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  • How to Date a Douchebag

  • The Learning Hours
  • By: Sara Ney
  • Narrated by: Josh Goodman, Muffy Newtown
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 374
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375

My friends want me to get laid. So much so that they plastered my ugly mug all over campus in bold printed letters: Are you the lucky lady who's going to break our roommate's cherry? Him: Socially awkward man with average-sized penis looking for willing sexual partner. You: Must have a pulse. He will reciprocate with oral. Text him at: 555-254-5551. The morons can't even spell. And the texts I've been receiving are what wet dreams are made of. But I'm not like these douchebags, no matter how hard they try to turn me into one.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unicorn Boyfriend

  • By bookbruin on 10-31-17

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 11-03-17

I haven’t read the previous books in the series, but I’ve heard great things about them. So when I had the chance to listen to an audiobook of the third book, and after reading the hilarious synopsis that hooked me from the start, I immediately took it. I think did the narrators did a great job with this one. The story flowed well, and I really liked it overall.

The hero was so sweet and understanding. He forgave the heroine even if they had a bad start, and tried to make it work. His inferiority complex because of his appearance made him less confident of himself, but she saw through his exterior and fell in love with who he is inside.

All of his teammates were complete douchebags. I think they gave a whole new meaning to the word. I felt like I definitely understood Rhett and his frustration dealing with this bunch of immature and hilarious boys as the only sane person around. It’s amazing how many things they can come up with in the span of a few days. I can say that I really enjoyed listening to this audiobook. It wasn’t an amazing story, but still very entertaining in overall.

I was voluntarily provided this free audiobook review copy by the author, narrator, or publisher.

  • El Diablo [The Devil]

  • The Good Ol' Boys Spin Off
  • By: M. Robinson
  • Narrated by: Lauren Sweet, Marcio Catalano
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

Living in a world where I was worth more dead than alive was a choice. I was a bad man; I never claimed to be anything else. I've done things I'm not proud of, seen things that can't be unseen. I've caused pain that I can't undo. It was all my choice. Every decision. Every order. Right and wrong never mattered. Until her. She was under my protection, until she became my obsession.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG EL DIABLO IS A GREAT LISTEN & HE IS A SON OF

  • By I HATE THIS NEW LOOK on 01-25-17

Captivating Dark Romance

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

Reviewed: 02-12-17

The Queen of Angst has done it again! El Diablo is a spin-off of the author’s The Good Ol’ Boys series, but it's a complete standalone. We first met Alejandro Martinez in Crave Me as Briggs’ uncle. His character intrigued me from the start and I couldn’t wait to get to his story. Let’s just say that I wasn’t disappointed at all.

Alejandro was raised to be ruthless as the heir of the cruel Martinez family. Having lost everyone that was once dear to him, he slips under the mask of The Devil. Lexi was raised by a lovable, but depressed mother. Her only way to escape was her passion for ballet. When she is left all alone, it’s up to her to find ways to survive. As the two collide, they will find an unexpected match in each other. Will she be able to crack the facade and see the man behind it?

This wasn’t my favorite of M. Robinson’s books, but it was a very enjoyable angsty romance. It was full of twists I didn’t expect, and I’m still reeling from all the emotions it made me feel. Though I did find Martinez a little too intense. And the revelation at the end made me somewhat uncomfortable. If you’re looking for a captivating dark romance with a great narration, I would definitely recommend this audiobook for you!

I was voluntarily provided this free audiobook review copy by the author, narrator, or publisher.

  • Up in the Treehouse

  • A New Adult Romance Novel
  • By: K.K. Allen
  • Narrated by: Anne James
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 54

Chloe Rivers never thought she would keep secrets from her best friend. Then again, she never imagined she would fall in love with him either. When she finally reveals her feelings, rejection shatters her, rendering her vulnerable and sending her straight into the destructive arms of the wrong guy. Gavin Rhodes never saw the betrayal coming. It crushes him. Chloe has always been his forbidden fantasy; sweet, tempting, and beautiful.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story! I didn't want it to end!

  • By Ashleigh Wilson on 02-11-17

Enjoyable romance

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

Reviewed: 12-30-16

I’ve seen this book being recommended a few times, so I was curious on how it would be. The cover and the interesting blurb also grabbed me from the start. I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this audiobook. The narration was good, even if I would have normally preferred a male narrator for Gavin’s POV. In overall, it was an enjoyable second chance romance with relatable characters and great storytelling.

I was voluntarily provided this free audiobook review copy by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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  • Aced

  • By: Ella Frank, Brooke Blaine
  • Narrated by: Charlie David
  • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

Ace Locke is Hollywood's hottest action hero. Women across the globe fling their panties in his direction, but Ace isn't interested in those - he's more of a boxer briefs kind of guy. Specifically, those of the nearly naked male model on a billboard he drives past every day. Though he recently made headlines for his public coming out, Ace is wary about pursuing a relationship, fearing what the court of public opinion will do to his career.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Audio quality was aweful.

