#Review ~ The Storybook of Legends by Shannon Hale

Posted November 24, 2015 by Michelle in Review / 4 Comments

My Review:

The kids and I spend about an hour and a half driving in the car on Fridays to head down to my parents shore house and of course an hour and a half home, I thought way not listen to a book on the way. This was the PERFECT book to listen to, I can’t tell you how much we all loved it and how much I loved the Narrator, Kathleen McInerney, she was an amazing way of telling a story and wow can she do a ton of different voices, giving all the characters their own voices. I might have a very hard time listening to any other audiobook after listening to her. She made this book come alive and the kids and I couldn’t wait to get in the car to listen to it.

The story is so much fun, my daughter already has most of the Ever After High dolls and she has watched pretty much all of the movies on Netflix but to listen to the story being read gave her a better sense of each character and even though she knew what was going to happen she loved the story being told to her. I wasn’t sure my son was going to like it, I thought he would find it to girly but he surprised me at how much he enjoyed every part of this book. He would without hesitation request to listen to it before I even asked if we were going to.

I am not going to rehash the synopsis since and this is set in my favorite kind of world, fairytale retellings. I think the kids and I could agree that Madeline Hatter was our favorite character and her conversations with the narrator were hilarious. Apple White got on my nerves a little bit but I also really enjoyed Raven Queen, I kind of felt bad for her throughout the book and I can’t wait to see where this story goes. I know the kids want to listen to the next book but I don’t want to wait till next summer we have decided to do an hour a week listening to the next book, we are so excited to see what happens next.

I HIGHLY recommended this series whether you read it or listen (I seriously think you need to listen to it) this is a super fun story with lots of twist and turn. Amazing characters and a fantastic narrator made this book one of my new favorite series.

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4 responses to “#Review ~ The Storybook of Legends by Shannon Hale

  1. Not listened to her but another narrator that is awesome is Jim Dale and he narrated the Harry Potter series!!! I am really tempted to get them on audio just to hear him tell the story…lol. I have always wanted to read Ever After High, so maybe i should try the audio. 🙂

  2. This sounds like it was a great book and how fun you got to listen to it with both your kids and they both enjoyed it as well. It sounds fun with how the daughter of the evil gueen doens’t want to be evil and tries to change the story. Great review!

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