5 stars · Comedy · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune || Remarkable

The Official Description: A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being of… Continue reading REVIEW: House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune || Remarkable

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Havesskadi by Ava Kelly

The Official Description: The red dragon is hunting her own. Up in the icy peaks of the northern mountains, Orsie Havesskadi spends his days hiding from her, but eventually he is found and his dragon magic stolen. Cursed to wander the lands as a mortal unless he recovers his magic before twenty-four rising crescents have… Continue reading REVIEW: Havesskadi by Ava Kelly

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mystery · own voices author · suspense

REVIEW: This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples

The Official Description: On an Ojibwe reservation called Languille Lake, within the small town of Geshig at the hub of the rez, two men enter into a secret romance. Marion Lafournier, a mid-twenties gay Ojibwe man, begins a relationship with his former classmate Shannon, a heavily closeted white man obsessed with his image as a… Continue reading REVIEW: This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples

5 stars · Contemporary · general fiction · lgbtqia content · mental health

REVIEW: The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickles

The Official Description: Set in 1986, a year after Rock Hudson’s death brought the news of AIDS into living rooms and kitchens across America, Lambda Literary award-winning author Carter Sickels’s second novel shines light on an overlooked part of the epidemic, those men who returned to the rural communities and families who’d rejected them. Six short… Continue reading REVIEW: The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickles

Contemporary · diverse characters · FF romance · lgbtqia content · Paranormal · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Fire & Water by Alexis Hall

The Official Description:        I like my whiskey like I like my women: embroiled in a magical war Ten years ago I fought for the Witch Queen of London in a mystical showdown against a King Arthur wannabe with a shaved head and a shotgun. Back then, the law did for him before he… Continue reading REVIEW: Fire & Water by Alexis Hall

Contemporary · MM romance · romance

REVIEW: Hard Ride by AM Arthur

The Official Description: Five Weddings and a Fake Boyfriend City slicker Derrick Massey has always had a thing for cowboys. So a roll in the hay with Kendall “Slater” Stamos during a rustic weekend wedding is more than A-OK. But when Slater’s forced to hang up his saddle for the season, Derrick surprises even himself… Continue reading REVIEW: Hard Ride by AM Arthur

bdsm · Contemporary · MM romance

REVIEW: Tricks and Bids by Jacqueline Grey

The Official Description: When Michael Nole propositions Dillon Spade outside a BDSM club one evening, all he is looking for is a potential client and a little kink. He gets much more than he bargained for. As a prostitute, Michael enjoys sex but keeps an emotional distance between himself and the men he sleeps with.… Continue reading REVIEW: Tricks and Bids by Jacqueline Grey

Contemporary · mental health · young adult

REVIEW: Jack Kerouac is Dead to Me by Gae Polisner

The Official Description: Fifteen-year-old JL Markham's life used to be filled with carnival nights and hot summer days spent giggling with her forever best friend Aubrey about their families and boys. Together, they were unstoppable. But they aren't the friends they once were. With JL's father gone on long term business, and her mother suffering from… Continue reading REVIEW: Jack Kerouac is Dead to Me by Gae Polisner

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · MM romance · Paranormal · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: A Touch of Danger (Surviving Vihaan #1) by Elaine White

The Official Description: Drew’s life sucks. Saving money to escape his homophobic family is one thing, but his only paying gig at the moment is playing his father’s “only gay in the village” plus-one to every LGBT friendly business event. Then his brother comes up with a plan. Sheffield needs someone to go undercover for… Continue reading REVIEW: A Touch of Danger (Surviving Vihaan #1) by Elaine White

Contemporary · MM romance · Novella

REVIEW: Sweet Temperaments by Tonwand North

The Official Description: Lewis Fraser is in trouble. He’s fallen hopelessly for eccentric recluse Christopher Wright. But the man won’t even say good morning to him! Yet no matter how many times he tries to break his one-sided attraction, one look from Christopher and his heart is racing all over again. Struggling to hold the… Continue reading REVIEW: Sweet Temperaments by Tonwand North

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · Novella · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: To The Flame by A.E. Ross

The Official Description: Seattle boy Emerson Oakley is about to find that the strangest thing about his first year at West Virginia’s Vance University isn’t the neighbor in the next dorm over, who ghosts him after one kiss. It’s the fact that he keeps having his life saved by a stranger who seems to know… Continue reading REVIEW: To The Flame by A.E. Ross

Contemporary · Holiday Story · MM romance · sequel

REVIEW: Candy Hearts

    The Official Description: Mechanic Benji Holiday is so over Valentine’s Day and men who don’t get him. A weekend getaway with friends to escape the holiday hubbub is exactly what he needs. But William O’Dare—a stern and silent nightclub owner with “Be My Valentine” practically stamped on his forehead—throws a wrench into Benji’s plans.… Continue reading REVIEW: Candy Hearts