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  • When Breath Becomes Air

  • By: Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese - foreword
  • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra, Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,561
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,520
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,470

At the age of 36, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Phenomenal book!

  • By A. Potter on 01-16-16

Viscerally real, fascinating.

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

A book by a Doctor that is very well written, and all too real. Heart rendering, peaceful - and surprisingly low drama - all because Dr Paul Kalanithi is that way. I am sad I put this one off as long as I did - I am the better for having read it - and listened to it! Well done. Many lives will be impacted by this truth.

  • Evolved

  • By: N.R. Walker
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Lloyd Salter has OCD issues with noise and mess, and he's uncomfortable with human interaction. When his ex claimed the only thing perfect enough to live up to his standards was an android, Lloyd dismissed it. SATinc is the largest manufacturer of androids in Australia, including the Fully Compatible Units known as an A-Class 10. Their latest design is the Synthetic Human Android UNit, otherwise known as SHAUN. Shaun is compatible to Lloyd's every need; the perfect fit on an intellectual and physical basis. But Lloyd soon realizes Shaun's not like other A-Class androids.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A lovely story

  • By Denise on 09-06-18

Loved it.

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

NR Walker is a must buy - always - Red Dirt Hearts is the Pinnacle of her work - but I usually love all of it. Evolved was very very good - and had a decidedly different approach to the Asperger's Autistic spectrum - fascinated throughout. Highly recommended.

  • The Salisbury Key

  • By: Harper Fox
  • Narrated by: Hamish Long
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

Shattered by his lover Jason's suicide, archaeologist Dan Logan is struggling to patch his life together again. He's desperately following up Jason's final obsession, a secret buried deep within the military zone on Salisbury Plain. Anything is better than facing the void of his grief. He's convinced he'll never love again. When unexpected help arrives in the form of a soldier named Summer Rayne, the last thing Dan could have predicted is the spark of attraction between them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Makes you cry, laugh, and scream

  • By E. hughes on 07-20-18

Fascinating

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

I was not a bit bored, you think you know where this is headed - and then you don't Excellent narration - loved it. Will listen to it again. Harper Fox has a unique style that carries you away.

  • Crocus

  • Bonfires Series, Book 2
  • By: Amy Lane
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

High school principal “Larx” Larkin was pretty sure he’d hit the jackpot when Deputy Sheriff Aaron George moved in with him, merging their two families as seamlessly as the chaos around them could possibly allow. But when Larx’s pregnant daughter comes home unexpectedly and two of Larx’s students are put in danger, their tentative beginning comes crashing down around their ears.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I want more please

  • By Shea on 09-13-18

A beautiful afternoon in the Sun - Larks and Aaron

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

While I may mislead (their lives are not always peaceful - and there is plenty of chaos) These two are people you'd love to know, written beautifully - intelligently - Larks and Aaron are unforgettable - just love them and their smarts, their approach to living life. They are like a warm cozy all-inclusive blanket. Thanks Amy - and please, please do not change narrators, Nick Russo has these two nailed!

  • Transcendence

  • By: Shay Savage
  • Narrated by: Chris Chambers
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124

Ehd's a caveman living on his own in a harsh wilderness. He's strong and intelligent but completely alone. When he finds a beautiful, young woman in his pit trap, it's obvious to him that she is meant to be his mate. Elizabeth doesn't know where she is or exactly how she got there. She's not at all interested in Ehd's primitive advances, and she just can't seem to get him to listen. No matter what she tries, getting her point across to this primitive but beautiful man is a constant - and often hilarious - struggle.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • **Loved this Book**

  • By Kelley dvm on 07-21-18

Unforgettable - This will stay with you

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

I won't forget this one - I listened to it twice and probably will read the kindle version too. Perfectly done - and kind of a fated meeting - There was nothing crazy about this - though some might find it far out - I think Shay really led us down a great path - in some ways this reminded me of the Enchanted Life of Adam Hope - and I'm going to get the physical book so it will reside alongside this book as one of my treasures - very different - poignant - memorable - I couldn't quit listening - I suggest you give this a chance - you won't regret it - I was afraid it would not be all as promised - but it certainly was. Ehd and Beh have to transcend all kinds of obstacles as language is a fairly permanent barrier - both are perceptive and intelligent. Ehd will do anything to cherish and keep his beloved Beh and their relationship is joyous and sweet - with some unexpected twists. I loved it! Bring it on Shay! I'll take more - thank you thank you for the lovely epilogue! Chris was the perfect narrator.

  • Red Dirt Heart 4

  • By: N.R. Walker
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 106

Moving from a Texas ranch to an Australian Outback station was a life-changing decision for Travis Craig. Though it wasn’t really a decision at all. Something in his bones told him to go, though he had no clue as to why. Until he met Sutton Station’s owner, Charlie. Loving Charlie shouldn’t have been easy. The man was stubborn and riddled with crippling self-doubt. No, it shouldn’t have been easy at all. Yet somehow, falling in love with Charlie was the easiest thing in the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Love This Series! 🎧❤️

  • By Belen on 04-02-18

Each book better than the last - Charlie and Trav

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

NR Walker really gave us the ultimate M/M couple with Charlie and Trav. These two especially - and all of her Sutton characters have so much heart and soul. This book gave me a window into the world of a true and loving gay couple. We have a beautiful and poignant view into the lives and hearts of these two - and I will never forget them. I've had this audible book for a while - because when I read this series - there weren't audio books (and I think I read the series 3 X!). Now, I'm thinking I'll be listening to the Audibles again and again. I am Thanking NR here for making this happen!!!! Anyway, Joel Leslie has these two down and the emotion he evokes with NR's words - won't be soon forgotten, it makes me laugh, it makes me cry - and you'd love to know these guys. This is the kind of love that the soul craves - and these two deserve. I find them so memorable. Thanks NRW for giving us this gift!

