Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fear the Swampy Womanfolds by Nicole Kimberling

Fear the Swampy Womanfolds by Nicole Kimberling

By special request this month’s foray into the World of Binky deals with ladies and the ladyparts—most specifically the sometimes strange portrayal of such dark and mysterious environments. I must start with a disclaimer: I did not coin the term “swampy womanfolds.” The unfortunate verbiage came via my editorial intern, who read them in a het romance some time ago. Usually I shy away from using real text from real…
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Illumination

Illumination

Title: Illumination Author: Rowan Speedwell Cover Artist: L.C. Chase Publisher: Riptide Publishing Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Length: Novel Rating: 4.25 stars A Guest Review by Sammy Review Summary: A beautifully crafted story of loss and need and the obstacles two men must overcome to gain that which they desire most, love.
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After Midnight

After Midnight

Title: After Midnight Author: Santino Hassell Cover artist: Publisher: Self published Amazon: Buy Link After Midnight Genre: romance/dystopia/adventure Length:267 pages Rating: 4.25 out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: Dark romance in a post World War Three settings between two very flawed characters which sucked me in.
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Re-Entry Burn (Superpowered Love #5)

Re-Entry Burn (Superpowered Love #5)

Title: Re-Entry Burn (Superpowered Love #5) (Superpowered Love Series #5) Author: Katey Hawthorne Cover Artist: P.L.Nunn Publisher & Buy Link: Loose Id Amazon: n/a Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance / Paranormal Length: Novel Rating: 4.5 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Unusual superpowered realism – post prison rehabilitation, personal growth and intense personality revealing sex.
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No Angel

No Angel

Title: No Angel Author: Daniel Kaine Cover Artist: Mari Fanning Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link:  Buy Link No Angel Genre: Paranormal M/M Romance Length: Novel Rating: 4.75 stars A Guest Review by Sammy Review Summary: A fresh approach to a coming of age novel that looks unflinchingly at the prejudices that exist within us all.
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Spark

Spark

Title: Spark Author: Posy Roberts Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary Romance / YA Length: Novel (282 pages) Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Aunt Lynn Review Summary: : A good start to a new series featuring second chances and rekindled love.
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Anything Could Happen

Anything Could Happen

Title: Anything Could Happen Author: B G Thomas Cover artist: Aaron Anderson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Amazon buy link: Buy Link Anything Could Happen Genre: Contemporary m/m romance Length: 244 pages Rating: 4.25 out of 5 stars Guest review by Orion Review summary: A sweet, delightful tale of romance.
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High Concept

High Concept

Title: High Concept Author: Whitley Grey Cover Art: Mina Carter Publisher: Loose Id Buy Link: Buy Link High Concept Length: Novel/103,015 words Genre: Police procedural/Suspense/Contemporary M/M romance Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 A review by LadyM Review summary: A bit crowded and sometimes slow, but good police procedural intertwined with burgeoning relationship between a closeted cop and an FBI profiler.
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Fool For Love

Fool For Love

Title: Fool For Love Author: Cassandra Gold Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs Publisher: Loose Id Buy Link:  Buy Link Fool for Love, Loose Id Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Length: Novel Rating: 2.75 stars A Guest Review by Sammy Review Summary: A huge age difference and a formulaic approach throw this romance off balance.
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Captive

Captive

Title: Captive Author: David Ellis Cover Artist: Tenth Street Press Publisher: Tenth Street Press Amazon:  Buy Link Captive Genre: Contemporary, BDSM, Suspense Length: 211 pages Rating: 1.5 star out of 5 A Guest Review by Andrea Review Summary: A good premise, but inconsistent writing and unbelievable characters made for a difficult read.
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The Satyr’s Song

The Satyr’s Song

Title: The Satyr’s Song Author: A.J. Marcus Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Links: Amazon.com Cover Art: Brooke Albrecht Genre: Contemporary m/m romance Length: Novel (210 pdf pages) Rating: 3.75 out of 5 Rating Stars A Guest Review by Feliz Summary Review: A sweet, positive romance that I still had some issues with.
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Enigma (A Russ Morgan Mystery)

Enigma (A Russ Morgan Mystery)

Title: Enigma (A Russ Morgan Mystery) Author: Lloyd A. Meeker Cover Artist: Adrian Nicholas Publisher: www.wildecitypress.com Amazon: Buy Link Enigma (A Russ Morgan Mystery 1) Publisher Buy Link: Genre: Contemporary/Mystery Length: Novella/18K words Rating: 5 stars           Review Summary:  A terrific mystery with a bite, wrapped up in a deceptive package, starring a jaded, somewhat enigmatic PI.
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The Pauper Prince

The Pauper Prince

Title: The Pauper Prince Author: Sui Lynn Cover Artist: L.C. Chase Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link:  Buy Link The Pauper Prince (Changing Moon), Dreamspinner Press Genre: M/M Paranormal Length: Novel Rating: 2.5 stars A Guest Review by Sammy Review Summary: A valiant attempt at creating a paranormal world that was overwhelmed by emotionalism and unchecked world building.
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