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  • All Falls Down

  • White Lines III
  • By: Tracy Brown
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 461
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460

The ultimate love story began in White Lines, and now, in this stunning conclusion, Jada and Born come full circle - but not without paying a hefty price. On the surface, Jada's life is back on track - she's battled her demons, her son is a permanent part of her life - but it still feels like she's on shaky ground. What she really needs to settle her soul is to have Born back in her life - and in her arms - again. But reuniting with the man she loves is proving to be the hardest thing she's ever fought for.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great ending to this series.

  • By YTiya on 11-28-15

TOO many characters!

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

With the run-on chapters and 101 characters in the first 5 chapters, I had to just wave the white flag on this one because without a matrix or an org chart, I cannot keep up with all of these characters and subplots.

It's a definite pass for me!

  • Addicted

  • By: Zane
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 964
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 965

For successful African American businesswoman Zoe Reynard, finding the pleasure she wants, the way she wants it, is not worth the risk of losing everything she has: marriage to the man she has loved since childhood, a thriving company, three wonderful children. But Zoe feels helpless in the grip of an overpowering addiction—to sex.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Could have been better but NOT a TOTAL disappoint!

  • By E. Bell on 05-12-13

Really!?

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This is the first Zane book that I have listened all the way through and I am sitting here now looking at my phone like REALLY!? It was definitely NOT worth the wait and I am so glad it was a free listen for me! Nicole did a good job with the story that she was given to read, but the story was just not good to me.

  • Inner Circle

  • The Wives Association
  • By: Evelyn Lozada, Courtney Parker
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153

Inner Circle depicts the life of Evelyn Lozada’s off-camera alter ego, Eve Inez. Much like The Basketball Wives, Inner Circle reveals everything athletes’ wives live through, complete with the cheating, scandal, manipulation, and gossip. And this time, nothing is being held back. None of the wives are prepared for how addictive their rich lifestyles can be, and they find themselves stooping to unimaginable levels of deception to preserve their social status.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprised but delightful

  • By Dream on 09-11-12

Surprisingly I didn't hate it!

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

Reviewed: 07-27-18

While I had no idea that Evelyn co-wrote a book. surprisingly I was pleasantly surprised how much I did not hate it. Clearly written when things were still good between her and Chad, at first when I started listening I thought it was going to be a remix of their relationship, but I am happy to report that if these characters were based on them, it was very loosely based. Nicole did a pretty good job narrating but I wish that there was someone who reciewed the content for all of the mispronunciations that seem to always happen when she reads. It is annoying.

All in all though, I would recommend it for a listen.

  • Twisted

  • By: Tracy Brown
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 268

Celeste Styles is starting over. After losing her cherished salon in a suspicious fire, she has finally left her adulterous relationship and her drama-filled life in Brooklyn for the peace and tranquility of Atlanta, Georgia. But when Rah-Lo heads down south after deciding to leave his wife Asia, Celeste is floored and isn't quite sure if she wants to rekindle their affair.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ummmmmm...It was tooo SLOW!!

  • By KashMartin on 04-15-15

The right amount of everything!

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

After listening to the sample I was not sold on this book, so I listened to two other books first and then came back to this one. I should have given this book a chance sooner because it has just the right amount of everything for me and I am pleasantly surprised at how much I actually liked it. This book had good character development and backstory and just the right amount of rachet, sex, and love for me. And even though it didn't quite end how I would have liked for it to, I am still very appreciative to the author for giving us closure for each character. Definitely worth a listen.

  • Gunz and Roses

  • By: Keisha Ervin
  • Narrated by: iiKane
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

Time stands still as up-and-coming fashion editor Gray Rose watches the man of her dreams walk into the club. The last thing Saint Louis kingpin Gunz Marciano wants is to become attached to one woman - until he spots Gray. After one night of erotic passion, Gunz and Gray embark on a tumultuous journey. When their obsessive love becomes too much and Gunz wants out, Gray is ready to let him go. Then she learns the identity of his new woman, and things get complicated.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By mariahCopeland on 09-26-17

A side of Gunz but hold the Gray please!!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

Just when I start to like the book, chapter after chapter this book literally goes from a happy moment to days/weeks/months later with no pause or explanation of why they are suddenly back to being at each others throats and breaking up. Like there would be 3 scenes in one chapter with no transition. Then there were a lot of akward pauses out if no where, leaving me to look at my phone like my Audibook app was broken. The back and forth high school nature of this relationship got on my last good nerve! Gunz was Gunz, true to the hood and showed his love like hood dudes do. His character remained unchanged. Then that daggon Gray was so annoying and insecure that it was shameful! She goes from sounding like a successful and secure woman to a petty crybaby jumpoff. Always second guessing everything and always looking for an argument. Then starving herself and walking around looking crazy. Lawd, I don't want no D like that, ever!!! I listened to it to the end, but I would never make that mistake again! It was just too many unnecessary things with this chick. Holla at me when TiTi get a spinoff book or Gunz get a chic who know what it is. Just kill Gray off.

