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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dusk’s Revenge by A.W. Exley

Audiobook Review: Dusk’s Revenge Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #3 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dusk’s Revenge is the third and final story in the Silent Wings trilogy by A.W. Exley. Although a standalone romance, and the author does a good job reminding listeners of the HUGE reveals from […]

Review: A Reflection of Shadow..

Posted May 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, steampunk
Review: A Reflection of Shadows by Anne Renwick

A Reflection of Shadows Author: Anne Renwick Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Reflection of Shadows is another exciting adventure set in Ms. Renwick’s clever steampunk historical London. Building on the foundation set in The Iron Fin, the story further explores the idea of humans exhibiting animal-like traits. This time around Colleen, […]

Review: A Prince on Paper by A..

Posted May 15, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole

A Prince on Paper Author: Alyssa Cole Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: After living a caged and sheltered life in the name of her father’s love and concern, Nya longs to spread her wings and escape the shadow of her treasonous father. Yet, her time in NYC left her feeling disappointed. Now […]

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Posted May 14, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: When Good Ghosts Get the Blues by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: When Good Ghosts Get the Blues Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #3 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Picking up shortly after the conclusion of the previous story, Scarlet is going on a week’s vacation to New Orleans with boyfriend Lucas, where he is working. She is insistent […]

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Posted May 9, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: She Dreams of Fire by M.K. Gibson

Audiobook review: She Dreams of Fire Author: M.K. Gibson Narrator: Xe Sands Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hammer of Witches #1 Source: author WOW! Have you been looking for a new urban fantasy series? Let me direct your attention to She Dreams of Fire. Right from the explosive beginning, I was drawn into this dark underworld of witches and paranormals. The […]

Review: The Bride Test by Hele..

Posted May 6, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

The Bride Test Author: Helen Hoang Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: As a high-functioning autistic adult, Khai Diep thinks he is incapable of emotion and is content in the routine of his life, but his mother feels it is time for him to find a wife. She travels to Viet Nam where […]

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Posted May 2, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs

Audiobook review: Storm Cursed Author: Patricia Briggs Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Mercy Thompson #11; Mercy Thompson Universe #16 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Mercy is back my friends! Interweaving in time with Alpha and Omega, Mercy Thompson’s sister series, Storm Cursed takes place after the events of the previous two “Mercy Universe” books. Mercy and Adam are […]

Review: Getting Hot with the S..

Posted April 29, 2019 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Getting Hot with the Scot by Melonie Johnson

Getting Hot with the Scot Author: Melonie Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Cassie and her closest friends are finishing up their three-week European vacation, and while she’s been collecting charms for her bracelet, she hasn’t used any of the condoms she packed in hopes of having a hot European affair. That […]

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Posted April 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, 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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Posted April 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating A
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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Posted April 16, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, 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 […]

Review: No Country for Old Gno..

Posted April 10, 2019 by Jen in Rating C, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: No Country for Old Gnomes by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne

No Country for Old Gnomes Author: Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne Reviewer: Jen Rating: C What I’m Talking About: No Country for Old Gnomes is the second tale set in the fantastical kingdom of Pell, a land filled with mythical creatures, silly misfortune, and heroic deeds. This time around, gnomes are under attack by […]

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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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Posted April 4, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
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, […]