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  • Origin

  • Mama's Retribution, Book 1
  • By: Bianca Pheasant
  • Narrated by: Gary Leo Smith
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Drugs, abuse, and humiliation are part of everyday life for young Kyndra Abbott, a beautiful prostitute working the streets of Chicago. She found herself working as a lady of the night against her will when circumstances took her down a path she never knew existed. Living under a tyrant pimp, she can feel her life and every last shred of self-worth slip away from her. When she finally decides to give up and end it all, she finds her savior cast away in a dirty old cardboard box next to a smelly red Dumpster.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • not an easy one but wow

  • By Rebecca Azizov on 11-21-18

Origin: Mama's Retribution

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

Reviewed: 11-18-18

This book is written from an interesting concept. Our main character was sold into prostitution at a very early age by a drug addicted husband. After years of suffering through that life she randomly finds a newborn baby abandoned in an alley and even though she can't take care of herself, AT ALL, and is brutalized by her pimp regularly, she decides the baby is hers and sets about keeping it. This sets a chain of events in motion that change her life forever. That's my synopsis. I find the concept interesting, I really do, but in my opinion, the book reads kind of clunky. There are a lot of instances where contractions could have been used but weren't which made the telling come across as unrealistic and pulled me out of the story more times than I can count. Of course that's just my opinion and based off of other reviews it may just be me that was bothered by it. Overall, the story was interesting and I still think worthy of a read. Just be warned if you're a grammar Nazi that it gets a little rough. I received a free copy of this book at my request and am voluntarily leaving this honest review.

  • The Beast's Baby

  • By: N. Alleman, J. Chase
  • Narrated by: Holly Holt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Axel: When I left home to follow my dream of becoming a boxer, I was too young and stupid to know what I was leaving behind. These days I fill my world with the blood and sweat of a violent profession and the meaningless sexual conquests that come with it. A futile attempt to erase from my mind the only woman I’ve ever loved. Since I can’t let her go, I have no choice but to win her back. Olive: I’ve loved Axel my entire life. The boy next door. We didn’t talk about the attraction building between us, until one fateful night those sparks finally burst into flames.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • sticky sweet and very hot

  • By Rebecca Azizov on 11-21-18

The Beast's Baby

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

I enjoyed listening to, The Beast's Baby. I thought it was a solid story, with enough background to help the reader feel more invested in the characters. I think the narrator did a pretty good job as well, and helped to bring the story to life. All in all, a nice way to spend the day! Worth the listen. I received a copy of this book for free and am leaving this honest review voluntarily.

  • DUKE

  • CREED MC, Book 1
  • By: Jax Hart
  • Narrated by: Rodney Falcon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 85

She's the air in my lungs. The color in my world. But I'm no prince with a castle. I'm the king of the most feared MC on the West Coast. The kingdom I inherit is everything she hates and everything she's running from. I'm the monster lurking in the shadows. Waiting, biding my time to make her mine. She can try to run, but I've already caught her. She just doesn't know it yet. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Aww great combination

  • By Wendy P on 06-27-18

DUKE: CREED MC

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

Just finished listening to this and it was pretty good. It has a solid love story, some angst, and a little bit of tension, but more than anything it really focused on the relationship between the two main characters which is definitely not all sunshine and roses. I liked the narrator's voice alot, my only complaint being that he didn't really switch up his voice between the main characters when they weren't physically speaking so if they were having thoughts, etc it was easy to lose just which character it was. Other than that he was great. I would like to hear him in other novels. overall, a pretty good read. I received this book for free at my request and am leaving this honest review.

  • Trial of Three

  • Power of Five, Book 3
  • By: Alex Lidell
  • Narrated by: Victoria Mei
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

For Lera, training has never been so hard. With the males’ power roaring in her veins and River’s cold demand that she master the magic before the third trial, something has to give. Worse still, River is keeping something from her. Something about his past and Lunos’ future. For River and Coal, the past must stay buried. Though one male’s nightmare sits on a throne and the other’s hides in his soul, they are equally unprepared for Lera’s startling determination to undress the truth. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • next book please

  • By Bethany Small on 11-15-18

YES!

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

Another fantastic installment in the series! The writing is terrific and the narration is spot on as always! I can not wait for the next one!!!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Sand Dollar

  • The Oregon Coast Series, Book 1
  • By: Maggie Christensen
  • Narrated by: Gail Hedrick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Stunned by news of an impending redundancy and impelled by the magic of a long-forgotten sand dollar, widow Jenny Sullivan retreats to her godmother in Oregon to consider her future. What she doesn't bargain for is to uncover the secret of her adoption at birth and her Native American heritage. This revelation sees her embark on a journey of self-discovery such as she'd never envisaged.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good story and very good narration.

