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Old 01-03-2013, 04:00 PM   #1
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Audible - Storm Front $3.99 (Maybe not...)

I just picked up Storm Front by Jim Butcher at Audible.com for $3.99. I've got a free trial month and got snookered into buying something! It's read by James Marsters which is very cool - even if it isn't in his British Spike accent.

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Did you already own the Kindle ebook of Storm Front? That sounds like the Whispersync for Voice audiobook price.
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I do own Storm Front.

I'm such a n00b - I had no idea that was the reason. I have zero experience with Audible. I also own the other Dresden books and there was no such discount... Go figure.
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That sounds like the Whispersync for Voice audiobook price.
It is. If you don't already own the Kindle book it's $19.59 for members (or one credit) or $27.99 regular price.
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:32 PM   #5
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I do own Storm Front.

I'm such a n00b - I had no idea that was the reason. I have zero experience with Audible. I also own the other Dresden books and there was no such discount... Go figure.
I've snagged some great deals with the Whispersync for Voice discounts for matching Audible audiobooks.

Don't worry, now that you've joined Audible there will be lots of other audiobook deals you will have access to.
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I love my Audible membership! I checked out Storm Front from Overdrive last year but I couldn't stand the narrator so I gave up after chapter 3. The voices were horrible. Very bad Narrator.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:37 AM   #7
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The voices were horrible. Very bad Narrator.
LOL, just goes to show that opinions can vary. I'm pretty indifferent to his narration, I could take it or leave it, but a lot of people rave about how great it is.
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LOL, just goes to show that opinions can vary. I'm pretty indifferent to his narration, I could take it or leave it, but a lot of people rave about how great it is.
I'm picky. I need a voice actor to keep me entertain not just someone reading me a story. Lorelei King has spoiled me. I have several other favorite narrators that I like but they mostly do romances.

My first experiences with Audio Books was the Harry Potter books I didn't know that audiobooks could be so exciting till I got one of the Stephanie Plum books read by Lorelei King then I found Jacob by Jacqueline Frank read by Xe Sands and I was hooked forever on Audio books. I bought every Xe Sands Audiobook that was romance I could find.
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I do agree the reader can make all the difference. I love the Harry Potter Audio Books - US versions. It's a little scary, when I read Harry Potter I hear Jim Dale in my head.

On the flipside, I really enjoy Christopher Moore, but I can't stand the guy who reads most of his stuff.
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I do agree the reader can make all the difference. I love the Harry Potter Audio Books - US versions. It's a little scary, when I read Harry Potter I hear Jim Dale in my head.

On the flipside, I really enjoy Christopher Moore, but I can't stand the guy who reads most of his stuff.
I watched the Harry Dresden series on TV before finding the books locally to read - so, guess what he looks and sounds like (along with the female cop), no matter what descriptions I read in the books?
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I actually thought they did a great job casting Dresden in the series.
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I actually thought they did a great job casting Dresden in the series.
I loved him in that part, definitely (and have a hard time when he plays other roles, now).

Not much like the book description tho (and the female cop, even less so).
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I loved him in that part, definitely (and have a hard time when he plays other roles, now).

Not much like the book description tho (and the female cop, even less so).
Yes, in the book she was blonde if I'm remembering correctly.
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