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  • Hosed

  • By: Lili Valente, Pippa Grant
  • Narrated by: Jacob Morgan, Virginia Rose
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196

The world’s sexiest firefighter is about to get a second chance with the virgin next door.... He’s bossy, arrogant, and so ridiculously hot that he should come with a warning label and a pair of flame-retardant coveralls. He’s also the boy who broke my heart when we were in high school. I want to move in next door to Ryan O’Dell the way I want to be the virgin gamer geek suddenly in charge of running my sister’s sex-toy factory. Too bad both are written in my stars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quirky, original, and fun!

  • By kestergayle on 01-19-19

A wonderfully sweet story, w/plenty of heat!

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

I loved this! Ryan and Cassie were so sweet. When a family emergency, via the town sex toy factory brings Cassie back to her hometown, she’s forced to face some things she’d rather not—namely Ryan, her high school crush. Now, he’s all grown up, and even hotter than he was, and he’s a firefighter! She needs to avoid this man, and remind her body why she hates Ryan.

When Ryan sees Cassie, he’s reminded of the cute, nerdy girl from school. He really liked her, but she left town and moved to San Francisco to become a computer game engineer. Now, that she’s back, he’s determined to get to know her again. Her words say she’s not interested, but her body says something entirely different. Living in a small town again means everyone is in everyone’s business, and Ryan and Cassie are no exception.

Lili and Pippa had me cracking up with some of the town’s antics. The narration is wonderful. Jacob Morgan is one of my favorites, and he does a great job w/this. Can’t wait to see what’s up next in Happy Cat, Georgia.

Also, George Cooney was the cutest! I hope to get more from him.

  • Hot as Puck

  • By: Lili Valente
  • Narrated by: Tyler Donne, Summer Roberts
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 590
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 590

I am the world's biggest dating failure. We're talking my last date went home with our waitress kind of failure. But I have an ace in the back pocket of my mom jeans - my sexy-as-sin best friend, NHL superstar forward, Justin Cruise. Justin owes me favors dating back to seventh grade, long before he became a hotshot with a world famous...stick. So in return for my undying platonic loyalty, all I want is an easy-peasy crash course on how to be a sex goddess.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Must Buy

  • By Ap2514 on 06-07-17

Great new series!

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

Reviewed: 02-11-19

I really enjoyed this story. The hot hockey player and his nerdy, nervous best friend. Justin was so adorable--and dirty. He knew it wasn't the best idea to take his best friend Libby up on her offer of having him teach her how to be sexy and confident w/this guy at work she likes. Both of them are in for a few surprises on their path to friends w/benefits. There's no shortage of heat in this story, but I really liked the characters. They weren't one-dimensional, and I could see any of the others having their own book. Great job!

  • Puck Aholic

  • A Bad Motherpuckers Novel
  • By: Lili Valente
  • Narrated by: Lili Valente, Tyler Donne
  • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142

I hate my new roommate. And I want to do dirty, delicious things to her in that swing she installed that we both know has nothing to do with aerial yoga. Neither of which is good, considering Diana Daniels is my NHL team captain's little sister, and he will break my face if I'm not a perfect gentleman. I try to be. Really, I do. But Diana has all sorts of Jedi mind tricks to make a man obsessed with getting her into bed, and I'm not gonna lie - I fall for every single one of them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Worth Listening To!

  • By Ap2514 on 02-03-18

Love this series!

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

Reviewed: 02-11-19

Tanner and Diana are so cute! Wanda the pig was a scene stealer, and if I didn't like bacon, ham, and pork chops so much, I'd love to have her as a pet.

Tanner was so kind, patient, and not so patiently waiting for Diana to figure out he's not like the guys she's dated before. it doesn't help that Tanner and Diana's brother, Brendan (previous book in this series) are teammates on the Badger's NHL team. I love this team of swoony hotties Lili Valente has created, and the narration was wonderful.

You get to see what the gang from the series are up to, and you get a peek of the next story coming up.

