Comedy · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · lgbtqia content · mental health · queer disneyland

REVIEW: The Love Study by Kris Ripper

The Official Description: What happens when the search for the perfect date goes perfectly wrong? Don’t miss this charming romantic comedy from critically acclaimed author Kris Ripper. Declan has commitment issues. He’s been an office temp for literally years now, and his friends delight in telling people that he left his last boyfriend at the altar.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Love Study by Kris Ripper

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

Children's · diverse characters

REVIEW – Rainbow Village: A Story to Help Children Celebrate Diversity by Emmi Smid

The Official Description: In a land faraway, there is a village where nobody likes to mix with anyone who is different from them. Until an unexpected visitor comes along, and shows the villagers how much stronger they are when they all come together... This vibrantly illustrated story helps children aged 3+ celebrate diversity and be… Continue reading REVIEW – Rainbow Village: A Story to Help Children Celebrate Diversity by Emmi Smid

diverse characters · giveaway · lgbtqia content · Releases and Cover Reveals · sci-fi / fantasy

Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review and GIVEAWAY! Red Heir by Lisa Henry and Sarah Honey

Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Red Heir by Lisa Henry & Sarah Honey Imprisoned pickpocket Loth isn't sure why a bunch of idiots just broke into his cell claiming they’re here to rescue the lost prince of Aguillon, and he doesn’t really care. They’re looking for a redheaded prince, and he’s more than happy to… Continue reading Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review and GIVEAWAY! Red Heir by Lisa Henry and Sarah Honey

bdsm · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · Novella · self-discovery

REVIEW: The Assistant by John Tristan

The Official Description: Burned out ex-soldier Nick Kurosawa has drifted from job to job since he lost his family in a car crash. Lately, he’s been working on and off as a bouncer, barely managing to cover his bills; an opportunity for steady, well-paying work is just what he needs to get his life back… Continue reading REVIEW: The Assistant by John Tristan

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · self-discovery · young adult

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

Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Not Used To Cute by Becca Seymour

The Official Description: A bar owner who’s not looking for a relationship. A lost soul who’s afraid to trust. When Elijah and Seb meet, sparks fly. But will either of them find the courage to take what they want? Pouring his all into his business, Elijah is perfectly content running his bar. With its prime… Continue reading REVIEW: Not Used To Cute by Becca Seymour

canadian · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · sexually explicit · substance abuse

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

bdsm · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · self-discovery · sexually explicit

REVIEW: He Owns My Heart by Evie Drae

The Official Description: official description Just the facts: m/m contemporary romance, BDSM, abuse in the past, sex trade worker A dark, steamy and sensual novel about over coming the past and fighting for one another. - Kinzie Things My thoughts bit: First of all, thanks to Evie Drae for including such a well thought out and… Continue reading REVIEW: He Owns My Heart by Evie Drae

Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Better Than People by Roan Parrish

The Official Description: It’s not long before their pet-centric arrangement sparks a person-centric desire… Simon Burke has always preferred animals to people. When the countdown to adopting his own dog is unexpectedly put on hold, Simon turns to the PetShare app to find the fluffy TLC he’s been missing. Meeting a grumpy children’s book illustrator who… Continue reading REVIEW: Better Than People by Roan Parrish

Contemporary · diverse characters · in recovery · lgbtqia content · mental health · polyamory · substance abuse

REVIEW: The Painted Phoenix by Sarah Kay Moll

The Official Description: With paintbrush in hand, Nate Redfield takes a city full of ugliness and makes it beautiful. His quiet, empty life is a refuge from a harrowing past, and although he has nothing to love, he also has nothing to lose. Standing up to the syndicate is a good way to end up with… Continue reading REVIEW: The Painted Phoenix by Sarah Kay Moll

canadian · Contemporary · diverse characters · MM romance

REVIEW: Boyfriend with Benefits by Allison Temple

The Official Description: When Bailey’s new boss turns out to be his childhood bully, a.k.a. Jake the Jerk, it’s time to call in backup for the upcoming corporate retreat in Vegas. Too bad Bailey works too much to date. His best option is to ask his very straight roommate Gordo to play the part of temporary… Continue reading REVIEW: Boyfriend with Benefits by Allison Temple