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  • Unzipped

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,087
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,083

Picture this - I’m ready to win back the love of my life, and I’m going big this time. We’re talking boom box, sing her name in the rain, let the whole damn neighborhood know I'm good and ready this time around. After all, if you're going to grand gesture the ever-loving hell out of a second chance, you need to pull out all the stops. There’s only one little problem. My college girlfriend isn't the one who shows up when I play my "I'll do anything to win you back" tune. The woman who flings open the second-floor window tells me my ex doesn’t live here anymore.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Appealing to my college self!

  • By PATRICIA on 10-31-18

Movie Quote Perfection

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

This might be my favorited Lauren Blakely Audio to date! And, i think that is saying something considering she had the idea to do Birthday Suit with a full cast. I laughed hysterically through multiple scenes, i had a big goofy smile on my face and i just loved the vulnerability in these two characters. They both were relationship novices, and while they made some predictable mistakes i really enjoyed that Lauren didn't have them fall down a rabbit hole when they occurred. They picked themselves up, learned from their mistakes and tried again. The 80s movie references were spot on an i love how the storyline itself seemed to walk in the footsteps of Some Kind of Wonderful. Andi Arndt and Joe Arden were spot on perfect with these characters... but i never expected anything less. If you are looking for a really enjoyable listen make sure to pick Unzipped!

  • The Girl Behind the Red Door

  • By: Cassie Graham
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett, Steve Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Reed Windsor doesn't do relationships. Though he could charm the pants off any girl he wants, he's not interested. He's always been too captivated by a special someone from his past to get serious with anyone else. Sure, she has no clue he exists, but he's willing to bide his time and convince her he's worth a shot. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Amazing!

  • By Krystyn - AudiobookObsession on 01-10-19

Cassie Graham may be my Spirit Animal

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

Reviewed: 01-13-19

*Spoiler Alert* I do include some spoilers below in this review.

I received this audiobook from a giveaway by one of the narrators on AudioLoves Facebook Page. This is my first Cassie Graham novel and the first time listening to an audio book narrated by Sarah Puckett and Steve Campbell. To say that i was pleasantly surprised would be an understatement. I am pretty sure that Cassie Graham might be my spirit animal.

I like to listen to audiobooks when i put my son to sleep, and i was between books so i turned this one on and was introduced to Charlie who is left by her fiancé at her wedding in the prologue. I instantly love that the heroine has a "boys name". It my thing (when i was 4 i got to pick my sister's middle name, i chose Corey) and it is the authors too, because throughout the novel this theme persists with a variety of girls with boys names.

Then we meet Reed (hello British accent!) who is a theater kid and I fall a little more for this book i grew up in theater and can relate to the eccentricity that theater people bring to social interactions. Not only that, but the play they are doing is an original musical based on Outlander! (Yes please! i love me some Jamie Fraser!) The play does continue to be a part of the story, but I found myself hoping for more information about the play itself, interactions with the cast and director. It became part of the setting rather than part of the story.

I really enjoyed Reed and Charlie's meet cute and the development of their relationship, but the moment I realized i was going to love this story was when Charlie mentioned the show Supernatural. Not only was it mentioned, but there were conversations about it, a viewing scene and references and quotes from the show. I had to text all my friends who are part of the SPN Family because that was so cool! I looked up Cassie Graham's profile to find that she is a big fan as well (which makes sense)

I would have enjoyed more time spent on their physical relationship, especially the first time. Reed admits that he is a virgin and then they go straight into intercourse, no foreplay, no exploration. I would have liked to see them go a little slower, taking their time, especially since they were friends before they were more.

Overall this was an enjoyable book with enough suspense and drama that it wasn't completely predictable, and a swoon worth hero. The narration by Sarah Puckett and Steve Campbell was great!! Highly recommend this read :)

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  • Repeat

  • By: Kylie Scott
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,050
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,841
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,835

When a vicious attack leaves 25-year-old Clementine Johns with no memory, she’s forced to start over. Now she has figure out who she was and why she made the choices she did - which includes leaving the supposed love of her life, tattoo artist Ed Larsen, only a month before. Ed can hardly believe it when his ex shows up at his tattoo parlor with no memory of their past, asking about the breakup that nearly destroyed him. The last thing he needs is more heartache, but he can’t seem to let her go again. Should they walk away for good, or does their love deserve a repeat performance?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Adorable Story of Love

  • By B. Wood on 01-10-19

She may not remember but readers won't forget!

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

Reviewed: 01-09-19

Kylie Scott delivers again with a swoon worthy hero in Ed and a fierce and feisty heroine in Clementine. I started listening to this book Monday morning and finished it Monday night, i couldn't take my headphones out (Don't tell my boss)! I loved how Clementine thought about her situation, so rational but not emotionless. She was Clem now, and Clem before was "Other"/"Her" a separate character who we learn about but never meet. Watching Clem form new relationships with people the other knew was an interesting study in social relationships. Her sister and Ed and other acquaintances trying to hold her to the standards of their previous relationship as she discovered who she is now. I found narrative regarding her new found virginity and having never been kissed - since she couldn't remember ever having done it extremely interesting. To be an adult who has no romantic history or any understanding of pop culture I highly recommend for all readers! While amnesia is in no way desirable, I know i would love to be able to read my favorite books or watch my favorite movies for the first time again. Fall in love with the magic, experience the love and excitement you felt the first time you met the characters. Clem got to experience all of that and more with newfound appreciation and I felt lucky to go along for the ride.

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  • Dirty Headlines

  • By: L.J. Shen
  • Narrated by: Jacob Morgan, Grace Grant
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,008
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,862
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,860

Célian Laurent. Manhattan royalty. Notorious playboy. Heir to a media empire...and my new boss. I could have impressed him, if not for last month's unforgettable one-night stand. I left it with more than orgasms and a pleasant memory - namely, his wallet. Now he's staring me down like I'm the dirt under his Italian loafers, and I'm supposed to take it. But the thing about being Judith "Jude" Humphry is I have nothing to lose. Brooklyn girl. Infamously quirky. Heir to a stack of medical bills and a tattered couch. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT.. AN OUTSTANDING FUN ROMANCE

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 10-19-18

Witty, Angsty and Fun!

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

I listened to the audiobook through my Audible Romance Package. To start the Narrators were fantastic! Jacob Morgan is one of my favorites, he infuses so much personality into his characters and each of the heroes he performs sound slightly different, which is amazing. Grace Grant is also amazing, but there are some performances which i find a little annoying, not so. I was so involved in this story i listened to the whole thing in one day. The enemies to lovers storyline was witty and current. I loved the modern pop culture references that were thrown into the insults the character's slung around. Some of of the twists at the end were a little outrageous, but i enjoyed this book immensely.

  • Hate Notes

  • By: Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Lynn Barrington
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,324

It all started with a mysterious blue note sewn into a wedding dress. Something blue. I’d gone to sell my own unworn bridal gown at a vintage clothing store. That’s when I found another bride’s “something old.” Stitched into the lining of a fabulously feathered design was the loveliest message I’d ever read: Thank you for making all of my dreams come true. The name embossed on the blue stationery: Reed Eastwood, obviously the most romantic man who ever lived. I also discovered he’s the most gorgeous. If only my true-love fantasies had stopped there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THIS IS MY LOVE NOTE..

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-09-18

The good kind of outrageous

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

Reviewed: 11-21-18

A beautifully written story with funny, dynamic and realistic characters. I found the struggles and mannerisms of Charlotte completely relatable and found it very refreshing that neither the hero or the heroine was placed on a pedestal. There were some over the top events, but i think that is all part of the fun. My favorite character was Iris, she reminded me of my own grandmother who I could talk to about anything and gave amazing advice. I listened to the audio book and loved the narrators (Sebastian York always does an amazing job). There were a few times when there was an elongated pause with some background noise, which was a little distracting. I found myself checking my device to see if my bluetooth was cutting out or the book stopped playing. That being said, I definitely recommend this book it was very enjoyable to listen to.

  • Dirty Sexy Games

  • By: Laurelin Paige
  • Narrated by: Elena Wolfe, Jacob Morgan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,270
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,199

Their union started with a simple plan: to fake a marriage that would allow Elizabeth to take over her father’s company and merge it with Weston’s holdings, creating a vast media empire. But what began as a pretend marriage has become all too real.... Now a bombshell about Weston’s past is keeping him rooted at home while Elizabeth must travel across the globe to take up the company reigns. But their intense connection could bring the entire game crashing down as they’re forced to choose power and family...or the love of a lifetime.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I yelled at this book

  • By Voracious Book Addict on 08-21-18

I yelled at this book

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

I really enjoyed part one of this duet, but I felt like the characters in this book made every predictable bad decision and I spent a lot of time yelling at the characters to act like mature adults.

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