My Chat with Jennifer Blom!

Hello and welcome!

I am so excited to introduce you to one of my recent addition to my ‘eargasm’ list and her audio work.

Welcome Jennifer Blom!

I am an audiobook narrator and actor living in New York. I have a varied background in many fields but found my passion in the creative pursuits. I have been a junior software engineer, a technical support specialist, and am involved in theater both on and offstage. I am also a singer and love playing my Ukulele. I have studied 3D animation, game design, true crime and forensic psychology, you know, for fun. I love knowing about how the world works at a deeper level.

Besides narrating I also run Reaping Audiobooks where I lead an all female crew in the task of post production on audiobooks. I also coach others in the art of using Reaper and efficiency in general. I love helping people find the magic and joy in technology again.

Do you have a nickname?

Some friends on Discord came up with the name Blomshell. So I suppose that is a pretty good one. Also, jendabom is a tag I often use for online accounts.

What is one word best describes you?

That would be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

What makes you laugh out loud?

Honestly, way too much. I tend to find obscure connections but I find the little nuggets of humor in most things. Call me the Sherlock Holmes of comedy.

What is your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?

Browning butter, it reminds me of my mom’s palatschinken Austrian version of a crepe.

Favourite place to spend time in.

Love my booth, and the places I journey from this padded room. If not that, I adore the ocean or the forest.

Share a funny memory.

A funny memory, oh boy, how much time you got. I usually only share funny stories over a tasty beverage. So buy me a drink and you will laugh your butt off. edited my own curse out

What is your fave genre to read in your spare time? Do you have any spare time?

I feel like you knew that I wouldn’t have spare time. I actually love listening to non-fiction books. Something that will let my brain ponder those deep thoughts, ya know.

Audiobooks! What started them?

A natural progression from theater and performing on stage, and just my love of telling stories.

Is there a genre that you would not narrate?

No, I am not picky about genre. I do love character growth and emotional journeys and as long as that fits and the writing is enjoyable I am game.

If you could choose another career what would it be?

I have had lots of careers. Loved working at a theme park as a ride operator. But, I would love to do music, and perform on stage more.

Who is your intended audience and why should they listen to your audiobooks?

My intended audience goes hand in hand with the books that I am narrating. I want those that love the stories that I am fortunate enough to narrate to enjoy the ride of their favorite authors. That said, I have been told my voice is like a warm hug so if you need a hug, give me a listen.

What is next in your narrating work?

Next up is Tropical Punch, book 1 in Bubbles in Space, by S.C. Jensen. It is a Sci-Fi Noir and I am very excited to be working on it.

Thank you so much Jennifer for spending some time in my little corner of the blogging world. I am looking forward to listening to more of your work.

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Thank you for joining us and hope you enjoyed the chat.

I really enjoy listening to Ms. Blom’s voice as she is telling the story, giving the voice to the characters, they come alive.

There are quite a few books on my TBL among Ms. Blom narrations. So many to choose from!

So many to choose from!

To keep up with the news and see what other work she has, follow the links…

website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Audible

To start you on your listening journey, an audiobook copy of the recently released A Vengeance Has A Daughter, book 1 of the Drakaina Series, by M. A. Abraham will be given to a lucky reader. Sexy Mr. Random will pick the name from the comments on this post after 3pm EST on Monday, June 28, 2021. GOOD LUCK!

Until next time, happy reading / listening!

Surprised by the Elven Sentinels

I am shelving my books after receiving another box full of them from my awesome friend while listening to an audiobook when a soft knock interrupts. I frown… now what? I thought I would have the day to myself.

The chagrin I had felt at the thought of unheralded visitors turns to one of glee as I open my door to reveal two beautiful Elven men, and they have their mates beside them. Yes, I know, I mention the women second, but hey, the eye-candy is so drool worthy. Just my type, tall, good-looking, and male. Elves has such an advantage over the rest of us. So not fair.

As I smile, I tease, Hi, are you here to take me with you to the Elven Empire?

I get no answer, other than laughter, then one speaks. We came to bring some of the last Portal Sentinels home to the Empire. I am Hawk, my friend is Adriel, and we wanted you to meet our Life Mates before we left your part of the world. Please meet Caia and Thea.

I step aside and invite them in, Please, enter. Perhaps I can interest you in some tea, coffee, cake, cookies, or an adoption.

Caia cocked her head a bit as she allowed Thea to enter first and asked, Adoption?

Yes, I reply, I am an honorary Elf looking for a way home too.

Thea and Caia laugh. We understand and don’t blame you for wanting to go home. It isn’t always possible though.

Thea then holds up a bakery box and says, I was sent with a message from Gabriella. She says she will see you soon, and has sent you something you might like.

As Thea puts it down, I take a peek through the cover, Black Forest Cake.

Adriel comes up behind me, and placing an arm across my shoulders, he offers me another box. As he does, he leans over and whispers into my ear, Cherry Cheese Cakes with toasted coconut garnish around the sides, it is to die for, just as you are.

My eyes grow wide, and shoot up to him, I didn’t think male Elves spoke to others like that after they were bonded.

Caia rolled her eyes, Once a flirt, always a flirt. Don’t listen to them. They are all promise and no delivery. Well, except to us. But you know all about that.

As Caia spoke, Hawk’s expression went blank, a moment later he explains. We have to go, time is running out for us. I am sorry we couldn’t spend more time with you, leaving so fast wasn’t something we had thought to do. Perhaps we will meet again in the future.

They didn’t even leave through the door, but used a portal that suddenly appeared before them. I admit, I was tempted to jump through with them.

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So what do you think? Should I have jumped after them? Maybe I could have surprised Athïan 😉

If you don’t know who these are is because their book just released an hour ago.

CONGRATS to M. A. Abraham!

They hail from Book 2 of the Elven Sentinel Series by M. A. Abraham.

As Hawk and Adriel settle into their search for two Sentinel Guardians known to be in the coastal area, they join a game of volleyball on the beach. Little do they know they are about to meet their Life Mates. They are also the Guardians they had been sent to locate and take to the Elven Empire.

Caia and Thea guard one of the last three remaining portals that allow passage from one side of the Boundary to the other. Caia and Thea know they are being hunted by an ancient foe, but they refuse to leave their posts, not even by imperial command from the emperor.

While the Life Mates begin to get to know each other, the enemy is closing in. As this happens, new information comes to light, and the services of higher powers are called in to help.

Add it to your Goodreads TBR list.

Find the buy links here.

The Elven Sentinel Series

Book 1, Earth Bonded released March 23, 2021 and is available at your favourite e-store.

As with Earth Bonded, I enjoyed reading Water Bonded too. I recommend with 5 stars. In her usual unforgettable style, Ms. Abraham brings us into the world of her beloved Elves, but with a twist… it all happens in the human world. As the Elves get ready to leave the Empire grounds (see the Guardians of the Empire series 😉 ), they have to make sure they are not leaving anybody behind and they find some in unexpected places. I can assure you, it will be an interesting, funny, suspenseful ride as Hawk and Adriel find and help the Sentinels they go to retrieve.

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Make sure you sign up to Ms. Abraham’s blog and follow on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date.

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The series is also a part of… Romantically Seasonal, a brand new multi-author, multi-book, multi-series set! Love can happen to anyone, anywhere, and in any season. It’s Romantically Seasonal… Three amazing authors have written stories based on love for each of the seasons, but with a unique voice! Each book is a standalone with a separate releases from C. A. King, M.A. Abraham and Shaunna Rodriguez .

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Until next time, happy reading / listening!

Cover Reveal – Singe by Chelle Bliss

Releasing: August 3, 2021

While everyone around Carmello Caldo found love, he was busy losing himself in pleasure and pain. But when his cousin Lily wants to help him find true love, he doesn’t hesitate to accept her offer.

Arlo King is not Carmello’s usual type. She’s a bookworm who doesn’t give herself away easy. But she’s the perfect woman to help reform the serial womanizer, even though she has commitment issues of her own.

Quickly, their fake relationship goes from slow-burn to scorching hot from the very first touch. But can they work through their trouble pasts and embrace a fairy tale future?

Singe is the eighth full-length standalone novel in the Men of Inked Heatwave series by USA Today bestselling author Chelle Bliss.

Pre-order your copy today!

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Meet Chelle

Chelle Bliss is the Wall Street Journal & USA Today bestselling author of Men of Inked Series and Misadventures of a City Girl.

She’s a full-time writer, time-waster extraordinaire, social media addict, coffee fiend, ex-high school history teacher, and currently lives near the beach even though she hates sand. Chelle loves spending time with her two cats, alpha boyfriend, and chatting with readers.

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