Category: Rating B

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Posted January 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Phoenix Illusion by Lisa Shearin

Audiobook review: The Phoenix Illusion Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: SPI Files #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Having read/listened to the SPI Files since the beginning, I’ve found myself frustrated with the past couple books, yet I wasn’t quite ready to say goodbye because I’ve always enjoyed the mythology and world that Ms. Shearin […]

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Posted January 23, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Wanderlust Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Grace Grant & Richard Armitage Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Part Time Lover #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Romance Package (purchased membership) Wanderlust, in the first full-length novel in the Part-Time Lover series by Lauren Blakely.  What happens when an American gal moves to Paris for work, who thinks she will be […]

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Posted January 22, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
​Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Study in Scarlet Women Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #1 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Charlotte Holmes is an odd duck, especially among her peers of the time. Knowing she’d never want to marry, she made a deal with her father that she could go to school and become a […]

Review: Season of Sorcery Anth..

Posted January 21, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Season of Sorcery Anthology

Season of Sorcery Anthology Authors: Jennifer Estep, Grace Draven, Amanda Bouchet, Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Winter’s Web: At a local Renaissance Faire, Gin sees danger. Only this time, she isn’t the target. But her fixation with Hugh and the Circle leads her to make mistakes. I like that we […]

Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Sh..

Posted January 16, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, lesbian romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After thoroughly enjoying the first two titles in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, I was pumped to see that Prince Thabiso’s awesome mega assistant extraordinaire, Likotsi, was going to get her own story! Although Once Ghosted, Twice Shy is definitely […]

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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 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 8, 2019 by Jennifer in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Cowboy Wolf Trouble by Kait Ballenger

Cowboy Wolf Trouble Author: Kait Ballenger  Series: Seven Range Shifters #1 Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B-  What I’m Talking About: Paranormal romance was my first love when picking a romance novel, but the last couple of years I’ve been busy reading other subgenres. I found myself in the mood for a paranormal romance when I was […]

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Posted January 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, military/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 […]

Review: The Arrows of the Hear..

Posted January 3, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Arrows of the Heart by Jeffe Kennedy

The Arrows of the Heart Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: We return once again to the magical world of the Tala and the surrounding Twelve Kingdoms. The Arrows of the Heart picks up the story of Karyn af Hardie, the Dasnarian ex-wife of Kral who gave up her comfortable […]

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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; […]

Review: Operation: Endgame by ..

Posted December 26, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: Operation: Endgame by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

Operation: Endgame Author: Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B+ What I’m Talking About: Operation: Endgame is just that… the final adventure with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences for our beloved heroes, Eliza Braun and Wellington Books. I have loved Books and Braun since their first story and am sad to let them […]

Reviews: Darkness Series Novel..

Posted December 10, 2018 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, Rating C, reviews
Reviews: Darkness Series Novellas by Katie Reus

Darkness Series novellas Author: Katie Reus Reviewer: Jen What I’m Talking About: Sentinel of Darkness (Darkness #8) Dagen and Keva get off to a rocky start when he makes a low-ball offer to purchase her building in which her shop is located. Little does he know that Keva is under the protection and considered a […]

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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, […]