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Another sweet mystery by Denise Swanson

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

Reviewed: 03-21-13

If you could sum up Nickled-and-Dimed to Death in three words, what would they be?

Fun, Romantic, mystery

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

I figured out the killer fairly quickly, but still enjoyed the story.

Which character – as performed by Maia Guest – was your favorite?

Dev

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

While trying to decide which man is for her, Dev must solve a murder to save her BFF from a murder charge.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

A good motherhood mystery

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

Reviewed: 03-21-13

What made the experience of listening to Bundle of Trouble the most enjoyable?

The storyline. The narrator was not one of the best I've heard.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

It did keep me guessing most of the time

Which character – as performed by Diana Orgain – was your favorite?

The main character

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

It did cause a chuckle here and there, as a verteran mother of 4

A cozy mystery

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

Reviewed: 03-04-13

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

I would recommend this book to a friend. A good mystery, an easy read. Interesting who-dun-it.

What other book might you compare Murder of a Barbie and Ken to and why?

It is along the same lines as other Scumble river mysteries, not unlike the Joanne Fluke mysteries.

What about Christine Leto’s performance did you like?

She has a great, non-distracting voice

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

I could have listened to this book in one sitting.

Funny, exciting listen

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

Reviewed: 11-10-12

What made the experience of listening to Vanity, Vengeance and a Weekend In Vegas the most enjoyable?

Another Kyra Davis book...enough said

What did you like best about this story?

The relationships among the characters

Which character – as performed by Gabra Zackman – was your favorite?

Love all. Anatoli would be fun to meet in real life :)

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

No

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

Interesting listen

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

Reviewed: 11-10-12

Would you listen to Death and the Girl Next Door again? Why?

Yes I would, just to catch the things I may have missed yhe first time

Would you recommend Death and the Girl Next Door to your friends? Why or why not?

Would, if they enjoy YA books

Which character – as performed by Lorelei King – was your favorite?

Jarret, of course

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

This book has many funny situations

Any additional comments?

The ending was somewhat of a Letdown.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Want to read more about Savanah

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

Reviewed: 11-10-12

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

I would recommend this to a friend that enjoys mysteries

What did you like best about this story?

Exciting plot line

Which character – as performed by Dina Pearlman – was your favorite?

I enjoyed all. Savanah's character was performed well

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

I laughed often while listening to this book

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

Love these books!

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

Reviewed: 08-13-12

What did you love best about The Look of Love?

It was a classic whodunit

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Look of Love?

The opening scene

Which scene was your favorite?

The opening scene

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Acid splashed on beauty....but the wrong beauty...who did it and is she safe?

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Slow start, but fairly decent ending

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

Reviewed: 08-13-12

If you could sum up Nursery Crimes in three words, what would they be?

Interesting, funny, almost-predictable

Who was your favorite character and why?

Juliet was my favorite character. She is an educated woman, who chose to stay home with her children, yet did not become an automaton.

Which scene was your favorite?

The scene that was my favorite was when Juliet gets shot.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When Juliet gives birth was a moving scene

2 of 2 people found this review helpful