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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.

Rend by Roan Parrish (Renée’s review)

Rend by Roan Parrish (Renée’s review)

Title: Rend (Riven, #2) Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Loveswept Release Date: November 27, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance/Established couple/Hurt-Comfort 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…
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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: Renee 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, and leave…
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One-Eyed Royals (Renee’s Review)

One-Eyed Royals (Renee’s Review)

Title: One-Eyed Royals (Seven of Spades, #4) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: September 9, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Established Couple/Suspense Page Count: 366 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3# flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Shattered by their devastating breakup, Detective Levi Abrams and PI Dominic Russo find themselves at war right when they need each other most. While Dominic is trapped in a vicious cycle of…
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Merge Ahead

Merge Ahead

Title: Merge Ahead Author: Tanya Chris Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 4, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 223 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: Will doesn’t know that his safe but unfulfilling life as a Call Center Supervisor is about to be turned upside down. Or that the man responsible is sitting next to him waiting for the same delayed…
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Out Into the World by Chris Hunter

Out Into the World by Chris Hunter

Title: Out Into the World Author: Chris Hunter Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: January 6, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 298 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:   0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Erik is counting down the days until his college graduation and waiting for “real life” to begin when a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger sets events in motion that Erik could…
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Salt Magic Skin Magic by Lee Welch

Salt Magic Skin Magic by Lee Welch

Title: Salt Magic Skin Magic Author: Lee Welch Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: August 9, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Fantasy/Romance Page Count: 217 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lord Thornby has been trapped on his father’s isolated Yorkshire estate for a year. There are no bars or chains; he simply can’t leave. His sanity is starting to fray. When industrial…
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Risk Taker (Renee’s Review)

Risk Taker (Renee’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: Renee Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 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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Ravensong (Renée’s review)

Ravensong (Renée’s review)

Title: Ravensong (Green Creek #2) Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 31, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Shifter/Paranormal Page Length: 400 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gordo Livingstone never forgot the lessons carved into his skin. Hardened by the betrayal of a pack who left him behind, he sought solace in the garage in his tiny mountain…
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Vanilla Clouds (Renee’s Review)

Vanilla Clouds (Renee’s Review)

Title: Vanilla Clouds Author: Roe Horvat Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: July 25, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Page Count: 118 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: “I could spend days listening to you talk about chocolate.” Sex and chocolate are the two pleasures Michal enjoys most in life. His sex life has been nonexistent for some time, though.…
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Auctioned (Renee’s review)

Auctioned (Renee’s review)

Title: Auctioned Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 28, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Age-gap/Dark Theme/Abuse Page Count: 207 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:   2.5 flames out of 5 Rating:  4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gray Nolan’s biggest problem in life was the torch he carried for his closeted coach. He was just another happy-go-lucky dude, a college student and hockey player, when his ordinary existence was interrupted, and he became a human trafficking statistic. He…
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Galaxies and Oceans (Renée’s Review)

Galaxies and Oceans (Renée’s Review)

Title: Galaxies and Oceans Author: NR Walker Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 25, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hurt-Comfort Page Count: 313 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Seizing his one chance to escape, Ethan Hosking leaves his violent ex-boyfriend, leaves his entire life, and walks into the path of a raging bushfire. Desperate to start over, a new man named Aubrey Hobbs walks out of the fire-ravaged forest,…
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Cash Plays (Renee’s Review)

Cash Plays (Renee’s Review)

Title: Cash Plays (Seven of Spades, #3) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: June 4th, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Established Couple/Suspense Page Count: 339 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Seven of Spades is back with a vengeance—the vigilante serial killer has resumed their murderous crusade, eluding the police at every turn. But a bloodthirsty killer isn’t the only threat facing Sin…
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The Dead (Thaumaturge #1)

The Dead (Thaumaturge #1)

Title: The Dead (Thaumaturge #1) Author: Cal Matthews Publisher: Self-published Release Date: August 5, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary/Paranormal/Vampires/Witches Page Count: 228 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating:  3 stars out of 5 Blurb: “She’s dead,” I said to him harshly, and he made a tiny, breathless noise. The old man put his hand on the boy’s shoulder, and the girl gave another sob, her face crumpling like a tissue. “But I can fix it,”…
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Caught in Your Wake

Caught in Your Wake

Title: Caught in Your Wake (The Village #4) Author: Darien Cox Publisher: Self-published Release Date: April 23, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance/Sci Fi/Series Page Count: 450 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When forest ranger Tim Patterson learned the frightening truth about his home town, it rocked his world. He’s always prided himself on being brave and strong, but it took some time to adjust to this…
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