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Austin Texas, United States
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  • Dumb Jock

  • By: Jeff Erno
  • Narrated by: Tommy O'Brien
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Jeff Irwin is short, timid, and studious. A bit of a social outcast, he lives quietly in the shadows of the popular kids at his school, his life ruled by his ever-present fear of rejection or failure. Enter high school football hero Brett Willson and the chance for Jeff to embark upon the challenge of educating the world's dumbest jock. But what develops between Brett and Jeff proves far more challenging than any tutoring session.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nice YA story

  • By Morgan A Skye on 09-24-15

A Sweet Story With A Good Heart

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

A little research reveals that this book is but one of six written by Mr. Erno over 2 years based on his own feelings and experiences growing up in Michigan. It is based on a story he wrote for a site as an amateur that he was encouraged to publish.

Its dominant themes reflect the author's own sensibilities as many authors' books do. It is a fiction which must be kept in mind that fiction is fiction and the author can write what he/she wants according to their own needs, wishes and desires.

The content of this story reflects entirely the author's views and therefore is unassailable. It's presentation that comes across as a bit rough. The worst is that the narration is at times wooden, more like a scientific presentation or a documentary and contradicts the very emotional moments, some of which are eye-popping.

The era presented to me does not at times fit what a 14 year old boy should be able to interpret back then, but here we go again. It's the author's prerogative to imbue his characters with whatever knowledge or sensibility that he wishes. The narrative seems chopped and abrupt and uneven at times, but who cares. The ending was predictable but very satisfying. I hope more Dumb Jock books surface here on Audible, it is a sweet story with a good heart.

  • Robby Riverton: Mail Order Bride

  • By: Eli Easton
  • Narrated by: Matthew Shaw
  • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

Being a fugitive in the Old West shouldn’t be this much fun. The year is 1860. Robby Riverton is a rising star on the New York stage. But he witnesses a murder by a famous crime boss and is forced to go on the run - all the way to Santa Fe. When he still can't seem to ditch his pursuers, he disguises himself as a mail-order bride he meets on the wagon train. Caught between gangsters who want to kill him and the crazy, uncouth family of his "intended", Robby's only ally is a lazy sheriff who sees exactly who Robby is.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Belen on 08-06-18

Best Old West Story Ever!

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

There's not a lot to add to other reviews. Adulation is adulation and I join the fray. I hope there is a sequel.

  • Full Service

  • My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars
  • By: Scotty Bowers, Lionel Friedberg
  • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 249

Newly discharged from the Marines after World War II, Scotty Bowers arrived in Hollywood in 1946. Young, charismatic, and strikingly handsome, he quickly caught the eye of many of the town's stars and starlets. He began sleeping with some himself, and connecting others with his coterie of young, attractive, and sexually free-spirited friends.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • My ears!

  • By Kimberly Brooks on 10-26-12

Scotty Gets The Last Grateful Laugh

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

Reviewed: 02-09-19

In fact Scotty Bowers does not laugh. He's too grateful for a life well-lived in a way that quite frankly nobody, if given the chance, would ever say no to. All of it. Every basic detail and I say basic because this is not the best written book. There are inconsistencies, but they can be overlooked. Remember, this is all Hollywood in an era that we'll never see again, ever.

He loved it in amounts that cause a few of the some 1200 or better reviews to hate him for it. And believe me they hate Scotty because he did what they only wished they could have done. And instead of what most of the reviews do and kind of give him and the book a "Good for you!" nod, they pretend to be outraged, hurt, offended and then launch into hypocritical pseudo-analytical tirades that are laughable and very sad really. Some of them in their red-faced ire blame Scotty for having the fun he did as early in life as he did. Blaming him. Wow, that is hypocrisy at its worst. I'm sure Scotty would never criticize them at all however because he's not that kind of guy at all.

Yes, his tiresome listings of movies pissed me off to the tune of one star's worth. Total waste of writing and time. All of the men and women he talked about, dead and gone as he will be soon. Scotty is 95. He is not long for this world, but that man will have gotten all 95+ years and more, much more than 99% of us ever will and I say, "Good for you, Scotty!"

Some reviewers rightfully question the truthfulness. Incredulous as I was. Watch the documentary. Listen to the producer, Matt Tyrnauer, and all that is cleared up. It's all true and that too makes people angry that it is. Now, some of the details given he could not have possibly observed. Again, the writting is sloppy and make you think he saw what he did when he could not have. I think there is narrative woven that he would not take credit for, but cared not to be clear in the writing. Literary license and all that. And who is Lionel Friedberg and what exactly did he contribute? The book does not say. Anyway, what a trip. One we'll never see again. Farewell Scotty Bowers, you have stamped your place in Hollywood history!

  • Boy Gone

  • Boy Gone, Book 1
  • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

Mere minutes after arriving at their Nantucket family beach home, nine-year-old Scotty Sullivan was out the back door, scrambling toward the shore with Larry, the family dog, fast on his heels. Late in the afternoon in mid-spring, the typical summer beach crowd visitors were still weeks away. Suddenly, Scotty became aware of an odd-looking object, hovering just above the crashing surf. In an age of hobbyist’s drones and all sorts of flying gadgets, he wasn’t overly concerned until the large flying object moved much, much, closer. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great viewpoint of first contact with our galactic neighbors

  • By Merv on 11-13-18

Off-Beat Sci-Fi Worth The Listen

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

Reviewed: 01-29-19

First off, book ends abruptly, but that should be no surprise as this is Book 1. And since it is but a few months old, we can I am sure expect more into the near future. Other than that I would say that the author as devised a very different alien narrative than what I have encountered before. Not the most cleaver or savvy. Off-beat is about right in this case. I look forward to more.

Jeffrey

  • A Wish Upon the Stars

  • Tales from Verania
  • By: TJ Klune
  • Narrated by: Michael Lesley
  • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 305

Nearly a year ago, blinded by grief and betrayal, Sam of Wilds made a desperate decision to follow the Great White into the Dark Woods. Now, he emerges to a world changed. The City of Lockes is a prison. The King has been locked away in the dungeons. The Kingdom of Verania has fallen, and the Dark wizard Myrin sits on the throne. But soon after his return, Sam learns of a resistance fighting in his name, led by a courageous knight, a defiant prince, a pissed-off unicorn, and a half-giant who wants to smash everything in sight. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best series ever. Seriously.

  • By Jen on 11-29-18

Cosmically Amazing

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

I've no words for this series, it's beyond good or great. It's epic, amazing and ... No words, just gratitude to the author. Thank you SO much. And Please, more Justin!

  • Social Intercourse

  • By: Greg Howard
  • Narrated by: Michael Crouch, Will Damron
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

When Beck’s emotionally fragile dad starts dating the recently single (and supposedly lesbian) mom of former bully, Jaxon Parker, Beck is not having it. Jax isn’t happy about the situation either, holding out hope that his moms will reunite and restore the only stable home he’s ever known. Putting aside past differences, the boys plot to derail the budding romance between their parents at their conservative hometown’s first-ever Rainbow Prom. Hearts will be broken, new romance will bloom, but nothing will go down the way Beck and Jax have planned. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Laugh outloud funny.

  • By Raul Leon on 11-05-18

Flawed Perfectly

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

Not everything about this uber-campy tale is perfect. Way too much drawled narrated drawn out first person cutsie sayings that get far too saccharine and over the top. A bit too much head-scratching narrated voices about the same character that seem contradictory and confusing. But other than that, the story is a celebration of diversity and put-down of the bad guys, the usual sort. I can't figure out the title still though, it's even trying to be too cutsie. Nonetheless the story is unique, funny, a few tears and a lot of chortles. I highly recommended it.

  • More Tails from the Woodshed

  • Four More Male-Male Spanking Stories
  • By: Andy Paulsen
  • Narrated by: Max Forrester
  • Length: 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Get your butt back out to the woodshed! It's time for four more butt-burning "tails"! First, a boy finds out that the best way to get your first pair of boxers is not to shoplift them. Then another boy discovers what happens if you annoy enough of your friends: a trip to the wedgie log! Third, a boy regrets turning in his "Get out of a Spanking, Free" card. Finally, another boy discovers that the secret society he'd heard about in his high school is a little more than he bargained for.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Too Little, Too Shallow

  • By Jeffrey on 01-08-19

Too Little, Too Shallow

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

Hard to be invested in a series of stories that are way too short. Have little in the way of erotic value because of the former and can be read in another free venue. How about some original content of lenth?

  • The Fantasy Factory: A Four-Part Male-Male Spanking Story

  • By: Andy Paulsen
  • Narrated by: Jason Strongmann
  • Length: 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 3

Our hero finally gives in to the urge to explore the Fantasy Factory, and finds himself in four unique situations - getting paddled like a 10-year old in his bedroom, getting strapped with his "brothers" in a barn, switched by an angry 1900-era father, and sitting detention in a frontier schoolhouse. Over 8,000 words of hot, male-on-male bare-butt spanking.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Why So Little?

  • By Jeffrey on 01-08-19

Why So Little?

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

Too little, too shallow. The idea is good, but not nearly enough story to become interested or even erotic. Narration is good.

  • Consorting with Dragons

  • By: Sera Trevor
  • Narrated by: Philip Alces
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Lord Jasen of Grumhul, an impoverished young nobleman, has come to the Draelands to find a rich husband to help pay his father's debts. To the shock of everyone, he ends up attracting the attention of King Rilvor himself and the dragons who control the magic in the land. Becoming royalty wasn't something Jasen either expected or wanted, but he can't control his growing feelings for the kind and handsome king.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • AbFan!

  • By SassiKassi on 07-22-18

Not Recommended

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

Leveraging the notion of dragons in the title and then barely involving them in any significant way and when they are, it is very superficial and very short-lived is very disappointing and deceptive. Sexual activity is alluded to, but never really happens, strike two. Mostly a lot of shallow back-biting adults, none of whom are special and common in such stories, strike three. Not recommended.

  • Tails from the Woodshed: Three Male-Male Spanking Stories

  • By: Andy Paulsen
  • Narrated by: Todd Waller
  • Length: 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7

A work-from-home type discovers a way to curb his porn addiction and increase his productivity; a boy in the Old West finds out he has a date with the hangman's belt; and before leaving the homestead for the last time, a man reflects on visits he and his brothers made to the old woodshed.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Too Little, Too Shallow

  • By Jeffrey on 01-01-19

Too Little, Too Shallow

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

Reviewed: 01-01-19

A good idea. The text is admittedly elsewhere at no cost, but the narration does add a nice layer. Alas it's over before before it started, way too short. Good ideas, but limited development because of lack of length. Well written otherwise. Would love to see an original produced here of considerable length.

Jeff