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Shake the Stars (Kirstin’s Review)

Shake the Stars (Kirstin’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: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 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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Purple Method (Tosha’s Review)

Purple Method (Tosha’s Review)

Title: Purple Method Author: Victoria Milne Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 9, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 254 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: An up-and-coming heavy metal singer and a martial artist desperate to join a top MMA gym must decide how hard they’re willing to fight—for their dreams and each other. Max Diaz is…
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Here Comes Trouble (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Here Comes Trouble (Kirstin’s Audio review)

Title: Here Comes Trouble (Nothing Special #3) Author: A.E. Via and Aiden Snow (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Audio Release Date: July 2nd 2019 Genre(s): Romance Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Detectives Mark Ruxsberg and Chris Green are very good at their jobs. Being the enforcers for God and Day’s notorious Atlanta PD Narcotics…
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9 Willow Street (Kristin F’s Review)

9 Willow Street (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: 9 Willow St Author: Nell Iris Publisher: JMS Books Release Date: July 6, 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal Shifter (rabbit) Page Count: 95 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.0 stars out of 5 Blurb: Heartbroken after the death of his beloved Nana, Hannes, the family outsider, finally allows himself to grieve. The legal battle over Nana’s quirky old house — the only place he’s…
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Kneading You (Kristin F’s Review)

Kneading You (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Kneading You Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 19, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 45 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.0 stars out of 5 Blurb: Christopher Hughes is new to the small New England town of Lancaster, New Hampshire. He’s been hired to save an old library from closing, but his obstacles include not only fighting for state…
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Salmon and the Hazel (The Rowan Harbor Cycle #8)

Salmon and the Hazel (The Rowan Harbor Cycle #8)

Title: Salmon and the Hazel (The Rowan Harbor Cycle #8) Author: Sam Burns Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 4th 2019 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Fantasy, Paranormal Page Count: 146 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jesse’s only priority in life is protecting the people he loves, so he’s determined to see Rowan Harbor’s wards rebuilt. There’s just one…
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Survive and Conquer (Kirstin’s Review)

Survive and Conquer (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Survive and Conquer Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 9th 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Newton Desantis was on the ground when the towers collapsed on 9/11. Though he still carries the scars on his body and his heart, he’s determined to ease some of the world’s suffering.…
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An Opposite Attraction (Castro Cove Chronicles #1)

An Opposite Attraction (Castro Cove Chronicles #1)

Title: An Opposite Attraction (Castro Cove Chronicles #1) Author: Brook Adams Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 5, 2019 Genre(s): Gay contemporary romance Page Count: 160 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Reid Ainsworth, a sandy-haired, blue eyed veterinarian, is escaping his wealthy yet suffocating Boston family by moving to the seaside town of Castro Cove. Reid, despite…
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Never A Hero (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Never A Hero (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Never a Hero (Tucker Springs #5) Author: Marie Sexton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 5, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 149 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Tucker Springs Novel Owen Meade is in need of a hero. Sheltered, ashamed, and ridiculed by his own mother for his sexuality, his stutter, and his congenital arm…
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Death Takes a Bow (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Death Takes a Bow (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Death Takes a Bow (A Detective Heath Barrington Mystery #4) Author: David S. Pederson Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: July 1, 2019 Genre(s): Historical, Murder/Mystery Page Count: 207 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Alan Keyes takes a break from his police duties to scratch his acting itch in a local stage production. But when the leading…
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Mated (Kirstin’s Review)

Mated (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Mated: M/M Paranormal Shifter Romance Author: Tricia Owens Publisher: Tricia Owens Release Date: July 2, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Shifter Page Count: 288 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: As the brother of the pack alpha, Wren knows his place, even if that place occasionally brings him to harm. It’s simply pack rules. But when a handsome new alpha…
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Take Down (Bob-O-Link’s Review)

Take Down (Bob-O-Link’s Review)

Title: Take Down (Texas Heroes #1) Author: Jesse Anastasi Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 23, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 224 Reviewed by: Bob-O-Link Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Texas Heroes Novel Attraction sizzles when Danny Jones sets eyes on Deputy Jake Perez, despite meeting over the discovery of a mutilated corpse. But being with Jake could cost Danny…
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I’ve Got You (Kirstin’s Review)

I’ve Got You (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: I’ve Got You Author: Becca Seymour Publisher: Rainbow Tree Publishing Release Date: July 2nd 2019 Genre(s): Romance Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When a single dad and a newly outed veterinarian meet by chance, it takes red-cheeked conversations, a tentative friendship, and the willingness to put their hearts on the line to show these men they’re made…
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Tubstrip (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Tubstrip (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Tubstrip Author: Jerry Douglas Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions Release Date: June 1, 2019 Genre(s): Gay Erotic Theater (Screenplay) Page Count: 180 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jerry Douglas’s Tubstrip, a risqué comedy set in a gay bathhouse, was a popular sensation when produced onstage in 1973-1974, in the era of gay liberation and the sexual revolution. The…
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