Recommended Reads for January, 2018

Our favorite books for January, 2018.


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Title: Change of Heart Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 8, 2009 Genre(s): M/M paranormal, shifter Page Count: 260 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: As a young gay man—and a werepanther—all Jin Rayne yearns for is a normal life. Having fled his past, he wants nothing more than to start over, but Jin’s old life doesn’t want to let him go. When his travels bring him to a new city, he crosses paths with the leader of the local were-tribe. Logan Church is a shock…

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Title: Dream (Skins #1) Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 244 pages Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I can’t sleep… When unrequited love leaves Dylan Hart sleepless and nursing his wounds, instinct draws him to the one place he's found mindless respite in the past—Lovato’s. It’s a place for every fantasy — for crazy-hot encounters — where a night of insane NSA sex brings relief to Dylan’s fragile feelings. It should be a perfect escape, and for one…

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Title: Love Me Whole Author: Nicky James Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 13, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 329 Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Twenty-eight-year-old Oryn Patterson isn’t like other people. Being an extremely shy, social introvert is only part of the problem. Oryn has dissociative identity disorder. He may look like a normal man on the outside, but spend five minutes with him, and his daily struggles begin to show. Oryn shares his life and headspace with five distinctively different alters. Reed, a protective, very straight…

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Title: Dantès Unglued (Ward Security #2) Author: Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott Publisher: Drake and Elliott Publishing LLC Release Date: January 26, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When private investigator, Shane Stephens, is hired by the mayor of Cincinnati to track down the hacker who has been threatening him, Shane is sure this is the opportunity to launch the Merleau Detection Agency into the big time. He even convinces Rowe Ward of Ward Security to loan him one of his best IT specialists, Quinn…

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Title: Dream (Skins #1) Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 244 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I can’t sleep… When unrequited love leaves Dylan Hart sleepless and nursing his wounds, instinct draws him to the one place he's found mindless respite in the past—Lovato’s. It’s a place for every fantasy — for crazy-hot encounters — where a night of insane NSA sex brings relief to Dylan’s fragile feelings. It should be a perfect escape, and for one…

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Title: Contour (Shape of You #1) Author: by Meg Harding Publisher: Oceanside Press Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jamie “Roxy” Albright has one great love in his life and room for no other. He lives and breathes makeup. Men are nothing more than temporary distractions and romance… well, that isn’t worth his time. With a burgeoning career as a YouTube makeup artist opening doors to never before dreamed of opportunities, time isn’t something Jamie has and…

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Title: Nobody's Butterfly Author: Claire Davis & Al Stewart Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): YA M/M Page Count: 73 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Cobweb ghosts are so inconvenient—especially grumpy ones with bad breath. Don’t they know silence is golden? Johnny Strong is the expert; he hasn’t spoken in two years. Not one word to anyone except the ghost. The main purpose of life is to avoid people and not get noticed. Friends? He doesn’t need them; and certainly nobody wants him despite…

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Title: Trick Roller (Seven of Spades #2) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: January 29, 2018 Genre(s): Murder / Mystery, Contemporary Romance Page Count: 295 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s the height of summer in Las Vegas. Everyone believes the serial killer Seven of Spades is dead—except Levi Abrams and Dominic Russo—and it’s back to business as usual. For Levi, that means investigating a suspicious overdose at the Mirage that looks like the work of a high-class call girl, while Dominic pursues a tough internship…

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Title: Power Play Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 30, 2018 Genre(s): M/M BDSM Page Count: 276 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I was my own worst enemy. For as much as I depended on order and a structured life to easier manage my bipolar disorder, fire was irresistible and indisputably my favorite toy to play with. On the ice, it turned me into a hotheaded hockey player. In the bedroom, my attitude was my last defense, a front I wanted to see tumbling down.…

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Title: Power Play Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 30, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Age-gap/DD-lb/BDSM/Mental illness Page Count: 276 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: I was my own worst enemy. For as much as I depended on order and a structured life to easier manage my bipolar disorder, fire was irresistible and indisputably my favorite toy to play with. On the ice, it turned me into a hotheaded hockey player. In the bedroom, my attitude was my last defense, a front I wanted to see tumbling down. But lately, all I got was burned. Love…