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  • Birthday Suit

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York, January Lavoy, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 246
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237

An all-star production of a brand new stand-alone romance from number one New York Times best-selling author Lauren Blakely, performed by a full cast of 12 narrators.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ALL THE STARS

  • By Cyndi on 01-14-19

Great Audio Production!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

Birthday Suit has been one of my most anticipated audiobooks for 2019. I have always wanted to listen to an audiobook with a full cast and this book didn’t disappoint at all. It felt like magic to my ears and it was like a play being told as I listen.

This was such a great cast of narrators and they all brought their ‘a’ game to this narration. I think I’m ruined for any audiobooks going forward. If you’re a fan of audiobooks you NEED to listen to this story. Even if you don’t do audios, you NEED to listen to this story.

As far as the story plot goes I loved Leo and Lulu. They have know each other for a very long time but certain circumstances have kept them apart until now.Leo and Lulu had some insane chemistry and I loved the banter between the couple and seeing them fall for each other. I also loved the secondary characters and it felt like I was with old friends!

In typical Lauren Blakely fashion she was able to create a cute romantic story that will make you laugh, pull on your heart strings and leave you smiling when it's all over. I was so sad when this book was over and I definitely be re reading this book in the future!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Royally Yours

  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Shane East, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 433
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414

Princess Lenora Celeste Beatrice Arabella Pembrook had an unusual childhood. She was raised to be a queen - the first queen of Wessco. It’s a big deal. When she’s crowned at just 19, the beautiful young monarch is prepared to rule. She’s charming, clever, confident, and cunning. What she isn’t...is married. It’s her advising council’s first priority. It’s what Parliament is demanding, and what her people want. Lenora has no desire to tie herself to a man - particularly one who only wants her for her crown. But compromises must be made and royals must do their duty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A story of royal love!

  • By Sara on 10-27-18

Good Listen

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

Reviewed: 01-12-19

I was very excited to read about Queen Lenora’s upbringing. Lenora was such a character in her grandson’s, Prince Nicholas and Prince Henry books! I have to say I honestly wasn’t expecting this book to be so emotional. I wanted to reach into the book and hug her and tell her it would be okay. I loved that she had Edward in her corner, who loved her, protected her and gave her everything she needed without losing himself in the process. They had some off the charts chemistry and those sexy times had me fanning myself while I read. I loved that Edward wasn’t resentful and didn’t think of himself as less of man since he was married to the Queen. It was nice to see a supportive and protective husband. I have read all the books in this series and this is my second favorite after Prince Nicholas’s book. I’m so sad to see this series come to an end. I have to say that Shane East and Andi Arndt knocked it out with their performances in this story. They had me all in my feelings and even made me teary eyed which is not an easy thing to do when it comes to book. They really bought Edward and Lenora to live in this duet.

  • #The Best Ever

  • 1Night Stand Series, Book 183
  • By: Deanna Wadsworth
  • Narrated by: Terrence Leonardo
  • Length: 2 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Jason Lewis is a self-proclaimed nerdy guy. Bullied most of his life, at 22 social situations still make him awkward. On a trip to the World Video Game Expo in Las Vegas, Jason decides to enlist the help of Madame Eve. While at the con, he runs into sexy, professional baseball pitcher Blake Huntington, the guy he tutored in high school. Blake invites him to a party and after hanging out with his high school crush, Jason begins to regret booking his "encounter" later that night. But Madame Eve may have planned the best night ever. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great second chance story.

  • By ButtonsMom2003 on 07-19-18

Great Listen!

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

Reviewed: 04-22-18

I really enjoyed this audio book! This was my first time listening to Terrence Leonardo and he did a wonderful job with the story. He brought the characters to life and he nailed each and every emotion. I listened to this story in one sitting and I am so sad that is over. I will definitely be listening to more narrations by Leonardo. This was the first time "reading" this author and I enjoyed the story line and I will be sure to check more out from this author as well!

*Review code provided by author and I voluntary left a review.*

  • Falling for the Bad Boy

  • Bedtime Reads, Book 1
  • By: Kennedy Fox
  • Narrated by: CJ Bloom, Joe Arden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

Never trust a man who answers the front door wearing nothing more than a pair of low-cut jeans and a panty-melting smirk. That should've been my first sign. I write about guys just like him for a living - sexy and charming, yet reluctant to get into a serious relationship. His body screams sex appeal, but his condescending personality makes him a classic f--kboy. And I want nothing to do with that.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book was purely sex on a stick!

  • By Sara on 03-22-18

Good Listen!

