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The Unhoneymooners

Auteur(s): Christina Lauren
Narrateur(s): Cynthia Farrell, Deacon Lee
Durée: 9 h et 7 min
4 out of 5 stars (151 évaluations)

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Description

For two sworn enemies, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime - even love - in this witty and swoon-worthy romance from the New York Times best-selling duo who “hilariously depict modern dating” (Us Weekly) and authors of Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating and Roomies.

Olive is always unlucky: in her career, in love, in...well, everything. Her identical twin sister, Amy, on the other hand, is probably the luckiest person in the world. Her meet-cute with her fiancé is something out of a romantic comedy (gag), and she’s managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a series of internet contests (double gag). Worst of all, she’s forcing Olive to spend the day with her sworn enemy, Ethan, who just happens to be the best man.

Olive braces herself to get through 24 hours of wedding hell before she can return to her comfortable, unlucky life. But when the entire wedding party gets food poisoning from eating bad shellfish, the only people who aren’t affected are Olive and Ethan. And now, there’s an all-expenses-paid honeymoon in Hawaii up for grabs.

Putting their mutual hatred aside for the sake of a free vacation, Olive and Ethan head for paradise, determined to avoid each other at all costs. But when Olive runs into her future boss, the little white lie she tells him is suddenly at risk to become a whole lot bigger. She and Ethan now have to pretend to be loving newlyweds, and her luck seems worse than ever. But the weird thing is that she doesn’t mind playing pretend. In fact, she feels kind of...lucky.

With Christina Lauren’s “uniquely hilarious and touching voice” (Entertainment Weekly), The Unhoneymooners is a fun and charming romance that is perfect for anyone who has ever felt unlucky in love.

©2019 Christina Lauren (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

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light and funny

Great light read, perfect for a book to read on vacation or when you are looking to escape winter. I laughed a lot!!

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A funny, light read

Easy to listen to, perfect for when you're needing a break from your busy reality!

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Meh

Really wish the narrator was a woman and a man instead of the guy sounding like a prepubescent teen. The story was meh, alright. Prefer her Beautiful Bastard series.

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    4 out of 5 stars
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Good- BUT....

The narrarators male voice almost ruins it... but a good, light story, I enjoyed it!

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première expérience d'audiobook

J'ai adoré l'histoire mais j'ai eu de la difficulté à apprécier la lecture. il s'agissait de ma première expérience d'audiobok et je ne suis pas encore si j'aime. J'aurais voulu que les répliques d'Ethan soient lues par un homme plutôt que d'avoir la lectrice changer un peu sa voix. C'était peu convainquant ...

  • Au global
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Cute

Enjoyable, easy listen. The narrators voice when she tries to do a male voice is a bit distracting but otherwise would recommend!

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narrator was a bummer

Good story, but the narrators take on the guys was awful, sounded like teen stoners.

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LOVED IT!

Such a cute story! It got a bit i cliché in the middle, but not for long. With a few twists in the plot and some witty lines, this story makes for a pleasant afternoon or beach read.

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Feels Like Satire

I thought this was a satire when I bought it. After finishing the book I still can't tell. I was laughing throughout at how stupid it was which was entertaining enough to get through it. So many coincidences, so many massages, and so many reminders of how sexy Ethan's legs are.

The story is a solid 1/10 because of how many coincidences drive the plot, but it only adds to the entertainment value of the book if you don't take it too seriously. The sexy man's voice being narrated by a woman trying to sound like a dude also makes for great times.

Overall, I got this book for free with an Audible credit through my Amazon account and listened to it because I work a desk job and have only audio to entertain me for 8 hours a day. I did stop it a bunch of times to listen to music or podcasts instead just to spice things up, but I did eventually finish it.

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  • Amanda Kyle
  • 2019-05-18

Cute, fun story. PG-13 sex, like a rom-com movie.

I loved Cynthia Farrell, but I couldn't get into Deacon Lee. I like enemies-to-lovers stories, and I liked that this spent more time on the sexual tension and romance between the characters than the sex.

