalie Heng
  • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Street gangs rule the cities during the three years since the fall of civilization. Sixteen-year-old Cami and her younger sister Alby struggle to survive. Every drop of untreated water puts their lives in peril. Caught and imprisoned by soldiers who plan to sell them into slavery, Cami will do anything to escape and rescue her sister. Even if it means leaving the real word for a life in the realms, a new game-like reality created by the hydrologists for the chosen few.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a ride

  • By Mandy Buffington on 08-03-18

What a ride

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

Cami and her sister Ally struggle to survive in a world that had collapsed after a new technology that gave people a chance to run a life anyway they please fall and ruin the water supply. Turning people against each other and different gangs ruling various areas. Suddenly they are given a chance at said world but will it be better than the one they left behind and can they keep the secret that they weren’t suppose to be there?

Note to narrator: you mispronounced Oregon

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Chasing Aledwen

  • A Paranormal Reverse Harem Novel (Fated Seasons: Spring)
  • By: Laura Greenwood
  • Narrated by: Hollie Whitmore
  • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

No one said being a princess was easy, and for Aledwen, the fae princess of spring, it's even harder. Especially with her lack of magic and the upcoming Birth of Spring. A ceremony she should be performing for the first time but can't. Luckily, she doesn't have to figure it out alone. Though at times, her shifter mates seem to be more of a hindrance than a help, and her elf's sense of duty may just override the bond between them. Can Aledwen become the queen she was always meant to be? Or will she be stuck as a magic-less princess?  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Need more now

  • By Motherof2 on 08-01-18

Doesn’t live up to the hype

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

Reviewed: 08-02-18

Couldn’t listen to too much there really isn’t a story here. I’ve listened to one reverse that literally pulled me in from the get go and this was slow in a way and also way too much telling than showing. I can’t seem to be interested in this story which is too bad as after reading power of five I finally understood why so many liked reverse harem this was not it for me. I give the performance a higher rating because the narrator was pretty decent despite the book she was reading.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful