#FitReaders Check-In: November..

Posted November 1, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: November 1, 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 […]

#KissCon New England Wrap-Up

Posted October 31, 2019 by Jen in Conferences
#KissCon New England Wrap-Up

This past weekend, I was super fortunate to attend the first ever KissCon in New England! Sponsored by Avon Publishing and independent book seller, Bank Square Books, KissCon was held on Saturday October 24th at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino, located just south of Norwich, CT. The event featured authors (from left to right): Gordon […]

Review: Twice in a Blue Moon b..

Posted October 30, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren

Twice in a Blue Moon Author: Christina Lauren Reviewer: Jennnifer Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Twice in a Blue Moon is the newest standalone novel by writing duo, Christina Lauren.  It’s a second chance romance between Tate and Sam. They first met on vacation in London, Tate with her grandmother after graduating high school […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 29, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hitches, Hideouts, & Homicide by Toyna Kappes

Hitches, Hideouts, & Homicide Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #7 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up shortly after previous book, our story beginnings with the opening of a new motel in the old train station. When Mae discovers a dead body the night the big […]

Review: Shattered Bonds by Fai..

Posted October 28, 2019 by B. in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Shattered Bonds by Faith Hunter

Shattered Bonds Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: After acquiring a couple of new titles (and their accompanying responsibilities) in the previous story in the series, Dark Queen, Jane has retreated to the Appalachian mountains, abdicating her positions in the hope of not succumbing to the magical cancer that is […]

Sunday Snippet & Author G..

Posted October 27, 2019 by Jen in Giveaway, Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet & Author Guest Post: Hard Chrome by Vanessa North

Hard Chrome Author: Vanessa North Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: Ebook: Oct. 21, Print: Oct. 29 Series: American Heavy Metal, Book 1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Snippet: Favorite scenes are hard. I’m gonna let you in on a secret—there are scenes I loved writing, and grin over every time I read them, but they don’t end up in […]

Romanceopoly with Jennifer: Oc..

Posted October 26, 2019 by Jennifer in Reading Challenge
Romanceopoly with Jennifer: October 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 […]

#FitReaders Check-In: October ..

Posted October 25, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: October 25, 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 […]

Review: Iron and Velvet by Ale..

Posted October 24, 2019 by Jen in LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Iron and Velvet by Alexis Hall

Iron & Velvet Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: “Here lies Kate Kane. Killed in a foreplay accident. Beloved daughter. Sorely missed.” It’s been years since I first encountered Iron & Velvet, and on this new reading, it quickly became clear that no amount of fond remembrance or wistful intent […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

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 […]

Listen Up! Whispers of Shadow ..

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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 23, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Turn by Kim Harrison

Audiobook Review: The Turn Author: Kim Harrison Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Audio Speed: 1x Series: The Hollows #0.1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Even though The Turn is a prequel for The Hollows series I would not advise you to start with it. You will be spoiled on so many surprises yet to come in the series. […]

Author Guest Post: Vanessa Nor..

Posted October 22, 2019 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post: Vanessa North

Celebrating the release of her newest title, HARD CHROME, Author Vanessa North gives us a look into her heroine, Tanner Ellis. Character Interview—Tanner Ellis This questionnaire was popularized as a parlor game by Marcel Proust. It’s a fun activity with friends, but also a really great way to get to know a character. Here’s a […]

Sunday Snippet: Master of Rest..

Posted October 20, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Master of Restless Shadows by Ginn Hale

Master of Restless Shadows Author: Ginn Hale Publisher: Blind Eye Books Release Date: October 8, 2019 Series: The Cadeleonian series, Volume 5 Genre: Epic/High Fantasy, Romance, LGBTQ Snippet: “But here in the capital there are so many petty bullies who throw minor titles around that it grows tiresome and ridiculous. Particularly when all one desires is to […]