Review: KC Wells – Bromantically Yours

Author: KC Wells
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

A friends-to-lovers novella that came from Out of the Shadows, because Nate and Dylan needed a story….

Nate and Dylan have been pals for a long time. So what if their friends think they’ve got a little bromance going? Doesn’t mean there’s anything more to it than that, right? And even if there is, Nate and Dylan are totally oblivious….

Until the night they share a drunken kiss—and … Continue reading

Review: Mark C. Wade – Granite Peak Holiday

Author: Mark C. Wade
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm Paranormal

Summary: When Ross takes a cross-country holiday road trip, his travel companion turns out to be more than expected.

Ross is inexplicably drawn to Byron. When it turns out they are from the same place on the other side of the country, Ross suspects something strange is going on. Why does Byron have so much holiday cheer? Why do weird things always happen when he’s around? And … Continue reading

Review: Megan Slayer – Sparkling New Year

Author: Megan Slayer
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm

Summary: Dating and Aydin Madison haven’t been good friends. He’s shy, bookish and would rather be with his set designs than most people. He knows his way around the theater, but his love life is non-existent. He knows whom he’d like to date–Brandon Kidd, the boy du jour of the art school. He’d love to rub Brandon the right way. It’s too bad Brandon doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

Review: SJD Peterson – Roger

Author: SJD Peterson
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary holiday

Summary:

Texas native Colt Burrow isn’t happy about his third cold, lonely Christmas in frozen Michigan. But when fate sends him a gift in the form of an abandoned puppy, he can’t keep his heart from melting. With the puppy’s companionship, he doesn’t feel so isolated anymore, and the holidays don’t seem as bleak. He even finds enough Christmas spirit to take Roger tree shopping. But … Continue reading

Review: T.N. Tarrant – Christmas Ain’t So Bad

Author: T.N. Tarrant
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm

Summary: Ian Durden hates Christmas, but his boyfriend Max Anderson loves it.

Ian Durden is pretty comfortable in his life. He lives in a not-too-small small town, has a decent, steady job, some good friends, and a boyfriend who’s great except for one thing: Max Anderson absolutely loves Christmas. And Ian hates it. With a passion. This could be a problem…

Review: Max and Ian have been … Continue reading

Review: Laura Baumbach – Magical Rescue (Shifting Through the Snow #8)

Author: Laura Baumbach
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Christmas is only a few days away. New Year’s Eve, with all its terminal finality, would, thankfully, bring an end to Daniel Sherman’s traumatic, pain-filled, empty year. Its seem like an appropriate time to bring everything in his world to a close. Spirit broken, Daniel’s plan is to enjoy maybe his last holiday in the icy cold of his beloved wilderness. It would be a comfort to … Continue reading

Review: (Kassandra Lea – Old Christmas Magic)

Author : Kassandra Lea
Reviewer: Toni
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Drew McLean has had a run of bad luck and it’s dampened his Christmas spirit. But the last thing he expects to find for the holiday is a demon.
While strolling in the late-night snow, Drew hears screeching tires and a sad scene is awaits him around the corner. A man kneels beside a dog hit by a car, distraught and broken. Continue reading

Review: Ruby Moone- The Christmas Curse

Author: Ruby Moone
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: Mm Historical

Summary: It’s almost Christmas 1806, and government agent Jared Templeton finds himself adopted by a beautiful stray dog as he walks his customary route each night to his Mayfair home. Having never owned a dog before, Jared is surprised to find himself talking to the beast. It’s wonderfully easy and lifts some of the heavy burdens he carries.

Eventually Jared confides in the dog, not only secrets about … Continue reading

Review: Joanna Chambers – Merry & Bright

Author: Joanna Chambers
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher:  MacMillan
Genre: Mm

Summary: Three seasonal love stories from Joanna Chambers

Humbug

Quin Flint is unimpressed when his gorgeous colleague, Rob Paget, asks for extra time off at Christmas. As far as Quin is concerned, Christmas is a giant waste of time. Quin’s on the fast track to partnership, and the season of goodwill is just getting in the way of his next big project. But when Quin’s boss, Marley, confiscates his phone … Continue reading

Review: C Jane Elliott – A Holiday Crush

Author: C Jane Elliott
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: San Francisco lawyer Brad Halberstam is in a rut. At forty-one, he’s successful but alone. Even his holidays are predictable—he spends every Christmas golfing in Napa with his ex-boyfriend. Then attractive but oh-so-young filmmaker Michael Blair invites him out. Brad joins Michael and his housemates in their holiday celebrations and learns that life can be joyful. He hesitates to saddle Michael with a much-older boyfriend but … Continue reading