Manners & Mannerisms (standalone)
Themes and genres: Adult MM Regency Romance, Historical Fiction
WARNING: Mature Content
Everyone in Highley eagerly anticipates the arrival of Reginald Abernathy, the new master of Albon Manor. Everyone, that is, except Lord William Bascomb. William knows he’ll be expected to woo Reginald’s sister, and he can’t summon the interest for it. But when the Abernathys arrive at last, William discovers he’s interested after all—in Reginald Continue reading
If you’ve read my previous posts of this kind (2016, 2017, 2018), you already know how it goes:
- This is a list of books I read in 2019; not all of them came out that year (but most did);
- The books are listed in the order in which I’ve reviewed them, not by how much I loved them (I’ve also included their release dates according to Amazon);
- I’m sticking to one book per author, but I reserve the right to include in the HONORABLE MENTIONS another work by an author who is present in my FELL IN LOVE WITH section.
Without further ado, here are the seven books I FELL IN LOVE WITH in 2019, followed by five HONORABLE MENTIONS. We start off with Continue reading
Today I’m going to introduce you to Shots on Goal – the third book in the Stick Side by Amy Aislin. There’s an excerpt and a giveaway, but first: a little bit about the book.
Release date: January 7, 2020
Length: 84,600 words/330 pages
Themes and genres: Contemporary New Adult Romance, LGBT, opposites attract, sports, hockey, librarian
Cover artist: Natasha Snow
Recently traded to the newly formed Vermont Trailblazers, professional hockey player Roman Kinsey needs to focus on helping the team win games and filling the stands, not on the blond, bespectacled part-timer who works at the library he volunteers at Continue reading
New year, new books to read. So, what will I start 2020 with?
In the order they will be reviewed, the books are…
How to Outline My Novel Chapter by Chapter
Author: Sussu Leclerc
Themes and genres: Non-fiction, writing advice
This book is for you! If you want a comprehensive and detailed guide on how to write a fiction novel Continue reading
Today I’m going to introduce you to A Crown of Iron & Silver – the third book in the Soulbound series by Hailey Turner. There’s a giveaway and an excerpt, but first: a little bit about the book.
Release Date: September 10, 2019
Length: 107,043 words
Themes and genres: LGBTQ Urban Fantasy, detective, war, MM, gay, magic, fae
Never promise a life that isn’t yours to give Continue reading
Today I’m going to introduce you to Digging Deep by Jay Hogan. There’s a giveaway, but first: a little bit about the book.
Length: 340 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Cover Design: Kanaxa
A Digging Deep Story
Drake Park has a complicated life. As a gay male midwife, he’s used to raising eyebrows. Add Crohn’s disease and things get interesting—or not, considering the sad state of his love life. Experience has taught Drake that most men Continue reading
Today I’m going to introduce you to Cold Pressed by Allison Temple. There’s a giveaway, but first: a little bit about the book.
Length: 80,000 words approx.
Cover Design: Cate Ashwood Designs
Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, MM, bisexual
No strings attached is all Oliver can offer. He’s hiding a broken heart that holds him back from diving into a new relationship, but he’ll go on a blind date to make his family happy. Just one date, though; he doesn’t have time for love to derail his plans Continue reading
Today I’m going to introduce you to Recipe for Romance by Ari McKay. There’s a giveaway, but first: a little bit about this collection of short stories.
Themes and genres: Contemporary MM Romance, short stories
Four couples, four different stories — and one spicy Recipe for Romance from author Ari McKay!
Welcome to Montgomery House, Charleston’s finest restaurant Continue reading
Today I’m going to introduce you to Clean Break – Farm College, Book 2 by Erin McLellan. There’s a giveaway and an excerpt, but first: a little bit about the book.
Release Date: March 19, 2019
Themes & Genres: New Adult, Contemporary Romance, college, M/M
Warnings: explicit sex including mild kink; explicit language; instances and /or discussion of racism, homophobia, and transphobia; depiction of anxiety and OCD; consumption of alcohol; character with a deceased parent; lots of insects
Connor’s To-Do List:
- Learn to accept my future on the family farm
- Be social, to a degree
- Make a secret bucket list
- Have a real conversation with Travis Bradford
Slammed into You – Coffee & Cardigans, Book 1*
*Note: This book can be read as a standalone
Themes & Genres: Contemporary MM Romance, slam poetry
WARNING: Mature Content
They were like two hurricanes, touching down on the same shore Continue reading