Category Archives: Hurt/Abuse

Time to Laugh: How to Howl at the Moon by Eli Easton

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24843427-how-to-howl-at-the-moon?from_search=true Blurb Sheriff Lance Beaufort is not going to let trouble into his town, no sir. Tucked away in the California mountains, Mad Creek has secrets to keep, like the fact that half the town consists of … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Beth Jumper, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Enemies to Lovers, Exploration, Fated Mates, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Humor, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Mild/low level heat, Misunderstanding, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Purchased, Secret Identity, Shifter, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone, Time to Laugh | Leave a comment

Coming Soon! Squared Away (Out of Uniform #5) by Annabeth Albert

  April 16 by Carina Press Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37544729-squared-away Blurb In the wake of tragedy, SEAL Mark Whitley rushed stateside to act as guardian to his sister’s three young children. But a conflicting will could give custody to someone … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Asexual, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Demi, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Hurt/comfort, m/m, May/December, May/December, Mild/low level heat, Military, Morgan, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, second chance at love, Single Parent, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh: Muscling Through by J.L. Merrow

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11045338-muscling-through?from_search=true Blurb: The bigger they come, the harder they fall… in love. Cambridge art professor Larry Morton takes one, alcohol-glazed look at the huge, tattooed man looming in a dark alley, and assumes he’s done for. Moments … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, adult - 18+, artists, Book, Bullying, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Gay, Gay, Homophobia, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Misunderstanding, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Purchased, Teacher, Time to Laugh | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: Love You So Hard (Love You So Stories #1) by Tara Lain

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/love-you-so-hard-by-tara-lain-9492-b Blurb Third Edition Craig Elson’s life has hit rock bottom. Even though he’s one of the best strategic planners around, a more confident guy takes credit for his work, and despite being a good-looking man, he suffers … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Book, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fake relationship, Fantasies, Friends to lovers, Gay, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Re-Release, Standalone | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh: Shiny! Audiobook by Amy Lane Narrated by Tyler Stevens

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/shiny-by-amy-lane-5174-b Blurb: Will Lafferty and Kenny Scalia are both having sort of a day. Will gets fired for letting fifth graders read Harry Potter, and Kenny finds his boyfriend and his sex toys in bed with a complete … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Purchased, Time to Laugh, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: Storm by HJ Welch

Good Reads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39671696-storm#other_review Blurb *I can’t do this without you* Chase Williamson was never meant to be a dad. Like it or not, though, he’s now the sole guardian of five-year-old Lyla and terrified of messing it up. He needs … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Author Provided, Bi-Sexual, Closeted, Contemporary, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mary D, Medical, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Military, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, Single Parent, Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh!: Shattered Glass Audiobook by Dani Alexander Narrated by Joseph Northton

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Shattered-Glass-Audiobook/B00JG4BXAM?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_2&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=EX0MZDF1ETN7PX53Y05M& Blurb A male prostitute, a mangy cat, a murder, and an obsession that threatens his career, his impending marriage and his life…nothing is going as planned for Austin Glass. Austin Glass seems to have it all: a … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, class difference, Closeted, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, DA, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Mary D, Mild/low level heat, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, PTSD, Purchased, Rent Boy, Time to Laugh | Leave a comment

Friends to Lovers: Campus Visit by Stella Huerto

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15778273-campus-visit?ac=1&from_search=true Blurb Damian Garza and Alex Murphy became best friends in their closed-minded small town, remained inseparable through Alex’s coming out, and have stayed close while studying at different colleges. They’re close enough that Damian dares a … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, artists, Bi-Sexual, Book, College/University, coming of age, Exploration, farmer, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Purchased | 1 Comment

Friends to Lovers: Summer Ride By Susan Laine

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/summer-ride-by-susan-laine-9480-b Blurb High school best friends Toby Billings and Jim Maverick went their separate ways after graduation. Five years later, they meet by chance. Toby needs a ride, and Jim offers to give him one. During a journey … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, Contemporary, Dee, Dreamspinner, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, lawyer, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), second chance at love, Standalone, young adult | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Heart Unheard by Andrew Grey Narrated by Greg Tremblay

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/heart-unheard-by-andrew-grey-9023-b Blurb The attraction between Brent Berkheimer and Scott Spearman peels the wallpaper, but Brent is Scott’s boss, and they’re both too professional to go beyond flirting. Their priorities realign after Scott is badly injured in an accident … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, Bullying, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, DA, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Mary D, May/December, May/December, Mechanic/Car/Racing, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment