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  • Hero Hunter: A Superhero Gamelit Saga

  • The Heroes Rising Series, Book 1
  • By: Darren Hultberg Jr
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Terrax Prime is one of the safest places in the galaxy, a world-spanning metropolis built on the foundations of order, justice, and law. Terrax also happens to be a birthplace of heroes; humans born with powerful, world-altering super-powers. In service to the prime government, these heroes work to keep the streets of Terrax safe, acting as the world's super-hero police force, or so it seems. Terrible secrets lie deep within the core of Terrax Prime’s hero program, and one man will do whatever he can to bring those secrets to the surface..

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Simple, but fun!

  • By CReaper210 on 11-09-18

Good story but predictable in parts

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

So I love superhero books and hey everyone is someone’s Hero. I like the Hero hunter and find him to be a likable Guy. However some of the story does get a little predictable. I disagree with some of the other reviews I read before getting this book. I find him capable and he ends up being saved by a woman but that is realistic in my opinion.

This honest review was given in trade for a copy of the audio book.

  • The Renegades

  • Bard from Barliona, Book 1
  • By: Vasily Mahanenko, Eugenia Dmitrieva, Boris Smirnov - translator
  • Narrated by: Andrea Emmes
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

What would happen if a professional rock musician joined a virtual MMO in search of inspiration among its game world? What would happen if she decided to play as a biota bard, a brand-new race of humanoid flora as well as a new class? Whatever would happen, it would surely be fun....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Slow start to series

  • By E. Mata on 11-03-18

Great story but audio did not do it justice

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

So I have no issue with the narrator, she did well at the voice acting but for a story about music where the main character is a musician and then becomes a bard they could at least have some music. I felt it was very lacking.

If you put album 1 I expect at least background music if not a song.

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  • Deep Six

  • Just Cause Universe, Book 4
  • By: Ian Thomas Healy
  • Narrated by: Leslie Howard
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

When criminals are convicted, they go to jail. When they have parahuman abilities, they go to Deep Six, the most secure prison facility in the world. Six thousand feet underground, nobody has ever escaped from the maximum security facility. Until now. A parahuman terrorist called Misrule engineers a mass breakout, and it falls to a pair of prison guards to stop the world's most dangerous criminals from reaching freedom.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Better then I expected.

  • By cosmitron on 10-11-18

Good premise

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

So this is a good book don’t get me wrong but some parts struggle. This is a good book for when you are driving. I look forward to reading the rest of the series.

This honest review was given in return for a copy of the audio to listen to

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  • Anomaly

  • Somnia Online, Book 2
  • By: K.T. Hanna
  • Narrated by: Andrea Parsneau
  • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123

As Murmur reels in the wake of the secret her friends tried to keep, her grip on what is real and what is virtual begins to slip. What's more, she's no longer sure whom she can trust. Stalked across the continent by a rogue with a vendetta, Murmur is forced to dig deep and develop her abilities before she finds a knife in her back. Suspicion surrounds the AIs as well. Their behaviors are too human, their reports too perfect. Shayla and Laria must uncover the truth before the system raises concerns and Murmur is lost forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite LitRPG series!

  • By TU on 10-16-18

A great addition

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

Reviewed: 11-03-18

So a bit of a back story: The first time I downloaded Audible had it in the wrong order. So Then I listened and posted a long review and of course audible decided nahh lol. So here it goes I finished the book and my impressions is.

This is a good story, it is not Empire strikes back level which just mean surpasses the first but it is a good addition to the series. I do believe book 3 is coming out soon and I’m looking forward to it.

I must say my favorite love interest is definitely our dear A.I. Ah just beware of all those computer diseases.

As always this is an honest review in trade for a free copy of the book. If you doubt the honesty check out the ones I gave 1 star review. If a book sucks I’ll call it, if it’s good I’ll mark it. This is a good book. I don’t believe 5 stars is for anything short of masterpiece level works. While this book does not hit that level it is still a good book/great story.

  • Second Hand Curses

  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Scott Aiello, Marc Vietor, Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,380
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,281
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,280

When your fairy godmother threatens to enslave you with a curse - when a malevolent piper solves your rat problem but steals your children - when you seek revenge on the prince who turned you into a frog - who can you turn to in your hour of need? The band of scoundrels known far and wide as the Bastard Champions - the swashbuckling trio who travel a world of legend, seeking adventure and righting wrongs - as long as there's enough gold to be earned.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Second Hand Curses is First Rate Storytelling!

  • By Tony E. on 11-22-17

Enjoyable tale

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

Reviewed: 10-30-18

Much like the grim version these are a great story but it leaves so many questions in answered and is begging for more. How about a sequel?

