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Review: Chick Magnet by Emma B..

Posted January 23, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Chick Magnet by Emma Barry

Chick Magnet Author: Emma Barry Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Nic is a social media influencer, popular for raising chickens. After being publicly dumped and humiliated by her boyfriend, she moved 1,000 miles from California to her Granny’s home town in Yagerstown, VA. Will is a small town vet who is finding […]

Sunday Snippet: The Red Schola..

Posted January 22, 2023 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: The Red Scholar’s Wake by Aliette de Bodard

The Red Scholar’s Wake Author: Aliette de Bodard Publisher: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc, Release Date: November 24, 2022 Series: Xuya Universe Romances, Standalone Genre: science fiction, romance, LGBTQ Snippet: ‘The Red Scholar is dead.’ The words, at first barely a whisper, passed through the fleet, gaining strength as they went – from the largest mindships to the […]

Review: A Love by Design by El..

Posted January 20, 2023 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: A Love by Design by Elizabeth Everett

A Love by Design Author: Elizabeth Everett Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Let me begin by saying I REALLY REALLY REALLY wanted to love this novel. I thoroughly enjoyed the first two in this series and was super excited to receive this installment, but overall the book fell flat for me. The concept is spot […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 20, 2023 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 20, 2023

Welcome to #FitReaders2023!! 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 […]

#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Sw..

Posted January 18, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
#TBR Challenge 2023 Review: Sweet Tea & Second Chances by Dylan Crush

Sweet Tea & Second Chances Author: Dylan Crush Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ #TBRChallenge January’s Theme is “Starting Over” This book has been on my TBR since July 13, 2022 when I received it as a freebie. Why I selected it: it’s a second chance romance, a chance to start over. What I’m Talking About: Cassie is apprehensive […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Jan..

Posted January 17, 2023 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: January 17, 2023 – Spinoffs

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. […]

Review: Glitterland (2023) by ..

Posted January 16, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Glitterland (2023) by Alexis Hall

Glitterland Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: “And, God, I wanted, I wanted. These crumbs of bliss.” Ash Winters has cultivated an impressive résumé so far in his twenty-eight years: beloved son, Oxford alum, successful author… Not to mention being both wealthy and attractive. It would be a golden life, if […]

Sunday Snippet: Sisterhood by ..

Posted January 15, 2023 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Sisterhood by Carol Ann Moore

Sisterhood Author: Carol Ann Moore Publisher: KDP Release Date: October 21, 2022 Series: Standalone Genre: Urban Fantasy with a strong feminist twist Snippet: The Protection of Men Holy men, the Dominican Inquisitors had come to Venice, they were swarming everywhere looking for reasons to purify people, no one was safe, least of all women who were rumoured […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 13, 2023 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 13, 2023

Welcome to #FitReaders2023!! 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: Designed by Destiny by..

Posted January 12, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Designed by Destiny by Maya Tyler

Designed by Destiny Author: Maya Tyler Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Bethany is an intern at Grey & Company. She’s been invited to attend a huge international convention in Vegas. At the meet and greet, a stranger walks up to her, asks her to play along, and then kisses her. The stranger […]

#CMCon23 Featured Author Spotl..

Posted January 11, 2023 by Jen in Author Interview, Coastal Magic Con
#CMCon23 Featured Author Spotlight: Hildie McQueen

Hildie McQueen Today I’m happy to welcome Hildie to the blog. She’s answering a few questions and telling us more about her books. Please help me welcome Hildie! Featured Author Q and A: Can you tell us a little bit about your writing: What genres do you write? Do you prefer to write one genre […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Jan..

Posted January 10, 2023 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: January 10, 2023 – Reading the Classics

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 January 9, 2023 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Junkyard War by Faith Hunter

Audiobook review: Junkyard War by Faith Hunter The story opens with Shining and her team infiltrating Clarisse Warhammer’s bunker with the help of the cats. They discover that Clarisse is making more thralls and preparing to take over more territory. They also conform that Mateo’s former second in command, Evelyn Raymond, is captive and alive. Shining realizes […]

Sunday Snippet: Macbeth’..

Posted January 8, 2023 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Macbeth’s Spinners by Justine Johnston Hemmestad

Macbeth’s Spinners Author: Justine Johnston Hemmestad Publisher: Antimony and Elder Lace Press Release Date: September 27, 2022 Snippet: Chapter Twelve She listened to the echo of dripping water deep in her lair, as though newly developed thoughts were being composed through her fears and weaknesses, for she was without her sisters to talk over their fate. […]