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  • Thorn

  • By: Anna Burke
  • Narrated by: Annette Romano
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

On a cold day deep in the heart of winter, Rowan’s father returns from an ill-fated hunting trip bearing a single, white rose. The rose is followed by the Huntress, a figure out of legend. Tall, cruel, and achingly beautiful, she brings Rowan back with her to a mountain fastness populated solely by the creatures of the hunt. Rowan, who once scorned the villagers for their superstitions, now finds herself at the heart of a curse with roots as deep as the mountains, ruled by an old magic that is as insidious as the touch of the winter rose.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An excellent story very well told

  • By Carleen on 04-04-19

Not to be missed

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

Reviewed: 04-13-19

I wish I could write a review as amazing and well written as this book deserves alas I am not Anna Burke whose descriptive imagery and character development transported me into this story and I did not want to leave nor did I want the story to end. There was self discovery, empowerment, loss, love, sacrifice, redemption, action, and so much more. This was my first time listening to Annette Romano narrate, she did a fantastic job and I loved the brogue she used for The Huntress. I will without hesitation listen to her again. This is a book and audiobook not to be missed!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Hoosier Daddy

  • By: Ann McMan, Salem West
  • Narrated by: Christine Williams
  • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 238

Jill Fryman (Friday to her friends) is a line supervisor at a truck manufacturing plant in a small southern Indiana town. Life on the assembly line is almost as predictable as her love life. When it comes to matters of the heart, Friday always seems to be making the wrong choices. Things go from bad to worse when El, a sultry labor organizer from the UAW, sweeps into town to unionize the plant right after it's been bought out by a Japanese firm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprised at how good it is

  • By J.D. on 04-29-15

Fabulous Read and Listen

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

Fabulous Dialogue, quirky friends, believable attraction and chemistry with some blue collar Hoosier hometown life. It all blends together for another great book by Ann McMan (and Salem West) and of course Christine Williams does a fabulous job (as always) in her narration bringing the story to audio-life.

  • Perfect Rhythm

  • By: Jae
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189

Pop star Leontyne Blake might sing about love, but she stopped believing in it a long time ago. What women want is her image, not the real her. When her father has a stroke, she flees the spotlight and returns to her tiny Missouri hometown. In her childhood home, she meets small-town nurse Holly Drummond, who isn't impressed by Leo's fame at all. That isn't the only thing that makes Holly different from other women. She's also asexual. For her, dating is a minefield of expectations that she has decided to avoid.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So happy I just cried for two hours.

  • By Yamino Endo on 04-06-18

I now know why it won awards

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

For some reason celebrity tropes are not something that I seek out, I usually read them due to a book club read or it's been outrageously reviewed as amazing. While I have enjoyed every Jae book I've read and owned this one it's just been sitting on my kindle and audible as to be read for the longest time. I figured I should really just get it done since Jae's new release Not the Marrying Kind is due to be released soon as the 2nd in the series with crossover characters. Wow, just wow. This is an amazing book with two phenomenal leads that just make you fall in love with them both individually and as a couple. It's a short insta-hate that turns to friendship and the kind of support, love, and understanding that most everyone wants in a relationship. While the book deals with them developing their relationship while heavily dealing with their different sexualities, it never got preachy to me and flowed beautifully. And while I can't remember the last time I read a book where I actually cried while reading it, I definitely had tears running down my face with Gil. This is a beautifully written amazing book. And Angela Dawe does a fabulous job with her narration of the story and all the characters

  • The Fall

  • By: Robin Alexander
  • Narrated by: Lisa Cordileone
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302

Noel Savino has no problems attracting women. After several failed relationships, she's more than happy to keep it casual. Sunny Chase is willing to be another notch on Noel's bedpost after a tragedy of her own. Despite their playful intentions, they find themselves poised to fall, especially if Noel's old-school Italian mother and Sunny's cross-dressing uncle have anything to say about it. The only thing standing in their way is Noel's niece, Harper, who is also captivated by one of the Chase women.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply delightful

  • By Meredith on 07-06-16

Little Angst, Lots of Laughs

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

Reviewed: 03-25-19

Robin Alexander once again delivers a family that puts the Fun in dysfunctional! Ethan & Inez were hilarious between the crossdressing and smoking in the bushes and let's not even talk about the wax... they'll keep you in stitches. Sunny & Noel have a great romance with Harper and Lydia trying to outdo them in that category. All around good book with a great narration by Lisa Cordileone!

  • The Do-Over

  • By: Georgia Beers
  • Narrated by: Lori Prince
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

Fifteen years is a long time. Long enough to forget the past, forge ahead, and create a terrific life. Bella Hunt has done exactly that, complete with a successful career, a gaggle of close friends, and a home she loves. Life is good. Or it was, until her teenage nightmare and the bane of her high school existence shows up for Bella’s class on conflict resolution. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not for me

  • By N.B on 03-27-19

Sweet Romance

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

Reviewed: 03-25-19

Thoroughly enjoyed the chemistry between Easton and Bella and their relationships with their respective BFFs was quite believable and helped flesh out their relationship and also Bella and Easton's characters. I didn't understand the need for the Olivia arc in the book and how Easton was made out to be a victim and not one of the very willing and wrong perps but the book's resolution is definitely good enough to pretend that little arc never existed. Sweet romance with a great ending. Lori Prince did a great job with the narration and I hope she narrates the rest of her Beers' books.

