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  • The Room Mate

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, Jeremy York
  • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,439
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,333
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,334

The last time I saw my best friend's younger brother, he was a geek wearing braces. But when Cannon shows up to crash in my spare room, I get a swift reality check. Now 24, he's broad shouldered and masculine, and so sinfully sexy, I want to climb him like the jungle gyms we used to enjoy. At six-foot-something with lean muscles hiding under his T-shirt, a deep sexy voice, and full lips that pull into a smirk when he studies me, he's pure temptation.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Ouch. That was painful. I don't return books....

  • By nina on 02-22-17

Silly and vapid

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

Reviewed: 08-22-18

Don’t bother. Oh, the holes I could poke in this story... if you find yourself hoping halfway through that it develops into more than just the drawn out non-drama of them finally bumping uglies, the spoiler is...: it doesn’t.

  • Not the One

  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Trullo
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111

My name is Reyna Miracle. Even though a part of my name is Miracle, there's nothing miraculous about me. My body portrays the tales of my life. Every feeling, every heartbreak, every emotion. Marked. Inked. Stained. A walking canvas of my messed up truth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Something different for a change!

  • By Cyndi on 03-23-16

Creepy. Overindulgent emotions

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

Mom and her “my Miracle” was creepy. The relationship with Hayden was creepy. I’d skip it..

  • London Bound

  • London Lovers, Book 3
  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Piper Goodeve
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154

When Leslie Lincoln, a spunky, red-headed American, suffers an awkward moment with an arousingly-sexy British man - she thinks her life can't get any more pathetic. She's done with men. She doesn't need them. She especially doesn't need their muscular thighs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sexy, Funny, Emotional Story ~ Love it!

  • By Cheri on 06-05-16

Not bad

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

Reviewed: 07-22-18

So you have to continue the series and find out Leslie’s deal. She’s a bit maudlin and melodramatic about her issues... I’m not getting any righteous anger from Leslie, who’s supposed to be so spunky, just the flight in fight-or-flight. Same with Theo and his family, really... they gave me whiplash. And the narrator just can’t handle the British accents successfully enough. I found Theo’s conversation distracting. But Frank is delightful, you know Liam’s and Hayden’s stories are yet to come, so even if it’s maybe a little drawn out and clumsily handled, you should check this one off the series list.

  • Challenge

  • By: Amy Daws
  • Narrated by: Will M. Watt, Charlotte Cole, Martin Foster
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 618
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593

Camden Harris, the famously hot, hulk of a footballer is laid up in a London hospital. But his busted knee doesn't stop him from running his well-practiced game on Indie Porter - his redheaded spitfire of a doctor. She's not his type, not even close. But she could be the perfect distraction from the soul-crushing damage this injury could cost him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • British, sporty romcom perfection

  • By Jules on 02-02-17

A surprisingly sweet romance

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

Enjoyed it more and more as the story and characters developed. Going back for Vi’s story before moving onto the other brothers.

  • Pucked

  • By: Helena Hunting
  • Narrated by: Nathan Everett, Muffy Newtown
  • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,196
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,049
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,052

With a famous NHL player for a stepbrother, Violet Hall is well acquainted with the playboy reputation of many a hockey star. So of course she isn't interested in legendary team captain Alex Waters or his pretty, beat-up face and rock-hard six-pack abs. But when Alex inadvertently obliterates Violet's misapprehension regarding the inferior intellect of hockey players, he becomes much more than just a hot body with the face to match.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narration

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-25-16

Hilarious. But what’s with Nathan Everett??

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

Reviewed: 07-13-18

This book and the whole series is hilarious, sweet and endlessly entertaining. But have to join the chorus of head-scratchers: what’s with Nathan Everett? Is he a Scot masquerading as a Brit masquerading as a Canadian? He has such a high-pitched voice, just no way you can buy him as Alex. Jarring and disturbing all throughout the book.

  • Punk 57

  • By: Penelope Douglas
  • Narrated by: Laurie Catherine Winkel, Matthew Holland
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 632
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 600
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 595

In fifth grade my teacher set us up with pen pals from a different school. Thinking I was a girl, with a name like Misha, the other teacher paired me up with her student Ryen. My teacher, believing Ryen was a boy like me, agreed. It didn't take long for us to figure out the mistake. And in no time at all, we were arguing about everything. The best take-out pizza. Android vs. iPhone. Whether or not Eminem is the greatest rapper ever. For the next seven years, it was us. She's the only one who keeps me on track, talks me down, and accepts everything I am.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Way better than expected

  • By Abigail French on 09-13-17

Usual P Douglas Formula

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

It’s the same-old story of just how badly will the male lead treat the female, how much will she roll over and take, how much dysfunction can you overlook by engaging in some rough sex... I lost count of how many times she said no, or stop, or we shouldn’t, only to have him proceed merrily into her panties. Impossible to care much for either character until the last 5 chapters. Secondary characters very flat and undeveloped.

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  • Mr. Darcy's Mail-Order Bride

  • A Pride and Prejudice Variation
  • By: J Dawn King
  • Narrated by: Wendy Rich Stetson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

In 1869, females are in short supply in the west, while a single man in want of a wife is rare in the east. When lonely Charles Bingley convinces his good friend, Will Darcy, to write a letter offering marriage to Miss Jane Bennet, she likewise convinces her sister, Elizabeth, to pen the reply. Elizabeth is struck by the beauty of the letter and responds by opening her heart to the Oregon wordsmith, who she believes to be Mr. Bingley. It's love at first letter for both the couples. Misunderstandings and bad impressions abound, as the true identities of the authors are discovered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Historical Western Romance

  • By Jan M on 08-22-17

Boring and Insipid

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

Ugh. I can’t believe I slogged through to the end! Maybe a few lines might have been titillating 200 years ago… Or maybe if the narrator hadn’t read every line breathily like something important was happening, I wouldn’t have sprained my head from rolling my eyes.

  • Misconduct

  • By: Penelope Douglas
  • Narrated by: Carrie Brach, Guy Locke
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

Former tennis player Easton Bradbury is trying to be the best teacher she can be, trying to reach her bored students, and trying to forget her past. What brought her to this stage in her life isn't important. She can't let it be. But now one parent-teacher meeting may be her undoing.... Meeting Tyler Marek for the first time makes it easy for Easton to see why his son is having trouble in school. The man knows how to manage businesses and wealth, not a living, breathing teenage boy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story

  • By NaarahSS on 01-22-16

Characters pretty unlikeable till the last 5 chapters

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

Reviewed: 06-05-18

Seems to be the author’s formula... see just how despicably the male lead can treat the female lead, then get past it with some good rough sex. No apologies necessary. I lost count of how many times she said “stop” or “no” or “we shouldn’t” and he merrily proceeded into her panties. Ah, the vaunted Alpha Male. Not to be confused with an alpha MAN.

  • Out of the Shallows

  • Into the Deep Series, Book 2
  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Renée Chambliss
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 130

Somehow, after everything they've been through, Jake Caplin and Charley Redford made their way back to one another. But finding each other and staying together are two completely different things.When Charley's world is flipped upside down, she begins to question the decisions she's made since her arrival in Edinburgh, and she believes that she must sacrifice her love for Jake to keep what she holds most dear.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I Love Samantha Young, but this is a miss for me

  • By Amy Mc on 05-25-14

Painfully drawn-out self-indulgent melodrama

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

Reviewed: 05-14-18

I love Samantha Young’s work. I had to get through to the conclusion of this story but lord, i just didn’t get Charlie in the end. You’re supposed to see her as a strong, heroic wisecracker but quotes like this just ruined it for me:

  • Wanderlust

  • By: Lauren Blakely
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage, Grace Grant
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,088
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,085

They say Paris is always a good idea.... You know what I say? Paris would be a much better idea if I spoke the dang language. I can't even board the metro to visit the Louvre without ending up at the Moulin Rouge, and let's not even mention how I'll ever make it through a day at my new office. Fortunately my company hooks me up with my own personal translator. Ooh la la. Or should I say bloody hell? Because he's charming, witty, and British, and he brings the city to life for me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My new favorite narrator

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-09-18

French Immersion

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

Reviewed: 02-07-18

Wonderful hours spent in Paris and in the heads of Joy and Griffin, who quickly become very real people to the listener. Paris is another character in and of itself. You’ve heard plenty about Richard Armitage’s performance - yep, flawless - but Grace Grant doesn’t quite do it for me. The voice of Joy is a bit too crisp and professional, without any of the softness or sentimentality that a sensualist and lover of beauty and subtle scent like Joy, as written, imparts. While I think Grace is a wonderful narrator and she read with loads of Joy’s wide-eyed wonder, she was lacking allure. She missed Griffin altogether. Not a poor narrator, just miscast as Joy (and Griffin).

That being said, do not miss Lauren Blakely’s latest. I rarely shed a tear reading but i did tear up in this one. Their story is sweet and unfurls to the listener’s complete satisfaction.

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