Once again this audiobook should come with disclaimers about NOT eating or drinking while listening!
As always Molly Harper brings her razor sharp wit and sense of humor to her stories. With the help of Amanda Ronconi the voices of Iris, Cal, and Gigi come blasting into life!
Since I hate reviews that give too much away as far as the plot goes, I will say that having familiar Half Moon Hollow characters making guest appearances was like coming home!
I wish Molly Harper would write more for Iris and Cal because I could see some amazing adventures with these guys!
I love Harper's writing it sounds like me and my friends hanging out if Vampires were real of course. I love the banter between her characters and all the snark.
Amanda Ronconi is one of my favorite narrators. She is amazing with her voice changes for each character and her line delivery is fantastic. The combination between Harper's humor and Ronconi's delivery has me laughing out loud on the train which can be a little embarrassing but worth it.
I highly recommend all of Molly Harper's books I must say and this one is right up there with the rest of them.
The best team in Audio make for another terrific adventure. Molly Harper has by far the best sense of humor and Amanda Ronconi brings it to life. This has become one of my favorites from this author. It is more detailed and descriptive than the Werewolf series (although I love them too!) with the same sarcastic sense of humor as the Naked series.
I love all her books and hope she writes many, many more while teamed with the best narrator in the business. I promise anyone with a sense of humor will love any of Molly's books. They are my favorite!
Absolutely. The story is outstanding the characters have a pulse or not but you care for them none the less. I must admit I didn't see some of the plot points coming. This makes the listen all the more enjoyable.
The wittiness of Iris. There is just something about the skill in which Molly Harper invests into her female protagonists. They have heart, spunk, ingenuity and resourcefulness that tells me that if I had the opportunity to meet any of these wonderful woman including Iris, we would be instant friends.
Amanda allows her voice to more than speak the words. She brings passion, mystery and sometimes just plain silliness that I adore. I have loved every last one of her portrayals in Molly Harper's books.
Not every day sucks!
If you find this book enjoyable than I would recommend all of the Harper books in the Nice Girls Don't series and Driving Mr. Dead. Ms. Ronconi brings life to the delightful words that Ms. Harper has penned with grace and finesse.
I have listened to all the books written by Molly and i love them all. Her books will have you laughing out loud on a bus /train. The fact that she is able to seamlessly tie all the characters together is fantastic. Great Job Molly I hope that this series continues
I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again
You just have to look at the ratings for this audiobook to see how brilliant, funny, sexy and utterly charming this listen is. Then you have the pairing of Molly Harper and Amanda Ronconi which is synergy at its best.
Worth of credit? Definitely, totally, unconditionally and categorically YES.
I am anxiously awaiting the next Molly Harper book. I don't believe in all these vampires, either in the the book or in all the movies, but this book was down right funny. And Amanda Ronconi makes it even funnier. I broke out laughing more than one time.
I tried to figure out who would be the next character for the next book, but could not. Keep them coming MH.
The story was a typical interesting story plot, but it was made great by the author's sence of humor and the narrator's ability to make it sound funny too. I love to laugh during a book, my day can lack humor so I need to have a release and feel the laughter bubble out of me.
Love, love, love Amanda. I was glad she was brought back for this book. She has the voice that can make a statement funny. Wonderful narrator!
For those who want more about the book itself...
This is the story of Jane's wedding organizer. She runs a day service for the undead and is hired to hide her client for a time so he doesn't become perminately dead.
They get to know each other and live happily ever after.
There is a lot more to the plot and it is hilarious at times, crushing at times, and down right fun read. If you want a light read for the enjoyment of reading something give it a try. If you like Molly's other books you'll like this one too. Happy listening!
I enjoy the voice of the author. Very much so. The narrator has a good grasp of the cadence and speech patterning for the different characters.
The story is okay. It's a fun listen, but it's not really informative. You either buy the premise of there being a village of werewolves in Alaska, Ontario and elsewhere, or you do not. There's no attempt to convince the reader of the fact. This gives the story a sense of veracity that makes it even more fun.
There's a couple of very explicit sexual scenes that I feel do very little to drive the story in the explicitness. There's just no need for the description of the actual act and foreplay. These scenes are jarring and took me right out of the story's entrancement. There's nothing wrong with a sexual scene in a story, mind. Just that these are too much. Just too much, too clinical and too explicit in terms of the lightheartedness of the story.
The story was great and the performance wonderful. It was nice to see new sides to some of our oldest Half Moon Hallow characters too.