Recommended Reads for May, 2018

Our favorite books for May, 2018.


Angel and Firebird (Jia’s review)

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Title: Angel and Firebird Author: Nell Iris Publisher: JMS Books LLC Release Date: May 12th 2018 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 21 pages Reviewed by: Jia Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Five years ago, Phoenix lost his lover Gabriel, his angel, in a horrific hate crime. All he wanted was to follow him into death and he struggled a long time trying to get his life back together. All this time later, he still hasn’t been able to put the past behind him and forget about the love of his life. On…

The Consumption of Magic (Audio Review)

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Title: The Consumption of Magic (Tales From Verania #3) Author: TJ Klune and Michael Lesley (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 30th 2018 Genre(s): High Fantasy Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred, but things could be a hell of a lot worse. It’s not until he reunites with Morgan of Shadows and Randall that he realizes just how much worse things could…

Mad & Marvelous (Parvathy’s Review)

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Title: Mad & Marvelous (Sassy Boyz #4) Author: Elizabeth Varlet Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: May 7, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Hop Lovette isn’t afraid to take risks. Being the bastard son of New York royalty has never given him anything but heartache. So when the Sassy Boyz land a contract at club Switch, he knows it’s only a matter of time before his marvelous world is turned on its head: the owner is his childhood rival. Rafe Marson owes Hop’s father everything, and…

The Wolf at the Door (Maya’s Review)

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Title: The Wolf at the Door (Big Bad Wolf #1) Author: Charlie Adhara Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: February 19, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery, Paranormal, Werewolves Page Count: 275 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: A former FBI agent is partnered with the enemy in this suspenseful male/male shifter romance from debut author Charlie Adhara Hunting for big bad wolves was never part of Agent Cooper Dayton’s plan, but a werewolf attack lands him in the carefully guarded Bureau of Special Investigations. A new case comes with a new partner:…

Kidnapped by the Pirate (Audio Review)

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Title: Kidnapped by the Pirate Author: Keira Andrews and Cornell Collins (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Audio Release Date: April 17th 2018 Genre(s): Historical Romance Page Count: 280 Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Will a virgin captive surrender to this pirate's sinful touch? Nathaniel Bainbridge is used to hiding, whether it's concealing his struggles with reading or his forbidden desire for men. Under the thumb of his controlling father, the governor of Primrose Isle, he's sailing to the fledging colony, where he'll surrender to a respectable marriage for his family's…

Spencer Cohen, Book Three (Audio Review)

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Title: Spencer Cohen, Book Three (Spencer Cohen #3) Author: N.R. Walker and Joel Leslie (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Audio Release Date: May 8th 2018 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 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…

In the Wreckage (Audio Review)

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Title: In the Wreckage (Metahuman Files #1) Author: Hailey Turner and Greg Boudreaux (Narrator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 19th 2018 Genre(s): M/M Sci-Fi Military Romance Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Marine with honor. After surviving a horrific chemical attack that turned him into a metahuman, Captain Jamie Callahan got a second lease on life. For three years he’s been working for the Metahuman Defense Force and leading Alpha Team - all against the wishes of his family. The job…

In the Requiem (Tosha’s Review)

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Title: In the Requiem (Metahuman Files #5) Author: Hailey Turner Publisher: Self published Release Date: May 21, 2018 Genre(s): Science Fiction, Military Romance Page Count: TBC Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Never let go. Weighed down by scandal, Captain Jamie Callahan must choose between saving his family’s reputation and his father’s political aspirations, or taking down the enemy once and for all. Choosing one over the other will have lasting repercussions he can’t escape. Whatever path Jamie ultimately picks, Staff Sergeant Kyle Brannigan will be right by his…

Cash Plays (Renee’s Review)

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Title: Cash Plays (Seven of Spades, #3) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: June 4th, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Established Couple/Suspense Page Count: 339 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Seven of Spades is back with a vengeance—the vigilante serial killer has resumed their murderous crusade, eluding the police at every turn. But a bloodthirsty killer isn’t the only threat facing Sin City. A devious saboteur is wreaking havoc in Las Vegas’s criminal underworld, and the entire city seems to be barreling toward an all-out gang war. As Detective Levi Abrams is…

War Paint (Crabbypatty’s Review)

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Title: War Paint (States of Love Series) Author: Sarah Black Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 25, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 88 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: There’s an art to love. Mural artist Ben has come from Tel Aviv to Atlanta to work on a commission. A successful artist, he’s still lonely and isolated after his family’s rejection. Ben is charmed and surprised when local soldier Eli mistakes him for homeless, and brings him a cup of coffee and a biscuit. This gesture opens the…