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  • Misadventures of a Good Wife

  • Misadventures Book 6
  • By: Meredith Wild, Helen Hardt
  • Narrated by: Lauren Rowe, Joe Arden
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 195

Kate and Price Lewis had the perfect marriage - love, fulfilling careers, and a great apartment in the city. But when Price's work takes him overseas and his plane goes down, their happily-ever-after goes down with it. A year later, Kate is still trying to cope. When her sister-in-law coaxes her into an extended girls' trip, Kate agrees. At a secluded South Pacific villa, they're the only people in sight, until Kate sees a ghost walking toward them on the beach. Price is alive. But their reunion is anything but picture perfect. Will his secrets tear them apart?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • DNFd

  • By Peachesnbeal on 10-18-18

DNFd

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

I have been following these authors for at least a year. I finally broke down and listened to City Girl earlier this month. I struggled with that one, but it was okay.

This one in the first 2 chapters started out okay and just bombed from there. I am all about reading romance / erotica, but I need a coherent story line. Between the sex scenes every other paragraph and the I am a brave woman one sec, and oh shite what did I get myself into the next, I just couldn't do it. I did drop off with only an hour to go, maybe I will stick it out to see what happens. I am so, so disappointed in the writing of these books. I hope the rest of the misadventures get better...I literally own all of the paperbacks.

  • Capture

  • By: Rachel Van Dyken
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Peter Coleman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

Losing your ability to speak at the age of 17; it's not normal or fair. But trauma has a way of throwing normality out the window. Dani lives anything but a normal life: her sister is married to one of the biggest names in Hollywood, her best friends are rock stars, and she has more love around her than most people experience in a lifetime. But that doesn't change the fact their parents are dead, or that it's her fault. It seems her new normal is being a mute, living on the inside, unable to actually communicate on the outside.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By T.8203 on 08-05-17

My 1st RVD book

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

I loved it. Can't wait to read Zanes story and the rest of RVD's books. I do think the Brittany could have narrated this one on her own. She had a better Lincoln Voice. I liked Peter's voice, just not for that character.

  • The Clover Chapel

  • Jamison Valley, Book 2
  • By: Devney Perry
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Ava Erickson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

After years of living under her father's thumb, Emmeline is ready to break free. She's abandoned her life as a New York socialite to follow her dream of becoming a kindergarten teacher in a small, wholesome town. Seeing the man that nearly broke her was absolutely not what she had hoped to find in Prescott, Montana. Nick hasn't seen his Emmy in nine years, but that doesn't mean he's forgotten a thing about the woman he loves. After just one blissful night as man and wife, he gave her up, sacrificing his own happiness to keep her safe.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Off the charts series

  • By Misty on 02-19-18

Way better

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

This one is written better than the last one. Still has a little more flare of drama, but not so much that I would turn away from the book.

  • When Life Happened

  • By: Jewel E. Ann
  • Narrated by: Tia Rider Sorensen
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Parker Cruse despises cheaters. It might have something to do with her boyfriend sleeping with her twin sister. After a wedding day prank involving a strong laxative, that ends the already severed relationship between the twins, Parker decides to grow up and act 26. Step one: Move out of her parents' house. Step two: Find a job. Opportunity strikes when she meets her new neighbor, Gus Westman. He's an electrician with Iowa farm-boy values and a gift for saying her name like it's a dirty word.

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

  • By Cyndi on 09-10-17

Torn

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

This has been on my tbr forever. I am torn at how it turned out. I get the plot, but dang it sure is heartbreaking. I will definitely be reading more of her work.

  • Muse of Nightmares

  • By: Laini Taylor
  • Narrated by: Steve West
  • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 207

In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their selves as dark-minded Minya holds them hostage, intent on vengeance against Weep. Lazlo faces an unthinkable choice - save the woman he loves, or everyone else? - while Sarai feels more helpless than ever. But is she? Sometimes, only the direst need can teach us our own depths, and Sarai, the muse of nightmares, has not yet discovered what she's capable of.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better than the 1st!

  • By Brianna on 10-03-18

Well worth the wait!

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

Reviewed: 10-09-18

Strange the Dreamer and the Muse of Nightmares are most definitely on my top reads! Gut wrenching loss and tales that seen unfathomable, this book has it all. I truly hope there are more books to this series or at least spin offs, I love all of the characters!

  • Misadventures of a City Girl

  • Misadventures Book 2
  • By: Meredith Wild, Chelle Bliss
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Mack, Lance Greenfield
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 461

Fresh off a divorce from a Hollywood hotshot, Madison Atwood needs an escape. With the paparazzi fresh on her heels and her love life splashed on every tabloid, she runs away to a swanky retreat in Northern California. Avalon Springs is the mountainside haven she needs to find herself again. Luke Dawson lives off the grid, preferring solitude to society. When he finds a beautiful woman soaking in the hot springs on his property, he can't stop himself from watching her. She captures his attention, but she's just a city girl - a beautiful distraction disturbing the peace.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Ugh!

  • By Cathy Landerman on 09-21-17

My 1st Misadventure

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

Reviewed: 10-04-18

I was not sure what to expect. The storyline was okay. I was disappointed in the narration for duel narration. I like it when he speaks all his parts and she all hers. This was not the case and their inflection of the other voice was so far off it was almost irritating. It was okay, I hope the others get better.

  • Tahoe Blues

  • By: Aubree Lane
  • Narrated by: Sandra Parker
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

When Cara Lee Greene finds that the glitz and glitter of casino life isn't all that it's cracked up to be, she divorces the Lake's self-proclaimed King of Tahoe, and tries to separate herself from the rich and powerful Alexander family. In her quest for a new life, Cara is able to reconnect with some old friends. She finds a new home, a new love, and a new piece of jewelry around her ankle. Under house arrest and accused of a crime she didn't commit, Cara must rely on a funky group of misfits to uncover the truth and set her free.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great

  • By Peachesnbeal on 10-03-18

great

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

Reviewed: 10-03-18

little mystery. Loved this story and the characters. The dynamics between the characters was fun.

  • Persuasion

  • Curse of the Gods, Volume 2
  • By: Jane Washington, Jaymin Eve
  • Narrated by: Vanessa Moyen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,681
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,567
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565

Willa Knight: Dweller? Bad-ass? Notorious pet to five magical beings? In Blesswood, there are rules, and someone is trying to teach her how to follow them. The only problem is Willa. Which shouldn’t be anything new, since she has been a problem since birth — something her pseudo-sister Emmy would agree on. So it definitely shouldn’t be new, but it is. Because things are starting to happen that have never happened before. Things are starting to get chaotic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hooked on these books

  • By Alisha McCoy on 11-22-17

great book

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

I think the abcurse brothers changed their voices from the 1st book. A little disheartening but still good.

  • Bad Habit

  • By: Charleigh Rose
  • Narrated by: Lexy Richmond, Roberto Scarlato
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

BRIAR - I was infatuated with Asher Kelley the moment he came tumbling through my brother’s window five years ago. Even bruised and bloodied, he was the most beautiful boy I'd ever seen. We couldn't ever be together. I was too young, and he was too untouchable. He was too troubled, and I was too naive. ASHER - I was drawn to Briar Vale from the first time she looked up at me with stars in her blue eyes. We could never be together. I was too old and she was too off limits.... 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best book.

  • By Anonymous User on 08-16-18

Good listen

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

Reviewed: 09-26-18

I think the thing that I struggle with is the fact that she is 17. I am. it a prude and I get it, but for me it made me cringe a bit. Loved the story, loved the characters, will be reading the next book.

  • All Your Perfects

  • By: Colleen Hoover
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 468
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 469

 Quinn and Graham’s perfect love is threatened by their imperfect marriage. The memories, mistakes, and secrets that they have built up over the years are now tearing them apart. The one thing that could save them might also be the very thing that pushes their marriage beyond the point of repair.  

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

  • By Cyndi on 07-17-18

Struggles of a marriage

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

Reviewed: 09-11-18

I have never had to go through this struggle. All marriages have to face a Category 5. No words have ever been more true. Having been with my husband for 12 years I get the stress in this book. We have went through this time, we came out on the otherside stronger. Fight, fight with ever last breath for the one you love.