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Posted January 31, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook review: Diamond Fire Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman & Emily Rankin Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hidden Legacy #3.5 Genre: Urban Fantasy, novella Source: purchased I always, always love doing a “re-read” of any Ilona Andrew book via the audiobook format, and Diamond Fire is no exception. This wonderful novella is a transitional story in the Hidden […]

Review: Flare Up by Shannon St..

Posted January 30, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Flare Up by Shannon Stacey

Flare Up Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Shannon Stacey is always one of my go-to authors for small-town, family-centric, feel-good romances. Her Boston Fire series, although set in a bigger city, has the neighborhood feel and continues to fit the bill with its tight-knit firefighting family. We have met […]

Author Guest Post + GIVEAWAY: ..

Posted January 29, 2019 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post + GIVEAWAY: Jeffe Kennedy

Please welcome back my friend and one of my favorite authors: Jeffe Kennedy. Today she’s talking about picking up writing a series after taking a break. True Confessions on Picking up a Series After a Long Hiatus Hi everyone! As I write this post, the buy links for ORIA’S ENCHANTMENT, book #5 of my Sorcerous […]

Celebrating Nine Years!

Posted January 28, 2019 by Jen in Uncategorized
Celebrating Nine Years!

I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for nine years! I started my blog on January 28, 2010, as a place to give more thought about the books and movies we were chatting about on Twitter. Book review and personal blogs were gaining a lot of momentum back then, and it was the place to go […]

Sunday Snippet: The D-Man by S..

Posted January 27, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: The D-Man by Stephanie Julian

About the Book The D-Man Author: Stephanie Julian Publisher: Stephanie Julian Released: January 14, 2019 Series: Redtails Hockey #6 Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance Purchase links: Amazon : BN : Kobo : Apple : Google Snippet: “Thanks again for the ticket. I had a lot of fun.” “Sorry the game sucked.” She stopped just inside the door to her […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 25, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 25, 2019

Welcome to #FitReaders!! 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

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Posted January 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Phoenix Illusion by Lisa Shearin

Audiobook review: The Phoenix Illusion Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: SPI Files #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Having read/listened to the SPI Files since the beginning, I’ve found myself frustrated with the past couple books, yet I wasn’t quite ready to say goodbye because I’ve always enjoyed the mythology and world that Ms. Shearin […]

​Listen Up! #Audiobook Revie..

Posted January 22, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
​Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Study in Scarlet Women Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #1 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Charlotte Holmes is an odd duck, especially among her peers of the time. Knowing she’d never want to marry, she made a deal with her father that she could go to school and become a […]

Review: Season of Sorcery Anth..

Posted January 21, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Season of Sorcery Anthology

Season of Sorcery Anthology Authors: Jennifer Estep, Grace Draven, Amanda Bouchet, Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Winter’s Web: At a local Renaissance Faire, Gin sees danger. Only this time, she isn’t the target. But her fixation with Hugh and the Circle leads her to make mistakes. I like that we […]

Sunday Snippet: Spartan Promis..

Posted January 20, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Spartan Promise by Jennifer Estep

About the Book Spartan Promise Author: Jennifer Estep Publisher: self-published Released: January 15, 2019 Series: Mythos Academy spinoff #2 Genre: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy Snippet: I lashed out with my pen first, trying to drive it into the shadow’s throat. But the shadow was quicker than I expected, and it blocked the blow and caught my wrist […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 18, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 18, 2019

Welcome to #FitReaders!! 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Sh..

Posted January 16, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, lesbian romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After thoroughly enjoying the first two titles in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, I was pumped to see that Prince Thabiso’s awesome mega assistant extraordinaire, Likotsi, was going to get her own story! Although Once Ghosted, Twice Shy is definitely […]

Listen Up! #Audibook Review: S..

Posted January 14, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones

Audiobook Review: Charley Davidson Series Title: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Charley Davidson #13 (final book) Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Summoned to Thirteenth Grave is the final book in the Charley Davidson series, so I strongly suggest you not start the series with this title. Overall, this series has been […]

Sunday Snippet: Warrior of the..

Posted January 13, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Warrior of the World by Jeffe Kennedy

About the Book Warrior of the World Author: Jeffe Kennedy Released: January 8, 2019 Series: Chronicles of Dasnaria #3 Genre: Fantasy Romance Purchase links:  https://www.jeffekennedy.com/warrior-of-the-world/ Snippet: “Ochieng,” I said, as soon as we were alone again. “I don’t want to dance.” “Why not?” He sounded genuinely curious. “Can you explain to me?” I couldn’t. The thought of even […]