Saturday, July 22, 2017

What is on the Reading Radar? #WishList #TBR

What am I doing? Well, worked on the galley to Releasing Chaos this week. I wished I had more time before the release. That book is so big that I'm afraid that I've missed something. I always worry before a new release but this time I seem to be in overdrive.

On the agenda today, after I finish putting together this blog because I just love doing things like this the last minute, is to see if I can finish a flash fiction piece today for the blog tour. Tristan finds out Corleone has knocked up Dancing Socks. :) It's going to be funny.

In the meantime, here's a quick wishlist of books I'd like to read when I have time again.

Title: The Lonely Merman
Series(Landlocked Heart Book 1)
Author(s): Kay Berrisford
Length: 99 pages
Publisher: LT3 Press

Genre: Romance / Fantasy / Urban Fantasy / Gay / 

Notes: Ms. Berriford wrote another merman book that I loved to pieces, The Merman and the Barbarian Pirate.


It's Friday afternoon, and the last thing Ben wants to be doing is trudging through a wet forest in search of a public hazard. But duty calls, and turns out more exciting than Ben imagined when he encounters a magical ruin, an enchanted pool, and Lyle—a merman who's cursed to be landlocked many miles from the sea.

Lyle is flamboyant and exciting—he's got tentacles, for goodness sake!—and Ben falls hard. But Lyle's been hurt before and finds trust difficult, refusing even to reveal how to break the curse that imprisons him. Ben's just an ordinary guy, and can't help wondering if he can ever be the hero Lyle needs.

Title: Faerie Bound
Author(s): Jenna Castille
Length: 157 pages
PublisherLoose Id LLC (June 27, 2017)

Genre: Romance / Paranormal / Fantasy / BDSM / Gay / Shifters /



Garrick has spent the better part of his life making his Las Vegas lupin pack the strongest of all the post-war human-born paranormal groups. Now he wants something for himself--a mate. But how will his pack respond if they discover their Alpha is a closeted sexual submissive?

Not the typical faerie prince, Faolan is disobedient, lives in exile, and has more piercings than a punk band. He's also a sexual dominant longing for someone to call his own.

What are a lovelorn faerie and wolf to do? Turn to a paranormal dating service, of course. When Divine Intervention pairs Garrick and Faolan, it's a match made in BDSM heaven, and the resulting explosion a conflagration of passion the likes of which neither has ever known.

Of course, the reactions to a wolf/faerie union are just as heated...

Note: This book was previously released by another publisher.

Title: Fever Lust
Series(Bound To Me Book 1)
Author(s): Lizzie Lynn Lee
Length: 79 pages

Genre: Erotic Romance / Paranormal / Angels / Gay / Bisexual /

Notes: Love PL Nunn covers.


Joshua Smithe is your typical boy next door. He has a good look. A steady job. Girlfriend. Well, an ex-girlfriend. And he certainly had never thought he could swing the other way around. No, sir. Not until he meets the Shaezu twins. For the first time in his life, men make his cock hard. And that is very confusing.

Arael and Drasen Shaezu are descendants of the Fallens. In order to achieve Enlightenment, their kind must bond with humans. When they come to Earth in search of their bond mate, they discover that Josh is the one. Now, all they need to do is convince Josh that two gorgeous, otherworldly winged Fallens are better than one bitchy ex-girlfriend.

Title: Alien Frog Prince
Author(s): JM Page, Juno Wells
Length: 227 pages

Genre: Sweet Romance (no sex) / In Space / Fated Mates / 

Notes: OMG, the title.


It’s not easy being green and unloved. Can an amphibious prince woo a socially awkward human?
A rueful royal...

Prince Zakrom feels like everyone on Granota has found their One — their beloved for life — except him. His worried parents send him to visit Earth, hoping it will distract him from his solitude. Zak finds more than a distraction: Jennifer, the lovely human at the Interstellar Embassy, is his One! But surely such a beautiful creature can’t be interested in a strange-looking alien like him.

