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  • Wild Kisses

  • By: Skye Jordan
  • Narrated by: Tatiana Sokolov
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

Newly divorced, Avery Hart returns home to Wildwood eager to take on her dream opportunity and transform her family's dive bar into her own bakery. The contractor for hire isn't just a master with his hands - he's big, built, and wears a tool belt like nobody's business. Despite being an ex-con, Trace Hutton is irresistible. Too bad he'd never go for someone as inexperienced as Avery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't put it down!

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-09-19

3.5 Stars

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

I was excited to read Trace's story after meeting him in Forbidden Fling. I loved getting his redemption story and the romance was nicely written. You couldn't help but want to see Trace get the happily-ever-after he deserved. The way it transpired was captivating, if not at times frustrating due to the attitudes and expectations of others.

The audio was well done. I have listened to this narrator before and due to a lack-luster story, I wasn't very impressed. Personally, it was enlightening to realize that the story had much to do with not caring for the narration. She did a great job with this entertaining story.

  • The Cad and the Co-Ed

  • Rugby, Book 3
  • By: Penny Reid, L. H. Cosway
  • Narrated by: George Allan, KC Sheridan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 631
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 600

Once the quintessential playboy, Bryan claims he's done with wild parties and weekend benders. No more one night stands leading to mornings he can't remember; no more binges and blackouts; no more exploits plastered all over the tabloids and rag sheets. According to Bryan, he's cleaning up his act. The only problem is, no one believes him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Male Narrator

  • By Tonia on 04-30-17

4.5 Stars!

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

I'm so happy that I finally looked past my "meh" feelings of the first book in this series. Book 2 was fabulous and book 3 is continuing the trend. With Brian often inebriated during his cameos in book 2, he didn't seem like book hero material. Yet, this author duo turned that idea on it's head and created the perfect platform for redemption. Although this book is labeled a rom-com, I couldn't help but feel emotional towards Brian and his sobriety. The issue of addiction was handled well and not overwrought. The wittiness in The Cad and the Co-Ed was the perfect counterbalance to the emotional tug of the story line. With the second book in the Rugby Series being a favorite, it was a delicious bonus having Eilish's cousin Sean Cassidy play a significant role in this book, as well. His scenes were some of my favorite.

The Narrators from the previous book return in this one and are again fabulous. I love the Irish accents. I could listen to them all day.

  • The Player and the Pixie

  • Rugby, Volume 2
  • By: L H Cosway, Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: George Allan, KC Sheridan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 574
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 571

Lucy Fitzpatrick doesn't like rugby. As the little sister of Ireland's most infamous rugby player, Lucy can't seem to escape the championship-sized shadow cast by her big brother, or her mother's frequent attempts to micromanage her future. Her rainbow hair is as free-spirited as her quest for inner peace, yet overbearing expectations keep bringing her down. And when she's down, her compulsive little problem lands her in seriously big trouble.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the narrators!

  • By CDBW on 12-02-17

5 STARS!

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

Reviewed: 09-24-18

After reading the first book in this series and enjoying it, but not loving it, I was slow to continue on. I could kick myself. I loved this book, the characters, and unique story line. Half the time, I couldn't decide between listening to the audio or reading the ebook. The audio was so well done. This duo of authors are exceptional at combining smart and subtle humor with vulnerable characterization of their MC's. Sean, who is wretched in the first Rugby book, is realistically redeemed in this one without making him too perfect of a hero. The characters may not have been perfect, but this story was perfect in its unpredictability, unique story line, adorable romance, and wit.

  • Mists of the Serengeti

  • By: Leylah Attar
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Megan Tusing
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

When a bomb explodes in a mall in East Africa, its aftershocks send two strangers on a collision course that neither one sees coming. Jack Warden, a divorced coffee farmer in Tanzania, loses his only daughter. An ocean away, in the English countryside, Rodel Emerson loses her only sibling. Two ordinary people, bound by a tragic afternoon, set out to achieve the extraordinary, as they make three stops to rescue three children across the vast plains of the Serengeti - children who are worth more dead than alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mists of the Serengeti

  • By Listening is Reading on 10-30-18

5+ STARS!!

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

Reviewed: 08-20-18

I've postponed this book for far too long and then with dire anticipation, I read and listened at a snail's pace - waiting for the devastation to jump out and knock me down. When I finally finished, I realized my imagination was far worse than the reality of the actual story. And then I read the epilogue!!! 😭😭😭

Gorgeously descriptive, well-researched, and thoroughly plotted story. The definition of a perfect romantic women's fiction novel.

Oh, and a fantastic narration via Audible.

  • Out of His League

  • Briarwood High
  • By: Maggie Dallen
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang, Josh Hurley
  • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

A new school means a fresh start. So long Ronnie Smith, invisible tomboy, and hello Veronica, popular new hottie. This is my chance to finally be seen...and kissed. The only problem? I'm not the only one from my old school who's transferred to Briarwood High. Drew Remi is here, too, and he's still the same wildly popular baseball star. He's also the only person who can ruin my new life. But he can only rat me out if he recognizes me.... So, why am I so upset when he doesn't have a clue who I really am?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cute listen!

  • By Krystyn - AudiobookObsession on 02-08-19

Ebook: 3.5 Stars; Audio: 4.5 Stars

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

I really did enjoy this quick, fluffy, low angst YA romance. The characters were fun and the story didn't dwell long on any conflict. Both the H/h were likable and believable with friends that felt true to life. My only criticism was the time characters spent in their heads rather than audibly communicating. Although the internal monologues of both characters were both interesting and realistic, I would have liked to have read more banter and seen a communicative connection between the two.

I spent most of my time listening to the audio book of Out of His League and I enjoyed the dual female/male narration. The female narrator was perfect. The male could have been a little less demonstrative in his narration, but overall it was well done. (Although I purchased the ebook, this is my voluntary and unbiased review of a complimentary copy of the audiobook of Out of His League.)

  • A Place in the Sun

  • By: R.S. Grey
  • Narrated by: Victoria Aston, Roger Frisk
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

When her mother's incessant matchmaking hits an all-time high, Georgie Archibald does what any sensible woman would do: she flees the country. Seeking refuge in the picturesque seaside village of Vernazza, Italy, Georgie's only plan is to lie low, gorge herself on gelato, and let the wine and waves wash her troubles away...that is until she wakes up in a bed that belongs to the most romantic-looking man she's ever seen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and Endearing Romance!

  • By Ashley D on 02-01-18

4.5 Stars!!

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

Reviewed: 07-02-18

I loved this book! I've only read three of Grey's books prior to this one and they were a few of her earliest. While I enjoyed them, this book was far superior in style, wit, and character development. It really magnifies the improvement of her writing. The story reads more like women's fiction with romantic emphasis, which I absolutely love and find myself enjoying much more than straight romance these days. This is labeled as a romantic comedy, but thankfully the humor is witty and subtle rather than slapstick. Much more my style. I've been slogging through some so-so reads and this book perked me right up. I didn't want to put it down. As for the H/h, I loved them both. I'm hard to please when it comes to the main heroines of a story, and Georgie was one of the best. I also spent some time listening to the audio and the narrator's did a fabulous job. I loved the accents and they made the characters come alive. Overall, a fun and heartfelt story. The best I've read by this author.

  • Less Than Three: A Romantic Comedy

  • Starting from Zero Series, Book 1
  • By: Maggie Dallen
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

 What's worse than butt dialing the man who could make or break your career? Accidentally sleeping with him. Public speaking coach Lacey Ames has landed the client of a lifetime with Lawrence Newsom III, heir apparent to his family's private jet empire. If she can help him land the role as the company's president, she'll never need to wait another table again. The job, however, proves more challenging than Lacey ever dreamed when Lawrence turns out to be Alex, the sexy pilot she spent one steamy night with while stranded in Chicago.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quirky Romance!

  • By Krystyn - AudiobookObsession on 02-08-19

4.5 Stars!!

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

Reviewed: 06-07-18

This was a sweet and surprisingly fulfilling read for a shorter story. Not short, but under 200 pages. The heroine was quirky while the hero was confident, but also in need of help in taking over his family legacy at such a young age. The story and romance moved at a quick, but efficient pace. Never lacking in development. I enjoyed all of the believable characters, even the vile ones. Overall, a really fun story that compels me to follow with the next book in the series. I mostly listened to this story via audio and was delighted by the narration. The female narrator did a fabulous job with the different characters and I was never frustrated with poor diction or voice. Definitely a narrator I would seek out with other books/authors that I enjoy. (Although I already purchased the ebook of Less Than Three, I received a complimentary Audible copy of the story via the author. This is my voluntary and unbiased review.)

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  • The Will

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Hollis McCarthy
  • Length: 24 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,401
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,106
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,108

Early in her life, Josephine Malone learned the hard way that there was only one person she could love and trust: her grandmother, Lydia Malone. Out of necessity, unconsciously and very successfully, Josephine donned a disguise to keep all others at bay. She led a globetrotting lifestyle on the fringes of the fashion and music elite, but she kept herself distant. While Josephine was trotting the globe, retired boxer Jake Spear was living in the same small town as Lydia.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • KRISTEN ASHLEY AT HER BEST!

  • By Yvette on 03-30-15

Story: 3 Stars; Audio: 2 Stars

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

Not my favorite KA story, but not exceptionally horrible either. I understand that the author was portraying the heroine in a particular manner, but her detached and imperious diction drove me crazy. I alternated between reading and listening, but had to refrain from listening when the narrator took that diction to extremes. I was much happier with the story when reading on my own. It still didn't make up for the heroine's portrayal, but I enjoyed the story overall and it had a wonderful heart-tugging ending.

  • Kulti

  • By: Mariana Zapata
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,465
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,297
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,297

It didn't take a week for 27-year-old Sal Casillas to wonder what she'd seen in the international soccer icon - why she'd ever had his posters on her wall or ever envisioned marrying him and having super-playing soccer babies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 HUGE stars....one of my 2015 Favorites!

  • By Denise on 08-12-15

5 "Reindeer" Lovin' STARS!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-21-18

Gah!! I love a good slow-burn romance. As much as I wanted Rey (Reiner, Reindeer, Kulti, Bratwurst) and Sal to get together, I wanted the sweet anticipation to last forever. When stone-face Kulti falls in love, he melts my heart. This being a sports rom-com, I appreciated women's soccer being the focus. What a nice change. Perfect book, perfect read. Definitely going on my keeper shelf.

For the first quarter of this book I listened on audio, intending to read then listen when it wasn't possible to be physically reading. After the first quarter, I started reading and then didn't stop until I was finished. Well, a week later I decided to listen to the book in its entirety, because I loved it so much and enjoyed Callie Dalton as narrator. Wow, she did an amazing job. Normally, I prefer to read a book, because I rarely prefer the narrator's voice to the one in my head. Callie Dalton did a wonderful job with Sal and a Masculine German accented Kulti. I got all the feels with Kulti's love for Sal as expressed in the narrator's voice. Out of all the audiobooks I've listened to, this is in my top 5. One of the best!

  • Dangerous Moves

  • Dallas After Dark
  • By: Karen Rock
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton, Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23

Detective Blake Knight has been undercover before. But an assignment to bust a steroid ring running out of Dallas' elite male strip club means his new cover will be nothing but his own taut muscles and oiled skin. It's one thing for the tough, by-the-books agent to take down bad guys with his gun. Facing a rowdy crowd in only a G-string is another story...especially in front of his new boss, gorgeous, mysterious Reese Landon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hot cop going undercover as a male stripper?

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-22-18

Story: 4 Stars; Audio: 5 Stars!

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

Reviewed: 05-21-18

This is the first romantic suspense that I have read by this author and as always, quality writing. Romantic suspense isn't a go-to genre for me, but I do usually enjoy it when I make the time to read it. I liked the characters and the mystery plot, but have never been a fan of strip clubs in my fiction or otherwise. Yet, the club was only a setting fixture in the beginning of the story. It only factored in peripherally throughout the rest. Overall, I enjoyed the mystery and romance, but the story didn't always flow organically and some scenes felt a bit forced. Not enough to stop reading, but enough to notice and somewhat take me out of the story. The mystery was also a little predictable, but that never bothers me since I enjoy seeing how everything ties together. I must say, it all tied together seamlessly and was well thought out. (I received an ebook of Dangerous Moves from the publisher in a Goodreads giveaway. In the spirit of the giveaway, a review is suggested, but not required.)

I interchangeably listened to the audio and the narration was superb. Callie Dalton is a favorite narrator of mine and the sole reason I purchased the audio to go with my ebook. Teddy Hamilton was new to me, but was also incredible.