Category Archives: coming of age

Recent release: Traded Out by Samantha Wayland

Good reads link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41555624-traded-out Blurb Olle Svensson came to Canada to play hockey, but now he’s wondering if twenty-five is too late to start university back home in Sweden. Things started out well, but then his friend Jamie gets caught … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Book, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, coming of age, Contemporary, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Hidden Lovers, Hockey, Homophobia, Instafreebie, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Sports, Sports, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Time to get paranormal: Evolved Audiobook by NR Walker Narrated by Joel Leslie

  Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Evolved-Audiobook/1541445112?qid=1536769755&sr=sr_1_1&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=Y3400SMA6Q7VHD21JS8D& Blurb In 2068, androids are an integrated part of human life. Big Brother no longer just watches from the shadows. It’s in every household. Lloyd Salter has OCD issues with noise and mess, and he’s uncomfortable … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, class difference, coming of age, coming of age, Contemporary, Future, Gay, Gay, Hidden Lovers, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Race/Species Difference, Speculative Fiction, TIme to get Paranormal, Virgin | 1 Comment

Release Day Review: Undertow (Port Lewis Witches #2) by Brooklyn Ray

Nine Star Presents https://ninestarpress.com/product/undertow/ Blurb Port Lewis, a coastal town perched on the Washington cliffs, is home to Crescent Cafe, a slew of micro-breweries, a downtown packed with antique boutiques, and violent, ancient storms. Thunder shakes rooftops and lightning cuts … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Book, coming of age, coming of age, Contemporary, Demons, Established Couple/Sequel, Fairies, Fantasy, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Magic, Merpeople, Morgan, NetGalley, New Adult, Nine Star Press, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Psychic, Scorching/high heat, Shifter, Trans, Witches/Warlocks/Wizards | Leave a comment

Time to get Paranormal: Denying Fate (A Series of Fate #1) by C.C. Dado

  Dreamspinner https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/denying-fate-by-cc-dado-9837-b Blurb Fate is a funny thing. Some try to cut its threads, while others wrap themselves in it like a blanket. Young wolf shifter Max is cocky and crass. Unlike others his age, he has yet to … Continue reading

Posted in 2.5 stars, adult - 18+, Book, coming of age, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Gay, Mary D, Mid level angst, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Shifter | Tagged | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Color Me In (Last Chance, Book 2) By: Riley Hart Narrated by: Nick J. Russo

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Color-Me-In-Audiobook/B07CMKWW2Q?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_2&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=MQAK204B2Y7EPH89K5FR& Blurb Caleb White has been a lot of places and made a lot of decisions he isn’t proud of. He’s ready to settle down and figure out who he really is. Where better to do that than … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, coming of age, Contemporary, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level angst, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Scorching/high heat, Standalone | Leave a comment

Audiobook: City Boy: Hot (Off The Ice Book 1) by AE Wasp Narrated by Michael Pauley

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/City-Boy-Audiobook/B07BGCD4BG?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=SV27NV3YZGNJNC2STE4B& Blurb Follow the money or follow your heart? Either way, you lose. When a blown tire leads directly to mind-blowing sex with a white knight named Dakota, pro-hockey player Bryce Lowery discovers he is most definitely gay. … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Exploration, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Hockey, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level angst, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Scorching/high heat, Sports, Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment

Audiobook: The Solstice Prince By SJ Himes Narrated by Joel Leslie

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/The-Solstice-Prince-Audiobook/B07CH442X7?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=ZY1S6912HW5YT2E02T5Y& Blurb Rescued from slavers, healer novice Jaime Buchanan finds himself alone and free in Pyrderi, a kingdom of magic, mythical creatures, and a culture as open and kind as his homeland was cruel and close-minded. Despite his … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, Cinderella/Cinderfella, coming of age, Gay, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Magic, Mild/low level heat, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Paranormal, Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Teaching Ben by Shae Connor Narrated by Kenneth Obi

Audiobook: Teaching Ben by Shae Connor Narrated by Kenneth Obi Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/teaching-ben-by-shae-connor-9302-b Blurb Learning to love means a study in patience. Fresh out of the military, Ben Cooper is ready for a new start. He’s away from his domineering … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, adult - 18+, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid level angst, Mild/low level heat, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, second chance at love, Standalone, Teacher | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Kairos by Mary Calmes Narrated by Michael Fell

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/kairos-by-mary-calmes-9162-b Blurb Sometimes the best day of your life is the one you never saw coming. Joe Cohen has devoted the past two years of his life to one thing: the care and feeding of Kade Bosa. His … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Homophobia, Little to no angst, m/m, Mild/low level heat, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Coming Soon! Squared Away (Out of Uniform #5) by Annabeth Albert

  April 16 by Carina Press Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37544729-squared-away Blurb In the wake of tragedy, SEAL Mark Whitley rushed stateside to act as guardian to his sister’s three young children. But a conflicting will could give custody to someone … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Asexual, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Demi, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Hurt/comfort, m/m, May/December, May/December, Mild/low level heat, Military, Morgan, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, second chance at love, Single Parent, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment