Review: Vicktor Alexander – Life Is Not a Musical

Author: Vicktor Alexander
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm contemporary

Summary: When Nathaniel “Than” Kelly is told to uncover and report on the secrets in widowed billionaire, viral sensation, single dad, Dominic Montgomery’s closet on why he’s so hell bent in giving his daughter the world, he doesn’t expect to lose his heart in the process; but it may be too late to earn forgiveness of a man who has already experienced loss and betrayal.

Widowed, billionaire father, … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Kay Berrisford – Lyle’s Story

Lyle, a merman, and Ben, his human, work together in a seaside ice-cream parlour and their life together is bliss. Or would be, if not for Ben’s constant worries about career and money, and Lyle’s dark past—a myriad of secrets, lies, wild magic, and foul deeds, which now threaten to catch up with him.

When Lyle’s merfolk family accuse him of murder, Ben and Lyle’s bond is stretched to the limit. Not only does Lyle seem unsuited to Ben’s dreams … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Caitlin Ricci – Ace of Hearts

Ashton lived for show jumping, until an accident killed his horse, Atreyu, and left him unable to ride. He blames himself for Atreyu’s death and has sworn off horses. Rubbing salt in the wound, his boyfriend and friends were okay with Ashton being ace, but not with his retirement. His mom has purchased him a house with acreage in the hopes that he won’t give up on horses entirely, and a puppy, Leia, but neither is able to pull him … Continue reading

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Review: Rick R. Reed – I Heart Boston Terriers

Author: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer: Guest Reviewer: Cal, the Golden Retriever
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Love at first sight can work for dogs as well as humans.

When Aaron finds Mavis, an emaciated and timid Boston terrier, at a pet adoption fair, his heart goes out to her—irrevocably.

When Christian, who is manning the adoption fair for the Humane Society that fateful autumn Saturday, finds Aaron, his heart goes out to him—irrevocably.

I Heart Boston Terriers is … Continue reading

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Review: Rhys Ford – Tramps and Thieves (Murder and Mayhem #2)

Author: Rhys Ford
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Whoever said blood was thicker than water never stood in a pool of it.

Retiring from stealing priceless treasures seemed like a surefire way for Rook Stevens to stay on the right side of the law. The only cop in his life should have been his probably-boyfriend, Los Angeles Detective Dante Montoya, but that’s not how life—his life—is turning out. Instead, Rook ends up not only standing in … Continue reading

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Review: Wade Kelly – No, Jocks Don’t Date Guys

Author: Wade Kelly
Reviewer: Stephen
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

What is a sexy soccer stud supposed to do when “following family tradition” falls 180 degrees opposite his closeted ideal?

From birth, Chris Jackson has been schooled on how to land a cheerleader. After all, his father married one, and his father’s father before him. Heck, even his older brother married a stereotypical cheerleader the summer before Chris went off to college. For two years, Chris dodges invasive … Continue reading

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Review: Ryan Loveless – Last Chance Charlie

Author: Ryan Loveless
Reviewer: Stephen
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Charlie Corcoran is the best thing about twenty-five-year old Zach Prentiss’s life. Sure, they’ve never met. Charlie’s never seen Zach from the neck up, but because of Charlie, for a few hours Zach can forget about his sick father, his falling grades, and his dwindling clientele who don’t like that he’s a rentboy who ages. With Charlie, he talks online about comics, cars, and movies. Then a new … Continue reading

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Review: Austin Chant – Peter Darling

Author: Austin Chant
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher:
Genre: Fantasy

Narrator: Mark B. Knight

Summary:

Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself to life as Wendy Darling. Growing up, however, has only made him realize how inescapable his identity as a man is.

But when he returns to Neverland, everything has changed: the Lost Boys have become men, and the war games they once played are now real … Continue reading

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Review: Lynn Kelling – Becoming Kerry

Author: Lynn Kelling
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Fantastic Fiction
Genre: Mm

Summary: Kerry Sanderson’s life is falling apart. He’s crushing himself to fit into the boxes others have put him in: dutiful son, good boyfriend, real man. But even the small rebellions he’s fought for himself—moving into a sketchy part of town and becoming an exotic dancer—aren’t giving him the freedom he needs. Ewyn Garrity, a security guard at the gay club where Kerry dances, has found himself in protecting … Continue reading

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Interview – Erin McLellan

HI!  Thank you so much for being with us.  We are so excited to get to talk to you today.  Can you tell us a little about your book, Controlled Burn?

Sure! Controlled Burn is a friends-to-lovers m/m college romance with a lot of heat and a lot of angst. It’s about Joel, who is still struggling with the grief of his high school boyfriend’s death, and Paulie, who pulls Joel out of that grief. The book is set at a small college in western Oklahoma, and some of the story takes place in the Kansas Flint Hills.

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