Thursday, April 20, 2017

Book Review & Blog Tour: Falling for Him by C.L. Mustafic

Doctor Gavin Addison’s marriage didn’t end on the friendliest of terms, and his estranged wife’s continual harassment has the local police visiting his home so often they’ve started calling him “the doc.” One of those cops, Officer Lex Turner, has a crush on the handsome doc, even though he knows there’s no chance the doc would ever consider dating a man.

A chance encounter on a crowded dance floor ends with both men in the same bed with the same woman—but with questionable results. When the doc wants to try that again, Lex becomes more involved than he’d dreamed possible as he helps his new friend navigate the kinkier side of sex. Knowing it’s just sex for Gavin, Lex finds it hard to keep his feelings hidden. But when Gavin finally figures out he has feelings for Lex that go beyond what a guy should feel for his buddy, will he let Lex convince him to take a chance with him—even if it turns both their lives upside down?

This book was hit and miss for me. I liked the slow progression of the relationship between Gavin and Lex, but I also felt like I was being inundated with angst and drama from all directions. Gavin's ex-wife was absolutely ridiculous and deserved to be in jail. I will admit that as soon as I realized we were heading down the "unnecessarily crazy female character" trope, I kind of checked out...at least when it came to that plot point. Poor Gavin was just so helpless and it seemed like there was absolutely no recourse. All in all, this was an okay book. It could have been trimmed down by at least 50 pages in my opinion, but it was a good effort by the author.

2.5 stars

I received a copy of this book from the author and voluntarily provided my honest review.

Buy Links
NineStar Press | Amazon

~ M

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

One Equal Temper by hairgel

One Equal Temper by hairgel

Connor and Oliver work for a secret spy agency: Connor handles field work while Oliver deals with all of the behind-the-scenes technology. Their jobs are dangerous, but they soon discover that there is mole within the group, and that person is putting everyone in serious danger. Will Connor and Oliver be able to expose the mole without losing their lives in the process?

This is a great AU! If you thought Connor and Oliver were hot in their canon roles, wait until you read about them as super secret spies. This story has some really intense moments as well as sweet moments. Be prepared to see Rebecca again since this was written during the first season of the show. Highly recommended!

~ M
 
picture credit: ABC

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Book Review: Imagines (Imago #2) by N.R. Walker

Jack Brighton and Lawson Gale have been together for six months and are very much in love. Lawson’s work ensuring the survival of the Tillman Copper is as demanding as ever, and Jack’s work with the regeneration of the bushfire-ravaged national park is just as hectic. 

When Jack suggests they take a short trip, Lawson agrees. But then he is offered a two-week research position in tropical Queensland to help determine why the Ulysses butterfly is on the decline. Figuring they could combine work and pleasure, Jack and Lawson go on their first vacation together. 

Working alongside renowned professor Piers Bonfils isn’t easy. But personal and professional differences aside, Lawson is offered a more permanent role in Queensland. Torn between his new life in Tasmania with Jack and a dying species of butterfly he feels compelled to save, Lawson has to decide where his fate lies. 

But fate changes the rules. On a research expedition into the depths of the rainforest, suddenly it's not only the butterflies’ existence that hangs in the balance. 

A butterfly’s life cycle never changes. From larvae to imago, their course is plotted by design. Jack and Lawson need to determine where they stand, if they live through it. Because the only thing more incredible than one imago is two. 

In the sequel to Imago, we find Lawson and Jack six months into their relationship. They are happy and in love, and are both thriving in their respective careers. I really enjoyed learning more about Jack and Lawson and the strength of their bond. All of the characters were delightful, the writing is fantastic and the ending will warm your heart! Highly recommended!

4.5 stars


Buy links
Amazon US | Amazon UK

~ M

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

I ❤️ Yaoi: Nigatsu no Eden by Kiyuhiko

Greetings, yaoi lovers! This week's feature is Nigatsu no Eden (Eden in February) by Kiyuhiko!

When Haruna Keiichi finds Shiki injured and unconscious in the snow, he feels compelled to take him in and tend to his wounds. After a somewhat rough start, Haruna & Shiki forge a friendship that goes much deeper for Haruna. He admits that he often gets attached to people, pets and anything he really cares about it. Because of this, he becomes worried that Shiki will someday leave him, so he tries everything in his power to keep him close.

This is a lovely manga! The two main characters are really sweet and I look forward to reading more about them as more chapters are released. The artwork is beautiful and pay close attention to Shiki's tattoo. I loved the detail!

~ M

Monday, April 10, 2017

Book Review: Take a Chance by Megs Pritchard

Kicked out at fifteen for being gay, Tom Carter survived by selling his body on the streets. Four years later, Tom, now nineteen, doesn’t know how long he can continue living this life.

One night while out working, Tom sees a face from his past, one he had long forgotten. One he had used to fantasize about. Sebastian Banks. Afraid of the reaction he will receive, Tom runs away hoping never to see him again. But Seb had other ideas.

At twenty-five, Seb’s life is going exactly the way he had wanted. Having worked hard at University, Seb has been offered a permanent contract at a local solicitor.

While driving to a friend’s house to celebrate, Seb is shocked to find Tom, someone he hasn’t seen in years, on the streets, selling himself. Feeling an overwhelming need to help Tom, Seb tracks him down and offers him a way out.

Is Tom willing to take a chance on Seb and accept his offer, or will his distrust of everyone from his past cause him to push Seb away?


This was a somewhat difficult book for me to get through, not because of the writing or the heavy subject matter, but because I really only liked a few of the characters. Seb and a couple of Tom's friends were the only tolerable people in the entire book in my opinion. Everyone else was selfish, cruel, manipulative and just plain unlikable. I completely understood that Tom's life on the streets, and the manner with which he found himself there, hardened him and made him distrustful, but the way he treated Seb for most of the book made my blood boil. No matter what Seb did, he blamed for just about every bad that had happened in Tom's life for the past four years.

Unfortunately, I didn't feel any chemistry between the main characters. Seb was almost saint-like with his patience, funds and feelings, and I felt he deserved much better than Tom - not because he's a rent boy, but because he is a miserable person. Granted, he did have a conscience occasionally, but Tom's behavior was just too mean for my liking. Characters were either saints or despicable. There really wasn't much in between.

All in all, this is an okay book. It's not bad, but it didn't wow me because the characters were not my cup of tea.


 I received a copy of this book from the author and voluntarily provided my honest review.

~ M
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Back to Time by samyazaz

Back to Time by samyazaz

Connor receives news that Oliver has been in a an accident and is serious condition. Even though their relationship is pretty much nonexistent after the revelation of Connor's cheating with Pax, he can't help but run to the aid of the man he's too afraid to admit he cares about. When Oliver finally awakes and has amnesia, Connor can either walk away or pretend to be his loving boyfriend.

It's nice to go back and read fanfic from the early years when HTGAWM had just started and Coliver was just beginning to gain steam. This is a great example of story that pulls you into the lives of the characters and makes you feel every emotion that rips through them. Check it out!

~ M

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Book Review: Clickbait by E.J. Russell

After the disastrous ending of his first serious relationship, Gideon Wallace cultivated a protective—but fabulously shiny—outer shell to shield himself from Heartbreak 2.0. Besides, romance is so not a priority for him right now. All his web design prospects have inexplicably evaporated, and to save his fledgling business, he’s been compelled to take a hands-on hardware project—as in, his hands on screwdrivers, soldering irons, and needle-nosed pliers. God. Failure could actually be an option.

Journeyman electrician Alex Henning is ready to leave Gideon twisting in the wind after their run-ins both on and off the construction site. Except, like a fool, he takes pity on the guy and offers to help. Never mind that between coping with his dad’s dementia and clocking all the overtime he can finagle, he has zero room in his life for more complications.
Apparently, an office build-out can lay the foundation for a new relationship. Who knew? But before Alex can trust Gideon with the truth about his fragile family, he has to believe that Gideon’s capable of caring about more than appearances. And Gideon must learn that when it comes to the heart, it’s content—not presentation—that matters.

This book was a bit all over the place for me. I never really felt a connection between the MCs and didn't really believe in their romance/relationship. First, I have to say that in terms of writing, this book is perfectly fine. I had absolutely no problems with that. Secondly, Alex is a lovely character. He is an upstanding man who does whatever necessary to take care of the people he loves, even if it means sacrificing certain things in his own life. Beyond those two things, the book lost me.

Gideon is a character that is superficial, arrogant, judgemental and generally unlikable. I couldn't quite understand what Alex saw in him and it made kind of sad that he thought Gideon was the best he could do. Alex's sister, Lindsey, wasn't as bad as Gideon, but came off quite selfish and vapid at times. She expected people to read her mind and then got upset when they couldn't. I also felt that the two MCs talked to everyone else under the sun more than they talked to each other. All of these side conversations made me skim through chapters because it occasionally seemed like unnecessary filler.

