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  • Flight of the Fallen

  • Dragonlance: Linsha Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Mary H. Herbert
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

The second title in a trilogy that explores the south of the Dragonlance world after the War of Souls. Flight of the Fallen is the second title in a trilogy that centers around Linsha Majere, the grandchild of one of the central characters of the entire Dragonlance saga. This trilogy continues to advance the story of post-War of Souls events in the Dragonlance world and introduces a major new villain to the setting.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic.

  • By Jesse on 03-23-19

Fantastic.

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

Reviewed: 03-23-19

I am continually impressed by the War of Souls Era. This trilogy truly captures the Dragonlance feel. The characters are all unique and interesting and very well written. I read the Weis and Hickman books as a teenager but life changed as it always does and sadly I put my hoopack down after Dragons of Summer Flame. Then one winters night about a year ago, Fizban knocked on my doorknob of head, and I picked up my hoopack as an adult and have gone wandering around Ansolon. Again great book.

  • Eragon

  • Inheritance, Book 1
  • By: Christopher Paolini
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,986
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,797
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,880

Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes he is merely a poor farm boy - until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now, his choices could save - or destroy - the empire. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful and Enjoyable

  • By Mary S. Murray on 02-23-04

Very fun.

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

I came in late, but am enjoying the heck out this series. It’s a fun fantasy epic. One note. The dragon’s voice. I don’t mind she has a deep resonant voice (my female dog has a very deep bark, so why not a dragon?) but it might bug you. She does sound a bit like Yoda and honestly I love it.

  • City of the Lost

  • Dragonlance: Linsha Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Mary H. Herbert
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

At a lonely outpost on the edge of the world, two dragon overlords threaten to upset the region's fragile peace. One has entrusted Rose Knight Linsha Majere with a terrible secret. When a magical storm hammers all of Ansalon, the precarious order is shattered, and Linsha must embark on a desperate quest to save the city from the onslaught of an unstoppable enemy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • City of the Lost

  • By Jesse on 03-10-19

City of the Lost

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

This book surprised me in a very good way. Linsha reminds me so much of her grandmother Tika (a personal favorite character) it makes me smile. Yet don’t let that fool you, she’s a Knight of the Rose through and through. The story was fun and engaging. I’ve already bought the sequels. Post War of Souls (or in this case it seems to be running parallel to the war) has been my all time favourites.

  • Junk

  • By: Les Bohem
  • Narrated by: John Waters
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3,846
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3,555
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3,548

Set in present-day Los Angeles, Junk explores an epic conspiracy, one at work for thousands of years that involves total takeover of the planet Earth by aliens. In the wild, souped-up vision of Les Bohem - the acclaimed, Emmy-winning writer of the Steven Spielberg miniseries, Taken - the world is at the end stage of long-range plot that involves a gigantic genetic-engineering project. The aliens who have invaded us have no planet. No spaceship is coming. Instead, a small advance force comes, breeds, and dies - thus becoming an anomaly in our DNA that can’t be explained.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Consider the narrator, and buckle up

  • By D. L. Fields on 03-05-19

Free isn’t free

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

I gave this book forty minutes to suck me in and it failed to do so. I found myself simply disliking this book. It’s vulgar...and I like Stephen King, George R. R. Martin, and Quinton Ternentino. And the language in this book bugged me. Narrator was okay I suppose. 😢

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Razor's Edge

  • Star Wars: Empire and Rebellion, Book 1
  • By: Martha Wells
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 577
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 543
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 542

Times are desperate for the Rebel Alliance. Harassment by the Empire and a shortage of vital supplies are hindering completion of a new secret base on the ice planet Hoth. So when Mid Rim merchants offer much-needed materials for sale, Princess Leia Organa and Han Solo lead an Alliance delegation to negotiate a deal. But when treachery forces the rebel ship to flee into territory controlled by pirates, Leia makes a shocking discovery: The fierce marauders come from Leia's homeworld of Alderaan, recently destroyed by the Death Star.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book, Adequate Narrator.

