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Tell Me Something Tuesday: Jan..

Posted January 3, 2023 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: January 3, 2023 – Goals for 2023

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. […]

Release Day Spotlight: RESOLVE..

Posted January 3, 2023 by Jen in Book Spotlight
Release Day Spotlight: RESOLVE anthology, a New Year’s Anthology for Choice!

OUT NOW! About the Book: Eleven of today’s most entertaining contemporary romance authors have teamed up to support reproductive choice in the new year. This anthology features feel-good fiction that’s heartwarming, often hilarious, and hot enough to light your sparklers. So raise a cup of kindness to the days of auld lang syne, and settle […]

Early Review: Magic Tides by I..

Posted January 2, 2023 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Early Review: Magic Tides by Ilona Andrews

Magic Tides Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Kate and family have left Atlanta to give their son Conlan a chance at a quieter, more normal childhood. (It doesn’t appear that anyone from their separate pack came with them.) Rebuilding a castle for their home, they are trying to fit […]

Sunday Snippet: New Year’..

Posted January 1, 2023 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: New Year’s Movie Edition

Let’s start the new year with a special New Year’s Movie Snippet… taken from one of my favorite movies (spoiler alert – it’s the end of the movie). When Harry Meet Sally Release Year: 1989 Director: Rob Reiner Writer: Nora Ephron Run Time: 1h 35m Happy New Year!

2022 Reading Challenges Update..

Posted December 31, 2022 by Jen in Reading Challenge
2022 Reading Challenges Update: December

This year I’m participating in four reading challenges! It’s crazy, I know. Here is my update for the past month (and cumulative totals). Audiobook Challenge: Goal: 60 audiobooks, any genre. December total: 5 books. Total for year: 65 books. I hit my goal in November! A Hard Day for a Hangover by Darynda Jones Raven Unveiled by […]

#FitReaders Check-In: December..

Posted December 30, 2022 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: December 30, 2022

Welcome to #FitReaders2022!! 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 […]

2022 #Audiobook Challenge Fina..

Posted December 30, 2022 by Jen in Listen Up!
2022 #Audiobook Challenge Final Check-In

Welcome to the Final Check-In for this year’s Audiobook Challenge. How have you been doing? Have you found a few good books to listen to? It’s time to check your progress for this year’s audiobook challenge. Did you meet your goals for 2022 Link up your results below, then enter the giveaway! We hope you’ll join us for […]

Listen Up! 2022 #Audiobook Cha..

Posted December 29, 2022 by Jen in Listen Up!
Listen Up! 2022 #Audiobook Challenge Year-End Update

Here are our lists: Goal: 60 audiobooks, Marathoner (Look Ma No Hands) 50+ For Books 01-33 see the Mid-Year Update. 34. The Emma Project by Sonali Dev 35. Death at the Crystal Palace by Jennifer Ashley 36. Hunt the Stars by Jessie Mihalik 37. Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews 38. Terminal Peace by Jim C. […]

Review: Vortex by Cara Bristol

Posted December 28, 2022 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Vortex by Cara Bristol

Vortex Author: Cara Bristol Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Vortex is the third book in the ongoing story about alien life and colonization on Sajave. Picking up where the second book leaves off, the story follows U.S. President Jodane’s advisor, Tempest Waters, as she tries to stay alive by keeping the president’s construction […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Dec..

Posted December 27, 2022 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: December 27, 2022 – Favorites of 2022

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 December 26, 2022 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Junkyard Bargain by Faith Hunter

Audiobook review: Junkyard Bargain by Faith Hunter Junkyard Bargain is the wonderful follow up title to Ms. Hunter’s Junkyard Cats. The story picks up with Shining preparing for war against Clarice Warhammer, the bot infested queen who killed Shining’s only friend and is bent on world domination. Shining, along with her thrall Cupcake and warbot Mateo, make […]

Sunday Snippet: The Night Befo..

Posted December 25, 2022 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore

The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions […]

#FitReaders Check-In: December..

Posted December 23, 2022 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: December 23, 2022

Welcome to #FitReaders2022!! 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 […]

Book Spotlight: Merging Paths ..

Posted December 22, 2022 by Jen in Reviews
Book Spotlight: Merging Paths by Vince Bailey

Merging Paths by Vince Bailey Curtis retreated deeper into the tamarisk trees and began to take stock of his circumstances as he stripped down to his boxer shorts and hung his soaking clothes on the branches where they would catch the new morning shafts of sunlight. All thoughts over the previous three days had been […]

#TBRChallenge Review: Christma..

Posted December 21, 2022 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
#TBRChallenge Review: Christmas Joy by Nancy Naigle

Christmas Joy Author: Nancy Naigle Reviewer: Jen Rating: B #TBRChallenge December’s Theme is “Festive” This book has been on my TBR since February 2017 when I got it at a conference. Why I selected it: It’s Christmas What I’m Talking About: Joy is working hard to earn a promotion as the Director of Focus Groups when she gets […]