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Jennifer Gorka

Ste Genevieve, MO
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  • Beautiful

  • The Beautiful Series, Book 10
  • By: Christina Lauren
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant, Sebastian York, Jonathan Cole, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 892
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 839
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 842

A new couple finds love, and the casts of the previous books join in to celebrate this series finale in the most Beautiful way possible.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It Is Time To End It

  • By Lulu on 10-28-16

Perfect ending for a great series!!

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

Reviewed: 10-30-16

I can't even tell you how many times I have listened to this series. I love it! So many laugh out loud moments, lots of sexy times but amazing friendships! With every new book that came out I expected to be disappointed because it surely can't be as good, but every single one was fantastic! I bought this last one but started at the beginning of the series and listened to them all in order. It was the perfect ending to this great series!! I am sad that it is over, but the characters are all right where I hoped they would be!

  • One with You

  • Crossfire Series, Book 5
  • By: Sylvia Day
  • Narrated by: Jill Redfield, Jeremy York
  • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,713
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,234
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,229

Gideon Cross. Falling in love with him was the easiest thing I've ever done. It happened instantly. Completely. Irrevocably. Marrying him was a dream come true. Staying married to him is the fight of my life. Love transforms. Ours is both a refuge from the storm and the most violent of tempests. Two damaged souls entwined as one.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I want a do over,it was not worth the long wait.

  • By Kathy on 04-08-16

This can't be the end!

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

Reviewed: 06-26-16

I love this couple! Another great addition to the series but way too much was left undone so it can't be the end. The questions about Ava's mother, what about Carry's baby, what happens with Christopher, what about Dr and Mrs Lucas? That's just some of the unanswered questions. Great book, ready for the real end Sylvia :)

  • I Married a Billionaire: Lost and Found

  • I Married a Billionaire, Book 2
  • By: Melanie Marchande
  • Narrated by: Arley Tapirian
  • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

When Maddy Thorne agreed to marry her billionaire boss in order to keep him in the country, she never would have guessed they'd actually stay together. But over a year later, she's still happily married to the slightly eccentric, maddeningly attractive Daniel. As he begins to come out of his shell and turn into the figurehead that his growing technology company needs, Maddy finds herself dealing with a whole new set of problems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beyond terrible narration!!!

  • By Nhkerr on 07-24-15

The narrator ruined the book

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

Reviewed: 10-29-15

This book needs to re-recorded!! It must have been recorded in an empty room, it almost echoes through the whole thing. The narrator unfortunately was just not good at all! The main character sounded ok at best but everyone else was the same voice and monotone no matter what was going on in the story. I couldn't get past that enough to actually get into the story.

  • Beautiful Stranger

  • By: Christina Lauren
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant, Jonathan R. Cole
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,562
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,351
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,339

Escaping a cheating ex, finance whiz Sara Dillon's moved to New York City and is looking for excitement and passion without a lot of strings attached. So meeting the irresistible, sexy Brit at a dance club should have meant nothing more than a night's fun. But the manner - and speed - with which he melts her inhibitions turns him from a one-time hookup into her Beautiful Stranger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Creative! Creative! Creative!

  • By laura on 06-05-13

Love, Love, Love!!

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

Reviewed: 07-03-13

I was so afraid to listen to this book! I LOVE BB and listened to it several times! I was afraid that the second book wouldn't any where as good as the first, but I was wrong! I think this was even better than the first! Both of the narrators did a great job.

I wanted more of the Chloe and Bennett story, but am so glad that this was Sarah's story. I love the books that tell the story from both sides. Even though you hear Maxx's side I didn't see him totally until the last 5 mins of the book, which was probably the point :).

If you read Beautiful Bastard, you MUST read this one! If you haven't read Beautiful Bastard, go buy it right now and then come back and buy this one! Worth your credit!!

  • Wallbanger

  • By: Alice Clayton
  • Narrated by: Heather Smith
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,500
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,310
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,318

Thanks to paper-thin walls and the guy’s athletic prowess, Carolyn is gaining an - um - intimate knowledge of her new neighbor's nocturnal adventures. And since Caroline is currently on a self-imposed "dating hiatus," and her neighbor is clearly lethally attractive to women, she finds her fantasies keep her awake even longer than the noise. So when the wallbanging threatens to literally bounce her out of bed, Caroline, clad in sexual frustration and a pink baby-doll nightie, confronts Simon Parker, her heard-but-never-seen neighbor.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Beginnning was so GOOD!

  • By L.W. on 06-08-13

Kept my attention, but was just ok.

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

Reviewed: 06-20-13

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

I didn't love it, but I didn't hate it either. First, I am not a cat person at all, so the cat parts (and there were A Lot of them) were annoying. I liked the flirting between them, but it took too long. It was like they refrained from anything but a kiss for all but 2 chapters maybe and then the last 2 chapters they are going at it like rabbits.

Any additional comments?

I would maybe get this one if it is on sale.

  • Reckless

  • The Thoughtless Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: S. C. Stephens
  • Narrated by: Rebekkah Ross
  • Length: 21 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 832
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 771
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 777

When Kellan’s band gains stardom, Kiera and Kellan’s relationship is put to the ultimate test. Can their love for each other withstand the constant pressure of superstardom? The friendships they’ve formed, the new family they’ve found, and the history they’ve forged will all play a part in helping them navigate the turbulent waters of the band’s exploding popularity. A greedy executive hell-bent on success, a declining pop star looking for an edge, and a media circus that twists lies into truths are just some of the obstacles the lovers will have to overcome if they are going to remain together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • KELLAN KYLE!!!

  • By Robin on 03-07-13

Addicting!!

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

Reviewed: 06-20-13

What did you love best about Reckless?

I just loved it! There are always some many different ways that the author can end a story, but this was the one I was hoping for!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I tried, and had to stop it to sleep :) All I could think about was what was going to happen next.

Any additional comments?

The entire series is worth your credits!!

  • Effortless

  • By: S. C. Stephens
  • Narrated by: Rebekkah Ross
  • Length: 19 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 972
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 889
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 890

After being caught in the middle of a love triangle which led to a devastating betrayal, Kiera pledged to learn from the mistakes she’d made. She was determined to never again inflict that kind of pain on anyone, especially the soulful, talented man who held her heart. But life offers new challenges for every relationship, and when Kiera’s love is put to the ultimate test, will it survive? Love is easy...trust is hard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "Mornin"

  • By Lucina on 12-16-12

Addicting!!

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

Reviewed: 06-20-13

Who was your favorite character and why?

Kellen is my favorite! But this series makes you so emotional about the story that my favorite was tempted to be changed a few times ;)

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I tried, but failed and had to finally go to sleep!

Any additional comments?

I am very glad that I finally gave in and got this series, I wasn't to sure about it and skipped over it several times.

  • Thoughtless

  • By: S. C. Stephens
  • Narrated by: Rebekkah Ross
  • Length: 20 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,399
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,298
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,311

For almost two years now, Kiera’s boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she’s ever wanted: loving, tender, and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their lives together - Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university - everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple apart. Feeling lonely, confused, and in need of comfort, Kiera turns to an unexpected source - a local rock star named Kellan Kyle. At first, he’s purely a friend she can lean on, but as her loneliness grows, so does their relationship. And then one night everything changes....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What a shocker!

  • By Candateshia Pafford on 12-24-12

Addicting!!

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

Reviewed: 06-20-13

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, I didn't want to stop listening! I have looked at this series several times and not bought it thinking I wouldn't care for it. I finally decided to give it a shot, and I am so glad that I finally did! S.C. did an amazing job!! The emotional roller coaster I was on through out the entire series was unbelievable! I laughed a lot, I cried, I even got angry at times and yelled at the room :) You end up feeling like part of the huge family. I couldn't stop once I started! This entire series is worth the credits!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Claim Me (The Stark Trilogy)

  • The Stark Series #2
  • By: J. Kenner
  • Narrated by: Sofia Willingham
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,386
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,405

Damien Stark’s need is palpable - his need for pleasure, his need for control, his need for me. Beautiful and brilliant yet tortured at his core, he is in every way my match. I have agreed to be his alone, and now I want him to be fully mine. I want us to possess each other beyond the sweetest edge of our ecstasy, into the deepest desires of our souls. To let the fire that burns between us consume us both. But there are dark places within Damien that not even our wildest passion can touch. I yearn to know his secrets, yearn for him to surrender to me as I have surrendered to him. But our troubled pasts will either bind us close...or shatter us completely.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Passion and Surrender

  • By Tara on 06-19-13

A Must Listen!!

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

Reviewed: 04-25-13

What made the experience of listening to Claim Me the most enjoyable?

Sofia Willingham!!!! I love her soft whisper voice! She makes each character their own distinct person. The passion that she puts into the story, she just makes it so real! She is officially my favorite narrator!

What did you like best about this story?

I loved Release Me and have listened to it several times. I wasn't sure if the Claim Me would continue and be as great, but I was ecstatic to find that it not only was as good as the first but was even better!! The game between Damien and Nikki continues, I love the way that Damien's words just put spell on Nikki (& me ;)).

What about Sofia Willingham’s performance did you like?

Sofia is perfect! I am not a good reader, so I listen ;) Sofia draws you into the story and never lets you go. When the story is over she leaves you wanting for more!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The emerald bracelet!

Any additional comments?

Use your credit for Release Me (the first book) and then Claim Me!! If you don't have credits, BUY THEM!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Taking a Shot

  • Play-by-Play, Book 3
  • By: Jaci Burton
  • Narrated by: Lucy Malone
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 325

The last thing Jenna Riley needs is more sports in her life. While her brothers are off being athletic superstars, she's stuck running the family's sports bar, whether she likes it or not. Then, in walks pro hockey stud Tyler Anderson. As much as Jenna would like to go to the boards with him, she's vowed to never fall for a jock-even one as hot as Ty. Ty, intrigued by the beautiful bar owner, becomes a regular. He senses that Jenna wants to do something more with her life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • You like sports and romance?

  • By Kimberly on 05-29-12

So happy for Jenna!!

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

Reviewed: 04-24-13

Who was your favorite character and why?

Ty, by far!! He knew exactly what Jenna wanted and needed, and made sure she got it all. Ty knew what he wanted, but knew he couldn't push too fast so he sat back and let things happen to Jenna so she would figure out what she really wanted on her own.