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  • Steelheart

  • Reckoners, Book 1
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361

Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills. Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A single voice actor doesn’t do the story justice

  • By Anonymous User on 07-09-2018

Another awesome story by Sanderson

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

Reviewed: 27-07-2018

I am not surprised I have loved this book, I am a true Sanderson supporter - he doesn't miss when it comes to the Cosmere. But this was different. A post-apocalyptic world with the original signature Brandon always leaves in his work. Absolutely fantastic. The reader was obviously carefully selected - matches the main character perfectly, and his performance adds a lot to the experience. Totally recommend this audiobook - I'll be listening to the next book in the series in a minute or two.

  • The Alloy of Law: A Mistborn Novel

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 590
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 549

In a world recovering only slowly from evil, a world where allomancers wield immense power through their ability to unleash the magic bound up in common metals, someone who can burn metals that no-one has burned before can tip the balance....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Doesn't live up to the Final Empire

  • By Oliver on 09-12-2018

Fantastic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-06-2018

As always, I am delighted by this author and the performance of the reader. Starting the next book right away.

  • Oathbringer

  • The Stormlight Archive, Book Three
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 55 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,334
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,243
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,245

From the best-selling author who completed Robert Jordan's epic Wheel of Time series comes a new original creation that matches anything else in modern fantasy for epic scope, thrilling imagination, superb characters and sheer addictiveness. Return to a planet swept by apocalyptic storms, a world tipping into war as aristocratic families move to control the shard blades and shard plates, ancient artefacts from a past civilisation that can win wars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Goosebumps

  • By stephanie joanne on 20-11-2017

Totally worth all the waiting

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-2018

Such a great addition to the story! I'm a bit bummed that the next one won't come out until 2020 or so. But these books are fantastic, so we'll just have to wait. Excellent performances by both readers that totally capture the spirit of the characters and Roshar.

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  • Arcanum Unbounded

  • The Cosmere Collection
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 21 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 292
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 291

Welcome to New York Times and Sunday Times best seller Brandon Sanderson's first collection of short fiction. These wonderful works, originally published individually, have been collected for the first time and convey the true expanse of the Cosmere.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good collection

  • By Matthew on 23-03-2017

Different and super enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 09-12-2017

These short novels helped me realise how much I still need to learn about the Cosmere. The performers are absolutely great, and the stories are fantastic as always.

  • The Pillars of Creation

  • Sword of Truth, Book 7
  • By: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Jim Bond
  • Length: 22 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Tormented her entire life by inhuman voices, Jennsen seeks to end her intolerable agony. She at last discovers a way to silence the voices. For everyone else, the torment is about to begin. Richard Rahl and his wife, Kahlan, have been reunited after their long separation, but with winter descending and the paralyzing dread of an army of annihilation occupying their homeland, they must venture deep into a strange and desolate land.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Average story, great narration.

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-01-2018

Another great chapter to the story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-08-2017

Not only was the book great, but this performance was the best of the series so far. 100% recommend this version.

  • Faith of the Fallen

  • Sword of Truth, Book 6
  • By: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: John Kenneth
  • Length: 30 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 62

A Sister of the Dark captures Richard and takes him deep into the Old World, to the very heart of the Order, while his beloved Kahlan remains behind. Free because of Richard's sacrifice for her, but unwilling to abandon the cause of the Midlands, Kahlan violates not only prophecy but her last pledge to Richard and raises an army against the advancing horde of the Imperial Order.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Uneasy feeling of political manipulation.

  • By Kenneth DN Parker on 03-04-2018

Another great chapter of the story

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

Reviewed: 05-08-2017

Not too much to think about... Just read/listen to the whole thing. These books are awesome!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Temple of the Winds

  • Sword of Truth, Book 4
  • By: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 28 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

The dangerous, fanatical Imperial Order, under the leadership of the power-mad Emperor Jagang and his multitude of demonic underlings, unleashes a deadly plague. To find a cure, Richard Cypher and his beloved Kahlan Amnell must seek out the legendary Temple of the Winds, a fortress of evil sealed away for three thousand years. But the path of the Seeker of Truth is never an easy one - even if he can reach the Temple at all, there is no guarantee he'll ever return.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Sword of Truth quality

  • By Kindle Customer on 27-11-2017

Another great listen by Goodkind

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

Reviewed: 07-06-2017

It is a marvelous story. The performance is good, but could have been improved some what by listening the previous books and attempting to remain a bit more consistent with tones and pronunciation. Still, really good listen, loved it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Harry Lloyd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 690
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 638
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 636

A century before A Game of Thrones, two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros.... A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin's ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne, there were Dunk and Egg. A young, naïve but courageous hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals - in stature if not experience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful!

  • By Molly on 21-01-2016

A great read and listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-02-2017

This is a very enjoyable story. It's to A Song of Fire and Ice what The Hobbit is to The Lord of the Rings. Absolutely, one hundred percent recommended.

  • Fear the Future

  • The Fear Saga, Book 3
  • By: Stephen Moss
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 847
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 811
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 807

Piloted by a six-year-old girl, the godlike Skalm guards the Districts of TASC. Her family is long dead. Her adopted father is a synthetic copy of an alien, her nanny an artificial mind connected via subspace to every part of the globe, feeding the young girl information, finding prey to satiate her growing thirst. But the young girl is an innocent, a victim, one of millions the war has already claimed.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Worth reading for the conclusion.

  • By Dale Christopher on 02-10-2016

Simply fantastic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-02-2017

I absolutely loved this series. Each book is a step deeper into science fiction, but carefully paced for the reader to accept every element and enjoy every character. I thoroughly recommend these books. Performance was sublime all the way along.

  • Fear the Survivors

  • The Fear Saga, Book 2
  • By: Stephen Moss
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 609
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 579
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 577

The Earth lies shaken in the aftermath of a conspiracy. Some of the smartest minds on the planet have striven for and died in an effort to scour the skies of four vast alien satellites, but their success has brought a terrible vengeance down upon us. While alien agents stalk the Earth, a team of exhausted scientists and military outcasts struggle to fight them among a planet on the brink - the brink of plague, the brink of war, and the brink of an invasion larger than they can possibly imagine. But they have allies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story.

  • By Nathan on 16-06-2016

Buying the third book ASAP

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-10-2016

Just great. I love the story, the writing, and the reader's performance. If you liked the first book of this series you will be delighted by this one. Logical yet surprising and thrilling.