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  • Mack Daddy

  • By: Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,007
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,867

They called him Mack Daddy. No, seriously, his name was Mack. Short for Mackenzie. Thus, the nickname. Perfect, right? So was he: perfect. The perfect physical male specimen. At the private school where I taught, Mack Morrison was the only man around in a sea of women.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Can I Be Frankie for a Day?

  • By URSULA G on 03-07-17

The dynamic duo!

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

I absolutely loved this story! The narrating was awesome even though SebYo is NOT my fave, he did an amazing job! He’s either a super heavy smoker or is getting too old to play younger parts, but he sounds more like a grandpa now even though he did a great job on this one👴! And Andi is and always will be my #1 female narrator! She is so diverse and has such a clear voice, she instantly makes you connect with the character(s) she’s playing.

Anyway, the storyline was amazing...you just kept getting shock after laughter after heartbreak after love! This story is the embodiment of a second chance love story / romcom! I absolutely love Penelope Ward, she always writes an end to end story and this is no exception! I LOVED IT!

SN- Betcha thought the dynamic duo referee to SebYo and AA...that would be a big fat NOPE! It refers to authors writing an exceptional book then seeking ACTORS to portray the characters. I’m not in acting or narrating but anybody can spot a decent movie with terrible actors or great actors in a B movie. This book had the perfect combination of fantastic acting and a well written story!

A must listen! ❤️

  • Hated

  • By: C B Fournier
  • Narrated by: Maryalice Multari
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

Antonio, the son of a high-ranking Mafia member, hates how his life has turned out but has lost all motivation to change it. He has nothing left of himself. He just does whatever his father tells him to do without complaint. Stephanie used to be a normal girl with a normal family and a normal life. But everything changed one day when her parents never came home from work. The only thing they left behind was a book of weird symbols and a locked box with no key. Antonio and Stephanie's fates are intertwined long before they ever meet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet with Some Action

  • By Ruby McDemon on 12-09-18

DNF :(

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

Okay...maybe I didn’t give this book a million chances, but 7 starts was enough. First, the narrator was terrible...she just wasn’t that good. Not to mention the sound quality and editing was really bad. You can hear stuff in the background or maybe it was recorded between a bathroom and a closet bcz parts of it sounds like there’s a slight echo and parts sound as if it’s somewhat normal. Also- I couldn’t differentiate between characters bcz there was barely a change in the tone or cadence of her voice. Just when I thought one character was speaking, nope...turns out it was another.

On to the story- The synopsis was great but when I started it, I sort of felt like I was in the middle of book 2 (if there is one) when I was listening to book 1. It’s all over the place and I couldn’t grasp where things were going. I hate to say it but I just sort of lost interest and gave up. I feel awful bcz I was given a credit for honest feedback and I have to be honest. I know honesty hurts at times, but it’s truly a gift. Like if you had a HUGE boogie in your nose and thought you looked hot, wouldn’t you want your friend to tell you before you see, “that guy”?! I applaud all artists who put there trying to make their way in this crazy world, really I do. But at the end of the day no one truly successful hasn’t come across failure or an opportunity to improve at some point in their career. I think this book could be an example of future greatness. I would take the same plot and fill in the gaps then get a new narrator with a studio and editor then try again. Please know this isn’t me being mean- it’s honest. ❤️

  • Addicted to You Box Set

  • By: K.M. Scott
  • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, Kitty Bang
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7

I want her. I crave her. She's my addiction. I need him. I love him. He's my obsession. I'm his muse, and this is our story.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Romance with Hard Struggles

  • By bluepits73 on 12-15-18

Sigh

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

Reviewed: 12-01-18

This box set was interesting. I loved the premise of it but things moved too fast for it to be this many books. And the ending...it was beyond confusing. The heroine was a total spaz throughout the entire book. Crazy how the hero was more fucked up but was the most grounded and honest. Normally I’m done with an audiobook in a day or two; it took me a week to finish this one. The narrators bought this book to life but if I were reading it, I don’t think I could’ve finished it. I love the author but I didn’t love this book. It wasn’t terrible, it just wasn’t great. The erotic scenes were great and I liked the male characters inner monologues but the female character made no sense through the very end. Perhaps if her character had more depth or we could have a better view into her past then maybe...but in the end, she was still selfish and didn’t make much sense.

