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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 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 18, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Not the Duke’s Darling by Elizabeth Hoyt

Not the Duke’s Darling Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Right from the opening lines, I knew I was going to enjoy Not the Duke’s Darling. There is mystery and intrigue, but more importantly, there is a wonderful, well-written romance between two passionate characters. When she was only 12, Freya […]

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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 4, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl by Annika Martin

The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Billionaire’s Wake-Up-Call Girl is one of the funniest, sexiest books I’ve read in a while – probably since the last Annika Martin title I devoured. Billionaire CEO/scientist Theo lives in his own world, consumed with his formulas and life-saving […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #1 & #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Curious Beginning The book opens with Veronica Speedwell burying her spinster aunt guardian. Preparing to leave her small village and make her way out into the world, Veronica stumbles across a miscreant ransacking […]

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Posted November 8, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: Phoenix Unbound by Grace Draven

Audiobook review: Phoenix Unbound Author:  Grace Draven Narrator: Katharine McEwan Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fallen Empire #1 Genre: Fantasy, Romance Source: Penguin Random House Audio Phoenix Unbound is the first in Grace Draven’s new Fallen Empire series. While I’d classify the book as fantasy, there is a captivating romantic storyline between the two main characters, Gilene and Azarion. Tossed together […]

Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona ..

Posted November 5, 2018 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews

Diamond Fire Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: For those who enjoy the Hidden Legacy series, Diamond Fire is an entertaining, must-read novella. While the book doesn’t tackle the little surprise the authors left for readers at the end of the Wildfire, they do put to rest the Nevada-Rogan storyline […]

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Posted October 17, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Boy Toy by Sarina Bowen & Tanya Eby

Audiobook Review: Boy Toy Authors:  Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby Narrators:  Tanya Eby and Teddy Hamilton Audio Listening Speed: 1.25x Series: Man Hands #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Boy Toy is the third story following three good friends as each finds true love. This time around it’s Sadie’s turn for happiness. After watching her marriage […]

Review: Rebel Hard by Nalini S..

Posted October 15, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Rebel Hard by Nalini Singh

Rebel Hard Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Nayna Sharma has spent most of her life trying to keep peace within her family. She is the ultimate good child to her mostly traditional Indian parents because her older sister shamed the family with her personal affairs. Although her sister has […]

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Posted September 20, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook review: Magic Triumphs Author:  Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renee Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Kate Daniels #10 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Brilliance Audio Magic Triumphs is everything I wanted from the concluding book in my all-time favorite series. Having read the book last month, I already knew that it is an emotional story. Filled with the typical Kate shenanigans, amazing […]

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Posted September 13, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Stud in the Stacks by Pippa Grant

Audiobook review: Stud in the Stacks Author:  Pippa Grant Narrators: Karen White & Joe Arden Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio Right from the start, I knew I was going to love Stud in the Stacks. The whirl-wind romance begins as we meet Knox, a one-time erotic dancer (had to pay for college somehow), now […]