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Valerie Pennington

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  • Lola and the Boy Next Door

  • By: Stephanie Perkins
  • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230

For budding costume designer Lola Nolan, the more outrageous, the outfit - more sparkly, more fun, more wild - the better. But even though Lola's style is outrageous, she's a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans for the future. And everything is pretty perfect (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the dreaded Bell twins move back into the house next door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Lola and Cricket!

  • By Nereyda on 05-13-14

When audio points out the flaws.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-16-15

I enjoyed this when I first read it but man, listening made me realize how terrible she is. Not for me.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Compulsion

  • Heirs of Watson Island, Book 1
  • By: Martina Boone
  • Narrated by: Joell A. Jacob
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 26

All her life Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt's South Carolina plantation instead - a prison guarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great book. Okay reader.

  • By Valerie Pennington on 09-28-15

Great book. Okay reader.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-28-15

The narrator just never clicked with me. She sounded so bored all the time. Still love the book. :)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Not in the Script

  • By: Amy Finnegan
  • Narrated by: Vanessa Johansson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

Millions of people witnessed Emma Taylor's first kiss - a kiss that needed 12 takes and four camera angles to get right. After spending years performing on cue, Emma can't help but wonder if any part of her life is real anymore… particularly her romances. She's been burned by heartthrobs (and the press) one too many times, but there's something about Emma's co-star on her new TV show Coyote Hills that is irresistible. Jake Elliott is gorgeous, smart and actually cares about Emma's charitable foundation.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I Feel Like I Wasted My Time

  • By Doha on 02-08-18

FANTASTIC

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-22-15

This made me freaking love this book even more! It's everything I could want from an audiobook.