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  • A Brother's Best Friend Standalone
  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 126

Maggie's mind is reeling when she discovers the guy she became tangled up with at Marv's Bait & Tackle isn't a stranger like she thought. The big snag: Sam and Maggie's chemistry is hot enough to melt ice, which makes keeping their secret far more difficult than either expected. Especially when one of them decides they want this arrangement to be more than just a catch and release.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4.5 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 01-10-19

More Please!

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

Reviewed: 01-19-19

I enjoyed Wait With Me so much when Amy said there was going to be a book 2 I was all about it.
I love that the characters all interconnect and we still get Kate and Miles.

Maggie and Sam crack me up you can feel their chemistry from a mile away and that my friends is what makes a great romance book. Between the banter and their connection, you can’t help but root for them even when they are not rooting for each other. ;)

I love how Maggie had to see with her own eyes what was right in front of her face this whole time. But also how Sam opens himself up and doesn’t even know he is doing it.

Amy, thank you for not creating drama for the sake of drama this was a great book and it didn’t need all the extra you knew just when to pull back and give us all the swoon.

Loved loved the narration, Erin and Teddy are an amazing team and it feels seamless when they are in my ears.

  • Like the Wind

  • By: J. Bengtsson
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416

When a letter from his supposedly deceased mother finds its way into his hands, life changes in an instant for international pop star Bodhi Beckett. Reeling from the deception of those closest to him, Bodhi spirals out of control and is sent to a secluded mansion in the coastal mountains of Southern California for some rest and relaxation. But the retreat proves to be anything but relaxing when a raging wildfire sets the landscape around him ablaze. While escaping the flames, Bodhi rescues Breeze, a quirky, pet-loving woman, and together the two fight their way to safety. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty

  • By L'Nette M. Jackson on 01-18-19

Not Every Book is for Everyone. :(

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

It had so much potential. :(

I really enjoyed the beginning of the book, how it starts not know the characters and when they are in the thick of it. I even enjoyed them separately getting to know them.

When it starts to go downhill for me is after the first hanky panky which seemed fast from the time they meet but whateves, but like about a day of them being together she is already falling in love, I just didn’t buy it. I didn’t feel the chemistry. Sex is not chemistry.

Let’s move on, she had/has this amazing best friend we learn about and then she goes through this horrific experience and she doesn’t call or talk to him for days after?!??!?
All seems fine, then we find out a negative attached to him, that just didn’t need to be in the story in my opinion.  I liked Mason.

I get we needed some conflict, but maybe because I have never had anything but loving parents I just don’t get the sob story about both of them and parent drama, she had a freaking fantastic mom and her stepdad is pretty amazing. She even talks to her dad granted he is self-absorbed but she still had a loving mom who tries to be both.
As for him ok I can see where he would have more parental issues his dad is his manager and his mom is not in the picture. But the way he chooses to freak out is childish even for his age and who he is. I don’t know I just didn’t get it.

I guess I just felt like there were too many negatives toward each character, not enough emphasis on the positives, like this amazing life he has, and her amazing parents/job/ and friends??
Even the old fella who proposes to her was made to seem negative I just don’t understand.

And then the moment the author makes them break up…. I won’t get started on that. I just think it was pointless, selfish and didn’t make any sense in a book with a rock star…

The narration was AWESOME, and it really is why I kept listening. <3

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  • Birthday Suit

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York, January Lavoy, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219

An all-star production of a brand new stand-alone romance from number one New York Times best-selling author Lauren Blakely, performed by a full cast of 12 narrators.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ALL THE STARS

  • By Cyndi on 01-14-19

Utterly Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

Being as I am a Lauren Blakely fan, I like the rest of her fans were waiting with bated breath for this release and boy she doesn’t disappoint!

