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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Murder at Harbor Village by G.P. Gardner

Murder at Harbor Village Author: G.P. Gardner Narrator: Karen White Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Cleo Mack Mystery #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Murder at Harbor Village is the first story in the brand new Cleo Mack Mystery series. The story is wonderfully narrated by Karen White. The tale is shared in the first person POV […]

Author Guest Post: Rebecca F. ..

Posted November 6, 2019 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post: Rebecca F. Kenney

Hi everyone! I’m Rebecca F. Kenney, author of YA romantic fantasy novels and lover of stories in all forms—books, TV, movies, and songs. I’m here to tell you how I got the idea for my genderbent Phantom of the Opera retelling, The Monsters of Music! I love a well-done retelling. Give me the bones of […]

Review: Peace, Blood, and Unde..

Posted November 4, 2019 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Peace, Blood, and Understanding by Molly Harper

Peace, Blood, and Understanding Author: Molly Harper Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Wow! I hadn’t realized it, but it’s been over two years since the last Half-Moon Hollow book, and I was ready for more from this cozy, crazy town and its lovable denizens. Peace, Blood, and Understanding picks up after the […]

Sunday Snippet: Stocking Stuff..

Posted November 3, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Stocking Stuffers by Erin McLellan

Stocking Stuffers Author: Erin McLellan Publisher: self-published Release Date: November 1, 2019 Series: So Over the Holidays #1 Genre: Erotic Romance, Holiday Romance, Contemporary Romance Snippet: He took a deep breath. “This might be out of line but would you go to dinner with me sometime this week?” Her pulse galloped off like a herd of reindeer. […]

#FitReaders Check-In: November..

Posted November 1, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: November 1, 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 […]

#KissCon New England Wrap-Up

Posted October 31, 2019 by Jen in Conferences
#KissCon New England Wrap-Up

This past weekend, I was super fortunate to attend the first ever KissCon in New England! Sponsored by Avon Publishing and independent book seller, Bank Square Books, KissCon was held on Saturday October 24th at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino, located just south of Norwich, CT. The event featured authors (from left to right): Gordon […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 29, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hitches, Hideouts, & Homicide by Toyna Kappes

Hitches, Hideouts, & Homicide Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #7 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up shortly after previous book, our story beginnings with the opening of a new motel in the old train station. When Mae discovers a dead body the night the big […]

Sunday Snippet & Author G..

Posted October 27, 2019 by Jen in Giveaway, Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet & Author Guest Post: Hard Chrome by Vanessa North

Hard Chrome Author: Vanessa North Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: Ebook: Oct. 21, Print: Oct. 29 Series: American Heavy Metal, Book 1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Snippet: Favorite scenes are hard. I’m gonna let you in on a secret—there are scenes I loved writing, and grin over every time I read them, but they don’t end up in […]

#FitReaders Check-In: October ..

Posted October 25, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: October 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. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

Review: Iron and Velvet by Ale..

Posted October 24, 2019 by Jen in LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Iron and Velvet by Alexis Hall

Iron & Velvet Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: “Here lies Kate Kane. Killed in a foreplay accident. Beloved daughter. Sorely missed.” It’s been years since I first encountered Iron & Velvet, and on this new reading, it quickly became clear that no amount of fond remembrance or wistful intent […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Audiobook review: Aurora Blazing Author: Jessie Mihalik Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Consortium Rebellion #2 Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Source: Purchased Picking up shortly after the conclusion of the first title in the Consortium Rebellion series, Aurora Blazing gives listeners Bianca von Hasenberg’s story. I already liked Bianca in the first book, but I became immediately intrigued […]

Listen Up! Whispers of Shadow ..

Posted October 23, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! Whispers of Shadow and Flame by L. Penelope

Audiobook review: Whispers Author: L. Penelope Narrator: Allyson Johnson Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Earthsinger Chronicles #2 Genre: Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Kyara has the “gift” of Nethersong. It is the opposite of Earthsong – it is death. She’s known as the Poison Flame. She is able to see the “death” in people and force it to accelerate, causing […]

Author Guest Post: Vanessa Nor..

Posted October 22, 2019 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post: Vanessa North

Celebrating the release of her newest title, HARD CHROME, Author Vanessa North gives us a look into her heroine, Tanner Ellis. Character Interview—Tanner Ellis This questionnaire was popularized as a parlor game by Marcel Proust. It’s a fun activity with friends, but also a really great way to get to know a character. Here’s a […]

Sunday Snippet: Master of Rest..

Posted October 20, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Master of Restless Shadows by Ginn Hale

Master of Restless Shadows Author: Ginn Hale Publisher: Blind Eye Books Release Date: October 8, 2019 Series: The Cadeleonian series, Volume 5 Genre: Epic/High Fantasy, Romance, LGBTQ Snippet: “But here in the capital there are so many petty bullies who throw minor titles around that it grows tiresome and ridiculous. Particularly when all one desires is to […]

#FitReader Check-In: October 1..

Posted October 18, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReader Check-In: October 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. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]