AudioFile Picks: Audiobook Reviews 3/16/18

It's no secret that we at RT love reading romance! And if you happen to see us with headphones on, but no book in hand, it's likely that we're listening to an audiobook. But audiobooks depend on more than just the plot, it takes an excellent narrator to bring the story to life. This is where AudioFile comes in, a print-and-digital magazine that reviews audiobooks so you know which stories are worth listening to. We've partnered with AudioFile to bring you a selection of romantic audiobook reviews every week!

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

DON'T GO by Alexa Riley

Don't Go by Alexa Riley, read by Alexander Cendese, Elizabeth Hart
Harlequin Audio

Narrators Alexander Cendese and Elizabeth Hart narrate the third in Alexa Riley’s For You series. Cendese’s enthusiasm for his roles is contagious, and Hart narrates the heroine’s naïveté with a perfect tone.

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MISADVENTURES OF A BACKUP BRIDE by Shayla Black

Misadventures of a Backup Bride by Shayla Black", read by Christian Fox, Lucy Rivers
Blackstone Audio

Narrators Christian Fox and Lucy Rivers set the perfect tone, both sexy and silly, in this racy romp of an audiobook. It's a story of insta-love (or really, insta-lust) between a billionaire businessman and his fiancée-for-hire.

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MAINSTREAM FICTION

THE WEDDING DATE by Jasmine Guillory

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory, read by Janina Edwards
Penguin Audio

Listeners will enjoy hearing this cute yet cheeky performance by Janina Edwards. Career-driven Alexa gets locked in an elevator with good-looking Dr. Drew when the power goes out.

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YOUNG ADULT

THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY by Laura Creedle

The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle, read by Rebecca Gibel
Dreamscape Audio

In this young adult audiobook narrator Rebecca Gibel gives unique voices to neurodivergent teens Lily and Abelard, who have known each other since grade school.

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Want more romance reviews from AudioFile? You can find all of their romance audiobook reviews here. And for more romantic reads, be sure to stop by our Everything Romance page!

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