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  • A Crown of Swords

  • Book Seven of The Wheel of Time
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 30 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,641
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14,732
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,714

In this volume, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever closer to the bowl ter'angreal that may reverse the world's endless heat wave and restore natural weather. Egwene begins to gather all manner of women who can channel: Sea Folk, Windfinders, Wise Ones, and some surprising others. And above all, Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael, in the shadows of Shadar Logoth, where the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chapter 12 is out of order. Audible should fix.

  • By Branden Roumanis on 05-21-19

Poor editing

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

Reviewed: 02-06-19

Great story (although pretty slow moving), great narration but there are so many repeated sentances and sections. This has previously been remarked upon and I think it’s a shame the listeners weren’t listened to and it hasn’t been fixed.

  • Fearless

  • The King Series, Book One
  • By: Tawdra Kandle
  • Narrated by: Julia Thomas
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 42

Tasmyn Vaughn didn't expect much when her dad's job moved them to a small town in Florida; it was just another new school. But King is a town founded by magic and steeped in mystery, and soon Tasmyn's ability to hear others' thoughts is the least of her worries.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • worst book this year

  • By Jessica S on 06-29-16

Terrible narration

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

I can read some young adult but this felt far to immature. Did not finish

  • Lady Annabelle's Abduction (Regency Rakes & Rebels Book 1)

  • By: Charisse Howard
  • Narrated by: Stevie Zimmerman
  • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

If Lady Annabelle Chatfield’s reckless brother had to die in debt, couldn’t he have borrowed from someone young and handsome? Marrying the dumpy middle-aged Earl of Brackenbury is not her idea of a bright future. But when a dark stranger climbs into her window at midnight and carries her off on the pommel of his saddle, Lady Annabelle stops wishing for excitement. Who is this ruthless brigand known only as Hawk?Where has he taken her? Tied to a rickety chair in a woodland hut, she prays for anyone, even Lord Brackenbury, to save her from her kidnappers. For according to Hawk, Lady Annabelle is merely a pawn in a deadly chess game, and ruining her is a key move. Unable to free herself, she weeps and prays: Will rescue come in time to save her honour, her looming marriage, and her desperate family? But as she and Hawk warily grow acquainted, she begins to wonder: Will I mind if it doesn't?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cute light short story

  • By Erin on 03-05-15

Cute light short story

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

Reviewed: 03-05-15

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

It's a nice light read, put a smile on my face

What did you like best about this story?

The ending

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

I enjoy listening to books and he was able to bring my right there with the characters

  • Bound by Flames

  • Night Prince, Book 3
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,521
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,254
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,245

Leila's years on the carnie circuit were certainly an education. What she didn't learn: how to be a vampire, or how to be married to the most famous vampire of them all. Adjusting to both has Leila teetering on a knife edge between passion and peril, and now the real danger is about to begin...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Snoopy happy dance!

  • By RabidReads on 02-02-15

Another addition to a great series

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

Reviewed: 03-05-15

What made the experience of listening to Bound by Flames the most enjoyable?

You can really relate to the characters and story telling. I almost feel attached to the characters and wish there were more books for me to read. But engaging fast moving story with bits of comedy mixed in. Great weirder, great narration

What was one of the most memorable moments of Bound by Flames?

The final battle

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

Accents, more robust characters. I really enjoy her narration and would listen to meow books that she narrates

  • Guardian Angel

  • Crown's Spies, Book 2
  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 907
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 911

The Emerald flew across the seas, carrying the pirate Pagan - despised by the ton, whose riches he plundered, and beloved by the poor, whose plight was eased by his gifts. The Marquess of Cainewood vows to hunt down the pirate wretch in revenge for his brother's death. But when Jade, an enchanting vision of rippling red hair and eyes of jewel-green, appears at his door to beg desperately for his protection, the Marquess agrees to keep her safe from the villains who want her dead. Jade is infuriating, exasperating, and gorgeous; Caine is noble, strong-willed, and powerful. No woman has ever befuddled him so, nor so deeply aroused his desire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Entertaining!

  • By 🌸DARA on 06-22-13

Horrendous narration

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

Reviewed: 03-05-15

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Honestly I couldn't even make it thru the fist two chapters, I read others reviews but I had no idea how bad the whispering was. Just painful to listen to. I was really in the mood for an audiobook too but couldn't handle it.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

Don't know couldn't even make it.

How could the performance have been better?

Voices, no mock fake whispering that reminds me of annoying coworkers!

Any additional comments?

Just don't do it. Buy the book

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fury of Fire

  • Dragonfury, Book 1
  • By: Coreene Callahan
  • Narrated by: Benjamin L. Darcie
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,068
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,857
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,872

A clandestine race of half-dragon, half-humans known as dragon-shifters lives among us. Bastian, leader of the Nightfury dragon clan, is sworn to protect humankind at all costs. For him, honor and duty always come first. When the clan dictates he take a human mate to sire a son, he falters, aware that for a human to birth a dragon-shifter she must die. Myst, the woman given into his care, is the most extraordinary he’s ever met, and though he can’t bear the thought of harming her, he is bound by duty.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The good, the bad and the ugly.

  • By Teresa on 06-04-13

Terrible dialog, weak heroine

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

Reviewed: 03-05-15

Would you try another book from Coreene Callahan and/or Benjamin L. Darcie?

No. The premise sounded interesting and like it had potential I just cringed and rolled my eyes while listening to it. The dialog was terrible, unrealistic weak heroine. Honestly I couldn't make it thru the book I could feel my intelligence dropping during it. The concept was good just the relationship moved to fast. I wanted to slap the characters.

What was most disappointing about Coreene Callahan’s story?

Didn't live up to expectations at all

Which character – as performed by Benjamin L. Darcie – was your favorite?

There was only so much this narrator could do with the dialog and how the story played out

What character would you cut from Fury of Fire?

The female lead - just horrible

Any additional comments?

Save your money

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Under Different Stars

  • The Kricket, Book 1
  • By: Amy A. Bartol
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,762
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,488
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,493

Kricket Hollowell never wished upon stars. She was too busy hiding in plain sight, eluding Chicago's foster care system. As her eighteenth birthday approaches, she now eagerly anticipates the day she'll stop running and finally find her place in the world. That day comes when she meets a young Etharian soldier named Trey Allairis, who has been charged with coming to Earth to find Kricket and transport her to her true home.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good setting, but annoying romance

  • By 5ismyfavoritenumber on 05-23-15

A nice surprise

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

Reviewed: 03-05-15

Where does Under Different Stars rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Very good, enjoyable listen, made me smile and laugh a few times when reading it. The protagonist had sass and was not an annoying heroine. As was the slow build up in the relationship. I already preordered the next book and want to hear more from this author.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Under Different Stars?

The humor and realistic situations

Which scene was your favorite?

Hard to say, just enjoyed the book

Any additional comments?

Great narration

5 of 9 people found this review helpful