Monthly Archives: November 2016

If I Should Stumble (Lili’s Review)

If I Should Stumble (Lili’s Review)

Title: If I Should Stumble Author: Claire Davis and Al Stewart Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s): Young Adult Page Count: 148 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Love is sure and timeless and forever. It whispers over the morning coffee and the last thought before sleep. Love is beyond hope, and cruel as…
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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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Heated Beat Bundle (PIU’s Review)

Title: Heated Beat Bundle (Heated Beat #1-2) Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 5th Dec, 2016 Page Count 240 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Best friends to Lovers, GFY, Mental Illness Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Heated Beat Collection My Mate Jack Will Barter’s been in love with his best mate Jack for as long as he…
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When Forever Ended Spotlight

When Forever Ended Spotlight

Title: When Forever Ended Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: November 30, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Ele and Renee Blurb: At ten years old, Kelly and I were two rambunctious boys who carved our initials into a tree in the forest. We promised to be best friends forever and bumped our fists to seal the deal. I never should’ve kissed him that summer before college. It was a…
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J.A. Rock Guest Post

J.A. Rock Guest Post

Horror and Romance by J.A. Rock My co-writer Lisa Henry and I have often joked that we’re not sure how we ended up writing romance. We both generally prefer dark stories full of violence and dark forces and ambiguous endings—and yet we ended up writing a whole lot of stories where people fall in love and end up relatively happy by the close. “Why are we not fulltime horror writers?”…
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Limitless (Natosha’s Review)

Limitless (Natosha’s Review)

Title: Limitless (The Underground Club 2) Author: S.J.D. Peterson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 2, 2016 Genre(s): Gay erotic romance, BDSM, mild violence, abuse, Dominate/Submissive Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Even within the context of the Underground BDSM Club, Joshua’s desires are dark and extreme. Hopelessly addicted to pain and the high it…
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Architect of Love (Fated Soulmates #2)

Architect of Love (Fated Soulmates #2)

Title: Architect of Love Fated Soulmates #2) Author: John Charles Publisher: Manifest Vision Publishing Release Date: November 27, 2016 Genre(s): Gay contemporary love, architect, laborer, anguish Page Count: 123 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: He could work miracles with His Hands Lance Bartner loved working with his hands, made his living refinishing furniture. Nights out were for…
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Meg Harding Guest Post: HOCKEY!

Meg Harding Guest Post: HOCKEY!

Please welcome Meg Harding to the blog today chatting about her favorite sport, HOCKEY! Hi everyone, and thanks for having me, Gigi! For those who don’t know, I’m Meg Harding, and when I fall in love with something, I fall hard. I make it my business to know everything about the subject, and I let my passion run away with me. Hockey is no exception, and it’s one that has…
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Death Dancer (Dangerous Dancers book 2)

Death Dancer (Dangerous Dancers book 2)

Title: Death Dancer (Dangerous Dancer book 2) Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: November 29, 2016 Genre(s): Gay contemporary love, murder mystery, ballet dancer, detective, suspense Page Count: 228 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A tattooed dancer and a by-the-book detective dance with death in the ego-fueled halls of ballet. Bad boy of ballet Valentin…
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The Boyfriend Makeover (Crabbypatty’s Review)

The Boyfriend Makeover (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: The Boyfriend Makeover (The Boyfriend Chronicles #3) Author: River Jaymes Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: November 20, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Noah Tanner loves life and the gay men who live it. Bisexuals rock too. Questioning? Even better. One-offs come and go like dates on a calendar, but his friends and…
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Fireline (Natosha’ Review)

Fireline (Natosha’ Review)

Title: Fireline (Oceanside Series) Author: Tory Temple Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 2, 2016 Genre(s): Gay contemporary love, firefighters, anguish, misunderstandings, Series bundle Page Count: 366 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sparks fly when Chance meets Tucker, and the flames aren’t far behind. Heat Chance has a job he loves as a fireman, an ocean view,…
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All In Fear (Ana’s Review)

All In Fear (Ana’s Review)

Title: All In Fear: A Collection of Six Horror Tales Author: Steve Berman, K.J. Charles, Avon Gale, Roan Parrish, Kris Ripper, J.A, Rock Publisher: Open Ink Press Release Date: December 1st 2016 Genre(s): Horror Page Count: 245 Reviewed by: Ana Heat Level:  1 flames out of 5 Rating:  4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Horror wears many faces and its masks can be tantalizing. Some of the top names in queer fiction come together to spin their…
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Hell Takes a Holiday (Kristin’s Review)

Title: Hell Takes a Holiday Author: Kiernan Kelly Release Date: December 7, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 48 Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition Despite a major setback, Lucifer has no time to feel sorry for himself. Running Hell is a monumental task, even though he’s taken steps to modernize it with technology like closed-circuit cameras and…
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