Tag: LBGT

Review: Otherworldly by F.T. Lukens

Review: Otherworldly by F.T. Lukens

Otherworldly by F.T. Lukens My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance/ Cosy Fantasy Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: nb/m Blurb: A skeptic and a supernatural being make a crossroads deal to achieve their own ends only to get more than they bargained for in this lively young adult romantic adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of Spell Bound and So This Is Ever After. Seventeen-year-old Ellery is a non-believer in a region where people swear the supernatural is real. Sure, they’ve been stuck in a five-year winter, but there’s got to be a scientific explanation. […]

Posted June 21, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Romance / 2 Comments


Review: Under the Table by Layla Reyne

Review: Under the Table by Layla Reyne

Under the Table by Layla Reyne My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Romantic Suspense Age Category: Adult Type of romance: nb/f Blurb: Chef February Winters hates Valentine’s Day. So much so she refuses to open her restaurant for it. Except now the critics say that she can’t—not, that she won’t—so of course she must. But planning the perfect V-day menu eludes her until her sexy new bartender mixes up a sublime concept. Jax Dillon is a hacker, but for the past three months they’ve been undercover at Under the Table, tending bar while on the lookout for a rogue spy. Truth […]

Posted May 24, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance, Suspense / 2 Comments

Review: Chef’s Kiss by T.J. Alexander

Review: Chef’s Kiss by T.J. Alexander

Chef’s Kiss (Chef’s Kiss #1) by T.J. Alexander narrated by Em Grosland My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: nb/f Blurb: A high-strung pastry chef’s professional goals are interrupted by an unexpected career transition and the introduction of her wildly attractive nonbinary kitchen manager in this deliciously fresh and witty queer rom-com. Simone Larkspur is a perfectionist pastry expert with a dream job at The Discerning Chef, a venerable cookbook publisher in New York City. All she wants to do is create the perfect loaf of sourdough and develop recipes, but when The Discerning […]

Posted May 17, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: Honey Moon Murder by Dahlia Donovan

Review: Honey Moon Murder by Dahlia Donovan

Honey Moon Murder (Honey Bear Cosy Mysteries #3) by Dahlia Donovan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/m Blurb: Honey, Romance, and Danger… As August winds down, George Sheth and Murphy Baird are ready to put months of murder mysteries behind them. They hope for calmer days as they move in together. But it’s all for nought when his pug, Bumble, stumbles on the body of a new bride in the middle of the lane. It’s clear Bumble didn’t kill anyone, but someone did—and they may have set their sights on George. With […]

Posted May 10, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Mystery, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: Don’t Want You Like a Best Friend by Emma R. Alban

Review: Don’t Want You Like a Best Friend by Emma R. Alban

Don’t Want You Like a Best Friend (Mischief & Matchmaking #1) by Emma R. Alban My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: f/f Blurb: A swoon-worthy debut queer Victorian romance in which two debutantes distract themselves from having to seek husbands by setting up their widowed parents, and instead find their perfect match in each other—the lesbian Bridgerton/Parent Trap you never knew you needed! Gwen has a brilliant beyond brilliant idea. It’s 1857, and anxious debutante Beth has just one season to snag a wealthy husband, or she and her mother will be […]

Posted May 6, 2024 by Lola in Historical, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

DNF Reviews March and April 2024

DNF Reviews March and April 2024

Bogs, Brews and Banshees Bogs, Brews, and Banshees (A Skye O’Shea Paranormal Cozy Mystery #1) by Rowan Dillon Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: She’s looking for a fresh start. But with eerie noises in the night and murder most foul, can she keep from going down for a crime she didn’t commit? Miami, Florida. Skye Brigid O’Shea is desperate for an escape. Losing big in a nasty divorce and taking the fall for a patient’s death, the stressed-out thirty-two-year-old jumps at the chance to move to Ireland after inheriting her grandmother’s B&B. But […]

Posted April 29, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Fantasy, Mystery, Review, Romance / 6 Comments