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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Reviewing In 2020

I just wanted to touch base with people. Normally, you wouldn’t hear much from me other than book reviews and recommendations... the occasional promotional post. 2020 so far kind of defies description. It’s been horrifying in many ways, frightening, overwhelming, and challenging. I have continued to review and post for a few reasons and I… Continue reading Reviewing In 2020

coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · new adult · romance

REVIEW: Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert

The Official Description: When two "big name fans" go head-to-head at a convention, love isn't the only thing at stake. Charming, charismatic, and effortlessly popular, Conrad Stewart seems to have it all...but in reality, he's scrambling to keep his life from tumbling out of control. Brilliant, guarded, and endlessly driven, Alden Roth may as well be… Continue reading REVIEW: Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert

Comedy · lgbtqia content · Paranormal · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Dragon Consultant by Mell Eight

The Official Description: The FAA has been struggling with dragons attacking their planes, and hire Dane, a supernatural consultant, to look into the matter. What Dane finds in the woods is not quite the problem he expected: a group of dragon kits and their sick father. When he learns the real reason the family was… Continue reading REVIEW: Dragon Consultant by Mell Eight

Contemporary · mental health · MM romance · mystery

REVIEW: Variable Onset by Layla Reyne

The Official Description: To catch a killer, a special agent and his former student will need to get close—to their target, and each other. Layla Reyne returns with a stand-alone romantic mystery. When the serial killer known as Dr. Fear seemingly reemerges after a cooling-off period, Special Agent Lincoln Monroe wants on the case. He… Continue reading REVIEW: Variable Onset by Layla Reyne

Contemporary · lgbtqia content

REVIEW: On The Kalalau Trail by Robin Reardon

The Official Description: Self-discovery. Sounds simple, right? After all, you’re already there. You’re already you. So it can surprise us that it takes so much time, and so much effort. It surprises Nathan Bartlett. In the first Trailblazer book (On Chocorua), Nathan’s adored older brother had died a tragic death. Two years later, during this… Continue reading REVIEW: On The Kalalau Trail by Robin Reardon

diverse characters · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy · suspense

Earnest Ink by Alex Hall

BOOK BLAST Book Title: Earnest Ink Author: Alex Hall Publisher: Nine Star Press Published: October 14, 2019 Cover Artist: Natasha Snow Genre/s: Queer Spec Fic, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense Trope/s: Found family Themes: Mystery/adventure Heat Rating: 1 flame Orientation: Asexual, Pansexual Identity: Cisgender, Trans Warning: Depictions of Trauma, Blood, Violence, Murder, Eating disorders, Body hatred, Transphobia, PTSD,… Continue reading Earnest Ink by Alex Hall

historical · lgbtqia content · mystery · sequel · suspense

REVIEW: Boiling Over by Thea McAlistair

The Official Description: On the run from trumped-up murder charges, Alex Dawson and his boyfriend Sev settle in a small town in Vermont on the recommendation of Sev’s mob-boss cousin Bella. Chickadee is so tiny that it has only one major employer in the depths of the Great Depression: Trask & Co. Maple Sugar Mill. It’s… Continue reading REVIEW: Boiling Over by Thea McAlistair

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mental health · own voices author · Paranormal · suspense

REVIEW: Testament by Jose Nateras

The Official Description: Gabe Espinosa, is trying to dig himself out of the darkness. Struggling with the emotional fallout of a breakup with his ex-boyfriend, Gabe returns to his job at The Rosebriar Room; the fine dining restaurant at the historic Sentinel Club Chicago Hotel. Already haunted by the ghosts of his severed relationship, he’s… Continue reading REVIEW: Testament by Jose Nateras

MM romance

REVIEW: Raze (Riven #3) by Roan Parrish

The descriptive bit: Raze is the third book in the River series by Roan Parrish. Huey is a recovering addict who runs a bar and has scheduled his life down to the most minute details. When he's not working or working out, he's sponsoring other folks from NA. My thoughts bit: I absolutely loved this… Continue reading REVIEW: Raze (Riven #3) by Roan Parrish

MM romance · Paranormal

REVIEW: A Vampire’s Redemption by Casey Wolfe

The descriptive bit: A Mage's Power: Book 1 - Rowan is a Master Mage in. He has an enchantment shop, he studies for even more Masters exams and he spends time humoring the attention of his best friend and werewolf, Caleb. He bumps into Inquisitor Shaw one day on the street and they have an… Continue reading REVIEW: A Vampire’s Redemption by Casey Wolfe