Contemporary

Awakenings and French Songs (Susan’s Review)

Awakenings and French Songs (Susan’s Review)

Title: Awakenings and French Songs Author: Nell Iris Publisher: JMS Books Release Date: January 12, 2019 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Word Count: 11,120 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Iggy Wilker never expected his 36th birthday to turn into an existential crisis. When Iggy’s friends celebrate him with his usual favorite pastime — drinking, dancing, and willing guys — he…
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Rough Terrain (Kirstin’s Review)

Rough Terrain (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Rough Terrain (Out of Uniform Book 7) Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: January 14th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Miliary Page Count: 384 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The camping trip from hell may be the first stop on the road to happily-ever-after in Rough Terrain, the final book in Annabeth Albert’s critically acclaimed, fan-favorite Out…
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Awakenings and French Songs (Kirstin’s Review)

Awakenings and French Songs (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Awakenings and French Songs Author: Nell Iris Publisher: JMS Books LLC Release Date: January 12th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Word Count: 11,120 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: An existential awakening and lots of French chansons equal a favorite neighbor seen in a new light. Iggy Wilker never expected his 36th birthday to turn into an existential crisis. When…
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Don’t Fear the (Not Really Grim) Reaper (Kirstin’s Review)

Don’t Fear the (Not Really Grim) Reaper (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Don’t Fear the (Not Really Grim) Reaper Author: Carole Cummings Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date:January 11th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Humor Page Count: 70 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When unassuming college student Emery Sutton wakes up in the morgue, it takes him a few minutes to remember he has magic (superpowers, damn it!) and free himself from…
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Tea

Tea

Title: Tea Author: Matthew J. Metzger Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: January 7th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 322 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: John only went into the cafe to have a brew and wait out the storm. He didn’t expect to find love at the same time. And it really is love at first sight. Chris…
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Second Hand (Kirstin’s Review)

Second Hand (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Second Hand (Tucker Springs Book 2) Author: Marie Sexton, Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 8th, 2019 (Second Edition) Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 174 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Paul Hannon moved to Tucker Springs for his girlfriend, but she’s left him with a house he can’t afford and a pantry full of useless gadgets.…
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Unfamiliar Waters (Kirstin’s Review)

Unfamiliar Waters (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Unfamiliar Waters Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 8th, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery, Action and Adventure Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: With the pressures of the job bearing down on him, police officer Garrett Wreckley needs a vacation—in fact, he isn’t given a choice in the matter. Since the water has always…
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Elias

Elias

Title: Elias Author: Erin E. Keller Publisher: JMS Books LLC Release Date: January 5th, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 123 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Detective Thomas Doyle has been living a lonely, compartmentalized life ever since the death of his life partner, Aiden. He vowed never to let anybody get close to him again — the pain…
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Unfamiliar Waters (Kristin F’s Review)

Unfamiliar Waters (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Unfamiliar Waters Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 8, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary; Mystery/Suspense Page Count: ~180 Reviewed by: Kristin F Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.0 stars out of 5 Blurb: With the pressures of the job bearing down on him, police officer Garrett Wreckley needs a vacation—in fact, he isn’t given a choice in the matter. Since the water has always soothed…
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You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) (Lili’s Review)

You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) (Lili’s Review)

Title: You. Forever. Always.(The Underdogs #3) Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Acerbi & Villani ltd Release Date: December 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 144 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: —Years of loving in secret. Now the secret’s out.— Mage. Reasonable. Mature. In love with his best friend’s little brother. Dawn. Painfully shy. Crazy talented. An anxious cinnamon…
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The Replacement Husband (Kirstin’s Review)

The Replacement Husband (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: The Replacement Husband Author: Eliot Grayson Publisher: Smoking Teacup Books Release Date: January 4, 2019 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 160 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Goddess-blessed Owen Honeyfield is destined to enjoy perfect good fortune, and the arrival of handsome and eligible Tom Drake in his country town appears to be just the latest manifestation. Tom’s proposal…
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You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) – (Ele’s Review)

You. Forever. Always. (The Underdogs #3) – (Ele’s Review)

Title: You. Forever. Always.(The Underdogs #3) Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: December 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 144 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: —Years of loving in secret. Now the secret’s out.— Mage. Reasonable. Mature. In love with his best friend’s little brother. Dawn. Painfully shy. Crazy talented. An anxious cinnamon roll in need of…
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Always Forward! Never Straight (Kristin F’s Review)

Always Forward! Never Straight (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Always Forward! Never Straight Author: Charley Descoteaux Publisher: CeeTwo Publications/Self Published Release Date: January 1, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 80 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 2.0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Love isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon. Baxter Bryan is the nerdy half of BaxCo, a start-up in Portland’s Silicon Forest creating cutting-edge high-tech toys. He’s also a hermit. When…
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Vanilla Clouds (Kirstin’s Audio book review)

Vanilla Clouds (Kirstin’s Audio book review)

Title: Vanilla Clouds Author: Roe Horvat and Vance Bastian (Narrator) Publisher: Roe Horvat Release Date: December 10th 2018 Genre(s): Romance Listening Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: “I could spend days listening to you talk about chocolate.” Sex and chocolate are the two pleasures Michal enjoys most in life. His sex life has…
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