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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
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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BLOG TOUR – Tales of Bryant by V.L. Locey

BLOG TOUR – Tales of Bryant by V.L. Locey

Title: Tales of Bryant Author: V.L. Locey Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: April 10th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Length: 35,000 words approx. Reviewed by: Kirstin, CrabbyPatty Cover Design: Designs By Sloan Blurb: Four Seasons. Two Men. One Love. For struggling film student Isamu Taylor, life’s refrain is about to change from boring documentary about a passionless delivery boy to a blazing and wildly erotic love story. After spending weeks admiring handsome but…
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Murder Most Lovely (Belen’s Review)

Murder Most Lovely (Belen’s Review)

Title: Murder Most Lovely (Lacetown Murder Mysteries: Case One) Author: Hank Edwards, Deanna Wadsworth Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 30th 2019 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 239 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lacetown Murder Mysteries: Case One A killer at a small-town literary festival. Bumbling drug dealers. A kidnapped cat. Starting a romance among all this chaos…
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Love Conventions (Belen’s Review)

Love Conventions (Belen’s Review)

Title: Love Conventions (Dreampsun Desires #81) Author: Morgan James Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 7th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 248 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A happy ending worthy of a TV fantasy… in real life? Ashland Wells is an actor of sci-fi cult fame but with little direction for the future, when handsome…
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BLOG TOUR – Kiss Me, Daddy by Quinn Ward

BLOG TOUR – Kiss Me, Daddy by Quinn Ward

Title: Kiss Me, Daddy (Club 83 #1) Author: Quinn Ward Publisher: Self Published Release Date: March 28th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 70,000 words approx. Reviewed by: Kirstin Blurb: Andy’s a recent college graduate with a mountain of debt and a load of regret over earning a degree he’ll never use. When he takes a job at a local gay bar, he doesn’t expect the first person to catch…
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The Doctor’s Secret (Belen’s Review)

The Doctor’s Secret (Belen’s Review)

Title: The Doctor’s Secret (Copper Point Medical #1) Author: Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 23rd 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 250 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Copper Point Medical: Book One The brilliant but brooding new doctor encounters Copper Point’s sunny nurse-next-door… and nothing can stand in the way of this romance. Dr.…
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RELEASE BLITZ & REVIEW TOUR – Scott (Owatonna U Hockey #2)

RELEASE BLITZ & REVIEW TOUR – Scott (Owatonna U Hockey #2)

Title: Scott (Owatonna U Hockey #2) Author: R.J. Scott and V.L. Locey Publisher: Love Lane Books Ltd Release Date: March 27th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 50,000 words approx. Cover Design: Meredith Russell Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty, Kirstin Blurb: What happens when you try to fix the past and end up threatening your future? Scott is struggling. Grieving the loss of his brother, carrying the weight of his father’s expectations,…
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Copper Creek (Belen’s Review)

Copper Creek (Belen’s Review)

Title: Copper Creek (Sawyer’s Ferry #3) Author: Cate Ashwood Publisher: Cate Ashwood Release Date: March 25th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: TBC Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Frankie: My life sucks. After spending a year jobless and on the edge of becoming homeless, I’d officially reached a level of desperation that, even if I wasn’t completely broke,…
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