Review: Cate Ashwood and L.J. LaBarthe – Brick By Brick

brickAuthor: Cate Ashwood and L.J. LaBarthe
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre:M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634760973

Summary:
They say that time heals all wounds, but losing Parley, his one true love, left Zach with a hole in his heart that no one else can fill. After forty-eight blissful hours alone together as teens in an abandoned house, Parley disappeared. Parley is what he is, and the pray-away-the-gay camp his parents ship him to won’t change that. However, finding the … Continue reading

Cate Ashwood – The Storm Before the Calm Tour and Contest

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We ask: Can you dance? Sort of. I guess it depends on what type of dancing you’re talking about. If you mean normal, going out with the girls type dancing, then no. Not really. I’m clumsy and awkward and never really know what to do with my hands.

If you mean performance style dancing, then, again, sort of. I was a dancer for ten years or so. I took pretty much every type of class you can think … Continue reading

Cate Ashwood, Raine O’Tierney, L.J. LaBarthe – Piece Us Back Together Anthology Tour and contest

BadgeBlurb:  Piece Us Back Together:

Life can seem bleak for people suffering devastating injuries or illnesses of the mind and body, and every day can be a struggle. But sometimes, when hope seems in short supply, they find a reason to keep up the fight. The men in these stories face some of the most difficult challenges imaginable, but fortunately they won’t be facing them alone, because when everything seems darkest, a point of light appears. With compassion, understanding, and love, these hurt souls have a chance to piece the … Continue reading

Review: Cate Ashwood – Thirty Things

thirtyAuthor: Cate Ashwood
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Friends
ISBN: 9781632169006

Summary: All their lives, Finn and Nate have been inseparable, sharing everything, and when a childhood accident left Finn broken, Nate stood by his side as all his other friends left. After all their years together, there’s one secret Finn still hasn’t revealed: he has been in love with Nate since they were eight years old. Hiding his feelings for twenty-one years—terrified of what might happen if … Continue reading

Review: Cate Ashwood – Ironhearted Audio Edition

ironheartedAuthor: Cate Ashwood
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner LLC
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: N/A

Summary:
Haydn Prescott stood by and watched his friends fall in love, something he hopes never happens to him. It’s too much drama. He just wants a hot guy to roll around with every once in a while. No muss, no fuss. Out for a night of dancing, he meets Trevor Ryan and the two are explosive together. The next morning, Haydn wakes up alone.

Trevor is gone and Haydn thinks he’s seen … Continue reading

Cate Ashwood – Brokenhearted Audio Edition

brokenheartedAuthor:Cate Ashwood
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: N/A

Narrator John Orr

Length 6 hours and 17 minutes

Summary:
Oliver Parrish has been alone in the world since he was born. So when Sheriff Owen “Mack” Macklin shows up on his doorstep to deliver the news that Oliver’s sister has died, he’s beyond surprised. Still, Oliver returns with Mack to Hope Cove, Maine, hoping to get to know the sister he never knew he had. As he tries to snap these new elements … Continue reading

Cate Ashwood – Wholehearted Audio edition

wholeheartedAuthor: Cate Ashwood
Reviewer:Stephen
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press LLC
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN:9781627982375

Narrator John Orr
Length 6 hours and 18 minutes

Summary: Hope Cove: Book Two

Officer Declan Grant responds to a call at the Hope Cove docks to find Lucas Hale barely alive after being beaten and tossed off his fishing boat. The violent crime rocks this tranquil community where everyone knows each other and doors are rarely locked. Despite Declan being new to Hope Cove, he wants to keep his new home and Lucas … Continue reading

Cate Ashwood = Hope Cove Wholehearted Audio Tour with Contest!

WholeheartedAUDLGBlurb: Officer Declan Grant responds to a call at the Hope Cove docks to find Lucas Hale barely alive after being beaten and tossed off his fishing boat. The violent crime rocks this tranquil community where everyone knows each other and doors are rarely locked. Despite Declan being new to Hope Cove, he wants to keep his new home and Lucas safe. He starts by volunteering to care for Lucas after he’s released from the hospital.
Lucas just wants to put the whole incident behind him and move on, but … Continue reading

Cate Ashwood – Brokenhearted Audio edition Tour with Contest

BrokenheartedAUDLG

Blurb: Oliver Parrish has been alone in the world since he was born. So when Sheriff Owen “Mack” Macklin shows up on his doorstep to deliver the news that Oliver’s sister has died, he’s beyond surprised. Still, Oliver returns with Mack to Hope Cove, Maine, hoping to get to know the sister he never knew he had. As he tries to snap these new elements into his solitary life, he’s not sure how they might fit.

His life … Continue reading

Cate Ashwood, Skylar Cates – Five Ways A Boy Can Break Your Heart

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Author: Cate Ashwood, Skylar Cates
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781627984416

Summary:  When Trey and Liam meet in boarding school, they couldn’t be more different. Liam is a classical violinist with a scholarship, and Trey is a punk rocker with famous parents. Despite their conflicting backgrounds, they hit it off and bond over their love of music. But after spending every waking hour together, Liam is devastated when Trey leaves school without an explanation. Worse yet, Trey capitalizes … Continue reading