Bru Baker – Diving In

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Author: Bru Baker
Reviewed by: 
SheReadsAlot
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Sports
ISBN 13: 978162380825

Summary:

Being the pool boy makes it easy for Max Jansen to ogle his long-time crush, water polo player Everett Caldwell. Never mind the fact that Max owns the company and is overqualified for the task of monitoring chlorine and cleaning skimmers. He’s just happy to watch his unattainable dream play—until one day Everett invites him over and suddenly Max is his platonic plus-one for everything from movie nights to racy … Continue reading

Kay Ellis – Ice Heart

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Author: Kay Ellis
Reviewed by:
SheReadsAlot 
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: 
M/M Sport
ISBN 13: 9781623808297

Summary:  

Jack Holloway loves two things: Aaron Stone and hockey. Unfortunately, he refuses to acknowledge the first and lets his temper rule the second. He’s turned his life into a list of “can’ts.” He can’t talk with his parents, can’t hold down a job, can’t stay out of trouble, and can’t let go of his reputation as a tough guy on the ice—even if it might cost him … Continue reading

Briana Lawrence – Press START to Play

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Author: Briana Lawrence
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Sports
ISBN 13:    9781623808396
 

Summary: Lukis Singleton’s once-popular sports column is fading fast, thanks to the terrible track record of the local football team. In an attempt to save the column, Lukis’s editor, John, decides he needs to go in a different direction. Video games are all the rage these days, so John insists that sending Lukis to a huge video-game tournament in Los Angeles will shake up his current … Continue reading

Amy Lane – The Locker Room (audio format)

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Author: Amy Lane
Reviewed by: Asabat
Publisher:
DreamSpinner
Genre: 
M/M Sports
ISBN 13:   9781613720127

 

Narrator: Sean Crisden

Audio Length: seven hours, forty minutes

Note to readers: I’ll not offer numerical scores with my audio reviews, until there’s a single set of scoring criteria developed and used by all book sites/ bloggers. Does anyone know what prompts a reviewer to give a novel a four instead of a five, or any other number? The reviewer’s mood? What he or she had for breakfast? His/her … Continue reading

S. Blaise – Snookered

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Author: S. Blaise
Reviewed by: 
Vivian
Publisher: DreamSpinner
Genre: 
M/M Sports
ISBN 13: 9781623808174

Summary:

When Paul Burnwix invites British tourist Neil Davis to play a game of pool, Paul doesn’t suspect there’s more to Neil’s bad playing until Neil turns the tables. Intrigued by Neil’s wit and unexpected skill, Paul issues a new challenge, and Neil suggests the stakes: his hotel room key—and all that it implies—or Paul’s public humiliation. What Neil doesn’t realize is that Paul is a pool shark at heart, and if … Continue reading

Elinor Gray – Hard D

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Author: Elinor Gray
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Sports
ISBN 13:   9781623808341
 

Summary:  Ben Meyers has played Ultimate Frisbee since his first week at college, and at every tournament he comes face to face with Darius O’Neill, his favorite rival. This time, though, their good-natured competition goes off the field to the after-party and beyond, when three years of tension finally breaks open on the sheets of Darius’s dorm-issue twin bed. 

Review: While the couple in this short … Continue reading

Jeff Erno – Dumb Jock

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Author: Jeff Erno
Reviewed by: Vivian
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M  Sport
ISBN 13: 9781623806187

Summary:

When Jeff Irwin is asked to tutor the town’s high school football hero, they find that their relationship proves more challenging than any tutoring session. 

Review: 

Prepare to recall the awkwardness and confusion of being a teen and the struggle to understand one’s feelings. The story rambles and repeats, much like the mantras running through a teen’s head, but it can be a bit slow. The reader really does join … Continue reading

Raine Norman – Out of Left Field


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Author: Raine Norman
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Sports
ISBN 13:

 

Summary:  Concierge Jake Wentworth rues the day he got involved with Mikey, his coworker and cheating ex-lover. Already in a foul mood, a rude guest further puts him off his game. Jake realizes there is more to Billy Smith than his first impression when they accidentally meet while jogging the next morning. When they hit it off over coffee and sightseeing, Jake worries his battered heart will be in for more … Continue reading

Mary Calmes – Heart of the Races

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Author: Mary Calmes
Reviewed by: 
Vivian
Publisher:
DreamSpinner Press
Genre: 
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781623808

Summary:  

Varro Dacien spends his life riding toward the next adventure. Brian Christie, his best friend and touchstone, the one person who’s always truly seen him, plays sidekick on these madcap adventures and subsequent trips to the hospital until he can’t take it anymore. While Brian can see Varro, Varro has never caught on that he’s breaking his best friend’s heart.

Without Varro, Brian builds himself a life that’s all about … Continue reading

Dawn Kimberly Johnson – Audible

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Author: Dawn Kimberly Johnson
Reviewed by: JustJen
Publisher: DreamSpinners Press
Genre: M/M Romance
ISBN 13: 9781623808280
 

Summary: 

Three years ago, cameraman Powell Perdue and quarterback Talbot Wojewódka called it quits, citing irreconcilable differences. Powell wanted to live honestly, while Talbot felt he couldn’t and still succeed in professional football. One knee surgery and a trade later, Talbot finds himself back in town and quarterbacking for the Raptors, a struggling expansion team. Powell’s also back, working as a cameraman for KJOC-TV, following … Continue reading