All in all, this was an okay read for me. It wasn't great in my opinion, but certainly wasn't bad. I just wish I could have liked the characters a little more.



I received a copy of this book from the publisher, via NetGalley, and voluntarily provided my honest review.


~ M

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

I ❤️ Yaoi: 18-nen me no Saki ni by Hisato (Free! Doujinshi)

Good morning, yaoi lovers! This week's selection is the Free! doujinshi, 18-nen me no Saki ni (Before the 18th Year) by Hisato.

With graduation and the future coming up, Makoto wonders how much longer he has until he has to part ways with Haru. But then, some surprising news arrives…

This is a lovely, heartwarming story about how Makoto and Haru handle preparing to being separated and attending different colleges after high school. The emotion is so strong that it may even bring a tear to your eye. Definitely give this beautiful story a try! You won't be disappointed!


Read 18-nen me no Saki ni here.

~ M

Monday, April 3, 2017

Meant to Be by Solrojo

Meant to Be by Solrojo

Nasir lives a modest life running a business with his brother. He's frequently plagued by dreams of a man from another time, whom he was madly in love. Agron lives a life of wealth and privilege, but when he happens to lock eyes with the beautiful man from his own dreams, he's determined to know him. Much to his dismay, Nasir is not so easily swayed by the glitz, glamor and conceit, so he doesn't want to give him the time of day. Will Agron be able to convince Nasir that what they have is real?

Although in the very beginning stages, I really like the premise of this story so far. I have a soft spot for Nagron modern AUs, so I look forward to seeing this incarnation of Agron and Nasir clash...and eventually make up. ;) Duro, who is always a joy to see, and his side story sparked my interest and will hopefully be explored as well. The author could do with a good beta to help clean up typos and grammatical errors, but hopefully that doesn't distract you too much from the potentially great foundation this story has. Check it out!

~ M

Friday, March 31, 2017

Book Review: Left Behind (Finding My Forever #3) by Michele Notaro

Levi Maher is a successful photographer in Baltimore and has a wonderful motley crew of family members and friends whom he loves very much. The only downside is is love life, or lack thereof. After deciding to go to photography conference to his mind off of all of the personal drama in his life, things seems to go from bad to worse when he finds himself face to face with his nemesis and all-around jerk, Andrew Harrington. Andrew has had some kind of chip on his shoulder when it comes to him, but Levi can't allow his toxicity to get him down. How will the two of them cope when they are forced into several situations together?

I haven't read the previous books in the series, so I had to start from scratch with all of the characters. Most of them were very likeable and seemed like a great bunch of people. Andrew (aka Andy) took a very long time to warm up to, but in the end I grew to like him. At first he seemed very one-dimensional, but as the story progressed, he revealed layer after layer. Levi was very sweet, persistent and had an almost saint-like patience.

In terms of writing, everything looked really good. I did feel as though there were too many conversations and scenes with side characters, which ended up weighing down the book too much in my opinion. Even though I really liked the side characters, I wanted more of the story to be focused on Levi and Andy.

All in all, this is an enjoyable book. It has its fair share of angsty, frustrating, jaw-dropping and fluffy moments, making it a great read. I look forward to reading the previous works as well as the upcoming sequel.


I received a copy of this book from the author and voluntarily provided my honest review.

Buy Link
Amazon

~ M

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Blog Tour & GIVEAWAY: Goodnight My Angel (Angel Enterprises #2) by Sue Brown





Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK

Cover: Meredith Russell

Angel Enterprises Series

Morning My Angel (Book #1) Amazon US | Amazon UK



 

Blurb

Callum Ross has a tough decision to make. After years of working for the covert ops agency in the UK and owning his own security firm in the US, he’s forced to choose between the business he loves, and the new fragile relationship with his partner, Josh Cooper.

A bottle of whiskey and almost being killed by a motorbike helps Cal make the decision, and he moves to the UK with plans to set up his own security consultancy. Then the head of the covert ops agency where Josh now works asks Cal for help. Agency operatives and their families are being injured or killed, including Cal’s friends.

Cal is asked to investigate with Josh’s assistance. As the number of victims increase, they’re aware either of them could be the next target for the killer. Josh wants Cal to back away from the investigation in case he gets hurt, but Cal refuses, putting a strain on their relationship.

Then they discover the motorbike incident wasn’t an accident. Who tried to kill him, and why?

Author Bio

Sue Brown is owned by her dog and two children. When she isn't following their orders, she can be found plotting at her laptop. In fact she hides so she can plot, and has become an expert at ignoring the orders.

Sue discovered M/M erotica at the time she woke up to find two men kissing on her favorite television series. She had an Aha moment and put pen to paper that same day. Sue may be late to the party, but she's made up for it since, writing fan fiction until she was brave enough to venture out into the world of original fiction.

Come over and talk to Sue at:
sue@suebrownstories.com
http://www.suebrownstories.com/
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

I ❤️ Yaoi: Ikumen After by Kodaka Kazuma

Hello yaoi lovers! This week's feature is Ikumen After by Kodaka Kazuma!

A really cute, sweet story about two single dads Asakura and Kentarou, whose young sons happen to go to the same daycare.

This story was so unbelievably adorable! I loved reading about how the two single dads, Asakura and Kentarou, traversed through life raising their little boys and somehow managed to form a friendship that turns into more. Your heart will melt when you read about Hiromi and Motoki and how much they adore one another! Also look out for Hiromi and Motoki's childcare worker, who keeps an eye on them and helps push their dads in the right direction. :)


~ M

Monday, March 27, 2017

Blog Tour & GIVEAWAY: New Beginnings (Cozzi Cove #4) by Joe Cosentino


Title
:  Cozzi Cove: New Beginnings
Series: Cozzi Cove, book 4
Author: Joe Cosentino
Publisher: NineStar Press
Release Date: March 27
Heat Level: 3 - Some Sex
Pairing: Male/Male
Length: 55600
Genre: Romance, LGBT, gay, romance, contemporary, humor, disability, vacation resort, New Jersey, beach/shore, religion, children

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Synopsis

Cozzi Cove, Book 4 Welcome back to the romantic and magical place called Cozzi Cove, seven guest bungalows on the New Jersey Shore. This summer, Cal and his new husband, Michael, along with sister, Taylor, and her wife, Carla, prepare for the first in the next generation of Cozzis. To add to the action: Cal finds his great-grandfather’s diary, exposing a shocking surprise; Michael and Taylor weigh new job opportunities that could take them far away from Cozzi Cove; red-letter Christian and new houseboy, Billy Dean, gets his wish when meeting Jesus and John at the cove; summer guest, Nijad, can’t decide which sibling he prefers—Annabel or Andrew; and Jonathan, an occult enthusiast, encounters a sexy vampire. As usual, nothing is as it seems when romance blossoms once again at Cozzi Cove. What secrets, mysteries, and passions lie waiting to unfold? Find out in Book Four of the Cozzi Cove series.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Book Review: Thirty Things by Cate Ashwood

All their lives, Finn and Nate have been inseparable, sharing everything, and when a childhood accident left Finn broken, Nate stood by his side as all his other friends left. After all their years together, there’s one secret Finn still hasn’t revealed: he has been in love with Nate since they were eight years old. Hiding his feelings for twenty-one years—terrified of what might happen if Nate ever found out—has been difficult, but losing his best friend would be worse than living with a bad case of unrequited love. Unfortunately for Finn, Nate doesn't make it easy.

Nate believes there are some things that just have to be done before your thirtieth birthday. As a gift to Finn, he plans an adventure to check off a list of thirty things to experience before hitting that milestone. Starting in Crawfordsville, Indiana, they tour the country, trying new things and meeting interesting new people. Nate’s having the time of his life, but he can tell Finn is holding something back. As the days count down, navigating the back roads suddenly seems easier than figuring out where their relationship is heading.

One thing’s for certain. There will be no turning back.


This is a really sweet, uncomplicated friend-to-lovers story! There really isn't a lot to critique. The writing is good and the characters are very likeable. I have to commend Cate Ashwood for coming up with the various activities for Finn and Nate. All of them sounded quite fun and I wouldn't mind trying some of them out! If you're in the mood for a relatively angst-free love story between two adorable men, this is the story for you!

Buy Link
Dreamspinner Press | Amazon


~ M

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Protection by RamenKitsune

Protection by RamenKitsune

Since they were children, Haru has protected Makoto from just about everything he fears; and Makoto has always admired Haru for his seemingly unwavering courage. What happens when it's Makoto's turn to protect his best friend?

This short drabble-esque story is absolutely adorable! My heart melted by the end and I know yours will too! This is very short read, but well worth a couple minutes of your time!

~ M

picture credit: Kyoto Animation

Friday, March 17, 2017

Book Review: Imago by N.R. Walker

Nerdy, introverted genius lepidopterist, Lawson Gale, is an expert on butterflies. He finds himself in a small town in Tasmania on a quest from an old professor to find an elusive species that may or may not even exist.

Local Parks and Wildlife officer, Jack Brighton, is an ordinary guy who loves his life in the sleepy town of Scottsdale. Along with his Border collie dog, Rosemary, his job, and good friends, he has enough to keep from being lonely. But then he meets Lawson, and he knows he’s met someone special. There’s more to catching butterflies, Jack realizes. Sometimes the most elusive creatures wear bow ties, and sometimes they can’t be caught at all.

Lawson soon learns there are butterflies he can’t learn about it in books. They exist only in a touch, in a kiss, in a smile. He just has to let go first, so these butterflies can fly.

Imago is the story of finding love, bow ties, and butterflies.


I really enjoyed this story! N.R. Walker has a wonderful knack for creating characters that are not only likeable, but also complex and interesting. Lawson, in all of his nerdy genius, still exhibited a wealth of emotions, both good and bad, that readers typically don't expect from introverted and shy characters. I also loved how Jack was so enamored by everything about Lawson, but it wasn't purely physical. He was interested in his mind as well. These are the type of multi-dimensional characters that I appreciate and enjoy most in fiction.

All in all, this is a very fun, uncomplicated romance, and I can't wait to read the sequel!

I received a copy of this book from the author and voluntarily provided my honest review.

Buy Link
Amazon

~ M

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Do You Mean It? by KillianJones32

Do You Mean It? by KillianJones32

Oliver has drawn a line in the sand. He can no longer pretend that he doesn't love his best friend-with-benefits and feels it's best to just cut ties since Connor can never give him want he needs. Connor, on the other hand, is gobsmacked, but also does a little soul searching and finds out that his best friends may just be the most perfect person for him.

This is such a sweet, yet emotional, one shot! Your heart will go out to both Oliver and Connor as they try to come to grips with their feelings and what that means for their friendship. Highly recommended!

~ M

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Lonely Me by rivlee

                                                               The Lonely Me by rivlee

Agron feels lost and alone. His jealousy has turned away the most important person in his life, but he feels it's probably for the best. He couldn't stand the thought of Nasir wasting his precious time on someone as possessive and combative as him. However, Nasir will not to let him fall in the abyss of self loathing and doubt.

This is a lovely look into the lives of Nasir and Agron as they continue their path of war and freedom. I loved the way that Nasir asserted himself and fought for what was important to him. Give it a shot!

~ M

Friday, March 10, 2017

Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Misfits by Garrett Leigh

I originally read and reviewed this book in March of 2015.

Tom and Cass have a strong, committed relationship. They are not only romantic partners, but also business partners as they own and run a number of restaurants in the London area. Their work keeps both of them extremely busy and apart way too often. Even though they love each other fiercely, they also have an unconventional relationship.

When a young man storms into their lives and sparks new feelings within Tom and Cass, the three men must decide how they want to move forward. In the process, they must each deal with their personal demons without potentially dragging the others down into the abyss.

I must admit that threesome stories are not my thing, but I've heard great things about Garrett Leigh's work and decided to give it a try. I'm glad I did. This is a wonderful story that immediately pulled me into the lives of Tom, Cass and Jake.

I truly liked all of the MCs and my heart broke for each of them during their trials and tribulations. Tom is a complete sweetheart and nurturer who strives to take care of those he loves; Cass is exuberant, edgy and proud; and Jake is often the voice of reason who manages to be the bridge that connects Tom and Cass when they can't seem to come to an agreement, whether personal or business-related.



Urban Soul Series
Misfits (Book #1) 
Strays (Book #2)  Out March 27

Buy Links: Riptide | Amazon US | Amazon UK | KOBO | B&N | Smashwords

Length: 70,200 words

Publisher: Riptide Publishing

Cover Design: Garrett Leigh at Black Jazz Design

Blurb

Restaurant owner Tom Fearnes has loved his partner Cass for as long as he can remember, but their work often keeps them apart. When he meets a striking young man named Jake on the vibrant streets of Camden Town, their heady first encounter takes an unexpected turn.

Jake Thompson can hardly believe his luck when he wakes up in Tom’s bed. Tom is gorgeous, kind, and . . . taken. Tom’s explanation of his open relationship leaves Jake cold, but Tom is too tempting, and when hard times force Jake to accept Tom’s helping hand, he finds himself between two men who’ve lost their way.

