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  • Shadows of Self

  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,596
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,394
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,365

With The Alloy of Law, Brandon Sanderson surprised listeners with a New York Times best-selling spinoff of his Mistborn audiobooks, set after the action of the trilogy, in a period corresponding to late 19th-century America. The trilogy's heroes are now figures of myth and legend, even objects of religious veneration. They are succeeded by wonderful new characters, chief among them Waxillium Ladrian, known as Wax, hereditary lord of House Ladrian.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thankfully "Mistborn" Continues

  • By Don Gilbert on 10-09-15

loved it. can't wait for the next one!

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

Reviewed: 10-08-15

This is a great series! I liked the second book as well as the first. Now I am stuck knowing that the author has other series going on at the same time so it might take years. luckily I am impatiently awaiting his other series too. I guess I win either way. Also the voice performance is perfect. I am very impressed!

  • Reaper's Property

  • By: Joanna Wylde
  • Narrated by: Stella Bloom
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,643
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,447
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,460

Marie doesn't need a complication like Horse. The massive, tattooed, badass biker who shows up at her brother's house one afternoon doesn't agree. He wants Marie on his bike and in his bed. Now. But Marie just left her abusive jerk of an ex-husband and she's not looking for a new man. Especially one like Horse - she doesn't know his real name or where he lives, she's ninety percent certain he's a criminal and that the "business" he talks with her brother isn't website design.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Holy Hot Bikers

  • By Tara on 10-02-13

Great Story- not for the faint of heart

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

Would you listen to Reaper's Property again? Why?

Yes. I have and I will again. It is a good story. Very hot, and more complex than one would think at the start. It took me a bit to get into it because it is pretty hardcore. The author doesn't turn a MC member into a white night on a hog. They rough and unapologetic.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I like Picnic. And he finally has his own book. He is hot, hard, and also a protective daddy. I like older guys too.

What about Stella Bloom’s performance did you like?

She is a good fit for this story and I enjoyed her performance.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Before Jamaica Lane

  • On Dublin Street
  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Lee Angel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,309
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,217
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,212

The follow-up to the runaway bestsellers On Dublin Street and Down London Road. Despite her outgoing demeanor, Olivia is painfully insecure around the opposite sex - usually, she can't get up the nerve to approach guys she's interested in. But moving to Edinburgh has given her a new start, and, after she develops a crush on a sexy postgrad, she decides it's time to push past her fears and go after what she wants. Nate Sawyer is a gorgeous player who never commits, but to his close friends, he's as loyal as they come.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The story of Olivia and Nate. Loved it!!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 01-12-14

Great series- Friends to lovers

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

What did you love best about Before Jamaica Lane?

I love Samantha Young's series and I love Friends to Lovers story lines. I really enjoyed the development of the relationship in this story!

Which scene was your favorite?

I pretty much like every time they are doing an either or scenario.

Any additional comments?

This is a great addition to a great series. It can be a standalone story but you will be glad to have read the previous books in the series first because the are great and second because the other characters reappear in this book.

  • Until Fountain Bridge

  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Ruth Hopkins
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273

Now happily settled with the woman he’s pined after for years, Adam Sutherland is about to find out what their 10 year courtship was like for Ellie, through the journals she kept during their ups and many downs. And though Adam may have Ellie now, he has no idea how close he came to losing her....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed in the narrator

  • By Mary on 12-31-13

I love the series. This story is very heartwarming

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

Would you listen to Until Fountain Bridge again? Why?

Yes. It is a great story and part of a wonderful series.

What about Ruth Hopkins’s performance did you like?

I think she did very well. They've had several very good narrators working on these books.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Both. The author manages to bring on the angst and the humor.

Any additional comments?

I wish this didn't have to be a retrospective. The relationship that the story revolves around happens in the first book as a side note. This book goes back and tells their story by way of journal entries. I feel like the author didn't have to do this. If the other readers are anything like me the don't mind revisiting old territory from a new point of view. She could have gone back and told this story in the first person from their perspective and I would have happily consumed it. The telling of a story via second hand narration like that makes it somewhat choppy. It is one of my favorite stories in the series, but for the content, not the writing style.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Heaven, Texas

  • By: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Narrated by: Anna Fields
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 966
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 967

It seems like an easy assignment for an assertive but sweet woman like Gracie Snow: track down her friend, Bobby Denton, a famous ex-jock, and bring him to Heaven (Texas, that is) to shoot a movie. How could he refuse a glamorous offer like that? Easy....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you haven't met Bobby Tom . . .

  • By Diana on 04-30-08

Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a Goddess with a pen!

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

If you could sum up Heaven, Texas in three words, what would they be?

Hot, Quirky, Texas

What other book might you compare Heaven, Texas to and why?

Natural Born Charmers Also by S.E.P. it has a similar vibe. Deep without being full of itself, yet still managing to be poignant and amusing at the same time.

