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  • Brandon Mills versus the V-Card

  • Prescott College, Book 2
  • By: J.A. Rock, Lisa Henry
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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    5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

When Alex and Brandon are drafted onto the Phi Sig Academic Challenge team, they start spending time together. But as the competition - and their relationship - heats up, Alex’s determination not to die a virgin clashes with Brandon’s vow of lifelong celibacy, forcing them to examine what’s truly important to each of them about love.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • so funny

  • By trish on 06-23-18

Soo good

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-18-18

The gang is back and better than ever! If you were a fan of the first book you are going to love Brandon’s story. Hysterical, adorable, Joel Leslie’s perfect narration will make you love this audiobook.

  • Peachy Flippin' Keen

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 935
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 888
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 880

The McCready Family Funeral Home and Bait Shop has crickets running rampant in the store and hot sauce in the Snack Shack's ketchup bottles. But as the county coroner, Frankie has enough on her plate without worrying about the increasingly mean pranks being played at her family's business. And the arrival of Sheriff Eric Linden, both devastatingly attractive and painfully taciturn, is enough to push her over the edge.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Unfinished

  • By ashley on 04-23-18

Really enjoyed this

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-16-18

I was hesitant to get this because a large chunk of reviews were saying it was more of a excerpt than a novella, but I have to disagree with them. This has a clear beginning and end no different from her other two novellas. Thankfully, the story continues in for this pairing in “Ain’t She a Peach”, no different from her vampire novella and following novel.

If you’re looking for something with Harper’s trademark snark and laughs than this is it. Highly recommend if your just getting into the authors work but her more supernatural stuff isn’t your thing.

  • A Destiny of Dragons

  • Tales from Verania, Book 2
  • By: TJ Klune
  • Narrated by: Michael Lesley
  • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 675
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 640

Once upon a time, the wizard’s apprentice, Sam of Wilds, got his happily ever after in the arms of his cornerstone, Knight Commander Ryan Foxheart. A year has passed, and while Sam’s been captured five or six more times since then, things are pretty great. Until they're not.... Because Vadoma, the leader of the gypsy clan and Sam’s grandmother, has come to the City of Lockes with a dire prophecy written in the stars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic book with awesome narration

  • By J. John on 12-03-17

The gang is back and better than ever before!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-10-18

What a rollercoaster! Things to note in this book: 1. The gang is back again! Every. Single. One. Of. Them. The hilarity that you loved in the first book is still here (and even better). Gary the unicorn has to be the most hilariously sassy mess I have ever heard. 2. The pacing is fantastic. I never once felt bored or skipped ahead. 3. Micheal Lesley is a magical! There are so many characters (just over 10 main side characters) and they all had such distinct voices. Bravo Mr. Lesley! Just buy it! If you were a fan of the first book you’ll love this book just as much.

  • Us

  • By: Sarina Bowen, Elle Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Jacob Morgan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 944
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 942

Five months in, NHL forward Ryan Wesley is having a record-breaking rookie season. He's living his dream of playing pro hockey and coming home every night to the man he loves - Jamie Canning, his longtime best friend turned boyfriend. There's just one problem: the most important relationship of his life is one he needs to keep hidden, or else face a media storm that will eclipse his success on the ice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FAVORITE

  • By LAXMAMA on 02-07-17

Great ending to the series!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-23-18

Bowen and Kennedy aka the dynamic duo have done it again! I’ve been dreading this books for years because I was afraid it wouldn’t live up to expectations but I was clearly wrong. Teddy Hamilton and Jacob Morgan did fantastic jobs once again as narrators and Blake (good god Blake) is one of the funniest side characters to ever be introduced. I’m sad to see Ryan and Jamie ‘s story close with this but man what a way to end.

  • Circe

  • By: Madeline Miller
  • Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,961
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,545
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,507

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child - not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring, like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power - the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refined writing with an intimate performance

  • By Michael - Audible Editor on 04-11-18

Utter Perfection

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

Reviewed: 05-18-18

Madeline Miller is back, and I’m happy to report there is no second book slump here. Circe was a wonderful retelling with Miller’s beautiful writing as it’s shining beacon. I was never bored once, and the story literally spans centuries without feeling as if it was missing something; and Perdita Weeks’ narration was sublime. I can’t wait to see what else she narrated.

  • Long Way Down

  • By: Jason Reynolds
  • Narrated by: Jason Reynolds
  • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 484
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 448
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 444

A cannon. A strap. Or, you can call it a gun. That's what 15-year-old Will has shoved in the back waistband of his jeans. See, his brother Shawn was just murdered. And Will knows the rules. No crying. No snitching. Revenge. That's where Will's now heading, with that gun shoved in the back waistband of his jeans, the gun that was his brother's gun. He gets on the elevator, seventh floor, stoked. He knows who he's after. Or does he?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Real and Relevant!

  • By tarafarah7: Tara Brown on 11-05-17

Speechless

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-08-18

Absolutely no fault with this book. It’s heartbreaking, honest, and heck sad. If you grew up in the inner city I think it will hit really close to home. So be prepared to be left breathless and possibly crying.

  • Murder Takes the High Road

  • By: Josh Lanyon
  • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138

Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour for fans of mystery author Dame Vanessa Rayburn. Sure, his ex, Trevor, will also be on the trip with his new boyfriend, leaving Carter to share a room with a stranger, but he can’t pass up a chance to meet his favorite author. Carter’s roommate turns out to be John Knight, a figure as mysterious as any character from Vanessa’s books. His strange affect and nighttime wanderings make Carter suspicious. When a fellow traveler’s death sparks rumors of foul play, Carter is left wondering if there’s anyone on the tour he can trust.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining mystery tour in Scotland with romance

  • By Carol Mello on 09-08-18

Agatha Christie with a Lanyon Twist!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-07-18

This is a great Lanyon mystery, and it kept my interest for the entire time. Gary Furlong did a superb job with the narration! There are more than eight main (side) characters, and they each had a distinctive voice. The only downside to the story was that the romance wasn’t as fleshed out as it could have been, it is a Lanyon novel so the mystery comes first obviously, but it was still adorable and fun.

  • The Magpie Lord

  • By: K. J. Charles
  • Narrated by: Cornell Collins
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218

Exiled for 20 years, Lucien never planned to return to England. But with the mysterious deaths of his father and brother, it seems the new Lord Crane has inherited an earldom. He's also inherited his family's enemies. He needs magical assistance, fast. He doesn't expect it to turn up angry. Magician Stephen Day has good reason to hate Crane's family. Unfortunately, it's his job to deal with supernatural threats. Besides, the earl is unlike any aristocrat he's ever met, with the tattoos, the attitude...and the way Crane seems determined to get him into bed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story and Performance

  • By Riva on 02-03-18

K.J. Charles sure can write!!

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Reviewed: 05-07-18

If your looking for a good fantasy mystery read with a dash of good (read: HOT) romance this is the book for you. I loved our the main characters and Charles did a great job on the fantasy side (I am really intrigued about the magic and it’s rules). Can’t wait to see where this series goes.

  • The Quarterback

  • By: Mackenzie Blair
  • Narrated by: Greg Boudreaux
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 445
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419

Matt Lancaster is the star quarterback at Bodine College, a small Southern Division II school with an ultra-conservative dean of athletics. Matt is also very much in the closet, and he thinks he’s kept his secret well hidden, until his best friends take him to a happy endings massage parlor and request a male masseuse for him. In walks Trevor Kim, a gorgeous, pierced, tattooed fellow Bodine student who does massages - without happy endings - to pay for school after his family kicked him out for being gay. Trevor takes one look at Matt and breaks all his own rules about mixing business with pleasure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love love love

  • By Rebecca on 04-20-18

Please let there be a spin-off/sequel planned!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 05-05-18

So much fun! Funny, angsty (goodness the angst!), and just plain adorable—I highly enjoyed this book. The narrator did a fantastic job as always, and I can’t wait to see what Mackenzie Lee comes up with next. Hopefully a sequel/ spin-off for some of the supporting characters?? *Cough*cough* Drew *cough* *cough* O’Donnell.

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  • The Dire King

  • A Jackaby Novel
  • By: William Ritter
  • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166

The fate of the world is in the hands of detective of the supernatural R. F. Jackaby and his intrepid assistant, Abigail Rook. An evil king is turning ancient tensions into modern strife, using a blend of magic and technology to push Earth and the Otherworld into a mortal competition. Jackaby and Abigail are caught in the middle as they continue to solve the daily mysteries of New Fiddleham, New England - like who's created the rend between the worlds, how to close it, and why zombies are appearing around town.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Satisfying End

  • By Joki on 09-17-17

The best YA fantasy finale ever!

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-08-18

Simply Wonderful! Ritter managed to not only did end his series on a high note, but he effectively tied up all his lose ends. Nicola Barber did a fantastic job as always. Every character had a clear distinct voice, and I had no trouble following along.

The only parts that weren’t stellar: The random gushes of breath taken periodically through the book (no a lot and spaced out). It happened so infrequently I thought it was apart of the actual writing, but I’ve since looked at a physical copy, and it’s not. Also the secondary romance. Maybe I wasn’t paying enough attention in the first three books but there was a secondary pairing that I just did not see coming so to me it just felt random.