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  • The Dragon's Eyes

  • The Guardian Series, Book 2
  • By: Rain Oxford
  • Narrated by: Todd Menesses
  • Length: 19 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

Three years after saving the Earth and Duran, Dylan faces all new challenges. Kiro has disappeared, the Iadnah are turning against their Guardians, and to top it off, a creature as old as the gods is wreaking havoc on Earth. Other strange occurrences are happening throughout the universe, and Dylan will have to investigate them in order to uncover the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely hooked on this fantasy series!

  • By ALLIE on 10-05-16

Even better than the first book

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

Reviewed: 07-30-16

Would you listen to The Dragon's Eyes again? Why?

I would yes. There is such an interesting story and interesting events going on I'm sure I missed a few things the first listen through. I always relisten to books, and this will be on my list to throw into the mix. I love longer books, more enjoyable.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I still love Dylan and Ed, as well as Davina. Shinobo (spelling?) is mentioned a few times. I want a squirrel cat so bad.

Have you listened to any of Todd Menesses’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

yes and I love how many voices he does! I try to do some of them and I just cant do it. So many accents, so many pitches and changes. I think he was the perfect person for this job. I need to find all the audio books he does and listen to them all. I'm wildly entertained with his voice work.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no, it's over 19 hours I have been listening to it when I fall asleep at night and to and from work, as well as on my pokemon adventures.

Any additional comments?

I hope there is a 3rd book, I like the worlds and the books idea and the signing of them. So many interesting things going on with magic and other worlds. So much could happen in the future with more books.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • How to Stop Procrastination & Get More Done in Less Time!

  • By: Graham Bianco
  • Narrated by: Christian Erickson
  • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 384
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 355
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 348

An international best-seller, How to Stop Procrastination & Get More Done in Less Time! will give you the tools, advice, and easy-to-follow steps to end procrastination and achieve more of your goals. Find out how bestselling author and speaker Graham Bianco has helped people around the world by breaking down the steps to enable you to quickly eradicate procrastination from your life, forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic book, helped me so much!

  • By Connor Pole on 08-05-16

helped me get ideas

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

Reviewed: 07-30-16

Where does How to Stop Procrastination & Get More Done in Less Time! rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I liked the narrators voice and listening was great to be able to work on things while getting tips and ideas to stop procrastinating helped me a lot. I would rank this an 8/10 with other audio books. The tips were useful.

What does Christian Erickson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

calm soothing voice to listen to, not stumbling on words (how I do) just easier for a dyslexic like me to listen to things and understand everything and not have to stop and re read a section. I really enjoyed the narrators voice.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

sure I listened to it in one sitting while doing house chores. It's short and multitasking is my game. =)

14 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • The Mens Guide to Tinder

  • The Essential Manual for Tinder, Dating & Hookups
  • By: Chris Hemswith
  • Narrated by: Randal Schaffer
  • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 199

New York Times best-selling author Chris Hemswith brings you his latest book and the first ever specific book to assist guys on Tinder. How to achieve your goals (hookups, casual dating and relationships) without being a d--! No pathetic scammy techniques here to cheat women, just proper practical advice garnered from actual research.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Practical Advice

  • By Daniel on 12-05-16

interesting tips and ideas

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

Reviewed: 07-04-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would, I think a lot of guys don't get what girls look at when viewing tinder. Most girls don't want a one night stand. A lot of guys are also getting passed up on tinder because they make simple mistakes.

What did you like best about this story?

I like that the info makes sense, and actually works with getting results. I've gotten better matches, not flaky people and they are interesting to talk to. I think I am mostly getting more matches because of how I have written my bio and the pictures I added with the help of this audio book.

Have you listened to any of Randal Schaffer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have not but I would consider it. I liked how slow he spoke so you could really comprehend what he was saying. Visualize and even use tinder while listening to the book. I did.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Sure I listened to the whole thing in one sitting. It's only 2 hours and I had nothing else to do on a Sunday. I played with tinder while listening to apply the info being said.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Rhinehoth

  • By: Brian E. Niskala
  • Narrated by: John Pennington
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 58

Rhinehoth - Centuries ago, a great castle was built in the mountains of Germany's Black Forest. Its ancient guardians still thrive in its walls, forever protecting its dark secrets, holding captive an enemy that threatens their very existence. Foretold is a story of an ancient warrior that is to return to the castle to free the captive Vampire Prince. Simon Roberts was a petty thief who fled England to escape Scotland Yard after a series of unsuccessful jewelry store heists.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • anyone who loves vampires and werewolves

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 07-11-16

Loved the sound effects so much!

