Recommended Reads for April, 2016

Our favorite books for April, 2016.


Quillon’s Covert

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Title: Quillon’s Covert Authors: Joseph Lance Tonlet & Louis Stevens Publisher: JLT Publishing Release Date: December 18th 2015 Genre(s): M/M, Romance, Erotica, Taboo Page Count: 186 Pages Reviewed by: Lily G Blunt  Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Martin is a guy’s guy, one who enjoys the simple things in life: baseball games with his son, family days, barbecues, and date nights with his lovely wife. Once a year for two weeks, Martin takes his son, Marty, to Quillon’s Covert, a rustic family cabin secluded in the beautiful California mountains. Since before those long days of learning to play ball, Marty has loved…

Withered + Sere (Vallie’s Review)

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Title: Withered + Sere Author: TJ Klune Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: April 19, 2016 Genre(s): Post-apocalyptic Page Count: 280 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Once upon a time, humanity could no longer contain the rage that swelled within, and the world ended in a wave of fire. One hundred years later, in the wasteland formerly known as America, a broken man who goes only by the name of Cavalo survives. Purposefully cutting himself off from what remains of civilization, Cavalo resides in the crumbling ruins of the…

Spencer Cohen, Book Three (Lili’s Review)

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Title: Spencer Cohen, Book Three (Spencer Cohen #3) Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: BlueHeart Press Release Date: April 21st 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 189 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Learning to be in a committed relationship has been easy for Spencer. In fact, too easy. Andrew has fit into his life seamlessly. Spencer’s let go of his insecurities and hang-ups, and he and Andrew are enjoying where things are headed. For the first time in years, Spencer’s life is unbelievably perfect. Andrew overthinks everything. So when…

Spencer Cohen #3 (Vallie’s review)

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Author: NR Walker Publisher: Self-published Release Date: April 21, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Length: 189 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Learning to be in a committed relationship has been easy for Spencer. In fact, too easy. Andrew has fit into his life seamlessly. Spencer’s let go of his insecurities and hang-ups, and he and Andrew are enjoying where things are headed. For the first time in years, Spencer’s life is unbelievably perfect. Andrew overthinks everything. So when Spencer gets a phone call from Australia, he’s certain Spencer will push…

Complementary Colors

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Title: Complementary Colors Author: Adrienne Wilder Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 20th 2014 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 320 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: My sister Julia manipulated my life into a prison to keep me silent about our dirty family secret. Her greed made me a slave and circumstance left me with no way to escape. Trapped, the only way I could silence the nightmares driving me to insanity was to wrap them in color, hold them with shadow, and stitch them to negative space with line. But…

Lima Oscar Victor Echo and The Truth About Everything

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Title: Lima Oscar Victor Echo and The Truth About Everything Author: Suki Fleet Publisher:  MM Romance Group Release Date: June 7th, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary, New Adult Page Count: 83 Reviewed by: PrinCkhera Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Dear Author, I saw this picture and would love to know their story. These two are either long-term friends or lovers, not sure which. They should be happy but for some reason they feel sad to me, maybe they have lost someone close or even a beloved pet. I don’t really know. One of them could be ill or going away. Could you please…

The Swede

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Author: Robert Karjel (author), Nancy Pick (translator) Publisher: HarperCollins Release Date: July 7, 2015 Genre(s): Mystery, Spy Thriller, Bisexual Page Count: 352 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Swedish security agent is summoned to interrogate a terror suspect held by the FBI —but the prisoner isn't the only one with something to hide. At a remote military base in the Indian Ocean, the FBI is trying to get a prisoner to confess. But the detainee, a suspect in an Islamist-inspired terror attack in the United States, refuses to…

The Only Option by Megan Derr

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Title: The Only Option Author: Megan Derr Publisher: Self Published Release Date: May 1, 2016 Genre(s): M/M Fantasy Page Length: 89 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: A desperate dragon. A lonely necromancer. A marriage neither wants. When he is summoned to the royal castle, Rochus anticipates nothing more than a particularly difficult assignment. The bothersome journey is almost made worthwhile when he is propositioned by a young, beautiful dragon, Tilo, who seems untroubled by the fact that Rochus is a necromancer. When Rochus arrives at the castle he is ordered…

Cookies by Teodora Kostova

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Title: Cookies Author: Teodora Kostova Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 21st 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 242 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: I went to war, running away from myself. I came back in pieces to find out who I really was... It took me nearly ten years, two tours in Afghanistan and losing a leg to come to terms with who I really am. Two years after coming back from war, I can say that I’m finally content. I’m as fit as ever, my…

Power Play (Gigi’s Review)

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Title: Power Play (Scoring Chances #3) Author: Avon Gale Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 9, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hockey Page Count: 201 pages Reviewed by: Gigi Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 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 head coach…