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  • Full Tilt

  • Full Tilt Duet Series, Book 1
  • By: Emma Scott
  • Narrated by: Nelson Hobbs, Caitlin Kelly
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 377
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353

Kacey Dawson has always lived life on the edge - impulsively, sometimes recklessly. And now, as lead guitarist for a hot up-and-coming band, she is poised at the brink of fame and fortune. But she is torn between wanting to be a serious musician and the demons that lure her down the glittering but alcohol-soaked path of rock stardom. A wrecked concert in Las Vegas threatens to ruin her career entirely. She wakes up with the hangover from hell and no memory of the night before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WONDERFUL BEYOND WORDS!!! NEEDS 100 STARS!!!!

  • By anne on 04-14-17

Truly Moving Story!

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

Reviewed: 03-27-17

What did you love best about Full Tilt?

This story was conveyed in such a way that it reached the core of my being.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Absolutely towards the end of the book was a doozy. I am still reeling over it.

Any additional comments?

I recommend you read this book! You won't regret it!

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Mud Vein

  • By: Tarryn Fisher
  • Narrated by: Simone Lewis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 365
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 333

When reclusive novelist Senna Richards wakes up on her 33rd birthday, everything has changed. Caged behind an electrical fence, locked in a house in the middle of the snow, Senna is left to decode the clues to find out why she was taken. If she wants her freedom, she has to take a close look at her past. But, her past has a heartbeat... and her kidnapper is nowhere to be found. With her survival hanging by a thread, Senna soon realizes this is a game. A dangerous one. Only the truth can set her free.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Avoid if suffering from depression!

  • By Lucy on 02-04-16

One Word: WOW!

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

Reviewed: 03-28-15

What about Simone Lewis’s performance did you like?

She was great! She conveyed the characters emotions very well.

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

I felt extreme sadness at the end.

Any additional comments?


Tarryn Fisher is a master storyteller! This was a very disturbing but at the same time compelling story. I was riveted the whole way through. I felt the emotions the characters were feeling which in my book is a sign of a Master of words!

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Honeymoon for One

  • By: Beth Orsoff
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 97

The last thing freelance journalist Lizzie Mancini expected when she booked her honeymoon at the Blue Bay Beach Resort - a couples-only retreat on the Caribbean island of Camus Caye - was to be going solo. But after her fiancé dumps her, she decides to go through with the trip anyway. On the flight, Lizzie meets Michael Garcia, a handsome antique dealer with his own heartache, and agrees to let him play the role of her husband for the week - no strings (or sex) attached. But when Michael’s body washes up on the Blue Bay’s pristine shore, the misnamed Mrs. is mistaken for suspect number one.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Murderous Hookup!

  • By Maria on 12-09-12

Don't waste your credits on this one!

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

Reviewed: 10-15-14

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

There were a few comedic moments.

Any additional comments?

I'm sorry, but I just could not finish this book. There were a few comedic moments where I actually laughed out loud. Unfortunately, those moments were not enough to justify a higher rating from me.

  • Ugly Love

  • By: Colleen Hoover
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant, Deacon Lee
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,789
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,624

When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she doesn't think it's love at first sight. They wouldn't even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. Once their desires are out in the open, they realize they have the perfect set-up. He doesn't want love, she doesn't have time for love, so that just leaves the sex.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, difficult listening

  • By Michelle on 05-20-15

WOW!

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

Reviewed: 08-07-14

Would you listen to Ugly Love again? Why?

Absolutely! It is a truly heartbreaking, heartwarming beautiful story.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Ugly Love?

The most memorable moment for me was the reunion of Miles & Rachael towards the end.

Any additional comments?

I loved this book! I love all of Colleen Hoover's work. She's awesome! Keep them coming!

3 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Law Man

  • A Dream Man Novel
  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,592
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,488

Sweet, shy Mara Hanover is in love with her neighbor. For four years, she has secretly watched her dream man from afar. Handsome police detective Mitch Lawson is way out of her league. She's a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and there's no way a guy like Mitch would want anything to do with her. But when Mara has a leaky faucet that she can't fix, it's Mitch who comes to her rescue.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Law Man is another Kristen Ashley winner!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 12-18-13

Outstanding!

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

Reviewed: 04-24-14

Who was your favorite character and why?

Billy girl! She's a cutie pie!

Which scene was your favorite?

When Mitch tells Mara that he loves her!

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

I laughed and cried.

Any additional comments?

The narrator was awesome!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Maybe Someday

  • By: Colleen Hoover
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Angela Goethals
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,894
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,685
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,680

At 22 years old, Sydney has a great life: She’s in college; working a steady job; in love with her wonderful boyfriend, Hunter; and rooming with her best friend, Tori. But everything changes when she discovers Hunter's cheating on her - and she is left trying to decide what to do next. Sydney becomes captivated by Ridge, her mysterious neighbor. She can’t take her eyes off him or stop listening to his playing his guitar every day out on his balcony. And there’s something about Sydney that Ridge can’t ignore, either.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "Listening" with Your Heart

  • By Melissa Bee on 05-24-14

Wonderful!

