• Compete

  • Atlantis Grail Series, Book 2
  • By: Vera Nazarian
  • Narrated by: Sofia Willingham
  • Length: 20 hrs and 29 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (288 ratings)

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By: Vera Nazarian
Narrated by: Sofia Willingham
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Publisher's Summary

It's one thing to Qualify...but do you have what it takes to Compete?

With Earth about to be destroyed by an extinction level asteroid, teenage nerd, geek, and awkward smart girl Gwen Lark, barely Qualified for rescue onboard one of the thousands of ark-ships headed to the ancient colony planet Atlantis.

Now faced with a year-long journey in space, life in a wondrously alien environment, and many tough life choices, Gwen must decide who or what she will become. Fleet Cadet or Civilian? Friend or lover? Average or extraordinary?

Can she make new friends? Can she trust the old ones, such as Logan Sangre, her sexy high school crush and an Earth special operative?

Time and time again, Gwen's uncanny ability to come up with the best answer in a crisis saves her life and others. And now, her unique Logos voice makes her an extremely valuable commodity to the Atlanteans - so much so that her enigmatic commanding officer Aeson Kassiopei, who is also the Imperial Prince of Atlantis, has taken an increasingly personal interest in her.

Before the end of the journey, Gwen must convince him that she has what it takes to compete in the deadly Games of the Atlantis Grail.

©2015 Vera Nazarian (P)2019 Tantor

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Strinks of Self-Insert

After coming off the first book in the series: "qualify" with a vague sense of Gwen being a Mary sue who doesn't have the typical annoying traits of Mary sue character, that sense of hope was shattered in this book. Gwen turns out to be a shallow person and the ending was telegraphed from the very first book.

Possibly the best scene was Logan telling Gwen off for the way she was treating him. It as refreshing. Sadly I liked Logan and Kas is simply emotional abusive and Gwen accepts this and turns into a quiver pile of flesh anytime he's around. Yeah okay I was willing to cut Gwen some slack because she was a teenager but not after the way the first book ended The fact that she falls in for another guy, simply because he's got a "hot body" At this point I started to think that Gwen was the alter-ego of the author who has been relating her daydreams rather then an interesting idea for an S-F that's a Y/A book. By the end of the first book I didn't really like any atlantian characters and at the end of this book I actively loath Kas.

I'll read the third book but I'm not sure how much Gwen-goop I can stomach and I doubt I'll continue on after "Win"

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love love love!

the jump... omg! Even after having already read this book the ending got me once again! I'm going to have to proceed onto Win (again), since I can't take the anticipation, I'll just have to read it once more! I'll probably listen to the audiobook as well as soon as it releases end of January because I am truely enjoying this narrator since she brings the story alive so beautifully! Keep the amazingness coming Vera!

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Love this series!

This is the 2nd book in this series and I couldn’t stop listening! So good. Can’t wait for the next book to be out on audio.

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Normal teen Romance Novel

This is a classic teen romance novel with a back drop of SyFi elements. The story is predictable and is straight forward. The first book had a combination of romance and a objective the character has to do. This book gives the character nothing to do with an objective in mind but is just a side note to what the Author really wants to write a normal classic teen love story done a million times over again by other writers. The book is not bad but could use a little something more to improve overall quality.

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Didn’t like the performance

The story is clever but there are annoying repeats of names, titles, and characteristics. I remember who the characters are so don’t have to be reminded. Also, there are a lot of “my lips parted”… haha anyway, the biggest issue I had was the reader. It’s very basic and without emphasis. She does good accents but even the Oh wow!-s are read as oh. wow. not my favorite. I feel the story had good bones and very creative but just didn’t come to full potential. :( Maybe if they make it a movie, they could fix the issues and plot holes. I found myself listening just to get it finished.

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Romance novel geared toward jr. high girls.

Unless you are a jr. high school girl, and you want romance rather than sci-fi, don't listen to this. Each book gets worse in this regard. I finally quit a few hours into book 3, and I wish I had never even listened to book 1.

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LOVED IT!!

Wow, I haven't been this invested in star crossed lovers since the Twilight Saga. I think I vaguely recall some moments earlier in the book where I thought something was a bit out of character for Gwen but by the end I have completely forgotten whatever that was.

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My favorite book in the series...

This is my favorite book in my favorite series, and I love listening to it. It doesn't get better!

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Excellent read!

I loved this book even better than book 1, however, one thing that bothers me from both book 1 and book 2 so far is the unnecessary and unexplained (for the most part) poor attitudes of so many characters towards Gwen. Some have improved somewhat and I obviously have more to read, but I really don't see the point of the excessive abrasiveness so many characters project. Other than that, I can't wait to continue on the journey!

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Best so far

Really enjoyed this book. So far its my favorite out of the series & I've read the first 3 books. I love how the romantic feelings developed between the MC.

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  • Nina
  • 12-05-19

Fantastic - Better than the first book!

Was thrilled with the first book - but this is even better! Wonderful series and so glad it's finally come out in audiobook format .... now I have to wait for the third in the series. Roll on January!!

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  • Jo
  • 09-23-22

Wonderful

I love this audiobook of Compete. The narration is perfect for the story. I will love listening to this audiobook again and again. A must listen for all TAG fans!

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  • Kira grainger
  • 11-24-20

amazing

review for the series of books.

absolutely amazing a cross between hunger games, divergent series and..... stargate.

read really well. There are many complicated names and some "could be dull" scientific explanations but I was kept engaged and on the end of my seat throughout the whole 120ish hour 4 book series.

I can't express how much I enjoyed listening to these books. officially my new favourite series. and now I've spent just less than a week guess what I'm gonna start it all over again.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 10-31-20

mind blowing

gripping and addictive. literally couldn't put it down. one of my favourite series that I will re-read over n over again.

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  • 01-13-20

decent reading of an excellent book

i love the book series. i enjoyed ljstening rather than reading, as it stopped me from skipping over bits. Narrator was quite good but some of the voices were a bit annoying.