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  • Hoodwinked

  • The Demon Exchange Series, Book 1
  • By: Beth Hendrix
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

In a dark and dangerous world, paranormals openly roam the streets, policed by a special office of Elite Paranormal Hunters. Gwen Taylor, is one of the best in the US. Until she becomes embroiled in a case that changes her life, forcing a drastic shift in her allegiance. A case that pairs her with four sexy partners she can’t seem to resist, despite the dangers. A case that pits her once-human nature against the monstrous urges she has developed. The same urges of those she puts away for a living. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A slow start but worth sticking with it!

  • By Terra Dorn @AudiobookObsession on 22-02-19

My Thoughts on Hoodwinked

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

Reviewed: 18-05-19

Dang this book was good. It was short but so dang good. The story was captivating. The characters were amazing. The narration was stellar. It all came together into this fantastic book that I didn't want to put down until I'd finished. And even then I wanted more. I instantly wished the next book was available already. I will be on the look out for it though because this one might have wrapped things up for now, but there is clearly more that needs to be told.

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  • The Queen's Protectors

  • A Throne of Blood, Book 1
  • By: Scarlett Snow
  • Narrated by: Ashley Taylor
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Living in exile since birth, Violet Sinclaire should never have been born. She is a half-blood descendent of royalty, and her existence was forbidden by the ancient immortals long ago. Now, the royals want her dead. As the one true queen of the shadow world, Violet has sworn to take back her throne and avenge her mother’s murder at any cost. First, she must choose her warriors, for they are her shields in battle; the armor that will keep her safe from the royal assassins. Determined that a half-breed will never own the throne, the royals have called for her blood. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely beyond amazing!!

  • By Terra Dorn @AudiobookObsession on 09-04-19

My Thoughts on The Queen's Protectors

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

Reviewed: 18-05-19

This reverse harem story by new to me author Scarlet Snow definitely was an attention grabber and great series introduction. It is one of my new favorite genres so right off the bat I was interested after reading the blurb. But actually getting into the story I felt it was really well written. The plot was interesting and steadily paced. The characters were extremely entertaining and I loved the diversity amongst them.

This book is extremely steamy. Definitely a not suitable for work kind of book, or the kind that you'd feel a bit more comfortable reading when no one is around. But only because some of the scenes get very descriptive and in-depth. However I was a big fan. This narrator was also new to me and I've got to say I'm a huge fan. Ashley Taylor was able to pull off the different voices and tones for the different characters very well. And I feel like she did really good at distinguishing her male from female voices without it being over-the-top.

I wouldn't hesitate to read more from this author and hope there are more coming soon in this series. I also plan to listen to more by this narrator. She really impressed me and I would love to hear her in some other genres too.

  • Overture

  • By: Skye Warren
  • Narrated by: Teddy Hamilton, Grace Grant
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

The world knows Samantha Brooks as the violin prodigy. She guards her secret truth - the desire she harbors for her guardian. Liam North got custody of her six years ago. She's all grown up now, but he still treats her like a child. No matter how much he wants her. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Taboo just means super hot!

  • By Eline @ Lovely Audiobooks info on 16-05-19

My Thoughts on Overture

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

Reviewed: 14-05-19

This was one of the hottest books I've ever listened to. But not only is it super steamy, the actual plot and story line is so good. There's so much going on with the different characters, not only the main ones. I quickly got invested in what was going on and couldn't stop listening. The narrators themselves were great. Teddy Hamilton has officially moved into must listen to status. I loved the emotion in his voice. He gave a 5 star performance. Grace Grant did a really good job as well. I don't know that I necessarily believed her as an 18 year old young woman, but her performance otherwise was really good.

I cannot wait for the next book in this series. The cliffhanger is going to drive me crazy until I get more.

