Audio Slave Review: Neanderthal Seeks Human by Penny Reid

Title: Neanderthal Seeks Human

Series: Knitting in the City #1
Author: Penny Reid
Narrator: Jennifer Grace
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Humor
Publisher: Caped Publishing

Pub Date: March 2013
Story Rating: 4.5 Stars
Narration Rating: 4 Stars

Our thoughts...
Smart ~ Amusing ~ Addictive

I have the distinct feeling that Penny Reid loves what she does. The stories she writes feel more like someone telling a personal story; situations are relatable, laughs come naturally, and dialogue is comfortably conversational. Reid’s humor often reminds me of Carol Burnett; the humor and jokes are smart, not dumbed-down and mindless. This helps make the stories stronger and humor more organic. And anyone who has ever watched Burnett perform can easily see how much she enjoys herself throughout the whole performance. I love this attribute in a person, in a story, in anything. Loving what you do is so important and it can be quite impactful. Reid’s enjoyment is infectious.

Review: a beautiful kind of love by Ellie Wade

Title: a beautiful kind of love
Author: Ellie Wade

Genre: New Adult
Pub Date: April 11, 2015
Rating: 4.5 Stars

Our thoughts...

Soulmates ~ Pain ~ Life

There aren’t enough stars to rate the emotional impact of this book!

It was fun to read about Jax and Lilly toying with the line between loving each other but also remaining best friends. There were also times that my heart was in pain, like can’t breathe, screaming NOOOOO in my head… type of pain. Watching them make bad decisions (not cheating or anything lame like that) or decisions that, as an adult reader I knew weren’t going to give them the best outcome. It’s so hard for me to say what I was watching them do without giving away spoilers, but just know it’s painful to read about. My heart was scared for them, so very very scared. 

Excerpt: Finding Me by Mariah Dietz

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Title: Finding Me (His, #3)
Author: Mariah Dietz
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: June 1, 2015



I came here to escape. Leave the debris and avoid the inevitable truths. Things are better. Worse. Different. I’m finding me, but in the process I fear I’m forgetting those I have left, and the ones who have left me. Maybe I’m losing who I was. Can I forget my past and move forward? Can I forget him?