Tag Archives: GLBT Holiday

Freckles by Amy Lane

Amy Lane - Freckles Cover mTitle: Freckles

Series: 2016 Holiday Charity Bundle

Author: Amy Lane

Genre: Contemporary, Holiday

Length: Novella (170 pages)

Publisher: Riptide Publishing (November 14th 2016)

Heat Level: Low

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 hearts

Blurb: Carter Embree has always hoped to be rescued from his productive, tragically boring, and (slightly) ethically compromised life. But when an urchin at a grocery store shoves a bundle of fluff into his hands, Carter goes from rescuee to rescuer—and he needs a little help.

Sandy Corrigan, the vet tech who helps ease Carter into the world of dog ownership, first assumes that Carter is a crazy-pants client who just needs to relax. But as Sandy gets a glimpse into the funny, kind, sexy man under Carter’s mild-mannered exterior, he sees that with a little care and feeding, Carter might be Super-Pet Owner—and decent boyfriend material to boot.

But Carter needs to see himself as a hero first. As he says good-bye to his pristine house and hello to carpet treatments and dog walkers, he finds that there really is more to himself than a researching drudge without a backbone. A Carter Embree can rate a Sandy Corrigan. He can be supportive, he can be a hero, he can be a man who stands up for his principles!

He can be the owner of a small dog.

ISBN: 9781626495036

Product Link: http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/freckles

Reviewer: Aerin

Review: If you ever doubted the fact that Amy Lane can write pure fluff, then Freckles is your proof and you have to read it just to convince yourself. This book is full of fluffy feeling, doggy kisses, and heartfelt puppy love! It should be perfect, right? It wasn’t, but I still liked this book for the lack of drama and for Freckles.

Carter is an attorney in his early 30’s who loves his job but hates his place of employment and his ethically impaired boss. His boring and workaholic life is suddenly turned upside down when a flea-infested fluff ball is thrown in his arms. Carter has never imagined raising a puppy and he has basically no knowledge about it, but Freckles is exactly what he needed. A trip to the local vet clinic gives Carter some peace of mind and puts Sandy in Carter’s path.

Sandy is a 33 years old vet tech who’s going to college to become a veterinarian. Sandy is mostly happy and has a great family, but he yearns for someone to love and share his life with. Sandy’s first impressions of Carter is that he’s a bit of a nut, but Carter’s obvious worry and love for Freckles makes Sandy see him in a different light.

And here starts the cute story of raising a puppy when you have no clue what you’re doing. I love dogs and I’m a proud dog parent myself, but Freckles’s habit of pooping and peeing everywhere kinda cast a shadow on the slow developing feelings between Carter and Sandy. The whole story is so drama free, cute, and tame, that I expected Carter and Sandy to burn the sheets… this girl right here needs some excitement in her books. While there were plenty of moments full of feels and cuddles, the steamy scenes barely made an appearance. I guess I prefer Amy Lane’s angsty books, the ones that rip my heart out and put baseball-sized lumps in my throat. I like books that make me FEEL and the only thing his book made me feel is cuteness overload.

The ending is a tentative HEA which was definitely sweet and our guys deserved it. Freckles is a super-cute holiday read and I definitely recommend it to those who are not fans of Amy Lane’s special brand of angst.

The Longest Night by A.J. Marcus

A.J. Marcus - The Longest Night CoverTitle: The Longest Night

Series: Stocking Stuffer

Author: AJ Marcus

Genre: Holiday, Paranormal

Length: Short (21 pages)

Publisher: eXtasy Books (12 Dec 2016)

Heat Level: Explicit

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4

Blurb: Holidays can be lonely, when a shifter is immortal, it can be even lonelier. Two shifters come together on the longest night and find a way to be together.

Bran Coffee finds himself stranded in a blizzard on the way to his clan’s Yule gathering. As a bear he likes to sleep the longest night away, so he finds himself a spot out of the wind where he’ll be safe. When he wakes, he finds a stranger waiting for him, but before he’ll find his clan, he’ll discover new love and break the lonely chains binding a dragon from the world he’s forsaken.

