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  • Ascend Online

  • Ascend Online, Book 1
  • By: Luke Chmilenko
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,863
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,423
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,398

Diving into a revolutionary new video game, Marcus and his friends escape a stagnant society, entering into a world that defies their wildest imaginations. But from the moment that he logs in, Marcus finds himself separated from his friends and thrown into a remote village under attack by a horde of goblins. Forced into battle, Marcus rallies the beleaguered villagers and, with their help, manages to drive off the invading creatures. With the village in ruins and their supplies spoiled, the villagers turn to Marcus for help in rebuilding the village.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Luke Daniels and a great LITRPG; enough said

  • By Don Gilbert on 08-07-17

Highly Enjoyable!

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

Reviewed: 04-03-19

I picked this one up because of the narrator initially, but ended up hooked on the whole story! I can't wait to see where the story goes next!!!

  • The Brilliant Death

  • By: Amy Rose Capetta
  • Narrated by: Carlotta Brentan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Teodora di Sangro is used to hiding her magical ability to transform enemies into music boxes and mirrors. Nobody knows she’s a strega - and she aims to keep it that way. The she meets Cielo - and everything changes. A strega who can switch outward form effortlessly, Cielo shows Teodora what her life could be like if she masters the power she’s been keeping secret. And not a moment too soon: The ruler of Vinalia has poisoned the patriarchs of the country’s five controlling families, including Teodora’s father, and demands that each family send a son to the palace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing in so many ways!

  • By Doug on 11-10-18

Amazing in so many ways!

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

Let's start with the narrator, because that is make or break for me. She was excellent, and the Italian accent was wonderful. She made me believe that she WAS the character she was reading at all times.
On to the story! What a captivating universe Amy builds for you!! So many moments had me stopping everything else I was doing, riveted and waiting to hear what happened next! There was a quote very close to the end that gave me absolute chills!!! I can only hope that there is more where this came from, because I absolutely loved the whole story!!!

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 212,401
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 198,323
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197,910

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

Awesome Book!!

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

Reviewed: 01-17-17

A great story with excellent narration!!! The pop culture references were alot of fun, the plot was awesome, the twists and turns of the story kept me hooked from start to finish!!! I have listened to this book three times already!