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Jacob M Krueger

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  • Half Wild

  • By: Sally Green
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live among humans, 17-year-old Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the world's most powerful and violent witch. Nathan is hunted from all sides: nowhere is safe, and no one can be trusted. Now Nathan has come into his own unique magical gift, and he's on the run - but the Hunters are close behind, and they will stop at nothing until they have captured Nathan and destroyed his father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Makai

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-27-16

A gem!

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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: 10-04-18

I honestly couldn't be happier with this series. It's such a distinct step away from so many contemporary fantasy stories I've read, and I truly love how dark it is.

  • The Name of the Wind

  • Kingkiller Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 27 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61,342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55,771
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55,858

This is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!

  • By Joanna on 05-10-11

A well written epic fantasy!

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

Reviewed: 09-15-18

I enjoy this book, though at times found the prose dense and the main character a little...frustrating. The latter point I actually score in the favor of the author; I love when a writer gets me to have moments of severely disliking the protagonist. The world Rothfuss weaves is large and well thought, and owes much, I think, to LeGuin's Earthsea (again, a point in the author's favor). I thoroughly enjoyed this introduction into his epic world, ready for the second book, truly hoping the author gets to finishing the third.

  • All the Birds in the Sky

  • By: Charlie Jane Anders
  • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,656
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,524
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,526

Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during high school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly fail to alarm one's peers and families. But now they're both adults, living in the hipster mecca San Francisco, and the planet is falling apart around them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too twee for me.

  • By Amy on 03-13-17

Excellent Xillennial Gen Fiction

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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: 07-14-18

Loved almost every minute. The story rocks, the performer is on point, and the whole experience memorable. Such a loving blend of nostalgia, science, magic, and the threat of apocalypse. Any fan of The Magicians or Buffy The Vampire Slayer will find themselves at home with this book.