Book: Animal Attraction
Author: Jill Shavis
Narrator: Karen White
Article Type: Audiobook Review, Book Review
About the Book: Sunshine, Idaho, is a quiet ranching town that provides a perfect refuge for injured animals . . . and sometimes, people. And veterinarian Dell Connelly suspects there’s a reason his clinic’s uberefficient receptionist has taken shelter here.Jade Bennett couldn’t be happier to escape her well-meaning but smothering family and their expectations, not to mention the big-city jungle. There’s nothing like working with animals, having a forlorn, grumpy stray kitten make its home under her desk . . . or enjoying the gorgeous views of her ruggedly sexy boss to help her forget her past.But Dell’s seductive, alluring ways have sparked an uncontrollable desire, one Jade hadn’t expected to feel again. And though Dell has never had time for love, Jade’s strength and sass is the kind of call no red-blooded male can resist.
Listened for Fun (Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.25
Story Rating: 4.00
Character Rating: 4.50
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the overall rating)
(Sorry no quotes–I listened on audiobook and forgot to write them down)
First Thought When Finished: Dell + Jade = Fun and Hotness!
Story Talk: This is the second entry in Animal Magnetism series and with each book I fall a little more in love! The fact that we get to know and love this town in each book just adds to the richness. I am an animal lover, rescue enthusiast so part of me was going to love the premise by default. The other part of me fell in love with the way Jill wrote the community. She built the story so that the characters would shine. It was fun, heart-warming, and beautifully told.
Character Talk: I loved Dell and Jade! They were a fantastic mix of fun, a little damaged, and a whole lot of heart. I felt they were both where they needed to be and the fact that they knew each other for a year made it that much more fun! Their love of animals, Dell’s want for Jade to feel strong, and Jade’s need to organize his life had me smiling the entire story!
Narrated by Karen White; Run 10 hrs and 52 mins
I love Karen White’s audio narration of the Animal Magnetism series. She does an excellent job with the pacing, humor, and emotion. She is quickly becoming one of my favorite audiobook narrators.
Final Thought: This is a fun contemporary series that I really am enjoying.
During her non-reading time you can find her hanging with her rescue furr children named after book characters: Lizzie a beautiful cattle dog mix (Pound Pup), Cinder a beautiful Shep/Pitt mix (Pound Pup), and Minerva a beautiful Shep/Pitt mix (Foster Fail). Gathering with friends and family, attending conventions, watching movies/tv shows, rooting for the 49rs, and crocheting.
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