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  • The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga

  • Chaos Seeds, Book 1
  • By: Aleron Kong
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,982
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,174
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,163

Tricked into a world of banished gods, demons, goblins, sprites and magic, Richter must learn to meet the perils of The Land and begin to forge his own kingdom. Actions have consequences across The Land, with powerful creatures and factions now hell-bent on Richter's destruction. Can Richter forge allegiances to survive this harsh and unforgiving world or will he fall to the dark denizens of this ancient and unforgiving realm? A tale to shake "The Land" itself, measuring 10/10 on the Richter scale, how will Richter's choices shape the future of The Land and all who reside in it?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better Than The Wheel Of Time and Firefly

  • By Just Sayin on 10-18-18

Wow

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

It sucks because of all the lists being read off about character stats and town stats and everything else. Was the author an accountant for his other job and just loves list. It was Okay at first but then it goes to a new level. In my opinion this book sucks just for that reason. It probably would have been a decent book so in my opinion he needs two cut out most of the lists and republish or maybe shortening it by an hour or two would be bad since lists are fun.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Nightfall Duology

  • By: Mickey Zucker Reichert
  • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
  • Length: 37 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

He has been known by countless names and terrifying deeds throughout the lands of mankind - thief, magic wielder, swordsman, assassin, adventurer. But chief among those names and perhaps the most dangerous of his personae is that of Nightfall, a man - or perhaps the legendary demon himself - gifted with unique powers which any sorcerer would kill to possess. Yet though Nightfall has always escaped his pursuers by moving on to new realms, new identities, and new enterprises, even the cleverest of beings must occasionally slip.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • one of the best in its cagegory

  • By Nestor on 10-17-18

Very good book

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

Reviewed: 08-17-18

This is one of my favorite books along with the first half of the story. The first half was very predictable in places but it gets better.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Line of Illeniel

  • Mageborn, Book 2
  • By: Michael G. Manning
  • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
  • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 963
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 887
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 883

Mordecai has discovered his heritage and must take up the mantle of a lord of the realm, while figuring out what it really means to be a mage of the line of Illeniel. He is beset on both sides by allies and enemies trying to control or destroy his future. Gods and kings both seek to manipulate him for their own ends, and no matter what he chooses his loved ones will suffer. Will he risk destroying his love with a bond that might be her death, or face the madness that comes to wizards who embrace power without restraint?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Read

  • By Jeremy on 05-01-15

This is really good

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

This is simply really good and a well made book is about the journey. The story sucks you in and before you know it it's over. I am really happy they don't try and put much romance in to speak although there is some. No one turnes out homosexual. It's mostly someone desperate to defend his people. Very good book and entertaining

  • Sufficiently Advanced Magic

  • Arcane Ascension, Book 1
  • By: Andrew Rowe
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 21 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,398
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12,612
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,579

Five years ago Corin Cadence's brother entered the Serpent Spire - a colossal tower with ever-shifting rooms, traps, and monsters. Those who survive the spire's trials return home with an attunement: a mark granting the bearer magical powers. According to legend, those few who reach the top of the tower will be granted a boon by the spire's goddess. He never returned. Now it's Corin's turn. He's headed to the top floor, on a mission to meet the goddess.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great beginning to a series

  • By Bee Fisher on 10-23-17

My problem with the book

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

Reviewed: 05-26-18

I Love this book. It's very Diablo like but also human. The thing I don't like is the homosexual part. Why do they need to be homosexual or anything. Most people aren't homosexual so why is it shoved in our faces. It feels like someone through a weak agenda in. I am sick of relationship crap in books all together. There are romance novels and very well written ones. The author needs to stick to what he is good at and what we all enjoy and leave the romance to those who know how to write it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Skinwalker

  • Jane Yellowrock, Book 1
  • By: Faith Hunter
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,968
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,303
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,306

Jane Yellowrock is the last of her kind-a skinwalker of Cherokee descent who can turn into any creature she desires and hunts vampires for a living. But now she's been hired by Katherine Fontaneau, one of the oldest vampires in New Orleans and the madam of Katie's Ladies, to hunt a powerful rogue vampire who's killing other vamps.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • How refreshing

  • By Mobilis on 06-01-10

Well written however

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

i didn't like that there isn't character development. We don't know what type of person she is. The little communication is with her animal. her witch friend isn't around... It is okay but I think the story is done for me.

  • Cast Under an Alien Sun

  • Destiny's Crucible, Book 1
  • By: Olan Thorensen
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,790
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,792

Joe Colsco boarded a flight from San Francisco to Chicago to attend a national chemistry meeting. He would never set foot on Earth again. On planet Anyar, Joe is found unconscious on a beach of a large island inhabited by humans where the level of technology is similar to Earth circa 1700. He awakes amid strangers speaking an unintelligible language and struggles to accept losing his previous life and finding a place in a society with different customs, needing a way to support himself and not knowing a single soul.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Slowly we turn, step by step, inch by inch...

  • By Ron on 09-18-17

slow start

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

This book is really good but starts out incredibly slow but builds as more things progress. It is worth listening to if you have the patience for carrector development and grouth. I rated it a 4 because of the sexual crap and it being slow.

