Book Reviews

Release Day Review: Southernmost Murder by C.S. Poe


Reviewed by Chris


TITLE:  Southernmost Murder


PUBLISHER:  DSP Publications

LENGTH:  211 pages

RELEASE DATE:  January 9, 2018


Aubrey Grant lives in the tropical paradise of Old Town, Key West, has a cute cottage, a sweet moped, and a great job...Read More »

Release Day Review: Buried Passions by Andrew Grey


Reviewed by Tammy


TITLE: Buried Passions  

AUTHOR: Andrew Grey

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 200 pages

RELEASE DATE: January 9, 2018


When Broadway actor Jonah receives word that his uncle has passed away and named him the heir to a property in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Jonah’s plan is...Read More »

Release Day Review: Reaching Nerdvana by Michael War

Reaching Nerdvana


TITLE: Reaching Nerdvana

AUTHOR: Michael War


LENGTH: 39 Pages

RELEASE DATE: January 6, 2017


At twenty-three, Kel is buff but awkward. He hates going to clubs but loves to play online games. His current boyfriend Jimmy would rather go out and dance the night away, and...Read More »

Release Day Review: Forever with You by Londra Laine

Forever With You by [Laine, Londra]

Reviewed by Cinnamon



TITLE: Forever With You

AUTHOR: Londra Laine

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 324 pages

RELEASE DATE:  January 9, 2018


Kelly Brooks Montes is only nineteen years old and just starting college in New York City when tragedy strikes, and he becomes a single dad to his toddler brother. Four...Read More »

Book Review: Saving Julian by Mason Stokes

Saving Julian

Reviewed by Becca


TITLE: Saving Julian

AUTHOR: Mason Stokes

PUBLISHER: Pride Publishing

LENGTH: 226 pages

RELEASE DATE:  April 11, 2017


Paul believes that homosexuality is an illness. But when he tries to cure himself, and others, he learns just how stubborn...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Song of the Siren By Deja Black

Song of the siren book cover

Reviewed by Roberta


TITLE: Song of the Siren

SERIES: eXtasy Stocking Stuffers

AUTHOR: Deja Black

PUBLISHER: eXtasy Books

LENGTH: 56 Pages

RELEASE DATE: December 30, 2017


Graham is a broken soldier in body and soul. With no place to go, he moves to the coast to live with the only relative who loves him. Lost...Read More »

Release Day Review: Relay by Layla Reyne


Reviewed by Caroline



TITLE: Relay

SERIES: Changing Lanes Book 1

AUTHOR: Layla Reyne

PUBLISHER: Riptide Publishing

LENGTH: 237 Pages

RELEASE DATE: January 8, 2018


Captain is not a title Alejandro “Alex” Cantu takes lightly. Elected by his teammates to helm the US Men’s Swim Team, he proudly accepts the role, despite juggling endless training, team...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Sometimes The Best Presents Can't Be Wrapped by B.G. Thomas

Sometimes the Best Presents Can’t Be Wrapped

Reviewed by Becca


TITLE: Sometimes the Best Presents Can’t Be Wrapped

AUTHOR: B.G. Thomas

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 131 pages

RELEASE DATE:  December 25, 2017


Ned Balding used to be a decent man—until the stress of seemingly countless responsibilities changes him,...Read More »

Book Review: Unlikely Hero by Sean Michael


Reviewed by Louisa


TITLE: Unlikely Hero 

AUTHOR: Sean Michael

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 252 Pages

RELEASE DATE:  November 20th 2017


When his three-year-old daughter is kidnapped, Eric Wilson doesn’t have many options, and time is running out. With nowhere else to turn, he reaches out to his ex, influential businessman Brock Vencenza, whose money...Read More »

Short Story Review: Desires of the Deep (College of United Monsters #1) by C. B. Archer

Desires of the Deep (College of United Monsters Book 1)

Reviewed by Dan


TITLE: Desires of the Deep

SERIES: College of United Monsters Book 1

AUTHOR: C. B. Archer

PUBLISHER: Deep Desires Press

LENGTH: 42 Pages

RELEASE DATE:  December 26, 2017


The once elitist College of United Monsters (C.U.M.) has recently fallen on hard times. In order to stay afloat it has been forced to...Read More »

