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Ben & Gavin (Colin’s Review)

Ben & Gavin (Colin’s Review)

Title: Ben & Gavin (The Last Thing He Needs #2) Author: J.H. Knight Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 18, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Contemporary Romance Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 For Ben Cartwright, having a twenty-one-year-old lover comes with a lot of responsibility and a lot of worry. Mostly he worries that Gavin is tying himself down without knowing…
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The Last Grand Master (Audio Review)

The Last Grand Master (Audio Review)

Title: The Last Grand Master (Champion of the Gods #1) Author: Andrew Q. Gordon Narrator: Joel Leslie Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: September 1, 2017 Genre(s): High Fantasy, Teen read Page Count: 370 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: In a war that shook the earth, the six gods of Nendor defeated their brother Neldin, God of Evil.…
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The Hard Boys Meet Dr. Frankenseed (Case #2)

The Hard Boys Meet Dr. Frankenseed (Case #2)

Title: The Hard Boys Meet Dr. Frankenseed (Case #2) Author: Ian Cadena Publisher: IaNSANE Productions Release Date: September 4, 2016 Genre(s): Gay Science Fiction Page Count: 125 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Experiencing Para-Hormonal Activity? Then Ethan & Justin Hard will be all over your case! Case 2. Mysteria is engulfed by power-outages and tumultuous weather. Ethan…
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The Hard Boys: Alien Abduction (Case #1)

The Hard Boys: Alien Abduction (Case #1)

Title: The Hard Boys: Alien Abduction (Case #1) Author: Ian Cadena Publisher: IaNSANE Productions Release Date: September 4, 2016 Genre(s): Gay Science Fiction Page Count: 139 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Ethan & Justin Hard, along with their best friend Sparky, have formed Enigma Investigations to search out paranormal activity. Case 1. When their first potential…and adorable…client experiences…
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Hexslayer (Hexworld #3)

Hexslayer (Hexworld #3)

Title: Hexslayer (Hexworld #3) Author: Jordan L. Hawk Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 6, 2017 Genre(s): Gay, Historical, Shifter Page Count: 344 pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Horse shifter Nick has one rule: never trust a witch. Nick has devoted his life to making his saloon a safe haven for the feral familiars of New York.…
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Olive Juice (ColinJ’s Audio Review)

Olive Juice (ColinJ’s Audio Review)

Title: Olive Juice Author: T.J. Klune and Derrick McClain (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 30, 2017 Genre(s):Gay Contemporary Length: 5 hours and 11 minutes Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 It begins with a message that David cannot ignore: I want to see you. He agrees, and on a cold winter’s night, David and Phillip will come together…
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Camp H.O.W.L. (Colin’s Review)

Camp H.O.W.L. (Colin’s Review)

Title: Camp H.O.W.L. Author: Bru Baker Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 1, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Shifter Page Count: 238 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Moonmates exist, but getting together is going to be a beast…. When Adrian Rothschild skipped his “werewolf puberty,” he assumed he was, somehow, human. But he was wrong, and he’s about to…
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Best New Artist (Audio Review)

Best New Artist (Audio Review)

Title: Best New Artist Author: BA Tortuga; Narrator: Brian Hutchison Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 25, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Contemporary Page Count: 204 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kasey “Tuff” Tuffman just told Nashville to kiss his you know what. After winning Best New Artist at an award show, he knows it’s time to head back…
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Tramps and Thieves (ColinJ’s Review)

Tramps and Thieves (ColinJ’s Review)

Title: Tramps and Thieves (Murder and Mayhem #2) Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 18, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Contemporary Page Count: 231 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Whoever said blood was thicker than water never stood in a pool of it. Retiring from stealing priceless treasures seemed like a surefire way for Rook Stevens…
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The Hike (ColinJ’s Review)

The Hike (ColinJ’s Review)

Title: The Hike Author: John Inman Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 4, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Romance, Contemporary Page Count: 206 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ashley James and Tucker Lee have been friends for years. They are city boys but long for life on the open trail. During a three-hundred-mile hike from the Southern California desert…
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The Highlander (Order Series #2)

The Highlander (Order Series #2)

Title: The Highlander (Order Series #2) Author: Kasia Bacon Publisher: Self Published Release Date: August 31, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Fantasy Novella Page Count: 53 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: I, Lochan of the famed Féyes clan, know all about fighting. As a half-breed Elf, I have struggled against prejudice and feelings of inadequacy. A recluse by nature,…
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The Mutt (Order Series #1)

The Mutt (Order Series #1)

Title: The Mutt (Order Series #1) Author: Kasia Bacon Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 20, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Fantasy Novella Page Count: 29 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I, Ervyn Morryés of the Black Mountain clan, know all about control. As the only fair-haired Dark Elf in the Highlands, I had to learn to control my…
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The Foxling Soldati (Colin’s Review)

The Foxling Soldati (Colin’s Review)

Title: The Foxling Soldati (Soldati Hearts #2) Author: Charlie Cochet Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 16, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Contemporary Fantasy Page Count: Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Foxling Toka has served the Soldati king for centuries, and now he attends to the kingdom’s cherished Soldati prince. It’s a position of honor, and as Toka helps the…
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The Soldati Prince (Soldati Hearts #1)

The Soldati Prince (Soldati Hearts #1)

Title: The Soldati Prince (Soldati Hearts #1) Author: Charlie Cochet Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 23, 2016 Genre(s): Gay Contemporary fantasy Page Count: 97 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: One moment Riley Murrough is living a normal life working in a coffee shop, and the next he’s running for his life from demons, learns he bears…
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