Category: Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction

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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 […]

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Posted October 23, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! Whispers of Shadow and Flame by L. Penelope

Audiobook review: Whispers Author: L. Penelope Narrator: Allyson Johnson Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Earthsinger Chronicles #2 Genre: Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Kyara has the “gift” of Nethersong. It is the opposite of Earthsong – it is death. She’s known as the Poison Flame. She is able to see the “death” in people and force it to accelerate, causing […]

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Posted October 10, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse by K. Eason

Audiobook review: How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse Author: K. Eason Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Arithmancy and Anarchy, The Thorne Chronicles #1 Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi Source: Tantor Audio Rory is the first female child born into the Thorne line in ten generations. Reaching back to the home world customs and traditions, the king and his […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Review: A Song for a New Day b..

Posted September 9, 2019 by B. in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker

Song For A New Day Author: Sarah Pinsker Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I don’t get to read many new-to-me authors these days, but I really enjoyed Song for a New Day, by Sarah Pinsker. The cover alone was enough for me to say, “Yes, please!” Though it easily fits under the […]

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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 […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Snowspelled by Stephanie Burgis

Audiobook review: Spellswept and Snowspelled Author: Stephanie Burgis Narrator: Emma Newman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Harwood Spellbook #0.5 & #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance, Historical Source: author Note: The audiobook edition of Snowspelled includes the prequel novella, Spellswept. I include reviews for both, below. Spellswept: Spellswept is the prequel to the Harwood Spellbook series. It is shared […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter Author: Alexis Hall Narrator: Nicholas Boulton Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Source: Penguin Random House Audio The Affair of the Mysterious Letter is a unique and clever retelling of the Sherlock Holmes tales, set in an adventure-filled, wild fantasy world. The story is shared from the first person memoirs of Captain John Wyndham […]