Celebrating Nine Years!

Posted January 28, 2019 by Jen in Uncategorized
Celebrating Nine Years!

I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for nine years! I started my blog on January 28, 2010, as a place to give more thought about the books and movies we were chatting about on Twitter. Book review and personal blogs were gaining a lot of momentum back then, and it was the place to go […]

Sunday Snippet: The D-Man by S..

Posted January 27, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: The D-Man by Stephanie Julian

About the Book The D-Man Author: Stephanie Julian Publisher: Stephanie Julian Released: January 14, 2019 Series: Redtails Hockey #6 Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance Purchase links: Amazon : BN : Kobo : Apple : Google Snippet: “Thanks again for the ticket. I had a lot of fun.” “Sorry the game sucked.” She stopped just inside the door to her […]

Romanceopoly with Jennifer: Ja..

Posted January 26, 2019 by Jennifer in Reading Challenge
Romanceopoly with Jennifer: January 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 had fun making my game board and rolling the dice for January. Below is the list of books I chose for each of my rolls. Women’s Ave: Women’s Fiction – […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 25, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 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. NEW FOR 2019: Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I’ll continue to post […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Phoenix Illusion by Lisa Shearin

Audiobook review: The Phoenix Illusion Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: SPI Files #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Having read/listened to the SPI Files since the beginning, I’ve found myself frustrated with the past couple books, yet I wasn’t quite ready to say goodbye because I’ve always enjoyed the mythology and world that Ms. Shearin […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 23, 2019 by Jennifer in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Wanderlust Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Grace Grant & Richard Armitage Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Part Time Lover #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Romance Package (purchased membership) Wanderlust, in the first full-length novel in the Part-Time Lover series by Lauren Blakely.  What happens when an American gal moves to Paris for work, who thinks she will be […]

​Listen Up! #Audiobook Revie..

Posted January 22, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
​Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Study in Scarlet Women Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #1 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Charlotte Holmes is an odd duck, especially among her peers of the time. Knowing she’d never want to marry, she made a deal with her father that she could go to school and become a […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 21, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Nevermore by Dannika Dark

Audiobook review: Nevermore Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Nevermore is the sixth novel in the Crossbreed series by Dannika Dark and it was as exciting to listen to like all the other installments. Dark is not losing her steam with this world and characters anytime soon! […]

Review: Season of Sorcery Anth..

Posted January 21, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Season of Sorcery Anthology

Season of Sorcery Anthology Authors: Jennifer Estep, Grace Draven, Amanda Bouchet, Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Winter’s Web: At a local Renaissance Faire, Gin sees danger. Only this time, she isn’t the target. But her fixation with Hugh and the Circle leads her to make mistakes. I like that we […]

Sunday Snippet: Spartan Promis..

Posted January 20, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Spartan Promise by Jennifer Estep

About the Book Spartan Promise Author: Jennifer Estep Publisher: self-published Released: January 15, 2019 Series: Mythos Academy spinoff #2 Genre: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy Snippet: I lashed out with my pen first, trying to drive it into the shadow’s throat. But the shadow was quicker than I expected, and it blocked the blow and caught my wrist […]

#FitReaders Check-In: January ..

Posted January 18, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: January 18, 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 January 17, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Crossbreed series by Dannika Dark Part 2

Audiobook review: Crossbreed Series Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #4, #5 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Library Gaslight If you have not figured it out yet, I’m a huge fan of Dannika Dark and Nicole Poole. I have listened to all of Dark’s books. It’s pleasure to listen to Poole narrate them all. Poole […]

Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Sh..

Posted January 16, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, lesbian romance, LGBTQ, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After thoroughly enjoying the first two titles in Ms. Cole’s Reluctant Royals series, I was pumped to see that Prince Thabiso’s awesome mega assistant extraordinaire, Likotsi, was going to get her own story! Although Once Ghosted, Twice Shy is definitely […]

Listen Up! #Audibook Review: L..

Posted January 15, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: Lipstick Voodoo by Kristi Charish

Audiobook review: Lipstick Voodoo Author:  Kristi Charish Narrator: Susannah Jones Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Kincaid Strange #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Audible (Publisher) Lipstick Voodoo, is the second book in the Kincaid Strange series. The first book, The Voodoo Killings was released in 2016 so I had to do a quick relisten to help me get back into the world. […]