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  • Here Be Sexist Vampires

  • Deep in Your Veins Series, Book 1
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre, P.J. Ochlan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 711
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 659
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 653

Sam Parker is a vampire with a gift so strong and substantial that she is invited to partake in a test for a place in the Grand High Master Vampire's private army. She finds that not only has the army never included a woman, but it has never included a Svente vampire; a breed that is regarded by the super strong Pagori breed and the hypnotically beautiful Keja breed to be too tame and human-like. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth the Wait!!

  • By B. Valdez on 06-10-18

More holes than swiss cheese

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

Reviewed: 10-23-18

This book isn't bad exactly. It's just that the plot line is full of holes, story lines aren't fully developed, and characters are unidimensional. I do like that the main character is self confident.

  • Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection

  • By: Alexander C. Kane
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,934
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,721
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,714

Andrea Vernon always thought she would spend her life living in Paris writing thought-provoking historical novels all day and sipping wine on the Seine all night. But the reality is she's drowning in debt, has no prospects, and is forced to move back to Queens, where her parents remind her daily that they are very interested in grandchildren. Then, one morning, she is kidnapped, interviewed, and hired as an administrative assistant by the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection. Superheroes for hire, using their powers for good. What could possibly go wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Normal Life in an Abnormal World

  • By Arthur D. Rich on 08-26-17

Really fun. I hope there is a sequel

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

Reviewed: 10-30-17

Fun from start to finish. A fresh take on the superhero story. The characters were quirky, the plot moved well and i laughed a few times.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Burn

  • Dark in You Series, Book 1
  • By: Suzanne Wright
  • Narrated by: Cat Doucette
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 842
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 841

Part of a small demon lair in Las Vegas, tattooist Harper Wallis lives a pretty simple life. That changes overnight when she discovers that her psychic mate, or "anchor", is a guy who's rumored to be the most powerful demon in existence. Compelling, full of secrets, and armed with raw sexuality, Knox Thorne is determined to claim her as his anchor, creating a psychic bond that will prevent their inner demons from ever turning rogue. The billionaire also wants Harper in his bed.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • love the story but not the narrator

  • By Megan on 05-24-17

I rolled my eyes a lot but still finished

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

Reviewed: 10-25-17

Agree with some earlier reviews that the voice the narrator uses for the main character makes her sound whiny when she is supposed to sound sassy or assertive. Also, I found the characters pretty one dimensional so every time Knox talks about how much Harper is always surprising him i couldn't help but roll my eyes. To me, the use of profanity was excessive. That all said, I was entertained enough that I listened to the whole book.

  • Wicked Abyss

  • By: Kresley Cole
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,530
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,517

As a boy, Abyssian "Sian" Infernas had his heart shattered by a treacherous fey beauty who died before he could exact vengeance. Millennia later, a curse has transformed him into a demonic monster - just as she's been reincarnated. Sian captures the delicate but bold female, forcing her back to hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A DELICOUSLY WICKED FAIRYTALE

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 04-27-17

Same old story

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

Reviewed: 07-13-17

I really like kresley cole but this addition to the cannon doesn't feel very fresh compared to some of her other books. Not a lot of plot or character development. Feels like she has told this tory before.

  • The Dirt on Ninth Grave

  • By: Darynda Jones
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,615
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,295

In a small village in New York, Charley Davidson is living as Jane Doe, a girl with no memory of who she is or where she came from. So when she is working at a diner and slowly begins to realize she can see dead people, she's more than a little taken aback. Stranger still are the people entering her life. They seem to know things about her. Things they hide with lies and half truths. Soon she senses something far darker. A force that wants to cause her harm, she is sure of it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful, Hilarious, Excellent

  • By Catherine J. Pondozzi on 02-01-16

Not my favorite, but enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 07-17-16

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

Maybe. It's not my favorite of the Charlie Davidson series, and I am not a huge fan of the amnesia plot device, but it is still entertaining. I think Jones and King make good audio books together.

  • The Golden Dynasty

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Tillie Hooper
  • Length: 17 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,144

Circe Quinn goes to sleep at home and wakes up in a corral filled with women wearing sacrificial virgin attire - and she is one of them. She soon finds out that she's not having a wild dream; she's living a frightening nightmare where she's been transported to a barren land populated by a primitive people, and in short order she's installed very unwillingly on a white throne of horns as their queen.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not Sure Where To Stand On This

  • By Mykal on 09-13-16

Troublesome messages

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

Reviewed: 07-17-16

Is there anything you would change about this book?

YES. I think this book sends a lot of bad messages to women. There is a lot of violence towards women in this book, and most of it gets written off as a point of cultural competence. Violence against women is never ok and the fact that many characters in this book "get past it" is troublesome.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

The plot moves well especially for such a long book

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Prudence

  • By: Gail Carriger
  • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,595
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,468
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,460

When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama ("Rue" to her friends) is bequeathed an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female under similar circumstances would do: she christens it the Spotted Custard and floats off to India. Soon she stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pronunciations and character voices are Different!

  • By Andrea C on 03-17-15

Love!

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

Reviewed: 05-25-16

What made the experience of listening to Prudence the most enjoyable?

I love the characters! Gail Carriger builds such an interesting world with such unique characters.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yup. Gail Carriger doesn't disappoint once again.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Because of Miss Bridgerton

  • The Bridgerton Series
  • By: Julia Quinn
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 948
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 943

Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband...someday.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My first Julia Quinn Novel -- I loved it!

  • By Renee C. on 04-06-16

I'm on chapter 9 and i'm still bored

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

Reviewed: 05-25-16

Would you try another book from Julia Quinn and/or Rosalyn Landor?

Maybe. It's definitely not the worst, but nothing has really happened so far. The story line seems dependent on banter that isn't horrible, but also not particularly clever. After 9 chapters I'm still bored.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Dragons Realm

  • Dragons Realm Saga, Book 1
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 638
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 598

Mina Louvet is a fighter, a human with a powerful will to survive in a world dominated by warlocks, soul-eaters, and shifters. Identified by the king's witch as one of the rare, invaluable females in Dragons Realm who can give birth to a dragon's son, she was stolen from her parents as a child and taken to the Keep to be reared in the ways of the Ahavi. As one of the few, the elect - the Sklavos Ahavi - Mina is expected to feed her master's fire, reanimate his blood, and above all else, give him strong dragon offspring: children who will one day rise to power.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Amazingly Original Tale!

  • By Dennis Crosby on 11-14-15

lame female protagonist

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

Reviewed: 01-29-16

What did you like best about Dragons Realm? What did you like least?

It was written in a way that keeps your attention. However, the main female character is so lame. They are always talking about how "strong" she is, but really she just makes a few really stupid decisions and has to get saved by the main male protagonist. She is really lame.

Would you recommend Dragons Realm to your friends? Why or why not?

Probably not. It's not the worst, but i won't listen to it again.

0 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Burn for Me

  • A Hidden Legacy, Book 1
  • By: Ilona Andrews
  • Narrated by: Renee Raudman
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,407
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,222
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,218

Nevada Baylor is faced with the most challenging case of her detective career - a suicide mission to bring in a suspect in a volatile situation. Nevada isn't sure she has the chops. Her quarry is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, who can set anyone and anything on fire. Then she's kidnapped by Connor "Mad" Rogan - a darkly tempting billionaire with equally devastating powers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED LOVED LOVED THIS BOOK

  • By Owned By Fizz on 07-29-15

Meh

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

Reviewed: 11-10-14

Would you try another book from Ilona Andrews and/or Renee Raudman?

I love Ilona Andrews, but not Renee Raudman.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

It was kind of out of nowhere, but added an interesting twist.

What three words best describe Renee Raudman’s performance?

Overwhelming Michigan accent.

Do you think Burn for Me needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Yes. I feel unresolved!

10 of 13 people found this review helpful