Early Review | A Wish Upon the Stars TJ Klune

A Wish Upon the Stars by TJ Klune The Tales of Verania #4 Destiny, Fuck Yeah! #3 M/M Comedic Fantasy Dreamspinner Press | March 27, 2018 About the Book: Nearly a year ago, blinded by grief and betrayal, Sam of Wilds made a desperate decision to follow the Great White into the Dark Woods. Now, he […]

Beat the Backlist Series Review | Immemorial Year by TJ Klune

About Book One: Once upon a time, humanity could no longer contain the rage that swelled within, and the world ended in a wave of fire. One hundred years later, in the wasteland formerly known as America, a broken man who goes only by the name of Cavalo survives. Purposefully cutting himself off from what […]

Early Bird Review | The Consumption of Magic

About the Book: Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred, but things could be a hell of a lot worse. It’s not until he reunites with Morgan of Shadows and Randall that he realizes just how much worse things could be. Because […]

Review | Into this River I Drown by TJ Klune

About the Book: 2014 Lambda Literary Award Winner for Best Gay Romance Five years ago, Benji Green lost his beloved father, Big Eddie, who drowned when his truck crashed into a river. All called it an accident, but Benji thought it more. However, even years later, he is buried deep in his grief, throwing himself […]

Early Bird Review | The Long and Winding Road

About the Book: Family is not always defined by blood. It’s defined by those who make us whole—those who make us who we are. And here, at the end, Bear and Otter will be tested like they’ve never been before. There’s a knock at the door from a little girl who has nowhere else to […]

Audio Book Reviews

Audio books and I have had a very tumultuous relationship. I’ve always been interested, but I struggled with staying focused while reading. I found that listening while cleaning, or working around the house was a bad idea, and since I didn’t drive my listening time was hampered.  I thought the problem was me. I’m a […]

Early Bird Review | A Destiny of Dragons

A Destiny of Dragons is the sequel to The Lightning Struck Heart. The review may contain spoilers for book one. About the Book: Once upon a time, the wizard’s apprentice Sam of Wilds got his happily ever after in the arms of his cornerstone, Knight Commander Ryan Foxheart. A year has passed, and while Sam’s […]

Reread 2017: Part 1 | Favorite Quotes!

I wasn’t sure how to celebrate my rereads for 2017.  I don’t really want to review them again, since my opinions haven’t changed.  I still think these books are awesome!  So, instead I’m going to post more of my favorite quotes throughout the year, from all the books I pick to reread.  This month it […]

Early Bird Review | Olive Juice

About the Book: It begins with a message that David cannot ignore: I want to see you. He agrees, and on a cold winter’s night, David and Phillip will come together to sift through the wreckage of the memory of a life no longer lived. David is burdened, carrying with him the heavy guilt of […]

Duo Review | At First Sight

I’m in love with TJ Klune’s writing and my goal was to read his entire backlist, but we all know how easy it is to get caught up in ARC’s and how that affects our spontaneity.  Thankfully getting an advance copy of Until You was the perfect excuse to finally read The Queen and the Homo Jock King.  […]

Early Bird Review: Murmuration

About the Book: In the small mountain town of Amorea, it’s stretching toward autumn of 1954. The memories of a world at war are fading in the face of a prosperous future. Doors are left unlocked at night, and neighbors are always there to give each other a helping hand. The people here know certain […]

Review | The Lightning-Struck Heart

About the Book: Once upon a time, in an alleyway in the slums of the City of Lockes, a young and somewhat lonely boy named Sam Haversford turns a group of teenage douchebags into stone completely by accident. Of course, this catches the attention of a higher power, and Sam’s pulled from the only world he […]

Series Review | Bear, Otter, and the Kid

  About the Book: Three years ago, Bear McKenna’s mother took off for parts unknown with her new boyfriend, leaving Bear to raise his six-year-old brother Tyson, aka the Kid. Somehow they’ve muddled through, but since he’s totally devoted to the Kid, Bear isn’t actually doing much living—with a few exceptions, he’s retreated from the […]

Review | Wolfsong

About the Book: Ox was twelve when his daddy taught him a very valuable lesson. He said that Ox wasn’t worth anything and people would never understand him. Then he left. Ox was sixteen when he met the boy on the road, the boy who talked and talked and talked. Ox found out later the […]

Review | How To Be A Normal Person

2016 Birdie Book Award Winner h About the Book: Gustavo Tiberius is not normal. He knows this. Everyone in his small town of Abby, Oregon, knows this. He reads encyclopedias every night before bed. He has a pet ferret called Harry S. Truman. He owns a video rental store that no one goes to. His […]