A diplomatic dilemma...

With the Ambassador called away on urgent business, Jen’s in a panic at being left in charge of the Prince’s visit. She loves learning about alien cultures, but somehow missed the file on the Granotans and is totally unprepared. If she blunders too badly, she could cause a diplomatic incident or even trigger an attack on Earth!

A galactic gambit...

But despite her constant gaffes, the Prince doesn’t seem upset. In fact, he seems to like her… rather a lot. When he invites her to visit his planet, will this unlikely couple finally have the chance to share an enchanted Kiss that will change everything?

Alien Frog Prince is 20,000 words of sweet, clean romance, with NO swearing, graphic violence, or explicit sexual content. Enjoy!

Title: Beyond the Wide Wall
SeriesEpic Fallacy, 2
Author(s): Michael James Ploof
Length: 279 pages
PublisherTraveling Bard Publishing (April 30, 2017)

Genre: Epic Fantasy /  LGBTIAQ Characters / New Adult / 



The Champions of the Dragon have survived the darklings, bandits, flocks of harpies, cyclopes, and have finally reached the Wide Wall—now the hard part begins.

Murland and the companions must now travel west beyond the Wide Wall, through the Forest of the Dead, past the Swamp of Doom, over the Horrible Hills, across the Long Sand, all the way to the shadowy peak of Bad Mountain. For Drak'Noir awaits her sacrifice.

Taken prisoner by the fearless Captain McArgh, Princess Caressa, Valkimir, Hagus, and Dingleberry are traveling farther away from the champions with every passing minute. If they cannot figure out a way to escape, they will never reach the champions in time to deliver their shocking message.

Meanwhile, Kazimir plays a dangerous game with Zuul, the Dark Lord reborn, and Headmaster Zorromon the Off-White sets out to save Murland from a fool’s fate.

Beyond the Wide Wall, Book 2 of Epic Fallacy, is a satirical high-adventure romp through the Fantasy genre in the tradition of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series. From USA Today Bestselling Author Michael James Ploof.

Title: A Plague of Dragons
Length: 526 pages
PublisherLyrical Lit. Publishing; 1 edition (March 31, 2017)

Genre: Anthology / Dragons / Fantasy / Urban Fantasy / Paranormal / Romantic & Non-romantic /


BlurbFrom the visionary minds of six prolific authors comes a mesmerizing collection of dragons. 

Brutality by Michael K. Rose - For generations, the dragons have come to feed. The islanders have grown accustomed to death and destruction, but behind the creatures’ brutality lies a horrifying secret that could be the key to their ultimate defeat.

Molten Heart by Katie Salidas – She doesn’t know he’s a dragon, and Dax would prefer to keep it that way. But when another of his kind threatens to destroy Jane’s island home, Dax will have to reveal his true form, and risk losing her forever to save her.

Flame and Form by Jenna Elizabeth Johnson - When Brienne intervenes on behalf of a draghan, a wild, fire-breathing beast from the realm of Firiehn, she only means to save the creature from a fate worse than death. What Brienne doesn't realize, however, is that this monster is cru-athru, a shapeshifter capable of transforming into a man, one whose very presence heats her blood like draghan fire.

Lucidium: Rise of the Dragons by Alexia Purdy - Dragons weren’t meant to be caged. Catori must escape an ancient order bent on hunting down the last of her kind or face certain extinction.

A Cold Fire by Jason Lavelle – Jenisia was only a girl when her family was murdered before her eyes. Instead of breaking her spirit, the tragedy shaped Jenisia into a weapon, an instrument for revenge against the fierce dragon race that terrorizes their world. But despite her cunning and her skills, Jenisia might not be strong enough to face these real demons.

