Recommended Reads for Oct, 2016

Our favorite books for October, 2016.


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Title: Guyliner Author: J. Leigh Bailey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 17th oct, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance, coming of age, coming out Page Count: 250 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Connor works his butt off to maintain the golden-boy persona he’s created. He has the grades, the extracurriculars, the athletics, and a part-time job at his dad’s shop… every detail specifically chosen to ensure the college scholarships he needs to get the hell out of the Podunk town where he lives. The last thing he needs is…

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Title: Drawn In Author: Barbara Elsborg Publisher: self-published Release Date: 17th oct, 2016 Genre(s): Romance, Undercover, Investigation, Dark, Gritty Page Count: 262 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Undercover police officer Kell has crossed the line. He’s become trapped in an abusive relationship with his violent thug of a boss and sees no way back without wrecking months of work. The hope of ever being involved with someone who respects him seems a distant dream. Private investigator Gethin is depressed that the bulk of his work involves following unfaithful…

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Title: Save of the Game (Scoring Chances #2) Author: Avon Gale and Scott R. Smith (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press, LLC Release Date: September 12th 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hockey Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: After last season’s heartbreaking loss to his hockey team’s archrival, Jacksonville Sea Storm goalie Riley Hunter is ready to let go of the past and focus on a winning season. His new roommate, Ethan Kennedy, is a loud New Yorker with a passion for social justice that matches his role…

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Title: The Copper Horse: Fear (Zombie Gentlemen) (The Copper Horse #1) Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Acerbi & Villani ltd. Release Date: October 12th 2016 Genre(s): Steampunk Page Count: 298 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: London 1907, twenty years into the zombie Plague Reuben is a baker living in the slums of London, sharing a room with his father and an extended family of cockroaches. Poor, uneducated, and repressing all his sexual desires, he leads a life of misery, only sometimes sprinkled with gin and a rough tumble in…

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Title: Guyliner Author: J. Leigh Bailey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 17, 2016 Genre(s): Young adult, gay contemporary romance, soccer, baseball, gay bashing, bullying Page Count: 273 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Connor works his butt off to maintain the golden-boy persona he’s created. He has the grades, the extracurriculars, the athletics, and a part-time job at his dad’s shop… every detail specifically chosen to ensure the college scholarships he needs to get the hell out of the Podunk town where he lives. The last…

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Title: Guyliner Author: J. Leigh Bailey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 17th 2016 Genre(s): Young Adult Page Count: 250 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Connor works his butt off to maintain the golden-boy persona he’s created. He has the grades, the extracurriculars, the athletics, and a part-time job at his dad’s shop… every detail specifically chosen to ensure the college scholarships he needs to get the hell out of the Podunk town where he lives. The last thing he needs is an unexpected attraction to…

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Title: Timing (Timing #1) Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 19th oct, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance, Enemies to lovers Page Count: 204 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition Stefan Joss just can’t win. Not only does he have to go to Texas in the middle of summer to be the man of honor in his best friend Charlotte’s wedding, but he’s expected to negotiate a million-dollar business deal at the same time. Worst of all, he’s thrown for a loop when he arrives to see…

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Title: Turn the World Upside Down Author: Nyrae Dawn Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Release Date: 20th oct, 2016 Genre(s): Mental Depression, Healing Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: They’d have to turn the whole world upside down to understand us… Hunter Donovan’s temper never used to be a problem. He lived the perfect life with the perfect family before the dark truth came spilling out. Now his dad’s in prison, and after Hunter explodes at school, accidentally hitting a teacher, his mom has him committed. Hunter…

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Title: Chasing the High Author: Beth Michele Publisher: Self published Release Date: October 17, 2016 Genre(s): Gay contemporary love Page Count: Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A M/M Contemporary Romance. Left at the altar. Dumped. Abandoned. Jilted. That only happened in books. Fictional disasters like the kind I wrote. It wasn’t supposed to happen to me, Sam Stone. My life was supposed to be orderly. Organized. Perfect. But I had no control over my fiancé’s decision to leave me. What better place to be alone while nursing my…

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Title: Take a Chance On It (Ready or Knot #3) Author: KA Mitchell Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 19, 2016 Genre(s): Gay contemporary romance, marriage of convenience, best friends Page Count: 180 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sequel to Risk Everything on It Left at the altar by his long-time lover, Spencer, and in desperate need of quality health insurance, Dane Archer can’t say no when his best man and best friend, Gideon DeLuca, steps in. But Dane and Gideon have history, tangled and passionate and…