Category Archives: Exploration

Time to Laugh: Behind the Curtain Audiobook by Amy Lane Narrated by Hugh Bradley

Dreamspinner Press https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/behind-the-curtain-by-amy-lane-6070-b Blurb Dawson Barnes recognizes his world is very small and very charmed. Running his community college theater like a petty god, he and his best friend, Benji know they’ll succeed as stage techs after graduation. His father … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, Actor/Theatre, adult - 18+, artists, Audiobook, Bullying, Christmas, College/University, Contemporary, Dancer, Dancer, Exploration, Gay, Gay, Geek/Jock, Homophobia, Humor, Hurt/comfort, Insta Love, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Purchased, Time to Laugh, Virgin | Leave a comment

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

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: Faith & Fidelity (Faith, Love & Devotion #1) by Tere Michaels

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4801582-faith-fidelity Blurb New York City Vice Detective Evan Cerelli has lost his wife, the only person he ever loved and slept with. He’s trying to get on with his life, build a life for his children. Former … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Bi-Sexual, Book, Cop/Crime, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, Part of a Series, PTSD, Purchased, Scorching/high heat, Single Parent, Virgin, Widower | Leave a comment

Friends to Lovers: My Summer of Wes (Wes & Mal #1) by Missy Welsh

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8646908-my-summer-of-wes Blurb I didn’t know. How could I? All through high school, I was beaten up and teased for being gay. But I wasn’t gay. Or didn’t think I was. Now Wes, the guy across the street who’s … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Standalone, Virgin | 1 Comment

Friends to Lovers: Lessons in Love Audiobook by Charlie Cochrane Narrated by Phil Mayes

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Lessons-in-Love-Audiobook/B01AO7MOFW?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=KH0GYNMFVNQKRQJMBH41 Blurb St. Bride’s College, Cambridge, England, 1905. When Jonty Stewart takes up a teaching post at the college where he studied, the handsome and outgoing young man acts as a catalyst for change within the archaic institution. … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, co-workers to lovers, College/University, Cop/Crime, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, Historical, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Mary D, Mild level angst, Mild/low level heat, Monthly Theme, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Purchased, Re-Release, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Teacher, Virgin | Leave a comment

Friends to Lovers: The Blueprint by SE Harmon

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-blueprint-by-se-harmon-9446-b Blurb Kelly Cannon is satisfied with his life. He has friends, a wonderful family, and a great job. But his love life has reached a new level of pitiful. Why? Well, his heart decided to break all … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, adult - 18+, Bi-Sexual, Book, Closeted, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Football, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Sports, Virgin | Leave a comment

Friends to Lovers: Frat House Troupers (Brandt and Donnelly #1] Audiobook by Xavier Mayne Narrated by Peter B. Brooke

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Frat-House-Troopers-Audiobook/B00IGHJSTS?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=8RH2W0EKMKM09CP8HBWK& Blurb State trooper Brandt’s new assignment to infiltrate a sex-cam operation puts him in a very uncomfortable position, especially since he’ll have to perform naked on camera for his audition. Fortunately his partner and best friend, Donnelly, … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Bi-Sexual, Book, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Mary D, Mid level angst, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Porn star, Purchased, reality tv, Scorching/high heat, Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: When Everything is Blue by Laura Lascarso

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/when-everything-is-blue-by-laura-lascarso-9420-b Blurb When they were kids, Chris Mitcham rescued Theo from the neighborhood bullies and taught him how to “be cool.” Now, years later, Theo’s developed feelings for his best friend that arise at the most inopportune times. … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, Book, class difference, Closeted, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, m/m, Mary D, Mid level angst, Mild/low level heat, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Skating, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone, Swimming/Diving, Virgin, young adult | Leave a comment

Enemies to Lovers: Sixty Five Hours by NR Walker

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16145400-sixty-five-hours?from_search=true Blurb Cameron Fletcher and Lucas Hensley are advertising executives who have Sixty Five Hours to pull together the campaign of their careers. Sixty Five Hours to get along. Sixty Five Hours to not kill each other. … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Enemies to Lovers, Enemies to Lovers, Exploration, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Homophobia, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, Monthly Theme, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Purchased, Scorching/high heat, Standalone | Leave a comment