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  • Oathbreaker: An Epic Fantasy LitRPG

  • Realm Online, Book 1
  • By: Stuart Thaman
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 4

In the game, the people of Tamernil live under the harsh rule of a vile bureaucrat, and Bokta - an outcast blood witch practicing forbidden magic - has a bold plan to save them all. She'll need to summon a powerful demon, one she's been watching through a scrying mirror for years. There's just one hitch: the mighty demon she's been watching isn't real. He's a character in Realm of Crafted War, and the man behind the keyboard is a far cry from a savior. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I liked it.

  • By Peter Karlsson on 02-05-19

I liked it.

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

Reviewed: 02-05-19

I almost dropped this book, because thru half the book, it is about the MC whining about things and things does not become interessting nor rpg-ish until the second half of the book.
After I have now listened to the second half of the book, I can say that I am waiting for the second book in this series.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dungeon Master 2

  • By: Eric Vall
  • Narrated by: Joshua Story
  • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

What would you do if a sniveling slime ball of a king tried to steal one of your harem members/minions? Would you stand for his insult? Or would you kill all of his supporters, take his riches and kingdom for yourself, and rip every last ounce of stolen power from his body? 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Sigh.

  • By Peter Karlsson on 26-04-19

Sigh.

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

Reviewed: 26-04-19

An MC that is hypocritical about the difference in cruelty between him and other dieties.
Loves to say how he is strongest, many times thru the book. Almost stoped reading cause he said it so often.
Was efficient once, and that was when he killed the first god in the book.
Already knew what the warriors background was after listening to book one. Pretty damn obvious.
Hate that when the gods notice that the MC is different or similar to them. They just ignore it! They even say such things as: You are just like me.
If he is just like you, do you not start to wonder about How or Why he is there.
So far they are just to blind by their arrogance that they totaly ignore warning signs that is in front of them.

  • King's Gate

  • By: Daniel Pierce
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 4

What would you do if you woke up in another world? That's exactly the problem facing Alex Burke, a recently employed security guard who accidentally finds himself falling through an ancient teleportation gate. When he opens his eyes, he discovers a world of magic, elves, monsters, and demons, not all of which are eager to meet him. With no idea how to get home, he'll need to adapt, grow, and kill to survive. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Cringe.

  • By Peter Karlsson on 25-04-19

Cringe.

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

Reviewed: 25-04-19

Portals that appears randomly that helps the people get food.
They don't only open, but they also pull them thru.
Out of these portals, one guy is managed to be pulled thru.
An elf finds him and figures out that he is The Chosen One.
Tells him that she will help him and introduce him to people that can help him learn his magics, seems to stop him whenever she can.
The guy has the right attitude when it comes to almost all the fighting, but, he accepts everything to fast.
Seems to suddenly know how to use magic without training.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dungeon Master

  • By: Eric Vall
  • Narrated by: Joshua Story
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

What would you do if you were the most powerful dungeon deity in the world and the bindings keeping you trapped within your dungeon were broken? Would you escape? Would you acquire a party of beautiful female minions? Would you use your new minions to conquer other dungeon deities, consume their magic, and grow even more powerful? Would you take over the world? Would you then take over the heavens and destroy the gods? Yes, you would do all of the above.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I had higher hopes for this book.

  • By Peter Karlsson on 08-04-19

I had higher hopes for this book.

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

Reviewed: 08-04-19

I thought that this book would be about either a Dungeon Core, or a Dungeon Master, that finally breaks free from its bonds to finally wreak havok on the world.
What I found was something different.
And not in the good way.

An entity that claims that he is evil, but is nothing more but a grumpy grandpa in comparrison.
And the protagonist is naïve to boot.
Claims that he is centuries old but dosn't seem to recognise other entitys domains. Or use the knowledge that he should have, thanks to his age and claimed power.

The women that is around him is constantly rude to him. Instead of showing an ounce of his "attitude" from his time in the dungeon, he is patient with them.

I don't know if I want to continue this book series.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Supers: Ex Heroes 3

  • A Gamelit Space Opera
  • By: Jamie Hawke
  • Narrated by: Justin Thomas James, Jeff Hays, Yvonne Syn, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Leveling up and maximizing my skill trees, enemies cower, and my ladies want me even in the heat of battle. Good thing getting down with them unlocks my powers in ways previously incomprehensible, or we might never have stood a chance. We have a job to do, and considering that we're going after the pyramids where the villains have been stealing superpowers and storing them, we're going to need our wits about us.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't buy this book yet.

  • By Peter Karlsson on 23-02-19

Don't buy this book yet.

