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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 or 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 […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Reviews: Beyond Series by Kit Rocha (Part 1)

Audiobook review: Beyond Series Author:  Kit Rocha Narrator: Lucy Malone Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Beyond Series #1, #2, #3 Genre: Erotic Romance, Dystopian, Military Source: Library Note: The narration for all three titles is reviewed at the end of the story reviews. Beyond Shame The Beyond series by Kit Rocha is a prime example of what erotic romance should be: […]

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Posted December 27, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love to Win by Lisa Ricard Claro

Audiobook review: Love to Win Author: Lisa Ricard Claro Narrator:  Pam Dougherty Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fireflies #3 Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance Source: Author Love to Win is the third (and final… for now!) feel-good romance in the Fireflies series. As I stated in my review of the second book, Love to Believe, these titles are each standalone romances; […]

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Posted December 24, 2018 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love to Believe by Lisa Ricard Claro

Audiobook review: Love to Believe Author: Lisa Ricard Claro Narrator:  Pam Dougherty Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fireflies #2 Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance Source: Author Love to Believe is the second small-town romance in Lisa Ricard Claro’s Fireflies series. While an enjoyable standalone, the main characters met in the first book, when we got to know both the Walker and […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience by A. W. Exley

Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #2 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Day’s Patience is the fantastic sophomore story in the Silent Wings series. Ms. Exley has created a fascinating world set in historic England, filled with unique and fantastical creatures that live among the humans. […]

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Posted December 15, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Year in Review
Listen Up! 2018 #Audiobook Challenge Year-End Update

We are nearly to the end of the 2018 Audiobook Challenge and here is what I’ve been listening to since the mid-year update: Book 40: As Old as Time by Liz Braswell, Narrated by James Patrick Cronin (7/10) Book 41: The Myth Manifestation by Lisa Shearin, Narrated by Johanna Parker (7/17) Book 42: Moonshine & […]

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Posted December 13, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: How to Break an Undead Heart by Hailey Edwards

Audiobook review: How to Break an Undead Heart Author:  Hailey Edwards Narrator: Rebecca Mitchell Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio How to Break an Undead Heart is the third book in Hailey Edward’s Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy series. I recently listened to and reviewed the first two titles with mixed feelings […]

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Posted December 12, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Paranormal Romance, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Once Upon a Hallow’s Eve by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Once Upon a Hallow’s Eve Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Haven Paranormal Romance #1 Genre: Paranormal Romance Source: Tantor Audio After throughly enjoying Ms. Garrett’s Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries, I was excited to discover the new spinoff Haven Paranormal Romance series. The author’s storytelling style translates nicely into the paranormal romance genre; keeping […]

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Posted December 6, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Paranormal Romance, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Deacon by Kit Rocha

Audiobook review: Deacon Author:  Kit Rocha Narrator: Tatiana Sokolov Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Gideon’s Riders #2 Genre: Dystopian/Futuristic Military Romance Source: Tantor Audio Building upon the world and characters from the first book (and original series), Deacon brings us more details about the lives of Gideon’s Riders and life in Sector One. Most of the story is shared between Deacon, […]

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Posted December 5, 2018 by Jen in Book Spotlight, Listen Up!
Listen Up! #Audiobook Spotlight: Chez Stinky by Susan C. Daffron

Today we have a special Audiobook Spotlight: Chez Stinky Author: Susan C. Daffron Series: An Alpine Grove Romantic Comedy #1 Publisher: Magic Fur Press Publication date:  September 23, 2013 (book/ebook) Audiobook: October 24, 2018 (audiobook) Narrator: Pam Dougherty Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins Genre: Romantic comedy Kat Stevens is a slightly insecure, mostly bored technical […]

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Posted December 3, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!
Listen Up! Let’s Talk About… Favorite Listens of 2018

Hello listeners! Since it’s almost the end of 2018, I thought this week we could discuss our favorite listens from 2018. The books can be any genre, released any year – you just had to listen to the audiobook in 2018.  A look at 2018 As of December 1st, I’ve listened to 60 audiobooks during […]