What about Anna Fields’s performance did you like?

Anna Fields was an artist. She is greatly missed and her voice will forever be SEP's books to me.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

both. I managed to do both several times while listening for the first time.

Any additional comments?

I highly recommend this story and everything else by this author. The narration is gold.

  • On Dublin Street

  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Paula Costello
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,147

Four years ago, Jocelyn Butler left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, burying her grief, ignoring her demons, and forging ahead without attachments. Her solitary life is working well - until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street where she meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An emotional journey...

  • By SIMARA on 05-25-13

Love this story and the series that follows

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

What made the experience of listening to On Dublin Street the most enjoyable?

The writing, the narration... Scotland! This story brings it all together. there were a few moments when I wanted to slap Joss upside the back of the head, but I am thoroughly won over.

What did you like best about this story?

I can't even narrow it down... I love the alpha, love the fact that Joss gives as good as she gets, love the backdrop of Scotland. Any time I am done with a book and inspired to look things up on line to see what they are writing about or get more details, I know it was a success.

What does Paula Costello bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

A Scottish accent. :-) She is a very good narrator and manages to keep the story flowing through different characters, sexes, and accents. It is impressive.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes definitely

Any additional comments?

If you get this book you will want to check out the rest of the series!

  • The Italian's Suitable Wife

  • By: Lucy Monroe
  • Narrated by: Lindsay Ellison
  • Length: 5 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 403
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 169

Enrico DiRinaldi wants a wife and children, even though an accident has left him unable to walk. So he proposes a marriage of convenience to Gianna Lakewood. Having secretly always loved Rico, Gianna can't say no.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • honesty

  • By Jill on 04-25-06

not bad for a bodice ripper

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Not particularly, but I was also doing my housework at the time so that isn't totally true.

Did The Italian's Suitable Wife inspire you to do anything?

I kept on waiting for the female lead to grow a back bone. It didn't happen.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Playing for Keeps

  • By: R. L. Mathewson
  • Narrated by: Fran Jewels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,314
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,229

Done with being the world's biggest pushover, Haley decides that things are going to change starting with the aggravating neighbor who has too much charm and not enough restraint. What she didn't expect was to be sucked into his world, but Haley has a game plan and she won't let herself forget just what the bad boy next door is capable of. The last thing Jason expected was for his little shy neighbor to go Rambo on him over some ruined flowers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Silly

  • By Nichole on 08-04-16

BRADFORDS!

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

Where does Playing for Keeps rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It is one of my favorites. I have listened to it a number of times.

What did you like best about this story?

The Bradford appetite and the back and forth between the two main characters.

Which character – as performed by Fran Jewels – was your favorite?

Jason. The most lovable oblivious jerk ever.

Who was the most memorable character of Playing for Keeps and why?

Also Jason although the female lead is not slouch either.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Perfection

  • By: R. L. Mathewson
  • Narrated by: Fran Jules
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,116
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,043

Zoe is used to taking care of herself and has long ago accepted that if anything bad was going to happen, it was going to happen to her. So when she loses her job over something most bosses would probably be happy with and her life starts going down hill from there she doesn't expect it to get any better. She certainly didn't expect any help from the loud jerk next door, but then again she has nothing to lose so puts her trust in him and hopes for the best.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  •  witty dialogue, crazy antics & charming love!

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 11-28-13

BRADFORDS!

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes. In fact I have. I love the Neighbor from Hell series. The books are funny and heart warming. I run through them like a Bradford at an all you can eat buffet!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Zoey. I liked that she made Trevor listen to the entire twilight series by promising him that there was sex in it.

What about Fran Jules’s performance did you like?

She does enraged self importance well!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes.

Any additional comments?

I would recommend the entire series if you like hot guys and funny pranks.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Stripped

  • By: Jasinda Wilder
  • Narrated by: Summer Roberts
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 550
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 500
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 507

So how did I get myself into this situation, you ask? Simple: desperation. When you're faced with being homeless and hungry or taking off your clothes for money, the choice is easier than you'd imagine. That doesn't make it simple, though. Oh no. I hate it, in fact. There's nothing I'd like more than to quit and never go into another bar again, never hear the techno beat pulsing in my ears again, never feel the lecherous gazes of horny men again. Then, one day, I meet a man. He's in my club, front and center. He watches me do my routine, and his gaze is full of hunger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • virginal stripper who meets a playboy movie star

  • By Jordy ♡♡♡♡ on 12-11-13

A crying stripper

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

Reviewed: 11-20-14

Would you try another book from Jasinda Wilder and/or Summer Roberts?

No this one pretty much killed it for me. It wasn't too bad, but I can tell that her work isn't my cup of tea.

Would you listen to another book narrated by Summer Roberts?

sure

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

Nope

2 of 2 people found this review helpful