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Renee

I love boys who love boys! I’m in my 30s, from the southern US, and my crack is m/m romance.

Heated Rivalry by Rachel Reid (Renee’s review)

Heated Rivalry by Rachel Reid (Renee’s review)

Title: Heated Rivalry (Game Changers, #2) Author: Rachel Reid Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: March 25, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary/Sports/Hockey/Enemies to Lovers Page Count: 310 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nothing interferes with Shane Hollander’s game—definitely not the sexy rival he loves to hate. Pro hockey star Shane Hollander isn’t just crazy talented, he’s got a spotless reputation. Hockey…
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Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Title: Red, White & Royal Blue Author: Casey McQuiston Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Release Date: May 14, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary/Politics/Royalty/Bisexual/Romantic Comedy Page Count: 432 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A big-hearted romantic comedy in which the First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales after an incident of international proportions forces them to pretend to be…
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No Quick Fix (Renee’s review)

No Quick Fix (Renee’s review)

Title: No Quick Fix (Torus Intercession, #1) Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Self-published Release Date: March 19, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary/Suspense Page Count: 289 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A retired SEAL is about to face his toughest assignment yet. As a nanny… Fixer. Bodyguard. Advocate. Brann Calder is expected to play all these roles and more as a member…
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Stranded by Cara Dee

Stranded by Cara Dee

Title: Stranded (8392, #2) (Auctioned #2) Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 30, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hurt-comfort Page Count: 244 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Stranded is the second book in The Auctioned Series. Before you read further, you should read Auctioned. “You have my word, Gray. I will get you off this island, and I will…
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I Saw You First by Darien Cox

I Saw You First by Darien Cox

Title: I Saw You First Author: Darien Cox Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 18, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 232 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Following a devastating childhood trauma, Jude Applegate has spent years picking up the pieces of his life and gluing them back together. Now, as an adult, his life is solid enough to…
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Prince of Air and Darkness (Renee’s Review)

Prince of Air and Darkness (Renee’s Review)

Title: Prince of Air and Darkness (The Darkest Court, #1) Author: M.A. Grant Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: February 25, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy/MM Romance/Magick Page Count: 5,089 Kindle locations Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Phineas Smith has been cursed with a power no one could control. Roark Lyne is his worst enemy and his only hope. The only…
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The Last Sun by K.D. Edwards

The Last Sun by K.D. Edwards

Title: The Last Sun (The Tarot Sequence, #1) Author: K.D. Edwards Publisher: Pyr Release Date: June 12, 2018 Genre(s): Fantasy/Romance/Banter Page Count: 368 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Rune Saint John, last child of the fallen Sun Court, is hired to search for Lady Judgment’s missing son, Addam, on New Atlantis, the island city where the Atlanteans moved…
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Why the Devil Stalks Death (Renee’s review)

Why the Devil Stalks Death (Renee’s review)

Title: Why the Devil Stalks Death (Death and the Devil #2) Author: LJ Hayward Publisher: Self-published Release Date: December 9, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense, Romance Book Length: 4,972 Kindle locations Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Jack Reardon uncovers secrets for a living, and the Meta-State spy is pretty good at it. Or rather he thought so until he met…
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Pretty Pretty Boys by Gregory Ashe

Pretty Pretty Boys by Gregory Ashe

Title: Pretty Pretty Boys (Hazard and Somerset, #1) Author: Gregory Ashe Publisher: Self-published Release Date: November 17, 2017 Genre(s): Law Enforcement/Suspense/Murder Mystery/Contemporary/Gay Fiction Page Count: 541 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: After Emery Hazard loses his job as a detective in Saint Louis, he heads back to his hometown–and to the local police force there. Home, though, brings…
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His Consort (Renee’s review)

His Consort (Renee’s review)

Title: His Consort Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 20, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 284 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A new life in New Orleans is all Jason Thorpe had hoped: his quaint little store attracts a devoted staff and his warm, loving heart grants him a loyal circle of friends. He’s…
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Pisces Hooks Taurus (Renee’s review)

Pisces Hooks Taurus (Renee’s review)

Title: Pisces Hooks Taurus (Signs of Love #4) Author: Anyta Sunday Publisher: Self-published Release Date: October 16th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 285 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s a time for searching, and a time for finding, Pisces: keep casting your line and you will hook what you’re looking for. Zane has it all planned out: land…
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One Step Back (Renee’s review)

One Step Back (Renee’s review)

Title: One Step Back Author: Edie Danford Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 23rd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Second Chance Page Count: 300 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When you fall for a guy who’s about to become your stepbrother-do you listen to your heart and risk everything? Or listen to your head…and take one step back?…
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Rend (Renée’s review)

Rend (Renée’s review)

Title: Rend (Riven #2) Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Loveswept, Random House LLC Release Date: November 27, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 303 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: After a whirlwind romance, a man with a painful past learns to trust the musician who makes him believe in happy endings. Matt Argento knows what it feels like to be alone. After a childhood…
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Professor Adorkable (Renée’s Review)

Professor Adorkable (Renée’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: Renée Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 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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