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Disastrous Leigh Audiobook

Disastrous Leigh: Literal Leigh Marriage Diaries Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Planning the perfect wedding can be stressful, even for a seasoned witch. But for a newbie like Leigh Epstein and her coven of zany BFFs, it's more like running a 100-yard dash through a minefield as they prepare for the ultimate paranormal wedding.

Leigh takes a break from writing her latest paranormal romance novel, Shifty Blades of Fae, when her friends take her out for a night of shameless depravity filled with witch's brew, shape-shifting strippers, and unfortunately, arrest warrants - aka her bachelorette party. The gang soon finds out they are once again up to their necks in another mystery.

Join these hapless witches as they confront Voodoo practitioners, faeries, selkies, demons, ghosts, dragons, and more. The witches even run into the washed up heavy metal band, Twisted Shifter, as they mount a comeback. It's a journey fraught with hilarious disaster at every turn. In this wedding gone wild, will Leigh finally get to say "I do"?

©2016 Melanie James (P)2016 Melanie James

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    Christy D 02-07-16
    Christy D 02-07-16
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    "WOW!!"
    Would you listen to Disastrous Leigh again? Why?

    Yes this series is amazing and keeps you laughing.


    What does Hollie Jackson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I love Hollie's voices! She does a really amazing job with this series!


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Its a big white Cock!


    Any additional comments?

    Melanie James has done it again! I so love these witches, you never know what they are going to end up in next, but you know it will be fun.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    erobbins33 01-31-16
    erobbins33 01-31-16 Member Since 2016

    I love audiobooks!!!

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    "Freaking hilarious!!!!"

    The reason I love Melanie James' books is simple. They are some of the most hilarious, yet thought provoking, characters available on the internet. If Rosanne Barr, Buffy the vampire slayer, Lula, and Haely Cuoco all sat down to dinner at Chuck-E-Cheese, you MIGHT be able to comprehend the hilarity that has ensued in this series... maybe. Add in the weirdness of Charmed, and I think you might get the picture. I really wish this had been a tv show, not beholden to the "charged" status of my headphones. I probably would have pulled an all-nighter! WARNING: If you are over 40, you might want to make sure you are rocking some Depends, before you press play. Trust me...I've done a lot of laundry today.

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    Stephanie Brown 02-26-16
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    "Leigh"

    Wow, what a book! Disastrous Leigh is laugh out loud funny. The things that happen are just too funny to keep it to yourself.

    Melanie James is an author on my go-to list. Her stories and her creative mine have never let me down, and I don't believe they ever will. She is brilliant, and I hope I get the opportunity to listen to the rest of the series!

    Hollie Jackson is another favorite of mine. The way she narrates will blow your mind. She does great at changing her voice up to make sure you know who is who. So great.

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    Rhonda 02-22-16
    Rhonda 02-22-16 Member Since 2015
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    "I love Melanie James!!! Laugh so much my face hurt."

    I absolutely love this book and Melanie James. I have never laughed so hard I actually woke my husband up. The characters are awesome...Leigh and Hunter are getting married so the families come to help with the wedding plans. Hollie Jackson narrating makes the story come alive and you can picture it like a movie. This is a must listen or read book, if you are looking for a fun enjoyable book here it is. I can't wait for the next book.

    I was give a book in exchange for my honest review.

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    sheryl United States 02-21-16
    sheryl United States 02-21-16
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    "very entertaining"
    If you could sum up Disastrous Leigh in three words, what would they be?

    funny, entertaining, fantastic


    What did you like best about this story?

    how Leigh reacts to things


    Which scene was your favorite?

    it was all my favorite


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed till I cried


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    Inga 02-21-16
    Inga 02-21-16
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    Where does Disastrous Leigh rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    One of the best audiobooks I have listened to!The book features some incompetent witches, Fae, Striper selkies , monster cocks, hippies and traditional Jewish parents and amidst all the crazy I found myself laughing non stop.

    Hollie captured every character in a perfect way. You felt the madness, happiness, confusion, felt the magic in the air .

    On top of everything else there is a mystery to unveil, a wedding to plan, a book to write, someone is turned into a chicken (multiple time)or not. You will have to listen to the audiobook to find out.


    What other book might you compare Disastrous Leigh to and why?

    Karma Inc by Melanie James and the Rock Chick series by Kristen Ashley.

