#FitReaders Check-In: August 9..

Posted August 9, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: August 9, 2019

Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 8, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Never Have I Ever by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook Review: Never Have I Ever Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Amanda Ronconi, Jason Clarke Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Escape Membership I’ve not read many romances with widowers, but the ones I have, have been so touching, especially when they have children.  Zach is a single dad who lost his wife a couple […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 8, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Motorhomes, Maps, & Murder Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #5 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up a few months after previous book and roughly ten months since Mae moved to Kentucky, our story opens with the denizens of Normal preparing for a big […]

Review: Desire and the Deep Bl..

Posted August 7, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Desire and the Deep Blue Sea by Olivia Dade

Desire and the Deep Blue Sea Author: Olivia Dade Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Callie and her boyfriend broke up just week before they are supposed to be contestants on a reality TV show that would take her to three island resorts. Desperate for a much needed vacation, Callie enlists the help […]

Review: Too Sweet to be Good b..

Posted August 6, 2019 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Too Sweet to be Good by K.M. Jackson

Too Sweet to Be Good Author: K.M. Jackson Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Too Sweet To Be Good is author K.M. Jackson’s second offering in her Sugar Lake series. I welcomed the opportunity to visit the tight little lake community that thrives on southern hospitality and gossip. The “outside world” is slowly […]

Sultry Listeners: 2019 Semi-Fi..

Posted August 5, 2019 by Jen in Sultry Listener Awards
Sultry Listeners: 2019 Semi-Final Voting Contemporary

Welcome to the 2019 Semi-Final round of voting for the CONTEMPORARY Sultry Listeners Awards Rules: 1: You can vote once a day 2: You can pick 5 choices 3: The Top 5 will proceed to the Finals Week 1 Semi-Finals: Voting for the following takes place August 5-11. Click links to vote for each category. […]

Sunday Snippet: My Crazy (Sick..

Posted August 4, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: My Crazy (Sick) Love by Drica Pinotti

My Crazy (Sick) Love Author: Drica Pinotti Publisher: Girls Can Books Release Date: March 12, 2019 Genre: Women Fiction/ Chick Lit Snippet: How it all began… I really can’t pinpoint when this all began. Can anyone tell me when depression sets in? Precisely when someone becomes an alcoholic or drug addict? When anorexia takes over a healthy […]

#FitReaders Check-In: August 2..

Posted August 2, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: August 2, 2019

Welcome to #FitReaders!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com. Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts […]

#RWA19: My First RWA Conferenc..

Posted August 2, 2019 by Jen in Conferences
#RWA19: My First RWA Conference

Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending the annual Romance Writers of America National Conference in New York City. This was my first RWA, and it certainly won’t be my last. While I hit a couple of the workshops, most are designed for writers and/or members, which I am not. For me, the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 1, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Only Ever You by CD Reiss

Only Ever You Author:  CD Reiss Narrators: Andi Arndt and Brian Pallino Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  purchased I’m a big fan of CD Reiss and will jump on anything she writes. She can pen both dark/touching stories and fun/light stories, and they are all sexy. Only Ever You was on the lighter side […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

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 […]

Review: Empire of Grass by Tad..

Posted July 29, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Empire of Grass by Tad Williams

Empire of Grass Author: Tad Williams Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Empire of Grass, book two in The Last King of Osten Ard series, begins right where book one, The Witchwood Crown, left off.  Multiple storylines have been put in motion and Empire of Grass takes all of those storylines and escalates […]

Sunday Snippet: Da Vinci in Lo..

Posted July 28, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Da Vinci in Love by Maysam Yabandeh

Da Vinci in Love Author: Maysam Yabandeh Publisher: self-published Release Date: April 7, 2019 Genre: Romantic Suspense Snippet: They wouldn’t return your salute, don’t bother. Don’t you see the heads are thrust in collars? It is freezing cold! Even if you do extend your hand in affection, Reluctantly they would stretch out theirs from cozy pockets. For […]

Romanceopoly with Jennifer: Ju..

Posted July 27, 2019 by Jennifer in Reading Challenge
Romanceopoly with Jennifer: July Update

Romanceopoly is a romance reading challenge based on the game board Monopoly. It’s hosted by Under the Covers Book Blog and Peace Love Books. I’m using the challenge to help me stay focused on my backlist TBR, but if a new release fits a square I’ll read them for the challenge. I prefer to stick […]