Recommended Reads for February, 2019

Our favorite books for February, 2019.


How to Be a Movie Star (Kirstin’s Review)

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Title: How to Be a Movie Star (A How to Be Novel) Author: TJ Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 12th, 2019 Genre(s): Romantic comedy Page Count: 352 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Josiah Erickson wants to be a movie star. The problem with that is so does half of Los Angeles. But he’s on his way, what with memorable roles as a TV show background cadaver and a guy in a commercial for herpes medication. All he needs is his big break. And that break may…

Out in the End Zone (Lily G’s Review)

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Title: Out in the End Zone (Out in College #2) Author: Lane Hayes Narrator: Michael Pauley Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: January 23, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins Reviewed by: Lily G. Blunt Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Evan di Angelo is an upbeat, good-natured goofball who loves his friends and family…and football. A traumatic accident may have ended his hopes of playing professionally, but he’s made the most of his four years on the field at a small Southern California college. He’s learned the hard way to embrace change, take chances and try…

5 Star Release Day Spotlight: Not Dead Yet

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Title: Not Dead Yet Author: Jenn Burke Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: February 4, 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal Mystery / Romance Page Count: 270 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Blurb: Dying isn’t what it used to be. Wes Cooper was dead. Then he wasn’t—though he’s not exactly alive, either. As an immortal not-ghost, he can transition between this world and the otherplane, which makes him the perfect thief for hire. For seventy years he’s made a “living” returning items to their rightful owners, seeing his fair share of the bizarre in the process. But he’s never witnessed murder. Until now. His latest mission…

My Anti-Valentine Collection (Kirstin’s Review)

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Title: My Anti-Valentine Collection Author: DJ Jamison Publisher: Self published Release Date: February 7, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 282 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A bundle of three novellas: My Anti-Valentine: Jaded by relationships gone wrong, Bret throws an anti-Valentine's Day party to celebrate being single and burn his ex-boyfriends' belongings. Bret's low interest in sex has destroyed every relationship he's had and tarnished his view of romance, but a cute blond guy at the party who says all the wrong things inspires him to hope for…

Racing into Love (Kirstin’s Review)

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Title: Racing into Love (Cut to the Feeling Book 1) Author: Noah Steele Publisher: Noah Steele Release Date: January 15th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, New Adult Page Count: 115 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Aiden Reed is stuck in a major boy rut. Every date ends in something worse than disaster—boredom. That is, until star racer Derrek Luna crashes the end of a terrible date at Aiden’s cozy bookstore. Derrek’s confident charm and killer good looks throw Aiden’s quiet, cautious world into chaos when he says he wants a…

Familiar Demon (Kirstin’s Review)

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Title: Familiar Demon (Familiar Love #2) Author: Amy Lane Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 12th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Fantasy, Magic Page Count: 250 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Familiar Love: Book Two For over a century, Edward Youngblood has been the logical one in a family of temperamental magical beings. But reason has not made him immune to passion, and Edward’s passion for Mullins, the family’s demon instructor, has only grown. Mullins was lured into hell through desperation—and a fatal mistake. He’s done his best to hang…

Healing Him (Bromley Brothers #2)

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Title: Healing Him: A BDSM Gay Romance (Bromley Brothers #2) Author: Laura N. Andrews Publisher: Hot Tree Publishing Release Date: February 16th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 201 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Henry Bromley wants to find not only the perfect submissive, but he’s also searching for love. When he meets Ryan Scott, a man who seems to take control, Henry is conflicted. However, when passion and lust ignite a spark and their flame is lit, Henry discovers there’s no turning back. He wants Ryan. Ryan Scott…

Séance on a Summer’s Night (ParisDude’s Review)

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Title: Séance on a Summer’s Night Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing, Inc. Release Date: January 31, 2019 Genre(s): Murder Mystery Page Count: 318 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Theater critic Artemus Bancroft isn’t sure what to expect when his aunt summons him home to California with vague but urgent pleas about being unable to cope with “the situation.” The situation turns out to be the apparent haunting of Green Lanterns Inn—along with alarming rumors that long-suffering Auntie Halcyone may have murdered her philandering husband. In fact, the…

A Dance for You (Kirstin’s Audio review)

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Title: A Dance for You Author: Colette Davison and Neil Macfarlane (Narrator) Publisher: Colette Davison Release Date: February 5th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: New job, new city: Mason hopes both will lead to him escaping burnout as a ballet dancer. Not living out of a suitcase anymore is a bonus. His new life gets off to a steamy start when he encounters his new neighbour, David. Things soon become complicated when Mason turns up for his first…

5 Star Release Spotlight: Séance on a Summer’s Night

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Title: Séance on a Summer’s Night Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing, Inc. Release Date: January 31, 2019 Genre(s): Murder Mystery Page Count: 318 Reviewed by: Read ParisDude's Review Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Theater critic Artemus Bancroft isn’t sure what to expect when his aunt summons him home to California with vague but urgent pleas about being unable to cope with “the situation.” The situation turns out to be the apparent haunting of Green Lanterns Inn—along with alarming rumors that long-suffering Auntie Halcyone may have murdered her philandering husband. In fact, the rumors seem to have been…