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Release Blitz: The Wingman by A. Poland

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: The Wingman Author: A. Poland Publisher: NineStar Press LLC Cover Artist: Natasha Snow Release Date: July 26, 2021 Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance, Romantic comedy, New Adult Tropes: Friends to lovers, love triangle, childhood best friends, slow burn, sharing a bed (tent) Themes: humor, friendship, family, communication Heat Rating: 3 flames Length:… Continue reading Release Blitz: The Wingman by A. Poland

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 · 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: An Unexpected Kind of Love by Hayden Stone

Bookstore owner Aubrey Barnes likes his quiet, orderly London life, thank you very much. His shop may be struggling, his only employee is a menace, and his plumbing is one creaky pipe away from disaster, but he can handle it. Maybe. He cannot, however, handle the film company that’s thrown his Soho street into chaos.… Continue reading REVIEW: An Unexpected Kind of Love by Hayden Stone

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Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway: You’re My Home by Katie Moore

Release Blitz, Excerpt & Giveaway: You're My Home By Katie Moore A love story you can live in… Zach Brady is my overprotective best friend, and I love him like this. He’s so much bigger than me and makes me feel safe. We are opposites in so many ways, but when I’m cuddled up against… Continue reading Release Blitz, Excerpt, Giveaway: You’re My Home by Katie Moore

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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

Books · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · grief · mental health · new adult · own voices author · read the trigger warnings · sci-fi / fantasy · self-discovery

REVIEW: the Witch King by H.E. Edgmon

To save a fae kingdom, a trans witch must face his traumatic past and the royal fiancé he left behind. This debut YA fantasy will leave you spellbound. Wyatt would give anything to forget where he came from—but a kingdom demands its king. In Asalin, fae rule and witches like Wyatt Croft…don’t. Wyatt’s betrothal to… Continue reading REVIEW: the Witch King by H.E. Edgmon

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REVIEW: Whatever He Needs by Mia Kerick

The Official Description: DADDY ISSUES Nightclub dancer, Dimmy Cirillo, is living a nightmare. He doesn’t want to be the boy-toy his father is pimping him out to be, but he has no way out. Construction-company heir, Liam McAllister, wasn’t looking to become anyone’s white knight, but he couldn’t stop himself from helping the willowy, tattooed… Continue reading REVIEW: Whatever He Needs by Mia Kerick

Books · Contemporary · diverse characters · grief · lgbtqia content · mental health · own voices author · physical disability · read the trigger warnings · romance · self-discovery

REVIEW: Left In The Dark by Zev de Valera

The Official Description: Cal Restrepo, victim of a road rage automobile accident, emerges from unconsciousness into a world he does not recognize. Under the care of the doctors at Wending Hills and the help of his friends and neighbors, Cal gradually recovers his memory and the full use of his body. Yet, so many of… Continue reading REVIEW: Left In The Dark by Zev de Valera

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REVIEW: Leap of Faith by C.F. White

The Official Description: Sometimes all you need is a little push. Running from his shattered gymnastics career, Charlie Avrill’s one hope for redemption is the strange and colourful world of the circus. His skills should make him a good fit for seasoned performer, Darius Lungo. But Darius won’t compromise his high stakes act for just… Continue reading REVIEW: Leap of Faith by C.F. White

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Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review and Giveaway: The Boy Who Loved Wicked by C.P. Harris

Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: The Boy Who Loved Wicked By C.P. Harris “The madness of love is the greatest of heaven’s blessings.” -Plato Day 1 of senior year at Denwin High was not supposed to end with my thoughts consumed by the new AP Philosophy teacher. I’d impatiently waited three years to take the… Continue reading Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review and Giveaway: The Boy Who Loved Wicked by C.P. Harris

5 stars · bdsm · Books · Contemporary · diverse characters · grief · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author · read the trigger warnings · sci-fi / fantasy · self-discovery · sexually explicit · suspense

REVIEW: First, Become Ashes by K.M. Szpara

The Official Description: The Fellowship raised Lark to kill monsters. His partner betrayed them to the Feds. But Lark knows his magic is real, and he’ll do anything to complete his quest. K. M. Szpara follows Docile, one of the most anticipated science fiction novels of 2020, with First, Become Ashes, a fantastic standalone adventure that… Continue reading REVIEW: First, Become Ashes by K.M. Szpara