What I Think about Irresistible Blurbs by Siri Caldwell (Book Review and A GIVEAWAY)

Today’s review is going to be a bit different. Not only is there a giveaway in which you can win an autographed copy of the book I’m reviewing, but the author has a second prize for you: a consultation on your own blurb.

So if you need help with your blurbs, check out the giveaway!

Irresistible Blurbs How to Write a Book Description Romance Readers Will Love by Siri Caldwell

Irresistible Blurbs: How to Write a Book Description Romance Readers Will Love

Author: Siri Caldwell

Themes and genres: writing guides, self-publishing, writing romance, writing blurbs

Blurb:

Don’t lose sales with a less-than-ideal book description. With the right cover copy, your book can be irresistible Continue reading

What I Think about Rented Heart by Garrett Leigh (Audiobook Review)

Rented Heart by Garrett Leigh (narrated by Dan Calley)

Rented Heart – Rented Heart, Book 1*

*The two books in the series follow different couples and can easily be read as standalones

Author: Garrett Leigh

Narrator: Dan Calley

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, gay, rent boy

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Ex-surfer-turned-businessman Liam Mallaney moved back to Holkham, Norfolk, to mourn the loss of his husband. Grief and loneliness keep him a solitary figure, and he likes it that way. There’s no room in his broken heart for anything else.

Rentboy Zac Payne left London and most of his demons behind, but he still only knows one way to make a living Continue reading

What I Think about Rago by Kasia Bacon (Audiobook Review)

Rago - An Order Universe Short Story by Kasia Bacon (Narrated by Michael Fox)

Rago – An Order Universe Short Story*

*The story can be read as a standalone

Author: Kasia Bacon

Narrator: Michael Fox

Themes and genres: Fantasy, LGBT, gay, shifters, dragons, soldiers, military/army, short story, fated mates, forced proximity

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Lieutenant Laahn Ĉortez is about to sit down to his well-deserved supper when destiny hits—winged, scaled and more than a little tipsy Continue reading

What I Think about Falling for My Roommate by Garrett Leigh (Book Review and GIVEAWAY)

Falling for My Roommate by Garrett Leigh

Falling for My Roommate (standalone)*

*Note: One of the main characters – Micah, popped up a couple of times in Garrett’s Lucky series, but you can read this book without having read that series

Cover design: Black Jazz Design

Themes and genres: LGBT Contemporary Romance, gay, bisexual, friends to lovers, roommates, angst, recovery

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Falling for his roommate gives ex footballer Micah the second chance he deserves, and what could be better than loving your best friend? Continue reading

What I Think about the Blue Boy Studio Box Set by Garrett Leigh

Bullet, Bones, Bold - Blue Boy Studio series by Garrett Leigh

Blue Boy Studio Book 1-3

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, hurt/comfort, friends to lovers, go-go dancers, porn stars

WARNING: Mature Content (in all three books)

Blurbs:

– BULLET

Levi is a power top with an alcoholic mother, and a chip on his shoulder. Sonny’s a dancer with attitude and the biggest heart. Their scene together is just another day at work until Levi realises he’s falling hard for the twink he used to hate. Enemies to lovers is inevitable Continue reading

What I Think about Manners & Mannerisms by Tanya Chris

Manners & Mannerisms by Tanya Chris

Manners & Mannerisms (standalone)

Themes and genres: Adult MM Regency Romance, Historical Fiction

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

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

7 Books I Read and Fell in Love with in 2019

If you’ve read my previous posts of this kind (2016, 2017, 2018), you already know how it goes:

  1. This is a list of books I read in 2019; not all of them came out that year (but most did);
  2. 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);
  3. 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.

That’s it.

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

What I Think about Hometown Christmas by Garrett Leigh (Book Review and GIVEAWAY)

Hometown Christmas by Garrett Leigh

Hometown Christmas (standalone)

Cover Design: Black Jazz Design

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, gay, bi, friends to lovers, holiday romance, Christmas, ex military

Length: 40 000 words

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Yani Nicolaou is sworn off love for good. After fleeing a bad break-up in London, the only blood, sweat, and tears he has left are for his gyro stall at the Christmas market Continue reading

What I Think about Taming Demons for Beginners by Annette Marie (Book Review and GIVEAWAY)

Taming Demons for Beginners - The Guild Codex Demonized, Book 1 by Annette Marie

Taming Demons for Beginners – The Guild Codex: Demonized, Book 1

Genres: New Adult, Urban Fantasy, magic, demons

Blurb:

Rule one: Don’t look at the demon.

When I arrived at my uncle’s house, I expected my relatives to be like me—outcast sorcerers who don’t practice magic. I was right about the sorcery, but wrong about everything else Continue reading

What I Think about Embracing His Syn by A.E. Via (Audiobook Review and GIVEAWAY)

Embracing His Syn – Nothing Special, Book 2

Author: A.E. Via

Narrator: Aiden Snow

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, crime, gay

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Sergeant Corbin “Syn” Sydney had dedicated his life to becoming the best detective. So when he heard there was an opening on the notorious Atlanta Narcotics Task Force, he jumped at the chance. But, what he wasn’t ready for was realizing just how lonely he’d made himself, when he observed the loving and dedicated relationship between the two men he served under: Lieutenant Cashel “God” Godfrey and Lieutenant Leonidis Day.

Syn prepared himself to accept his lonely fate until he walked into a small pub and met the long-haired, tattooed bartender, Furious Barkley Continue reading