Category Archives: Diverse

Puzzle Me This

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PuzzleMeThisTitle: Puzzle Me This
Author: Eli Easton
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Cover Art: Reese Dante
Buy Links: Publisher, Amazon
Genre: Contemporary m/m
Length: Novella (88 pdf pages)
Rating: 3.75 out of 5 Rating Stars

A Guest Review by Feliz

Summary Review: A not too demanding, all-around pleasant geek-meets-geek, only that one of the main characters happens to be wheelchair-bound.

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Falling in Love with Crazy

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fallinginlovewithcrazyTitle: Falling in Love with Crazy
Author: Dane Waters
Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs
Publisher & Buy Link : Loose Id
Amazon Buy Link: Falling in Love with Crazy
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance / Multi
cultural
Length: Long Novel
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating stars

A Guest Review by Raine

Summary Review: I took a dislike to the main character which left me feeling detached from this dramatic story of extreme emotions and actions.

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Thorns

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ThornsTitle and Link: Thorns
Author: Feliz Faber
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher URL: Dreamspinner
Amazon Buy Link Thorns
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel/ 260 PDF pages
Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5

Review Summary : A complex romance and mystery where the wonderful secondary characters outshone the MCs without even trying. Continue reading

Erasing Shame

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ErasingShameLGTitle & buy link: Erasing Shame
Author: Yeyu
Cover Artist: Anne Cain
Publisher: Dreamspinner
Amazon buy link: Erasing Shame
Genre: M/M historical
Length: Novel (350 pages)
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

A guest review by Leslie S

Review summary: An ambitious and sweeping epic set in an alternate history ancient China.

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Never A Hero (A Tucker Springs Novel)

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NeverAHero_500x750Title and Link: Never A Hero
Author: Marie Sexton
Cover Artist: L.C. Chase
Publisher URL:
Buy Link: Amazon N/A
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel/174 PDF pages
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

Review Summary: Nick was a modern day hero including the Superman cape, but he would need his own hero in the person of Owen, a most unlikely superhero.

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Blind Faith

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BlindFaithNRWalker300Title and Link: Blind Faith
Author: N.R. Walker
Cover Artist N/A
Publisher URL: Amazon Digital Services
Amazon Buy Link
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novella/144 pages
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

Review Summary: Well written romance with both MCs having to make adjustments in their attitudes and lives for each other.

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Exposed

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ExposedTitle: Exposed
Author: Skylar M. Cates
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Publisher, Amazon
Genre: Contemporary
Length: 256 pages
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: Good writing, a well-paced plot, and relatable characters all combine to make a very good romance.

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Blood Red Butterfly

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blood_red_butterflyTitle and Link: Blood Red Butterfly
Author: Josh Lanyon
Cover Artist: Faith L.
Publisher URL: self published – Just Joshin
Amazon Buy Link
Genre: Contemporary M/M/YAOI
Length: Novella/92 PDF pages
Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5

Review Summary: Your enjoyment of this book will depend on your expectations. A great effort by the author in a new-to-him genre, which worked for me.

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Just in Time

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17337321Title: Just in Time (Just Life #3)
Author: E.E. Montgomery
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Cover Art: Catt Ford
Amazon Link:Just in Time (Just Life)
Genre: contemporary m/m romance
Length: Novella (108 pdf pages)
Rating: 3 out of 5 rating stars

A Guest Review by Feliz

Summary Review: A story with a promising premise that fell short for me for a variety of problems.

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Laying Ghosts (A Deputy Joe Novel)

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james - LayingGhostsTitle and Link: Laying Ghosts (A Deputy Joe Novel)
Author: James Buchanan
Cover Artist: Winterheart Designs
Publisher URL: MLR Books
Amazon Buy Link
Genre: Contemporary M/M/Police procedural/BDSM
Length: 123K words
Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5

Review Summary: Secrets are revealed that could end Joe’s relationship with his family and negatively impact his love for Kabe, but love triumphs in the end.

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After the First Taste of Love

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saltalTitle & buy link: After the First Taste of Love
Author: Talon Rihai and Salome Wilde
Cover Artist: Yana Goya
Publisher: Storm Moon Press
Genre: M/M contemporary
Length: Novella (118 pages)
Rating: 2 stars out of 5

A guest review by Leslie S

Review summary: Well written but ultimately forgettable friends-to-lovers story.

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Love Means… No Limits

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LoveMeansNoLimitsTitle: Love Means… No Limits (Farm #9)
Author: Andrew Grey
Cover Artist: Catt Ford
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  Love Means… No Limits (Love Means… Series)
Genre: contemporary
Length: 200 pages
Rating: 2.25 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  Unnatural dialogue and an inability to connect with one of the main characters made for a less than stellar read.

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Changing The Guard

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SMPChangingTheGuard_BS 2Title and Link: Changing The Guard
Author: Peter Hansen
Cover Artist: Dare Empire eMedia Productions
Publisher URL: Storm Moon Press
Amazon Buy Link
Genre: Science Fiction/gay fiction
Length: Short story/7.5K words
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

Summary Review: An interesting story with two unusual characters. If you like playing with guns you will like this book; if you don’t, maybe not so much.

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Third Night

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NP third nightTitle: Third Night                             
Author: Neil Plakcy
Cover Artist: Deana C. Jamroz
Publisher:  MLR
Amazon Buy Link
Genre: Contemporary
Length:  7,000 Words

Rating:  1.75 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Stuart

Review Summary: The great Orthodox Hanukkah story remains to be written.

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