I LOVE Artemis Fowl. I can't tell you how many times I have listened to the stories. I'm writing one review for the whole series. YA fiction is not just for young adults. This is fantasy at my speed--fun, fun, fun --and clever. However, as much as I love the series the last two books were a step too far. Artemis has lost his edge. He is best when he is the super-smart teen trying to outwit the adults.Read again in October.