Project Daily Grind : Mirror World

  • by Alexey Osadchuk
  • Narrated by Kyle McCarley
  • Series: Mirror World
  • 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The ads enthused, "The virtual lands of Mirror World await you! Live out your most secret dreams in our world of Sword and Sorcery! Become a Great Wizard or a Famous Warrior! Build your own castle, tame a dragon, conquer a kingdom! All those desperate, lonely, and insecure - Mirror World offers you a chance!"
But Oleg isn't meant to become a great wizard or a famous warrior. He'll never have a castle of his own. Nor will he ever tame a dragon. And he's definitely not the type to conquer a kingdom, however virtual it may be.
Oleg is doomed to toil away in the recesses of Mirror World's mines. His goal is to raise enough money for a heart transplant for his dying six-year-old daughter. The clock is ticking. Will he make it?


What the Critics Say

"Osadchuk...Does a fine job showing off his knowledge of MMORPGs.... I'm impressed by the level of detail in this story." (Mirror Slide Junction)


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Customer Reviews

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Mirror World Shines

Lately there have been a lot of LITRPG books coming out into the market, some good and some not so good; “Project Daily Grind,” book one in the “Mirror World,” series is a great LITRPG experience.
I really like the pace of this story and the main character, Oleg. He’s not out to conquer the world and just wants to grind it out in the game hoping to make enough money to care for his sick daughter. Of course it wouldn’t be a good story without some twists and there are many quests and surprises as is fitting an LITRPG book, enough to keep the story very interesting.
As an old time gamer this genre appeals to me but it also intrigues the imagination for possibilities that may be coming in our real world. These LITRPG books are works of fiction but the immersion into a digital reality, where people can work and live an alternative life does not seem that farfetched of a concept; after all when Jules Verne’s wrote “Twenty thousand leagues under the sea,” in eighteen seventy submarines were a work of fiction as well, anyone can look on the internet or explore the latest in gaming technology and see the possibilities.
I’ve nearly completed the second book, “The Citadel;” it continues were “Project Daily Grind,” ended and, so far, it’s just as good as the first.
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- D

Decent book but voice acting sucks.

Where does Project Daily Grind rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

3.5 out of 5 - Not a bad book but not really is his best. I found the book kept me entertained but the narrator wasn't my favorite. Refer to additional comments below one why.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Project Daily Grind?

nothing stands out really.

Would you be willing to try another one of Kyle McCarley’s performances?

I plan on getting them all.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Nope, not really. His other books made me laugh a few times.

Any additional comments?

The narrator is awful. It seems like he was tired of saying a lot of lines over and over such as "I said", "I murmured", etc... So he recorded it once and just used the same voice line which often doesn't fit the current mood.

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- DNAngel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-06-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio