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  • November 9

  • A Novel
  • By: Colleen Hoover
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Angela Goethals
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,998
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,000

Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day before her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction leads them to spend Fallon's last day in LA together, and her eventful life becomes the creative inspiration Ben has always sought for his novel. Over time and amidst the various relationships and tribulations of their own separate lives, they continue to meet on the same date every year.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I hate you soo good, Colleen!

  • By Meraline on 11-11-15

Twist I Never Saw Coming

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

Reviewed: 09-10-18

The more books I read/listen to by Colleen the more I love her and her writing. Every book I have read so far, which is not all of them, has been different and unique, a breath of fresh air if you will. Her writing style is fantastic and her stories always have some kind of a twist in them that you weren't expecting. November 9 is no exception...totally did not see this turn of events coming. November 9 has such a great message in it that no matter what you look like on the outside, it doesn't define you on the inside and you should never let it or anyone define you by your physical appearance.

The narrators are fantastic and really bring Ben and Fallon to life.

  • Without Merit

  • A Novel
  • By: Colleen Hoover
  • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 737
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 672
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 676

In Colleen Hoover's gripping novel, reminiscent of the best-selling works of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes, a young woman decides to reveal the dark secrets of her seemingly happy family before she leaves them behind, but when her escape plan fails, she must deal with the staggering consequences of telling the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book Will Not Disappoint!

  • By Christie on 10-28-17

WOW

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

Reviewed: 08-20-18

I'm not even what to say about this book. I absolutely loved it, even though it may not be typical Colleen Hoover. This book touched on so many topics and I believe there is something in it that everybody can relate to in one way or another. I couldn't wait to finish it as I had to know what was going to happen next. The writing is top notch, as can be expected, but the storyline in my opinion is something so different (not much romance here) that I really enjoyed it for a change of pace. The narrator was excellent and conveyed so much through her tone that I felt like she was Merit.

  • All Your Perfects

  • By: Colleen Hoover
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 436
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 404
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 405

 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

Honest Look at Marriage

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

I wasn't sure how I felt about this book when I first started it...maybe because I could relate a little too much to it. Marriage is hard and there are so many ups and downs and I feel that Colleen absolutely nailed that in this book and did it in an incredibly realistic way. I could feel Quinn's pain as well as Graham's frustrations. I found as the book went on and for sure by the time I finished that I really did enjoy this story and all the frustrations and sadness as well as happiness that came with it. Quinn and Graham are such realistic characters with a story to tell about their marriage and how one "flaw" or "imperfection" in their life can lead to such heartbreak and devastation for one and not necessarily for the other and how shutting out the other one can cause even more problems. The narrator does an excellent job of incorporating emotion into her voice when telling/reading this story.

  • Hopeless

  • By: Colleen Hoover
  • Narrated by: Angela Goethals
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,083
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,100

Would you rather know a truth that makes you feel hopeless, or keep believing the lies? Beloved and bestselling author Colleen Hoover returns with the spellbinding story of two young people with devastating pasts who embark on a passionate, intriguing journey to discover the lessons of life, love, trust--and above all, the healing power that only truth can bring.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Seems Like An X Rated YA Book- Has Promising Start

  • By Wendi on 01-02-14

Little Bit of Everything

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

This is the first Colleen Hoover book I read/listened to (yes, I know I'm way behind) but this one completely blew me away, so I will for sure be reading/listening to all the rest. The narrator did a fantastic job of bringing this story to life and making me believe that she was in fact Sky, talk about talent!

This one really does have a little bit of everything and the characters are a little flawed, each in their own way, but this makes them that much more relatable...Sky and Dean are simply characters in a book, but once you read this book, they will be so much more than characters created by an author for a story. There are so many curves and turns in this story that your head will be spinning and you'll be thinking good grief, what's going to happen next, what new secret is going to be revealed that will completely change Sky and/or Dean's life, especially when you consider that they are only high school students and not even adults yet. The pages of this book are filled with so many emotions you will be sucked in during the first chapter and stay there until the very last page.

  • Ever over After

  • The Over Duet, Book 2
  • By: J. A. DeRouen
  • Narrated by: Neva Navarre, Jeremy York
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Marlo: wild eyed, untamed, and every single thing I've ever wanted from this life. I wasn't ready for her back then. I was a stupid boy with adult feelings and no idea what to do with them. I squandered away every chance she gave me. Yes, a love like ours either burns white hot or crumbles under the pressure. And now I'm back to sift through the rubble. Questions and excuses are two things I have in spades. What I need now are answers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Follow up!

  • By Angela G. on 08-24-18

Love this Series!