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

Reviewed: 05-27-16

Would you consider the audio edition of Rhinehoth to be better than the print version?

I loved this audio book so much more than reading the book myself because there were sound effects that were fitting to the mood, and ambiance of the scene. Creepy doors opening, and what not made this similar to old time radio programs. I wish there were more audio books that had this type of bonus with sound effects!

Have you listened to any of John Pennington’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have not but I would definitely conciser listening to other books he has narrated.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

no defiantly not. It's over 10 hours long, I prefer to listen to my audio books while I am driving to and from work as well as making dinner and eating (alone). Was quite entertaining all week as I listened to it.

Any additional comments?

I rather enjoyed this audio book and the audio effects that were within it. I prefer to listen to audio books instead of music on the radio these days. Not sure if I'm just getting old, or bored with radio (I'm in my 30's). I might have to search the author and narrator for more books to listen to on my drive to and from work, I rather enjoyed this book as well as the performance. Made my commute more enjoyable this week.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Getting Over a Breakup

  • 75 Easy Steps to Get Over a Breakup
  • By: Kate Anderson
  • Narrated by: Rebekah Amber Clark
  • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190

New York Times best-selling author Kate Anderson brings you her latest book to help those suffering the pain of a separation. Getting Over a Breakup contains 75 easy to follow steps, broken into three sections, to help you get over the pain and anguish of a breakup and to move on with your life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Getting over it.

  • By On The Road on 01-06-17

helpful tips in your time of need

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes I would! We all have friends that have been broken up with and will be broken up with in the future. If before hand or after the fact it can be useful both times.

Have you listened to any of Rebekah Amber Clark’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I haven't but her voice was very easy to listen to and absorb the information. I would listen to more books she narrates.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

For me yes, less than 2 hours I am game to listen to a book in one sitting. You could also chop this up into bits on your drive to and from work I suppose but I enjoy a good lump of 2 hours in one sitting.

11 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • My Survival in the Killing Fields

  • By: Mao Sim
  • Narrated by: Laura Jackman
  • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

My Survival in the Killing Fields tells the story of one incredible woman, Mao Sim, and the extraordinary journey she undertook as a young girl, emerging from the horror of the conflict which engulfed her country to try to find a new life amidst the pointless destruction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent !!!

  • By Alex on 04-05-16

the story of a brave woman

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

Reviewed: 03-23-16

Would you consider the audio edition of My Survival in the Killing Fields to be better than the print version?

Hearing someone else read and tell the story with inflection in their voice makes a wold of difference when listening to an audio book. Especially when the audio book is a memoir like this one.

What did you like best about this story?

I love that even though every turn through out Mai Sim's life something bad happened she still keep it together and carried on when the rest of us would more than likely give up and find a way to end it all. She is a positive roll model and her story is very empowering.

Which scene was your favorite?

I'm not sure favorite is the right word there are a lot of sad scenes, I cried about 8 times while listening to this audio book.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I was very moved by this book, emotionally this book had me crying so much. I feel so much for the author (Mai Sim). Loosing your family is hard, being married to an abusive spouse is hard, and Mai Sim held her head high and carried on. I am inspired by Mai Sim to never give up, if she can go through all that, my stupid little problems can be fought through also.

  • The Zee Brothers: Zombie Exterminators

  • Curse of the Zombie Omelet!
  • By: Grivante
  • Narrated by: Ian McEuen
  • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

The Zee Brothers have a strange and dangerous vocation. While some hunt rodents or pests in the dark, Jonah and Judas tackle much larger prey: zombies. Equipped with a well-loved artillery gun named DeeDee and a much used and somewhat abused pickup truck called Sasha, the duo clear the night of undead pests, keeping the ever-present threat of a zombie apocalypse at bay.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Weird!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 08-18-17

Funny well written book!

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

Reviewed: 03-13-16

Would you consider the audio edition of The Zee Brothers: Zombie Exterminators to be better than the print version?

I love how this audio book had music that really set the theme for the narration. I feel like the music was paired perfectly and other music choices wouldn't have been as great as a fit as what they choice. Perfect pairing.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Zee Brothers: Zombie Exterminators?

