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The Revenge of the Blue Jinni Audiobook

The Revenge of the Blue Jinni: The Hakima's Tale, Book 1

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The Revenge of the Blue Jinni is a tale of a young Arab-American girl who learns of her great destiny: to defend the human world against an ancient malevolent entity.

The Blue Jinni lies in a golden lantern at the bottom of the sea, and his generals work tirelessly to locate and free him. Meanwhile, our hero and her family struggle to understand the strange occurrences happening around them. The benevolent jinn around them guard them against the attacks of the generals, as each attempt on her life brings her closer to knowing who she is.

Once the hero comes of age and understands what she's destined to do, she becomes the Hakima of Ghalib and must begin her training as a warrior against supernatural forces.

©2006 Dedra Stevenson (P)2015 Dedra Stevenson

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    D.L. Stevenson Dubai UAE 10/11/2015
    D.L. Stevenson Dubai UAE 10/11/2015 Member Since 2014

    D.L. Stevenson, Author of "The Hakima's Tale"

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    "wonderful family entertainment "

    wonderful and engaging! The narration is the best I've ever heard. I highly recommend it

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  • Marlowe
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    06/12/15
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    "A great imaginative journey"

    I loved the lead character and imaginative story. The author transports the reader to a mystical land. I can't wait for book 2.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Dwayne
    NJ, United States
    16/11/15
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    "Great story, horrible narrator"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I would definitely change the narrator or just simply read the physical book.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The narrator was just awful, I was very disgusted by the breathing, lip smacking and spittle. There were times while listening, I felt very nauseous it was like having someone roll their tongue in your ears while telling you a good story. This has been one of the worst experiences I've had while listening to a audiobook.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    Yes, this was a really good story and would love to see it as a movie or a T.V. Mini series.


    Any additional comments?

    I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • AudioBook Reviewer
    Madison, WI, United States
    24/10/16
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    "at its heart a story about good versus evil"

    The Revenge of the Blue Jinni by Dedra L. Stevenson is the first novel in a series called The Hakima’s Tale. From the moment of her birth, Phoenix has been under surveillance. Destined to be the savior of humanity and the good Jinn from the evil Blue Jinni, Phoenix, as a baby and child, has been protected by her benefactors from the generals of the Blue Jinn who are trying to kill her. As Phoenix grows, she slowly begins to learn of her importance and her destiny. But she is still young; does she have time to learn everything she needs to win the fight of her life? As she slowly learns and finds allies for her future war, all of her family, human and Jinn, try to protect her from continuous fatal attacks by the supporters of the Blue Jinni.

    This is a novel well suited for older children or younger young adults. Overall, the concept of the story was interesting, but the writing was simple. It is at its heart a story about good versus evil and a nearly perfect chosen one. I liked the different Jinn characters and how the lore surrounding them builds up over the story as the story progresses. However, there are a lot of Jinn characters and it can be hard to keep track of them. This is a great story for minority young adult fantasy enthusiasts, especially, because the main characters are of Arab descent and the story takes place in the Middle East. A lot of the lore that drives the fantastical elements of the story comes from the lore of that region, even though the author’s takes license with it. Unfortunately, I felt that the story ended too abruptly. While the story was being built up to be a series, it just didn’t feel like it should’ve ended in the spot that it did. It is not a standalone story.

    The narration by Mark Norman was good. His characterization of each of the characters made the story seem even more accessible for young adults. The production quality was also good. I would recommend this novel to young adults who like atypical fantasy stories about the fight of a chosen one and good versus evil.

    Audiobook was provided for review by the author.

    Please find this complete review and many others at my review blog

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    1 of 4 people found this review helpful

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