  • Our Unscripted Story

  • By: L.A. Fiore
  • Narrated by: Aaron Shedlock, Tracy Marks
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67

Greyson Ratcliffe. I met him at 16, the hot new guy sitting on my jetty, an aspiring artist just passing through. He was my first kiss and my first love. I wanted forever with him. I didn't even get a year. Five years later, I'm a budding writer who scripts stories of love and struggle, the good and the bad and the ups and the downs. He's a star on the rise - his wicked talent and crazy good looks have his face plastered on countless magazines. We move in two different worlds and still our paths cross again. We're older and wiser and as crazy about each other as we were as teenagers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • AN EPIC TALE OF TRUE LOVE, SECOND CHANCES & HEA’S

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 04-22-18

LA Just Gets Better and Better.,,,

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

I love Collecting the Pieces, Savage and now Our Unscripted Story - Alexis and Greyson are so real - such personalities - especially Alexis - Aaron Shedlock is an brilliant narrator - he doesn't rush, with a voice that resonates - Tracy Marks was spot on with Alexis and its easy to feel what they love about each other..... and the family they create with friends and their small family is so touching - I LOVED that we got to feel and journey with Alexis and Greyson! I hate it when they get together and a few lines, finite' - I loved listening to every bit of this and will listen again! It's a keeper. Keep them coming LA - you Rock!!!!

  • Confessions: Robbie

  • Confessions Series, Book 1
  • By: Ella Frank
  • Narrated by: Charlie David
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228

Relationships are complex. Love is ever-changing. And when it comes to rules of the heart, they were made to be broken. That's what Robert Antonio Bianchi was telling himself, anyway. Otherwise, he really had no excuse for what - or who - he'd done. If there was a bad decision to be made, Robbie always had a knack for making it. And thus, begins the story of the priest, the princess, and the prick. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Start

  • By Dorothy L. Benefield on 05-12-18

Beautiful - Hypnotic - Sensuous

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

Reviewed: 08-23-18

At first, I thought how can this be even close to Logan and Tate (They are a couple at the top of my list). Robbie, Julien and Priest proved me wrong, you just have to be patient it grows and is very sensuous smart and this triad will draw you in.... Julien is even better and I've just begun reading Priest - As did Tate and Logan, so is this series growing...Ella writes effortlessly - and I cannot put anything she does down! Tate and Logan are part of my permanent library as well as these three. They join Red Dirt Hearts (N.R. Walker) as some of my favorites...Charlie David excellently interprets these nuanced characters - I eagerly await Priest in Audible form! GO ELLA!

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  • Confessions: Julien

  • Confessions Series, Book 2
  • By: Ella Frank
  • Narrated by: Charlie David
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 123

For the past eight years, Julien Thornton has been living with a secret. One that only a handful of people know about. To the outside world, he has it all. A thriving career. A loving husband. And a face that the American public fell for by the millions, on a reality show that inadvertently saved his life. But behind the shine of celebrity, behind the easygoing nature, a crippling truth fills Julien with pain and self-loathing. It's a truth that he fights to overcome daily with the help of his husband, Joel Priestley, and now their boyfriend, Robbie Bianchi.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Like the Tumblers of a Lock Falling Into Place

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-21-18

Like the Tumblers of a Lock Falling Into Place

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

Robbie..Julien..Priest.. (i.e. Ella) Do Not Disappoint. I thought Tate and Logan were the Only Couple.
and they certainly are at the top of my list..but this series is very intriguing...poignant and sensuous.. Ella has proven to be a master dreamweaver..she has set a standard that only a few achieve in MM Romance..insightful..sophisticated...intelligent..heart wrenching..and warming..glorious.. I am a voracious reader..I appreciate Ella's unique characters and how she effortlessly gets you involved..her style is anything but formulaic!! I can see that just like Logan and Tate..Robbie..Julian and Priest are going to be reread..relistened to Again and Again..because these stories are just that good!! ps Go Charlie David!!! excellent character interpretation!!!

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  • Lost and Found

  • Twist of Fate, Book 1
  • By: Lucy Lennox, Sloane Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354

He promised to never leave me. But when I needed him the most, that was exactly what he did. Wilderness guide Xander Reed has spent fifteen years trying to forget the night he turned to his best friend in his darkest hour, only to find the young man who'd sworn to always have his back was turning his on Xander instead. Two thousand miles and fifteen years of building a new life in the quiet backcountry of the Rocky Mountains should have been enough to put the memory of Bennett Crawford out of his mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great start to a new series

  • By kp on 11-20-17

OK

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

I usually have both kindle and audible versions of a book - just like to have both when i like a book. I'm a sloan kennedy fan - that said Michael Pauley doesn't do it for me - I know he is wildly popular with the LGBT crowd - but for some reason he just doesn't cut it with me - I have several others I like - Sean Crisden, Joel Leslie - Several others - so - unfortunately i can't buy in to the rest of the series as narrated by Michael - the story seems pretty good.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful