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.
 >   > 
Who He Is: FireNine #1 | [S. Q. Williams]

Who He Is: FireNine #1

Eliza Smith has never been the one to seek a relationship. She's never dated a guy in her life, never even hugged a man (outside of her father/manager of the hot and popular rock band, FireNine) but when she decides to spend her summer on tour with FireNine, it all changes. Eliza really gets to meet Gage Grendel - her former crush from high school and the lead singer of FireNine - and witness sides to him to which she'll begin to truly despise. She'll ignore him, she'll dislike his ways, she'll do anything to try and stay away from him until Gage finally gets her to slip up and give in.
Regular Price:$30.09
  • 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

Eliza Smith has never been the one to seek a relationship. She's never dated a guy in her life, never even hugged a man (outside of her father/manager of the hot and popular rock band, FireNine) but when she decides to spend her summer on tour with FireNine, it all changes. Eliza really gets to meet Gage Grendel - her former crush from high school and the lead singer of FireNine - and witness sides to him to which she'll begin to truly despise. She'll ignore him, she'll dislike his ways, she'll do anything to try and stay away from him until Gage finally gets her to slip up and give in. She agrees on a casual fling with Gage, but soon they'll both see how the fling will blur into something they can't control, and when it's finally time for Eliza to go and accomplish her own dreams, she'll know there's more she took from Gage than she ever thought possible.

©2013 Shanora Williams (P)2014 Tantor

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.2 (256 )
5 star
 (115)
4 star
 (93)
3 star
 (29)
2 star
 (15)
1 star
 (4)
Overall
4.2 (240 )
5 star
 (116)
4 star
 (82)
3 star
 (29)
2 star
 (8)
1 star
 (5)
Story
4.3 (239 )
5 star
 (122)
4 star
 (80)
3 star
 (28)
2 star
 (8)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    1ObsessedReader 04-24-14
    HELPFUL VOTES
    6
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    20
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "LOVED IT!! Now on to audio book #2"

    I really enjoyed this story and bravo to the narrator. I don't know how many times I have listened to audio books where there are steamy scenes but the narration makes it come across as cheesy. I have honestly found myself steering clear of audio books where I know there will be allot of erotic scenes because they just never come across good due to narration, I find I enjoy them better if I read the book because the story doesn't get ruined by the voice playing out the scene. This was probably one of only a few audio books where I can honestly say I loved everything about it. Anxious to start audio #2 to see how this story plays out.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  •  
    karen Christchurch, New Zealand 04-19-14
    karen Christchurch, New Zealand 04-19-14 Member Since 2009

    Hot romance/Sci Fi we're so lucky to have Audible to feed our book addictions. I love walking my precious dog Sydney & listening to my books

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1021
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    477
    457
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    245
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Loved this Rocker book - Yummy !!"
    Any additional comments?

    When I first started this book, I was excited because I love stories about wild rock-stars that fall in love. This one hooked me in from the beginning, I instantly loved the chemistry between Eliza and Gage. I was addicted to the sexual tension between these two. They become involved and are soon smoking up the sheets. Hot stuff !

    Eliza has had a tough childhood, if you can even call it a childhood. Her mother never cared about her, and let her get physically abused, but not in the sexual sense. Eliza isolated herself, not letting anyone in. She wanted normal, and to feel safe. She finally moved in with her homosexual father Ben, who happens to be the manager of FireNine, a rock-band. Ben tries to get her to come out of her shell. He invites her on to go on tour with them before heading to school. She reluctantly agrees, even though she doesn't want to be near Gage. A guy she has had a crush on for the longest time. Now, he seems to be interested in her. She tries not to fall for him. He insists on pursuing her.

    Gage is the lead singer, guitarist and lyric writer from FireNine. He has also had a troubled upbringing, one he tries to hide from everyone. He covers up his pain in music, booze, and women. That is the only thing the numbs he feelings. Then he meets Eliza, his manager's daughter and he instantly wants to know her. She is different from any other girl. She makes him feel again. He relentlessly tries to have her, no matter how many times she pushes him away to just be friends. He knows he isn't good enough for her but the attraction is to strong - he falls in love :)

    Veronica Meunch does an excellent job narrating. She bought this book to life :)

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Heather 05-10-14
    Heather 05-10-14 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    4
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    43
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Was she ill?"

    I enjoyed the story. It kept me going. I love the connection between the characters. The one thing I didn't like was that the narrator sounded like she was sick with a stuffy nose. I did get use to it after awhile but it was still irritating to begin with.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Stephanie MAPLE HEIGHTS, OH, United States 05-05-14
    Stephanie MAPLE HEIGHTS, OH, United States 05-05-14 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    14
    9
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "It pulls you in!"
    If you could sum up Who He Is in three words, what would they be?

    Stubborn, a jerk, and sensitive


    What other book might you compare Who He Is to and why?

    Rock with me but it was written much much better


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

    She was great with the different characters. I had to get use to the sound like she had a stuffy nose.