  • The Desert Spear

  • By: Peter V. Brett
  • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
  • Length: 26 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,009
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,207
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,205

The world remains under siege by demonkind stalking the land when the sun goes down. But a new hero has risen from the desert. Claiming to be the mythical Deliverer, Ahmann Jardir now rides alongside the allied desert tribes of Krasia. Jardir and his fellows are on an epic quest to vanquish the demons plaguing the world and bring humanity back from the brink of extinction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth My Credit

  • By Lauffeuer on 05-27-10

Not my cup of tea

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

Reviewed: 05-12-18

I find the book disgusting. There is a lot of despicable things nations have done with out them ripped off and done here for hours on end. If he had taken the warded man to a different route and avoided a good part Soddia Arabia, a touch of Nozi Germany, and lot of The 300 rolled into one. I was expecting the warded man liked Camelot castles and magic wards much like it started out but instead I got depravity for hours on end. I am sad that I wasted my time. This was well written and well done but the content was garbage. This could have been great but instead I got this.

With that being said I do recommend book 1
I know people don't have time to waste so I am going to recommend some books I Love.

Dresden Files(Jim Butcher); Magician Apprentice Magician Master(Raymond E. Feist); Monster Hunter International(Larry Correia) Artemis(Andy weir); Reckoners book 1, 2, 3 (Brandon Sanderson);The door into Summer(Robert A Heinlein); The lost gate books 1, 2, 3 (Orson Scott Card)
The first book is only good imager(LE Modesitt Jr.)
The first book only Eragon(Christopher Paolini)

Note: The original All You Need is Kill(The good original version is not on Audible anymore. used bookstore...

Romance: Born of Night (Sherrilyn Kenyon), Spiders Bite(Jennifer Estep)

I hope this will help some people out and maybe you can write a book you Love and help everyone out.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Undercover Magic

  • Dragon's Gift: The Valkyrie, Book 1
  • By: Linsey Hall
  • Narrated by: Laurel Schroeder
  • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165

In a world of suppressed magic, I’m an Unknown. Deadly power, little control. I’m only alive because I pay a blood sorcerer to keep me hidden. But when he comes to collect on the debt I can’t pay, one of his goons slams me with a deadly curse. Suddenly, I’m out of options and out of time. When I’m given a rare chance to join the secretive Undercover Protectorate and train at their academy to become an investigator, I have a way to hunt the cure for the curse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Read.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 12-26-17

annoying, breathe

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

Reviewed: 05-11-18

She really needs someone else to read these. The first part of the book is clipped and machine like and then... Pretty much anyone who speaks English well would be better. Her English is fine but the last word of every sentence is drawn goes up and down in pitch and its breathe. The sentences are shorter than normal to help with this problem so she doesn't run out of oxygen. I don't understand why she doesn't speak normally for god sakes.

The writing is really good. If she had another reader that would be much preferred.

  • Spider's Bite

  • Elemental Assassin, Book 1
  • By: Jennifer Estep
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,171
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,437
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,445

They call me the Spider. I'm the most feared assassin in the South -- when I'm not busy at the Pork Pit cooking up the best barbecue in Ashland. As a Stone elemental, I can hear everything from the whispers of the gravel beneath my feet to the vibrations of the soaring Appalachian Mountains above me. My Ice magic also comes in handy for making the occasional knife. But I don't use my powers on the job unless I absolutely have to. Call it professional pride.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • How I got to loathe the story

  • By Brian Rygaard Jensen on 06-06-13

I liked the book

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

Reviewed: 05-10-18

I wouldn't read more then the first couple books...this is a romance book...and one of my favorite books.
The book is meant to be shallow because that is the type of person she is. It does become irritating by the rinse and repeat books in this series and it needs to be new. What I mean is that the author if she wrote about before her handlers death and one of those assassin hits it could be interesting. I think a none romance could be a nice change. Fletcher is basically her dad and also her handler/ assassin teacher. If the author wrote a pre-assassin Spiders bite book then that could be interesting. Why can't it be just be a plain kill um book with her dad teaching her. She could screw up a job and have Fletcher help her fix it.
There is no reason there couldn't be more books but the romance is done to death so prespiders bite books would be nice with out all that.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rise of the Ranger

  • Echoes of Fate, Book 1
  • By: Philip C. Quaintrell
  • Narrated by: Steven Brand
  • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 828
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 777
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 776

Mankind has lorded over the land of Illian for a thousand years, enjoying what was left to them by the elves, as if it were their birthright. A thousand years is a long time for an immortal race to see the error of their ways and realize a truth that has remained unsaid for a millennia - elves are superior! They are faster, stronger, and connected to the magical world in a way that man could never grasp. Illian is their birthright. The six kingdoms of man are fractured, unallied and always clawing at each other's doors for more power.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it

  • By Ali on 03-24-18

poorly made<br />

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

Reviewed: 02-12-18

I have the Amazon / kindle book and I am reading on lunch breaks. This book has lots of odd names that are difficult to read and punctuation errors. That isn't the concern. The hard part is grinding through the read. The story when it goes back and forth between character is hard to fallow and this book hasn't hooked me on each story lines. It has way too many names. For me a story is about the journey. The author is dumping out characters and different places and there is too much going on. It needs character development for each fork in the story, so that you want to be them and love them or understand them. ...not the through up of information like it has. This book looks like it was put together to fast. Some of the story should have been saved for another book or not used. Get the audio book because it is too hard otherwise. This probably will frustrate me and I will return it.

5 of 10 people found this review helpful