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Summary

'Tis the season for magical mayhem. Leigh vows upon her magic desk and witch's broom that Thankshanukkamas will be filled with childlike joy for her, her family, and her friends - even if it kills them. And it may just come to that! With a new publishing contract in hand, the disaster pieces fly from Leigh's desk. With titles like Sleighing the Elfa - The Elf Pack Book 1, Restoring the Old Schlitt House - A "Do Yourself" Romance, Fangin' the Billion-were, and Gangin' the Billion-were, the mischief piles up.

When the EPA (Elf Protection Agency) shows up at Leigh's door, she's got some explaining to do. Throw in a couple of retired mobsters, Fur-Con, bats in the belfry, and a shape-shifting witch and you've got a recipe for catastrophe. Can Leigh and the gang save the fate of all paranormals? Or will this be the end of the line for Leigh and her band of magical misfits?

©2015 Melanie James (P)2015 Melanie James

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Great

Just when you think things can’t get any worse for Leigh. Along come a ancient order of witch hunters trying to kill all witches and harness their magic for themselves.

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The shenanigans continue!

As this storyline continues we get to know the characters so much more and I fall in love with them a lot more. This is a lighthearted fun book. With a fantastic performance from Hollie.

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  • JH & DDDH
  • 04-06-21

HoLeigh MoLeigh

More hilarious fun with Leigh and friends. As always, the plot has more twists and tangents than you can keep track of, and the zany characters keep on coming. This one throws in the "Holidays" for extra fun and puns. Not to worry, it's an easy read/listen start to finish, and it will have you giggling despite yourself.

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  • Ellen Oceanside
  • 25-03-21

Excellent

Thanksgiving is going to be joyful if she has anything to say or do about it. This is full of mayhem and laughter to the end. Good narration brought the story to life as you can imagine what is going on. Given audio for my voluntary review

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  • Michelle
  • 29-12-20

Now I’m part of the family!

I’m so glad I kept going in this series. Laughing at furries, escaped turkeys, broken penises! Was book keeps getting better.

Thank you so much for keeping entertained with all of Leigh’s antics. Such a great series I’m happy to keep going!!

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  • Madeleine East
  • 06-11-20

Love it

Another great book full of hijinks and laughter. Holly does a great job with the narration and Melanie does a great job making you feel like you were there with Leigh and her group of friends.

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  • Sonya
  • 24-12-19

Best narration

So I listened to these books just because Hollie Jackson is so good. I don’t really like Leigh. I like the other characters though and gertie especially. The stories are ok and sometimes a little funny, nothing super amazing but not bad either.

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  • HeadTripping Books
  • 22-04-16

Leigh you have some splainin to do

Would you listen to Joyful Leigh again? Why?

I would absolutely listen to any and everyone one of Melanie James books over and over again! They are some of the funnies books out there!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Joyful Leigh?

If you have read any of Melanie's Leigh books you will know every part of the book is memorable! You read it and laugh the entire time and you can not just forget it!

Have you listened to any of Hollie Jackson’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

We have gone over this Audible! LOL I LOVE Hollie and if anyone reads any of my reviews you will find this out very quickly! Hollie is amazing and talented!

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  • Brandy Moss
  • 12-06-15

Can't say nothing more then I LOVE THIS SERIES

What made the experience of listening to Joyful Leigh the most enjoyable?

Laughing out loud when you hear the words and being able to visualize what is happening...

Who was your favorite character and why?

I love all of them... Because each is very unique in their own great way....

What about Hollie Jackson’s performance did you like?

LOVED IT!!!

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Laugh till it hurts

Any additional comments?

What more can I say... This is one of my favorite series to read and definitely listen to over and over again...

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  • Kelsey D.
  • 02-06-15

perfect end to a great series!

What did you love best about Joyful Leigh?

I loved how the ending made me feel satisfied and happy for Leigh and Hunter.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Joyful Leigh?

The hilarious scene at the Furry convention when the entire cast of characters experienced all kinds of misshap and adventure.

What does Hollie Jackson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She's great with the characters and all the accents. It really makes the story come alive.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

a witchy fun time!

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Highly recommended

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  • Christy D
  • 03-05-15

wonderful story

I can not wait for more of these. I love this series!!! Melanie James has definitely not disappointed me on any of these. I laughed so hard on chapter 8 I had to replay it for my husband. And we both we're ROFL. I love the different voices by Hollie as well!!

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  • Susan
  • 30-04-15

Pure fun and adventure again!

If you could sum up Joyful Leigh in three words, what would they be?

Fun, fantastic story!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Leigh is someone you can always count on to give you a chuckle. She gets these ideas... They never work out the way she expects.

What about Hollie Jackson’s performance did you like?

Hollie brings the story to life. She makes the characters so animated,

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

Yes, and it is possible with the length of this book.

Any additional comments?

This is the last book in the Literal Leigh series and is just as entertaining as the previous books.