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REVIEW: Tonight We Rule The World by Zack Smedley

From the critically acclaimed author of Deposing Nathancomes an explosive examination of identity, voice, and the indelible ways our stories are rewritten by others. In the beginning, Owen’s story was blank . . . then he was befriended by Lily, the aspiring author who helped him find his voice. Together, the two have spent years… Continue reading REVIEW: Tonight We Rule The World by Zack Smedley

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REVIEW: Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an achingly romantic, tender tale sure to captivate fans of Adam Silvera and Mary H.K. Choi. In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys in a border town fell in… Continue reading REVIEW: Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway, Review: Land On Me by Matthew R. Corr

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Land On Me Author: Matthew R. Corr Publisher: Quill Hawk Publishing Cover Artist: Dessiree Perez Release Date: August 26, 2021 Genre: Contemporary M/M Coming-of-age Tropes: Forbidden love, mystery Themes: Coming out, forgiveness, grief, self-love Heat Rating: 3 flames Length: 120 000 words/440 pages The author is working on a sequel. The… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway, Review: Land On Me by Matthew R. Corr

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Release Blitz: The Wingman by A. Poland

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: The Wingman Author: A. Poland Publisher: NineStar Press LLC Cover Artist: Natasha Snow Release Date: July 26, 2021 Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance, Romantic comedy, New Adult Tropes: Friends to lovers, love triangle, childhood best friends, slow burn, sharing a bed (tent) Themes: humor, friendship, family, communication Heat Rating: 3 flames Length:… Continue reading Release Blitz: The Wingman by A. Poland

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REVIEW: The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

In this witty and heartwarming romantic comedy—reminiscent of Red, White & Royal Blue and One to Watch—an awkward tech wunderkind on a reality dating show goes off-script when sparks fly with his producer. Dev Deshpande has always believed in fairy tales. So it’s no wonder then that he’s spent his career crafting them on the… Continue reading REVIEW: The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

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REVIEW: Hard Time (Responsible Adult #2) by C.F. White

Love isn't always responsible. After Micky O’Neill is remanded in custody for breaching his court order, his already tempestuous relationship with Dan Peters is tested to the limits. Having to battle their way through a court case that could end with Micky in jail, social workers breaking up the family home, and the return of… Continue reading REVIEW: Hard Time (Responsible Adult #2) by C.F. White

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REVIEW: The Wingman by A. Poland

Always the wingman, never the one. Nathan, a college student with a thing for funky hats and a definite not-thing for the great outdoors, has been a wingman extraordinaire for his lifelong best friend Lorcan for as long as either can remember. With his innate ability to talk endlessly about how great Lorcan is to… Continue reading REVIEW: The Wingman by A. Poland

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REVIEW: Love Austen Series by Anyta Sunday

I picked up this series from Amazon because I was intrigued by the descriptions. I thought I would review each book as I'm reading them for fun! Emerett Has Never Been In Love, book 01 Emerett (Lake) Has Never Been In Love is a great introduction to this series. Sunday brings their readers to a… Continue reading REVIEW: Love Austen Series by Anyta Sunday

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Excerpt, Review and Giveaway: The Dead Don’t Lie by Anne Russo

BOOK BLAST Book Title: The Dead Don't Lie Author: Anne Russo Publisher: JMS Books Cover Artist: Written Ink Designs Release Date: 3/13/21 Genres: Contemporary MM Romance, Suspense, Thriller, Action-Adventure Tropes: Enemies to Lovers, Forbidden Love, Forced Proximity, Slow Burn, Found Families Themes: Death & Dying, Betrayal, Love & Sacrifice, Family, Guilt & Loss Heat Rating:… Continue reading Excerpt, Review and Giveaway: The Dead Don’t Lie by Anne Russo

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REVIEW: Misdemeanor (Responsible Adult #1) by C.F. White

Life isn't always responsible. After his mother tragically dies and his deadbeat father goes off the rails, nineteen-year-old Micky is left to care for his disabled little brother, Flynn. Juggling college, a dead-end job and Flynn’s special needs means Micky has to put his bad-boy past behind him and be the responsible adult to keep… Continue reading REVIEW: Misdemeanor (Responsible Adult #1) by C.F. White

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QUICK REVIEW: Missed Connections: A Memoir in Letters Never Sent by Brian Francis

An entertaining and moving memoir about coming out, looking inwards, and the search for connection, inspired by the responses to a personal ad. In 1992, Brian Francis placed a personal ad in a local newspaper. He was a twenty-one-year-old university student, still very much in the closet, and looking for love. He received twenty-five responses,… Continue reading QUICK REVIEW: Missed Connections: A Memoir in Letters Never Sent by Brian Francis

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REVIEW: Up North (Compass Stars #1) by Allison Temple

The last thing Jack Spencer wants to be is a fishing guide for rich tourists. But with a sister in need of help and nothing but a rusty fishing boat to his name, he takes a job at The Wild Eagle Lodge, Alaska’s newest luxury resort. When a scandal rocks his career, movie star Damian… Continue reading REVIEW: Up North (Compass Stars #1) by Allison Temple