  • Lucky Suit

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,401
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,824
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,812

I'm breaking up with setups. No more “you should meet my son, nephew, grandson, the butcher, the guy down the street who mows my lawn.” People mean well, but machines know better, so I'll rely on the great dating algorithms of the web to find my ideal man, thank you very much. Soon enough, it looks like I’ve found him - his screen name is Lucky Suit, and he’s hilarious, quick-witted, and full of heart. But when we finally get together in person, I have the distinct feeling I’ve met him before. Funny enough - he says the same thing about me. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keep going!

  • By Sheila Jennings on 02-03-19

A quick listen full of lots of romantic goodness!

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

Reviewed: 02-06-19

What a fun and sweet surprise from the Birthday Suit world! It's always great to hear Andi Arndt and Zachary Webber bring Lauren's books to full color aural life! I loved Cameron's big, but subtle personality. He had so much going on in his life, and he gave everything his all. Kristen's adorable relationship w/her Grams. Once she and Cameron finally met in person, it was everything they wanted, but wasn't sure it was a good thing. Obviously, they get over that.

All the characters were awesome, but I've made the firm plan to be like Kristen's Gram when I get older, and I will make sure my grandson has his HEA, even if I have to sweetly interfere. The story was a short one, but there was plenty of goodness without feeling overstuffed or rushed. It was beautifully narrated.

If you haven't read/listened to Birthday Suit, you can still enjoy Cameron and Kristen's cute story. But I HIGHLY RECOMMEND you read Leo and Lulu's tale.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Consumed by You

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

Dog trainer Cara Bailey wants to find “the one,” but fantasizing about her sexy-as-hell client, firefighter Travis Jansen, is getting in the way. Her only option? Get the confirmed bachelor out of her system - in every position possible - so she can settle down with Mr. Right. Starting right now. Travis doesn’t do relationships, so no matter how badly he wants the pretty little brunette, he keeps his distance. Until Cara goes and changes the game. She’ll fulfill all of his fantasies if he agrees to walk away when it’s over. 

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

  • By Cyndi on 01-07-19

Travis is one hot man!!

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I think this may be my favorite in this series. Travis and Cara have been "the one" for each other since they were in high school. It just took several years, and reconciling their views based on past experiences for them to realize what they wanted was right in front of--on top of and under--them.

Travis and Cara bring out the best in one another, and it was so much fun watching them slowly come to that conclusion, and accept their fate. Lauren is such an amazing writer, and how she creates such gems is beyond me, but I give thanks every time I read something new from her.

Joe Arden and Erin Mallon own these characters, and I love when they pair up for a hot and dirty romantic tale.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Birthday Suit

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York, January Lavoy, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 634
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 606
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606

An all-star production of a brand new stand-alone romance from number one New York Times best-selling author Lauren Blakely, performed by a full cast of 12 narrators.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best audiobook. EVER!

  • By Kara Hildebrand on 01-14-19

A producttion for all your senses, not just aural!

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

OMG! OMG! OMG! This was such an amazing story. I’ve never listened to an audiobook w/so many narrators, and it was like sitting in the audience of a play. Whenever I’d hear a new voice, I’d yell the names of the narrators I knew, and looked up audiobooks of the ones that were new to me. They’re all gifted in their craft.

I don’t want to tell too much, so you can experience this just like I did. It is a beautiful love story, but you have to work for that HEA. I loved all the emotions Lauren forced me to feel. I will tell you this: there’s chocolate, and lots of it!

Ms. Blakely has outdone herself w/this audio event. Sebastian and Andi are their usual awesome selves, and the other 10 narrators made some great aural magic. I’m hoping to revisit some of the supporting cast in a later book. See how I slipped that in there?

The post-story extras are wonderful. I want to hang out w/Joe Arden, and be Kingsley when I grow up!! Boss lady idol!

21 of 22 people found this review helpful

  • Melt for Him

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Joe Arden
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

Fire captain and bar owner Becker Thomas usually spends his nights alone, trying to escape painful memories from his past. When he meets a sexy, free-spirited brunette outside his bar, he knows he's found the perfect way to forget for one night. But when he discovers the woman he wants back in his bed is his best friend's sister, everything comes to a halt. 

