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  • Thunderhead

  • Arc of a Scythe
  • By: Neal Shusterman
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,265
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,920
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,902

Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times best seller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a roller coaster!!!

  • By Nathan on 01-15-18

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 02-14-18

This book kept me guessing the whole time. There were various surprises that caught me off guard. And the ending was thrilling and emotional. I cannot wait for the next onr

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  • Wasted Lust

  • A 321 Spinoff
  • By: JA Huss
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, Tad Branson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 461
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 462

Sasha Cherlin died the night she let Nick Tate walk out on her for a life of crime. Her very essence was destroyed when they broke their promise to one another. Nick Tate made his choice with her future in mind. He loved Sasha enough to know that leaving her behind was the only way to keep her safe. Special Agent Jax Barlow understands the bond of love and he plans to use it to get justice. Nick and Sasha will do anything to rewrite their past. He's counting on that to bring them down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW Love it

  • By Kim on 01-28-17

Loved this book

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

Reviewed: 03-15-17

This was an awesome book. It's possibly my favorite book from JA Huss so far.

  • Easy Charm

  • By: Kristen Proby
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Rachel Fulginiti
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,586
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,408
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,403

Gabrielle Boudreaux, the youngest of the Boudreaux clan, is a single mother of her young son, Sam. Running a bed-and-breakfast at the family plantation house at the edge of the Mississippi River, Gabby loves her inn, her boy, and her family. She meets new people every day and takes pride in the house and land that has been in her family for more than five generations. Blessed beyond measure, she's also lonely, although she would never admit that to anyone, until Rhys O'Shaughnessy walks through her door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love this series!

  • By readinglover1 on 07-15-15

I love Kristen Proby but..

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

Reviewed: 12-16-16

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

The magic is gone from this series. Even though I did like the characters, I found the stories quite dull.

  • Lover Eternal, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 2

  • By: J. R. Ward
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,518
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,498
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,510

Listeners looking for a fresh twist on vampire tales need look no further than the erotically charged Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Mary Luce is dissatisfied with her life and her job. But when she is unwittingly thrust into the vampire dominion, everything changes. Falling under the protection of the Brotherhood's strongest member, Rhage, she soon finds herself drawn to his animalistic urges.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This series is...just..wow...grab your tissues!

  • By BluBumbleB on 04-25-14

Got completely turned off in the middle

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

Reviewed: 12-16-16

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

I'm in the middle. Not sure if I will finish. Once infidelity comes into the picture there is very little you can do to bring me back to the love story. What makes it worse is the fact that all sins are forgiven in about 2.5 minutes. This makes the female character look very weak in my opinion. Then they have sexy time right after. I'm completely grossed out, so I have no idea how a reader is supposed to believe that the female character is not about to wretch. Why would anyone sleep with a cheating partner within hours of their infidelity?...And with no protection? THEY WOULDN'T!!! At least no self respecting person would. Then some how, within the same scene the victim ends up apologizing to the cheater. Hmm not sure how that got flipped around. Maybe I missed something. It just seems ridiculous. Throwing the words "I love you" into the mix does not mean all is forgiven.

What could J.R. Ward have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

There needs to be more realistic consequences for peoples actions in this book. There is little conflict resolution. Somehow the characters just roll over their problems and keep it moving. The female in this is supposed to be a strong survivor. Letting a man use her like that is a complete contradiction.

Any additional comments?

To be fair, I am mostly focusing on one specific area of this book. That's how much it irked and disgusted me. In order for a story to be interesting you don't have to like the character but you do have to respect them to some degree. If not, there is no reason for the reader to root for them in the end. Needless to say, I lost respect.

  • Who I Am

  • FireNine Series, Book 3
  • By: S. Q. Williams
  • Narrated by: Christian Fox, Veronica Meunch
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 84

Some stories aren't easy to tell. Some situations aren't easy to relive. But I was raised to be strong - to hold my own. Because of it, I was hurt, torn down, beaten, and even had my heart snatched right out of my chest. But I'm ready now. It's time for me to speak up. You want to know what really goes on inside my head? Well, I'm right here. Real. Raw. Intense. This is all me. Roy Sykes. This is my story, and trust me… it's far from pretty.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing ending. But decent overall

  • By Nicole on 11-21-16

Disappointing ending. But decent overall

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

Reviewed: 11-21-16

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

Yes, this story was pretty amazing, but the ending was kind of unrealistic. I was dissapointed.

Would you be willing to try another book from S. Q. Williams? Why or why not?

Yes. She's got great potential but hasn't completely fulfilled it yet. The books are good but there is some greatness throughout. So eventually I expect to come across a great book of hers. This was close but dived at the end. Maybe next time.

What does Christian Fox and Veronica Meunch bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I love Christians voice.

Any additional comments?

As much as I adore Roy, he should have had to work much harder for forgiveness. The way this ended was unrealistic to me. It took this book from great to good.

  • The Fiery Cross

  • Outlander, Book 5
  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 55 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22,628
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,167

The year is 1771. Claire Randall is still an outlander, out of place and out of time. But now she is linked by love to her only anchor: Jamie Fraser. They have crossed oceans and centuries to build a life together in North Carolina. But tensions, both ancient and recent, threaten members of their clan. Knowing that his wife has the gift of prophecy, James must believe Claire, though he would prefer not to. Claire has shared a dreadful truth: there will, without a doubt, be a war.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Something that had to be gotten through

  • By Anne on 03-08-12

Good story overall.

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

Reviewed: 03-21-16

What made the experience of listening to The Fiery Cross the most enjoyable?

The narrator is excellent at doing the different voices.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Claire and Jaime are always my favorite. Though as time goes on I find that I loose a bit of love for Jaime's character. In this book I lost a lot of love for Roger. But before this I loved Roger and Brianna together too.

