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#BeatTheBacklist2019 Challenge

Posted January 3, 2019 by Jen in Reading Challenge
#BeatTheBacklist2019 Challenge

I’ve decided to join another challenge! It’s the Beat the Backlist Challenge hosted by Novel Knight. One of my goals for 2019 is to pick up fewer review books from new-to-me authors and focus on reading and listening to some of the books I already own. To kick off my year, I’ve created the following […]

Review: The Arrows of the Hear..

Posted January 3, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Arrows of the Heart by Jeffe Kennedy

The Arrows of the Heart Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: We return once again to the magical world of the Tala and the surrounding Twelve Kingdoms. The Arrows of the Heart picks up the story of Karyn af Hardie, the Dasnarian ex-wife of Kral who gave up her comfortable […]

Looking Ahead: 2019

Posted January 1, 2019 by Jen in Year in Review
Looking Ahead: 2019

Happy New Year! As we welcome a new year, I wanted to highlight a few exciting things coming up in 2019, here at That’s What I’m Talking About! New Reviewer! In 2018, we said good-bye to three long-time reviewers, and in 2019, I am excited to welcome Jennifer to the team. Some of you may […]

Year In Review: 2018

Posted December 31, 2018 by Jen in Year in Review
Year In Review: 2018

Happy New Year to each of you! As we start say goodbye to the year, I wanted to share some highlights from 2018. Highlights from 2018 I HAVE A NEW LOOK! Back on July 5, 2018, I introduced a whole new look for That’s What I’m Talking About! I moved servers and did a complete […]

Sunday Snippet: Mythicals by D..

Posted December 30, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Mythicals by Dennis Meredith

About the Book Mythicals Author: Dennis Meredith Publisher: Glyphus Released: November 15, 2018 Genre: Sci/fi, fantasy, fairy tale, thriller Purchase links:  Amazon Snippet: “TURN OFF THE LIGHTS, YOU CURSED ELVES!” roared Mike the ogre into the radio. He scratched his bulbous belly and glared up at the gleaming orb sailing silently across the black night sky against […]

#FitReaders Check-In: December..

Posted December 28, 2018 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: December 28, 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. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 27, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love to Win by Lisa Ricard Claro

Audiobook review: Love to Win Author: Lisa Ricard Claro Narrator:  Pam Dougherty Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fireflies #3 Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance Source: Author Love to Win is the third (and final… for now!) feel-good romance in the Fireflies series. As I stated in my review of the second book, Love to Believe, these titles are each standalone romances; […]

Review: Operation: Endgame by ..

Posted December 26, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: Operation: Endgame by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

Operation: Endgame Author: Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B+ What I’m Talking About: Operation: Endgame is just that… the final adventure with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences for our beloved heroes, Eliza Braun and Wellington Books. I have loved Books and Braun since their first story and am sad to let them […]

Merry Christmas and SeasonR..

Posted December 25, 2018 by Jen in Uncategorized
Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings 2018!

Have yourself a merry little Christmas Let your heart be light From now on your troubles will be out of sight Have yourself a merry little Christmas Make the Yuletide gay From now on your troubles will be miles away Here we are as in olden days Happy golden days of yore Faithful friends who […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 24, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love to Believe by Lisa Ricard Claro

Audiobook review: Love to Believe Author: Lisa Ricard Claro Narrator:  Pam Dougherty Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fireflies #2 Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance Source: Author Love to Believe is the second small-town romance in Lisa Ricard Claro’s Fireflies series. While an enjoyable standalone, the main characters met in the first book, when we got to know both the Walker and […]

Sunday Snippet: A Sultry Perfo..

Posted December 23, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: A Sultry Performance by Jessica Lauryn

About the Book A Sultry Performance Author: Jessica Lauryn Publisher: Jessica Lauryn Released: December 4, 2018 Series: Rabourn Theater #3 Genre: Romantic Suspense, Contemporary Romance, m/f Romance Purchase links:  Amazon : B&N Snippet: “I’m fine.” Victoria hid her eyes. Chris tucked a disheveled wave behind her ear. “You don’t look fine. You’re trembling, and you look as though you’ve […]

#FitReaders Check-In: December..

Posted December 21, 2018 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: December 21, 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. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience by A. W. Exley

Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #2 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Day’s Patience is the fantastic sophomore story in the Silent Wings series. Ms. Exley has created a fascinating world set in historic England, filled with unique and fantastical creatures that live among the humans. […]

Author Guest Post: M. K. Gibso..

Posted December 19, 2018 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post: M. K. Gibson

From the Author: We all have demons in our lives. What are yours?  Do you suffer from addiction? Irrational fears? Impostor Syndrome? Anxiety, depression, body dysmorphia? What is it that keeps you from being the person you want to be? We all fail. But, we also sometimes succeed in spite of our demons. When we […]

Review: Not the Duke’s D..

Posted December 18, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Not the Duke’s Darling by Elizabeth Hoyt

Not the Duke’s Darling Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Right from the opening lines, I knew I was going to enjoy Not the Duke’s Darling. There is mystery and intrigue, but more importantly, there is a wonderful, well-written romance between two passionate characters. When she was only 12, Freya […]