Category Archives: coming of age

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

Time to Laugh: Muscling Through by J.L. Merrow

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11045338-muscling-through?from_search=true Blurb: The bigger they come, the harder they fall… in love. Cambridge art professor Larry Morton takes one, alcohol-glazed look at the huge, tattooed man looming in a dark alley, and assumes he’s done for. Moments … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, adult - 18+, artists, Book, Bullying, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Gay, Gay, Homophobia, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Misunderstanding, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Purchased, Teacher, Time to Laugh | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: Love You So Hard (Love You So Stories #1) by Tara Lain

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/love-you-so-hard-by-tara-lain-9492-b Blurb Third Edition Craig Elson’s life has hit rock bottom. Even though he’s one of the best strategic planners around, a more confident guy takes credit for his work, and despite being a good-looking man, he suffers … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Book, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fake relationship, Fantasies, Friends to lovers, Gay, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Re-Release, Standalone | 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: Campus Visit by Stella Huerto

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15778273-campus-visit?ac=1&from_search=true Blurb Damian Garza and Alex Murphy became best friends in their closed-minded small town, remained inseparable through Alex’s coming out, and have stayed close while studying at different colleges. They’re close enough that Damian dares a … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, artists, Bi-Sexual, Book, College/University, coming of age, Exploration, farmer, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Purchased | 1 Comment