Andrew Grey – Dumped in Oz


Author: Andrew Grey
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627984867

Summary:  Tales from Kansas

Because of an opportunity he’d be a fool to turn down, Lyle Powers transfers to his company’s warehouse in central Kansas. The last thing he expects is to meet another gay man in the small town, let alone one who captures his interest.

Roger Kypers is a recovering alcoholic with a twelve-year-old daughter he only gets to see for part of the summer. Neither Lyle nor Roger … Continue reading

A.J. Llewellyn – Only You

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Author: A.J. Llewellyn
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher:  Silver Publishing
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781622321124

Summary: Ky Maxwell is a PR guy who’s desperate for work. When his cushy studio job disappears, he tries everything to find new employment. He’s even thinking about holding up one of those foam pointy hands for a cell phone company outside a store when his former boss takes pity on him and refers him to a major movie studio about to go into production on a huge … Continue reading

Amy Lane – Behind the Curtain

behindAuthor: Amy Lane
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627985109

Summary:  Dawson Barnes recognizes his world is very small and very charmed. Running his community college theater like a petty god, he and his best friend, Benji know they’ll succeed as stage techs after graduation. His father adores him, Benji would die for him, and Dawson never doubted the safety net of his family, even when life hit him below the belt.

But nothing prepared him for falling on Jared Emory’s head.

Aloof … Continue reading

Connie Bailey – Serendipity Kit


Author: Connie Bailey
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627982672

Summary:  Christopher “Kit” Britten drifts through life, partying with friends and spending his parents’ money. He hasn’t told them he’s gay, but he’s told all of his five sisters, and to keep from being harassed about responsibility, he works part-time for one of them. When she sends him on an errand and his shiny red Ferrari breaks down in one of Houston’s seediest locals, he pushes it to the nearest … Continue reading

Jacob Flores – When Love Gets Hairy

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Author: Jacob Z. Flores
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:

Summary:   As vain as he is beautiful, Nino Santos happily lives life waiting for the next ferry full of fairies to bring him new conquests. As long as they aren’t hirsute, he’s all in. So he’s shocked to wake up after a beach party he cannot remember with a hairy naked man lying next to him.

Teddy Miller doesn’t remember the “Bear Week” party either, much less … Continue reading

Shira Anthony – Symphony in Blue


Author: Shira Anthony
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627983945

Summary: Are you a fan of the Blue Notes series? Would you like to know where the couples from the first four books are now? This is your chance to catch up! Aiden and Sam are finally getting married. But when Cary and Antonio’s baby daughter makes her appearance a bit earlier than planned, the big reception is put on hold. David Somers normally conducts orchestras, but this time he … Continue reading

A.E. Lawless – A Collar for Christmas


Author: A.E. Lawless
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Loose Id
Genre: M/M BDSM
ISBN 13: 9781623006624

Summary:  For actor Liam, anxiety and panic attacks are old friends, but they only get worse the more famous he gets. Nothing has ever worked to help him control the anxiety until his costar, Aaron, introduces him to bondage. Too bad Liam develops feelings for Aaron and ruins the only solution he’s ever found for his neuroses.

Aaron only wants to keep history from repeating itself. He’s already had … Continue reading

Charlie Cochet – The Heart of Frost


Author: Charlie Cochet
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781627983938


Summary:  North Pole City Tales: Book Two

At the North Pole, no one is more powerful and feared than the Prince of Frost. As general of the toy soldier army, Jack Frost has been working extra hard to put away the villainous Mouse King once and for all. If that isn’t taxing enough, Jack has to deal with the scandal and gossip brought on by news of his relationship … Continue reading

Mary Calmes – Where You Lead

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Author: Mary Calmes
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Cops
ISBN 13: 9781627984768

Summary:  ATF agent Peter Lomax isn’t a hearts and flowers kind of guy, but he can be possessive, and it caused problems until Carver Fleming. Carver may be part of the art world, but he gets Peter, loves belonging to the man, and Peter treasures the way Carver understands them together.

Carver loves Peter, but he’s fully aware that six months doth not a commitment make. Carver wants to make the … Continue reading

Ethan Day – As You Are

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Author: Ethan Day
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Wilde City Press
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781925031645

Summary:  Operation Danny…that’s all bartender and recent college graduate, Julian Hallowell has had on his mind the past year. Julian may have no idea what he wants to do with his life, but he definitely knows he‘s in love with the boy next door: The one in next room to be exact, his roommate Danny Wallace.

Danny owns a used text book store just off campus and while … Continue reading