Book Blast – Life is a Stevi

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Author Name: V.L. Locey

Book Name: Life is a Stevie Wonder Song

Release Date: December 30, 2015

Blurb:

Authors know that their muse is a fickle creature. Best-selling spy novelist Stephen Ramsey has been in a hate-hate relationship with his inspiration for months. Stephen’s publisher lays a legal ultimatum upon him, with a rapidly approaching deadline, he knows he must do something to kick-start his creativity or face the unemployment line. His daughter comes up with a possible answer: a summer camp for the creative soul. With nothing to lose, Stephen packs up his laptop, phonograph and beloved record albums and heads from Manhattan to the Catskill Mountains.

There, among a horde of college students attending for extra credits, is Declan Pomeroy, a photographer of fey creatures who is twenty years younger than Stephen. The woods are a magical place, and he quickly finds himself falling under the spell of the free-spirited photographer. Confusion wars with desire inside Stephen as he succumbs to the feelings welling up inside. But, sadly, summer camp always has to end. Can a man who has just found himself really leave the person that makes his heart sing?

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Book Blast – Jay Jordan

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Author Name: Jay Jordan Hawke

Book Name: Onwaachige the Dreamer

Series: The Two-spirit Chronicles

Book: Three

Series is best read in order.

Release Date: December 17, 2015

Blurb:

What would you do for the boy you loved? What if to save him you had to abandon him forever?

Fourteen-year-old Joshua Ishkoday faces an impossible decision as a terrifying dream sets him upon a thrilling and treacherous journey of self-exploration through the dangerous vastness of the Wisconsin northwoods. There, along with his best friends, Mokwa and Little Deer, Joshua summons the power to confront his greatest fears. To do so, all he has to do is trust in his dreams. Unfortunately, Joshua discovers that his dreams have been deceiving him thanks to the intrusion of strange creatures. For out in the middle of the forest dwell the enigmatic Memegwesi, bizarre manitous who have a special plan for Joshua. Joshua soon realizes that he has three monsters to battle: the extraordinary creatures haunting his dreams, the dangerous torrential storm brewing in the northwoods, and finally, the greatest demon of all—his homophobic mother.

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Book Blast – A Forced Silence, Cate Ashwood

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Author Name: Cate Ashwood

Book Name: A Forced Silence

Series: Zero Hour

Book: One

Release Date: December 11, 2015

Blurb:

For paramedic Adam Carson, his world is lights and sirens and saving lives. Pressures at work keep him firmly in the closet, and life is too busy to contend with the complications that come with dating and relationships. When a familiar face from his past turns up where he least expects it, Adam starts to question whether or not there is room in his life for those complications.

The last person forensic pathologist Sam McKenna expects to see at pub night is Adam, the guy who made his life hell in high school. The attraction is instant, but Adam isn’t gay and Sam has no interest in pursuing him. Still, the leftover animosity from their teenage years isn’t enough to extinguish the lust growing between them. After both are called to the scene of a horrific murder, Adam admits he’s not as straight as he led Sam to believe and they seek comfort and distraction in each other’s arms. One night becomes many as the murder investigation intensifies, but when Adam is faced with losing Sam, he is forced to make a choice: to break his silence, or to give up everything for the job he loves.

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Book Blast – Combine, A Hammer Novel, by Sean Michael

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Author Name: Sean Michael

Book Name: Combine, a Hammer Novel

Sequel to ‘Blended Family’

Release Date: December 9, 2015

Blurb:

Dom and sub couples Peter and Devon, and Max and Swan, are joining their lives together. After a week at The Briar Rose, they know there’s a lot of work to do, and they’re all committed to making sure what they have together succeeds.

Peter is the easygoing sub, while Max needs discipline and rules to keep from falling back into bad habits, so both Masters worry about making sure that each boy gets what he needs without making either sub feel neglected. It’s a balancing act that winds up taking some fancy footwork and the stress takes its toll.

As they learn to live and bond together, they discover things about each other that makes them fall more deeply in love, helping to cement their relationships.

Then an unexpected attack on Peter and Max threatens to upset the balance they’ve created, and Swan and Devon must join forces to give their subs what they need to push through and thrive. Will this stumbling block break apart their hard-won new family, or will it forge a stronger foursome?

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#manlovesunday Up To Code Sunday

Welcome to another ManLoveSunday !

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I sent Taylor a quick text to let him know that the interview was over, if it could even be called that.

He texted me back telling him to meet him at Swany’s, a local pub that served the best fried mushrooms. I checked my watch. It was close to five, must be he was cutting out of work early.

I got to the bar before him and ordered a round. I was celebrating, right? I could totally have a beer at five on a Wednesday.

Taylor arrived, I could hear the click of his cowboy boots on the hardwood floor before I even saw him. Cowboy boots were the typical apparel for the small town in southeast Colorado.

“So, when do you start?” Taylor pulled up a barstool and sat beside me, flagging down the bar tender to get him a beer.

“Tomorrow.” I took a sip and set the beer back on the counter. “You could have told me that the interview was more of a formality. He never even asked me about my work or anything, just gave me the job.”

Taylor shrugged. “Yeah, I figured he wouldn’t spend much time asking questions. But I wasn’t sure if it was a sure thing or not, so I didn’t want to get your hopes up.” Taylor turned towards me and grinned. “So, what did you think of Brandon?”

I took a long pull form my beer this time. Just thinking about Brandon had my nerves on edge. I sucked in a deep breath. “He’s something else.” I paused. “You could have fucking told me he was built like a Greek God. I had no idea I was interviewing with the Mayor of Hunksville.”

Taylor laughed so hard beer shot out of his nose. “What?”

