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Jun
11

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Shards of Hope Author: Nalini Singh Narrator: Angela Dawson Listening Speed: 1.0x Reviewer: Una Audiobook Source: Tantor Media What I’m Talking About: Nalini Singh is one of my favorite writers, and I am an avid follower of her Psy-Changling series.  This is the first time I’ve listened to one of her new releases via audio book before reading a hard copy.  It was an interesting experience.  Not only did I enjoy the story, but I learned about what type of reader I am. Overall, I liked Shards of Hope, even though it wasn’t quite what I...
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Jun
1

Review: Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh

Review: Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh Shards of Hope Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Opening shortly after the conclusion of the previous book, Shards of Hope shares the story of a post-Silence world, one which sees the fierce and deadly Arrows trying to adapt. Arrow leader Aden, along with one of his top commanders, Zaira, is taken captive by an unknown group, resulting in a temporary disconnect from the PsyNet. This opens up the opportunity for Aden to learn from a Changeling pack and begin to implement post-Silence ideas into his “Arrow pack.” Overall, I enjoyed Shards of Hope as a transitional book, bringing the Psy and whole...
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Mar
13

Review: Rock Hard by Nalini Singh

Review: Rock Hard by Nalini Singh Rock Hard Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Gabriel Bishop, former pro-Rugby player, was hired as CEO of Saxon & Archer to turn around the failing department store chain. He’s very good at what he does and always gets what he wants. Charlotte Baird, long time Saxon & Archer employee, continually allows her supervisor, Anya, to use her talents for her own gain. So when the new CEO fires Anya and offers Charlotte a promotion, Charlotte must learn to get over her fears and work with Gabriel, aka. T-Rex. Rock Hard is the second full-length romance in Ms. Singh’s Rock Kiss series (and third...
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Dec
8

Mistletoe Madness 2014: Nalini Singh

Mistletoe Madness 2014: Nalini Singh Thank you for stopping by That’s What I’m Talking About for today’s Mistletoe Madness spot. For a line up of all of the authors featured here and at The Book Nympho, and to enter the overall event giveaway for a free book (two chances to win!), please click on the image above or go to the kickoff post on November 26, 2014. Today’s Mistletoe Madness author is… Nalini Singh Book: “Secrets at Midnight” from Night Shift Anthology Release Date: November 25, 2014 Publisher: Berkley Today Nalini is sharing an excerpt from Secrets at Midnight Bastien took the seat right next to Kirby when it was time to eat, his arm along the back of her chair and his...
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Nov
24

Review: Night Shift Anthology

Review: Night Shift Anthology Night Shift Author: Nalini Singh, Ilona Andrews, Lisa Shearin, Milla Vane Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Night Shift anthology is a wonderful collection of paranormal and fantasy novellas from some wonderful authors. “Secrets at Midnight” by Nalini Singh Psy/Changeling series #13.5 This enjoyable novella from the world of Psy-Changeling shares the romance of Bastien and Kirby. Readers familiar with the series will recognize Bastien as DarkRiver sentinel Mercy’s brother. Kirby, on the other hand, is a human who seems to have all the markers of a cat shifter. Overall, Secrets at Midnight is an enjoyable, easy-going Changeling story. I’ve missed the Changelings a lot,...
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Nov
3

Review: Archangel’s Shadows by Nalini Singh

Review: Archangel’s Shadows by Nalini Singh Archangel’s Shadows Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Set in Manhattan in the heart of Archangel Raphael’s territory, Archangel’s Shadows deals with the aftermath of the great battle between Raphael and Lijuan (previous book). While Elena and Raphael work to restore the spirits of their citizens, an undercurrent evil darkness seems to be infiltrating the vampire community. Guild Hunter Ashwini, rested up after she nearly died three weeks prior, is sent out to find out more about an animal that appears to have died in a manner similar to what Lijuan has done to others in the past. When her reconnaissance overlaps with...
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Oct
6

Quickie Review: Rock Courtship by Nalini Singh

Quickie Review: Rock Courtship by Nalini Singh Rock Courtship Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Rock Courtship is a novella in the Rock Kiss series which parallels in time to the first book of the series, Rock Addiction. It tells the behind-the-scenes love story of School Boy Choir drummer, David, and the band’s publicist, Thea. The pair were introduced and in the peripheral of Molly (Thea’s sister) and Fox’s story. David has LONG lusted after and pined for Thea from afar. He sat and waited through her horrible engagement to her ex, and gave her time to grieve. The pair were close friends, and David has always wanted more. After the...
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Sep
19

Review: Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh

Review: Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh Rock Addiction Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Molly Webster has lived her entire adult life in fear of being reckless or worse, becoming addicted to love. At sixteen, after her “family-values” politician father was caught in a compromising situation, Molly’s life spun out of control. Living in the spotlight was not for her, and she became determined to live a quiet, ordinary life. So when mega rock star Zachery Fox shows interest in Molly, she doesn’t know how to make her feelings fit into her orderly life. Fox, the lead singer for the world famous band, Schoolboy Choir, wants Molly completely. From the...
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Jun
2

Review: Shield of Winter by Nalini Singh

Review: Shield of Winter by Nalini Singh Shield of Winter Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Shield of Winter opens shortly after the fall of Silence and the world-altering events of the previous book, Heart of Obsidian. Kaleb Krychek has taken a leadership role for the Psy race now that their once-ruling council has been disbanded. He believes the empaths (E-designation Psys) are the key to stopping the horrible disease that is infecting the PsyNet – the psychic fabric that connects all Psys and provides the biofeedback necessary for the race to survive. Krychek wants to run an experiment with targeted volunteers (gone are the old ways of force) in...
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Feb
27

Quickie Review: Whisper of Sin by Nalini Singh

Quickie Review: Whisper of Sin by Nalini Singh This week, Nalini Singh released the novella, Whisper of Sin, a Psy-Changeling Prequel story that was originally published as part of the Burning Up Anthology in August 2010. In honor of the release, I’ve reposted my original review of this wonderful story. Whisper of Sin Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Ria (a human) is attacked and nearly raped before DarkRiver enforcers step in. Changeling Emmett is immediately attracted to Ria and serves as her protector. The story follows the couple as they learn about one another, and learn to trust each other. This is story set in Ms. Singh’s amazing Psy/Changeling series (one of...
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