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  • Going Down in Flames

  • By: Chris Cannon
  • Narrated by: Julie Niblett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Finding out on your 16th birthday you're a shape-shifting dragon is tough to swallow. Being hauled off to an elite boarding school is enough to choke on. Since Bryn is the only crossbreed at the Institute for Excellence, all eyes are on her, but it's a particular black dragon, Zavien, who catches her attention. Zavien is tired of the Directorate's rules. Segregated clans, being told who to love, and close-minded leaders make freedom of choice almost impossible. The new girl with the striped hair is a breath of fresh air, and with Bryn's help, they may be able to change the rules.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pulled into the world

  • By Cole Niblett on 01-11-19

awesome!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-03-19

I totally loved this book! the ideas and characters were great! the writing was great! the narration was fantastic! I will definitely be looking for more in this series! I can't say enough great things about this book! loved it so much!

  • WereWolves on Heat - Complete 3 Book Werewolf Bundle (WereWolf Romance Collection 1)

  • By: Ellie Valentina
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

All three books from Ellie Valentina's best-selling werewolf romance series in one sexy little bundle for the first time ever! Do not miss this awesome set of paranormal romance books!  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Amazing and Jaw Dropping!

  • By Shadowplay on 12-27-18

entertaining.

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

Reviewed: 12-31-18

three very different wolf shifter books, each has nothing in common with the others but still very good. I enjoyed all three. it's like getting 3 books for the price of one. I thought the narration was great and the stories were fun. I enjoyed the first two the best.

  • The Gathering: The Ivy Blackwood Chronicles

  • By: L.A. Fiore
  • Narrated by: Tracy Marks, Aaron Shedlock
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Words like unnatural and impure started the whispers. From the very beginning, Ivy Blackwood was different. She was only a child when she was accused of setting the fire, one she passively watched engulf the small house she had called home. Her fingertips burned, and her hair singed. Some who watched her crossed themselves, convinced she was soulless for she showed no emotion at all. Calm and dispassionate, even when the screaming started that quickly turned to bellows of agony before dying into nothing but the roaring of the fire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Holy wow! Intense and nail biting!

  • By Paula DeBoer on 12-24-18

love this book.

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

Reviewed: 12-22-18

this was great, the story, the writing, the narration were all enjoyable. I would recommend this book to anyone. and would love to read more in the series.

  • Fated

  • A Nightshade Novel (The Nightshade Saga, Volume 4)
  • By: Brenda Tetreault
  • Narrated by: A. Faye Hughes
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

It was supposed to be a night of mind-blowing sex - a night without strings or traps - and nothing more. But somewhere along the way, both Gideon Romanov and Gianna Ellington found more than just unbridled passion in each other's arms. Now, neither knows how to escape the trap without causing the other more pain. With their fates intertwined and written long before their births, Gideon and Gianna must decide what is most important in their lives and fight for what they want.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fresh and fun

  • By Jessica S. on 01-15-19

I might have missed something

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

Reviewed: 12-18-18

this was my first book in the series. maybe I should started from the beginning. but I didn't love it. the characters were so back and forth. I love you, no I don't love you. wishy washy.

  • Intensity

  • Chronicles of Nick, Book 8
  • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 513
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 472

It's a demon-eat-demon world for Nick Gautier. Just when he thinks he's finally gotten a handle on how not to take over the world and destroy it, Death returns with an all-star cast that is determined to end the Malachai reign and lineage forever. Worse? Death and War have found the one, true enemy Nick can't find, and even if he did, it's one he could never bring himself to banish or kill. Now framed for murders he hasn't committed, and surrounded by new friends who might be turncoats, Nick is learning fast how his father went down in flames.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not the ending these characters deserved :-(

  • By LexiLikesLiterature on 04-17-18

love all Kenyon's books

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-18-18

I can't get enough! she is my favorite author! please, read all of her books they are great! I read them again and again! and again! I even have character tattoos to prove it!

  • Alister in Wonderland

  • Genderbent Fairytales Collection, Book 3
  • By: KuroKoneko Kamen
  • Narrated by: L. A. Johnson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

Alister Kingsley is an eccentric, London artist who is famous for his surreal, fanciful paintings set in a land that only exists in his imagination: Wonderland. Alister’s ‘dream girl’ Madeline Hatter wasn’t supposed to be real. But when the White Rabbit shows up at his art expo, and leads him down the rabbit hole Alister comes face-to-face with the Mad Hatter herself when she rescues him from getting barbequed by the King of Heart’s pet: the Jabberwocky. As it turns out, Madeline got herself into a pickle, and needs Alister’s help.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderland

  • By Laura Ann Ferguson on 12-26-18

my favorite so far

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-18-18

this was my favorite of the fairy tales books so far. I thought it was creative and interesting!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Becoming Charlie

  • Part One
  • By: Kristie Haigwood
  • Narrated by: Melissa Moran
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 23

My name is Charlie, and I'm invisible. Well, not literally, but until one of the most popular guys at Eden High saved my life, nobody even knew I existed. Sean Reese gave me more than my life back that night. He gave me friendship. And maybe, just maybe, I can save him, too. Will he still be my friend when he finds out my secret?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • First Romances make Lifetime Memories

  • By Lynnz on 06-14-18

wow! so great!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-18-18

I was confused as to where this story was going. but I can't believe she left it like that!? cliffhanger! I can't wait for part 2 to come out in audio! I loved the story, the characters, and the narration was done wonderfully! I would totally recommend this book!

  • Heart in Waiting

  • Heart's Intent, Book 5
  • By: Dawn Brower
  • Narrated by: S.L. Crawley
  • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Reese Jackson has tried to live up to the expectations everyone else set for her, but it isn't easy to do. At times, she feels as if the world is going to swallow her whole and like she can't breathe. Detective Dane Hunter has loved Reese since the first moment he met her more than a decade ago, but her social standing dictated he would never be good enough for her. Still, he longs for her, and his heart waits hoping she will one day love him back. Danger that is a part of both of their pasts comes back to haunt them. Dane is tasked with protecting. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it

  • By karina Larson on 11-26-18

loved it

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18

a great book. it has a great plot. I didn't listen to the first 4 books but it helps it's own by itself. I didn't feel like I was missing anything. I would recommend this book. and I will be looking for other books in the series.

  • Revenge: Jason Steed

  • By: Mark A. Cooper
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Johns
  • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7

Martial arts expert and undercover agent Jason Steed is on the run, hunted by a crew of vicious criminals. To survive, he must rely on his training - to be faster, smarter, tougher. Jason will do whatever it takes to defeat the Triads. But when his own government turns against him, does he have more enemies than he can handle? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing

  • By karina Larson on 11-26-18

amazing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-26-18

I loved everything about this book. this kid is bad ass! I loved the story, the turmoil and the narration was fantastic! I would definitely recommend this book. and I will be looking for more by this author!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Won't Let Go

  • Begin Again Series, Book 3
  • By: Dawn Brower
  • Narrated by: Juliana Solo
  • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

One night several years ago Logan Crane and Harper Gallagher shared a night of passion and then walked away from each other. Neither one of them were in a position to offer anything other than heartbreak and disappointment. Harper is a former intelligence officer in the Navy, and now works for the CIA. She is sent on an undercover mission to retrieve an apparatus that lists all the secret operatives working in the American intelligence community. Logan had a bad experience working with the FBI that he never truly recovered from. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very entertaining.

  • By karina Larson on 11-26-18

very entertaining.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-26-18

I really liked this book, I loved the story and the writing. I found it very entertaining and enjoyable. and the narration was great.