Tag: Penguin Random House Audio

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Posted March 18, 2021 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wild Sign by Patricia Briggs

Audiobook review: Wild Sign Set in the autumn, sometime after the previous Mercy Thomson book (Smoke Bitten), Wild Sign takes place primarily in a remote region in the mountains of Northern California. A settlement of peaceful squatters has gone missing, and the FBI reaches out to Bran’s pack for help. When Charles, Anna, and Tag arrive, […]

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Posted March 4, 2021 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn The story opens with Veronica and Stoker working on an exhibition for the Curiosity Club. They are erecting a memorial to Alice Baker-Greene, a pioneering mountain climber and member who passed away during a climb in the small country of Alpenwald, whose ruler, Princess Gisela, is coming […]

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Posted October 8, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating DNF, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook DNF Review: Battle Ground by Jim Butcher

Audiobook review: Battle Ground by Jim Butcher I wasn’t sure if I’d write this review. I listened to 50% of Battle Ground and then stopped. I sat with it for a couple weeks – thought maybe I’d try again when I was in a better frame-of-mind. But the more I stewed on what I listened to for […]

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Posted October 1, 2020 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

Audiobook Review: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne After becoming a big fan of the team of Kevin Hearne and Luke Daniels, through listening to the Iron Druid Chronicles, I was excited to get earbuds on Hearne’s new series Ink & Sigil which is also the title for the first book. Ink & Sigil is set within the same […]

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Posted August 12, 2020 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: American Demon by Kim Harrison

Audiobook Review: American Demon I had mixed feelings when I learned that Kim Harrison was coming back with a new story for the Hollows series. I was excited at first, then I was afraid that after wrapping up the series six years ago, what this installment would look like. Would it take place after the […]

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Posted July 14, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Peace Talks by Jim Butcher

Audiobook review: Peace Talks by Jim Butcher Harry Dresden is BACK! Peace Talks is the first new, full-length story in the Dresden Files series in over five years. For fans of the series – I highly recommend a reread of Skin Game to brush up on events.  The story takes place not long-ish after the conclusion […]

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Posted March 12, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Smoke Bitten by Patricia Briggs

Audiobook review: Smoke Bitten Following the events of Storm Cursed, Smoke Bitten starts out a bit rough, but ends in triumph. The story opens in a manner that was difficult for me. First, we discover that something is going on with Adam, and he’s shut down the mating bond with Mercy. Second, a certain ex-wife is […]

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Posted February 12, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Blight of Blackwings by Kevin Hearne

Audiobook review: A Blight of Blackwings A Blight of Blackwings is the second book in a wonderful fantasy series from one of my favorite authors, Kevin Hearne. The massive story is set in a world where certain members of the population are blessed with Kennings, the ability to manipulate one of the four elements, plants, or […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review + Giveaway: The Art of Theft by Sherry Thomas

Today we are celebrating the upcoming release of THE HOLLOW OF FEAR by Sherry Thomas. I’ve got my audiobook review, plus the publisher is offering a giveaway of the print edition. Read on and celebrate with us! Audiobook review: The Art of Theft Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #4 Genre: Historical Mystery […]

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Posted September 12, 2019 by Jen in Historical Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

Audiobook Review: Bringing Down the Duke Author: Evie Dunmore Narrator: Elizabeth Jasicki Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: A League of Extraordinary Women #1 Genre: Historical Romance Source: Penguin Random House Audio Annabelle is trapped in a life as an unpaid servant for her male cousin, so she jumps at the chance to be one of the first women to […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter Author: Alexis Hall Narrator: Nicholas Boulton Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Source: Penguin Random House Audio The Affair of the Mysterious Letter is a unique and clever retelling of the Sherlock Holmes tales, set in an adventure-filled, wild fantasy world. The story is shared from the first person memoirs of Captain John Wyndham […]

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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 […]

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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 […]