Category Archives: Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words)

Beach Balls by Tara Lain Review by Dee

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/beach-balls-by-tara-lain-8440-b Blurb Adam James is so far in the closet he could find Narnia. But coming out would threaten all he’s built as the lead attorney for WMA Development, and the million dollars he can get when he … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Closeted, Contemporary, Dee, Dreamspinner, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Mid-grade, Mild, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Rowing/Boating, Standalone | Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Cardeno C Blue Mountain (Pack Story 1) Audiobook narrated by Sean Crisden

Audible Link http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Blue-Mountain-Audiobook/B00RD95VZK/ref=a_search_c4_1_6_srTtl?qid=1492135222&sr=1-6 Blurb Exiled by his pack as a teen, Omega wolf Simon Moorehead learns to bury his gentle nature in the interest of survival. When a hulking, rough-faced Alpha catches Simon on pack territory, he tries to escape … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dee, Exploration, Fated Mates, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mild, Mild, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Purchased, Shifter, Standalone | Leave a comment

Jase (Kennedy Ink. #4) by Jenny Wood

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Jase-Kennedy-Ink-Jenny-Wood-ebook/dp/B072HZ28SG/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1495051670&sr=1-1&keywords=jase+wood Blurb Jase is home from college and is nervous to tell his family that he’s wanting to stay home for good. Stopping by the shop on his way into town, he meets the new guy; Joker. Quiet, … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, artists, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Ex-Con, Exploration, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Insta Love, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Morgan, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Virgin | Leave a comment

Talk of the Town 
By Caitlin Ricci
 Dual review by Mary and Anna!

Extasy Books Presents: http://www.extasybooks.com/talk-of-the-town/ Blurb After ending an abusive relationship, Julian comes back home to live with his parents and his son in a small town. Life is simple, and he’s happy about that. When he delivers groceries to Garrett … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, 2.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Bi-Sexual, Book, Contemporary, Extasy Books, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Insta Love, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Single Parent | Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Cardeno C Jesse’s Diner Audibook (Hope Book 2) Narrated by Paul Morey

Audible link http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Jesses-Diner-Audiobook/B019N5MKA0/ref=a_series_c2_2_saTtl?ie=UTF8&pf_rd_r=0GDQ1QYTSECW46A2RCXE&pf_rd_m=A2ZO8JX97D5MN9&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_i=series-detail&pf_rd_p=1374482202&pf_rd_s=center-2 Blurb Two men with a shared history and a mutual attraction must be honest with themselves and each other so both their dreams come true. Quiet, unassuming Tanner Sellers spends his time running a diner in Hope, … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Exploration, Football, Friends to lovers, Gay, Geek/Jock, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, May/December, May/December, Mid-grade, Morgan, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Older MCs, Part of a Series, Purchased, second chance at love, Virgin, Widower | Leave a comment

Jared’s Family by V.S. Morgan

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Jareds-Family-V-S-Morgan-ebook/dp/B01MUGIKUI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1493328809&sr=8-1&keywords=jared%27s+family Blurb After witnessing his mother’s death, a once outgoing preschooler is now a quiet shadow of himself. The little boy suffers nightmares and rarely speaks, choosing to use the basic sign language he learned in daycare. Desperate … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Cowboys, DA, Gay, Heat Index, Homophobia, Hurt/comfort, Insta Love, m/m, May/December, May/December, Mild, Mild, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Older MCs, Opposites attract, Purchased, Single Parent, writer | Leave a comment

The Sun Still Rises
 By Laura Bailo


Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-sun-still-rises-by-laura-bailo-8474-b Blurb Erik’s father lived for Pamplona’s yearly festival and the running of the bulls. Now he’s gone, and Erik flies to Pamplona on a whim to see the festival his father loved—without booking a room first. He’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Dee, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/comfort, Little to no angst, long distance love, m/m, Mary D, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Standalone, writer | Leave a comment

A Taste of Honey by Ari McKay

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/a-taste-of-honey-by-ari-mckay-8473-b Blurb 2nd Edition Boone Phillips needs a girlfriend—now! If he shows up to the family reunion alone, his mother will throw every woman in sight at him. But the only “woman” Boone trusts enough to ask is … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Beth Jumper, Bi-Sexual, Book, Contemporary, drag queen, Dreamspinner, Friends to lovers, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Humor, m/m, Mild, Mild, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words) | 1 Comment

Broken Wings (Phoenix Reborn book 1) By Houston Michaels

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Broken-Wings-Phoenix-Reborn-book-ebook/dp/B06Y4LTJBF/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492920278&sr=1-2&keywords=broken+wings+houston   Blurb Proud to have served his country, Gabriel O’Roarke returned from war unable to recognize the man he had become. While war was hell, it was the aftereffects that were slowly eating away at his soul. … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Author Provided, BDSM, Beth Jumper, Book, Contemporary, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Military, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, PTSD | 1 Comment

Author Spotlight: Cardeno C McFarland’s Farm (Hope #1) Audiobook narrated by Paul Morey

Audible Link http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/McFarlands-Farm-Audiobook/B00PG3RRDY/ref=a_search_c4_1_17_srTtl?qid=1492134525&sr=1-17 Blurb Wealthy, attractive Lucas Reika treats life like a party, moving from bar to bar and man to man. Thumbing his nose at his restaurateur father’s demand that he earn his keep, Lucas instead seduces a valued … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Friends to lovers, Gay, Heat Index, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, Mild, Misunderstanding, Morgan, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Purchased, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment