Tag Archives: Contemporary M/M

Eli’s Promise (The Bar Next Door, book 2)

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ElisPromise72lgTitle and Link: Eli’s Promise
Author: Lissa Matthews
Cover Artist: Kendra Egert
Publisher URL: Samhain Publishing
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Short Novella
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

Review Summary:  I did not find this book to be an interesting read because there was not enough character development and the dialogue was flat.

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The Only One Who Matters

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the only one who mattersTitle and Link: The Only One Who Matters
Author: L.A. Witt and Cat Grant
Cover Artist: Angela Waters
Publisher URL: Samhain Publishing
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Genre: Contemporary M/M, military
Length: Novel
Rating: 5+ stars out of 5, DIK

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Review Summary: This book is even better than The Only One Who Knows as the intensity is greater and the MCs let their emotions dictate their actions.

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Sense of Place (Thomas Elkin Book 3)

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sense of placeTitle and Link: Sense of Place
Author: N.R. Walker
Cover Artist: N/A
Publisher URL: Totally Bound
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: novella
Rating: 5+ stars out of 5, DIK

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Review Summary:  I thought Book 2 could not be topped but N.R. Walker saved the best for last – and this is the last book in the series. Great characterizations, a complicated plot, scintillating dialogue, and most of all, a romance in the best sense of the word

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The Little Things

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LittleThings[The]Title: The Little Things
Author: Jay Northcote
Cover Artist: Paul Richmond
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Genre: Contemporary.

Length: 214 pages
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

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Review by Zac D

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Review Summary: A sweet, well written book that left me with a warm old heart. Ordinary in the very best kind of way.


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The Backup Boyfriend

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the backup boyfriendTitle: The Backup Boyfriend (The Boyfriend Chronicles – Book 1)
Author: River Jaymes
Cover Artist: The Killion Group
Publisher URL: self published
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Publisher: Amazon Digital Services
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novel/69K words/225 pages
Rating: 5+ stars out of 5

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Review Summary:
A heartwarming, moving story with two MCs who overcame personal demons and hangups to fall in love and stay together.

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Housekeeping

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HousekeepingTitle: HouseKeeping
Author: Kim Fielding
Cover Artist: Paul Richmond
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
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Genre: Contemporary Novella
Length: 98
Rating: 3 stars out of 5

Review by Zac D

Review Summary: A pleasant, unchallenging read.Perfect for a train journey home.
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Bound to Break (Men of Honor 6)

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BoundToBreak72lgTitle and Link: Bound to Break (Men of Honor 6)
Author: S.E. Jakes
Cover Artist: Angela Waters
Publisher URL: Samhain Publishing
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Genre: Contemporary M/M, BDSM, Men in Uniform
Length: Novel/208 pages
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

Review Summary: An  intense, action packed, engrossing story with multiple MCs. For me, the best book in the series so far.

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The Night Before Thanksgiving

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thankful185Title: The Night Before Thanksgiving
Author: M. Durango
Cover artist: Unknown
Publisher: Torquere Press
Amazon buy link: The Night Before Thanksgiving
Genre: Contemporary m/m romance
Length: 19 pages
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Guest review by Orion

Review summary: A short, sweet story that leaves you wanting more.

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Kick Start (Dangerous Ground 5)

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kickStartTitle and Link: Kick Start (Dangerous Ground 5)
Author: Josh Lanyon
Cover Artist: L.C. Chase
Publisher:: Just Joshing Publishing Inc.
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novella/128 pages
Rating: 5+ stars out of 5, DIK

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Review Summary: Will and Taylor finally realize what’s most important in their lives – each other

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Memory’s Prisoner

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MemorysPrisonerTitle and Link: Memory’s Prisoner
Author: Jamie Lynn Miller
Cover Artist: LC Chase
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: 134 pages
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

A guest review by Lasha

Summary Review: A great hurt-comfort amnesia story that hit all my cop-loving kinks.

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Everyone Loves a Wedding

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everyone loves a weddingTitle and Link: Everyone Loves a Wedding
Author: Chris Owen
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Publisher URL: Torquere
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novella/20K words
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

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Review Summary: This book is a delight and I ate it up because of Spencer and Dean. In addition to being incredibly funny, Everyone Loves A Wedding is all about romance, family, and how a gay man threw a great wedding for his twin.

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Twelve Tasks

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TwelveTasksLGTitle: Twelve Tasks
Author: Therese Woodson
Cover Artist: Leah Kaye Suttle
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
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Genre: Contemporary, Humor
Length: Novella (210 pages)
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by LenaLena

Review Summary: Light, quirky and entertaining but ultimately unsatisfactory for me for several reasons.

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Dirty Laundry (A Tucker Springs Novel)

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DirtyLaundry_600x900Title and Link: Dirty Laundry (A Tucker Springs Novel)
Author: Heidi Cullinan
Cover Artist: L.C. Chase
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Genre: Contemporary M/M, BDSM
Length: Novel/259 PDF pages/71K words
Rating: 2 stars out of 5

Review Summary: The writing in Dirty Laundry was clichéd, the plot was flimsy, and there was not enough character development. Also, the idea of BDSM as a temporary “cure” for a serious psychological condition (OCD) and clinical anxiety just didn’t make any sense to me.

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Bullet (Blue Boy #1)

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garrettleigh_blueboy1_bulletTitle & Link: Bullet (Blue Boy #1)
Author: Garrett Leigh
Cover Artist: GD Leigh
Publisher: Loose Id
Buy Link:  Bullet (Blue Boy)
Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novella (103 pages)
Rating: 4.5 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: A dark and gritty look at the boys of the porn industry and what makes them tick.

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