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Renee

I love boys who love boys! I’m in my 30s, from the southern US, and my crack is m/m romance.

Vanilla Clouds (Renee’s Review)

Vanilla Clouds (Renee’s Review)

Title: Vanilla Clouds Author: Roe Horvat Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: July 25, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Page Count: 118 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: “I could spend days listening to you talk about chocolate.” Sex and chocolate are the two pleasures Michal enjoys most in life. His sex life has been nonexistent for some time, though.…
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Auctioned (Renee’s review)

Auctioned (Renee’s review)

Title: Auctioned Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 28, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Age-gap/Dark Theme/Abuse Page Count: 207 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:   2.5 flames out of 5 Rating:  4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gray Nolan’s biggest problem in life was the torch he carried for his closeted coach. He was just another happy-go-lucky dude, a college student and hockey player, when his ordinary existence was interrupted, and he became a human trafficking statistic. He…
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Galaxies and Oceans (Renée’s Review)

Galaxies and Oceans (Renée’s Review)

Title: Galaxies and Oceans Author: NR Walker Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 25, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hurt-Comfort Page Count: 313 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Seizing his one chance to escape, Ethan Hosking leaves his violent ex-boyfriend, leaves his entire life, and walks into the path of a raging bushfire. Desperate to start over, a new man named Aubrey Hobbs walks out of the fire-ravaged forest,…
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Cash Plays (Renee’s Review)

Cash Plays (Renee’s Review)

Title: Cash Plays (Seven of Spades, #3) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: June 4th, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Established Couple/Suspense Page Count: 339 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Seven of Spades is back with a vengeance—the vigilante serial killer has resumed their murderous crusade, eluding the police at every turn. But a bloodthirsty killer isn’t the only threat facing Sin…
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The Dead (Thaumaturge #1)

The Dead (Thaumaturge #1)

Title: The Dead (Thaumaturge #1) Author: Cal Matthews Publisher: Self-published Release Date: August 5, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary/Paranormal/Vampires/Witches Page Count: 228 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating:  3 stars out of 5 Blurb: “She’s dead,” I said to him harshly, and he made a tiny, breathless noise. The old man put his hand on the boy’s shoulder, and the girl gave another sob, her face crumpling like a tissue. “But I can fix it,”…
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Caught in Your Wake

Caught in Your Wake

Title: Caught in Your Wake (The Village #4) Author: Darien Cox Publisher: Self-published Release Date: April 23, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance/Sci Fi/Series Page Count: 450 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When forest ranger Tim Patterson learned the frightening truth about his home town, it rocked his world. He’s always prided himself on being brave and strong, but it took some time to adjust to this…
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Murder Takes the High Road (Renee’s Review)

Murder Takes the High Road (Renee’s Review)

Title: Murder Takes the High Road Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: April 23, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Suspense/Whodunit Page Count: 3,773 Kindle locations Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb:   From award-winning male/male author Josh Lanyon: a librarian finds himself in a plot right out of one of his favorite mystery novels Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour…
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Riven (Renée’s Review)

Riven (Renée’s Review)

Title: Riven Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Loveswept, Random House LLC Release Date: May 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 262 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Theo Decker might be the lead singer of Riven, but he hates being a rock star. The paparazzi, the endless tours, being recognized everywhere he goes—it all makes him squirm. The…
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Object of Desire (Renée’s review)

Object of Desire (Renée’s review)

Title: Object of Desire Author: Dal Maclean Publisher: Blind Eye Books Release Date: May 22, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 396 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tom Gray is one of the world’s top models–an effortless object of desire. Self-contained, elusive and always in control, he’s accustomed to living life entirely on his own terms.…
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A Wish Upon the Stars (Renee’s review)

A Wish Upon the Stars (Renee’s review)

Title: A Wish Upon the Stars (Tales From Verania #4) Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 27th 2018 Genre(s): Fantasy/Comedy/Romance Page Count: 450 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nearly a year ago, blinded by grief and betrayal, Sam of Wilds made a desperate decision to follow the Great White into the Dark Woods. Now, he emerges to…
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Twisted and Tied (Renee’s Review)

Twisted and Tied (Renee’s Review)

Title: Twisted and Tied (Marshals #4) Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance/Suspense/Established couples Page Count: 266 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Deputy US Marshal Miro Jones finally has everything he ever wanted. He’s head-over-heels in love and married to the man of his dreams, his partner Ian Doyle, he’s…
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The Blueprint (Renée’s Review)

The Blueprint (Renée’s Review)

Title: The Blueprint Author: S.E. Harmon Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance/Football/OFY/Banter Page Count: 270 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kelly Cannon is satisfied with his life. He has friends, a wonderful family, and a great job. But his love life has reached a new level of pitiful. Why? Well, his heart…
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Hard Line (Renee’s Review)

Hard Line (Renee’s Review)

Title: Hard Line (The Woodbury Boys, #2) Author: Sidney Bell Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: April 2, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/BDSM/Suspense Page Count: 352 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Premed student Tobias Benton is making amends for his past. He keeps his head down, mouth shut and colors within the lines. But when his close friend Ghost goes missing, Tobias will do whatever it…
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Trick Roller (Renee’s Review)

Trick Roller (Renee’s Review)

Title: Trick Roller (Seven of Spades #2) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: January 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 295 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s the height of summer in Las Vegas. Everyone believes the serial killer Seven of Spades is dead—except Levi Abrams and Dominic Russo—and it’s back to business as usual. For Levi,…
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