Category: Contemporary Fiction

Review: Ana Takes Manhattan by..

Posted February 22, 2023 by Jen in Contemporary Fiction, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Ana Takes Manhattan by Lissette Decos

Ana Takes Manhattan Author: Lissette Decos Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B- What I’m Talking About: Ana Takes Manhattan is all about discovering one’s self, making peace with flaws and mistakes, and figuring out what brings joy. Ana is convinced she knows what she wants in life and feels sorry for herself because she doesn’t have it. […]

Review: The Moonglow Sisters b..

Posted March 4, 2020 by Nima in Contemporary Fiction, Rating C, Reviews
Review: The Moonglow Sisters by Lori Wilde

The Moonglow Sisters Author: Lori Wilde Reviewer: Nima Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Madison, Shelley, and Gia Clark grew up under the care of their maternal grandmother who was the proprietor of The Moonglow Inn.  They became known in their small town as The Moonglow Sisters.  Each of them fell into roles in a […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee

Audiobook review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Author: Jeff Zentner Narrators: Sophie Amoss, Phoebe Strole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Source: library I’m not a big young adult reader (hello I’m 40 something), but while finishing my BA in English, I took YA Literature as an elective. The class was geared more to […]

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Posted February 4, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Fiction, LGBTQ, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Montana by M.J. Roberts

Audiobook review: Montana Author: M. J. Roberts Narrator:  Greg Boudreaux Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Montana #1 Genre: Contemporary fiction, LGBTQ, m/m, romantic elements Source: Author This first story in the Montana series by new-to-me author M. J. Roberts was a nice surprise. Given that I’ve never had the opportunity to visit there myself, I enjoyed getting to know the […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Off Kilter by Hannah Reed

Welcome to our feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Off Kilter Author: Hannah Reed Narrator:  Angela Dawe Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Scottish Highlands Mystery #1 Genre: Contemporary, Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Eden Elliot has had a crappy year. Her husband divorced her and her mom died. So best friend, best-selling romance author, Ami […]

Review: Relief Valve by JL Mer..

Review: Relief Valve by JL Merrow

Relief Valve Author: JL Merrow Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Still recovering from the last case he helped solve, as well as trying to settle into his new relationship with Phil Morrison (a private investigator and former bully), psychically-gifted plumber Tom Paretski could really go for some quiet time and a pint […]