Book Review: Life as an Teenage Vampire - Amanda Meuwissen




TITLE: Life as a Teenage Vampire

AUTHOR: Amanda Meuwissen

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 303 Pages

RELEASE DATE: October 2, 2016


The last thing Emery expected at the end of his senior year of high school was to become a vampire and fall in love with his best friend…

Emery Mavus just...Read More »

Book Review: Claiming Cupid by Crymsyn Hart




TITLE: Claiming Cupid

AUTHOR: Crymsyn Hart

PUBLISHER: Changeling Press

LENGTH: 40 Pages

RELEASE DATE: February 10, 2017


When Krampus’ gingerbread men bring him a man caught in one of his nets, all thoughts of eating him fly from his mind. Krampus learns his guest is Cupid, the Incarnation of Love. With...Read More »

Audio Book Review: On Wings of Thunder by M.D. Grimm




TITLE: On Wings of Thunder

AUTHOR: M.D. Grimm

NARRATOR: Pavi Proczko

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 5h 26m

RELEASE DATE: January 26, 2017


Trystan is an unchosen angel – shunned by society, bullied, and without a future. In a hidden well, Trystan discovers a carving of a dragon, who were once the commanders...Read More »

Release Day Review: Brush With Catastrophe (The Aloysius Tales #2) by Tara Lain




TITLE: Brush With Catastrophe

SERIES: The Aloysius Tales, book 2

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press


RELEASE DATE: April 14, 2017


Sammy Raphael is a crappy witch, and on top of that, he can’t seem to get a boyfriend. Where other supernaturals can bring down lightning and manifest wealth, Sammy...Read More »

Release Day Review: Cowboys Don't Ride Unicorns (Cowboys Don't #2) by Tara Lain




TITLE: Cowboys Don’t Ride Unicorns

SERIES: Cowboys Don’t, Book 2

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 250 Pages

RELEASE DATE: March 22, 2017


Cowboy Danny Boone—a name he made up one drunken night and has regretted ever since—harbors a big past and yearns for a small future. A short, bright career...Read More »

Release Day Review: Fair Chance (All's Fair #3) by Josh Lanyon

REVIEWED by Christie

TITLE: Fair Chance

SERIES: All’s Fair, book 3

AUTHOR: Josh Lanyon

PUBLISHER: Carina Press

LENGTH: 336 Pages

RELEASE DATE: March 13, 2017



One final game of cat and mouse…

Ex–FBI agent Elliot Mills thought he was done with the most brutal case of his career. The Sculptor, the serial killer he spent...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Hanging the Stars by Rhys Ford (Author) & Greg Tremblay (Narrator)

REVIEWED by  Christie

TITLE: Hanging the Stars

SERIES: Half Moon Bay, Book 2

AUTHOR: Rhys Ford

NARRATOR: Greg Tremblay

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 7h 41m

RELEASE DATE: January 12, 2017


Angel Daniels grew up hard, one step ahead of the law and always looking over his shoulder. A grifter’s son, he’d learned every con and trick...Read More »

Recent Release Audio Book Review: Grounding Griffin (Made Marian #4) by Lucy Lennox


REVIEW by Christie


TITLE: Grounding Griffin

SERIES: Made Marian, book 4

AUTHOR: Lucy Lennox

NARRATOR: Michael Pauley

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 7 hours and 43 minutes

RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2017


Griff: I learned early on that the easiest way to avoid a broken heart is to always be the first out the door. Caring about anyone or...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Single Malt (Agents Irish & Whiskey #1) by Layla Reyne

SingleMalt cover

REVIEWED by Christie


TITLE: Single Malt

SERIES: Agents Irish & Whiskey, Book 1

AUTHOR: Layla Reyne

PUBLISHER: Carina Press

LENGTH: 194 Pages

RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2017


Eight months after the car crash that changed everything, FBI agent Aidan Talley is back at work. New department, new case and a new partner. Smart, athletic and...Read More »

Short Story Review: Joshua (Faeted #1) by Caitlin Ricci



TITLE: Joshua

SERIES: Faeted, Book 1

AUTHOR: Caitlin Ricci

PUBLISHER: Pride Publishing

LENGTH: 40 Pages

RELEASE DATE: January 24, 2017


Book one in the Faeted series There’s only one place to go for a guaranteed happily ever after… Joshua, a dragon shifter, hates having to go to the Faeted Matchmaking Agency, but...Read More »

Audio Book Review: All of Me by Cardeno C (Author) & Robert M. Clark (Narrator)

REVIEWED by Christie


TITLE: All of Me

AUTHOR: Cardeno C

NARRATOR: Robert M. Clark

PUBLISHER: The Romance Authors

LENGTH: 1h 50m

RELEASE DATE: August 17, 2016



To bond with his destined mate, an Alpha wolf must look past what he sees and trust what he feels.

