I promised myself I’d slow down. I’ve been getting a lot of ARCs lately and it takes time to read them, so I told myself “Go for two, maybe three reviews per month”… And this month I’m reviewing three books. In order of their review, they are:
Zeus: Conquering His Heart – The Fantastic Immortals, Book 2
Author: Wendy Rathbone
Themes & Genres: Themes & Genres: LGBT, Fantasy, Gay Romance, Alternate Myth, gods
When I throw the lightning and summon the thunder, it isn’t always out of anger, but often from a love so all-consuming it could only be the effect of Eros himself. Yes, he is beautiful. Of course he is. How could he be otherwise, with hair the color of sunlight and white-feathered wings that drape to the floor? And he is as ancient as the myth of time itself, an immortal with powers and glamour beyond my ability to imagine. He struggles to teach me wisdom, control, strategy, yet I sit here babbling like a child, for all I can think of is how I might try – at least let me try! – to prove myself to him in some way that will cause him to crave my company and my touch, just as I crave his.
I do not yet know how to be a god, for I am only 18 and still just a silly boy who has fallen in love with Love himself, while my father Cronus plots and schemes to lock me in his dungeon and make me his slave forever.
Date of my review: Sunday, March 18
Over Raging Tides – Lady Pirates, Book 1
Author: Jennifer Ellision
Themes & Genres: Themes & Genres: YA, Fantasy, pirates
The pirate crew of the Lady Luck lives by many rules, but chief among them is this: they do not allow men on board.
That’s a rule that quartermaster Grace Porter is willing to break when a shipwrecked young nobleman offers her information of an omniscient map, stolen from his warship by an enemy vessel. Until now, the map was only the stuff of legend… but with its help, Grace may finally be able to hunt down the Mordgris, the sea monsters who stole her mother away from her.
Unfortunately, some members of her crew have other plans…
To find the map and face the Mordgris, Grace will have to confront her past, put the Luck between warring nations, and uncover treachery aboard the ship. And ultimately, her revenge and the destruction of the Mordgris will come at a hefty price: the betrayal of her crew.
Grace promised them they wouldn’t regret this.
She just isn’t sure that she won’t.
Date of my review: Friday, March 23
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One Night – Night Series, Book 1
Author: A.M. Salinger
Themes & Genres: LGBT, Contemporary Fiction
One night was all I asked for. For him to show me how good it can be. — Gabe
One night was all I promised. To give him the best time of his life. — Cam
Gabe Anderson wants nothing more than to overcome the scars of his past. Moving to a new city halfway across the world is one thing. Walking into the most exclusive gay bar in town to hook up with a perfect stranger is a whole new ball game.
Cam Sorvino doesn’t do relationships. Period. Having buried his dark childhood behind him, he lives life to the fullest and likes his sex hot, dirty, and for one night only. Though Cam’s instincts tell him that Gabe isn’t the one-night kind of guy, he can’t stop himself from approaching him. When Cam discovers the true extent of Gabe’s harrowing secrets, he makes him an offer he cannot refuse: one night of mindless pleasure to help him overcome his phobia of intimacy.
But when morning comes, will Cam be able to let go of the one man who is able to stir new feelings inside his cold, dead heart?
Date of my review: Saturday, March 31
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So. These are my books for the month. What will you be reading in March?