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REVIEW: I Will Be Okay by Bill Elenbark

The Official Description: The intensity of two boys’ feelings for each other threatens to be overwhelmed by family tensions that rip them apart before their relationship even starts. Mateo’s father is overly obsessed with his fifteen-year-old son’s baseball achievements to the exclusion of other interests (manga, indie rock music, and Stick—the boy from the “troubled”… Continue reading REVIEW: I Will Be Okay by Bill Elenbark

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · new adult · substance abuse · young adult

REVIEW: A Bit of Me by Kent Lowe

REVIEW TOUR Book Title: A Bit of Me Author: Kent Lowe Publisher: Self Published Cover Artist: Hocking Design Solutions Ltd Release Date: March 27, 2020 Genre/s: Contemporary, LGBT Fiction, Coming of age, Bisexual, Humour, Own voices Trope/s: Enemies to friends to lovers Themes: Coming out, bisexual awakening, friendship, young love, gay for you. Heat Rating:… Continue reading REVIEW: A Bit of Me by Kent Lowe

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · new adult · Paranormal · re-telling

REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Avalon’s Last Knight by Jackson C. Garton

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Avalon’s Last Knight Author: Jackson C. Garton Publisher: Pride Publishing Cover Artist: Louisa Maggio Release Date: April 28, 2020 Genre/s: Paranormal M/M Romance Trope/s: Friends to lovers Themes: Forgiveness, loyalty, enduring love Heat Rating: 4 flames Length: 80 000 words/ 291 pages It is a standalone story. Add on Goodreads Buy… Continue reading REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Avalon’s Last Knight by Jackson C. Garton

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mental health · new adult · romance · young adult

REVIEW: Bookstores, Crushes & Mortal Enemies by Katie Kaleski

The Official Description: Jackson Hillside just had a meet-cute made for the movies. It could have been truly epic except the other guy, Auggie, spilled coffee all over Jackson’s favorite shoes. Determined to break his streak of bad luck with dating, Jackson goes to a party where he bumps into Auggie again. Turns out, Auggie’s… Continue reading REVIEW: Bookstores, Crushes & Mortal Enemies by Katie Kaleski

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · new adult · own voices author · romance · young adult

REVIEW: The State Of Us By Shaun David Hutchinson

The Official Description: When Dean Arnault’s mother decided to run for president, it wasn’t a surprise to anyone, least of all her son. But still that doesn’t mean Dean wants to be part of the public spectacle that is the race for the White House—at least not until he meets Dre. The only problem is that… Continue reading REVIEW: The State Of Us By Shaun David Hutchinson

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · new adult · romance

REVIEW: Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert

The Official Description: When two "big name fans" go head-to-head at a convention, love isn't the only thing at stake. Charming, charismatic, and effortlessly popular, Conrad Stewart seems to have it all...but in reality, he's scrambling to keep his life from tumbling out of control. Brilliant, guarded, and endlessly driven, Alden Roth may as well be… Continue reading REVIEW: Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert

5 stars · Comedy · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · new adult

REVIEW: Out Now: Queer we go again…

The Official Description: A follow-up to the critically acclaimed All Out anthology, Out Now features seventeen new short stories from amazing queer YA authors. Vampires crash prom, aliens run from the government, a president’s daughter comes into her own, a true romantic tries to soften the heart of a cynical social media influencer, a selkie… Continue reading REVIEW: Out Now: Queer we go again…

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · new adult · sci-fi / fantasy · young adult

REVIEW: Boys of Alabama by Genevieve Hudson

The Official Description:  A coming-of-age novel told with magical realism, Boys of Alabama guides us through sixteen-year-old Max’s first year in America. In this bewitching first novel, a sensitive teen, newly arrived in Alabama, falls in love, questions his faith, and navigates a strange power. While his German parents don’t know what to make of… Continue reading REVIEW: Boys of Alabama by Genevieve Hudson

coming out · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · new adult · Paranormal · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Scarlet Gaze by Foster Bridget Cassidy

The Official Description: After a paranormal encounter in his youth with someone from his future, Collin Frey sets his sights on getting to Marke Staple University. Now eighteen and with a full scholarship to the prestigious university, Collin hopes to find an explanation to that life-changing event. Unfortunately, it only leads to more questions. Finding out… Continue reading REVIEW: Scarlet Gaze by Foster Bridget Cassidy

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REVIEW: Deep Cut by C.R. Scott

The Official Description: Shaun’s an outsider. He has a dark past and an even darker habit of cutting himself and burying his emotions under his skin. The only thing he’s got going for him is his guitar and a head full of lyrics When Jesse moves to town, bringing big bright smiles and warm blue… Continue reading REVIEW: Deep Cut by C.R. Scott