ISBN: 978-1-4874-0935-7

Product Link: http://www.extasybooks.com/the-longest-night/

Reviewer: Prime  

Review: This is a sweet and sexy short by AJ Marcus. Of course it is a Christmas story but who cares, even at Easter there is nothing as charming as getting lost in a Christmas story. So many come out at Christmas it’s impossible to read them all anyway.

Bear shifter, Bran Coffee is stranded in a snow storm on his way to his clan’s Christmas festivities. Being a bear he wants nothing more than to hibernate a few days during the cold. When he stumbles across a cave, the perfect place for a nap, he meets the hot and sexy dragon shifter Sly Draco. He’s a hermit and although very lonely doesn’t really realize that what he wants is love.

Totally satisfying – totally charming – lots of fun – and very sexy!

Counting Down by Kelly Jensen Blog Tour, Playlist & Giveaway!

Kelly Jensen - Counting Down Banner

Hi peeps, we have Kelly Jensen visiting today with the tour for her new release Counting Down, we have a brilliant playlist and a fantastic giveaway, so check out the post and leave a comment to enter the giveaway! ❤ ~Pixie~

Kelly Jensen - Counting Down Cover

Counting Down

(Counting 02)
by

Kelly Jensen

It’s been a week since a Christmas Eve blizzard changed the course of Marcus Winnamore’s life. Plan A is now Plan B, and the first item on his new agenda is taking Henry Auttenberg on a date. They’ve been invited to a New Year’s Eve party, and Marc is counting down the hours until midnight… until he can kiss Henry in front of his colleagues and friends.

Things don’t quite work out to plan. Finding the elevator out of service, Marc and Henry check the stairs, only to choose the wrong door, and become locked in the basement. Close quarters once again make for close conversation, and as they explore every avenue of escape, they also explore the deepening attraction between them. For Marc, this isn’t an experiment. Will he still feel that way when he has to admit to someone other than Henry that he’s gay?

Continue reading Counting Down by Kelly Jensen Blog Tour, Playlist & Giveaway!

Diary Dates by T.J. Masters

T.J. Masters - Diary Dates Cover sTitle: Diary Dates

Author: TJ Masters

Genre: Contemporary, May-September

Length: Novella (52 pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (23 July 2016)

Heat Level: Explicit

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: Postgraduate student Andrew Chin arrives in London not only to study, but to explore life away from his traditional family in Singapore. His adventure begins at the airport, where he finds the diary of a wealthy British businessman and endeavors to return it.

James Howard is twice Andrew’s age, and he’s not used to selfless youngsters. Despite a rocky first meeting, the two develop an unlikely friendship as James introduces Andrew to the city. James is looking forward to the festivities leading up to Christmas in London and maybe a celebration with Andrew. But will a nasty bout of the flu ruin their romantic holiday?

Not if Andrew has anything to say about it.

ISBN: 978-1-63477-031-3

Product Link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/diary-dates-by-tj-masters-7305-b

Reviewer: Prime

Review: This is a lovely, sweet story by TJ Masters which rests on the simple premise of a misplaced diary in a busy airport. I can’t recall reading anything by the author before, so like I do with any new author I like to go in with an open mind and no expectations.

The story itself was enjoyable and fun but there was something missing which didn’t reach out and grab me while I was reading. The story follows Andrew Chin, he’s moved to London from Singapore to complete his Masters degree. Barely stepping foot in the airport, Andrew finds a lost diary and when he returns the diary he meets the owner, older businessman James Howard.

A thoroughly enjoyable read, I think the only barrier to your enjoyment is two things 1) no real drama or event to develop the plot or the characters, and 2) you need to be on board with reading a love story between a 20-something and a 40-something.

The Sparky by Marek Moran Guest Post & Exclusive Excerpt!

Marek Moran - The Sparky Banner

Hi guys, we welcome debut author Marek Moran for a visit today with his upcoming debut release The Sparky, we have a brilliant guest post and a great exclusive excerpt, so check out the post and enjoy! ❤ ~Pixie~

Marek Moran - The Sparky Cover

The Sparky

(Perchance to Dream 07)
by

Marek Moran

Aaron’s been living in what his friend Howie calls a sexual desert. But an oasis appears on the horizon when Paul, a divorced electrician with a five-year-old daughter named Sam, moves in next door. He’s a country boy from northern Australia, and although he’s never been with a guy before, he has an impression that anything goes in the city. They find that the ordinary things in life—books, footie in the park, looking after Sam—lead them into an unlikely relationship.

