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  • Dirty Rich Cinderella Story Ever After

  • By: Lisa Renee Jones
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Joe Arden
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 123

Get ready for a steamy honeymoon and a heart-stopping welcome home for Cole and Lori! The unexpected is about to happen, and while Lori has faced the demons of her past, she and Cole will face those of his past now.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Sappy dialogue and the law grossly inaccurate

  • By Kathycubcarwell on 03-16-19

Sappy dialogue and the law grossly inaccurate

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

Love the narrators but they have awful dialogue to work with. While I don't expect the author to be an attorney please consult one for at least the basics. Between the sappy dialogue and the grossly inaccurate law I couldn't really get into the story, such as it is.

  • Dirty Rich Cinderella Story

  • By: Lisa Renee Jones
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon, Joe Arden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 729
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 688
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 683

Lori Havens juggles three jobs, the best of which is researcher for novelist and columnist Cat Summer. One evening after finishing up her work at Cat's apartment building, Lori has an encounter with a sexy stranger and does something out of character: She goes home with him. Despite their connection, Lori leaves before he finds out she's far from the equal he believes her to be. Flash forward a few months; Lori lands an internship at the firm of Cat's husband. Lori walks into a conference room to find her new boss, Cole Brooks, one of the partners, is her one-night prince charming.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A SWEET & SAVORY SEXY FEEL-GOOD FAIRYTALE

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 09-08-18

Awful for a number of reasons

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

Reviewed: 03-14-19

Stilted dialogue, grossly inaccurate depiction of the law and law firms, and disgusting portrayal of inappropriate workplace sexual harassment. Women will never be taken seriously as long as this drivel continues to be published. Finally, If you're going to write about courtroom drama, consult a lawyer! (Loved the narrators as always. Just hate this series.)

  • #Junkie

  • Gearshark Series, Book 1
  • By: Cambria Hebert
  • Narrated by: Luke Itzvic, Guy Locke
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

Drew Forrester is a total adrenaline junkie. His high of choice? Cars. The faster, the better. He's been making waves in Maryland's underground racing circuit since he crossed the state line, and after speaking with him, we know he's not hitting the brakes anytime soon. So what exactly does it take to burn rubber and make a name for yourself in a world where the only rule is that there are no rules? You gotta be hungry. You gotta have balls. And you can never back down.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A solid 3.5 Stars for me!

  • By Cyndi on 01-08-17

Awful Narration. Cute Story

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

Reviewed: 01-10-19

The narrators were awful, especially Trent. Monotone delivery and fake emotional drama. Couldn't really tell the difference in the voices. I had to keep listening for what names were used in the dialogue. The speaking scenes were the worst. When they were thinking inside their heads the narration wasn't as bad. I only read this series because I wanted to find out what happened to the characters from the #hashtag series. Otherwise I would have stopped after book 1. I'm on book 3 and there are new narrators because the main characters have changed. yay!

  • Hitched, Vol. 3

  • The Imperfect Love Series, Book 3
  • By: Kendall Ryan
  • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
  • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 555
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 528
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 527

Marry the girl I've had a crush on my whole life. Check. Inherit a $100 billion company. Check. Produce an heir...Wait. What? I have 90 days to knock up my brand-new fake wife. There's only one problem: she hates my guts. And in the fine print of the contract? The requirement that we produce an heir. She can't stand to be in the same room with me and says she'll never be in my bed. But I've never backed down from a challenge, and I'm not about to start now. Mark my words, I'll have her begging for me, and it won't take 90 days.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 star story, but...

  • By Mike on 12-26-17

Disappointment

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

Reviewed: 12-26-18

I read all three books in the series, hoping it would get better. (Would never have paid for the last two. Part of the Romance Package.) The narrator did an awful job with the female voices. Sometimes I couldn't tell if it was the male or female talking. The dialogue was forced and predictable. The sex talk was meant to be arousing and instead was crude and sounded like a high schooler in the locker room.

