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Posted November 29, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, erotic romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: In Bounds by Bronwyn Green

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: In Bounds Author: Bronwyn Green Narrator: Natalie Eaton and Dirk Diamond Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Bound #6 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance Audiobook Source: Author In Bounds is the sixth story in the loosely-related Bound series, and I’ve enjoyed “re-reading” each of the books via audiobook format. […]

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Posted November 21, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, military/suspense romance, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ashwin by Kit Rocha

Audiobook review: Ashwin Author:  Kit Rocha Narrator: Tatiana Sokolov Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Gideon’s Riders #1 Genre: Dystopian/Futuristic Military Romance Source: Tantor Audio Ashwin is the first story in Kit Rocha’s Gideon Rider’s series. While the series is a spinoff of the authors’ hugely popular Beyond series, the books are standalone romances, and knowledge of the previous series is not […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #1 & #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Curious Beginning The book opens with Veronica Speedwell burying her spinster aunt guardian. Preparing to leave her small village and make her way out into the world, Veronica stumbles across a miscreant ransacking […]

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Posted November 13, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: How to Claim an Undead Soul by Hailey Edwards

Audiobook review: How to Claim an Undead Soul Author:  Hailey Edwards Narrator: Rebecca Mitchell Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Picking up shortly after the conclusion of the first book, How to Claim an Undead Soul opens with Grier starting her necromancy lessons with Linus. And although she doesn’t […]

Review: How the Earl Entices b..

Posted November 12, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: How the Earl Entices by Anna Harrington

How the Earl Entices Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Ross Carlisle, cousin to the original Carlisle men of the first three books in the Capturing the Carlisles series, has found himself in a heap of trouble. He’s uncovered a conspiracy within the British Ambassador’s Parisian office; however, the Ambassador […]

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Posted November 8, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audibook Review: Phoenix Unbound by Grace Draven

Audiobook review: Phoenix Unbound Author:  Grace Draven Narrator: Katharine McEwan Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Fallen Empire #1 Genre: Fantasy, Romance Source: Penguin Random House Audio Phoenix Unbound is the first in Grace Draven’s new Fallen Empire series. While I’d classify the book as fantasy, there is a captivating romantic storyline between the two main characters, Gilene and Azarion. Tossed together […]

Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona ..

Posted November 5, 2018 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews

Diamond Fire Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: For those who enjoy the Hidden Legacy series, Diamond Fire is an entertaining, must-read novella. While the book doesn’t tackle the little surprise the authors left for readers at the end of the Wildfire, they do put to rest the Nevada-Rogan storyline […]

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Posted November 1, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: How to Save an Undead Life by Hailey Edwards

Audiobook review: How to Save an Undead Life Author:  Hailey Edwards Narrator: Rebecca Mitchell Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio I’ve been “dying” to read Hailey Edwards for years, so I jumped at the chance to review the audiobook of her latest series, Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy. The series revolves around […]

Review: The Proposal by Jasmin..

Posted October 30, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

The Proposal Author: Jasmine Guillory Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: After experiencing mixed feelings about Jasmine Guillory’s debut title, The Wedding Date, I wanted to give her sophomore offering, The Proposal, the benefit of the doubt. While overall the writing in The Proposal was tighter and the story flowed better than The […]

Review: Archangel’s Prop..

Posted October 29, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Review: Archangel’s Prophecy by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Prophecy Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: The Guild Hunter series is one of my favorites, especially when the storyline focuses on primary characters Elena and Raphael, and Archangel’s Prophecy places the angelic couple back on center stage. It’s been about two and a half years since the trip […]

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Posted October 25, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Don’t Touch My Petunia by Tara Sheets

Audiobook review: Don’t Touch My Petunia Author:  Tara Sheets Narrator: Joell A. Jacob Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Holloway Girls #2 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Magic Source: Tantor Audio Don’t Touch My Petunia takes us back to the tiny island of Pine Cove where residents know all about the Holloway magic. While most write it off as local island lore, those close […]

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Posted October 23, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sweet Tea & Spells by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Sweet Tea & Spells Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #3 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Picking up with the residents of Honeysuckle Hollow about two months after the conclusion of the previous book, Sweet Tea & Spells opens with Clementine’s bridal shower. Although protagonist Charli doesn’t […]

Review: Seduced by a Scot by J..

Posted October 18, 2018 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Seduced by a Scot by Julia London

Seduced by a Scot Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Seduced by a Scot is the sixth title in Ms. London’s entertaining Highland Grooms series. Although there is mention of previous characters and activities, the story is very much a standalone romance and enjoyable by its own rights. Readers briefly […]