But as their relationship slowly deepens, with Aaron spending time on Paul’s family’s cattle station, it becomes clear that Paul might have a harder time leaving the country behind. To him, happiness means a conventional life—including a mother for Sam. Being with his old friends convinces him he’s on the wrong path with Aaron, and he starts a relationship with a girl from his hometown. If he cannot find the courage to go after what he truly needs, he and Aaron will become nothing more than awkward neighbours.

Release date: 3rd March 2017

Continue reading The Sparky by Marek Moran Guest Post & Exclusive Excerpt!

A Christmas for Oscar by Alex Whitehall

Alex Whitehall - A Christmas for Oscar CoverTitle: A Christmas for Oscar

Author: Alex Whitehall

Genre: Contemporary

Length: Short (46 Pages)

Publisher: NineStar Press (19th December 2017)

Heat Level: Low

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: Oscar has never liked the holidays and all the surrounding rigmarole, but that doesn’t stop his best friend from dragging him along for her Black Friday shopping spree. The only perk of the day is that he meets Nathan while he’s there.

With sparkling blue eyes, curly blond hair, and a smile that won’t stop, Nathan is a Christmas elf in the flesh. He even spends his days in a workshop! But Nathan is more than his bright smile, and he may be just the right person for Oscar. Assuming, of course, Oscar doesn’t drive him and his holiday spirit away first. 

ISBN: 9781945952326

Product Link: http://ninestarpress.com/product/a-christmas-for-oscar/

Reviewer: Veronica

Review: Oscar hates the Holidays with a passion and especially hates it more that his best friend has dragged him along with her, so she can shop for her Black Friday sales. With instructions for him to find out if the store there’re in have an item in a smaller size, Oscar looks for a sales assistant, and that’s where he meets the handsome Nathan, dressed in an Elf hat. Talking with him made all the pushing and rude people bearable, if he can continue to look at the beauty in front of him.

Days later, he goes back looking for Nathan and they agreed on lunch together. Their conversation and lunch leads to more dates, and then a relationship. However, this relationship proceeds, Oscar is hiding the reason that he hates the holidays and hopes that it doesn’t scare Nathan away, because he has come to care deeply for Nathan. With Nathan loving the Holidays as they coincide with his work and business, and Oscar being s Scrooge about them.  It all falls apart when Nathan springs a surprise on Oscar, and he thinks that it’s the ultimate betrayal. Will Oscar open up to Nathan on the reason that he hates the Holidays and restore their relationship, before he loses the man that he loves.

This is a beautiful short story and I’m honored to have read this author’s work. He did a wonderful job creating these characters showing just how some people are around the Holiday seasons. People go crazy during the holiday sales, the crowds, and most of all the annoying traffic, where you can never find a decent parking space that are all taken up due to the shoppers.

Letters From Cupid by Ari McKay (2nd Edition)

Ari McKay - Letters From Cupid CoverTitle: Letters From Cupid (2nd Edition)

Author: Ari McKay

Genre: Contemporary, Holiday

Length: Novella (94 Pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (February 14, 2017)

Heat Level: Low

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ 5 Hearts

Blurb: After breaking up with his partner, English professor Dr. Derek Chandler feels like a failure who will never win at romance. His aloof colleague, Dr. Macon Pinney, disagrees and pens an anonymous note of encouragement to Derek, which he signs “Cupid.” Thus begins an exchange of correspondence, a courtship through words where the two men find out they have a great deal in common. Meanwhile, Derek reaches out to Macon, not knowing Macon is his anonymous pen pal. Derek reveals through his letters that someone close by has piqued his interest. Could he mean Macon—or has Macon missed his opportunity and lost Derek to another man?

Perhaps the time has come for Cupid to put in an appearance, and when better to do so than Valentine’s Day?

First Edition published by Torquere Press, 2015.

ISBN: 978-1-63533-455-6

Product Link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/letters-from-c

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Macon hadn’t meant to listen in, but when he heard Derek talk about his breakup, he felt that he should help the man.  Playing cupid, he started with a sweet letter of encouragement and it has taken on pretty well.  He just hadn’t expected for Derek to answer.  

This is a very enjoyable little story about two very sexy guys finding love, with cupid’s hep of course.  I think Ari has given us a pretty good book for this special holiday.  Valentine’s day is not far away so this little story just fit pretty good.  I haven’t read many stories around this day, so it was a nice surprise.  I loved how Macon is so damn shy, but he stepped out of his comfort zone to help another, and got exactly what he needed also.  It is a slow burn romance that ended perfectly.  

Although I do have to say these two and their language was a blast, but I am still not going to read Shakespeare any time soon.  It is a very sweet story and I got a kick out of our cutie pies.  It is a bit cheesy but perfect all in all.  I had a lot of fun reading this and look forward to reading many more stories by this amazing author.

The Seventh Flower by Ingela Bohm Guest Post & Excerpt!

Ingela Bohm - The Seventh Flower Banner

Hi guys, we have Ingela Bohm popping in today with her upcoming release The Seventh Flower, we have a brilliant guest post and a great excerpt, so check out the post and enjoy! ❤ ~Pixie~

Ingela Bohm - The Seventh Flower Cover

The Seventh Flower

(World of Love 05: Sweden)
by

Ingela Bohm

Christer is too old to believe in fairy tales. He’s not the kind of guy to pick the proverbial seven flowers on Midsummer’s Eve so he can dream of who he will marry, and he certainly isn’t the type to fall for someone he’s just met. Especially not a womanizing blogger named Henrik.

Besides, Christer’s previous marriage didn’t end with a happily ever after. Therefore he has no interest in gifting his heart to someone who lives five hundred miles away and probably isn’t even gay. His family is right: it’s time he grew up and stopped dreaming.

But Midsummer’s Eve in Sweden is a magical night, and Henrik won’t stop flirting. As the midnight sun shines down on the misty woods, maybe there’s room for one last dream.

Release date: 8th February 2017
Pre-order: Dreamspinner Press

Continue reading The Seventh Flower by Ingela Bohm Guest Post & Excerpt!

Analog to Digital by Posy Roberts Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review & Giveaway!

Posy Roberts - Analog to Digital Banner

Hi peeps, we have Posy Roberts popping in today with her newest release Analog to Digital, we have a great excerpt, a brilliant giveaway and Lisa’s review, so check out the post and enjoy! ❤ ~Pixie~

Posy Roberts - Analog to Digital Cover

Analog to Digital

by

Posy Roberts

All Ethan wants for Christmas, and the rest of his life, is Toby.

For years, Ethan and Toby have said they’ll never marry, despite Ethan’s secret wishes. So leaving sunny California for snowy Minnesota to witness his sister’s vow renewal is not how he wants to spend his Christmas Eve. It’s the second time she’ll say “I do” in less than a year, when Ethan saying those words to Toby even once is hopeless. 

In the run-up to the ceremony, Toby seems to avoid Ethan, and doubts grow in his absence. Ethan can’t help noticing Toby spends more time with Ethan’s family than with him. Little does Ethan know, Toby has desires of his own. But if Toby doesn’t find a way to reveal them, Ethan could leave for home without him.

Continue reading Analog to Digital by Posy Roberts Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review & Giveaway!

First New Year’s After the Apocalypse by Jessica Payseur (Bah Humbug Giveaway!)

Bah Humbug MMGBR Giveaway gifJessica Payseur - First New Year's After the Apocalypse Cover sTitle: First New Year’s After the Apocalypse

Series: 2016 Advent Calendar Bah Humbug

Author: Jessica Payseur

Genre: Contemporary, Holiday

Length: Short Story (49 Pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (December 31, 2016)

Heat Level: Low 

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 3.5 Hearts

Blurb: Wade Turner takes a drunk Jaxxon home after work hoping to get laid. What he gets instead is news that the world as they know it is ending—superbugs are sweeping the nation, leaving high death tolls in their wake, and the president has been assassinated. In this new storm of chaos everyone is referring to as the Apocalypse, Wade decides their chances are better if they stick together.

