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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (14,641 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Suzanne Collins Narrator: J. Paul Boehmer, Paul Boehmer Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Underland Chronicles Release Date: December 2005 ISBN: 9780307282477
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Rich in suspense and brimming with adventure, the New York Times-bestselling Underland Chronicles unfold the fate of the Underland and the great warrior, Gregor. Suzanne Collins is also the author of the bestselling Hunger Games trilogy.

PRAISE FOR Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods

Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice, 2003
NY Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

“Gregor’s luminous, supremely absorbing quest takes place in a strange underground land of giant cockroaches, rideable bats, and violet-eyed humans.... Creature depictions are soulful and the plot is riveting….Wonderful.”
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Collins does a grand job of world-building, with a fine economy of words…. Unlike Gregor, who cannot wait to leave, readers will likely find [the Underland] to be a fantastically engaging place.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

“[An] exceptional debut novel, a well-written, fast-moving, action-packed fantasy…[S]ure to be a solid hit with young fantasy fans.”
Booklist, starred review

Book Two left off with Gregor reading the Prophecy of Blood: a prophecy that calls for Gregor and Boots to return to the Underland to help ward off a deadly plague. But this time, Gregor’s mother refuses to let him return to the Underland . . . until the rat Ripred assures the family that Gregor and Boots are just needed for a short meeting, which the crawlers will attend only if their “princess” Boots is present. Gregor’s mom finally relents, on the condition that she go with them. The Underland plague is spreading, and when one of Gregor’s family is stricken, he begins to understand his role in the Prophecy of Blood, and must summon all his power to end the biological warfare that threatens the warmblooded creatures of the Underland. Fans of Suzanne Collins’s acclaimed fantasy series will find more suspense and action than ever in this thrilling third saga.




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Quotes & Awards

  • “Fans of this inventive series and new readers alike will be instantly caught up in the action and will look forward to future installments.”

    School Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 7709hanin | 2/11/2014

    " Loved it so much. Ripred is still my favorite character. Need to read next book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amy Goggans | 2/8/2014

    " Loved this installment of gregor the overlander. I have absolutely love this series. Going to read the next one write away! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anjali Williams | 2/1/2014

    " Another enjoyable read! I especially enjoyed the mom's semi-inclusion (since you can't truly have your mom around if you're going to be a warrior hero, right?) and the Hamlet allusion jokes. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melody | 1/27/2014

    " Still really enjoying the series and anxious to dive in to the next book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doh | 1/25/2014

    " I'm liking this one a great deal, certainly more than the 2nd. New characters, maybe? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marla | 1/25/2014

    " I am loving this series so much! I love the adventure. I love the mystery. I love that each book is as good as the one before (I don't always feel that way about book series). My favorite part of this book was when Gregor combed the sand out of the fur of a rat (whom he did not necessarily consider a friend) when she was heartbroken to the point of giving up. It was quite tender, and I love that such an act of service was included in this book that so many children have/will read. We need more books that display such virtuous qualities in their characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Trisha | 1/21/2014

    " Another fun read for Josh and I "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bev | 1/13/2014

    " These books are getting better as the series progresses! Gregor continues to grow in sensitivity and wisdom. I like the fact that his mother came to the Underland and was able to see for herself all that her husband, Gregor and Boots had experienced. The audio version of these books is really wonderful, and Luke is still highly engaged, which thrills this mom-librarian, of course! We're moving right on to #4 in the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Quinlan | 1/11/2014

    " The plague was really gross! And so was the book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Barbara Hart | 12/30/2013

    " These stories are so enjoyable! I loved every one. My only complaint is Gregor sure seems much older than his age. The characters are fabulous! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Blue | 12/2/2013

    " The best Gregor yet "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bridget | 11/29/2013

    " Good book-some parts were sort of gross though "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Diane | 10/15/2013

    " I don't think too many 11 and 12 years olds could be as mature as Gregor and his compatriots, but it's good fantasy. I'd love to fly on a bat and fall and get caught by one! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Valerie | 10/6/2013

    " Exciting book in the series. I am looking forward to the next one! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tristan | 7/15/2013

    " Sorry to keep saying it, but yet another Suzanne Collins masterpiece. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 elle-elle | 2/15/2013

    " pretty good. it kept me interested the entire time. i think that ripred the rat reminds me of haymitch from the hunger games series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mikel Hofileña | 12/4/2012

    " Suzanne Collins never fails to disappoint! Except with Mockingjay I suppose. In this book, another prophecy and a brand new adventure filled with expected twists on different perspectives. Thumbs-up! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sandee | 10/17/2012

    " I really liked this book better than the other two in the series. I am not sure if it is because I am more invested in the characters but there was a lot more action going on in this story line. Read it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Luke Zila | 10/8/2012

    " Probably my favorite book in series. I just love the way that the book is written,with all the really funny characters. Also kit the scene of the jungle was amassing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeff | 5/3/2012

    " More giant rats, mice, bats, cockroaches, and ants, killer plants, not to mention the plague all add to create an interesting story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 P.J. | 4/7/2012

    " book 65 for 2009 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michael Clark | 3/29/2012

    " Good middle book, ups the ante and keep the story and it's mysteries going. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jaralee | 10/6/2011

    " This 3rd book in the series did not dissapoint. It's is such a wonderful child/fantasy series that my boys and I love reading aloud. Highly recommend, and we can't wait to read book 4! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terri | 8/1/2011

    " Biological warfare, compassion, and more.... Collins continues to wow me! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shawna | 7/2/2011

    " What i liked about this book is that they have to fight giant man-eating plants and giant red ants. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Emily | 5/12/2011

    " Currently one of the more toned down in the series. But I enjoyed it enough to want to read the next and the series maintains it's awesome, engaging plot of the Underland/Overland saga. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 5/3/2011

    " There was a relly big plot twist in this one! It's so cool seeing this whole series progress! The second one was my favourite so far, but this one was really good too! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sofia | 4/15/2011

    " it was good but too many people died!!!! also the lizard was awesome. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 David | 4/12/2011

    " Tackling the idea of biological warfare, corruption, hate, and the effects of war on children...
    in a book anyone over the age of 8 would enjoy...
    in under 360 pages...
    is...

    a) astonishing
    b) transcendental
    c) engrossing
    d) superior
    e) all of the above "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bethany | 4/9/2011

    " really good book like all of them by suzannne collins "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chelsea | 3/28/2011

    " Getting better and more involved. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Stacey | 3/27/2011

    " I bought the box set after having read The Hunger Games series. Wasn't as thrilled with this series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dawn | 3/25/2011

    " Another super-quick one. The story was a bit more complex than the previous two, which I really enjoyed. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michael | 3/21/2011

    " Good middle book, ups the ante and keep the story and it's mysteries going. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sarah | 3/20/2011

    " As always, loved this Suzanne Collins book as well. Was wondering how the underlanders would convince Gregor to go on another quest for them, really liked how Collins made it all necessary. "

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About the Author
Author Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins first made her mark in children’s literature with the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series for middle-grade readers. Her debut for slightly older readers, The Hunger Games, immediately became a New York Times bestseller, appealing to both teen readers and adults. It was called “addictive” by Stephen King in Entertainment Weekly and “amazing” by Stephenie Meyer on her website and was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2008 and a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. It is now a major motion picture as well. The other two books in the trilogy, Catching Fire and Mockingjay, also enjoyed enormous success. In April 2010, Collins was named to the Time 100 list of “the world’s most influential people.” Collins has also had a successful and prolific career writing for children’s television. She has worked on the staffs of several Nickelodeon shows, including the Emmy-nominated hit Clarissa Explains It All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. She received a Writers Guild of America nomination in animation for cowriting the critically acclaimed Christmas special, Santa, Baby! She lives with her family in Connecticut.

About the Narrators

Paul Boehmer is an American actor best known for his numerous appearances in the Star Trek universe. He began his audiobook work in 2000 and has since lent his voice to many fiction and nonfiction titles. He has won nine AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2009 and 2014. Between books, he is active in regional theaters across the country. His television appearances include guest spots on Nip/Tuck and Numb3rs.

Paul Boehmer is an American actor best known for his numerous appearances in the Star Trek universe. He began his audiobook work in 2000 and has since lent his voice to many fiction and nonfiction titles. He has won nine AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2009 and 2014. Between books, he is active in regional theaters across the country. His television appearances include guest spots on Nip/Tuck and Numb3rs.