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  • Babylon's Ashes

  • Book Six of the Expanse
  • By: James S. A. Corey
  • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
  • Length: 19 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,141
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,066
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067

A revolution brewing for generations has begun in fire. It will end in blood. The Free Navy - a violent group of Belters in black-market military ships - has crippled the Earth and begun a campaign of piracy and violence among the outer planets. The colony ships heading for the 1,000 new worlds on the far side of the alien ring gates are easy prey, and no single navy remains strong enough to protect them. James Holden and his crew know the strengths and weaknesses of this new force better than anyone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great performance

  • By Mr. S. Wallace-jones on 23-12-16

Jefferson has become the idea VA for this series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-08-18

When I started out listening to The Expanse I wasn't sold on Jefferson Mays performance, but he has became the ideal VA for this role. His performance is great and suits the characters well.
The story is great as well.

  • The Way of Kings

  • The Stormlight Archive
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 45 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,652
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,113
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,099

According to mythology, mankind used to live in 'The Tranquiline Halls': heaven. But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men. Men took root on Roshar, the world of storms, but the Voidbringers followed. The Almighty gave men powerful suits of armor and mystical weapons, the Shardblades. Led by 10 angelic Heralds and 10 orders of knights known as Radiants, mankind finally won (or so the legends say).

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • good story slightly ruined by Kate reading

  • By lloyd on 09-08-16

Good story, bad va

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-07-16

If you could sum up The Way of Kings in three words, what would they be?

Interesting story

What other book might you compare The Way of Kings to, and why?

Mistborn saga

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Kate Reading ruins this audio book. Its like listening to a computer read out the book witch each word being emphasized making none of it flow. Although Michael Kramer has been amazing throughout the book.

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