Category: contemporary romance

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman

Audiobook Review: Adorkable Author: Cookie O’Gorman Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult (Contemporary Romance/Coming of Age) Source: Tantor Audio Adorkable is a delightfully quirky young adult novel; a funny and heartwarming story of best friends to lovers.  I already am looking forward to listening to this novel again. Sally is […]

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Posted July 24, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Princess In Theory by Alyssa Cole

Audiobook review: A Princess in Theory Author:  Alyssa Cole Narrator: Karen Chilton Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: SPI Files #5 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Naledi (Ledi) Smith is driven and determined to succeed, even when society presses against her. As a black woman working two jobs and a grad student in the STEM field, Ledi knows how to deal […]

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Posted July 17, 2018 by Una in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Miss Mechanic by Emma Hart

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Miss Mechanic Author: Emma Hart Narrators: Elizabeth Hart + Alexander Cendese Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio Miss Mechanic is another witty and absolutely wonderful standalone romance between two unlikely colleagues.  Though it follows in a similar vein […]

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Posted July 13, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Snow Falling on Bluegrass by Molly Harper

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Snow Falling on Bluegrass Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Bluegrass #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Audiobook Source: purchased Jumping back into the office shenanigans of the Kentucky Commission on Tourism, Snow Falling on Bluegrass sets up listeners/readers for the potential romance […]

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Posted July 12, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rhythm and Bluegrass by Molly Harper

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Rhythm and Bluegrass Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Bluegrass #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Audiobook Source: purchased The second story in Ms. Harper’s entertaining Bluegrass series follows Bonnie Turkle, a historian with Kentucky’s Commission on Tourism. Although the story is loosely […]

Review: Knocked Up by Stacey L..

Posted July 10, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Knocked Up by Stacey Lynn

Knocked Up Author: Stacey Lynn Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: After a one-night stand with the best man of her best friend’s wedding, Cara finds herself pregnant. Under a self-imposed exile from her horrendous parents, she is on her own until she tells Braxton he’s going to be a dad. The pair […]

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Posted July 9, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Bluegrass Baby by Molly Harper

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: My Bluegrass Baby Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Bluegrass #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Audiobook Source: purchased Already a fan of Ms. Harper’s Jane Jameson and Half-Moon Hollow series (also narrated by Ms. Ronconi), I knew I needed to try her […]

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JIAM #Audiobook Review: Out of Sync by Bronwyn Green

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Out of Sync Author: Bronwyn Green Narrator: Dirk Diamond Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Bound #5 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance, LGBTQ m/m Audiobook Source: Author I always enjoy when one of my favorite reads is released in audiobook format. I appreciate “rereading” the book in the more […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Miss F..

Posted June 19, 2018 by Una in contemporary romance, JIAM, Listen Up!, Rating A
JIAM #Audiobook Review: Miss Fix-it by Emma Hart

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Miss Fix-it Author: Emma Hart Narrator: Elizabeth Hart Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio I absolutely LOVED this standalone novel.  Miss Fix-it is a hilarious and heartfelt story of a fine craftswoman contractor and an overwhelmed single […]

Review: Ain’t She a Peac..

Posted June 18, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Ain’t She a Peach? by Molly Harper

Ain’t She a Peach Author: Molly Harper Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Picking up where the prelude novella, Peachy Flippin’ Keen, left off, we meet back up with Lake Sackett’s embalmer and county coroner, Frankie McCready. As Halloween approaches, the juvenile pranks on her family’s funeral home and bait shop intensify. Frankie […]

Review: Love, All by Tamsen Pa..

Posted June 13, 2018 by B. in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Love, All by Tamsen Parker

Love, All Author: Tamsen Parker Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: From the very beginning, I liked the way Ms. Parker sets the stage for Ruby and Nate’s story. Love, All begins with a wedding, including pretty, accomplished guests, a devoted brother/best friend, and one exhausted single mom who manages to ruin said […]

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Review: Cash Plays by Cordelia Kingsbridge

Cash Plays Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: It’s been three months since the serial killer known as the “Seven of Spades” resurfaced, and the Las Vegas police aren’t any closer to catching them than they were in the beginning. For Detective Levi Abrams, the accompanying frustrating days and nightmare-filled […]

Review: The One You Can’..

Posted May 30, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren

The One You Can’t Forget Author: Roni Loren Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren is the second book in The Ones Who Got Away series following a few of the survivors of a Columbine-type school shooting at the imaginary Lone Acre High School.  The One […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Nothing Serious by Jessica Jarman

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Nothing Serious Author: Jessica Jarman Narrator: Greg Boudreaux Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Bound #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance, LGBTQ m/m Audiobook Source: Purchased Listening to Nothing Serious is a revisit to one of my all-time favorite stories. The narration by Greg Boudreaux added emotional depth to […]