Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. Read by Steve West and Fiona Hardingham
Puck is trying to save her family's house by winning the annual Scorpio races. She's a good horse rider, but the problem is the (insert strange name of horses here). The problem with listening to audio is that I have no idea how to spell new words! But these horses are evil--they're fast, vicious, and like to eat other horses and people. So trying to rein them in is dangerous. However, the riders take the risk for the money and the pride. Sean Kendrick is used to winning the races--he's the great (insert name of evil horse) trainer. He and Puck team up--part love interest, part trying to survive.
The audiobook was great except for the voice of the mean horse owner. I really hate when I have to turn the volume down in the car for different characters--and his voice was so loud and grating that I had to turn it down several notches!