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REVIEW: Here The Whole Time by Vitor Martins

The Official Description: The charm and humor of To All the Boys I've Loved Before meets Dumplin' in this body-positive YA love story between two boys who must spend 15 days living with each other over school break. What would you do if you had to spend the next 15 days with your lifelong crush? Felipe… Continue reading REVIEW: Here The Whole Time by Vitor Martins

5 stars · Books · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · lgbtqia content · new adult · own voices author · self-discovery · young adult

REVIEW: Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky

The Official Description: Transgender author Agnes Borinsky deftly explores gender identity and queer romance in this heart-wrenchingly honest debut novel. Alex feels like he is in the wrong body. His skin feels strange against his bones. And then comes Tracy, who thinks he's adorably awkward, who wants to kiss him, who makes him feel like… Continue reading REVIEW: Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · physical disability · read the trigger warnings · self-discovery · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Off Balance by Jay Hogan

The Official Description: When JUDAH MADDEN flees his tiny suffocating home-town in New Zealand, for the dream of international ballet stardom, he never intends to come back. Not to Painted Bay. Not to his family’s struggling mussel farm. Not to his jerk of a brother. Not with his entire life plan in shreds. And certainly not… Continue reading REVIEW: Off Balance by Jay Hogan

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REVIEW: White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton

The Official Description: Guthrie was a good place to be from, but it wasn’t a great place to live, not when you were like Adam, in all the ways Adam was like Adam. Adam Binder hasn’t spoken to his brother in years, not since Bobby had him committed to a psych ward for hearing voices. When… Continue reading REVIEW: White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton

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REVIEW: Into The Real by Z Brewer

The Official Description: Three Quinns. Three realities. Three Brumes. The first Brume is a waking nightmare, overrun by literal monsters and cutthroat survivors. For Quinn, who is openly genderqueer, the only silver lining is their friendship with Lia—and the hope that there might still be a safe place somewhere else in the world. The second Brume… Continue reading REVIEW: Into The Real by Z Brewer

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REVIEW: Abstract Love by Sara Dobie Bauer

The Official Description: I hate Sam Shelby. So why do I want to kiss him? Sam never expected to move back to Cleveland. Donovan never expected to be attracted to a man. Well, shit happens. After high school, Sam Shelby moved to New York. Eight years later, he returns to Cleveland and lands a job at… Continue reading REVIEW: Abstract Love by Sara Dobie Bauer

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REVIEW: The B-Side by B. Harmony

    The Official Description: Chance: When I read the roommate wanted ad, I thought my sister was encouraging me to live with an insane person. As it turns out, he isn’t insane, he’s sexy and one hundred percent my type. Living with him will be the ultimate test of my self-control. When the combination of our… Continue reading REVIEW: The B-Side by B. Harmony

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Release Blitz, Excerpt and REVIEW: Now or Never by Helena Stone

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Now or Never Author: Helena Stone Publisher: Helena Stone Cover Artist: Emmy Ellis Release Date: August 23 Genre/s: Contemporary M/M Romance Trope/s: Hurt Comfort, Older Virgin, Distant (not quite enemies) to lovers Themes Self acceptance Heat Rating: 4 flames Length: approx. 69 000 words/ 192 pages It is part of a… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt and REVIEW: Now or Never by Helena Stone

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Blog Tour and Review: The Experiment by Rebecca Raine

BLOG TOUR Book Title: The Experiment Author: Rebecca Raine Cover Artist: Bec Rivers Release Date: Tuesday, 18 August (AEST) Genre/s: Contemporary MM Romance Trope/s: Friends-to-Lovers, Gay for You, First-time Gay Themes: Friendship, Self-discovery, Self-experimentation Heat Rating: 4 flames    Length: 85 000 words/ approx. 210 pages It is a standalone book. Goodreads   Buy Links -… Continue reading Blog Tour and Review: The Experiment by Rebecca Raine

5 stars · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · new adult · romance · self-discovery · young adult

REVIEW: Surrender Your Sons by Adam Sass

The Official Description: Connor Major’s summer break is turning into a nightmare. His SAT scores bombed, the old man he delivers meals to died, and when he came out to his religious zealot mother, she had him kidnapped and shipped off to a secluded island. His final destination: Nightlight Ministries, a conversion therapy camp that… Continue reading REVIEW: Surrender Your Sons by Adam Sass

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REVIEW: The Summer of Everything by Julian Winters

The Official Description: Comic book geek Wesley Hudson excels at two things: slacking off at his job and pining after his best friend, Nico. Advice from his friends, ‘90s alt-rock songs, and online dating articles aren't helping much with his secret crush. And his dream job at Once Upon a Page, the local used bookstore, is… Continue reading REVIEW: The Summer of Everything by Julian Winters

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REVIEW: To Be Alive by B. Rourke

The Official Description:  At twenty-two years old, Rhett Hawkins lives a life full of secrets and lies. Nobody knows the truth about his childhood growing up in an abusive home, the eating disorder that threatens to take his life, the obsessive thoughts about death that play like a movie in the back of his mind,… Continue reading REVIEW: To Be Alive by B. Rourke