Leo is someone you would want as a friend no joke, he even put his own wants and needs back before his friend. Even when things were in the clear he still protected his friendship. This is so admirable; it makes you want to root for him that much more.
I loved the interaction between all of the characters, the back and forth banter and the play on words it was fun and exciting and kept me interested from the beginning to the end.

Lulu what a strong character, she wasn’t shy or insecure. I loved that she was uniquely herself throughout the book. But also that she grew too.

OMG the narration, I have never experienced a full cast before and I am in awe of this book. The back and forth was awesome not once did I get confused as to who was who. It was BRILLIANT! I want more. I can’t even tell you who was my favorite OKAY that is a lie, its SebYo no joke he was incredible in this book as was everyone else. I want more like this!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Hope Ignites

  • Hope, Book 2
  • By: Jaci Burton
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

When a movie crew asks to film on his cattle ranch, Logan McCormack doesn't expect Desiree Jenkins, the young, sought-after star, to be so open, so down-to-earth, or so intimately interested in him. But the last thing a loner like Logan needs is a distraction like Des, who wouldn't understand what it's like to live peacefully off the land.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hello Cowboy

  • By Listening is Reading on 01-12-19

Hello Cowboy

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

Reviewed: 01-12-19

Awe I thought this book was sweet, and just the right kind of romance.
Desiree is an actress and she happens to find herself on Logan’s ranch for filming. When she meets him its sweet she sees he isn’t really interested in what she does but income is income and his kitchen worker Martha is a diehard fan.

I loved the relationship Logan has with Martha she is the mother figure he needed. It is so sweet and I love that she treats him like family.

Desiree’s character is awesome, I like that she was strong and knew herself she didn’t get caught up on looks or insecure about dumb things. This made the book really stand out for me. I liked that she didn’t feel like your typical Heroine. She was Logan’s match that is for sure. He was kind of brute(y), and standoffish, toward everyone but Martha.

Overall I enjoyed the book and I would continue with the series. I love small town books with great stories and this is exactly the kind of book I needed.

The narration is great I have always been a fan of Saskia, she brings the characters their own voices without making it sound hard at all. LOVED!

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Prisoner of Night

  • The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 17
  • By: J. R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 427
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 391
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 389

Number-one New York Times best-selling author J.R. Ward is back with the next sexy supernatural installment in her “delicious, erotic, and thrilling” (Nicole Jordan, New York Times best-selling author) Black Dagger Brotherhood series.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book 17 ?

  • By Amy L. Delisle on 01-08-19

More BDB Please!

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

Reviewed: 01-07-19

Ward always says she has a hard time writing females but I didn’t find that to be the case at all with Ahmare. She was pretty awesome, she is determined to get her brother back. Even if that means taking a dangerous prisoner (Duran) who has been locked up for over 20 years with her.
They have to find and retrieve something for her brother to get released.

I loved Duran, he is exactly who you would think of when you think of someone who has been held against their will for that long.
But oddly positive, he knows who Ahmare is even is she doesn’t know it herself and he doesn’t begrudge her what she has to do to get her family back.

I loved the ups and downs, getting another Shadow only this time a female character was interesting and fun.

I really am enjoying the novellas where we are still in the world of BDB but none of the characters we already know and love.

I love the narrations; I am a fan of Jim for this series so I am thankful it was him who narrates for BDB. :)

14 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • Sweet Little Memories

  • By: Abbi Glines
  • Narrated by: Samantha Summers, Kyle Munley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Trusting again and facing the lies that had surrounded her entire life, Beulah is ready to move on, love and enjoy the man she's found happiness with, when the past comes back yet again with one last skeleton in the closet.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The End...

  • By Listening is Reading on 01-06-19

The End...

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

Reviewed: 01-06-19

Well, I am not sure what I feel, I liked the ending.
The dramalama could have been a lot less if she had just opened her mouth and spoke up.
I sometimes wonder if authors think we are the readers are dim, I mean let's have all this hot sexy time and not use protection it will be ok... SURRREEEE it will like we know what is coming from 10 miles away. I am not mad about it just think maybe don’t make it seem like we are not going to get a pregnancy storyline when we all know we are.

