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Sunday Snippet: Thornbound by ..

Posted March 10, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis

Thornbound Author: Stephanie Burgis Publisher: Five Fathoms Press Released: February 25, 2019 Series: The Harwood Spellbook #2 Genre: Romantic fantasy Snippet: I’d planned to begin with a stirring five-minute lecture that would have lit a fire in any young woman magician—but it would have outraged any member of the Boudiccate. So, with my critical new audience members […]

#FitReaders Check-In: March 8,..

Posted March 8, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: March 8, 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 […]

RomBlogCon: A Virtual Conferen..

Posted March 7, 2019 by Jen in Uncategorized
RomBlogCon: A Virtual Conference for Romance Bloggers

The bloggers at Love in Panels are hosting a great two-day virtual con geared towards fellow bloggers! Why this conference? Blogging is changing and it’s getting kind of scary out there, with the big blogs closing and traffic down at blogs of all sizes. Whether it’s how we reach readers, how we talk about books, or the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted March 5, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Audiobook review: Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Narrator: Alexandra Harris Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The World of the Others #2; The Others #7 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Wild Country is the second title in The World of the Others spinoff series; however, unlike the first book in series, Wild Country pulls a lot from the original The Others series, […]

Sunday Snippet: Fierce Justice..

Posted March 3, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Fierce Justice by Piper J. Drake

Fierce Justice Author: Piper J. Drake Publisher: Forever Released: February 26, 2019 Series: True Heroes #5 Genre: Romantic Suspense Snippet: “This is…not exactly who we are looking for.” Arin Siri paused, cautiously approaching her German Shepherd Dog’s find. King currently sat to one side, happily chewing on a tennis ball as his reward for the find. The […]

#FitReaders Check-In: March 1,..

Posted March 1, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: March 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 28, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts opens a few months following Mae’s arrival in Normal, with the Happy Trails Campground up and running and already making a positive impact on […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 27, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Treacherous Curse Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Treacherous Curse is the third exciting tale in the Veronica Speedwell Mysteries. I truly enjoy this amazing set of stories. This time around, Veronica and Stoker are drawn into a murder mystery that has ties […]

Book Spotlight + Giveaway: Dem..

Posted February 27, 2019 by Jen in blog tour, Book Spotlight, giveaway
Book Spotlight + Giveaway: Demon on the Down-Low by EJ Russell

From the Author: Hello, everyone, and thank you for joining me on blog tour for Demon on the Down-Low, the third (and final) book in the Supernatural Selection trilogy! Follow along with the tour and comment for a chance to win the tour grand prize, a $25 Riptide gift card and your choice of either […]

Review: Breaking the Billionai..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules by Annika Martin

Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I can always count on Annika Martin to entertain me with likable, crazy characters and an outrageous story. Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules is another wonderful addition to her non-named, “Billionaire” series; standalone romances centered on a loosely connected set of […]

Sunday Snippet: Lost Souls by ..

Posted February 24, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Lost Souls by Chelsea Mueller

Lost Souls Author: Chelsea Mueller Released: February 25, 2019 Series: Soul Charmer #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Snippet: The vinyl booth seat in Dott’s diner didn’t warm beneath Callie. Sleet streaked past the window in shimmering chunks. It was cold and slushy outside, but even in her favorite restaurant Callie couldn’t get warm. It wasn’t her magic. She’d […]

#FitReaders Check-In: February..

Posted February 22, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: February 22, 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

Review: Dukes Are Forever by B..

Review: Dukes Are Forever by Bec McMaster

Dukes Are Forever Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Dukes Are Forever is finally here. Readers of the London Steampunk: The Blue Blood Conspiracy series have been waiting for the final showdown between the head of the Company of Rogues (CoR), Duke Malloryn, and his life-long arch-nemesis, Balfour. The story arc has […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 21, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Crown Jewel Mystery by Anna Elliott & Charles Veley

Audiobook review: The Crown Jewel Mystery Authors:  Anna Elliott & Charles Veley Narrators: Simon Prebble & Wendy Tremont King Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery #4 (PREQUEL) Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Narrator When I put a call out for historical mysteries with strong-willed lead women, I got some great suggestions. It was narrator Wendy […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 19, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Note: This review contains spoilers from the previous titles in the series. Dealing with the aftermath of the shocking discovery that Lady Ingram is a spy for Moriarty, The Hollow of Fear shifts […]