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Opal: A Raven Cycle Story

By: Maggie Stiefvater
Narrated by: Will Patton
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An enchanting story from Maggie Stiefvater featuring Opal, Ronan, and Adam from her best-selling Raven Cycle, taking place after the events of The Raven King.

©2019 Maggie Stiefvater (P)2019 Scholastic Inc

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Magic.

I’d already read Opal in ebook, but was thrilled to get an audio version of this short story. The charm of Will Patton’s narration adds a layer of enjoyment to the unfettered pleasure that is a Maggie Stiefvater read. This series is painfully good—one of my all time favorites, and I’m very much looking forward to Call Down the Hawk for more of the story.

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That voice...

There is no one to compare with Will Patton's voice...sheets of liquid satin with sandpaper edges. Listening to him resonates in my soul and becomes a full body experience. His voice reading Maggie Stiefvater's words are what I want to hear as the last sound before sleep, each night or eternally .

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I'd give it a 10 if I could

Will Patton is beyond talented. He brings an incredible sense of wonder and magic to this already wonderful, magical story.

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so short???

is this even a "book"?
I would love to read more of Adam and Ronan, but this is hardly anything but the barest beginning of that.

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Delightfully Delicious

I LOVED this alternate perspective!!! I loved this sassy rebelious curious little being and getting to know her inner most thoughts. I wanted MORE MORE MORE of this! And of course Will P's narration is beyond amazing as per ush.

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Perfect addition to the Raven Cycle

This was a great continuation for the series. I love Will Patton's narration...it's actually the main thing that hooked me with The Raven Boys in the beginning. The more times I listen to the series, the better I understand it..the more I love it. This was my first time to listen to Opal. It made for an even better ending to the series... I'm glad that Maggie Stiefvater explored the orphan girl a bit more.

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Brilliant

Will Patton channels Maggie Stiefvater’s rich and beautiful imagination. The Raven Cycle and the Dreamer books (two so far) are brilliant, as is their narration. I have listened to all of them multiple times and enjoy them more each time. This is a rare gift.

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love the story and Will Patton

I love will Patton and absolutely love Ravens books. These books are my most favorite dreams.

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Will patton reads the end credits to

maggie stiefvater books with more passion and grace than i've heard in entire other audiobooks

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oh wow

I had forgotten that I had purchased this audio book when I was devouring The Raven Boy series. perfect story about a beloved character. Will Patterson has the best character reading in his secretive whisper tones and off beat pacing foe this magical other worldly being. perfect

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  • April
  • 12-03-19

A must read! Opal is amazing!

Set just after the Raven King! Opal point of view is a must! Funny, interesting and amazing...I wish we had even more to read!

A really good short read!

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  • 11-15-22

lovely novella

a beautiful glimpse into the lives of Opal, Ronan & Adam which sets up for the spin off series.

my main gripe was the availability and price of this. £8 on audible for a 1hr ish story because it wasn't available anywhere else in the UK? I'd rather have had a kindle copy.

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  • 11-07-21

cute af

so cute. love there little family. the three of them deserve the world. more than dreams

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  • lily rose
  • 10-21-19

Beautiful

I love all of Maggie Steifvater’s work and this is an amazing story read beautifully by Will Patton which so much character and life, I cannot wait for the release of Call down the hawk, and I am a big lover of the Raven Cycle. Keep dreaming

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  • 12-12-21

Witty and wonderful

The way Maggie writes always manages to take me to another world in as much as a blink. Will Patton makes it into a tangible thing, a truly incredible listen. Highly recommend this series, and Maggie Stiefwaters books! Thank you for creating such a masterpiece!

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