Contemporary · mental health · MM romance · mystery

REVIEW: Variable Onset by Layla Reyne

The Official Description: To catch a killer, a special agent and his former student will need to get close—to their target, and each other. Layla Reyne returns with a stand-alone romantic mystery. When the serial killer known as Dr. Fear seemingly reemerges after a cooling-off period, Special Agent Lincoln Monroe wants on the case. He… Continue reading REVIEW: Variable Onset by Layla Reyne

Contemporary · mental health · MM romance · my faves

REVIEW, Giveaway and Excerpt: The Infinite Onion by Alice Archer loo

  One cranky man-child. One snooty artist recluse. Total trouble. The Infinite Onion by Alice Archer Publisher: Shine Even If Release Date: March 31, 2020 Length (Print & Ebook): Print: 388 pages Subgenre: Contemporary gay romance Pre-order now: alicearcher.com/book/the-infinite-onion The Official Description: The truth is harder to hide when someone sharp starts poking around. Grant Eastbrook… Continue reading REVIEW, Giveaway and Excerpt: The Infinite Onion by Alice Archer loo

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mental health · substance abuse

REVIEW: Blue Umbrella Sky by Rick R. Reed

The Official Description: Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Gay Romance Milt Grabaur has left his life, home, and teaching career in Ohio to start anew. The Summer Winds trailer park in Palm Springs, butted up against the San Jacinto mountain range, seems the perfect place to forget the pain of nursing his beloved husband through… Continue reading REVIEW: Blue Umbrella Sky by Rick R. Reed

coming out · Contemporary · mental health · MM romance · substance abuse

REVIEW and giveaway!: Falling For My Roommate by Garrett Leigh

The Official Description: Falling for his roommate gives ex footballer Micah the second chance he deserves, and what could be better than loving your best friend? Micah I’m a broke ex-football player with a bum leg and PTSD. Last summer, I had two choices: the streets, or find a cheap room to rent in the… Continue reading REVIEW and giveaway!: Falling For My Roommate by Garrett Leigh

Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · own voices author

REVIEW: Mud & Lace by Jay Northcote

There's a new installment in the Rainbow Place series coming on March 18!! Follow along as I read and review the first five books in the series!  Book 4: Mud & Lace Official description: When Wicksy falls for drag queen Charlie, they discover that both sexuality and gender can be fluid. Simon Wicks—Wicksy to his… Continue reading REVIEW: Mud & Lace by Jay Northcote

Contemporary · mental health · MM romance

REVIEW, Release blitz and GIVEAWAY!: Work-Love Balance by Allison Temple

The Official Description:The customer always comes first, but IT consultant Brady Jansen loves to hate Nash O’Hara. Except the fine line between hate and attraction means sometimes Brady can’t help it when he crosses the boundary between professional and personal. Recently divorced, workaholic Nash knows he’s hard to please. When the smart-mouthed IT consultant he… Continue reading REVIEW, Release blitz and GIVEAWAY!: Work-Love Balance by Allison Temple

Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · own voices author

REVIEW: Better Place by Jay Northcote

There's a new installment in the Rainbow Place series coming on March 18!! Follow along as I read and review the first five books in the series!  Book 3: Better Place Official description: Joe deserves better. Meeting Dylan helps him see that. After a recent redundancy, Joe takes a few months off to try and… Continue reading REVIEW: Better Place by Jay Northcote

5 stars · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author · young adult

REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

The Official Description: From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and… Continue reading REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · polyamory · young adult

REVIEW: For What It’s Worth by S.M. James

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: For What It’s Worth Author: S. M. James Publisher: May Books Cover Artist: Story Styling Cover Designs Release Date: February 27, 2020 Genre/s: YA LGBT romance Trope/s: Opposites attract, pseudo love triangle, friends to lovers, fish out of water Themes: Polyamory, coming of age Heat Rating: 2 flames Length: 88 000… Continue reading REVIEW: For What It’s Worth by S.M. James

5 stars · Contemporary · general fiction · lgbtqia content · mental health

REVIEW: The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickles

The Official Description: Set in 1986, a year after Rock Hudson’s death brought the news of AIDS into living rooms and kitchens across America, Lambda Literary award-winning author Carter Sickels’s second novel shines light on an overlooked part of the epidemic, those men who returned to the rural communities and families who’d rejected them. Six short… Continue reading REVIEW: The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickles

Contemporary · mental health · young adult

REVIEW: Jack Kerouac is Dead to Me by Gae Polisner

The Official Description: Fifteen-year-old JL Markham's life used to be filled with carnival nights and hot summer days spent giggling with her forever best friend Aubrey about their families and boys. Together, they were unstoppable. But they aren't the friends they once were. With JL's father gone on long term business, and her mother suffering from… Continue reading REVIEW: Jack Kerouac is Dead to Me by Gae Polisner

Contemporary · mental health · MM romance · sports

REVIEW: Hold Me Up (Chasing Gold Book 1) by Colette Davison

The Official Description: Can second chance love survive past trauma? Reece has one goal: to compete in the Olympic Games. With the gymnastics World Championships looming, his dream is one step closer to becoming a reality. When his childhood sweetheart, Alex, walks back into his life unexpectedly, Reece’s world is turned upside down. Alex was the… Continue reading REVIEW: Hold Me Up (Chasing Gold Book 1) by Colette Davison