UPDATE! DECEMBER 1 TO DECEMBER 14

DECEMBER 1 TO DECEMBER 14

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ARC Review – Beautiful Dreamer by Christina Lee

Beautiful Dreamer by Christina Lee Kindle Edition, 120 pages Published: December 3rd 2018 Published by Christina Lee  Heat Level: 2 Star Rating: 4.5 Contemporary romance, about 40k words. BLURB: Garrett Coleman spent most of his adolescence crushing on Finn Sweeney—until that Ultimate Dream Guy image got obliterated during senior year. Garrett’s since gone out of…

Trapped in the Valley of the Kings by Blue Jones

Trapped in the Valley of the Kings by Blue Jones Category: Holiday, Advent Pages: 24 Heat Level: 3 Star Rating: 4 Star’s Blurb Rival archaeologists Will and Jude slept together a year ago, on the night of the Summer Solstice at a dig in Stonehenge. But they were both wearing masks, so Jude has no…

ARC Review: Defensive Play by Jamie Deacon

Defensive Play by Jamie Deacon Heat Level:1 Star Rating: 4 Star’s Ebook: 80 pages Expected publication: November 30th 2018 Published by: Beaten Track Publishing Blurb One glance is all it takes to bring his defenses crashing down… Seventeen-year-old Davey has never made friends easily. Shy, geeky, crippled with social anxiety, he feels isolated from his…

November Wrap-up!

I actually had a good Reading Month in November 18 Total and there were even one or two 5 Star rating’s. I’m hoping December will bring another reading month as well since I am aiming for being as close to 190 books by January 1st and I’m at 166 right now.   1.Tuning it out by Riley Long…

ARC Review: All I Want is You by DJ Jamison

All I Want is You by DJ Jamison This is a contemporary m/m romance novella Heat Level: 3 Star Rating: 4 Star’s One kiss under the mistletoe destroyed a friendship. Will another Christmas kiss remake it into something better? Eli hasn’t been home since he left at eighteen with a heart aching from his best…

ARC Review: Beat of their Own Drum by KM Neuhold

Beat of their Own Drum by KM Neuhold Heat Level: 4 Star Rating: 5 Star’s Published: November 12th 2018 (first published November 8th 2018) Blurb Jude Every rock band needs their bad boy. Hookers, drugs, DUIs— been there, done that. I’m in a Downward Spiral and proud of it (see what I did there?). When…

ARC Review- A Kiss Before Christmas by A E Rye cart

A Kiss Before Christmas by A E Rye cart Genre/s: contemporary gay romance, Christmas story Warning: this 37k novella contains a camp Christmas tree, a drag queen Christmas fairy called Doris, way too many jugs of eggnog, a closet posh boy, and the sweetest Kiss Before Christmas ever. Heat Rating: 2 flames Length: 37 200…

Face the Music- K.M. Neuhold

Face the Music- K.M. Neuhold Kindle Edition, Pages: 294 Published: May 20th 2018 Heat Level: 3 🔥🔥🔥 Star Rating: 4 ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lincoln I thought there was only one thing I needed to make me happy. I was so sure becoming a rock star would heal the dark corners inside me. But every time I…

ARC Review: The Kinsey Scale by CJane Elliott

The Kinsey Scale by CJane Elliott Title: The Kinsey Scale Series: Campus Connections Author: CJane Elliott Release Date: November 9, 2018 Category: Contemporary Pages: 78 Heat Level: 1 Star Rating: 4 Star’s Blurb Life is good for Eric Brown. He’s a senior theater major, an RA for a freshman dorm, and has a great circle…

Arc Review: Jilted by Lilah Suzanne

Jilted by Lilah Suzanne eBook, 222 pages Expected publication: November 8th 2018 Published by Interlude Press Heat Rating: 1 Star Rating: 4 Star’s Carter’s fiancé is in love with someone else. Link has just been left at the altar. Their respective exes have run off together to their happily ever after, but where does that…

ARC Review- Lonely Hearts, A Novella Bundle by Posy Roberts

Lonely Hearts, A Novella Bundle by Posy Roberts M/M Romance Kindle Edition 101,000 Words | 396 pages Heat Level: 2 Star Rating: 4 Star’s blue-collar | reluctant lovers | rural | bisexual | gay | fated lovers | Halloween | white-collar | opposites attract | multicultural | coming out | second chance | first time…

Book’s Read In October

I am sad to say I hit a small reading slump in the last couple of week’s of October but I am hoping to kick that in the butt now that November is here. NOVEMBER people! Where has the year gone to…… but I am glad (Kinda) that the holiday season has arrived. In October…