But when Jaxxon’s ex dies in a hurricane and his daughter goes missing, Wade watches the man he loves slip into despair. Desperate to save his relationship, Wade leaves in the middle of the night on a dangerous journey to save Jaxxon’s daughter—a child he’s not sure is even still alive. If he can put this family back together, maybe there will still be something worth celebrating in the aftermath of the Apocalypse.

ISBN: 978-1-63533-193-6

Product Link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/first-new-years-after-the-apocalypse-by-jessica-payseur-7987-b

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: When I first started reading this story, I wasn’t too sure if I was going to even like it a little. Jaxxon is not my idea of a good man let alone boyfriend.  His wife and daughter left for Florida to start over, and Jaxxon just gets drunk. Then a superbug hits and many die around them every single day.  Then the news comes that his wife and her family are dead, and he has no idea where his daughter is.  Wade however is a different matter; he is in love with Jaxxon but can see what is going to happen.  So he leaves in search of Jaxxon’s daughter, and if you want to know the rest you have to read the book.

I can’t say that I liked this book, but it was interesting.  It wasn’t a Christmas story but it does have a happy ending.  When I first started reading it, I was thinking that it was just thrown in because there really isn’t anything celebrating the holiday.  Even the cover was depressing. However the ending was better than I thought it would be.  I just hate to admit that this was not a story for me.

Jessica Payseur - First New Year's After the Apocalypse Square gif

1st prize $100 DSP credits!
2nd prize $50 DSP credits!
3rd prize $25 DSP credits!
4th prize $25 DSP credits!

Jessica Payseur’s Questions!

In my mystery series, Yolks on You, what is the name of Kiko’s pet goose?

(Just leave a comment with the answers on this post)

Catch up with the previous questions: MMGBR Bah Humbug Giveaway!

(Winners will be picked by a dart on 1st January 2017)

Jessica Payseur - First New Year's After the Apocalypse banner gif

Ranger Station Haven by S.A. Stovall (Bah Humbug Giveaway!)

Bah Humbug MMGBR Giveaway gifS.A. Stovall - Ranger Station Haven Cover sTitle: Ranger Station Haven

Series: 2016 Advent Calendar Bah Humbug

Author:  S.A. Stovall

Genre: Contemporary, Holiday

Length: Short Story (42 Pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (December 30, 2016)

Heat Level: None

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: Federal park ranger Carter Williams dislikes kids almost as much as he dislikes Christmas. He chose his career to escape human contact, not embrace it. And no matter how much his husband Owen tries to sway his opinion, Carter is a grump who would rather ignore the holiday. Owen’s efforts are put on hold, however, when they get a call about six missing foster kids lost in the park.

Christmas Eve takes a turn for the worse when Owen injures himself rescuing the children. Stranded in a snowstorm until dawn, Carter has to keep Owen awake and healthy while simultaneously watching six runaways. What he thinks is a nightmare come to life is actually a beautiful gift in disguise—the kids transform the ranger station into a Christmas wonderland. And before it’s all said and done, they might transform Carter’s heart as well—if he can keep his bah humbug attitude in check. 

ISBN: 978-1-63533-192-9

Product Link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/ranger-station-haven-by-sa-stovall-7986-b

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: This story is more cute and tender then funny as hell, although it is that also.  Carter and his husband are Federal park rangers.  Whereas his husband is into the holidays and kids, Carter hates them.  That is until this Christmas… and well you have just got to read it.

I was definitely not ready for this one, but damn it was cute.  I especially liked the kids and well you will see.  You cannot really go into detail about these stories without giving them away.  I got a kick out of it and definitely would read it next Christmas.  It is a very quirky and fun story. 

S.A. Stovall - Ranger Station Haven Square gif

1st prize $100 DSP credits!
2nd prize $50 DSP credits!
3rd prize $25 DSP credits!
4th prize $25 DSP credits!

S.A. Stovall’s Questions!

Besides reading, what does S.A. Stovall do on her free time?

(Just leave a comment with the answers on this post)

Catch up with the previous questions: MMGBR Bah Humbug Giveaway!

