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Storybound Audiobook

Storybound

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Publisher's Summary

When Una Fairchild stumbles upon a mysterious book buried deep in the basement of her school library, she thinks nothing of opening the cover and diving in. But instead of paging through a regular novel, Una suddenly finds herself Written In to the land of Story - a world filled with Heroes and Villains and fairy-tale characters.

But not everything in Story is as magical as it seems. Una must figure out why she has been Written In - and fast - before anyone else discovers her secret. Together with her new friend Peter and a talking cat named Sam, Una digs deep into Story's shadowy past. She quickly realizes that she is tied to the world in ways she never could have imagined - and it might be up to her to save it.

©2013 Melissa Burt (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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  • huda sammour
    02/06/15
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    Story
    "nice"

    I like it, smooth pace of revealing action
    enjoyable, the narrator is very good as well you can feel the characters

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Karissa Eckert
    Minneapolis, MN
    13/11/14
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    Story
    "Okay story about wandering into a fairy tale"

    This is a story about a young girl who gets Written In (WI) to the Land of Story. There she has to figure out why she's a WI and who wrote her in.

    This is really just the first half of the story. Nothing is resolved and the book ends right in the middle of the story.

    The above being said I thought this book was decent but not great. I really enjoyed the idea of characters being written in (it was a like a simplified version of the Thursday Next series). I also enjoyed the idea of characters being type-cast and trained to be the sorts of characters they are assigned to be.

    I thought our heroine was extremely abrasive and obnoxious. I also thought the initial description of her as a quiet loner did not at all fit how she acted in Story. There were a few contradictions like that throughout the story.

    I also just got kind of bored with it all about halfway through. In the end, even though it ends mid-story, I really wasn't all that curious about what will happen to these characters. As a result, I probably won't read Story's End which ties up this duology.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • CuteAsADaisy
    MO USA
    21/11/16
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    "Not just another fairytale story. Loved the creativity."

    This was a great story but he warned you'll need the second book to finish it. It had me hooked, it was fun and I felt it was a completely new spin a retelling some of the old stories/fairy tales that we know. I would highly recommend this book and Story's End.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sara
    23/09/14
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    Story
    "Great traveling story"
    What did you love best about Storybound?

    It was fun and engaging.


    What about Elizabeth Evans’s performance did you like?

    It was easy to tell who the different characters were just by her voice.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Maya H Saric
    Newtown, NSW, AU
    07/12/15
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    Story
    "Half a story - disappointing"

    Not happy. This is a very complicated book with zippo character development. It is also just the first half of the story which is incredibly I would never have purchased it knowing it was just half the story. I knew it had a sequel but I still expected a level of closure in this book and then the choice to go on to the next one to find out more. but in this case is just one incredibly boring long book. Incredibly disappointed because the concepts in this story
    are so original and clever but the actual execution is dreadful.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Laura
    Dearing, GA, United States
    19/08/14
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    Story
    "Very Cute"

    I was a little leary about this book, because I bought it on sale. But is was very good, it keep me engaged and I like it.

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful

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