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

  • By Cyndi on 01-07-19

This is a hot one!!

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

Reviewed: 01-13-19

I originally read this book back in 2014. I loved it then, and I love the audiobook even more w/Joe Arden and Erin Mallon bringing Becker and Megan to life. The chemistry between them from the moment they meet is instant, and it gets better as the book goes on. Both of them cautious because of past experiences, neither wants to embark on a relationship. They both feel all they can offer is a shallow, physical (and scorching hot), and brief moment in time. To their surprise, they’re both what each other needs to help heal their painful pasts.

I loved the strong sense of family w/this story, both by blood and by sharing a dangerous profession. I could listen to this audiobook over and over, and I probably will. Great listen!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Breakup Album

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Shane East, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168

Jane Black has written the breakup album of the century, earning her a Grammy, a huge legion of new fans, and the pressure to repeat her success. Sure, the heartbreak from her husband's unconventional abandonment might have been her inspiration, but it hasn't done her any favors in the dating department. So when Matthew Harrigan, the toughest music journalist out there, asks for an interview, Jane agrees - as long as her personal life is completely off-limits. British, gorgeous, and way too tempting, Matthew's the first guy Jane's been attracted to since her husband.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome Listen!

  • By Jan M on 01-04-19

A beautiful love story. Shane East was perfect!

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

Reviewed: 01-10-19

Matthew and Jane were so awesome. After her divorce, Jane needed someone very special, and that’s what she gets with Matthew. Both not expecting what happens between them, you get so many feels with this book. Both of them used to being such professionals in their respective careers, they learn that they don’t quite know how to meander through the minefield of their getting to know each other. There’s plenty of heat, but it’s such a great story of getting what you want...and deserve. It’s not always easy, but sometimes you have to go back to the basics.

I made a playlist from Jane’s top breakup songs listed in this.

Listening to Shane is always a treat, and he kicked ass on this story. And of course, Andi is always the best!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Naughty Little Christmas

  • By: Lili Valente
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 57

I figured moonlighting as a Santa stripper was the most exciting thing on my docket this holiday season. But that was before Macy Clayton careened back into my life, before we were snowed in at a secluded ranger station with nothing but each other to keep warm. And yes, what the survivalists say is true - you really do stay warmer, and happier, when you're naked.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A stripper walks into the snow...

  • By Theresa Martin on 12-20-18

A stripper walks into the snow...

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

What a great holiday treat! Such a sweet second chance tale. This gives me all the feels. Dean and Macy are adorable, and what once seemed like an inevitable HEA for them, fate decides to put a few bumps in the road. With both of them being far from the other, a series of events puts them in the same place. A

This was a beautiful, hot, dirty-talking, sweet, lovely story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Obsession

  • Explicitly Yours, Book 4
  • By: Jessica Hawkins
  • Narrated by: Christian Fox
  • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Beau Olivier never intended to fall in love, but what was once his conquest has become his prize. Until he ends up in the same position he was 10 years earlier - between Lola’s legs and begging to have her. So when she disappears into thin air, leaving him empty-handed and alone, Beau is consumed with the need to find her. As Lola gets farther from his reach, Beau is driven to the brink of insanity trying to find her. When he reaches the edge, he has to decide if he can let Lola go for good - or if he’ll bring her down with him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Just a bit overdone

  • By Anonymous User on 02-10-19

You had me at Beau...and Christian Fox!

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

What a great ending! Yes, this was a complicated story, but the ending gives you all the feels, and albeit by taking lots of logical liberties--but that's why we read romance books, right? Beau and Lola were both in positions neither of them could have predicted. Lola being hurt, and Beau's heart was stepped on, too.

This was my first Jessica Hawkins book/series, and it definitely won't be my last. Beau Olivier is a tough man to love--not really! Admittedly, I fell for him in the first book.

As usual, Christian Fox did a wonderful job on the narration. He brought everything into vivid aural life, and his deep Dom voice gets me every single time.