Detour (Transportation #1) by Reesa Herberth & Michelle Moore #Review #LGBT #Grief #ReleaseDay

Melissa reviews Detour (Transportation #1) by Reesa Herberth & Michelle Moore published May 7th 2018 by Riptide Publishing, 339 pages. Ethan Domani had planned the perfect graduation trip before tragedy put his life on hold. Smothered by survivor’s guilt and his close-knit family, he makes a break for the open road. He doesn’t know what he’s…

Test of Valor (Valor, #2) by Keira Andrews #LGBT #Review #ReleaseDayBlitz #MMRomance #DuoReview #Giveaway

Melissa and Dana review Test of Valor (Valor, #2) by Keira Andrews, published April 26th 2018 by KA Books, 225 pages. They’re free of the White House, but can their forbidden romance survive in the real world? With his father no longer president, twenty-two-year-old Rafa Castillo can finally be with ex-Secret Service agent Shane Kendrick.…

Point of Contact by Melanie Hansen #LGBT #ReleaseDay #Military #GoldStarFamily

Melissa reviews Point of Contact by Melanie Hansen published March 26th 2018 by Carina Press, 327 pages. Only love can heal an impossibly broken heart There’d forever been a thread running through Trevor Estes’s life—his son, Riley, strong and constant like a heartbeat. But when Riley is killed in combat, everything in Trevor’s life unravels into…

Cutie Pies by Barbara Bell #LGBT #ReleaseDay #AdultStore #DebutBook

Melissa reviews Cutie Pies by Barbara Bell published March 19th 2018 by Riptide Publishing, 116 pages.  A copy was provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Why I read this book:  The blurb got my attention and the cover was cute so I thought: how bad could it be?  😀 Joey works at Cutie…

‘Sweethearts’ by Gemma Gilmore #LGBT #RafflecopterGiveaway #FF #Contemporary #YA #TeenPregnancy

‘Sweethearts’ by Gemma Gilmore. Published January 29, 2018 by NineStar Press, 213 pages. Congratulations Gemma Gilmore on the release of ‘Sweethearts’. Be sure to check out the giveaway at the bottom of this post for a chance to win a $10 NSP gift code! When seventeen-year-old Ingrid Harper realizes she may not have the talent…

Antisocial by Heidi Cullinan #LGBT #DuoReview #Audiobook

Dana and MtSnow review ‘Antisocial’ by Heidi Cullinan (Self-Published August 8, 2017, 341 pages. Released on audio August 21, 2017, 13 hrs and 52 mins length. Narrated by Iggy Toma.) To read Melissa’s ebook review of Antisocial please click here. Blurb:  Xander Fairchild can’t stand people in general and frat boys in particular, so when…

Noah’s Song (Port Haven Book 1) by Jaclyn Osborn #LGBT #Audio #RGRGiveaway #Review #MM #YA

Erryn reviews ‘Noah’s Song’ (Port Haven Book 1) by Jaclyn Osborn. The ebook was published August 30, 2017.The audiobook version of this story was narrated by Shea Taylor, released on November 10, 2017 and is 8 hrs and 49 mins long. ***Check out the giveaway at the bottom of this review for a chance to…

‘Mad About the Hatter’ by Dakota Chase Narrated by Joel Froomkin #LGBT #AudioReview #YA

Wendy reviews ‘Mad About the Hatter’ by Dakota Chase, Narrated by Joel Froomkin. Published by Dreamspinner Press September 19, 2017, audio book is 7 hours and 8 minutes. This isn’t his sister’s Wonderland…. Henry never believed his older sister Alice’s fantastic tales about the world down the rabbit hole. When he’s whisked away to the…

Sightlines (The Community #3) by Santino Hassell #Review #LGBT #Series #Paranormal

Melissa reviews Sightlines (The Community #3) by Santino Hassell published October 9th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 257 pages. Chase Payne is a walking contradiction. He’s the most powerful psychic in the Community, but the least respected. He’s the son of the Community’s founder, but with his tattoo sleeves and abrasive attitude, he’s nothing like his charismatic family.…

