Author Guest Post: Anne Renwic..

Posted February 19, 2019 by Jen in Author Guest Post
Author Guest Post: Anne Renwick (Elemental Web Chronicles)

Please help me welcome Anne Renwick to the blog. She’s here talking about her inspirations for her amazing steampunk/historical romance series: Elemental Web Chronicles. Why science in a historical setting? Why steampunk? Why romance? Once upon a time, I was a research scientist. After majoring in biology, I earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular and […]

Review: Stray Moon by Kelly Me..

Posted February 18, 2019 by Jennifer in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Stray Moon by Kelly Meding

Stray Moon Author: Kelly Meding Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: After loving the first book in the Strays series, Stray Magic, I jumped right into Stray Moon, I mean how could I not?! Stray Moon picks up within days of the events in Stray Magic. Shiloh and the gang are on a […]

Sunday Snippet: Dukes Are Fore..

Posted February 17, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Dukes Are Forever by Bec McMaster

About the Book Dukes Are Forever Author: Bec McMaster Publisher: Bec McMaster Released: February 12, 2019 Series: London Steampunk: The Blue Blood Conspiracy #5 Genre: Paranormal/ Steampunk Romance Snippet: Green eyes narrowed and his wife pressed a hand to his chest, stepping forward until they were barely inches apart. “Just what are you up to?” The Duke […]

Review: The Good Ones by Jenn ..

Posted February 15, 2019 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Good Ones by Jenn McKinlay

The Good Ones Author: Jenn McKinlay Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: The Good Ones is cute, but it’s definitely “fantasy.” I lost count of the number of times I rolled my eyes over the things which I had to suspend my disbelief.  Maisy Kelly, accomplished professor of English literature in North Carolina, […]

#FitReaders Check-In: February..

Posted February 15, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: February 15, 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Conspiracy in Belgravia by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Conspiracy in Belgravia Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Conspiracy in Belgravia is the wonderful sophomore story of the Lady Sherlock series! After a bit of a confusing start in the previous book, now I am familiar with the author’s writing style, and the primary […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 13, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating C
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Break-Up Album by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook Review: The Break-Up Album Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Andi Arndt, Shane East Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Brilliance Audio The Break-Up Album is about Jane Black, a rockstar who was left by her husband because he finally comes to grip with being gay. This devastates Jane because she is totally in love with […]

Review: Driven by Suzanne Falt..

Posted February 11, 2019 by B. in Contemporary Romance, Lesbian Romance, LGBTQ, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Driven by Suzanne Falter

Driven Author: Suzanne Falter Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: When I was initially asked about reviewing Driven, I was immediately drawn in by its premise: a well-established, “Woman-Owned, Woman-Powered” auto repair shop fighting for its survival against a vicious new competitor that will stop at nothing to destroy them. Add in some […]

Sunday Snippet: Breaking the B..

Posted February 10, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules by Annika Martin

About the Book Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules Author: Annika Martin Publisher: Annika Martin Released: February 19, 2019 Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romantic Comedy Snippet: With trembling hands I knock. “Lunch delivery.” Because I can’t quite bring myself to say Meow Squad. “Come in,” he says, sounding bored.  I push my cart in.   There across an expanse […]

#FitReaders Check-In: February..

Posted February 8, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: February 8, 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Mae West’s life just took a turn for the worse: her husband was arrested for running a Ponzie scheme, and Mae is left with nothing but a barely-drivable […]

Review: Stray Magic by Kelly M..

Posted February 6, 2019 by Jennifer in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Stray Magic by Kelly Meding

Stray Magic Author: Kelly Meding Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I’m a big fan of Kelly Meding’s writing and her as a person. I got to meet her at AAD a few years back and she was delightful.  She writes great urban fantasy stories with strong and likable heroines. I started my […]

Review: The Matchmaker’s..

Posted February 5, 2019 by Jen in Rating C, Reviews, Romance, Woman's Fiction
Review: The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli

The Matchmaker’s List Author: Sonya Lalli Reviewer: Jen Rating: B-/C- (see below) What I’m Talking About: I’m just going to come out and say this – while I enjoyed parts of The Matchmaker’s List, I struggled with the review and how to rate the title. I went in expecting a romance and therefore a happily […]