What about Davina Porter’s performance did you like?

She's just awesome.

Any additional comments?

Maybe I just get caught up on the details but it seems that as the series progresses the men get less respectful of their relationships. I can't tell you how frustrated I was that the writer made such a big deal about Roger kissing another woman only to completely avoid any explanation of Brianna's reaction or his reasons for doing it. I am married so I do realize that no marriage is perfect. However, if my husband had kissed another woman there would be hell to pay and not just from the other woman's husband. I don't know why it was made into such a big deal only to have Brianna completely ignore it. That was a small part of the overall picture but I thought it made the story a bit unrealistic to have Brianna just ignore his infidelity.

Overall it is a great story. But I stopped routing for Brianna and Roger to make it as a couple. I started thinking that maybe she could do better. Just a thought.

  • Dragonfly in Amber

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 38 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,955
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 28,409
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,350

New York Times best-selling author Diana Gabaldon enchanted scores of fans with Outlander, her electrifying historical saga set in 18th-century Scotland. Now this sequel sweeps listeners back into the past as Claire relates more of her perilous sojourn there with her Scottish warrior husband, James Fraser. Twenty years after her strange journey back in time, Claire has returned to Scotland with her daughter, determined to share with her the secret she has harbored since her time travel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FOR GUYS AS WELL

  • By Jeff on 05-14-12

I see this going in a bad direction

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

Reviewed: 03-09-16

Any additional comments?

Some of Jaime's action are questionable which makes me believe I will come to dislike him in the near future.

  • Voyager

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 43 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,779
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21,361
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 21,325

Set in the intriguing Scotland of 200 years ago, the third installment in the romantic adventures of Jamie and Claire is as compelling as the first. Now that Claire knows Jamie survived the slaughter at Culloden, she is faced with the most difficult decision of her life. She aches to travel back through time again to find the love of her life, but, in order to do that, she must leave their daughter behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My favorite Gabaldon book

  • By Karen on 12-09-09

Very Dissapointed

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

Reviewed: 03-09-16

What disappointed you about Voyager?

As the story went on I liked Jamie less and less. I was once in love with him now I'm just disappointed. Jaime's character deteriorates as the story goes on.

Has Voyager turned you off from other books in this genre?

No But I think I'm done with this story.

Have you listened to any of Davina Porter’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment. As the story continues, Jaime becomes less worthy of Claire's journey back in time. He is a known criminal that basically lives in a brothel. He has a bastard son and has married the woman who turned his first wife in as a witch. Honestly I'm not sure what Claire loves about him anymore. The honest and beautiful man she loved is gone. Yet when Claire finds out about all of Jaime's indiscretions she turns into a complete push over and says " well I love you so it's ok that you are a dirt bag." Sorry but I would leave Jaime in a heartbeat and go back to my previous life. Jaime is a big liar, man whore and a criminal in this book. I'm over him!

Any additional comments?

I'm thinking this series should have ended earlier so that the love between the main character remains pure. As it continues the love/ history between the two main character's is mutilated. Makes me sad.

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  • Forever Consumed

  • Consumed, Book 3
  • By: Skyla Madi
  • Narrated by: Madeleine Bundy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 127

Seth Marc is back and training harder than ever before to redeem his loss to Don Russell. Tensions are high but stakes are higher as MMAC founder, Matt Somers, forces Seth and Don to train under the same roof. Though Matt Somers believes it's only good fun to provoke the two for publicity, he doesn't realize just how serious the situation is. With Olivia by his side, Seth Marc pushes himself to his limits and struggles to keep opponent, Don Russell, out of his head as they fight it out one last time

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator....

  • By Lena on 09-06-14

Not my favorite

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

Reviewed: 10-25-15

Would you try another book from Skyla Madi and/or Madeleine Bundy?

Probably not.

What could Skyla Madi have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Some of the scenarios were pretty ridiculous for e.g.. the cage scene with Seth and Olivia.

Would you be willing to try another one of Madeleine Bundy’s performances?

No

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

No, but maybe the first book.

Any additional comments?

The first book was good but the series dwindled from there. First of all the narrator completely gave up on doing different voices for Seth and Olivia, which could make things confusing if you are not paying attention for a brief moment. Second, I was very disappointed with Olivia's reaction to Seth's misbehavior. It was totally unrealistic and made Olivia look kind of pathetic. She is definitely a push over. As the series went on I liked the main characters less and less. I think this series should have wrapped after the first book.

  • Overruled

  • By: Emma Chase
  • Narrated by: Jason Carpenter, Charlotte Penfield
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,816
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,661
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,663

A Washington, DC, defense attorney, Stanton Shaw keeps his head cool, his questions sharp, and his arguments irrefutable. They don't call him the Jury Charmer for nothing - with his Southern drawl, disarming smile, and captivating green eyes, he's a hard man to say no to. Men want to be him, and women want to be thoroughly cross-examined by him.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't even finish

  • By Kelli on 06-13-15

VERY DISAPPOINTED

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

Reviewed: 10-01-15

What was most disappointing about Emma Chase’s story?

Once the 10 years later came up it went down hill. To start there is very little mention of Jenny. There's just Sophie, which made me dislike her right away. She seemed like a home wrecker even though it wasn't really her fault. But later on I realize that Stanton has just turned into a selfish jerk. What happened to the sweet boy who wanted to marry his high school sweet heart? Apparently he disappeared. It made it impossible for me to root for the character's happy ending.

Any additional comments?

The idea that Stanton brings his hump buddy home to win back his old girl makes him look like an even bigger a$$. Especially since he's only taking her to make sure Sophie doesn't hump anyone else, very selfish. Plus he still wants her to give him some. In what world does this make sense?

4 of 4 people found this review helpful