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    Audie Award, Young Adult, 2016 

    After a supernatural showdown with a serial killer, Evie O'Neill has outed herself as a Diviner. Now that the world knows of her ability to "read" objects and therefore read the past, she has become a media darling, earning the title, "America's Sweetheart Seer". But not everyone is so accepting of the Diviners' abilities.... 

    Meanwhile, mysterious deaths have been turning up in the city, victims of an unknown sleeping sickness. Can the Diviners descend into the dreamworld and catch a killer?

    ©2015 Libba Bray (P)2015 Listening Library

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    • spaceykasey247
    • 05/09/2015

    Another Winner from Bray

    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, the prose alone make it worth listening to/reading. The narrator makes the story come alive. There are several parts that seem to drag on endlessly, but that is probably due to my own impatience to get to the end. Now, of course, I'm sad that it is over and so I will have to start again from the beginning and savor it this time, so I'm sure I'll like those parts more the second time around.

    What other book might you compare Lair of Dreams to and why?

    I really don't know. Obviously it goes well with its prequel, but these novels are in a league of their own, combining YA romance problems, sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery. I loved Bray's debut trilogy, "The Gemma Doyle Trilogy," AND her book "Beauty Queens," AND this series is quickly joining the list. I cannot get enough of her stories.

    Which character – as performed by January LaVoy – was your favorite?

    Sam Lloyd or Theta Knight

    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, but it is very lengthy, so that is not possible.

    Any additional comments?

    EVERYONE SHOULD READ THIS SERIES. Unless you're some kind of fuddy-duddy or you just don't like YA fantasy/scifi novels (basically making you some kind of fuddy-duddy).

    Also, for fans of Bray's previous Gemma Doyle trilogy there's a tiny easter egg/treat in this second book for us!

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    • Amaya
    • 18/02/2016

    Better than the first book

    I bought this book primarily on the strength of January LaVoy's performance, and was pleasantly surprised to find that many of the things that annoyed me about the first book were better here: the characters were more interesting, the plot less formulaic, and the ending more concise. I'm cautiously optimistic for the next installment!

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    • Tlcterrie
    • 14/06/2016

    Setting the stage for the next two books

    I'm looking forward to the resolution of the series, however I felt that Lair of Dreams was written to bring certain characters together and lay the foundation for their respective relationships. I did not enjoy it as much as its predecessor, and I felt that the arc of the overall storyline does not advance enough in the second book to justify turning what could be a trilogy, into a four-book saga.

    Overall the book still earns a solid 4.5 stars, if only for the sheer beauty that is Libba Bray's writing.

    I am always astounded by Bray's ability to apply current events topics in a way that they can be tied back to real events from past eras, such as the 1920s, making the past or the issues so much more relatable for readers-- and it's not even done in a condescending way, like some authors who shall remain unmentioned *cough* "James Patterson" *cough, cough*

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    • Itzakat
    • 03/03/2016

    Libba Bray at Her Finest

    Libba Bray knows how to tell a story, or, in the case of The Diviners and Lair of Dreams, layers of story upon story. The second in the Diviners series, Lair of Dreams eerily mimics the climate in the US today: the fear of immigrants, the authoritarian views of many, the corruption. Evie and Sam and the rest of the characters pull the reader into a world of yesterday, while, all at the same time, connecting fluidly with the present-day America.

    As far as the performance of the novel, January Lavoy was spectacular. I don't believe I've enjoyed an Audible book as much as I've enjoyed this one; her performance brought the book to life!

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    • Angie B
    • 04/09/2015

    This is the elephant's eyebrows!

    A seamless blend of tenderness, humor, and extreme scarey! I couldn't stop listening and ignored everything and everyone around me. And now, the long, impatient wait until the next book. Oh yes, Libba leaves us with another cliffhanger!
    (surprise cameo in this, too, but listen for it; it's a flash in the pan.)

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    • ImmortalBeloved
    • 02/01/2017

    It's The Berries!

    The characters just came to life for me in this story. I love this series and can't wait for the next installment! This series would make great films!!!!

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    • Onika Popo-James
    • 21/09/2015

    when is the next book

    love the story, the narrator, the characters. want the next book now! !!!

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    • Nicole Evans
    • 30/08/2015

    Great book--even greater narration!

    What did you like best about this story?

    I liked that there were a diverse group of characters portrayed with different viewpoints and experiences. I also liked that Bray did not shy away from the bad elements of the time period--the rampant and accepted racism, homophobia, etc.

    What does January LaVoy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She brings the characters to life with their own unique voices.

    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes.

    Any additional comments?

    I highly recommend this to any history fans or any fans of the supernatural.

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    • Bella
    • 05/06/2021

    This is a storical thriller

    This is a very exciting book with a very instructive idea of the political atmosphere in America in the 1920's.
    The problems they had at that time are the same we have today. Enjoy !

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    • Meagan Cummings
    • 23/05/2021

    loved it!

    I loved it!! I got so excited when some characters from a different set of books Libba wrote were mentioned! I screamed, but didn't have anyone to that would understand my excitement!!

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    • Magdalena Peneva
    • 05/06/2020

    Fans of Spooks Beware

    I love the story and the evolvement of the characters. It is sad that Libba Bray is not more popular. I'm sure as a fan of Neil Gaiman and Ray Bradburry that other fans of these great minds are going to like her stuff. The story is a bit long, but perfect to help one really dive into it. January LaVoy is a perfect reader and surely can talk absolutely perfect in the fashionable 20s style.

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    • Utilisateur anonyme
    • 29/10/2019

    Book 2

    This book was as great as the first one. I like that there is such a diversed cast. It was amazing how all the different story’s came together and watching the diviner’s waking up one by one. This is one thrilling, haunting, beautiful story.