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  • Once Upon a Real Good Time

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272

That smoking hot one-night stand with a former rock star? Turns out, he's my son's new teacher. Oops. But I didn't know that the night I met Campbell. All I knew was he played my body the same way he played a guitar - like he owned it. My libido is still high-fiving me after being self-served for too many years, and we're both ready for another night or two of fun, especially since we don't just have chemistry in bed - we connect over everything. That is, until I learn he's the man who'll be coming to my house twice a week to teach my son the best music lessons money can buy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A GENUINE & DELICIOUS SLOW-SIMMER TO PERFECTION

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 09-14-18

My Ears Had a Good Time With This One!

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

Once upon a time, there was an author named Lauren Blakely, who loved to write about smart and sexy women and men and well the end. LOL Just kidding.

Because this is a Rom-Com, I'm going to make this review fit the theme. Ready? Ok. (In my cheer voice) Here are my top FIVE reasons why I loved this book:

Number 5 - Sebastian York says d*ck. Sorry Audible, his voice, Blakely's words, not mine. Just so you know, I'm a HUGE fan of that word and how he says it in books. Just sayin...

Number 4 - Sexy times took me straight to #TingleTown. It has been a while since I've visited, and I suppose it was time to retake up residence in my home on the cul-du-sac. Blakely knows how to spice it up and when I say SPICE I'm not talking Spice girls if ya know what I mean.

Number 3 - I love that Blakely chose to include teens in the story. I am a fan of single parents and this has two. In the book MacKenzie and Campbell show that being an adult and parent IS putting your kids first. But the best part is that the kids show the adults that they can still be adults and date and have relationships. There is a scene between McKenzie and her son Kyle where he basically says, I thought you were already dating. Kids are smart lol.

Number 2 - Andi Arndt knows her shyte. She has such a warm tone that she just floats into character. Doesn't matter the age, male or female, it just works. Kudos to her for always nailing it. LOL, pun intended (smiley face)

Number 1 - It's a book about romance, friendships, parenthood, and family all wrapped up in a musical bow. There are moments where you smile and laugh out loud while walking your dog. There are moments, while walking your dog you turn down the volume of your phone because the characters are talking dirty... #truestory

Blakely scores 5 headphones for this comedy because it definitely made me feel good and got me out of my audio slump. Plus, you can't go wrong with her words, SebYo's comedic timing and Andi's ability to make your ears drool in excitement!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Word Play

  • By: Amalie Silver
  • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Smut sells. Michael Rourke learned this the hard way. Struggling to make ends meet as a mystery writer, he sold his soul - and his pride - as he pedaled sex and lust writing under the pen name Christoph Strong. No one knew he was the one behind the steamy stories on the best sellers lists. And he planned to keep it that way. Until he met her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED IT!!

  • By RaynaRed on 01-19-16

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

Love everything about this story. The plot, narration, banter, subject matter. Every person in the book community can relate to Monica's Musings.

The story between Lauren and Michael is written so well. Many times I wanted to say come on y'all. lol But the build up to the end was well done.

Joel Froomkin is possiy one of the most talented narrators on the planet. My god. What he could do with 7-8 characters was nothing short of amazing. I have never enjoyed a man performing a female POV in my life until I listened to this book.

I hope Amalie writes more books and I'm off to download more Joel!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Unbreak My Heart

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171

Experience all the feels in this unforgettable second-chance standalone romance from number-one New York Times best-seller Lauren Blakely! I didn't break her heart, and she didn't break mine - we broke each other's. I never stopped loving her, but time and distance played its cruel role in ripping us apart three years ago when she moved halfway around the world. Now after all those endless miles away, she's returned...but I'm not the guy I was before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth all the feels, the tears and the ride!! Wow!

  • By Patricia Villali Koett on 08-15-18

A Story of Mending

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

Reviewed: 08-15-18

Unbreak My Heart is about the journey of healing, finding peace and having a second chance at love. Such a great listen. Blakely tells a heartfelt story about letting go and learning to cope with grief the right way. I love that Holland knew how to give Andrew space to heal on his own so their relationship could get a second chance.

