Category Archives: coming of age

Audiobook Month: Something Like Spring: Something Like…, Book 4 by Jay Bell Narrated by Kevin R. Free

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Something-Like-Spring-Audiobook/B00UO03PZ8?qid=1499309807&sr=1-3 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 6 star, Angst Level, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, Brian Cherry, coming of age, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, second chance at love, young adult | Leave a comment

Audiobook Month Something Like Summer: Something Like…, Book 1 by Jay Bell Narrated by Kevin R. Free

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Something-Like-Summer-Audiobook/B00CLRVD4W?qid=1499295982&sr=1-1 Blurb Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change. The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, Angst Level, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, Brian Cherry, coming of age, Contemporary, Gay, Geek/Jock, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, Mild, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Purchased, young adult | 1 Comment

Audiobook Month: Christmas Kitsch by Amy Lane Narrated by Nick J Russo

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Christmas-Kitsch-Audiobook/B01929UVY4?qid=1498407147&sr=1-1 Blurb: Sometimes the best thing you can get for Christmas is knowing what you really want. Rusty Baker is a blond, rich, entitled football player in a high school full of them—just the type of oblivious jock … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, class difference, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Football, Friends to lovers, Gay, Geek/Jock, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Holiday, Homophobia, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Purchased, Standalone, Thanksgiving, Virgin | 3 Comments

Audiobook Month: Devotion (Forbes Mates: Book One) by Grace R Duncan Narrated by Joel Leslie

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/devotion-by-grace-r-duncan-8726-b Blurb Will Tanner realize he’s wrong and claim his mate before Finley’s devotion is gone? Finley Cooper is tired of waiting for his destined mate to be ready to claim him. In deference to human laws, he’s … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Fated Mates, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, pining, Rating, Scorching, Shifter, Standalone, Virgin | 1 Comment

Audiobook Month: There’s This Guy Audiobook by Rhys Ford Narrated by Greg Tremblay

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/theres-this-guy-by-rhys-ford-8288-b Blurb How do you save a drowning man when that drowning man is you? Jake Moore’s world fits too tightly around him. Every penny he makes as a welder goes to care for his dying father, an … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid-grade, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words) | Leave a comment

Audiobook Month: A Second Harvest by Eli Easton Narrated by Will Tulin

  Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/a-second-harvest-by-eli-easton-7193-b Blurb David Fisher has lived by the rules all his life. Born to a Mennonite family, he obeyed his father and took over the family farm, married, and had two children. Now with both his kids … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, Christmas, class difference, Closeted, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, farmer, Friends to lovers, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Holiday, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Length, long distance love, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Year's Eve, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, Opposites attract, Rating, second chance at love, Single Parent, Thanksgiving, Virgin, Widower | 1 Comment

The Other Five Percent by Quinn Anderson

Riptide Presents https://riptidepublishing.com/titles/the-other-five-percent Blurb Logan Vanderveer has a joke he’s been telling since college: he’s ninety-five percent straight. He did some experimenting in school, but none of the men he fooled around with inspired him to abandon “the plan”: meet … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Bi-Sexual, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Exploration, Friends to lovers, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Homophobia, Humor, m/m, Mild, Mild, Morgan, NetGalley, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Riptide Publishing, Virgin | Leave a comment

Audiobook Month: Shelter the Sea (The Roosevelt #2) by Heidi Cullinan Narrated by Iggy Toma

  Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Shelter-the-Sea-Audiobook/B072K2VTBH?qid=1497811677&sr=1-1 Blurb Some heroes wear capes. Some prefer sensory sacks. Emmet Washington has never let the world define him, even though he, his boyfriend, Jeremey, and his friends aren’t considered “real” adults because of their disabilities. When … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Established Couple, Gay, Heat Index, Hopelessly Crying, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Length, m/m, Mild, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Politics, Purchased | 1 Comment

Secrets In Shadows (Shadow Creek #1) by Leah Blake

Buy Link http://www.bookstrand.com/book/secrets-in-shadows Blurb Wolf shifter Rex Vanderbilt has lived a life of luxury and privilege. That changes one fateful night following an attack by hunters that nearly kills him and his family. They seek refuge and protection at the … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Angst Level, Author Provided, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Enemies to Lovers, Fairies, Fated Mates, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Shifter, Standalone, vampire | 1 Comment

Spun! (The Shamwell Tales #4) by J.L. Merrow

  Riptide Presents http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/spun   Blurb With friends like these . . . An ill-advised encounter at the office party leaves David Greenlake jobless and homeless in one heady weekend. But he quickly begs work from his ex-boss and takes … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Homophobia, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, Part of a Series, Riptide Publishing, Single Parent, Standalone | Leave a comment