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  • Dangerous Exes

  • Liars, Inc. Series, Book 2
  • By: Rachel Van Dyken
  • Narrated by: Lucy Rivers, Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119

Isla made one teeny little mistake. Now she and her PI company, Dirty Exes, are being targeted by one seriously angry and furiously sexy ex-quarterback. Jessie freakin’ Beckett. But there’s no way some NFL superhunk is going to take her business away. If only he didn’t make her so hot - and bothered. Jessie wants payback for a ruined reputation. His plan? Top secret. His hard-to-hide arousal for Isla? Not so much. Especially when they let down their guards and sneak a kiss. Like any scandal, it goes so viral, so fast, that only a good lie can combat the bad press.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • SO DARN GOOD AND NEVER A DULL MOMENT

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-11-18

Funny, sexy, and all things RVD!

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

Reviewed: 11-05-18

RVD has gone and done it again! Gah! I loved this. It took me a little longer to listen than I normally do because I suffered a concussion. I couldn't even read the kindle version of this book because of my head. But when I could listen for the short bursts of time, I forgot about my head hurting and got lost in the story.
I absolutely loved all the characters and have been dying to see where things took Jesse and Isla after reading Dirty Exes. And boy was it ever fun! Even Jesse's suffering was fun for me because of Gupo's (*not sure of spelling since I listened not read) involvement.
Tea, chickens, dragons, a marital bed and red! Lots of red! The laughs were endless with this one!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Happy Hour

  • Charity Case, Book 3
  • By: Piper Rayne
  • Narrated by: Kylie Stewart
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Dating is hard. Dating in your 30s is even harder. Dating in Chicago is harder still. I haven't given up on finding my happily-ever-after, but in the age of swiping right and Netflix and chill, I'm wondering if everything is as temporary as my marriage turned out to be. Truth is, there is one guy I can't get my mind off of. Roarke Baldwin has salt and pepper hair I've dreamed of running my hands through, and I'm pretty sure that if I checked, he really does have a six-pack of abs underneath his suit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredibly moving story!

  • By Ceej of Ceej's Life Reads on 11-06-18

Love me some Piper Rayne!

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

Reviewed: 11-02-18

5 Crazy Ass Must Listen Stars!!!!!

Put the world on hold and bring on Piper Rayne and the Kylie Stewart! That is exactly what I did! I was offered to review this audiobook and I jumped at the chance. Kylie Stewart is fave of mine and I love how versatile her story telling is. I know this is a recurring compliment of mine but she really does bring the characters and story to life.

I've read this book when it first released. I loved it then and I love it even more now. Here's my previous review:

5 Crazy Ass Must Read Stars!!!!!

Oh Silver Fox!!!!! Piper and Rayne saved the best for last in this three-book series. Don't get me wrong. I loved Reed and Dean but Roarke was just on another level. It all had to do with those five little "favors". He had me melting right along Hannah.
Like always, I was hooked right from the start and if it hadn't been for family coming over to spend the day at the pool and interrupting my reading time, I would have totally finished in one sitting. That fam-damn-ily!
I'm looking forward to getting to know those Bianco Brothers better in the next series.

  • 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 238
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227

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

It is a great story. It just wasn't for me.

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

Reviewed: 11-02-18

3.5 Crazy Ass Stars!!!

This review is absolutely killing me. I love Emma Chase and, up until now, have loved everything I have read by her. I know I'm in the minority here judging by my brief scan through ratings but this just was for me. The first several chapters just seemed to drag for me. It took me 3 days just to get to chapter 6. Anyone who knows me, knows that is unheard of. I will usually devour just as many books in as many days. Not the case with this one though.
Once the storyline picked up, I just couldn't get into it. I did love getting Lenora and Edward's story but honestly, I'm not into historical romances and I think that was part of my problem. Don't get me wrong, this is just my opinion on the story so don't feel as if I'm swaying you to not read it. I just don't do HR. It's not my jam.
Lenora and Edward's story was a beautiful one and if you have followed the series you know what the present is like for Lenore.
Historical romance may not be my jam but don't let my feelings deter you from reading this. It is a great story. It just wasn't for me.
Update: So I've still been stewing over this and why this didn't work for me. I think I have my hangup figured out. It was the dirty talk. It made me think, "Did they even talk like that back then?" It kinda felt a little "dinosaur love-ish". Then that led to me questioning things about my grandparents and that's just something that I do not need to know nor want to know. I guess I skeeved myself out thus not letting myself enjoy the beautiful story that this was. And it was a beautiful story when you take out the sexy times. If I would have skipped over those parts, I would have enjoyed it a whole lot more.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Boy Friend

  • By: Mika Jolie
  • Narrated by: Eric Rolon, Kylie Stewart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 36

According to the law of attraction, women and men can't be friends. Contrary to this myth, my friendship with Coriander Phillips does not rest on unrequited love or un-actualized lust. We've been inseparable since the day I pulled one of her pigtails and she punched me in the gut. She's hilarious, fun to hang out with. Together, we're like peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti and meatballs, wings and beer. A match made in heaven.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I liked this one but the hero got on my nerves

  • By Audiobookhoe on 09-11-17

Emotions were abound!