  • By Donald F Laliberte on 12-09-16

Hot & Steamy

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

Reviewed: 12-16-16

Dylan Prescott is new to Hollywood. Having been cast in Ace Locke’s latest movie, he’s excited to meet the blockbuster star. Ace has recently come out to the world, but he’s not yet ready for everyone to see him with someone. When the attraction between them grows to an unbearable level, nothing will stop these two from getting together.

Dylan and Ace’s chemistry was off the charts. Put them together in the same room, and it would only feel hotter. The authors did a great job in giving us a story with flawless writing and two hot-as-hell men. The narrator gave life to the characters. I will definitely be listening to the next part of their story. This is a hot story that fans of M/M romances will definitely love!

I was voluntarily provided this free audiobook review copy by the author, narrator, or publisher.

  • Shopping for a CEO's Fiancee

  • By: Julia Kent
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176

We skipped right over the whole fiancée thing and went straight from girlfriend to wife. At least, I think that's what happened. I woke up after my brother's Vegas wedding reception with my luscious girlfriend in bed with me. We're both wearing wedding rings. So is her coworker, Josh. And our Vegas chauffeur, Geordi. Who the hell am I married to? Unraveling this mystery will be as difficult as figuring out why Amanda and I are having panic attacks over the thought of being husband and wife.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lord what and outstanding listen LOVED IT

  • By Cyn on 02-19-17

You can't go wrong with this one

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

Reviewed: 12-02-16

This audiobook pleasantly surprised me. I liked this a lot more than I expected. I thought that it would be a fun love story, and it was, but there was also so much more. I was literally smiling the whole time that I was listening to it, and I’m pretty some people looked at me weirdly while I was grinning like crazy. I couldn’t believe some of the troubles the characters got themselves into, and it was completely hilarious. The romantic part of the story made me swoon, and I just really enjoyed listening to the characters’ antics. It won’t be anything like what you would normally expect! Sebastian York did a great job with the narration as usual. If you’re looking for a romantic comedy that will entertain you from beginning to end, you won’t go wrong with this one!

I was voluntarily provided this free audiobook review copy by the author, narrator, or publisher.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wicked Sexy

  • By: J.T. Geissinger
  • Narrated by: Melissa Moran
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

Connor Hughes is an ex-special ops officer, CEO of Metrix Security, and bonafide badass. His private security firm is renowned for its effectiveness. He's renowned for his lethal precision and iron self-control. But when the former Marine meets a gorgeous young hacker with a mouth as smart as her brain, his control unravels in ways he never could have predicted.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to Listen

  • By Tricia on 07-17-17

A New Favorite!

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

Reviewed: 11-14-16

This was an addictive and utterly entertaining story. I listened to the audiobook version of Wicked Beautiful, and having absolutely loved it, I jumped right into this one. While this story had a different feel to it, it didn't lessen my enjoyment of it at all. I was already intrigued when we first met the main characters in the previous book, and their romance didn't disappoint. It was told in dual point of views, and while there was only one narrator, she did a great job with this audiobook so it didn't bother be. Overall, it was an awesome story, and I'm quite looking forward to more from this author.

I was voluntarily provided this free audiobook review copy by the author, narrator, or publisher.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wicked Beautiful

  • By: J.T. Geissinger
  • Narrated by: Melissa Moran
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 700
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 643

A ruthless businesswoman and the playboy who dumped her long ago find themselves embroiled in a high stakes game of love, lies and revenge. Life coach and best-selling author Victoria Price has it all: a successful career, fabulous friends, and a fantastic penthouse in Manhattan. What she doesn't have - and doesn't want - is a husband. Fifteen years ago her high school flame broke her heart so badly she swore she'd never love again. Now she makes millions teaching other women how to be just like her: a ruthless bitch.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • So angsty!

  • By Tish on 07-14-17

Fabulous Story

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

Reviewed: 10-22-16

Victoria Page once had a different name. She was young and in love, but when the boy she loved with all her heart left her without saying a word, everything went wrong with her life. She meets him again years later, under a new name and with a different face. He doesn’t recognize her, but nothing could ever make her forget about what he has done. And this time, she wants revenge.

This was a fabulous story with a great narration that will keep you listening until the end. I went in without knowing much about it, but I knew it was something I would like from the first chapter. It wasn’t a dual narration, which I normally prefer, but the narrator did a great job with the characters’ voice and it didn’t bother me at all. Full of drama and some pretty unbelievable situations, this second chance romance with a twist was seriously entertaining. You’ll want to listen to this audiobook!

