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    • The Final Empire

    • Mistborn, Book 1
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,440
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,442

    A thousand years ago evil came to the land and has ruled with an iron hand ever since. The sun shines fitfully under clouds of ash that float down endlessly from the constant eruption of volcanoes. A dark lord rules through the aristocratic families, and ordinary folk are condemned to lives in servitude, sold as goods, labouring in the ash fields. But now a troublemaker has arrived, and there is rumour of revolt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic and engrossing

    • By Billie on 20-05-2015

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • The Way of Kings

    • The Stormlight Archive
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 45 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,950
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,810
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,809

    According to mythology, mankind used to live in 'The Tranquiline Halls': heaven. But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men. Men took root on Roshar, the world of storms, but the Voidbringers followed. The Almighty gave men powerful suits of armor and mystical weapons, the Shardblades. Led by 10 angelic Heralds and 10 orders of knights known as Radiants, mankind finally won (or so the legends say).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Long - 45 hours and the first of 10 books!

    • By Jeremy on 24-04-2015

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Warbreaker

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 24 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    Warbreaker is the story of two sisters who happen to be princesses, the God King one of them has to marry, the lesser god who doesn't like his job, and the immortal who's still trying to undo the mistakes he made hundreds of years ago. Their world is one in which those who die in glory return as gods to live confined to a pantheon in Hallandren's capital city and where a power known as BioChromatic magic is based on an essence known as breath that can be collected only one unit at a time from individual people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent reader, excellent story

    • By Claire on 11-06-2018

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • 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 1,317
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,230

    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

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Words of Radiance

    • The Stormlight Archive, Book 2
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 48 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,634
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,534
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,529

    Book two of the Stormlight Archive. 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 artifacts from a past civilisation that can win wars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Joshua on 28-04-2015

    Non-member price: $32.77

    • The Well of Ascension

    • Mistborn, Book 2
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 29 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,153
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,082
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,077

    The impossible has happened. The Lord Ruler is dead. But so too is Kelsier, the man who masterminded the triumph. The awesome task of rebuilding the world has been left to his protege Vin - a onetime street urchin, now the most powerful Mistborn in the land. Worryingly for her, Vin has become the focus of a new religion, a development that leaves her intensely uneasy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Constantin P. on 23-01-2015

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • Skyward

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 918
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 865
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 864

    Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race is trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discovers the wreckage of an ancient ship, she realizes this dream might be possible - assuming she can repair the ship, navigate flight school, and (perhaps most importantly) persuade the strange machine to help her. Because this ship, uniquely, appears to have a soul.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • He’s done it AGAIN!

    • By Oliver on 16-11-2018

    Non-member price: $37.98

    • The Hero of Ages

    • Mistborn, Book 3
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 27 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,104
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,030
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,029

    Tricked into releasing the evil spirit Ruin while attempting to close the Well of Ascension, new emperor Elend Venture and his wife, the assassin Vin, are now hard-pressed to save the world.This adventure brings the Mistborn epic fantasy trilogy to a dramatic and surprising climax as Sanderson's saga offers complex characters and a compelling plot, asking hard questions about loyalty, faith and responsibility.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the end

    • By chardonnelle on 21-05-2016

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • Towers of Midnight

    • Wheel of Time, Book 13
    • By: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 38 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 331
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 331

    The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One’s prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight. The sun has begun to set upon the Third Age. Perrin Aybara is now hunted by specters from his past: Whitecloaks, a slayer of wolves, and the responsibilities of leadership. All the while, an unseen foe is slowly pulling a noose tight around his neck....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you Mr Sanderson...

    • By Shell on 18-01-2016

    Non-member price: $93.64

    • The Gathering Storm

    • Book Twelve of the Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 32 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 253

    Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, struggles to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the Last Battle. As he attempts to halt the Seanchan encroachment northward - wishing he could form at least a temporary truce with the invaders - his allies watch in terror the shadow that seems to be growing within the heart of the Dragon Reborn himself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must listen .....