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

Reviewed: 03-30-18

What made the experience of listening to Falling for the Bad Boy the most enjoyable?

The narrators did an excellent job bringing this story to life. Good narrators in my opinion can make or break a story. Bloom and Arden knocked it out of the park!

What did you like best about this story?

The plot was very refreshing and enjoyable. It was funny, steamy sexy, and heartfelt. I loved the banter between Vada and Ethan. Right from the very beginning they were throwing jabs at each other and i knew that would only lead to some hot times later. I loved the whole meddle family members as well. I found this to be a nice, fun listen that was perfect after my last book which was a heavy read.

Have you listened to any of CJ Bloom and Joe Arden ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No, this was my first time listening to either one of them. I was very impressed with this narration and I look forward to listening to more books by each narrator. They did an excellent job equally and really brought this story to life!

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

Yes, I actually did listen to in one sitting.

  • Fighting for Irish

  • By: Gina L. Maxwell
  • Narrated by: Holly Fielding
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 120
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 113

Former MMA fighter Aiden "Irish" O'Brien hasn't stepped into the ring since he accidentally took someone's life in the heat of rage. When his friend calls in a favor that sends him south to check on family, Irish figures he's got nothing to lose. His life is on the ropes. The least he can do is make sure the sexy redhead is safe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gina Maxwell does it AGAIN!!! Irish ♡Kat!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 03-09-14

Great Listen!

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

Reviewed: 03-28-18

Aidan is sent to find and watch his best friends sister who is in some trouble thanks to her no good ex boyfriend. Falling for her wasn’t apart of the plan but it happened. This story was intense and a lot heavier than what I’ve come to expect from Gina Maxwell but it was still a great read! I loved how slow and patient Aiden was with Kat given her past history of sexual abuse. He made her feel so wanted and special and moved at her pace with everything. Kat was feisty and didn’t take crap from anyone. Put others before herself even if it causes her pain. I finished this story in a few hours and it was quite a ride! My emotions were all over the place and this book has become one of favorites! This is the second audio book that I have listened to by Holly Fielding and I love the work that she has done on each book. Each time she narrates its like a new experience.

  • Level Me Up

  • Gamer Boy, Book 1
  • By: Lauren Helms
  • Narrated by: Lacey Gilleran
  • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15

The last thing Morgan Lawson is looking for when attending Comic Con is love. But even prior to exchanging first words, Morgan is drawn to Dex, a drop-dead sexy gamer boy who lives and breathes video games. Before she realizes it, Morgan finds herself caught up in all things Dex. Dex Roberts knows from the moment he first sees Morgan, he wants more. He falls hard and fast but isn’t surprised when his job as a professional video gamer takes a toll on their relationship.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cute

  • By Tami on 07-10-18

Good Listen

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

Reviewed: 03-21-18

The blurb of the story caught my eye and I was curious to read about a gamer romance as I have never read one before in all my years of reading. The story started off strong but I had a hard time feeling the connection between Morgan and Dex. At times I felt like the author was telling us about their relationship and I wanted to feel it and fall in love right along with the characters. At times I felt Morgan to be a little wishy washy and slightly immature for my liking. She was very hot and cold and Dex had the patience of a Saint! I liked Dex’s character and he was a sweetheart and I enjoyed getting his point of view as well during this story. As the story progresses Morgan matures and I ended up really liking her character by the time I was done with the audio book. WE had a good introduction to the secondary characters and I am looking forward to reading about them as well. This was my first time “reading” this author and I did enjoy the story. I loved the narrator Lacey Gilleran and the way she was able to capture the various emotions throughout this story. I can’t wait to read and listen to more of these ladies in the future.

"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • Enthrall Climax

  • Enthrall Sessions, Book 8
  • By: Vanessa Fewings
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, Sebastian York
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38

Mia Lauren is set to become the wife of powerful billionaire Cameron Cole. A lifetime of realized dreams and fulfilled desires lay ahead...but their entire world is about to come crashing down. An intimate betrayal fractures Cameron’s empire, springing forth new threats from every direction. Everything is at risk. Everyone is in danger. Before Mia and Cameron can relish the rewards of the journey, they must survive its climax. Some passions live forever.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Spectacular Ending!

  • By Estella Blessed on 03-18-18

Good Listen

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

Reviewed: 03-16-18

Would you listen to Enthrall Climax again? Why?

Yes, I would! I loved the narration and this was my first time listening to Ava Erickson and I loved the way she captured Mia's emotions throughout the story. Erickson really made me feel like i was there with Mia through everything she went through in this story. The author has outdone herself with this book, there were so many twist and turns I didn't "see' coming as I listened. My emotions were all over the place and I was sucked into this story and so sad this series is ending.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Enthrall Climax?

When Mia and Cameron were reunited later in the story. I don't want to go into too much detail but that part had me swooning.

Which character – as performed by Ava Erickson and Sebastian York – was your favorite?

Mia and Cameron of course! But it was also nice to see Richard and Scarlet make an appearance in this story as well. I'm happy they are still going strong.

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

Yes!! This story kept me on the edge of my seat and I had to know what was going to happen. There were so many twist and turns and I couldn't wait to see how the story was going to unfold. Plus, the sex scenes were SO FREAKING HAWT!!!!

Any additional comments?

"This audiobook was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review."

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Man Hands

  • By: Tanya Eby, Sarina Bowen
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 837
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 783

At 34, I'm reeling from a divorce. I don't want to party or try to move on. I just want to stay home and post a new recipe on my blog: Brynn's Dips and Balls. But my friends aren't having it. Get out there again, they say. It will be fun, they say. I'm still taking a hard pass. Free designer cocktails, they say. And that's a game-changer. Too bad my ex shows up with his new arm candy. That's when I lose my mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Romantic Comedy Gold!

  • By bookbruin on 03-15-18

I LOVED this audiobook!!

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

Reviewed: 02-24-18

I have heard good things from my book friends about this author duo and now I see what all the fuss was about! I loved Brynn and Tom. They had nice chemistry, low drama and this was just the pick me up I needed! The secondary characters were hilarious and I can't wait to read about Ash and Sebastian. Rom Com's are usually hit or miss for me and this was one for the books! I was laughing out loud within the first few minutes of listening and many, many times while listening. This was the first time I have ever listened to either narrators and they knocked it out of the park with their narration of this story!! I loved EVERY minute of this audio book and I’m so sad it's over.

"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

  • Soul Songs

  • Bad Boy Romance, Book 2
  • By: Simone Carter
  • Narrated by: Lissa Blackwell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Jake Stryker is the bad boy of country music. Tall, dark, and ruggedly handsome, he has the reputation of a party animal and enjoys all the perks of celebrity. His idyllic lifestyle was rocked by the news of his sister's death at the hands of her husband, Bobby. Jake took responsibility of his sister's twins, whilst Bobby was sent to jail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • “Because I heard your soul singing to mine.”

  • By ABR-Penelope on 09-20-17

Good Read and Listen!

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

Reviewed: 12-11-17

I have a soft spot for single dads and Jake stoled a piece of my heart in this story. Jake is taking care of his deceased sisters 4 year old twins, Brody and Bonnie. These two kids have been through the unimaginable and I loved the love Jake had for them both! Marty was a good match for Jake and was great with the kids as well.

This story did have some tense moments and moments that pulled on my heartstrings as well. I loved how strong Marty was especially after her past trauma but I wish she didn’t put herself down when it came to Jake. That was my one issue with her but overall I loved how she interacted with the kids and Jake.

This is a new to me author that fell into my lap and I’ve really come to enjoy her stories! Even though they are short they pack a good punch!

Audio:
I listened to the audio version as I read and this narrator once again knocked it out of the park. I loved the southern accents, the way she was able to do the kid voices. The narrator captures the moments of this story perfectly and really brought everything to life!

*Book borrowed through Kindle Unlimited*

"This audio book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review."

  • Risky Business

  • Bad Boy Romance, Book 3
  • By: Simone Carter
  • Narrated by: Lissa Blackwell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

For the second time in six weeks, a local female realtor has been sexually assaulted and murdered during an open house event. The community is asking: Is this the work of a serial killer? Local realtor, Marissa McCall, knew the latest victim, Staci, for most of her life. They were close friends up until the seventh grade when Staci stole her first boyfriend and attempted to steal every boyfriend she'd ever had after that. They had been fierce competitors in the real estate market as well, but she would have never wished her dead...especially not viciously murdered.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thriller–I Was On the Edge of my Seat, so to speak

  • By DK on 01-09-18

Great Narration!

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

Reviewed: 11-22-17

Story Review:
I really enjoyed this story by this author! There is a realtor serial killer on the loose and even though I predicted the killer I was still surprised! When you read the book you will see why I was so surprised! This is the second book that I have read by this author and I enjoyed it way better. It was a quick, sexy and suspenseful read that held my interest until the very end.

Narration Review
Lissa Blackwell has once again knocked it out of the park with her narration. This is the second narration that I have to listened to by her and she just keeps getting better. I love how she is able to capture the many emotions of the characters. Blackwell really brings the story life every time she narrates!.