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A.O. Chika

LGBTQIA Book blogger, Poet, Author, Graphic designer and secretly the King of a faraway kingdom. Don’t ask where it is, if i told you, i’ll have to kill you.

Threadbare Gypsy Souls (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Threadbare Gypsy Souls (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: Threadbare Gypsy Souls Author: T.A. Chase Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: October 25,2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 142 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nash Rhodes roars into Fallen Creek one day, and nothing is ever the same again. Nash Rhodes is trying to find his path in life, after leaving Nashville and his motorcycle gang in the dust. Fallen Creek, Wyoming, isn’t…
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Safe Haven (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Safe Haven (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: Safe Haven Author: Caitlin Ricci Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: November 8, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 151 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Being alone was what Blake had always needed before his new team of bodyguards arrived. Now things might be very different. At seven years old, Blake’s life was destroyed when he and his parents…
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Power Chords (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Power Chords (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: Power Chords Author: Elizabeth Coldwell Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: November 8,2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 38 Reviewed by: A. O. Chika Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Music is his life—submission is his desire. As part of the hottest rock band on the planet, Code Black, Dax Carter and Jordan Reeves have it all. Their music is driven by their love-hate relationship, and their fans love the…
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An Enchanting Liftoff (A.O. Chika’s Review)

An Enchanting Liftoff (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: An Enchanting Liftoff Author: A.J. Marcus Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 5,2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 56 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 3  flames out of 5 Rating: 2.8 stars out of 5 Blurb: The sky’s the limit…. It’s wealthy advertising executive Rusty Donovan’s first time at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. When he scores a ride on a hot-air balloon in rainbow colors, he’s as captivated with the balloon’s pilot, Chad…
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Pride Before the Fall (A.O. Chika’s review)

Pride Before the Fall (A.O. Chika’s review)

Title: Before The Fall Author: Devon Rhodes Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: October 18,2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 80 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Brady was given a free pass to sow his wild oats, as long as he’s back with the pride before fall, he never dreamed he’d meet his mate…or that his mate would be a man. As the…
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His Alpha’s Alpha (A.O. Chika’s Review)

His Alpha’s Alpha (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: His Alpha’s Alpha Author: Casey Cameron Publisher: Self Release Date: September 9, 2016 Genre(s): m/m/m, (non-shifter) paranormal Page Count: 111 Reviewed by: A.O. Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ethan has been flirting with Nick, the hot alpha photographer who visits his coffee shop, for a few weeks when they make an accidental connection that throws Ethan into an early heat.…
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The Senator’s Secret (A.O. Chika’s Review)

The Senator’s Secret (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: The Senator’s Secret Author: KC Wells Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 1, 2016 Genre(s): Political gay romance Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.8 stars out of 5 Blurb: Politics, puppy dogs, and passion, oh my! When his Republican opponent outs him with a photo in a Facebook post, Senator Samuel Dalton doesn’t have many options open to him.…
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Dare to Risk (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Dare to Risk (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: Dare to Risk (Dare #1) Author: Kara Nash, Caitlin Ricci Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 29th, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Cowboy Page Count: 256 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: For successful businessman Bran Wilson, selling the large Montana dairy farm that has been in his family for generations is an easy decision. He hates the farm, the…
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Hiatus (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Hiatus (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: Hiatus Author: L.A. Witt Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Release Date: July 19,2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 244 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.7 stars out of 5 Blurb: Three’s a disaster when things come unraveled. Rock star Nate Keller is on top of the world, but his headlining tour has one drawback. It keeps him away from his boyfriends, Theo and Cameron, for…
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Taking A Stand (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Taking A Stand (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: Taking a Stand Author: Bronwyn Heeley Publisher: BonyDee Press Release Date: June 21, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 43 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.9 stars out of 5 Blurb: One Werewolf. One Vampire. One night. Dem lives in a world ruled by two things: the moon and his alpha. Something inside of him has always yearned for more, and a chance encounter with a vampire…
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A Bouquet for Adam (A.O. Chika’s Review)

A Bouquet for Adam (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: A Bouquet for Adam Author: A.J. Marcus, K.T. Spence Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 17,2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Adam Stephens’s simple life working in Denver as a computer programmer is turned upside down when his mother suddenly dies. His crazy relatives in Virginia want him to move in with them because…
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A King and a Pawn (A.O. Chika’s Review)

A King and a Pawn (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: A King and a Pawn Author: Liv Olteano Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 17, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 234 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Bert Cooper’s life used to be great, until his sister turned out to be a traitor. Now Bert feels the whole pack looks on him with doubt and suspicion. To prove…
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Misinformation (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Misinformation (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: Misinformation Author: Keelan Ellis Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 15, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 4 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…
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The First Morning After (A.O. Chika’s Review)

The First Morning After (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: The First Morning After Author: Marie Lark Publisher: Loose ID Release Date: June 6, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 139 pages Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: #4 stars out of 5 Blurb: For as long as he can remember, Danny Rojas has wanted all-star first baseman Mitchel Finch. And he could swear that in high school, Mitchel was maybe interested, too. But the baseball team made Danny’s life a…
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