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Home Improvement (Kirstin’s Review)

Home Improvement (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Home Improvement Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 9, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 207 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Romance on Aisle Sixteen—opposites attract amid the hammers and screws of the home improvement store. Gabe Mason became a father at seventeen, and his daughter, Ellie, is the most important thing in his…
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Shake the Stars (ParisDude’s Review)

Shake the Stars (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Shake the Stars Author: V.L. Locey Publisher: Gone Writing Publishing Release Date: July 10th 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 100,000 words approx. Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Spending time in the Poconos with his family was the last thing Dane Forrester wanted to do over the summer. He had dreams of spending his last break touring…
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Nothing Special (Bob-O-Link’s Review)

Nothing Special (Bob-O-Link’s Review)

Title: Nothing Special Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Jaybird Press Release Date: June 19, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 158 Reviewed by: Bob-O-Link Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Noah’s insecurity threatens their fledgling relationship, can Sol convince Noah that he’s enough? Noah thinks he’s nothing special. Average height, a bit on the skinny side, and cute but rather geeky, he’s…
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Recipe for Romance (Kirstin’s Review)

Recipe for Romance (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Recipe for Romance Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Ari McKay Release Date: June 28th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 455 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Four couples, four different stories — and one spicy Recipe for Romance from author Ari McKay! Welcome to Montgomery House, Charleston’s finest restaurant. When you walk in the front doors of the stately…
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Brown Sugar & Spice (ParisDude’s Review)

Brown Sugar & Spice (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Brown Sugar & Spice Author: Mathis Bailey Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 5, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 270 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: It had been a whirlwind of change from a year ago for Pierre Jackson … on track to becoming a chef extraordinaire, living it up in a plush up-town condo that he…
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Ramen Assassin (Belen’s Review)

Ramen Assassin (Belen’s Review)

Title: Ramen Assassin (Ramen Assassin #1) Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 25th 2019 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 216 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ramen Assassin: Book One When life gives Kuro Jenkins lemons, he wants to make ponzu to serve at his Los Angeles ramen shop. Instead he’s dodging bullets and wondering how…
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River Home (Accidental Roots #5)

River Home (Accidental Roots #5)

Title: River Home (Accidental Roots #5) Author: Elle Keaton Publisher: Dirty Dog Press Release Date: February 16, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 258 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: If you don’t know what you want, would you recognize it if you found it? Miguel Ramirez is the definition of pochos; a half-breed-white-washed Mexican–American who doesn’t speak Spanish (also…
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Ramen Assassin (Kirstin’s Review)

Ramen Assassin (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Ramen Assassin Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 25th 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Multicultural Page Count: 216 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When life gives Kuro Jenkins lemons, he wants to make ponzu to serve at his Los Angeles ramen shop. Instead he’s dodging bullets and wondering how the hell he ended up back in…
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Nine Small Sips (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Nine Small Sips (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Nine Small Sips (Tales of Bryant #2) Author: V.L. Locey Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 12, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 108 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Life for Isamu Taylor is now a Cinderella story that includes a Manhattan loft, a new position in the hottest LGBT film production company in New York City, and…
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Nine Small Sips (Kirstin’s Review)

Nine Small Sips (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Nine Small Sips (Tales of Bryant #2) Author: V.L. Locey Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 12, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 108 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Life for Isamu Taylor is now a Cinderella story that includes a Manhattan loft, a new position in the hottest LGBT film production company in New York City, and…
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Vengeful Lover (Exit Strategy #2)

Vengeful Lover (Exit Strategy #2)

Title: Vengeful Lover (Exit Strategy #2) Author: Jocelynn Drake Publisher: self-published Release Date: June 7, 2019 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 236 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Every assassin has an exit strategy – their ultimate plan for leaving that dangerous life and disappearing. They just never expect to live long enough to enact it. Gabriel Prescott was no…
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Trial & Error (Kirstin’s Review)

Trial & Error (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Trial & Error: Trials of Love Book One Author: D.K. Sutton Publisher: D.K. Sutton Release Date: June 1st, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 201 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Jake Taylor finds himself in the middle of a custody battle with his soon-to-be ex-wife, he realizes he already knows one of her hotshot city lawyers. Intimately.…
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The Strength of His Heart (Audio Review)

The Strength of His Heart (Audio Review)

Title: The Strength of His Heart (Enhanced #4) Author: Victoria Sue and Nick J. Russo (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 8th 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal / Science Fiction Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Enhanced World: Book Four To protect and serve…. All Vance Connelly ever wanted to do was continue his…
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Let’s Get Criminal (Lena’s Review)

Let’s Get Criminal (Lena’s Review)

Title: Let’s Get Criminal Author: Lev Raphael Publisher: ReQueered Tales Release Date: May 31st 2019 (first published 1996) Genre(s): Academic mystery, LGBT Fiction Page Count: 248 Reviewed by: LenaR Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3,5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Nick Hoffman / Academic Mystery, Book 1 Nick Hoffman has everything he has ever wanted: a teaching job, a nice house, and a solid relationship with…
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