Author Archives: jeayci

The Au Pair Affair

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AuPairAffair-The72smTitle: The Au Pair Affair
Author: Bonnie Dee
Cover Artist: Lou Harper
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Buy Links: Amazon, Publisher
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Category (182 pages)
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: A classic, Harlequinesque story of the billionaire and the nanny, that didn’t quite work for me.

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Return to the Mountain

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ReturntotheMountainTitle: Return to the Mountain
Author: P.D. Singer
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Links: Amazon; Publisher
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel (200 pages)
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: A difficult-to-like hero makes a lot of poor choices but redeems himself at the end, making this a good book for those who love imperfect heroes and redemption stories.

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See the Light

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cc_seethelightTitle: See the Light
Author: Cassandra Carr
Cover Artist: Mina Carter
Publisher: Loose Id
Buy Links: Amazon; Publisher
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel (41,702 words)
Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: PWP that didn’t even work as that for me because I found the sex boring.

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All Alone in a Sea of Romance

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AllAloneinaSeaofRomanceTitle: All Alone in a Sea of Romance
Author: B.G. Thomas
Cover Artist: Paul Richmond
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel (316 pages)
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: I didn’t really enjoy it but can see how others would, especially if you enjoy soap operas.

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Losing Better

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kh_losingbetter_1Title: Losing Better
Author: Katey Hawthorne
Cover Artist: P.L. Nunn
Publisher: Loose Id
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Science Fiction & Space Opera, Fantasy & Paranormal
Length: Novel
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: It took a while to warm up to the narrator, but once I decided I liked him, I ended up loving the story.

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Beggars and Choosers

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BeggarsandChoosersTitle: Beggars and Choosers
Author: Mia Kerick
Cover Artist: Catt Ford
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel (284 pages)
Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: I’m in a minority that disliked this book, but disjointed narrative, strong dialect, Big Misunderstanding, and lots of unlikable characters made this story difficult for me to read.

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Mnevermind 1: The Persistence of Memory

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mnevermind-200Title: Mnevermind 1: The Persistence of Memory
Author: Jordan Castillo Price
Cover Artist: Jordan Castillo Price
Publisher: JCP Books
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Paranormal M/M
Length: Novel (50,250 words)
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: This book felt like a fantastic first date that ended abruptly, full of excitement and promise that leaves you edgy and eager for the second date, when you’ll finally start to really get to know this intriguing person (or story, as the case may be).

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Dark Angels: Happy Hanukkah

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Title: Dark Angels: Happy Hanukkah
Author: Z. Allora
Cover Artist: Deana C. Jamroz
Publisher: MLR Press
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novella (36,000 words)
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: Fans of this series will probably enjoy this story as an opportunity to spend more time with characters you like, but it didn’t really work for me.

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Fighting Addiction

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Title: Fighting Addiction
Author: B.A. Tortuga
Cover Artist: BSClay
Publisher: Torquere Press
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel (250 pages / 63000 words)
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: A nice story for those who like rockers, but I had difficulty with a foundation plot premise and that reduced my enjoyment of it.

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Dex in Blue

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Title: Dex in Blue
Author: Amy Lane
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel (350 pages)
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: This would have been one of my favorite Amy Lane stories if I hadn’t felt emotionally manipulated at the beginning and end.

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Sub Zero

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Title: Sub Zero (An ESTO Universe Novel)
Author: Angel Martinez
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Science Fiction / Futuristic / Interracial / Multicultural M/M
Length: Extended Novella (40k words)
Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: This is a heartwarming tale of adventure, of coming back alive and learning to love again, wonderful friendships, and, of course, rescuing the world in the process.

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Chase the Stars

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Title: Chase the Stars
Author: Ariel Tachna
Cover Artist: Anne Cain
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Contemporary M/M, Western, Australia
Length: Novel (250 pages)
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: This was a good sequel to Inherit the Sky, almost as much as it was a good story about new characters I really liked.

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Broken Silence

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Title: Broken Silence
Author: Jade Buchanan
Cover Artist: Deana C. Jamrozs
Publisher: MLR Press
Buy Link: Amazon
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel (228 pages / 64,000 words)
Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by jeayci

Review Summary: A pastel sort of story, colorful and enjoyable but surprisingly bland.

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