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Author Guest Post: Jackie Lau

Posted May 23, 2019 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post: Jackie Lau

Foodie Romance Recommendations By Jackie Lau I don’t have a lot of hobbies, but one thing I love is food. Although I’m not a particularly skilled cook—I can make a decent, healthy meal, but I rarely try anything new—I love exploring restaurants, bakeries, etc. in my home city of Toronto. Toronto has so many great […]

Review: A Reflection of Shadow..

Posted May 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, steampunk
Review: A Reflection of Shadows by Anne Renwick

A Reflection of Shadows Author: Anne Renwick Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Reflection of Shadows is another exciting adventure set in Ms. Renwick’s clever steampunk historical London. Building on the foundation set in The Iron Fin, the story further explores the idea of humans exhibiting animal-like traits. This time around Colleen, […]

Sunday Snippet: Teach Me by Ol..

Posted May 19, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Teach Me by Olivia Dade

Teach Me Author: Olivia Dade Publisher: Hussies & Harpies Press Release Date: May 30, 2019 Series: There’s Something About Marysburg #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Snippet: At the staff meeting, Rose waved at Martin when he entered the cafeteria, and he settled in the seat next to hers. While she skimmed the handout on the table, he dug […]

#FitReaders #Check-In: May 17,..

Posted May 17, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders #Check-In: May 17, 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. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

Review: A Prince on Paper by A..

Posted May 15, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole

A Prince on Paper Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: After living a caged and sheltered life in the name of her father’s love and concern, Nya longs to spread her wings and escape the shadow of her treasonous father. Yet, her time in NYC left her feeling disappointed. Now […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted May 14, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: When Good Ghosts Get the Blues by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: When Good Ghosts Get the Blues Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #3 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up shortly after the conclusion of the previous story, Scarlet is going on a week’s vacation to New Orleans with boyfriend Lucas, where he is working. She is insistent […]

Sunday Snippet: Big Red by Dam..

Posted May 12, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Big Red by Damien Larkin

Big Red Author: Damien Larkin Publisher: Dancing Lemur Press Release Date: May 14, 2019 Series: standalone Genre: Military Science Fiction Snippet: At first, I thought the piercing white light that bore down on me flowed from the sparks of an electric buzz saw. A relentless, slicing agony carved through my brain, tearing through flesh and bone, mind […]

#FitReaders Check-In: May 10, ..

Posted May 10, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: May 10, 2018

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. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted May 9, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: She Dreams of Fire by M.K. Gibson

Audiobook review: She Dreams of Fire Author: M.K. Gibson Narrator: Xe Sands Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hammer of Witches #1 Source: author WOW! Have you been looking for a new urban fantasy series? Let me direct your attention to She Dreams of Fire. Right from the explosive beginning, I was drawn into this dark underworld of witches and paranormals. The […]

#Rombklove Day 8: Second Chanc..

Posted May 8, 2019 by Jen in #RomBkLove
#Rombklove Day 8: Second Chances

Welcome to #RomBkLove Day 9: Second Chances. Second Chance romances can mean different things to different folks, but for this post, B. and I define it as 1) a romance that started, ended, and is starting again for an HEA/HFN or 2) childhood friends where one likes the other but nothing happened, then they get […]

Review: The Bride Test by Hele..

Posted May 6, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

The Bride Test Author: Helen Hoang Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: As a high-functioning autistic adult, Khai Diep thinks he is incapable of emotion and is content in the routine of his life, but his mother feels it is time for him to find a wife. She travels to Viet Nam where […]

Sunday Snippet: A Reflection o..

Posted May 5, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: A Reflection of Shadows by Anne Renwick

A Reflection of Shadows Author: Anne Renwick Publisher: self-published Release Date: May 9, 2019 Series: An Elemental Web Tale #3 Genre: Steampunk Romance Snippet: London, February 1885 “Lady Stewart?” Incredulity laced his voice. “What are you doing here?” The beam of light lowered, and he dropped his hand from his hip, away from the TTX pistol hidden beneath […]

#FitReaders Check-In: May 3, 2..

Posted May 3, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: May 3, 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. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted May 2, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs

Audiobook review: Storm Cursed Author: Patricia Briggs Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Mercy Thompson #11; Mercy Thompson Universe #16 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Mercy is back my friends! Interweaving in time with Alpha and Omega, Mercy Thompson’s sister series, Storm Cursed takes place after the events of the previous two “Mercy Universe” books. Mercy and Adam are […]

Cover Reveal: In Moonlight and..

Posted May 1, 2019 by Jen in Book Covers, Book Spotlight
Cover Reveal: In Moonlight and Memories Trilogy

From NYT and USA Today bestselling author Julie Ann Walker comes an epic tale of sacrifice, friendship, and the awe-inspiring power of love. Maggie: Ten years ago, Cash Armstrong stole my heart. Then he promptly joined the army—dragging my best friend with him—and left me crying on the front porch in a red sequined prom dress. Now he’s […]