Books of Umber
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  • 1
    Happenstance Found: Books of Umber, Book 1 | P. W. Catanese

    Happenstance Found: Books of Umber, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By P. W. Catanese
    • Narrated By Richard Poe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (127)
    Performance
    (99)
    Story
    (95)

    Happenstance, a boy with unusual green eyes, awakens with no memories. Falling in with the adventurer Lord Umber and his band of misfits, this boy with many uncanny gifts soon discovers that he may be the strangest one of all.

    Great concept so far

    I got this to listen to on a car ride with my kids but they already read them, so, I listened solo. Im quite pleases with where it is going & recommen..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 24 2017 by hannah ()
  • 2
    Dragon Games: Books of Umber, Book 2 | P. W. Catanese

    Dragon Games: Books of Umber, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By P. W. Catanese
    • Narrated By Richard Poe
    Overall
    (60)
    Performance
    (43)
    Story
    (43)

    P.W. Catanese launched his immediately popular Books of Umber series with Happenstance Found, which Publishers Weekly praised for “rich characterization … and genuinely surprising twists.” In this riveting sequel, Hap must contend with Caspar, who holds the secrets to Hap’s powers—but wants something precious in return. And Hap also learns of stolen dragon eggs, which in the wrong hands could spread winged doom over the land.

    A Great contunation of Happenstance Found

    It was a great adventure that I could share with my Grandchildren. I have read all three of the Books of Umber and enjoyed the books very much. I wo..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 17 2012 by Dennis (Leesburg, Florida, United States)
  • 3
    The End of Time | P.W. Catanese

    The End of Time

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By P.W. Catanese
    • Narrated By Richard Poe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (56)
    Performance
    (48)
    Story
    (46)

    Popular children’s author P.W. Catanese draws the adventures of the Books of Umber to an exciting conclusion. Still unable to control the powers he needs to save the old world of Umber, Hap’s time draws short as threats come from every direction. Hap will be put to a final test as he confronts powerful enemies - but he’ll soon discover that success requires great personal sacrifice.

    Felt too long

    My family has enjoyed the Umber trilogy very much. The only bad thing I have to say about this book is that being the last in the series I felt that ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 07 2016 by K. Soderholm (Cheverly, Md United States)