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  • The Celebrity Series, Book 1
  • By: J. Sterling
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon
  • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187

Madison Myers is a hard-working assistant to one of LA's top talent agents. Determined to make a respectable name for herself in the business, the last thing she wants in her life is singing sensation Walker Rhodes, with his nonstop tabloid-filled antics and bad boy behavior. But after he pulls her onstage during one of his concerts and serenades her in front of thousands of screaming fans, all bets are off. She doesn't want to give in to his charms, but Walker is relentless and keeping a secret of his own.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • 3.5 Stars

  • By Cyndi on 01-17-18

Sweet Story

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

Reviewed: 11-20-18

I enjoyed this story. It was really sweet. I guess it could have been longer but I didn't feel that it was really necessary. The characters seemed well developed and the story line was good. I guess the author could have flushed their relationship out more if she would have wanted to make it longer but why? The narrator was excellent. I love Erin Mallon.

  • Finding Me

  • By: Brooklyn Taylor
  • Narrated by: Tessa Ellory, Nathan Everett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Elise Riley is the average girl that has never been treated like she was worthy - always second best, even by her own mother. She becomes a victim of a crime committed by one of her closest friends and is shipped off to Humble, Texas to live with her aunt and uncle on the family farm. She swears that she will never trust another guy, that is, until she meets Ford. Is love worth the risk? Even if it means breaking a promise you made to your best friend? And if it is worth the risk, will you let it happen?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet Story with Terrible Topics

  • By Shelia B on 11-19-18

Sweet Story with Terrible Topics

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

I found this story enjoyable. This is my second time listening to it, really. I listen to it in one sitting both times. It was so sad so sad in places and so sweet in others. I hate when parents try to rule their child's life and try to tell them how it's going to be. I felt really bad for both the main characters in this book. I would have like to have had a little more of a ending, like to know if she went to college, what she did with her gift her father left her?. That kind of thing, but it was really good over all.

  • Naughty Little Secret

  • By: Shayla Black, Shelley Bradley
  • Narrated by: Cindy Harden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 153

After divorcing her never-home husband, Lauren Southall plucked up her courage, dusted off her power suits, and returned to corporate life. Two years later, there's just one six-foot three, testosterone-packed problem: her ex-husband's good friend and her current boss, Noah Reeves. Lauren aches for him. But she can't possibly measure up to the silicone-packed professional cheerleaders he dates. So she hides her desire behind a professional persona and fantasizes.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT Cover! Rough Story Line At Start-Enjoyed

  • By DK on 09-02-15

Not For Me

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

This was awful. I didn't get past the second chapter. From the first chapter I wasn't sure about this book but when the second came around and I got half way through it, I turned it off. Nope not going to continue.

  • Bring Me Back

  • By: Taryn Plendl
  • Narrated by: Beth Stewart
  • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Ally Mitchell is haunted by a past filled with the memories from one horrific night when her family was destroyed forever leaving her broken, shattered, and alone. Ian Rhodes is running from a broken heart derived from a tragic loss that he doesn't know how to move past. Having no idea how to cope, he buys a small mountain home, determined to isolate himself from everyone he's ever loved.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 1 Broken Heart + 1 Broken Heart = LOVE

  • By sheryl beauchemin on 12-11-16

More Than I Expected

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

Reviewed: 11-16-18

I didn't think this book would be as good as it is since it is only 4 and a half hours. To me, it's hard to tell a good story in such little time. But this one was done excellently. I didn't feel like anything was missing. I mean, I guess, she could have added a few more days between when they met and everything came together to build the relationship up more but it really wasn't necessary. This was a beautiful story of two damaged souls finding and fixing each other. Over all a great story. The narrator was okay but I really wish they would have had dual narration.

  • Beautifully Undone

  • The Beaumont Brothers, Book 3
  • By: Susan Griscom
  • Narrated by: Samantha Summers, Lester Clanton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Asher Beaumont never asked for much in life. All he wanted was to play his guitar, write music, and be recognized and loved by his father. Unfortunately, that last desire was never realized. The bastard died when Asher was just a kid. Then 13 years later, his mother dies of a brain tumor, shattering him even more and leaving him hating everyone around him, except for his two best friends, Melody Stevens and her brother, Teddy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Ending to the Series

  • By Shelia B on 11-14-18

Great Ending to the Series

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

Asher and Melody were best friends in the beginning of the book but their friendship kind of went downhill for a while. I felt Asher was kind of insensitive when a major life event happened to him and Mel. He finally got it together in the end and made things right. I loved that we got a little bit of an ending for the other characters from the previous books at the end of this one. Over all this was a great series and I'm glad I found it.

  • Beautifully Used

  • The Beaumont Brothers, Book 2
  • By: Susan Griscom
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson, Colin Carr
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Gabrielle learned the hard way what type of guy Brodie was the first time she met him. His crude seduction attempt earned him a slap to his face, and Gabrielle wasn't exactly looking forward to another encounter with the cad. Unfortunately, her best friend was marrying Brodie's brother, and Gabrielle and Brodie would be forced to spend time together, whether she liked it or not.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great Book in This Series

  • By Shelia B on 11-14-18

Another Great Book in This Series

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

Brodie and Gabby went through a lot of heartache before things started looking up. I loved Brodie in this book. I didn't really like him in the first book. He was kind of an ass in the beginning of the book but he got better. Gabby had such a tragic passed and my heart broke for her. So glad she finally trusted Brodie with her secrets. I would very much recommend this series.

  • Beautifully Wounded (The Beaumont Brothers)

  • By: Susan Griscom
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson, Trevor Croft
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 30

Jackson Beaumont prides himself on being a nature-loving, guitar-strumming, carefree sort of guy, known for his eagerness to help injured animals. When Lena Benton walks into his bar, he's once again swept off his feet with concern and desire to help the wounded. Will he risk having his heart torn apart again when the memory of the fawn he rescued as a child resurfaces?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Book well worth reading

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-08-17

Good Start to a Great Series

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

This book was good. Lena went through so much before she found happiness. Jackson was a character with his always wanting to save everything and not wanting to hurt peoples' feelings. Jackson had to be my favorite character in this one. The male narrator could have been better. I don't feel like he was right for the character. Over all it's worth the listen.

  • Allusive Aftershock

  • By: Susan Griscom
  • Narrated by: Rachel Jacobs
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 30

What happens when a major earthquake changes life as you know it and the boy you thought you hated ends up saving you? Three times! Courtland Reese is the guy everyone hates and makes fun of because... well, he is weird. He communicates with animals. Strange or interesting, seventeen-year-old Adela Castielle can't quite figure out, but when he saves her from being trampled by her own horse, she begins to understand him a little better and wants to learn more about him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping tale

  • By Laura on 11-10-15

Love in a Disaster

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

The characters in this book were very likable. Well most of them. Adela and Courtland went through so much together. One thing after another tried to knock them down but they persevered. I'm glad Adela choose the one she did because I wonder what would have happened to her if she'd have choose the other. The one problem I had with the book was that I feel like the ending was a little rushed. I think it could have been flushed out more. The narrator wasn't really that good. She was a little nasally while doing the female voices but she didn't the male voices okay.

  • Unzipped

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 799
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 760
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 758

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
  • Terrific rom com with unexpected depth!

  • By RexyRomance on 10-30-18

Absolute Gold

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

Reviewed: 11-03-18

One of the best books I've listen to all year. These characters were so great. The movie quotes, the roller coasters, the TV show, they were all great and made this book worth listening to. So glad I took the time to listen to this. I laughed so much at the characters' craziness.

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  • Accidentally Married

  • By: Victorine E. Lieske
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Drake Ford
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 392
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 347
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 347

Madison Nichols, aspiring actress, is floundering. Her rent is due and she needs a job. Desperately. After getting a tip about an open position, she rushes to Jameson Technologies and meets CEO Jared Jameson. Unfortunately, due to a misunderstanding, she is put in the awkward position of pretending to be his girlfriend. Not the job she was applying for. And when she finds out Jared lied to her to get what he wanted, she decides to get back at him. In front of his family.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Unoriginal, predictable,

  • By Mary Beth Maschner on 05-02-15

Good At First

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

This book was really cute at first. The first twenty-two chapters were funny and entertaining. But chapters twenty-three through twenty-six really irritated me and I really could wait for the book to end. The last chapter was decent. The author could have done some much better. This book was also kind of predictable. If it weren't for it being a part of the Romance Package, I would have returned for my credit back.