Jasper and Stone back and forth I am just a little over it. I am very glad we got more Heidi I was hoping we would.
I don’t know about this series, I liked it but I didn’t love it.

The narration was again ok Samantha was right for Beulah but Kyle wasn’t the right voice for Jasper or Stone like I said in other reviews.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Sweet Little Lies

  • By: Abbi Glines
  • Narrated by: Kyle Munley, Samantha Summers
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

After facing a truth she never imagined, Beulah has to find a new path. Build a life without help and take care of her sister alone. Or does she...?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Hmm Slightly Less of a Cliffhanger Part 2

  • By Listening is Reading on 01-05-19

Hmm Slightly Less of a Cliffhanger Part 2

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

Reviewed: 01-05-19

After the devastation from the first book, I didn’t really know what to expect going into book two. (Drama) But it wasn’t what I expected. Remember when I said I didn’t feel the chemistry from Jasper and Beulah. I still don’t but I feel it coming off her and Stone that is for dang sure.

The situation has changed and new information is coming to light. I am not really sure who I want to see her with. I do know that for me I hope she picks the one that isn’t out to manipulate her and someone who will take care of her without wanting to change her.

I also would like to see more of her sister in book three; it makes me feel more connected to her when we see how much she loves her sister.

I guess the only way to know what is going to happen next is to get listening!

I again enjoyed the narration as I said before but again Kyle’s voice for me seems a little old for both Stone and Jasper’s voice. Maybe that is just me.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Sweet Little Thing

  • By: Abbi Glines
  • Narrated by: Samantha Summers, Kyle Munley
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

The day her mother passed away, Beulah was only given a name. That was it. No other explanation. Portia Van Allan was not someone Beulah could believe her mother ever knew. Wealthy, self-absorbed, and other than the fact Portia was supplying special care for Beulah's sister, Portia was cruel. The day Portia's son returns home for the summer, Beulah discovers that Portia isn't in charge. This isn't her home at all. Her late husband left her with nothing. It all belongs to their son, who doesn't seem to like his mother at all.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Hmm Cliffhanger part 1

  • By Listening is Reading on 01-05-19

Hmm Cliffhanger part 1

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

Reviewed: 01-05-19

Beulah has been shoved into a situation she isn’t completely comfortable with but she puts her big girl panties on and does what needs to be done.

I love that she doesn’t feel sorry for herself she is grateful for what she has in life and even when life is kicking her she thinks of her sister first. She takes care of her sister Heidi who is the light of Beulah's life, she says to herself others have it worse off that she does. She just has to figure things out and make it work and that she does. No woe is me stuff.

Jaspers mother Portia, had me confused why did she help Beulah? Well, when you find out it opens up a can of worms. EEK
I am keeping my thoughts on Jasper ( is a bit of a charmer) and Stone (he acts like an a – s - s) to myself for now. I don't have a lot to say on them as of yet.

Beulah, I felt like she fell in love way too fast, Jasper does something nice for her and she fell in love it was weird. I didn’t feel the chemistry. Even Jasper's (new) feelings feel off.

It kind of reminds me of Blaire and Rush from Abbi’s other series but trying too hard. I don’t know.

It ends on a bit of a cliffy so I will keep going with book two.

