Monthly Archives: April 2011

Calvin’s Cowboy

Title: Calvin’s Cowboy  Author: Drew Hunt Cover Artist: J.M. Snyder Publisher: JMS Publishing Buy Link: N/A Genre: Cowboy Contemporary Length: 69,000 words (228 pages) Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Damon REVIEW SUMMARY:  A sexy setup and two appealing characters that don’t quite earn their spurs.
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Possession

Possession

Title: Possession Author: Jessica Skye Davies Cover artist: Paul Richmond Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link Kindle Length: Novella, 74 pages Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: A glimpse in the life of a couple who has been together for several years, when they have to deal with a paranormal complication of their life.
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Offside

Offside

Title:  Offside Author: Ryan Loveless Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M, sports Length: Novel, 200 PDF pages Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Summary Review: I wish the romance was as good as the games.
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For Gom’s Sake

For Gom’s Sake

Title: For Gom’s Sake Author: AKM Miles Cover Artist: Deanna C. Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Length: 296 pges, 100,000 plus words Rating: 4 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Sensitive and appealing Gom—from Soldier, comes of age sexually and emotionally, while also investigating a series of devastating cases of teenage bullying. Wordy, worthy, but with its heart in…
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The Cranberry Hush

The Cranberry Hush

Title: The Cranberry Hush Author: Ben Monopoli Publisher: Self-published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre:  Contemporary M/M Length: Novel Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: A beautifully written story with a unique, but realistic twist on coming-of-age and gay-for-you.
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Faking Perfection

Faking Perfection

Title: Faking Perfection Author:  Mia Watts Publisher: Pride Publishing Cover Artist: Anne Cain Buy Link: Buy Link Faking Perfection Genre: contemporary m/m romance Length: Novel (108 pdf pages) Rating: 3.25 out of 5 stars A Guest Review by Feliz Summary Review: This story had an enticing plot idea and a good concept, but it fell short for me through a number of “WTF?” moments. ****This review contains what might be…
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Detour (Something in Common #1)

Detour (Something in Common #1)

Title: Detour (Something in Common #1) Author: Talia Carmichael Cover artist: Paul Richmond Publisher: Dreamspinner press Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Buy Link: Buy Link Detour Length: Novella Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: This sweet story about a college professor and a policeman had great potential, but for me was somewhat ruined by tacked-on “conflicts” between the guys.
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Interview with Ariel Tachna

Interview with Ariel Tachna

Today we’re interviewing Ariel Tachna who is a prolific author and also the Social Networking Coordinator for Dreamspinner Press. Hello Ariel and thank you for agreeing to be interviewed on the site. My first question is what’s a French teacher doing writing M/M romances? Hi, Wave, and thank you so much for inviting me. I’m a regular reader of your blog (even if I’m a terrible commenter) so it’s a…
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Breaking Logan’s Laws (Quinn Security #4)

Breaking Logan’s Laws (Quinn Security #4)

Title Breaking Logan’s Laws (Quinn Security #4) Author: Cameron Dane Cover Artist: Anne Cain Buy Link: Amazon.com Publisher: Loose Id Genre: Contemporary M/M, Suspense Length: Novel (word count not listed) Rating: 2.75 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The stimulant 5-hour Energy is more subtle than this book, which, unlike Dane’s previous work, I struggled hard to like.
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Natural Instincts

Natural Instincts

Title: Natural Instincts Author: S.J. Frost Publisher: MLR Press Cover Art: Winterheart Design Buy Link: Buy Link Natural Instincts Genre: Paranormal/ Fantasy/ Vampire Length: Novel (252 pages, 72 000 words) Rating: 4.25 out of 5 stars A Guest Review by Feliz Summary Review: An entertaining vampire story with lots of steaming hot sex and original worldbuilding.
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A Place to Run

A Place to Run

Title: A Place to Run (The Making of a Man #2) Author: Diane Adams Publisher: Love Lane Books Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: 138 PDF pages, 26K word count Rating: 3 stars out of 5 This review contains what could be considered spoilers Summary Review: I was disappointed that the characters didn’t seem to grow much beyond the first book.
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Reviewer Announcement

G’day y’all and I have some wonderful news! In an effort to thumb our noses at the adage “so many books, so few reviewers” (and I am sure that is the saying 🙂 ), Wave and I are thrilled to announce that we’ve convinced another great reader to come on board this lunatic ship as a reviewer. This person is our own regular, LadyM!  Here’s what she has said about…
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Rag and Bone

Title: Rag and Bone Author: J.S. Cook Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link: Buy Link Rag & Bone (Inspector Raft Mystery Series) Genre: M/M historical mystery romance Length: 257 pages Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review The second in the inspector Raft mysteries still has great characterisation and vivid setting at its core but suffers from an overabundance of vagueness in the mystery plot.
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