Recommended Reads for April, 2016

Our favorite books for April, 2016.


Power Play (Belen’s Review)

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Title: Power Play (Scoring Chances #3) Author: Avon Gale Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 9th 2016 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A freak accident during the Stanley Cup Playoffs put an end to Max Ashford’s hockey career. Despite everything, Max gets back into the game he loves—only this time, behind the bench as an assistant coach of the Spartanburg Spitfires, the worst team in the entire league. But nothing prepares him for the shock when he learns the new…

Imperfect Harmony (Lili’s review)

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Title: Imperfect Harmony Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Jaybird Press Release Date: April 15th 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 189 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Imperfect harmony can still be beautiful… John Fletcher, a former musician, is stuck in limbo after losing his long-term partner two years ago. He’s shut himself off from everything that reminds him of what he’s lost. When his neighbour persuades him to join the local community choir, John rediscovers his love of music and finds a reason to start living again. Rhys…

Imperfect Harmony (Ele’s review)

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Title: Imperfect Harmony Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Jaybird Press Release Date: April 15th 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 189 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Imperfect harmony can still be beautiful… John Fletcher, a former musician, is stuck in limbo after losing his long-term partner two years ago. He’s shut himself off from everything that reminds him of what he’s lost. When his neighbour persuades him to join the local community choir, John rediscovers his love of music and finds a reason to start living again. Rhys Callington,…

His Fateful Heal of Days (More Heat Than the Sun #8)

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Title: His Fateful Heap of Days (More Heat Than the Sun, #8) Author: John Wiltshire Publisher: MLR Press Release Date: April 8, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Suspense Page Count: 272 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  3 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Only a few months from his fiftieth year, Nikolas is feeling a distinct wobble in his formidable certainties. Aleksey Primakov appears to have become irrelevant. All he needs, therefore, is to be dragged into an adventure with Devon’s answer to the three musketeers. How many times can he tell Ben and his moronic friends that a mutilated body…

Arctic Absolution (Arctic Absolution #1)

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Title: Arctic Absolution (Arctic Absolution #1) Author: Lynn Kelling Publisher: Fantastic Fiction Publishing Release Date: December 16, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/BDSM/Law Enforcement Page Count: 257 Reviewed by: Gigi Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Dixon Rowe is a good man and a good cop who keeps finding himself in bed with the enemy. After he picks up a young ex-con named Jaye Larson for stealing food, Dixon is seduced by the possibility of helping someone truly in need. He tells himself he’s assisting young Jaye out of the goodness of his heart—not because…

Rustic Moment (Lily G’s Review)

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Title: Rustic Moment (Rustic 3) Author: Nic Starr Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 15, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 150 Reviewed by: Lily G Blunt Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The last few months have been tough on Grant Parnell. He discovered his boyfriend was having an affair and it’s taken its toll, both emotionally and financially. With his business facing ruin, Grant could lose everything. Dave Monroe is excited to start a new phase of his life. He’s following his dream and pursuing an exciting career opportunity. When Grant visits his friends in the country and finds…

Selfie (Vallie’s Review)

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Title: Selfie Author: Amy Lane Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: April 16, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 420 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: One year ago, actor Connor Montgomery lost the love of his life to a drunk driver. But what’s worse for Connor is what he still has: a lifetime of secrets born of hiding his relationship from the glare of Hollywood. Unable to let go of the world he and Vinnie shared, Connor films a drunken YouTube confession on the anniversary of Vinnie’s death. Thankfully, the…

Out on a Limb (Browerton University #2)

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Title: Out on a Limb (Browerton University #2) Author: A.J. Truman Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 18th 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 400 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: No looking back. That’s the motto of college senior Cameron Buckley, whether he’s kicking his latest hookup out of bed or plotting out his future as a hit screenwriter. With only a few weeks until graduation, he’s ready to put Browerton University in his rearview mirror and start the life he’s been dreaming of ever since he…

On Solid Ground

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Title: On Solid Ground Author: Melissa Collins Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 13, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary/Military Page Count: 253 Reviewed by: Gigi Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Jacob "Dax" Daxton returns home from war, he has to fight a new battle – the one to find his place in the world. The man who normally has a clear path to victory surrounded by brothers in combat is suddenly lost and alone. After meeting Beckett Ridge, a bearded tattoo artist, Dax’s journey begins winding down an unexpected path. Still reeling…

Greenwode & Shirewode

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Title: Greenwode, Shirewode Author: J. Tullos Hennig Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: 2013  Genre(s): Historical Fiction Page Count: 370, 390 Reviewed by: LenaLena Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Hooded One. The one to breathe the dark and light and dusk between.... When an old druid foresees this harbinger of chaos, he also glimpses its future. A peasant from Loxley will wear the Hood and, with his sister, command a last, desperate bastion of Old Religion against New. Yet a devout nobleman's son could well be their destruction—Gamelyn Boundys, whom Rob…