Winter by Marissa Meyer audiobook

Winter

By Marissa Meyer
Read by Rebecca Soler

Macmillan Young Listeners 9780312642983

The Lunar Chronicles: Book 5

23.51 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781427258250

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series! Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as Levana believes her to be and she's been undermining her stepmother's wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that's been raging for far too long. Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters? Fans will not want to miss this thrilling conclusion to Marissa Meyer's national bestselling Lunar Chronicles series. The audio includes an interview between the author and the narrator.

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Summary

Summary

An Amazon Editor’s Top Pick for Young Adult

An Amazon Best Book of the Month for November 2015

Among longlisted titles for Los Angeles Times Holiday Books Guide, 2015

Among longlisted titles for Amazon.com Best Books of the Year, 2015

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series!

Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.

Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as Levana believes her to be and she's been undermining her stepmother's wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that's been raging for far too long.

Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters? Fans will not want to miss this thrilling conclusion to Marissa Meyer's national bestselling Lunar Chronicles series.

The audio includes an interview between the author and the narrator.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Narrator Soler returns to deliver an epic performance. She continues to enrapture listeners as she takes on the vocal stylings of 10 main characters and a plethora of secondary voices. She breathes personality into each while maintaining distinctions among the voices with a variety of pitches and accents, including French, Australian, and Irish. Her whimsical portrayal of Winter as seemingly vague and almost fluttery is a perfect contrast to the flawlessly venomous Queen Levana. Solar ramps up the pace to bring listeners to the edge of their seats in a thrilling escape scene and just as expertly slows it down for the romantic interludes. Soler’s narration helps bring this epic series to a wonderfully engaging conclusion. Booklist
"Reader Soler is one of those magical voice actors who can create a seemingly endless supply of memorable voices. Here, she offers an appropriately sweet, fluttery Snow White-esque voice for Winter; a deliciously purring, cooing "popular mean girl" voice for Queen Levana; a French accent for Jacinl and many, many more. Even background characters who appear for just a line or two get distinctive voices, such as an Australian-accented guest at the wedding banquet. Soler's pacing is excellent, and she skillfully navigates listeners through Meyer's 23-hour story. Publishers Weekly
“Narrator Rebecca Soler confidently navigates a complicated plot in this final installment of the futuristic Lunar Chronicles series…Soler creates a gentle, high voice for Winter, a reimagined Snow White who is beautiful and kind but suffers from hallucinations brought on by her refusal to use her lunar gift of mind control. Soler’s portrayals distinctly reflect each character—Cinder’s confidence, Levana’s grandiosity, Winter’s quiet strength. Even listeners new to the series will get caught up in this story of jealousy, vengeance, and forgiveness.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Marissa Meyer

Author Bio: Marissa Meyer

Marissa Meyer is the author of the Lunar Chronicles series, of which Scarlet was a New York Times bestseller. She attended Pacific Lutheran University, where she earned her BS in creative writing.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 23.51
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English