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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.

The Hate You Drink (Renee’s review)

The Hate You Drink (Renee’s review)

Title: The Hate You Drink Author: NR Walker Publisher: Self-published Release Date: May 23, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary/Friends to Lovers/Addiction Page Count: 320 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.8 stars out of 5 Blurb: Erik Keston, son of the Keston Real Estate empire, knows what it takes to be successful. Despite his inherent wealth, he holds his own. He works hard, he’s grounded, he’s brilliant. He’s also…
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Gideon by Lily Morton

Gideon by Lily Morton

Title: Gideon (Finding Home, #3) Author: Lily Morton Publisher: Self-published Release Date: May 12, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 280 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gideon Ramsay is so far in the closet he should be a talking faun. A talented, mercurial, and often selfish man, Gideon has everything he should want in life. Fame, money, acting awards – he…
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If We Could Go Back (Renée’s Review)

If We Could Go Back (Renée’s Review)

Title: If We Could Go Back Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: April 29, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary/Bisexual Page Count: 351 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: My sister asked me if I could stand the sight my own reflection, if I’d caused enough damage yet, but I didn’t see myself when I looked into the mirror. I saw…
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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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