The Silent Unseen by Amanda McCrina is a moving story set in Poland in 1944. As I don’t know as much about the war between the Polish Resistance and Ukrainian nationalists, I found this one informative, and I enjoyed the complex character dynamics. While I struggled to keep up with the audiobook at certain points, I still enjoyed the story as a whole and would recommend it to those looking for a historical fiction about hope and humanity. Continue reading
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty is a dramatic mystery about a dysfunctional family that will keep you guessing. There are quite a few interesting themes throughout the book and the main character is lots of fun to read about. This is a perfect audiobook for those who love drama and a little mystery as well. Continue reading
The Therapist by B.A. Paris is an entertaining audiobook that will leave you on the edge of your seat. The characters are interesting, and the story is perfectly creepy. The audio version of this thriller is also well-narrated and will keep you guessing, although the outcome is quite predictable. Continue reading
The Switch by Beth O’Leary is a fun and interesting audiobook to listen to. The story is endearing with its multigenerational cast of characters who have a host of quirky personalities. As well, both narrators are engaging to listen to and really bring the story to life. Continue reading
Series: The Lunar Chronicles #1
Author: Marissa Meyer
Also by this author: Heartless
Narrator: Rebecca Soler
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Genres: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
A wicked mash-up of fairy tale and Terminator--set in a Star Wars kind of world--Marissa Meyer's Cinder is a fresh and fiercely ingenious futuristic retelling of Cinderella
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . .
Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world's future.
Audiobook Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Cinder by Marissa Meyer is the perfect audiobook if you are looking for a way to tackle your TBR. Cinder is a fantastic retelling of the classic fairytale, Cinderella. The villain will put you under her spell while Rebecca Soler reenacts the book with superb finesse. Continue reading