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  • Until I Fall

  • By: Claudia Burgoa
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

ER doctor Aspen Zimmerman is no stranger to pain and loss. The tragic death of her fiancé catapults her life into a promise of healing - of being the best damn ER doctor her hospital has ever encountered. After all, it makes her feel like she's making a difference when she couldn't so long ago. And when her most beloved patient suffers horrifically, all Aspen cares about is healing her - even though her son has a special way of igniting a fire she thought fizzled out long ago.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing narration, but not duet style

  • By bookbruin on 06-11-18

Until I Fall

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

Reviewed: 04-23-18

Would you consider the audio edition of Until I Fall to be better than the print version?

Both editions are priceless. Some authors write from the depths of their soul. Finally, one of her novels converted into an audiobook. The reader through the narrators' gift has given this story a voice, which comes to life and right off the pages.

Who was your favorite character and why?

All characters have an essential role in a story.

Which character – as performed by Kai Kennicott and Wen Ross – was your favorite?

Narrators Kai Kennicott and Wen Ross remain intent to masterly perfect the ranges of dialect range levels per character. The narration is perfection.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

"Among seven billion I'll always find you. I'll always choose you. Even before our souls branded each other, I knew we were meant to be together forever. I'm yours, yesterday, today, and always."
"I'd rather live one day with you by my side than a hundred years wondering if I had a soulmate."
"You aren't perfect, and you wear flaws as badges of honor."
" What if it doesnt work?" I like long-term challenges. We have a lifetime to fall in love over and over."

Any additional comments?

Aspen loses the love her life Michael… she has found a place where she goes in her vivid dreams and has stored the memories so she may never forget him. She fears she will begin to fail to remember him and triggers her to have specific panic attacks. Aspen and Anderson's characters encounter loss, life, and learning how to be in a relationship together. Will they both succeed despite all the difficulties life throws at them?
And to the Author; you continue to share and live another endless celebration with your loved ones you miss dearly with this novel. The memories will always live in your heart and on these pages. Your auntie was exceptional, but she only loved one person her true love and soulmate, Octavio. Our heritage is extraordinarily passionate and when we love we fall hard for that person. It's difficult to allow ourselves to find hope of every truly loving again. Your auntie Natalie found her happy ending through you with your excellent writing skills in this novel. You took bits of pieces and mixed them into your characters and brought them to life again and gave them a second chance.

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  • Beneath This Mask

  • The Beneath Series, Book 1
  • By: Meghan March
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Holter Graham
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,834
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,646
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,646

He loves me, and he doesn't even know my real name. The limelight that follows him could expose everything I'm hiding. But even knowing the risks, I can't force myself to stay away. I'm going to break his heart, but mine will shatter right along with it. Will we lose it all when I reveal what's beneath this mask?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • SWEET ROMANCE BUT THERE'S A SECRET PAST TO REVEAL

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 07-13-15

Beneath This Mask

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

Reviewed: 04-03-18

Would you listen to Beneath This Mask again? Why?

Definitely! Narrators Holter Graham and Andi Arndt brought the characters to life.

What other book might you compare Beneath This Mask to and why?

Every book is unique and has its own story.

Any additional comments?

No matter the challenges Simon and Charlie faced it made them both stronger as they overcame them together. Beneath the Mask eventually our true identity/self will be revealed and change everything.

  • American Prince

  • American Queen Series, Book 2
  • By: Sierra Simone
  • Narrated by: Guy Locke, Stephanie Rose
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226

I've been many things. I've been a son and a stepbrother. An army captain and a vice president. But only with him am I a prince. His little prince. Only with Maxen and Greer does my world make sense, only between them can I find peace from the demons that haunt me. But men like me aren't made to be happy. We don't deserve it. And I should have known a love as sharp as ours could cut both ways. My name is Embry Moore, and I serve at the pleasure of the president of the United States...for now.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome series. Male Narrator Not So Much

  • By S. Gonzales on 07-04-17

WTF?

