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  • Sincerely, Carter

  • By: Whitney G.
  • Narrated by: Joseph Discher, Jennifer O'Donnell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 767
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769

Arizona Turner has been my best friend since fourth grade, even when we hated each other. We've been there for one another through first kisses and first times, and we've been each other's constant when good relationships turned bad. (We even went to colleges that were minutes away from each other.) Throughout the years, and despite what anyone says, we've never crossed the line. Never thought about it. Never wanted to...until one night changed everything. At least, it should've....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • addicting!

  • By Lunar Ryuu on 12-17-15

By Far the Best Whitney G book

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

Reviewed: 06-03-19

I loved this story so much finished in 2 days. I think Carter and Arizona have the ideal friendship and the intensity of this story made me tear up. since I read and listen to a lot of Romance novels with similar tropes....me crying says a lot. Great job!

  • Show Me the Way

  • Fight for Me, Book 1
  • By: A.L. Jackson
  • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,908
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,746
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,746

Rex Gunner. As bitter as he is beautiful. The owner of the largest construction company in Gingham Lakes has been burned one too many times. His wife leaving him to raise their daughter was the last blow this single dad could take. The only woman he'll let into his heart is his little girl. When Rex meets his new neighbor, he knows he's in trouble. She's gorgeous and sweet and everything he can't trust. Until she becomes the one thing he can't resist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent well written correct grammar well edited what a refreshing change from so many books out there now!

  • By Bones And Cat Fan on 11-13-17

Well Done

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

Reviewed: 06-20-18

this one is s favorite. I was skeptical but the pain and love and then the ACTION was a welcomed change in the contemporary romance genre

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  • xo, Zach

  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Sebastian York
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 969
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 903

The first time we met was at a party. Your ex arrived to show off the person he'd left you for last month, and you asked me to pretend to be your date. I was more than happy to help. You were attractive, smart and witty--and that kiss we shared? It left me wanting you for days. The second time we met was in my office on campus where we were both surprised to discover you were the new master’s degree student in poetry that I would be working with. You promised to be professional. I did no such thing. The late nights and intense study sessions spent alongside you majorly throw me off my game. I want you, and I fight with myself daily over this fact. I know I'm crass, that my sexual innuendos and dirty mouth annoy you, but I live for those two bright spots of color in your cheeks. If that's the only reaction I can get out of you, I'll gladly take it. You hate Mondays so every Monday I slip an anonymous poem into your bag and your smile gets me through the week. I think I'm falling for you, and I know it's wrong. I know that I'm only supposed to be the adviser to your program and nothing more, but here's the thing. I think you're falling for me too.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Full of Ups and Downs

  • By Natalie Haigler on 01-26-18

This is Kendall Ryan's best story<br />

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

Reviewed: 05-01-18

I bbn loved this story. I have listened and read many of her books and been mostly pleased but these characters reached me deeper than all the others.

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  • Your Irresistible Love

  • Bennett Family, Book 1
  • By: Layla Hagen
  • Narrated by: Kasha Kensington, Aiden Snow
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 861
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 795

Sebastian Bennett is a determined man. It's the secret behind the business empire he built from scratch. Under his rule, Bennett Enterprises dominates the jewelry industry. Despite being ruthless in his work, family comes first for Sebastian, and he'd do anything for his parents and eight siblings - even if they drive him crazy sometimes...like when they keep nagging him to get married already.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Intriging Concept, Mediocre Execution

  • By Rusty on 10-18-16

Great story. however....

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

Reviewed: 04-24-18

I like the story but the female narrator was very hard to get past. thankfully the author peaked my interest early on otherwise I would have given up in chapter 6

  • Mister Moneybags

  • By: Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,880
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,711
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,711

I met Bianca in an elevator. She was on her way to interview me when we got stuck. The beautiful raven-haired reporter assumed I was a delivery guy because of the way I was dressed. She had no clue I was really Dex Truitt, the wealthy, successful businessman she'd dubbed "Mister Moneybags" - her afternoon appointment. Bianca told me how much she hated Dex's type - snobby, over-educated, silver-spooned men who didn't appreciate the simple things in life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Lydia - HEA Bookshelf on 04-12-17

Best Keeland and Ward story..

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

Reviewed: 02-28-18

I love the twist and turns. The details provide a more clearer picture of the characters. Usually Keeland stories don't surprise me and I enjoy anyway. This one did surprise me and I enjoyed it more because of that.

  • The Air He Breathes

  • By: Brittainy Cherry
  • Narrated by: Brian Pallino, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,421
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,267
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,265

I was warned about Tristan Cole. "Stay away from him," people said. "He's cruel." "He's cold." "He's damaged." It's easy to judge a man because of his past. To look at Tristan and see a monster. But I couldn't do that. I had to accept the wreckage that lived inside of him, because it also lived inside of me.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Spectacular... except for one little thing

  • By Jessica on 04-12-16

Must Read

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

Reviewed: 01-06-18

The Air He Breathes was a breathless read. My assessment is not just creative word play; it represents exactly how I felt reading through the story. Elizabeth’s transformation and Tristian acceptance of his new reality kept wait and hoping for happiness. Initially the author had me gasping at the emotional imbalance of the characters healing process. I mean really, who would think its logical to cure loneliness from a deceased spouse by pretending another is your past. The recklessly diving into an unhealthily relationship as if it is the first step to the cure of loneliness. But honestly the first steps in recovery for most major traumas are acceptance or admitting to a problem. I think the astonishing part to me in the characters therapy practices was their comfortability with it and the long time spent doing it. The moment Tristian decided that he wanted Elizabeth for her and not because of the memory of his wife was heartbreaking and refreshing. Elizabeth holding her pain in for her daughter Emma was expected but so well written. The best part about each character was their willingness to help others heal despite their own pain. And the FEATHERS, wow! Without ruining the moments in the story, I will just say feathers for Emma made me cry.

Overall this story was amazing. It was well developed with a wonderful plot line and appropriately placed twists and turns. The shining element in this story was the character's evolution. Each character came into their own with the other character’s helping hand. I loved that about this novel. The Air He Breathes is a top 20 read for me. Brittainy C. Cherry story made me want to know more about her and everything she writes. If you want to be emotional challenged and have your heart moved, read The Air He Breathes. It will change you.

  • A Court of Wings and Ruin

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Amanda Leigh Cobb
  • Length: 25 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,058
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,060

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court determined to gather information on Tamlin's maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so, she must play a deadly game of deceit - and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre but for her world as well.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not that bad!!

  • By Amanda on 05-03-17

Amazing Read

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

Reviewed: 05-30-17

This was amazing. I will put this in my top 20 for the year. Sarah Maas knows how to bring the tension and excitement to a story. I will admit, she (the author) often makes me upset and annoyed, but always comes back to make me happy. In my mind that is a sign of great storytelling. She did not wrap everything up super neatly, but she provided a plausible conclusion to Feyre's character. The standout character definitely goes to Nesta. Maas wrote her so well that if I were to meet her in real life, I would instantly hate her, then pray for her because her inner pain is real. Lucien and Feyre on their own in the first half displayed what real friendship is like. I like that Tamlin gets some act right and that surprise from Moor was shocking. I am not certain if it was needed in the story, but it definitely provide perspective and a better understanding of the character. This book was well worth the time and I would recommend it in a heartbeat.

  • The Barrier Between

  • Collector, Book 2
  • By: Stacey Marie Brown
  • Narrated by: Amy Landon
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 549

Zoey's life has taken a dramatic turn. Only a few months ago, she was a Collector working for the secret part of the government called the Department of Molecular Genetics (DMG), tracking and collecting fae. Her life had been changing and improving, with a partner she loved and a sister she adored. Now all that is gone - Daniel murdered by a fae, and Lexi killed when the Seattle area was devastated by a powerful, magical electrical storm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • PLEASE MORE

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-05-16

Disappointing compared to the first

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

Reviewed: 05-22-17

The author Stacey Marie Brown does a little wool over the eyes with this sequel. I completed the first book in about three days and was so excited to start the next one. I loved the main character and how she did not want to really accept the power within her. Zoey and Ryker should have ended up safe and sounded at the end of this book. The long deviance in the story line where Zoey is kidnapped and the fighting ring was a plot point was odd and almost ruined the story for me. I did not understand its purpose. Zoey’s history on being rough and uncaring was established well with the author’s description. And the soft feeling for her adopted sister contradicts all the feelings the author should get from that plot line. The Ryker’s enemies chasing the stone and the ex-girlfriend and the old friend who is obviously going to betray him at some point. Then her old company hunting her did not interject enough in the second half so when they show up at the end with some sort of cliff hanger, it made it feel misplaced. I read this one a little slower than the previous and was disappointment. If I read book 3 I am hoping for closure and a happy ending. Stacey Marie Brown has some great creativity, but this just did not work well for me.

  • Keystone

  • Crossbreed Series, Book 1
  • By: Dannika Dark
  • Narrated by: Nicole Poole
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,339
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,074
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,057

When the road forks, how do you know which path is the right one? Raven Black hunts evildoers for fun, but her vigilante justice isn't the only reason she's hiding from the law. Half vampire, half mage, she's spent years living as a rogue to stay alive. When a Russian shifter offers her a job in his covert organization hunting outlaws, dignity and a respectable career are finally within her grasp.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • And she did it again! Another fantastic book.

  • By Gracie on 02-08-17

As Always, great story with a little variety

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

Reviewed: 05-22-17

Dannika Dark has something that other author’s does not have, an ability to build new exciting environments in familiar paranormal worlds. I loved this book. The love and adult content was definitely cut to an extreme minimum in this story. But to have a woman warrior assassin type was refreshing. Raven was rescued by the Russian and his crew, but not the victim. I have never cared for any Dannika Dark’s mage focus novels, mainly because I did not understand what a mage is supposed to be. However, Keystone made it work for me for the group is a mixture of all breeds. I cannot wait to read the next book and I am very interested in how Raven adapts to her new life.

  • Darkfever

  • Fever, Book 1
  • By: Karen Marie Moning
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,243
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,068
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,068

MacKayla Lane's life is good. She has great friends, a decent job, and a car that breaks down only every other week or so. In other words, she's your perfectly ordinary 21st-century woman. Or so she thinks...until something extraordinary happens.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Stick with it!

  • By Dana on 01-27-11

Just could not make it work for me.

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

Reviewed: 05-22-17

This novel was not what I expected. After viewing the cover art and some of the reviews, I thought the story would be adult and action packed novel. The story was slow and lacking romance or adult content. There was a lot hidden meanings, and suggestive language, but no sexual content. The plot of Mac being key the detector was nice, but did not mesh together with the other elements well. I really wanted to like this story, but I could not. And unfortunately, I am really interested in book three but because of the detail in the story itself and my overall lack of interest, I will not be able to hold out to read it. This book just did not give me what I wanted in this type of reading.

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