Category Archives: 2 star

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

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

Dating Ryan Alback by J.E. Birk

Riptide Presents http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/dating-ryan-alback Blurb Ryan Alback has almost everything he’s ever wanted: a successful acting career, a dog who adores him, great family and friends, and a life outside the closet. The only thing missing is a boyfriend — but … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, Actor/Theatre, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Book, Contemporary, Gay, m/m, Mid, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract | Leave a comment

Rushing Love by Meg Bawden

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/rushing-love-by-meg-bawden-8176-b Blurb After a devastating breakup with the man he thought he’d spend his life with, Flynn Webb takes a vacation to a South Dakota dude ranch. It’s something completely different from anything he’s done before, and it … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Cowboys, Dreamspinner, Gay, Heat Index, Insta Love, Little to no angst, m/m, May/December, Mid-grade, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Branded by Flames (Dragon Soul #1) by Sean Michael

Carina Press Presents http://www.carinapress.com/shop/books/9781488024337_branded-by-flames.html Blurb Meet the Beteferoce brothers. Five dragon shifters, each with a strong elemental power. And each with a fierce desire to find his soul mate… For years, dragon-shifter-slash-firefighter Jake has been searching for his mate, but … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, BDSM, Book, Fated Mates, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Scorching, Shifter | Leave a comment

Matchless Man Audiobook by Ariel Tachna Narrated by John Solo

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/a-matchless-man-by-ariel-tachna-7763-b Blurb Lexington Lovers None of the matches caught his eye as much as the matchmaker himself. Growing up poorer than poor didn’t leave Navashen Bhattathiri many options for life outside of school. All of his concentration was … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, class difference, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Friends to lovers, Gay, Homophobia, Little to no angst, m/m, Medical, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Race/Species Difference | Leave a comment

Dear Santa, Dear Dad by TJ Masters

      Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/dear-santa-dear-dad-by-tj-masters-7889-b   Blurb Widower Steven drives to the North of England two days before Christmas to meet his estranged son Andrew hoping for a reconciliation. Steven had rejected his son when, as a 19 year … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Christmas, coming of age, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Homophobia, Little to no angst, m/m, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words) | Leave a comment

#Christmashatesyoutoo by EF Mulder

  Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/christmashatesyoutoo-by-ef-mulder-7968-b   Blurb   Born December 25, Noel Beebe is tired of having his birthday overshadowed by all things Christmas. While looking for love on social media, he comes across a prospective new beau just in time … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, Mild, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Secret Identity | Leave a comment

Colorado Wild (Colorado Heart Book 1) Audiobook by Sara York Narrated by Stan Jensen

Blurb When love sneaks up on you, shoot for the heart. Billy Bradford has a secret, and it’s bigger than the fact that he’s an assassin. When Tucker Hayes, Billy’s “straight” best friend, is injured on a mission, Billy acts … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Bi-Sexual, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Enemies to Lovers, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Mild, Military, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Unrequited Love, Virgin | Leave a comment

Trick Play (Eastshore Tigers #3) by Alison Hendricks

Blurb They’ll do whatever it takes to save their team. But can two best friends survive a fake relationship? Luke Trent is desperate to bring his team back together. If the Tigers can’t get over their slump, he’ll never make … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, Author Provided, Book, College/University, Contemporary, Football, Friends to lovers, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, m/m, Mid, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Scorching | Leave a comment