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Book Spotlight: Death on a Win..

Posted December 9, 2022 by Jen in Book Spotlight
Book Spotlight: Death on a Winter Stroll by Francine Mathews

Death on a Winter Stroll Author: Francine Mathews Publisher: Soho Crime Release Date: November 1, 2022 Series: A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery #7 Genre: Traditional Detective Mystery, Holiday Reading Excerpt: One of the perks of being police chief was the ringside seat Merry Folger commanded for certain critical moments. For instance, this Saturday morning—the first weekend in […]

#FitReaders Check-In: December..

Posted December 9, 2022 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: December 9, 2022

Welcome to #FitReaders2022!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 7, 2022 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Secret of Bow Lane by Jennifer Ashley

Audiobook review: The Secret of Bow Lane by Jennifer Ashley The Secret of Bow Lane is the sixth title in the Kat Holloway mysteries, following the adventures of Mayfair cook and local sleuth, Kat Holloway. While each story is an independent mystery, the books are tightly linked together through the development of Kat’s personal growth and evolution; […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Dec..

Posted December 6, 2022 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: December 6, 2022 – Book Friends

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion post where bloggers discuss a wide range of topics from books and blogging to life in general. Weigh in and join the conversation by adding your thoughts in the comments. If you want to do your own post, grab the question and answer it on your blog. […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 5, 2022 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Hard Day for a Hangover by Darynda Jones

Audiobook review: A Hard Day for a Hangover by Darynda Jones Beginning within a day or two after the conclusion of the previous book, A Hard Day for a Hangover opens with Sunshine dealing with the repercussions of too much tequila. She’s remembered much of the time from her youth, which until recently remained a huge mystery, […]

Sunday Snippet: The Case of th..

Posted December 4, 2022 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: The Case of the Disappearing Beaune by J. Lawrence Matthews

The Case of the Disappearing Beaune Author: J. Lawrence Matthews Publisher: Not Making This Up LLC Release Date: September 1, 2022 Series: A holiday follow up to the first book, One Must Tell the Bees Genre: mystery/historical fiction Snippet: I had barely taken my seat in the hansom cab, the heavy wine bottle stored safely in my […]

2022 Reading Challenges Update..

Posted December 3, 2022 by Jen in Reading Challenge
2022 Reading Challenges Update: November

This year I’m participating in four reading challenges! It’s crazy, I know. Here is my update for the past month (and cumulative totals). Audiobook Challenge: Goal: 60 audiobooks, any genre. November total: 5 books. Total for year: 60 books. I hit my goal! Shadow Wizard by Jeffe Kennedy Gray Witch by Hailey Edwards Sugar Plum Spies […]

Book Spotlight: Under a Veiled..

Posted December 2, 2022 by Jen in Book Spotlight
Book Spotlight: Under a Veiled Moon by Karen Odden

Under a Veiled Moon Author: Karen Odden Publisher: Crooked Lane Books Release Date: October 11, 2022 Series: An Inspector Corravan Mystery #2 Genre: Historical Mystery, Detective Mystery, Victorian Mystery Excerpt: Having finished writing my daily report, I left Wapping, walking past the London Docks to Sloane Street, where the Goose and Gander stood at the corner of […]

#FitReaders Check-In: December..

Posted December 2, 2022 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: December 2, 2022

Welcome to #FitReaders2022!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

#CMCon23 Featured Author Spotl..

Posted November 30, 2022 by Jen in Author Guest Post, Coastal Magic Con
#CMCon23 Featured Author Spotlight: Seressia Glass

Seressia Glass Today I’m happy to welcome Seressia to the blog. She’s sharing an original story set in about a year after the conclusion of her rom-com The Love Con. Please help me welcome Seressia! The Love Con Wedding by Seressia Glass: Please scroll within the box to read the story. Thanks for the fun […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Nov..

Posted November 29, 2022 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: November 29, 2022 – Winter Reads

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion post where bloggers discuss a wide range of topics from books and blogging to life in general. Weigh in and join the conversation by adding your thoughts in the comments. If you want to do your own post, grab the question and answer it on your blog. […]

Quickie Review: Stranded In A ..

Posted November 28, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Quickie Review: Stranded In A Small Town Christmas by Shannon Stacey

Stranded In A Small Town Christmas Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Stranded in a Small Town Christmas is a delightful, Hallmark-esque, feel-good novella. Billionaire Donovan accidentally leaves his cellphone and wallet on the airplane and has no way of getting to Stowe, VT, where his mother is in the […]

Sunday Snippet #Audiobook Edit..

Posted November 27, 2022 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #Audiobook Edition: The Child Riddler by Angela Greenman

Child Riddler Author: Angela Greenman Narrator: Xe Sands Publisher: Bella Books/Tantor Audio Release Date: July 26, 2022 Series: standalone Genre: techno-thriller Audio Snippet: Used by permission from Tantor Audio Text Snippet: Prague, Czech Republic Soot-covered gargoyles peered down from their granite perches as Zoe Lorel crossed the dark courtyard. The hazy glow from the illuminated Prague Castle, […]