Category: Rating A

Review: A Duke by Default by A..

Posted July 31, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

A Duke by Default Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Duke by Default is a sweet, simmering, sexy romance staring a reforming socialite and a brooding master sword maker.  For those who read the first title in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, you will see a significant change in […]

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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 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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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise by A.W. Exley

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to…   Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #1 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dawn Uxbridge was born with a fragile heart and not expected to make it past her teen years. Now in her twenties, […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Out of..

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Out of Sync by Bronwyn Green

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Out of Sync Author: Bronwyn Green Narrator: Dirk Diamond Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Bound #5 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance, LGBTQ m/m Audiobook Source: Author I always enjoy when one of my favorite reads is released in audiobook format. I appreciate “rereading” the book in the more […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Death ..

Posted June 21, 2018 by Una in JIAM, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
JIAM #Audiobook Review: Death in a Stately Home by Sara Rosett

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Death in a Stately Home by Sara Rosett Author: Sara Rosett Narrator: Sarah Mollo-Christensen Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Murder on Location #3 Genre: Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Death in a Stately Home continues the story of Kate, the location scout turned amateur […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Miss F..

Posted June 19, 2018 by Una in contemporary romance, JIAM, Listen Up!, Rating A
JIAM #Audiobook Review: Miss Fix-it by Emma Hart

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Miss Fix-it Author: Emma Hart Narrator: Elizabeth Hart Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio I absolutely LOVED this standalone novel.  Miss Fix-it is a hilarious and heartfelt story of a fine craftswoman contractor and an overwhelmed single […]

JIAM! #Audiobook Review: Ravel..

Posted June 12, 2018 by Una in JIAM, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
JIAM! #Audiobook Review: Raveled by Anne McAneny

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Raveled Author: Anne McAneny Narrator: Rebecca Roberts Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Mystery/Thriller Source: Narrator Suffice to say, I thoroughly enjoyed Raveled. It is an intensely emotional thriller as a daughter digs into a dark and haunted past on behalf of […]

Review: Cash Plays by Cordelia..

Review: Cash Plays by Cordelia Kingsbridge

Cash Plays Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: It’s been three months since the serial killer known as the “Seven of Spades” resurfaced, and the Las Vegas police aren’t any closer to catching them than they were in the beginning. For Detective Levi Abrams, the accompanying frustrating days and nightmare-filled […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Brief ..

Posted June 4, 2018 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
JIAM #Audiobook Review: Brief Cases by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Book: Brief Cases Author: Jim Butcher Narrators: James Marsters, Cassandra Campbell, Julia Whelan, Oliver Wyman, Jim Butcher Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Dresden Files #15.1 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: Penguin Random House Audio Brief Cases is a delightful anthology of novellas […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: Unleas..

Posted June 1, 2018 by Una in JIAM, Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
JIAM #Audiobook Review: Unleashing Magick by Debbie Cassidy

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: The Witch Blood Chronicles Unleashing Magick Author: Debbie Cassidy Narrator: Zehra Jane Naqvi Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series:The Witch Blood Chronicles #4 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Unleashing Magick is the fourth and final novel in The Witch Blood Chronicles series.  I never […]

Review: Owl and the Tiger Thie..

Posted May 31, 2018 by Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Owl and the Tiger Thieves by Kristi Charish

Owl and the Tiger Thieves Author: Kristi Charish Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Owl and the Tiger Thieves is the exciting return of Owl after a devastating blow in the previous novel, Owl and the Electric Samurai.  Though left with another cliffhanger, the story continues to grow and intrigue. Owl has become […]

Review: The One You Can’..

Posted May 30, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren

The One You Can’t Forget Author: Roni Loren Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren is the second book in The Ones Who Got Away series following a few of the survivors of a Columbine-type school shooting at the imaginary Lone Acre High School.  The One […]