Crazy Cat Lady

The Hissing Booth Chronicles, Book 1
Narrated by: Lynn Norris
Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
4.8 out of 5 stars (20 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

She's got 99 problems, but a litter box ain't one. 

In a world where magic is mundane, soothsayer Journi McCutcheon's love of black lipstick and sarcasm is the oddest thing about her. Being clairvoyant isn't glamorous, but it pays the bills. Mostly. When an ordinary sooth goes awry, however, revealing that a child's life - and maybe the entire city - is in danger, it's up to her to save them.

Only problem? Cats.

The hissing devils aren't her jam on a good day, but when an amateur summoning spell turns them into mindless beasts bent on eating toddlers like tacos, she's forced to act. With the help of a motley crew - her trash-talking granny, taser-toting mother, chain-smoking aunt, and an annoyingly charming veterinarian - she must take on the fiendish felines and the dark forces that control them.

Crazy Cat Lady is a smart, witty urban fantasy brimming with unconventional but badass heroines, animal-loving heroes, and mesmerizing magic. 

Will Journi's hatred of cats prevail? Or will these killer kitties hiss their way into her heart? 

Buy the audiobook today and find out.

©2018 Gemma Thorne (P)2018 Gemma Thorne

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Crazy cats is right

Journi has quite a journey while reading a clients future sees someone trying to harm her kids and unborn kid she enlists the help of her elders to figure out who is behind the dark magic before its too late!!! awesome job by narrator

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absolutely purrfect!

this story is excellent, filled with humor and snark! narration is excellent! looking forward to many more stories from Gamma Thorne!

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Great performance.

The Narrator, Lynn, imbued each character with their own distinct personality. Loved her narration from beginning to end!

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Journi doesn’t like cats or kids. So tonight is a disaster waiting to happen.

It’s Halloween, and not all the ghosts,witches and goblins are make believe. Journi is a soothsayer with a big problem. she knows something evil is brewing and she’ll need help to find it, fast. Her family owns “say it ain’t so”, their mission is to find and solve the mishaps of their fantastical world that came with the rise of magic. Her mom is an empath, her gran is a witch and her great aunt Freda is an eccentric who loves cats and runs the refuge “the hissing booth”. With luck and their combined skills this delightful, magical family will join forces to destroy the evil. I received the audio version of “the hissing booth chronicles, book 1 In exchange for an honest review. I immediately fell in love with Journi and her wonderful family, I purchased the prequel,book 0 and I’m now waiting for the crazy cat lady’s next misadventures. You will love this book even if you’re not yet a fan of urban fantasy, It’s magic.

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Catpocalypse!

What a super cute story! I enjoyed every minute of it. It was fast a paced paranormal adventure. I found myself grinning and chuckling at the characters and their expressions throughout. Very well written and kept me enticed throughout with relatable characters! Definitely a lot of fun, and festive too (since Halloween just passed). The narrator did an excellent job, she took this already wonderful story to the next level. Can't wait for more by this author and narrator! I received a review copy of the book and have voluntarily left this unbiased review.

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Magical Fun

This story is so much fun and Journi is full of spunk. The narrator does a wonderful job bringing the characters to life! Loved it!

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What a unique and wonderful story!

I found the story to be very entertaining and fun! This author has a wonderful talent of creating a story that draws you in and keeps you hanging on till the very end. The narrator did an excellent job of distinguishing between the characters and I enjoyed listening to the book. I was given this book for an honest opinion and I would highly recommend this book as a great listen.

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Loved!

Where to start? I loved the story, and the narrator did a terrible job. The story itself was fast-paced, entertaining, and had me chuckling throughout. I loved the characters and how they interacted with each other. They were sarcastic goofballs who’d I’d love to have in my own family. The narrator, a first-time listener, was so natural it was hard to imagine she was reading from a script. Maybe it was her pace, which seemed a smidge faster than most narrators I listen to, but it was perfect for the story. This was one of those stories that were so good I had a hard time pausing it to go to sleep. I’m definitely interested in reading more by the author and hearing more from this narrator. Great job, ladies!

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Great Story!

I received this audio book for free in exchange for my honest review. This awesome story will make you chuckle on several occasions and even laugh out loud on a few as well. It is wonderfully written and expertly narrated.

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PNR adventure

New author and narrator for me. Enjoyed the adventurous PNR story. Can’t wait to see what trouble finds this family next. Looking forward to see how the good doctor fits into the everything.

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  • 10-20-19

A well written short story 4hrs

I wouldnt usually use a credit on such a short book but the introduction stuck in my mind and I needed to know more. I was not disappointed only that there is so much more that can happen in this world and maybe waiting and writing a full book would have been preferable. Hoping there is more to come. Narration was lovely

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  • Freya Wildt Nørrevig
  • 11-07-18

If you appreciate the overlap between magical and real...

[Received a promo code for a review] When I read the description of this book, I had absolutely no doubt that I had to get it - and I wasn’t disappointed. Journi McCutcheon lives in a town that has been changed by magic, making it normal to have some sort of supernatural gift, side, or what have you. Journi herself is a soothsayer. Cats aren’t her jam, and in this story, she has visions and supernatural experiences that might just make it worse - and one that may just change her mind. This story is well written and well performed - so much so that I didn’t just expect that this is a part of a series (as this type of book/story often is) - but I sincerely hoped for it. Whaddya know: it’s the first volume of The Hissing Booth Chronicles! Yay! I would recommend this for fans of the fantasy genre who like the overlap between the magical/supernatural world and the real world. As it says in the book: The end. Per now.