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The Chimera (Bound Gods #1)

The Chimera (Bound Gods #1)

Title: Bounds Gods: The Chimera (Bounds Gods #1) Author: Adrienne Wilder Publisher: Self-published Release Date: March 27, 2016 Genre(s): Fantasy, BDSM, Erotica Page Count: 147 pages Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kaleb Holten’s father’s debt to an underground group The Association has just been called in, and the man can’t pay the loan. Instead of turning over his…
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The Art of Being Normal

The Art of Being Normal

Title: The Art of Being Normal Author: Lisa Williamson Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) a Macmillan imprint Release Date: May 31, 2016 Genre(s): Young Adult Fiction Page Count: 352 pages Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he’s gay. The school bully thinks he’s a freak. Only his two…
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Ten Days in August (Natalie’s Review)

Ten Days in August (Natalie’s Review)

Title: Ten Days in August Author: Kate McMurray Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp. Release Date: March 29, 2016 Genre(s): M/M Historical Page Count: 256 Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: From the Lower East Side to uptown Manhattan, a curious detective searches for clues on the sidewalks of New York—and finds a secret world of forbidden love that’s too hot…
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Caged Jaye (Arctic Absolution #.5)

Caged Jaye (Arctic Absolution #.5)

Title: Caged Jaye (Arctic Absolution #.5) Author: Lynn Kelling Publisher: Fantastic Fiction Publishing Release Date: April 12, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Erotic Drama Page Count: 176 pages Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s Jaye Larson’s nineteenth birthday, and all he wants is to spend time with his boyfriend and his mother—the people he loves most and who make life…
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Trailer Trash

Trailer Trash

Title: Trailer Trash Author: Marie Sexton Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: March 21, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, YA Page Count: 340 Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s 1986, and what should have been the greatest summer of Nate Bradford’s life goes sour when his parents suddenly divorce. Now, instead of spending his senior year in his hometown of Austin,…
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Broken Pieces (Natalie’s Review)

Broken Pieces (Natalie’s Review)

Title: Broken Pieces (Broken Pieces #1) Author: Riley Hart Publisher: Self-published Release Date: February 14, 2014 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 444 Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can three broken pieces make a whole? Josiah Evans is the orphan who lost both his parents. He’s sweet, shy, and all heart. He wants nothing more than to be loved. Mateo…
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The Art of Hero Worship (Natalie’s Review)

The Art of Hero Worship (Natalie’s Review)

Title: The Art of Hero Worship Author: Mia Kerick Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: February 14, 2016 Genre(s): New Adult Page Count: 181 pages Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Trembling on the floor, pressed beneath a row of seats in a dark theater, college freshman Jason Tripp listens to the terrifying sound of…
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If The Seas Catch Fire

If The Seas Catch Fire

Title: If The Seas Catch Fire Author: L.A. Witt Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 3, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Gay Romance Page Count: 400 Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.8 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sergei Andronikov was a child when the Mafia wiped out his family, leaving him with nothing but a hunger for revenge. Years later, through ruthless strategy and tireless patience, he’s…
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Fish Stick Fridays (Natalie’s Review)

Fish Stick Fridays (Natalie’s Review)

Title: Fish Stick Fridays (Half Moon Bay #1) Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 30, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 204 Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Deacon Reid was born bad to the bone with no intention of changing. A lifetime of law-bending and living on the edge suits him just fine—until his baby…
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Snowed In

Snowed In

Title: Snowed In Author: Teodora Kostova Publisher: Self Published Release Date: November 30, 2015 Genre(s): Holiday Romance Page Count: 108 Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Be careful what you wish for… Nate has been in love with Quinn, his brother’s best friend, for as long as he can remember. But when he finally gets the chance to show…
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Defiant Loyalties

Defiant Loyalties

Title: Defiant Loyalties Author: Elizabeth Wilde Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: November 22, 2015 Genre(s): Suspense/Romance Page Count: 198 Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: All Jack Preston has ever wanted is freedom: from his father’s oppressive political reign, from his mother’s dying memory, from his own guilt in the part he’s played to get George Preston to the…
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