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REVIEW: Spanish Siesta: Flying into Love #2 by C.F. White

  Matt Robinson just got dumped. Again. With his sister’s wedding on the horizon, he needs a plus one. Kieran Barker has been in love with his straight best friend for far too long. It’ll never happen. Having already been left behind when Matt went to university, Kieran can’t take more heartbreak. So when Matt… Continue reading REVIEW: Spanish Siesta: Flying into Love #2 by C.F. White

Books · Comedy · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · new adult · Releases and Cover Reveals · sci-fi / fantasy · young adult

REVIEW: So This Is Ever After by F.T. Lukens

Carry On meets Arthurian legend in this funny, subversive young adult fantasy about what happens after the chosen one wins the kingdom and has to get married to keep it…and to stay alive. Arek hadn’t thought much about what would happen after he completed the prophecy that said he was destined to save the Kingdom… Continue reading REVIEW: So This Is Ever After by F.T. Lukens

Books · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · physical disability · Releases and Cover Reveals · Releases and Cover Reveals · romance · young adult

REVIEW: Sending Love Letters to Animals and Other Totally Normal Human Behaviors by Chase Connor

Ryan Offsteader had one major problem, but now that he’s out of the closet and no one in his family or school actually cares, his problems are few. Life is a cycle of family, school, homework, Journalism Club, his friends, hanging out, and waiting for life to begin. It’s a simple, boring life at times,… Continue reading REVIEW: Sending Love Letters to Animals and Other Totally Normal Human Behaviors by Chase Connor

Books · canadian · coming out · Contemporary · MM romance · Nature · part of series · Releases and Cover Reveals · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Up North (Compass Stars #1) by Allison Temple

The last thing Jack Spencer wants to be is a fishing guide for rich tourists. But with a sister in need of help and nothing but a rusty fishing boat to his name, he takes a job at The Wild Eagle Lodge, Alaska’s newest luxury resort. When a scandal rocks his career, movie star Damian… Continue reading REVIEW: Up North (Compass Stars #1) by Allison Temple

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

Books · Contemporary · grief · mental health · MM romance · own voices author · physical disability · read the trigger warnings · Releases and Cover Reveals · Releases and Cover Reveals

REVIEW: Did It All Before by Cynthia Hamill

Award-winning photojournalist Scott Rowe is struggling with the physical injuries and emotional scars caused by the terrorist attack that killed his interpreter, Omran Saleh. A long succession of doctors and surgeons have put his body back together, but to Scott, his mind seems beyond repair. Panic attacks ambush his days, and nightmares haunt his fitful… Continue reading REVIEW: Did It All Before by Cynthia Hamill

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Release Blitz, Excerpt and Review: Courting Nightfall by Amanda Meuwissen

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Courting Nightfall Author: Amanda Meuwissen Publisher: JMS Books Cover Artist: Written Ink Designs Release Date: June 19, 2021 Genres: Paranormal, High Fantasy, Horror, Dark M/M Romance Tropes: Reincarnation, vampires, enemies to lovers, his first time, blood play Themes: Self-acceptance, redemption, love means letting go Heat Rating: 4 flames Length: 182 pages… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt and Review: Courting Nightfall by Amanda Meuwissen

Books · Contemporary · grief · horror · mental health · MM romance · Paranormal · part of series · read the trigger warnings · Releases and Cover Reveals

REVIEW: Rare Vigilance (Whitethorn Agency #1) by M.A. Grant

Everything has a price. Especially the truth. From the author of Prince of Air and Darkness comes the first in a thrilling new paranormal series. Former marine Atlas Kinkaid knows not to ask questions about the clients he protects at the behest of the elite Whitethorn security agency. Just like he doesn’t like anyone asking about his… Continue reading REVIEW: Rare Vigilance (Whitethorn Agency #1) by M.A. Grant

Books · Contemporary · grief · mental health · MM romance · part of series · Releases and Cover Reveals · Releases and Cover Reveals · sexually explicit

Release Blitz, Review and Giveaway: Breathe by Sophia Soames

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: BREATHE (London Love book 1) Author: Sophia Soames Publisher: Self-published Cover Artist: Christina Stern Release Date: May 15, 2021 Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Trope: Hurt/Comfort Themes: Adult entertainment industry, Heartbreak, Found family Heat Rating: 4 flames Length:  108 758 words/ 300pages It is a standalone story. It is Book 1 in the London Love… Continue reading Release Blitz, Review and Giveaway: Breathe by Sophia Soames

Books · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · read the trigger warnings · Releases and Cover Reveals · young adult

REVIEW: Thanks A Lot, Universe by Chad Lucas

A moving middle-grade debut for anyone who’s ever felt like they don’t belong. Brian has always been anxious, whether at home, or in class, or on the basketball court. His dad tries to get him to stand up for himself and his mom helps as much as she can, but after he and his brother… Continue reading REVIEW: Thanks A Lot, Universe by Chad Lucas

5 stars · Books · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · grief · lgbtqia content · MM romance · read the trigger warnings · Releases and Cover Reveals · sexually explicit · young adult

REVIEW: Dead Sea by Mia Kerick

The Official Description:   Kyle is a swaggering bully; Lenny strives to be invisible. Kyle has been left alone in the world; Lenny is the world’s biggest loner. When Kyle saves Lenny from drowning, their lives will never be the same. After a brutal encounter with school bullies, Lenny swims out into the ocean, determined… Continue reading REVIEW: Dead Sea by Mia Kerick

5 stars · Books · coming out · Contemporary · grief · mental health · MM romance · own voices author · part of series · Releases and Cover Reveals · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Best Laid Plans

The Official Description: A man who’s been moving his whole life finally finds a reason to stay put. Charlie Matheson has spent his life taking care of things. When his parents died two days before his eighteenth birthday, he took care of his younger brother, even though that meant putting his own dreams on hold.… Continue reading REVIEW: Best Laid Plans