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Review: No Country for Old Gno..

Posted April 10, 2019 by Jen in Rating C, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
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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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, […]

Review: I Want You Back by Lor..

Posted April 2, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: I Want You Back by Lorelei James

I Want You Back Author: Lorelei James Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Lucy and Jax have a history, including a beautiful daughter they both love. When Jax was a professional hockey player in the NHL, he didn’t spend much time with his daughter and used her as a pawn in his limited […]

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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 […]

Review: Gimme Some Sugar by Mo..

Posted March 26, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper

Gimme Some Sugar Author: Molly Harper Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Recently widowed Lucy Brewer has returned to her hometown of Lake Sackett, Georgia, with her young son. Hoping to open her own bakery/sweet shop, she’s frustrated that her mother-in-law’s influence is keeping away workers and the health inspector. But she finds […]

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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 […]

Review: What a Lord Wants by A..

Posted March 20, 2019 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: What a Lord Wants by Anna Harrington

What a Lord Wants Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: In the prologue we get a brief glimpse of the joyous, unhindered Dominick living in Italy as his alter ego, Domenico, perfecting his craft and falling in love. Fast forward ten years later and Dominick is living in London, now […]

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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: 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, […]

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Posted February 28, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts opens a few months following Mae’s arrival in Normal, with the Happy Trails Campground up and running and already making a positive impact on […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Treacherous Curse Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Treacherous Curse is the third exciting tale in the Veronica Speedwell Mysteries. I truly enjoy this amazing set of stories. This time around, Veronica and Stoker are drawn into a murder mystery that has ties […]

Review: Breaking the Billionai..

Posted February 26, 2019 by Jen in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules by Annika Martin

Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules Author: Annika Martin Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I can always count on Annika Martin to entertain me with likable, crazy characters and an outrageous story. Breaking the Billionaire’s Rules is another wonderful addition to her non-named, “Billionaire” series; standalone romances centered on a loosely connected set of […]

Review: Dukes Are Forever by B..

Review: Dukes Are Forever by Bec McMaster

Dukes Are Forever Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Dukes Are Forever is finally here. Readers of the London Steampunk: The Blue Blood Conspiracy series have been waiting for the final showdown between the head of the Company of Rogues (CoR), Duke Malloryn, and his life-long arch-nemesis, Balfour. The story arc has […]