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  • Candy Boys

  • Hot Candy, Book 1
  • By: Jo Raven
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, Sebastian York, Joe Arden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 880
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 814
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 816

Joel and Jethro. Roommates. Total hunks. Inseparable friends. Hot as hell. Meet my fantasy boyfriends. Aren't they just the sexiest, cutest thing? I know, right? They totally are. They are hot, too hot for a quiet - and obsessed with them - girl working in a bookshop. That'd be me, by the way. There's also the tiny problem of Joel wanting another girl. And as for Jethro, well...he doesn't do girls. Or maybe he doesn't do relationships.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Leaves some stories feeling "Stark" and "Grey" !

  • By Sarah on 05-08-17

Candy HOT Erotica

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-26-19

It took me many many chapters to get into this story of lack of a story. Basically this was erotica through and through. There was one mysterious plot twist towards the end, but it wasn't enough to make up for the beginning. It was so hard to relate to Candy, I'm not the starstruck, obsessed with celebrities type of girl and I can't imagine being hung up on a guy or two that long without doing something about it. The constant obsessing w/o anything to really make there guys special other then their bodies was a turn off. The author needed to given then all a past that we could really invest in, not oh I basically stoked you from a far for years but you never noticed me, but you were always with this smoking hot friend I never met in person but stoked for years too just imagining us all together in a erotic blog. The story just screamed Porno and while I loved the steamy sex scenes, there needed to be a better balance for the story. I didn't like that she kept at the blog even after she started a relationship with them or that SPOILER, all their names and a photo were leaked. It's ok to be kinky but the whole world didn't need to know about it and maybe I fell asleep on the ending cuz I don't think she figured out for sure who leaked it, but their is a book two, which I can't imagine what more needs to be said of done between there characters to warrant a second book. However, I think I was more interested in Joel's self discovery. I loved how supportive his sister was. It's sad that his parents wouldn't except him and that he struggled so hard with understanding and accepting his desires and essentially himself. This part of the story reminded me of Him by Sabrina Brown which was really well written even though the story ends up cutting the female out of the equation toward the end. Now that story was 5 stars credit worth while this story was barely worth the 2 stars. I still never came around to really liking Candy, while I liked to 2 Js the story only got interesting once they all hooked up probably due to lack of an interesting storyline. Then of course, once they're together silly drama kept pulling them apart only for them to return like magnets, only nothing was really resolved just each character wanting back into the triangle, I guess it was unconditional love, but it was hard to buy it when it came to Candy. I guess here crazy obsession with them and great sex was supposed to be the reason she fell so hard. If your just looking for a few hours to waste and get your panties wet you found the right story, especially, because all 3 narrators were phenomenal, 5stars for them. Honestly, I shutter to think whether I would have finished this book if they hadn't narrated it.

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  • Royal Mess

  • A Novella Duet
  • By: Jenna Sutton
  • Narrated by: Ava Lucas, Jason Clarke
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

In Royal Match, Prince Leo’s icy demeanor has earned him an amusing nickname - the Polar Prince. Unfortunately, the king doesn’t see the humor. If Leo wants to secure the throne of Alsania, he must improve his image. Participating in an organ-donation campaign seems like a good start. He expects to donate his organs on his deathbed, so he’s surprised to be matched with a complete stranger who needs his help now. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Royally wonderful!

  • By PATRICIA on 03-11-19

Royally Awesome!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-23-19

Two great stories for the price of one. Both storylines were well done. Jenna Sutton is now an author I will keep an eye out for. Jason Clarke nailed both story narrations, however, it took me a while to overlook some of Ava's make narration attempts. That and the fact that sometimes I felt each story had a dragging on point made we mark down to a 4 even though if there was a 4.5 that would have been my true rating for these stories. I loved that one story just flowed so well into the other and they both had loveable characters, unique circumstances, powerful messages embedded within the storyline, steamy sex scenes and the best of all wonderful HEA. Enjoy. I finished this one lazy Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed the escape from really.

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  • Pit Stop: Baby!

  • Crescent Cove, Book 4
  • By: Taryn Quinn
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

We had the hottest hookup ever. And now, she’s having my baby. I’m a carefree single guy. A successful race car driver who enjoys hitting the track - hard. I don’t do commitments. Hell, I rarely even do repeats. Until I spent the night with a gorgeous, funny woman who rocked my world. No names. No identifying details. Just lots and lots of pleasure. Until we meet up again at my older brother’s wedding. And guess what, she’s my brand new sister-in-law, Rylee Ford. And apparently, now she hates me. Oh, and she’s also pregnant. Surprise, I’m the daddy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good book

  • By Anonymous User on 05-14-19

Mehhh...

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-18-19

This book had all the author's usual but it wasn't as good as book 1-3. It lacked something and then b/c all of the books in the series have the same HEA, this book just became so predictable that I almost wanted to stop listening. The narrators were both awesome as usual. I guess my issues with this book started at the very beginning. I always loved seeing how the couple first met and while a little bit of this was explored, it skipped right over the hot and heavy sex and into her wierd sleepwalking issue which had me confused b/c the book just started and right after the met the story jumped forward but you'd never realize it until he's driving to meet his family and mentions that his brother 's wedding was over and she was mad at him, which we already knew from the end of book 3 but there were parts of them meeting at the wedding and realizing they were in-laws that I wanted the author to expand on but she just ran past it all. I love how they meet again esp. the flower shop and coffee/lunch run. I don't really like that everyone always seems to know the heroine is pregnant before the heroine in this series or that her weird fainting didn't make her seek help, I guess it was b/c she was so busy embarrassed/trying to his her problem. Anyway, it has a few funny moments and finally got back on track with the hot sex scenes, but by there you pretty much know how the story would play out. I just wish the storyline mixed it up a bit and gave us a little something different so that I could have really cared more about how it all would work out in the end. Oh well off to a better book...

  • Who's the Daddy

  • Crescent Cove, Book 3
  • By: Taryn Quinn
  • Narrated by: Wen Ross, Kai Kennicott
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

I found a new apartment near my new school. Yay me. I also found myself unexpectedly naked with Dare, the smoking-hot single-dad mechanic who works next door. Dare did more than clean my spark plugs that night, let me tell you. Then my worlds collide when Dare shows up at his son’s parent-teacher conference. Next thing I know, surprise! Pregnant. Dare knows I’m worried about my job at the Catholic school and about how I’m going to handle the baby that might be his. Please, God, let it be his. I just never expected Dare to propose marriage.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and Quirky Single Dad Romance

  • By bookbruin on 11-26-18

Loved it!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-17-19

Just like the first 2 books in this series, the author did an amazing job creating a simple, slightly predictable, and yet rather enjoyable novel. It has the humor, steamy sex scenes, lovable characters, cute little kids, and of course the HEA💓. The narrators were of course awesome as usual. I wish there was a scene where she was finally able to get Wes to open up to her but maybe it was too soon and maybe the pancake scene was the authors attempt at that moment. I also feel that the story was rushed after the proposal and the ex-boyfriend made it way too easy for them which was weird b/c he went through the trouble of actually meeting her in person after breaking up with her twice only to run for the hills when he learned the truth. It just felt like something was missing there, maybe if we at least knew how she worded the text message it would make more sense. That rushed feeling was also felt in the case of their parents, like what happened to the meet each other's families or the ask her dad for permission, especially since it was rushed more so to ease the rumors and so she would not get away, but after she found out it was like the story never went back to her job at the Catholic school to see if the nuns really looked down on her or threatened to fire her. Hopefully, they wouldn't react that way and it was just her fears and the fact that it was a small town, but I guess we'll never know and luckily it worked out regardless. However, the lack of proper etiquette with the parents did make for a nice transition for book 4. Worth the listen if you just want to escape into a good fantasy for a few hours.

  • After

  • The After Series, Book 1
  • By: Anna Todd
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Louise, Hero Fiennes Tiffin
  • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,785
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,578
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,580

There was the time before Tessa met Hardin, and then there’s everything after.... Life will never be the same. Tessa is a good girl with a sweet, reliable boyfriend back home. She’s got direction, ambition, and a mother who’s intent on keeping her that way. But she’s barely moved into her freshman dorm when she runs into Hardin. With his tousled brown hair, cocky British accent, and tattoos, Hardin is cute and different from what she’s used to. But he’s also rude - to the point of cruelty, even. For all his attitude, Tessa should hate Hardin.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Repetitive

  • By Tayln on 04-24-19

Good but...

