*** EDIT *** DATE EXTENDED > AUG 4 *** Final Hours for this #Fundraiser #Auction and #Giveaway

Cree Storm is running a fundraiser to benefit Dylan, Angela Campbell‘s son. The event started last week and finishes up at the end of the day (USA Eastern Daylight Time) on Wednesday, August 1. *** EDIT *** The date of the event has been extended to Saturday, August 4 at 9PM USA Eastern Daylight Time (note: that’s for both the auction items and my giveaways) *** The pinned post at the …

RELEASE BLITZ – Won’t Feel a Thing (St. Cross 1) by CF White – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Won’t Feel a Thing by CF White Series: St. Cross (book 1) Length: Novel / 64,000 words approx. Publisher: Pride Publishing Blurb It takes more than a doctor to mend a broken heart. Ollie Warne is fresh out of nursing school and working his dream job as a pediatric cardiology nurse at St. Cross Children’s Hospital. Wanting to start the year fresh from personal heartache and his track record of …

RELEASE BLITZ – Exercising Restraint (Different Dynamics 2) by Tamir Drake – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Exercising Restraint by Tamir Drake Series: Different Dynamics, Book Two Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 30, 2018 Heat Level: 5 – Erotica Pairing: Male/Male Length: Novelette / 16,800 words Genre: Contemporary, ABO world, personal trainer, erotica, knotting, dirty talk, barebacking Add to Goodreads Synopsis Pierce may have a crush on Steve, his sweet, funny personal trainer, but he doesn’t plan to act on it. They have a great relationship …

RELEASE BLITZ – Ghost’s Dilemma (Witch’s Apprentice 2) by Morwen Navarre – #Excerpt – #Giveaway

Ghost’s Dilemma by Morwen Navarre Series: Witch’s Apprentice, Book Two Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 30, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: Novel / 64,300 words Genre: Paranormal, Fantasy, established couples, witch, magic, hurt-comfort, separation, illness, healer, epidemic Add to Goodreads Synopsis Ghost is content to spend all his free time with Gerry. But scandal and hate surrounding Ghost’s appointment as the first male witch, …

RELEASE BLITZ – Push Me Pull Me by Amanda Rhodes – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Push Me Pull Me by Amanda Rhodes Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 30, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Female/Female Length: Novella / 20,000 words Genre: Contemporary, lesbian, pansexual, BDSM Add to Goodreads Synopsis At twenty-four, Mallory Grant is still struggling with adulthood. She can’t seem to make it in to work on time and deals better with her Tumblr friend on the other side of the …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Music of Love by Sandine Tomas – #Giveaway

The Music of Love by Sandine Tomas Length: Novel / 70,870 words Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Cover Design: Bree Archer Blurb Sometimes the music of love skips a beat…. Paralegal by day, musician by night, Julian has an expiration date stamped on his forehead when it comes to love. No relationship has made it past a year, so Julian avoids romance like the plague and concentrates on his music instead. Which works …

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – Haka Ever After (The Sin Bin 7) by Dahlia Donovan – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Haka Ever After by Dahlia Donovan Series: The Sin Bin #7 Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Add to Goodreads About the Book You are cordially invited to the Sin Bin wedding of the year—kilts required, undergarments optional. Taine Afoa has faced opponents on the rugby pitch without an ounce of fear. He hopes to find the same courage when asking the love of his life to marry him. First, though, he has …

Treadmill Week 87 & 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 …

RELEASE BLITZ – Dawn (Expedition 63 :: Book 3) by T.A. Creech – #Giveaway

Length: Novella / 31,400 words Publisher: JMS Books Blurb Sequel to Expedition 63 Book 2: Dark Yakecen Sinohui can see the end in sight for the stranded crew of the Station. Each breath is a countdown until they’re able to return to Earth, until the poison clouds have cleared enough to leave. Though it’s a bad idea, Yakecen is drawn into the orbit of their resident biologist, Eli, someone who has …

#RainbowSnippets 28-July-2018 – The Choice

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 …

Huge Anniversary #SALE at JMS Books!

Happy, happy anniversary to JMS Books! To celebrate, all ebooks are 50% off and all paperbacks are only $8. The sale runs from 12:00 AM on Sat.-28-July through 11:59 PM on Sun.-29-July only (USA Eastern Daylight Time). This is a great opportunity to complete your collection of books by authors you already enjoy, and to give a try to new-to-you authors. Here’s a link to the main page where you’ll …

A #Fundraiser and a Takeover (includes #Giveaway)

Did you know Cree Storm is running a fundraiser to benefit Dylan, Angela Campbell‘s son? The event started earlier this week. Here’s the main event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2002307100081910/?active_tab=discussion The pinned post at the top lists the permalinks to the auction posts. It’s still growing as Cree adds newly donated listings. You can also scroll down the discussion tab to browse the auction listings, where you’ll also find author takeover posts (four …

RELEASE BLITZ – Brave for You (Oahu Lovers 1) by Crystal Lacy – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Length: Novel / 86,000 words approx. Cover Design: Jay Aheer Blurb Less than a year after moving to Hawaii, construction foreman Nate Ellison’s wife leaves him and their infant son for another man. Months into single-fatherhood, Nate meets Andrew “An” Hoang and is slowly drawn into An’s life. Through An’s friendship, he finds himself finally enjoying his new home in paradise. An Hoang hasn’t had a real relationship in years. With …

