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Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs Audiobook

Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs: Jane Jameson, Book 1

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Audible Editor Reviews

Why we think it's Essential - The Molly Harper/Amanda Ronconi pairing has become the stuff of Audible legend, and it all started with this book. If you ever feel like the vampire romance genre has all gotten a little bit too serious and swooning for its own good, this is the perfect antidote. The kick-off to the delightfully quirky and laugh-out-loud funny Nice Girls;... series, as well as an equally popular spin-off series, this book has been a non-stop hit with our listeners. — Emily

Publisher's Summary

Maybe it was the Shenanigans gift certificate that put her over the edge. When children's librarian and self-professed nice girl Jane Jameson is fired by her beastly boss and handed $25 in potato skins instead of a severance check, she goes on a bender that's sure to become Half Moon Hollow legend. On her way home, she's mistaken for a deer, shot, and left for dead. And thanks to the mysterious stranger she met while chugging neon-colored cocktails, she wakes up with a decidedly unladylike thirst for blood.

Jane is now the latest recipient of a gift basket from the Newly Undead Welcoming Committee, and her life-after-lifestyle is taking some getting used to. Her recently deceased favorite aunt is now her ghostly roommate. She has to fake breathing and endure daytime hours to avoid coming out of the coffin to her family. She's forced to forgo her favorite down-home Southern cooking for bags of O negative. Her relationship with her sexy, mercurial vampire sire keeps running hot and cold. And if all that wasn't enough, it looks like someone in Half Moon Hollow is trying to frame her for a series of vampire murders. What's a nice undead girl to do?

Love in vein: bite into more of Jane Jameson's paranormal exploits.

©2009 Molly Harper White (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Hysterical laughs are the hallmark of this enchanting paranormal debut....Harper keeps the quips coming without overdoing the sarcasm, and her take on vampire lore will intrigue and entertain even the most jaded paranormal fan." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Queen Squared Columbia, SC, United States 06-18-12
    Queen Squared Columbia, SC, United States 06-18-12

    Queen Squared

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    "Fun Start to an Excellent Series"

    Molly Harper has successfully made being undead funny. Like some of her other books, "How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf," and "And One Last Thing," she even managed to lace a certain humor in the most serious of moments. You'll enjoy hearing the things that could only happen to the main character, Jane. The narrator, Amanda Ronconi, is the perfect choice for these books. You won't be albe to stop listening.

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    Selene Bensenville, IL, United States 06-17-12
    Selene Bensenville, IL, United States 06-17-12 Member Since 2013

    Bookworm :)

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    "Hilarious!!"
    Where does Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It has been the best so Far, I had read other books by Molly Harper but I had never read this series. I didn't really have any expectations. The narrator blew me away, she fit the character so perfectly in my opinion, I've listened to the book a couple of times and every single time its just as funny.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved the fact that Jane in my opinion wasn't perfectly, she was struggling with what happened to her. All the things she got herself into with out even being aware of it was so funny.


    Which character – as performed by Amanda Ronconi – was your favorite?

    Jane of course, but all of them were so good its hard to say which is my favorite.


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

    It made me laugh like no other book has made me laugh since.


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    Sarah 06-13-12
    Sarah 06-13-12
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    "Super Entertaining!"
    What did you love best about Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs?

    It's a fun and refreshing take on the vampire themed novel craze!


    Any additional comments?

    This is only book one ... I definitely recommend listening to the other three books in the series!

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    Judy Arlington, TX, United States 06-12-12
    Judy Arlington, TX, United States 06-12-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Not really enough of a story for me"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    Needs a thicker plot


    Would you ever listen to anything by Molly Harper again?

    Probably not


    Have you listened to any of Amanda Ronconi’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No I haven't, but the performance was not the problem


    Did Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs inspire you to do anything?

    no


    Any additional comments?

    I like the Charlaine Harris books much better

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    Kristen Wildomar, CA, United States 06-11-12
    Kristen Wildomar, CA, United States 06-11-12

    Kristen Scott

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    "A Fun Quick Story"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs to be better than the print version?

