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Ele

Mother, wife, teacher and READER. I read MM almost exclusively. My kindle is my best friend and the most important thing in my life after my son. My poor husband…

I read MM romance almost exclusively. As a reader I don’t have any hard limits except incest. I like Contemporary and Historicals and I rarely read Paranormal unless recommended…

Loving a Warrior  (Ele’s Review)

Loving a Warrior (Ele’s Review)

Title: Loving a Warrior Author: Melanie Hansen Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: November 26th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: BUD/S: six months of the most intense training there is. It’s survival of the toughest, and Matt Knytych is determined to come out the other side a navy SEAL. Distraction is life or death. And just…
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Lucky (Ele’s Review)

Lucky (Ele’s Review)

Title: Lucky Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: September 18, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 282 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Dominic Ramos is a Premiership football player with a secret. There are no trophies for being gay in his game. Locked into his rep as the meanest defender on the pitch, keeping his…
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Lights and Sirens (Ele’s Review)

Lights and Sirens (Ele’s Review)

Title: Lights and Sirens (Emergency Services #2) Author: Lisa Henry Publisher: Self Published Release Date: September 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 231 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Paramedic Hayden Kinsella is single and the life of the party. He likes driving fast and saving lives, and he doesn’t do relationships—he does hookups. Except he wouldn’t hook…
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Professor Adorkable (Ele’s Review)

Professor Adorkable (Ele’s Review)

Title: Professor Adorkable (Domesticated Inc #1) Author: Edie Danford Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: September 18, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 325 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: What happens when a star-gazing professor falls for his hot young housekeeper? One heck of an earthy explosion… Professor Marek Janos’s genius at analyzing stellar explosions doesn’t apply to his own disordered world. Forgetting to eat, sleep,…
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One-Eyed Royals (Ele’s Review)

One-Eyed Royals (Ele’s Review)

Title: One-Eyed Royals (Seven of Spades #4) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: September 9th 2018 Genre(s): Murder/Mystery/Suspense, Romance Page Count: 366 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Spoiler Alert! The following blurb contains spoilers for Cash Plays, book three of Seven of Spades. Shattered by their devastating breakup, Detective Levi Abrams and PI Dominic Russo find…
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Perfect Day

Perfect Day

Title: Perfect Day Author: Sally Malcolm Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: August 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: First love conquers all in Perfect Day, a captivating contemporary male/male retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Love doesn’t burn out just because the timing’s wrong. It grows. It never leaves. When Joshua Newton, prodigal son of one…
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Shift’s End (Smoke & Bullets #3)

Shift’s End (Smoke & Bullets #3)

Title: Shift’s End (Smoke & Bullets #3) Author: A.R. Barley Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: August 6th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 262 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: With a couple failed marriages under his belt, Captain Jack Tracey knows how tough it is to balance a personal life with his job. But nothing in his long career…
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Broken Protocol (Smoke & Bullets #2)

Broken Protocol (Smoke & Bullets #2)

Title: Broken Protocol (Smoke & Bullets #2) Author: A.R. Barley Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: March 5th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 202 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Dante Green’s a police officer with a solid career—a career that for the past ten years has kept him far away from the one temptation he won’t let himself give…
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On Duty (Smoke & Bullets #1)

On Duty (Smoke & Bullets #1)

Title:On Duty (Smoke & Bullets #1) Author: A.R. Barley Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: December 18th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 202 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Number one rule for a firefighter: never take your eyes off the flame. Male/male author A.R. Barley is back with a new contemporary romance series. Former marine and seasoned firefighter Troy…
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Once Around Seven (Nortown #5)

Once Around Seven (Nortown #5)

Title: Once Around Seven (Nortown #5) Author: Ofelia Gränd Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: July 31st 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 100 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Oswald Sattle has been sleeping in his Toyota Camry for the last two hundred and seventy-three days, the exact number of days since he discovered his fiancé cheating on him.…
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Gray’s Shadow (Kings of Hell MC #4)

Gray’s Shadow (Kings of Hell MC #4)

Title: Gray’s Shadow (Kings of Hell MC #4) Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date:August 11th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary, Dark romance Page Count: 457 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: — There can be no shadow without the man to cast it. — Gray. Lost his twin. Will never be complete. Works alone. Shadow. Monster? Human? Exists to be…
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151 Days (Tales from Foster High #6)

151 Days (Tales from Foster High #6)

Title:151 Days (Tales from Foster High #6) Author: John Goode Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Release Date: March 20th 2014 Genre(s): Contemporary, YA Page Count: 350 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: With just 151 days left until the school year ends, Kyle Stilleno is running out of time to fulfill the promise he made and change Foster, Texas, for…
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Risk Taker (Ele’s Review)

Risk Taker (Ele’s Review)

Title: Risk Taker (Mixed Messages #3) Author: Lily Morton Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: July 22nd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 288 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Being in love with your best friend is hard. Henry’s the odd man out. All his friends are settling down, and his reputation as the Hook-Up King of London seems more like…
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Father of the Groom (Ele’s Review)

Father of the Groom (Ele’s Review)

Title: Father of the Groom (Love and Care #1) Author: Silvia Violet Publisher: Self published Release Date: June 26, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 109 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Avery has a good life. He loves his job as a makeup artist, and he’s ecstatic about being Twink of Honor in his best friend’s wedding. He’s…
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