canadian · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · mental health · MM romance · sexually explicit · substance abuse

REVIEW: To Be Alive by B. Rourke

The Official Description:  At twenty-two years old, Rhett Hawkins lives a life full of secrets and lies. Nobody knows the truth about his childhood growing up in an abusive home, the eating disorder that threatens to take his life, the obsessive thoughts about death that play like a movie in the back of his mind,… Continue reading REVIEW: To Be Alive by B. Rourke

bdsm · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · self-discovery · sexually explicit

REVIEW: He Owns My Heart by Evie Drae

The Official Description: official description Just the facts: m/m contemporary romance, BDSM, abuse in the past, sex trade worker A dark, steamy and sensual novel about over coming the past and fighting for one another. - Kinzie Things My thoughts bit: First of all, thanks to Evie Drae for including such a well thought out and… Continue reading REVIEW: He Owns My Heart by Evie Drae

Contemporary · diverse characters · in recovery · lgbtqia content · mental health · polyamory · substance abuse

REVIEW: The Painted Phoenix by Sarah Kay Moll

The Official Description: With paintbrush in hand, Nate Redfield takes a city full of ugliness and makes it beautiful. His quiet, empty life is a refuge from a harrowing past, and although he has nothing to love, he also has nothing to lose. Standing up to the syndicate is a good way to end up with… Continue reading REVIEW: The Painted Phoenix by Sarah Kay Moll

coming out · lgbtqia content · young adult

REVIEW: The Mixtape To My Life by Jake Martinez

The Official Description: Justin Ortega might as well be starring in his very own coming-of-age 80s movie. If only he could find his dream boy to pull up in front of his house in a red convertible and sweep him off his feet, already! At seventeen years young, he isn’t quite Mexican enough for his South… Continue reading REVIEW: The Mixtape To My Life by Jake Martinez

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · MM romance

REVIEW: The Road Between by Patrick Benjamin oooo

The Official Description:  Just because you can go home again, doesn’t mean you should. Television personality, Parker Houston has spent a lifetime following that motto; Running away at seventeen and vowing never to return to the small, country town that made growing up gay, practically unbearable. But when the death of a loved one forces… Continue reading REVIEW: The Road Between by Patrick Benjamin oooo

5 stars · Dystopian · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy · sequel · suspense · young adult

REVIEW: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee is Remarkable

The Official Description: Six months after Noam Álvaro helped overthrow the despotic government of Carolinia, the Atlantians have gained citizenship, and Lehrer is chancellor. But despite Lehrer’s image as a progressive humanitarian leader, Noam has finally remembered the truth that Lehrer forced him to forget—that Lehrer is responsible for the deadly magic infection that ravaged Carolinia.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee is Remarkable

general fiction · lgbtqia content · suspense

REVIEW: Comes The Dark by P.A. Turner

The Official Description: Comes the Dark exposes a corrupt politician's shadowy world of human depravity. In possession of information which could blow that shadowy world apart, 18-year-old Kyle escapes a life of abuse and goes on the run. One step ahead of his pursuers, he flees the harsh realities of Glasgow's homeless underworld, to the… Continue reading REVIEW: Comes The Dark by P.A. Turner