Life Underwater by Matthew J. Metzger: 10/10 Stars

  Ashraf never thought he could fall in love. So when he falls hard and fast for marine biologist Jamie Singer, it’s a shock to the system—in more ways than one. Even if he can wrap his head around what love is and how relationships work, Ashraf’s not sure this is viable. He’s hydrophobic. And … Continue reading Life Underwater by Matthew J. Metzger: 10/10 Stars

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Have You Seen Me by Missy Welsh: 4/10 Stars

  Wylie Jones is perfectly okay with who he is now that he’s transitioning, but he's never had a guy stick around long enough to become a boyfriend. When things at home get even worse than they’ve been, he’s ready and willing for a road trip with Grant, regardless of the reason. Grant Faraday thinks … Continue reading Have You Seen Me by Missy Welsh: 4/10 Stars

A Dance of Air and Water by Antonia Aquilante: 5/10 Stars

  Edmund is heir to the throne of Thalassa and a wielder of Water magic. Devoted to his kingdom and his duty to it, Edmund can do nothing but acquiesce to an arranged marriage with the queen of a neighboring kingdom. The marriage and the child it is required to produce will seal an alliance … Continue reading A Dance of Air and Water by Antonia Aquilante: 5/10 Stars

No Man of Woman Born by Ana Mardoll: 6/10 Stars

  Destiny sees what others don't. A quiet fisher mourning the loss of xer sister to a cruel dragon. A clever hedge-witch gathering knowledge in a hostile land. A son seeking vengeance for his father's death. A daughter claiming the legacy denied her. A princess laboring under an unbreakable curse. A young resistance fighter questioning … Continue reading No Man of Woman Born by Ana Mardoll: 6/10 Stars

The Left Hand of Calvus by Ann Gallagher: 1/10 Stars

  Former gladiator Saevius is certain fortune’s smiling on him when a Pompeiian politician buys him to be his bodyguard. But then his new master, Laurea Calvus, orders Saevius to discover the gladiator with whom his wife is having an affair. In order to do that, Saevius must return to the arena, training alongside the … Continue reading The Left Hand of Calvus by Ann Gallagher: 1/10 Stars

The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

  Benjamin Lewis has created a life for himself as one of the most respected silversmiths and engravers in New York City. For Benjamin, his work is his passion and he has never sought out companionship beyond the close ties of family. Stumbling across dresses sew by his late mother, however, reawakens painful memories from … Continue reading The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

What It Looks Like by Matthew J. Metzger: 7/10 Stars

  Eli Bell is the only son of a police chief inspector and a forensic scientist. He's grown up wonky in a world that only deals with the straight and narrow -- and his new boyfriend isn't helping. Rob Hawkes is six feet of muscle, tattoos, and arrest warrants. A career criminal and a former … Continue reading What It Looks Like by Matthew J. Metzger: 7/10 Stars

Being With Him by Mickie B. Ashling: 0/10 Stars

  Zeb Araneda leaves his privileged but closely supervised life in the Philippines to study architecture at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where his new roommate is openly gay Luca Dilorio. Alex Boulet is a successful print model who appears to have it all, but on closer inspection, the ready smile never reaches his … Continue reading Being With Him by Mickie B. Ashling: 0/10 Stars

Him Her You Me Us by Savannah Blue: 4/10 Stars

  I've always felt like a foreigner in my own skin—like I didn't fit in with anyone at any time in any place... Then as I got older, I realized I didn't want to. Nowadays, I don't live and breathe for what the "people" think. I just want to be me. Unique. Powerful. Confident. My … Continue reading Him Her You Me Us by Savannah Blue: 4/10 Stars

Starting From Scratch by Jay Northcote: 3/10 Stars

  Ben is transgender and back at university after hormone treatment and chest surgery. His new housemates have no idea about his history and Ben would prefer to keep it that way. He’s starting from scratch and his life is finally on track, except in the romance department. The idea of dating guys as a … Continue reading Starting From Scratch by Jay Northcote: 3/10 Stars