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  • Stone of Tears

  • Sword of Truth, Book 2
  • Written by: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Jim Bond
  • Length: 38 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 68

The veil to the underworld has been torn, and Rahl, from beyond the veil, begins to summon a sinister power more dreadful than any he has wielded before. Horrifying creatures escape through the torn veil, wreaking havoc on the unsuspecting world above.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Shit

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-03-05

Crappy narrator.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-10-26

This narrator is horrible. It's horrifically difficult to keep listening. I suggest they get a woman to read the Ladies parts with this guy. His interpretation and presentation suck.
I'm not sure I can even finish this one. Sad because this is a series. Furthermore, the series changes narrators often. I'm not very happy with the Brilliance presentations as a whole. I may have to return this book.

  • Dune: The Battle of Corrin

  • Written by: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 25 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Fifty-six hard years after the events of The Machine Crusade, after the death of Serena Butler, the bloodiest decades of the Jihad take place. The human worlds begin to hope that the end of the centuries-long conflict with the thinking machines is finally in sight.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great conclusion to the Legends of Dune trilogy

  • By Santiago Jimenez on 2018-09-19

We need more words for a real review.

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

Reviewed: 2018-08-23

There's not enough room in this space to give a decent review for this book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wizard's First Rule

  • Sword of Truth, Book 1
  • Written by: Terry Goodkind
  • Narrated by: Sam Tsoutsouvas
  • Length: 34 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 127

In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, Richard Cypher encounters a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, in his forest sanctuary. She seeks his help...and more. His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-11-11

Such a total disappointment!

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-08-02

This narrator should just read. Need more words for better reviews! No space left. Sad.

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  • Towers of Midnight

  • Wheel of Time, Book 13
  • Written by: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 38 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 186

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
  • Excellent once again

  • By Amazon Customer on 2019-01-11

Not liking the change of voice for the presenter.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-06-05

I love this series and have a lot of respect for everyone involved in bringing to the markets. However, Michal Kramer's voice presentation has really been degrading in latest volumes. I find he's become monotonous, overly somber too often and generally stuttered.
Kate is far more entertaining to listen to. She seems to have kept her zeal for reading, reading the series in question and enjoying presenting it to us.
Otherwise, the series itself is beyond epic! No other literary work has entertained me as much as this one.
Cheers Mr. Jordan, well done sir. RIP.

  • The Gathering Storm

  • Book Twelve of the Wheel of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 32 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 115

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
  • Quality!

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-12-07

Great series.

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

Reviewed: 2018-05-31

I love this series. I binge listen to it often. Aside from some regional word differences, I really like the presentation. The only downfall being Michal Kramer changing his reading style and possibly microphone. He used to sound more jovial. Now he sounds overly produced and there's an annoying ring from the new recording process used to make him sound more hollow. I don't like it. I think his style from books 6 to 10 are the best.

  • My Adventures as a Spy

  • Written by: Robert Baden-Powell
  • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
  • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

In 1915 Robert Baden-Powell published this book detailing a series of anecdotes from his personal experience as a spy for the British Empire. The book is entertaining, and can be considered as educational for anyone thinking of taking up the role of international spy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A nice light listen for the empirical minded.

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-05-22

A nice light listen for the empirical minded.

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

Reviewed: 2018-05-22

It's really nice to connect with the past in such a detailed and romantic first person perspective.

  • A Crown of Swords

  • Book Seven of The Wheel of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 30 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 208

In this volume, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever closer to the bowl ter'angreal that may reverse the world's endless heat wave and restore natural weather. Egwene begins to gather all manner of women who can channel: Sea Folk, Windfinders, Wise Ones, and some surprising others. And above all, Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael, in the shadows of Shadar Logoth, where the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good

  • By Strumptavion Roboclick on 2019-05-23

This is my seventh time on the seventh book.

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

Reviewed: 2018-05-02

I'll make a better review on trip number 8. I still haven't done the last book.

  • A Rare Recording of Robert Baden-Powell

  • Written by: Robert Baden-Powell
  • Narrated by: Robert Baden-Powell
  • Length: 5 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

In these two rare recordings of Robert Baden-Powell (February 22, 1857-January 8, 1941), founder and first Chief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association and founder of the Girl Guides, he extols the virtues of the Scout movement and that Scout duties are working for God and the King, helping other people, and keeping Scout law.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really cool.

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-02-17

Really cool.

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

Reviewed: 2018-02-17

I was a Boy Scout. A Chief Scout. Hearing this was very touching. A good reminder.

  • The Fires of Heaven

  • Book Five of The Wheel of Time
  • Written by: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 36 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 154

In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times best seller The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • sweeeeeeet

  • By Strumptavion Roboclick on 2019-03-10

The Wheel turns as the Wheel wills.

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

Reviewed: 2018-02-17

This is the best book series ever. I won't be watching the TV series. You need to experience the author first hand either by reading it or listening to ask unabridged audiobook. Truly epic.

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

  • Written by: F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by: Matt Montanez
  • Length: 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    1.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story follows Benjamin's life from his birth. However, he is no ordinary child, as he has the appearance of a 70-year-old man already capable of speech. His family soon realizes that Benjamin is aging in reverse, becoming younger as the years go by. The fascinating story looks at his triumphs and struggles as he slowly gains his youth.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Seriously? Worst book I've heard on Audible!

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-01-28

Seriously? Worst book I've heard on Audible!

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-01-28

How did this narrator get on here? So many things wrong with this! Bad Audible! Matt is just reading to finish the book. His comprehension of the written English word is atrocious! His pronunciation is disgusting. Did I pay for this book? If I did, I'm not paying for someones English language practice. If you gave it to me for free, I volunteer to re-read it for you.
Such a disappointment. So difficult to listen to completion.