Cass Pearson is a troubled soul. He loves Tom with all he has, but some days it feels like he hasn’t much to give. Jake seems like the perfect solution. Cass risks everything to push Jake and Tom together, but Jake resists, wary, until the darkness of Cass’s past comes to call. Then Jake finds himself the last man standing, and it’s time to dig deep and shine a light for the men he’s grown to love.


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Deeper Than Bass by tayeah

Deeper Than Bass by tayeah

Makoto is been in a band with his friends, but always asked Haru to refrain from watching them perform. One day Haru decides to see what the big deal is and is shocked (and turned on) by what he sees.

Wow! This story is awesome! tayeah effectively wrote the tension, electricity and heat Makoto projects while performing and the utter disbelief and extreme interest that Haru displays. In other words, this fic is hot, hot, HOT! Definitely give it a try!

~ M

artwork credit: j-witless

Monday, March 6, 2017

Mardi Gras by Adsagsona

Mardi Gras by Adsagsona

Nasir celebrates Mardi Gras with all the beads, kisses and drinks he can muster. When he literally runs into a handsome stranger, sparks fly.

This is a delicious morsel of a story! Adsagsona perfectly captures the chemistry between Agron and Nasir, leaving me wanting more and more. Definitely give this fic a try! It's short, but oh so sweet!

~ M

Friday, March 3, 2017

Cover Reveal: Stealing Blue (Blue Series #4) by D.P. Denman


Title: Stealing Blue
Series: The Blue Series: Book 4
Author: D.P. Denman
Genre: M/M Romance
Release Date: March 30, 2017
 
All is fair in love and war. Let the battle begin.

When a hot new rock star shows up in Vancouver, Blue’s career turns out to be more destructive than anyone imagined. His first shot at producing traps him between a kid who wants him and the boyfriend who blames him.

The artist’s desperate antics crank up Brady’s jealousy and drive Blue out of both their lives into new opportunities and the arms of a new man. With the battle for Blue’s affection on, can Brady bring him home or will Blue’s new life in LA keep him out of reach?

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Book Review: Recipe for Romance by Parker Elliot

When Cory and his sister find themselves in search for a new head chef to take over the kitchen of their restaurant, Flavor, due to Elise's upcoming maternity leave, Cory is nervous. He and his sister have such a good thing going, and the thought of being without her, even temporarily, puts him on edge, especially after an incident with his ex that almost ruined his reputation and put Flavor out of business.

Wyatt just recently returned to Chicago after spending years in London honing his skills as an up-and-coming chef. A bad break up didn't help matters either; however, he can't help but feel elated, and a little scared, when an opportunity at Flavor falls into his lap. You see, he and Cory have a past. One that didn't end in rainbows and declarations of love, but abandonment and sadness; so how will they react once they're face-to-face once again?

I liked this story! The characters are very likeable and interesting, and I found myself invested in their lives. The relationship between Cory and Wyatt was sweet when things were good, but when things were bad, I felt that the angst was exaggerated and a little frustrating. The "big misunderstanding" was blown out of proportion from Cory's standpoint, especially since he didn't have all of the information. Wyatt's fault in the situation, in my opinion, was not nearly as substantial as the characters made it out to be. There was also one storyline left open that I'd wished had been resolved. It would have brought closure to everything.

All in all, this is an enjoyable book I recommend to all m/m romance fans!

I received a copy of this book from the author and voluntarily provided my honest review.

Buy Link
Amazon

~ M

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Kiss Me Hard Before You Go by viggiq


Connor has decided to move to California and attend Stanford after he reveals all of his murderous secrets to Oliver. Even though he naively hoped their relationship wouldn't completely fall apart with this revelation, it does. When Connor stops by Oliver's (and formerly his) apartment to pick up the last of his things, the sexual tension is palpable and undeniable.

Wow! This story is FIRE!!!! 🔥🔥🔥 The tension (both emotional and sexual) between Connor and Oliver is so thick, you could probably slice it with a knife. I don't want to give away too much of the story, but it's definitely worth you time! You won't be disappointed.

~ M

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

I ❤️ Yaoi: Nan demonai hi janai hi by Lionni

Good morning yaoi lovers! This week's feature is the Free! doujinshi, Nan demonai hi janai hi by Lionni!

Sousuke's birthday is coming up, so Rin asks him what he would like as a gift. Unfortunately, Sousuke does not give him the answer he'd hoped for.

I was pleasantly surprised by how emotionally charged this doujinshi is! It's pretty heavy on the angst, but you can feel just how much Rin & Sousuke care for one another. It's beautifully written and drawn. Highly recommended!


Read Nan demonai hi janai hi here.

~ M