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  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 493
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 452
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 455

 

Through good times, bad times, and times of war, Cole “Rush” Allen grew up in the Chaos Motorcycle Club. Along this journey, he watched his father, Tack, and his MC brothers fight, sweat, bleed, and die to steer the club to legitimacy. And they’ve got one more battle on their hands. A battle they have to win. But when Rush meets the woman who put herself right in the thick of it, he knows he has to stop at nothing to get her out.  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-01-19

Loose ends untied WTH

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

Reviewed: 02-02-19

1. I thought Maddox and Diesel’s loose ends were tied up in...”Loose Ends”. Is this Loose Ends pt. 2?? I was very disappointed with all the sub/dom/mmf content in the Chaos series. I LOVE Chaos and I was NOT looking for more of the honey series story in this series. 2. Rush and Rebel’s story was so under developed. I was way more interested in Jana and Beck’s story than theirs. 3. The investigation and crime content I believe was well done, as far as I can tell. 4. I heard too much of KA’s voice in this, too much soapbox and agenda pushing and seemed tacky and self righteous. If you want to address bigotry maybe you should save it for another book so you can develop the characters better and give well rounded points of view. This just read like one person’s opinion and perspective about all the parties involved. Not very objective, or empathetic to other points of view. Which I believe is an authors job unless they are writing an opinion piece. When you read fiction you want to be transported not feel like you’re being preached to or told how to think. It’s up to the reader to make up their mind.
5. Rebel seemed like the Polar opposite of Leah from the vampire series you wrote. Which isn’t a good thing. She showed no opposition and strength of will to even try to imagine not dating Rush. She threw a little sass but it was almost like you didn’t want to waste time writing to develop their relationship. There was virtually zero conflict between them.
I know I am being harsh but this book just rubbed me the wrong way and did not give off the “Chaos” vibe I’m used to.
6. Using Benito’s sex tape as leverage to humiliate him seemed counterintuitive towards the tone and message of majority of the conflict in the book between Diesel, Rebel and their immediate family, don’t you think?
This is a hard pass for me. Usually I can listen non stop to a 20something hr long KA book but this one I can barely finish. Which makes me sad.
LASTLY, I was so looking forward to this narration because it’s the “Chaos” voice, but I had to put the speed on 1.25 because I didn’t know what the hell was happening with all the slow speaking. Threw me off completely.
LASTLY, LASTLY, the dialogue is always funny. So I liked that but it did not outweigh the bad. SORRY.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Wild Like the Wind

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Kate Russell
  • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 812
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 751
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 753

The brother known as Hound has a reputation. He's all about cracking heads, having a good time, and when the Chaos Motorcycle Club needs someone to do the tough job, they call on him. But Hound has a secret. He fell in love with a woman years ago. She's untouchable. Unattainable. And even when her status changes, for Hound, it remains the same.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love Hound!

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-04-18

The Best of Chaos

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

IMO This was the best of the series. I almost cried several different (it’s takes a lot lol) times while reading this book. Maybe because all the characters are so developed now everything seemed so real. I swear KA has a gift I would be surprised if there really isn’t a motorcycle club named chaos in Denver and all these brothers really didn’t actually exist. The story really pulled you in and gave so much to the imagination, I could really see each scene. **SPOILER** When they had to vote on whether or not they’d beat the crap outta Hound, that was such a powerful scene and a great way to set up Rush for his book. Ahhh just all the feels. Dope book KA.

  • Wonder

  • By: R. J. Palacio
  • Narrated by: Diana Steele, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,445
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,533
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12,522

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school - until now. He’s about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you’ve ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie’s just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he’s just like them, despite appearances? R. J. Palacio has crafted an uplifting novel full of wonderfully realistic family interactions, lively school scenes, and spare emotional power.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful story for all ages!

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-10-14

Excellent. Every kid, every adult should listen or read this “Wonder”full book.

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

Reviewed: 02-01-18

This book was fantastic. It’s was more than a book about a boy with a deformity. It was so layered with lessons on lessons on lessons. Every child character had their own personality and was so nuanced. The mother and father were so lovable and so he Daughter had so much depth. And Auggie, don’t get me started, love that kid.

  • The Time in Between

  • The Magdalene Series, Book 3
  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon
  • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,175
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177

After a painful loss, Cady Moreland is coming to Magdalene to start the next chapter of her life. A chapter that began 18 years ago but had a heartbreaking ending. The time in between was full of family and friendship, but Cady could never get the man she fell in love with all those years ago out of her heart. Coert Yeager has learned to live without the girl who entered his life right when she shouldn't and exited delivering a crippling blow he never would have suspected. The time in between was full of failing to find what he was missing...and life-altering betrayal.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Unbalanced...

  • By Jenneal on 09-08-17

So good.

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

Reviewed: 09-02-17

1. I'm pretty sure "Boston" the real estate villain was a nod to Trump.
2. I reeeeeaaaallllly loved this one. Very good writing from start to finish. K.A. Gives people the best names!
3. Erin Mallon narrated the hell out of this book

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Fantastical

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Tillie Hooper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,581
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,477

Cora Goode has woken up in a fairytale world where she can understand what birds are saying to her, men ride horses and have fluffy feathers in their hats, and furniture zigs, zags, and whirls in miracles of construction. The problem is, she thinks she's in a dream, but she's actually taken the place of the parallel-universe Cora and, without realizing it, our Cora does something that starts a centuries-old curse that will sweep the land if she gets captured by the evil Minerva.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Favorite in the Series!

