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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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Posted March 21, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B
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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Posted March 5, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
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/suspense, 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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Posted February 27, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
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 […]

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Posted February 21, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Crown Jewel Mystery by Anna Elliott & Charles Veley

Audiobook review: The Crown Jewel Mystery Authors:  Anna Elliott & Charles Veley Narrators: Simon Prebble & Wendy Tremont King Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery #4 (PREQUEL) Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Narrator When I put a call out for historical mysteries with strong-willed lead women, I got some great suggestions. It was narrator Wendy […]

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Posted February 19, 2019 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Note: This review contains spoilers from the previous titles in the series. Dealing with the aftermath of the shocking discovery that Lady Ingram is a spy for Moriarty, The Hollow of Fear shifts […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Conspiracy in Belgravia by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Conspiracy in Belgravia Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Conspiracy in Belgravia is the wonderful sophomore story of the Lady Sherlock series! After a bit of a confusing start in the previous book, now I am familiar with the author’s writing style, and the primary […]

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Posted February 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Mae West’s life just took a turn for the worse: her husband was arrested for running a Ponzie scheme, and Mae is left with nothing but a barely-drivable […]