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Anita Davis

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  • Only for Him

  • Volume 1
  • By: Cristin Harber
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands, Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 207

Grayson Ford and Emma Kinglsey - close since they were kids, opposites in every way. He's the stuff high school crushes are made of, Mister Popular, and captain of every team. She's artsy, cute, and not in his league, though fully aware of Summerland's "I Dream of Dating Grayson Ford" support group. He hides a life of hell. His father hates him, his mother's gone. Emma is his only savior, yet she doesn't know her power over him. She's the only girl he wants, the only one he could ever tell - though he won't.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic start to a new series by Cristin Harber

  • By Shelley Haase on 12-06-16

What?!?

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

What a strange ending. The story was short and wasted too much time expressing angst that seemed unnecessary. Surely this must have been a rough draft for a more developed story.

  • The Wedding Date

  • By: Jasmine Guillory
  • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 485
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 447
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 447

On the eve of his ex's wedding festivities, Drew is minus a plus one. Until a power outage strands him with the perfect candidate for a fake girlfriend... After Alexa and Drew have more fun than they ever thought possible, Drew has to fly back to Los Angeles and his job as a pediatric surgeon, and Alexa heads home to Berkeley, where she's the mayor's chief of staff. Too bad they can't stop thinking about the other...

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cute, but was hoping for more

  • By Audiobookhoe on 02-07-18

Self Deprecation Ruined The Story

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

Reviewed: 08-17-18

The main character is well educated and successful in her own right. Why does she keep saying that the male lead is out of her league? Irritating.

  • Vodka on the Rocks

  • Uncertain Saints MC Series, Book 3
  • By: Lani Lynn Vale
  • Narrated by: Mason Lloyd, Kendall Taylor
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294

Casten Red, the unofficial enforcer of the Uncertain Saints MC, wasn't necessarily trying to urge her into doing anything illegal, and he definitely wasn't trying to get her into a fight with a group of men who were all twice her size. He should've followed his gut instinct and turned around that first moment he saw her in the bar, but Casten has never liked following the rules. Why the hell would he start now?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Carsten & Tasha love Em .....

  • By BarbaraY on 11-10-16

Formulaic and boring.

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

Reviewed: 06-10-18

How many times can this author churn out the same story? The only thing that changed were the characters names.

  • The Next Best Thing

  • By: Kristan Higgins
  • Narrated by: Xe Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348

Lucy Lang isn't looking for fireworks. She's looking for a nice, decent man. Someone who'll mow the lawn, flip chicken on the barbecue, teach their future children to play soccer. But most important: someone who won't inspire the slightest stirring in her heart - or anywhere else. A young widow, Lucy can't risk that kind of loss again. But sharing her life with a cat named Fat Mikey and the Black Widows at the family bakery isn't enough either.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The angst lasted forever!

  • By bebe on 05-09-17

...Glad this was included in the package.

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

Reviewed: 03-21-18

The story was long and predictable. The constant reference to the dead husband was unnecessary. What man in his right mind would put up with this woman for 5 years?

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Hopefuls

  • A Novel
  • By: Jennifer Close
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 361
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 360

When Beth arrives in DC, she hates everything about it: the confusing traffic circles, the ubiquitous Ann Taylor suits, the humidity that descends each summer. At dinner parties, guests compare their security clearance levels. They leave their BlackBerrys on the table. They speak in acronyms. And once they realize Beth doesn't work in politics, they smile blandly and turn away.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Predictable storyline. Narrators voice awful.

  • By Anita Davis on 09-21-16

Predictable storyline. Narrators voice awful.

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

Reviewed: 09-21-16

If the reader had a cold, they should have delayed production until she was well.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Modern Lovers

  • By: Emma Straub
  • Narrated by: Jen Tullock
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 886
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 776
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 777

Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth, Andrew, and Zoe have watched one another marry, buy real estate, and start businesses and families, all while trying to hold on to the identities of their youth. But nothing ages them like having to suddenly pass the torch (of sexuality, independence, and the ineffable alchemy of cool) to their own offspring.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable!

  • By G on 06-10-16

Excellent story. Boring narration.

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

Reviewed: 06-16-16

The story was well written. it lept my attention until the last sentence. However, the narrator's delivery was not exciting enough for the storyline.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Casting the First Stone

  • By: Kimberla Lawson Roby
  • Narrated by: Caroline Clay
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 517
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 417
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424

The Black household is swiftly deteriorating. Frustrated and angry at her prosperous preacher husband's obvious infidelities, Tanya cannot believe the man she once loved has been replaced by this pathological liar obsessed with material wealth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Roby succeeds with Casting The First Stone

  • By Andra D Johnson on 01-17-09

Predictable.

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

Reviewed: 05-21-16

The story went on too long for apparent reason. Ir was never made clear why a well educated and gainfully employed woman would remain in a loveless relationship with a man who is openly unfaithful - especially when a handsome wealthy man awaits her.

  • The Ivy Chronicles

  • By: Karen Quinn
  • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 609
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 230

Fans of New York Times best seller The Nanny Diaries will rejoice in this wickedly hilarious novel, which acclaimed author Katharine Weber says is "much funnier and darker". Optioned for a major motion picture starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, The Ivy Chronicles skewers the twisted priorities of America's well-heeled elite.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Probably Better as an Audiobook then in Print

  • By Vicki on 06-03-05

Good read

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

Reviewed: 03-29-16

I have one question for the Narrator - why must Black characters sound as though they are from the deep south? For the author, why was the Black school administrator "fat"?