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  • Legendary

  • A Caraval Novel
  • By: Stephanie Garber
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 681
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 630
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 635

After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her sister Scarlett from a disastrous arranged marriage. The girls should be celebrating, but Tella isn’t yet free. She made a desperate bargain with a mysterious criminal, and what Tella owes him no one has ever been able to deliver: Caraval Master Legend’s true name.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Just like a movie

  • By akkohly on 07-09-18

A sequel that doesn’t Disappoint

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

Loved Soler narrating. All the twists in this book didn’t seem too hokey either. Someone I loved it more than the first book. The love story between sisters was not the main focus and at first I was disappointed but found I liked the romance and love story between mother and daughter. Can’t wait for the third book!

  • A Court of Frost and Starlight

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Amanda Leigh Cobb
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,803
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,669
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,664

Months after the explosive events in A Court of Wings and Ruin, Feyre, Rhys, and their companions are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated - scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Diane Garlough on 05-03-18

Excellent as always

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

Reviewed: 07-16-18

It’s a great snack of this universe. Makes me want to re-listen to the whole series again. Love the continual character development. Cobb does a wonderful narration as well.

  • Magonia

  • By: Maria Dahvana Headley
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Michael Crouch
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 329

Aza Ray is drowning in thin air. Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak - to live. All the doctors can do is give her drugs and hope they keep her alive. So when Aza catches a glimpse of a ship in the sky, her family chalks it up to a cruel side effect of the medication. But Aza doesn't think this is a hallucination. She can hear someone on the ship calling her name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I wish there were more stars to give!

  • By Jen on 05-11-15

Good Fill In

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

Reviewed: 01-10-18

The performance is great. The overall story is a 4. Its a good romance. There is plenty of detail to visualize the world this takes place in. I look forward to the next book.

  • Renegades

  • By: Marissa Meyer
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler, Dan Bittner
  • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,049
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 968
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 967

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies - humans with extraordinary abilities - who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they once overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice - and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Like conclusions? This book isn't for you...

  • By Guarding Cross on 11-21-17

The Line Has To Be Drawn!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-18

Oh geeze! This might be better than the Lunar Chronicles somehow. Rebecca Soler narrating this series was a brilliant choice! The idea of heroes, villains, and everyone in between is fantastic. So so worth the credit spent. It’s narrated by two people to capture two perspectives. Every other chapter they switch.

  • The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures

  • By: Aaron Mahnke
  • Narrated by: Aaron Mahnke
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 784
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 733
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 727

They live in shadows - deep in the forest, late in the night, in the dark recesses of our minds. They're spoken of in stories and superstitions, relics of an unenlightened age, old wives' tales, passed down through generations. Yet no matter how wary and jaded we have become, as individuals or as a society, a part of us remains vulnerable to them: werewolves and wendigos, poltergeists and vampires, angry elves and vengeful spirits.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Just a rehash of the podcast

  • By Elan Diamond on 10-18-17

Ehh

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

Reviewed: 11-05-17

This book has some good information in it. I couldn’t get over the dry narrator though. Made it difficult to finish. There were weird pauses and odd endings to sentences. I would say the content of this book is a 4.5 however the narrator really kills almost any interest I had in things like “The moth man” an a “Wendigo”.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The X-Files: Stolen Lives

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,831
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,688
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,689

Out of the ashes of the Syndicate, a new, more powerful threat has emerged. Resurrected members of this fallen group - now shadows of their former selves - seemingly bend to the will of someone, or something, with unmatched abilities and an unknown purpose. As those believed to be enemies become unlikely allies and trusted friends turn into terrifying foes, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully become unknowing participants in a deadly game of deception and retribution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As much as the show

  • By S. Reese on 11-02-17

Light Fan

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

Reviewed: 11-05-17

This is a sequel in case anyone was confused. It isn’t as good as the first book in this particular series in my opinion. Of course the performance was fantastic. Similar to being in the same room as the TV but not looking at the screen. I felt the story was lacking though. It needed to be a bit longner. This is a listen for anyone who has been following the story line of the TV show and can remember names and content of episodes.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Goddess of the Sea

  • By: P. C. Cast
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 204
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 180

Home alone on the night of her 25th birthday, Air Force Sergeant Christine Canady yearned for something to cure her loneliness. After drinking too much champagne, she recited a divine invocation to revive her humdrum life. But how was she to know the spell would actually work? When her plane crashes into the ocean, CC's life changes forever. She awakens, bewildered, to find herself in a legendary time and place ruled by magic - and in the body of the mythic mermaid Undine.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • If only...

  • By Darin J. Sampo on 04-28-17

The narrator TERRIBLE

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

Reviewed: 09-27-17

I couldn't even finish this book. The narrator makes this book sound like a whiney bubble head. It is supposed to be female empowerment book. I didn't feel empowered, only annoyed. If you are a fan of the author I suggest getting a hard copy and skipping the audible book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Whoever Fights Monsters

  • My Twenty Years Tracking Serial Killers for the FBI
  • By: Robert K. Ressler, Tom Shachtman
  • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,963
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,801
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798

Face-to-face with some of America's most terrifying killers, FBI veteran and ex-Army CID colonel Robert Ressler learned from them how to identify the unknown monsters who walk among us - and put them behind bars. Now the man who coined the phrase "serial killer" and advised Thomas Harris on The Silence of the Lambs shows how he has tracked down some of the nation's most brutal murderers. Join Ressler as he takes you on the hunt for America's most dangerous psychopaths. It is a terrifying journey you will not forget.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Murderino checking in

  • By Sarah R Bongiovanni on 06-16-17

First True Crime Novel

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

Reviewed: 09-27-17

This is the first true crime novel I've ever read/listened to. I found about it through the podcast "My Favorite Murder". This is a good listen for those interested in less chatter (which I normally enjoy) and more facts.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 201,140
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 187,828
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187,422

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

Adult Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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

Reviewed: 09-16-17

What made the experience of listening to Ready Player One the most enjoyable?

Wil Wheaton has the voice for this nerdy geek of a hero.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Ready Player One?

The fact that Wade Watts is a fat gamer. Its more realistic to think that this kid who spends 10+ hours a day plugged into the Oasis would be an over weight geek.

Any additional comments?

This was a great book. The idea that the entire world is slowly turning to a video game to escape their deteriorating society. Like I said in the title this is a more intense version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Credit well spent in my opinion. Going to make the movie coming out 2018 seem dull in comparison. I listened to this book in large chunks.

  • 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 14,030
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13,019
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12,953

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

It's the continuation of the series

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

Reviewed: 08-11-17

I really have no negative comments about this recording. I'm a light fan of the x-files. This is basically like watching an episode without actually being in front of a TV. The sound effects and the full cast make it just as interesting. I'm pleased to learn they will do another one. I'm not normally a person to spend a credit on a 4 hour book, however this was a credit well spent. I listen to a LOT of audio books and was very pleased with this.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful