Posts tagged 4 Stars
"The James Dean Vintage," by Jess Whitecroft

Gay (M/M) Romance

It’s been a hot minute since I last read a “fake boyfriend/fiancé/husband” book, but The James Dean Vintage by Jess Whitecroft scratched an itch for just such a tale I hadn’t even realized was there. This was a fun, well-written read that relied heavily on the backbone of its trope yet still managed to find unique ways to shine as a story all its own.

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"Shift's End," by A. R. Barley

Contemporary Gay (M/M) Romance

I’m a big fan of May-December romance, especially when it’s done well, which meant I was positively chomping at the bit to get my readerly hands on this week’s book. I’m happy to say, Shift’s End by A. R. Barley didn’t disappoint. Not only did it provide a delicious set of main characters I could easily fall for, but they were also firemen. Both of ‘em.

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"The Case of the Desperate Doctor," by Jacqueline Diamond

COZY MEDICAL MYSTERY

I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: why in the name of all things good have I been hiding exclusively in Romancelandia for so many years? While, yes, romance is and will always be my favorite genre, I’ve recently discovered a rash of books that fall outside that realm, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed them. The Case of the Desperate Doctor (A Safe Harbor Medical Mystery) by Jacqueline Diamond happens to be another shining example.

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"City of Kings," by Bree M. Lewandowski

SECOND CHANCES / DYSTOPIAN ROMANCE

All right, people, let’s do this thing! Today I’m reviewing a second chances/dystopian romance entitled City of Kings by an up-and-coming author, Bree M. Lewandowski. She has several other books out, but this is her most recent release and the only one I’ve had the pleasure of reading… thus far. ‘Cause believe you me… I intend to check out her other works posthaste.

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