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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Snowspelled by Stephanie Burgis

Audiobook review: Spellswept and Snowspelled Author: Stephanie Burgis Narrator: Emma Newman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Harwood Spellbook #0.5 & #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance, Historical Source: author Note: The audiobook edition of Snowspelled includes the prequel novella, Spellswept. I include reviews for both, below. Spellswept: Spellswept is the prequel to the Harwood Spellbook series. It is shared […]

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Posted August 12, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Sultry Listener Awards
Sultry Listeners: 2019 Semi-Final Voting Cozy Mystery

Welcome to the 2019 Semi-Final round of voting for the COZY MYSTERY Sultry Listeners Awards Rules: 1: You can vote once a day 2: You can pick 5 choices 3: The Top 5 will proceed to the Finals Week 2 Semi-Finals: Voting for the following takes place August 12-18, 2019. Click links to vote for […]

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Posted August 8, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Never Have I Ever by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook Review: Never Have I Ever Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Amanda Ronconi, Jason Clarke Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Always Satisfied #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Escape Membership I’ve not read many romances with widowers, but the ones I have, have been so touching, especially when they have children.  Zach is a single dad who lost his wife […]

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Posted August 8, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #5 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up a few months after previous book and roughly ten months since Mae moved to Kentucky, our story opens with the denizens of Normal preparing for a big […]

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Posted August 1, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Only Ever You by CD Reiss

Only Ever You Author:  CD Reiss Narrators: Andi Arndt and Brian Pallino Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  purchased I’m a big fan of CD Reiss and will jump on anything she writes. She can pen both dark/touching stories and fun/light stories, and they are all sexy. Only Ever You was on the lighter side […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter Author: Alexis Hall Narrator: Nicholas Boulton Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Source: Penguin Random House Audio The Affair of the Mysterious Letter is a unique and clever retelling of the Sherlock Holmes tales, set in an adventure-filled, wild fantasy world. The story is shared from the first person memoirs of Captain John Wyndham […]

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Posted July 25, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The First Dangle and Other Stories by Kevin Hearne

The First Dangle and Other Stories Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Iron Druid Chronicles world Source: Purchased The First Dangle and Other Stories is a collection of previously published shorts and a new novella, “The First Dangle.” All but one story are set in the Iron Druid Chronicles world, some taking place before […]

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Posted July 24, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Two Husbands: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy by Amanda Aksel

My Two Husbands: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy Author:  Amanda Aksel Narrator: Erin Mallon Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Caffeinated PR Services I was originally drawn to My Two Husbands solely on narrator Erin Mallon, then by the blurb. I mean who would be crazy enough to live with their husband and ex-husband?! […]

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Posted July 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Pursuit of Dragons by Anne Renwick

In Pursuit of Dragons Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.3x Series: Elemental Web World #3.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author Three years ago, Natalia emigrated from Russia, fleeing with her dragon to Scotland in hopes to hide from those who wished to continue their experiments on the dragon and possibly […]

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Posted July 11, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Trace of Copper by Anne Renwick

Audiobook review: A Trace of Copper Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.4x Series: Elemental Web World #2.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author A Trace of Copper is a wonderful novella set in the Elemental Web steampunk world. It’s a standalone mystery/romance, and knowledge of the series/world is not needed. The main […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Barbecue & Brooms by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Barbecue & Brooms Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #4 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Barbecue & Brooms returns listeners to the quaint Southern town of Honeysuckle Hollow, where all types of paranormals live side-by-side with the witches. The fourth book picks up after the somewhat shocking […]

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Posted June 27, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating C
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Bushwhacked by Emily James

Audiobook review: Bushwhacked Author:  Emily James Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Maple Syrup Mysteries #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: purchased Bushwhacked opens a few months after the conclusion of the first book, to just after the winter holidays. Although it took longer for her to close out her life in Virginia, Nicole is finally heading back to Fair […]

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Posted June 26, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!
#JIAM Listen Up! 2019 #Audiobook Challenge Mid-Year Update

We are midway through the 2019 Audiobook Challenge and we’ve been busy! Here are our lists: Book 01: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren, Narrated by Shayna Thibodeaux & Deacon Lee (1/4) Book 02: Summoned to Thirteenth Grave by Darynda Jones, Narrated by Lorelei King (1/9) Book 03: A Study in Scarlet Women by […]

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Posted June 25, 2019 by Jennifer in JIAM, Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Moonstruck by Dannika Dark

Audiobook review: Moonstruck Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #7 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Moonstruck finds the majority of the Keystone group on a road trip transporting three human teens to safety. Why would they bother with humans? These teens are potentials, which are humans with a birthmark in the shape of […]

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Posted June 24, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Sticky Inheritance by Emily James

Audiobook review: A Sticky Inheritance Author:  Emily James Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Maple Syrup Mysteries #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: won in contest/narrator Nicole just made the long trip from Virginia to Michigan to make arrangements for her uncle’s funeral. Although she was close with her uncle, he was estranged from her parents, so she hadn’t actually […]