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Super Human
    A Superhero Adventure
    
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        J.A. Cipriano
    
    


    
    
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        Luke Daniels
    
    


    
    Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    1,035 ratings
    Overall 4.6
  • Super Human

  • A Superhero Adventure
  • By: J.A. Cipriano
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,035
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 975
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 974

When Mickey stepped into that bar, he never expected to find out he was the most powerful superhero the world had ever seen. But when footage of him beating up the strongest hero, and biggest bully, in the tri-state area goes viral, suddenly the world can't get enough of him. There's just one problem. The world's greatest villain has returned from the dead, and he's set his sights on making Mickey his first victim.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A fun Superhero

  • By cosmitron on 06-25-18

Some good parts, but not good in the end

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

The narrator was more than okay for me, and some points of the story were interesting, but Mikey's relationship with the women left me feeling uncomfortable and disappointed. On one hand he showed real empathy with Angela and Audrey, how because of their powers they can't interact with other people in a normal way, but on the other it seemed like every women he met was attracted to him. And I get that you could easily get attached with someone that doesn't dies when you touch them, but even so the relationships were a bit rushed, especially at the end. I don't know, in some ways I liked it and it made me laugh, but a good solid story with proper characters and relationships development are necessary for me and this book was lacking in both fronts.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Hunger for You

  • By: Jenny Frame
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148

Being Principe of an ancient vampire dynasty comes with difficult choices. For Byron Debrek, that means putting the good of her clan and innocent mortals over her own desires. When she falls for the first woman to set her blood on fire in centuries, Byron must harden her heart and walk away. For Amelia Honey, a suit designer at a Savile Row tailor, the six months spent with her first love were the most wonderful time of her life. Byron made her feel like a princess and awakened her darkest sexual desires. But then she disappeared.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A main character made it hard

  • By T. McCloud on 05-14-18

I love Jenny, but couldn't go beyond chapter 6

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

Reviewed: 05-14-18

Just as the title says, both the story and the narrator failed to make me care or be interested in the characters and the plot.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Something in the Wine

  • By: Jae
  • Narrated by: Laura Bannister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 167

All her life, Annie Prideaux has suffered through her brother's constant practical jokes. But Jake's last joke is one too many, she decides when he sets her up on a blind date with his friend Drew - neglecting to tell his straight sister one tiny detail: Her date is not a man but a lesbian. Annie and Drew decide it's time to turn the tables on Jake by pretending to fall in love with each other.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet story. No sex.

  • By vondee on 03-06-18

Another amazing story by Jae

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

After listening to "Perfect Rhythm" I knew I would love any of her stories and this one proved me right.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Solve for i

  • By: A. E. Dooland
  • Narrated by: Cat Gould
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103

Gemma Rowe is a shy math nerd from Sydney, who, despite having an affinity for probability and logic, only just worked out at 28 that she's not actually straight. Not only is she not straight, but she's developed feelings for her best friend, Sarah. Gemma knows the logical thing to do is to get over Sarah. She wants to be in her own happy relationship and not caught up on her straight best friend. But how is she supposed to get over Sarah when she can't figure out who she's attracted to anymore?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Almost hits too close to home

  • By Malik on 11-14-17

Amazing all around

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

Reviewed: 05-04-18

This is a beautiful story about love, friendship and happiness, mainly in the sense of what those things actually mean. Gemma is so obsessed with statistics and probability that she lives her life feeling miserable about not being like everybody else.

I think her love for Sarah was real, but sort of idealised, after all Sarah is straight and was in a happy relationship. I admit that at the beginning I was kinda hoping they would end up together, but after a couple of chapters I did a 180 and was now afraid they would, because it would ruin the story and it's potential message.

Fortunately that wasn't the case and Gemma found her happiness, because even after Sarah knew everything she was still her friend, so Gemma could leave her impossible dream behind and go on with her life. I really liked this story, a part of me would've liked to see more of Sarah and Mikey, but even so I still think the ending was perfect, a perfect 10/10.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Perfect Rhythm

  • By: Jae
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190

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

So happy I just cried for two hours.

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

I'm gonna keep this short, because otherwise I don't know if I'll ever stop writing about how good this book is. This book spoke to my soul, I'm asexual so it was so amazing to read about a character like me. And like Holly, I don't hate sex but I find pleasure by pleasing my partners. I wish some day I find some one that gets me like Leo understood her.

I'm too emotional to go into specifics, so I can't tell you about all my favorite scenes. But I will talk about one thing I loved, because it's so rare, even in other queer books I've read. It's was when threre was still like 2 and half hours left and I was like "omg there going to be some unnecessary drama right?" But no, they TALKED, which sometimes it doesn't happen in other books and it's SOOO frustrating.

So it was a refreshing story in lots of ways. Both the author and the narrator did an AMAZING job bringing these characters to life. Each was unique and perfectly portrayed, they felt real, like people you might know, so their pain and joy also felt real, which made this whole experience extremely rewarding.