  • My Boyfriend's Wife

  • By: Mychea
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 34

Ananda is on her way to the top. A frail heart and mistrust of men once took her soul to the bottom. Her sassy personality is how she forges her way through life and remains in control. Until she meets the man most women's dreams are made of. Ananda can't believe she'll finally get a happily ever after - until a tawdry secret reveal splits her world in two and forces her to realize that dreams are for children, and she is a grown woman now.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • WOW! what the freak just happened?

  • By Dream on 09-29-16

Another WACK book

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18

I have given this author 2 chances, she/he will not get another from me. This book was all over the place and was like a bunch of subpar short stories that had no real point. Save your time.

  • He Loves Me, He Loves You Not

  • By: Mychea
  • Narrated by: Nicole Small
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

It's been years since their parents were murdered. Twin sisters Shia and Leigh are trying to readjust to life while caring for their baby sister, Remi. With the exception of Leigh's angry, dramatic mood swings every now and then, everything seems to be going great. That is until Demetri, a mysterious stranger, enters their midst and falls right in the path of the newly single Shia. After dating Trent for so long, she is looking for a man to treat her like a queen, and Demetri is heaven sent...until inexplicable things begin to happen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must listen!!!

  • By Kimberly on 10-19-16

WACK!!!

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

Reviewed: 07-23-18


Tried to like this book but the storyline was complete garbage! The author tried her best for this to be a twisted thriller but in reality, with all of its inconsistencies it just turned out to be hours of my life wasted. I would not recommend this book. Nicole's performance was solid, but that is all that was OK about this book.

  • Sunshine & Rain

  • By: Dawn Desiree, Buck 50 Productions
  • Narrated by: iiKane
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

With their families torn apart by the vicious life of the streets, Sunshine and Rain find each other living with the same foster mother, who has a secret life of her own. With Rain's stern heart of steel and Sunshine's innocent heart of gold, they try to cope with traumatic, unforeseen circumstances that come their way. As these two diamonds hook up and shine, they go from rags to riches. Watch as Sunshine and Rain deal with death, betrayal, love, and sweet temptation. Can their newfound friendship survive all the madness?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Something missing...But still good

  • By Princess K on 07-18-18

Something missing...But still good

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

Reviewed: 07-18-18

iiKane narrated the whole heck out of this book! Her character voices are not to be messed with! I liked the book and I enjoyed the semi- lighthearted nature of of it, with all the blessings that seemed to come after all of the storms, but it was still missing something. I think we readers would have benefited more of a back story of who Cathy was and her raise to the top of her game. Or what Diego did after he was found out. or what Sunshine's fate was in the end. But even with all of those unknowns, being from the DC Metro area it was cool to hear about some local spots and the book held my attention.

  • Low Down and Dirty

  • Dirty Red, Book 4
  • By: Vickie M. Stringer, Buck 50 Productions - producer
  • Narrated by: iiKane
  • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Having apparently wounded all of her enemies, and even her beloved Q, Red finds herself away from Detroit living the life of luxury in Arizona. She's become a successful home broker with a best-selling book, and it seems as if all of her dirty tricks have finally paid off - from framing Detective Thomas to ruining Kera's freedom. Unfortunately for Red, she's made more enemies than she can count, and she soon finds herself running across the country in fear of them all while still being in love with Q.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Dernarda Carmon on 09-08-17

Should've Ended with Book 3

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

This book was unnecessary. VIckie should have ended the series with book 3. The recap of book 3 wasn't as long as it was in book 2, but the storyline was just too all over the place. And the ending was complete and utter foolishness. I am kinda glad that book 5 hasn't made its way to Audiobooks, because now I can move on without feeling obligated to find out how the series ends.

  • Still Dirty

  • The Dirty Red Series, Book 2
  • By: Vickie M. Stringer
  • Narrated by: iiKane
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101

Red, the infamous expert of deception, is still up to no good but faces challenges to baffle even the most clever hustler. Still, Red stops at nothing to outwit her adversaries and avoid being caught by either the law or the outlaws.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hooked!

  • By Princess K on 07-12-18

Hooked!

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

Reviewed: 07-12-18

Once again, now that I have gotten used to iiKane, she did a great job with the narration and all of her character voices. But this book was so much of an emotional rollercoaster for me that I had to take a few days off before I could finish it. The graphic nature of some things and the level of grimy depicted in other things in this book has made me literally thanking God that my life is nothing like this... Which speaks to the great story telling ability of the author I guess, because this story seems like it could have really happened to someone. Once again I found myself wanting to root for Red, but she just continues to make the worst mistakes. And there is such poor communication between these characters that leads to so much drama that it just makes me want to shake them all! But if they communicated well I guess there wouldn't be a series that keeps me coming back. So bravo Vickie Stringer! I am hooked and have already downloaded Book 3.