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  • P.S. I Still Love You

  • By: Jenny Han
  • Narrated by: Laura Knight Keating
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,593
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,446
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,446

Lara Jean didn't expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren't. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean's feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • perfect summer read☀️

  • By Marte on 05-28-18

P.S. I Still Love You

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

Reviewed: 09-24-18

I am so happy the author gave us more Lara Jean and Peter. This book was a great second addition to their story. Getting to see the ups and downs of what a first love relationship is really is sweet.

OH, the teenage dramalama, ha usually I hate that kind of stuff but I really enjoyed this book, maybe because it didn’t feel like the author was making problems just to make problems it seemed like something that would happen.

Again the narration was perfect for this story, not too old and not too young.

  • 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 2,471
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,258
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,256

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

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

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

Reviewed: 09-24-18

I have watched the Netflix show twice and thought well if I like this that much maybe the books are as good.

THEY ARE! I completely enjoyed this book. Lara Jean is just a teenage girl who is trying to survive high school. She has this idea of what love is like so she writes 5 love letters to boys she had fallen for.
They get sent and things go a rye.

I completely enjoyed the inner monologue she has, but also I very much like the dynamic she has with her sisters and her dad it is sweet.

I am loving the teenage drama, and I hate drama! Lol

Laura Knight Keating narration is perfect she doesn’t sound too old or too young, she does just the right job.

  • The Thief

  • A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood
  • By: J. R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,697
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,562
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,553

Having allied themselves with the Band of Bastards, the Brotherhood is committed now more than ever to eradicating the Lessening Society. Recovering from their most recent battle against the last of the lessers, the Brotherhood comes to realize that the fight against their enemies is far from over. Throe, Xcor's former second in command, is using an ancient tome to summon a new army engineered by a force more dangerous and evil than the Omega.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good stuff

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-11-18

The Thief

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

Reviewed: 09-23-18

I am kind of disappointed in this book.
Assail and Sola get there HEA but I found it to be a little unreal. Here Assail was at death's door and then poof all of a sudden he has something or someone to live for.

We do find out more about the Scribe Virgin and who takes her place. That was ok but then Lassiter says something that confuses me to no end. He was talking to V and says you will guild us to the end, the end of what the war? I thought that was the Destroyer prophecy?

V and Jane go through so really big ups and downs. I was a little peeved at V if I am being honest like what the heck dude.
Though I am glad they see what taking care of the brothers night after night can do to someone and that they are going to bring on more staff it really is much needed.

Jane and V needed to reconnect for sure, but I also feel like we didn’t get a lot of the other brothers in this book and I miss them.

I want to know what is going on with the Omega and the Lessers. But also what does this book and Throe has to do with anything. Is that the End Lassiter was talking about?

I am just left with more questions.

  • #Heart

  • Hashtag Series #6
  • By: Cambria Hebert
  • Narrated by: Chandra Skyye, Eric Michael Summerer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102

Family isn't always defined by blood. Sometimes family is born of love, loyalty, and choice. Sometimes the bond that comes from someone having your back through the shittiest of times is stronger than anything you get from genetics, and sometimes you find that piece of your soul you didn't even know was missing. I'm a lucky guy like that. I found a love that will never fade. I found a group of people who aren't just my friends; they've become my family. There's only one place to go from here.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • You'll Feel Like Your Part of the Family.

  • By Ndulgent Bloggrs on 11-15-16

#Heart

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

All the feels, all the bromances…just all the love. I can’t wait to read the next two books!

I am going to be a gushy mc gusherson, because I mean really.
Ivy and B and Rimmel and Rome.. Just swoon I tell you. What B does.. OMG .. What Rome does.. OMG.. Yeah.. sigh just yah..
Marriage…. and … ohh I am not going to tell you lol read the book. I will say it’s just like coming home it’s the very same feel as all the books before it. You don’t even feel like any times has passed since picking up this book.

Sigh, I want more.
That’s all if you liked any of the previous #Hashtag books you’re going to melt over this one.

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  • #Selfie

  • Hashtag Series #4
  • By: Cambria Hebert
  • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell, Jillian Macie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

She was the one girl I never wanted - until I had her. It was one night, one mistake, something we both wanted to forget. I got rid of the proof. The one piece of evidence that could remind us both. At least I thought I did. When it shows up on the school Buzzfeed, rumors fly. Friendships are tested, and the feels get real. I don't do relationships. I don't open my heart. Especially for a girl everyone knows I hate. What happens during spring break stays in spring break - until it follows you home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • it's just my opinion, no one else's

  • By Virginia(Andy)Currey on 02-13-16

#Selfie

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

Reviewed: 09-03-18

Narration: I knew going it was going to be different than the first 3 books, but I guess I expected a different voice for Braeden because this one seemed a little old for him. But you do get used to him. Now Jillian Macie's voice is great. Perfect for Ivy.

I have read and listened to all these before this is a re listen for me. And each time I listen I like something I didn't like before. If you are worried we won't see Rim and Romeo but we do we do! And that helps but I found the beginning like 10 chapters to be a little slow going. But if you pushed through cause you <3 Braeden like a brother yo you won't be disappointed!
This book has some emotion that I was expecting to feel with these two characters. I actually teared up a little twice I know I know that's not hard for me but it really was this book just pulled at my heart. And Romeo, oh Romeo, he totally had a swooning moment that I just loved. <3 Rim and the Hellcat lmao too funny poor kitty. ;)

So even though it started off slow it got good when it needed to and I am def looking forward to the 5th book. :) I am glad Ivy got her HEA she deserved it as much as Braeden :)

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  • My Liege of Dark Haven

  • By: Cherise Sinclair
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 235
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 234

Threatened by university cutbacks, Professor Abigail Bern's only hope is to publish a provocative research paper - soon. Planning to covertly observe behavior in the notorious Dark Haven BDSM club, she takes a receptionist job. When the owner calls upon her to assist in a demonstration, she's appalled. Then fascinated. Under the unyielding hands of the master known as my Liege, she discovers a need to be more than an observer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh My......

  • By Terri on 04-01-17

My Liege of Dark Haven

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

I enjoyed parts of this book. I felt like Abby was two different people. In her head, she was very insecure but outwardly she is strong. That was a little confusing to me. How can you be both?

The kink was great, all those scenes were fine, I guess I just have read racier things and they kind of felt a little tame.
My favorite part was the war games, that was a nice little twist on everything.

Though not letting her explain herself when they are all about communication kind of peed me off just a little. Like you see this guy who isn’t following the rules and he lashes back and you don’t give the person you have spent all this time with the benefit of the doubt. That was a little farfetched for me.

The ending I found to have a little too much dramalama why did we need the older sister scenes at all. It just didn’t fit with the story at least not for me.

Overall it was an ok book, I don’t know if I would read it again but I might like to check out the next book.

The narration was ok I liked Wen in this one, sometimes I feel like Kai over acts parts and it can be distracting. I like when she is just herself.

  • Shield of Winter

  • Psy-Changeling, Book 13
  • By: Nalini Singh
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,018
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 954
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 952

Assassin. Soldier. Arrow. That is who Vasic is, who he will always be. His soul drenched in blood, his conscience heavy with the weight of all he's done, he exists in the shadows, far from the hope his people can almost touch-if only they do not first drown in the murderous insanity of a lethal contagion. To stop the wave of death, Vasic must complete the simplest and most difficult mission of his life.For if the Psy race is to survive, the empaths must wake....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My all time favorite... Vasic....

  • By Patsy G. on 06-08-14

Shield of Winter

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

Reviewed: 08-31-18

I enjoyed this book it wasn’t amazing like book 10 but I really enjoyed Vasic and his growth. He was so, so cold and then he meets Ivy and it’s like he starts to thaw.

Ivy is a sweet girl and I am glad she gets her HEA. But for me, this book was really all about Vasic and I loved that he let his heart be open and see life from another side.

His porting them from place to place in intimate times was funny and sweet.

The narration was just like the others, which is a good thing.

  • 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 2,150
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,968
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,967

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 Mistake

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

Reviewed: 08-30-18

The meet-cute was AWESOME, I think that is what I liked best about this book. ;)

I very much enjoyed the ups and downs of this story. It was believable and yet still had that something extra that I love in my romance books.
Caine is the elusive hot guy you aren’t supposed to have, but you want anyway.

Normally I don’t like a Teacher/Student but this is professor/TA it kind of worked for me. Am I 100% on board nope but that is ok.
Overall I liked the characters they were well rounded and didn’t cause unnecessary dramalama. I think Cain was upfront in where they stood and I think Rachel just feel too hard at some parts and maybe she didn’t know how to communicate that.

The ending was perfect I thought, it showed growth but also the fact that they could give each other space.

Loved the narration I am a fan of both and loved SebYo’s voice the mostest.

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  • Disgrace

  • By: Brittainy C. Cherry
  • Narrated by: Amanda Leigh Cobb, James Cavenaugh
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 64

Each day I prayed for my husband to love me again. After 15 years together, he walked away from me, and into the arms of another. I didn’t know how to cope. I didn’t know my worth. I didn’t know how to exist without him by my side. All I wanted was for him to come back to me. Then, Jackson Emery appeared. He was supposed to be a distraction for my mind. A summer fling. A confidence boost to my bruised heart. We were perfect for one another, because we both knew we wouldn’t last. Jackson didn’t believe in commitment, and I no longer believed in love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Romance about Ordinary people dealing with life

  • By Deborah Boyd on 08-29-18

Disgrace

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

Reviewed: 08-30-18

Oh my heart, this book will grab you by the heartstrings. Grace and her husband are separating after a long hard road in their marriage. Grace finds herself back in her hometown where her father is the pastor which means she is one of the town’s darlings.

