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Kat Cassidy: Spilling Tea on “Backstreets” (Hot Wire #2)

Kat Cassidy: Spilling Tea on “Backstreets” (Hot Wire #2)

Please help me welcome Kat Cassidy to the blog today! Thanks for having me! I’m so excited to get to share some insight into the Hot Wire series in general and Backstreets specifically. Backstreets (Hot Wire #2) is a continuation of Peter Bauer and Nikos Petrakis’ story—a romance sparked between a career car thief and an honorable mechanic. I truly believe the mark of any author is that we are…
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Brigham Vaughn Guest Post: Research

Brigham Vaughn Guest Post: Research

Please welcome Brigham Vaughn to the blog today, chatting about her new release The Ghosts Between Us. One of the most interesting part about writing “The Ghosts Between Us” was doing research for it. When I began writing the story, I had a vague idea that Chris—the main character—worked in the medical field. And I eventually decided that I wanted him to work with hospice and palliative care patients. Palliative…
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Exclusive Q&A with Layla Reyne

Exclusive Q&A with Layla Reyne

Hi! Thanks for having me on Gay Book Review today to celebrate the release of NOBLE HOPS, Book 3 of my Trouble Brewing series. This is the grand—explosive—finale for Nic and Cam’s story. Lots of action, lots of legal and investigative casework, and lots of romance. I hope you’ll enjoy this Q&A as I look back on the series, touch on various other bits of writer fun, and tease what’s…
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World Building Guest Post by G.R. Lyons

World Building Guest Post by G.R. Lyons

Building a Fictional World by G.R. Lyons Part of the fun of writing within a constructed world has been creating and exploring different settings. In my Shifting Isles series, a few of the books take place in the city of New Haven, a thriving metropolis that features eco-friendly construction. Elegant skyscrapers abound, but almost all buildings in New Haven feature vertical gardens on the exterior walls, adding color and life…
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Oz (Finding Home #1) Review Blog Tour

Oz (Finding Home #1) Review Blog Tour

Title: Oz (Finding Home, #1) Author: Lily Morton Cover Art: Natasha Snow Publisher: Self Published Release Date: November 20, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 287 Reviewed by: Lili 5 stars! Blurb: What happens when temporary becomes forever? Oz Gallagher does not do relationships well. Bored and jobless after another disastrous hook up, he decides to leave London for a temporary job in the wilds of Cornwall. Surely managing a stately…
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The Perfect Holiday Romance Playlist with Annabeth Albert

The Perfect Holiday Romance Playlist with Annabeth Albert

A big, warm welcome to Annabeth Albert, who is here today to talk about her latest release, Better Not Pout. Reviews—The Perfect Holiday Romance Playlist Thank you so much for having me! I’m Annabeth Albert, and I’m here celebrating my latest release, Better Not Pout, which stars a cranky solider about to leave the service and a much-younger man intent on giving him a good holiday. This one stands completely…
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Exclusive Guest Post by Layla Reyne: Craft Brew

Exclusive Guest Post by Layla Reyne: Craft Brew

Title: Craft Brew (Trouble Brewing #2) Author: Layla Reyne Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: October 8, 2018 Genre(s): Romantic Suspense Tropes and Themes: Workplace romance, forced proximity, friends-to-lovers, coming out Page Count: Approx 70,000 words Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Reviewed by: Kirstin, Maya Blurb: Assistant US attorney Dominic Price is staring down the barrel of his father’s debts. The bull’s-eye on his back makes him a threat…
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Exclusive Teaser of Craft Brew by Layla Reyne

Exclusive Teaser of Craft Brew by Layla Reyne

Title: Craft Brew (Trouble Brewing #2) Author: Layla Reyne Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: October 8, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery, Romance, Romantic Suspense Page Count: Approx 70,000 words Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Reviewed by: Maya Blurb: Assistant US attorney Dominic Price is staring down the barrel of his father’s debts. The bull’s-eye on his back makes him a threat to everyone he cares about, so when his lover…
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The Heights by Amy Aislin Release Day Exclusives

The Heights by Amy Aislin Release Day Exclusives

Please welcome Amy Aislin to the blog today talking about her latest release The Heights. Thank you for joining me to celebrate the release of my newest m/m contemporary romance, The Heights, and thank you to Gay Book Reviews for having me! Today I wanted to give a brief introduction into the two main characters, Quinn and Nat. Quinn Carroll: Quinn is adorable and I had such a fun time…
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Any Given Lifetime Spotlight and Leta Blake interview

Any Given Lifetime Spotlight and Leta Blake interview

Leta Blake Ladies and Gentlemen! Everyone deserves a second chance, even a book that sat on my computer, exposed to only a limited audience for nearly eight years. Any Given Lifetime, a tale of reincarnation and true love, was just such a book. Written originally nearly eight years ago, it’s not been given the attention it needed to go out into the world. At the time I drafted it, I…
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