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Cole

26, male, gay, baker, knitter, sometimes writer, and voracious reader of all things | contact me: cole.riann[at]gmail.com

Haji’s Exile

Title: Haji’s Exile Author: Alan Chin Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Genre: Western, Horses Length: Short Story (8k words) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: It may not end with an HEA or HFN, but this short story of young and naive love by Alan Chin is beautiful nonetheless.
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Static

Static

Title: Static Author: L.A. Witt Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber Publisher: Riptide Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M Paranormal Romance, Transgendered/Intersex Length: Novel (73K words) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: A fascinating story about what it feels like to live with a disconnect between mind and body in the study of transgendered peoples, all brought together with a paranormal twist.
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The Haunting of St. Xavier

The Haunting of St. Xavier

Title: The Haunting of St. Xavier Authors: Carol Lynne & T.A. Chase Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher: Total-E-Bound Buy Link: Buy Link The Haunting of St. Xavier Genre: M/M Paranormal Length: Novella (55K words) Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: This novella about the bloody haunting of several long-dead nuns toes the line to becoming horror. Though at times thrilling, the mystery and…
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Just-You Eyes

Just-You Eyes

Title: Just-You Eyes Author: Clare London Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella (76 pdf pages) Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: A sweet, endearing meet-cute.
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Aisling Book Two: Dream

Aisling Book Two: Dream

REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THOSE THAT HAVE NOT READ THE FIRST OF THE SERIES Title: Aisling Book Two: Dream Author: Carole Cummings Publisher: Dreamspinner Amazon: Buy Link (Second Edition) Genre: YA Fantasy/Paranormal Length: Novel (408 pdf pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: Another outstanding release by Carole Cummings that has Wil Calder, the Aisling, and Constable Dallin Brayden, his Guardian, pitted together…
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Getting Life in Perspective: A Fantastical Romance

Getting Life in Perspective: A Fantastical Romance

Title: Getting Life In Perspective Author: Toby Johnson Publisher: Lethe Press Buy Link: Buy Link Getting Life in Perspective: A Fantastical Romance Genre: Gay Historical Romance, Paranormal, Gay Spirituality Length: 290 pdf pages (103,600 words) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: Though not without a few bothersome niggles for me, this epic love story set alternately in the 1890s and the 1980s is…
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Treacherous Sun

Treacherous Sun

Title: Treacherous Sun Author: Jade Archer Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher: Total-E-Bound Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M Sci-Fi/Futuristic, Space Travel Length: Short Novel (35k words) Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: This first book of a new series by Jade Archer about two races, Aenjels and Deamons, forced to cooperate by traveling through space to save their races from extinction was a good…
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The Cabin on the Hill

The Cabin on the Hill

Title: The Cabin on the Hill Author: Shae Connor Publisher: Dreamspinner Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: Short Story ( 48 pdf pages ) Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: A sweet short story, without conflict but great for a pick-me-up, about two men sharing a remote cabin for a weekend.
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The Cake (Elemental Superpowers 1)

The Cake (Elemental Superpowers 1)

Title: The Cake (Elemental Superpowers 1) Authors: AJ Llewellyn & Serena Yates Cover Artist: Posh Gosh Publisher: Total-e-Bound Genre: M/M Paranormal Romance Length: Novel (158 pdf pages) Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: A short novel about two possible adversaries falling in love and going against the system as a team, as well as the first book of an interesting world that I’m…
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The Creators of Worlds

The Creators of Worlds

Title: The Creators of Worlds Author: GR Richards Publisher: Dreamspinner Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M Fantasy, Fairy Tale Length: Short Story Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: An inventive short story about two men who travel to different worlds and create creatures to populate them.
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Bound by Honor (Men of Honor #1)

Bound by Honor (Men of Honor #1)

Title: Bound by Honor (Men of Honor #1) Author: SE Jakes Cover Artist: Kanaxa Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M Contemporary BDSM, Military Length: Novel (58, 570 words) Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: I couldn’t stop reading this intelligent romance with a unique spin on BDSM, a mystery subplot, and real, compelling characters that tugged on my heart and begged…
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Stroke to His Cox

Stroke to His Cox

Title: Stroke to His Cox Author: JL Merrow Publisher: Dreamspinner Genre: Contemporary M/M, Sports Length: DSP Daydream (25 pdf pages) Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: A sweet, funny, and sexy story about a coxswain and his stroke rower and a tryst in the boat house.
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Home Again (Home #2)

Home Again (Home #2)

Title: Home Again (Home #2) Author: Cardeno C Publisher: Dreamspinner Buy Link: Buy Link Home Again Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novel (50,553 words) Rating: 2.75 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: An okay performance by a first time author, but still a book that I found had quite a few problems.
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Soft Focus

Soft Focus

Title: Soft Focus Authors: Reno MacLeod & Jaye Valentine Publisher: M&V Tailz Buy Link: Buy Link Soft Focus Genre: BDSM, M/M/M Length: Novella (35000 words) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: The first BDSM book that I have ever read that really helped me understand why and how someone’s needs are met through this particular way of life.
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