Category: Romance

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, […]

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Posted September 23, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Polaris Rising by Jessie Mihalik

Audiobook review: Polaris Rising Author: Jessie Mihalik Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Consortium Rebellion #1 Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Source: Purchased On the run from her powerful father and obsessive fiancé, Ada von Hasenberg has lived off the grid for the past two years. But when a team of ruthless mercenaries capture her, she forms an unlikely […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Big Ghosts Don’t Cry by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Big Ghosts Don’t Cry Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #4 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery, Romance Source: Tantor Audio Picking up a couple weeks after the revelations laid out in the previous book, Big Ghosts Don’t Cry opens with Lucas moving to Seattle for his new job. The first quarter […]

Review: Archangel’s War ..

Posted September 17, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Archangel’s War by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s War Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Archangel’s War is the culmination of the entire eleven Guild Hunter books that preceded this one. Lines have been drawn and war is looming. From the climatic battles to the appearance of practically every character ever mentioned in the series, so much […]

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Posted September 2, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Unlit by Keri Arthur

Audiobook review: Unlit Author: Keri Arthur Narrator: Justine Eyre Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Kingdoms of Earth & Air #1 Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Unlit is the first book in Keri Arthur’s new Kingdoms of Earth & Air fantasy series. We are introduced to Neve, a stained, unlit solder on the Nightwatch. The Winterborne society is split between those […]

Review: Sapphire Flames by Ilo..

Posted August 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews

Sapphire Flames Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Jumping forward three years from the conclusion of the previous books, Sapphire Flames opens with Catalina turning twenty-one and House Baylor less than a week away from the end of their grace period as a new house. Sapphire Flames is the first […]

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Posted July 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Pursuit of Dragons by Anne Renwick

In Pursuit of Dragons Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.3x Series: Elemental Web World #3.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author Three years ago, Natalia emigrated from Russia, fleeing with her dragon to Scotland in hopes to hide from those who wished to continue their experiments on the dragon and possibly […]

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Posted July 11, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Trace of Copper by Anne Renwick

Audiobook review: A Trace of Copper Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.4x Series: Elemental Web World #2.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author A Trace of Copper is a wonderful novella set in the Elemental Web steampunk world. It’s a standalone mystery/romance, and knowledge of the series/world is not needed. The main […]

Review: A Reflection of Shadow..

Posted May 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Review: A Reflection of Shadows by Anne Renwick

A Reflection of Shadows Author: Anne Renwick Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Reflection of Shadows is another exciting adventure set in Ms. Renwick’s clever steampunk historical London. Building on the foundation set in The Iron Fin, the story further explores the idea of humans exhibiting animal-like traits. This time around Colleen, […]

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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 […]