Category Archives: coming of age

Audiobook: Red Dirt Heart 3 by NR Walker Narrated by Joel Leslie

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Red-Dirt-Heart-3-Audiobook/B0758Q1RGM/ref=a_search_c4_1_2_srTtl?qid=1504970023&sr=1-2 Blurb Life for Charlie Sutton has never been better, or busier. With Travis now a permanent fixture of Sutton Station, a permanent fixture at Charlie’s side, Charlie’s convinced he couldn’t do anything on his ever-growing to-do list … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, co-workers to lovers, coming of age, Contemporary, Established Couple, Established Couple/Sequel, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Homophobia, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series | Leave a comment

City Boy: Hot Off The Ice Book 1 by AE Wasp

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/City-Boy-Hot-Off-Book-ebook/dp/B07339WG93/ref=la_B01FHWWJ90_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1504219480&sr=1-1 Free on KU 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 … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Bi-Sexual, Book, class difference, coming of age, Contemporary, Exploration, farmer, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Hockey, Homophobia, Insta Love, Little to no angst, m/m, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Purchased, Scorching, Sports, Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment

Back to School Month: My Hero Audiobook by Max Vos Narrated by Jared Bradford

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/My-Hero-Audiobook/B0147LP8RC/ref=a_search_c4_1_7_srTtl?qid=1504115418&sr=1-7 Blurb When he was 16 years old, Rich Miller saved a young man from drowning at his local pool. Little did he know that years later, as a senior in college and Olympic diving hopeful, Rich would … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Beth Jumper, Bi-Sexual, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Exploration, Football, Friends to lovers, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Homophobia, Humor, Let's Get Educated/Back To School, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Olympics, Part of a Series, Sports, Sports, Swimming/Diving, Virgin | Leave a comment

Back to School Month: The Quarterback by Mackenzie Blair

Riptide Presents http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/the-quarterback Blurb Matt Lancaster is the star quarterback at Bodine College, a small Southern Division II school with an ultra-conservative Dean of Athletics. Matt is also very much in the closet, and he thinks he’s kept his secret … Continue reading

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

Back to School Month: A Hundred Thousand Words by Nyrae Dawn

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Thousand-Words-Nyrae-Dawn-ebook/dp/B0169DQ7CG/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1504217814&sr=1-1&keywords=a+hundred+thousand+words   Free on KU! Blurb Tobias Jackson grew up in Coburn, a town where the gay population equaled exactly one: him. Add that to the fact that his dream guy was his best friend’s jerky older brother … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Let's Get Educated/Back To School, m/m, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Purchased, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Tart and Sweet (Candy Man Book 4) By Amy Lane Narrated by Philip Alces

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/tart-and-sweet-by-amy-lane-8858-b Blurb In the Army, Robbie Chambers turned on his lover out of fear—and he hasn’t been able to live with himself since. Now he’s out of the Army but still trapped in the closet that brought on … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Bullying, Christmas, Closeted, coming of age, Construction Worker, Contemporary, Dancer, Dancer, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gender Fluid, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Holiday, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Insta Love, Length, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid-grade, Mild, Morgan, New Year's Eve, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Scorching | Leave a comment

Remember When by S.J.D. Peterson

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/remember-when-by-sjd-peterson-8788-b Blurb Life is simple and hopeful in youth. Luke and Nelson are best friends exploring their budding sexuality. They have big plans for the future, and nothing can stand in their way or tear them apart—except a … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Bi-Sexual, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, long distance love, m/m, Mary D, Mid-grade, Mild, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Reconcilliation, second chance at love | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Chase the Ace by Clare London Narrated by Seb Yarrick

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/chase-the-ace-by-clare-london-8725-b Blurb 2nd Edition A London Lads Story Newly single in his late twenties and bored with his quiet life in a London suburb, Daniel Cross soon discovers the lure of social media. Excited at the chance of … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Friends to lovers, Gay, Heat Index, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Mild, Misunderstanding, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Re-Release, second chance at love, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Pins and Needles by A.J. Thomas

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/pins-and-needles-by-aj-thomas-8786-b Blurb The truth is rarely seen on the surface, and getting to it might mean digging deep…. After a devastating accident and a long stay in the hospital, the last thing petroleum engineer Sean Wilkinson wants to … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Boss/employee, Closeted, coming of age, Construction Worker, Contemporary, DA, Dreamspinner, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, lawyer, m/m, Mid-grade, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract | Leave a comment

From Ashes (Heathens Ink #3) by K.M. Neuhold

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Ashes-Heathens-Ink-Book-ebook/dp/B074RZFZRZ/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1502914916&sr=1-3&keywords=from+the+ashes Free on KU! Blurb “When the broken man with scarred skin walked into Heathens, asked for a job, and showed me a sketch of a phoenix, it felt like fate.”~ Adam It started with an anonymous post … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, artists, Author Provided, Book, Boss/employee, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Length, m/m, Mid-grade, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Standalone | Leave a comment