Yes, I've enjoyed other books by Courtney Milan, BUT narration Nicole Quinn I will avoid. I can't believe the book responsible for the awful narration.
A the story begins and I think it's a joke! The voices brought visions of a witch coven (an outrageously bad imitation)
Leave off character voices or totally different narrator. However, the narration was more tolerable as the book progressed, or I just stop cringing. The idea that the heroine/main female character being raised by actors, and able to slip in & out of characters was the only benefit.
I was distracted but the cadence ... tracking the rhythm.
A good narrator
It took many false starts to get pass the first chapter, and the story made me glad I did; however, I will confess I called Audible to return. (I kept it because the sale price & author.)
Well spent? No, but it kept you listening...perhaps that's just my curious nature though.
All I can do is stare at the blinking cursor...NOTHING comes to mind, but I'm no author
His performance kept me listening and the characters clear
No, the book is always better than the movie, well, except for The Mist by SK, but I did see it on TV, then searched it out and read.
I'm still on the fence with this author. I've bought more books, and that's something. I guess I think he has potential for a good book (good according to me). I'm a nurse and this book actually made me nauseous =) that take some doing, but I scare me or make me laugh, not sick.
Yes, as long as they have a sense of humor and they're not looking for the "usual" historical fiction.
Yes. I have many books by Lynsay Sands, just nothing like this one. Sands would have lost me on this one, if not for Sarah. I truly hope the next book really isn't a retelling of this one, I hate when that happens.
Sarah Coomes performance doesn't allow you to take the book seriously and that's the only way this book works, would ever work for me. I LOVE to read and have a great imagination, but I couldn't have read this book.I would not have made it through chapter two. The Countess is close to ludicrous parody of an historical romance and I admit, if it wasn't for Sarah's delivery/performance, I would have given up. Sarah Coomes performance totally MADE this book! I confess to "eye rolling" in the beginning, but Sarah not only kept me listening, but laughing out loud. Perhaps she read it in the way it written. It's like a farce and her delivery makes it hilarious instead of annoying. I actually laughed to tears a couple of times. Thanks Sarah =)
This book will join Helen's Babies read Kara Shallenberg as my go to pick me up, when I need a laugh.
OMGoodness! I laughed to tears. Yes, I had extreme reactions, but honestly my first was "you've got to be kidding me," but forget the negative reviews and just listen. If you would rather read than watch TV (read for entertainment) and do not expect the usual romance, you may just may enjoy.
I have found very few book that are not predictable, but just because you know where you're going doesn't mean you can't enjoy the trip. I am not one of those readers/listeners that looks for meaning or messages in works of fiction, but that doesn't mean I can't, don't, or won't see them if/when they occur.Christiana was emotionally/verbally abused during the year of her marriage to the so called earl. The self doubt and trust issue she has when her fortune change is very real and isn't overcome in less than 2 weeks, but that's why I read fiction. I'm definitely happy with the ending and the tiny small glimpse into a very real struggle, it beats having it skipped or glossed over.
Well spent? I can't yes but it wasn't awful just SLOW literally and figuratively. I had to increase the narration speed and found myself trying to ”encourage development” lol (Imagine someone yelling at the television set during a football game!) Frustrating but keeps you listening WITH increased speed, unless my app is defective.
Speech was so slow I increased narraron x2 (w/o any distortion) just to sound normal. I just removed a book from my cart because it had the same narrator.
The whole series has the SAME problem with sluggish narration.
depends on the listener. It had likeable characters, though irritating and predictable there's ”fun” along the way. I put up with the narration so that says a lot for the story.
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