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Review: A Duke by Default by A..

Posted July 31, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

A Duke by Default Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Duke by Default is a sweet, simmering, sexy romance staring a reforming socialite and a brooding master sword maker.  For those who read the first title in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, you will see a significant change in […]

Sunday Snippet: Frenchman Stre..

Posted July 29, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Frenchman Street by Suzanne Johnson

About the Book Frenchman Street Author: Suzanne Johnson Publisher: Suzanne Johnson Released: July 24, 2018 Series: Sentinels of New Orleans #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Purchase links: Kindle and Print Signed books and discounted collections Exclusive Snippet: When we landed in the Rivendell transport, a late-night fireworks show was booming in the direction of downtown New Orleans. Bright […]

Review: Kill the Farm Boy by K..

Posted July 25, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Kill the Farm Boy by Kevin Hearne + Delilah S. Dawson

Kill the Farm Boy Authors: Kevin Hearne + Delilah S. Dawson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Kill the Farm Boy is a fantastical adventure filled with sarcasm, satire, and silliness. The story follows a band of misfits on their adventures to end the machinations of a not-so-nice chamberlain and his pixie accomplice. […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 24, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Princess In Theory by Alyssa Cole

Audiobook review: A Princess in Theory Author:  Alyssa Cole Narrator: Karen Chilton Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: SPI Files #5 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Naledi (Ledi) Smith is driven and determined to succeed, even when society presses against her. As a black woman working two jobs and a grad student in the STEM field, Ledi knows how to deal […]

Sunday Snippet: Rio by Delphin..

Posted July 22, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Rio by Delphine Dryden

About the Book Rio Author: Delphine Dryden Publisher: self-published Released: July 24, 2018 Series: Science of Temptation #4; Nerds in Paradise #1 Genre: Erotic Romance; BDSM Purchase links: Pre-order at Amazon:https://amzn.to/2zyRaEi Pre-order at Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/when-in-rio-1 Snippet: Jack had mentioned his goal for the hike was to spot at least three different kinds of snakes. During the break, as I […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 19, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Myth Manifestation by Lisa Shearin

Audiobook review: The Myth Manifestation Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: SPI Files #5 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Taking place a few months after the conclusion of The Ghoul Vendetta, The Myth Manifestation features a summit of most supernatural races that reside on Earth. It’s been a hundred years since they last came together in […]

Sunday Snippet: The Billionair..

Posted July 15, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl by Annika Martin

About the Book The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl Author: Annika Martin Publisher: self-published Released: July 9, 2018 Series: Standalone Genre: Romantic Comedy Purchase links: ➤ Amazon: http://geni.us/u7FzDBn ➤  iBooks: http://geni.us/T59Px ➤ G Play: http://geni.us/5Ms8AXG ➤ Nook: http://geni.us/txTpDSM ➤ Kobo: http://geni.us/QJde Snippet: Lizzie has a few opinions about Theo, the reclusive CEO of the company where she works… I’ve never […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 13, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Snow Falling on Bluegrass by Molly Harper

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Snow Falling on Bluegrass Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Bluegrass #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Audiobook Source: purchased Jumping back into the office shenanigans of the Kentucky Commission on Tourism, Snow Falling on Bluegrass sets up listeners/readers for the potential romance […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 12, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rhythm and Bluegrass by Molly Harper

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Rhythm and Bluegrass Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Bluegrass #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Audiobook Source: purchased The second story in Ms. Harper’s entertaining Bluegrass series follows Bonnie Turkle, a historian with Kentucky’s Commission on Tourism. Although the story is loosely […]

The Sea King’s Daughters..

Posted July 11, 2018 by Jen in Book Spotlight
The Sea King’s Daughters Spotlight: Stacia D. Kelly

Introducing an all-new series… Mermaids left this world centuries ago. Now, they’ve returned. Meet the Sea King’s Daughters, a new urban fantasy novella series written by Phillipa Ballentine, Stacia D. Kelly, Katee Robert, Piper J. Drake, Lauren Harris, and Asa Maria Bradley. This month we celebrate the release of the second title: Siren’s Serenity by Stacia […]

Review: Knocked Up by Stacey L..

Posted July 10, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Knocked Up by Stacey Lynn

Knocked Up Author: Stacey Lynn Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: After a one-night stand with the best man of her best friend’s wedding, Cara finds herself pregnant. Under a self-imposed exile from her horrendous parents, she is on her own until she tells Braxton he’s going to be a dad. The pair […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 9, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Bluegrass Baby by Molly Harper

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: My Bluegrass Baby Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Bluegrass #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Audiobook Source: purchased Already a fan of Ms. Harper’s Jane Jameson and Half-Moon Hollow series (also narrated by Ms. Ronconi), I knew I needed to try her […]

Sunday Snippet: Rogue Souls by..

Posted July 8, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Rogue Souls by Chelsea Mueller

About the Book Rogue Souls Author: Chelsea Muller Publisher: JGLM Released: July 9, 2018 Series: Soul Charmer #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Purchase links: Rogue Souls is on Sale this week for only $2.99. Get your copy today! Snippet: Callie Delgado was familiar with poor choices. She’d made plenty. She’d eaten only Hostess products for a solid month […]

Review: Tempting the Laird by ..

Posted July 6, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Tempting the Laird by Julia London

Tempting the Laird Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Catriona (Cat) Mackenzie lives her live on her own terms and does not care what polite society thinks. She, along with her Aunt Zelda, runs a shelter for less fortunate woman: those that society turned its back to. However, when Zelda […]

#Listen Up! 2018 #Audiobook Ch..

Posted July 5, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!
#Listen Up! 2018 #Audiobook Challenge: Mid-Year Update

We are midway through the 2018 Audiobook Challenge and here is what I’ve been listening to: Book 01: Villains Pride by M. K. Gibson, Narrated by Jeffrey Kafer (1/3) Book 02: Man Hands by Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby, Narrated by Luke Daniels and Erin Mallon (1/6) Book 03: Jack by Grace Burrowes, Narrated by […]