Michael St. Anthony – In the Wings


Author:
 Michael St. Anthony
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M
ISBN 13:
9781615819614

This was a fun read that kept me interested.  Aiden is an up and coming star in the culinary world which he loves as a pastry chef.  He has been a recluse for the past five years working nights for a small catering company and hiding an ugly past.  One of the executives at the Jackson Performing Arts Center tastes some of … Continue reading

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Mia Watts – Faking Perfection


Author:
 Mia Watts
Reviewed by:
Sadonna
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M
ISBN 13:
9781615818426

This novella is the story of a young man, Eli, and his family parish priest, Garth, approximately 10 years his senior and is told from their alternating points of view – although more of the story is from Garth’s perspective. Eli has been in love with Garth for many years.  At the beginning of the story, Eli’s sister is getting married and Garth is performing … Continue reading

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Lyn Gala – Lines in the Sand


Author: Lyn Gala
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Thriller
ISBN 13:
9781613720752

Carl Ragan is a man with a conscience.  The problem is that he couldn’t take the killing anymore and turned state’s evidence on the mob family he worked for.  Carl did protect one man and his money and that was Pete Barbu, the man that got Carl into the mob.  Carl tried the witness protection game but couldn’t take it and moved … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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T.J. Klune – Bear, Otter and the Kid


Author: T.J. Klune
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781613720875

Wow my hat is off to you Mr. Klune, this book was awesome.  This story was a beautiful emotional roller coaster ride.  Told in the first person by Bear, it made me feel everything that he felt.  The love that he had for his little brother Ty was tremendous.  This story was really about all the kinds of love we have in our lives and how they affect … Continue reading

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B.G. Thomas – How Could Love Be Wrong?


Author: B.G. Thomas
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre: 
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781613720295

This was a beautifully crafted story about the life and loves of one man.  Clay Bower had three true loves come into his life.  To quote Mr. Thomas, “The first time I offered love, the second I received it”. And finally, finally, love given and freely returned.”  Clay was born and raised in a small town outside of Kansas City.  His first love came when he was eighteen with his … Continue reading

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