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Audio Book Review: Don't Twunk With My Heart by Renae Kaye (Author) & Joel Leslie (Narrator)

REVIEW by Christie

 

TITLE: Don’t Twunk With My Heart

SERIES: Loving You, Book 2

AUTHOR: Renae Kaye

NARRATOR: Joel Leslie

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 5h 52m

RELEASE DATE: January 24, 2017

BLURB:

Kee Smith isn’t sure who he is anymore. He knows who he used to be – the ignored gay son who chose a blue-collar job...Read More »


Release Day Review: Dim Sum Asylum by Rhys Ford

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REVIEWED by Christie

 

TITLE: Dim Sum Asylum

AUTHOR: Rhys Ford

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 240 Pages

RELEASE DATE: June 9, 2017

BLURB:

Welcome to Dim Sum Asylum: a San Francisco where it’s a ho-hum kind of case when a cop has to chase down an enchanted two-foot-tall shrine god statue with an impressive Fu Manchu...Read More »


Audio Book Review: Summer Lessons by Amy Lane (author) and Nick J. Russo (narrator)

 

REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

TITLE: Summer Lessons

SERIES: Winter Ball, Book 2

AUTHOR: Amy Lane

NARRATOR: Nick J. Russo

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 8h 25m

RELEASE DATE: March 31, 2017

BLURB:

Mason Hayes’s love life has a long history of losers who don’t see that Mason’s heart is as deep and tender as his mouth is awkward....Read More »


Audio Book Review: Winter Ball by Amy Lane (Author) & Nick J Russo (Narrator)

 

REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

TITLE: Winter Ball

SERIES: Winter Ball, Book 1

AUTHOR: Amy Lane

NARRATOR: Nick J Russo

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 5h 35m

RELEASE DATE: February 23, 2017

BLURB:

Through a miserable adolescence and a lonely adulthood, Skipper Keith has dreamed of nothing but family. The closest he gets is the rec league soccer...Read More »


Audio Book Review: The Virgin Manny (Dreamspun Desires) by Amy Lane (Author) & John Solo (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie

 

TITLE: The Virgin Manny

SERIES: Dreamspun Desires

AUTHOR: Amy Lane

NARRATOR: John Solo

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 6h 14m

RELEASE DATE: February 14, 2017

BLURB:

Growing up and falling in love…

Sometimes family is a blessing and a curse. When Tino Robbins is roped into helping his sister deliver her premade Italian dinners when he...Read More »


Release Day Review: Return of the Chauffeur's Son by Tara Lain

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REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

TITLE: Return of the Chauffeur’s Son

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 200 Pages

RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2017

BLURB:

Luca McGrath may be returning to Napa Valley, California, as a promising chef with dreams of starting his own restaurant and winery, but his heart still lives with the bad-boy son...Read More »


Book Review: Life as an Teenage Vampire - Amanda Meuwissen

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REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

TITLE: Life as a Teenage Vampire

AUTHOR: Amanda Meuwissen

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 303 Pages

RELEASE DATE: October 2, 2016

BLURB:

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

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REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

TITLE: Claiming Cupid

AUTHOR: Crymsyn Hart

PUBLISHER: Changeling Press

LENGTH: 40 Pages

RELEASE DATE: February 10, 2017

BLURB:

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

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REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

TITLE: On Wings of Thunder

AUTHOR: M.D. Grimm

NARRATOR: Pavi Proczko

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 5h 26m

RELEASE DATE: January 26, 2017

BLURB:

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

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REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

TITLE: Brush With Catastrophe

SERIES: The Aloysius Tales, book 2

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: Pages

RELEASE DATE: April 14, 2017

BLURB:

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

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REVIEWED BY: Christie

 

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

BLURB:

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

 

BLURB:

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

BLURB:

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

BLURB:

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

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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

BLURB:

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

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REVIEWED BY Christie

TITLE: Joshua

SERIES: Faeted, Book 1

AUTHOR: Caitlin Ricci

PUBLISHER: Pride Publishing

LENGTH: 40 Pages

RELEASE DATE: January 24, 2017

BLURB:

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

 

BLURB:

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

BLURB:

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

BLURB:

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

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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 »


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