Category: Rating B

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Posted March 28, 2019 by Jen in Giveaway, Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audibook Review + #Giveaway: The Iron Fin by Anne Renwick

KEEP READING FOR AN AWESOME #AUDIOBOOK GIVEAWAY Audiobook review: The Iron Fin Author: Anne Renwick Narrator: Henrietta Meire Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Elemental Web Chronicles #3 Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Tantor Audio The Iron Fin is the third historical/steampunk romance in the wonderful Elemental Web Chronicles. While loosely related to the first two books (same world and a couple overlapping […]

Review: Highland Crown by May ..

Posted March 25, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Highland Crown by May McGoldrick

Highland Crown Author: May McGoldrick Reviewer: Ang Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Highland Crown is the first in a trilogy by May McGoldrick. It is set in Scotland in the 1820s. I was drawn to the novel for a several reasons; first I have Scottish heritage and know next to nothing about the country. […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Betwixt: A Beechwood Harbor Collection by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Betwixt Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries Anthology Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Betwixt is a fun anthology and written so that those who haven’t read the series can also enjoy it. For all but the final story, there are very mild spoilers for the series, but nothing […]

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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..

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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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 Fiction, 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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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, […]