New Release Review | The Magician Murders Josh Lanyon

The Magician Murders by Josh Lanyon The Art of Murder #3 M/M Cozy Mystery March 29, 2018 About the Book: Nothing up his sleeves. Nothing but murder… Jason West, hot shot special agent with the FBI’s Art Crime Team, is recuperating from a recent hit-and-run accident at the Wyoming home of BAU Chief Sam Kennedy […]

Early Review | Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon

Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon Standalone M/M Cozy Mystery Carina Press | April 23, 2018 About the Book: From award-winning male/male author Josh Lanyon: a librarian finds himself in a plot right out of one of his favorite mystery novels Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour […]

Duo Review | Signs of Love by Anyta Sunday

I was crazy about Leo Loves Aries.  I hadn’t read a book in a long time that gave me that level of joy.  It came at a time when I really needed it, and it sealed my interest in any books by Anyta Sunday.  It was honestly that flipping good. It was SO good I […]

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 […]

Review | Let it Snow by Heidi Cullinan

Let it Snow by Heidi Cullinan Minnesota Christmas #1 M/M Romance August 30, 2017 About the Book: The weather outside is frightful, but this Minnesota northwoods cabin is getting pretty hot. Stylist Frankie Blackburn never meant to get lost in Logan, Minnesota, but his malfunctioning GPS felt otherwise, and a record-breaking snowfall ensures he won’t […]

Waiting on Wednesday | Running with Lions by Julian Winters

Running with Lions by Julian Winters YA LGBT Contemporary Duet Books | June 7th 2018 About the Book:  Bloomington High School Lions’ star goalie, Sebastian Hughes, should be excited about his senior year: His teammates are amazing and he’s got a coach who doesn’t ask anyone to hide their sexuality. But when his estranged childhood […]

Early Review | Where Death Meets the Devil by LJ Hayward

Where Death Meets the Devil by LJ Hayward M/M Romantic Suspense Riptide Publishing | February 6, 2018 About the Book: Jack Reardon, former SAS soldier and current Australian Meta-State asset, has seen some messy battles. But “messy” takes on a whole new meaning when he finds himself tied to a chair in a torture shack, his […]

Waiting on Wednesday | A Wish Upon the Stars

A Wish Upon the Stars by TJ Klune M/M Fantasy Dreamspinner Press | March 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 emerges to a world changed. The City of Lockes is […]

Waiting on Wednesday | Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon

Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon M/M Cozy Mystery Carina Press | April 23, 2018 About the Book:  Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour for fans of mystery author Dame Vanessa Rayburn. Sure, his ex, Trevor, will also be on the trip with his new boyfriend, […]

New Release Review | Agent Bayne by Jordan Castillo Price

Agent Bayne by Jordan Castillo Price PsyCop #9 M/M Urban Fantasy JCP Books LLC | January 16, 2018 About the Book: Victor Bayne is through with the Chicago PD. Can he handle the FPMP? After years of frustration as a PsyCop, Victor Bayne reports for duty at the Federal Psychic Monitoring Program. As a fledgeling agent, […]

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 […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Books I Should Talk About More

It’s time for another Top 5 Tuesday! This week is all about favorites we don’t talk about enough, which sounds like so much fun.  I feel like I’m constantly pushing my favorites, so this wasn’t easy.  I ended up picking five I don’t think I’ve talked about on Birdie Bookworm -At least not much. I […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Series I want to start in 2018!

This weeks Top 5 Tuesday was really eye opening!  I didn’t even realize how much I plan for Fantasy books to dominate my reading in 2018! 4 out of 5 series I chose below are Fantasy series, or a subtype of fantasy.  Huh… I guess I see what this years trend will be. Top 5 […]

Early Bird Review | Down by Contact by Santino Hassell

Down by Contact by Santino Hassell The Barons #2 M/M Contemporary Romance InterMix | January 16, 2018 About the Book:  Two rival football players begin a game with higher stakes than the Super Bowl in this steamy romance from the author of Illegal Contact.  Simeon Boudreaux, the New York Barons’ golden-armed quarterback, is blessed with irresistible […]

Newly Hatched Review | Rebel by Rhys Ford

About the Book: The hardest thing a rebel can do isn’t standing up for something — it’s standing up for himself. Life takes delight in stabbing Gus Scott in the back when he least expects it. After years of running from his past, present and the dismal future every social worker predicted for him, Karma […]

Top 5 Tuesday | My 2018 Book Bucket list!

There are a LOT of books I meant to read last year, but I didn’t get to them.  It was a little hard narrowing it down to 5, so don’t hold me to it! The five I chose are ones that I stopped at the most, and almost picked them up.  In 2018, I’m definitely […]

The 2017 Birdie Book Awards!

Can you believe it’s already December again?  I can’t stop thinking about how fast everything blew by! My 2017 blogging year was pretty darn good.  It was full of new friends, fantastic reads, and good conversation.  It also led up to my favorite post to create -The Birdie Awards! It’s hard to choose one book […]

2017 Best of the Best | Part 2

Each passing year flies by faster and faster.  Everyone used to warn me that as I got older, the time would start moving faster too.  They were right, and it sucks!  I’m haunted by how fast my daughter is growing up, especially because it reminds me just how old I’m getting.  On the bright side, […]

Duo Holiday Romance Reviews

About the Book: ’Sometimes the best thing you can get for Christmas is knowing what you really want. Rusty Baker is a blond, rich, entitled football player in a high school full of them—just the type of oblivious jock all the bullied kids hate. And he might have stayed that way, except he develops a […]

New Release Review & Interview | The Christmas Fling by Heidi Cullinan

About the Book: Eccentric, reclusive, socially awkward project designer Evan Myles doesn’t date. Paying for sex with professionals is so much more efficient and suits his needs well enough. But when he’s on assignment in rural Logan, Minnesota, for the Christmas Town project and a handsome stranger at the bar catches his attention, Evan decides […]

Early Bird Review | Wild Trail by A.M. Arthur

About the Book: Mack Garrett loves the rolling hills surrounding his Northern California dude ranch. Leading vacationers on horse trails with his two best friends is enough – romance is definitely not in the cards. When a sexy tourist shows up at Clean Slate, he’s as far from Mack’s type as can be. So why […]

Newly Hatched Review | Off the Ice by Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn

About the Book: Tristan Holt is nothing if not pragmatic. Despite a flourishing career as a defenseman for the Atlanta Venom, Tristan knows he can’t play hockey forever. One day he’ll retire—if an injury doesn’t force him to hang up his skates first. His backup plan? Finishing his business degree. But he doesn’t count on […]

October Recap & What’s up for Nov!

Books that I rated between a 4.5 and a 5:      Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:         Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5: The High’s & Low’s! October was a pretty productive reading month!  I took part in the annual Dewey 24 hour readathon, and while I didn’t […]