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Reawakened Audiobook

Reawakened: The Reawakened Series, Book 1

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Audible Editor Reviews

"The author weaves her story out of Egyptian lore, cinematic magic, selfless love, and...is clever enough to remain surprising even to the last sentence." (Kirkus Reviews)

Publisher's Summary

The first book in a new multibook series from New York Times best-selling author Colleen Houck about a teenage girl entangled in an epic Egyptian quest full of romance, adventure, and mythology!

When 17-year-old Lilliana Young enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art one morning during spring break, the last thing she expects to find is a live Egyptian prince with godlike powers who has been reawakened after 1,000 years of mummification. And she really can't imagine being chosen to aid him in an epic quest that will lead them across the globe. But fate has taken hold of Lily, and she, along with her sun prince, Amon, must travel to the Valley of the Kings, raise his brothers, and stop an evil, shape-shifting god named Seth from taking over the world. From New York Times best-selling author Colleen Houck comes an epic adventure about two star-crossed teens who must battle mythical forces and ancient curses on a journey with more twists and turns than the Nile itself.

©2015 Colleen Houck (P)2015 Listening Library

What the Critics Say

"In this series opener, Houck...introduces a fantasy teeming with Egyptian characters and mythological stories come to life.... Houck's moving depiction of the love between Lily and Amon is memorable." (Publisher's Weekly)

"Littered with Egyptian mythology and snappy dialogue, this romantic adventure is a good choice for graduates of Rick Riordan or fans of Houck's Tiger's Curse series." (Booklist)

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    Denise 08-06-16
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    "let down"

    not a fan of the narrator, loved the story though, tigers curse was superbly narrated, let down when I listened to this book wish the narrator was better

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    Amazon Customer 06-22-17 Member Since 2017
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    "AMAZING BOOK!!!"

    This is my favorite author and her two series are my absolute favorite which is saying something considering how many books I've read! Fabulous book! I can't wait for the last one to come out now for me to listen to the second can't wait!!!!

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    Ashley 05-09-17
    Ashley 05-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Love this book"

    I love this book and the author. She is original in her writing and you can tell she has done her homework. I fell in love with her Tigers Curse series but I'm falling in love with this one. I WANT MORE!!!

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    Jeffrey B Nattania Northern VA 03-12-17
    Jeffrey B Nattania Northern VA 03-12-17 Member Since 2017

    Recently found a love for books and with Audible I can clean and keep going - I also use it in my classroom to urge kids to read.

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    "ReAwakened - My Love of YA"

    After awhile, these books tend to have the same timeline in a plot series, this book breaks that completely. I was utterly compelled to finish this story, not because of its current wit and quippy sayings, nor because of the love element ( which also was very realistic ) but rather because of the on going suspense and non-typical outcomes. It takes a lot to touch my heart, with YA tales, and this one holds my Heart Scarab completely !!

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    LJ Ducharme Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 08-12-16
    LJ Ducharme Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 08-12-16 Member Since 2015

    There is no such thing as too many books.

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    "I so wanted to like this book."

    I felt like I was rereading g 'Tiger's Curse" (which I loved, but not enough to read it again) only set in Egypt. I didn't like the main characters, and that makes or breaks a story for me.

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    "Incredible plot, unique and captivating."

    Very enjoyable story line with characters that tantalize your imagination. I flew through this book, picking it up every spare moment I had till it was over and now I'm craving more. Thankfully for me the next one comes out in a few days. The narration is totally entertaining as well. All around, this is a great book and worth every second.

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    Amazon Customer 07-10-16

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    "Great way to spend a weekend"

    If you're looking for historical accuracy, this isn't for you. If not, go for it!

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    gary 03-13-16
    gary 03-13-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Romance story masquerading as an adventure story"
    What disappointed you about Reawakened?

    Think of this book as an Egyptian version of Twilight. Like Bella, Lillie gushes about how hot the Egyptian god is, and discusses her feeling at length. Hardly any action during the first half. If you liked Twilight, this may be for you. If you like adventure, look elsewhere.


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    Brenda 11-15-15
    Brenda 11-15-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Amazing"

    I wish the reader did better at betraying each character as the reader for tigers curse did.
    The book was amazing. Can't wait till next one.

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    Mari 10-14-15
    Mari 10-14-15 Member Since 2016

    Audiobooks are the glue that keep the cracks in my sanity egg together.

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    "Almost There"
    Where does Reawakened rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I would place "Reawakened" somewhere towards the middle. I'm glad I bought the audiobook, and I might relisten to it before the next of the series comes out, but it wasn't a narration or plot I was completely enamored with.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Reawakened?

    I enjoyed when Lily finally understands what Amon is so the plot could continue forwards. Don't get me wrong, I love the tiny miscommunications between Lily and Amon, but it got to a point where myself as the reader knew more than Lily and I was practically shouting at her in my car "He's an immortal mummy! It says so in the synopsis! Let's move on!"


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I adore all the feasting scenes. It seems that this is when they have time to communicate and understand each other.


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

    Nothing so extreme. I became concerned at the end, believing that this was only a one book deal until I realized, nope, there will be more.


    Any additional comments?

    Unfortunately, I compared this novel's reading to Colleen Houk's "Tiger's Curse" series. Annika Boris spoiled me with deep, masculine voices and beautiful accents. Though Phoebe Strole did fine with her narration, no weird quirks or stumbles, she missed the mark with masculine and accents. Normally, I would be alright with a missed accent here or there, but seeing as this is a novel full of 'em, it was like a chunk of magic was missing and left Amon was a severe monotone. Again, Strole did alright, but it would be an improvement if she were to attempt an accent in book 2.

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    "sandfantastic!"

    I loved this audiobook, the story was full of adventure. The production of it was great, the narrations really good.
    i want mooore!

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