COVER REVEAL – Love Spell by Mia Kerick – #Giveaway

Title: Love Spell Author: Mia Kerick Re-Release Date: August 27th 2018 Published by: Ninestar Press Genre: Young Adult, LGBT ☆ Cover Reveal ☆ Cover Artist: Natasha Snow Blurb Having come to terms with being gay, Chance César is still uneasy with his gender identity, or, as he phrases it, “being stuck in the gray area between girl and boy.” This concern, however, doesn’t stop him from strutting his fabulous stuff …

RELEASE BLITZ – Hearts & Health Volume 2 by DJ Jamison – #Excerpt x3 #Giveaway

Length: 220,000 words approx. Add to Goodreads Blurbs Room For Recovery – Book #4 When Beau James is cornered by two bullies, he’s rescued by none other than the broody Wade Ritter, who he’s crushed on from afar. Despite their family connection, Wade has resisted all of Beau’s attempts at friendship — until now. His protective streak gives Beau an opportunity to get past Wade’s prickly exterior. But Wade is …

EXCLUSIVE #EXCERPT – Queer Sci Fi’s Fifth Annual Flash Fiction Contest – #Teasers #Giveaway

Book Info Title: Impact Author: Queer Sci Fi Authors Cover Artist: Lex Chase Release Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018 Formats/Price: Paperback/$14.99 & eBook/$3.99 Length: 33,700 words Genres: sci fi, fantasy, paranormal, horror Pairings: Some stories are romance, with various pairings Keywords/Categories: gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, asexual, pan, demisexual, queer, non binary, genderqueer Add on Goodreads This book contains 110 stories, each 300 words or less. About the Anthology IM * …

RELEASE BLITZ – Curl Around My Heart by Londra Laine – #Excerpt

Book Info Title: Curl Around My Heart Author: Londra Laine Editor: Jae Ashley Cover Art: Aria Tan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: July 24, 2018 Rating: 18+ Length: Novel / 61,923 words / 168 pages Themes: California, single dad, beauty shop, contemporary, neighbor romance, African-American, drug addiction Add on Goodreads Blurb At Pearl’s Hair and Nails, no one questions Tate Robinson about his high heels, crop tops, and lipstick, because he’s the …

RELEASE BLITZ – Finding My Way Home (Doyle Global Securities 2) by Kendel Duncan – #Excerpt

Book Info Title: Finding My Way Home – Doyle Global Securities #2 Author: Kendel Duncan Publisher: Dare Publishing & Design Cover Artist: Dara Nelson & Dan Skinner Release Date: July 25, 2018 Genre/s: Gay Romance, MM Length: Novel / 53,000 words / 230 pages It is the second book in the series but can be read as a standalone. Add on Goodreads Blurb “Have you ever been so lost that you …

RELEASE BLITZ – Serving Him (The Retreat 1) by L.M. Somerton – #Excerpt

Book Info Book Title: Serving Him – The Retreat #1 Author: L M Somerton Publisher: Pride Publishing Cover Artist: Cherith Vaughan Genre/s: MM BDSM Length: Novel / 57,670 words / 151 pages It is a standalone story Add on Goodreads Blurb An escape from the real world can only ever be temporary. Rowan Stanton knows he is submissive. He loves to look after people but the country hotel he works at …

RELEASE BLITZ – Fusion (North Star Trilogy 2) by Posy Roberts – #Giveaway

Cover Design: Olive Us Designs Length: Novel / 352 pages 2nd Edition, M/M, Gay, Bisexual, Contemporary, Romance, Family Saga, Second Chance, Hurt/Comfort, Fathers, Trilogy Add on Goodreads Blurb Kevin and Hugo make plans to blend their lives, but bleak news changes everything. Building a future together is still a priority, but only if their relationship can survive. Love strengthened by adversity. Everyone in Kevin’s life knows him as straight rather …

RELEASE BLITZ – Beastly Businessmen and Guitar Gods by Asta Idonea

Title: Beastly Businessmen and Guitar Gods Author: Asta Idonea Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 23, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 60000 Genre: Contemporary, alcohol use, businessmen, contemporary, cross-dressing, enemies to lovers, fairy tales, musicians Add to Goodreads Synopsis They say magic doesn’t exist in our modern age. But is that really true? Without magic, how could a stolen guitar or a lost shoe lead …

RELEASE BLITZ – Torn and Frayed (The Gabriel Church Tales) by Rodd Clark – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Torn and Frayed Author: Rodd Clark Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 23, 2018 Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex Pairing: No Romance, Male/Male Length: Long Novel / 102,500 words Genre: Contemporary, established couples, murder, escape, reunited, homophobia, serial killer Add to Goodreads Synopsis Conscience isn’t something all people are born with… Gabriel Church is a portrait in contrast. It would be easy to get lost in …

RELEASE BLITZ – Dark City by Sarah Kay Moll – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Dark City Author: Sarah Kay Moll Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 23, 2018 Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex Pairing: Male/Female, Male/Male Length: 74200 Genre: Contemporary, Dissociative Identity Disorder, mob, murder, family drama, gay, bi, in the closet, BDSM Add to Goodreads Synopsis Jude has a tender heart. Yet he was born into a criminal empire and groomed from childhood to step into his father’s violent …

RELEASE BLITZ – Cold Like Snow by Sita Bethel – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Cold Like Snow Author: Sita Bethel Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 23, 2018 Heat Level: 4 – Lots of Sex Pairing: Male/Male, Male/Male Menage Length: 65400 Genre: Paranormal, paranormal, ghosts, established couple, musicians, mild BDSM, ménage Add to Goodreads Synopsis When René moves into his new home, he didn’t expect it to come with roommates. Two handsome roommates, to be precise. Too bad they’re ghosts. The fact that …