We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
True Vows: The Icing on the Cake | [Alison Kent]

True Vows: The Icing on the Cake

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match... dotcom! An online dating service is not Michelle Snow's idea of how to find love, but when the Big 3-0 hits, Michelle decides she has nothing to lose, since she hasn't brought a date home in 10 years, she's professionally burned out, and her climb up the corporate ladder has come at the expense of abandoning her sweet dream: to own a boutique cupcakery.
Regular Price:$19.95
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match... dotcom! An online dating service is not Michelle Snow's idea of how to find love, but when the Big 3-0 hits, Michelle decides she has nothing to lose, since she hasn't brought a date home in 10 years, she's professionally burned out, and her climb up the corporate ladder has come at the expense of abandoning her sweet dream: to own a boutique cupcakery.

Todd Bracken, early 30s and a successful technology consultant, isn't exactly a player after being off the market for 10 years, and pours himself into his dual passions of martial arts and home-sweet-home renovations. Only there's no one to come home to. So he decides to give Match.com a try. Todd isn't so sure the Internet dating scene is his thing - until a message pops up in the wee hours on a weekend night: "I like your smile." Todd likes - a lot - the whole package that glides into a French bistro in Washington, D.C.

It's serious mojo-at-first-sight, but there's a glitch: Todd and Michelle live in different cities. Will love find its way in the digital age with a "You've Got Mail" courtship when video-cam kisses just aren't enough? And when Todd challenges Michelle to not only go for her dream but let him share it, will they be able to make it happen together despite obstacles more plentiful than a shower of rainbow sprinkles?

Real love: listen to more True Vows.

©2011 Health Communications Inc. (P)2011 Arielle Lipshaw and Health Communications Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Readers looking for an inspiring and positive love story, with the added boost of its being true, will get a kick out of this sweet courtship tale." (Booklist)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

2.5 (13 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (4)
2 star
 (4)
1 star
 (3)
Overall
2.3 (12 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (4)
2 star
 (4)
1 star
 (3)
Story
2.8 (12 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (6)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (2)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Rebecca Cambridge, VT, United States 09-27-11
    Rebecca Cambridge, VT, United States 09-27-11 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    17
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Not pleased"

    The book itself was a medium in terms of quality. Characters a bit shallow, dialogue a bit too simple. But cute story and premise. Audio quality very poor. A bit of a echoing / tinny sound to the recording like the reader was not in a soundproof room. The book features four different women, and the author uses the same voice, tone, and speed for all of them so the dialogue gets extemely confusing. I didn't finish the book, I got so frustrated.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Carolyn Huntington Beach, CA 02-23-12
    Carolyn Huntington Beach, CA 02-23-12 Member Since 2006
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "So Boring it Put Me to Sleep"
    What disappointed you about True Vows: The Icing on the Cake?

    The story had no excitement in it, at least in the two or three hours I listened to it before I couldn't stand it any longer and went on to another book.


    What was most disappointing about Alison Kent’s story?

    It needed to have something going on to keep my attention in the first hour or two of listening. I use audiobooks to keep myself awake during long trips, and if I have a good book and can't wait to hear what happens next, it does just that. This book actually MADE me sleepy, and I caught myself nodding off many, many times.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Arielle Lipshaw?

    She was fine, it was the story that lacked


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    I doubt if I will read the remainder of the book, which probably is the best part, but I will never know. A writer needs to HOLD their audience with a good story if they want them to finish the book, not bore them to death.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-2 of 2 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.