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Speechless

Speechless

Title: Speechless Author: Kim Fielding Cover art: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Buy Link Speechless Length: Novella/15,525 words/62 PDF pages Genre: Contemporary/Romance/Diverse Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Well-written, sweet story with two sympathetic, unusual protagonists which needed a bit more fleshing out to receive the highest rating
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The Auspicious Troubles of Chance (The Auspicious Troubles of Love #1)

The Auspicious Troubles of Chance (The Auspicious Troubles of Love #1)

Title: The Auspicious Troubles of Chance (The Auspicious Troubles of Love #1) Author: Charlie Cochet Cover Art: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link The Auspicious Troubles of Chance Length: Novella/55,997 words/172 PDF pages Genre: Historical/M/M Romance Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Well-written story about one man’s journey to love and true family.
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The Marrying Kind

The Marrying Kind

Title: The Marrying Kind Author: Ken O’Neill Cover artist: Sheri Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Buy link: Buy Link The Marrying Kind Length: Novel/264 PDF pages Genre: Contemporary GBLT/Romantic Comedy Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: I’m borrowing a clairvoyance hat from Steven’s mother to predict that this book will reach many readers, become a wonderful gift among friends and even the awards are…
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Turning Tricks

Turning Tricks

Title: Turning Tricks (Task Force Iota 2) Author: Anne Tenino Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Futuristic/Science Fiction/M/M Romance Length: Novella/164 PDF pages/51,331 words Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: The book that provides not only the continuation of James and Matt’s story, but also the overarching storyline for the entire series
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Conviction (Dominion #3)

Conviction (Dominion #3)

Title: Conviction (Dominion #3) Author: Lissa Kasey Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Length: Novella/180 PDF pages/46,212 words Genre: Paranormal M/M romance Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Summary review: Expected good writing is there, but the romance is unconvincing and the world-building stagnates.
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The Heart of the Jungle

The Heart of the Jungle

Title: The Heart of the Jungle Author: Jeremy Pack Cover art: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: The Heart of the Jungle Amazon.com Length: novel/250 PDF pages/79,418 words Genre: GLBT/Mystery/Suspense Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Well-written mystery/suspense that suffers from a case of “tell, not show”. In spite of its flaws, the book is a refreshing addition to the genre.
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Josh of the Damned Triple Feature

Josh of the Damned Triple Feature

Title: Josh of the Damned Triple Feature (Josh of the Damned 3) Author: Andrea Speed Cover art: L.C. Chase Publisher: Riptide Publishing Buy link: Buy Link Josh of the Damned Triple Feature #1 Genre: Paranormal M/M Length: 22,300 words/66 PDF pages/Short stories Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Summary review: Author’s trademark humor and imagination are present, but the series still doesn’t have a clear…
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The Sartorialist

Title: The Sartorialist Author: Cecilia Ryan Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Buy Link The Sartorialist Length: 18,010 words/66 PDF pages/Novella Genre: Historical Romance Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Very well written, melancholy story with a likable protagonist. The narration in the form of Beau’s memories, however, prevented a stronger connection with the characters and, therefore, higher rating.
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Dreams of a Hero

Dreams of a Hero

Title: Dreams of a Hero Author: Charlie Cochrane Cover art: n/a Publisher: Carina Press Buy link: Buy Link Dreams of a Hero Length: 17,000 words/75 PDF pages Genre: Contemporary M/M romance Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Charming, gentle and humorous, this story about an established couple tells us how we can be heroes without weapons and how we can learn things about…
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Albert J. Sterne: Future Bright, Past Imperfect

Albert J. Sterne: Future Bright, Past Imperfect

Title: Albert J. Sterne: Future Bright, Past Imperfect Author: Julie Bozza Cover image: Emrah Turudu/iStockphoto.com Publisher: Manifold Press Buy link: Amazon.com Length: 236 PDF pages/61,000 words Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Wonderful addition to The Definitive Albert J. Sterne which gives us exactly what it’s title promises – a window to characters’ past and a glimpse into their…
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A Journey of the Heart

A Journey of the Heart

Title: A Journey of the Heart Author: Rick R. Reed Cover artist: Deana C. Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Buy link: Buy Link A Journey of the Heart Length: “Got 10 Minutes” short story/14 PDF pages/approximately 5.100 words Genre: Romance/Erotica Rating: 4 out of 5 stars A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Evocative, heart-warming and heart-breaking
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Peek-a-Boo (Josh of the Damned #2)

Peek-a-Boo (Josh of the Damned #2)

Title: Peek-a-Boo (Josh of the Damn #2) Author: Andrea Speed Cover artist: Jordan Taylor Publisher: Riptide Publishing Buy link: Buy Link Peek-a-Boo (Josh of the Damned #2) Length: 3,600 words/15 PDF pages/Short story Genre: Paranormal M/M Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Review summary: Charming and entertaining, well-written story, which doesn’t move series forward
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Six Degrees of Lust (By Degrees #1)

Six Degrees of Lust (By Degrees #1)

Title: Six Degrees of Lust (By Degrees #1) Author: Taylor V. Donovan Cover artist: Deana C. Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Buy link: Amazon.com Length: Novel/393 PDF pages/118,000 words Genre: M/M Romance/Mystery Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Ambitious novel that goes in all directions and never quite makes it to any destination.
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