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

What a plot twister! I didn’t see that one coming. I’m completely stunned! Dumbfounded. A rollercoaster ride! I nearly dropped my IPad.

  • Revolution

  • Revelation Series #4
  • By: Randi Cooley Wilson
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266

Eve Collins has set in motion a chain of events that could destroy everything she's ever loved. Surrounded by dangerous creatures, dark worlds, and the struggle to become who she was meant to be, Eve must complete her ascension and accept her destiny. War has begun. Losing is not an option. With dangers lurking around each corner and everything against her, will Eve sacrifice her own happiness in order to tip the scale of balance? Which side will rise to power, and which will fall to fate?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can't get enough of this series!!

  • By Tracy Gonzalez on 05-27-16

Revolution: Revelation Series #4

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

Reviewed: 01-22-18

What made the experience of listening to Revolution the most enjoyable?

The plot escalating secrets being unfolded.

What does Jorjeana Marie bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Capturing every characters high points, emotions and expressing them.

Any additional comments?

Great narration of the novel!

  • Egomaniac

  • By: Vi Keeland
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,250
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,029
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,022

A new standalone novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Vi Keeland. The night I met Drew Jagger, he'd just broken into my new Park Avenue office. I dialed 9-1-1 before proceeding to attack him with my fancy new Krav Maga skills. He quickly restrained me, then chuckled, finding my attempted assault amusing. Of course, my intruder had to be arrogant. Only, turned out, he wasn't an intruder at all. Drew was the rightful occupant of my new office. He'd been on vacation while his posh space was renovated.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My first Vi Keeland book

  • By Titus M Hamlett on 02-04-17

Egomaniac

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

Reviewed: 01-21-18

Would you listen to Egomaniac again? Why?

Yes. Narrators Andi Arndt and Joe Arden bring the characters to life right off the pages.

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

Yes.

  • I Am a Dominant

  • By: James Collier, Maggie Carpenter
  • Narrated by: Rob Groves
  • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

James Collier is a London based dominant, and in this rare, unapologetic expose, he shares some of his more romantic, debauched, and whimsical escapades. With help from Maggie Carpenter, he has dramatized his stories and put them together for this unique novel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This narrator will melt your knickers!

  • By Lord of the Books on 10-14-16

I Am a Dominant

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

Reviewed: 04-25-17

What did you love best about I Am a Dominant?

James journey as a Dominant. The story A Brat Named Rachel.

What does Rob Groves bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Rob Groves captured the characters personality and brought them to life.

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

Yes.

Any additional comments?

I was hooked from page one.
Outstanding character development throughout the story. Enthralling plot and story never loses momentum. Author's writing is extraordinary. Without reservation, I recommend this book as a definite read.

  • The Understatement of the Year

  • By: Sarina Bowen
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Christian Fox
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 446
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 429
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432

Five years ago Michael Graham betrayed the only person who ever really knew him. Since then he's made an art of hiding his sexual orientation from everyone. Including himself. So it's a shock when his past strolls right into the Harkness College locker room, sporting a bag of hockey gear and the same slow smile that had always rendered Graham defenseless.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite audiobooks of 2016!!

  • By Heather on 11-20-16

Statement Of The YEAR!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-08-16

If you could sum up The Understatement of the Year in three words, what would they be?

Denial,Forgiveness,Acceptance.

What did you like best about this story?

How one childhood incident can traumatize and affect two individuals and take them on separate journeys to find themselves and each other again.

Which scene was your favorite?

The scene between Graham and his mom in his dorm room (not providing any spoilers).
Also Skippy's sassiness and his t-shirts.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It had it's moments. Overall it was a wonderful story.

Any additional comments?

Enjoyed audiobook with the duo-narration.
Excellent narrators!

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  • First Touch

  • A Novel
  • By: Laurelin Paige
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 422
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 423

After a string of shameful relationships and reckless partying with her best friend, Amber, Emily is now a successful voiceover actress, her wild past and everyone in it firmly behind her. Until she receives a cryptic voice mail from her former friend that sends her spiraling into the darkness she thought she had outrun. One thing is clear from the message: Amber is in trouble.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Cliff hanger alert!!!

  • By Denise on 06-25-16

First Touch

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

Reviewed: 05-12-16

Which character – as performed by Ava Erickson – was your favorite?

Ava Erickson did an excellent job capturing and bringing the characters to life.

Any additional comments?

First Touch is a dark spellbinding, suspenseful, shocking, intense novel. I just discovered another side to Laurelin Paige's writing. Was on edge and hooked until the last page. I need the next book!

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  • Ryker

  • Cold Fury Hockey Series #4
  • By: Sawyer Bennett
  • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart, Graham Halstead
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 435
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434

The stakes have never been higher for Carolina Cold Fury goalie Ryker Evans. With his contract running out, he's got a year left to prove that he's still at the top of his game. And since his wife left him, Ryker has been balancing life as a pro hockey star and a single parent to two daughters. Management is waiting for him to screw up. The fans are ready to pounce. Everybody's taking dirty shots - except for the fiery redhead whose faith in Ryker gives him a fresh start.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another great by Sawyer Bennett

  • By Rebecca on 11-16-15

5 of 5 Ryker STARS!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-19-16

Where does Ryker rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Highly.

What does Cris Dukehart and Graham Halstead bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

They both bring the characters to life.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Both.

Any additional comments?

5 of 5 Ryker STARS!!! I need and want A RYKER EVANS! Where may I find a magic mistletoe to conjure up a RYKER? I was happy, crying, then needed a hockey ice stick to cause some damage (well no more needs to be said; My Secret ;)
Well-written compelling plot. Bennett knows how to write a humorous sex scene and have a reader laughing. Love the many deference of morals entwined into the plot. Thank you for the 101 on hockey. I'm speechless!

Without reservation, I wholeheartedly recommend this brilliant, sensual, romantic hockey novel.

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  • Blurred Lines

  • By: Lauren Layne
  • Narrated by: Mason Lloyd, Allison Pike
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291

When Parker Blanton meets Ben Olsen during her freshman year of college, the connection is immediate - and platonic. Six years later, they're still best friends, sharing an apartment in Portland's trendy Northwest District as they happily settle into adult life. But when Parker's boyfriend dumps her out of the blue, she starts to wonder about Ben's no-strings-attached approach to dating. The trouble is, even with Ben as her wingman, Parker can't seem to get the hang of casual sex - until she tries it with him.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Meh...

  • By Britney S on 06-12-16

“Chemistry is like anything in life. The more you

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

Reviewed: 03-17-16

What did you like best about this story?

The humor, banter, connection and friendship.

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

Yes.

Any additional comments?

“Chemistry is like anything in life. The more you look for it, the harder it is to find.”Two best friends who have been secretly in love with each other since their first year at University of Oregon but have continued to live in denial with themselves. Roommates in college and after graduation. Will they be able to accept their feelings for each other or continue to live in denial? A well-developed plot and proper character development throughout the storyline. The plot, pacing, and scenes were magnificent. Masterfully written with plenty of infectious humor.“What if the right guy… …Has been right in front of me?”“Or maybe because my ovaries were hyperaware that Ben’s ridiculous good looks would lead to heartbreak. But whatever the reason, we did the implausible.”“that’s one rather crucial detail we’ve each learned about the other person. That we’ll put their needs first. Always.“Parker gives a head nod in my direction and I hide a grin. “He’s supposed to be in rehab for sex addiction. Seems he got out.”

*ARC provided from the publisher for a review.
*Purchased on Amazon and Audible.

The true test of love is not always ‘Will you fight for it?’ The real test of true love is often ‘Are you willing to give it up?~ #TiffanyReisz

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Fallin' For You by #GardinerSisters
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