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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.

A Love Song for the Sad Man in the White Coat

A Love Song for the Sad Man in the White Coat

Title: A Love Song for the Sad Man in the White Coat Author: Roe Horvat Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: December 15, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hurt-comfort Page Count: 230 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb:     Simon had always expected love to feel different than this. Whether it was his Catholic upbringing or the poetry he’d read – Simon had thought…
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Deal Maker (Renee’s Review)

Deal Maker (Renee’s Review)

Title: Deal Maker Author: Lily Morton Publisher: Self-published Release Date: December 22, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/UK Page Count: 335 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating:   4.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes your mouth makes deals that your heart can’t honour. Jude is a highly successful model, but a very reluctant one. His life is full of casual hook-ups with pretty men in glamorous locations, but it’s still empty. However, circumstances…
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Kairos (Renee’s review)

Kairos (Renee’s review)

Title: Kairos Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 137 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes the best day of your life is the one you never saw coming. Joe Cohen has devoted the past two years of his life to one thing: the care and feeding of Kade Bosa. His partner in their PI business, roommate, and best…
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Out for the Holidays

Out for the Holidays

Title: Out for the Holidays: An Out Novella Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: December 12, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/May-December/Epilogue Page Count: 299 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I’m not saying Henry jinxed us when he chose to send out two hundred holiday cards stating we were going to have a blissful Christmas at home… Before we knew it, our peace and quiet went out the…
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On Davis Row (Renée’s Review)

On Davis Row (Renée’s Review)

Title: On Davis Row Author: NR Walker Publisher: Self-published Release Date: November 27, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hurt-Comfort Page Count: TBC Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nearing the end of a suspended jail sentence should unlock a brighter future for CJ Davis, only the chip on his shoulder is as hard to shift as his bad reputation. Born into a family of career criminals who live down Davis…
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Tribute Act (Renée’s Review)

Tribute Act (Renée’s Review)

Title: Tribute Act (Porthkennack #8) Author: Joanna Chambers Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: January 15, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Stepbrothers Page Length: 206 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nathan Bridges hadn’t intended to settle down in his home town of Porthkennack—he just ended up staying after saving the family business from ruin. The truth is, Nathan can’t stop himself from stepping in when problems arise. He’s a fixer, the man…
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Gemini Keeps Capricorn (Renée’s Review)

Gemini Keeps Capricorn (Renée’s Review)

Title: Gemini Keeps Capricorn (Signs of Love, #3) Author: Anyta Sunday Publisher: Self-published Release Date: December 18, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 273 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:   2.5 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes, one stubborn Capricorn is all it takes… to drive Wesley Hidaka to crazy, flirtatious lengths. Wesley loves annoying his RA, Lloyd Reynolds. He just can’t help it. Lloyd is focused, decisive, grounded. He has this amusing ability…
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The Remaking of Corbin Wale (Renee’s Review)

The Remaking of Corbin Wale (Renee’s Review)

Title: The Remaking of Corbin Wale Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: November 27, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hurt-Comfort Page Count: 237 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb:   Last month, Alex Barrow’s whole life imploded—partner, home, job, all gone in forty-eight hours. But sometimes when everything falls apart, better things appear almost like magic. Now, he’s back in his Michigan hometown, finally opening the bakery he’s…
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Ice, Snow, & Mistletoe

Ice, Snow, & Mistletoe

Title: Ice, Snow, & Mistletoe Author: Jocelynn Drake Publisher: Self-published Release Date: November 21, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/Sports/Violence/Psychological Thriller Page Count: 2,075 Kindle locations Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: John Sullivan is escaping to Denver. Even with a massive snow storm on his heels, he plans to hide away in his cabin in the mountains and ignore Christmas. It’ll be just him and a bottle of whiskey…
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Down By Contact (Renee’s review)

Down By Contact (Renee’s review)

Title: Down By Contact (The Barons #2) Author: Santino Hassell Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group Release Date: January 16, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Sports/Bisexual Page Count: 205 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating:  4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two rival football players begin a game with higher stakes than the Super Bowl in this steamy romance from the author of Illegal Contact. Simeon Boudreaux, the New York Barons’ golden-armed quarterback, is blessed with…
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The Foxhole Court (Renée’s Review)

The Foxhole Court (Renée’s Review)

Title: The Foxhole Court (All for the Game, #1) Author: Nora Sakavic Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 15, 2013 Genre(s): Contemporary/Sports/Violence/Psychological Thriller Page Count: 237 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb:   Neil Josten is the newest addition to the Palmetto State University Exy team. He’s short, he’s fast, he’s got a ton of potential—and he’s the runaway son of the murderous crime lord known as The Butcher. Signing a…
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The Consumption of Magic (Renee’s review)

The Consumption of Magic (Renee’s review)

Title: The Consumption of Magic (Tales from Verania #3) Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 20, 2017 Genre(s): Fantasy/Comedy/Romance/Established Couples Page Count: 450 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  2 flames out of 5 Rating:  5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred, but things could be a hell of a lot worse. It’s…
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Late In The Day (Renee’s review)

Late In The Day (Renee’s review)

Title: Late In The Day (The Vault #2) Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Genre(s): Contemporary/Suspense Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Terrence Moss. Conrad Harris. Gold Team Leader. Darius Hawthorne. The Vault. Juggling all these names would bother some, but for Darius, it’s business as usual. When he closes a chapter in his life, he leaves a name—and…
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Out by Cara Dee (Renee’s review)

Out by Cara Dee (Renee’s review)

Title: Out Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: October 19, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/May-December/Bisexual Page Count: 299 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb:   “I guess I always figured coming out was something you did for friends and family, and maybe it is, but it’s personal too, you know? The person I was last night is new. I wanna get to know him.” I had…
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