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REVIEW: Trailer Park Trickster by David R. Slayton

They are my harvest, and I will reap them all. Returning to Guthrie, Oklahoma, Adam Binder once again finds himself in the path of deadly magic when a dark druid begins to prey on members of Adam’s family. It all seems linked to the death of Adam’s father many years ago—a man who may have… Continue reading REVIEW: Trailer Park Trickster by David R. Slayton

Books · coming out · grief · HIV · lgbtqia content · mental health · new adult · own voices author · read the trigger warnings · sequel · young adult

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

Books · Contemporary · in recovery · lgbtqia content · mental health · MM romance · mystery · romance · sexually explicit · substance abuse

REVIEW: Come Unto These Yellow Sands by Josh Lanyon

Sometimes the adventure chooses you. Lover of fine poetry and lousy choose-your-own-adventure novels, Professor Sebastian Swift was once the bad-boy darling of the literati. The only lines he does these days are Browning, Frost, and Cummings. Even his relationship with the hot, handsome Wolfe Neck Police chief, Max Prescott, is healthy. When one of his… Continue reading REVIEW: Come Unto These Yellow Sands by Josh Lanyon

Books · Contemporary · lgbtqia content · MM romance · part of series · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Sailor Proof by Annabeth Albert

The Official Description: The sexy Navy chief and his best friend’s adorkable little brother… It’s petty, but Naval Chief Derrick Fox wishes he could exact a little revenge on his ex by showing off a rebound fling. His submarine is due to return to its Bremerton, Washington, home base soon and Derrick knows all too… Continue reading REVIEW: Sailor Proof by Annabeth Albert

Books · coming out · Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mental health · new adult · own voices author · read the trigger warnings · young adult

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

Books · Comedy · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · MM romance · neurodiversity · own voices author · self-discovery

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

Books · Comedy · coming out · Contemporary · grief · lgbtqia content · mental health · MM romance · part of series · physical disability · re-telling · romance · sexually explicit

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

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

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REVIEW: Jaywalking by Rachel Ember

Second edition: This book was previously published as a novella of approximately 30,000 words, and the second edition has been revised into a full-length novel. Emile leads a quiet but contented life as a university professor, with a perfect dog, comfortable home, and loyal friends. Maybe there’s something—or someone, missing. But dating is hard enough… Continue reading REVIEW: Jaywalking by Rachel Ember

Books · canadian · Contemporary · general fiction · lgbtqia content · mental health · own voices author · read the trigger warnings · Releases and Cover Reveals

REVIEW: The Rebellious Tide by Eddy Boudel Tan

Sebastien’s search for his father leads him to a ship harbouring a dangerous secret. Sebastien has heard only stories about his father, a mysterious sailor who abandoned his pregnant mother thirty years ago. But when his mother dies after a lifetime of struggle, he becomes obsessed with finding an explanation — perhaps even revenge. The… Continue reading REVIEW: The Rebellious Tide by Eddy Boudel Tan

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · MM romance · mystery · Releases and Cover Reveals · sexually explicit

Release Blitz, Excerpt and Review: Sun, Sea & Small-Town Secrets by S.J. Coles

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Sun, Sea & Small-Town Secrets Author: S. J. Coles Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: July 6, 2021 Genre: Contemporary M/M Mystery/Holiday Romance Tropes: Forbidden Love / Small Town / Holiday Themes: Healing / Hurt/Comfort / Travel / Self-discovery Heat Rating: 4 flames Length: 48 634 words/ 193 pages It is a… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt and Review: Sun, Sea & Small-Town Secrets by S.J. Coles

Books · canadian · Contemporary · horror · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · mystery · read the trigger warnings · self-discovery · substance abuse

REVIEW: Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon

Oliver Park, a young recovering addict from Indiana, finally has everything he ever wanted: sobriety and a loving, wealthy partner in Nathan, a prominent DC trauma surgeon. Despite their difference in age and disparate backgrounds, they've made a perfect life together. With everything to lose, Oliver shouldn't be visiting Haus, a gay bathhouse. But through… Continue reading REVIEW: Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon