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Posted August 24, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Good Boy by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy

Audiobook review: Good Boy Authors:  Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy Narrators: Teddy Hamilton & Tanya Eby Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: WAGs #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Jess Canning is struggling to find her path in life. Planning and hosting her brother Jamie’s wedding to NHL superstar, Ryan Wesley, helped her realize party planning isn’t the job for her. After […]

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Posted August 10, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Moonshine & Magic by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Moonshine & Magic Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Moonshine and Magic, the first title of a quaint, paranormal cozy mystery series, centers on the return of Charli Goodwin to her hometown of Honeysuckle Hollow, a place where non-humans can live […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Us by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Audiobook review: Us Authors:  Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy Narrators: Teddy Hamilton & Jacob Morgan Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Him #2 Genre: LGBTQ (m/m Romance), Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased After absolutely loving the friends-to-lovers story of Him, I had mixed feelings going into Us. Of course, most of me wanted more of Jamie and Wes, but part of me […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Him by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Audiobook review: Him Authors:  Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy Narrators: Teddy Hamilton & Jacob Morgan Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Him #1 Genre: LGBTQ (m/m Romance), Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased As teens attending a hockey elite camp each summer in Lake Placid, Ryan (Wes) Wesley and Jamie Canning became the kind of best friends that are forever. However, Wes harbored […]

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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 27, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion by Sheila Connolly

Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion Author: Sheila Connolly Narrator: Emily Durante Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Victorian Village Mysteries #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Murder at the Mansion is the first in the new Victorian Village Mysteries.  Emily Durante’s narration of Kate’s multiple sleuthing was gripping and fascinating. I really enjoyed this new […]

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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 24, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, YA Literature
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ten by Gretchen McNeil

Audiobook Review: Ten Author: Gretchen McNeil Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Ten is a delightfully suspenseful, young adult mystery that seems inspired by Agatha Christie.  I am a fan of Agatha Christie murder mysteries and could not pass up a new version.  Though the novel […]

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Posted July 19, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Myth Manifestation by Lisa Shearin

Audiobook review: The Myth Manifestation Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: SPI Files #5 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Taking place a few months after the conclusion of The Ghoul Vendetta, The Myth Manifestation features a summit of most supernatural races that reside on Earth. It’s been a hundred years since they last came together in […]

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Posted July 18, 2018 by Una in JIAM, Listen Up!, paranormal romance, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rurik by Lauren Smith

Audiobook Review: Rurik Author: Lauren Smith Narrator: Lucy Rivers Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Brothers of Ash and Fire/A Royal Dragon Romance #3 Genre: Paranormal Romance Source: Tantor Audio Rurik is the third novel in the fascinating Brothers of Ash and Fire series.  I liked the journey of the youngest (and yet strongest) of the Russian […]

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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 16, 2018 by Nima in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Last Checkout by Peter Besson

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: The Last Checkout Author: Peter Besson Narrator: Connor Goff Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Science Fiction Audiobook Source: author I’m probably one of the few people who liked the 1998 movie What Dreams May Come. After reading the description of The Last Checkout, it […]

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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 […]

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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 […]