ARC Review- Tuning It Out (Young Spades #3) by Riley Long

Tuning It Out (Young Spades #3) by Riley Long Kindle Edition Expected publication: October 31st 2018 Heat Level: 2 Star Rating: 4 Star’s Trick Thomas has it all: a great family, a tight-knit group of friends, and a promising future. Tired of the go-nowhere music scene in Boulder, Colorado, Trick and his up-and-coming indie rock…

Favorite BookTuber’s/YouTuber’s

I love YouTube though I tend to stick to the same channels (these are just my Favorite’s. Favorite BookTuber’s Emma @ Emmmabooks– Emma is a lovely lady and I loving watching her rave about the books she is loving and receiving. Hailey @ Hailey on Bookland– I don’t think Io have ever seen someone sooo…

WEEKLY UPDATE! OCTOBER 5 to OCTOBER 19

WEEKLY UPDATE! CURRENTLY READING?- Save the Cat by Black Snyder SOON TO BE READING- Bull by J.M. Dabney ENTERTAINMENT FINISHED LAST WEEK- Demanding Discipline by Silvia Violet LISTENING TO (AUDIOBOOKS, PODCASTS, ETC.)- Lord of the Ring’s: Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R.Tolkin, Facing the Music by K.M. Neuhold. FINISHED LISTENING TO LAST WEEK- none ARC’S…

ARC Review: Blind Date by Kay Doherty

Blind Date by Kay Doherty Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: August 29, 2016 Category: Romance Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 42,400* Pages: 113 Sex Content: Explicit Pairing: MM Orientation: Gay Identity: Cisgender Star Rating: 4 Stars *Novella Dekker Callan is content with his life though he knows something is missing. Wanting the kind of love his…

ARC Review: Faith by Archie Hellshire

Faith Author: Archie Hellshire Publisher: NineStar Press Series: Graphene Category: Romance Genre: Contemporary Page’s: 102 Word Count: 30100 Book Length: Novella Sex Content: N/A Pairing: MM Orientation: Bisexual, Gay Identity: Cisgender Star Rating: 4 Stars Tuck is switching dorms. He’s had enough of his roommate’s odd hours, strange behavior, and teasing from his football teammates,…

ARC Review: Out in the End Zone by Lane Hayes

Out in the End Zone by Lane Hayes Due date October 09 Ebook Pages: 200 publication: October 7th 2018 Published by: Lane Hayes Heat Level:  2 Star Rating: 4 stars Evan di Angelo is an upbeat, good-natured goofball who loves his friends and family… and football. A traumatic accident may have ended his hopes of…

ARC Review: From the Ashes by C.M. Valencourt

From the Ashes by C.M. Valencourt Due date: October 10 This is a contemporary m/m romance novel (65k words) Hunter and Derek are at a fork in the road… At their friend Justin’s funeral, once-best-friends Derek and Hunter meet again almost four years after their monumental falling out. Hunter kissed Derek, and Derek freaked out…

ARC Review: Us Again by Nell Iris

Us Again by Nell Iris Kindle Edition, Pages: 34 (9,500 words approx.) publication: October 6th 2018 Published by: JMS Books LLC Heat Level: 1 Star Rating: 4 This is a contemporary m/m romance short story When Alex gets a call in the middle of the night telling him his ex-boyfriend is in the hospital, he…

ARC Review: Three Bears by A. Nybo

Three Bears ((World of Love)) by A. Nybo Title: Three Bears Author: A. Nybo Pages: 82 Release Date: October 5, 2018 Category: M/M/M and More, Contemporary, States of Love At Three Bears surf break, the attraction between a group of friends is anything but “Luke warm….” Dan goes to stay with his best friend Josh…

October TBR

Here it is…..My October TBR. you’ll notice I don’t have any Spooky stories on the list, Well that’s because I don’t handle scary well…. I get nightmare’s really easy even though Halloween is my Favorite Holiday. I have a lot of ARC’s to read so I’m hoping I can get through my list ok, I’ve…

WEEKLY UPDATE! SEPTEMBER 21 TO OCTOBER 5

CURRENTLY READING?- Worth the Wait (Giving Consent #2) by Kate Hawthorne, Master by Fate (The Accidental Master #3) by M.A. Innes, SOON TO BE READING- Crave (Brawlers Book 1) by J.M. Dabney, Saving my Angel (Sulfur Springs #2)  by Taylor Rylan, ENTERTAINMENT FINISHED LAST WEEK- Pulling String’s (Young Spade’s #1), Protecting my Commitment (Sulfur Springs #1)…