    I have not read the print version


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story is funny with a bit of mystery and romance. The characters are fun!


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

    I like her voice and they way she portrays the charcters


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I like to listen to these while a walk. This book was not an absolute MUST LISTEN TO NOW! But it is a fun book/series.


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    Amazon Customer Houston, TX USA 06-11-12
    Amazon Customer Houston, TX USA 06-11-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Not Shakespeare but fun and entertaining"
    If you could sum up Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs in three words, what would they be?

    Entertaining, Innocuous, Fun


    Any additional comments?

    Entertaining enough to keep me awake for a very long drive. While it's not going to win any literary prizes, we definitely enjoyed it enough to order the entire series. Also clean enough to have on with my tween and teen children in the car.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Erin Millers Creek, NC, United States 06-09-12
    Erin Millers Creek, NC, United States 06-09-12 Member Since 2015

    Audiobook Addict. It's all about the Listen. Mostly Romance, but I do branch out a bit. Reviews are my honest opinions-popular or not.

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    "Hysterical"

    This series is so funny, I must appear insane laughing to myself with my earbuds in. (No offense to those who occasionally take up residence in the laughing academy intended.) The dialogue and descriptions of obnoxious family members, clueless men and a nasty old boss are awesome. I LOVED this and got the remaining in the series because they were so fun. I put all the other titles by this author in my wish list because she is just that good!

    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Nancy St Charles, MO, United States 06-07-12
    Nancy St Charles, MO, United States 06-07-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Nice light romp"
    Any additional comments?

    This is a nice, light, easy to listen to story. I'm not a fan on the current vampire craze, but chose this series based on some of the recommendations I read. I'm glad I did. I thoroughly enjoyed this series and look forward to more from the author. The characters were engaging and likeable. Overall, it was funny and up-lifting. Yes, I'd recommend it.

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    Linda 06-04-12
    Linda 06-04-12
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    "Nice Girls Don't Have Fanges"
    What made the experience of listening to Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs the most enjoyable?

    It was just fun


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Jane, It's her story


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

    She does a very good job narrating this book. She doesn't just read it, you feel it is acted out!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    A fun story that you laugh out loud.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sharon D. Knauer 06-03-12
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    "LIGHTHEARTED- FUNNY- & A VAMPIRE? NEVER HAPPENS!"

    I bought this book as a "take a chance" because I love the supernatural stories, vampires especially. But this one is definitely different! She's funny, like an improv comedienne on the stage! Almost every word out of her mouth is funny sarcasm or a one liner worthy of a premium TV channel! I liked this book enough to buy the second in the series and I am pretty sure I will finish the four books done so far. They are light hearted enough to keep me entertained and I just don't have to keep track of a lot of different story lines, just hers and she's funny as heck. On a bad day> I could find that I have a lot in common with her but I am actually a lot luckier than she is. Good book, highly recommend the story for those who like to laugh.

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  • Niall
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    10/11/12
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    "Very enjoyable, light, humorous, vamp romance"

    I picked this book out more or less at random as something light to listen to. I've been having difficulty reading actual text and I've turned to audiobooks to "read" more. I am particularly glad I picked this one.



    Jane is a librarian who suddenly discovers herself to be unemployed, gets drunk at a bar, gets shot (mistaken for a deer), and has the choice of being dead, or undead. A few days later she wakes up a vampire. She has a best friend who is almost as dotty as she is, and an overbearing mother. But now that she's undead she has her favourite (dead) relative to keep her company and a suave, attractive sire who she fancies something rotten, but he did turn her into a vampire. On top of that, someone seems to have it in for her, and she needs a new job.



    At least she lives in a world which knows vampires exist. The setting is wonderfully cynical; just my kind of concept. The existance of vampires was revealed as part of a disability lawsuit. Each chapter begins with a quote from the "Guide for the Newly Undead," and the local vampire community holds meet-and-greet parties for newbie vampires, hosted by a vampire property agent (how could anyone tell the difference).



