Monthly Archives: May 2016

Splintered (PIU’s Review)

Splintered (PIU’s Review)

Title: Splintered (Hunting Evil, Book 1) Second Edition Author: SJD Peterson Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: May 31, 2016 Genre(s): Crime Procedural Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A string of murders targeting effeminate gay men has the GLBTQ community of Chicago on alert, but budget cuts have left many precincts understaffed and overworked. Not to…
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Dirty Angel (PIU’s Review)

Dirty Angel (PIU’s Review)

Title: Dirty Angel Author: Barbara Elsborg Publisher: Self published Release Date: June 1, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal/Urban fantasy Page Count: 225 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Dying Sucks Particularly when you discover there really is a hell. Aden thinks there’s no way he can avoid going down, but when an angel and demon can’t agree over his fate, Aden…
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Absinthe of Malice (Sinners #5)

Absinthe of Malice (Sinners #5)

Title: Absinthe of Malice (Sinners #5) Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 22nd 2016 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance / Suspense Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: We’re getting the band back together. Those five words send a chill down Miki St. John’s spine, especially when they’re spoken with a nearly religious fervor…
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Annabeth Albert Guest Post/Beta Test Release Day

Annabeth Albert Guest Post/Beta Test Release Day

Gay Book Reviews is pleased to welcome Annabeth Albert to the blog today talking about her latest book Beta Test (#gaymers #2): The power of the road trip Throughout my #gaymers series, the various couples undertake literal journeys that mirror the emotional growth they must undergo along the path to their HEA. In STATUS UPDATE, Noah and Adrian confront a blizzard together. But for BETA TEST, I wanted something a…
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Test Drive Release Day + Giveaway

Test Drive Release Day + Giveaway

Title: Test Drive (Crossroads #3) Author: Riley Hart Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: May 30th 2016 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Page Count: 243 pages Reviewed by: Belen & Lili Blurb: A double shot of devastating news turns Justin Evanson’s life upside down. When he learns his father has cancer, and he has siblings he never knew existed, he leaves everything behind and moves to Virginia to support his dad as he…
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MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt

MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to the 2nd annual MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt! 10 Days, 31 Stops, and loads of prizes! The rules are simple: At each stop on the tour you’ll find a military themed picture with a word or words. Collect the words and figure out the secret phrase (HINT: It’s lyrics to a song). Once you think you have the correct phrase, enter it into the Rafflecopter at any of…
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Wolfsong (Vallie’s Review)

Wolfsong (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Wolfsong Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 20, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 400 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Ox was twelve when his daddy taught him a very valuable lesson. He said that Ox wasn’t worth anything and people would never understand him. Then he left. Ox was sixteen when he met…
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Seeing Red: Scorched

Seeing Red: Scorched

Title: Seeing Red: Scorched Author: T.C. Orton Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: May 6, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 337 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Down the twists and turns of the London alleyways, where Chinatown meets the highstreets, lies a small venue where unknown rock bands often play to crowds of less than one-hundred. Isaac is nineteen, living…
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Kestrel’s Talon (PIU’s Review)

Kestrel’s Talon (PIU’s Review)

Title: Kestrel’s Talon (The Stonewatchers #1) Author: Bey Deckard Publisher: Self Published Release Date: May 23, 2016 Genre(s): Fantasy, Magic, Slave, Polygyny Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Following the Prentish/Nemarri war, Kes is rejected by his homeland under the guise of religious purity laws. Though he’s spared execution, the proud Nemarri’s fate is only marginally more merciful than…
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Kissing Alex (Bodyguards Inc. #6)

Kissing Alex (Bodyguards Inc. #6)

Title: Kissing Alex (Bodyguards Inc. #6) Author: R.J. Scott Publisher: Self-published Release Date: April 25, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 2652 kindle locations Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Martial arts expert Lewis is the kind of bodyguard who slips under most people’s radar. Quiet, reserved, but constantly on alert, he’ll do his job, keep his charges safe, then…
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Defined By Deceit (Vallie’s Review)

Defined By Deceit (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Defined By Deceit Author: A.E. Via Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 1, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 289 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: He tried to drown his demons, only to find they could swim. Life isn’t always fair. Llewellyn Gardner knows that first hand. He was on the fast track—college dreams, a boyfriend—until one night of…
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Growing Strong

Growing Strong

Title: Growing Strong Author: B.L. Dayhoff Release Date: May 11th, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance Page Count: 185 Reviewed by: PrinCkhera Heat Level: 1.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: A chance—and embarrassing—encounter brings Hunter and Chase together, but it’s patience and kindness that keep them there. Through a slow-blossoming friendship and a series of misunderstandings, Hunter finds himself fighting an attraction he thinks isn’t returned. But with the help of his roommate, Tony, he may…
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The Necromancer’s Dance

The Necromancer’s Dance

Title: The Necromancer’s Dance (The Beacon Hill Sorcerer #1) Author: SJ Himes Publisher: Self Published Release Date: February 25, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Paranormal Romance Page Count: 212 Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: In a world where magic is real and evil walks amongst humanity, a young sorcerer is beset upon by enemies, both old and new. Angelus Salvatore…
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Misinformation (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Misinformation (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: Misinformation Author: Keelan Ellis Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 15, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ethan Daniels, host of a popular conservative cable news program, has never thought of his bisexuality as a problem, though he has never acted on his attraction to men. Since his divorce, that desire has…
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