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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Royal Witch by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: A Royal Witch Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mystery #7 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery, Romantic elements Source: Tantor Audio I write my review of A Royal Witch, the seventh title in the Beechwood Harbor Magic Mystery series, with mixed feelings. I’ve been following Holly, and also Scarlet (Beechwood Harbor Ghost […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Feb..

Posted February 4, 2020 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: February 4, 2020

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion post hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings where bloggers discuss a wide range of topics from books to blogging. 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 […]

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Posted February 3, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Heart of Blood and Ashes by Milla Vane

Audiobook review: A Heart of Blood and Ashes Author: Milla Vane Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Gathering of Dragons #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Sources: Tantor Audio (audiobook); Berkley (print) A Heart of Blood and Ashes is a sweeping fantasy filled with passion, adventure, and romance. The story centers on the alliance and unlikely romance between Yvenne, rightful […]

Sunday Snippet: A Heart of Blo..

Posted February 2, 2020 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: A Heart of Blood and Ashes by Milla Vane

A Heart of Blood and Ashes Author: Milla Vane Publisher: Berkley Release Date: February 4, 2020 Series: A Gathering of Dragons #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Snippet: “Our queen and king and two Dragons murdered.” A dozen warriors, who were also mothers and fathers, sons and daughters. Maddek stopped pacing, his chest a ragged ache, his family’s silver […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 31, 2020 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 31, 2020

Welcome to #FitReaders2020!! 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 […]

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Posted January 30, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Will and the Wilds by Charlie N. Holmberg

Audiobook review: The Will and the Wilds Author: Charlie N. Holmberg Narrator: Angela Dawe Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Fantasy (New Adult) with romantic elements Source: Brilliance Audio Note: because I listened to the book in audiobook format, I had to guess on the spelling of some of the creatures and names. I apologize for incorrect spellings. The […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Jan..

Posted January 28, 2020 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: January 28, 2020

After reading Linda’s (Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell) TMST posts this past year, I decided to join in the fun! Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion post hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings where bloggers discuss a wide range of topics from books to blogging. Weigh in and join the conversation by adding your thoughts […]

Celebrating Ten Years!

Posted January 28, 2020 by Jen in Giveaway, Uncategorized
Celebrating Ten Years!

I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for ten years! I started my blog on January 28, 2010, as a place to give more thought about the books and movies we were chatting about on Twitter. Book review and personal blogs were gaining a lot of momentum back then, and it was the place to go […]

Review: Rebel by Beverly Jenki..

Posted January 27, 2020 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Rebel by Beverly Jenkins

Rebel Author: Beverly Jenkins Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Val traveled from New York to New Orleans to teach the newly freed Blacks. Dealing with roadblocks including bigotry, lack of funds, and the loss of a school and a place to live, Val is thankful to Drake LeVeq, who saves her from […]

Sunday Snippet: So Close by Se..

Posted January 26, 2020 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: So Close by Serena Bell

So Close Author: Serena Bell Publisher: Jelsba Media Group Release Date: January 23, 2020 Genre: Steamy contemporary romance Snippet: Seriously? This was the universe’s idea of a joke, right? The curly-haired woman sitting at his granddad’s bedside, glaring at him like he was something soggy a rat terrier had dropped on her shoes, somehow knew his granddad. […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 24, 2020 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 24, 2020

Welcome to #FitReaders2020!! 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 […]

Review: Mermaid Inn by Jenny H..

Posted January 23, 2020 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Mermaid Inn by Jenny Holiday

Mermaid Inn Author: Jenny Holiday Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: After a ten-year absence, Eve Abbott has returned to Moonflower Bay to say goodbye to her great aunt Lucille, who passed away, leaving Eve the Mermaid Inn. Eve spent every summer living with Lucille at the Mermaid Inn, until she was 18 […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Diamonds are a Ghost’s Best Friend by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Diamonds are a Ghost’s Best Friend Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #5 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery, Romance Source: Tantor Audio Diamonds are a Ghost’s Best Friend starts some time after the conclusion of the fourth book, Big Ghosts Don’t Cry. Lucas and Scarlet are engaged and planning their future […]

Tell Me Something Tuesday: Jan..

Posted January 21, 2020 by Jen in TMST
Tell Me Something Tuesday: January 21, 2020

After reading Linda’s (Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell) TMST posts this past year, I decided to join in the fun! Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion post hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings where bloggers discuss a wide range of topics from books to blogging. Weigh in and join the conversation by adding your thoughts […]