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Posted April 30, 2019 by Jennifer in Contemporary Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Best Laid Plans by Lauren Blakely

Audiobook review: Best Laid Plans Author:  Lauren Blakely Narrators: Erin Mallon & Joe Arden (Duet style) Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Lucky in Love #1 Genre: Contemporary Romance Source:  Audible Romance Package (purchased membership) Best Laid Plans is the first book in the Lucky in Love series by Lauren Blakely. I’m a big fan of Blakely’s romances, they are funny […]

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Posted April 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Christmas, Criminals, & Campers by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Christmas, Criminals, & Campers Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #4 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio It’s Christmastime and Normal librarian (and book club organizer) Abby is overly excited that her favorite author is coming to town for the holidays. Meanwhile, Mae’s foster brother Bobby […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ghosts Gone Wild by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Ghosts Gone Wild Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #2 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Ghosts Gone Wild is the second story in the Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries, and I enjoyed it quite a bit. After meeting Scarlet the “ghost whisper” and learning of her talents in the […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Honey Series by Kristen Ashley (Part 2)

Audiobook review: Honey Series Author:  Kristen Ashley Narrators: See individual stories Audio Speed: 1x Series: Honey Series #3, #3.5 Genre: Erotic Romance, Contemporary, BDSM Source: Purchased / Audible Romance Package The Greatest Risk Narrator: Lizbeth Gwynn It’s official I love Kristen Ashley’s Honey series. She writes BDSM with heart.  Stellan and Sixx have known each other for a few years through […]

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Posted April 16, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Forests, Fishing, & Forgery by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Forests, Fishing, & Forgery Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #3 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio It’s Labor Day weekend and the folks of Normal, KY, are a happy bunch. The long weekend has brought in many visitors to the Happy Trails Campground, including a […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Honey Series by Kristen Ashley (Part 1)

Audiobook review: Honey Series Author:  Kristen Ashley Narrator: Lizbeth Gwynn Audio Speed: 1x Series: Honey Series #1, #2 Genre: Erotic Romance, Contemporary, BDSM Source: Purchased Note: The narration for all titles is reviewed at the end of the story reviews. The Deep End After so many others recommending Kristen Ashley to me, I finally decided to give her a go […]

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Posted April 9, 2019 by Jen in Children's Fiction, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Audiobook review: The Phantom Tollbooth Author: Norton Juster Narrator: Rainn Wilson Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Children’s Literature, Adventure Source: Penguin Random House Audio The Phantom Tollbooth was one of my top five favorite books when I was in elementary school. I still have my original, tattered copy, and I read it to my kids when they were in […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Ghost Hunter Next Door by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: The Ghost Hunter Next Door Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #1 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Scarlet has been able to see and communicate with ghosts since her 8th birthday when her deceased cat, Flapjack, made his first appearance. Now she and her constant companions talking cat, […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Reviews: Beyond Series by Kit Rocha (Part 2)

Audiobook review: Beyond Series Author:  Kit Rocha Narrator: Lucy Malone Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beyond Series #4, #5, #6 Genre: Erotic Romance, Dystopian, Military Source: Audible Romance Package Note: The narration for all three titles is reviewed at the end of the story reviews. Beyond Jealousy I have been waiting to listen to Beyond Jealousy in the Beyond series ever since […]

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Posted March 28, 2019 by Jen in Giveaway, Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Listen Up! #Audibook Review + #Giveaway: The Iron Fin by Anne Renwick

KEEP READING FOR AN AWESOME #AUDIOBOOK GIVEAWAY Audiobook review: The Iron Fin Author: Anne Renwick Narrator: Henrietta Meire Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Elemental Web Chronicles #3 Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Tantor Audio The Iron Fin is the third historical/steampunk romance in the wonderful Elemental Web Chronicles. While loosely related to the first two books (same world and a couple overlapping […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Betwixt: A Beechwood Harbor Collection by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Betwixt Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries Anthology Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Betwixt is a fun anthology and written so that those who haven’t read the series can also enjoy it. For all but the final story, there are very mild spoilers for the series, but nothing […]

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Posted March 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death & Honey Anthology

Audiobook review: Death & Honey Anthology Authors: Kevin Hearne, Lila Bowen, Chuck Wendig Narrators: Luke Daniels, Robin Miles, Xe Sands Audio Speed: varies Series: see below Source: Purchased Death & Honey is an anthology of three unrelated novellas from some of the best urban fantasy/fantasy authors of our time… Each book has a loose connection to bees, honey, and death… […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Dangerous Collaboration by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Dangerous Collaboration Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #4 Genre: Historical Mystery, romantic elements Source: Recorded Books Although A Dangerous Collaboration opens on the heels of the previous book, the story quickly jumps forward six months, to a time after Veronica and Lady Cordelia’s hasty expedition to Madeira. While Veronica […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee

Audiobook review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Author: Jeff Zentner Narrators: Sophie Amoss, Phoebe Strole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Source: library I’m not a big young adult reader (hello I’m 40 something), but while finishing my BA in English, I took YA Literature as an elective. The class was geared more to […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Audiobook review: Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Narrator: Alexandra Harris Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The World of the Others #2; The Others #7 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Wild Country is the second title in The World of the Others spinoff series; however, unlike the first book in series, Wild Country pulls a lot from the original The Others series, […]