The Sea King’s Daughters..

Posted September 18, 2018 by Jen in Book Spotlight
The Sea King’s Daughters Spotlight: Piper J. Drake

Introducing an all-new series… Mermaids left this world centuries ago. Now, they’ve returned. Meet the Sea King’s Daughters, a new urban fantasy novella series written by Phillipa Ballentine, Stacia D. Kelly, Katee Robert, Piper J. Drake, Lauren Harris, and Asa Maria Bradley. This month we celebrate the release of the fourth title: Siren’s Calling by Piper […]

Listen Up! Let’s Talk Ab..

Posted September 17, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!
Listen Up! Let’s Talk About… Selecting an #Audiobook based on the Narrator

Back a couple weeks ago a did a special Listen Up! “Let’s Talk About” post and it was a huge hit. There are several of us audiophiles out there and we like to talk about audiobooks. So I’m going to try and feature more “Let’s Talk About” posts in the next few months. I’d love […]

Sunday Snippet: The Heights by..

Posted September 16, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: The Heights by Amy Aislin

About the Book The Heights Author: Amy Aislin Publisher: Self-Published Released: September 20, 2018 Series: Lakeshore #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance, LGTBQ, m/m Romance Purchase links: Amazon : iBooks : Kobo : B&N Exclusive Snippet: “That’s also the most I’ve heard you talk since we met.” He removed his stick from the fire and let his burned marshmallow cool. “I talk.” […]

#FitReaders Check-In: Septembe..

Posted September 14, 2018 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: September 14, 2018

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. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 13, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Stud in the Stacks by Pippa Grant

Audiobook review: Stud in the Stacks Author:  Pippa Grant Narrators: Karen White & Joe Arden Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Tantor Audio Right from the start, I knew I was going to love Stud in the Stacks. The whirl-wind romance begins as we meet Knox, a one-time erotic dancer (had to pay for college somehow), now […]

Book Spotlight: Phoenix Unboun..

Posted September 12, 2018 by Jen in blog tour, Book Spotlight, giveaway
Book Spotlight: Phoenix Unbound + Romantic Fantasy Starter Kit Giveaway

“Fierce and captivating, PHOENIX UNBOUND is the story of a gladiator and a fire witch fighting for their freedom against an empire that wants them enslaved.  With impossible odds, breathtaking battles, terrifying magic, and an unlikely love, this book is a must read. Grace Draven is a master of romantic heroic fantasy.” –New York Times bestselling author Ilona […]

Review + Blog Tour: One-Eyed R..

Review + Blog Tour: One-Eyed Royals by Cordelia Kingsbridge

One-Eyed Royals Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Since their reappearance in Las Vegas, the Seven of Spades has been diligently adding to their kill tally, dispensing their own form of justice, and driving homicide detective Levi Abrams to the edge. Add in the suspicions of his co-workers, a lot […]

Review: Josh and Hazel’s..

Posted September 10, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating Author: Christina Lauren Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is one of the most touching friends-to-lovers stories I’ve enjoyed over the years. Reminiscent of When Harry Met Sally, the story follows Josh and Hazel from the first few times […]

Sunday Snippet: A Ferry of Bon..

Posted September 9, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: A Ferry of Bones and Gold by Hailey Turner

About the Book A Ferry of Bones & Gold Author: Hailey Turner Publisher: Self-published Released: September 12, 2018 Series: Soulbound #1 Genre: LGTBQ, Urban Fantasy, m/m Snippet: He touched a finger to the sign that represented the immortal god Ares, an uneasy feeling settling in his gut. In his experience, nothing good ever came from magic that […]

#FitReader Check-In: September..

Posted September 7, 2018 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReader Check-In: September 7, 2018

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. Info: #FitReaders information page #FitReaders 101 Facebook Group I check in here every Friday, but my fitness […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 6, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Villains Rule by M. K. Gibson

Audiobook review: Villains Rule Author:  M. K. Gibson Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Shadow Master #1 Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Villains Rule is an entertaining story which shares the antics of Jackson Blackwell, aka the Shadow Master. An enterprising human, Jackson somehow created his own pocket dimension and makes a lot of money advising villains […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 5, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Don’t Call Me Cupcake by Tara Sheets

Audiobook review: Don’t Call Me Cupcake Author:  Tara Sheets Narrator: Joell A. Jacob Audio Speed: 1.5x & 2.0x Series: Holloway Girls #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Magic Source: Tantor Audio Don’t Call Me Cupcake is a fun mix of contemporary romance with a surprising hint of magic tossed in. Emma Holloway carries the Holloway magic in her blood. She’s a kitchen […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 4, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Way You Look Tonight by Bella Andre

Audiobook review: The Way You Look Tonight Author:  Bella Andre Narrator: Eva Kaminsky Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Seattle Sullivans #2; Sullivans #10 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Life has gotten to Rafe. He works tirelessly and is one of the best PIs in the business, but his cases, which primarily consist of cheating spouses, has hardened Rafe, leaving […]

Listen Up! Let’s Talk Ab..

Posted September 3, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!
Listen Up! Let’s Talk About… #Audiobook Playback Speed

Happy Labor Day to my fellow U.S. readers. I hope you are enjoying a lovely long weekend. For all the others, and those who don’t have the day off, I hope your Monday is going smoothly. Today I want to chat about listening speed and audiobooks. Recently, someone commented on a review, “I still can […]

Sunday Snippet: Calling Callin..

Posted September 2, 2018 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Calling Calling Calling Me by Natasha Washington

About the Book Calling Calling Calling Me Author: Natasha Washington Publisher: self-published Released: September 4, 2018 Series: Name # Genre: Contemporary Queer Romance/New Adult Purchase links: https://www.natashawashington.com/books/ Snippet: Josh chattered on and smiled a lot and talked with his hands, and Patrick tried to pay attention, but he couldn’t, really, because Josh was maybe the most attractive guy […]