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Lori Dickey

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  • The Shunning

  • The Heritage of Lancaster County, Book 1
  • By: Beverly Lewis
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 254
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147

On the eve of Katie's wedding to widower Bishop John, startling news staggers out of her anguished parents, and nothing prepares Katie for the devastation their confession brings. Feeling betrayed, Katie watches as the only life she has ever known begins to unravel, leaving in its wake a furrow of pain and a future of hope.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Easy read pulls you in enough

  • By Caryl on 11-25-09

Horrible ending

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

Reviewed: 08-25-18

Seriously?!?? Stop rushing the endings and this one was horrible. You can’t drop that bomb and then end it. Ugh

  • Caroline's Secret

  • Wells Landing, Book 1
  • By: Amy Lillard
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Mitchell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 31

Caroline Hostetler arrived in Oklahoma determined to forge a new life for herself and her daughter, Emma. As a single mother, she values the warmth and safety she's found in close-knit Wells Landing. She's even caught the eye of a handsome newcomer, a man who just may be the partner she longs for and the father Emma deserves. But the arrival of an Englischer threatens to lay bare the secrets she's worked so hard to leave behind....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I LOVE Amish books!!

  • By Lori Dickey on 08-20-18

I LOVE Amish books!!

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

Reviewed: 08-20-18

I’ve found a new love in Amish romance novels. But I’m not a fan of how abruptly they end. I’ve listened to several different authors and have found this to be true for each one of them.

  • Corrupt

  • By: Penelope Douglas
  • Narrated by: Tatiana Sokolov, Jeremy York
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 573
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 534
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 536

Erika: His name is Michael Crist. My boyfriend's older brother is like that scary movie that you peek through your hand to watch. He's handsome, strong, and completely terrifying. The star of his college's basketball team and now gone pro, he's more concerned with the dirt on his shoe than me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating!

  • By Chocalicious on 04-14-16

Seriously twisted

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

Reviewed: 04-23-18

This author is GREAT with the twists and turns she writes into her stories but this one is seriously twisted.

It may be a bit too much for my taste but it was still good.

  • Only with Me

  • By: Kelly Elliott
  • Narrated by: Charlotte North, J. F. Harding
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 180

Life was great. I loved my bachelor life and working my dream job with the Colorado Springs SWAT team. That all changed the day I stepped into her bakery. Her smile swept me off my feet, and her panna cotta was heaven. Cue my very traditional Greek family. Then all hell broke loose.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow... Really Good!! 👍

  • By Hallwt22 on 06-02-17

Just meh

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

Reviewed: 02-05-18

I couldn’t finish this book. It’s not realistic. It didn’t capture or hold my attention. The love scenes were graphic but not in a good way.

  • Stupid Love

  • Stupid in Love, Book 3
  • By: Cindy Miles
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans, Vikas Adam
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

Casualties. That's how I refer to the guys who've had the bad fortune to fall for me. They see only long legs that they wish were wrapped around them, a catlike smile, and the reckless abandon to take on any wild dare. It's all a game to me. Show me a bridge, and I'll leap over the side. Give me a car, and I'll race it. Give me a heart, and I'll break it. I always win. I even showed Death who was boss a long time ago. Or so I thought. Now time is running out, and I'm losing fast...and big.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn’t finish it

  • By Lori Dickey on 01-31-18

Couldn’t finish it

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

Reviewed: 01-31-18

I loved the first 2 books in this series but this one is not holding my attention. I’ve had to rewind it back more times than ever before in any other book. Fail. :(

  • Let It Be Us

  • By: Barbara Speak
  • Narrated by: Lauren Sweet
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Montana has become everything Arianna Dubray never wanted it be: home. Now, with every part of her Boston life behind her, she has all she needs to watch her future unfold in her little country life: her sister, Shelby, and the man that captured her heart and never let go, Canyon Michaels. But Canyon was sure Arianna was never coming back, and in the midst of his excitement, he doesn't reveal the one thing that could shatter his dreams of being with her for the rest of his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story but ...

  • By Lori Dickey on 01-18-18

Great story but ...

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

Reviewed: 01-18-18

I kinda hate that the ending was so rushed. I would’ve liked to know what happened in between.

  • The Sexy One

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,587
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,408

The other nannies in this city don't call him the Sexy One for nothing. My boss, the amazingly wonderful single father to the girl I take care of every day is ridiculously hot, like movie star levels with those arms, and those eyes, and that body. Not to mention the way he dotes on his little girl melts me all over. But what really makes my knees weak are the times when his gaze lingers on me. In secret. When no one else is around. I can't risk my job for a chance at something more, can I? But I don't know how to resist him much longer either.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining

  • By Cortney Fairbanks on 10-24-17

Short, sweet and perfect!

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

Reviewed: 11-15-17

As are all of Lauren Blakely’s books, this one is WELL worth the credit/time. The narrators were fabulous and the story enjoyable!

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  • Manwhore +1

  • The Manwhore, Book 2
  • By: Katy Evans
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,913
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,768
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,767

Malcolm Saint was an assignment. A job. Any journalist would kill for access to this beautiful, difficult man, but I was the one sent to uncover Chicago's hottest entrepreneur. I intended to reveal him - to learn his thoughts, his secrets, his lifestyle - then complete my assignment and walk away. But my head was overtaken by my heart, and I fell for him - hard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Saint, my sin

  • By Jellybeanyboo on 07-11-15

Still fairly predictable but good

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

Reviewed: 11-03-17

This book was still a mashup of “Fifty Shades” and “Never Been Kissed” so for that reason, it was predictable. However it was still a good book. And thankfully not a cliffhanger this time!

  • Manwhore

  • By: Katy Evans
  • Narrated by: Grace Grant
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,670
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,441
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,444

The first in a sexy new series by Katy Evans, New York Times best-selling author of the REAL series... This is the story I’ve been waiting for all my life, and its name is Malcolm Kyle Preston Logan Saint. Don’t be fooled by that last name, though. There’s nothing holy about the man except the hell his parties raise. The hottest entrepreneur Chicago has ever known, he’s a man’s man with too much money to spend and too many women vying for his attention.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • OMG!!! Another cliffhanger? C'Mon!

  • By E TAYLOR-BROWN on 05-14-15

Mashup of various movies/stories

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

Reviewed: 11-01-17

This book is a mashup of the “Fifty Shades” series, “Never Been Kissed” and “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”. It was slow to start and I had trouble focusing on it throughout. I’ve heard worse but I’ve also heard better from Katy Evans. She’s one of my favorite authors but this book just didn’t hold my attention. And the cliffhanger at the end ...

  • Fear Me

  • Broken Love, Book 1
  • By: B.B. Reid
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 572
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542

I don't believe in fairy tales and Prince Charming. I believe in fear. He taught me how to be afraid. We first met on a playground on a wonderful summer day. It was the first time he hurt me and it wouldn't be the last. For 10 years, he's been my tormentor and I've been his forbidden. But then he went away, and yet I was still afraid. Now, he's back, and wants more than just my tears. You see...he thinks I sent him away so now he wants revenge...and he knows just how to get it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This story had me pulling my hair out!

  • By Brazao on 10-09-17

Definitely dark, seriously disturbing ...

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

Oh, and a cliffhanger 🙄🙄🙄. I’m almost ashamed to admit how irritated I am that this book was a cliffhanger! I don’t want to want to know what happens next but I’m sure I’ll be buying the rest of the books in the series because the first was just that good.

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