~Reviews~Him Series by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy~

 

~Him Series~

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You do not want to miss this series! 😀

Reviews: Him (Him #1), Us (Him #2) 

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25686927Title: Him
Authors: Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy
Series: Him #1
Page Count: 361 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: July 28, 2015
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

They don’t play for the same team. Or do they?
Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.
Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever.
Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions—can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend… and a big one to learn about himself.
Warning: contains sexual situations, skinnydipping, shenanigans in an SUV and proof that coming out to your family on social media is a dicey proposition.


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I first read this book in 2015…and I was blown away!

It was definitely one of the best M/M books I read that year, and considering how many times I have re-read this one it still is…

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When I finished it the first time, I wrote a small review for it, but since I have re-read this book multiple times since, I figured it deserved more from me. So here goes…

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~Release Day Review~The Consumption of Magic (Tales From Verania #3) by T.J. Klune~

 

30370040Title: The Consumption of Magic
Author: T.J. Klune
Series: Tales From Verania #3
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Page Count: 450 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance, Fantasy
Release Date: November 20, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred, but things could be a hell of a lot worse.
It’s not until he reunites with Morgan of Shadows and Randall that he realizes just how much worse things could be.
Because the scars have meaning and hint at Myrin’s true plans for Sam and the Kingdom of Verania.
With time running out, Sam and his band of merry misfits—the unicorn Gary, the half-giant Tiggy, Knight Commander Ryan Foxheart, and the dragon known as Kevin—must travel to the snowy mountains in the North and the heart of the Dark Woods to convince the remaining dragons to stand against Myrin. Along the way, Sam learns secrets of the past that will forever change the course of the future.
A reckoning is coming for Sam of Wilds, and there is nothing he can do to stop it.
 


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This is the the second (third?) book of the Destiny Fuck Yeah! trilogy…and I have been dying to get my hands on it.

I have also been pretty nervous, about the hints TJ kept dropping…He told us there were going to be some big changes in this book…He told us we would get to know Justin a bit better, and he warned us about the emotions we would be feeling while reading this one.

He wasn’t wrong….damn my emotions and Wookie Cry Face!!

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~Review~Lovers Like Us (Like Us #2) by Krista & Becca Ritchie~

 

36326400Title: Lovers Like Us
Authors: Krista & Becca Ritchie
Series: Like Us #2
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: October 31, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Twenty-seven-year-old Farrow Keene lives by his actions, and his actions say he’s the best at whatever he does. As a 24/7 bodyguard and the new boyfriend to Maximoff Hale, protecting the headstrong, alpha billionaire has never been more complicated. And one rule can’t be bent: 
Keep your relationship secret from the public. 
Farrow is confident he’s the best man for the job. But a twist in Maximoff’s fast-paced life sticks them with the rest of Security Force Omega and their clients. 
On the road. 
In a sleeper tour bus. 
For four rocky months.
Sexual frustrations, check. Road trip drama, check. Awkward bonding, check. 
But Farrow couldn’t have accounted for a high-risk threat (identity: unknown) that targets Maximoff before the ignition even turns. And it hits Farrow — someone has it out for the guy he loves. 
Every day, Maximoff & Farrow’s feelings grow stronger, and together, they’ll either sink or swim. 
The Like Us series is a true series, one continuous timeline, that follows a family of wealthy celebrities and the people that protect them. You must read Damaged Like Us, Book 1, before reading Lovers Like Us.


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I am a huge huge fan of these authors!

I absolutely loved the “Addicted/Calloway” series. So a new series featuring all the Hale/Cobalt/Meadows kids…awesome…having this series start with an MM couple…now that was the freaking icing on the cake for me!!

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~Review~Still (Grip #2) by Kennedy Ryan~

 

34642932Title: Still
Author: Kennedy Ryan
Series: Grip #2
Page Count: 434 pages
Genre(s): Romance
Release Date: September 24, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

I’ll be there.
Through thick and thin.
Ride or die.
You can count on me.
The promises people make. The vows we take. 
Assumptions of the heart.
Emotion tells us how we feel, but life…life has a way of plunging us in boiling water, burning away our illusions, testing our faith, trying our convictions. 
Love floating is a butterfly, but love tested is an anchor.
For Grip and Bristol
Love started at the top of the world
On a Ferris wheel under the stars
But when that love is tested, will they fly or fall?


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It has been a couple of weeks since I have read this one, but I just didn’t know how to put my feelings for this book into words. I still don’t really…

I always try and write my reviews right after I finish a book because I fear I might forget some important details, especially with the number of books I read. I wasn’t worried about that with this book because I will never ever forget this story!

It touched me deeply and it left a huge impression!

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~Pre-Release Review~Psycho Romeo (Ward Security #1) by Jocelynn Drake & Rinda Elliott~

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36262555Title: Psycho Romeo
Authors: Jocelynn Drake & Rinda Elliott
Series: Ward Security #1
Page Count: 232 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance, Suspense
Release Date: October 27, 2017
Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Geoffrey Ralse is known for being the life of the party. He loves the club scene, hanging with his friends, and flirting with whomever catches his eye. He certainly isn’t going to stop living his life just because some would-be stalker starts sending him threats. 
But it all changes when Geoffrey is drugged and wakes up half naked in his own home with a new message from his stalker. 
He needs help and there’s only one person he trusts… 
Protective Agent Sven Larsen has been fighting Geoffrey’s flirtatious advances for months, even though he’s impossibly drawn to the man. There’s no way he can be around him twenty-four/seven and not finally crack. But one look at Geoffrey’s haunted eyes, and he knows there’s no way he’s letting Geoffrey walk out of Ward Security without him. 
Even if it means breaking his own rules, he will keep Geoffrey safe.

Trigger warning: There is a very short section with sexual assault that some could find upsetting.


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The Unbreakable Bonds series is most definitely one of my favorite series…

So, I really wasn’t sure what to expect from this spin-off series…Could Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott equal that? The answer is… most definitely if this first book in the series is anything to go by.I loved everything about this and, as usual, the writing and storytelling were totally on point.

Geoffrey Ralse-5ft 5in, a pretty party boy with the twink vibe going on.

The darling of social media, he has a large group of ‘ friends’ and followers but is still lonely. A self-made millionaire at the age of 19 after creating a highly successful hook-up app.When his parents died he fought with everything he had to bring up and be there for his younger brother.There’s a lot more to Geoffrey than his beautiful good looks.

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~Review~A Reason To Leave (Blackwood #3) by Melissa Ellen~

 

36281488Title: A Reason To Leave
Author: Melissa Ellen
Series: Blackwood #3
Page Count: 367 pages
Genre(s): Romance
Release Date: June 9, 2017
Reviewer: ~Mary~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Finally! Freedom! Freedom to live my life the way I want!

No parents. No security guard. Nobody to tell me what to do and when to do it. Well, almost nobody. My overprotective brother is still around to rain on my parade.
But I can handle him. 
After making the move from New York City to Los Angeles, I’m determined to succeed at making a name for myself -without using the wealth and connections of my family.
And nothing is getting in my way… except, maybe the most infuriating and sexiest man I’ve ever met. 
He’s everything my brother has always warned me against. But I can’t help being drawn to him. Something about the brooding bad boy has me keep going back for more


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A Reason to Leave is the story of Valerie Blackwood, Rhett’s little sister.

After she was betrayed and hurt by her boyfriend and her best friend, Valerie decides to move to L.A to be close to her brother Rhett and her sister in law Ava. She wants to start all over, focusing especially on her acting career.

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One day when she was running late to an audition, she made a flat tire to Ava’s car. To her help appears a beautiful stranger who takes her breath away. He is cold as ice, arrogant, rude, cocky and sexy as hell. Liam.
Obviously, she doesn’t make it to her audition and returns home thinking only on Liam and trying to forget him.

Two night’s after her “little incident” with Liam, Valerie heads out with her best friend Lexie, to party, celebrating her 21’st birthday. She has part of the surprise/shock of her life.

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~Review~An Exaltation of Larks (Venery #1) by Suanne Laqueur~

 

32501523Title: An Exaltation of Larks
Author: Suanne Laqueur
Series: Venery #1
Page Count: 499 pages
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 22, 2016
Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

“We’re so alike, you and I. It’s no wonder we kept finding each other.”

September 11, 1973: Eleven-year-old Alejandro Penda watches from his apartment window as Santiago, Chile falls to a military coup, destroying his family and his childhood. Arriving alone in America, he’s taken in by the Larks: a prominent family in the town of Guelisten. Though burdened by unresolved grief for his disappeared parents, he becomes fiercely loyal to the Larks, eventually marrying one of their daughters, Valerie.
September 11, 2001: Javier Landes watches from his apartment window as New York City falls to terrorism. As one of Manhattan’s top-paid male escorts, this professional lover has never lacked for company and is loyal only to himself. But in the wake of 9/11, Jav is named guardian for an orphaned nephew in Guelisten and must open his carefully-guarded heart to pain he’s long suppressed.
Alex, Valerie, and Jav meet first in their twenties, with a sudden attraction each finds strange and compelling. When they meet again in their forties, they discover not only is their bond still strong, but their life experiences are strangely similar. All have been shaped by separate 9/11’s, and their unfinished business from the past will change everything they know about love, loyalty, and friendship.
“Life has rules. You cannot come in the middle of the night and take what we agreed isn’t yours.”
Across three decades and two continents, Suanne Laqueur’s fifth novel explores the unpredictability of sexual attraction, how family ties are forged, torn and mended, and how love’s downfall can turn to exaltation.


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Straight on my favorite shelf.One of my top two reads this year! ❤

This book is special, I mean really special…I loved everything about it and just didn’t want it to end…This Author’s writing is stunning. Her words, her storytelling, her characters…to say I was blown away is an understatement.

The story follows the lives of three characters, Alex, Val, and Jav.

Introduced when they are young and spanning over three decades it’s a truly amazing story of how their lives cross paths.