  • By Kira on 10-11-18

The Sand Dollar

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

Reviewed: 10-22-18

This was a nice way to spend a day. The writing is nice, the narration is nice, the characters are nice, the setting is nice... there is nothing earth shattering about the book, but sometimes that's, well, nice! Will your world shift on its axis after listening? No, probably not. Will you be sorry you took the time to listen? No, probably not that either. I liked it, and feel it's worth a listen. You should give it a try! I requested a free review copy of this book and am voluntarily leaving this honest review.

  • The Companion

  • Sundaes for Breakfast Romance Series, Book 3
  • By: Chelsea Hale
  • Narrated by: Stacey Glemboski
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Mandy Jones goes at life alone. At least since her grandma passed away a decade ago. Wishing she could have fulfilled her grandma’s dream to travel more, she runs a successful business being a tour guide and companion for senior citizens who want to see the world. Her world revolves around connecting to her grandma’s generation. Derek Thompson took over as CEO when his grandfather passed away. Trying desperately to prove himself to the world, he works long hours, dedicated to the legacy his grandfather left behind. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome Listen!!!

  • By Jan M on 11-10-18

The Companion

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

The companion was a sweet, easy reading romance. If you're looking for a nice way to spend an afternoon then this book is for you. The narration was excellent, and really helped to make something just a little more out of the story. I received a free copy of the book and am choosing to leave this honest review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • All Jacked Up

  • Beach Pointe Romance Series, Book 3
  • By: Mysti Parker
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

Avery Price needs quick cash to save her bridal shop. When she discovers a way to win $50,000, she jumps at the chance. The only catch is, she has to get married or at least stage a convincing wedding. Her best bet is Beach Pointe’s most eligible bachelor. But he hates everything to do with marriage. Veterinarian Dr. Jack Maddox is a magnet for every gold-digger in town, but Avery is the only one who's ever walked out on the chance to share his bed. When he finds her in his kitchen in an apron, he’s shocked that she’s changed her mind, but there’s a catch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dool

  • By Dorothy Dooley on 09-23-18

All Jacked Up

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

All Jacked Up was a very easy listen. I enjoyed the characters and the extended family was a hoot. Even the animals had great personalities! The narrator did a good job as well. All in all, this was an enjoyable read. I received a free copy of this book and then voluntarily leaving this review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Man Card

  • Man Hands, Book 2
  • By: Tanya Eby, Sarina Bowen
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318

Ash: I still don't know how it happened. One minute, I was arguing with my arrogant competitor - our usual trash-talk over who deserves the larger commission. But somehow, I went from throwing down to kneeling down.... It can never happen again. I don't even like him. He's too slick. He's a manipulating, mansplaining party boy in preppy clothes. So why can't I get him out of my head? Sebastian: Ash is my missing my piece. She's the sweet cream to my gourmet espresso. And nothing gets me going faster than her contempt for me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Power Braht For The Win!

  • By bookbruin on 05-15-18

LOVED THIS!!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

This entire series was fantastic! Excellent story writing, excellent narration, I don't think I've ever laughed so much qhile reading a book. You can not go wrong with this SERIES. You just can't.

  • Boy Toy

  • By: Sarina Bowen, Tanya Eby
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby, Teddy Hamilton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237

The moment Sadie Matthews walks through the daycare center door, I feel my world tilt in her direction. Again. I fell for her when I was 14, and I’m still not over her. Problem: She still thinks of me as a teen she used to babysit. But I’ve learned a few things about pleasing a woman in the last 15 years. I can’t wait to show her how good it could be. I need to move quickly before I lose her again. This is more than a game to me, but I still plan to win. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Boy Toy

  • By Lisa on 08-25-18

LOVED THIS SERIES!!!!!!!<br />

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

This entire series was fantastic! Excellent story writing, excellent narration, I don't think I've ever laughed so much qhile reading a book. You can not go wrong with this SERIES. You just can't.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • In Bounds

  • The Bound Series, Book 6
  • By: Bronwyn Green
  • Narrated by: Natalie Eaton, Dirk Diamond
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Running into the one-off she’s never been able to forget complicates the hell out of her summer holiday. Ivy Wright knows several things to be true: Marrying a guy who can’t keep it in his pants is a terrible idea. So is having a drunken, secret one-night stand with her best friend’s little brother. And catching a soccer ball with one’s face never works out well for anyone. When all three collide, what was supposed to be a relaxing vacation in the English countryside becomes unbelievably awkward not to mention sexually charged. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I don't normally do this...

  • By Keri L. on 09-04-18

In Bounds

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

Is it getting hot in here or is that just this book? I want to start by saying that I absolutely loved the narrators. They were truly fantastic. Now if you are looking for a story that is extremely heavy in the steam department this book would be a five star for sure. I gave it four because I was looking for a bit more than that and I got annoyed with the main character's constant self image issues. Like I said before though, TONS of steam in this book, and fantastic narration. I was given a free copy of this book and am voluntarily leaving this honest review.