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…

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…

Trick Roller (Seven of Spades #2) by Cordelia Kingsbridge #Review #ReleaseDay #Series #MMromance #Mystery

Melissa reviews Trick Roller (Seven of Spades #2) by Cordelia Kingsbridge published January 29th 2018 by Riptide Publishing, 299 pages.   It’s the height of summer in Las Vegas. Everyone believes the serial killer Seven of Spades is dead—except Levi Abrams and Dominic Russo—and it’s back to business as usual. For Levi, that means investigating…

Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7) by Garrett Leigh #LGBT #Review #Bisexual #Recovery

Melissa reviews Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7) by Garrett Leigh Published December 4th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 195 pages. Tired of the London rat race and the heartbreak that comes with it, photographer Jas Manning returns to Porthkennack, the Cornish seaside town where he spent every childhood summer on his father’s farm. Resigned to year-round rain, wind,…

Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo #LGBT #Bluewater Bay #Review #MMF #Giveaway #Contemporary #Polyamoury

Erryn reviews ‘Outside the Lines’. The ebook was published December 16, 2017 by Riptide Publishing. A copy was provided in exchange for an honest review. ***Check out the giveaway at the bottom of this review for a chance to win a $25 gift card from Riptide Publishing*** Why I read this book: How could I pounce…

The Quarterback by Mackenzie Blair #Review #LGBT #College #Closet

Melissa reviews The Quarterback by Mackenzie Blair Published September 9th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 304 pages. Matt Lancaster is the star quarterback at Bodine College, a small Southern Division II school with an ultra-conservative Dean of Athletics. Matt is also very much in the closet, and he thinks he’s kept his secret well hidden. Until his…

‘Kill Game’ (Seven of Spades #1) by Cordelia Kingsbridge #Review #LGBT #Series #SevenofSpades

Melissa reviews Kill Game by Cordelia Kingsbridge Published October 23rd 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 297 pages. Homicide detective Levi Abrams is barely holding his life together. He’s reeling from the fallout of a fatal shooting, and his relationship with his boyfriend is crumbling. The last thing he’s prepared for is a serial killer stalking the streets…

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…

Hopeless Romantic by Francis Gideon #LGBT #Review #RGRTransAwareEvent #RGRGiveaway

Dana reviews Hopeless Romantic by Francis Gideon (Published by Riptide Publishing, April 10, 2017, 293 pages) A copy was provided in exchange for an honest review. Giveaway at bottom of post. Please check it out to win a cool prize from Rainbows4All Why I read this: I want to start out by saying how great these…

Controlled Burn by Erin McLellan #Review #Pre-Release #DebutNovel #College

Melissa reviews Controlled Burn by Erin McLellan Expected publication: August 14th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 309 pages. At eighteen, Joel Smith’s life fell to pieces. His boyfriend died in a car crash while reading a sext from him, the local newspaper outed them both in the aftermath, and his parents got a divorce. Joel did everything…

Oversight (The Community, #2) by Santino Hassell #Review #Series #Paranormal

Melissa reviews Oversight (The Community, #2) by Santino Hassell Published June 26th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 242 pages. Spoiler Alert! The following blurb contains spoilers for Insight, book one of The Community. Holden Payne has it all . . . or so he thinks. As heir to the founder of the Community—an organization that finds, protects, and…

Strays (Urban Soul #2) by Garrett Leigh #Review #NewRelease #Series #Stalker

Melissa reviews Strays (Urban Soul #2) by Garrett Leigh Published March 25th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 249 pages. Work, sleep, work, repeat. Nero’s lonely life suits him just fine until his best friend, Cass, asks him to take on a new apprentice—a beautiful young man who’s never set foot in a professional kitchen. Despite his irritation…

Insight (The Community #1) by Santino Hassell #Review #NewRelease #Series #Paranormal

Melissa reviews Insight (The Community #1) by Santino Hassell. Published March 13th 2017 by Riptide Publishing, 264 pages. Growing up the outcast in an infamous family of psychics, Nate Black never learned how to control his empath abilities. Then after five years without contact, his estranged twin turns up dead in New York City. The…

Murder Once Seen (The Oddities #1) by J.T. Hall #Review #LGBT #Paranormal

Melissa reviews Murder Once Seen (The Oddities #1) by J.T. Hall Published December 12th 2016 by Riptide Publishing, 352 pages. In the city of Nis, things often aren’t what they seem. Derwin is a bounty hunter gifted with the Oddity of superhuman strength and agility—perfect for hunting down fugitives and demons who roam the streets. One…

Home the Hard Way by Z.A. Maxfield #Review #LGBT

Dana reviews the audiobook ‘Home the Hard Way’ by Z.A. Maxfield (Published by Riptide Publishing, July 28, 2014, 374 pages. Audiobook released November 3, 2016, 11 hrs 27 min. Narrated by Shannon Gunn) Why I read this: This week we are reviewing books that have already been reviewed by another reviewer. This book sounded very…