Listened for Fun (Audible) Overall Rating: 3.75 Story Rating: 3.50 Character Rating: 3.75
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the ove..Show More »rall rating)
First Thought when Finished: That Touch of Magic had a strong second half and really great characters. I had fun!
Story Thoughts: That Touch of Magic was slow to start but had a very strong second half. The story did a kind of zigzag that kept you wondering exactly where Lucy March was heading. I did like that I couldn't quite predict where the story was going to end up or exactly how Stacy was going to get herself out of trouble. This read a bit more like an Urban Fantasy than a PNR which was both good and bad. I thought the action side of the story was good but the romance was a little lacking to me.
Character Thoughts: I really liked Stacy. She is a different kind of leading lady. She wasn't perfect by a long shot! She had spunk but that sometimes got her into trouble. She had gumption but that sometimes got her into spots that her mouth couldn't handle. She had magic but not control of it. In other words, she was just a normal girl that got thrown some pretty freaking crazy stuff! Leo was an OK leading guy. I actually liked him but it wasn't until the very end that I felt any chemistry between the two of them. I was actually more invested in the "bad guy". I do hope he gets a redemption story.
Narrated By Amanda Ronconi / Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
Amanda Ronconi is fantastic! I don't think I have ever been disappointed with her narration. If you get a chance to listen to her, make sure that you do!
Final Thoughts: I am patiently waiting for the next in the series. Overall these are fun and great to listen too!