    • By Alnaps on 07-08-2017

    Non-member price: $72.17

    • 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 576
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 535
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 536

    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

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Edgedancer

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Three years ago, Lift asked a goddess to stop her from growing older - a wish she believed was granted. Now, in Edgedancer, the barely teenage nascent Knight Radiant finds that time stands still for no one. Although the young Azish emperor granted her safe haven from an executioner she knows only as Darkness, court life is suffocating the free-spirited Lift, who can't help heading to Yeddaw when she hears the relentless Darkness is there hunting people like her with budding powers. The downtrodden in Yeddaw have no champion, and Lift knows she must seize this awesome responsibility.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • personally not my favorite

    • By James on 01-03-2019

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • The Bands of Mourning

    • A Mistborn Novel
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 396
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 367

    The Mistborn trilogy has become a firm favourite with fantasy fans the world over. The imagination that Sanderson brought to the series, his skill at marshalling epic storylines and dramatic action and his ability to create vivid characters made him a natural choice to complete Robert Jordan's epic Wheel of Time sequence. But with Mistborn, Sanderson has shown his bountiful talents in his own fiction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected but I liked it

    • By fiona on 10-06-2019

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • 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 382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357

    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

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Shadows of Self

    • A Mistborn Novel
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 416
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415

    Fans of Robert Jordan and George R. R. Martin alike have found a new champion of epic fantasy in Brandon Sanderson. And now, in the first of two sequels to The Alloy Of Law, the Sunday Times and New York Times best-selling author returns to the world of Mistborn. It is more than 300 years after the events of the The Final Empire shaped Scadrial. Waxillium Ladrian has returned to the capital city of Elendel from the far-flung roughs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intense

    • By Cody on 13-06-2018

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Firefight

    • A Reckoners Novel, Book 2
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265

    They told David it was impossible - that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet, Steelheart - invincible, immortal, unconquerable - is dead. And he died by David's hand. Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life more simple. Instead, it only made David realise he has questions. Big ones. And there's no one in Newcago who can give him the answers he needs. Babylon Restored, the old borough of Manhattan, has possibilities, though.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic story of failing power.

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-06-2019

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • A Memory of Light

    • Wheel of Time, Book 14
    • By: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 41 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 510
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 472
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 470

    Since 1990, when Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time® burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World, listeners have been anticipating the final scenes of this extraordinary saga, which has sold over 40 million copies in over 32 languages. When Robert Jordan died in 2007, all feared that these concluding scenes would never be written. But working from notes and partials left by Jordan, established fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson stepped in to complete the masterwork.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An ending to my favorite series

    • By Steven on 06-07-2016

    Non-member price: $82.01

    • Calamity

    • A Reckoners Novel
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    They told David it was impossible - that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet Steelheart - invincible, immortal, unconquerable - is dead. And he died by David's hand. Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life more simple. Instead it only made David realize he has questions. Big ones. And there's no one in Newcago who can give him the answers he needs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great conclusion. A lot took me for surprise.

    • By Robert W. White on 10-05-2016

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Starsight

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    All her life, Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she's a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing. The rumours of his cowardice are true - he deserted his flight during battle against the Krell. Worse, though, he turned against his team and attacked them. Spensa is sure there's more to the story. And she's sure that whatever happened to her father in his starship could happen to her. When she made it outside the protective shell of her planet, she heard the stars - and it was terrifying. 

    Non-member price: $37.98

    • Elantris

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
    • Length: 28 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    Elantris was built on magic, and it thrived. But then the magic began to fade, and Elantris began to rot. Now its shattered citizens face domination by a powerful Imperium. Can a young Princess unite the people of Elantris and lead a rebellion against the imperial zealots? Brandon Sanderson's debut fantasy showed his skill as a storyteller and an imaginer of baroque magical systems to be fully developed from the start.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Woeful narrator.

    • By Jenifer on 04-12-2017

    Non-member price: $40.74

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