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

Reviewed: 07-10-18

I have loved every single of these books (I read them all) and now I've listened to them all as audio books and it is my favorite series. That being said, the narrator for Marlo is absolutely perfect and I feel like I am right there in this story and feeling every single emotion that she is feeling. I can't say enough good things about the stories in these books as well as the narrators. It's all amazing!!!

  • Wait with Me

  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394

When romance novelist Kate Smith suddenly gets writer's block as she's beginning the final installment of her international best-selling erotic Bed 'n Breakfast series, she'll do pretty much anything to get her groove back. Like sneak into a Tire Depot waiting room because her words flow there just like complimentary coffee - smooth, sweet, and scorchingly hot. She manages to fly under the radar until the rugged and charming mechanic, Miles Hudson, notices the quirky redhead slinking in and out of the employees-only entrance. But she's way too intriguing to blow the whistle on.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book Research Never Felt So Good!

  • By bookbruin on 05-14-18

Fun, Flirty Romance

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

Reviewed: 05-22-18

The narrators really brought Kate and Miles to life. I felt like I knew them and could see this whole story unfolding in my head. I found myself cheering for Kate and Miles to get a happily ever after.

  • Rewrite

  • By: Stephanie Rose
  • Narrated by: Tristan Wright, Devra Woodward
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 36

Once upon a time, a girl loved a boy and he loved her back. They lived happily ever after. But our story was never that simple. I loved Josh with all I had, right until the day he left. Now, all these years later, he was back - and wanting me the way I'd always longed for him. Except now, I belonged to someone else. Someone who never left me the way Josh had. I figured that was the end of our story. I couldn't alter the past. I didn't want to rewrite my future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • First Love and Second Chances

  • By bookbruin on 04-25-18

Amazing!

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

Reviewed: 05-02-18

This is by far my favorite audio book (at least so far that I've listened too)! The narrators do an absolutely stunning job of bringing Brianna and Josh to life. Not only were the narrators fantastic but the story itself is an amazing best friends to lovers romance but also a fantastic story about second chances. I cheered for these two, hung my head and even teared up a bit. I highly recommend this book!

  • Low over High

  • Over Duet Series, Book 1
  • By: J. A. DeRouen
  • Narrated by: Neva Navarre, Jeremy York
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

I fancy myself a purveyor of truth, a sifter of lies, a cutter of bullshit. It's not a gift, but rather all skill, honed to a razor's edge after one too many trips down the rabbit hole. Some may dismiss my talent as misguided cynicism, but they'd be wrong. Clichés about hope and faith in mankind are an effort to keep the dreamers dreaming. Experiences don't lie - people do. While I'm not proud of the circumstances that led me to this way of thinking, I respect the journey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 I'm Wherever You Are Stars!

  • By bookbruin on 04-18-17

Amazing Series to Listen to

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

I read this entire series and am now listening to them and this is by far my favorite one. The narrators are perfect. They sound exactly as I imagined they would. Mark's snark is second to none. I laughed out loud and cried while listening to this book even though I had already read it.

  • Birthquake

  • By: B. L. Berry
  • Narrated by: Kate Udall, Chris Andrew Ciulla
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

WARNING: Highly prone to spontaneous fits of delirium, irrational logic, and violent, unpredictable mood swings. This individual has been sober, swollen, and hungry for the past nine months, so proceed with caution and handle with care. Anything said during the course of labor and delivery should not be taken seriously. Side effects may last up to 18 years. Please consult your physician should castration occur. And never forget, this is all your fault.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • absoutely hilarious

  • By Laurie Beemer on 04-11-18

Humorous Look at Becoming a Parent

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

The narrators did a great job of making Henley, Jeff and Tara come to life. I could hear the conversations and see the characters having them. I laughed out loud several times at the humor in this book.

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  • Storms over Secrets

  • Over Series, Book 3
  • By: J.A. DeRouen
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Brooke Bloomingdale
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 37

Promises are lies dressed up for the party. Secrets poison the fairest of fairy tales. Lies stain the purest of loves. I've paid the ultimate price for my choices. The tendrils of those sins bind me to my past. The remnants of my love hold me captive. Then he walks into my life, and makes me believe in second chances. He awakens feelings in me I know I shouldn't have. I yearn for a future without guilt. With him, I dream of a love untainted. Regret is a far-reaching emotion. It barrels through time like a blazing comet, and its path isn't always straight.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hop Aboard the Cain Train!

  • By bookbruin on 10-16-17

Love Celia and Cain!

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

Reviewed: 12-12-17

Oh my gosh the audio book is even better than reading it in my opinion (I did both)! This is such a great story with so much emotion and so many beautiful words, I just couldn't stop listening to it! The narrators did a fantastic job of bringing Celia and Cane to life!