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Sky Raiders Audiobook

Sky Raiders: Five Kingdoms, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Adventure awaits in the Five Kingdoms - come and claim it in this start to a new series from the New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.

Cole Randolph was just trying to have a fun time with his friends on Halloween (and maybe get to know Jenna Hunt a little better). But when a spooky haunted house turns out to be a portal to something much creepier, Cole finds himself on an adventure on a whole different level.

After Cole sees his friends whisked away to some mysterious place underneath the haunted house, he dives in after them - and ends up in The Outskirts.

The Outskirts are made up of five kingdoms that lie between wakefulness and dreaming, reality and imagination, life and death. It's an in-between place. Some people are born there. Some find their way there from our world, or from other worlds.

And once you come to the Outskirts, it's very hard to leave.

With the magic of the Outskirts starting to unravel, it's up to Cole and an unusual girl named Mira to rescue his friends, set things right in the Outskirts, and hopefully find his way back home...before his existence is forgotten.

©2014 Brandon Mull (P)2014 Simon & Schuster Audio

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  • Shileen
    United States
    19/09/14
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    "A little scary at first, but a great story!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    My son, 10, and I both enjoyed this book. It seemed a little too scary early on (not good for younger kids), but very fun and interesting throughout. The action is fast enough to hold his attention, and creative enough to hold mine. We really liked it & are disappointed not to have the whole series available on Audible.


    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    18/03/16
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    "great story (as always); fantastic reader"

    fascinating story from a skillful author. this trade 2 is one of the best I have listened to, 1,000 times better than the reader for Fablehaven (no offense intended)

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Jeffrey B Nattania
    Northern VA
    19/06/15
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    "By Surprise. . ."

    Read this for my class and found it get better and better with each chapter. The more involved it got, more I couldn't stop. Can't wait for Book Two.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Ryleigh
    05/06/15
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    "I love it!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would definitely recommend this book for a friend. I already have! This book was very interesting and always had my attention. I even stayed up past midnight listening to this book. I loved the way the narrator did the voices, and when I had forgot the names of someone who was talking, the voice helped distinguish it.


    What other book might you compare Sky Raiders to and why?

    I would compare the book Fablehaven, also by Brandon Mull, to Sky Raider because, like Sky Raiders, they both kept me listening for hours at a time. It was also very well told and I always knew what was going on and was never confused. I love the story of all of Brandon Mull's books, and their points of view.


    What about Keith Nobbs’s performance did you like?

    Like I said, Keith Nobb's voices helped me distinguish character, create mood, and even better help deliver the story.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I definitely wanted to listen to all of this in one sitting! The only thing that stopped me was sleep. I listened to it till my eyes felt to heavy to hold open, then I closed my eyes. After, I still listened till I started to doze off. I listened to it in the morning as well as throughout my day even as I got ready for bed. I finished the book from 8:00pm on a Wednesday to 9:00pm on a Thursday. This book easily catches my attention.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ron
    Philadelphia, PA, United States
    25/07/14
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    "Awsome concept"
    If you could sum up Sky Raiders in three words, what would they be?

    A great read


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story of friendship


    What about Keith Nobbs’s performance did you like?

    Excellent reader


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

    pure enjoyment. Can't wait for number 2 to come out.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Josh
    24/04/14
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    "This is possibly Brandon's best work yet!"
    Would you listen to Sky Raiders again? Why?

    Yes. Great story. Very well written and professional reader did a good job.


    What other book might you compare Sky Raiders to and why?

    It compares to like Harry Potter or the Narnia series.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ryan
    Batesville, IN, United States
    20/04/14
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    "Kept you entertained"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I thought it was a great book for kids


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Sky Raiders?

    Where he never give up on helping his friends


    Have you listened to any of Keith Nobbs’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, but i will now


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kyle
    15/06/14
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    "A great read that get you excited and wanting more"
    What made the experience of listening to Sky Raiders the most enjoyable?

    I truly thought Skyraider's would be like the beyond yours. But after five minutes of reading it was completely different. I enjoyed all the twists and turns, and I'm excited for the next book.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Sky Raiders?

    The first time they enter the sky castle.


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

    Keith did a flawless job he was able to project a different voices and it was like watching a movie.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Sky Raiders, is not for the faint of heart.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Craig Mortensen
    09/10/16
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    "You will be hooked"

    My son and I listen to audiobooks every night before bed. It all started with eragon. So far this series is just as good. Can't wait to listen every night and get back to the adventure!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Joy
    08/10/16
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    "I loved the way that the reader made it exciting!"

    I loved it, it was so fun to listen to, I just couldn't stop listening.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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