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BWT (Belen)

I am an unapologetic book addict/lover. I’m happiest when reading and I spend most of my time with my Kindle, which is never far from my hand.
I love to be told a good story! I mostly read fiction: Romance, Erotica, Young Adult, New Adult, Paranormal (shifters? Yes, please!), a little BDSM when I’m in the mood, and I love a good ménage story. I DEFINITELY PREFER A HFN/HEA!

My biggest no-no’s are cheating, miscommunication / misunderstanding plots, unnecessary angst, and cliffhangers.

A sampling of my “Favorite M/M” stories:

Carry the Ocean The Half of Us Red Dirt Heart Adulting 101 Tied Up In Knots
Shelter the Sea Manties in a Twist David, Renewed Ethan who Loved Carter Perfect Imperfections
Wolfsong Fight the Tide How to Walk Like A Man The Lightning-Struck Heart Forging the Future
Surprise Groom (Belen’s Review)

Surprise Groom (Belen’s Review)

Title: Surprise Groom (Marital Bliss #1) Author: DJ Jamison Publisher: Self Published Release Date: May 16th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 322 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can two men fake their way to marital bliss? Caleb Taylor is shocked to learn his family could lose Bliss Island Resort — their home and livelihood — unless…
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Raze (Belen’s Review)

Raze (Belen’s Review)

Title: Raze (Riven #3) Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Loveswept, Random House LLC Release Date: July 2nd 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 316 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes the walls we build to save ourselves have to come tumbling down. For the last ten years, Huey has built his life around his sobriety. If that means…
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A Ferry of Bones & Gold (Audio Review)

A Ferry of Bones & Gold (Audio Review)

Title: A Ferry of Bones & Gold (Soulbound #1) Author: Hailey Turner and Gary Furlong (Narrator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 17th 2019 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Romance Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When the gods come calling, you don’t get to say no. Patrick Collins is three years into a career…
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Elements of Retrofit (Audio Review)

Elements of Retrofit (Audio Review)

Title: Elements of Retrofit (Thomas Elkin #1) Author: N.R. Walker and Nick J. Russo (Narrator) Publisher: Love Lane Books Ltd Release Date: April 18th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Generation versus generation, traditional versus contemporary, these men are about to learn a lesson in architecture and love. Can…
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The Doctor’s Date (Belen’s Review)

The Doctor’s Date (Belen’s Review)

Title: The Doctor’s Date (Copper Point Medical #2) Author: Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 18th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 448 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The hospital’s least eligible bachelor and its aloof administrator hate each other… so why are they pretending to date? Dr. Owen Gagnon and HR director Erin Andreas…
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Top Secret (Belen’s Review)

Top Secret (Belen’s Review)

Title: Top Secret Author: Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy Publisher: Tuxbury Publishing LLC and Elle Kennedy Inc. Release Date: May 7th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary, NA Romance Page Count: 319 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: LobsterShorts, 21 Jock. Secretly a science geek. Hot AF. LobsterShorts: So. Here goes. For her birthday, my girlfriend wants…a threesome. SinnerThree: Then you’ve…
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Falling Down (Audio Review)

Falling Down (Audio Review)

Title: Falling Down Author: Eli Easton and Michael Stellman (Narrator) Publisher: Pinkerton Road LLC Release Date: April 17th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Josh finds himself homeless at 18, but he has a plan. He’ll head north on the bus to New England and spend October there for…
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Fire and Obsidian (Belen’s Review)

Fire and Obsidian (Belen’s Review)

Title: Fire and Obsidian (Carlisle Deputies #4) Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 7th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance Page Count: 189 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Carlisle Deputies Novel Can a couple be more opposite than a thief and a cop? Or do they have more in common than they think? Mattias Dumont…
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Promises (Belen’s Review)

Promises (Belen’s Review)

Title: Promises (Coda #1) Author: Marie Sexton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 14th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 228 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Includes the Coda series prequel novella, Meant to Be Jared has simple goals for his freshman year of college: make friends, lose his virginity, come out, and maybe fall in love.…
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BOOK BLITZ – The Accidental Baker by Clare London

BOOK BLITZ – The Accidental Baker by Clare London

Title: The Accidental Baker Author: Clare London Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 20th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 64 pages (~16,000 words) Blurb: Donnie Watson’s baking disasters are legendary, but this Easter, his mismatched chocolate eggs bring accidental but astonishing results to four downhearted gay men. The chocolate sweets spill onto the pavement of a small parade of local shops—and go on a matchmaking tour like no other! From…
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IRL: In Real Life (Audio Review)

IRL: In Real Life (Audio Review)

Title: IRL: In Real Life (After Oscar #1) Author: Lucy Lennox, Molly Maddox, and Michael Pauley (Narrator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: February 21st 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.7 stars out of 5 Blurb: Conor: It starts with a drunken text pic. The kind I would normally never send. Only, instead of it…
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Why We Fight (Belen’s Review)

Why We Fight (Belen’s Review)

Title: Why We Fight (At First Sight #4) Author: TJ Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 14th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary, Humor, Romance Page Count: 341 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Do you believe in love at first sight? Corey Ellis sure doesn’t. Oh, everyone around him seems to have found their happy ending, but he’s far…
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Redesigning Landry Bishop (Belen’s Review)

Redesigning Landry Bishop (Belen’s Review)

Title: Redesigning Landry Bishop (Stars from Peril #2) House Line: Dreampsun Desires #82 Author: Kim Fielding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 21st 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 220 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Stars from Peril Novel Love never goes out of style. Landry Bishop fled his tiny hometown and never looked back. Now…
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Diving In (Belen’s Review)

Diving In (Belen’s Review)

Title: Diving In (Family Found #2) Author: Kris T. Bethke and Nell Iris Publisher: JMS Books Release Date: March 30th 2019 Genre(s): Erotic Romance (MMM) Page Count: ~114 pages / ~34,000 words Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Preston and Sawyer Waters need a vacation in the worst way. Life stressors have gotten to be too much, and they…
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