Category Archives: Sports

Release Day Review: Medley (Changing Lanes #2) by Layla Reyne

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37556674-medley?from_search=true   Blurb Sebastian Stewart was never Mr. Dependable; he was more the good-time guy who only wanted to swim, party, and ink tattoos. Until he cost his team the Olympic gold four years ago. Bas is … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, Bi-Sexual, Book, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, College/University, Contemporary, Friends to lovers, Gay, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Mild/low level heat, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Riptide Publishing, Swimming/Diving, young adult | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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: Overtime Audiobook (ficlet) by Avon Gale narrated by Scott Smith

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31218096-overtime?from_search=true Blurb This short story (approximately 4000 words) takes place after the events of Power Play and before Empty Net. It features Spartanburg Spitfires’ goalie Isaac Drake — as well as a few other familiar faces — … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, Contemporary, Established Couple, Established Couple/Sequel, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Gay, Hockey, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Time to Laugh | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh: Beauty and the Bookworm by Nick Pagent

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22052456-beauty-and-the-bookworm?from_search=true Blurb Mason Leery is a bookworm and he thinks he might just be able to get through life simply by reading about it instead of living it. Until he meets Shane Beaumont. Shane is the opposite … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Beth Jumper, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Gay, Gay, Geek/Jock, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Gym/physical trainer, Humor, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Purchased, Sports, Standalone, Time to Laugh, Track | 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

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: Poke Check (Harrisburg Railers #4) by R.J. Scott and V.L. Locey

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35907068-poke-check Blurb One scorching summer in each other’s arms could never be enough. Stanislav “Stan” Lyamin is happy playing for the Railers. The towering goalie is well-loved, respected, and making a home for himself even though that home … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Bi-Sexual, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, Enemies to Lovers, Enemies to Lovers, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Hockey, Homophobia, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, pining, Purchased, Reconcilliation, second chance at love, Single Parent, Sports, The one that got away | Leave a comment

Audiobook: The Fireman’s Pole by Sue Brown Narrated by Finn Sterling

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-firemans-pole-by-sue-brown-8862-b Blurb The flames of passion rise for the lord of the manor. It’s springtime in Calminster village, but things are already heating up. Sexy firefighter Dale Maloney is new to the local station. When Dale backs the … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, class difference, Closeted, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dreamspinner, Firefighters, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Humor, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Mary D, Mild level angst, Mild/low level heat, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Soccer, Sports, Stalker/Abusive Ex | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Point of No Return by NR Walker Narrated by Sean Crisden

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Point-of-No-Return-Audiobook/B0792L8YZG?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_2&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=GZ1XXQ7Y4Y0W3YG0FZ8A& Blurb Book one in the Turning Point series. Matthew Elliot is one of LA’s best detectives. He’s been labeled the golden boy of the Fab Four: a team of four detectives who’ve closed down drug-rings all over … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, Action/Adventure, Angst Level, Author Provided, Book, boxing, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, DA, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Gym/physical trainer, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, Scorching/high heat | Leave a comment

Skater Boy (Hot off the Ice #4) by A.E. Wasp

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36602306-skater-boy?ac=1&from_search=true Blurb In a world that measures success in dollars, how do you put a price on happiness? Love, marriage, and a baby carriage. It’s all Alex Staunton has ever wanted. Well, that and an Olympic medal … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Bullying, Contemporary, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hockey, Homophobia, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, second chance at love, Single Parent, Sports, Sports, Standalone | Leave a comment