Dreamspinner 2017 Advent Calendar

New Game, Start (Crabbypatty’s Review)

New Game, Start (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: New Game, Start (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Holidays Page Count: 38 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Reclusive medieval scholar, Edgar Royal, has a crush. On a guy. Not a big deal, except that said guy, Walter Chase, is a famous…
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A Holiday Crush (Crabbypatty’s Review)

A Holiday Crush (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: A Holiday Crush (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: CJane Elliott Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Holidays Page Count: 50 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: San Francisco lawyer Brad Halberstam is in a rut. At forty-one, he’s successful but alone. Even his holidays are predictable—he spends every Christmas golfing…
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The Holly Groweth Green (Crabbypatty’s Review)

The Holly Groweth Green (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: The Holly Groweth Green (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Amy Rae Durreson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Paranormal, Holidays Page Count: 55 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When wounded doctor Laurence Payne is stranded in the snowy English countryside on Christmas Eve, 1946, he is surprised to stumble upon Mistle…
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The Mature Man’s Guide to Surviving Change (Tosha’s Review)

The Mature Man’s Guide to Surviving Change (Tosha’s Review)

Title: The Mature Man’s Guide To Surviving Change (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Chris Scully Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 30, 2017 Genre(s): M/M Holiday Contemporary Romance Page Count: 66 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: In the sunny playground of Palm Springs, growing up was something confirmed bachelor and bad-boy chef Joel avoided…
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The Peppermint Schnapps Predicament

The Peppermint Schnapps Predicament

Title: The Peppermint Schnapps Predicament Author: Clare London Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday, Contemporary Page Count: 39 Reviewed by: Ana Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Frankie Faraday is a promising young salesperson at Mason’s Emporium. Bill Mason is his boss, the son of the store’s founder, and the object of Frankie’s long-suffering, deeply devoted crush. Bill…
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An Open Window (Susan’s Review)

An Open Window (Susan’s Review)

Title: An Open Window (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Rick R. Reed Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 21 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two men. One Christmas Eve that changes the courses of both their lives. Henry’s homeless and only wants a warm place to sleep on…
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Candy Canes and Cappuccinos

Candy Canes and Cappuccinos

Title: Candy Canes and Cappuccinos (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Elizabeth Coldwell Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 24 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kyle is struggling to run his coffee shop on his own after his partner walked out on him. He has his eye on Steven,…
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Homemade from the Heart

Homemade from the Heart

Title: Homemade from the Heart (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Bru Baker Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 55 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Craft store owner Grant has always been a sucker for a pretty face, and that goes double for a pretty face with an adorable…
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New Game, Start (Ana’s Review)

New Game, Start (Ana’s Review)

Title: New Game, Start Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday, Contemporary Page Count: 38 Reviewed by: Ana Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Reclusive medieval scholar, Edgar Royal, has a crush. On a guy. Not a big deal, except that said guy, Walter Chase, is a famous online gamer who has no idea Edgar even…
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Salvaging Claus Day

Salvaging Claus Day

Title: Salvaging Claus Day (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: J. Alan Veerkamp Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 34 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: For three years, Filo has reveled in silence and solitude as the sole occupant of a space station, where he maintains the communication satellite.…
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A Gift of Family

A Gift of Family

Title: A Gift of Family (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Tami Veldura Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 32 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Scott Burke has always desired a big family, but as a divorced single dad, all he has is his young daughter, Lexi. He pours…
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Red Popcorn Strings and Gumball Rings

Red Popcorn Strings and Gumball Rings

Title: Red Popcorn Strings and Gumball Rings (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Nell Iris Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 26 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Christmas is coming, and young couple Casey and Ellis are very much in love. Unfortunately, they’re also the definition of dirt poor,…
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All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

Title: All Creatures Great and Small (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Elizabeth Coldwell Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 34 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Growing up an orphan meant Charlie never celebrated Christmas. He’s committed to making sure his newly adopted cat, Max, doesn’t miss out like…
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An Open Window (Crabbypatty’s Review)

An Open Window (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: An Open Window (Dreamspinner 2017 Advent Calendar Daily) Author: Rick R. Reed Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Holidays Page Count: 21 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two men. One Christmas Eve that changes the courses of both their lives. Henry’s homeless and only wants a warm place to sleep on the…
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