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  • Beautiful Mistake

  • By: Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,162
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,980
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,979

The first time I met Caine West was in a bar. He noticed me looking his way and mistakenly read my scowling as checking him out. When he attempted to talk to me, I set him straight -- telling him what I thought of his lying, cheating, egomaniacal ass. You see, the gorgeous jerk had wined and dined my best friend-smooth talking her into his bed, all along failing to mention that he was married. He deserved every bit of my tongue-lashing and more for what he'd done.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Five beautiful stars

  • By Edz on 08-23-17

Beautiful Everything

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

Reviewed: 09-24-18

Talk about a unique story with a heart warming and heartbreaking beginning! I can't even begin to tell you how much this story made me cry for all the right reasons. Beautiful Mistake is definitely a beautiful story but make no mistake- everything happened for a reason. Sigh.

Vi Keeland created a heart warming, soul binding, and emotionally crippling story. Everything hurts but for the right reasons. I know I already said that but I needed to say it again.

Don't even get me started on the magic that is Andi Arndt and Sebastian York. I would embarrass myself permanently if you let me fangirl over these two.

  • Baby Daddy

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Virginia Rose
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 608
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606

We met in a trapped elevator. Emmett was on his way to work, sophisticated and handsome in his tailored suit and tie. I was on my way to the sperm bank. Awkward, right? At 35, my life hadn't taken the path I thought it would and I was tired of waiting - I wanted a baby. And I was ready to take matters into my own hands to make it happen. After our ill-fated elevator encounter, Emmett insisted on taking me to dinner - he also insisted on something else - that I ditch my plan involving a turkey baster and let him do the job. He would be my baby daddy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A pregnancy romance with a You've Got Mail feel

  • By Jen Valencia on 03-23-18

#YouJackItWePackIt

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

#YouSpankItWeBankIt

I officially died of laughter reading the slogans. Baby Daddy is a sweet, sexy story of convience turned everything. There aren't any surprises in this storyline. You know what's coming so sit back and enjoy the ride. (And if you're luck Sebastian York's incredible voice in your ears.)

  • Thirty Day Boyfriend

  • By: Whitney G.
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 496
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 495

Thirty days ago, my boss, Mr. Wolf of Wall Street, came to me with an offer I couldn't refuse: Sign my name on the dotted line and pretend to be his fiancée for one month. If I agreed, he would let me out of my employment contract with a "very generous" severance package. The rules were pretty simple: No intimate kissing, no actual sex. Just pretend to love each other for the press, even though I've secretly wanted to knock that sexy smirk off his face since the first day we met.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4.5 Too Short Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 04-25-18

swoony sigh!

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

Reviewed: 08-27-18

Whitney G. must have a terrible boss.😂 He seems to be the muse for multiple stories. I think we need an interview with this man of mystery.

All kidding aside, Thirty Day Boyfriend is cute. It's exactly what you want out of a contractual situation. Romance, kittens, and ponies. oh my!



  • Duke of Manhattan

  • By: Louise Bay
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld, Shane East
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,638
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,506
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,504

I was born into British aristocracy, but I've made my fortune in Manhattan. New York is now my kingdom. Back in Britain, my family is fighting over who's the next Duke of Fairfax. The rules say it's me - if I'm married. It's not a trade-off worth making. I could never limit myself to just one woman. Or so I thought until my world is turned upside down. Now, the only way I can save the empire I built is to inherit the title I've never wanted - so I need a wife. To take my mind off business I need a night that's all pleasure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dirty talking Duke? Yes, please!

  • By Ariadna B. on 06-22-17

Louise Bay is at it again!!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-26-18

This series is drool worthy. It's not just the accents in this book (though they certainly don't hurt). It's the fantasy, the reality, and the possibility all rolled into one gorgeous escape.

The Duke of Manhattan is the dream. The gorgeous knight, I mean potential Duke, in slightly tarnished armor. The adventure and the crazy chemistry will keep you entertained in this modern day fairytale.

Even if there is no fairy godmother, there is a pretty awesome Grandfather in law. sigh!

  • Cocky Client

  • By: Whitney G.
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223

I woke up five hours late after a reckless one-night stand with the sexiest, cockiest, and most arrogant man I’ve ever met. My top two clients for my PR company left to my number one competitor, my roommate "accidentally" bleached my favorite suit, and my favorite coffee shop was shut down for "health concerns". Still, none of those things dimmed my excitement for what was supposed to be the best four o’clock signing session of my career. Then that sexy, arrogant one-night stand stepped into my office with a familiar smirk and introduced himself as my new, cocky client....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great quick listen with rockstar narration!

  • By Michella L. Patane on 06-04-18

Cocky Client is naughty fun!

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

Reviewed: 08-17-18

This quick hit of naughtiness is everything you need for a pick me up. It's deliciously tempting with an arrogant over the top billionaire and the woman who changes everything...without permission.

Chemistry and force of wills keep these two going at it all book long!

