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  • The Rift Uprising

  • The Rift Uprising Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Amy S. Foster
  • Narrated by: Claire Coffee
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 88

Seventeen-year-old Ryn Whittaker is a Citadel: an elite, enhanced soldier specially chosen to guard a Rift, a mysterious and dangerous portal to alternate Earths scientists cannot control or close. Trained from the age of 14, Ryn can run faster, jump farther, and fight better than a Navy SEAL - which is good when you're not sure if a laser-wielding Neanderthal or an ax-wielding Viking is trying to make it through the Rift and into your world. But the teenager's military conditioning and education have not prepared her for the boy who crosses through.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mediocrity In Bloom

  • By Wade Lancaster on 08-08-18

Awesome start to a series

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

This book had an awesome female protagonist and even though she’s a super smart and enhanced the author did a great job in showing her growth throughout the story. The only reason this did not get the full five stars performance wise is because I found the the narrators voice when reading the Roone/Rune (no idea what the proper spelling is) portions to be super annoying.

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  • Fae Hunter

  • The Soulstealer Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Nicolette Reed
  • Narrated by: S. A. Archer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

Valora Delos is a hunter, charged with tracking the treacherous Soulstealers and bringing them to justice. She descends to Earth and finds herself trapped in suburban Seattle after the portal to her world closes. With the help of a sexy half-fae named Dooley, Valora must find her way back in order to save Dell'Aria. Dooley uses his own brand of magic to help Valora discover memories buried deep within her, which only produces more questions than answers - questions about her growing attraction to Dooley and her devotion to her King.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprise Story

  • By Annie on 10-28-13

Worst narration I’ve heard

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

Reviewed: 07-29-18

I can’t even say I tried very hard with this one. I can usually power through a bad narrator but I didn’t make it past 15 minutes. I can’t even tell you if the story itself is any good. Narrator is incredibly flat and choppy. Please don’t hire this narrator again.

  • The Dark Fae

  • The World of Fae, Book 1
  • By: Terry Spear
  • Narrated by: Jeanne Whitehouse
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

Alicia has planned a vacation at South Padre Island with her girlfriend Cassie in forever. But just as they're enjoying a day on the beach, here comes a dark fae to spoil their holiday, except only she can see what he truly is. Alicia has no idea how upside down her world can turn with a chance meeting with one of the dark fae from the royal house of the Denkar. Alicia's always known she's different - that she can recognize the mischievous fae when they show up to "play" with the humans.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible narrator!

  • By ang on 07-27-18

Terrible narrator!

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

Reviewed: 07-27-18

The story was pretty good but it was almost ruined for me by the narrator. Her voice wasn’t annoying her presentation just sucked it was flat, stilted, emotional inflections in the wrong places and the fact she didn’t differentiate the character voices made everything harder to follow. Just buy the book.

  • A Royal Inconvenience

  • By: Lilly LaRue
  • Narrated by: Perry Mayfield
  • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 36

Five years ago, Kayla Hopper and Prince Arkin Aubosson of Sigotta were patients, along with their spouses, at the same fertility clinic. She is now divorced, and the prince is a widower. A mix-up comes to light, revealing he is the father of her twins. Kayla suggests the only sensible option, a marriage of convenience, but wonders if she can maintain a strictly platonic relationship with the handsome prince, who is still mourning his first wife. Being the wife of the prince is even harder than trying not to fall in love.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narration was very bad!

  • By ChiQ on 08-03-16

Narrator absolutely sucks

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

Reviewed: 02-03-18

I really like this book and only got it because I remember reading it on my Kindle. That said, while the story itself is good, the narrator was terrible. There were so many glitches in the narration not only that but you could hear the narrator breathing and other wet mouth sounds that made me cringe. Just buy the ebook.

  • Wildest Dreams

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Tillie Hooper
  • Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,846
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,670
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,670

Seoafin "Finnie" Wilde was taught by her parents that every breath was a treasure and to seek every adventure she could find. And she learns this lesson the hard way when they perish in a plane crash. But she never forgets, and when she discovers there is a parallel universe where every person has a twin, she finds a witch who can send her there so she can have the adventure of a lifetime. But upon arrival in the Winter Wonderland of Lunwyn, she realizes she's been played by her twin and finds herself walking down the aisle to be wed to The Drakkar.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The hell..?

  • By Jordan on 01-18-17

Questionable storyline

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

Reviewed: 04-19-17

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

I don't normally write reviews, but I felt this one was a waste of money or a credit. I tried to like this book, I really did. I even listened to it at two different points in one year. The story premise was good. What's not to like about traveling to an alternate universe to take over your twins identity. There are some serious flaws to this story from the very beginning.
At the beginning Fannie is portrayed as a strong female adventurer. Any woman "adventurous and brave" enough to travel to another world, would not meekly allow decisions to be made for her. Finnic allowed herself to be treated like a freaking doormat throughout this book.
Frey is portrayed as the all powerful alpha male who as the power of the dragons and the elves, and acts like total asshat. Fannie in any semi believable storyline would have run for the hills at his first (known to her) transgression.
First of all, Frey the asshat, while understandably angry that Finnic is angry about a past relationship then pushes (well demands) his expectations on her even knowing she is from another world. As if this were not already bad enough her "mother" encourages her to have sex with him so he won't stray...(WTF?). Any woman confident and breve enough to visit an unknown world would have told him a n his mother to kick rocks.
Then when Frey makes the unilateral decision to switch Finnies birth control to a placebo....well I just about put the book down the first time. I made it to the end and even now I am amazed that Finnie showed no real spine. That doesn't even add to the fact that she finds out he trapped her in she realm without her knowledge or consent.
There is simply no redeeming quality to this story. Don't waste your money. It will simply boggle your mind to follow a supposedly strong female get steamrolled and willingly submit to the asshat regardless of how much he "loves" her.