2016 Advent Calendar

Bite Night  (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Bite Night (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Title: Bite Night Author: Clare London Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s): Holiday, Christmas, Short novels, Paranormal sPage Count: 25 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Creatures of the Night and Santa’s Christmas duties don’t mix. Every myth and bedtime story tells you so. But on Christmas Eve, when the Elves walked off the job over…
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Bite Night  (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Bite Night (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Title: Bite Night Author: Clare London Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s): Holiday, Christmas, Short novels, Paranormal sPage Count: 25 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Creatures of the Night and Santa’s Christmas duties don’t mix. Every myth and bedtime story tells you so. But on Christmas Eve, when the Elves walked off the job over…
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Driven to Distraction  (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Driven to Distraction (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Title: Driven to Distraction Author: Cassie Decker Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s):Holiday, Christmas, Short novels, Contemporary, Rodeo sPage Count: 23 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cowboys Wyatt and Brady are competing in a team roping event in Missoula, Montana’s annual Christmas Eve rodeo. Christmas is Wyatt’s favorite time of year and nothing is going…
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First New Year’s After the Apocalypse (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

First New Year’s After the Apocalypse (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Title:First New Year’s After the Apocalypse Author: Jessica Payseur Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s):Holiday,Christmas, Short novels, Science Fiction sPage Count: 49 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Wade Turner takes a drunk Jaxxon home after work hoping to get laid. What he gets instead is news that the world as they know it is ending—superbugs…
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Of Mooning Santas and Penis Lights  (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Of Mooning Santas and Penis Lights (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Title: Of Mooning Santas and Penis Lights (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) Author: Thianna Durston Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 39 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 0.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Former US Marine John Ving hates everything about holiday displays: they’re tacky, they waste energy, and they’re an eyesore. So what does his new…
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The Stockings Were Hung (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

The Stockings Were Hung (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Title: The Stockings Were Hung (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) Author: Cassie Sweet Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 44 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Hill hates Christmas. The shoppers. The cheer. The drama. All of it. Each holiday season is a painful reminder that seven years before, his lover, Drew,…
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The Orpheum Miracle (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

The Orpheum Miracle (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug)

Title: The Orpheum Miracle (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) Author: Pat Henshaw Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 25 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Christmas joy is a matter of perspective. For some, it’s the happiest time of the year. For others, not so much. Twenty-nine-year-old Mick, the son of crack…
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Analog to Digital (Lily G’s Review)

Analog to Digital (Lily G’s Review)

Title: Analog to Digital (2016 Advent Calendar Bah Humbug) Author: Posy Roberts Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 1st December, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Holiday Page Count: 39 Reviewed by: Lily G Blunt Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: For years, Ethan and Toby have said they’ll never marry, despite Ethan’s secret wishes. So leaving sunny California for snowy Minnesota to witness his sister’s vow renewal is…
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Teddy Bears (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Teddy Bears (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: Teddy Bears (Dreamspinner Press 2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) Author: Brandon Witt Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 54 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Other than working the front desk of a gay bathhouse in Denver, Brian McKay is a bit of a recluse. At the best of times,…
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Krampus Hates Christmas (PIU’s Review)

Krampus Hates Christmas (PIU’s Review)

Title: Krampus Hates Christmas (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) Author: Andi Van Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 1st Dec, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance, Fantasy, Holidays, Novella Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Karl Kringle hates the modern-day Christmas. He was born to be Krampus, but the Holiday Council refuses to let him help his brother Nick—aka Santa Claus—with…
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Anyplace Else (Lily G’s Review)

Anyplace Else (Lily G’s Review)

Title: Anyplace Else (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) Author: Kim Fielding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 1st December, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Urban Fantasy, Mythology Page Count: novella length Reviewed by: Lily G Blunt Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Grant Beaudoin should be thrilled to escape Minneapolis at Christmastime and grateful to lounge on a Hawaiian beach. Instead he is mired in self-pity and…
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Anyplace Else (Renee’s review)

Anyplace Else (Renee’s review)

Title: Anyplace Else (DSP 2016 Advent Calendar) Author: Kim Fielding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Fantasy/Mythology Page Count: 544 Kindle locations Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:   1 flame out of 5 Rating:  2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Grant Beaudoin should be thrilled to escape Minneapolis at Christmastime and grateful to lounge on a Hawaiian beach. Instead he is mired in self-pity and drowning in too much tequila. His twin is marrying the perfect…
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Cursed Miracles (Renée’s review)

Cursed Miracles (Renée’s review)

Title: Cursed Miracles (DSP 2016 Advent Calendar) Author: Meg Harding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Historical Page Count: 796 Kindle locations Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  2.5 flames out of 5 Rating:  4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two hundred years ago on Christmas Eve, William Mashinter was frozen in time, cursed by his wife to roam the world on his own, waiting for the love of his life to find him. The love…
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