Okay. So Mayor of Hunksville was a little silly. And I immediately regretted saying it. But the point remained. “You never told me he was gay or that he was drop dead gorgeous. It took me fifteen minutes before I could even speak a coherent sentence in front of him.” Actually, I still wasn’t sure that I could form rational thoughts when Brandon Surlin was within five feet of me.

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#manlovesunday Up To Code Sunday

Book Blast – The Right Kind of Woman, Voss Porter

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Author Name: Voss Porter

Book Name: The Right Kind of Woman

Series: Southern Lesbians

Book: One

Release Date: December 10, 2015

Blurb:

Just when free-spirited farm girl, Cara Spencer Holloway, feels the regulatory world of her closeted, Southern enclave will swallow her whole, her three miscreant brothers team up to carelessly throw her together with regimented, Northern software designer, Dre Martin, on a misguided stop en route to Florida. One steamy stop leads to another and soon the two women will learn more about what the right kind of partner can bring to life than they had ever suspected, but can Cara Spencer move forward and out of the pain of her past, or will she succumb to the doubts that have plagued her romantic life from its very inception?

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Book Blast – Against All Odds, Chris T. Kat

Book Name: Against All Odds

Series: Odds Are

Book: Two

Series should be read in order.

 

Blurb:

And then they lived happily ever after…

Sometimes Joshua Stone thinks he’s died and gone to heaven. How else can he explain Michael’s love for him? And now they’re living together… in a real relationship. This is the stuff of fairy tales, a love like other people take for granted.

Sure, they have their moments, what couple doesn’t? But a small doubt lingers in Joshua’s heart. Can this really be true? Can a gorgeous man like Michael really love someone like Joshua—the guy with cerebral palsy, who’s helpless without his walker or his tricycle to get him around?

Michael senses Joshua’s worries, but there’s nothing he can do to dispel them because that would mean revealing his secret—and he’s not ready for that. Their mutual secrets hang between them like time bombs waiting to explode. They might not survive the inevitable blast.

Pages or Words: 125 pages

Categories: Contemporary, M/M Romance, Romance

Excerpt:

From Chapter One:

“I’m awake! I’m awake, really!” Joshua panted.

“Really? I don’t want to take advantage of you, you know.”

“Michael! Excuse me for being tired. I keep going to bed later than I should because someone… namely you”—Joshua poked a finger into Michael’s chest—“works overtime all freaking week, and when said someone comes home, he still expects me to spend time with him.”

A guilty feeling settled in the pit of Michael’s gut. He inspected Joshua’s face more thoroughly, difficult as it was with only a small sliver of moonlight illuminating their bedroom, and noticed blue smudges under his eyes that hadn’t been there weeks ago. Furrowing his brows, Michael slid his gaze over Joshua’s face. Joshua had always been slim—too slim in Michael’s opinion, but that was a sore topic with Joshua—but now his cheeks were hollowed, accentuating his sharp cheekbones even more.

“Michael, do not freak out on me now, okay? It’s all fine.”

“You can go to bed if you’re tired; you don’t need to wait for me.” Michael tried not to wince when he mentally added, especially not on Tuesdays and Thursdays because on those days, I’ll always be late.

“Then we’d most likely only see each other on the weekends.” Joshua pressed a kiss to Michael’s lips, licking along the seam and demanding entrance. Joshua’s boldness had only developed recently, but wow, what a total turn-on it was for Michael.

Michael opened his mouth for Joshua’s exploration, quashing the urge to apologize to Joshua—again. It wasn’t his fault he currently had to drive up to Philadelphia each day for work, and he certainly couldn’t afford to say no to this job.

He’d finally managed to score a real job with some benefits. A couple more months and they could look for a new car… one Joshua could climb into on his own.

Joshua unlocked their lips, sighing. “I… I don’t think I can… I mean….”

Michael tilted his head, still reeling from the intense sensations Joshua’s tongue had evoked. Joshua’s left hand flopped next to his side and his right hand moved restlessly. Smiling, he said, “Bad muscle control?”

Joshua seemed to force his gaze up before he nodded. Michael captured his lips in a searing kiss. “Can I ride you?”

Buy the book: http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=7144

Meet the author:

Chris T. Kat lives in the middle of Europe, where she shares a house with her husband of many years and their two children. She stumbled upon the M/M genre by luck and was swiftly drawn into it. She divides her time between work, her family—which includes chasing after escaping horses and lugging around huge instruments such as a harp—and writing. She enjoys a variety of genres, such as mystery/suspense, paranormal, and romance. If there’s any spare time, she happily reads for hours, listens to audiobooks or does cross stitch.

 

Where to find the author:

Twitter: http://twitter.com/christi_kat

GoodReads: http://www.goodreads.com/ChrisTKat

Blog: http://christikat.blogspot.com

Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Chris-T.-Kat/e/B008FQQH2Q

 

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27784447-against-all-odds?ac=1&from_search=1

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs


Tour Dates & Stops:

Parker Williams, Havan Fellows, Divine Magazine, Wicked Faerie’s Tales and Reviews, MM Good Book Reviews, Open Skye Book Reviews, Bayou Book Junkie, Gay Media Reviews, BFD Book Blog, Dawn’s Reading Nook, Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents, Scattered Thoughts & Rogue Words, Jessie G. Books, Kimi-Chan, The Hat Party, Mikky’s World of Books, Happily Ever Chapter, The Day Before You Came, Rainbow Gold Reviews, Hearts on Fire, Book Lovers 4Ever, The Jena Wade, Unquietly Me, 3 Chicks After Dark, V’s Reads, Velvet Panic, Iyana Jenna, Inked Rainbow Reads, Andrew Q. Gordon, It’s Raining Men, Michael Mandrake

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Book Blast – Against All Odds, Chris T. Kat