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Corryton, TN, United States
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  • Bunny and the Bear

  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 382
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 362
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 360

Bears and bunnies aren't supposed to mix, or that's what Chase keeps telling himself when his bouncy new neighbor won't stay out of his business - and his mind. However, the more he gets to know his overly perky neighbor, the more he craves her. It's a desire worse than his addiction to honey and pie.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • How did this narration get approved????????

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-31-17

Deliciously stupidly silly

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

This reads like a Mickey Mouse cartoon with explicit sex. If you are in the mood for that, it’s perfect. Very well written, excellent narration, and a decent plot that ends with “almost the end”. Obviously the beginning of a series, but I will wait a bit for book 2. There’s only so much silly sexy sweetness I can take at a time. 😊

  • Caribou's Gift: Kodiak Point, Book 4

  • By: Eve Langlais
  • Narrated by: Logan McAllister
  • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

Darn it, a man has his pride and a caribou of a certain majestic presence - all of which could wind up ruined if he abases himself to play a simple-minded reindeer in the town's Christmas parade. No way was he wearing tinsel in his antlers. Like heck was he sporting a red nose and pulling a sleigh. But he changes his mind when he meets the woman in charge of the event.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious story, well read performance

  • By Niki on 06-01-18

Corny but fun

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

Reviewed: 12-26-18

Sweet “boy meets girl” story. Bad guy gets what he deserves, and Christmas is saved.

  • River’s Run

  • Lords of Kassis, Book 1
  • By: S.E. Smith
  • Narrated by: Samantha Cook
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 684
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 618
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 618

River Knight was looking forward to a peaceful vacation in the mountains with her two best friends, Jo and Star, sisters of the heart. When she travels up into the mountains of North Carolina to the cabin Star has rented for them, she is shocked when she finds the two sisters being abducted. Following them, she discovers their abductors are anything but human. Sneaking aboard the shuttle in an attempt to rescue them, she finds herself on an unplanned vacation to the stars.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Very disappointed!

  • By Fallon Martin on 10-16-17

More sex than plot

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

Reviewed: 12-23-18

First, the narrator did well. Understated, didn’t over do drama, for which I’m grateful. Excellent with different voices for each character.
The story, though. <sigh> I really wanted it to be good, but there was way more description on the sex than anything else. Possibly influenced by the Barbie Dreamhouse I recently spent an hour assembling, I kept envisioning Barbie’s vapid look on River.
If you are looking for more Dragons of Valdeer, this ain’t it. If you’re looking for a few hours of soft porn wrapped around the bare bones of a plot, this is perfect.

  • I've Got Your Number

  • A Novel
  • By: Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,712
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,395
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,385

Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. Perfect! Well, perfect except that the phone’s owner, businessman Sam Roxton, doesn’t agree.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • i enjoyed it.

  • By leah on 02-16-12

Wonderfully Awkward

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

So many awkward situations, so many ways to laugh!! A rather long book but I wish there were more.
The narration is perfect. I’m American, but I could hear different kinds of British accents. Each character had his/her own voice, and Ms. Entwistle made it seems effortless.
The story is about learning to stand up for oneself, but still be a nice person. And, to pay attention when your subconscious says “that’s a bit odd”.
Lovely. I laughed out loud several times and cried a bit, too. I also could not put it down. Recommended for a fun read.

  • The Beautiful Ashes

  • Broken Destiny, Book 1
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,515
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,414
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,409

Ever since she was a child, Ivy has been gripped by visions of strange realms just beyond her own. But when her sister goes missing, Ivy discovers the truth is far worse - her hallucinations are real, and her sister is trapped in a parallel realm. And the one person who believes her is the dangerously attractive guy who's bound by an ancient legacy to betray her. Adrian might have turned his back on those who raised him, but that doesn't mean he can change his fate, no matter how strong a pull he feels toward Ivy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen, but was it YA or not?

  • By Katheryne on 05-06-15

Good story

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

As much as I like Tavia Gilbert, I would have enjoyed a different narrator since this is a different world. No vampires.
Other than that, this is a good story, well written and narrated. It’s clearly the first of a series but the end of the story is not a cliff hanger. (Thank you Ms. Frost!)
The main female character (Ivy) gets a little overly dramatic and hysterical sometimes, and unfortunately Ms. Gilbert does a very good job of being dramatic. The main male character (Adrian) is a stubborn old man, which makes sense after a while.
I gave this 4 stars because the story seems overly complicated, to where the word “convoluted” comes to mind. It all works out in the end, but it seems that if the story started 2 weeks earlier (back when things were normal), it would have drawn me in better. I felt lost for the first few chapters, trying to figure out the back story. It got better after that. Hopefully book 2 will be more straightforward.

  • Lionheart

  • Moonshadow Series, Book 3
  • By: Thea Harrison
  • Narrated by: Sophie Eastlake
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 276
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259

King Oberon reigned over his Dark Court in Lyonesse for centuries until an assassination attempt laid him low. Now he lies unconscious in his snow-bound palace while his Power battles the enchantment that threatens to end his life. A skilled trauma surgeon and magic user, Dr. Kathryn Shaw reigns at the top of her profession in New York. Then comes a challenge she can’t resist - she is asked to cure the incurable. Just getting close enough to try healing Oberon is a dangerous proposition. When she does reach him, he awakens too soon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • nice book, finishes trilogy well.

  • By Charles on 12-12-18

Beautiful

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

Well written, wonderful story. Excellent narration. All the hilarity and difficulty you could imagine from a cat and a bird having to rely upon each other. And Robin. I think Robin stole a bit of the show. Beautiful.

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  • Moonshadow

  • Moonshadow, Book 1
  • By: Thea Harrison
  • Narrated by: Sophie Eastlake
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,325
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,226
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,221

Recovering from a shooting, LAPD witch consultant Sophie Ross leaves her job and travels to the UK to search for answers about her childhood. When she encounters a Daoine Sidhe knight of the Dark Court, she becomes entangled in an ancient hatred between two arcane forces.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • It could have been a 4 but...

  • By Doby-Elf on 01-10-17

Love it

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

Reviewed: 11-24-18

I have listened to this book at least 5 times. I just love it. Sophie’s snark always makes me laugh. Nicholas’s mystification about “modern women” is wonderful. The interaction between characters is perfect. I can close my eyes and almost see the scene while the narrator speaks. That the narrator is named Sophie makes me laugh.
The ending is perfect as well. The story ends, but leaves you ready for book 2. Not a cliff hanger, just one thread leading on. Perfect.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Diamond Fire

  • A Hidden Legacy Novella
  • By: Ilona Andrews
  • Narrated by: Renee Raudman, Emily Rankin
  • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 666
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 620
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 622

Catalina Baylor is looking forward to wearing her maid of honor dress and watching her older sister walk down the aisle. Then the wedding planner gets escorted off the premises, the bride’s priceless tiara disappears, and Rogan's extensive family overruns his mother’s home. Someone is cheating, someone is lying, and someone is plotting murder. To make this wedding happen, Catalina will have to do the thing she fears most: use her magic. But she’s a Baylor, and there’s nothing she wouldn't do for her sister's happiness. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator was a disappointment

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-09-18

Good, too short

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

Really good story but it is too short. It feels like a prelude to the real story. Or maybe the first 5 chapters of a book with 25 left to go.
Both narrators are very good, and I liked Catalina having her “own” voice. Connor’s mom is an amazing character. I hope she makes more appearances in the future.
I gave the story 4 stars because I dislike teasers - and this is just a peek at Catalina’s potential. There was room for more here.

  • Love and Other Wild Things

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,254

Welcome to Mystic Bayou, a tiny town hidden in the swamp where shape-shifters, vampires, witches, and dragons live alongside humans. The town formed around the mysterious energy rift in the bayou, which helps keep the town’s magic in balance. But lately the rift has been widening and destabilizing - threatening to send the town’s magical population into chaos. Energy witch Danica Teel has been sent by the League to figure out what’s going on, with the help of bear-shifter Mayor Zed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Too damn short

  • By ESP on 09-06-18

Love it!

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

Reviewed: 09-21-18

As always for a Molly Harper book, the story is well written, has excellent narration, and the characters are people I’d like to meet. I am looking forward to the next in the series!!! I love stories that make me laugh out loud. More, please!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • xo, Zach

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 831
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 774
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 771

The first time we met was at a party. Your ex arrived to show off the person he'd left you for last month, and you asked me to pretend to be your date. I was more than happy to help. You were attractive, smart and witty--and that kiss we shared? It left me wanting you for days. The second time we met was in my office on campus where we were both surprised to discover you were the new master’s degree student in poetry that I would be working with. You promised to be professional. I did no such thing. The late nights and intense study sessions spent alongside you majorly throw me off my game. I want you, and I fight with myself daily over this fact. I know I'm crass, that my sexual innuendos and dirty mouth annoy you, but I live for those two bright spots of color in your cheeks. If that's the only reaction I can get out of you, I'll gladly take it. You hate Mondays so every Monday I slip an anonymous poem into your bag and your smile gets me through the week. I think I'm falling for you, and I know it's wrong. I know that I'm only supposed to be the adviser to your program and nothing more, but here's the thing. I think you're falling for me too.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • seriously?!? Buy this book!

  • By Brandie @AudiobookObsession on 01-24-18

Simply sweet

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

Reviewed: 09-03-18

When something good finally happens to a girl, it’s a simply sweet story. And sex. There’s a bit of sex, too.