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  • Between the Lines

  • Between the Lines, Book 1
  • By: Tammara Webber
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd, Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 330
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 299

When Hollywood It Boy Reid Alexander arrives on location to shoot his next movie, his goals are the same as always: film another blockbuster hit, and enjoy his celebrity status to the fullest while doing so. His costar is a virtual unknown with whom he had blazing hot chemistry during her auditions. The universe is lining up nicely to grant whatever he wants, as usual, until he’s confronted with unexpected obstacles on location - like a bitter ex-girlfriend and a rival for the first girl to spark his genuine interest in years.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • This is a teen romance

  • By Sara on 12-13-12

I was surprisingly underwhelmed

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

Reviewed: 12-18-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I had read "Easy," also by Tammara Webber and I really enjoyed it. I recommended that book to a friend. When I started "Between the Lines," I wanted to feel the same satisfaction I had before. About halfway through the book, I came to terms that it probably wasn't going to happen this time around.There are many characters. For me it was easy to confuse who's whos manager, friend, castmate, etc. Reid and Emma were interesting characters but I feel THEIR story just kind of fizzled out. I know this book is part of a series, but a more distinct break in the relationship would have made it better.For these reasons and then some, I would not recommend this book.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The most interesting aspect of this story was the insight into young Hollywood. The story depicts well the complexities of being a young actor/actress and the lives they lead on and off camera.

Have you listened to any of Kate Rudd and Todd Haberkorn ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I don't think so. Todd Haberkorn, as the voice of Reid, really captured the inflections of a ~18yo. My only criticism is that all the male character he voiced sounded the same. Kate Rudd gave Emma more mature tone.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Not really. As the headline states, I was quite underwhelmed

Any additional comments?

The story was good about 4 hours in. After that, it never went anywhere for me. I do not intend to read the remaining books of the series.

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