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  • The Sorcerer of the North

  • Ranger's Apprentice, Book 6
  • By: John Flanagan
  • Narrated by: Stuart Blinder
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 780
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 639
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 648

Time has passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, led the Araluens to victory against invaders, and Will is now a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy - boring, even - until the king is poisoned. Joined by his friend Alyss, Will is thrown headfirst into an extraordinary adventure propelled by fears of sorcery, and must determine who is trustworthy to the king and who is trying to take his throne.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Buy the other book

  • By Wayne on 07-04-09

hate this narrator

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

Reviewed: 07-09-15

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Sorcerer of the North?

Didn't like his choice of voices or the way he chose to pronounce certain words.

Any additional comments?

will be glad to get back to Keating.

  • Dr. Zimm's Elixir

  • By: Mike Lee
  • Narrated by: Dale Dudley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

It used to be true that "dead men tell no tales". But Zimm Industries has changed that, forever. Dr. Thaddeus Zimm has come up with a way to bring the dead back long enough for them to tell their stories, and the story the authorities most want to hear is how they died. Who did it, why did they do it, and did they happen to mention where they might be going next?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun story. Narration gets better and better

  • By Trenton on 11-13-14

Great fun story

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

Reviewed: 01-02-15

If you could sum up Dr. Zimm's Elixir in three words, what would they be?

Great fun take on zombies.

What did you like best about this story?

I don't like zombies stories at all. I avoid them like the plague, no pun intended. If the description had giving even a hint of that I would never have given it a second look.

Which scene was your favorite?

no spoilers here.

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

Yes

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Clash of Kings

  • A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 37 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 67,580
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58,456
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 58,367

A comet the color of blood and flame cuts across the sky. And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for control of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, preparing to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Did not disappoint...

  • By Theodore on 01-17-12

Don't care for this one

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

Reviewed: 02-18-14

I loved the first book, but even after many attempt I can't wade through this one. Bad language and senseless violence is all I get out of it. It just seems so slow and I love this genre, but not this book.

  • Hard Magic

  • Book I of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,106
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,139

Jake Sullivan is a licensed private eye with a seriously hardboiled attitude. He also possesses raw magical talent and the ability to make objects in his vicinity light as a feather or as heavy as depleted uranium, all with a magical thought. It's no wonder the G-men turn to Jake when they need someoneto go after a suspected killer who has been knocking off banks in a magic-enhanced crime spree.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I thought it was going to be.

  • By Clinton on 08-06-11

great narration

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

Reviewed: 10-02-13

I just wanted to add to the glowing reviews for Bronson Pinchot. His capacity for different voices was brilliant. Going on to the next book soon. Great story also.

  • The Empress of Mars

  • By: Kage Baker
  • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 365
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 332

When the British Arean Company founded its Martian colony, it welcomed any settlers it could get. Outcasts, misfits, and dreamers emigrated in droves to undertake the grueling task of terraforming the cold red planet - only to be abandoned when the BAC discovered it couldn't turn a profit on Mars. Mary Griffith and her struggles and triumphs are at the center of it all, in her bar, the Empress of Mars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love this book.

  • By Dave on 07-29-12

great story, good characters

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

Reviewed: 08-12-13

I really enjoyed this book......it is not the space opera type. I found the story plausible and the character interesting. Going to check now to see if there is a sequel.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Phoenix Rising

  • A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel
  • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,371
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,237

Evil is most assuredly afoot - and Britain’s fate rests in the hands of an alluring renegade... and a librarian. These are dark days indeed in Victoria’s England. Londoners are vanishing, then reappearing, washing up as corpses on the banks of the Thames, drained of blood and bone. Yet the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences - the Crown’s clandestine organization whose bailiwick is the strange and unsettling - will not allow its agents to investigate. Fearless and exceedingly lovely Eliza D. Braun, however, with her disturbing fondness for dynamite, refuses to let the matter rest...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Steampunk - worth a listen

  • By DarkFish on 05-11-12

lots of good clean fun

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

Reviewed: 07-05-13

Good steam punk story and good clean fun. I liked the characters right away.
Narration was very well done.





  • Blood Trade

  • Jane Yellowrock, Book 6
  • By: Faith Hunter
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,849
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,604
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,592

The Master of Natchez, Mississippi has a nasty problem on his hands. Rogue vampires - those who follow the Naturaleza and believe that humans should be nothing more than prey to be hunted - are terrorizing his city. Luckily, he knows the perfect skinwalker to call in to take back the streets. But what he doesn’t tell Jane is that there’s something different about these vamps. Something that makes them harder to kill - even for a pro like Jane.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This series just keeps getting better!

  • By Karissa Eckert on 07-29-13

another great story

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

Reviewed: 05-15-13

This is another great chapter in the Jane Yellowrock series. I have enjoyed all of them.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Death's Rival

  • Jane Yellowrock, Book 5
  • By: Faith Hunter
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,073
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,805
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,799

For a vampire killer like Jane, having Leo Pellisier as a boss took some getting used to. But now, someone is out to take his place as Master Vampire of the city of New Orleans, and is not afraid to go through Jane to do it. After an attack that’s tantamount to a war declaration, Leo knows his rival is both powerful and vicious, but Leo’s not about to run scared. After all, he has Jane. But then, a plague strikes, one that takes down vampires and makes their masters easy prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best of the series by far!

  • By maureen on 10-08-12

love all these books

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

Reviewed: 04-14-13

I will be very sorry if/when this series ends. I have really enjoyed all of them.

  • Home from the Sea

  • Elemental Masters, Book 7
  • By: Mercedes Lackey
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342

In Edwardian Britain, magic is real. And Masters of the Elements control Fire, Water, Air, and Earth... Mari Prothero has lived all her life with her father, Daffyd, in a tiny fishing village on the coast of Wales. Though Daffyd takes his boat out on the sea regardless of weather, Mari has learned not to fear for his safety, for her father is a Water mage. Mari knows that in her family, children are expected to marry at 18, to an appropriate stranger. She, however, has no intention of agreeing to any arranged marriage....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mercedes Lackey Delivers Again

  • By Amanda on 06-08-12

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 07-11-12

I have enjoyed Ms. Lackey's books for many years. This was as good (great) as the other books with the added surprise of her referrals to another favorite character Amelia Peabody. Since I have read all those books as well, this made Home From The Sea all the more fun. Thanks for a great read.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The High King's Tomb

  • Book Three of Green Rider
  • By: Kristen Britain
  • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
  • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 925
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 836
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 837

A thousand years ago, the armies of the Arcosian Empire, led by Mornhavon the Black, crossed the great sea and tried to conquer the land of Sacoridia - and during Karigan G’ladheon’s early years as a Green Rider, Mornhavon’s spirit, sensing weakness in his prison walls and seeking vengeance, began to wake.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 3rd book and still an interesting story

  • By Jennifer on 03-08-12

WOW

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

Reviewed: 07-11-12

This was even better than the first two books. I couldn't stop listening and didn't want it to end. Love Love Love it.