Category: Rating B

Review: A Few Pecans Short of ..

Posted March 19, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Few Pecans Short of a Pie by Molly Harper

A Few Pecans Short of a Pie Author: Molly Harper Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I really enjoyed this follow up to the courtship and romance of Margot and Kyle – the main couple from the first book, Sweet Tea and Sympathy. Told from Margot’s POV, we see how she’s faired since […]

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Posted March 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death & Honey Anthology

Audiobook review: Death & Honey Anthology Authors: Kevin Hearne, Lila Bowen, Chuck Wendig Narrators: Luke Daniels, Robin Miles, Xe Sands Audio Speed: varies Series: see below Source: Purchased Death & Honey is an anthology of three unrelated novellas from some of the best urban fantasy/fantasy authors of our time… Each book has a loose connection to bees, honey, and death… […]

Review: Wild Country by Anne B..

Posted March 7, 2019 by B. in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: In a welcome, if somewhat startling, jump backwards from the first World of the Others story, Lake Silence, Anne Bishop returns her readers to Bennett, a town “cleansed” of humans by the Elders during the events of Marked in Flesh. Paralleling the timeline of Etched […]

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Posted March 5, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Audiobook review: Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Narrator: Alexandra Harris Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The World of the Others #2; The Others #7 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Wild Country is the second title in The World of the Others spinoff series; however, unlike the first book in series, Wild Country pulls a lot from the original The Others series, […]

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Posted March 4, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Consumed by You by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Consumed by You Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Joe Arden, Erin Mallon Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Fighting Fire #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Brilliance Audio I enjoyed Consumed by You more than the previous book, Melt for Him. I enjoy a second chance romance over a romance that started as a one night stand. I think because the […]

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Posted February 28, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts opens a few months following Mae’s arrival in Normal, with the Happy Trails Campground up and running and already making a positive impact on […]

Review: Bad Influence by Stefa..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Bad Influence by Stefanie London

Bad Influence Author: Stefanie London Reviewer: Nima Rating:  B+ What I’m Talking About: Annie…Annie…Annie…  Annie Maxwell is the name everyone wants to know.  She is the architect of the Bad Bachelor app.  Whole online forums have been dedicated to villifiying her and the monster she created.  She is a wanted woman and has the emails […]

Review: Breaking the Billionai..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules by Annika Martin

Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I can always count on Annika Martin to entertain me with likable, crazy characters and an outrageous story. Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules is another wonderful addition to her non-named, “Billionaire” series; standalone romances centered on a loosely connected set of […]

Review: Dukes Are Forever by B..

Review: Dukes Are Forever by Bec McMaster

Dukes Are Forever Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Dukes Are Forever is finally here. Readers of the London Steampunk: The Blue Blood Conspiracy series have been waiting for the final showdown between the head of the Company of Rogues (CoR), Duke Malloryn, and his life-long arch-nemesis, Balfour. The story arc has […]

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Posted February 21, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Crown Jewel Mystery by Anna Elliott & Charles Veley

Audiobook review: The Crown Jewel Mystery Authors:  Anna Elliott & Charles Veley Narrators: Simon Prebble & Wendy Tremont King Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery #4 (PREQUEL) Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Narrator When I put a call out for historical mysteries with strong-willed lead women, I got some great suggestions. It was narrator Wendy […]

Review: The Good Ones by Jenn ..

Posted February 15, 2019 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Good Ones by Jenn McKinlay

The Good Ones Author: Jenn McKinlay Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: The Good Ones is cute, but it’s definitely “fantasy.” I lost count of the number of times I rolled my eyes over the things which I had to suspend my disbelief.  Maisy Kelly, accomplished professor of English literature in North Carolina, […]

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Posted February 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Mae West’s life just took a turn for the worse: her husband was arrested for running a Ponzie scheme, and Mae is left with nothing but a barely-drivable […]

Review: Flare Up by Shannon St..

Posted January 30, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Flare Up by Shannon Stacey

Flare Up Author: Shannon Stacey Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Shannon Stacey is always one of my go-to authors for small-town, family-centric, feel-good romances. Her Boston Fire series, although set in a bigger city, has the neighborhood feel and continues to fit the bill with its tight-knit firefighting family. We have met […]