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  • Binti: Home

  • Binti, Book 2
  • By: Nnedi Okorafor
  • Narrated by: Robin Miles
  • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 480
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 449
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 450

It's been a year since Binti and Okwu enrolled at Oomza University. A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets. A year since she found friendship in the unlikeliest of places. And now she must return home to her people, with her friend Okwu by her side, to face her family and face her elders. But Okwu will be the first of his race to set foot on Earth in over a hundred years, and the first ever to come in peace.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Abrupt Conclusion

  • By Ryann on 04-14-18

Loving This New Perspective

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

Reviewed: 12-28-18

This writer has such an interesting voice and a terrific page turning style. The narrator is engaging and one of the better narrators I’ve ever listened to. I am so happy that I decided to give this series a chance. The second book is just as good, if not even better than, the first!

  • Island of the Mad

  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 587
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 536
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 537

With Mrs. Hudson gone from their lives and domestic chaos building, the last thing Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, need is to help an old friend with her mad and missing aunt. Lady Vivian Beaconsfield has spent most of her adult life in one asylum after another, since the loss of her brother and father in the Great War. And although her mental state seemed to be improving, she’s now disappeared after an outing from Bethlem Royal Hospital...better known as Bedlam.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a little let down but still worth the listen.

  • By Victoria L Snyder on 07-03-18

Another Triumph by Ms King

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

Reviewed: 06-21-18

Set with the backdrop of the rise of fascism in Italy, this excellent story reminds us that it wasn’t just Germany and Hitler that embraced such a horrible movement. In fiction, she points out the dangers and warning signs that, frankly, we are seeing again today. Even being very aware and sad about the need for this education of our past, I feel this tale of bravery and beautiful difference is uplifting and among her best yet. #Provocative #WorldWarII #WakeUpCall #Tagsgiving #Sweepstakes

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  • Lord of Emperors

  • Book Two of the Sarantine Mosaic
  • By: Guy Gavriel Kay
  • Narrated by: Berny Clark
  • Length: 21 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251

Crispin the mosaicist wants to concentrate on his art. Rustem of Kerakek, a physician, is also on his own journey of self-discovery. But no man may withdraw from society that easily, and both men soon find themselves drawn into the deadly webs of Sarantium. Lord of Emperors is the sequel to Sailing to Sarantium.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mosaic - part 2

  • By Eivind on 07-26-12

A deep and powerful reimagining of Byzantium

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

I have always been a fan of Guy Gavriel Kay’s beautiful prose. He takes the listener(reader) on a journey through a rainbow of emotion. He brings sweeping history down to personal experience and gives personal experiences a grandeur. He helped put together the Silmarillion.with Christopher Tolkien and I am certain it inspired him and I am grateful that he found his voice in writing for he has given me great joy and helped me to express my sorrow when needed. Thank you for another beautiful story and memory! #ChosenOnes #Inspiring #Byzantium #tagsgiving #sweepstakes

  • Games Wizards Play

  • By: Diane Duane
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 123
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123

Every 11 years, Earth's senior wizards hold the Invitational: an intensive three-week event where the planet's newest, sharpest young wizards show off their best and hottest spells. Wizardly partners Kit Rodriguez and Nita Callahan, and Nita's sister, former wizard-prodigy Dairine Callahan, are drafted in to mentor two brilliant and difficult cases.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • absolutely fantastic!

  • By Bonniejane on 12-29-16

She just gets better and better

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-18

Diane Duane has been one of my very favorite authors since I read her very first book. I am grateful for her continued and increasing scale and telling me stories about her wizards. Read them all! Fall in love with these wonderful characters! These stories remind me of my hopeful self which is something that I need these days. #DeepFriendship #HiddenTalents #Suspenseful #Tagsgiving #Sweepstakes

  • The Murder of Mary Russell

  • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
  • By: Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin, Susan Lyons
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,292
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,185

Mary Russell is used to dark secrets - her own and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A New Twist for Holmes & Co.

  • By Carole T. on 04-13-16

Laurie King just keeps getting better

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

Reviewed: 04-26-16

I love these Mary Russell stories and this one twists and turns to the very end. Enjoy!!

  • The Black Reckoning

  • Books of Beginning
  • By: John Stephens
  • Narrated by: Jim Dale
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 566
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 524
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520

The adventures of siblings Kate, Michael, and Emma come to a stunning conclusion when they must find the last Book of Beginning - the Book of Death - before the Dire Magnus does, for when all three books are united, their combined power will be unstoppable.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't finish the series well

  • By Kenneth W Bertin on 08-31-15

A powerful ending to a great series

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-16

In some ways this could have been 2 books because there was a lot packed into this one book. I did a lot of crying listening to this one, both remembering my own griefs and tears for the profound and deep places this book took me. A previous reviewer complained about the very quick ending but I feel it was as good a place as any to end the story. Thanks for a very excellent read!

  • The Shepherd's Crown

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,965
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,830
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,822

Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel, and the fifth to feature the witch Tiffany Aching.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • really Really REALLY going to miss Terry Pratchett

  • By Ruby on 09-05-15

Bitter sweet

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

Reviewed: 03-20-16

Listening to this book I found so happy to hear such a great story and so sad to know it was the last one that Terry Pratchett wrote. A best last novel.

  • The Paper Magician

  • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,097
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,723
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,712

Ceony Twill arrives at the cottage of Magician Emery Thane with a broken heart. Having graduated at the top of her class from the Tagis Praff School for the Magically Inclined, Ceony is assigned an apprenticeship in paper magic despite her dreams of bespelling metal. And once she's bonded to paper, that will be her only magic... forever. Yet the spells Ceony learns under the strange yet kind Thane turn out to be more marvelous than she could have ever imagined.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Valley girl reads book on faux British accent

  • By James and co. on 06-23-15

Creative and fun story

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

Reviewed: 03-08-16

I very much like this book. My only nit to pick is that occasional word or phrase choices seemed off to me and not in line with the rest of the story almost as if we were suddenly not in the same century as the story is in. Editing is not what it once was. I truly appreciate this innovative magic system!

  • The Girl in the Spider's Web

  • A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series
  • By: David Lagercrantz
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,255
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,469
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18,435

In this adrenaline-charged, up-to-the-moment political thriller, Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are back. The troubled genius hacker and crusading journalist thrilled the world in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, which have sold more than 80 million copies worldwide.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So thankful we still have Lizbeth!

  • By AudioAddict on 09-04-15

So happy with this book!

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

Reviewed: 12-12-15

When I heard about the new author continuing this series I was skeptical. I am so delighted that he managed to be very true to the original books. Thank you for a wonderful continuing of the series!

  • Hero

  • By: Perry Moore
  • Narrated by: Michael Urie
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,118
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,803
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,815

In the story comic book legend Stan Lee calls "spellbinding" and "totally original," Thom Creed has secrets. For one, like his father, he has super powers. Also, he's been asked to join the League—the very organization of superheroes that spurned his dad. Then there’s the secret Thom can barely face himself: he's gay. But becoming a member of the League opens up a new world to Thom. There, he connects with a misfit group of aspiring heroes, including Scarlett, Typhoid Larry, and Ruth, a wise old broad who can see the future. Like Thom, these heroes have things to hide....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Give it a listen!

  • By Robert on 10-25-10

Perfect genre book

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

Reviewed: 07-29-15

I agree with all the rave reviews!! This book hit every right note and made the teenage voice just right. Excellent marks all round.

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