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  • The Beau & the Belle

  • By: R.S. Grey
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Luci Christian
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

A full-length standalone romantic comedy from USA TODAY best-selling author R.S. Grey. Beau Fortier starred in most of my cringe-worthy teenage fantasies. I met him when I was a junior in high school, a time that revolved exclusively around bad hair, failed forays into flirting, and scientific inquiries into which brand of toilet paper worked best for stuffing bras. That is, until Beau moved into the small guest house just beyond my bedroom window. A 24-year-old law student at Tulane, Beau was as mysterious to me as second base (both in baseball and in the bedroom).

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great Romantic Comedy

  • By Heather 🌸Book and a Blanket🌸 on 07-30-18

I tried to like this one - I really did

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

Reviewed: 06-15-18

I really tried to like this one. As the story started out, I just knew Lulu would come back, after college as a smart, successful and mature adult. Not so much.... she is the epitome of the term ‘airhead’. I loved Beau he is the epitome of a real man. He needed a real woman. The narrators did a good job though!

  • Craft

  • By: Adriana Locke
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

They’re not quite enemies, and not really friends. More like frustrated balls of sexual tension, Lance Gibson drives Mariah Malarkey absolutely crazy. He uses her office like a phone booth, and takes cupcakes from the corner of her desk like she baked them just for him. She didn’t. Maybe she knew the history teacher happened to love peanut butter icing, but that was purely a coincidence. Mariah has a way of getting under Lance’s skin, too. She calls him out on his crap, spoils him even if inadvertently, and, seeing the librarian in skirts, drives him wild. She won’t give in. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hot for Teacher!

  • By bookbruin on 05-22-18

Sorry to say but this book was NO where as good as Crank!

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

Reviewed: 05-20-18

I am sure I will be the odd man out here, but this was so slow - to say the least. Why did it take so many chapters for the two characters to connect? Additionally, the heroine was no where near compatible with with the hero. The hero was likable, the heroine, not so much. Very l boring and I will likely return for a credit. Performance was good, but it could not save it for me.

  • Royally Matched

  • The Royals Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Shane East, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,631
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,522
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,527

Some men are born responsible; some men have responsibility thrust upon them. Henry John Edgar Thomas Pembrook, Prince of Wessco, just got the motherlode of all responsibility dumped in his regal lap. He’s not handling it well. Hoping to help her grandson rise to the occasion, Queen Lenora agrees to give him "space" - but while the Queen's away, the Prince will play. After a chance meeting with an American television producer, Henry finally makes a decision all on his own: Welcome to Matched: Royal Edition.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh! Henry!

  • By TracyVin on 03-19-17

Disappointment

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

Reviewed: 02-22-17

I may be the only reviewer to think this, but this was a disappointment. I was looking forward to this book because I so enjoyed the first book in the series.

Overall I liked the hero Henry. He was the same wild and crazy Henry we met in book one. The heroine, with her perpemnsaity to dress in black, inability to speak, and her inability to communicate with other, just ruined it for me. They were not compatible and overall she was annoying. I almost quit several times but kept pushing through hoping it would get better and much more interesting.

Narrators performed well and tried their best to save this, but for me it was to no avail.

I think this is the first book of EC that I have been this disappointed in.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Real Good Love

  • The Real Duet, Book 2
  • By: Meghan March
  • Narrated by: Elena Wolfe, Sebastian York
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,578
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,490
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,486

I've had my fair share of bad boys, but nothing prepared me for what it was like to be with a real good man. Logan Brantley changed everything. Somewhere along the way, what started as a fling became the best part of my life. He makes me want all the things I've never had, like forever and happily ever after, but nothing worth having comes easily. Everyone is betting on us to fail, but I'm ready to fight for this real good love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Explosive Conclusion!

  • By Cheri on 01-21-17

Love MM books but this one....

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

Reviewed: 02-02-17

I love MM books, but I am a bit disappointed in this one. The heroine was a little too much for me. She supposedly is smart, but does not come across that way! I tried to make myself like her so that I would enjoy the story line more, I just could not get there. I did like the hero, Logan. Seemed to really have a good heart. Narration great as always with those two!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • King of Wall Street

  • By: Louise Bay
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,970
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,742
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,737

I keep my two worlds separate. At work, I'm King of Wall Street. The heaviest hitters in Manhattan come to me to make money. They do whatever I say because I'm always right. I'm shrewd. Exacting. Some say ruthless. At home, I'm a single dad trying to keep his 14-year-old daughter a kid for as long as possible. If my daughter does what I say, somewhere there's a snowball surviving in hell. And nothing I say is ever right.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I really tried to like this book

  • By Stacy on 02-02-17

I really tried to like this book

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

Reviewed: 02-02-17

I really tried to like this book but the heroine was such a B---ch and had more daddy issues than anyone should have! The author would had been well served to tone it down a lot on the daddy issues. Books should come with a warning that the characters have mental issues that ruin the book. Probably will not purchase this author's books again.
The narrator was great as always - love York's voice. He was the only thing that saved this book!

