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  • Empire of Imagination

  • Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons
  • By: Michael Witwer
  • Narrated by: Sam Witwer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 491
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460

The life story of Gary Gygax, godfather of all fantasy adventure games, has been told only in bits and pieces. Michael Witwer has written a dynamic, dramatized biography of Gygax from his childhood in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, to his untimely death in 2008. Gygax's magnum opus, Dungeons & Dragons, would explode in popularity throughout the 1970s and '80s and irreversibly alter the world of gaming. D&D is the best-known, best-selling role-playing game of all time, and it boasts an elite class of alumni.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Story of Bittersweet Successes

  • By Sam on 11-16-16

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 03-12-19

Words can't describe how much I enjoyed this book. Loved it from start to finish. I did get to meet Gary Gygax a couple years before he passed away and he was a wonderful guy. The book was so wonderful I plan on buying it on hardback. The Narrator did an amazing job. Highly recommend this book to everyone.

  • Amber and Ashes

  • Dragonlance: Dark Disciple, Book 1
  • By: Margaret Weis
  • Narrated by: Leslie Bellair
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

The audio edition of the new novel from New York Times best-selling author Margaret Weis. The audio edition of the opening title in a new trilogy from Dragonlance setting co-creator Margaret Weis takes up where the War of Souls series left off with the central character, Mina. While following her story, this new trilogy also explores the chaos that is post-war Krynn. This is Weis’s first solo trilogy in the Dragonlance world.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-06-18

Surprised

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

Reviewed: 01-28-19

I was quite surprised at how good this follow up to the war of souls book was I look forward to hearing the rest of the series of the dark disciple.

  • Dragons of Summer Flame

  • Dragonlance: Chronicles, Book 4
  • By: Tracy Hickman, Margaret Weis
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 25 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 680
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 627
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 637

Summer has come to Krynn, a summer unlike any before. The sun bears down on land and sea, searing the world with relentless light and heat. Clouds and rain are nowhere to be found, and even the darkness of night brings little relief from the strange and oppressive day. Meanwhile, those who commune regularly with their gods are uneasy. Every day, their deities become more distant, more difficult to reach. Clerics' prayers go unanswered, and magic goes awry.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Boehmer's Back

  • By Trey Weller on 08-27-16

wonderful book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-19-19

loved the story although left some gaps in my opinion but nothing to major, but overall a wonderful book. The narrator was good as always.

  • Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • Dragonlance: The War of Souls, Book 1
  • By: Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
  • Narrated by: Marieve Herington
  • Length: 22 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 292

The people of Krynn have known war in past ages. Some are still alive who remember the triumph of good at the conclusion of the War of the Lance. Still more remember the devastation of the Chaos War, which ended the Fourth Age of the world. But now a new war is about to begin, more terrible than any have known. This war is one for the very heart and soul of the world itself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the narrator constantly mispronounced key names

  • By Dustin Beebe on 06-18-15

interesting concept

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

Reviewed: 12-16-18

Story is decent at best although loved (spoiler) tasslehoff burrfoot coming back but cannot get into the narrators performance. I do hope the next book get better.

  • Lords of the Sith: Star Wars

  • By: Paul S. Kemp
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,642
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,635

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.... When the Emperor and his notorious apprentice, Darth Vader, find themselves stranded in the middle of insurgent action on an inhospitable planet, they must rely on each other, the Force, and their own ruthlessness to prevail.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not enough Sith

  • By Will Jadick on 07-30-15

awesome

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-18

Great narration Write story as always. Enjoyed the book from the start I have no complaints at all.

  • The Legend of Huma

  • Dragonlance: Heroes, Book 1
  • By: Richard A. Knaak
  • Narrated by: Richard Topol
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373

Only fragments of the account of Huma survived the Cataclysm that broke the world of Krynn. The fullness of his tale has never been told – until now. One man took up the call to defend the world against the Queen of Darkness. He was the first Hero of the Lance, driven by his devotion to the Oath and the Measure and his love for a silver dragon. His life made him a hero. Here is the tale that made him a legend….

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • poor performance, good story

  • By Tim U. on 10-25-16

decent

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

I dunno guess I was expecting more. There was a few times I lost interest in the book. But It got better towards the end.

  • Krampus

  • The Yule Lord
  • By: Brom
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 16 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,115

One Christmas Eve in a small hollow in Boone County, West Virginia, struggling songwriter Jesse Walker witnesses a strange spectacle: seven devilish figures chasing a man in a red suit toward a sleigh and eight reindeer. When the reindeer leap skyward, taking the sleigh, devil men, and Santa into the clouds, screams follow. Moments later, a large sack plummets back to earth, a magical sack that thrusts the down-on-his-luck singer into the clutches of the terrifying Yule Lord, Krampus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 stars

  • By colleen on 11-17-12

Simple amazing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-18

This is my first Brom book and I have always been like the Krampus Legend. I would recommend this book to anyone. This book had me since the start.

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  • Star Wars: The Old Republic: Deceived

  • By: Paul S. Kemp
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,078
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,579
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,568

The second novel set in the Old Republic era and based on the massively multiplayer online game Star Wars: The Old Republic ramps up the action and brings listeners face-to-face for the first time with a Sith warrior to rival the most sinister of the Order’s Dark Lords: Darth Malgus, the mysterious, masked Sith of the wildly popular “Deceived” and “Hope” game trailers. Malgus brought down the Jedi Temple on Coruscant in a brutal assault that shocked the galaxy....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Story!!!

  • By Ibrahim on 05-31-11

delightful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-15-18

Delightful from start to end. I love hearing more on the old republic days when there are more sith and jedi during the great war. I highly recommend this book.

  • unPHILtered

  • The Way I See It
  • By: Phil Robertson, Mark Schlabach
  • Narrated by: Alan Robertson, Phil Robertson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 449
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 396
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 396

In Phil Robertson’s number-one New York Times best seller, Happy, Happy, Happy, we learned about Phil’s colorful past and the wild road to becoming the beloved patriarch of A&E’s smash hit show, Duck Dynasty. Now, he returns to share his philosophy on life, which can be summed up in five short words. Love God, love your neighbor. In this inspirational and entertaining audiobook, you will learn what makes Phil Robertson tick.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Things that Needed to Be Said, Were Said

  • By Stacy Lynn Harp on 10-30-14

Amazing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-15-18

insightful and inspiring. Me and my wife love the Duck Dynasty and love the Robertson's. Their Faith and Strong family values is an inspiration just like this book. I enjoyed every bit of it.

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance

  • By: Sean Williams
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,186
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,554
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,544

Tassaa Bareesh, a matriarch in the Hutt crime cartel, is holding an auction that’s drawing attention from across the galaxy. Representatives of both the Republic and the Sith Empire are present, along with a Jedi Padawan sent to investigate, a disenfranchised trooper drummed out of the Republic’s elite Blackstar Squad, and a mysterious Mandalorian with a private agenda.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpected and Enjoyable

  • By Cindy on 05-14-12

excited

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-10-18

Loved it and I am ready for the next book in the series. The characters was wonderful as well as the performance by the narrator.