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Athena Reed

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  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before

  • By: Jenny Han
  • Narrated by: Laura Knight Keating
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,204
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,836
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,829

Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control in this heartfelt novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series. What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A YA for Rom-Com fans

  • By The Reading Date on 07-02-14

i love these book and its movie

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

Reviewed: 10-11-18

i watched the movie an its beautiful an sweet story drew me in an captured my heart. the book was even more wonderful an sweet!! cant wait to read books 2 an 3!!!

  • Where One Goes

  • By: B. N. Toler
  • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart, Corey M. Snow
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 592

My name is Charlotte, and I have a special gift: I talk to the dead. Make no mistake, I can't summon them. I'm able only to see and speak to the spirits that linger when they're unable to cross over. They're somehow weighted to the world with unfinished affairs. And for the last six years, I've relentlessly used my gift to help their lost souls. But it's come at a price. My life is dark. Feeling despondent, I've begun to give up. And in helping the dead, I've realized I haven't allowed myself to live.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A POWERFUL BEAUTIFUL PNR THAT SHOULDN'T BE MISSED

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 02-06-16

touching and unique

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-02-18

very good story. touching in so manybways an very intriguing storyline. interesting and beautiful. not heavy on sex which is very nice too.

  • 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 961
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 863
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 857

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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • different from the movie but still great read

  • By Athena Reed on 04-30-18

different from the movie but still great read

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

Reviewed: 04-30-18

there are some differences though still many similarities with the movie. I picked up the book because the movie was so sweet and funny. The book had much more plot with more side characters and a son instead of a daughter. The story really gets into more of their lives and the struggle to forgive. The situation with his parents in the movie is sort of reversed as well. Both are alive but he hates his father's (not a preacher in the books) condemning ways and struggles to forgive his mother's allowance of what his father has done. there are many of the bits of the movie where they took it from the book like the voicemail, his friend Mason's death, parts of their date etc though the simplified much of the book to make a sweet romantic movie. The way the brother was in the movie had sort of creeped me out because he was so over bearing and possessive of Josie- it's cause the part in the book was written as her current boyfriend so made much more sense. All in all I adore the movie and yet still find myself intrigued but the muchly different plot of the book. I plan on picking up the rest of the series now.

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  • Last Dragon Standing

  • Heartstrikers, Book 5
  • By: Rachel Aaron
  • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
  • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,508
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,366
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,362

There is no way to write a blurb for this final book without spoiling all of the others. Suffice it to say, mysteries resolve, dragons war, pigeons abound, and Julius must risk himself in ways he never dreamed possible as Bob's grand plan finally comes to fruition.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Finish

  • By Smudge on 03-12-18

love this series hope continues somehow

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

Reviewed: 04-02-18

I love this series and these characters. I hope she finds a way to let them continue. maybe from Chelseys daughters point of veiw. something please!!!

  • Just One of the Guys

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 721
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662

Being one of the guys isn't all it's cracked up to be. So when journalist Chastity O'Neill returns to her hometown, she decides it's time to start working on some of those feminine wiles. Two tiny problems: one - she's five feet and 11 inches of rock-solid girl power; two - she's cursed with four alpha-male older brothers. While doing a story on local heroes, she meets a hunky doctor, and things start to look up. Now there's only one problem: Trevor Meade, her first love and the one man she's never quite gotten over....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Bad on all sorts of levels

  • By Saph on 07-23-18

funny and heartwarming

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

loved the story line, the characters and the narrator. this was my first Kristan Higgins book but I already picked up three more. I loved the light sexual content and the overwhelming humor of the plot an characters. it was like an entire series of different family members stories all in one book and somehow never came of as confusing or taking away from our main characters story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • How to Date Your Dragon

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi, Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,182
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,776
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,768

Concerned that technology is about to chase mythological creatures out into the open (how long can Sasquatch stay hidden from Google maps?), the League for Interspecies Cooperation is sending Jillian to Louisiana on a fact-finding mission. While the League hopes to hold on to secrecy for a little bit longer, they're preparing for the worst in terms of human reactions. They need a plan, so they look to Mystic Bayou, a tiny town hidden in the swamp where humans and supernatural residents have been living in harmony for generations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As someone from Louisiana...

  • By Kristi on 02-13-18

Molly Harper at her best paranormal funny!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-31-18

love this new series and am looking to more books from this new adorable town. like her half moon hollow books this book features a complex but endearing town filled with it's own set of memorable characters!!!! if you love half moon hollow, and her jane series give this one a go!!! lots more variety of beasties which just means more fun!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Flip This Zombie

  • Living with the Dead, Book 2
  • By: Jesse Petersen
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 355
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 356

The zombie apocalypse has been good to Sarah and David. Their marriage is better than ever. They communicate well, share responsibilities, and now, they're starting a business. ZombieBusters-for all your zombie extermination needs. There are lots of zombies and that means lots of customers . . . Except one of them doesn't want the zombies dead; he wants them alive and ready for experimentation. Mad scientists make for difficult clients, and this time Sarah and David might have bitten off more than they can chew.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful follow-up! (no spoilers)

  • By Grace on 04-21-12

excellent book surprising and intense

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

Reviewed: 01-22-18

still have funny moments and like the first book no sex which is nice when I have a 15 daughter who likes to listen with me. this is still a while new plot , same characters and basic layout but this next leg of their journey is totally different, the characters grown and learn while maintaining who they are in their core. it's easy to get swept up and hard to figure out what's going to happen next (and that rarely happens for me while I'm reading any book)

  • Married with Zombies

  • By: Jesse Petersen
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,027
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 909
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 908

A heartwarming tale of terror in the middle of the zombie apocalypse. Meet Sarah and David. Once upon a time, they met and fell in love. But now they’re on the verge of divorce and going to couples’ counseling. On a routine trip to their counselor, they notice a few odd things: the lack of cars on the highway, the missing security guard, and the fact that their counselor, Dr. Kelly, is ripping out her previous client’s throat. Meet the zombies....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ear piercing screeches

  • By Liv on 09-30-15

I was surprised in such a good way

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

Reviewed: 01-21-18

funny in a laugh out loud way even while her marriage is on the rocks and her town is being over ran by zombies. I wasn't sure how this could be both a comedy an a zombie book but holy fuck it is. I love how real they are with each other how human and how killing a bunch of undead people brings them closer lol awesome book grabbing number 2 right now!!!

  • Miss Frost Ices the Imp: A Nocturne Falls Mystery

  • Jayne Frost, Book 2
  • By: Kristen Painter
  • Narrated by: Hollis McCarthy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,272
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,175
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,172

Welcome to Nocturne Falls - the town that celebrates Halloween 365 days a year. Jayne Frost is a lot of things. Winter elf, Jack Frost's daughter, Santa Claus' niece, heir to the Winter Throne, and now...private investigator. Sort of. When she buys a sealed box at an estate sale and cat-related circumstances cause that box to be opened, life in Nocturne Falls starts to go haywire. Jayne has no choice but to figure out what she unleashed and how to recapture it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner!

  • By Troublemer(tammy hovey) on 11-02-16

love this series funny and interesting

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

Reviewed: 01-12-18

love all the nocturne falls books and I love how the Jayne books are more about her figuring out the mystery rather then ending with her simply falling in love etc. this series is funny and has a great plot that's unique from the other nocturne falls books but still got many of the characters we fell for in them!!

  • Remembrance

  • Heart Lines Series, Book 1
  • By: Heather Hildenbrand
  • Narrated by: Lauren Anthony
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

Alex Channing has only one enemy in this world: werewolves. Born and raised to fight in the supernatural military, he has become an expert at hunting and killing rabid werewolves. But when Alex is bitten and infected, he finds himself racing against a ticking clock for his own survival. Alex's search for a cure leads him to an oracle in a seaside town in California. And she gives him the reading of a lifetime. The key to his cure is a girl who forgets things, cries spontaneously, and might just be insane.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mesmerising.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 09-01-17

truly original and easy to listen to

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

Reviewed: 09-06-17

Has a very original plot an set up without feeling so out there that it's hard to follow. I loved the characters and the fact that it had very light sexy scenes. I like to listen when I'm cooking or cleaning and have to be mindful of my two young teens listening in. I plan on looking into the other books of this series an am hoping that if she has more on audible they might be either free listen or 2.99 sale ones when borrowed with Kindle unlimited!!! great series!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful