Author Archives: Jenre

Something Like Autumn

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somethingLikeAutumnTitle: Something Like Autumn
Author: Jay Bell
Cover Artist: Andreas Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
Amazon Buy Link: Something Like Autumn
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: 420 pages, 150,000 words
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

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A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: A bittersweet roller coaster of a romance novel which had me laughing out loud at times but ultimately left me in tears.

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Blood on the Mountain

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Title: Blood on the Mountain
Author: P.D. Singer
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Blood on the Mountain (The Mountains)
Genre: M/M contemporary, action adventure romance
Length: 210 pages
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: Woo hoo! Another Jake and Kurt book. My Christmas is complete :).

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Room at the Edge

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Title and Link: Room at the Edge
Author: Jane Davitt & Alexa Snow
Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs
Publisher URL: Loose id
Amazon Buy Link: N/A
Genre: Contemporary M/M/M, BDSM
Length: Novel/332 pages/
Rating: 3.75 out of 5 stars

A guest review by Jenre

Review Summary: A creditable sequel to Room at the Top but too much focus on sex made this a dull read at times.

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All Wrapped Up

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Title: All Wrapped Up
Editor: Elizabeth Hyder
Cover Artist: Nathie Block
Publisher: Storm Moon Press
Buy Link: All Wrapped Up
Genre: M/M science fiction, fantasy
Length: 80,000 words
Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: I surprised myself by liking this imaginative anthology of stories involving tentacles.

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Bittersweet

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Title: Bittersweet
Author: Dallas Coleman
Cover Artist: B.S. Clay
Publisher: Torquere Press
Buy Link: Bittersweet
Genre: M/M urban fantasy, horror
Length: 32,400 words, 140 pages
Rating: 3 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: An imaginative but ultimately confusing paranormal horror.

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Beauty in the Breakdown

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Title: Beauty in the Breakdown
Author: E.L. Esch
Cover Artist: Fiona Jayde
Publisher: Loose id
Buy Link: Beauty in the Breakdown
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: Long Novel
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: A book which deals well with the sensitive theme of recovery from partner abuse but was hampered by a confusing narrative style.

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Something Like Winter

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Title: Something Like Winter
Author: Jay Bell
Cover Artist: Andreas Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
Buy Link: Something Like Winter
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: 374 pages
Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: A wonderful story which manages to tell the events of Something Like Summer from Tim’s point of view whilst giving an entirely new perspective on Tim as a character.

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Double Up

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Title: Double Up
Author: Lissa Matthews
Cover Artist: Anne Cain
Publisher: Loose id
Buy Link: Double Up
Genre: M/M/M contemporary romance
Length: Novella
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: Too much internal monologue, angst and repetition, slowed down the pace of this book and made it a dull and frustrating read.

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Infected: Lesser Evils

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Title: Infected: Lesser Evils
Author: Andrea Speed
Cover Artist: Anne Cain
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Infected: Lesser Evils
Genre: M/M urban fantasy, paranormal romance
Length: 376 pages
Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary Review: Book six in the Infected series is still a great read, but showing signs of self indulgent hero-worship.

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Chaos

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Title: Chaos (The Lost Gods book 5)
Author: Megan Derr
Cover Artist: London Burden
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Buy Link: Chaos (The Lost Gods)
Genre: M/M fantasy romance
Length: 100,000 words
Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary review: A marvellous and complex end to what has been a very original series.

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Beyond The Edge

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Title: Beyond The Edge
Author: Elizabeth Lister
Cover Artist: Winterheart Designs
Publisher: MLR Press
Buy Link: Beyond The Edge
Genre: M/M contemporary BDSM romance
Length: 290 pages, 82,000 words
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary review: An interesting love triangle book which was a little heavy on the sex at times.

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Bound: Forget Me Knot

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Title: Bound: Forget Me Knot
Author: H.B. Pattskyn
Cover Artist: Shobana Appavu
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Bound: Forget Me Knot
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: 260 pages
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary review: An overall engaging BDSM story but had a couple of concerns about the depiction of the BDSM scenes.

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Snowflake

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Title: Snowflake
Author: Ash Penn
Cover Artist: Ginny Glass
Publisher: Loose Id
Buy Link: Snowflake
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary review: A well written romance with one very lovely character which moved a bit too quickly in the romance.

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Pressure Head

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Title: Pressure Head
Author: J.L. Merrow
Cover Artist: Kanaxa
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Buy Link: Pressure Head
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary review: A marvellous mystery story with a very engaging narrator.

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Animal Magnetism

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Title: Animal Magnetism
Author: Various
Cover Artist: Shobana Appavu
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Animal Magnetism
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: 344 pages
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A guest review by Jenre

Summary review: An interesting and engaging set of stories about animals with a great variety of subjects and something for everyone.

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