Put Your Big Girl Panties On For These Listens
Chick Lit Audiobooks About Love, Lust, Betrayal and More
These audiobooks deal with weighty issues. Infidelity, abandonment, disappointment, domestic violence, and gut wrenching heartbreak. Adult issues that will leave you in the fetal postion after listening, but what a way to go!
1. Plan Cee: Secrets, Lies, and Second Chances, Book 2
Narrated by Lisa Beacom
Hilary Grossman is such a good writer! You feel like you’re a fly on the wall, listening in on intimate conversations. It’s damn uncomfortable at times because you see the train wreck coming from a mile away and there’s nothing you can do but watch in horror as the inevitable happens.
Would you abandon your present for a second chance at your past?
Cecelia Reynolds has spent most of her life trying to forget the commitment-phobic man who broke her heart. It wasn't easy, but eventually she did it, or so she thought.
As Cecelia and her husband gather for a friend's wedding, her perfect world is thrown into complete turmoil. Even though it's been 20 years since she last laid eyes on Keith Emerson, all it takes is one glance for her to feel emotions she thought were long gone. When Keith ends up officiating the ceremony, she quickly realizes his message of love is directed at her, not the happy couple. But can she believe him?
We live our entire lives thinking we know ourselves. But do we ever really?
As secrets and lies cause Cecelia's world to spin completely out of control, she is forced to seek advice from the most unlikely ally. In the process, she must confront the demons of her past and the events that shaped her into the woman she is now. Will she finally learn the real meaning of love, friendship, and family?
2. Accidentally on Purpose
Narrated by Serena Daniels
You know what I really like about LD Davis’ writing? That her stories never feel contrived. Her characters are realistic and flawed. The things that happen to them are situations that could happen to you or someone you know! I’m sure there will be some who hate this story. After all it deals with cheating, drug abuse, and domestic violence. You do get your happily ever after, but all the characters go through the meat grinder before getting there!
Kyle Sterling is Emmy's boss and the biggest jerk she knows. He's abrasive, uptight, and selfish.
When Emmy sleeps with Kyle after a night of drinking, she quickly tries to put the mistake behind her. When the duo is snowed in together over a long weekend, Emmy begins to discover there is more to Kyle than his mean-spirited behavior. Unfortunately, Kyle has a steady girlfriend he is unwilling to break up with.
Moving on and putting that long weekend behind her, Emmy starts dating attorney Luke Kessler. Luke treats Emmy with kindness, reverence, and loves her unconditionally. He is everything Emmy should ever want in a man - sexy, intelligent, successful, and funny, with strong family bonds. He is definitely everything her loudmouthed, overly opinionated mother could ever want for her. Even as their relationship takes off, Emmy is finding Kyle hard to shake. He aggressively pursues her, blatant in his feelings and desire for her.
When Emmy succumbs to her hidden feelings for Kyle without setting Luke free, devastating consequences ensue. Addicted to Kyle, unable to purge him from her life, Emmy's once easygoing life is now on a path of destruction. Will she let go of this man before it's too late? Is Luke's love truly unconditional? Will Emmy ever recover from accidentally-on-purpose falling for two men at the same time?
3. Sugar Daddy: Sugar Bowl, Book 1
Narrated By Christian Fox & Lucy Rivers
Oh sure, there’s pink and glitter all over the cover of this audiobook. Don’t get it twisted, this isn’t a sweet love story. It’s at turns dark and disturbing and then there are moments of love and lust. Underneath it all, there’s a feeling of impending doom and what an explosive ending!
Sela Halstead lost her innocence in a way that no 16-year-old should ever have to endure. She's spent years trying to forget that night, even while wondering about the identities of the monsters who brutalized her - until a telltale tattoo flashes across Sela's TV screen. The incriminating ink belongs to Jonathon Townsend, the millionaire founder of The Sugar Bowl, a website that matches rich older men with impressionable young women. Obsessed with revenge, Sela infiltrates Townsend's world, only to come face-to-face with a tantalizing complication: Beckett North, his charismatic business partner.
The tech mastermind behind The Sugar Bowl, Beck always gets what he wants, in business and in bed. And yet, for a man who's done every dirty thing imaginable, there's something about the naive, fresh-faced Sela that sparks his hottest fantasies. Because with her, it's not just about sex. Beck opens up to her in ways he never has with other girls. So why does he get the feeling that she's hiding something?
In a world of pleasure and power, the shocking truth could turn them against each other - or bind them forever.
4. Help Wanted: Assignment: Romance, Book 2
Narrated by Wendy Rich Stetson
This book pulls no punches about the conflicted feelings working woman Claire has towards Paul, her stay at home husband. Her frustration has her lashing out at Paul in painful ways. You feel for both characters in this book, there is no bad guy. Just two people trying to get back to some sort of happiness. It’s an adult look at love and relationships. Told with humor and honesty that anyone can relate to.
When Claire Nelson decided that her happily-ever-after lay not in marriage but in a spot on the New York Times best seller list, she vowed never to tie the knot. But that was before she met Paul Mendez, handsome and charming enough to have her breaking said vow and marrying him shortly after college.
Almost 15 years and four sons later, Claire is now a burned out breadwinner ready to ditch her quest for happily-ever-after, and Paul has traded his dream of chairing corporate board meetings for volunteering at PTA meetings as a stay-at-home dad. Feeling trapped in a demanding job, Claire's repeated attempts to get Paul to return to work fall flat. Contemplating divorce, she drafts a letter to the Plate Spinner, a popular advice columnist, asking for help.
But when the reply contains an offer that may just put her best-selling author dreams back on track, Claire's only question is: will Paul be on board? Or does her charming husband make a surprise move of his own?
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