Yes.. It was very entertaining.
I laughed and hoped that all would work out well in the end.
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This was a really good book. It took me a chapter or two to get into it but I was happy overall with this purchase. This was my first Jennifer Cruise book and I would read another.
The performance was just ok. The voices from the reader were great but the recording seemed very armature. You can hear pages turning, and it had an echo/microphone sound that is irritating.
I love listening to Jennifer Crusie books in the car: they are light but entertaining. (Of course, I always end up bringing them into the house because I don't want the story to stop!) This was no exception.
While parts of the story are perhaps a little unrealistic, this is another fun and entertaining Jennifer Crusie book!
Story line was weak. Felt no connection to any of the characters.
No problem with the narrator, it was the story.
The only redeeming quality was I only paid $6.95.
Don"t waste your time>
I loved everything about the book, but I am a lover of chick lit :)
I believe there are 3 elements to a great romance audible book: good narration, believable plot, flawed characters and great dialogue!
I am not a big fan of Jennifer Crusie, however I liked this book. I enjoyed the relationship between Phin and Sophie. The narration was good. That pretty much sums it up!
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What I Loved: Sophie/Amy/Davey! Anytime two or more of the siblings were together it was fun, heart-warming, and always a surprise. I laughed, got sad, and got my heart strings pulled at many times. I also loved the character of Rachel and her quest to get out of Temptation. She reminded me a lot of most of the small town gals I know---they want out and don't want to look back. Her journey and quest to get out of town was surprising and fun. I adored all the Princess Bride and other movie references.
What I Liked: The town of Temptation was full of interesting characters. I think they covered the gambit of personalities and made for some very funny moments. The overall story was well paced, well written, and very funny.
Complaints: I just never warmed to Phin. For a leading man he was a little to arrogant for me right up until the end. I did enjoy the Amy/Wes story and almost wish they were the main couple in this book.
Audio Review: The pacing was fantastic but the narration was a little too twangy for me. Overall though I did enjoy the reading of the book.
Why I gave it a 3.5: Overall this was an enjoyable book but since I never warmed up to Phin it just didn't fill my "love story" quotient for a chic-lit romance novel.
Who I would recommend it too: Chic-lit and Contemporary Romance readers. Please go check out the reviews on Goodreads--the book got a lot of 5's.
Sophie Dempsey and her sister Abby take a break from their wedding photography business to take a job in small town Temptation OH. Even with a family legacy of con artists Sophie finds her skills challenged by the cover ups and intrigue of small town politics, a dead body and falling in love with the major. One of my favorite characters is the major's precocious 9 yr old daughter Dilly who is a master a manipulation and manages to trap Sophie into loving her.
This audiobook is so funny my cheeks got tired from grinning continuously for 10 hours. For optimum fun follow this book immediately with "Faking It" that follows their brother Davy and several other common characters.