Rook Takes Queen by Em Stevens is easily one of my favorite audiobooks of 2018! It’s a beautiful love story between two very special women who are thoroughly likable.
If you’re pretty, you’re often underestimated. If you’re smart, you’re often alone. And if you’re pretty and smart, you’re kind of screwed.
I’m hardly talking from experience here, but the way Em Stevens portrayed it was very logical and realistic.
Rook takes Queen
written by Em Stevens, narrated by Ainslie Caswell
So, we start out with Rook, genius Grandmaster chess player, failing at
It’s a quite fascinating set-up and both protagonists are adorable, interesting, and real.
This was such a romantic book! I really liked how Em Stevens followed what I would call a “standard Romance recipe”. That sounds kind of bad but it really isn’t. It’s what I want to read and what I’m often missing in
Related article: My Favorite Lesbian Romance Audiobooks
I love Ainslie Caswell’s voice. It fit the two women perfectly and her narration was very captivating. She wasn’t always exactly on point in regard to using the correct intonations and sometimes the voices weren’t so easily distinguishable because of it. Nevertheless, it was an engaging, fun narration style and I was invested in the story.
If you’re looking for a sexy, romantic audiobook with two women, I wholeheartedly recommend Rook Takes Queen!
I received a free copy of this audiobook from the publisher without any obligations. I decided to write a review because I thoroughly enjoyed