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Devil's Kiss

  • Sunset Cove Series, Book 2
  • By: Ella Frank
  • Narrated by: Charlie David
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161

Derek Pearson likes to think he's an easygoing guy. Uncomplicated, upfront, and unapologetic with what he wants. His what you see is what you get attitude is on prominent display for anyone who cares to look, and his foul mouth is right there to back it up should you miss the point. However, what you see isn't always what you get, and only a select few have ever glimpsed the real man under the brash exterior.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love these 2!

  • By ShannonVM on 10-27-16

Highly Recommend

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

Reviewed: 10-15-16

Derek Pearson hasn’t had an easy life. Living with his good-for-nothing brother and his abusive father, he still has to hide the bruises he gets. When he meets his new history teacher, the young and vibrant Jordan Devaney, it’s instant attraction. But will they be able to overcome the many things in the way of them being together?

This was one of my first M/M Romances by Ella Frank. I’ve read and loved the book, and I was curious to see how it would be as an audiobook.

The story spans over many years. I enjoyed this author’s writing. It flowed well and got me hooked from the start. I’m glad how these are two openly gay characters and the conflict is something other than one of them admitting he likes men. I liked how Derek and Jordan’s relationship changed over the years. It’s definitely a slow build and the sexual tension is obvious to anyone who spends a little time with them in the same room.

This story was told in dual point of views by one narrator. I think he did a great job in giving personality to the characters and conveying their emotions. It was also easy to distinguish the two main characters’ voices from each other. A great narration in overall!

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Reaper

  • Boston Underworld, Book 2
  • By: Ashleigh Zavarelli
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,107

He's dark and mysterious. Quiet and lethal. An Irish mobster. Pure sin wrapped up in a beautiful package. But there's also something off about him. He doesn't feel anything. He shows no emotions. Sometimes, I question his humanity. He hasn't spoken to me in two years. Not a single word. But we share a secret, he and I. And if it ever comes out, I have no doubt in my mind.... He won't have a problem killing me, too.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Irish Mafia Underboss with a hear!! Love it!!

  • By Tiff on 07-31-16

Enthralling Story

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

Reviewed: 10-10-16

Sasha hasn’t had an easy life. She’s working as a stripper, and her mom is dying from cancer. Let’s not forget that the man that she’s attracted to barely speaks to her. Ronan is a mystery to everyone. He’s known as the reaper, a cold and dark man who has no mercy. He also blushes when they’re together. And she can’t help but be drawn to him. But she’s planning on leaving the moment her mother succumbs to the illness, and beginning a relationship would not be in her favor.

This standalone is the second book in the Boston Underworld series, and it follows Ronan and Sasha’s story. This has to be a new favorite dark romance of mine. The story was absolutely enthralling, and I loved every second of listening to this audiobook. I wasn’t sure what to expect with this story, but I knew I would love it.

The author did a brilliant job with the characters and the plot. I just love a tortured hero with a dark past who only has eyes for the girl he’s obsessed with. Sasha was perfect for Ronan, and he was just what she needed in her life. As always, the narrator was awesome and perfect for this book. I can’t wait for more in this series!

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • Crow

  • Boston Underworld, Book 1
  • By: A. Zavarelli
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,522
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,441
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,440

An Irish mobster. A missing friend. Two loyalties, ripping me apart. I had a plan. Get in, get my information, and get out. Easy, right? Turns out, infiltrating the Irish mafia isn't exactly what I thought it would be. I just wanted a soldier. Someone I could flirt with to get me in the door. That's when Lachlan Crow noticed me. Problem was, he wasn't a soldier. No, he was next in line for the throne of the Irish underworld. And he was determined to hate me from the outset.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Dark and Mysterious

  • By cullen_cutie2 on 03-01-17

Captivating

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

Reviewed: 10-10-16

Mack’s best friend has disappeared without trace, and no cops will help her look for a woman with a shady background. Growing up in the foster care system after her dad was murdered, she has learned to take care of herself and be independent. It’s up to her to search for Talia, and the best way to do that is catch the eye of one of the men connected to the place where her friend last worked at.

Lachlan Crow is part of the MacKenna Syndicate, and he could possibly be the one to inherit it all. The last thing he needs is a woman causing problems, but when Mack is forced on him by the circumstances, he has no choice but to offer her his protection. Only, trying to resist her is impossible, and trusting her would be a mistake.

This is my second audiobook by this author. I began with the third book in the series, but I loved it so much that I’m listening to the previous ones too. This was a fantastic story that will captivate you from the start. Mack and Lachlan definitely had a strong chemistry, and I loved their relationship.

The narration was great, and gave life to the characters. There were light accents, but it didn’t bother me at all. There were some things that bothered me, like how Mack could beat one of Lachlan’s best fighters, or how badly she acted in some scenes. Still, I enjoyed it a lot and I’m looking forward to get to Ronan and Sasha’s story.

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful