Books · Contemporary · grief · mental health · MM romance · mystery · Novella

REVIEW: Start To Finish by Pamela A. Williams

The Official Description: Ian Start is an art professor and poet, living and teaching in Providence, Rhode Island. After suffering an infection in his leg that left him disfigured and traumatized, he’s been struggling to regain his emotional balance and find his voice again in his poetry. It doesn’t help when one of his students… Continue reading REVIEW: Start To Finish by Pamela A. Williams

Books · Contemporary · diverse characters · MM romance · own voices author · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Just Like This by Cole McCade

The Official Description: Rian Falwell has a problem. And his name is Damon Louis. Rian’s life as the art teacher to a gaggle of displaced boys at Albin Academy should be smooth sailing—until the stubborn, grouchy football coach comes into his world like a lightning strike and ignites a heated conflict that would leave them… Continue reading REVIEW: Just Like This by Cole McCade

Contemporary · mental health · MM romance · neurodiversity · own voices author · part of series · Releases and Cover Reveals · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Unwritten by J.R. Gray

The Official Description: Success was lonely. I should have been on top of the world but I felt trapped, suffocated by fame. My life wasn’t my own. I belonged to the fans and the media. Too famous to leave my house without attracting a crowd. Like a prince in a palace of glass watching life… Continue reading REVIEW: Unwritten by J.R. Gray

5 stars · gender identity · lgbtqia content · non-fiction · own voices author · self-discovery

REVIEW: How To They/Them by Stuart Getty

The Official Description: A lighthearted primer for parents, teachers, young adults, anyone with a nonbinary person in their life, or those wondering if they/them might be for them, How to They/Them is an irreverent illustrated romp through the history of gender- neutral pronouns and a guide to using them respectfully. What does “nonbinary” or “gender nonconforming”… Continue reading REVIEW: How To They/Them by Stuart Getty

Books · historical · MM romance · part of series · read the trigger warnings · sexually explicit

REVIEW: The Vicar and The Rake by Annabelle Greene

The Official Description: As a young man, Sir Gabriel Winters left behind his status as a gentleman, turning his back on his secret desires and taking a self-imposed vow of celibacy. Now he’s a chaste, hardworking vicar, and his reputation is beyond reproach. But, try as he might, he’s never forgotten the man he once desired… Continue reading REVIEW: The Vicar and The Rake by Annabelle Greene

Books · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · Dystopian · lgbtqia content · mental health · Paranormal · part of series · sci-fi / fantasy · self-discovery · urban fantasy

REVIEW: White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton

The Official Description: Guthrie was a good place to be from, but it wasn’t a great place to live, not when you were like Adam, in all the ways Adam was like Adam. Adam Binder hasn’t spoken to his brother in years, not since Bobby had him committed to a psych ward for hearing voices. When… Continue reading REVIEW: White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton

canadian · Contemporary · diverse characters · grief · lgbtqia content · mental health · new adult · own voices author · self-discovery · young adult

REVIEW: The Camino Club by Kevin Craig

The Official Description: After getting in trouble with the law, six wayward teens are given an ultimatum: serve time in juvenile detention for their crimes, or walk the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route across Spain over the summer holidays with a pair of court appointed counselor/guides. When it becomes clear the long walk isn't really… Continue reading REVIEW: The Camino Club by Kevin Craig

Contemporary · historical · lgbtqia content · new adult · Paranormal · young adult

REVIEW: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

The Official Description:  A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that… Continue reading REVIEW: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Books · Contemporary · grief · MM romance · re-telling

REVIEW: Worth It by Chloe B. Young

The Official Description: The price of love could be too high to pay. Elliott Meyer is a dedicated student . . . and a part-time sex worker. College is expensive, and after his mother’s death left his family struggling, he’s desperate to avoid drowning in debt. Problem is, he just lost his only client. Time to… Continue reading REVIEW: Worth It by Chloe B. Young

5 stars · Contemporary · diverse characters · grief · lgbtqia content · my faves · neurodiversity · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Sometimes There’s Stars by Suki Fleet

The Official Description: One lost soul graffiti artist. The sweetest boy ever. Will they save each other or go down in flames? Echo is a brilliant artist but he’s not a good bet. He’s running from a suspended sentence and trying to pay off a debt that’s about to cripple him, literally. When he gets involved… Continue reading REVIEW: Sometimes There’s Stars by Suki Fleet

Dystopian · grief · historical · lgbtqia content · my faves · Novella · Paranormal · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW, EXERPT and GIVEAWAY: Beneath a Bethel by April-Jane Rowan

The Official Description: Every youth of Elbridge remembers their Floris, the holy ceremony where their teeth are pulled out with pliers. It marks their ascension into adulthood and their right to have new porcelain teeth, ones that are embedded with magic, that grant the ability to make wishes. Angora's Floris will be upon the banks of… Continue reading REVIEW, EXERPT and GIVEAWAY: Beneath a Bethel by April-Jane Rowan

lgbtqia content · non-fiction

REVIEW: Missing From The Village by Justin Ling

The Official Description: The tragic and resonant story of the disappearance of eight men -- the victims of serial killer Bruce McArthur -- from Toronto's queer community, and the failures of the social and political systems which allowed the cases to go unsolved for so long. In 2013, the Toronto Police Service announced that the… Continue reading REVIEW: Missing From The Village by Justin Ling