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REVIEW: Elegy For the Undead by Matthew Vesely

Jude and Lyle's newlywed life is shattered when a vicious attack leaves Lyle infected with a disease that transforms him into a violent and often incomprehensible person. With no cure for the "zombie" virus in sight, the young husbands begin to face the last months they have together before Lyle loses himself completely. Fond remembrances… Continue reading REVIEW: Elegy For the Undead by Matthew Vesely

Books · Comedy · Contemporary · lgbtqia content · own voices author · romance

REVIEW: Playing the Palace by Paul Rudnick

The Official Description: THEIR LOVE STORY CAPTIVATED THE WORLD…THE CROWN PRINCE AND THAT GUY FROM NEW YORK When a lonely American event planner starts dating the gay Prince of Wales, a royal uproar ensues: is it true love or the ultimate meme? Find out in this hilarious romantic comedy. After having his heart trampled on… Continue reading REVIEW: Playing the Palace by Paul Rudnick

Books · Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mental health · own voices author · read the trigger warnings · sexually explicit · substance abuse

REVIEW: Yes, Daddy by Jonathan Parks-Ramage

The Official Description: A propulsive, scorching modern gothic, Yes, Daddy follows an ambitious young man who is lured by an older, successful playwright into a dizzying world of wealth and an idyllic Hamptons home where things take a nightmarish turn. Jonah Keller moved to New York City with dreams of becoming a successful playwright, but,… Continue reading REVIEW: Yes, Daddy by Jonathan Parks-Ramage

Books · diverse characters · grief · lgbtqia content · MM romance · Paranormal · physical disability · Releases and Cover Reveals · sci-fi / fantasy · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Sage and King by Molly Ringle

The Official Description: Zaya expected to be the irresponsible youngest prince his whole life. But when his two older siblings are killed by an unidentified magician, he finds himself crowned king of Lushrain—the end of his liberty as he knows it. As part of his training, he’s sent to Heartwood for a month, the house… Continue reading REVIEW: Sage and King by Molly Ringle

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