  • Royally Ruined

  • Bad Boy Royals, Book 2
  • By: Nora Flite
  • Narrated by: Kendall Taylor, Jeremy York
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106

Scotch never runs from difficult situations. That is, until she rescues her bestie from a violent Mafia member. Now Scotch is running for her life. The only thing standing between her and certain death? The most dangerous man in the criminal underworld - and one of the sexiest. But just when Scotch thought she could keep her hands out of trouble, they end up all over Costello Badd's hot, hard, tattooed body...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Five Badd Stars!!!

  • By Viridiana Dimas on 11-03-17

My favorite Bad boy!!!

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

Reviewed: 08-16-18

Costello Bad is tall and brooding. He's quiet and a picture of menacing. He has secrets and a past that has torn him apart and left the statue in his place.

Until Scotch. The timeline of Costello's life is split in three events. His life before his attack, life after the attack, and life since Scotch.

It wasn't easy before and with her...it never will be again. But he will enjoy it....

Watch as the second Bad brother falls for THE ONE.

  • Royally Bad

  • Bad Boy Royals, Book 1
  • By: Nora Flite
  • Narrated by: Kendall Taylor, Jeremy York
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 286

Kain Badd looks great on paper: rich, handsome, and he's even a prince. But after spending a few minutes together, Sammy sees the real him - arrogant, possessive, and too hot for his own good. If she hadn't agreed to help plan his sister's wedding, she could have avoided him. Instead, she's waking up in his bed after an unforgettable night she definitely wants to forget. But he won't let her. When Sammy thinks her life can't get any crazier, the wedding is raided by the police, and she spends her first-ever night in jail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really good!

  • By channing on 12-13-17

Royally Bad is royally cute!

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

I wasn't sure what to think in the beginning. I was looking forward Prince Charming...

What I got was Bad. 😘 His name isn't charming but in an over the top arrogant playboy way... he is. This is Cinderella's story is a twilight zone.

This cute and often amusing tale kept a smirk on my face and a twinkle of wonder in my eyes. There's enough speculation to keep mystery lovers intrigued throughout.

  • Sex Says

  • By: Max Monroe
  • Narrated by: Lidia Dornet, Nelson Hobbs
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

Lola Sexton is the writer behind Sex Says, a successful relationship column at the San Francisco Times. She's a pro at advising others on their love lives, but if there's one thing she isn't in the market for, it's love. Reed Luca is a wanderer and a jack of all trades. He doesn't believe happiness comes from a nine-to-five job, or that success is delivered through a paycheck. But opportunity often finds its way to those who aren't looking.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't stop laughing

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-26-17

Sex, please!

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

I have to laugh because these characters are absolutely perfect in their own ways. Quirky and fun, Lola Sexton is my spirit animal. Reed Luca, however, is sex personified with an contradictory opinion of everything.

The combustible chemistry and lit match take these two to a whole new level of burning. It's hot and tense but also an absolute blast. The ridiculousness is smile inducing even as I type this.

Sex Says but you need to Reed This to understand- this hate to lovers book is everything you want in a rivalry and a romance. Right, wrong, or palm reading...you will love it all!

  • Forever My Girl

  • The Beaumont Series, Book 1
  • By: Heidi McLaughlin
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Rose, Nelson Hobbs
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 804
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 726
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 720

I was never supposed to be a rock star. I had my life all planned out for me. Play football in college. Go to the NFL. Marry my high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. I broke both our hearts that day when I told her I was leaving. I was young. I made the right decision for me, but the wrong decision for us. I've poured my soul into my music, but I've never forgotten her. Her smell, her smile. And now I'm going back. After 10 years. I hope I can explain that after all this time. I still want her to be my forever girl.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The Wrong Guy Got The Girl

  • By Jules on 01-30-18

Forever Sweet

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

Reviewed: 07-16-18

3.5 stars

I will admit I bought the book to read it before I saw the movie. Forever My Girl is a sweet second chance/surprise baby book. It has chemistry, angst, and drama. Everything you need to stay engaged.

I'm curious about the next installment and will have to see which of our "friends" is going to fall next!

  • Dear Heart, I Hate You

  • By: J. Sterling
  • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 338

I didn't plan on him...or for him. I didn't plan on anything that had to do with Cal Donovan from Boston. Meeting him was a complete and utter surprise, taking me completely off guard. I met new people every single day in my line of work, and none of them affected me. Isn't that just the way of things? You could meet a thousand people, and they'd all mean nothing to you, but then you'd meet that one and they suddenly meant everything.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoyed this book

  • By Danielle A on 08-10-16

Dear Heart, You Are Mean! But this book isn't

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

Reviewed: 07-11-18

okay so my title sucks! But this book didn't!

Dear Heart, I Hate You is an instant connection. It's chemistry, friendship, and lust. It's perfect until one teeny tiny detail...distance.

The distance, the workaholic nature, and doubt are an invisible poison. But don't fear there is an antidote...You just have to keep reading.

Erin Mallon must be aware that even straight woman crush in her "guy" voice. At first it's disconcerting for the horny straight woman (that's me!) but it is a passing thought. Erin nails this book and from what I've heard her others too.

This is my first Jason Clarke and I enjoyed listening to him as well. I have a feeling he will be popping up on my radar again soon.