This is not a sugary, spicy, funny rom-com that we are used to by Blakely, but a story that encompasses all the emotion you get from loss and the steps one takes to become whole. How did I connect with the story? I believe all of us have had to deal with something so monumental that life took a turn. We may have used coping mechanisms that seemed minimal at the time, but found that it influenced our relationships with others and ourselves. I've been there.

With Andrew, we don't get all the details of his relationship with his brother, but we can sense the emotional connection and loss he felt after the passing. We see/hear it in the tone and attitude of the story. There was a moment where Andrew questions if he had known his brother at all and begins to feel anger which is another stage of grief. However, his journey leads him to an understanding of what's important. That living life one day at a time with "NO REGRETS" is simply the best path to happiness.

Joe Arden delivers a perfect narration as Andrew. You can hear the vulnerability, sadness and determination in his interpretation. I am used to hearing Joe perform roles where he is an arrogant a-hole or a smug, conceited bad boy, however, this story, I believe allowed him an opportunity to flex his acting skills in a different type of romance. Definitely one of my favorite performances.

Erin Mallon, as always knows how to "be" the character. It is like she has a sixth sense and tunes in perfectly to deliver the character’s emotions. She nails it EVERY.SINGLE.TIME! I honestly can say the Arden/Mallon pairing was a hit!

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Controlling Cosette

  • My Beautiful Suicide, Book 2
  • By: Atty Eve
  • Narrated by: Michelle Sparks
  • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Cosette Hugo thought she had fulfilled her wish for a beautiful suicide, but she survived. As she begins the slow road to recovery, the guilt of what she has done has become overwhelming. She vows to put her murderous alter ego, Bonnie, behind her forever. In order to do this, Cosette must rescue Hilda and keep the truth about Hilda's kidnapping a secret. During the rescue things go wrong, and Cosette is forced to kill again.

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

  • By Cyndi on 07-02-18

When You're Conflicted...

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

My title is misleading, sort of. I didn't know if I wanted to love or hate this book. And that's only because of the age of the characters. I feel weird being turned on at points and creeped out lol. The story line is so different. It's dark and twisted. Controlling Cosette is a wicked, reverse harem, polyamory, mystery, thriller that made me say " OH. MY GOD" in every chapter!

Michelle Sparks is back again and she does a phenomenal job. She seemed to be more in tuned with the characters and her delivery is spot on. Great book and great performance.
Bring on How to Kill a Pedophile!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Poison Princess

  • Arcana Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin, Keith Nobbs
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,277
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,104

She could save the world - or destroy it. Sixteen-year-old Evangeline 'Evie' Greene leads a charmed life, until she begins experiencing horrifying hallucinations. When an apocalyptic event decimates her Louisiana hometown, Evie realizes her hallucinations were actually visions of the future - and they're still happening. Fighting for her life and desperate for answers, she must turn to her wrong-side-of-the-bayou classmate: Jack Deveaux. But she can't do either alone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great new series (for teens and adults too!)

  • By Marc on 10-09-12

A+

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

Reviewed: 07-10-18

I love YA and this is one of the vest there is. It is so different and there is no other series that compares. The characters are well developed and intriguing. And whoa Jack!!!

Emma Galvin is superb!!!

  • Three Dirty Secrets

  • The Blindfold Club, Volume 4
  • By: Nikki Sloane
  • Narrated by: Muffy Newtown
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

No man can own me. I negotiate sex for money at an illicit blindfold club, but my body is not for sale. I don't submit, and I don't surrender. Until I meet him. This beautiful artist's tattoo now covers the scar of the worst mistake of my life. Being with him could expose everything I've been hiding, and although there's so much at stake, I can't stop myself. The battle for control between us is too hot, too powerful to resist. With all my dirty secrets, what's going to happen when he forces me to come clean?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hot As F***

  • By The Audio Flow on 06-26-18

Hot As F***

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

Reviewed: 06-26-18

This is my favorite in the series so far. Reagen is my shero. She is tough, vulnerable and smoking hot. Her relationship with Silas is mesmerizing and they are the total package.

When the secrets come out, will their relationship be able to stand? Shoot, no spoilers but you know Nikki doesn't leave loose ends or keep us blindfolded.

Nikki is a genius at creating undie melting scenes that may cause car crashes if you aren't paying attention to the road. In fact, don't listen and drive. You can't do it without crashing. or almost crashing.

Muffy Newtown is just....Damn she is awesome. The way she paces and sounds so natural with all things orgasm, humor, hurt, pain and anger...She is by far one of audios most talented narrators!!!

🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Dark Calling

  • The Arcana Chronicles, Book 6
  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 784
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 739
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 739

When Evie receives life-changing - and possibly game-changing - news, she has trouble believing it. Why doesn't she feel any different? Is it possible someone she trusts might be lying? Tensions seethe inside the castle of lost time as Evie starts to doubt her own sanity. Answers can be found outside their stronghold, but will Death help her find them - or prevent her from learning the truth about her future and Jack's possible survival? A mysterious, sinister power begins to affect the Arcana in its path. Forced out into the wasteland alone, Evie must depend on unexpected allies. But as a battle with Richter looms, can her new alliance defeat the Dark Calling before hell reigns on earth?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a continuation!

  • By girlwon1 on 03-20-18

My heart and everything...

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

Reviewed: 06-15-18

OMGawd this series is soooo good. This book tugged fiercely at my heart and turned me upside down. The writing was excellent and the narration was perfection.

Now I must hold on for the final battle as the remaining Arcana move to the end. #Gah!! #KickTheCanDownTheRoad

  • Dead of Winter: Arcana Chronicles, Book 3

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,503
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,382
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,380

Heartbreaking decisions: Evie was almost seduced by the life of comfort that Death offered her - until Jack was threatened by two of the most horrific Arcana, The Lovers. She will do anything to save him, even escape Death's uncanny prison, full of beautiful objects, material comforts - and stolen glances from a former love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love, love, love this series!

  • By Katheryne on 02-09-15

Gasp

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

Reviewed: 06-12-18

OMG so much happened in this book. Jack matured, Evie became the Empress and Death is so hawt. But the end. Im totally hooked on this series.

  • Endless Knight: Arcana Chronicles, Book 2

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,700
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,574
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,564

In this seductive follow-up to Poison Princess, #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole takes us deeper into the dark world of the Arcana Chronicles. With threats lurking around every corner, Evie is forced to trust her newfound alliance. Together they must fight not only other Arcana, but also Bagmen zombies, post-apocalyptic storms, and cannibals

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling!

  • By Katheryne on 10-09-13

Wow

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

This book was so good. I finished in one day. And now Im hooked. Why is Death so sexy? lol

Emma is is talented!!!

  • Simply Coaching for Your Highest and Best

  • By: Lynn McIntyre Coffey
  • Narrated by: Lynn Coffey, Michael Coffey
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Understanding and adopting a "Highest and Best" approach will make your world brighter, happier, and healthier. Simply Coaching for Your Highest and Best is about self-discovery. In a world that often pushes us to our lowest and worst, this guide offers solutions by developing the ability to champion the "Highest and Best" in others and ourselves. Gracious and respectful, it motivates and teaches us how to realize a better life and a better world. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Coaching Book!

  • By Jason on 07-19-18

Great Look at How to Be My Best

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

Reviewed: 06-09-18

The way the world is today, we need to have more motivational books that offer hope and direction on how to achieve our Highest and Best in every area of life. Lynn Coffey gives that with her narration. She is full of energy and captivates the listener in each chapter.
I've taken this concept and applied it to my personal and professional life.