  • By Pamela on 09-29-13

Razor’s Edge

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

Reviewed: 03-06-19

While not my favorite this far superior than anything new. A solid Leia centric story.

  • Trail of the Black Wyrm

  • Dragonlance: Taladas Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Chris Pierson
  • Narrated by: Elisa Carlson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

The Battle of the Run is over, but for Barreth Forlo victory is bitter. With only a dragon’s scale to aid them, Barreth and his friends must find his missing wife before it’s too late. A strange evil is stirring and a foul ritual has begun. And Forlo’s unborn child lies at the heart of it. Explore the legendary continent of Taladas, where barbarian chiefs struggle for survival against power-mad sorcerers in the uneasy aftermath of the War of Souls.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Finally!

  • By MasterTorian on 11-06-18

By Sargas...this might be the best Dragonlance trilogy.

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Holy...this trilogy is turning out to be epic. I can not express how awesome this book is. Do yourself s favor and buy this book! Reorx’s Beard you won’t be disappointed.
PS buy book one first.

  • Star Wars: Ahsoka

  • By: E. K. Johnston
  • Narrated by: Ashley Eckstein
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,959
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,143

Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars and before she reappeared as the mysterious Rebel operative Fulcrum in Rebels. Finally her story will begin to be told. Following her experiences with the Jedi and the devastation of Order 66, Ahsoka is unsure she can be part of a larger whole ever again. But her desire to fight the evils of the Empire and protect those who need it will lead her right to Bail Organa - and the Rebel Alliance.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The highs were high! But the lows, very low.

  • By K Michael on 11-03-16

Best of the new fan fiction.

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

Reviewed: 02-20-19

Along with Rogue One, Twilight Company, Lords of the Sith and A New Dawn this is one of the very few new Disney books that actually feel like Star Wars. The rest are all subpar or outright terrible.

  • HALO: Renegades

  • By: Kelly Gay
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

An original full-length novel set in the Halo universe and based on the New York Times best-selling video game series! The new Halo novel from acclaimed writer Kelly Gay, author of the thrilling novella Halo: Smoke and Shadow

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good book, Horrendous narration

  • By C. Medley on 02-21-19

Great Story, eh narrator.

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

Please bring back any of the previous narrators. The story is amazing, but the narrator almost put me off, and this a first for the series(and I have listened to all the Halo novels). Please bring back Scott Brick or the narrator from Battle Born (I’m fine with women narrators...it was jarring to hear Rion called Ryan). Thanks.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • The X-Files: Cold Cases

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,500
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15,307
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15,225

Based upon the graphic novels by Joe Harris - with creative direction from series creator Chris Carter - and adapted specifically for the audio format by aural auteur Dirk Maggs ( The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alien: Out of the Shadows), Cold Cases marks yet another thrilling addition to the pantheon of X-Files stories. Featuring a mind-blowing and otherworldly soundscape of liquefying aliens, hissing creatures, and humming spacecraft, listeners get to experience the duo's investigations like never before.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • New Fan

  • By tatiana on 12-24-17

Good old X-Files.

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

Reviewed: 02-18-19

This was so much fun. It took about half an episode for David and Gillian to seem to get back into their roles, but after that it was a blast. Absolutely recommended.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Hobbit

  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,239
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,556
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,776

Like every other hobbit, Bilbo Baggins likes nothing better than a quiet evening in his snug hole in the ground, dining on a sumptuous dinner in front of a fire. But when a wandering wizard captivates him with tales of the unknown, Bilbo becomes restless. Soon he joins the wizard’s band of homeless dwarves in search of giant spiders, savage wolves, and other dangers. Bilbo quickly tires of the quest for adventure and longs for the security of his familiar home. But before he can return to his life of comfort, he must face the greatest threat of all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Finally! Thank you Audible!

  • By Bryan J. Peterson on 10-20-12

I love this book.

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

Don’t let the movies fool you. This is a marvellous novel. I first read it when I was 12. I enjoyed it so much I’ve read it again every year since. I’m 38.