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  • Less Than Three: A Romantic Comedy

  • Starting from Zero Series, Book 1
  • By: Maggie Dallen
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

 What's worse than butt dialing the man who could make or break your career? Accidentally sleeping with him. Public speaking coach Lacey Ames has landed the client of a lifetime with Lawrence Newsom III, heir apparent to his family's private jet empire. If she can help him land the role as the company's president, she'll never need to wait another table again. The job, however, proves more challenging than Lacey ever dreamed when Lawrence turns out to be Alex, the sexy pilot she spent one steamy night with while stranded in Chicago.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Lylian on 25-02-19

My Thoughts on Less Than Three

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

Reviewed: 05-05-19

This was a really good intro book for me to this author.

Maggie Dallen wrote two really likeable characters who have a very interesting first meeting. Their undeniable attraction keeps things exciting. And the twists and turns along with strong plot had me easily breezing through this book.

I really enjoyed the narrator, Lauren Fortgang, as well. She had a really good energy in her performance and showed great emotion. I thought her overall tone was good for this third person POV story.

I wouldn't hesitate to pick up another story from this author or narrator in future.
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  • Beauty's Daddy

  • Billionaire Daddies, Book 1
  • By: Jane Henry
  • Narrated by: Gunnar Qualen, Jenna St. Claire
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

They call me "The Beast" for a reason. Locked away in my cold, dark mansion overlooking the treacherous cliffs that haunt me, I want for nothing...except her. The moment she set foot in my lair, her fate was sealed. I will claim her, make her mine.... I'll be her daddy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Beauty and the Beast What?

  • By Marcelle Ellis on 20-05-19

My Thoughts on Beauty's Daddy

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

Reviewed: 29-04-19

This was a fairytale retelling of Beauty and the Beast. It was one of my favorite stories growing up so I was excited to listen to this one. Overall I was really pleased with this version. The story was made contempary and was very well done. I liked the twists and changes from the childhood version. It stayed true enough to what I liked while being it's own unique story. I really liked the narrator chosen for the beast, Gunnar Qualen. He is a new narrator for me but he pulled off a growly beast of a man really well. I was kind of torn when it came to the female narrator, Jenna St. Claire. She gave a pretty good performance, but I don't really feel like she sounded like a woman in her very early twenties. Neither narrator did the best when it came to variations for different characters, but being performed in duet narration really helped in my opinion because neither of them was trying to do opposite gender voices as well. I did think this was a good introduction to a new to me author though and I look forward to listening to more of Jane Henry's books in future.

  • Blood Lust: A Reverse Harem Paranormal Romance

  • Devil's Gate Series, Book 1
  • By: Grace White
  • Narrated by: Sarah Puckett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 21

Life in Devil's Gate is hell on earth. With no Regent to maintain order between the species, humans live in fear of what lurks in the shadows while the vampires, wolves, and fae that inhabit Devil's Gate battle for territory and power. And 19-year-old Estelle Cotillard is caught up in the middle. Harboring a dark secret, Estelle tries to stay out of trouble, but when vampire Gage Coreil starts showing up insisting she needs protection, she has to decide: stay in the shadows or become who she was always supposed to be.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun, Steamy, PNR!!!

  • By Terra Dorn @AudiobookObsession on 05-02-19

My Thoughts on Blood Lust

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

Reviewed: 14-04-19

This was a pretty epic start to a series. I loved the world building and the way the different species are tied in. I loved all the characters with their different personalities and yet I still have so many questions about them. I'm not even sure who I can trust, but in some ways I love them all even if I'm not sure I can trust them. The ending left things very messy and unresolved, but it has me hooked and desperate for the next book.

Audio on this was amazing. I love Sarah Puckett and happily listen to anything of hers I can. This performance does not disappoint.

  • Hollywood Playboy

  • Hollywood Royalty, Book 1
  • By: Natasha Madison
  • Narrated by: Kai Kennicott, Wen Ross
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Being an entertainment journalist was the last thing I thought I would be doing. I thought once I got my degree, I would be reporting on stories that made a difference, but now all I do is report on who broke up with who and who is dating who. I was over it. Then I got my next assignment. He’s Hollywood’s bad boy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Thoughts on Hollywood Playboy

  • By Shy G. on 12-04-19

My Thoughts on Hollywood Playboy

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

Reviewed: 12-04-19

Hollywood Playboy might have been my first Natasha Madison book, but it absolutely won't be the last. This book was amazing. A Hollywood actor and an entertainment journalist definitely don't seem like something that would go well together. But boy did this author make it go more than well. She wrote a story that I fell in love with and brought tears to my eyes at that critical moment when everything fell apart. But she put it back together beautifully.

