Wallbanger Audiobook by Alice Clayton

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Review of: Wallbanger Audiobook
Audiobook:
Alice Clayton

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On February 11, 2014
Last modified:November 10, 2015

Summary:

Wallbanger Audiobook

By: Alice Clayton

Narrated by: Heather Smith

Published by: Simon & Schuster Audio 05/13/13

Wallbanger Audiobook

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Cocktail Series # 1

13 hrs and 53 mins

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The first night after Caroline moves into her fantastic new San Francisco apartment, she realizes she’s gaining an – um – intimate knowledge of her new neighbor’s nocturnal adventures. Thanks to paper-thin walls and the guy’s athletic prowess, she can hear not just his bed banging against the wallbut the ecstatic response of what seems (as loud night after loud night goes by) like an endless parade of women. And since Caroline is currently on a self-imposed “dating hiatus,” and her neighbor is clearly lethally attractive to women, she finds her fantasies keep her awake even longer than the noise. So when the wallbanging threatens to literally bounce her out of bed, Caroline, clad in sexual frustration and a pink baby-doll nightie, confronts Simon Parker, her heard-but-never-seen neighbor. The tension between them is as thick as the walls are thin, and the results just as mixed. Suddenly, Caroline is finding she may have discovered a whole new definition of neighborly….

In a delicious mix of silly and steamy, Alice Clayton dishes out a hot and hilarious tale of exasperation at first sight…

©2013 Alice Clayton (P)2013 Simon & Schuster

Wallbanger Audiobook Sample

Reviewed by Angela Carr

I have wanted to read this book since it was released last year, but I just have not had the opportunity to delve in until now. I wish I hadn’t waited this long. Ms. Clayton’s Wallbanger made me giggle with delight and fall in love with the boy next door. It was surprisingly very sweet and romantic.

Caroline and Simon are neighbors who share the same very thin walls where every sound is heard on both sides. Simon is the very hot, very skilled neighbor who is always making a ruckus. Unfortunately, the ruckus happens in the middle of the night which disrupts Caroline’s sleep. Co-existing and sharing the same wall will be a challenge for both of them. Fortunately, they will find out that they have mutual friends. This will force them to call a truce and maybe, maybe, even become friends.

I adored Caroline; she cracked me up to no end. I enjoyed her inner thoughts and funny comments about her big “O”. I also adored her honesty, independence and being able to accept people as they are. Being at truce with Simon, she finds out his personal activities and comes to terms with it. Simon is what he is. Despite the man-whore that he is, Simon is a stand up kind of guy. I am in awe with the things he did before meeting Caroline and even more amazed with what he did after he met her. That was totally unexpected, but mum is the word.

I also love their romance. There was not a bit of insta-love between them. Instead, there was a good buildup of Caroline and Simon’s attraction and relationship to each other. Clayton made sure of that. I am excited to read more of Ms. Clayton’s work, and I definitely will be waiting for the second installment of this series which is set to release in June.

The Author

Alice Clayton

Alice Clayton Author

Wallbanger Audiobook Narration

By

Heather Smith

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The narration took a while to get used to. Especially when the first pages included sounds that she (Heather Smith-Narrator) acted out. Her voice also had a slow pace but easily fixed by increasing the speed on the audible app which I recommend for anyone who would like to listen to this book. Once I got use to her tone I enjoyed her a bit more. Besides the moaning and “umph” sounds, she actually played out Caroline’s personality well. Her voice of frustrations and her inner voice were just comical. In that part, I commend the narrator.

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Angela Carr

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  1. I got this a while back, and this whole time I thought it was just a 50 Shades copycat, I had no idea it read more like a romantic comedy.
    I know what you mean about the narrator, they needed to edit some of the heavy breathing between the paragraphs, but I can honestly tell you, I started to enjoy it after a few minutes when I was making the sample…So guess what I’m listening to right now?? LOL
    Thanks for reviewing 🙂 you made a believer out of me 🙂

    • Glad you started reading it Loupe! I’d like to hear what you think when you’re done.

  2. I would have never guessed this was a RomCom (in a way). That makes me want to give it a whirl. I don’t know about narrated though….

    • Felicia, I highly recommend it!!!

  3. I’ve heard this book is hilarious!

    • I hope you give it a try. 🙂

  4. I read and loved this. You are right it made me giggle and was memorable. I am glad the audio version was good.

    • Can’t wait to listen to the next book.

  5. I just read this over the weekend! It was so funny, I loved it. Glad you enjoyed it too! 🙂

    • Glad you enjoyed it too, Christy.

  6. I L-O-V-E-D this book. I gifted it to all my friends with Kindles last Christmas, I loved it so much. And I totally agree that the build up was so much better than insta-love would have been. Great review!

    • Thanks Jessica! What A great gift!!!
      Any word if they liked it or not?

  7. OMG, I read this one and loved it too. It was hilarious and had me laughing out loud MANY times. I like that they didn’t have sex until the end of the book, kept the tension alive. I can’t wait to read more from her. 🙂

    • I agree with you. It certainly did kept the tension throughout. But damn those ladies got me so jealous.

  8. I read this on a 12 hour road trip and I’d just bust out laughing much to the surprise of the people around me. Simons lovers when they O are hilarious! Aannndd after reading this, I looked up a recipe for zucchini bread, it was pretty good actually!

    • Braine, that must’ve awesome listening straight hours. I had to keep stopping. Drove me nuts!

  9. I also listened to this one on audio and really liked the narrator. I laughed so hard when she was doing the meows omg I almost died! I liked the book too it was a sweet story and they had so much chemistry, too! Great review! 🙂

    • OMG the meows were hilarious!!! I really did have to speed up though.

  10. I can only imagine how steamy this one was on audio! Everyone talks about this one, I’ll have to get around to it soon. Glad you liked it!

    • It was steamy but more Rom/Com. I hope you give it a go.

  11. I read a review that put me off this book how wrong was that reviewer this is such a super listen made laugh giggle loved it fron start to finish and as for the narrator she was just perfect and did the book real justice In fact she was Caroline , I have finished Rusty Nailed also and was not disappointed kind of hoping there will be a follow up. five starts to both books

    • I also didn’t listen to this book right away because I thought it was a fifty shades copycat..Oh was I wrong!! This was a fun listen and nothing like anything else, I highly enjoyed it. I’m glad my friend Angela reviewed it for Hot Listens. I downloaded the book right after I read her review. I have already bought the next book, and I will be starting it soon, I’m to hear is good too.
      Thank you for visiting us 🙂 I

    • Thanks for for passing by Ysholland. I’m glad you enjoyed the book as much as I did.

      I need to listen to the next book too, Loupe! I can’t wait to read and hear more from this author.

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