I CAN'T recommend this book enough, so buy it, be it printed, Kindle or audiobook format, it doesn't matter, although the audiobook has the added bonus of the narrator. I know I'm gonna be getting it in ALL formats, even if it's the last thing I do. So stop reading my rambling, do yourself a favor and dive into this story, you're not gonna regret it. I know I didn't, and never will.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Must Love Chickens

  • By: Jea Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Lori Prince
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

Natalie's life is on a precipice with too many failed career moves in the last year. Faced with the loss of everything she has ever worked for, Natalie looks for a way to get out of the city and realign her priorities. When Jessica Morgan places an ad for a new farmhand, she doesn't expect to hear from an urbanite. And when the respondent turns out to be gorgeous Natalie Wells, she's really at a loss for words! Natalie thinks taking a job in the country is a great plan, until she realizes she's attracted to her boss.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining, sweet story; fantastic narration

  • By Kara on 04-06-18

A nice, easy and very pleasant story.

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

As another review said, this is a lovely story without needless drama. I mean, I love some drama, but it's nice to read a story that doesn't have evil exes, plotting villains or dumb secrets kept for dumb reasons.

It felt like a real story, that could happen to real people. They talk about their problems and doubts like mature and intelligent people. I hope Jea has other books, because I would most definitely like to have more of this.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Children of Blood and Bone

  • By: Tomi Adeyemi
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,783
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,180

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie's Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautifully Written

  • By Samantha on 03-09-18

No words of mine can do this book justice.

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

Reviewed: 03-16-18

This book has been a true journey, through amazing imaginary lands and emotions I had never felt before. Tomi has built a world, so rich and vibrant, pulsing with life like few books have ever managed before. Following Zélie, Tsain and Amari I've laughed and cried along with them.

I've always been very empathic, sharing the pains and joys of others, so while I never felt anything of what Zélie suffered in my own flesh, I can feel it through her and her story. But it's only a shadow of it, I could NEVER feel it fully like her or the people that suffer in real life.

Like Tomi said at the end, this is a fantasy story, but the pain and the loss are real, sop please, don't leave what this book made you feel between it's pages. Take it with you wherever you, don't let the memory of Zulaika fade. We can change things, but only in we work together.

Thank you for writing this book, Tomi. It's not the story of my life or my people, but it has touched me deeply, further solidifying my resolve to do everything I can to help. I know I probably won't change much, but it's not about that or about me. It's about doing what's right, no matter what.

Anyways, as you can tell, I love this book. It and it's characters will always have a special place in my heart. It's magic goes beyond what the magi wielded and I can't wait for what's to come. The next books have an assured place in my library, as any other book by Tomi Adeyemi.

  • Carol - The Price of Salt

  • By: Patricia Highsmith
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,790
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,629
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,628

A chance encounter between two lonely women leads to a passionate romance in this lesbian cult classic. Therese, a struggling young sales clerk, and Carol, a homemaker in the midst of a bitter divorce, abandon their oppressive daily routines for the freedom of the open road, where their love can blossom. But their newly discovered bliss is shattered when Carol is forced to choose between her child and her lover.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can't stop thinking about this book...

  • By Shelley S. on 10-13-15

Liked it, but not as much as the movie.

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

Reviewed: 03-02-18

While very well written, and giving greater insight into Therese's thoughts and feelings, I feel like the movie did a better job at presenting the characters and the story.

  • Charming the Vicar

  • By: Jenny Frame
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212

Finnian Kane, famous master of illusion, mentalist, and renowned atheist, has a crisis of faith after her sister's death. She rents a cottage in the village of Axedale in Kent, desperately trying to find a safe haven from the intrusive media to grieve and work out how to move on. The Reverend Bridget Claremont makes it her mission to help the enigmatic Finnian find her faith in life again. Their chemistry is clear from the start, despite their different beliefs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent audio.

  • By Margaret on 01-09-18

5 times in a row I've fallen in love

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

Reviewed: 02-03-18

Jenny Frame has done it one more time, as has Nicola. This is a magnificent story and by far the kinkiest one. I loved every minute of it, as always the characters are amazingly written by Jenny and masterfully interpreted by Nicola.

I hope we see more of Axedale, especially Quaid who I've come to really like. As all her friends in Axedale, I want her to find someone that makes her happy. I know that if Jenny writes that story I won't be disappointed and she will deliver her usually simple but charming and sweet style that never fails to make me fall in love with her books.

  • Courting the Countess

  • By: Jenny Frame
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283

Professor of Archeology Henrietta "Harry" Knight becomes Countess of Axedale upon her father's death and takes a sabbatical from Cambridge University to begin refurbishing the long-neglected and run-down Axedale Hall. The child of a loveless marriage, witness to her father's infidelities and her mother's pain, Harry has no intention of ever falling in love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By SM11 on 05-07-17

Jenny Frame has done it again

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

Reviewed: 01-30-18

Once more I've fallen in love with the characters and story created by Jenny Frame. The passion and love she puts into words is amazing and impossible to resist. The relationships between all the characters feel genuine and well constructed. She has a way with words that I've rarely seen and I can safely say Jenny Frame is one of my favorite authors. She definitely has a loyal fan that can't wait to read, or in this case listen, to anything and everything she creates.

In the performance department I have to also congratulate Miss Vincent, who once more has perfectly captured and portrayed every emotion and character. She masterfully translates the written words into sounds and emotions you can feel with every fiber of your being. I'm already a hopeless romantic, but these two women and their work make me believe in love only one other person ever did. So thank you both, Jenny and Nicola, for sharing your talent and passion with all of us and making this world a better place with them.