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Codie Riddell

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  • Keeping Lily

  • By: Izzy Sweet, Sean Moriarty
  • Narrated by: Beth Roeg, Blake Richard
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

My husband traded me away to save his own life...and now I belong to the devil. One night and everything in my life changed. Two words and my world turned dark: "Take her." Owing the most ruthless crime lord in Garden City five million dollars, my husband chose to trade me and my children away to save himself. I was on the cusp of freedom, so close to divorcing that scumbag I was married to. Now I'm enslaved to a man who is obsessed with me. A man so wicked and beautiful they call him Lucifer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • She wanted to be kept!

  • By Codie Riddell on 14-01-2018

She wanted to be kept!

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

Reviewed: 14-01-2018

Where does Keeping Lily rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It would be in the top 10 audios that I have listened to so far.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Lucifer because there was so many sides to him, yes he was dark but there was also this light side to him when it came to protecting Lily and the children. I don't think he was as bad of a guy as he wanted to make out.

What does Blake Richard and Beth Roeg bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

I read the book before I listened to it, because I listen to audios while driving I want to kind of know what to expect as I am a very active reader/listener so that way I don't get too excited. Blake and Beth bring a different voice to what I imagined the characters would of sounded like, after listening to it I couldn't imagine them sounding any other way.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

It may be dark, but there is light in the darkest of evil

  • Candy Boys

  • Hot Candy, Book 1
  • By: Jo Raven
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, Sebastian York, Joe Arden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

Joel and Jethro. Roommates. Total hunks. Inseparable friends. Hot as hell. Meet my fantasy boyfriends. Aren't they just the sexiest, cutest thing? I know, right? They totally are. They are hot, too hot for a quiet - and obsessed with them - girl working in a bookshop. That'd be me, by the way. There's also the tiny problem of Joel wanting another girl. And as for Jethro, well...he doesn't do girls. Or maybe he doesn't do relationships.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely some hot Candy here

  • By Codie Riddell on 14-01-2018

Definitely some hot Candy here

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

Reviewed: 14-01-2018

If you could sum up Candy Boys in three words, what would they be?

Fate, Compassion and Desire

What did you like best about this story?

That Candy's inner desire that she shared with the world through her blog ended up being her reality with J and J though they came together through much adversity.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The hospital scene, where all there where together and Jet realised he wasn't alone and that he was loved.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I ugly cried through this book but I also laughed and smiled, This book is a book that gives you all the feelings. It is an amazing book! The voices of Joe, Ava and Sebastian made it more impactful compared to when I read it and had just my inner voice in my head saying it. They did a brilliant job.

  • Tapping the Billionaire

  • Bad Boy Billionaires Series, Book 1
  • By: Max Monroe
  • Narrated by: CJ Bloom, Eric Michael Summerer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Blind dates? Online dating profiles? Been there, done that. Georgia Cummings has zero luck with dating, and the era of the Internet is not her friend. No matter how fast she runs, how many corners she turns, she can't find her way out of this weird, alternate universe where men think dick pics are a replacement for small talk and getting to know a girl. One more crotch selfie and she might write men off for good. But why can't she stop fantasizing about him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • funny sweet love.

  • By DebraP on 20-12-2017

Tap... Tap... Tap...

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

Reviewed: 14-01-2018

If you could sum up Tapping the Billionaire in three words, what would they be?

Hilarious, Genius and Brilliant

Who was your favorite character and why?

Georgie Girl, she just has a way of making me smile. Listening to the crazy stuff that comes out of her subconscious is hilarious. Her and Kline together is perfect. M&M couldn't of don't a better job when selecting partners for this series.

Have you listened to any of CJ Bloom and Eric Michael Summerer ’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I have listened to other performances by both CJ Bloom and Eric Michael Summerer's including the second in the Billionaire Bad Boy series, I think they both do an amazing job. Their pitch and emotional input is perfect. It draws the listener in. I didn't want to put it down once I started listening to it.

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

Yes it was!

  • Wrong

  • By: Jana Aston
  • Narrated by: Erin Mallon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

I have a history of picking the wrong guy. Gay? Player? Momma's boy? Check, check and check. Now I can't stop fantasizing about one of the customers at the coffee shop I work at between classes. It's just a harmless crush, right? It's not like I ever see this guy outside of the coffee shop. It's not like I'm going to see him while attempting to get birth control at the student clinic. While wearing a paper gown. While sitting on an exam table. Because he's the doctor. Shoot. Me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • There is nothing wrong here!

  • By Codie Riddell on 14-01-2018

There is nothing wrong here!

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

Reviewed: 14-01-2018

What did you like most about Wrong?

EVERYTHING, I adored Sophie and Luke! This story is brilliant from the first page to the last. I loved the book so I was so excited when it was brought out in audio.

Who was your favorite character and why?

This is a hard choice!!! I love both Sophie and Luke, so can I choose both?? Sophie is fun, the topical 21 year old adorable character while Luke is older and the way he takes care of her. It is so sweet.

What does Erin Mallon bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

While reading it yourself, its your inner voice, Erin brings the characters to life so everything is more dramatic and emotional.

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

YES!!

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  • Black Rainbow

  • By: J.J. McAvoy
  • Narrated by: Aubrey Vincent, Marcio Catalano
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

After an erotic one-week fling with a musician she meets in a bar, Thea Cunning never expects to see Levi Black again. Then Monday morning comes around, and she discovers that her former lover is not only her professor, but he's also one of the top criminal lawyers in the state of Massachusetts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Explosive listening

  • By Codie Riddell on 14-01-2018

Explosive listening

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

Reviewed: 14-01-2018

What did you like most about Black Rainbow?

I loved the plot, it was emotionally driven. It played with your emotions and made you want to know what happened next, next in the court room and next in Thea and Levi's relationship.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Thea, she had such drive and strength to get her father out of prison, raising her younger sister. Knowing when to send her sister away because she wasn't happy being in their mothers house. After everything she had been through she just had so much fight. I loved her and Levi together, both before and after she became his student.

What does Marcio Catalano and Aubrey Vincent bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

I read the book first before listening to Marcio and Aubrey narrate it, they emphasis the passion that your inner voice can do while reading it but it is more dramatic and makes it more emotional. I don't know how many times I cried listening to this book.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Strength, love and the truth to face it all.