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Jan
15

Sunday Snippet: The Edge of the Blade by Jeffe Kennedy

Sunday Snippet: The Edge of the Blade by Jeffe Kennedy  About the Book The Edge of the Blade    Author:  Jeffe Kennedy Publisher:   Kensington Publishing Company Released:  December 27, 2016 Series:   The Uncharted Realms #2 Genre:  Fantasy Romance Author contact links:   Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter, Website Purchase links:  Amazon, Book Depository,  iTunes, Kobo REVIEW Snippet: A strange sound cut across the ubiquitous creaking and snapping of a ship in full sail running before the wind. Something… animal? Zynda heard it, too, lifting her head in a way that reminded me of a predator pricking its ears into a downward wind. Or prey. I drew my blades, muscles singing from exhausted to hyperalert. “What is it?” “I don’t know. It sounded like...
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Jan
8

Sunday Snippet: Hooked on Trouble by Kelly Siskind

Sunday Snippet: Hooked on Trouble by Kelly Siskind  About the Book Hooked on Trouble    Author:  Kelly Siskind Publisher:   Forever Yours Released:  January 10, 2017 Series:   Over the Top #3 Genre:  Contemporary Romance Author contact links:   Facebook, Twitter, Website/Newsletter Purchase links:  Amazon, B&N, iBooks, Kobo Snippet: Sawyer picks up his phone and shakes it, taunting Nico with the video he took a while back. Eager to embarrass his friend, Sawyer showed it to me one night in Toronto. So accustomed to associating Nico with anger, I surprised myself by laughing. Cackling, really. Nico dancing with five-year-olds is a sight to behold. Seeing how cute he was with Sawyer’s nieces, how willing he was to humiliate himself for a...
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Jan
1

Sunday Snippet: 2017 New Year’s Edition

Sunday Snippet: 2017 New Year’s Edition  Happy New Year!!     From all of us at That’s What I’m Talking About we wish you a new year filled with love, laughter and prosperity!  I (Una) always find it interesting the history behind the traditional song Auld Lang Syne.  For those that are interested, here is the Wikipedia information about it and below is a modern English translation.  In this year I look forward to slimming back into my pre-Pixie clothes, listening to more audiobooks, and cherishing the time with family and friends.  Please feel free to comment below with your wishes for the new year.  Again on behalf of everyone here at TWITA, “Cheers to...
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Dec
25

Sunday Snippet: Christmas 2016 Edition

Sunday Snippet: Christmas 2016 Edition   “Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!” Una here and for a special Christmas Day edition of Sunday Snippets, I’ve gathered some fun Christmas quotes.  Please feel free to join in the celebration with your favorite holiday quotes whether from written word, songs or movies.  Let’s celebrate the joy and love of the season.  From all of us here at That’s What I’m Talking About, we wish you a very wonderful holiday season full of friends, family, love, laughter and joy!   “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a...
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Dec
23

Review: A Season of Spells Sylvia Izzo Hunter

Review: A Season of Spells Sylvia Izzo Hunter A Season of Spells Author: Sylvia Izzo Hunter Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: It turns out that A Season of Spells is the final book in the Noctis Magicae series.  I was surprised to discover it was a trilogy at the end.  This final book is a perfect end to this enchanting series. Note: There are spoilers from the first two books in this review, but nothing more that what the book blurbs provide. I have thoroughly enjoyed the characters and this world that Ms. Hunter has created.  The mixture of a historical setting, magic, politics and light romance was enchanting.  Though the plight of our...
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Dec
18

Sunday Snippet + Giveaway: Due South by Tamsen Parker

Sunday Snippet + Giveaway: Due South by Tamsen Parker  About the Book Due South    Author:  Tamsen Parker Publisher:   Self-published Released:  December 12, 2016 Series:   Compass #5 Genre:  Erotic Romance Author contact links:   Facebook, Twitter, Website Purchase links:  Amazon, ARe, Google Play, iBooks, Kobo Snippet: “We can’t keep doing this.” “Doing what? We’re just…” She narrows her eyes, giving me a meaningful glare. “Oh, right, that. Well, yeah, of course not.” My heart sinks through the soles of my shoes and into a sad puddle on the floor, but am I surprised? No. I was lucky to get what I had, and I shouldn’t be so greedy. Of course Lucy doesn’t want to keep having some sordid breakroom affair....
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Dec
14

Review: Blood Vow by J.R. Ward

Review: Blood Vow by J.R. Ward Blood Vow Author: J.R. Ward Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Warden has truly brought us back to essence of what made her Black Dagger Brotherhood (BDB) series so addictive at its inception.  Blood Vow is an emotionally charged, grittily gripping, and darkly sensual read. ****Please note that this review may contain spoilers from the previous Black Dagger Legacy (BDL) book as well as from previous BDB novels.**** I fully admit that I am a BDB addict.  Though I was very disappointed in a previous BDB novel that I will not name, I decided to continue the series.  On a whim, I volunteered to read the...
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Dec
11

Sunday Snippet: Distilled by Deelylah Mullin

Sunday Snippet: Distilled by Deelylah Mullin  About the Book Distilled    Author:  Deelylah Mullin Publisher:   BeerWench Enterprises, LLC Released:  December 15, 2016 Series:   Love Brothers #1 Genre:  Contemporary Romance Author contact links:   Editing Website, Facebook, Goodreads, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, Website/Blog Novel links:  Goodreads, Launch Page Disclosure notice: Deelylah Mullin is our very own reviewer, Vampbard. We are thrilled to have Dee sharing her work as a published author with you. Snippet: Roni spent her entire time on the treadmill mentally preparing for the rest of the evening. I need to wear something cute, but not sexy. I need to make sure I only have one drink. I need to make sure I remember to eat the food....
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Dec
7

Review: The Memory Thief by Sarina Dorie

Review: The Memory Thief by Sarina Dorie The Memory Thief Author: Sarina Dorie Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Memory Thief is a different type of steampunk series.  This Victorian era science-fiction novel is an interesting world.  Suffice to say, I enjoyed it and look forward to the next one. First, let me say that this was more mystery/adventure romance than science-fiction. Though it is science-fiction, the science and steampunk qualities are in the background. The plight of Felicity in recovering her memories is gripping. The planet and history of the Jomon people is rich and fascinating. I really loved the world I found myself in. The memory moss, the intriguing creatures, and...
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Dec
4

Sunday Snippet: Architect of Love by John Charles

Sunday Snippet: Architect of Love by John Charles  About the Book Architect of Love    Author:  John Charles Publisher:   Manifest Vision Publishing Released:  December 1, 2016 Series:   Fated Soulmates #2 Genre:  Contemporary Romance, LGBTQ, m/m Author contact links:   Facebook, Twitter, Website Purchase links:  Amazon Snippet: The tall blond kicked the door closed with his foot as he pinned the shorter, more muscular man against the wall.  One hand held the shorter man’s hands above his head, the other a handful of his shirt. “Lance is a pretty name for such a muscular guy.  Why’d your mother name you that?”  His face was mere inches from Lance’s.  They breathed the same air as they stared into the other man’s...
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