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

Reviewed: 23-02-19

Someone forgot to edit in Shimmer's voice into the book.
I will change my review after they have fixed the book.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Super Sales on Super Heroes

  • Super Sales on Super Heroes, Book 3
  • By: William D. Arand
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

Felix would like nothing more than to take a vacation. A long one. One where he didn’t have to wake up every morning and worry over casualty lists for the day. Ever since he and the Legion had been forced to flee their headquarters four years previous, nothing had gone quite right. In fact, Felix and the Legion have been locked in a shadow war with enemies unknown. Ones with magic that could carve through their technology easily.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I had to open my mouth...

  • By Anonymous User on 06-02-19

Another nice work.

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

It is still nice to see Randi Darren and William D. Arand continue to cross their worlds in this book.
Slightly different then his previous two books, but I like it.
He remembers that just because you come from one place with a certain mindset, does not meen that other places have the same one.


SPOILERS AND RECOMMENDATIONS!

To understand what has happend in this book, read these book series, first to last one:
Otherlife by William D. Arand
Super sales on Super Heroes by William D. Arand
Wild Wastes by Randi Darren

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • House of Dolls

  • House of Dolls Series, Book 1
  • By: Harmon Cooper
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

Hate your job. Win the lottery. Get a superpower. Roman Martin is a normal guy until he happens upon a winning lottery ticket that grants him an incredible superpower. Unfortunately, Roman has to keep his new power a secret, and in a society that separates superpowereds from half-powereds, that's a big deal. There's also his troubled past, a dark secret that constantly looms over him, his coworker's mysterious death, and the fact that Roman is being blackmailed by two beautiful female spies at war with one another.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshing.

  • By Peter Karlsson on 23-01-19

Refreshing.

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

Reviewed: 23-01-19

This is probably my favorit series out of Harmon Cooper's books.
I like to listen to superhero books, but what I like the most is when the protagonist starts to get inventive with his powers.
I also liked that the author remembered to ask the small questions that people can ask and not take them for granted.
For example: Instead of ignoring the fact that a woman changed clothes for no apparent reason he acctually ask why she did it.
And so on.
Almost listened to it in one go. To bad I needed to sleep.
I liked the narrator, I just wish he emphesised a bit more when it came to the females. Missed at times when he shifted between the males and females.
Otherwise, I quite enjoyed listening to him.
Can't wait for the next book.

  • Wild Wastes: Southern Storm

  • By: Randi Darren
  • Narrated by: Andrea Parsneau
  • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

Before World War II could reach its conclusion, the world suffered what could only be defined as a cataclysm. Now, Yosemite city stands as the gateway between two worlds and an equal power in the continent. Unfortunately, it’s surrounded on all sides by those who would love to see them fail. Standing at the top of Yosemite is the warrior king Vince, a ranger turned city state ruler. Supporting him in his endeavors is his inner circle. With a firm grasp on Yosemite, Vince has solidified his borders.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • CHOCKING!!!

  • By Peter Karlsson on 26-08-18

CHOCKING!!!

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

Reviewed: 26-08-18

Loved this book.
I did not see the twist that was coming in this book, with some of the characters that was introduced.
As a dragon fan, I sincerely approve of what has transpired in this book.
Makes me want to hear more of what will happen on that front, or if that was it!?


SPOILER AND RECOMMENDATION!

Read the:
Otherworld series AND Super sales on Super Heroes. Prefferably in that order.
Both by William D. Arand.
So that you understand what has happend in this book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dragons of Umora Complete Series (Books 1-5)

  • By: Sarah J. Stone
  • Narrated by: Liam Owen
  • Length: 16 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

The first five best-selling novels in the Dragons of Umora series! Five brothers. Five mates. Five adventures.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Heard better

  • By Peter Karlsson on 23-08-18

Heard better

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

Reviewed: 23-08-18

The performance of the narrator is okey.
And so is the story.
But when you go thru several of the books hearing; he said, she said. Instead of how they express their emotions in their words. The books becomes pretty boring pretty damn fast.

  • Digitized Online, Book 1

  • By: Richard J. Thorn
  • Narrated by: Nathan Lujan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

He entered the game in a blinding flash of light. He had no memory of who he was, where he came from, or why he was here. Where was here, anyway? All he knew was that he had entered an online game full of magic and wonder and fantastical beasts. But something was wrong. The world that he knew was gone. All the people. His family, loved ones, everything had been shattered and stolen from him. And he was tasked with saving the last remnants of the human race.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nice job

  • By Peter Karlsson on 22-08-18

Nice job

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

Reviewed: 22-08-18

I like this book.
A soft litrpg book with sexual adult themes and more.

So far, the raptor in the book has been my favorit character of them all.
Thou I hope to see if the Cowboy becomes a true Cowboy in the book.
And I want to see more of the Amazon.
But I am intrigued to hear of a game that allowes a player to be a Centaur. Makes me want to play one.

Some things in the story dosn't seem to be logical, but is hopefully cleared in the next book series.

Hopefully the narrator will have more experience and make accents/voices to the different characters, as well as try to live in to the different situations. If he narrates the next book.