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  • The Clockwork Princess

  • Infernal Devices, Book 3
  • By: Cassandra Clare
  • Narrated by: Daniel Sharman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,802

Don't miss The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, soon to be a major motion picture, in theaters August 2013. Danger intensifies for the Shadowhunters as the New York Times best-selling Infernal Devices trilogy comes to a close. If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it? The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose. Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment. Danger closes in around the Shadowhunters in the final installment of the best-selling Infernal Devices trilogy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Completely Enjoyed It

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-21-13

Series has different narrators.

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

Reviewed: 10-28-16

Usually I mind when I find a series has different narrators from each book but this series was so enthralling that it didn't matter to me. I love Cassandra's books. Each one allows the story of the shadowhunters to grow and expand. Will always love this author.

  • Clockwork Angel

  • The Infernal Devices, Book 1
  • By: Cassandra Clare
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ehle
  • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,997
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,078
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,099

When 16-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London's Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Only the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the world of demons, keep order amidst the chaos.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic book!!

  • By Sam on 09-06-10

I'm not even halfway done...

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

Reviewed: 09-19-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, the storylines are very unique and always entertaining. I'm on the edge of my seat during the suspenseful parts.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Clockwork Angel?

The narrator whom I'm not use to does a remarkable job with this book. I look foward to hearing the next 2 books.

What does Jennifer Ehle bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She causes me to become so engrossed into the story. I love her so far.

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

Totally, but sadly, I could not.

  • The Dragon's Path

  • Dagger and Coin, Book 1
  • By: Daniel Abraham
  • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
  • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,316
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,116
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,127

Popular author Daniel Abraham’s works have been nominated for the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award. In The Dragon’s Path, former soldier Marcus is now a mercenary—but he wants nothing to do with the coming war. So instead of fighting, he elects to guard a caravan carrying the wealth of a nation out of the war zone—with the assistance of an unusual orphan girl named Cithrin.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly enjoyable

  • By JoR on 02-23-12

Started over again & still couldn't get into it

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

Reviewed: 05-13-16

What would have made The Dragon's Path better?

If the story didn't jump from character to character until the reader gets familiar with whose who, this might have been a better storyline...I started over and STILL didn't follow what was going on....I had a better time following Game of Thrones...

Any additional comments?

Not one I will finish or move onto the next book for. One of the other reviewers also had issues following, but he was able to stick to it. I'm not that interested in doing that. Maybe I will try at another time. Thankful I didn't get any more books in this series...

  • The Alloy of Law

  • A Mistborn Novel
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,535
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,988
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,996

Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity, with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets and the homes of the wealthy, and the first steel-framed skyscrapers racing for the clouds.Kelsier, Vin, Elend, Sazed, Spook, and the rest are now part of history—or religion. Yet the old magics of Allomancy and Feruchemy continue to play a role in this reborn world....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shorter, but very entertaining

  • By Robin on 12-14-11

Next generation was not bad

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

Reviewed: 04-10-16

I was hesitant about taking on the series after the amazing series with Elend & Vin but it was actually entertaining. I will continue on and see how this story pans out. I recommend it if you have doubts about continuing further. Story is different and so are the characters.

  • The Hero of Ages

  • Mistborn, Book 3
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 27 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 31,370
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27,547
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 27,537

The conclusion of the Mistborn trilogy fulfills all the promise of the first two books. Revelations abound, connections rooted in early chapters of the series click into place, and surprises, as satisfying as they are stunning, blossom like fireworks to dazzle and delight. It all leads up to a finale unmatched for originality and audacity that will leave listeners shaking their heads in wonder, as if awaking from an amazing dream.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well concluded!

  • By Julio on 01-12-09

Awesome story

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

Reviewed: 03-23-16

Had me on the edge of my seat. I had been looking for a good book series for a while. This Story fit that bill. It is an intriguing story. I highly recommend it.

  • The Final Empire

  • Mistborn Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 24 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,807
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,941
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,956

For a thousand years the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years the Lord Ruler, the "Sliver of Infinity," reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Then, when hope was so long lost that not even its memory remained, a terribly scarred, heart-broken half-Skaa rediscovered it in the depths of the Lord Ruler's most hellish prison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A GREAT TRILOGY!!!

  • By Don Gilbert on 11-12-09

Very good and kept me wanting more

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

Reviewed: 02-15-16

Intriguing storyline. Loved the main characters. I can't wait to start the next book now.

  • Shadows Return

  • Nightrunner, Book 4
  • By: Lynn Flewelling
  • Narrated by: Adam Danoff
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 210
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215

With their most treacherous mission yet behind them, heroes Seregil and Alec resume their double life as dissolute nobles and master spies. But in a world of rivals and charmers, fate has a different plan. After their victory in Aurnen, Alec and Seregil have returned home to Rhminee. But with most of their allies dead or exiled, it is difficult for them to settle in. Hoping for diversion, they accept an assignment that will take them back to Seregils homeland.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I love the book, but...

  • By Audrey on 03-18-10

When Narrator's go bad...

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

Reviewed: 03-29-15

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The Narrator should have listened to the 1st 3 books. Saying the names unlike those of the 1st three is very distracting compared to the other books. It's one of my biggest issues with a series that goes on for multiple books, if they kept the same Narrator, this wouldn't happen. I'm barely 30 minutes in and find that I'm having such a hard time staying with the story because this Narrator keeps saying the names wrong. Ugh!! Why did I get the whole series?!??

What was one of the most memorable moments of Shadows Return?

Not sure yet, if I can get past the character's names being said wrong, I'll let you know.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

As mentioned above. He didn't follow the original narrator's pronunciation of the names. VERY distracting.

What character would you cut from Shadows Return?

Not sure yet.

Any additional comments?

Please give us the option of the original narrator. I can't say it enough.

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  • Fifty Shades Darker

  • Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,657
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,683
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,687

Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Point, Well Made!!

  • By Moki on 05-04-12

More sensuality and Christian - yum

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

Reviewed: 03-09-15

Becca really goes beyond my expectations for a narrator. I feel the emotions and desire that pours through Anastasia. It's awesome. Onto the next book (3rd round).

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

  • Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
  • By: E. L. James
  • Narrated by: Becca Battoe
  • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31,371
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26,576
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27,205

When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Fifty Shades of Bad Writing

  • By Susan on 05-04-12

Oh my....

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

Reviewed: 03-05-15

On my third round of listening. Each time I love it more. Becca is really great at this narration. You won't be sorry. A must have, along with the other 2 books.

  • Outlander

  • Outlander, Book 1
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,343
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,657
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,516

Why we think it’s a great listen: An all-time Audible favorite that mixes historic fiction, adventure, and romance with one of the most fascinating literary devices: time travel. Outlander introduces an exhilarating world of heroism and breathtaking thrills as one woman is torn between past and present, passion and love. In 1945, former combat nurse Claire Randall returns from World War II and joins her husband for a second honeymoon. But their blissful reunion is shattered....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Time Travel VS Romance Quandary

  • By Sara on 09-10-14

Fascinating tale of love in another time

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

Reviewed: 02-24-15

Would you listen to Outlander again? Why?

Yes and no. I'm actually watching it on StarZ network as it has been turned into a Series which is blowing my mind.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jamie Fraser. He's got a lot of depth to him and he's sexy as hell.

Which character – as performed by Davina Porter – was your favorite?

I do like her portrayal of Claire, her voice makes the character really come to life.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I had moments of pure sadness and pure joy. It was a combination. Hard to put the book down didn't know where it was heading in certain places.

Any additional comments?

Watching the Series now has put a fire back into me about this story. I never did go beyond book 1, but I'm intrigued now, so I just might start it very soon.

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