ARC Review: Facing the Beat (Young Spades book two) by Riley Long

Facing the Beat (Young Spades book two) Kindle Edition 199 pages Published October 1st 2018 Heat level: 2 Star Rating: 4 Stars Blurb Lead guitarist for the indie rock band Young Spades, Liam Wilson has a shot at big city fortune–or he would, if he wasn’t too busy licking his wounds to admit the real…

Review: Pulling strings by Riley Long

Pulling strings ( Young Spades book one) by Riley Young. Kindle Edition, 182 pages Published September 5th 2018 Heat level: 2 Star Rating: 4 Stars ⭐️ Blurb Aristotle “Ari” Dineen, Jr. thinks he doesn’t deserve love. Ari has bipolar disorder and parents who don’t understand his challenges. Falling in love isn’t on the playlist for…

September Wrap- Up

I actually had a good reading month in September. Read several ARCS and several of my own choosing and I cannot be happier with how great they all were. Some surpassing my expectations and a couple that I wasn’t as into. But I hope next month will be an even better reading month. So to…

ARC Review: Honeymoon for One by Keira Andrews

Honeymoon for One by Keira Andrews eBook Pages: 270 (80k approx.) Expected publication: September 27th 2018 Published by: KA Books Heat Level: 2 Star Rating: 4 This is a contemporary May/December m/m romance novel The wedding is off, but the love story is just beginning. Betrayed the night before his wedding by the supposed boy…

YA REVIEW: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

WARNING: SPOILER’S AHEAD! Coraline by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author), Chris Riddell (Illustrator) Hardback, 10th Year Special Edition Genres- Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction, Horror, Children’s Pages: 192 Published: October 13th 2013 Published by: Bloomsbury (first published August 4th 2002) Star Rating: 4 Stars Blurb There is something strange about Coraline’s new home. It’s not the mist,…

ARC REVIEW Flash Me (Heathens Ink, 7) by K.M. Neuhold

(Heathens Ink, 7) This is the seventh book in the Heathens Ink series. Each book in the series CAN be read as a stand alone, but characters do re-occur so it’s more fun to read them all! Flash Me by K.M. Neuhold Kindle Ebook Pages: 456 publication: September 3rd 2018 Liam I was kicked out…

WEEKLY UPDATE! SEPTMBER 14 TO 21

WEEKLY UPDATE! September 14 to 21 CURRENTLY (SOON TO BE) READING?-     Master by Fate     Face the Music  (Replay #1) by K.M. Neuhold   LISTENING TO (AUDIOBOOKS, PODCASTS, ETC.)-  Face the Music  (Replay #1) by K.M. Neuhold       ARC’S TO READ THIS WEEK!-   FINISHED LAST WEEK (ENTERTAINMENT AND ARC’S).-  …

ARC Review: Infinite Blue by Natalina Reis

Infinite Blue by Natalina Reis eBook Published:  September 8th 2018 Published by: Hot Tree Publishing Word Count: 66,000 Genres: paranormal romance, shifter romance Pairings: M/M Tropes: fated, forbidden love, mated for life Keywords/Categories: homosexual, homoromantic, Cisgender, mystery subplot, family problems, unsupportive mother Heat level: 1 Star Rating: 4 Stars Book Blurb: When a shifter and…

ARC Review: Savior (415 Ink: Book 2 by Rhys Ford

Title: Savior Series: 415 Ink: Book 2 Author: Rhys Ford Release Date: September 18, 2018 Category: Contemporary Pages: 215 Heat Level: 3 Star Rating: 5/5 Blurb A savior lies in the heart of every good man, but sometimes only love can awaken the man inside the savior. The world’s had it out for San Francisco…

September TBR

# Covers Title Author 1. Half as Much (Upstate Education #1) E.M. Denning   2. ARC Time for love Lynn Michaels 9/06 3. Take Down (Open Wounds 2) Michelle Frost 4. Rebel (415 Ink #1) Rhys Ford 5. Houston (Leashes & Lace #1) Shaw Montgomery 6. Borrowing Blue (Made Marian  #1) Lucy Lennox 7. Savior (415 Ink #2) Rhys Ford…

Review: Eli (Leashes & Lace #2) by Shaw Montgomery

Eli (Leashes & Lace #2) by Shaw Montgomery Kindle Edition Published: May 25th 2018 Published by: Shaw Montgomery Pages: 181 (58k Words) Story Contains: M/m sexual content, BDSM elements, gender-fluid dressing, edging, and spanking. Blurb Eli knows who he is, and he’s tired of hiding it. Exhausted and at the end of his rope, Eli’s…

