IN THE SPOTLIGHT – EXCLUSIVE #EXCERPT – The River City Chronicles by J. Scott Coatsworth – #Giveaway

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer magical realism book out! Book Info Series: River City (book 1) Release Date: Wed., May 30, 2018 Publisher: Other Worlds Ink Cover Artist: Kelley York Length: Novel / 115k words Formats: eBook, Paperback Genres/Tropes/Keywords: Gay Fiction, Queer Fiction, Magical Realism, Contemporary, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight, QueeRomance Ink | Goodreads Summary A group of strangers meets at Ragazzi, an Italian restaurant, for a cooking …

COVER REVEAL – Blood Bathory: Absence of the Sun (Guardians of Gaia 2) by Ari McKay – #Giveaway

Cover Reveal Cover Design: Lou Harper @ Cover Affairs Add to Goodreads The Guardians of Gaia Series Blood Bathory: Like The Night (Book #1) Amazon US | Amazon UK Summary Tyger tyger, burning bright… As theriomorphs in the service of Gaia, Tyr Gustavson and his lover Aaron fought against the vampires aiding the Third Reich during WWII. But even the fierceness of Tyr’s tiger form couldn’t save Aaron from being …

BOOK BLAST – Just a Week / Just a Year by Jena Wade – #Excerpt

Book 1: Just a Week Book Title: Just A Week (#1) Author: Jena Wade Publisher: Self Published Cover Artist: Silver Heart Design Studio www.silverheartstudio.com Release Date: May 12, 2018 Genre/s: Contemporary Gay Romance Book 1 of 2 Goodreads Blurb Just a week is not enough time to fall in love, but Fate doesn’t care. Seth’s carefully crafted plan for how his life will go doesn’t include falling in love with …

RELEASE BLITZ – A Touch of Magic (Fae-Touched 1) by Isabelle Adler – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: A Touch of Magic Series: Fae-Touched, Book One Author: Isabelle Adler Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: May 28, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 28800 Genre: Paranormal, contemporary, paranormal, criminals/mafioso, gambling, abduction, abuse, magician/magic users, violence Add to Goodreads Synopsis After returning to the straight and narrow, Cary Westfield hopes to rebuild his life as a stage magician. Only thing is, the success of his …

RELEASE BLITZ – Riding the Track by Kara Ripley – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Riding the Track Author: Kara Ripley Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: May 28, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Female/Female Length: 28600 Genre: Contemporary, Australia, bisexual, lesbian, outback, trail ride, vacation Add to Goodreads Synopsis Herding cattle and drinking Australian beer aren’t pastimes that particularly appeal to an ‘indoor girl’ like Clara, but she’d be damned if she’d let her cheating ex-boyfriend have the vacation they were …

RELEASE BLITZ – Murder in New York (Pinkerton Man Series) by C.J. Baty – #Excerpt #Trailer #Giveaway

Book Info Book Title: Murder in New York, The Pinkerton Man Series Author: C.J. Baty Cover Artist: Select-O-Grafix, LLC Genre/s: M/M Mystery Release Date: May 27, 2018 Goodreads Summary Coming back to New York to see her ailing father, Lizzie Ferguson did not expect to find him healthy and newly married to a much younger woman. She, also, didn’t expect to connect with an old lover and childhood friend or …

Treadmill Week 78 & What I #amreading

Treadmill Goals/Tracking Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals (exception…at the end of the week …

#RainbowSnippets 26-May-2018 – The Recruit

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! I’m snipping …

RELEASE BLITZ – Ice Fairy 3: Coming Together by S.L. Danielson – #Excerpt

Book Info Book Title: Ice Fairy 3: Coming Together Author: S. L. Danielson Publisher: Self Published Cover Artist: Dan Skinner Genre/s: contemporary m/m, new adult, romance, swapping partners Length: 55,551 words/166 pages Release Date: May 25, 2018 Goodreads Summary Sexy sparks fly when four best friends become roommates… and more With Olympic Gold in his possession, Sam is the newest darling of the skating world. Brett does his best to …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Omega’s Physician (Bundle of Joy 1) by Kenna Grace – #Excerpt

Book Info Book Title: The Omega’s Physician Series: (Bundle of Joy Series #1) Author: Kenna Grace Publisher: Self-Published Cover Artist: Ana J. Phoenix Genre/s: MM mpreg romance Length: 60,000 words / 260 pages It is a standalone story. Goodreads Summary Lachlan I’m ready for a baby, but haven’t found the right alpha. Most of them are alpha-holes, and I’m tired of waiting. I don’t expect to meet a great guy …

GUEST POST – #IsHeHereYet : Being the Person You Want to Be With by Tony Ortega, PSY.D. – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Tony Ortega to my blog. Dr. Ortega is here today to speak about his new book, #IsHeHereYet: Being the Person You Want to Be With, and to explore the topic: Why you keep attracting the ‘wrong’ people. Book Info Book Title: #IsHeHereYet: Being the person you want to be with Author: Dr. Tony Ortega Publisher: Ortega Psychology LLC Genre/s: Non-Fiction, Self-Help, LGBT, Dating/Relationships, Motivational, Psychology …

RELEASE BLITZ – No Luck by Kayleigh Sky – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Book Info Book Title: No Luck Author: Kayleigh Sky Publisher: Kiss Drunk Books Cover Artist: Kayleigh Sky Genre/s: Contemporary / Suspense Length: 109,200 words/508 pages It is a standalone story. Summary Careful what you wish for… Close to landing a role in a sitcom he hopes will show his father he isn’t a failure, Vane Riley loses everything when his boyfriend dumps him and his father dies. With nowhere to …

RELEASE BLITZ – His Wildest Dream (A Portville Mpreg Romance) by Xander Collins – #Excerpt

Book Info Book Title: His Wildest Dream: A Portville Mpreg Romance Author: Xander Collins Publisher: Self Published Genre/s: Mpreg, Non-shifter Omegaverse, Length: 46,300 words It is a standalone with a HEA in a series. Goodreads Summary Dreams really do come true … When Daniel goes into a debilitating super-heat while delivering a package to the office of one of the wealthiest men in town, he is horrified. It’s not like …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – Watch me Fall (Start Something 1) by Riley Parks – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming author Riley Parks to my blog. Riley is here today to tell us a little about herself, her fantastic new release, Watch Me Fall, and her writing process! Book Info Title: Watch Me Fall Author: Riley Parks Series: Start Something #1 Publisher: Boroughs Publishing Release Date: March 27th 2018 Genre: Contemporary MM Romance Synopsis Having it all is hard work, and Elijah Tucker has no problem …

RELEASE BLITZ – A Cook’s Tale (Centauri Survivors Second Chance Chronicles 2) by J. Alan Veerkamp – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: A Cook’s Tale Series: Centauri Survivors Second Chance Chronicles, Book Two Author: J. Alan Veerkamp Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: May 21, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male, Male/Male Menage Length: 56,900 Genre: Science Fiction, gay, space, cooks, illness, hurt/comfort, age gap Add to Goodreads Synopsis After a breakup, Erron Murfin finds himself broken, homeless, and destitute. The chance to become the Santa Claus’s new cook …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Little Things by Jay Northcote

Book Info Length: Novel/75,000 words approx. Cover Design: Garrett Leigh @ Black Jazz Design Genres/Pairing/Tags: M/M, Gay, Contemporary, Romance, Kids, Angst, Hurt/Comfort Purchase Links Currently on Sale for 2.99 / Kindle Unlimited Amazon US | Amazon UK Summary Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make you appreciate what you have. There are lots of things that brighten Joel’s life. His three-year-old daughter Evie is one. His close relationship …

SERIES RECAP & RELEASE BLITZ – Day of Wrath (Taking Shield 5) by Anna Butler – #Excerpt #Giveaway

The award-winning Taking Shield series comes to an explosive conclusion in the fifth book, Day of Wrath, to be published on 28 June 2018. First that cover… Designed by Adrian Nicholas, who’s been responsible for creating the Taking Shield brand, this cover features a faceless drone, one of the cyborg soldiers sent against humanity by the Maess: About Day of Wrath In less than a week, Bennet will finally return …

BOOK BLAST – Rip Cord Trilogy by Jeanne St. James – #Excerpt

Book Info Book Title: Rip Cord: The Complete Trilogy Author: Jeanne St. James Publisher: Self Published Cover Artist: EmCat Designs Genre/s: Contemporary Romance, MM Sports Romance Length: 198 paperback pages Purchase Links eBook Amazon US | Amazon UK Paperback Amazon US | Amazon UK Summary The Reunion Gil Davis hated high school. Ever the geek, he has no intentions of attending his 10th year class reunion. The last thing he wants is …

RELEASE BLITZ – First Sight (Sight 1) by Jordan Taylor – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: First Sight Series: Sight, Book One Author: Jordan Taylor Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: May 21, 2018 Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 54,300 Genre: Contemporary, romance, contemporary, honeymoon, disability, Amsterdam Add to Goodreads Synopsis Despite misgivings, newlyweds Noah and Archer set out for a dream honeymoon in Amsterdam with a shoestring budget and negligible travel experience between them. All goes well until they …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde – #Giveaway

Don’t mess with the girl in the purple lipstick! Please join me in welcoming author Jen Wilde to my blog. Jen is here today to tell us about her fabulous new book, The Brightsiders, and her writing process! Book Info The Brightsiders Jen Wilde Published by: Swoon Reads Publication date: May 22nd 2018 Genres: Contemporary, LGBTQ+, Young Adult Synopsis A teen rockstar has to navigate family, love, coming out, and life …

RELEASE BLITZ – What It Seems by Sydney Blackburn – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: What It Seems Author: Sydney Blackburn Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: May 21, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 19,700 Genre: Contemporary, ace, bisexual, romance, self-discovery Add to Goodreads Synopsis Michael’s straight and infatuated with a woman he worked with one day, over a year ago. But when he finally sees her again, he’s astounded that the woman of his dreams is a man in …

RELEASE BLITZ – The False Moon (The Immutable Moon 2) by Jacqueline Rohrback – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The False Moon Author: Jacqueline Rohrbach Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: May 21, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 84,900 Genre: Paranormal, werewolves, shifters, gay, paranormal Add to Goodreads Synopsis Outsiders call them False Moons, but Garvey’s kind call themselves Moondogs. Moondogs hunt. Moondogs live free. Moondogs stick together. Moondogs are half-breeds, not completely accepted by those who consider themselves “true wolves.” Garvey is a …