    Both feature ordinary people who face dire situations , they enlist the help of their equally incompetent friends to help them solve mysteries and catch the bad guy/witch etc.Both series have top notch writing.

    They introduce secondary characters you love to learn more about and am happy when they get their very own spin off. Both series are mostly low on angst, are dull of laugher, friendship, female leading ladies who support one another.

    There is obviously romance thrown in, but through it all the female lead keeps her independent spirit.


    Which character – as performed by Hollie Jackson – was your favorite?

    I loved loved Gertie!! Gertie is so full of love (towards humans, witches, monster of eve kind) , generosity, and sense of right and wrong.It doesn't stop her from being clueless and disastrous.


    Here are a few examples:

    “Is this emergency services? We have a cock down.” “A cock down?” “Yes, a huge cock. He got into a tight spot, got stuck in there. He drank something and he went limp, fell out. My friends are pumping on him and trying to blow him back up.” “Are you aware of how serious it is to make prank calls to 911?”

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    Then Gertie said something that made a lot of sense. “Sometimes you do something because it’s the right thing to do. If you do it because you think you’ll get thanked, well then, you’ll be sorely disappointed. You’re more likely to get crapped on, but that’s okay. You saved a life and that’s all that matters.”You can't help buy love her!!


    If you could take any character from Disastrous Leigh out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    As much love as I have for Leigh and her motly crew of friends, I would choose Ezzy.


    She is bold, beautiful, faces every challenge head on, is a true witch who knows how to preform magic, takes no bullshit, believes in Karma (read the spin off series) has a dirty mind :

    ...“Hunter’s massive shlong, of course. His custard-chucker, the old pork sword. I’m talking about the thing that looks like an Oompa-Loompa’s leg hanging from your man. I’ve seen that thing. It should come with a warning. What were you talking about?”

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    ....Sometimes, we find things that give our lives some sense of meaning, like doing something good for your fellow sufferers. Magic can do that as well. And if we’re really lucky, we might find someone else to go along with us. You’ve already found that. In fact, you should bring him in here right now and have wild, crazy sex. Right here on the floor. Because not only am I a life coach, I’m a damn good sex coach. Just ask Kelly. I’ll just stick around to see if I can give you some pointers…or lend a hand, or a tongue, or…whatever. By the way, do you think Hunter would be open to some pegging action?”


    There is no one else I would rather hang and dance naked in a bar with !


    Any additional comments?

    Buy the audiobook. I guarantee hours of fun and entertainment.After listening to 'Disastrous Leigh' I bought the entire 'Literal Leigh Romance Diaries' series . I have to know how the madness started.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Cschwindt87 02-06-16
    Cschwindt87 02-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Leigh Epstein is hilarious!"

    All of Literal Leigh stories and this one just might be my favorite! Leigh and her friends are back at it with this hilarious tale of bridal showers, grand theft, wars, shifters, and of course the wedding. I laughed so hard several times throughout this book! Can't wait to see what is in store for Leah and her friends next!

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    Willow Star Serenity Georgia 11-08-16
    Willow Star Serenity Georgia 11-08-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Another Great Book"

    This book kept me in stitches. It was hilarious and funny like the rest of the series. Hollie was a great voice for this series. I fully recommend this series!

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    Gina J. 07-14-16
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    All I can say is this story is one wild ride, so buckle up and enjoy it.

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    Laura Collins SC, United States 05-16-16
    Laura Collins SC, United States 05-16-16
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    "Great Book!"
    Any additional comments?

    This is a great book; this is the first book in the Literal Leigh Marriage Diaries by Melanie James and narrated by Hollie Jackson. This book can be listened to in one sitting if you have the time, once I started listening to it I didn’t want to put it down until the end. Leigh Epstein is trying to plan the perfect wedding but it is very stressful even for a witch. Her friends planned a bachelorette party for her and they want it to be memorable. If you are looking for a great book that will keep you laughing then you need to read this book.

    The narrator Hollie Jackson did a great job with this book. She did a great job with the different voices of each character in this book. It was very easy to listen to in one sitting and I didn’t want to stop listening until the end.

    If you are looking for a great book with great characters then you need to listen to this book. I am looking forward to listening to the next book by this author and narrator.

    A Review copy was provided to me in exchange for a fair and honest review. The free book held no determination on my personal review.

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