Category: Romance

Review: Moontangled by Stephan..

Review: Moontangled by Stephanie Burgis

Moontangled Author: Stephanie Burgis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: With big wigs in attendance for a formal ball scheduled at the Thornfell College of Magic, Juliana is excited to finally see the love of her live, and secret fiancee, Caroline. It’s been three months since Juliana and Caroline were together. It was […]

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Posted February 3, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Heart of Blood and Ashes by Milla Vane

Audiobook review: A Heart of Blood and Ashes Author: Milla Vane Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Gathering of Dragons #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Sources: Tantor Audio (audiobook); Berkley (print) A Heart of Blood and Ashes is a sweeping fantasy filled with passion, adventure, and romance. The story centers on the alliance and unlikely romance between Yvenne, rightful […]

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Posted January 30, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Will and the Wilds by Charlie N. Holmberg

Audiobook review: The Will and the Wilds Author: Charlie N. Holmberg Narrator: Angela Dawe Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Fantasy (New Adult) with romantic elements Source: Brilliance Audio Note: because I listened to the book in audiobook format, I had to guess on the spelling of some of the creatures and names. I apologize for incorrect spellings. The […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Diamonds are a Ghost’s Best Friend by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Diamonds are a Ghost’s Best Friend Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #5 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery, Romance Source: Tantor Audio Diamonds are a Ghost’s Best Friend starts some time after the conclusion of the fourth book, Big Ghosts Don’t Cry. Lucas and Scarlet are engaged and planning their future […]

Review: Wicked Bite by Jeanien..

Posted January 13, 2020 by Jennifer in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Wicked Bite by Jeaniene Frost

Wicked Bite Author: Jeaniene Frost Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: THERE WILL BE SPOILERS FOR BOOK 1, SHADES OF WICKED, BELOW!! Disclaimer: Ian is a fixture in the world of Frost’s books. From a cheeky one-liner pop in character to a supporting character to now a main character in this newest series. I […]

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Posted December 5, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole

The A.I. Who Loved Me Author: Alyssa Cole Narrators: Regina Hall, Mindy Kaling, Feodor Chin, Therese Plummer, Dina Pearlman, Neil Hellegers, Adenrele Ojo, Kyla Garcia Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Source: Purchased The A.I. Who Loved Me is a wonderful audio-first (only?) new sci-fi romance from Alyssa Cole. The performance features an all-star cast, […]

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Posted November 20, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sweep of the Blade by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook Review: Sweep of the Blade Author: Ilona Andrews Narrators: Natalie Naudus Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Innkeeper Chronicles #4 Genre: Science Fiction Romance Audiobook Source:  Purchased The Innkeeper Chronicles is one of my absolute favorite series, and I always love reading and listening to each of the stories in the series. This was my first time listening but […]

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Posted November 14, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Blacksmith Queen by: G. A. Aiken

Audiobook Review: The Blacksmith Queen Author: G.A. Aiken Narrators: Mia Barron & Jason Culp Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Scarred Earth #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Audiobook Source:  Recorded Books In the beginning… the old king dies and his many sons fight for control of the kingdom. However, the witches send down a prophecy that a farmer’s daughter will become […]

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Posted October 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Audiobook review: Aurora Blazing Author: Jessie Mihalik Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Consortium Rebellion #2 Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Source: Purchased Picking up shortly after the conclusion of the first title in the Consortium Rebellion series, Aurora Blazing gives listeners Bianca von Hasenberg’s story. I already liked Bianca in the first book, but I became immediately intrigued […]

Review: Promise of Darkness by..

Posted October 3, 2019 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Promise of Darkness by Bec McMaster

Promise of Darkness Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Promise of Darkness is the amazing first book in a new fantasy romance series by Bec McMaster. Dusting off Fae mythology and giving it several exciting twists, Ms. McMaster creates a dangerous new world where five Seelie and three Unseelie courts […]

Review: Heart2Heart Anthology,..

Posted October 2, 2019 by B. in LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews, Romance
Review: Heart2Heart Anthology, Volume 3

Heart2Heart Anthology Volume 3 Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: This was my first opportunity to read one of the Heart2Heart anthologies, all of which benefit LGBTQ+ causes. Each revolves around their namesake dating app in different ways and include short romances based on reader suggestions, which I think is a super fun […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis

Audiobook review: Thornbound Author: Stephanie Burgis Narrator: Emma Newman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Harwood Spellbook #2 Genre: Fantasy Romance, Historical Source: Author Picking up a few months after the conclusion of Snowspelled, Thornbound follows Cassandra as she fights to open the first ever school of magic for girls. Shared once again from Casandra’s first person POV, […]