Review: Houston (Leashes & Lace #1) by Shaw Montgomery

Houston (Leashes & Lace #1) by Shaw Montgomery Kindle Edition Pages: 171 55k Words Published: April 13th 2018 Story Contains: M/m sexual content, BDSM elements, gender-fluid dressing, edging, and spanking Blurb Houston knows who he is…but most men don’t seem to understand. A Dom who likes wearing panties and lace isn’t what most submissives expect…

Review: Rebel (415 Ink Book 1) by Rhys Ford

Title: Rebel Series: (415 Ink Book 1) Author: Rhys Ford Edition: Kindle eBook Pages: 220 Published: December 29th 2017 Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Heat Level: 2 Star Rating: 4 Blurb The hardest thing a rebel can do isn’t standing up for something — it’s standing up for himself. Life takes delight in stabbing Gus Scott in…

ARC Review: Lights and Sirens by Lisa Henry

Lights and Sirens by Lisa Henry Kindle Edition Pages: 231 Published: September 13th, 2018 Heat Level: 3 🔥🔥🔥 Star Rating:  4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Paramedic Hayden Kinsella is single and the life of the party. He likes driving fast and saving lives, and he doesn’t do relationships—he does hookups. Except he wouldn’t hook up with copper Matt…

REVIEW: Half As Much (Upstate Education #1) by E.M. Denning

by E.M. Denning Kindle Edition, 1st edition Pages: 213 Published: August 29th 2018 Published by: Paper Gold Publishing Heat Level: 5 Star Rating: 5/5 Blurb Rider Dillinger likes who he is, and he knows what he wants. He works hard for one of the toughest teachers on campus and he likes to unwind the same…

WEEKLY UPDATE! SEPTEMBER 7 TO 14

WEEKLY UPDATE! CURRENTLY (SOON TO BE) READING?- Savior (415 Ink: Book 2) Rhys Ford, Lights and Sirens by Lisa Henry, Us by Shaw Montgomery LISTENING TO (AUDIOBOOKS, PODCASTS, ETC.)- Face the Music by K.M. Neuhold ARC’S TO READ THIS WEEK!- Savior (415 Ink: Book 2) Rhys Ford, Lights and Sirens by Lisa Henry FINISHED LAST…

WEEKLY UPDATE! AUGUST 31 TO SEPTEMBER 7

WEEKLY UPDATE! CURRENTLY (SOON TO BE) READING?- Rebel (415 Ink Book 1)- Rhys Ford, Houston (Leashes & Lace #1) by Shaw Montgomery LISTENING TO/ about to Listen to (AUDIOBOOKS, PODCASTS, ETC.)- Face the Music by K.M. Neuhold ARC’S TO READ THIS WEEK!- Time for Love by Lynn Michaels, Lights and Sirens by Lisa Henry FINISHED…

WEEKLY UPDATE! AUGUST 24 TO 31

WEEKLY UPDATE! I am a few day’s behind on my update so here it is. CURRENTLY (SOON TO BE) READING?- Half as Much by E.M. Denning, LISTENING TO/ about to Listen to (AUDIOBOOKS, PODCASTS, ETC.)- Face the Music by K.M. Neuhold ARC’S TO READ THIS WEEK!- Time for Love by Lynn Michaels FINISHED LAST WEEK…

ARC REVIEW Out In The Deep by Lane Hayes

Out In The Deep by Lane Hayes Series: Out in Sports, Book 1 Category: Romance Book Length: Novella Star Rating: 4 star’s Pairing: MM Orientation: Gay Identity: Cisgender Derek Vaughn is a little too serious. He’s a type A control personality with a penchant for order and a love of water polo. But he’s determined…

AUGUST WRAP-UP

I’ve been doing fairly well at keeping track of what I’ve read over the coarse of a month since April and let me tell you I have NEVER read as many books as I have this year I am about to start my 123rd book of the year and I’m still going strong! Can you…

REVIEW Worth the Risk (Giving Consent #1) by Kate Hawthorne

WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD READ AT YOUR OWN RISK! See what I did there….No? Ok on with the show! Worth the Risk (Giving Consent #1) by Kate Hawthorne Kindle Edition Pages: 309 Published August 14th 2018 Star Rating: 5/5 Heat Rating: 4/5 Blurb At eighteen, Landon Miller was sure about two things–he was a submissive and…

ARC Review-Under the Felt Mistletoe by Nell Iris

Under the Felt Mistletoe by Nell Iris This is a contemporary m/m romance novella (13k words) 100 Pages Type-Fiction Publisher-JMS Books LLC Heat Level: 2 Star Rating: 4 Star’s Format- Ebook Publication Date-2018 The most wonderful time of the year is about to get even better. On a cold, rainy December morning, Finn’s beloved Grampa,…