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Royally Screwed

  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Shane East
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,586
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,313
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,304

Nicholas Arthur Frederick Edward Pembrook, Crowned Prince of Wessco, aka His Royal Hotness, is wickedly charming, devastatingly handsome, and unabashedly arrogant - hard not to be when people are constantly bowing down to you. Then, one snowy night in Manhattan, the prince meets a dark-haired beauty who doesn't bow down. Instead she throws a pie in his face.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A TRUE ADULT FAIRYTALE

  • By Vicki on 10-24-16

Another good one!

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

Reviewed: 10-24-16

Really enjoyed this book! No
Really funny moments like the book Twisted but still a really good listen - so much so I listened to the entire book in one day! Keep writing Emma and keep your female characters those with smarts and wit something I like about your character development! They always seem to be a good match to the heroine in both looks and smarts!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Yield

  • Legal Affairs, Book 3
  • By: Sawyer Bennett
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Leigh, Lee Samuels
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139

Macy Carrington is broken. The strong, beautiful woman that I've unwittingly fallen in love with is all kinds of broken from a secret that she has carried for far too long. A secret so dark, she has gone to great lengths to protect it. A secret that I'm terrified will one day rip her away from me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • CAN YOU SAY HOT AS HELL! Help Me

  • By I HATE THIS NEW LOOK on 09-30-16

Disappointed in Massey!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-16

Would have liked this much better if Massey had not been ultimately weak and selfish. Liked books one and parts but not all of book two; However, admittedly skipped most of book three due to Massey"s Selfishness! Not sure will listen to this author again due to this story outcome!

Not all women are this weak and this absolutely selfish!

  • Until November

  • Until, Book 1
  • By: Aurora Rose Reynolds
  • Narrated by: Sheila Green
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 398
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 360
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 362

November is looking forward to getting to know her father and the safety of a small town. After leaving the Big Apple and her bad memories for Tennessee, November starts working for her dad at his strip club doing the books. The one time she's allowed there during club hours she runs into Asher Mayson. He's perfect until he opens his mouth and makes assumptions. November wants nothing to do with Asher, but unfortunately for November fate has other plans. Asher Mayson has never had a problem getting a woman, that is, until November.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator is god awful

  • By Jennifer on 05-29-15

The story was enjoyable but the narrator is absolutely awful!

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

Reviewed: 08-29-16

The story line was good, but not the best. However, I could have liked it much more had there been a better narrator - Sophie Eastlake for example. I would entertain listening to another book by this author as long as they are not read by this narrator! This narrator would be good for children's books but not adult books.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Drowning to Breathe

  • Bleeding Stars Series #2
  • By: A . L. Jackson
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,679
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,578
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,572

Sebastian Stone, Sunder front man and guitarist with a rap sheet about 10 miles long, escaped to Savannah, Georgia, to get away from the trouble he'd caused, not find more of it. The moment he met Shea Bentley, he saw beneath all her sweetness and innocence something that went deeper. Darker. Their relationship was built on secrets, their love built on lies. Sebastian never imagined how deep her secrets went.

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

  • By Cyndi on 01-14-18

Enjoyable series

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

Reviewed: 08-14-16

This book and book one captures you and reels you in such that you have to know how it ends. I like the sweet, heartfelt connect between Sebastian and Shay. The plot was well written.

I only had two issues with the story - in both books the author is too repetitive, especially when the characters are describing their feelings. I found myself skipping large portions of chapters to avoid the receptive parts. The other issue was that Shay starts out, in the first book, as being strong. By the second book she had cried so many times I wanted to shake her and say "pull it together!". I have read and listened to many books and have found that authors tend to make the women weak and sometimes totally unstable. Women can be emotionally strong and kind at the sane time! I wish this author had cut some of the crying!

As usual the narrators were great! Both were well suited for their characters!

I will definitely listen to this author again!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hendrix

  • Caldwell Brothers, Book 1
  • By: MJ Fields, Chelsea Camaron
  • Narrated by: Lidia Dornet, Guy Locke
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 760
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 718
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 714

Hendrix Caldwell wants nothing more than to revitalize the family bar and tear down every last reminder of his no-good father. But business isn't the only thing on his mind. An explosive encounter with a stranger at a charity masquerade is just the distraction he craves, with no names and no strings attached. For Hendrix, sex is casual, and love is a four-letter word. His commitment is to his brothers, his bar, and his bike. So why can't he stop thinking about the naughty Cinderella who rocked his world then left him - and her panties - behind?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Found it a bit annoying half way in

  • By Stacy on 08-06-16

Found it a bit annoying half way in

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

Reviewed: 08-06-16

I was disappointed in this book. I certainly expected more from the summary.
The hero good - great guy with a good heart. While the heroine was a total disaster. Over and over again she says she's supporting herself and has strength, but she cannot pay her bills, get over her last, or act like a freaking adult! So tired of hearing about her underwear with sayings on it and the butt rubbing - ugh! Total annoyance!!

10 of 10 people found this review helpful