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    4 out of 5 stars
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  • Susan 🎧Audible-a-holic🎧 Crowe
  • 2019-05-16

Cute, in a creepy way.

I am not a "romance" reader. I do have the Audible romance package. Weird, huh? I don't mind a good story with some romance thrown in. A book with a story that can hold it's own without trash talk and erotic sex to get it through. This book was just that. It was a great book! I laughed! A LOT!!
I highly recommend this book if you are in the mood for some humor, and a little fun chick-lit. The narrators were great too!

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  • 🎧Pam Audio-Fanatic🎧
  • 2019-09-03

The Unhoneymooners

I loved it, everything about this book I loved, I loved the characters the fact that they are twins. The brother, the family the lucky or unlucky storyline.

I felt terrible for Olives sister but it was a great twist and it really got the story off on the right foot. Ethan stole the show for me he really is an awesome character, I was rooting for him right from the get-go.

How it all plays out and the epilogue freaking fantastic, I really enjoyed this book can you tell?

The narration was great I enjoyed it and since most of the book was narrated by Cynthia it was interesting I don’t believe I have listened to any of her books before but I will be looking for her from here on out. Also, Deacon’s performance was grand.

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    2 out of 5 stars
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  • Esther Cunningham
  • 2019-07-07

Cute, but Tiresome...

This is an adult romance, but it’s written more through the eyes of teenagers. There’s a great deal of self-doubt, on-going negative comments and a general sense of immaturity. Cute, but predictably tiresome.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2019-07-30

Fun story..

it was fun to listen 2 but i have come to like a male and female voice and thay was missing until the end and then unfortunatly the voice for ethan was just NOT good. i kept waiting to hear it and then ick...the voice wa NOT sexy not strong it just killed the whole thing for me.

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  • Barb L.
  • 2019-06-13

Fun but predictable

I was looking for an easy summer read and thought The Unhoneymooners would be perfect. Even though the story was predictable, overall I enjoyed it. The only issue I had was with the narrator. As soon as she did her voice for Ethan she lost me. It was so bro-ey (surfer frat boy?) sounding I was immediately put off by his character. Who talks like that?! I was distracted by the voice for the first half of the story and cringed every time she did his voice. I got used to it toward the end, but I felt I would have enjoyed the book more if I read it.

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  • rpotter1028
  • 2020-03-03

Predictable, AWFUL MALE READER

While this was mildly entertaining, it was insanely predictable. Story was half baked, fine, but not great. Cynthia Farrell did a great job of reading Olive’s part- she would get 5 stars, but the entire relationship between Olive and Ethan was ruined by Deacon Lee. Deacon would get zero stars for his narration. Deacon was slimy, short, and did not convey Ethan’s personality the way Cynthia did. The overall story idea was “cute” but that’s not enough for me to want to listen again.

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    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Anna Moon
  • 2019-06-19

Fantastic!!!

This has been my favorite book of 2019!! Loved it! The story was fun the narrators did a great job. You will not regret getting this one!!

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    3 out of 5 stars
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  • Susan
  • 2019-06-08

Not my favorite by this writing duo

Christina Lauren books are an automatic download for me, but I've found the last couple to be less than stellar, this one included. It wasn't bad, just not great. I didn't feel very invested in the characters and found the "hating" over one moment from years ago was overdone and went on far too long. Even when Ethan had proven to be a decent guy, the enemy role kept creeping in, which became annoying, rather than a build up with fun banter. When an entire story is built on simple misunderstandings, which seem easily resolved, it reaches a point of being tiresome. I didn't love the drama with the secondary characters - the siblings - which also seemed to be a stretch to add another layer to the story.
Certainly provided some entertainment for a long commute, but not what I'd hoped for.

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    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Mike Thompson
  • 2019-05-22

Love love love!!!

If you’re looking for a light and cheery read... this is it!!!!! Loved every minute!

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