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

Reviewed: 10-25-18

5 Crazy Must Listen Stars!!!!!

Hang on for a second here while I continue to hang on the last few threads of my swoon. Gah, Dean! Hmmmm....sigh.

Okay I think the swooning may have subsided enough so I can give this book its due.

The romance package on audible is a glorious thing. While I know Mika on a professional level having done some graphic design work for her, this is my first dive into her works and boy did she take me on one heck of ride.

Emotions were abound! Laughter, smiles, swoons, lots feelings of frustration, some steamy scenes that had me fanning myself and there were even some tears shed.

I’m usually not to keen on male-only POV stories. It’s just a hang up of mine but Mika nailed this. She wrote this in such a way that it felt as if Dean was a real person telling his story.

One of my absolute favorite things an author does is take a character that I really could care less for and turn him around and have me championing for him. Heck, she has me crying for him at one point.

Eric Rolon and Kylie Stewart did an amazing job with the narration. They brought the story and characters to life making it feeling like I was watching a movie (in my head, but a movie nonetheless).

Now that this book whore has a new discovery on her hands, she will be doing some Crazy Ass Stalking to devour more of Ms. Jolie’s works while she waits for Lucas and Kate’s story.

  • Reveling in Sin

  • The Sin Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Meghan March
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

Whitney Gable is the kind of woman you fight to the death to protect. To keep. To cherish. I've finally learned my lesson, and it's time to prove I'm the man who's worthy of her. I don't care what it takes, because failure is not an option. No matter who or what stands in our way - this time, she'll be mine forever.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of Twists, Turns, and Boring at times

  • By Laura on 10-25-18

Intense, dramatic and high everything!

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

5 Crazy Ass Must Read/Listen Stars!!!!!

Gah! This series! And Meghan March! That was one hell of a ride I just took. For such a quick read/listen this book sure packed a punch. The twists and turns I didn't see coming just floored me. Just when I thought I'd have things figured out, bam, Ms. March knocked me over with new revelation.
Just like the previous series I've read by Meghan March, this one is a must read. Although, I do recommend listening to the audiobooks. Erin Mallon and Joe Arden gave good aural. This duo is one that I can listen to all day and get lost in the stories they tell. They really bring the character and story to life.
Once again, Meghan March delivers an intense, dramatic series that is high on everything. This books was a great conclusion to the series and so much more than I anticipated. I look forward to seeing what's next for Ms. March.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Not Until You

  • By: Corinne Michaels
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Gary Furlong
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338

I have two rules in life: first, no relationships, falling in love, or attachments; and second, no sleeping with clients of my interior design firm. Since the last guy turned out to be married, they’ve been easy to follow, until Callum Huxley, a ridiculously sexy Brit. The connection we have the moment our eyes lock scares the ever-loving hell out of me. Thank God, I came to my senses before going back to his hotel where I would’ve ended up naked, panting, and unable to forget him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • “I want every tomorrow”

  • By tiffany.the.bibliophile on 10-08-18

This book! Oh, this book.

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

5 Crazy Ass Must Read/Listen Stars!!!!!

This book! Oh, this book. And Corinne Michaels. And Callum. And Nicole. And just everything.

I loved, loved the narration of this story. Gary Furlong and his accent! Andi Arndt was amazing as ever.

I was swooning right along side Nicole when Callum was introduced. "Talk dirty British to me and I'll shut up," was the best line ever!!! I'm right there with you, Nicole. Right there with you.

I loved catching up with Heather and Kristen from We Own Tonight and One Last Time. And Danielle, too. Their friendship and the way they are together really is what friendship is all about.

There was just the right amount of drama to keep things interesting. I have to say that I was even stunned with that little twist. I felt duped. And then the other thing happened and my heart just shattered.

I'm excited for If I Only Knew. I peaked at the blurb to confirm who it was about and got an even bigger surprise. So, now I'm anxious to get my hands on it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Survival of the Richest

  • By: Skye Warren
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

My story starts with a plunge into the cold water of Manhattan's harbor. A strong hand hauls me back onto the deck of the luxury yacht. Christopher was supposed to be my enemy. Instead he protects me with fierce determination. That should have been my happily ever after, but then Sutton appeared - ruthless and seductive. He doesn't care that my heart belongs to someone else, because he's determined to win. No matter the cost.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Erin Mallon's Performance is BRILLIANT! 4.5 STARS!

