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  • The Secret of Happy Ever After

  • By: Lucy Dillon
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

When story-lover Anna takes over Longhampton's bookshop, it's her dream come true. And not just because it gets her away from her three rowdy stepchildren and their hyperactive dalmatian. Unpacking boxes filled with childhood classics, Anna can't shake the feeling that maybe her own fairy-tale ending isn't all that she'd hoped for.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing.

  • By Sheryll on 06-06-2016

a nice comfy read

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

Reviewed: 27-12-2018

a little slow, but lovely read :) perfect for when your life gets stressful and you need to escape.

  • Walking Back to Happiness

  • By: Lucy Dillon
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Juliet's been in hiding. From her family, from her life, but most of all from the fact that Ben's not around anymore. Her mother, Diane, has run out of advice. But then she insists Juliet look after her elderly Labrador, and it becomes apparent that Coco the dog might actually be the one who can rescue her daughter. Especially when it leads to her walking dogs for a few other locals, too, including a spaniel, Damson, who belongs to a very attractive man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • brought tears to my eyes.

  • By Julie Morphett on 27-10-2017

So realistic

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

Reviewed: 02-10-2018

I love the style Lucy Dillon writes in. They're always relatable and hit close to home. This one was no different.

  • Uprooted

  • By: Naomi Novik
  • Narrated by: Katy Sobey
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264

A dark enchantment blights the land. Agnieszka loves her village, set deep in a peaceful valley. But the nearby enchanted forest casts a shadow over her home. Many have been lost to the Wood, and none returns unchanged. The villagers depend on an ageless wizard, the Dragon, to protect them from the forest's dark magic. However, his help comes at a terrible price. One young village woman must serve him for 10 years, leaving all she values behind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Well written folklore fantasy

  • By emmoff on 17-11-2016

finished this waaaay too fast

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

Reviewed: 19-07-2018

this book is fast paced and well written... an absolute pleasure to listen to!! :)

  • Big Magic

  • Creative Living Beyond Fear
  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 958
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 959

Listeners of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now this beloved author shares her wisdom and unique understanding of creativity, shattering the perceptions of mystery and suffering that surround the process - and showing us all just how easy it can be. By sharing stories from her own life as well as from her friends and the people who have inspired her, Elizabeth Gilbert challenges us to embrace our curiosity....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brought me back to life

  • By Lee on 24-01-2016

The best book I've ever read

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

Reviewed: 12-07-2018

This book is one of those books that you buy 10 of at a time so that you can gift them to everyone you meet. It isn't all about poetry, it's about all creative ventures and is a MUST READ for all!!

  • Marriage of Inconvenience

  • Knitting in the City, Book 7
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe, Stephen Dexter
  • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Being a billionaire heiress isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it sucks. Determined to live a quiet life, Kat Tanner changed her identity years ago and eschewed her family’s legacy. But now, Kat’s silver spoon past has finally caught up with her, and so have her youthful mistakes. To avoid imminent disaster, she must marry immediately; it is essential that the person she chooses have no romantic feelings for her whatsoever and be completely trustworthy. Fortunately, she knows exactly who to ask. Dan O’Malley checks all the boxes.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Dreadful Accents

  • By Anne on 07-04-2018

Perfect ending to the series

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

Reviewed: 05-07-2018

I was worried that this book would wrap up the whole series in a half hearted attempt that so many books seem to do these days. I had nothing to fear. This book answers a lot of the series questions and doesn't rush through the ending at all! definately worth the read/listen.

  • Dating-ish

  • Knitting in the City, Book 6
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Joy Nash
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

New standalone from the USA Today best-selling Knitting in the City romantic comedy series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book of the series.

  • By Jenifer on 05-09-2017

VERY steamy

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

Reviewed: 29-06-2018

this is the book you need if you need a little spice. VERY romantic steamy scenes towards the end!

  • Beauty and the Mustache

  • A Philosophical Romance, Knitting in the City, Volume 4
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Joy Nash
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

There are three things you need to know about Ashley Winston: 1) She has six brothers and they all have beards, 2) She is a reader, and 3) She knows how to knit. Former beauty queen, Ashley Winston’s preferred coping strategy is escapism. She escaped her Tennessee small town, loathsome father, and six brothers eight years ago. Now she escapes life daily via her Amazon kindle one-click addiction. However, when a family tragedy forces her to return home, Ashley can’t escape the notice of Drew Runous

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • a little sad

  • By Anonymous User on 19-05-2018

a little sad

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

Reviewed: 19-05-2018

this book is a nice romance that tackles some big issues... read this if you're in the mood for something a little deeper.

  • Love Hacked: A Reluctant Romance

  • Knitting in the City, Book 3
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Devra Woodward
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

There are three things you need to know about Sandra Fielding: 1) She makes all her first dates cry, 2) She hasn't been kissed in over two years, and 3) She knows how to knit.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great storytelling!

  • By Karina on 26-06-2018

Dramatic!

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

Reviewed: 14-05-2018

this book is full of all my favourite things... spies, hackers, billionaires, comedians and a stronger than ever girl group!!! :)

  • Neanderthal Marries Human: A Smarter Romance

  • Knitting in the City, Book 1.5
  • By: Penny Reid
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace, Sebastian York
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

After just five months of dating Janie, Quinn - former Wendell and unapologetic autocrat - is ready to propose marriage. In fact he's more than ready. If it were up to Quinn, he would efficiently propose, marry, and beget Janie with child all in the same day - thereby avoiding the drama and angst that accompanies the four stages of prematrimony: engagement; meeting the parents; bachelor/bachelorette party; and overblown, superfluous wedding day traditions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • helarous 😄😄

  • By Barbra Lazzarini on 14-06-2018

two perspectives

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

Reviewed: 29-04-2018

I love when books are written from both perspectives... hearing Quin's thoughts too, spoils me :)

  • The Hating Game

  • By: Sally Thorne
  • Narrated by: Katie Schorr
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman sit across from each other every day...and they hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. Lucy can't understand Joshua's joyless, uptight approach to his job and refusal to smile. Joshua is clearly baffled by Lucy's overly bright clothes, quirkiness, and desire to be liked. Now they're up for the same promotion, and Lucy, usually a determined people pleaser, has had enough: it's time to take him down. But as the tension between Lucy and Joshua reaches its boiling point, it's clear that the real battle has only just begun....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You make me smile! Thank you so much

  • By xelfi on 22-05-2018

saucy and engaging

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

Reviewed: 21-04-2018

VERY well written and read. I don't think I rolled my eyes at all :)

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