5 stars · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author · young adult

REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

The Official Description: From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and… Continue reading REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

general fiction · lgbtqia content · my faves · satire

REVIEW: Enter The Aardvark by Jessica Anthony

The Official Description: Only one thing stands between Alexander Paine Wilson and his destiny… and it has long ears, spoon-like claws and a tubular snout. Republican congressman Alexander Paine Wilson is determined that nothing will stop him in his campaign for re-election. Not the fact that he is a bachelor, not the fact that his main… Continue reading REVIEW: Enter The Aardvark by Jessica Anthony

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author

REVIEW: Love On The Spectrum by Alec Nortan

The Official Description: Hervé has Asperger’s, a specific kind of autism that makes him unable to interact with other people. Luc has been severely scarred by fire and flees human presence to avert the way people glare and frown when they see him. It was impossible for them to meet, but life sometimes likes to cheat… Continue reading REVIEW: Love On The Spectrum by Alec Nortan

historical · Holiday Story · MM romance · mystery · Paranormal

REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Dances Long Forgotten by Ruby Moone

The Official Description: On Christmas Eve, Dylan, the man of James Pell-Charnley’s dreams, is on the point of walking out. Then they hear the faint strains of a waltz in the library of the empty abbey. The music is said to be heard only by those truly in love and it gives James the courage to… Continue reading REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Dances Long Forgotten by Ruby Moone

general fiction · lgbtqia content · mental health · substance abuse

REVIEW: Wounded Martyr by Courtney Maguire

The Official Description: Ice is an asshole, but he’s working on it. He’s two years sober, no small feat when you front a heavy metal band facing waning popularity and dismal ticket sales. But, the pieces of a life torn apart by alcoholism are finally coming back together. His band, Wounded Martyr, has written a great… Continue reading REVIEW: Wounded Martyr by Courtney Maguire

Contemporary · MM romance · romance

REVIEW: The Lamar St. Jon Experience (The Follow #3) by Eliza David

The Official Description: This third installment of The Follow series chronicles the journey of one of its’ most enigmatic characters, celebrity heartthrob Lamar St. Jon. And he is saying goodbye to stardom for good…at least, he hopes. Boasting a successful career in modeling, television, & film, Lamar leaves the glitz of celebrity behind to find his… Continue reading REVIEW: The Lamar St. Jon Experience (The Follow #3) by Eliza David

Contemporary · general fiction · lgbtqia content · sequel

REVIEW: Find Me by Andre Aciman

The Official Description: No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than André Aciman’s haunting Call Me by Your Name. First published in 2007, it was hailed as “a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times Book… Continue reading REVIEW: Find Me by Andre Aciman

Contemporary · Holiday Story · MM romance · romance

REVIEW: No Place Like Home by Annabelle Jacobs (Giveaway)

The Official Description: Will Oliver get the gift he’s hoping for this Christmas? Oliver Walker’s Christmas is shaping up to be a quiet one. That is until hunky neighbour Ed Middleton moves in next door. Attraction is instant, but Ed is only there temporarily and neither wants to start something with an expiration date. As the… Continue reading REVIEW: No Place Like Home by Annabelle Jacobs (Giveaway)

historical · lgbtqia content · re-telling · Releases and Cover Reveals

Out Today! Mercutio by J.L. Davenport

Mercutio by J.I. Davenport Release date: November 25, 2019 Genre: Historical, Queer/LGBTQ+ Literary Fiction Links: Amazon  || Goodreads Synopsis for Mercutio: Return to the sensuous world of Romeo and Juliet to discover the story of Mercutio, Verona’s most flamboyant citizen! Prancing on the sidelines of the bitter feud between the House of Montecchi and Capuleti,… Continue reading Out Today! Mercutio by J.L. Davenport

Books · Holiday Story · MM romance · re-telling

REVIEW: Peter Cratchit’s Christmas Carol by Drew Martin Frayne

The Official Description: Peter Cratchit, a young lad preparing to make his way in the world, is the eldest son of Scrooge’s lowly clerk Bob Cratchit. Peter flourishes under the tutelage of his “Uncle” Scrooge and seeks to make his mark as a man of business, like his uncle before him. One Christmas Eve, as Scrooge… Continue reading REVIEW: Peter Cratchit’s Christmas Carol by Drew Martin Frayne

lgbtqia content · romance · young adult

REVIEW: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

The Official Description: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets Clueless, inspired by Grease. When Ollie meets his dream guy, Will, over summer break, he thinks he’s found his Happily Ever After. But once summer’s ended, Will stops texting him back, and Ollie finds himself one prince short of a fairytale ending. To complicate the fairytale… Continue reading REVIEW: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

lgbtqia content · own voices author · sci-fi / fantasy · young adult

REVIEW: Reverie by Ryan La Sala

The Official Description: All Kane Montgomery knows for certain is that the police found him half-dead in the river. He can’t remember how he got there, what happened after, and why his life seems so different now. And it’s not just Kane who’s different, the world feels off, reality itself seems different. As Kane pieces together… Continue reading REVIEW: Reverie by Ryan La Sala