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Posted February 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Mae West’s life just took a turn for the worse: her husband was arrested for running a Ponzie scheme, and Mae is left with nothing but a barely-drivable […]

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Posted February 4, 2019 by Jen in contemporary, 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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Posted January 31, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook review: Diamond Fire Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman & Emily Rankin Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hidden Legacy #3.5 Genre: Urban Fantasy, novella Source: purchased I always, always love doing a “re-read” of any Ilona Andrew book via the audiobook format, and Diamond Fire is no exception. This wonderful novella is a transitional story in the Hidden […]

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Posted January 30, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Melt for Him by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Melt for Him Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Fighting Fire #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Brilliance Audio Melt for Him is the second book in the Fighting Fire series, and I’m sure the two main characters (or at least one of them) was at least mentioned in the first […]

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Posted January 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Phoenix Illusion by Lisa Shearin

Audiobook review: The Phoenix Illusion Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: SPI Files #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Having read/listened to the SPI Files since the beginning, I’ve found myself frustrated with the past couple books, yet I wasn’t quite ready to say goodbye because I’ve always enjoyed the mythology and world that Ms. Shearin […]

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Posted January 23, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Wanderlust Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Grace Grant & Richard Armitage Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Part Time Lover #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Romance Package (purchased membership) Wanderlust, in the first full-length novel in the Part-Time Lover series by Lauren Blakely.  What happens when an American gal moves to Paris for work, who thinks she will be […]

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Posted January 22, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
​Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Study in Scarlet Women Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #1 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Charlotte Holmes is an odd duck, especially among her peers of the time. Knowing she’d never want to marry, she made a deal with her father that she could go to school and become a […]

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Posted January 21, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Nevermore by Dannika Dark

Audiobook review: Nevermore Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Nevermore is the sixth novel in the Crossbreed series by Dannika Dark and it was as exciting to listen to like all the other installments. Dark is not losing her steam with this world and characters anytime soon! […]

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Posted January 17, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Crossbreed series by Dannika Dark Part 2

Audiobook review: Crossbreed Series Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #4, #5 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Library Gaslight If you have not figured it out yet, I’m a huge fan of Dannika Dark and Nicole Poole. I have listened to all of Dark’s books. It’s pleasure to listen to Poole narrate them all. Poole […]

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Posted January 15, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: Lipstick Voodoo by Kristi Charish

Audiobook review: Lipstick Voodoo Author:  Kristi Charish Narrator: Susannah Jones Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Kincaid Strange #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Audible (Publisher) Lipstick Voodoo, is the second book in the Kincaid Strange series. The first book, The Voodoo Killings was released in 2016 so I had to do a quick relisten to help me get back into the world. […]

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Posted January 14, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Crossbreed series by Dannika Dark Part 1

Audiobook review: Crossbreed Series Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #1, #2, #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Keystone I love the team of Dannika Dark and narrator Nicole Poole. I’ve listened to Dark’s Seven series and own all of her Mageri series (which I will binge listen to by the end of […]

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Posted January 14, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones

Audiobook Review: Charley Davidson Series Title: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Charley Davidson #13 (final book) Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Summoned to Thirteenth Grave is the final book in the Charley Davidson series, so I strongly suggest you not start the series with this title. Overall, this series has been […]

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Posted January 9, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

Audiobook review: My Favorite Half-Night Stand Author:  Christina Lauren Narrators: Shayna Thibodeaux & Deacon Lee Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance, Rom-Com Source:  Simon & Schuster Audio My Favorite Half-Night Stand is another wonderful story from the writing team of Christina Lauren. The characters are silly and fun, yet have realistic problems that ground them and make […]

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Posted January 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, military/suspense romance, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ivan by Kit Rocha

Audiobook review: Ivan Author:  Kit Rocha Narrator: Tatiana Sokolov Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Gideon’s Riders #3 Genre: Dystopian/Futuristic Military Romance Source: Tantor Audio Ivan is the third book in the Gideon’s Riders series, and the romance between main characters Ivan and Maricela has been brewing since the first story. Theirs is a star-crossed romance of sorts: she’s a royal princess […]