Category Archives: coming of age

Heart Unheard by Andrew Grey

Blurb: A Hearts Entwined Novel 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 … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Boss/employee, co-workers to lovers, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Dee, Dreamspinner, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, May/December, May/December, Mechanic/Car/Racing, Mid-grade, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, second chance at love, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Moment of Fate (Moments of Time Book 5) by Karen Stivali Narrated by PC

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/moment-of-fate-by-karen-stivali-9039-b Blurb Bryan Dane’s been living the dream—photography student by day, up-and-coming rocker by night. His summer goals are to earn his last few credits, graduate from NYU, spend as much time in the recording studio as possible, … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Geek/Jock, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Morgan, Music/Rock Star, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Scorching, Standalone | Leave a comment

Spooky Review: Familiar Angel by Amy Lane

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/familiar-angel-by-amy-lane-8950-b Blurb One hundred and forty years ago, Harry, Edward, and Francis met an angel, a demon, and a sorceress while escaping imprisonment and worse! They emerged with a new family—and shapeshifting powers beyond their wildest dreams. Now … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, angels, Angst Level, Book, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Dreamspinner, Fated Mates, Friends to lovers, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Magic, Mid-grade, Mild, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, pining, Race/Species Difference, Rating, Shifter, Spooky!, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Unrequited Love, Witches/Warlocks/Wizards | 6 Comments

Safe and Sound by Caitlin Ricci

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/safe-and-sound-by-caitlin-ricci-8948-b Blurb Twenty-one-year-old Mason has to get out of his mother’s house, where her boyfriend subjects him to unwanted advances—and won’t take no for an answer. Since she didn’t believe Mason when he told her about his uncle’s … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Beth Jumper, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Friends to lovers, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Mild, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Porn star | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Just Add Argyle (Fabric Hearts #3) by K.C. Burn Narrated by David Ross

  Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/just-add-argyle-by-kc-burn-8819-b Blurb Tate Buchanan is a troublemaker who can’t keep a job, no matter how many times his lucky argyle sweater gets him hired. Add to that a learning disability and an impetuous nature that sends him … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, class difference, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Heat Index, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Standalone | Leave a comment

The Love Song of Sawyer Bell (Tour Dates #1) by Avon Gale

Riptide Presents http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/the-love-song-of-sawyer-bell Blurb Victoria “Vix” Vincent has only two weeks to find a replacement fiddle player for her band’s summer tour. When classically trained violinist Sawyer Bell shows up for an audition, Vix is thrilled. Sawyer is talented, gorgeous, … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Bi-Sexual, Book, co-workers to lovers, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Exploration, f/f, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Humor, Mid, Morgan, Music/Rock Star, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Riptide Publishing, Scorching, Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment

Back to School Month: Five Dares by Eli Easton

Coming October 2nd! To Riptide Publishing http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/five-dares Blurb Andy Tyler has been the class daredevil since middle school. Over the years, he’s convinced his best friend, Jake Masterson, to perform some dangerous-looking stunts with him. But the dare they attempt … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Bi-Sexual, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Let's Get Educated/Back To School, Little to no angst, m/m, Monthly Theme, Morgan, NetGalley, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Riptide Publishing, Scorching, Unrequited Love, Virgin | Leave a comment

Back To School Month: Rim Shot by Skylar M Cates

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/rim-shot-by-skylar-m-cates-8880-b Blurb Can college roommates go from friends to lovers? Kyle: I’m confident that with hard work, my position as point guard can carry me from rural Indiana to the NBA. I also know I’m attracted to guys, … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Basketball, Book, Bullying, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Gay, Geek/Jock, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Let's Get Educated/Back To School, m/m, Mid, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Scorching, Sports, Virgin | Leave a comment

The Half Wolf by Jay Northcote

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Half-Wolf-Jay-Northcote-ebook/dp/B075WYY8HF/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506536970&sr=8-1&keywords=half+wolf+jay+northcote Free on KU! Blurb Mate, family, pack, home… can Quinn and Kellan have it all? Quinn grew up feeling out of place in the small town he calls home. Yearning for something he can’t name, he’s always … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Author Provided, Book, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, Dystopian, Dystopian, Fated Mates, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Hurt/Abuse, Insta Love, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Race/Species Difference, Shifter, Standalone | Leave a comment

Back to School Month: Something Like Spring Book 4 Audiobook by Jay Bell narrated by Kevin R Free

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Something-Like-Spring-Audiobook/B00UO03PZ8/ref=a_search_c4_1_6_srTtl?qid=1505922174&sr=1-6 Blurb Nothing in this world is permanent. Friends, lovers, even family can all disappear in the blink of an eye. Without these anchors, it’s all too easy to find oneself drifting. Jason Grant doesn’t have much, aside … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, Audiobook, Book, Brian Cherry, coming of age, Gay, Heat Index, Let's Get Educated/Back To School, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, Part of a Series, Purchased | 1 Comment