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-16-19

I saw the movie trailer about this novel and I love when good novels are turned into great movies, not that the movie has been released yet. However, I never read the novel and I wanted to know what was so great about it that it got to be created into a motion picture. I loved the narration even though it's all told from her POV until the very last chapter. I did have several eye rolling moments when I worried this novel would be too young adult for me , but though I think she was kinda naive it did seem like true struggles college students may find themselves dealing with. I loved that her characters growth development made her stronger and able to better stand-up for herself. I struggled with why she was so intrigued by him b/c he irritated me several times throughout the story and the cliffhanger at the end never revealed what was really true about their relationship and what she learned about him that made him so messed up, like did that really happen to his mother, etc. I also thought it would end more dramatically like he was a sex addict in a weird sex relationship with the pink hair girl that annoyed her and the bad boy that he seemed so intimidated by only it came back to silly games like they were all still in high school. Then I thought it would end with a car accident but instead she left her car which didn't make sense b/c the guy she left with wasn't really her friend and she'd need her car to pack up and get away from the apartment but the book just left it all in the air in a most unrealistic way. I'd be so hurt I'd never want to see any of them again let alone drive off with someone who wasn't honest with me, it's that why she was mad at S too but I guess it didn't matter for Z. I don't know. The story has true potential but I guess the characters were too immature for me. To still let peer pressure and lies go that far is just baffling to me, but they're still young so I guess he was true clueless how to get out of it. Smh. Hopefully, the movie has a different spin on it. Not sure if there is a sequel but I think the author should have just summed it up in this book. Oh well.

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  • Hot Bachelor

  • All-Stars Series, Book 2
  • By: Katie McCoy
  • Narrated by: Virginia Rose, Kale Williams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 9

He's off-limits...and we're breaking all the rules! I just landed my dream summer gig: working as a production assistant on TV's smash-hit reality show, Ever After. Two months of sun and fun at the beach? Sign me up! Until the moment I come face to face with this season's bachelor, racing's bad boy Dash - a.k.a., the mysterious hottie I just hooked up with at a creepy motel off the I-80. Can you say, awkward? Dash is sexy, charming-and totally off-limits. But the chemistry between us is way too hot to ignore. He's playing to win, and he's got his sights set on the prize: me!

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ok but not great

  • By Danika Washington on 03-04-19

Ok but not great

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-04-19

I really wanted to like this one. I skipped the first book because I though the storyline for this one would be better. While this book did have a really good beginning full of promise especially given that it had me laughing out loud and grinning ear to ear and even topped it off with some nice hot and steamy sex scenes, it just got too caught up in knocking of the ABC TV show The Bachelor even though it tried to focus more on the off the scene drama. Once the lead characters got tied up in the show the rest of the book just became way too predictable. I liked their secret night on the town after that one contestant abruptly left the show, but they didn't really get more time like that, just random bootycalls. While it did end in a HEA by then I was just listening to here how the hookup scenes went down since I already knew how the remainder of the story was going to go down with forcing him to focus on the other girls then letting jealousy make her whiny and blame him for only doing what she asked him to do and then even after knowing the kind of manipulative snakes they work for he of course blamed her for betraying him instead of hearing her out and believing her. Typical misunderstandings and drama which wasn't needed if the narrators had more of an imagination to make the plot twists really worth listening to. The narrators, however, were awesome and made this half-filled story come alive. A one time listen for me.

  • Crown Jewels

  • By: Ella James
  • Narrated by: J.F. Harding, Aubrey Vincent
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 197
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

After that close-up of his package on the sailboat in Morocco, TMZ started calling him Crown Jewels. Not that I keep track of Prince Liam. Definitely don’t stalk him online like my friends do. I’m out of that scene now. My family’s reality show might still be running, but I’ve been off-screen for a while. When people pass me on the sidewalk, they might squint, but most of them don’t scream “Lucy Rhodes” and ask about my love of Lucky Charms or how my broken toe healed. Prince Liam - my stalking his Instagram - that’s just for fun. It’s my dirty little secret. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good mystery throughout...

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-28-19

Crown Jewels is Right!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-19

This Audible book was a hidden jewel. It was so well rounded. It introduced the characters and their backgrounds, had the amazing chance encounter b/w the leads, hot sex scenes, then the awkward day after a one night stand. It has royalty and celebrity fame, good friends, as well as paparazzi and crazy ex's and evil villains. The romance mixed well with the mystery and suspends. There was a while when I felt It may be dragging a bit and I just wanted her to get there and spit It out lol but It helped you fall in love with the foreign lands and get to know more about them. It also throws in my favorite accidental pregnancy and HEA. Definitely worth a listen if a good storyline, steamy romance and LOVE is your go to fantasy novel😍

P.S as far as narration goes, it's a dual POV narration that honestly would have been perfect if only the female narrator read it. She was awesome all the way through. Though I loved the male narrators voice for Liam, he struggled a little with Lucy. There were times the male narrator would make her sound whiny when dispite all she's been through she is actually strong and independent just unlucky in love. There was also this weird southern accent he tried to give her that bugged me sometimes but the story was good enough for me to keep listening. He also made her whisper which only made the accent worse but like I said it was easy to over look. Enjoy!

