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Dreams Come to Life

Bendy and the Ink Machine, Book 1
Narrated by: Christopher Carley
Series: Bendy and the Ink Machine, Book 1
Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 11-13
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Summary

An all-new official, original novel from the twisted world of the hit horror video game, Bendy and the Ink Machine!

Seventeen-year-old Buddy Lewek has spent most of his life trying to escape the Lower East Side slums of New York City.Working as a delivery boy to support his family, Buddy wants to become an artist, a dream he’s sure will never be realized. But that all changes when a delivery job puts him face-to-face with Mister Joey Drew, the eccentric owner of an animation studio. Mister Drew takes Buddy under his wing as an apprentice, thrusting him into a world unlike anything Buddy has ever seen before. There’s the colorful cast of the studio, from the cranky, yet driven composer Sammy Lawrence to the cheerful voice actress Allison Pendle to Dot, the writing intern and Buddy’s counterpart. After his first glamorous studio party, Buddy starts to think that maybe it’s really as simple as Mister Drew says: Dreams do come true. But not everything at the studio is as picture-perfect as it seems...

Something is going bump in the night at Joey Drew Studios, something that leaves behind trails of thick, dark ink. While the studio frantically works toward their latest deadline, Buddy and Dot team up to find out just what is tormenting the studio after-hours, even if it means tracking the trail to Mister Drew himself.

Don't miss this official pulse-pounding story from award-winning author Adrienne Kress!

©2019 Joey Drew Studios Inc. Bendy, Bendy and the Ink Machine, The Bendy characters, images and logos are trademarks of Joey Drew Studios Inc. (P)2019 Scholastic Inc

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I have never listen to A book This amazing and I really hope you bring up a new Book soon

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My First Audiobook?

I play games more than I listen to books so not sure how to critique this. I personally loved the story and narration! It was clear and easy to follow. Mild spoilers ahead if you've come from the game and want to read without knowing some of the characters that appear. I wonder if the narrator has actually played the game series this book was from? I ask this based on the voices he gave the characters that were in the main series with voices of their own. Some of the voices sounded like he was trying to replicate them? For the most part the voices are decent. Kind of different , But decent. The voice he gave Sammy was a little grating, but I won't knock off points cause I guess his voice isn't easy to imitate. The rest of them were easy to recognize. And the voices for the story original characters were good. Overall I'm giving this a positive review.

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  • 14-09-19

Awesome!

just got this book and so far I luv it, plus the voices were done beautifully 👌

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-03-20

This is a very good book

All together a very great book would recommend to anyone who wants a amazing book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-02-20

Great book

This book is spool good. I thought I would just sleep through it but the interesting story line and the voice work 10/10.

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  • Celeste
  • 18-02-20

I have no idea what a "Headline" is

This is a good book :D It's the best! More than the best amazing! Bendy and the ink machine is the best

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  • Flow
  • 01-02-20

Love

That was such a good book it was really good and I loved it,Thank you

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  • Senthil K Ranganathan
  • 13-12-19

Bendy

The best book ever if you are interested in bendy and played the game I’m looking forward for the next book

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  • Cole
  • 10-10-19

makes more lore for the story

epic i love this book it give the bendy world a bigger type of lore

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  • Cory
  • 01-10-19

Well written and good narration...

I feel that many listening to this book want and have high expectations or want to be scared out of their wits like the game. However, it can be harder to achieve that. Many people who listen to this book have played the game and already know a good deal of the secrets. Yet this book paints the Bendy world and gives a timeline. You get to see a side of Joey Drew—his vitality, his business, and the monster lying underneath. Names that pop up in the game are fleshed out and a few new characters are born. I feel the author did an excellent job trying to describe the villainous ink and how it had a mind and agenda of its own. All being said if I had never played the game this book would have probably gotten under my skin, but the people buying this book will have played the game and that should have made the author push further to scare us. All in all, this is a great book and I’m going to keep it in my library

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  • Randy Griffith
  • 16-09-19

Basic Story

I found the main character uninteresting and submissive while Dot was a Marysue, who was perfect, which made cringe at her geass ability to control people. Overall the story had some nice lines but the weight of the story versus game story is negligible at worst and boring at best