Books

REVIEW: Paris Paris Daillencourt Is About to Crumble by Alexis Hall

From the bestselling author of Boyfriend Material comes a sweet and scrumptious romantic comedy about facing your insecurities, finding love, and baking it off, no matter what people say.  Paris Daillencourt is a recipe for disaster. Despite his passion for baking, his cat, and his classics degree, constant self-doubt and second-guessing have left him a… Continue reading REVIEW: Paris Paris Daillencourt Is About to Crumble by Alexis Hall

Books · lgbtqia content · part of series · read the trigger warnings · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Ocean’s Echo by Everina Maxwell

  Rich socialite, inveterate flirt, and walking disaster Tennalhin Halkana can read minds. Tennal, like all neuromodified “readers,” is a security threat on his own. But when controlled, readers are a rare asset. Not only can they read minds, but they can navigate chaotic space, the maelstroms surrounding the gateway to the wider universe. Conscripted… Continue reading REVIEW: Ocean’s Echo by Everina Maxwell

Books · coming out · Contemporary · lgbtqia content · romance · young adult

REVIEW: Henry Hamlet’s Heart by Rhiannon Wilde

  A sparkling queer YA romance set in Brisbane, Henry Hamlet’s Heart follows one guy and his sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking journey to love. Henry Hamlet doesn’t know what he wants after school ends. It’s his last semester of year twelve and all he’s sure of is his uncanny ability to make situations awkward. Luckily,… Continue reading REVIEW: Henry Hamlet’s Heart by Rhiannon Wilde

Books · Dystopian · grief · lgbtqia content · new adult · part of series · sci-fi / fantasy · self-discovery · young adult

REVIEW: The First To Die At The End by Adam Silvera

  In this prequel to #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon They Both Die at the End, two new strangers spend a life-changing day together after Death-Cast first makes their fateful calls. It’s the night before Death-Cast goes live, and there’s one question on everyone’s mind: Can Death-Cast actually predict when someone will die, or… Continue reading REVIEW: The First To Die At The End by Adam Silvera

Books · Contemporary · MM romance · part of series · queer disneyland · sexually explicit

REVIEW: The Rivals of Casper Road (Garnet Run #3) by Roan Parrish

Bram Larkspur’s rugged, sexy looks belie his fear of all things horrifying. But as Casper Road’s newest resident, he’s excited to join the annual Halloween decorating contest. The competition is keen, especially from six-time champion, architect Zachary Glass. But when enigmatic Zachary sparks a prank war, it’s game on – until one sizzling kiss turns… Continue reading REVIEW: The Rivals of Casper Road (Garnet Run #3) by Roan Parrish

Books · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · lgbtqia content · Novella · sequel · young adult

REVIEW: Snowflake Kisses by Jordon Greene and Yayira Dzamesi

After an eventful fall term, Skylar and Jacob are finally together and getting ready to spend their first holiday together. It′s an extra special holiday for Skylar though. It′s his first Christmas with the Grays as part of a real family, and he′s both nervous and excited. Could this be the Christmas he finally feels… Continue reading REVIEW: Snowflake Kisses by Jordon Greene and Yayira Dzamesi

Books · diverse characters · gender identity · grief · horror · lgbtqia content · mental health · mystery · Paranormal · read the trigger warnings · sci-fi / fantasy · young adult

REVIEW: The Honeys by Ryan LaSala

From Ryan La Sala, the wildly popular author of Reverie, comes a twisted and tantalizing horror novel set amidst the bucolic splendor of a secluded summer retreat. Mars has always been the lesser twin, the shadow to his sister Caroline's radiance. But when Caroline dies under horrific circumstances, Mars is propelled to learn all he… Continue reading REVIEW: The Honeys by Ryan LaSala

bdsm · Books · Contemporary · erotica · MM romance

REVIEW: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back by Cyd Sidney

A stuffy composer meets a flirty ballet dancer. Can these opposites make music together, or will their dreams pull them apart? 📕 Ballet dancer and pianist 📘 both new to BDSM 📙 Casual to more serious When Joshua races to fill in for a pianist at the ballet studio, he's not prepared for how that may change things… Continue reading REVIEW: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back by Cyd Sidney

Books · coming out · Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mental health · MM romance · part of series · Releases and Cover Reveals · romance · sexually explicit · sports

REVIEW: Unwritten Rules by Brigham Vaughn

  Rule #1: Don't fall in love with your family's sworn enemy Taylor Hollis brought home gold at the Olympics, then quit competitive skating at the height of his career. Four years later, he lives a quiet life teaching figuring skating classes and looking for the perfect guy to settle down and build a family… Continue reading REVIEW: Unwritten Rules by Brigham Vaughn

Books · gender identity · grief · lgbtqia content · mental health · read the trigger warnings · sci-fi / fantasy · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Strange and Stubborn Endurance by Foz Meadows

  “Stolen me? As soon to say a caged bird can be stolen by the sky.” Velasin vin Aaro never planned to marry at all, let alone a girl from neighboring Tithena. When an ugly confrontation reveals his preference for men, Vel fears he’s ruined the diplomatic union before it can even begin. But while… Continue reading REVIEW: Strange and Stubborn Endurance by Foz Meadows

Books · coming out · Contemporary · part of series · Releases and Cover Reveals · romance · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Spanish Siesta: Flying into Love #2 by C.F. White

  Matt Robinson just got dumped. Again. With his sister’s wedding on the horizon, he needs a plus one. Kieran Barker has been in love with his straight best friend for far too long. It’ll never happen. Having already been left behind when Matt went to university, Kieran can’t take more heartbreak. So when Matt… Continue reading REVIEW: Spanish Siesta: Flying into Love #2 by C.F. White

Books · Comedy · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · part of series · sci-fi / fantasy · sequel · young adult

REVIEW: Heat Wave by TJ Klune

Heat Wave is the explosive finale to the thrilling Extraordinaries trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author TJ Klune! Nick, Seth, Gibby, and Jazz are back in action bringing justice, protection, and disaster energy to the people of Nova City. An unexpected hero returns to Nova City and crash lands into Nick's… Continue reading REVIEW: Heat Wave by TJ Klune