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  • HIM

  • By: Sarina Bowen, Elle Kennedy
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Jacob Morgan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,282
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,159

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wisecracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were 18? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where have these narrators been all my life?

  • By kindle customer on 03-09-16

Great Self Discovery Story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-19

The storyline was perfect. The narrators were amazing. I loved all the characters as well as the steamy sex scenes. I even loved that they were hockey players, even though I'm not a hockey fan and barely see a game unless it's between clicks as I change the channel lol. It was great to see the bromance start back up after it ran cold and the past explained while the new discovery emerged. I liked that it wasn't a down low situation and that he really liked the girl and wasn't just unintentionally using her. I even like how the bromance became more without a complete freak out or playing the blame game. I loved how they both played on great teams and that Ryan's teammates didn't judge him. Jamie 's family was awesome but I was left wondering how Ryan would eventually come out to his parents and if his father was so cold because he already suspected Ryan was gay; I guess that will be covered in book 2 but I hope his father and new teammates come around to accepting him for who he is.

  • Play Dirty

  • Jordan's Game, Book 4
  • By: JA Huss
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144

Can a threesome really work? Or does it always crash and burn? They were never meant to be just two. It was always three. But seven years ago Jordan Wells broke the trust he’d built with Alexander and Augustine and everything changed. Everyone moved on and got over it. Put the past behind them where it belonged and started new lives. But now Alexander and Augustine are back - looking for a new game and the final third to complete their threesome. And they won’t take no for an answer. Jordan Wells is about to play his final game. Will he win? Or will he be too afraid to try?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic ride- & What a fun journey!

  • By Will I AM! on 10-24-18

Gotta Love Jordan

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-19

First off, I loved the narration of course. So talented that I still escape into the fantasy because every character has their own distinct voice. To be honest I listened to all of Taking Turns series which were my first books by JA Huss. I then listened to Total Exposure which was different but I still loved it, especially the fact that Jordan didn't let all the kinky games end with Taking Turns series. The reviews for Jordan's games made me skip book 2 and 3 which I may still go back to hear, but I was so excited when I realized this book 4 was finally going to focus on the game master himself. I always wanted to know more about Jordan and this book answered everything and more. I loved that it was a MFM especially because Huss writes these type of relationships so well. I wish some of the hot and steamy sex scenes were a little longer and more detail like she usually does but the storyline had me so intrigued that I wasn't really disappointed. At one point I worried I missed the big plot twist but it all wrapped up so well in the end. I even loved how she used characters from previous books and how in spite of it all there was an unconditional friendship. It's hard to find ppl you can really rely on in life and it was nice that the book give you hope that even the most messed up ppl can find a sense of HEA💖

  • Mister Romance

  • Masters of Love Series, Book 1
  • By: Leisa Rayven
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

As his alter-ego Mister Romance, Max is a drop-dead gorgeous escort who makes romantic fantasies come to life. No sex, just swoon-worthy dates to die for, and the cream of New York's socialites can't get enough. Whether they want a dominating billionaire, bad boy with a heart of gold, hot geek, sexy biker, or best friend who loves them from afar, Max can make it all happen, but he's careful to keep his real identity a secret. Enter investigative journalist Eden Tate. Having caught wind of the urban legend of Mister Romance, Eden is determined to publish a scathing expose on Max.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • un-freakin'-believable

  • By erika clark on 02-10-19

Thank Goodness it's Over

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-28-19

I'm not sure why I hung in there to hear the entire story. The narrators were obviously awesome, but the story irritated me. I guess I'm not a fan of nosy reporters so her character already bugged me, but then she wasn't even a good reporter or I supposed she just wasn't inspired which is exactly how this story made me feel. I wanted to escape reality with hot passion, a great story and hot 🔥scenes that would make me wish I was in the story. However, though the middle had promise, it all just turned into a big tease where I felt like nothing was really happening and I was just wasting my time listening to so control freak woman who would say the most unintelligent things. He was awesome the entire story but she got in my nerves. She would go on and on about having a closed heart but she would love a reckless life of meaningless sex with everyone but the man I wanted her to call for even though I couldn't understand why he liked her even when he did get around to explaining it. Then when it finally heated up in the last few chapters, which were some of the better parts of the book, esp the ending, she got all whiny and clingy which drove her and me crazy. Like girl suck it up and let the man figure it out ugh. Oh well. I wish the previous reviewers would have warned me before I wasted a credit, but at least it's over and I will never listen to this story again. Maybe you'll feel differently, but I feel better knowing I at least warned you.

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