Monthly Archives: July 2015

Chasing Seth (Audio)

Chasing Seth (Audio)

Title: Chasing Seth (True Mates #1) Author: J.R. Loveless and Jeff Gelder (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press LLC Release Date: June 1st 2012 Genre(s): M/M Paranormal Romance Length: 7 hrs 10 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Veterinarian Seth Davies comes to Senaka, Wyoming, looking for peace and anonymity, trying to escape his past. He’s always been a target…
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Interview with Santino Hassell

Interview with Santino Hassell

Look for the Sutphin Boulevard soundtrack here or here on spotify. LenaLena: Santino, thank you for agreeing to be interviewed on Jessewave. You’ve been writing for more than a decade, moving from fan fiction to the epic free series In the In the Company of Shadows (ICoS), in collaboration with Ais, to the self published spinoff After Midnight. Sutphin Boulevard is your first contemporary romance published through Dreamspinner. How different…
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Sutphin Boulevard Release Day!

Sutphin Boulevard Release Day!

Gay Book Reviews is fortunate to be participating in the promotion of Santino Hassell’s new book Sutphin Boulevard, released today. Three reviewers at Jessewave reviewed the book and Mr. Hassell gave us a very insightful interview about the book, his passions and what books he is working on. A big THANK YOU to Santino Hassell for allowing us the privilege of reading and reviewing Sutphin Boulevard and for taking the…
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Sutphin Boulevard (reviewed by LenaLena)

Sutphin Boulevard (reviewed by LenaLena)

Title: Sutphin Boulevard (Five Boroughs #1) Author: Santino Hassell Publisher: Dreamspinner Release Date: July 31st 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 264 Reviewed by: Lenalena Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Michael Rodriguez and Nunzio Medici have been friends for two decades. From escaping their dysfunctional families in the working-class neighborhood of South Jamaica, Queens to teaching in one of the city’s most…
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Sutphin Boulevard (reviewed by Gigi)

Sutphin Boulevard (reviewed by Gigi)

Title: Sutphin Boulevard (Five Boroughs #1) Author: Santino Hassell Publisher: Dreamspinner Release Date: July 31, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary/Friends-to-Lovers Page Count: 264 Reviewed by: Gigi Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Michael Rodriguez and Nunzio Medici have been friends for two decades. From escaping their dysfunctional families in the working-class neighborhood of South Jamaica, Queens to teaching in one of the city’s most…
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You Are the Reason

You Are the Reason

Title: You Are the Reason (The Tav #2) Author: Renae Kaye Publisher: Dreamspinner Press LLC Release Date: August 7th 2015 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Page Count: 226 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Novel in The Tav series Davo’s a pretty average guy. He has a decent job, owns his own home, and spends his weekends at the…
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Mine

Mine

Title: Mine Author: Mary Calmes and Caleb Dickinson (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press LLC Release Date: July 28th 2015 (first published March 4th 2012) Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Trevan Bean has a job that’s going from illegal to frightening, a boyfriend who may not be in his right mind,…
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Lonely Hearts (Love Lessons #3)

Lonely Hearts (Love Lessons #3)

Title: Lonely Hearts (Love Lessons #3) Author: Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Self Published Release Date: August 11, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 325 Reviewed by: Brooklyn Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: With the quiet help of his wealthy family, Sebastian “Baz” Acker has successfully kept his painful past at bay. But as the end of college draws near, his friends—his buffer zone—are…
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On the Clock

On the Clock

Title: On the Clock (Market Garden #8) Author: Aleksandr Voinov & L.A. Witt Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: July 13, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 238 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Blake Raleigh’s favorite rentboys retire from Market Garden, they’re sure their friend Jason will be a perfect replacement. Though Tristan and Jared are a tough act…
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We Have Officially Re-Launched!

We Have Officially Re-Launched!

Welcome to the re-launch of Gay Book Reviews! We are happy to open our doors to fans of M/M themed books, new and old. We have a new review staff who is working very hard behind-the-scenes to read and review new books and also read and review older books that have been published after January, 2014 when Gay Book Reviews closed. Some pages of interest about the re-opening: Please feel…
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Beyond the Surface Cover Reveal

Beyond the Surface Cover Reveal

Release Date August 17, 2015 On 9/11 firefighter Nick Fletcher’s world changed forever. He’s unable to rid himself of survivor’s guilt made worse by the secret he hides from his family and co-workers. Nick’s life is centered around helping burn victims until he is reunited with the man he’d once loved but pushed away. Now he has a second chance at a love he thought lost forever. For fashion designer…
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Spurred On

Spurred On

Title: Spurred On (Beyond Fairytales) Author: Jon Keys Publisher: Decadent Publishing Release Date: August 4th 2015 Genre(s): M/M Erotic Romance Page Count: 94 Pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.8 stars out of 5 Blurb: A M/M retelling of Cinderella… His wicked stepfather is trying to drive Kegan off his family’s ranch… He promised his dying father to always be there to protect his…
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Crossroads

Crossroads

Title: Crossroads Author: Riley Hart Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 28, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary/Gay-For-You Page Count: 241 pages Reviewed by: Gigi Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: After divorcing the woman he’d been with since he was seventeen, Nick Fuller is starting over. He owns the restaurant of his dreams and he’s determined to meet new people, find new passions, and…
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