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  • Good Omens

  • By: Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,863
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,792
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,819

The world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday. Just before dinner, according to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing and everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • You'll laugh yourself silly

  • By goddess_of_pipework on 11-28-15

AMAZING

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

Reviewed: 04-09-19

best I've heard in a long long time. get it! ! ! ! ! !

  • A Warrior's Path

  • The Castes and the OutCastes Book 1
  • By: Davis Ashura
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,746
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,380

Sweeping from the majestic city of Ashoka to the perilous Wildness beyond her borders, enter a world where Caste determines mystical Talents, the purity of Jivatma expresses worth, and dharma may be based on a lie.Rukh Shektan has always understood duty. As a member of Caste Kumma, the warrior Caste, nothing else is acceptable. He is expected to take part in the deadly Trials, to journey the Wildness and protect the caravans linking Humanity's far-flung cities. Though the mission is dangerous, Rukh's hope and optimism are undaunted. Karma, however, is a fickle fiend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book and promising start to a new series.

  • By Lawrence on 09-18-15

to be fair it's just not for me

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

Reviewed: 03-05-19

I gave it a good 2 hours and just could not follow. Good author, but maybe reaching a bit too far. Slow it down. Too many unknown words and phrases thrown at you to keep up with. I felt I needed to take notes or follow a study guide. The whole 2 hours was about fighting and I'm not sure but i think it jumped around between, something. Time? Groups? One minute they're serious about dying the next he's in a school challenge. Maybe reading it would be easier to follow along.

  • Morning Star

  • Book III of the Red Rising Trilogy
  • By: Pierce Brown
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 21 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 28,220
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26,304
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 26,252

Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined to fight back. Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society, Darrow has battled to survive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society's mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks, and waited patiently to unleash the revolution that will tear the hierarchy apart from within.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It doesn't get much better than this!

  • By Audre on 03-24-16

BEST SERIES EVER

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

Reviewed: 02-27-19

and i read a TON. Author is amazing. Written impeccably, story capturing and narrator the best I ever heard.

  • Golden Son

  • Book II of the Red Rising Trilogy
  • By: Pierce Brown
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 28,309
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26,191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,114

Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the overlords of a brutal elitist future built on lies. Now fully embedded among the Gold ruling class, Darrow continues his work to bring down Society from within.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I felt like the first book was a great Epic story

  • By Dirk on 02-01-18

BEST SERIES EVER

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

Reviewed: 02-09-19

I read and/or listen CONSTANTLY, hundreds are in my Audible library and this is in my top 3. Give it time, at first I thought it monotonous and slow but now I dont know how I ever thought that

  • Dawn of Wonder

  • The Wakening, Book 1
  • By: Jonathan Renshaw
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 29 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,939
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32,850
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,768

When a high-ranking officer gallops into the quiet Mistyvales, he brings a warning that shakes the countryfolk to their roots. But for Aedan, a scruffy young adventurer with veins full of fire and a head full of ideas, this officer is not what he seems. The events that follow propel Aedan on a journey that only the foolhardy or desperate would risk, leading him to the gates of the nation's royal academy - a whole world of secrets in itself. But this is only the beginning of his discoveries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Instant Favorite

  • By Joe on 03-21-16

AMAZING<br />

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

when stories are this long I'm usually over it before it ends. not this one. the story is great, wonderfully written in a way to be in leagues with the greats. the narrator though, wow, I have over a hundred Audibles and he is the best I've ever heard.

  • Sovereign

  • Antius Ascending, Book 1
  • By: E.R. Arroyo
  • Narrated by: Corinne Bupp
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 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

Chemical warfare has obliterated most of the world, including America, and the survivors have turned into feral beasts, save one colony, Antius, the last remnant of civilization. Seventeen-year-old Cori (aka Citizen 1206) only longs for wide open spaces and freedom. But Antius has no use for such things, just mindless drones to serve in a place with walls, fences, and laws - a lot of laws, which Cori constantly breaks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My first thought post-listen was "Woah."

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 03-30-16

read the book

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

Reviewed: 01-01-19

not to be mean but the book is way better. I cant get into it, I feel like someone is reading to me.

  • Sky in the Deep

  • By: Adrienne Young
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 474
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 441
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 437

Raised to be a warrior, 17-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: train to fight and fight to survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield - her brother, fighting with the enemy - the brother she watched die five years ago. Eelyn loses her focus and is captured. Now, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki, in a village where every neighbor is an enemy, every battle scar possibly one she delivered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rich character-driven narrative, well performed

  • By Megan on 04-28-18

that ending though.

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

I'm not giving anything away, just saying I felt it wrapped up too nicely too quickly.

  • The Wrong Girl

  • 1st Freak House Series, Book 1
  • By: C. J. Archer
  • Narrated by: Lucy Rayner
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 92

It's customary for Gothic romance novels to include a mysterious girl locked in the attic. Hannah Smith just wishes she wasn't that girl. As a narcoleptic and the companion to an earl's daughter with a strange affliction of her own, Hannah knows she's lucky to have a roof over her head and food in her belly when so many orphans starve on the streets. Yet freedom is something Hannah longs for. She did not, however, want her freedom to arrive in the form of kidnapping.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story but...

  • By IvaG on 11-12-17

I just cant

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

I'm sorry narrator but, just, no. Nice voice but, no. the guy sounds like a 50yr old man, she sounds like someone trying to pretend to be a girl if that makes sense, going all extra high voice and overly lyrical. I've read CJ before and liked it but in that series the romance developed over time with character development and chemistry. This time it's forced and she's overly silly about it.

  • The Last Girl on Earth

  • By: Alexandra Blogier
  • Narrated by: Kim Mai Guest
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Li has a father and a sister who love her. A best friend, Mirabae, to share things with. She goes to school and hangs out at the beach and carefully follows the rules. She has to. Everyone she knows - her family, her teachers, her friends - is an alien. And she is the only human left on Earth. The Abdoloreans hijacked the planet 16 years ago, destroying all human life. Li's human-sympathizer father took her in as a baby and has trained her to pass as one of them. The Abdoloreans appear human. But they don't think with human minds or feel with human hearts.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mixed on this one

  • By Susi on 09-30-18

Mixed on this one

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

The narrator is really good. The writing is good too.
Right off though I'm annoyed with the character, she doesn't feel real or like she's constant. She can't do this or that with her bestie or sister, comes off as sad she cant but strong and resilient. Yet. A boy looks at her. That's all it takes to throw it all away and risk everything. And I mean literally looked, they never even spoke. Her best friend doesnt even question why now all of a sudden?

  • Eve of Man

  • By: Tom Fletcher, Giovanna Fletcher
  • Narrated by: Charlotte Ritchie, Josh Dylan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 69

Against all odds, she survived. The first girl born in 50 years. They called her Eve...Described by Tom and Giovanna as an unconventional love story set in a dystopian future, Eve of Man is the tale of what happens when you turn 16 and realise you're the most important person in the world. Do you embrace your fate - or do you run from it?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVE

  • By Rrin Watson on 06-14-18

wow

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

This was an awesome audible. The story is nothing too different than many dystopian but the writing makes it great and the narrators are even more amazing.
PS hey Audible, you need to make something where we can easily follow our favorite narrators and authors.