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  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This seried captures attention

  • By Sandy C on 21-08-2018

This seried captures attention

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Reviewed: 21-08-2018

Captivating book and series. one is absorbed into the world created as if you belonged to it

  • People of the Book

  • By: Geraldine Brooks
  • Narrated by: Edwina Wren
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
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In 1996, Hanna Heath, a rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which has been rescued during the Bosnian war. Priceless and beautiful, the book is one of the earliest Jewish volumes ever to be illuminated with images. When Hanna discovers a series of artifacts in its ancient binding, she begins to unlock the book's mysteries. The reader is ushered into an exquisitely detailed past, tracing the book's journey from its salvation back to its creation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting story, great story concept

  • By Karen on 03-04-2016

Spectacular journey through history

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Reviewed: 16-08-2018

Not an easy read but the characters leap to life off the page/ recording. Loved the fascinating insights about book conservation and also the history of Sarajevo - a little hard to get into at first but never fear you will be captivared

  • Echo Canyon Brides Box Set

  • Books 4-6
  • By: Linda Bridey
  • Narrated by: Lawrence D. Yaklin
  • Length: 23 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
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When famous bounty hunter, Thad McIntyre, and lonely widow, Jessie Alderman, meet, a fiery romance flares between them, but terrible events threaten their happiness. A mysterious stranger also arrives in Echo Canyon. Is he friend or foe?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This whole series is a bundle of relaxing fun

  • By Sandy C on 09-08-2018

This whole series is a bundle of relaxing fun

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Reviewed: 09-08-2018

Lovely to see all the character we have come to know and love continue their journey. This series is fun and lively reading

  • Non-Heir

  • The Black Mage Prequel Novella, Book 0
  • By: Rachel E. Carter
  • Narrated by: Pavi Proczko
  • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
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This prequel novella is set before the events of First Year (The Black Mage Book 1), following Prince Darren as a child through adolescence and his first run-in with Ryiah at the Academy of Magic. Listeners discover the dark backstory between the two princes and their father, as well as the ensuing events that shaped Darren into the Academy's most prodigal mage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • big sigh.... all too brief

  • By Sandy C on 11-04-2018

big sigh.... all too brief

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Reviewed: 11-04-2018

informative prequel highlighting Darren"s story - struck me how amaxing it was for Darren"s attention to be captured in that first year....

  • Last Stand

  • The Black Mage, Book 4
  • By: Rachel E. Carter
  • Narrated by: Gracia Gillund
  • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
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Ryiah's world was shattered the night she discovered King Blayne's nefarious plans. Now, she has to betray the one she loves most in order to save the realm from war. Torn between love and duty, Ry finds herself on a perilous mission to help the rebels and convince the kingdom of Pythus not to honor its pact with the corrupt king of Jerar - all the while deceiving the most powerful mage in the realm, the very man sworn to protect the Crown and hunt the rebels at all costs: her husband.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Totally gripping finale

  • By Sandy C on 08-04-2018

Totally gripping finale

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Reviewed: 08-04-2018

Aside from a little overkill on the female angst, a compelling and well crafted read

  • Richard's Story

  • A Numbers Game Short
  • By: Rebecca Rode
  • Narrated by: Stacey Glemboski
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
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Richard just wanted a girlfriend - not the apocalypse. Richard Peak's senior year is looking painfully ordinary - fighting for position on the soccer team, his parents' constant arguing, a glaring lack of a girlfriend. He can't wait to graduate and join a soccer team overseas, preferably as far from home as possible. Then the president is assassinated and his life changes forever. As an alarming chain of nationwide terrorist attacks trigger a civil war, Richard finds himself on a dangerous journey for survival.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting and emotional from beginning to end

  • By Sandy C on 25-12-2017

Riveting and emotional from beginning to end

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Reviewed: 25-12-2017

Sets the stage for the other books - would have liked to have read it first

  • Ruby's Story

  • A Numbers Game Short
  • By: Rebecca Rode
  • Narrated by: Stacey Glemboski
  • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
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Ruby James has finally made it. As an official Rater, she's reached upper class society and all that comes with it - a huge house in a guarded neighborhood, box seats, and an elite client list. She even has the perfect boyfriend to go with it, one she expects to marry as soon as her career settles. Then she uncovers a terrible secret. One her boss will do anything to protect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All too short

  • By Sandy C on 25-12-2017

All too short

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Reviewed: 25-12-2017

Wish there was more..... This elaborates pleasantly on Ruby"s explanation of her status but all too short....

  • Gameboard of the Gods

  • Age of X, Book 1
  • By: Richelle Mead
  • Narrated by: Emily Shaffer
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
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In a futuristic world nearly destroyed by religious extremists, Justin March lives in exile after failing in his job as an investigator of religious groups and supernatural claims. But Justin is given a second chance when Mae Koskinen comes to bring him back to the Republic of United North America (RUNA). Raised in an aristocratic caste, Mae is now a member of the military's most elite and terrifying tier, a soldier with enhanced reflexes and skills. When Justin and Mae are assigned to work together to solve a string of ritualistic murders, they soon realize that their discoveries have exposed them to terrible danger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favourite books

  • By littlebookbug on 25-03-2018

Best Richelle Mead series

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-11-2017

All Richelle Mead's series are a great read but this series is so unique it is a standout. Love the characters and the complex interplay of subplots that all come together by the end.