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  • Autumn's Light

  • By: Aurora Rey
  • Narrated by: Hollis Elizabeth
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Fifth-generation lobster-woman Mat Pero loves her traditional Portuguese family and living in the lesbian hub of Provincetown, even if they feel like two different worlds. Or two different lives. Since she has no plans for them to collide, it's not a problem. Graham Connor is a romantic at heart, but she hasn't had a date in over a year. She vows to let loose and have a little fun, and the charming and confident Mat is more than happy to help. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Audio!

  • By Margaret on 10-21-18

Going to miss visiting Provincetown

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

While I enjoyed the other 3 books more than this one, this was still a good read. Aurora Rey is a talented author and Hollis Elizabeth did a great job narrating this book, I had a harder time getting into this book and actually stopped and read quite a few other books before coming back to finish it as I wasn't as invested in Mat and Graham's romance and story as I was with Lia & Alex, Emerson & Darcy, and Nora & Will. I'm saddened there aren't more seasons in Cape Cod as the series as a whole was wonderful.

  • Rock and a Hard Place

  • By: Andrea Bramhall
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

Expert mountain climber Jayden Harris has the world at her feet until an avalanche at Everest base camp sweeps it all out from under her. She wants nothing more to do with the mountains, and turns her back on it all. Rhian Phillips is a successful London marketing executive who has the chance of a lifetime fall in her lap. She’s sent to produce a reality TV series on competitive climbers, while showcasing the stunning beauty of a Patagonian glacier and the Cerro Fitz Roy range. An accident brings Jayden and Rhian together....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Shoe-horned and stilted (some spoilers)

  • By Ashlyn on 03-27-19

Light on Adventure

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

While Andrea Bramhall writes very well, I think perhaps I was expecting a little more adventure, as was in the prologue and at then end of the book, the middle of the book simply didn't wow me. There were a few too many misunderstandings and insecurities that seemed to go on a little too long for me and a lack of action until the end, though it was still an enjoyable book, I probably won't be re-reading. Nicola Victoria Vincent did a fabulous job with the narration and I do look forward to reading more of Bramhall's work in the future.

  • The Music and the Mirror

  • By: Lola Keeley
  • Narrated by: Abigail Rakocy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Anna is the newest member of an elite ballet company. Her first class with her mysterious idol Victoria almost ruins her career before it starts. When she shows she might be a potential star, Victoria chooses Anna to launch a new season around. Now Anna must face down jealousy, sabotage, and injury, not to mention navigate the circus of friends and lovers within the company. The pressure builds as she knows she must pour everything she has into opening night and prove to her rivals and herself that Victoria’s faith in her is not misplaced.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Liv on 02-15-19

Wow

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Lola Keeley wrote a fabulous Ice Queen romance, the characters are so well developed, I got sucked in and had a hard time putting this book down. Highly Recommend

  • And Playing the Role of Herself

  • By: K. E. Lane
  • Narrated by: Lisa Cordileone
  • Length: 14 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 194

Actress Caidence Harris is living her dreams after landing a leading role among the star-studded, veteran cast of Ninth Precinct, a hot new police drama shot on location in glitzy LA. Her sometimes-costar Robyn Ward is magnetic, glamorous, and devastatingly beautiful, the quintessential A-List celebrity on the fast-track to super-stardom. When the two meet on the set of Ninth Precinct, Caid is instantly infatuated but settles for friendship, positive that Robyn is both unavailable and uninterested. Soon Caid sees that all is not as it appears, but can she take a chance and risk her heart when the outcome is so uncertain? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spectacular

  • By V Reader on 11-06-17

Great Celebrity Romance

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Wonderful celebrity romance with great chemistry and fabulous secondary characters and a storyline that kept me interested all the way through. Lisa Cordileone did a great job narrating.

  • Irregular Heartbeat

  • By: Chris Zett
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

After nearly a decade as a professional drummer, Diana Petrell leaves her rock-star life behind to continue her residency in emergency medicine. She's determined not to let anything stop her - not even falling in love with her aloof mentor, Dr. Emily Barnes. Emily has only ever focused on her career as a senior attending in the emergency department, and she isn't happy about having to babysit a resident with a 10-year gap in her resume, no matter how intriguing she is. But every time they work together, it's not just their patients' heartbeat that gets a little irregular.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book!

  • By Nurdam on 02-02-19

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Loved this medical ice queen romance, very well written and believable chemistry and development of the main characters. Abby Craden does a fantastic job with the narration.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful