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  • In a Badger Way

  • The Honey Badgers Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Shelly Laurenston
  • Narrated by: Charlotte Kane
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 268
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266

Petite, kind, brilliant, and young, Stevie is nothing like the usual women in whom bodyguard Shen Li is interested. The youngest of the lethal, ball-busting, and beautiful MacKilligan sisters loves pandas. Shen is a giant panda shifter, which means that Stevie won't stop cuddling him. But Stevie has a way of finding trouble. Like going undercover to take down a scientist experimenting on other shifters. For what, Shen doesn't want to know, but they'd better find out. And fast. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Charlotte Kane is back! Yay!

  • By B Micue on 03-26-19

YAY CHAROTTE IS BACK! The main characters tho...

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

I realized shortly into the story, that I was much more interested in all the surrounding stories than I was in the main character stories. I was never interested in Stevie. I was never interested in Chen. In previous stories, Chen had been set up as a humorous sidekick character. No-one I would want to read an entire book about. this held true through the entire audiobook. No interest in either of them. In this story, the author tried to make them into main characters and it simply did not work for me. I felt no Chemistry Between the two main characters. None at all. However, the strength of this author is that she weaves such an enjoyable world, and such enjoyable supporting characters, that you don't even have to be invested in the main characters to enjoy the story.

  • Impulse

  • Mageri, Book 3
  • By: Dannika Dark
  • Narrated by: Nicole Poole
  • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,226
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,041
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,033

Within the dark and supernatural city of Cognito, Silver is living under the watchful eye of her Ghuardian and dating her mortal enemy. Neither man can protect her from a dark secret, one buried within the contents of a box. As rival factions struggle to gain control, she finds herself in the middle of a centuries-old feud that threatens to drive a wedge between her and Logan Cross, the man who intends to seduce her

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Silver is stupid & annoying

  • By Mporter on 08-10-16

Won't be finishing this series.

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

Reviewed: 03-02-19

The main character (silver) has become a whiny, ungrateful and TSTL (too stupid to live) character. It makes absolutely no sense why all the other characters flock to her. She is utterly unlikable. After the 200th time she pulled a, "no one tells me what to do because I'm a big girl" followed immediately by needing rescuing, followed immediately by her being petulant and ungrateful for the help....I was done. I find no redeeming qualities in her character. It was difficult to finish. The only reason I finished was that I was curious to learn more about Justice.

  • The Accidental Werewolf

  • Accidentally Friends, Book 1
  • By: Dakota Cassidy
  • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,231
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,127
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,128

When Marty Andrews gets bitten by a mangy mutt while walking her teacup poodle, her blond hair darkens, the hair on her legs starts growing at an alarming rate, and her mood swings put her dream job as a sales rep for Bobbie-Sue Cosmetics in serious jeopardy. Then a drool-worthy man shows up at her door claiming that he accidentally bit Marty. And since he's a werewolf, she is now, too. Thinking Keegan Flaherty is clearly insane, Marty refuses to believe a word until a kidnapping makes her realize there's more at stake than just her highlights.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Cassidy's humor!

  • By mississippi on 07-18-14

Using the word "retarded" will NEVER make me laugh

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

Reviewed: 02-07-19

Do NOT waste your time on this audiobook. I am roughly 3 hours in and I cannot listen to another second.

1. I believe it speaks poorly of the character of ANYone (including the author) that believes throwing around the word 'tard' and 'retarded' in an effort to be funny. There was no need. It added nothing to the scene, character, plot, etc. When I heard it for the second time, I was done. I will not be finishing this book. It wasn't worth it even before the use of that language.

2. The characters are under-developed and what there IS of character development leaves me with the impression that ALL of the females are thus: whiny, abrasive, materialistic, weak, unintelligent and TSTL.

Yeah, so...skip this one. It won't take much to find anything better.

  • Chosen

  • The Warrior Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: K. F. Breene
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083

It is said that when war threatens the world, one individual will be selected by prophecy to lead the Shadow Warriors out of the Land of Mist and reclaim the freedom that has been stolen. Shanti has grown up under the constant threat of war. Since she helped her people defeat a raiding party by using a special power, she's been a hunted woman. Carrying rare abilities and an uncanny fighting aptitude, Shanti is the only hope of salvation for her people.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good read

  • By Edryaidee on 07-03-16

Drama + Complimenting Humor = Win

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

Reviewed: 09-25-18

K.F. Breene does not disappoint. Initially, I was concerned that this would not have the same vein of humor as her other books. Sometimes, I like to step out of the darker novels like those from the Black Dagger Brotherhood or something by Dianne Duvall. When I want to be interested but lighter, I prefer to step into something by this author (k.f.), Darynda Jones, or Shelly Laurenston. When I read the synopsis of this book, I thought maybe she was writing something more dramatic and focused on something serious. On one hand, yes, this is a more serious novel than the others I have read of hers, but on the other, it still has the vein of humor to balance it all out and make me smile. She brings humor and drama as always. I'm so glad I get to binge on this!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Found

  • Books of Stone Series, Book 1
  • By: B.L. Brunnemer
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson, Kasha Kensington
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

Forget everything you know about the world. Vampires exist, Werewolves exist, monsters hide in the shadows, and it's my job to make sure they obey our laws. My name is Evelyn, and I'm a gargoyle. The last one or so I thought. A team of Gargoyles have found me. And for the first time in over a century, I'm not the only one of my kind around, which is a good thing since demons are slipping into this world fully formed.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Definately recommend!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-06-18

Great story! Needs new male narrator...

