M.D. Grimm – Psychic Moon


Author: M.D. Grimm
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781613721162

This was a wonderfully good read with yet another spin on shifters.  It lacked that wow factor that many shifter books have but I feel like it had more to do with Ms. Grimm’s writing style than the story itself.  Derek is a werewolf who works for a local animal rescue center.  His love for animals and his wolf often throw him into fits … Continue reading

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Karenna Colcroft – Salad on the Side


Author: Karenna Colcroft
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
MLR Press
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781608203550

A vegan werewolf!!  Just the idea made me smile.  The story is told in first person from the POV of Kyle, a newcomer to the Boston area.  He has a slight crush on his neighbor, Tobias, who he sees naked in the garden one night.  He looks back, and there is a dog? Wolf? In the garden instead, he goes to bed … Continue reading

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K.C. Kendricks – Your Whisper in the Dark


Author: K.C. Kendricks
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
Amber Quill
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781611241297

Kenzie and Dennis have been together for 17 years, in an “open” relationship.  Kenzie has been with others twice but Dennis has been more so.  One day Kenzie comes home to find Dennis crying in the guest room, and the story comes out that Dennis had cheated (is it called cheating if the relationship is open, though?), fallen in love and was … Continue reading

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Lara Adrian – Deeper Than Midnight


Author: Lara Adrian
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
Dell
Genre:
M/F Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9780440246114

So excited to get Hunter’s story!  He, more than any of the Breeds, made me feel for him, want him have some measure of happiness to balance what he has already been through. Hunter is a Gen One Breed, born and raised to be a weapon against the Order.  He is no longer an enemy, instead an ally and a part, but he is … Continue reading

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Kate Sherwood – Out of the Darkness


Author: Kate Sherwood
Reviewed by: Sadonna
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781615815555

Warning:  Contains spoilers for the first book in this series, Dark Horse.  It also is not recommended to read ‘Out of the Darkness’ as a standalone.

This book is a sequel to ‘Dark Horse’, which introduces us to the main characters’ of Dan, Jeff and Evan and again is told from Dan’s point of view.  At the end of Dark Horse, Dan … Continue reading

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J. Tomas – Without Sin


Author: J. Tomas
Reviewed by: Sadonna
Publisher:
Prizm Books
Genre:
M/M YA
ISBN 13:
9781603706841

Without Sin is a story of two high school boys who meet while attending a Catholic all boys’ boarding school. This story is told in alternating points of view of the two main characters.  Avery, the older of the two boys, is a senior at St. Thomas Aquinas.  Jacob is a new student who is starting his sophomore year as a result of being expelled from the public … Continue reading

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Jeff Adams – Bicycle Built for Two


Author: Jeff Adams
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781615819225

Jason is a four year veteran of the 290 mile bike ride from Boston to New York, which raises money for an AIDS charity.   He bikes with a team of three friends, all of whom met at the first year ride.  This year, however, he also meets Ben, a first year rider.   When Ben gets a flat tire, Jason stops to help, … Continue reading

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J.R. Loveless – Touch Me Gently


Author: J.R. Loveless
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Western
ISBN 13:
9781615815746

This was an amazing and beautiful told story about a nineteen year old man struggling to live after a childhood of mental and sexual abuse that started at age eight.  Kaden is barely getting by in New York City.  He can’t hold down a job because of his mental state and his fear of big men which stems back to his step-father raping and torturing … Continue reading

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Josh Lanyon – Come Unto These Yellow Sands


Author: Josh Lanyon
Reviewed by: Sadonna
Publisher:
Samhain Publishing
Genre:
M/M Mystery
ISBN 13:
9781609282738

This is the third book by Josh Lanyon I’ve read and once again, I was not disappointed.  In just under 150 pages, both main and secondary characters are well described and developed, realistic motivations and actions draw the reader immediately into the story and a murder mystery occurs and is believably solved.

 

This story is told from the POV of the main character, Swift, … Continue reading

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DeShaun Walker – Chocolate Cupcake and Mythical Creatures


Author: DeShaun Walker
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M YA
ISBN 13:
9781613723449

Charlie is an out and proud shifter who wears rainbow bracelets, sits on his friends laps and unapologetically ogles boys at his all boy school.  He is very young seeming with a lot of slang speak (hizzot, shiz, etc). He is adorable, a shifter who grows his ears at school and loves his straight roommate vampire Caleb.  Or is Caleb straight?

That being said, there are aspects of … Continue reading

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