Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Second Door

The Second Door

Title: The Second Door Author: T.C. Blue Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link The Second Door Genre: M/M contemporary romance Length: 178 pages Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review: A delightful friends to lovers romance.
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The Tea Demon

The Tea Demon

Title: The Tea Demon Author: Cornelia Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Amazon.com Length: Short story/52 PDF pages/No word count Genre: Steampunk/M/M romance Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Charming, humorous short story that made me appreciate tea more ūüėČ
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Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt

Title: Witch Hunt Author: Nick Chivers Cover Art: Paul Richmond Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link Witch Hunt Genre: M/M Fantasy / Paranormal Length: 200 pages Rating: 2.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: An over-explained fantasy with the  general feel of a basic computer game.
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The Size of It – For Love or Money by Josh Lanyon

The Size of It – For Love or Money by Josh Lanyon

  If you really like it you can have the rights, It could make a million for you overnight. If you must return it, you can send it here But I need a break and I want to be a paperback writer ‚ÄúPaperback Writer‚ÄĚ by Lennon/McCartney Hmmmm. What to talk about this month? So many possibilities‚Ķ One of the few interesting topics to arise from the melodrama at the beginning…
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Petit Morts #16 – Media Naranja

Petit Morts #16 – Media Naranja

Title: Bittersweet Candy Kisses (All Petit Morts Stories) Author: Clare London Cover Artist: Jordan Castillo Price Publisher: JCP Books LLC Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Paranormal M/M Length: 16,150 words, 50 PDF pages Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Review Summary: Would the passion of the dance be enough for our lovers, Trevor and Alejo? Emotions run high but the threads between Hunter and Chance could either unravel or…
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Sauntering Vaguely Downwards

Sauntering Vaguely Downwards

Title: Sauntering Vaguely Downwards Author: Nessa Warin Cover Artist: Paul Richmond Publisher: Dreamspinner Buy Link: Buy Link Sauntering Vaguely Downward Genre: contemporary Length: 192 pdf pages Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cryselle Review Summary: A vacation fling at Dragon*con sweetly and predictably turns into love.
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Marathon Cowboys

Marathon Cowboys

Title: Marathon Cowboys Author: Sarah Black Cover artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary Gay Romance Length: 172 pages Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: A beautiful romance and thoughtful meditation about what it means to be an artist, which captured my heart, but the works by this writer always do.
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Bye Bye, Bookstores?

About nine months ago, our local Borders bookstore was one of the first locations of the company to close during their attempt to restructure after filing for bankruptcy protection. Another business finally took over the building a few weeks ago, an enormous discount liquor store. The only remaining “big box” bookseller in the area, Barnes & Noble, is a bit more of a hike for us, but still not too…
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Christmasing With You

Christmasing With You

Title: Christmasing With You Author: William Neale Cover Artist: Deana C. Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M, holiday Length: 18,000 words Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Review Summary: A lovely holiday story with two very likeable protagonists but have lots of tissues handy.
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Happy Thanksgiving!

When I was young we spent most Thanksgivings with my grandparents (rumors have circulated throughout the ages that one year my mother’s mother stuffed the turkey with spaghetti, but I have yet to see proof of this). As soon as I was old enough to get a job, I had the bright idea to work in a movie theater. Small, independent theaters are fabulous for those who need to study…
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Snowdrop

Snowdrop

Title: Snowdrop Author: Augusta Li Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Amazon: Buy Link Snowdrop Genre: Steampunk/ Fantasy/M/M Romance Length: 156 pages Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: This fantasy story set in the same world as Boots for the Gentleman, about the love between a human and fairy, was decently written, but it left me cold.
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Ghosts and Flames

Ghosts and Flames

Title: Ghosts and Flames Author: Kaje Harper Cover Artist: Winterheart Designs Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal M/M Length: Novella (24K words, 84 pages) Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Review Summary: A scary story that fell a little short of the mark for me.
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