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  • The Companions

  • Forgotten Realms: The Sundering, Book 1
  • By: R.A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
  • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,078
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,931
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,925

This latest installment in New York Times best-selling author R.A. Salvatore's beloved fantasy saga, The Companions moves Salvatore's signature hero Drizzt into a new era of the Forgotten Realms. As Drizzt's fate hangs in the balance, he reflects on the lives of the trusted allies who stood by his side throughout his early life - the friends now known as the Companions of the Hall. Meanwhile, the first stirrings of the Sundering begin.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BWAHAHA! R.A. Salvatore does it again!

  • By Roger on 08-14-13

Redundant chapters

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

Reviewed: 08-12-17

What the eff is up with the chapters repeating? The story was well enough, but with the updated Audible app being crappy and hard to navigate, having to deal with repeating chapters... OY!

  • Elminster in Hell

  • Forgotten Realms: Elminster, Book 4
  • By: Ed Greenwood
  • Narrated by: John Pruden
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 217
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 201

On the world of his birth he's all but a god, but when an ancient evil banishes him to the depths of the Nine Hells, he's just another lost soul. Elminster, Sage of Shadowdale, Chosen of Mystra, faces his most desperate struggle - to survive, to escape, to cling to his very sanity - and all the forces of the inferno are rallied against him.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing offering from a great author

  • By J. M. Zoshak on 01-14-15

Sooooo kludgy...

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

Reviewed: 04-06-17

This book was so jarring to listen to with the story transitioning back and forth. If I'd hadn't heard any of his other novels, I'd have given up somewhere around the half way mark.

  • The Ghost King

  • Forgotten Realms: Transitions, Book 3
  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,404
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,203

When the Spellplague ravages Faerûn, Drizzt and his companions are caught in the chaos. Seeking out the help of the priest Cadderly - the hero of the recently reissued series The Cleric Quintet - Drizzt finds himself facing his most powerful and elusive foe, the twisted Crenshinibon, the demonic crystal shard he believed had been destroyed years ago.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narator ruined an awesome trilogy

  • By Tgh on 10-13-15

Bring back Victor B

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

Reviewed: 10-20-16

Dude has a good voice and all, but my teeth grate every time he pronounces words. It's Pickle Bouldershoulder, not Pie-kell... djsidjsisksjjxbedhsjxhfuudneb ex zkej

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Pirate King

  • Forgotten Realms: Transitions, Book 2
  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,319
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,126

The Arcane Brotherhood has long held the city of Luskan in their power, but when corruption eats away at their ranks, Captain Deudermont comes to the rescue of a city that has become a safe haven for the Sword Coast's most dangerous pirates. But rescuing a city from itself may not be as easy as Deudermont thinks, and when Drizzt can't talk him out of it, he'll be forced to help.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Desperately need Victor Bevine back!!!

  • By James on 05-05-15

Murder!

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

Reviewed: 10-14-16

I'm dead... you killed me with your effed pronunciation of every cool word I learned from Victor...

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Orc King

  • Transitions, Book I
  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,833
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,550

An uneasy peace between the dwarves of Mithral Hall and the orcs of the newly established Kingdom of Many-Arrows can't last long. The orc tribes united under Obould begin to fight each other, and Bruenor is determined to finish the war that nearly killed him and almost destroyed everything he's worked to build. But it will take more than swords and axes to bring a lasting peace to the Spine of the World.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I miss Victor Bevine!

  • By Randy on 06-27-14

I dye a little inside...

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

... when this narrator pronounces the words I have come to know from Victor (the old narrator).

  • Road of the Patriarch

  • Forgotten Realms: The Sellswords, Book 3
  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: David Colacci
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,160
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,030
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034

A cold and emotionless killer for whom every soul has a price, even his own, embarks on a path to find out just how high that price can be. A dark elf of limitless guile dares to challenge a king, and carve for himself a place in the inhospitable World Above.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wont buy any more of these books with out VictorB

  • By Dusty on 06-10-14

narrator makes me twitch

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

Reviewed: 09-15-16

The story was a good one, but the new narrator drives me nuts! His pronunciation of names, places, and well known magical items (you don't call a red bladed, evil sword "Sharon's Claw", ya dolt), had me grinding teeth more then a few times. I regret that I will have to suffer more in future books as good ol' Victor seems to have moved on to other projects.

  • The Spine of the World: Legend of Drizzt: Paths of Darkness, Book 2

  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,245

Join the world's most famous drow elf in the penultimate chapter of the Legend of Drizzt series! Spending time in the unimaginable torture chambers of the Abyss for even a day would be enough to break even the heartiest soul, and the barbarian Wulfgar was there for years. When he returns, his friends find him a changed man, and not changed for the better. But Wulfgar's road to redemption is one he must travel on his own, even if it leads to the bottle.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • boring!

  • By Ian Brock on 11-05-15

The Most Depressing Book

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

Reviewed: 03-16-16

Narrator was good as always, but this book was extremely hard to work thru. I started out with the Drizzt series in 2015, and have been devouring them as fast as possible. This had to be the most depressing book to date. I found the need to walk away from this audio book twice before I got through it. If there are many more like this one in the full series, I may just have to give up now.

  • The Quick Guide to Cloud Computing and Cyber Security

  • By: Marcia R.T. Pistorious
  • Narrated by: Glenn Koster Jr.
  • Length: 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 19

In this book cloud computing and cyber security are described in a way that covers all sizes and implementations of businesses involved in using this method of computing.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Some good and some bad.

  • By Granite Golfer on 02-19-18

short... too short

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

Reviewed: 09-23-15

There wasn't a hole lot of usable information in this pamphlet of a book. Just a bunch of theory really.

  • The Little Book of Currency Trading

  • How to Make Big Profits in the World of Forex
  • By: Kathy Lien
  • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 261
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 210

Once dominated by global banks, hedge funds, and multinational corporations, the foreign exchange market, or forex, is now easily accessible to traders and investors around the world. But in order to make the most of your time in this market, you need to have a firm understanding of how it works. Written by forex expert Kathy Lien, The Little Book of Currency Trading shows you how to effectively trade and invest in today’s biggest market. Page by page, she describes the multitude of opportunities possible in the forex market....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good info for starters

  • By Ramiro on 12-02-15

Good subject, good details, but...

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

Reviewed: 03-12-15

It would have been nice to have a female narrator, being as the author was

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Facebook Effect (excerpt)

  • By: David Kirkpatrick
  • Narrated by: David Kirkpatrick
  • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2,151
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 1,597
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 1,607

In little more than half a decade, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users. It is one of the fastest growing companies in history, an essential part of the social life not only of teenagers but hundreds of millions of adults worldwide. As Facebook spreads around the globe, it creates surprising effects, even becoming instrumental in political protests from Colombia to Iran.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Didn't Read It, Just Want It Gone!

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-22-12

DO NOT WANT

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

Reviewed: 12-12-13

What would have made The Facebook Effect (excerpt) better?

Being allowed to delete if from my library!

What do you think your next listen will be?

Anything but this!

What didn’t you like about David Kirkpatrick’s performance?

That it is force on me!

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Anger!

Any additional comments?

Get it off my gawdamn library!