Category Archives: young adult

Back to School Month: My Roommate’s a Jock Well Crap Audiobook by Wade Kelly Narrated by Jason Lovett

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/my-roommates-a-jock-well-crap-by-wade-kelly-5407-b   Blurb  
It’s easy to become cynical when life never goes your way. Cole Reid has been a social recluse since he was fifteen, when he was outed by his high school baseball team. Since then, his … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, College/University, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Football, Gay, Gay, Geek/Jock, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Let's Get Educated/Back To School, m/m, Mary D, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Sports, Standalone, Virgin, young adult | Leave a comment

Trust by Kylie Scott

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Trust-Kylie-Scott-ebook/dp/B072FH6SHL/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1501642364&sr=1-1&keywords=trust+kylie Blurb Being young is all about the experiences: the first time you skip school, the first time you fall in love…the first time someone holds a gun to your head. After being held hostage during a robbery … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, Action/Adventure, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/f, Mid, Mid-grade, Mild, Morgan, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), PTSD, Virgin, young adult | Leave a comment

Audiobook Month: Something Like Spring: Something Like…, Book 4 by Jay Bell Narrated by Kevin R. Free

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Something-Like-Spring-Audiobook/B00UO03PZ8?qid=1499309807&sr=1-3 Blurb Nothing in this world is permanent. Friends, lovers, even family can all disappear in the blink of an eye. Without these anchors, it’s all too easy to find oneself drifting. Jason Grant doesn’t have much, aside … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, Angst Level, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, Brian Cherry, coming of age, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, second chance at love, young adult | Leave a comment

Audiobook Month Something Like Summer: Something Like…, Book 1 by Jay Bell Narrated by Kevin R. Free

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Something-Like-Summer-Audiobook/B00CLRVD4W?qid=1499295982&sr=1-1 Blurb Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change. The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, Angst Level, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, Brian Cherry, coming of age, Contemporary, Gay, Geek/Jock, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, Mild, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, young adult | 1 Comment

Audiobook Month: For Real by Alexis Hall Narrated by John Hartley and Paul Berton

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Erotica-Sexuality/For-Real-Audiobook/B018IJ8L3W?qid=1498406911&sr=1-1 Blurb Laurence Dalziel is worn down and washed up, and for him, the BDSM scene is all played out. Six years on from his last relationship, he’s pushing forty and tired of going through the motions of … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, BDSM, Book, class difference, Contemporary, Gay, Heat Index, May/December, May/December, Mid, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, Opposites attract, Purchased, S & M, Scorching, young adult | 1 Comment

It Could Happen by Mia Kerrick

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/it-could-happen-by-mia-kerick-8530-b Blurb Three misfits, mismatched in every way—Henry Perkins, Brody Decker, and Danny Denisco—have been friends throughout high school. Now in their senior year, the boys realize their relationship is changing, that they’re falling in love. But they … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, 3.5 stars, Angst Level, Beth Jumper, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Gay, Geek/Jock, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, High School, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Length, m/m/m, Mary D, Mild, Mild, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Rating, Reconcilliation, Virgin, young adult | Leave a comment

Symbols by Mario K. Lipinski

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/symbols-by-mario-kai-lipinski-8516-b Blurb Violence is hard to escape because of the scars it leaves—on the body, the mind, and the heart. Small, skinny, and timid, Matt is the school’s punching bag. He suffers in silence and holds no hope … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, Age Group, Angst Level, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Gay, Geek/Jock, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Standalone, Uncategorized, Virgin, young adult | 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

Hijacked Love by Ethan Stone

Blurb  
It’s the winter of 1971 and FBI Agent Zack Pomeroy is hoping to make a name for himself when he’s assigned the case of the century—the hijacking of an airplane by D.B. Cooper. Zack’s used to hiding his sexuality … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Author Provided, Book, Cop/Crime, Established Couple, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Historical, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, Mild, Mystery, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Older MCs, Recent Past, young adult | Leave a comment

When It All Falls Down byTanya Chris Reviewed by Anna!

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/When-Falls-Down-Tanya-Chris-ebook/dp/B01MTFFOG9/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1491771547&sr=8-1&keywords=when+it+all+falls+down+chris Free on KU! Blurb Maybe Charlie should have waited until he graduated high school before coming out, because since that revelation there’s been a growing distance between him and his friends. Charlie’s tough, though. He doesn’t mind … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, Anna, Author Provided, Book, Friends to lovers, Gay, High but not hopeless, m/m, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Virgin, young adult | Leave a comment