(Winners will be picked by a dart on 1st January 2017)

S.A. Stovall - Ranger Station Haven Banner gif

Analog to Digital by Posy Roberts (Bah Humbug Giveaway!)

Bah Humbug MMGBR Giveaway gifPosy Roberts - Analog to Digital Cover sTitle: Analog to Digital

Series: 2016 Advent Calendar Bah Humbug

Author: Posy Roberts

Genre: Contemporary, Holiday

Length: Short Story (39 Pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (December 1, 2016)

Heat Level: Low 

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: For years, Ethan and Toby have said they’ll never marry, despite Ethan’s secret wishes. So leaving sunny California for snowy Minnesota to witness his sister’s vow renewal is not how he wants to spend his Christmas Eve. It’s the second time she’ll say “I do” in less than a year, when Ethan saying those words to Toby even once is hopeless.

In the run-up to the ceremony, Toby seems to avoid Ethan, and doubts grow in his absence. Ethan can’t help noticing Toby spends more time with Ethan’s family than with him. Little does Ethan know, Toby has desires of his own. But if Toby doesn’t find a way to reveal them, Ethan could leave for home without him.

ISBN: 978-1-63533-191-2

Product Link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/analog-to-digital-by-posy-roberts-7985-b

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Ethan and Toby have been together for quite some time now.  The problem is every time they are asked when they are going to get married, well Toby says never.  Ethan always agrees but deep down, in his heart he wants it.  However it would seem while they are at his family’s home, that Toby might just want something different.  To find out what it is, you must read this story.

It is a really cute little story that will rock your world. I always did love surprises and little twist to my stories.  Posy worked it perfectly and I can say that this was one of my favorite Christmas stories to date.  It just goes to show that sometimes Christmas miracles do happen. 

Posy Roberts - Analog to Digital Square gif

1st prize $100 DSP credits!
2nd prize $50 DSP credits!
3rd prize $25 DSP credits!
4th prize $25 DSP credits!

Posy Roberts’s Questions!

In Farm Fresh, book one of Posy’s Naked Organics series, what’s the best way to describe Kaleidoscope Gardens, where Jude, Hudson, Charlie, and Leo live?

(Just leave a comment with the answers on this post)

Catch up with the previous questions: MMGBR Bah Humbug Giveaway!

(Winners will be picked by a dart on 1st January 2017)

Posy Roberts - Analog to Digital Banner gif

Teddy Bears by Brandon Witt (Bah Humbug Giveaway!)

Bah Humbug MMGBR Giveaway gifBrandon Witt - Teddy Bears Cover sTitle: Teddy Bears

Series: 2016 Advent Calendar- Bah Humbug

Author: Brandon Witt

Genre: Contemporary, Holiday

Length: Short Story (47 Pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (December 28, 2016)

Heat Level: Explicit

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: Other than working the front desk of a gay bathhouse in Denver, Brian McKay is a bit of a recluse. At the best of times, his social life consists of work, role-playing games at a local toyshop, and making YouTube videos with his Teddy Bear hamsters. The arrival of the holidays—with the annoying music, Christmas shopping, and all the reminders of how he disappointed his father—just reinforces his reclusive nature.

When James Olsen, a gorgeous daddy bear who frequents the bathhouse, notices him, Brian is at a loss. He’s not proud of his own bear status or his struggle with weight. The idea that James has interest in him beyond an easy hookup is more than Brian can fathom. But with a little bit of holiday magic, James might help Brian learn to accept Christmas again—and himself.

ISBN: 978-1-63533-190-5

Product Link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/teddy-bears-by-brandon-witt-7984-b

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Brian had never had a Christmas he enjoyed until he met the man of his dreams.  James was the man Brian wanted, but never thought he could have.  It looks to me like he just might have received the perfect Christmas present ever.

I have to admit that I was not as happy about all the sex in this story, which is strange.  However I was just looking for something really cheesy I suppose.  I did however really like these characters.  They just came off perfect to me and I would love to read more about them.  This was a very cute little story that was a lot of fun to read.   I love how much humor is in these little stories, and how much story there actually is in them.

