Author: Jen

Sunday Snippet: My Crazy (Sick..

Posted August 4, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: My Crazy (Sick) Love by Drica Pinotti

My Crazy (Sick) Love Author: Drica Pinotti Publisher: Girls Can Books Release Date: March 12, 2019 Genre: Women Fiction/ Chick Lit Snippet: How it all began… I really can’t pinpoint when this all began. Can anyone tell me when depression sets in? Precisely when someone becomes an alcoholic or drug addict? When anorexia takes over a healthy […]

#FitReaders Check-In: August 2..

Posted August 2, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: August 2, 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 […]

#RWA19: My First RWA Conferenc..

Posted August 2, 2019 by Jen in Conferences
#RWA19: My First RWA Conference

Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending the annual Romance Writers of America National Conference in New York City. This was my first RWA, and it certainly won’t be my last. While I hit a couple of the workshops, most are designed for writers and/or members, which I am not. For me, the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter Author: Alexis Hall Narrator: Nicholas Boulton Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Source: Penguin Random House Audio The Affair of the Mysterious Letter is a unique and clever retelling of the Sherlock Holmes tales, set in an adventure-filled, wild fantasy world. The story is shared from the first person memoirs of Captain John Wyndham […]

Sunday Snippet: Da Vinci in Lo..

Posted July 28, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Da Vinci in Love by Maysam Yabandeh

Da Vinci in Love Author: Maysam Yabandeh Publisher: self-published Release Date: April 7, 2019 Genre: Romantic Suspense Snippet: They wouldn’t return your salute, don’t bother. Don’t you see the heads are thrust in collars? It is freezing cold! Even if you do extend your hand in affection, Reluctantly they would stretch out theirs from cozy pockets. For […]

#FitReaders Check-In: July 26,..

Posted July 26, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: July 26, 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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 25, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The First Dangle and Other Stories by Kevin Hearne

The First Dangle and Other Stories Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Iron Druid Chronicles world Source: Purchased The First Dangle and Other Stories is a collection of previously published shorts and a new novella, “The First Dangle.” All but one story are set in the Iron Druid Chronicles world, some taking place before […]

Review: Smitten by the Brit by..

Posted July 22, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Smitten by the Brit by Melonie Johnson

Smitten by the Brit Author: Melonie Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Bonnie’s life comes crashing down around her when she finds her long-time-never-set-the-date fiancé having sex in their apartment, on her grandmother’s quilt, with another woman. She walks out right then and there, questioning how long things have been falling apart […]

Sunday Snippet: Nixie and the ..

Posted July 21, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Nixie and the Healer by Ellen Bard

Nixie and the Healer Author: Ellen Bard Publisher: Parchment Publishing Release Date: June 9, 2019 Series: The Energetics series #3 Genre: Paranormal Romance, Adult Snippet: Jebediah let go and took a step back as the fairy bared fierce white teeth up at him. She might be many inches shorter than him, but in that moment he felt […]

Sultry Listeners Awards: 2019 ..

Posted July 19, 2019 by Jen in Sultry Listener Awards
Sultry Listeners Awards: 2019 Nominations

Hot Listens , Geeky Bloggers Book Blog, Viviana Enchantress of Books, & That’s What I’m Talking About are excited to bring back Sultry Listeners Awards for it’s 6th year! You now have the opportunity to submit nominations in the following categories: Fantasy (Urban Fantasy included) Paranormal Romance Contemporary Romantic Suspense Historical Erotica LGBTQ Cozy Mystery […]

#FitReaders Check-In: July 19,..

Posted July 19, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: July 19, 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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted July 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Pursuit of Dragons by Anne Renwick

In Pursuit of Dragons Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.3x Series: Elemental Web World #3.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author Three years ago, Natalia emigrated from Russia, fleeing with her dragon to Scotland in hopes to hide from those who wished to continue their experiments on the dragon and possibly […]

Review: 28 Dates by Stacey Lyn..

Posted July 17, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: 28 Dates by Stacey Lynn

28 Dates Author: Stacey Lynn Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Caitlin and Jonas were in a two-year exclusive “friends with benefits” relationship, but when Jonas tells Caitlin he wants more, she lets him walk out the door. Fast-forward six months, Cait and Jonas remain casual friends, and he’s dating Ashley. When her […]

Author Guest Post: Vivien Jack..

Posted July 15, 2019 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post: Vivien Jackson

From Vivien Jackson: July on the U.S. Gulf Coast means we’re entering the for-serious-now hurricane season. The worst storms usually roar in by September, but we can start seeing top-of-the-alphabet named nasties as early as June. Awful as hurricanes are, they are kind of baked into the psyche of folks who live in perilous zones. […]