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

I really enjoyed the pace of this story as well as getting to know the multiple characters. however, while the female narrator did a wonderful job of allowing the story to come through in her narration, the male narrator put on voices that distracted me from listening to the story. There is another review that someone said that he made them think of Voldemort from Harry Potter and I could not agree more. Other than that, I am sincerely looking forward to the rest of this series and I will definitely be purchasing them.

  • Hot and Badgered

  • Honey Badgers Chronicles Series, Book 1
  • By: Shelly Laurenston
  • Narrated by: Traci Odom
  • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 511
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 480

It's not every day that a beautiful, naked woman falls out of the sky and lands face-first on grizzly shifter Berg Dunn's hotel balcony. Definitely, they don't usually hop up and demand his best gun. Berg gives the lady a grizzly-sized t-shirt and his cell phone, too, just on style points. And then she's gone, taking his XXXL heart with her. By the time he figures out she's a honey-badger shifter, it's too late. Honey badgers are survivors. Brutal, vicious, ill-tempered survivors.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story but needs Charlotte Kane

  • By Krystal Zitek on 04-11-18

Classic Laurenston but miss Charolette Kane

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

Reviewed: 05-28-18

If you are new to Laurenston and have never heard Laurenston's previous audio books, read by Charolette Kane (I hope I'm spelling her name correctly), maybe you won't notice the difference, but for me all I could think was, "...but that's not what they sound like...". I feel like this narrator missed so much of the humor that Kane was able to bring alive in the Laurenston's characters. The current narrator, Traci Odom, read so many of the lines and scenes in a more serious tone that it almost made the scene fall flat. Also, since when did Bo have a Russian accent??

However, apart from the narrator, I am SO excited about this new series. The story itself had everything I've come to love and expect from Laurenston's writing - fast pace, witty dialogue, humor for days, etc. I am absolutely loving meeting new characters and species (wolverines?!?! YES, please). And catching up and getting glimpses of all the characters from her Pride series is just the cherry on top. Excellent story from top to bottom.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • One True Mate

  • Westin Pack Series, Book 1
  • By: Julie Trettel
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel, Carly Robins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337

Kelsey Adams is alone, and has been since childhood. Running away is all she knows and necessary to preserve her deepest, darkest secret. She cannot afford for anyone to get close, or know about the monster within. But when she lands a lucrative job as an administrative assistant to Kyle Westin, CEO of the Westin Foundation, her life changes and everything's at stake. Can she conceal her growing feelings and her true self from this enigmatic, strong willed man, or will her world fall apart?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story!

  • By Mlar on 12-21-17

Need new male performer

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

Reviewed: 02-28-18

LOVED the story. The female performer was great. However, there are several accents in the story on which there are specific commentary for the male lead and the male performer did not make any attempt to do accents. It would have helped to distinguish the different characters and flesh out who they are.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Wall of Winnipeg and Me

  • By: Mariana Zapata
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton
  • Length: 16 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,914
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,645
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,651

Vanessa Mazur knows she's doing the right thing. She shouldn't feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans, and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary. But when Aiden Graves shows up at her door wanting her to come back, she's beyond shocked.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good slow burn

  • By catkit on 09-30-16

Too long for the content

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

Reviewed: 05-27-16

I feel like this story could have been told in half the time. There was too much time spent inside the narrator's head. The story is good, and the main character is engaging and humorous, but at times it just seems like she is spending too much time thinking and you just want the story to get on with it.

18 of 21 people found this review helpful

  • The Alpha's Mate

  • The Wolvers, Volume 1
  • By: Jacqueline Rhoades
  • Narrated by: Leah Frederick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 390
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 361
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 361

Welcome to Rabbit Creek.... City girl Elizabeth Reynolds hopes to find peace and contentment in the small Appalachian town of Rabbit Creek. Okay, so the bucolic cottage she's rented turns out to be a dilapidated cabin without phone service, but the people she meets are wonderful. Friendly and down to earth, they welcome her with open arms. It's just like moving to Mayberry...if Andy and Aunt Bea were wolves. Only an outsider would call them werewolves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Wolvers is a Shifter story Not to miss

  • By Kindle Customer on 09-18-14

Entertaining story. Bad narrator.

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

Reviewed: 10-13-14

What didn’t you like about Leah Frederick’s performance?

She read every single line like it was a one-liner joke. It was unbearably annoying. I will follow this series, but in book form.

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Archangel's Legion

  • Guild Hunter Series, Book 6
  • By: Nalini Singh
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,246

Angels are falling from the sky in New York, struck down by a vicious, unknown force. Vampires are dying impossibly of disease. Guild hunter Elena Deveraux and the Archangel Raphael must discover the source of the wave of death before it engulfs their city and their people, leaving New York in ruin and Raphael's Tower under siege by enemy archangels. Yet even as they fight desperately to save the city, an even darker force is stirring, its chill eyes trained on New York . . . and on Raphael.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Soooo good!

  • By Candateshia Pafford on 11-05-13

SO glad I didn't skip this one!

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

Reviewed: 01-14-14

What did you love best about Archangel's Legion?

I wasn't bored for an instant. I LOVE this series but I was actually a bit put off when I saw it was another Elena/Raphael story. I was really hoping for a story about another one of the seven so I put off buying this story. I had it in my head that I would be bored with another installment of these two, but I was very, very wrong. The story is face paced. The tension of the situation is really well done. I really like how she doesn't try to "sell" you on the bond between Elena and Raphael, she simply develops it.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Archangel's Legion?

The last 45 minutes. Without giving any spoilers, I'll just say that the additions at the end are something I'm very interested to see developed.