5 Interesting Links for 09-15-2017

Science Fiction (Fiction) A lovely story about acceptance, revolution, and love in a future imbued with magic and song. https://www.tor.com/2017/07/12/waiting-on-a-bright-moon/ Sleep (Life) Some tips for converting to a consistent wake-up schedule with the caveat that not all of them will … Continue reading

Wild Ride Cowboy by Maisey Yates

I’ve enjoyed books by Maisey Yates before, but fell off reading her for a bit. This is an excellent reintroduction. Wild Ride Cowboy could so easily have been a simple story. It also had the potential to be a bemoaning … Continue reading

Holiday in the Hamptons by Sarah Morgan

One of the reasons I like reading romances is because of how they focus on problem solving. Characters may run away in the short term, but ultimately they have to knuckle down and do the hard work. People talk about … Continue reading

Can’t Hardly Breathe by Gena Showalter

This book had a tone I wasn’t expecting, and was so much more than I thought it would be. As a small town romance, it hits the right marks. The cost of gossip, the way everyone looks out for Dorothea … Continue reading

Twice Bitten by Lauren Dane

Note: Original version published as Unconditional (Cascadia Wolves #6), but this has been updated. This is a paranormal romance heavy on the explicit romance with elements of menage (sort of), so you need to know that going in. The relationship … Continue reading

Skielach by Z. A. Waterstone

It’s a sign of the strength of the story that I recognized all of the main players of the first book when they resurfaced in this one (those that did) without ever looking at the first book again. As with … Continue reading

Barrel Proof by Layla Reyne

Barrel Proof brings this gay romance/spy thriller series to a solid ending. While the previous two books had enough to stand alone, this jumps right in where the previous one left off, though it offers reminders pretty quickly to ground … Continue reading

Contract of Defiance by Tammy Salyer

I’m all for the fun action movie, especially when it’s science fiction, but I generally look for more when I read. This book had me worried because it starts in the middle of the action and at a mad run, … Continue reading

Promise of Peppermint: An Urban Farm Fresh Romance Prequel by Valerie Comer

This is a sweet inspirational romance story about waiting for the right person to be ready and finding the courage to trust in another’s goodness. I appreciated the role bullying, or more to the point, anti-bullying efforts played, though the … Continue reading

Cask Strength by Layla Reyne

This is the middle book in a gay male romance series that is one continuous story, so I can forgive the serious cliffhanger ending, especially since the main story of the book is resolved. Aidan and Jamie advance their relationship … Continue reading