Ahh, small towns and their gossip normally I love it but these busybodies are not so kind, smile to your face and talk behind your back.

Grace meet’s Jackson the towns “bad boy/reject” he isn’t all that nice but Grace just sees something in him that she can’t walk away from. They forge a friendship that grows.

Graces ex isn’t a nice fella, but once he sees what he can’t have he wants her back. Isn’t that how it always it.

I won’t keep regurgitating the story you can listen for yourself.

I loved the characters; Ms. Cherry has a way of making you engage with them, you root for them you cheer them on. You’re sad when they are sad.
My favorite character was Grace's sister.
My least favorite was Autumn.
My favorite character that grew I have two, Jackson’s father and Graces Mother.

I was blown away by the narration, I loved the southern accent? I think that is what it was. It was perfect and I am so glad it didn’t sound forced but like the narrators actually speak like that.

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  • Ugly

  • By: Margaret McHeyzer
  • Narrated by: Becca Ballenger
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

If I were dead, I wouldn't be able to see. If I were dead, I wouldn't be able to feel. If I were dead, he'd never raise his hand to me again. If I were dead, his words wouldn't cut as deep as they do. If I were dead, I'd be beautiful and I wouldn't be so...ugly. I'm not dead...but I wish I was.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great, and real tear jerker.

  • By weekly reader on 08-16-18

Ugly

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

Reviewed: 08-27-18

Not every book is fore everyone this just wasn't for me.
First off I absolutely loved the narration to this book; Becca has the right voice for Lily. She even made Max’s stutter perfect that I understood exactly what the author wanted us to get from it. There were times you could hear background noise or a hum but it didn’t really distract from the narration.

I am not here to dim down domestic abuse/violence in any way. But for me I found Lily’s character to not be realistic, the teachers saw her day in and day out and even one hinted that he knew what was going on at home. They have a moral right to report it. I get it is fiction but it would have been believable if the teachers had stepped in.

Quote (“No one talks to me, because, well, I’m ugly. Ugly girls don’t have friends. We simply hide away and try to blend in wherever we can, trying our best to be shadows so no one looks at us, or approaches us.”)

So much negativity is thrust on one character it felt like just too much. I wanted to root for her but there was never anything to root for in the beginning. Other than her 3.9 GPA...

Quote (“High school is almost finished for the year. What the hell am I going to do? I’m so scared. I’m so dumb, I’m not sure I’ll ever be able to get a job. Who’d want someone as stupid as me?”)

Then she meets Trent, ok things look good but she again feels like something is off, and she gets offers for full rides to college, why doesn’t she take the out? If escape is what she is looking for then why? I guess I thought the author needed to give us something to root for. This quote was from their first date…

Quote (I stand and Trent links his fingers through mine. We make our way over to the cash register where the waiter who served us is waiting for us. “How was your meal?” he asks me. “You don’t talk to her, you ask me,” Trent half shouts, pulling me behind him as he steps in front of me. “How was your meal?” The waiter asks Trent in a sarcastic tone. “Watch your
d a - n mouth. I’m a paying customer, and if you’re not nice to me and my girl, I’ll have you fired.”)

I understand she thought Trent was something better but when she had the chance to get out before anything happens with him she doesn’t. Then the abuse happens again and at this point of the story, I am kind of over it. I mean I feel horrible for her but I am just over the negativity.

Finally when the author gives us something to root for it almost felt like it was too little too late.

Max and Shayne, they are the lights in this book yes but it's not enough to counter all the negativity that has happened.
Shayne was Lily’s friend when Lily first meets Trent. I see how the author wanted to distance Shayne from Lily via Trent but I feel like it was all just a little off. Or more like Shayne just gets left out of a good chunk of the book where she could have shown how to distance Lily from her friends.

Max is the best part of this book for me, his story was real in a way I never felt like Lily’s was. I know it is fiction, but maybe we can have a little realism in it to make it not feel like a story if that makes sense.
Max’s patience is something I love, he just gets her. He treats Lily like she is precious just like Shayne and Liam do. They lift her up and show her that she is worthy. I wished there was something more to root for at the beginning of this book because for me it was just too many negatives.

Seriously if it wasn’t for the narrator I probably wouldn’t have made it to the end. I was ready to give up when Trent told her where to go for college.

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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