How It All Blew Up – Arvin Ahmadi

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: How It All Blew UpAUTHOR: Arvin AhmadiRELEASE DATE: September 22, 2020SETTING: United States / ItalyPUBLISHER: Penguin Teen, Viking BooksGENRE(S): YA Contemporary, Romance, LGBT, Travel, Family and Culture Thank you to Penguin Teen, Viking Books for Young Readers and NetGalley for my ARC of this title in exchange for my honest review. TAGLINE/BLURB: SimonContinue reading “How It All Blew Up – Arvin Ahmadi”

Cemetery Boys – Aiden Thomas

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: Cemetery BoysAUTHOR: Aiden ThomasRELEASE DATE: September 1, 2020SETTING: Los Angeles, CAPUBLISHER: Swoon Reads, MacMillan AudioGENRE(S): YA fantasy, supernatural, romance, lgbt Thank you so much to MacMillan Audio, to Swoon Reads and to NetGalley for my advanced copies of the audiobook and the digital arc. TAGLINE and BLURB: Yadriel has summoned a ghost, andContinue reading “Cemetery Boys – Aiden Thomas”

Darius the Great Deserves Better (Darius the Great, #2) – Adib Khorram

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: Darius the Great Deserves Better (Darius the Great, #2)AUTHOR: Adib KhorramRELEASE DATE: August 25, 2020SETTING: Portland, OregonPUBLISHER: Dial Books, Penguin TeenGENRE(S): Coming of Age, Contemporary, Young Adult, Mental Health, Family and Culture, Relationships, LGBT BLURB: In this companion to the award-winning Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Darius suddenly has it all: aContinue reading “Darius the Great Deserves Better (Darius the Great, #2) – Adib Khorram”

A Ferry of Bones and Gold (Soulbound, #1) – Hailey Turner

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: A Ferry of Bones and Gold (Soulbound, #1)AUTHOR: Hailey TurnerRELEASE DATE: September 9, 2018SETTING: New YorkPUBLISHER: Independently PublishedGENRE(S): Urban Fantasy, Supernatural/Paranormal, Adult Romance, LGBT Blurb When the gods come calling, you don’t get to say no. Patrick Collins is three years into a career as a special agent for the Supernatural Operations AgencyContinue reading “A Ferry of Bones and Gold (Soulbound, #1) – Hailey Turner”

After Felix (Close Proximity, book 3) – Lily Morton

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: After Felix (Close Proximity, book 3)AUTHOR: Lily MortonRELEASE DATE: August 2, 2020SETTING: London / VenicePUBLISHER: Independently PublishedGENRE(S): Adult Contemporary Romance, Gay Romance, Friends/Enemies to Lovers Thank you to Lily Morton and Gay Romance Reviews for my advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. BLURB: Sometimes the best love storiesContinue reading “After Felix (Close Proximity, book 3) – Lily Morton”

Be Dazzled – Ryan La Sala

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: Be DazzledAUTHOR: Ryan La SalaRELEASE DATE: January 1, 2021SETTING: Boston, MAPUBLISHER: Sourcebooks FireGENRE(S): YA Romance, Contemporary Romance, LGBT Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Fire for my DRC in exchange for my honest review. BLURB: Who’s ready to sparkle?? Project Runway goes to Comic Con in an epic queer love story about creativity,Continue reading “Be Dazzled – Ryan La Sala”

Charlie Sunshine (Close Proximity, book 2) – Lily Morton

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: Charlie Sunshine (Close Proximity, book 2)AUTHOR: Lily MortonRELEASE DATE: April 21, 2020SETTING: London, EnglandPUBLISHER: Independently Published GENRE(S): Adult Contemporary Romance, LGBT, Friends to Lovers, Mental Health BLURB Sometimes love is a lot closer to home than you think. Charlie Burroughs can’t keep a man. All he wants is a good relationship like theContinue reading “Charlie Sunshine (Close Proximity, book 2) – Lily Morton”

Best Man (Close Proximity, 1) – Lily Morton

RATING: ★★★★★TITLE: Best Man (Close Proximity, book 1)AUTHOR: Lily MortonRELEASE DATE: 10/03/2019SETTING: London / Cotswolds, EnglandPUBLISHER: Independently PublishedGENRE(S): Adult Contemporary Romance, Office Romance, LGBT, Friends to Lovers BLURB: Zeb Evans doesn’t do messy. The product of a disorganized and chaotic childhood, Zeb likes order and control, and as the boss of his own employment agencyContinue reading “Best Man (Close Proximity, 1) – Lily Morton”

Red Heir

RATING: ★★★★☆TITLE: Red HeirAUTHOR: Lisa Henry / Sarah HoneyRELEASE DATE: July 30, 2020PUBLISHER: Independently PublishedGENRE(S): Adult Fantasy Romance, M/M Romance Thank you to both of the authors and to Gay Romance Reviews for my DRC of this book in exchange for my honest review. BLURB Imprisoned pickpocket Loth isn’t sure why a bunch of idiotsContinue reading “Red Heir”

Rewritten (Unscripted, 2)

rating: ★★★★★title: Rewritten (Unscripted Duet, book 2)author: JR Grayrelease date: June 4, 2020publisher: independently publishedgenres: adult contemporary mm romance, mental health BLURB: Quellcrist wasn’t new to fame or the effect it had on a relationship. He’d been married in the spotlight for as long as he’d been famous. But that was before Hale. He knewContinue reading “Rewritten (Unscripted, 2)”