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~Release Day Review~Bad Reputation (Bad Boys of Sports #1) by Nicole Edwards~

 

33871822Title: Bad Reputation
Author: Nicole Edwards
Series: Bad Boys of Sports #1
Publisher: Loveswept
Page Count: 273 pages
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance
Release Date: October 3, 2017
Reviewer: ~Mary~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Meet the most wanted players in sports…one ridiculously hot alpha male at a time.

Chase: With a nickname like “Sin,” it’s no wonder they call me the bad boy of hockey. Opponents curse me. Fans scream my name—in the arena and in other, much more private places. Penalties or not, I’m not afraid to dish out a little pain. But pleasure? That’s my weakness. And no one knows it better than my best friend, Cassie Desrosiers. I’d have to be blind not to notice her rocking body and teasing grin. So when she invites me along on a trip to Vegas, my curiosity isn’t the only thing that’s aroused.

Cassie: Chase Barrett is a world-class A-hole. As his best friend, I’m allowed to call him on his BS. Who else is going to do it? Certainly not the puck bunnies swooning at every flex of his biceps. Everyone knows that Chase is the love-’em-and-leave-’em type. There’s no such thing as commitment for the king of casual hookups. So why should I care? Maybe because all work and no play makes me a sexually frustrated girl. It’s time to put the hockey stud at my beck and call to good use…but after a week in Vegas with Chase, I might never want to go back to the real world.
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Oh, My God!!!…This book is officially the sweetest book that I ever read. I fell in love right away…I savored every word.

Two or maybe three years ago, my friend Ralu insisted that I should read…Alluring Indulgence series and Club Destiny series by Nicole Edwards. Obviously, I postponed them and read them much later…I was so very sorry that I did that and don’t read them earlier…I loved this two series!

Some people say that at some point you get bored because she describes a lot and gives a lot of details. But NO WAY. She can write to the sky and to the stars. Every single word of hers is like a tiny little piece of a giant puzzle. You savor every detail and every word.

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My God this woman can write. And the hot stuff…damn…I could’ve melted the Antarctica. 😀

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~Release Day Review~Logan (Preston Brothers #2) by Jay McLean~

 

36039486Title: Logan
Author: Jay McLean
Series: Preston Brothers #2
Page Count: 394 pages
Genre(s): Romance
Release Date: October 1, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

As a kid, Logan Preston was a brat. 
Through his teens, he became the bad boy. 
Now, at nineteen, no one knows what the hell to expect.
High school dropout, Logan Preston is a good-for-nothing stoner. 
A black sheep. A disappointment. 
The worst Preston Punk of the lot. At least that’s how everyone in his small town makes him feel. But Logan Preston has secrets. Secrets so dark and so deep below the surface that the only way he can fight them is to stay high, high, high. 
He wears cockiness as a mask. Arrogance as his armor. Until one girl, one night, asks one life-changing question: 
What’s beneath the bravado, Logan Preston?


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I absolutely adore this author…

Because she is responsible for writing my all time favorite books,  “More Than Forever“, but to be honest… I have loved reading every single one of her books!! I think this book can be read as a standalone, but I would strongly advise everyone to read the “More Than” series first. It’s an amazing series and it’s where I first met little Logan. You should also give the first book in this series, “Lucas”  a go…

I promise you won’t be sorry!!

But like I said…this book is all about Logan, and I have wanted to read his story, from the moment I met him. 😉

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~Series Reviews~Temptation by Ella Frank~

 

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You do not want to miss this series! 😀

Reviews: Try (Temptation, #1), Take (Temptation, #2), Trust (Temptation, #3).

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34846729Title: Try
Author: Ella Frank
Series: Temptation #1
Page Count: 370 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: November 9, 2013
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Try – verb: to make an attempt or effort to do something or in this case…someone.

Sex. Logan Mitchell loves it, and ever since he realized his raw sexual appeal at a young age, he has had no problem using it to his advantage. Men and women alike fall into his bed—after all, Logan is not one to discriminate. He lives by one motto—if something interests you, why not just take a chance and try?
And he wants to try Tate Morrison.
Just coming out of a four-year marriage with an ex-wife from hell, a relationship is the last thing on Tate’s mind. He’s starting fresh and trying to get back on his feet with a new job at an upscale bar in downtown Chicago.
The only problem is, Tate has caught the unwavering and unwelcome attention of Mr. Logan Mitchell – a regular at the bar and a man who always gets what he wants.
Night after night Tate fends off the persistent advances of the undeniably charismatic man, but after an explosive moment in the bar, all bets are off as he finds his body stirring with a different desire than his mind.
As arrogance, stubbornness and sexual tension sizzles between the two, it threatens to change the very course of their lives.
Logan doesn’t do relationships. Tate doesn’t do men. But what would happen if they both just gave in and…tried?


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We all have that one MM book that “popped” our “M/M reading cherry”…This one is mine. 😀

I loved every single page and I can honestly say that this book changed my reading preferences, so it will always hold a special place in my heart since it paved the way for so many awesome M/M books I have read ever since!!

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