Release Day Review: Beyond the Tunnel (The Wizard Shifter #1) by Daniel Mitton

Reviewed by Becca


TITLE: Beyond the Tunnel

SERIES: The Wizard Shifter #1

AUTHOR: Daniel Mitton

PUBLISHER: eXtasy Books

LENGTH: 252 pages

RELEASE DATE:  December 29, 2017


What would you do if you rode into a mountain tunnel in North Carolina and...Read More »

Book Review: Laugh Cry Repeat by John Inman

Laugh Cry Repeat

Reviewed by Dan


TITLE: Laugh Cry Repeat

AUTHOR: John Inman

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 211 Pages

RELEASE DATE:  December 4, 2017


Wyeth Becker is a quiet man. Staid, serious, calm. A librarian. When he meets preschool teacher Deeze Long, he discovers joy for the first time in his life. With joy comes laughter, excitement,...Read More »

Book Review: Burning Boundaries (Elemental Evidence #2) by Bellora Quinn & Sadie Rose Bermingham

Burning Boundaries (Elemental Evidence, #2)

Reviewed by Becca


TITLE: Burning Boundaries

SERIES: Elemental Evidence #2

AUTHOR: Bellora Quinn and Sadie Rose Bermingham

PUBLISHER: Pride Publishing

LENGTH: 257 pages

RELEASE DATE:  July 2, 2017


Their passion isn’t the only thing creating flames.

Reviewed by Chris


TITLE:  Blackbird in the Reeds

SERIES:  The Rowan Harbor Cycle #1

AUTHOR:  Sam Burns

PUBLISHER:  Self-Published

LENGTH:  188 pages

RELEASE DATE:  January 4, 2018


Devon Murphy has never believed that there were fairies at the bottom of the...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Get Up by Reece Pine

Get Up

Reviewed by Donna



AUTHOR: Reece Pine

PUBLISHER: NineStar Press

LENGTH: 246 Pages

RELEASE DATE: December 25, 2017


Recently dumped (again) for being cold, Guy gladly accepts his publisher friend’s request to go to a remote hut in wintry Nunavut to find out whether aspiring novelist Cam Campbell is a plagiarist. By...Read More »

Book Review: Third Son by Mickie B. Ashling

Third Son

Reviewed by Becca


TITLE: Third Son

AUTHOR: Mickie B. Ashling

PUBLISHER: NinestarPress

LENGTH: 280 pages

RELEASE DATE:  October 2, 2017


American Niall Monroe returns to Hong Kong—a city he calls home—after being away for eight years. He hopes to finally find happiness...Read More »

Book Review: Bleeding Like Me by Riley Parks

Bleeding Like Me


TITLE: Bleeding Like Me

AUTHOR: Riley Parks

PUBLISHER: Boroughs Publishing

LENGTH: 324 Pages

RELEASE DATE: November 21, 2017



He didn’t paint people; the curves of their bodies and angles of their faces never interested him as much as cityscapes. The circumstances of his life had compelled him to...Read More »

Short Story Review: Beauty and the Guardian Beast (Queerky Tales #5) by Rhys Ethan

Beauty & the Guardian Beast (Queerky Tales 5)

Reviewed by Becca


TITLE: Beauty and the Guardian Beast

SERIES: Queerky Tales #5

AUTHOR: Rhys Ethan

PUBLISHER: self-published

LENGTH: 31 pages

RELEASE DATE:  November 3, 2017


Ayo is a lonely boy, bullied and withdrawn, until one day his father sends him...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Sin and Saint by J M Dabney


Reviewed by Caroline



TITLE: Sin and Saint

SERIES: Executioners Book 4

AUTHOR: J M Dabney

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 167 Pages

RELEASE DATE: December 26, 2017


Eric and Ellison Gant better known as Sin and Saint were opposite sides of the same coin. They epitomized the nicknames given to them by their friends in the...Read More »

Release Day Review: Abroad: Book Two (Abroad #2) by Liz Jacobs


Reviewed by Chris


TITLE:  Abroad: Book Two 

SERIES:  Abroad #2 

AUTHOR:  Liz Jacobs

PUBLISHER:  Brain Mill Press

LENGTH:  425 pages

RELEASE DATE:  January 2, 2018


Nick Melnikov has finally done it — he’s come out.

To himself. To his sister. And to Dex,...Read More »

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