Narrators Kai Kennicott and Wen Ross are amazing and I would listen to a book just because they narrate it. They are that good. But this one was a perfect match. Great writing paired with great voices.

I need more from this author and these narrators.

  • Snow Kisses

  • By: Elaine Marie
  • Narrated by: Tor Thom, Charley Ongel
  • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

Whynter Storm arrived at DM Industries to complete an employment application. After accidentally meeting the sexy and powerful owner, Dominic Montgomery, they fall into flirtatious and friendly rhetoric. An impromptu interview with the big boss man lands her in the perfect job - only it’s based on a mistaken identity. With the help of Whynter’s great sense of humor, flirtatious banter, and engaging vibes, she and Mr. Montgomery begin a unique professional relationship. After a dinner meeting, the strict company policy of "no office romance" becomes difficult to follow. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My Thoughts on Snow Kisses

  • By Shy G. on 08-04-19

My Thoughts on Snow Kisses

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

Reviewed: 08-04-19

This was a really good, quick, office romance. The two main characters had an interesting first meeting that kind of sets the tone for the book, and gives a glimpes of some conflict to come. Once again I was impressed by the way Elaine Marie gave readers a really good, well rounded short story. I really enjoyed the whole thing from start to finish and didn't feel like I as missing anything. The narrators for this story were two of my favorites and they performed it in my favorite style, duet narration.

  • Winter Goddess: A reverse harem romance

  • Daughter of Winter Series, Book 4
  • By: Skye MacKinnon
  • Narrated by: Laurel Schroeder
  • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

Just because Wyn has changed doesn't mean that the war is over. Not at all. Angus and the Morrigan are ready for battle, but so are Wyn and her allies. It's time to fight for the Winter Realm and the balance that keeps the magic alive. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great end to a fantastic series!

  • By Terra Dorn @AudiobookObsession on 04-04-19

My Thoughts on Winter Goddess

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

Reviewed: 04-04-19

Laurel Schroeder is quickly becoming one of my favorite paranormal narrators. I just love listening to her bring life to all these different characters. And the way she just energizes the story and really performs the words.

Skye MacKinnon has absolutely hooked me with this series. I loved Wynter and her men. I loved some of the new characters introduced in this story and just the whole thing was such a pleasure to listen to. I now want to search out more books by this author and see what other fantastic stories she may have out there. This one was definitely a 5 star read for me and one I would highly recommend.
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  • WTF Venice

  • The FYI <3 Series
  • By: Elaine Marie
  • Narrated by: Daniel James Lewis
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Thanks to an opportunity provided to him by his friend, lawyer turned model Enrique Munier travels from Paris to Venice to shoot his first commercial. Upon his arrival, he meets the tour guide assigned to him, Alonzo Giordano, and the self-proclaimed player hopes the guide will show him a little more than the beautiful city. What he doesn't plan for is falling hard only to be rejected by the one he wants. How did the man who doesn't do feelings find himself and his life turned upside down? Did the player get played, or could this be the real thing?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another short but sweet

  • By Crista on 17-05-19

My Thoughts on WTF Venice

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

Reviewed: 28-03-19

Once again Elaine Marie gave me a well written short story that was so easy to breeze through and enjoy. This is book three in the FYI series and I liked not only getting to see Enrique find his match, but also getting to revisit with Jillian and Roni from the previous two books. I was overall impressed with how satisfying this short story managed to be. I got my romance. I got nice friend bonding moments. I got some steamy moments. I felt like I got a lot in so little and it was well done. The narrator was also a good fit. He was really easy to listen to but I do wish he had a bit more difference in his tone for the different characters. I like it when all the characters have a different voice. All in all it was a good listen though.