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  • Skyward

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Suzy Jackson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,302
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,768
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9,753

From Brandon Sanderson, the number one New York Times best-selling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally best-selling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity's future.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If you like Ender's Game or Sanderson check it out

  • By Kingsley on 11-08-18

Great read. Will recommend to my granddaughter.

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

Very well thought out with twists and turns that keep you guessing to the very end.

  • The Blinding Knife

  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,197
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,716
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,713

Gavin Guile is dying. He'd thought he had five years left - now he has less than one. With 50,0000 refugees, a bastard son, and an ex-fiancée who may have learned his darkest secret, Gavin has problems on every side. All magic in the world is running wild and threatens to destroy the Seven Satrapies. Worst of all, the old gods are being reborn, and their army of color wights is unstoppable. The only salvation may be the brother whose freedom and life Gavin stole 16 years ago.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Much Better

  • By David S. on 09-16-12

Powerful story and great performance.

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

love the premise and deep unfolding of the color magic. Also, the character development. look forward to more from Mr. Weeks.

  • Rise of a Phoenix

  • The Nix Series, Book 3
  • By: Shannon Mayer
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 386
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 352

To save my son, I would give up my soul. To survive this journey and stop those who face us, I may have to do just that. My son is waiting for me to bring him home, to rescue him from the horrors he’s faced on his own. I won’t take the chance to find him only to fail him again. Which means I must unearth a way to kill his captor, a man who is immortal. A man who made a deal with the devil to attain his power. As it stands, there is only one way to end that monster’s life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing!

  • By Mander on 12-31-17

Good story with twists

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

Reviewed: 11-03-18

This story is a really good one, with enough twists to keep you head spinning, but enough clues to make the storyline flow rather than "jump" as so many authors do. Get this one!

  • The Vesik Series: Books 1-3

  • Vesik Series Box Set
  • By: Eric Asher
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 28 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,167

This omnibus collection includes Days Gone Bad, Wolves and the River of Stone, and Winter's Demon. That's three complete novels of Damian's dark, gritty, and occasionally hilarious urban-fantasy adventures.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Never a dull moment.

  • By Troublemer(tammy hovey) on 01-21-17

if I hear one more "and everyone laughed"

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

Reviewed: 06-22-18

The story has some interesting ideas, but the tone of the characters are do schizophrenic that the story is laughable itself. one second somber tragedy, the next, characters laughing and cracking jokes, with people that they "love" in jeopardy or dead - schizoid!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Bloodring

  • Rogue Mage, Book 1
  • By: Faith Hunter
  • Narrated by: Natalie Gold
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 869
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 712
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 709

In a near-future world, seraphs and demons fight a never-ending battle. But a new species of mage has arisen. Thorn St. Croix is no ordinary neo-mage. Nearly driven insane by her powers, she has escaped the confines of the Enclaves and now lives among humans. When her ex-husband is kidnapped, Thorn must risk revealing her true identity to save him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Bloodring Redux

  • By pewter on 07-28-11

Partial story., not concluded

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

Reviewed: 03-19-18

This is a "fun" story in war l would consider a novella. Not a fan...

  • Silence Fallen

  • A Mercy Thompson Novel, Book 10
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King, George Newbern
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,309
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,922
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,907

Attacked and abducted in her home territory, Mercy finds herself in the clutches of the most powerful vampire in the world, taken as a weapon to use against alpha werewolf Adam and the ruler of the Tri-Cities vampires. In coyote form Mercy escapes - only to find herself without money, without clothing, and alone in the heart of Europe. Unable to contact Adam and the rest of the pack, Mercy has allies to find and enemies to fight, and she needs to figure out which is which.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Distracted - Unhappy - Disappointed

  • By Rebecca on 08-11-17

good addition to series

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

Reviewed: 06-24-17

Enjoyed the book, but thought George Newbern was not up to the standard of Lorelei King .

  • Shifting Shadows

  • Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese, Lorelei King
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,918
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,693
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,693

Mercy Thompson’s world just got a whole lot bigger... A collection of all-new and previously published short stories featuring Mercy Thompson, “one of the best heroines in the urban fantasy genre today” (Fiction Vixen Book Reviews), and the characters she calls friends...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great compilation of stories from the Mercy-verse

  • By Malinda on 11-02-14

Another great addition to the series

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

Reviewed: 06-21-17

fills in several areas that were hanging (i.e. Samuel, Ben). love the series and character development.

  • Curse on the Land

  • Soulwood, Book 2
  • By: Faith Hunter
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 14 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,170
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,033
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,028

Before Nell Ingram met skinwalker Jane Yellowrock, she had no one to rely on, finding strength only in her arcane connection to the dark woods around her. But now she has friends in the newly formed PsyLED team to keep her grounded - even if being part of the agency responsible for policing paranormals comes with dangers of its own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!

  • By The Mays on 11-13-16

great addition to the series

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

Reviewed: 06-13-17

look forward to the next book. sets the stage for many interesting twists and the interaction with Jane Yellowrock is intriguing.

  • The Never Paradox

  • Chronicles of Jonathan Tibbs, Book 2
  • By: T. Ellery Hodges
  • Narrated by: Steven Barnett
  • Length: 20 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,578
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,426
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,416

The Ferox assault has been escalating, drawing Jonathan into combat more and more frequently. With each passing day, he's grown stronger. He can't be certain, but his attackers seem to be getting...more dangerous? ...and, of course, Heyer is gone, again. Then came the glitch. Unexpectedly pulled from battle, Jonathan finds he cannot recall the final moments of his last confrontation. Convinced that his memory loss was no accident, he must uncover the truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hodges Pulls it off

  • By Scott on 08-30-17

Great book with original ideas I haven't seen

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

Reviewed: 06-08-17

This type of SciFi book is very entertaining, combining time, multidimensional universes with psychology and philosophy thrown in. Although not agreeing with all the author's ideas, they are presented in a way that makes you think. Read the series!! Am looking forward to the conclusion.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Term Limits

  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,878
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,338

In one bloody night, three of Washington’s most powerful politicians are executed with surgical precision. Their assassins then deliver a shocking ultimatum to the American government: set aside partisan politics and restore power to the people. No one, they warn, is out of their reach—not even the president. A joint FBI-CIA task force reveals the killers are elite military commandos, but no one knows exactly who they are or when they will strike next.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Term Limits

  • By David Share on 06-26-11

Great story. with today's deficit - makes you thin

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

Reviewed: 03-02-17

what is driving most of our politicians now and where is their love of country.. some points were stretched and characters were stereotyped, but overall a good read.