The narration: I really enjoyed Samantha Summer’s performance her female voices were spot on and she had the sound of a young woman.
Now don’t get me wrong Kyle Munley’s voice is delicious but he sounds older than I would have thought Jasper was. It threw me off a little. You do get used to it. So not bad just a little odd.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Redson

  • By: Laurann Dohner
  • Narrated by: Savannah Richards
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306

Rescued as a child by her grandpa, the powerful Vampire Malachi, Emma has been on the run for nearly 40 years from a Vamp determined to see them both dead. When he enlists the aid of assassins from the Vampire Council, their luck runs out. Forced to separate, Malachi sends Emma to a trusted VampLycan for protection. Redson knows trouble when he sees it, and sure enough, the gorgeous, mostly human female seeking shelter immediately disrupts his future plans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spitfire

  • By Listening is Reading on 01-02-19

Spitfire

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

Reviewed: 01-02-19

I have thoroughly enjoyed this book, heck I have enjoyed this whole series.
Yum alpha type males who only want to find and protect their mates, where do I sign up!
I loved Emma spirit she is a spitfire! Having grown up with a vampire for a grandfather ( who looks like her brother, kinda creepy if you ask me ) she hasn’t had a normal upbringing. They have been on the run for a long time so when the Vampire assassins come for them again and they were not prepared Emma had to run to Redson’s clan. ( She acted like it as an everyday thing, I would have peed my pants! )

Redson is duty bound to shelter Emma because of a blood oath his father had with her grandfather. ( No way in getting out of an oath like that, kinda glad I am just a plain ol' human ;) ) Redson isn’t happy about it but he would do whatever the blood oath said. What neither one of them expected was to fall for each other but when you know you know. ( Who wouldn't want to fall for a hunk like Redson.. just saying! )

Emma doesn’t back down at all and she isn’t willing to just let her grandfather ( why would she, he is more like a father to her )go so it is either you help or you get left behind. I loved this about her. What I liked best about Redson was how much he wanted to protect her but he had to learn that just because she is his doesn’t mean he gets to tell her what to do.

This book has all the heartfelt stuff I love and the action I crave. I have wanted to listen to this one since it came out but I have been saving it for my reading challenge. I NEED more books by this author. I cannot get enough of her writing. ( seriously if you haven't read a Larurann book what are you waiting for? ) Or the narration Savannah Richards is perfect and her male voice ( I swear it was duel narration! ) YES YES Please never change.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Down & Dirty: Slade

  • Dirty Angels MC Series, Book 6
  • By: Jeanne St. James
  • Narrated by: Ava Lucas, Aaron Shedlock
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

Right out of the Marines, Slade's first mistake was patching into a club that was headed down a destructive path. His second was rolling into Shadow Valley on a search for answers. He had no plans to patch into another club, even one like the DAMC, and he certainly wasn't looking for an ol' lady. Especially a ball-buster like Diamond, who could singe the hair off a brother's nuts with just a look. DAMC born and bred, Diamond was ready to give up on becoming an ol' lady until the heavily tattooed biker rolled into town on his Harley. Problem is, months later Slade's still a mystery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Twisty!

  • By Listening is Reading on 12-30-18

Twisty!

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

Just when I think I have a favorite I listen to the next in the series and I am blown away all over again.
Slade and Diamond have been two characters I have wanted to get an HEA for a while.
Diamond, her name suits her because she seems like she is kind of cold-hearted, b - i - t - c - h - y if you will but that never really bothered me in fact, I loved that about her.
Slade always seemed kind of aloof, and about the sweet b - u - t - t - s. We didn’t really get much backstory from him until now and what we do learn made me love his character that much more.

The banter is fantastic; they eye each other like the other one is made of the finest chocolate. Yet Slade holds her at arm’s length until he doesn’t then look out your ears will be on FIRE, in the most delicious of ways!

I love the birthday scene; it is probably my favorite scene in this book. Oh, how the Alpha males become possessive I love it.
The twist you never see coming will blow your mind, I won’t give you more than that. I just loved it.
Also, the friendship between Crow and Di is one of my favorite relationships in this whole series and I can’t wait to see Crow get his HEA.

The Narration. OH MY GOD, Ava, girl your man voice sweet baby Jesus you gave me shivers.
Aaron is one of my favorite male narrators so I was excited to listen, but an MC book... YES, PLEASE can we have more Aaron as a Motorcycle club man PLEASEEEEE.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful