Audio Review: Marie Sexton – Trailer Trash

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Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary/Coming of Age

Narrator: John Solo

Summary:

It’s 1986, and what should have been the greatest summer of Nate Bradford’s life goes sour when his parents suddenly divorce. Now, instead of spending his senior year in his hometown of Austin, Texas, he’s living with his father in Warren, Wyoming, population 2,833 (and Nate thinks that might be a generous estimate). There’s no swimming pool, no tennis team, no mall – … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Megan Derr – Tournament of Losers

51hdpcbfy8l-_sy346_Author: Megan Derr
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Genre: MM Fantasy

Narrator: Michael Stellman

Summary:

All Rath wants is a quiet, peaceful life. Unfortunately, his father brings him too much trouble—and too many debts to pay—for that to ever be possible. When the local crime lord drags Rath out of bed and tells him he has three days to pay his father’s latest debt, Rath doesn’t know what to do. There’s no way to come up with … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Matthew Griffin – Hide

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Author: Matthew Griffin
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Audible Studios
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: Sean Runnette

Summary:

Wendell and Frank meet at the end of World War II, when Frank returns home to their North Carolina town. Soon he’s loitering around Wendell’s taxidermy shop, and the two come to understand their connection as love—a love that, in this time and place, can hold real danger. Cutting nearly all ties with the rest of the world, they make a … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Nathan Hill – The Nix: A Novel

518ifudyaglAuthor: Nathan Hill
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Audible Studios
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: Ari Fliakos

Summary:
In Norwegian folklore, a nix is a spirit who sometimes appears as a white horse that steals children away. In Nathan Hill’s remarkable first novel, a Nix is anything you love that one day disappears, taking with it a piece of your heart.
It’s 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson – college professor, stalled writer – has a Nix of his own: his mother, … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Brent Hartinger – The Thing I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know

51eyuo1ylylAuthor: Brent Hartinger
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Audible Studios
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: Josh Hurley

Summary:

“I guess this was what they meant by a loss of innocence. Who knew?”

Russel Middlebrook is twenty-three years old, gay, and living in trendy Seattle, but life isn’t keeping up with the hype. Most of his friends have a direction in life—either ruthlessly pursuing their careers or passionately embracing their own aimlessness. But Russel is stuck in place. All he knows is that … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Roan Parrish – In the Middle of Somewhere (Middle of Somewhere #1)

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Author: Roan Parrish
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: Robert Nieman

Summary:

Daniel Mulligan is tough, snarky, and tattooed, hiding his self-consciousness behind sarcasm. Daniel has never fit in – not at home in Philadelphia with his auto mechanic father and brothers, and not at school where his Ivy League classmates looked down on him. Now, Daniel’s relieved to have a job at a small college in Holiday, Northern Michigan, but he’s a city … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Andrea Smith and Eva LeNoir – Black Balled

25450997Author: Andrea Smith and Eva LeNoir
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Self Published
Genre:M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 2940152184648

Summary:
Two dominant males, two worthy adversaries, in a business that takes no prisoners will soon learn that fate refuses to be ignored.
Troy Babilonia is best known as Babu, a renowned literary critic with his own online column. He’s followed by thousands, and considers himself a living god in the literary world. He has no filter, and for that his … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Em Lynley – Dirty Dining

23944818Author: Em Lynley
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: gay fiction, erotica and sexuality
ISBN: 9781632166265

Narrator:  Zen Wolfang

Summary:
Jeremy Linden’s a PhD student researching an HIV vaccine. He’s always short of money, and when biotech startup PharmaTek reduces funding for his fellowship, he’s tempted to take a job at a men’s dining club as a serving boy. The uniforms are skimpy, and he’s expected to remove an item of clothing after each course. He … Continue reading

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Review: S.A. Collins – Angels of Mercy, Volume Two, Marco: The Fall of the Sforzas

25224340Author: S.A. Collins
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Self Publish
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN:N/A

Summary:
“Elliot Donahey is the love of my life.”

Those words become a lightning rod for Marco Sforza, the man who seemed to have it all – looks, charm, money, a certain degree of local fame as the star quarterback of Mercy High – but when his teammates beat his boyfriend to the brink of death, Marco will have to learn what “standing by … Continue reading

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Review Marshall Thornton – Boystown Six: From the Ashes, Audio edition

boystown 6Author: Marshall Thornton
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: MLR Press, Audible Studios
Genre: M/M Mystery
ISBN: n/a

Summary:
The most unlikely person in the world asks Private Investigator Nick Nowak to investigate the un-suspicious death of a priest. It’s winter 1984, Private Investigator Nick Nowak has allowed his life to fall to pieces: he’s stopped taking cases, lost his apartment and works as a bartender at a sleazy bar tucked under the El. All he wants to do is lick his wounds after the death of his … Continue reading

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