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  • Trickery

  • Curse of the Gods, Book 1
  • By: Jaymin Eve, Jane Washington
  • Narrated by: Vanessa Moyen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,620
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,615

In Minatsol, being a dweller means that you are literally no better than dirt. In fact, dirt might actually be more useful than Willa. Her life will be one of servitude to the sols, the magic-blessed beings who could one day be chosen to become gods. At least her outer village is far removed from the cities of the sols, and she won't ever be forced to present herself to them... Until one small mistake changes everything, and Willa is awarded a position to serve at Blesswood, the top sol academy in the world - a position that she definitely did not earn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WHAT WAS THAT!!!!

  • By Sarah on 06-27-17

Better then expected

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

This book started off slow for me, it took at least a couple hours to get into and at first I wasn’t really enjoying it. But as it goes on and personalities start to develop and the humorous banter comes out, I really started to enjoy it. It was a happy surprise. I found this one quite funny and caught myself laughing out loud for several parts. I only wish W wasn’t quite so clumsy, I find it slightly excessive. Like, just no one is that ridiculously clumsy, so it took a little away from the reality of the character for me. But I’ve read that this lightens up in the future books (fingers crossed).
Definitely excited to read the next ones now!

  • The Professional: Part 3: The Game Maker, Book 1

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 920
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 842
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 841

Mafia enforcer Aleksandr "The Siberian" Sevastyan's loyalty to his boss is unwavering, until he meets the boss’s long-lost daughter, a curvy, tantalizing redhead who haunts his mind and heats his blood like no other. Ordered to protect her, Sevastyan will do anything to possess her as well - on his own wicked terms. PhD student Natalie Porter had barely recovered from her first sight of the breathtakingly gorgeous Sevastyan before the professional hit man whisks her away to Russia, thrusting her into a world of extreme wealth and wanton pleasures.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Get the complete book, skip the serial format

  • By Katheryne on 02-21-14

Meh, alright

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

Reviewed: 11-02-18

First off I Love Kresley Cole as an author. But this story was just ok for me. I think it was just a tad far-fetched. At the end when they are opening up to each other, and N is starting to question her actions and feel regretful etc. I couldn’t stop rolling my eyes. It was just too much, to mushy and thoughtful
I suppose? I dunno I just didn’t love it overall.

N also seems to have zero backbone and certain parts I was just like ??? Seriously your going to put up with that shit (airport scene)? All the excuses in the world aren’t enough and she just keeps justifying everything and being weak. I think I really liked it starting off, but as it develops the characters seem to become weak and mushy and I just stopped liking them as much. There comes a point in the story where things just become too unrealistic for me, especially for a book that’s not meant to be fantasy.

Also the narrators male voice, sometimes it’s ok, other times it’s just weird and not well done. It’s like oh he’s trying to talk dirty to her during sex, but it sounds like he’s taking a dump. Didn’t love it, but maybe I’m just used to Robert Petkoff who does a pretty good job in Kresley’s Immortals after dark series.

I LOVE the immortals after dark series. I’ll still probably try to listen to the rest of this series, but I’d recommend IAD over this one!

  • Dark Skye: Immortals After Dark, Book 15

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,867
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,745
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,742

As a boy, Thronos, prince of Skye Hall, loved Lanthe, a mischievous Sorceri girl who made him question everything about his Vrekener clan. But when the two got caught in the middle of their families’ war, tragedy struck, leaving Thronos and Lanthe bitter enemies. Though centuries have passed, nothing can cool his seething need for the beautiful enchantress who scarred his body - and left an even deeper impression on his soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • No one does it like Kresley Cole

  • By tina on 08-06-14

One of my favs in the series

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

Reviewed: 10-23-18

This one was such an adventure, they visit a bunch of different worlds, it was so creative and exciting. Loved the world building in this one and can’t get enough of the sorceress characters!

  • Shadow's Claim: Immortals After Dark: The Dacians, Book 1: Immortals After Dark, Book 13

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,007
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,008

Shadow's Claim features Prince Trehan Daciano, a ruthless master assassin who will use every lethal skill he possesses to defend his imperiled kingdom - as well as his newfound princess. When an ancient secret threatens to destroy them all, can Dacia's notorious prince of shadows keep his Bride alive against all odds?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dayum!!!

  • By Jeri on 12-10-12

Love

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

Reviewed: 10-20-18

This was one of my favs in the series and it was so unexpected for me. I didn’t initially recognize the characters mentioned in the description and wasn’t sure I’d be as interested, but boy was I mistaken. I loved hearing more about the world of the “bad” guys and the kingdom of blood and mist. Damn Cole does a good job at keeping the stories interesting and varied enough to keep the reader hooked. I’m amazed at how much I’m still enjoying this series at book 13 and how the stories still remain fresh but are all tied together.

  • Lothaire: Immortals After Dark, Book 12

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,685
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,503
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,505

Driven by his insatiable need for revenge, Lothaire, the Lore’s most ruthless vampire, plots to seize the Horde’s crown. But bloodlust and torture have left him on the brink of madness - until he finds Elizabeth Peirce, the key to his victory. He captures the unique young mortal, intending to offer up her very soul in exchange for power, yet Elizabeth soothes his tormented mind and awakens within him emotions Lothaire believed he could no longer experience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fan-girling it up over the Enemy of Old

  • By RabidReads on 09-07-15

I like the full series

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

I still really liked this book, but I had higher expectations. I read raving reviews about this book and almost skipped all the ones before just to read it, but alas decided to read them in order and had been excitedly awaiting this one! I found LEO such an interesting character, but in the end I felt like Ellie was just such a push over. Little backbone I dunno, I just didn’t like her as much. I didn’t like their dynamic as much and felt like the ending was a little rushed and that LEO did not repent enough for how terrible he had been to Ellie. A lot of reviews I read said they felt this way about the last book with Deco and Regin, but I felt it way more with this one.

Either which way I still really liked it over all.

  • Pestilence

  • The Four Horsemen, Book 1
  • By: Laura Thalassa
  • Narrated by: Susannah Jones
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 557

When Pestilence comes for Sara Burn’s town, one thing is certain: everyone she knows and loves is marked for death. Unless, of course, the angelic-looking horseman is stopped, which is exactly what Sara has in mind when she shoots the unholy beast off his steed. Too bad no one told her Pestilence can’t be killed. Now the horseman, very much alive and very pissed off, has taken her prisoner, and he’s eager to make her suffer. Only, the longer she’s with him, the more uncertain she is about his true feelings towards her, and hers towards him. And now, well, Sara might still be able to save the world, but in order to do so, she'll have to sacrifice her heart in the process.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Sorry but this was an awful storyline.

  • By Ray on 06-28-18

Loved!

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

Reviewed: 10-01-18

I loved this book even more then I expected. I just love this author in general, her stories just tick all the boxes for me. I cannot wait for the rest of the series to come out!

  • Dragon's Gift: The Complete Trilogy

  • A Reverse Harem Fantasy
  • By: Jasmine Walt, May Sage
  • Narrated by: Kate Marcin, Adam Gold
  • Length: 21 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 293

Dareena Sellis is a nobody. The orphaned daughter of a no-name farmer, she toils away as a serving girl at Hallowdale Inn. But fate takes a strange turn the day a dragon huntress comes to town. Suddenly, Dareena is swept off to Dragon’s Keep. She is the dragon’s gift - the one woman chosen by the gods every century to bear children for the future king of Dragonfell. None of the princes are willing to cede Dareena to the other, and yet she must choose, for the enemy is knocking on Dragonfell’s door and Dareena’s decision could either mean the kingdom’s salvation...or annihilation.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Addictively steamy plot with great humor and wit.

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-26-18

Steamy

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

Reviewed: 09-26-18

Lots of potential for this book. Really enjoyed the male narrator, general story line was pretty decent, but overall was left unsatisfied. Like most reviews say characters were left under developed, primarily heroine became extremely dull, passive kind of boring. Very steamy though, if that’s what your looking for you will be satisfied.

  • Radiance

  • Wraith Kings, Volume 1
  • By: Grace Draven
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,786
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,678
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,684

Brishen Khaskem, prince of the Kai, has lived content as the nonessential spare heir to a throne secured many times over. A trade and political alliance between the human kingdom of Gaur and the Kai kingdom of Bast-Haradis requires that he marry a Gauri woman to seal the treaty. Always a dutiful son, Brishen agrees to the marriage and discovers his bride is as ugly as he expected and more beautiful than he could have imagined.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An unexpected and awesome surprise!!!!

  • By Sharon on 06-17-15

Meh - Lisp

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

Reviewed: 09-23-18

I couldn’t get past the lisp. Aside from that I just found this book difficult to get into. The writing itself was good but that’s about all I liked. I had higher hopes for this book.