Permanent Ink (Art & Soul #1) by Avon Gale & Piper Vaughn #Review #LGBT #AgeGap #TattooArtist

Melissa reviews Permanent Ink (Art & Soul #1) by Avon Gale & Piper Vaughn Published August 7th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 256 pages. At twenty-three, Poe Montgomery is going nowhere. He still lives in his father’s basement and spends most of his time tagging with his friends. When an arrest lands him in debt, Poe…

Scorpio Hates Virgo by Anyta Sunday #Review #LGBT #Romance

Melissa reviews Scorpio Hates Virgo by Anyta Sunday, self-published; 245 pages. This year is all about healing the heart, Scorpio. It’s time to leave negative attitudes and stoic facades at the door and let others see the real, more vulnerable you. Percy Freedman is not grieving. Absolutely not, take that back at once. No, he’s…

Jenn Polish ‘LUNAV’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight

Transition on Trains: On Being a Nonbinary Author by Jenn Polish And here I am again. On the Long Island Railroad, riding backwards with a notebook in my hand. Then, I was in tight dresses and tighter smiles. Now, my head is breezy because my hair is buzzed into a fade, the grabbable bit left…

A Fine Bromance by Christopher Hawthorne Moss #LGBT #Review #RGRTransAwareEvent

Dana reviews A Fine Bromance by Christoper Hawthorne Moss (Published by Harmony Ink Press, August 11, 2016, 180 pages) A copy was provided in exchange for an honest review. Why I read this:  The obvious reason I picked this book is that it had a trans character in it and we are having a Trans…

Jay Northcote ‘Starting From Scratch’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Interview #Spotlight #Review #RGRGiveaway

Today let’s all welcome Jay Northcote to the RGR Trans Aware Event.  Jay was gracious enough to answer a few questions for this event.  Jay was also kind enough to provide me a RC of ‘Starting From Scratch’ for a review.  So check out Jay’s wonderful interview and my review of ‘Starting From Scratch’, oh…

Jeff Adams ‘Hat Trick Series’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight #RGRGiveaway

 Let’s all welcome Jeff today on RGR Trans Aware Week.  Jeff is the co-host of Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast and author of the ‘Hat Trick’ series.  He is here today giving us some background on the series and what his inspiration was.  He is also generously offering a box set of ‘Hat Trick’ which…

L.A. Witt ‘Having Her Back’, ‘Static’, ‘The Left Hand of Calvus’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Spotlight #Review

Welcome back everyone.  Today we have something special for you.  L.A. Witt aka Ann Gallagher aka Lori A Witt has three books that go along with RGR’s Trans Aware Event, ‘Having Her Back’, ‘Static’. & ‘The Left Hand of Clavus’.  Check out the blurbs for each of them and enjoy Dana’s review of ‘Having Her…

J.S. Frankel ‘Picture (Im)perfect’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight #Review #YA

Please help me today in welcoming author J.S. Frankel to RGR’s Trans Aware Event.  He is here today to talk about writing trans and other diverse characters.  His book ‘Picture (Im)Perfect’ is reviewed by Melissa.  Thank you J.S. for stopping by today!!! Writing transgender and other diverse characters: How NOT to screw up! I should…

Illegal Contact (The Barons #1) by Santino Hassell #Review #NewSeries #Football #Closet

Melissa reviews Illegal Contact (The Barons #1) by Santino Hassell Expected publication: August 15th 2017 by Berkley Publishing Group (InterMix), 251 pages. The rules of the game don’t apply off the field in this first Barons novel.  New York Barons tight end Gavin Brawley is suspended from the team and on house arrest after a video…

Filthy Little Secret by Devon McCormack #LGBT #Erotic #GayRomance #Review

Wendy reviews Filthy Little Secret by Devon McCormack. Self published November 30, 2016, 226 pages. “I won’t fall for him” After breaking up with his cheating ex, Mark Kenmore turns to rebound sex with the campus drug dealer, Tim Halwell. He’s heard the rumors about all the hearts Tim’s broken, but after how he’s been…