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Now a USA Today best-seller.

What do you do when you discover your super-hot blind date from months ago is now your super-hot Russian lit professor? You overthink everything and pray for a swift end to your misery, of course! 

Kissing Tolstoy is the first audiobook in the Dear Professor series, and it can be listened to as a stand-alone. A shorter version of this story was entitled "Nobody Looks Good in Leather Pants" and was available via Penny Reid's newsletter for free over the course of 2017.

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In love with Tolstoy


I love Penny Reid. All the books I’ve read of hers, have been awesome. Kissing Tolstoy is no different, although maybe better. The story is so compelling and funny and smart. Anna is a riot, so smart and sarcastic. I love her. Luca is a little tortured, like a character in a russian novel. It’s a slow burn romance, so satisfying And funny. It’s hilarious, actually. So incredibly well written. So intelligent and addictive. The narration is awesome, Fiona Fisher did an amazing job. I could listen to her forever. And Steven Dexter is so intense and seductive. It is an incredible audiobook. I see myself listening to this story many, many times. I truly loved it. I would give it 6 stars, because 5 are not enough. It’s a masterpiece.

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Love Penny, Dislike the Narrators

I love Pennys work and this one was very enjoyable. Its not a Winston book but it was fun! Maybe read this one instead of listen. Maybe Joy Nash should just read all of Pennys books. I enjoy her male and female voices. These two, not so much. Especially Stephen doing a female voice. It sounded drag and distracted from the moment. Depending on the cost it might be better to buy this book instead of using a credit since is only a 5 hour read.

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Loved it!

I couldn’t have picked two better narrators. They both made this story come alive. They were a perfect fit! This is one of my favorite Penny Reid books. I’ve loved it since I read part 1 in her news letter. I just wish the book was longer and had more Luca point if views.

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EH

I have to say I was disappointed. I LOVE Penny's stuff, but this one not so much. I won't say that it has turned me off to her books. But I was just a little sad. And I was NOT a fan of the narration - Fiona was OK - Stephen was just plain old...well... PLAIN.

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Loved this story!

Anna and Luca have a push and pull relationship. She gets an email address from a friend so she can set up a blind date. Unknowingly, she emails the wrong person. Luca shows up and they get along great until she gets cold feet and runs out on him. Then she shows up for a class in Russian Literature and guess who is her professor - Luca! Anna is 10 years younger than Luca and he has some family problems to work out. Anna is insecure and thinks there's a school policy against dating professors. I loved the way Penny Reid is able to bring real life to the story. The dialogue is funny and brought to life by the wonderful narration of Fiona Fischer and Stephen Dexter.

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Fun, sexy, and a quick listen.

It was engaging! And fun. If you like Penny Reid, this is a "quicky". Love it!

Is this knitting in the city, Marie's cousin?

She make reference to a cousin Marie in the Chicago...

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just my kind of nice

I adored the story of this book but hearing the audio brought the story to life even more. Fiona Fisher captured Anna's personality perfectly. Stephen Dexter was perfect as brooding Luka. Here's hoping to hear more from them as this series unfolds.

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<Sigh> Is there anything that Penny Reid writes that I am going to dislike? No, the answer is an emphatic and resounding no! The only thing I can say negative about this book was that it was entirely too short! Penny's writing style is one of my favorite and I sing her praises to anyone who will listen to me. Thank you for another good one Penny. She may be kissing Tolstoy, but my kiss is for you! xoxox

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Great read- wanted more time with this story

Loved this book, just wish there was more of it! Can’t wait to hear the next instalment.

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Loved This Book!

Kissing Tolstoy by Penny Reid (Audiobook)
Narrated by:Fiona Fisher and Stephen Dexter
Series: Dear Professor Volume 1

5 Stars! - Loved this book. So good. Penny Reid’s wit and writing is amazing. I devoured this story and still wish I had more. Characters had great chemistry, was a wonderful slow burn kind of thing. The narration was done well and I am super glad I read this.

~Paragraphs and Petticoats~