Face it, fairy tales were always kind of kinky: from beautiful queens tied up in knots by wicked sorcerers to a wide variety of naughty and nice scenarios. Someone was always getting tied to a bed! In this new anthology of erotic romance fairy tales from the editor of the best-selling Fairy Tale Lust and Lustfully Ever After, the fairy tales are naughtier and have a BDSM twist. Retellings of the classics are joined with clever original tales, making for a darkly sensual and intensely romantic collection. Cathy Yardley, author of Crave: The Seduction of Snow White, introduces this compilation of enticing out-of-this-world erotic romance.
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DNF producer should be slapped for many word slips
Take the time to prep the narrator. She mispronounced *a lot* of words, including names. The name that caused me to stop and mentally throw the book at a wall is either Isabeau or Ysabeau (don't have a text version). She pronounced it [ Is a boo ] and it should be said either as [ Is a bow ] or [ Ees a bow ].
not at all. The stories I listened to are OK. Not the best I've read, but OK.
The little girl voice was totally not to my taste. but my main objection is the uncorrected mispronounciations.
Also: Shame on the production staff for allowing the errors to get through, and shame for not allocating enough funds to take the time to do it right.
I have the option to return it.
(copy&pasted from another of my reviews)
Maybe offer incentives to the narrators for improving vocabulary, pronunciation skills? I have a huge vocabulary, but there are many words that I have seen, but have neither heard nor said. I feel it is unreasonable to expect that ordinary people be expected to correctly pronunce a word the first time it is encountered.
General comment, not book specific:
I listened to a lot books-on-tape from Recorded Books, and was always aghast at the retail prices of those titles. Never bought any because of that. (Thank you local public libraries!!!).
I would like to see a better balance between retail price and production quality. I am willing to pay some more if that means the quality will improve.