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  • Casting Lacey

  • By: Elle Spencer
  • Narrated by: Melissa Moran
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352

Coming out is easier when you've got someone by your side. At least that's how the hyper-private Quinn Kincaid sees it. When her publicist suggests a good old-fashioned sham of a Hollywood relationship, Quinn reluctantly agrees. And that's how the star of Jordan's Appeal, TV's highest rated legal drama, ends up with a fake girlfriend - the very real, very sexy, and very gay soap star Lacey Matthews.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m not crying, you are.

  • By Kendall Jamison on 06-20-18

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 12-27-18

This book was entertaining, the story just so so. The narrator was good. Overall, just cute and okay.

  • Fingersmith

  • By: Sarah Waters
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 23 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,049
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,050

Orphaned as an infant, Susan Trinder was raised by Mrs. Sucksby, “mother” to a host of pickpockets and con artists. To pay her debt, she joins legendary thief Gentleman in swindling an innocent woman out of her inheritence. But the two women form an unanticipated bond and the events that follow will surprise every listener. Fingersmith was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Booker Prize, and was chosen as book of the year 2002 by more organizations than any other novel. Sarah Waters was named Author of the Year at the 2003 British Book Awards.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The BEST BOOK I"ve read this year!

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-30-11

Well crafted story!

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

This book was marvelously written and full of perfect descriptive emotional moments! A great romance and story of deception and redemption! Flips points of view that makes you see many different sides to the same story, marvelous!

  • Tipping the Velvet

  • By: Sarah Waters
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 786
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 717
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 714

Nan King, an oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and finally meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser and the two head for the bright lights of Leicester Square where they begin a glittering career as music-hall stars in an all-singing and dancing double act.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Did not disappoint!

  • By TENA on 01-25-15

simply perfect!

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

Reviewed: 11-03-18

This book, after waiting 20 years to read or listen to it, was quite simply perfect! The time period Victorian...very shockingly comparable to how people still feel today. written with great expertise and narrated beautifully!

  • The Summer Garden

  • The Bronze Horseman Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Paullina Simons
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 34 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 704
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 669
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 664

The Summer Garden is the third volume in Simons's magnificent trilogy - a Russian Thorn Birds - which follows a love that survived the terrible siege of Leningrad during World War Two, a heartbreaking separation, and a glorious reunion in America, only to be supremely tested by the hatred, fear, and uncertainty of the Cold War. You will never forget the lovers Tatiana and Alexander and their story of enduring love and commitment, and you will cherish every moment spent in The Summer Garden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • EPIC! TIMELESS! ENRAPTURING!

  • By Kimberly on 04-03-17

Awesome!

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

I loved this whole trilogy! This third book really brings the whole story together! Great historical fiction!

  • Balance of Forces: Toujours Ici

  • By: Ali Vali
  • Narrated by: Charley Ongel
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58

Kendal Richoux's life began during the reign of Egypt's only female pharaoh. After accepting the opportunity to drink the elixir of the sun, Kendal becomes immortal and the Genesis Clan's slayer. History has taught her the dangers of getting too close to anyone who hasn't harnessed the power of time.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kick pass

  • By Kindle Customer on 10-23-18

just ok

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

the story and history are interesting. the narrator sounds pretty bad. very airy, every sentence ends with voice inflection.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Hunger for You

  • By: Jenny Frame
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148

Being Principe of an ancient vampire dynasty comes with difficult choices. For Byron Debrek, that means putting the good of her clan and innocent mortals over her own desires. When she falls for the first woman to set her blood on fire in centuries, Byron must harden her heart and walk away. For Amelia Honey, a suit designer at a Savile Row tailor, the six months spent with her first love were the most wonderful time of her life. Byron made her feel like a princess and awakened her darkest sexual desires. But then she disappeared.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A main character made it hard

  • By T. McCloud on 05-14-18

Good romantic vampire story

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

Reviewed: 06-04-18

I love Jenny Frame, 1st of all, writes great romance! This book was a bit unusual for her. I would have liked to hear more of how they met...a prelude if you will. I really like the narrator's voice. The story needed more of a build up and a conclusion. I suspect a sequel is to come.

  • The Interestings

  • By: Meg Wolitzer
  • Narrated by: Jen Tullock
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,305
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,026
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,039

The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. In The Interestings, Wolitzer follows these characters from the height of youth through middle age, as their talents, fortunes, and degrees of satisfaction diverge. The kind of creativity that is rewarded at age 15 is not always enough to propel someone through life at age 30; not everyone can sustain, in adulthood, what seemed so special in adolescence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Top Listen for 2013 - A+++

  • By Beth Anne on 05-24-13

interesting!

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

Reviewed: 03-29-18

Unbelievably interesting! Just a great book, from start to finish, it's really what life is all about! The narrator was perfect for this book's sarcasm and seriousness. I want all of my friends to read this book!

  • Something in the Wine

  • By: Jae
  • Narrated by: Laura Bannister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 167

All her life, Annie Prideaux has suffered through her brother's constant practical jokes. But Jake's last joke is one too many, she decides when he sets her up on a blind date with his friend Drew - neglecting to tell his straight sister one tiny detail: Her date is not a man but a lesbian. Annie and Drew decide it's time to turn the tables on Jake by pretending to fall in love with each other.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet story. No sex.

  • By vondee on 03-06-18

lack luster

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

Reviewed: 03-22-18

Very much a struggle to finish, I actually didn't, I feel asleep. Just not that romantic or believable. no good romance in this book!

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Unexpected

  • By: Jenny Frame
  • Narrated by: Nicola Victoria Vincent
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312

Self-made business owner Dale McGuire has always enjoyed two things in life: women and fast cars. Now in her mid-30s, she's restless and can't work out why. Then one day a 10-year-old boy turns up, claiming to be her son, and her simple ordered world turns upside down.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Did not disappoint!

  • By Mrs. NY on 08-17-17

overall good story

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

A little bit hokey, but overall cute romance! Narrator does accents very well! Jenny Frame is always a pleasure to read or listen to.

  • Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

  • A Novel
  • By: Fannie Flagg
  • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,723
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,551
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,550

Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Here is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age. The tale she tells is also of two women - of the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth - who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle Stop, Alabama, a Southern kind of Cafe Wobegon offering good barbecue and good coffee and all kinds of love and laughter, even an occasional murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Curious What was Left Out of the Movie

  • By Scott on 04-21-12

a true classic!

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

Reviewed: 10-26-17

I've seen the movie and loved it, and this is so much better! The characters just come to life, it should be considered a must read classic!