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  • Sweet Ruin

  • Immortals After Dark, Book 16
  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,846
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,709
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,703

Growing up, orphaned Josephine didn't know who or what she was - just that she was "bad", an outcast with strange powers. Protecting her baby brother, Thaddeus, became her entire life. The day he was taken away began Jo's transition from angry girl...to would-be superhero...to enchanting villain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • EXCEEDED EXPECTATION!

  • By BluBumbleB on 12-28-15

Woohoo!

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

Reviewed: 12-08-15

Kresley does it again! Next best thing to Lothair for me! I couldn't get enough.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Accidental Human

  • Accidentally Paranormal, Book 3
  • By: Dakota Cassidy
  • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 546
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 502

Wanda Schwartz is raking in the dough selling Bobbie-Sue Cosmetics - and she's a pro at recruiting new saleswomen. So, she's shocked when a man comes to one of her in-home parties - a very hot man. Heath Jefferson is sure to put some extra spin into a lot of women's color wheels. When Wanda is diagnosed with a terminal illness, it doesn't have to be a death sentence. With a werewolf and a vampire for best friends, she has options that most ordinary people wouldn't.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Being human is hard in a paranormal world

  • By Kelly on 11-29-14

So much fun!

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

Reviewed: 03-31-15

A great fun book to go to when you need to smile. The banter between characters is hilarious! Dakota Cassidy is one of my new favs!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Grim

  • Tornians Book 1
  • By: M.K. Eidem
  • Narrated by: Commodore James, Laura Jennings
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,398
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,206
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,208

King Grim Vasteri is the strongest and most feared warrior in the Tornian Empire. He is the King of Luda, blood brother to the Emperor, and his line will die with him. He will have no offspring for no female would join with him for once he was scarred he was considered "unfit". The Tornian Empire has been dying ever since the great infection caused the birth of females to become a rarity. Since then they have been searching the known universes for compatible females.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SO DANG GOOD!!!

  • By Candateshia Pafford on 02-08-15

Great Story! Male narrator was BAD

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

Reviewed: 03-14-15

I'm very excited about this new romance series and can't wait for the next book! But......

I wish the male narrator was as good as the female narrator. The male narrator attempted to use a different voice for each character resulting in a similar sounding voice as Grover from Sesame Street and Kermit the Frog from the muppets with even some characters sounding like Shaft from the 60s.

How is the reader supposed to get the understanding these Tornians are sexy and all that jaz with Kermit's voice?? When the healer turned out to have a jive ass voice like Shaft, I burst out laughing. It was to take it seriously because of the male narrator's voice.

I hope the author reads this or actually listens to her audiobook and replaces the male narrator with someone who can actually use different accents.

The female narrator was great. Her voice for the children was perfect!

The story I wouldn't change at all! Gives me butterflies and makes me giggle like a school girl!
Keep it up M.K.!!

  • Refugee

  • The Captive Series, Book 3
  • By: Erica Stevens
  • Narrated by: Luci Christian
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

Whispers, rumors, and horror stories abound about The Barrens and the strange creatures that lurk within them. Determined to find the remaining vampires that stood against his father in the war, Braith knows that it’s dangerous to enter the inhospitable land, but that they must if they are to have a chance at gaining allies to help overthrow the king.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ahhhh, I want book 4 on Audible!!!!! :(

  • By barbara on 09-12-14

Ahhhh, I want book 4 on Audible!!!!! :(

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

Reviewed: 09-12-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Refugee to be better than the print version?

I haven't read the print version but apparently I will have to with book 4.

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

She does a great job with the different accents and helps to mark the female characters from the male. Her voice increases the characters personality and the readers experience.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Let the Sky Fall

  • By: Shannon Messenger
  • Narrated by: Kristen Leigh, Nick Podehl
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 118

Seventeen-year-old Vane Weston has no idea how he survived the category-five tornado that killed his parents. And he has no idea if the beautiful, dark-haired girl who's swept through his dreams every night since the storm is real. But he hopes she is....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Clever, fresh and fun.

  • By Crystal on 08-12-13

Unique Story!

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

Reviewed: 09-12-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would definitely recommend this to someone who digs scifi/fantasy but wants something different from the usual.

What did you like best about this story?

The world created by Messenger right over the top of our own was pretty sneaky and well done. She makes it believable and rational.

What does Kristen Leigh and Nick Podehl bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I love to see books narrated like this, it help to clearly identify the difference between the characters and highlights each characters personality.

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

“Obey my command. Follow my voice. Race to my side and surrender your choice.”
― Shannon Messenger, Let the Sky Fall

  • Alienated

  • Alienated, Book 1
  • By: Melissa Landers
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Lambert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197

Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them. Handpicked to host the first-ever L'eihr exchange student, Cara thinks her future is set. Not only does she get a free ride to her dream college, she'll have inside information about the mysterious L'eihrs that every journalist would kill for. Cara's blog following is about to skyrocket. Still, Cara isn't sure what to think when she meets Aelyx. Humans and L'eihrs have nearly identical DNA, but cold, infuriatingly brilliant Aelyx couldn't seem more alien.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Alien romance

  • By IloveYAbooks on 01-27-16

Super Cute!

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

Reviewed: 09-12-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Alienated to be better than the print version?

Most of the time this depends on the narrator. This narrator was good. Her voice is NOT annoying in any way and she does a great job of differentiating between characters. Females sound like females, Males sound like males. The narrator does justice to the banter between Alyx and Cara for sure.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Alienated?

When Alyx and Cara are caught by her father in her bedroom with the door locked. Very funny.

Any additional comments?

This is a very cute story with developed characters that have pretty entertaining personalities. There is well developed conflict and romance between Cara and Alyx as well as other characters in the book. There are some developed moral issues of racism, sacrifice and forgiveness that play out pretty well. I enjoyed this for sure. This was a win win situation for me. I will definitely buy book two.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Unbound

  • The Forbidden Bond, Book 1
  • By: Cat Miller
  • Narrated by: Neva Navarre
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 894
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 818
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 820

College is supposed to be a time of discovery, but Danielle Vaughn never imagined it would be like this: Heightened senses, supernatural powers, and a sudden craving for human blood. Dani is a demi-vamp, the daughter of a human psychic and a vampire noble, a living secret kept hidden for 21 years. As Dani’s heritage manifests itself, her thirst for blood is matched only by her hunger for Chase Diedrick.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book deserves 10 Stars!!

  • By Davida on 05-30-14

Trash

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

Reviewed: 04-17-14

What would have made Unbound better?

If the romantic couples weren't cheating on each other.........repeatedly!

Would you ever listen to anything by Cat Miller again?

No, she obviously has a seriously twisted idea of romance. "Oh baby I love you but I'm going to marry someone else because it's my duty but you make me so hard that I have to have you and then marry the other woman anyway." This happens repeatedly. I feel used just listening to how pathetic they both are. And yes, she lets him do it to her, repeatedly. Lame!

Would you be willing to try another one of Neva Navarre’s performances?

No, OMG valley girl totally dude!!

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Irritation, disappointment, sympathy for how pathetic the characters were.

Any additional comments?

Quit your day job!

13 of 20 people found this review helpful