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  • Armada

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,735
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,539
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,529

Zack Lightman is a dreamer. He fills his days with wishful thoughts of life on other planets and spends hours playing videogames, neither of which have helped him make friends or find a girlfriend. His refuge from the daily disappointments of life is Armada - an online space-fighter simulator based on defending Earth from an alien invasion. It’s when he’s playing that he feels closest to his father, a champion gamer who died when Zack was a baby.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • This is no 'Ready Player One'

  • By Hannah on 06-08-15

Love the book and love Wil Wheaton!

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

Reviewed: 17-02-18

Loved this book from the first minute. I'll admit I bought this as an avid fan of ready player one, but I was not dissapointed! Cannot wait for Ready player 2 !

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,015
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18,860
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,799

It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book Changed My Life 💙 New Hobbies Found 💜

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-04-18

oh em gee

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

Reviewed: 07-02-17

This is now my most favourite book ever! Absolutely amazing writing and narrative. The end actually made me cry.

  • Uprooted

  • By: Naomi Novik
  • Narrated by: Katy Sobey
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 502
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 503

A dark enchantment blights the land. Agnieszka loves her village, set deep in a peaceful valley. But the nearby enchanted forest casts a shadow over her home. Many have been lost to the Wood, and none returns unchanged. The villagers depend on an ageless wizard, the Dragon, to protect them from the forest's dark magic. However, his help comes at a terrible price. One young village woman must serve him for 10 years, leaving all she values behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it second time around, too!

  • By Gabrielle Harvey-Jones on 18-05-16

loved it

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

Reviewed: 11-08-16

Genuinely loved everything about this book, I couldn't stop listening. So sad that it's a stand alone, would love another one in the series.

  • A Court of Mist and Fury

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
  • Length: 23 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 498
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 496

Feyre survived Amarantha's clutches to return to the Spring Court - but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can't forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin's people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms - and she might be key to stopping it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My favorite book ever and ever

  • By Liz on 30-12-16

Amazing!

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

Reviewed: 05-07-16

Love this series to bits. Genuinely can't remember loving a book series this much, now I just can't wait for the next one. I don't want to wait!

  • Red Queen

  • By: Victoria Aveyard
  • Narrated by: Amanda Dolan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 443
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 408

This is a world divided by blood--red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of godlike superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • In the spirit of twilight...

  • By Rosie on 04-12-15

Bravo!

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

Reviewed: 30-01-16

Loved this book, I can remember spam listening to something so quickly before. Can't wait for the next one in the series.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • A Court of Thorns and Roses

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
  • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 425
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 393
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394

When 19-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin - one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My fav novel to read but not to hear

  • By Liz on 16-12-15

Unexpectedly brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 07-07-15

I wasn't too sure about this title at first as its a little out of my comfort zone and I'd never heard of the author. However I was blown away by the story and the narration was first class. Would definitely recommend

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Firefight

  • A Reckoners Novel, Book 2
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388

They told David it was impossible - that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet, Steelheart - invincible, immortal, unconquerable - is dead. And he died by David's hand. Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life more simple. Instead, it only made David realise he has questions. Big ones. And there's no one in Newcago who can give him the answers he needs. Babylon Restored, the old borough of Manhattan, has possibilities, though.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great next instalment

  • By Robyn on 16-01-15

amazing

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-06-15

As usual, an outstanding book by Brandon Sanderson. Loved it more then the first!! Can't wait for the next.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Reflected in You

  • A Crossfire Novel, Book 2
  • By: Sylvia Day
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 517
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 389
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 392

Gideon Cross: As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn’t stay away. I didn’t want to. He was my addiction…my every desire…mine. My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We’d never work. It was too hard, too painful…except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity. We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession.…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great book

  • By Mrs on 11-11-12

Better then the first

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

Reviewed: 09-06-15

Narration was brilliant yet again, can't fault it. It would probably benefit from having a male doing Gideons part, but she made it work well enough with what she had.

I was pretty fed up with the constant break ups every 5 minutes, it was worse then Blaire and Chick Bass (Gossip Girl). Also the story twists didn't really go anywhere, the conclusion was pretty dull. But the fact I listened all the way through means I'm probably not giving it enough credit.

  • Human Remains

  • By: Elizabeth Haynes
  • Narrated by: Karen Cass
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 209

How well do you know your neighbours? Would you notice if they lived or died? Police analyst Annabel wouldn’t describe herself as lonely. Her work keeps her busy and the needs of her ageing mother and her cat are more than enough to fill her time when she’s on her own. But Annabel is shocked when she discovers her neighbour’s decomposing body in the house next door, and appalled to think that no one, including herself, noticed her absence. Back at work she sets out to investigate, espite her police officer

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Disturbing and absorbing

  • By Jill on 23-02-13

Decent listen

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

Reviewed: 05-05-15

The basic premise was good, along with the storyline. Feel it could have been executed better however, but the characters were likable if not a little unbelievable.

  • Bared to You

  • A Crossfire Novel, Book 1
  • By: Sylvia Day
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 754
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 530
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 534

"Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness… He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily…Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other’s most private wounds…and desires."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ava's living the life!

  • By Pavlina on 25-08-12

Different

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

Reviewed: 06-04-15

I have mixed feelings about this book, and I'm still not sure what I really made of it. On one hand I finished it so it must have been ok, but even by the end I cant get over Gideons strange voice. Maybe they should have brought in a male voice actor as I was struggling to feel the chemistry with that voice.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful