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  • Overruled

  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Jason Carpenter, Charlotte Penfield
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,791
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,639
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,642

A Washington, DC, defense attorney, Stanton Shaw keeps his head cool, his questions sharp, and his arguments irrefutable. They don't call him the Jury Charmer for nothing - with his Southern drawl, disarming smile, and captivating green eyes, he's a hard man to say no to. Men want to be him, and women want to be thoroughly cross-examined by him.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't even finish

  • By Kelli on 06-13-15

Laughter and Emotions

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

Stanton is a sexy southern man. Sofia is a feisty, independent woman. The banter was entertaining. Stanton as a father was heartwarming. The character development for Stanton and Sofia was intriguing enough to keep the pages turning, even if I wanted to reach into the book and shake them both at times.

  • How to Date a Douchebag: The Failing Hours

  • By: Sara Ney
  • Narrated by: Muffy Newtown, Josh Goodman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 499
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 467
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 463

Zeke Daniels isn't just a douchebag; he's an asshole. A total and complete jerk, Zeke keeps people at a distance. He has no interest in relationships - most assholes don't. Dating? Being part of a couple? Nope. Not for him. He's never given any thought to what he wants in a girlfriend, because he's never had any intention of having one. Shit, he barely has a relationship with his family, and they're related; his own friends don't even like him. So why does he keep thinking about Violet DeLuca? Sweet, quiet Violet - his opposite in every sense of the word.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Peel back the layers

  • By Love2reaD on 11-23-17

Why are a*holes hot?

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

This one pulled at my heartstrings a bit more than the first book in the series. It was funny, sweet, sexy, and emotional. The was one scene that was in The Studying Hours that I wish had been included in this story so that we could see what the heck was going through Zeke's mind as he was being an a-hole in that scene, but otherwise, the story was great.

  • Roomies

  • By: Christina Lauren
  • Narrated by: K. C. Sheridan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,099
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,023
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019

Rescued by Calvin McLoughlin from a would-be subway attacker, Holland Bakker pays the brilliant musician back by pulling some of her errand-girl strings and getting him an audition with a big-time musical director. When the tryout goes better than even Holland could have imagined, Calvin is set for a great entry into Broadway - until he admits his student visa has expired and he's in the country illegally. Holland impulsively offers to wed the Irishman to keep him in New York, her growing infatuation a secret only to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I need an Encore

  • By Albertina Green on 12-08-17

A MUST READ!

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

When I finished this gem of a story, I closed the book and immediately texted a friend, telling her to buy the ebook and read it immediately. It was THAT GOOD. Now, that’s no surprise for this writing duo, but this book has it all: music, NYC, an Irish man, and dialog that is both hysterical and tear-inducing in the same page.

  • Calendar Girl: Volume Four

  • October, November, December
  • By: Audrey Carlan
  • Narrated by: Summer Morton, Zachary Webber
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

In October, Mia starts her new life working on a celebrity daytime television show where she runs a regular segment about living beautiful. Her guy deals with the aftermath of captivity, and together they find a way to fight through the storms. Next, Mia travels to the Big Apple to tape a program about being thankful. All of her dreams are coming true...except for one. Finally, in December, our girl finds herself in the winter wonderland of Aspen, Colorado to film a segment on local artists under rather unique circumstances.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Such a unique concept!

  • By AMY KITTERINGHAM on 03-18-19

A great ending

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

This book in the series was different from the rest. Some twists and turns, but still smoking hot, with all the smiles and plenty of love from those who had come into Mia's life through out the previous months. Parts were totally a surprise and unpredictable, but made it a great storyline.

  • 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 634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 605
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602

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
  • Swoon worthy!

  • By Jennifer on 03-03-19

Swoon worthy!

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

This one is totally worth the read. I didn't want to like Sean Cassidy, at all, but dang this story melts the heart. These authors sure do know how to write comedy, angst, and moments that tugggggg at the heart strings.

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  • Not So Nice Guy

  • By: R.S. Grey
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Luci Christian Bell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219

Ian is...just my best friend. We're extremely close, stuck so deep inside a Jim-and-Pam-style friendzone everyone at work assumes we're a couple - that is until one day, word spreads through the teacher's lounge that he's single. Fair game. Suddenly, it's open season on Ian. He should be reveling in all the newfound attention, but to our mutual surprise, the only attention he seems to want is mine. He's turning our formerly innocent nightly chats into X-rated phone calls. Our playful banter sports a new, dangerous edge.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • worth the credit for sure!

  • By StephWeeks on 11-29-18

An enjoyable RomCom

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

This book was cute. It had everything a friends-to-lovers trope should - sizzling chemistry, tons of denial, and ab-hurting hilarity. The only draw back - there was less of a tie in to the title than usual in Grey's books.

  • Stepbrother Dearest

  • By: Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Simone Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,368
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,267
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,263

You're not supposed to want the one who torments you. When my stepbrother, Elec, came to live with us my senior year, I wasn't prepared for how much of a jerk he'd be. I hated that he took it out on me because he didn't want to be here. I hated that he brought girls from our high school back to his room. But what I hated the most was the unwanted way my body reacted to him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ms WARD I WAS EXPECTING GOOD & YOU GAVE ME GREAT

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 11-17-16

All 5 Delicious Stars

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

LOVED this read. I was immediately sucked into the story and couldn't put it down until I knew how it ended. Full of angst and sexual tension, this story will make you swoon, laugh, and feel every other emotion under the sun.

  • Dear Rachel Maddow

  • A Novel
  • By: Adrienne Kisner
  • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
  • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

Brynn Haper's life has one steadying force - Rachel Maddow. She watches her daily, and after writing to Rachel for a school project - and actually getting a response - Brynn starts drafting emails to Rachel but never sending them. Brynn tells Rachel about breaking up with her first serious girlfriend, about her brother Nick's death, about her passive mother and even worse stepfather, about how she's stuck in remedial courses at school and is considering dropping out. Then Brynn is confronted with a moral dilemma.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very well written & funny

  • By Jennifer on 03-03-19

Very well written & funny

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

Truth: I added this book to my TBR after only seeing the title. I was intrigued and I didn't need to know anything else about the book. It turned out to be a really interesting premise - made up entirely of emails.
This story is well written and fast-paced. Even tho it's set around characters in high school, the topics the story tackles are applicable to readers of all ages. I loved the impeccable balance of emotion, humor, diversity, and political references. A book I definitely recommend picking up.

  • Tripping on a Halo

  • By: Alessandra Torre
  • Narrated by: Tor Thom, Charley Ongel
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 83

You might be asking yourself why I’m waving an inflatable penis in the air and screaming at the top of my lungs. If I took time to explain, Declan Moss would get hit by a bus. Let me back up. I didn’t ask for this. I was perfectly happy - and perfectly sane - before I stumbled into the role of Declan’s guardian angel. It was a thankless job until the moment that my panties dropped and his delicious smirk found his way in between my thighs. Hello, toe-curling ecstasy. Good-bye, professional boundaries. And suddenly, there’s a new danger to avoid: the falling of my heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny and Sweet!

  • By Jocelyne on 12-08-18

Interesting premise but not so funny

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

Reviewed: 03-02-19

While I am a HUGE fan of Torre's writing, this book fell flat for me. I was excited to read it based on the premise and that it was promoted as a romantic comedy. It was tough to connect with the characters, and honestly I just wasn't charmed into laughing. Maybe it's one of those books that just needs a reread to truly appreciate it?

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  • Atheists Who Kneel and Pray

  • By: Tarryn Fisher
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese, Finty Williams
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161

Yara Phillips is a wandering muse. She dates men who need her, but always moves on to something new, never staying in one place for very long. David Lisey is in need of a muse. A talented musician lacking lyrical inspiration. When he first sees her, he knows he's found what he's been seeking. Yara believes she can give David exactly what he needs to reach his full potential: a broken heart. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tarryn never disappoints

  • By Denise on 10-07-18

Heart-shattering good

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

Reviewed: 12-28-18

This book is not poetry, but it reads like poetry. It is soul-devouring, awe-inspiring, make you think and feel type prose. It flows in through your skin and melds with your cells. There were so many quotes that I highlighted, I would end up rewriting half of the book here just to share them with you.

"I never went looking for love. I didn't know what I missing. I had women who I thought I loved, who I spent time with, who I made love to. It all felt good until you came along. Then those encounters didn't feel good anymore. It’s like living next to a lake your whole life and then being taken to the ocean."

Now, I can imagine the title of this book may deter some from picking it up and reading it. Please don't let it. It's the title of a song included in the story. But there is much more meaning to it in the story. This is a romance that delves into relationships, heartbreak, flaws, pride, and fear. The characters are real and relatable, sometimes infuriatingly so.

"You don’t forgive because they deserve it. Most of the time they don’t. You forgive to keep your heart soft. To move forward without bitterness. Forgiveness is for you."

Fisher's Mud Vein has always been my favorite, but this one came so close to stealing my heart completely over. It's just that profound.

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