  • By Felicia The Geeky Blogger on 01-09-17

Noc Noc

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

Reviewed: 10-31-16

Gotta say I like Noc way more than I like Tor...can't wait to finish Broken Dove so I can get to Midnight Soul...

  • King of Wall Street

  • By: Louise Bay
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,874
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,656
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,651

I keep my two worlds separate. At work, I'm King of Wall Street. The heaviest hitters in Manhattan come to me to make money. They do whatever I say because I'm always right. I'm shrewd. Exacting. Some say ruthless. At home, I'm a single dad trying to keep his 14-year-old daughter a kid for as long as possible. If my daughter does what I say, somewhere there's a snowball surviving in hell. And nothing I say is ever right.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I really tried to like this book

  • By Stacy on 02-02-17

King of Wall Street

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

I loved this one!! I wish it was longer and a bit more build up to their "love". But overall 4 stars from me!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Easy Kisses

  • By: Kristen Proby
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Rachel Fulginiti
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,810
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,691
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,687

Simon Danbury, an internationally sought-after motivational speaker, helps women from all walks of life with love, self-esteem, dating, and career building skills. Handsome, witty, and wealthy, Simon seemingly has everything a man could want. But appearances can be deceiving. While Simon may have the answers for millions of women all over the world, when it comes to his own love life, he's a giant, sexy mess. Divorced, and convinced that he'll never love again, the very last thing he expects is one Charly Boudreaux.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Voices good . Accents off . Like the Boudreaux's.

  • By Kindle Customer on 10-23-16

Confused...

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

Reviewed: 08-22-16

I was very confused by the choice of narrators. If they were unable to do English accents they should not have narrated this book. The book says a lot "I love his accent" "sexy accent" "his accent" but we never get to HEAR IT. His parents, ex wife, best friend, none of them get their accents. So for that I gave the performance a 3.


The book itself was cute, the sex scenes and descriptions of men were hot. I think a bit too much because the book comes of more like romance than it does erotica... so although they were written well, the sex in this book seemed like another book.

Easy Love and Easy Charm are the best of this series.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • With Everything I Am

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 19 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133

One night, Callum is driven into the woods by instinct - an instinct to protect. In the form of wolf, he meets a young human child who he is instantly drawn to in a fierce way he doesn't quite understand. Sonia Arlington has lived a lonely life. She has certain abilities that make her strange and she has a rare disease that, if untreated, could kill her. Her father makes her vow that she will never let others discover her abilities. This forces Sonia to stay distant, always guarding against exposure.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mixed Speeds

  • By M. Thurman on 08-23-16

5 Stars!!

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

Reviewed: 08-16-16

I loved this one way more than the first. Leah was even tolerable in this novel I guess because she did is finally resolved in her position a Lucien's and she didn't speak much.... moving along. I loved loved loved Callum! I loved the way he loved Sonya. And I loved Reegan too... All the characters were so likable in this novel and Stella Bloom did a phenomenal job narrating. I'm no Scottish acc

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Until the Sun Falls from the Sky

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,250
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,246

Leah Buchanan's family has been in service to vampires for five centuries. Even so, Leah wants nothing to do with her family's legacy. But when she's summoned to her Selection by the Vampire Dominion, under familial pressure, she has no choice but to go. Lucien has been living under the strict edicts of the Vampire Dominion for centuries, but he's tired of these ancient laws stripping away everything that is the essence of the vampire. So he's taking it back. And this is because Lucien has been watching and waiting for decades for Leah.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I so wanted to love this but Leah...

  • By Nana-Mbra Idun on 08-13-16

I so wanted to love this but Leah...

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

Reviewed: 08-13-16

I really wanted to love this book because K.A. is the best and she never disappoints...however the first 7 or 8 hrs of the book was extremely painful ALL DUE to Leah. She was painstakingly annoying. I know the point is that she is headstrong and afraid to love because she doesn't want to get hurt but MY GOD she was EXHAUSTING.

And honesty this book was a bit redundant. I'm gonna stop here because I don't want to be too negative on a K.A. book but I just couldn't act like it was all good. Let's just say Lucien kept me listening.

28 of 29 people found this review helpful

  • Reaper's Legacy

  • Reaper's MC, Book 2
  • By: Joanna Wylde
  • Narrated by: Tatiana Sokolov, Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,000
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,850
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,861

Eight years ago, Sophie gave her heart - and her virginity - to Zach Barrett on a night that couldn't have been less romantic or more embarrassing. Zach's stepbrother, a steely-muscled, tattooed biker named Ruger, caught them in the act, getting a peep show of Sophie he's never forgotten. She may have lost her dignity that fateful night, but Sophie also gained something precious - her son Noah. Unfortunately, Zach's a deadbeat dad, leaving Ruger as Noah's only male role model. When he discovers Sophie and his nephew living in near poverty, Ruger takes matters into his own hands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story, Narration, and I want MORE MORE MORE!

  • By BluBumbleB on 03-27-14

Annoyed by Sophie

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

Reviewed: 06-08-16

I really feel like Sophie should not be with biker she complains too much. She was very annoying.