The Sky Hunter by David Jones - Stolen as a child and raised by an advanced race of dragons on an island in the sky, Ilana is blessed with a suit of armor that grants her extraordinary abilities. But when she's shot out of the sky and crash lands on the surface world, she discovers the grisly truth about what humanity has become and why she was raised to be a deadly weapon.

Title: What the Cat Dragged In
Series(Sanctuary Book 2)
Author(s): BA Tortuga
Length: 216 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Genre: Romance / Paranormal / Shifters / Gay / 

Notes: I really enjoyed the first book in this series.

BlurbDon’t people know that cats and dogs don’t mix?

Connor Ragbone finds things. Sometimes it’s gold, sometimes jewels, sometimes people. Set in his hippie ways, he never thought he’d find a pack, but with Sam and Gus and their goofy shifter family, he fits right in. Then he finds Brock.

Shifter Brock Herman is undercover alone, working to break up a poaching ring. The last thing he needs is for Connor to wreck his sting. And now the crazy bobcat just won’t go away!

The poachers lead Brock and Connor on a merry chase all over Western Colorado looking for shifter bears, but it’s a lost pup who brings them back to Nevada and the pack Sam and Gus are building. That’s when Brock has to decide whether he still travels alone or if Connor and his crazy family are where his heart belongs.

This follow-up to Just Like Cats and Dogs is a feel-good shifter romance novel where cats and dogs prove they can be way more than the enemies nature has made them.

Title: The Avian Emperor
Author(s): Pelaam
Length: 212 pages
PublisherEvernight Publishing (August 15, 2016)

Genre: Romance / Contemporary / Historical? / Gay /



Pinkerton man Bram McCabe likes to work alone. But when a madman titling himself the Avian Emperor threatens the world's skies, he's forced to work with an English team already on the case.

Things go from bad to worse for Bram when he takes more than a professional interest in Vyvian—a man with a secretive past. Each man dances around the other, hiding their true feelings, knowing they live in very different worlds.

The Avian Emperor is as cunning and lethal as he is intelligent and when he kidnaps Vyvian, Bram holds the key to finding him. Bram will do anything it takes to rescue Vyvian. But is he willing to unlock his own inner secrets?

Title: Glamour
Author(s): Kayla Bain-Vrba
Length: 40 pages

Genre: Romance / Fantasy / Fairy Tale / Gay



Pip is a hopeless romantic living in a small town with his cobbler father and stepmother. His stepmother's greatest wish is to move to court, but his father insists they find Pip a husband first. Not willing to wait any longer, his evil stepmother spreads a rumor that Pip can turn pebbles into jewels, and make those precious gems into slippers. 

When the Aelfin king hears of this, he has Pip captured and thrown in the dungeon. Pip has one night to make the king a pair of gemstone slippers, or his life is forfeit. Luckily for Pip, who has never worked with a single gemstone much less an entire slipper's worth, the king's son has magical powers that can make bejeweled slippers—and he wants revenge on the king for casting him out.

The two strike a bargain, but one pair of jeweled slippers leads to more and more demands, and Pip swiftly runs out of things to trade, until all that remains is his heart...

Title: Say You Won't Let Go
SeriesA Return to Me/Masters and Mercenaries
Author(s): Corinne Michaels
PublisherEvil Eye Concepts, Incorporated (April 10, 2018)

Genre: Anthology-Collection / Romance / Contemporary / Cowboys / 

Notes: I did not notice that this was due to release in... Seriously? 2018

BlurbEmily Young had two goals in her life:
1. Make it big in country music.
2. Get the hell out of Bell Buckle.

She was doing it. She was on her way, until Cooper Townsend landed backstage at her show in Dallas.

This gorgeous, rugged, man of few words was one cowboy she couldn’t afford to let distract her. But with his slow smile and rough hands, she just couldn’t keep away.

With outside forces conspiring against them, Cooper hires the McKay-Taggart team to protect her. Emily refuses to let Cooper get hurt because of her. All she wants is to hold onto him, but she knows the right thing to do is to let go . . .

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