I was laughing so hard listening to this, there were so many memorable moments. I really loved their first client who turned zombie and was attacking them trying to gum them to death. I was nearly cry laughing.

Which character – as performed by Ian McEuen – was your favorite?

Judas and Jonah Zee were my favorite mostly because they are the main characters.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes it was it's a nice short book, perfect to curl up with a blanket and listen to the whole thing. It's less than 2 hours and ideal for a one sitting listen.

Any additional comments?

I felt like this was a mix of ghost busters meets zombies which was a great idea. I loved every minuet of this book and I hope there are sequels to come!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Hungry Earth

  • Elemental, Book 2
  • By: Rain Oxford
  • Narrated by: Todd Menesses
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 268
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 252
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252

Devon Sanders, a private investigator known for his efficiency and discretion, is determined to become a master wizard. He returns to the paranormal university ready to learn magic and uncover the history of the castle. Unfortunately, life at Quintessence is never that easy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved every second

  • By Cindy Rice on 03-10-16

loved every second

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

Reviewed: 03-10-16

Would you listen to Hungry Earth again? Why?

Yes I will be listening to it again! I love supernatural stories and this one is well written and I enjoy listening to this narrator. I hope there are more books in this series.

Have you listened to any of Todd Menesses’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes I have, this is just as good as his other performances. I hope to find more from him. I enjoy listening to him. He's easy to listen to and follow and understand what is happening in the book.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No it was not a book you want to listen to in one sitting. It's far to long, I recommend this over a span of 5-8 days if you are trying to rush it. I like to enjoy my books and typically on the way to work or lunch breaks.

Any additional comments?

This book is a lot like harry potter meets twilight crossed with a mystery. I am overly excited to have book two in audio and I hope there are more in the works. The elemental series is well written and captivating to the point you don't want to turn off the story to go to bed, you want to keep listening find out what happens next. I especially love that they are at a school for supernatural adults and I wish I had powers of some sort and be written into the story, just wake up and be IN the story.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • How to Keep Your Relationship Exciting

  • 85 Tips to Keep the Romance in Your Life!
  • By: Kate Anderson
  • Narrated by: Pam Rossi
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 26

It's no big surprise that all relationships go through ups and downs. When we spend the majority of our time with another person, things can get tense or go a bit flat from time to time. We might find ourselves engaging in unproductive arguments more often than we would like. We may have a hard time balancing our own personal needs or understanding the needs of our partner. We might not know how to overcome a source of discontentment in our relationship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good ideas

  • By Anna Hart on 03-07-16

Helpful information and advise

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

Reviewed: 02-21-16

Would you consider the audio edition of How to Keep Your Relationship Exciting to be better than the print version?

I always find it easier to listen to a book and soak up the information. I enjoyed the narrators voice and it was easy to listen to her.

What did you like best about this story?

I especially enjoyed the way the book was divided up into sections, not everyone is in the same relationship rut and this covers many different ideas and ways to liven things up. The 15 steps to get through a rough patch also helped and I am looking to try 3 of them this weekend.

What does Pam Rossi bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She brings a lively easy to listen to and understand voice which was easy for me to close my eyes and listen to her talking. I like listening to books rather than reading, it's easier for me to understand the concept and think of ways to apply concepts to my life while listening.

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

The quality time you spend with your significant other is important. I also enjoyed the 30 second kiss rule chapter.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Harry: For Every True One Direction and Harry Styles Fan

  • By: Jessica Lyttle
  • Narrated by: Louise V. Bond
  • Length: 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Harry Styles. You think you know EVERYTHING about him? Think again!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Real Deal About Harry Styles

  • By Tracy H on 05-31-16

All about Harry Styles

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

Reviewed: 02-18-16

Would you listen to Harry: For Every True One Direction and Harry Styles Fan again? Why?

Yes I would because it's short and interesting information about a celebrity who was a nobody and went on the x factor and was almost over night a somebody. The info about Harry in this book was amusing and entertaining.

What did you like best about this story?

I like that there are quotes in this book from things Harry has said as well as some of Harry's favorite things. Also things about his family life which were interesting.

What does Louise V. Bond bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I loved her accent, if I had read this book myself I would have read it the way I talk instead of with a British accent which makes this better.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I don't know if moved is the right word, I laughed a handful of times. I think I laughed the most about the sections that mention that Harry likes being naked. Kinda an odd thing for a celebrity to admit to yet still entertaining to read.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful