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REVIEW: Can’t Take That Away by Steven Salvatore

The Official Description: An empowering and emotional debut about a genderqueer teen who finds the courage to stand up and speak out for equality when they are discriminated against by their high school administration. Carey Parker dreams of being a diva, and bringing the house down with song. They can hit every note of all… Continue reading REVIEW: Can’t Take That Away by Steven Salvatore

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REVIEW: Box Hill, A Story of Low Self-Esteem by Adam Mars-Jones

The Official Description: The winner of the 2019 Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize A sizzling and deeply touching love story between two men, set in the gay biker community of 1970s London In a vivid coming-of-age novel, a young man suddenly wakes up to his gay self—on his eighteenth birthday, when he receives the best gift… Continue reading REVIEW: Box Hill, A Story of Low Self-Esteem by Adam Mars-Jones

lgbtqia content · mystery · Paranormal · urban fantasy

REVIEW & RELEASE BLITZ: A Summer of Smoke and Sin by TJ Nichols

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: A Summer of Smoke and Sin Author: TJ Nichols Cover Artist: Tiferet Designs Release Date: February 28, 2020 Genre/s: M/M historical urban fantasy/paranormal romance Trope/s: British detective, serial killer, Victorian London Themes: Found family Heat Rating: 3 flames Add on Goodreads   Buy Links Amazon US | Amazon UK    … Continue reading REVIEW & RELEASE BLITZ: A Summer of Smoke and Sin by TJ Nichols

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

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

MM romance · own voices author

REVIEW: The Secrets We keep by Rick R. Reed

The Official Description: Jasper Warren is a happy-go-lucky young man in spite of the tragedy that’s marred his life. He’s on a road to nowhere with his roommate, Lacy, whom he adores, and a dead-end retail job in Chicago. And then everything changes in a single night. Though Jasper doesn’t know it, his road is… Continue reading REVIEW: The Secrets We keep by Rick R. Reed

MM romance

Available Today!: The Secrets We keep by Rick R. Reed

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Universal Link Length: 195 pages Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Cover Design: Reese Dante Blurb Jasper Warren is a happy-go-lucky young man in spite of the tragedy that’s marred his life. He’s on a road to nowhere with his roommate, Lacy, whom he adores, and a dead-end retail job in Chicago. And then everything changes in a… Continue reading Available Today!: The Secrets We keep by Rick R. Reed

MM romance

REVIEW: Body and Soul by Mario Dell’Olio

The Official Description: Raised in a strict Catholic family, Luca seemed destined for priesthood. His safe spiritual world is shattered after just one kiss with a college roommate. Luca enters a period of self-discovery as his journey of love opens his eyes to joy he never thought possible. Along with his new-found love comes unfathomable… Continue reading REVIEW: Body and Soul by Mario Dell’Olio

historical · lgbtqia content · Paranormal

REVIEW: Spellbound by Allie Therin is Magical

The descriptive bit: Arthur Kenzie is wealthy, educated and has some very magical friends. He keeps the supernatural secrets of his friends while trying to make sure that magical objects don't fall into the wrong hands. Rory Brodigan is living a secret life, hiding his supernatural gift by working as an appraiser. The two men… Continue reading REVIEW: Spellbound by Allie Therin is Magical