  • Down to You: Rockstar Romance

  • Sixth Street Bands Series, Book 5
  • By: Jayne Frost
  • Narrated by: Jacob Morgan, Ava Erickson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

She started from perfect. A star who shone brighter than the rest. But then fate took it all away. Now she's broken. A beautiful song with a fractured beat. But I'm still on the rise. Chasing a dream that she's already left behind. If I'm lucky, I can find my redemption in the spotlight. Destiny brought us together. Put her in my path. It started with a road trip. But somewhere along the line, it became a journey from here to there. Maybe she can help me. Maybe we can help each other. Maybe music is enough. Maybe. Every story deserves a soundtrack. And ours is epic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This was beautiful!

  • By Ash on 09-28-18

Even better on audio!!

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

Reviewed: 09-23-18

I read the book fist bcz I waited forever for it to come out. I sorta wished I would've waited for the audio since I knew who was narrating lol. Anyway- it was sweet perfection and I loved the journey love took for two damaged soulmates! All I have to say is this book was sweet perfection and a perfect addition to the series! #Loved it.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Merciless

  • By: Willow Winters
  • Narrated by: Savannah Peachwood, Jacob Morgan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 147

I should’ve known she would ruin me the moment I saw her. Women like her are made to destroy men like me. I couldn’t resist her though. Given to me to start a war; I was too eager to accept. But I didn’t know what she’d do to me. That she would change everything.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great New Series but.....

  • By Kellee on 09-13-18

Loved it! But...

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

Reviewed: 09-17-18

It’s a cliffhanger! I thought I was gonna throw my Alexa machine thingie when it ended as it did. But it was good. Zachary Webber was EXCELLENT, Savannah Peachwood was pretty good but has a slightly annoying pitch; but it wasn’t something I couldn’t ignore.

The story itself was great. I can’t wait to get the next book!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Owned

  • By: M. Never
  • Narrated by: Sam Crowley, Muffy Newtown
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 596

Ellie Stevens has lusted over Kayne Roberts since he first walked into the import/export company she works for a little over a year ago. As Expo's most important client, Ellie has always kept a safe distance from the man with the majestic blue eyes - until temptation finally gets the better of her. Impulsively, Ellie invites Kayne to one of Expo's infamous company parties her flamboyant boss is notorious for throwing. Unbeknownst to Ellie, the god in the Armani suit isn't just the suave entrepreneur he portrays himself to be.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4 Star Story with 5 Star Narration ✫ ✫

  • By Cyndi on 02-07-18

Lawwwd

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

Reviewed: 08-31-18

I listened to this book several month back and forgot to write a review until I listened to the 2nd book the other day. So you know I had to go back and re-listen. And I loved it more the 2nd time around. Caine & Ellie- where to being?

Ellie is young and has to hots for a smoking hot Caine. Caine is this dude with secrets and surprises the spunky girl with his kinky expectations after he kidnaps her. He didn’t break her with his expectations but he did with his <insert spoiler here...NOPE>. You’ll have to read or listen to the book to know more.

Caine is more than he seems and I loved every moment of this book. Ellie’s discovery of herself and him was a wild ride. Oh and the narrators ...GEEZ!! Hawttt doesn’t come close to hotty hotness of the heat in the book. Yum!!

  • Claimed

  • By: M. Never
  • Narrated by: Sam Crowley, Muffy Newtown
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 485
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 457
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 456

Ellie Stevens thought she had moved on from the domineering man who abducted her. Now living in Hawaii and following her dreams, no one is going to keep her down. But things aren't always as they seem.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 5 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 02-08-18

When the sound wave of his voice travels through my inner ear canal...

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

Reviewed: 08-31-18

Fine so my title is weird. I’m weird. But whatever it does something to me. Like woah!! Anyway, I loved this book. Ehhh!! The emotional roller coasters both him and Ellie experienced was worth a book that’s dedicated to moving on. When he cried...acccckkk so did I! I’ve never licked a tear but I thought about it. Then I thought about my BF and I was kinda grossed out and decided not to go there and stay in the moment of the book.

