Books · coming out · Contemporary · historical · HIV · lgbtqia content · own voices author · self-discovery

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

5 stars · Books · grief · historical · lgbtqia content · MM romance · part of series · romance · sequel · sexually explicit

REVIEW: The Soldier and The Spy

The Official Description: A beholden man finds himself falling for the war hero he’s destined to double-cross. Three hundred pounds for one night of protection. It’s a job offer, but it’s also a ruse. Captain Benjamin Frakes, war hero and de facto head of the Society of Beasts—a club for gentlemen who prefer gentlemen—is tempted… Continue reading REVIEW: The Soldier and The Spy

5 stars · Books · diverse characters · historical · lgbtqia content · MM romance · my faves · Paranormal · part of series · Releases and Cover Reveals · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Wonderstruck by Allie Therin (Magic in Manhattan 3)

The Official Description: Don’t miss the stunning conclusion to Allie Therin’s Magic in Manhattan series! New York, 1925 Arthur Kenzie is on a mission: to destroy the powerful supernatural relic that threatens Manhattan—and all the nonmagical minds in the world. So far his search has been fruitless. All it has done is keep him from… Continue reading REVIEW: Wonderstruck by Allie Therin (Magic in Manhattan 3)

Books · FF romance · gender identity · historical · read the trigger warnings · Releases and Cover Reveals · Releases and Cover Reveals

REVIEW: Uncharted by Alli Temple

The Official Description: In a world of arrogant nobles and their punishing laws, Georgina will be hanged if anyone discovers she is a spy. But when the wicked prince proposes marriage, Georgina must accept. Refusing would expose the secrets she has delivered to a hidden resistance and forfeit her life. With her wedding day looming… Continue reading REVIEW: Uncharted by Alli Temple

Books · Dystopian · historical · horror · mental health · Novella · Paranormal · sexually explicit

REVIEW: The Route of Ice and Salt by José Luis Zárate

The Official Description: A reimagining of Dracula’s voyage to England, filled with Gothic imagery and queer desire. It’s an ordinary assignment, nothing more. The cargo? Fifty boxes filled with Transylvanian soil. The route? From Varna to Whitby. The Demeter has made many trips like this. The captain has handled dozens of crews. He dreams familiar dreams:… Continue reading REVIEW: The Route of Ice and Salt by José Luis Zárate

5 stars · Books · historical · lgbtqia content · own voices author · self-discovery

REVIEW: The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.

The Official Description: A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence. Isaiah was Samuel’s and Samuel was Isaiah’s. That was the way it was since the beginning, and the… Continue reading REVIEW: The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.

5 stars · Books · Contemporary · diverse characters · historical · lgbtqia content · Nature · romance · sci-fi / fantasy · suspense

REVIEW: Lava Red, Feather Blue by Molly Ringle

The Official Description: Awakening the handsome prince is supposed to end the fairy tale, not begin it. But the Highvalley witches have rarely done things the way they're supposed to. On the north Pacific island of Eidolonia, hidden from the world by enchantments, Prince Larkin has lain in a magical sleep since 1799 as one… Continue reading REVIEW: Lava Red, Feather Blue by Molly Ringle

Books · diverse characters · general fiction · grief · historical · lgbtqia content · self-discovery

REVIEW: As If Death Summoned by Alan E. Rose

The Official Description: As If Death Summoned explores the early days of the AIDS epidemic. In 1936, a man was caught in a blizzard on the Bogong High Plains of Australia. Found unconscious by a search party, he was taken to the nearest township where an old aborigine woman made the cryptic comment, “They brought… Continue reading REVIEW: As If Death Summoned by Alan E. Rose

Books · historical · horror · MM romance · mystery · Paranormal · sexually explicit

Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway and REVIEW: The Ghost of Hillcomb Hall by Joshua Ian

Release Blitz, Excerpt & Giveaway: The Ghost of Hillcomb Hall By Joshua Ian Darkly Enchanted Romance, Book 2 England, 1910. Landscape designer Jonas Laurence arrives at the cheerless and fog enswathed Hillcomb Hall, home to the Earl of Stanley and his family, to renovate their crumbling gardens. With a great storm crashing all around, his… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway and REVIEW: The Ghost of Hillcomb Hall by Joshua Ian

Books · historical · MM romance · part of series · read the trigger warnings · sexually explicit

REVIEW: The Vicar and The Rake by Annabelle Greene

The Official Description: As a young man, Sir Gabriel Winters left behind his status as a gentleman, turning his back on his secret desires and taking a self-imposed vow of celibacy. Now he’s a chaste, hardworking vicar, and his reputation is beyond reproach. But, try as he might, he’s never forgotten the man he once desired… Continue reading REVIEW: The Vicar and The Rake by Annabelle Greene

Contemporary · historical · lgbtqia content · new adult · Paranormal · young adult

REVIEW: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

The Official Description:  A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that… Continue reading REVIEW: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Excerpt · giveaway · historical · MM romance · part of series · self-discovery

Review, Excerpt and Giveaway: His Ranch Hand by Deanna Wadsworth

Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: His Ranch Hand by Deanna Wadsworth   Western Passions, Book 1 BLURB: Cowboys don’t cry. West of the Pecos, if a man shows a vulnerable side, his last glimpse of this life might be at the end of a barrel. Cowboy and drifter, Myron Poste shrouds his life in mystery,… Continue reading Review, Excerpt and Giveaway: His Ranch Hand by Deanna Wadsworth