    The narration on this one is good. Amanda Ronconi pulls off the accents, even an English one, nicely and it felt like she enjoyed reading the story even as I laughed my way through it.



    I'll be putting the second in the series on my wishlist.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • markyb
    11/18/10
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    "Fun and funny characters"

    I just love this series of books! The interplay between the characters is very funny and the books just zip along. The narration by Amanda Ronconi is spot on and the story is very engaging.
    As a 40 something truck driver who usually listens to Sci-Fi when travelling up and down the country you might not think that these books are aimed at me but I'm glad I gave them a try.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • A User
    4/13/10
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    "Very funny modern twist on vampire tale"

    If you like Charlaine Harris then you will like this. Molly Harper writes with a funny, dry wit. Her tale of Jane Jameson's turning and life with her family, friends and boyfriend/sire is very engaging and had me laughing out loud while listening.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • S. Lacey
    Annalong
    4/17/16
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    "Excellent"
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    I really loved this book. I just love Jane, she's so funny and so is her Great Aunt Jettie! I also loved Gabriel, Dick, Andrea, Jeb and Jolene! I enjoyed the story and Jane's initial adjustment to Vampire life although she still has to earn acceptance in the undead community. Poor Jane was the subject of a hate campaign in the story with some unknown targeting her to try and drive her out of the community or kill her.
    She also has to deal with a nightmare family, well her dad's understanding and supportive, but her mum is high strung and very interfering, constantly trying to change Jane. Her sister is also scheming and always trying to put her down, not to mention being jealous that their Aunt Jettie left her house and everything in it to Jane when her sister is quite covetous of the house and the antiques within it.
    I look forward to seeing how things go with her family as they have not handled news of her turning very well, well again her Dad is coping well and supportive of Jane but the rest of her living family is not dealing well with the news.
    I'm really looking forward to the rest of the series!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • L
    2/4/16
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    "Well worth a credit"

    I really enjoyed this book. The character and story are both well written. Jane's character is great, she's funny, smart and full of sarcasm. Narration wasn't bad. Will definitely be getting the next in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Helen
    United Kingdom
    1/25/16
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    "I really wanted to like thisbook"

    Oh, this book was so boring. It started off so well, but then just slowed to treacle and I really lost interest. I liked Jane's self deprecating humour, but there wasn't enough going on to really hold my interest

    Did not finish - only got to about a third of the way through.

    Performance: Amanda Ronconi narrated well, with distinct characters. I think I'd try her narration again

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Maria2702
    Tyne and Wear, UK
    12/23/15
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    "A great discovery!"

    This author and narrator are both new to me but I was very pleased with this 'discovery'. The writing is witty and light and though not rocket science, it is fun without the usual overdose of sex often found in this genre. Jane, the main character, is feisty.

    The narrator does a good job capturing the right 'voice' for this type of fiction and the main character.

    I'll be checking out others in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Beccy
    6/20/15
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    "Love this series"

    The combination of author and narrator is magical (no pun inteded) i love the world of half moon hollow and it's occupants. Having listened to the later series first i had a good idea of what was going to happen but this didn't take anything way from the story. I encourGe you to listen to all these books!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Harlequin864
    8/25/14
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    "Loved every second."
    What did you like most about Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs?

    Everything. It was brilliant. Absolutely hilarious, I mean laugh out loud funny. Amanda Ronconi delivers each character brilliantly and doesn't make them sound fake. She manages to portray male characters well too.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I have two. Dick, and Aunt Jetty.


    Any additional comments?

    Highly recommended. I also recommend the other books in the series. They're all excellent.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • R
    8/1/14
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    "Light, funny, easy listening.."
    What did you like best about Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs? What did you like least?

    Loved the quirky take on vampires and their way of life: the guide for the newly undead!If I'm honest, I didn't feel that much chemistry between Jane and her 'maker' (sorry I'm a truebie!)


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Jane- just the right amount of crazy!


    Have you listened to any of Amanda Ronconi’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Brilliant as ever!


    If this book were a film would you go see it?

    Of course! Vampires, werewolves, ghosts....what's not to love!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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