  • Broken and Screwed

  • Broken and Screwed, Book 1
  • By: Tijan
  • Narrated by: Jillian Macie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238

When Alexandra's older brother dies the night of his graduation, it changes everything for her. No longer is she the party girl. No longer does she care about being popular, and no longer is her family the happy unit she always thought existed. The only person who can help her heal is the same person who loved her brother as much as she did, his best friend. She only hopes to keep her heart from breaking when Jesse moves on, and she knows he will.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Conflicted on this one

  • By IloveYAbooks on 04-06-16

Awful

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

Reviewed: 11-28-18

Bizarre plot, terrible dialogue. Didn't like the narration of the male voices. A waste of time.

  • The Black Door

  • The Black Door Series, Book 1
  • By: Velvet
  • Narrated by: Honey Jones
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 385
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 335

Ariel Vaughn is a high-powered attorney and a partner at her firm, dating one of the most eligible bachelors in New York City, who is also a powerful judge firmly on the political path. She's living the high life, but her sex life has hit a low point. He was once a tiger in the sheets, but his interest has cooled considerably, and Ariel is wound so tight she's about to explode. When a hot young escort introduces her to the Black Door and her best friend encourages her to try it out, she finds a fantasy playground for women - full of every sexual temptation a girl could dream of.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting storyline but dialogue and narration failed

  • By Lisa on 04-02-18

Awful in every respect

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

I have nothing good to say. Terrible dialogue, terrible narration, and terrible story. Don't waste your time.

  • Your Captivating Love

  • The Bennett Family, Book 2
  • By: Layla Hagen
  • Narrated by: Nelson Hobbs, Carly Robins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 494
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 458
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 458

Logan Bennett knows his priorities. He's loyal to his family and his company. He has no time for love and no desire for it - not after a disastrous engagement left him brokenhearted. But when Nadine enters his life, she turns everything upside down. She's sexy, funny, and utterly captivating. She's also more stubborn than anyone he's met, including himself. Nadine Hawthorne is finally pursuing her dream: opening her own clothing shop. After working so hard to get here, she needs to concentrate on her new business.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I couldn't finish this book!

  • By Would Rather Be Reading on 01-05-18

tried another and still disappointed

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

Reviewed: 08-19-18

despite the fact that I thought book one was awful, I decided to try another one. The story line is predictable and the narration is still awful.

  • 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 755
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 699

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

horrible female narrator, horrible dialogue

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

Reviewed: 08-19-18

The female narrator made a story that was already suffering from unrealistic dialogue and made it a disaster. Her male voice was overly dramatic which made the already cliche dialogue cringeworthy. Don't waste the credits on this series.

  • Corrupt

  • By: Penelope Douglas
  • Narrated by: Tatiana Sokolov, Jeremy York
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 813
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 761
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 763

Erika: His name is Michael Crist. My boyfriend's older brother is like that scary movie that you peek through your hand to watch. He's handsome, strong, and completely terrifying. The star of his college's basketball team and now gone pro, he's more concerned with the dirt on his shoe than me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating!

  • By Chocalicious on 04-14-16

Sick and Twisted

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

The story is disturbing. It does not paint men or women in a very good light.

  • Holiday Treasure

  • The Lost Andersons, Book 3
  • By: Melody Anne
  • Narrated by: Samantha Cook
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74

Megawealthy Tanner Storm has it all: great looks, wealth, and nothing holding him down. Then his father decides to play games with him and his siblings, handing him an apartment complex in downtown Seattle that Tanner wants nothing to do with. When the conditions of his father's terms ensure that he does something with this building or loses his inheritance, he at first thinks, "So what?" But then it becomes a challenge that he has to accept, because he's never before backed down.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great. series!

  • By Jacki C George on 09-01-18

Just Awful

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

Reviewed: 11-14-17

This was the worst book I've listened to in a very long time. The characters and dialogue were cliche and underdeveloped. Tanner, the male main character, was totally unlikeable. The dialogue was stiff, hokey and overly dramatic, and the narrator was just awful. Her male voice made every guy sound the same and sound like an 80 year old. I struggled to finish. The first book in the series was terrible and I thought it would get better but it's only gotten progressively worse. I can't listen to anymore!