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​Listen Up! #Audiobook Revie..

Posted January 22, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
​Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Study in Scarlet Women Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #1 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Charlotte Holmes is an odd duck, especially among her peers of the time. Knowing she’d never want to marry, she made a deal with her father that she could go to school and become a […]

Review: Season of Sorcery Anth..

Posted January 21, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Season of Sorcery Anthology

Season of Sorcery Anthology Authors: Jennifer Estep, Grace Draven, Amanda Bouchet, Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Winter’s Web: At a local Renaissance Faire, Gin sees danger. Only this time, she isn’t the target. But her fixation with Hugh and the Circle leads her to make mistakes. I like that we […]

Sunday Snippet: Spartan Promis..

Posted January 20, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Spartan Promise by Jennifer Estep

About the Book Spartan Promise Author: Jennifer Estep Publisher: self-published Released: January 15, 2019 Series: Mythos Academy spinoff #2 Genre: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy Snippet: I lashed out with my pen first, trying to drive it into the shadow’s throat. But the shadow was quicker than I expected, and it blocked the blow and caught my wrist […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 18, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Sh..

Posted January 16, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, lesbian romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After thoroughly enjoying the first two titles in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, I was pumped to see that Prince Thabiso’s awesome mega assistant extraordinaire, Likotsi, was going to get her own story! Although Once Ghosted, Twice Shy is definitely […]

Listen Up! #Audibook Review: S..

Posted January 14, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones

Audiobook Review: Charley Davidson Series Title: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Charley Davidson #13 (final book) Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Summoned to Thirteenth Grave is the final book in the Charley Davidson series, so I strongly suggest you not start the series with this title. Overall, this series has been […]

Sunday Snippet: Warrior of the..

Posted January 13, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Warrior of the World by Jeffe Kennedy

About the Book Warrior of the World Author: Jeffe Kennedy Released: January 8, 2019 Series: Chronicles of Dasnaria #3 Genre: Fantasy Romance Purchase links:  https://www.jeffekennedy.com/warrior-of-the-world/ Snippet: “Ochieng,” I said, as soon as we were alone again. “I don’t want to dance.” “Why not?” He sounded genuinely curious. “Can you explain to me?” I couldn’t. The thought of even […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 11, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 11, 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 January 9, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Audiobook review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand Author:  Christina Lauren Narrators: Shayna Thibodeaux & Deacon Lee Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com Source:  Simon & Schuster Audio My Favorite Half-Night Stand is another wonderful story from the writing team of Christina Lauren. The characters are silly and fun, yet have realistic problems that ground them and make […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, military/suspense romance, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ivan by Kit Rocha

Audiobook review: Ivan Author:  Kit Rocha Narrator: Tatiana Sokolov Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Gideon’s Riders #3 Genre: Dystopian/Futuristic Military Romance Source: Tantor Audio Ivan is the third book in the Gideon’s Riders series, and the romance between main characters Ivan and Maricela has been brewing since the first story. Theirs is a star-crossed romance of sorts: she’s a royal princess […]

Sunday Snippet: Cowboy Wolf Tr..

Posted January 6, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Cowboy Wolf Trouble by Kait Ballenger

About the Book Cowboy Wolf Trouble Author: Kait Ballenger Publisher: Sourcebooks Released: January 1, 2019 Series: Seven Range Shifters #1 Genre: Paranormal Romance Purchase links: Amazon : B&N : iBooks : Google REVIEW coming soon Snippet: Damn that idiot brother of hers.  Naomi Evans’ breath swirled in the cold autumn air as she fumed at her brother’s stupidity. The bulky weight […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 4, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 4, 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 […]

#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 […]