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

    Yes


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Kylie 05-01-14
    Kylie 05-01-14 Member Since 2014
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Loved this book from start to finish!!"
    If you could sum up Who He Is in three words, what would they be?

    Loved the charachters


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved the way the writer made me feel as if I knew all the characters


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

    Laughed, cried, sighed, visualised and almost felt like I was there with them!!


    Any additional comments?

    Would recommend this book to anyone who loves a GREAT romance
    (with a lot more thrown in)

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Candateshia Pafford Fort Meade 04-09-14
    Candateshia Pafford Fort Meade 04-09-14 Member Since 2012

    I really enjoy the world of books! Narration just add layers to that world... don't u think? :)

    HELPFUL VOTES
    2585
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    663
    623
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    376
    9
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "So conflicted!"

    I totally like the story.... BUT.... I totally was bored throughout it...

    The beginning was exciting and interesting... then meeting the band was interesting too...but the story started to drag with all the angsty parts...

    Don't misunderstand... the story had all the hot smexyness one would think to this story... Yes it was very very smexy...at times... it is the times the story wasn't about the smexyness...in those parts... I was rather bored...just wish the story would move on...

    THEN the ending...WT...F? I was so upset... So now I am just conflicted... Great, Great Story...but boring in parts and hated the ending... So there you go... listen at your own angsty risk!

    Narration was ok...

    Good Sale... haven't decided if I spent my credit wisely or not...because again... I am conflicted.. I liked it...but I didn't!

    13 of 17 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Yvette GILBERT, AZ, United States 12-02-14
    Yvette GILBERT, AZ, United States 12-02-14 Member Since 2009

    I am a lover of books. I enjoy losing myself in a fabulous romance and great story plot.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    362
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    247
    197
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    93
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A DNF FOR ME 5 HOURS INTO IT! WHAT A WASTE!"

    The male lead, Gage Grendel is a douche bag, scum-bucket, and A-hole, and I think maybe that's why I didn't enjoy this book so much. Eliza Smith, is sweet girl who is a virgin with a traumatic childhood of abuse she experienced in her mother and step-father's home. She's 21 years old and now living with her father, the manager of the Fire Nine band. I liked her dad, but I questioned his wisdom for his inexperienced, lost daughter to pressure her to come along on a tour with a bunch of man-whore, rockers, with booze & women. How would that be helpful for her, aside from infiltrating her life with stress and pressures with the wrong type of guys?

    Well, due to all of the favorable reviews I kept waiting for things to get better, but at 5 hours, well the relationship between lead rock star singer Gage and Eliza was just terrible--Too angsty for my taste. I just can't get my head around a male lead who pressures the virgin-female lead to be with him, yet delivers on a constant flow of double messages. He whored around in front of her with his "girlfriend" and tons of random girls, yet wanted Eliza to be with him? What the????? My feeling on the matter was that he was emotionally abusive to her. And, well from the reviews of the book 2, the womanizing will still be an issue…sorry, I'm out! Too bad, because it seemed like it could have been a really great story.

    The narrator was good, too bad this was such an emotionally nauseating listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Scotty 04-23-14
    Scotty 04-23-14

    jdk

    HELPFUL VOTES
    107
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    462
    124
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    25
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "This one really surprised me! Just pulled me in!"

    I am so glad I decided to get this book. At first, I wasn't sure and even after a few chapters I still wasn't. Don't know when I got pulled into the story, but, it happened. Great job to the Narrator, Veronica Meunch. She really did the story justice. Can't wait to hear the second book. Who knew? I really like this series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Michele DIGHTON, MA, United States 09-29-14
    Michele DIGHTON, MA, United States 09-29-14 Member Since 2013

    disney_mom

    HELPFUL VOTES
    7
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    25
    22
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Great book...ready for book 2"

    I really enjoyed listening to this book. Gauge was frustrating as hell with all of his games, but in the end, I loved the series. Pissed off and all. I would recommend both this book and the next.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Marianny 06-04-14
    Marianny 06-04-14 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    0
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    6
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "AAAAWWWW!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    YES, ITS VERY ROMANTIC AND SEXY


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    ROY! HE IS ALWAYS SO ANGRY.. I BET THERE IS A STORY BEHIND IT.


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

    THIS IS MY FIRST.


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

    #LOVE AT FIRST SINGHT


    Any additional comments?

    LOVE THIS BOOK IN GENERAL.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 17 results PREVIOUS12NEXT
Sort by:
  • Jeannie Carter
    12/4/14
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Annoying female"
    What disappointed you about Who He Is?

    The most annoying female main character ever, weak willed, stupid. I couldn't believe the story at all! What father dresses their daughter like a whore, throws them towards guys. It was just appalling! What woman goes with a man who has sex in a toilet with another woman, who treat woman so badly?


    What will your next listen be?

    something completely different!


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Narrator was good!


    What character would you cut from Who He Is?

    The main character, she was just so annoying!


    Any additional comments?

    I couldn't finish the book it was just too annoying!

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