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By Angel on 12-27-14
An Amazing Journey
There are five books in this series, which I have both read and listened to. Elena Morin'stal is a beautifully imagined character that takes many a hard road on her journey to save her homeland. Beginning as a scared young girl and reluctant savior, she grows throughout the story into much, much more. It's a wonderful ride with tons of magic, monsters and adventure.
There are parts of these books that are predictable, especially if you are an avid fantasy reader and/or if you are a table top role-player. The language is not always perfect and sometimes you may wish for a few more details but the story is truly amazing and worth the time.
I do have to say that I do not like the reader for this particular series. I feel her voice was not suited to the story or the characters. Her reading does not lack feeling, mind you, only a quality that allows you to lose your awareness of the 'Reader' while they are reading. I had a hard time becoming immersed in the story because of this.
Overall, though, this is a great read and I highly recommend it to fantasy lovers. If you do not want to listen to it, I definitely recommend buying it (it is available for the Kindle). Following Elena and her entertaining, sometimes infuriating, group of misfits will not be a trip you regret.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
By Deathvulken on 01-25-15
Awesome story even better with audible
The best fantasy novel I have ever read plain and simple as that. The audio book was well performed and the voices she does are enchanting and give the story even more life.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful