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  • A Hundred Thousand Words

  • By: Nyrae Dawn
  • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203

Tobias Jackson grew up in Coburn, a town where the gay population equaled exactly one: him. Add that to the fact that his dream guy was his best friend's jerky older brother, Levi Baxter, and it made hooking up virtually impossible. Now home from college for winter break, Toby is a different person. He left Coburn for San Francisco, where he wasn't the lone gay guy and the only black kid in town. And yeah, he took advantage of what the city had to offer. Apparently Toby isn't the only one who's changed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Liked the story very much and LOVED narrator

  • By K.S. on 04-08-16

Great read, solid writing

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

Reviewed: 07-26-16

Loved this book! I hadn't read anything by this author before and was very happy I took a chance. There are no major or shocking plot twists, but the characters are well developed, the love story is sweet and the writing is a delight to read. I was pulled in immediately and couldn't stop. I can't say how many times I laughed out loud at the situations, characters' thoughts or words. The very realistic nature of the conversations really stood out--it was just so easy for the characters to come to life. The story was sweet with good angst and romance. The MCs (one in particular) could be frustrating, but it was well based in their history and life experiences. I couldn't help but sympathize even as I was frustrated. Each man had to deal with internal conflicts that weren't just of the usual coming out variety--refreshing! I hope Ms. Dawn writes more M/M! Great performance as well. The character voices were believable and enhanced rather than disrupted immersion into the story.

  • Due Diligence

  • By: Anna Zabo
  • Narrated by: Iggy Toma
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 164

After Fazil Kurt breaks up with his girlfriend, a business trip to Seattle offers some much-needed time away. Sent by S. R. Anderson Consulting, Fazil is there to help audit Singularity Storage, a company they are trying to save. His first discovery is intriguing to say the least: One of Singularity's engineers is Todd Douglas, Fazil's first love. He knows better than to get personally involved on a job like this. Back in high school, Todd broke Fazil's heart more times than he could count, but both men have grown so much since then - and Fazil never could say no to Todd....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ups and downs

  • By Kristina on 03-24-17

Awful

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

Reviewed: 07-26-16

I can't believe I spent money for this. Truly vapid. The story and writing can be described as juvenile at best. The character and relationship development is nonexistent--who cares if these guys stay together! The sex scenes were a waste since there was zero believable passion/chemistry/connection (other than what the narrator tells us exists). The premise was interesting, but the "story" and characters are ridiculous. By chapter 12, I had to admit to myself that it wasn't going to get any better. I gave two stars for performance only because I have heard worse narration, but Fazil's voice was annoying. I just want my money and time back.

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