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 · 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

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 · 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

5 stars · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · Nature · self-discovery · urban fantasy · young adult

REVIEW: Ready When You Are by Gary Lonesborough

A remarkable YA love story between two Aboriginal boys -- one who doesn’t want to accept he’s gay, and the boy who comes to live in his house who makes him realize who he is. It's a hot summer, and life's going all right for Jackson and his family on the Mish. It's almost Christmas,… Continue reading REVIEW: Ready When You Are by Gary Lonesborough

Contemporary · grief · horror · mystery · Paranormal · Releases and Cover Reveals

REVIEW: The Knock-Knock Man by Russell Marvel

Who is The Knock-Knock Man? A ghost, a killer, or the figment of a frightened boy’s imagination? It is a question that continues to haunt disgraced New Salstone police officer, Ali Davenport, fifteen months after the devastating case that changed the course of her life. Now, after the death of her former colleague, Ernie, Ali… Continue reading REVIEW: The Knock-Knock Man by Russell Marvel

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mental health · physical disability · read the trigger warnings · romance · self-discovery · sexually explicit

REVIEW: This I Promise You by Jordon Greene and Kalob Dàniel

  Easton Belle is living his college dream: living with his best friend, underage drinking, working part-time at a local pet kennel, and running a successful social media campaign to keep a hardline theist out of Congress. However, that dream never included his horrid choice in men causing an unhealthy need to be wanted and… Continue reading REVIEW: This I Promise You by Jordon Greene and Kalob Dàniel

canadian · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · lgbtqia content · Paranormal · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Book of Dreams by Kevin Craig

    Gaige's curiosity gets the better of him when he discovers a bookstore on an abandoned street where no bookstore should be. He steps inside and is immediately enthralled by its antiquarian sights and smells. But one book in particular calls to him. It isn't long before he gets a bad feeling about it,… Continue reading REVIEW: Book of Dreams by Kevin Craig

5 stars · Books · Contemporary · grief · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · new adult · read the trigger warnings · romance · sci-fi / fantasy · self-discovery · substance abuse · young adult

REVIEW: The Dove In The Belly by Jim Grimsley

At the University of North Carolina, Ronny's made some friends, kept his secrets, survived dorm life, and protected his heart. Until he can't. Ben is in some ways Ronny's opposite; he's big and solid where Ronny is small and slight. Ben's at UNC on a football scholarship. Confident, with that easy jock swagger, and an… Continue reading REVIEW: The Dove In The Belly by Jim Grimsley