Tag: audiobooks

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Posted October 17, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Boy Toy by Sarina Bowen & Tanya Eby

Audiobook Review: Boy Toy Authors:  Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby Narrators:  Tanya Eby and Teddy Hamilton Audio Listening Speed: 1.25x Series: Man Hands #3 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Boy Toy is the third story following three good friends as each finds true love. This time around it’s Sadie’s turn for happiness. After watching her marriage […]

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Posted October 10, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B, reviews
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Fried Chicken & Fangs by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Fried Chicken & Fangs Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio With Fried Chicken & Fangs opening just a couple months after the conclusion of the first book, we discover the town of Honeysuckle Hollow, along with main character Charli, embracing some […]

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Posted October 8, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!
Listen Up! Let’s Talk About… How do you listen?

Today I want to chat about the hows of listening to an audiobook. Back when I first tried listening to an audiobook – I couldn’t do it. I was easily distracted and found I would miss sections of the story. It took time for me to learn how to listen and enjoy an audiobook, and […]

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Posted October 4, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love Built to Last by Lisa Ricard Claro

Audiobook review: Love Built to Last Author: Lisa Ricard Claro Narrator:  Pam Dougherty Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fireflies #1 Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance Source: Author After reading the blurb for Love Built to Last, I was captivated by the plot of two widowed souls getting a second chance at love. I’m a sucker for small-town, feel good romances, and […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Her Court by Tamsen Parker

Audiobook review: In Her Court Author: Tamsen Parker Narrator: Jill Smith Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Camp Firefly Falls #18 Genre: Contemporary Romance, LGBTQ, f/f Source: Author Having read Nate’s story (Love, All) not too long ago—and after hearing very good things about its predecessor from other welcome sources—I was really excited to experience In Her Court for myself. So, when […]

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Posted September 27, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Lucky Witch by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Lucky Witch Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries #5 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Lucky Witch opens only a few short weeks after the dramatic events that unfolded near the conclusion of the previous book, Witch Way Home, when human friend Nick was abruptly introduced to the supernatural […]

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Posted September 25, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, paranormal romance, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Love and Other Wild Things by Molly Harper

Audiobook Review: Love and Other Wild Things Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi + Jonathan Davis Audio Speed: 1.25x + 1.5x Series: Mystic Bayou #2 Genre: Paranormal Romance Source: Purchased Love and Other Wild Things is the sophomore title in Ms. Harper’s Mystic Bayou series. As a standalone romance, it can be enjoyed without having read the first book; however, […]

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Posted September 20, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook review: Magic Triumphs Author:  Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renee Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Kate Daniels #10 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Brilliance Audio Magic Triumphs is everything I wanted from the concluding book in my all-time favorite series. Having read the book last month, I already knew that it is an emotional story. Filled with the typical Kate shenanigans, amazing […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted August 31, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Stay by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy

Audiobook review: Stay Authors:  Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy Narrators: Jacob Morgan & Lucy Rivers Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: WAGs #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Purchased Hailey Taylor Emery co-owns a thriving startup “go-for” company with her ex. Hailey is a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan, and is a bit flustered to discover her long-time celebrity crush, Toronto forward Matt […]