Monthly Archives: April 2017

Stage Two (Lexington Lovers #3) by Ariel Tachna

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/stage-two-by-ariel-tachna-8325-b Blurb Love has a steep learning curve. Assistant high school principal Blake Barnes has everything he wants—a chance to help troubled students and an outlet for his passion for theater. Well, almost everything—he still goes home to … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Construction Worker, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Friends to lovers, Gay, Geek/Jock, Heat Index, High School, m/m, Mid-grade, Mild, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, second chance at love, Teacher, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Out of Nowhere (Middle of Somewhere Book 2) Audiobook by Roan Parrish narrated by Spencer Goss

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/out-of-nowhere-by-roan-parrish-7403-b   Blurb The only thing in Colin Mulligan’s life that makes sense is taking cars apart and putting them back together. In the auto shop where he works with his father and brothers, he tries to get … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Contemporary, Dee, Dreamspinner, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Scorching | Leave a comment

Losing Control (Broken Pieces #3) Audiobook by Riley Hart Narrated by Jack DuPont Dual Review!

Audible Link http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Losing-Control-Audiobook/B01N1T9YEY/ref=a_search_c4_1_3_srTtl?qid=1491772312&sr=1-3 Blurb On the surface, Ben seems to have it all: money, influence, good looks. He smiles and jokes in all the right places, but it’s all a façade. Inside he’s a wreck, and it’s only getting worse. … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Anna, Audiobook, BDSM, Beth Jumper, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Gay, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, lawyer, m/m, Mid-grade, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased | Leave a comment

The Sound Of His Silence (Unlikely Heroes #7) by Jenny Wood

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Sound-Silence-Unlikely-Heroes-Book-ebook/dp/B06ZZ814MP/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1492664855&sr=1-1&keywords=jenny+wood+silence Blurb Evan is new to Edgartown. Just having lost his twin brother along with his voice; he doesn’t know how to start over and live this life without the one person that’s been there through everything. Abusive … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, DA, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Insta Love, m/m, Mid, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, Purchased | Leave a comment

Author Spotlight for May: Cardeno C!

We are trying something new here at Open Skye.  We are going to spotlight one author each month (or theme) and share our favorite reviews with you! We’re going to get things rolling this month with an Author Spotlight on Cardeno … Continue reading

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Jeff Adams Guest Post and Giveaway for Somewhere on Mackinac!

OS: Welcome to Jeff Adams, author of Somewhere on Mackinac! Thanks for talking with us about your new book and for the giveaway- FUDGE! JA: Many thanks to Open Skye Book Reviews for hosting me today as I celebrate the … Continue reading

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Hot Wednesday by Taylor Kinney

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06ZZR5M4P/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1492016922&sr=8-2&keywords=hot+wednesday+taylor+kinney Free on KU! Blurb Julian’s been an escort for nearly ten years, willingly for the last five. But from the moment Gabriel walked into his life, everything changed. The man lives in anticipation of those weekly encounters … Continue reading

Posted in adult - 18+, Anna, Author Provided, BDSM, Book, Gay, Heat Index, Humiliation, m/m, Pain, Rent Boy, Scorching, slave/master | 1 Comment

Starting from Scratch (Housemates #5) by Jay Northcote

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Starting-Scratch-Housemates-Book-5-ebook/dp/B06Y3YVY82/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1492484586&sr=8-1-spell&keywords=starting+from+scratch+nortcote Free on KU! Blurb Starting over isn’t easy, but Ben is ready to live his life as the man he was always meant to be. Ben is transgender and back at university after hormone treatment and chest … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, Angst Level, Author Provided, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Friends to lovers, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Mid-grade, Mild, Morgan, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Trans, Virgin | Leave a comment

Another Dumb Jock (Book 2) Audiobook by Jeff Erno narr Ezekiel Robison

Dreampsinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/another-dumb-jock-by-jeff-erno-8207-b Blurb Jeff Irwin and Brett Willson raised a fine son, Adam, in their unconventional, judgment-free family. But being the son of two dads has its challenges. Although Adam loves them, he’s determined to prove he’s not gay, … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, Angst Level, Audiobook, Baseball, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Fade to black/No Steam, Geek/Jock, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, High School, Homophobia, m/m, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Virgin, young adult | Leave a comment

The Mystery of the Curiosities (Snow and Winter #2) by C S Poe

Dreamspinner Press Presents https://www.dsppublications.com/books/the-mystery-of-the-curiosities-by-cs-poe-358-b Blurb Life has been pretty great for Sebastian Snow. The Emporium is thriving and his relationship with NYPD homicide detective, Calvin Winter, is everything he’s ever wanted. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Sebastian’s only cause … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Book, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Hurt/Abuse, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, Mild, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, Valentine's Day | Leave a comment