  • By Avephoenix on 11-10-18

Craziness. Absolute craziness!!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-24-18

5 Crazy Ass Must Read Stars!!!!!

Ahhh. I'm going crazy here for many reasons. First and foremost, did I miss a book Tanglewood book of Skye's somewhere. I don't remember Blue. I have some major stalking and investigating to do. I'm appalled at myself that I've let one slip through my bookwhore sight. And I call myself a book whore. *hangs head in shame* So if any of you out there read this and know of the book, let me know. I need to restore my bookwhore pride in myself here.
Now the second thing...I was so torn throughout the rest of the book after Sutton was introduced. Who should Harper end up with?
And then...that ending! UGH! Craziness. Absolute craziness. I need the next book and thank the kindle gods that the ARC is sitting on my virtual bookshelf just waiting to be devoured. Work, laundry, chores be damned because this book whore will be all kinds of tied up with The Evolution of Man.
Erin Mallon did a phenomenal job with the telling of this story. The characters became so real and the story came to life.

  • Fling Club

  • The Serendipity Series, Book 1
  • By: Tara Brown
  • Narrated by: Jeremy York, Claire Kilpatrick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

For the young, rich, and beautiful, summertime in the Hamptons means one thing: Fling Club. Only this time, Cherry Kennedy won’t be selecting a boy for a fleeting romance. Nope, this season, Cherry is out for revenge. Her target? The Fling Club founder who slept with Cherry’s now-very-ex-boyfriend. And all Cherry needs is the perfect guy for her plan.... Ashley Jardine can’t afford to refuse. He scored almost a full ride to MIT. But that almost still costs a lot. And this is so much money for a little game of revenge and a chance to live the high life. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this book!

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-23-18

Great story with some even greater narrators!

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

4.5 Crazy Ass Stars!!!!!

Gah! The one thing I absolutely love are accents. Who knew Jeremy York could sound like that?! I sure didn't. His narration really surprised me. He has been a favorite of mine for a while so when he started popping out with the British and Scottish accents, I was a goner. Total swoon at anything he said. And Claire's accented voices were nothing to scoff at. She was amazing as well.
Both narrators made this book very entertaining and enjoyable. I'm not quite sure I would have enjoyed the book as much if I had just read it and I'm glad I didn't because I felt the narration made it possible to get into the story more.

A total win for Kindle Unlimited with narration!

  • Afternoon Delight

  • Charity Case, Book 2
  • By: Piper Rayne
  • Narrated by: Kylie Stewart
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

I'm on a mission to find myself a nice, solid, respectable man. The only problem is nice, solid, and respectable comes in a meh package and is B-O-R-I-N-G as hell. It's been established. I have one type. Bad Boy. I tried the other flavors, I really did. But there's nothing like the allure of a man who takes what he wants without apology. As if my love life isn't dramatic enough, Dean Bennett walks into my life again thinking he's going to win me back with his charm and charisma. He might come in a different package, but under that expensive suit he's still the same cocky, arrogant, pompous prick who only cares about numero uno. I'm not that naïve young girl anymore so I have to ignore the fact that the way he looks at me practically sets my panties on fire.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love Chelsea and Dean!

  • By Ceej of Ceej's Life Reads on 09-11-18

A great story made even better with the narration!

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

5 Crazy Ass Must Listen Stars!!!!!

Kylie Stewart was so perfectly cast for this narration. She was great in giving every character their own voice. She really made what was already a great story and made it even better by bring it to life.
I will not hesitate to purchase anything with her name attached to the narration.


Previous Review 5/2018:
5 Crazy Ass Must Read Stars!!!!!

Piper Rayne, the incredibly hilarious duo, has struck again. Afternoon Delight was funny, sexy, and had me swooning throughout. I was immediately intrigued especially after the bomb that was dropped at the end of Manic Monday. I just couldn't wait to get my hands on this book.
I love the dynamic that Chelsea and Dean brought to this series. I was already in love with their overall trope of divorcees with this series. What I didn't expect was the second chance romance of exes. In my vast index of read books, I've never come across one of this nature. And if I have, it obviously didn't stick with me the way this one has. Honestly, I wasn't sure how this would play out but P & R had me entertained right from the start. Now, I can't wait to see how Hannah and "the silver fox" situation plays out.

  • End Goal

  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Will M Watt, Charlotte Cole
  • Length: 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98

Only professional footballer Camden Harris is cocky enough to elope to Scotland with his fiancee and leave the Harris family behind.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 08-17-18

The best narrators!

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

Reviewed: 09-06-18

5 Crazy Ass Must Listen Stars!!!!!

I love this series, the narrators, and the Harris Brothers!

Once again, Will Watt and Charlotte Cole were amazing. They give good aural that’s for damn sure!

I am so happy to catch up with Indie and Camden and to see that they got married.