Bonded by their parents before they were conceived, wolf shifters...Read More »

New Release Review: Arrows Fletched With Peacock Feathers

REVIEWED by Christie

TITLE: Arrows Fletched With Peacock Feathers

AUTHOR: Claudia Quint

PUBLISHER: Less Than Three Press

LENGTH: 40 Pages

RELEASE DATE: February 28, 2017


Notthingham suffers under the ruthless enforcement of the Sheriff, who is determined to live up to his title and forget the difficult childhood that left him orphaned and destitute....Read More »

Audio Book Review: Jumping Jude by Lucy Lennox (Author) & Michael Pauley (Narrator)

Reviewed by Christie

TITLE: Jumping Jude

SERIES: Made Marian, Book 3

AUTHOR: Lucy Lennox

NARRATOR: Michael Pauley

PUBLISHER: Lucy Lennox

LENGTH: 7h 30m

RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2017


Jude: Reaching the top of the country music charts brings out the crazy, and there’s no one crazier than my ex. Unfortunately, his threats to out me are...Read More »

Love Bytes Reviewers "Best of 2016" - Day #13 - Christie

Love bytes favorite reads

It’s that time of year again people. The time where we, the voracious and obsessive readers of LGBT romance, look back and reflect on what an amazing year of books it’s been. If you’re anything like us then you’re already compiling your 2017 “To Read”...Read More »

Split Decision Duo Review: Borrowing Blue (Made Marian #1) Lucy Lennox

Borrowing Blue (Made Marian, #1)

TITLE: Borrowing Blue

SERIES: Made Marian

AUTHOR: Lucy Lennox

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 282 pages

RELEASE DATE: November 23, 2016


Blue: When my ex walks into the resort bar with his new husband on his arm, I want nothing more than to prove to him that I’ve moved on. Thankfully, the...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Love on Location by Lucy Felthouse (Author) & Joel Leslie (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie

TITLE: Love on Location

AUTHOR: Lucy Felthouse

NARRATOR: Joel Leslie

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 1h 54m

RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2016



When Theo Samuels heads off to film on location in the village of Stoneydale, he’s expecting drama to take place on camera, not off. But when he meets gorgeous local...Read More »

Book Review: Hearts of Darkness by Andrea Speed


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Hearts of Darkness

AUTHOR: Andrea Speed

PUBLISHER: DSP publications

LENGTH: 160 Pages

RELEASE DATE: November 8, 2016


Kaede Hiyashi is sick and tired of living in the shadow of his father, supervillain Doctor Terror. Brilliant but...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Beauty Inc. (Pennymaker Tales #3) by Tara Lain (Author) & Kale Williams (Narrator)



TITLE: Beauty Inc.

SERIES: The Pennymaker Tales, book 3

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 6h 5m

NARRATOR: Kale Williams

RELEASE DATE: December 8, 2016


Is beauty only skin deep?

Chemist Dr. Robert “Belle” Belleterre loves flowers, green trees, his best friend Judy, and “his baby”: the new face cream he developed...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Tigers on the Run (Tigers & Devils #3) by Sean Kennedy (Author) & Dave Gillies (Narrator)

Tigers on the Run Audiobook

REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Tigers on the Run

SERIES: Tigers & Devils, Book 3

AUTHOR: Sean Kennedy

NARRATOR: Dave Gillies

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 7h 53m

RELEASE DATE: June 21, 2016


Sequel to Tamerlane

Young Australian...Read More »

Audio Book Review: A Forced Silence (Zero Hour #1) by Cate Ashwood (Author) & Scott R. Smith (Narrator)

A Forced Silence Audiobook

Reviewed by Christie


TITLE:  A Forced Silence

SERIES:  Zero Hour #1

AUTHOR:  Cate Ashwood

NARRATOR:  Scott R. Smith

PUBLISHER:  Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH:  5hrs 47min

RELEASE DATE:  June 3, 2016


For paramedic Adam Carson, his world is lights and sirens and saving...Read More »

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