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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 […]

#FitReaders Check-In: July 26,..

Posted July 26, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: July 26, 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 […]

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Posted July 25, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The First Dangle and Other Stories by Kevin Hearne

The First Dangle and Other Stories Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Iron Druid Chronicles world Source: Purchased The First Dangle and Other Stories is a collection of previously published shorts and a new novella, “The First Dangle.” All but one story are set in the Iron Druid Chronicles world, some taking place before […]

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Posted July 24, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: My Two Husbands: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy by Amanda Aksel

My Two Husbands: A Laugh Out Loud Romantic Comedy Author:  Amanda Aksel Narrator: Erin Mallon Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Caffeinated PR Services I was originally drawn to My Two Husbands solely on narrator Erin Mallon, then by the blurb. I mean who would be crazy enough to live with their husband and ex-husband?! […]

Review: All Roads Lead to You ..

Posted July 23, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: All Roads Lead to You by Jennifer Probst

All Roads Lead to You Author: Jennifer Probst Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: All Roads Lead to You features Harper, the youngest of the Bishop siblings. While her sister Ophelia runs the B&B, and Ethan helps where he can with the Inn and farm, Harper works the barns and horses through the rescue […]

Review: Smitten by the Brit by..

Posted July 22, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Smitten by the Brit by Melonie Johnson

Smitten by the Brit Author: Melonie Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Bonnie’s life comes crashing down around her when she finds her long-time-never-set-the-date fiancé having sex in their apartment, on her grandmother’s quilt, with another woman. She walks out right then and there, questioning how long things have been falling apart […]

Sunday Snippet: Nixie and the ..

Posted July 21, 2019 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Nixie and the Healer by Ellen Bard

Nixie and the Healer Author: Ellen Bard Publisher: Parchment Publishing Release Date: June 9, 2019 Series: The Energetics series #3 Genre: Paranormal Romance, Adult Snippet: Jebediah let go and took a step back as the fairy bared fierce white teeth up at him. She might be many inches shorter than him, but in that moment he felt […]

Sultry Listeners Awards: 2019 ..

Posted July 19, 2019 by Jen in Sultry Listener Awards
Sultry Listeners Awards: 2019 Nominations

Hot Listens , Geeky Bloggers Book Blog, Viviana Enchantress of Books, & That’s What I’m Talking About are excited to bring back Sultry Listeners Awards for it’s 6th year! You now have the opportunity to submit nominations in the following categories: Fantasy (Urban Fantasy included) Paranormal Romance Contemporary Romantic Suspense Historical Erotica LGBTQ Cozy Mystery […]

#FitReaders Check-In: July 19,..

Posted July 19, 2019 by Jen in #FitReaders
#FitReaders Check-In: July 19, 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 July 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Pursuit of Dragons by Anne Renwick

In Pursuit of Dragons Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.3x Series: Elemental Web World #3.5; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author Three years ago, Natalia emigrated from Russia, fleeing with her dragon to Scotland in hopes to hide from those who wished to continue their experiments on the dragon and possibly […]

Quickie Review: A Brand New En..

Posted July 17, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Quickie Review: A Brand New Ending by Jennifer Probst

A Brand New Ending Author: Jennifer Probst Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Brilliant! Jennifer Probst grabbed me by the feels with A Brand New Ending!  Kyle and Ophelia’s story is a great second chance romance spanning over ten years. First, young love broken up by the promise of fortune and fame. They […]