Okay- on to seriousness! This series makes me lose myself into the storyline. MNever is amazing. The only downside is that I’m so impacted by them, that I have to pace myself and listen to one book then wait a while until I listen to the next. I loved this story! I loved how Ellie discovered what she really wanted, her spunk and respect for herself etc. I loved Caine when he let out his monster, exposed all his feelings even though he was afraid. Oh it was so beautifully wicked! Oh and best of all- I loved how he knew how much to push and when to pull back.

Get this book. It’s in the Romance Package but I bought them bcz I like to Own and Claim stuff for myself lolololololol!!

  • Breathless

  • Forbidden, Book 2
  • By: Suzana Thompson
  • Narrated by: Lauren Sweet
  • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Cade wants a second chance, but Lexie doesn't want to get burned again. Her attraction to him is just as strong as ever, and he knows it. He'll use every dirty trick in the book to win, but Lexie has learned how to play his game, too.   

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this Second chance

  • By Cassi on 09-11-18

Such a cute story

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

Reviewed: 08-28-18

Okay so I'm not much into the step brother books but I really liked this one. The only thing I didn't care for was the narrator. She does a great job when she's in character, but her inner monologue voice is very nasaly, ugh! But the story was good enough for me to push through her voice. Anyway, it's a short listen but good! Cade, lawwwwd he's a jerk! He should've had his face slapped off a few times opening his big mouth! But you'll need to listen to get the details. ❤️

  • Sinner

  • Priest, Book 3
  • By: Sierra Simone
  • Narrated by: Jacob Morgan, Morae Brehon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147

I'm not a good man, and I've never pretended to be. I don't believe in goodness or God or any happy ending that isn't paid for in advance. What do I believe in? Money. Sex. Macallan 18. They have words for men like me - playboy. Womanizer. Skirt chaser. My brother used to be a priest, and he only has one word for me: sinner.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best

  • By Misty on 07-22-18

Thank God for my hearing abilities bcz of this...

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

Honestly...I’m not even sure where to begin. Well- actually I do. ZACHARY EFFING WEBBER! His voice rules, dude! I can’t even put it into words how AMAZINGLY seductive his voice is otherwise this review would be all about him so I’ll stop here.

The story is awesome- I love the inner torment and conflict of a character and Sierra Simone is no joke with inner torment. This book still has the religious elements but clearly not as much as Priest; but it was cool bcz I didn’t think Sean had any religious knowledge based on his description in the prior book- but it was a nice surprise. Also, there was unexpected sadness that was so beautifully written and I cried like a freggin baby. I also loved how the characters had similar backgrounds but different cultures. I loved how one character had to learn /observe things that different cultures experience on a daily basis, e.g. pillow cases, gala etc. (you’ll have to get the book and look like me to know what I mean). Oh and the sex scenes are off the charts! Uhm. Yeah. That. I absolutely loved this book- I stayed up all night to listen. When I came home from work, I crashed and re-listened AGAIN!!

Anyway- I can definitely see Aiden’s story coming up the pike and I’ll get that as well. If anyone gets offended by this book, they need to realize it’s FICTION!! So don’t judge anything that’s not 1,000% accurate. I’m referencing the authors note at the end. Final thoughts- this book is a must have to any steamy, open minded, romance lovin’ book reader / listener!!

#RockTheBells!!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Stay with Me

  • By: Kelly Elliott
  • Narrated by: Charlotte North, J.F. Harding
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195

Life moves on. Only people who have never lost anyone they loved with all their heart can blindly believe those words. What if I didn't want to move on? What if I wanted to wake up every morning with that familiar ache in my chest, knowing I'd never see her again? But, life can change in a moment. I knew that better than anyone...so, when I couldn't get those mesmerizing green eyes out of my head, I decided to do something about it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • JUST OK....

  • By I HATE THIS NEW LOOK on 05-22-17

Has all the feels!

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

This book was my first experience with this author but I was familiar with the narrators. They both did a fabulous job brining the characters to life. I bought this book a while back on Amazon for free and paid for the audible version and I was NOT disappointed. I actually would’ve spent a credit for it but was glad I didn’t have to. Anyway- it was a full bodied story from beginning to end with only one exception. What happened to Peter after his patented testified? I sorta wished he made an appearance- definitely would’ve added more drama but in the end this story was super cute and well thought out for the most part. I loved the Big Fat Greek Wedding feeling it had, I LOL a few times and was gushing at all the love and heartbreak during the rest. Anyway, it was a good love story and I would definitely recommend it. ❤️