  • The Lost Prophet

  • Divine Space, Book 1
  • By: Fuad Baloch
  • Narrated by: Fuad Baloch
  • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

Medieval prophet Gulatu Koza often looks to the heavens and imagines his eternal reward. But when his day of reckoning arrives, he wakes up to an Earth 800 years in the future. Above him, he’s shocked to see familiar stars sharing the sky with strange ships in flight. No sooner than he makes his peace with the curious new world and the alien colonists living alongside humans, a hostile fleet arrives with a bloody purpose. With Earth under attack, Gulatu struggles to help defend against an enemy light-years ahead of anything he’s ever experienced.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Strange and different

  • By cosmitron on 10-11-18

Story is a solid 4-4.5 but I suggest get it as an audio book

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

Reviewed: 10-27-18

So the story is well done and I enjoyed it. I recommend reading this book as an ebook or even on paperback if offered. If I get a chance I will go back and read it that way.

However the author is also the narrator and I’ll give him props he can do narration just not for this type of book. I would suggest an older man recounting a mystery would be his style. For this type of book it was not the right match. He voice is very calm and not the type of excitement the story seems like it should. Plus I will be honest even after listening to the book I have no idea if he is saying Alf or Elf as the god and when I heard Alf I just kept thinking of the old 80’s/90’s show I saw as reruns as a kid.

This is an honest and unbiased review left in turn for being given this book to review.

  • Crystalline Space

  • Dark Stars Series, Book 1
  • By: A.K. DuBoff
  • Narrated by: Kristin James
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 23

After a routine reset on her homeworld, Elle instead awakens on a spaceship. Her body is different, she has new magical abilities, and she’s told that the fate of known civilization is in her hands. An alien Darkness is corrupting the crystalline network across the settled worlds. Elle and a team of talented companions - strangers imbued with special abilities like her own - must embark on an interstellar quest to seal the Master Archive, their only hope of restoring the infected planets. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is the start of a great series

  • By Keith LaDue on 10-22-18

Denisty Meets Kingdom hearts

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

I’d say this book was a mix of Destiny and kingdom hearts. Nice to see a father type role rather than just a ton of love interest with the M.C. Solid 4 Star book. The author has definitely played both of those games.

This was left in trade for an unbiased and honest review and in turn I was given a copy to listen to

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  • The Fix

  • By: Michael Balkind, Ryan Burr
  • Narrated by: Alex Perlman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Star college quarterback, Colt Walker, has it all: good looks, brains, one of the best arms in the game, not to mention potential for the Heisman and a first round NFL draft pick, until he puts it all on the line as he slides into the ugly world of sports gambling. College football referee, Frank Gastner, is a man stewing in his own misery, consumed by a drinking problem, heavy gambling debt, and heading into a nasty divorce.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A fun, enjoyable, easy listen...

  • By jstep on 10-24-18

Good mystery but bad Football story

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

I liked the main story part, some of the conversations were blah, and I honestly feel the author does not know a lot about football. Not faulting just that part was a disappointment to me as I’m a big football fan. The rest of the story was good so I averaged it out to a 3.

This review was given in trade for an honest and unbiased review.

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  • Enhancer

  • The Enhancer Series, Book 1
  • By: Wyatt Kane
  • Narrated by: Chris Graves
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 405
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 386

Ty is just a normal guy trying to do his best. He’s single, stuck in a dead-end job with the most hateful boss in the universe, and struggling under a mountain of debt. When he witnesses an impossible battle between two superpowered people, every instinct he has tells him to run. Instead, he becomes the owner of a device that can change his life in ways he can barely imagine. All he has to do is survive for long enough to learn how to use it. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Light and entertaining series starter

  • By eris on 10-24-18

Good premise but lack luster

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

Reviewed: 10-11-18

So love the idea of the story, I like super powers with lit rpg integration. However the actual story part for me fell flat. Mc went from Joe smho to everyone loves him. Almost a peter Parker transformation but he became a lot cooler. Author explains it just it did not work for me.

This review was posted in trade for being five. A copy of the book. It is unbiased and a fair review.

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  • Life Reset: EvP (Environment vs. Player)

  • New Era Online Series, Book 2
  • By: Shemer Kuznits
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Laurie Catherine Winkel, Annie Ellicott
  • Length: 21 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,908
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,797
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,791

After defeating the hobgoblin threat, Oren is now faced with an even more tenacious enemy: the players themselves. His old guild have discovered his village's location and a deadly strike force is closing in. With time running out, Oren must build up his clan and recruit an army of monsters if he's to have any hope of withstanding the coming attack. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Amazing Book by Shemer Kuznits

  • By Kindle Customer on 10-03-18

Good story, good limitation, endorsing was just ahh

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

Reviewed: 10-11-18

So liked the story and I felt the author made some good limitations to limit the Mc however the final battle was just ahh in my opinion I found it be no where near worth the build up given. I look forward to the next book.

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