The Kinsey Scale (Tosha’s Review)

Title: The Kinsey Scale (Campus Connections #1)
Author: CJane Elliott
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: November 9th 2018
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance
Page Count: 89
Reviewed by: Tosha
Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5
Rating: 4 stars out of 5


Life is good for Eric Brown. He’s a senior theater major, an RA for a freshman dorm, and has a great circle of friends. Single since sophomore year, Eric isn’t looking for love. But then Will Butler—fellow senior, co-RA, and the cutest guy Eric’s ever seen—walks into his dorm. Will has a girlfriend he sees off campus—a minor disappointment that becomes a major problem when a housing shortage causes Will and Eric to become roommates, and Eric is forced to witness Will’s hotness day in and day out. For protection, Eric asks Jerry, his ex-boyfriend, to pretend they’re still together. Jerry warns him it’s a stupid idea, but he reluctantly agrees.

Too bad it won’t save Eric from losing his heart.

Will Butler has never believed in himself. His dysfunctional family saw to that. Although Will has loved music since childhood, he’s never seriously considered pursuing it, and the person he’s dating doesn’t encourage him. Then he and Eric Brown become roommates, and everything changes. Eric believes in Will and his talent. He’s also gorgeous and playful and fast becoming Will’s best friend. And that’s not good, because Will is hiding some big things, not only from Eric, but from himself.

Talk about two men that do not really know one another at all. Both men are lying to the other and neither of them have a clue. I found this to be a great read. It is a book about two men that like the other but one man bases what the other man looks like on him being straight. So this is where the misunderstandings and lies come into play. CJane Elliot wrote a great book on never making assumptions based off the cover of the book.

Eric is excited about his life. He is a senior in college and he is also RA of his dorm. Therefore he is able to have a single room since he is an RA. So things are looking great for Eric. Or at least it was until there is a mix up in the administration office and Eric’s co-RA has nowhere to stay so Eric has now lost his single room. What makes it worse is his co-RA is hot. And straight with a girlfriend. How will Eric survive having to share a room with Will without accidentally letting on he’s attracted to him?

Eric comes up with a plan to have a fake boyfriend. His ex agrees to be his fake boyfriend but there are stipulations. Eric agreed and now he has a buffer when things start to become strained where his roommate is concerned.

What Eric never expected is for both him and Will to become so close. And the fact that Will is starting to throw some mixed signals at him as well. Is Eric’s imagination playing tricks on him or is Will actually flirting with him?

This is a great read, I really enjoyed it. CJane did an amazing job on this book. I truly look forward to more book in this series as they come out. If they are half as good as this one then they will great reads as well!!

Campus Connections Series

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Galley copy of The Kinsey Scale provided by Dreamspinner Press in exchange of an honest review.


Hello, I am an avid reader of male/male books. I do not have a favorite genre when it comes to male/male books because I love all of them from romance, dark reads, paranormal, shifter, threesome, whatever I see that catches my eye at the time.

I read books about rock stars, CEOs, military, cops, and just the original plain old good boy types of books.

Basically when it comes to a book, I read whatever I am in the mood for at the time. So my tastes varies from day to day and sometimes even hour to hour.

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