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Summary

Steve lives on a wheat farm. He has everything he needs to live in the Minecraft world: a bed, a house, and food. Steve likes to spend his mornings in the NCP village and trade his wheat for emeralds, armor, books, swords, and food. One morning, he finds that Zombies have attacked the villagers. The Zombies have also turned the village blacksmith into a Zombie, leaving Steve without a place to get swords. To protect himself and the few villagers that remain, Steve goes on a quest to mine for 40 diamonds, which are the most powerful mineral in the Overworld. He wants to craft these diamonds into a diamond sword to shield him and the villagers from the Zombies.

Far from his home, with night about to set in, Steve fears for his life. Nighttime is when users are most vulnerable in Minecraft. As he looks for shelter in a temple, he meets a trio of treasure hunters, Max, Lucy, and Henry, who are trying to unearth the treasure under the temple. Steve tells them of his master plan to mine for the most powerful mineral in the Overworld - the diamond. The treasure hunters are eager to join him. Facing treacherous mining conditions, a thunderstorm, and attacks from hostile mobs, these four friends question if it's better to be a single player than a multiplayer, as they try to watch out for each other and chase Steve's dream at the same time. Will Steve find the diamonds? Will his friends help or hinder the search? Should he trust his new treasure hunter friends? And will Steve get back in time to save the villagers?

©2014 Hollan Publishing, Inc. (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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This was a epic story thank you creator- phantom

What I liked about this was the main adventure and the end of the story

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Best story EVER!!!

I would like to recommend this book to anyone who likes adventure, gaming and thrills. Keep it up, Audible!!!!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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Good for gamers

Good book but not good if your assay grown up Ilike because it’s good for fortnite kids Respect for fortnite lol I really liked this book

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It was awesome

IT WAS AWSOME!!!! TOTALLY AWSOME!! 2015!! :-) ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¿¿¿¿¿¿ amazing wicked and very cool









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great book

( I loved this book but you need 2 describe it more it would be nice

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  • 30-09-19

Using wrong words for Minecraft

Nether block or netherack or nether brick 🧱 wrong English☹️☹️☹️👿👿👿🦶🏿👎🏻😾😾😾😾😾😾😾 just very annoying just very annoying

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Dull; both the book and the narration

My daughter is a Minecraft fan but this "book" was poorly written, boring and the narration poor. Stopped at chapter 4 and removed from library.

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Good

The storyline is amazing although some bits are “cringe” like when the “we can do anything” lines are spoke it’s a bit too childish (like a Disney movie) but a very good book in general

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9-year old says more please!

My Minecraft obsessed 9 year old says he loved listening to this book and was especially impressed with "the twist". I'm glad to give my voice a rest and get to listen together as well ;)

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The BEST BOOK EVER AMAZING

I really really really loved this book so much I thought it will good but it wasn’t it was amazing 10/10 and I’m a gamer which makes it more interesting for me and everything in it is like Minecraft


-Bluebelle birthday 26 may2013

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  • 17-10-18

Great family story

My 7 and 11 year-old sons and 9 year-old daughter enjoy listening to this story in the car as we run errands and spend family time on the weekends. Well-performed narrator makes it enjoyable for us parents to listen along, as well.

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  • G. Mays
  • 25-04-20

I FELL ASLEEP TO THIS!!!

i planned to relax and turn on a story but once i turned this on i instintly passed out! very great story!

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  • 01-01-20

I FELL ASLEEP TO THIS!!!

This is awesome!I loved it I even tell ASLEEP to it! That's how good it is (but my mom and dad thought it was weird cuz the end was "inappropriate" but it's really good so yea

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  • 23-09-20

Perfect Balance

I liked how the book started out and then I liked the rest of it and I think this is how everything should be written

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  • Ryan
  • 04-01-15

My children loved it!

What did you like best about Quest for the Diamond Sword? What did you like least?

This book was obviously written for children who love Minecraft. I have two boys who have now listened to it 5 times in the first two weeks we have owned it. However, the story is below average. I would have never finished it if my family wasn't on a road trip listening to books together. Parents are not going to love this book, but they won't hate it ether. It is a good book to listen to as a family.

Would you ever listen to anything by Winter Morgan again?

We have already purchased the second book in the series.

What about Luke Daniels’s performance did you like?

I love listening to Luke. When picking a Minecraft book for my kids I chose this one specifically because he was the reader. Like all of his work each character has a distinct voice. His performance provided life into an otherwise average book.

Do you think Quest for the Diamond Sword needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Need one? No. But there is one. My kids have listened to it twice in the past 36 hours we have owned it.

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  • PineappleSquid
  • 06-09-20

Nice

I thought this was going to be cheesy, but it was pretty deep! I highly recommend this book. The ending was a bit weird though...

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  • donna Hammon
  • 10-04-20

Amazing book!

I loved this book a lot! I love Minecraft and I play it a lot! I would recommend playing on the hive server. It's the best!

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  • richard salvatore
  • 11-01-15

Very cool book

This is an awesome book. I play minecraft and these books show minecraft with higher expectations and also with mods that seem like are added. If you love minecraft you should read this book.:)
Also play on the server batpro.mcpro.co Tell your friends about the server because it's cool but barely any people play on it

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  • Julie W. Capell
  • 31-12-14

Not great lit, but ok for car ride w kids

There is nothing remarkable about this short novel except that it kept my Minecraft-obsessed nieces (8 and 12 years old) interested throughout a long car ride. We did have to stop the book frequently so that they could explain what was going on ("see, the green slimy monsters live in such-and-such, and only the whatchamajiggy can kill them"). Adults with any video game or role-playing game experience will easily understand what is going on. Kids might find this boring unless they have played Minecraft. Listen to it at 1.25 speed if you want it to end more quickly.

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  • Krystle Duncan
  • 12-03-17

Family liked it.

I love hearing Luke Daniels perform audio books. I think the author tried to cram everything minecraft in and it was almost too much but my daughter loved it.

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