Brandon Witt - Teddy Bears Square gif

1st prize $100 DSP credits!
2nd prize $50 DSP credits!
3rd prize $25 DSP credits!
4th prize $25 DSP credits!

Brandon Witt’s Questions!

Which of Brandon Witt’s novels is based on one of his real life traditions of having an annual Gay Boy Christmas Dinner?

(Just leave a comment with the answers on this post)

Catch up with the previous questions: MMGBR Bah Humbug Giveaway!

(Winners will be picked by a dart on 1st January 2017)

Brandon Witt - Teddy Bears Banner gif

Holiday Weekend by Charley Descoteaux Blog Tour, Guest Post, Excerpt, Giveaway & Review!

Hi guys, we have Charley Descoteaux visiting today with her new release Holiday Weekend, we have a brilliant guest post, a great excerpt, a fantastic giveaway and Prime’s review. So peeps, check out the post and click the link to enter the giveaway! ❤ ~Pixie~ 

Charley Descoteaux - Holiday Weekend

Holiday Weekend

(Buchanan House 05)
by

Charley Descoteaux

Ryan Orchard moved from small-town Idaho to Portland almost two years ago and still feels like a hick. When Paulie Nesbitt dumped him, he wasn’t even surprised. Despite losing twenty-five pounds since then, Ryan’s confidence is nonexistent and his life has stalled. Not only is he convinced the career he wants is beyond his reach, he’s given up on relationships. A new job at a familiar restaurant—and his gorgeous coworker—could be just what Ryan needs to believe in himself again.

Glenn Hernandez might be the only nineteen-year-old in Portland who dreads his days off. Between his horrible housing situation and the ever-present temptation to crawl back into the bottle, Glenn prefers to keep busy. He volunteers at the Elliott Foundation House, a homeless shelter helping LGBTQ sex workers. As an alum of the shelter, Glenn finds it hard to leave his past behind. But when the new server at the trendy restaurant where he works catches Glenn’s eye and works his way into his heart, Glenn finally has a reason to start a new life.

Continue reading Holiday Weekend by Charley Descoteaux Blog Tour, Guest Post, Excerpt, Giveaway & Review!

Santa for Hire by Asta Idonea (Bah Humbug Giveaway!)

Bah Humbug MMGBR Giveaway gifAsta Idonea - Santa For Hire CoverTitle: Santa For Hire

Series: 2016 Advent Calendar- Bah Humbug

Author: Asta Idonea

Genre: Contemporary, Holiday, Humor

Length: Short Story (31 Pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (December 27, 2016)

Heat Level: Low

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: Dumped by his ex on Christmas Eve two years ago, Oxford Street department store manager Richard Barrett now hates the holidays. Things go from bad to worse when the store’s usual Santa is too ill to reprise his role and the firm sends cocky but handsome Blaine Ryder to take his place. The attraction between the two is clear, but Blaine is an incorrigible player who reminds Richard of his ex. His idea of a relationship is a quick roll in the hay, and his advances have Richard running for the hills. It might take some special intervention for both of them to realize they can change enough to have a chance at a holiday romance. 

ISBN: 978-1-63533-189-9

Product Link: Dreamspinner Press |ARe |Amazon US |Amazon UK

Reviewer: Lisa

Review:  Have you been naughty or nice, why not come sit on Santa’s lap and let him tell you a story.  Blaine a sexy and quirky actor, playing Santa has the hots for the store manager Richard.  Now let’s see if Richards will sit on Santa’s lap once and for all.

This was a very cute little story that was a lot of fun to read. I love how much humor is in these little stories, and how much story there actually is in them.  I got a kick out of reading this and can guarantee that this will be read many Christmas over.

Asta Idonea - Santa for Hire Square gif

1st prize $100 DSP credits!
2nd prize $50 DSP credits!
3rd prize $25 DSP credits!
4th prize $25 DSP credits!

Asta Idonea’s Questions!

In Northern Lights by Asta Idonea, where does James go on vacation?

(Just leave a comment with the answers on this post)

Catch up with the previous questions: MMGBR Bah Humbug Giveaway!

(Winners will be picked by a dart on 1st January 2017)

Asta Idonea - Santa for Hire Banner gif