Ain't Misbehaving

  • by Molly Cannon
  • Narrated by Susan Bennett
  • 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sometimes even good girls need to be a little bad....
Marla Jean Bandy might be down, but she's not out. Even though her no-good ex-husband left her for another woman - a Bookmobile -driving librarian 20 years her senior - Marla Jean won't settle for another lonely night. She's not ready for Mr. Right, but why not have a little fun with Mr. Right Now? The only wrench in her plan is her childhood crush, Jake - and the memory of the one toe-curling kiss they shared on a hot summer night years ago....
One look at Marla Jean is enough to make any red-blooded man sit up and take notice - especially the kind of man nice girls should avoid. Jake knows he should let her make her own mistakes, but he owes it to her brother to look after her. Trouble is, the harder he tries to do the right thing, the harder it is to resist Marla Jean. She needs a man to make her believe love will last, and for once in his life, Jake wonders if that could be him.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Absolutely Awesome!!!!

I am so glad someone before me took the time to write a review and suggest this book. It is absolutely adorable.
It's about a girl trying to recover from her divorce and finding love in her hometown. Not a new idea but presented in the freshest of ways. Full of wit and humor.
Molly Cannon is one of the most creative writers I have heard in a long time. Reminds me a bit of Susan Elizabeth Phillips. I laughed the entire way through this endearing story and hated when it was over.
Susan Bennett did such an amazing job in capturing the hometown flare. I can't say enough good things about this book without giving all the best parts away but I highly recommend it. I can't wait for Cannon's second book to be available at audible. One of my top 10 for sure!!!!
Cannon and Bennett are both extremely talented!!!!
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- Kristin

Narrator excellent, too bad story wasn't

What would have made Ain't Misbehaving better?

A story that didn't act like the reader was stupid. This was the most ridiculous story I have listened to and I almost didn't make it to the end.

What was most disappointing about Molly Cannon’s story?

That it dragged on, and on, and on, and on. I got to the point where I didn't care about the characters anymore. There was so much "chatter" it seemed like she was just trying to fill pages (with nonsense!)

What does Susan Bennett bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She has a fantastic voice and makes all the characters different. If it hadn't been for her I don't think I would have finished the book.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

I kept saying over and over in my head "you've got to be kidding me!" It was bad. Don't waste you credits like I did.

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- LeftyMom "leftymom"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-29-2013
  • Publisher: Recorded Books