Category: Listen Up!

Listen Up! 2017 #Audiobook Cha..

Posted December 14, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Year in Review
Listen Up! 2017 #Audiobook Challenge Year-End Update

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Once again this year, I signed up for the annual Audiobook Challenge, this year hosted by Hot Listens and The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. My personal goal is to listen to 50 audiobooks, meeting the My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) level (30-50 audiobooks) during 2017. For […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 14, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, LGBTQ, Listen Up!, m/m romance, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Illegal Contact by Santino Hassell

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Illegal Contact Author:  Santino Hassell Narrators: Alexander Cendese + Eric London Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Barons #1 Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance, LBGTQ, m/m romance Source: Tantor Audio Star football player Gavin Brawley has a temper which has branded him as the bad boy of the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 7, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love Me by Christmas by Jaci Burton

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Love Me by Christmas Author:  Jaci Burton Narrator: Samantha Cook Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio Ellie Washington lost the love of her life five years ago on Christmas eve. Pregnant and alone, Ellie moved in with her brother-in-law, who […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 30, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Terminal Alliance Author:  Jim C. Hines Narrator: Rebecca Mitchell Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse Series #1 Genre: Science Fiction Source: Tantor Audio When a mysterious contagion turns most of the crew of the EMC Ship Pufferfish into feral zombies and kills the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 16, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Redshirts by John Scalzi

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas Author: John Scalzi Narrators: Wil Wheaton Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Science Fiction Source: purchased As a fan of the original Star Trek, all spin offs, and the movies, I was giddy with the very concept of Redshirts. Primarily […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 9, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Shooting for the Stars by Sarina Bowen

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Shooting for the Stars Author: Sarina Bowen Narrators: Tanya Eby, Aiden Snow Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Gravity #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Blunder Woman Productions Stella Lazarus has loved her big brother’s best friend ever since she can remember. Stella tried to show Bear how she […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 2, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Trouble with Twelfth Grave by Darynda Jones

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Charley Davidson Series Title: The Trouble with Twelfth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Charley Davidson #12 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Note: this review contains spoilers from earlier books in the series, to include the surprising ending of the previous book. […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 26, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: A Plague of Giants Author: Kevin Hearne Narrators: Luke Daniels and Xe Sands Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Seven Kennings #1 Genre: Fantasy Source: Random House Audio A Plague of Giants is the first book in a new fantasy series from one of my favorite […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 19, 2017 by Una in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Familiar Motives by Delia James

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: Witch’s Cat Mysteries Familiar Motives Author: Delia James Narrator: Elise Arsenault Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Witch’s Cat Mystery #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio I continue to enjoy the Witch’s Cat Mystery series.  The combination of Ms. James’s words and […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 12, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Ghoul Vendetta by Lisa Shearin

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Ghoul Vendetta Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x + 1.5x Series: SPI Files #4 Source: Audible/purchased SPI agent Makenna Fraser points out that bad stuff always seems to happen around her, and she’s not kidding. The Ghoul Vendetta opens with Mak […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Listenin..

Posted September 28, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!
Listen Up! #Audiobook Listening Tour: Consequences by M. Jane Colette

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Today’s post is a bit different than my usual audiobook reviews… I am happy to present M. Jane Colette, author of Consequences (of defensive adultery), and her #audiobook listening blog tour. It’s a fun and unique way to share the audiobook experience. So […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 14, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Falling From the Sky by Sarina Bowen

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Falling From the Sky Author: Sarina Bowen Narrators: Tanya Eby, Aiden Snow Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Gravity #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Blunder Woman Productions The second story in Ms. Bowen’s Gravity series opens about a year after the conclusion of  Coming in From the Cold, […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 31, 2017 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: All or Nothing at All by Jennifer Probst

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: All or Nothing at All Author: Jennifer Probst Narrators: Madeleine Maby and Sebastian York Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Billionaire Builders #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Simon & Schuster Audio Sydney Greene never stopped loving Tristan Pierce, even when he left their hometown to pursue his dreams in Manhattan. […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 24, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, paranormal romance, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Accidental Sire by Molly Harper

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Accidental Sire Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Half-Moon Hollow #6 Genre: Paranormal Romance Source: Purchased Accidental Sire opens at the conclusion of Big Vamp on Campus novella. Series part-timer Ben is smitten with Ophelia’s human friend Megan. But just as they […]