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

Reviewed: 03-19-14

Any additional comments?

Wow, I could not put this down. Great story and characters. There were funny moments as well as heart wrenching moments. Fabulous novel idea to incorporate the music within the storytelling! It worked wonderfully! Great job Ms. Hoover! You did not disappoint! Can't wait for your next one.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • This Man

  • This Man Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Jodi Ellen Malpas
  • Narrated by: Edita Brychta
  • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,719
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,579
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,582

Young interior designer Ava O'Shea has no idea what awaits her at the Manor. A run-of-the-mill consultation with a stodgy country gent seems likely, but what Ava finds instead is Jesse Ward - a devastatingly handsome, utterly confident, pleasure-seeking playboy who knows no boundaries. Ava doesn't want to be attracted to this man, and yet she can't control the overwhelming desire that he stirs in her. She knows that her heart will never survive him and her instinct is telling her to run, but Jesse is not willing to let her go. He wants her and is determined to have her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 4.5 CRAZY, POSSESSIVE, "WATCH YOUR MOUTH" STARS.

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 10-26-13

HOLY MOSES!

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

Reviewed: 03-18-14

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

Most definitely!

Any additional comments?

OMG! This was an intense Angsty Rollercoaster of a story. This guy is nuts and she's nuts for putting up with his crap! I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Just be warned! This is 50 Shades on steroids without the BDSM! So, if you did not enjoy 50 then this one is not for you.

  • Tall, Dark & Lonely

  • By: R. L. Mathewson
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 395
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368

When the mother that abandoned them years ago suddenly shows up and moves them to New Hampshire, Madison has no choice but to go or lose her family. Shoving her dreams aside yet again, she tries to make a life for her siblings only to discover that nothing is going the way that it should. It's really cold. Her fifteen year old sister acts like a hooker in training. Men act funny around her. Her boss is a real jerk. She feels like an outsider.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 ENTERTAINING, BLOOD-SUCKING STARS!

  • By Yvette on 08-20-14

Awesome sauce!

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

Reviewed: 02-07-14

What did you love best about Tall, Dark & Lonely?

I read this story a few years back and really enjoyed it then but I have to say that it was truly a pleasure to listen to the narrated version. The story contained suspenseful, comedic, emotional, and of course romantic moments.

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

This is the first time I've listened to Stella Bloom's performance and must say I will definitely listen to her again. She did an outstanding job narrating this story! She brought across all the emotions perfectly, in my opinion, which really brought this story to life.

Any additional comments?

I can't wait to listened to the other books in this series!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Before Jamaica Lane

  • On Dublin Street
  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Lee Angel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,155

The follow-up to the runaway bestsellers On Dublin Street and Down London Road. Despite her outgoing demeanor, Olivia is painfully insecure around the opposite sex - usually, she can't get up the nerve to approach guys she's interested in. But moving to Edinburgh has given her a new start, and, after she develops a crush on a sexy postgrad, she decides it's time to push past her fears and go after what she wants. Nate Sawyer is a gorgeous player who never commits, but to his close friends, he's as loyal as they come.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The story of Olivia and Nate. Loved it!!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 01-12-14

I LOVED it!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-12-14

Where does Before Jamaica Lane rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Before Jamaica Lane ranks on the top 10 audiobooks I've listened to so far.

Any additional comments?

The narrator did a wonderful job narrating the story. She definitely conveyed the characters emotions really well. I loved the Scottish accent! This is a great follow up to the previous books in the series. I always enjoy hearing from the characters from previous books. This was really an enjoyable listen.

  • Convicted

  • Consequences, Book 3
  • By: Aleatha Romig
  • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
  • Length: 19 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 638
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 585
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 594

When Claire Nichols met Anthony Rawlings, she didn’t know they had a past, or that he had plans for her future. Over time, the role of teacher changed - games became reality - and domination turned to desire. Despite an insurmountable history, Claire and Tony found their way back to each other. Just when they seemed to have it all - love, respect, and the promise of a family - the game master exposed the truth. Claire’s world once again spun out of control. Unwilling to allow her child to suffer the consequences of an old vendetta, Claire fled....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The mysteries solved..

  • By DAWN on 01-15-14

Confusing at First but Eventually Gets Better

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

Reviewed: 12-27-13

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

In this instance, I think the print version would have been easier to follow. It was quite confusing with the constant flashes of present, past, and who knows!

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Eliminate a lot of unnecessary plot.

Any additional comments?

Overall, it was an okay book but I like the previous two books much better. Be aware, the end is a WTF moment.

8 of 14 people found this review helpful