Category Archives: bomy award of excellence

Review: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, drama, Katie McGarry, netgalley, RBR, review, teen romance, ya
Pushing the LimitsBy Katie McGarryEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackExpected publication: July 31st 2012 by Harlequin TeenGenre: YA ContemporarySource: netgalley"I won't tell anyone, Echo. I promise." Noah tucked a curl behind my ear. It had been so long since someone touched me like he did. Why did it have to be Noah Hutchins? His dark brown eyes shifted to my covered arms. "You didn't do that-did you? It was done to you?" No one ever asked that question. They stared. They whispered. They laughed. But they never asked. "An edgy romance that Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Categories: #WWReadathon, 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, Cassandra Clare, fluttering thoughts, hunters, ROMR, shape shifters, steampunk, The Infernal Devices series, vampires, ya
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1)By Cassandra ClareEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished August 31st 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry BooksGenre: YA SteampunkSource: borrowed copyMagic is dangerous--but love is more dangerous still.When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London's Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Only the Read more [...]

Review: Red Velvet and Absinthe by Mitzi Szereto

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult romance, anthology, bomy award of excellence, erotica, paranormal, RBR, review
Red Velvet and Absinthe: Paranormal Erotic Romanceby Mitzi Szereto (author & editor)Editions: ebook, paperbackPublished September 6th 2011 by Cleis PressSource: review copyRed Velvet and Absinthe explores love and lust with otherworldly partners who, by their sheer fantastical nature, evoke passion and desire far beyond that which any normal human being can inspire. Although the greats such as Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe, and Daphne du Maurier are long dead, these contemporary authors keep the Gothic spirit alive and well by interpreting it in Read more [...]

Review: Saving June by Hannah Harrington

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, drama, Hannah Harrington, netgalley, RBR, review, some romance, ya
   Saving JuneHannah Harrington; Paperback, 322 pagesPublished November 22nd 2011 by HarlequinWhen her older sister commits suicide and her divorcing parents decide to divide the ashes, Harper Scott takes her sister's urn to the one place June always wanted to go: California. On the road with her best friend, plus an intriguing guy with a mysterious connection to June, Harper discovers truths about her sister, herself and life.- GoodreadsWell, judging by how my reading year has started, 2012 will probably the best bookish year in my personal Read more [...]

Review: Caregiver by Rick R. Reed @dsp_mm_romance

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, RBR, review, Rick R. Reed, romance
    CaregiverRick R. Reed; ebook, 210 pagesPublished October 24th 2011 by Dreamspinner PressIt’s 1991, and Dan Calzolaio has just moved to Florida with his lover, Mark, having fled Chicago and Mark’s addictions to begin a new life on the Gulf Coast. Volunteering for the Tampa AIDS Alliance is just one part of that new beginning, and that’s how Dan meets his new buddy, Adam.Adam Schmidt is not at all what Dan expected. The guy is an original—witty, wry, and sarcastic with a fondness for a smart black dress, Barbra Streisand, and a good Read more [...]

Review: Coffee at Little Angels by Nadine Rose Larter @Nayes1982

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, drama, fiction, RBR, review
      Coffee at Little AngelsNadine Rose Larter; Kindle EditionPublished May 26th 2011 by The Katalina PlayroomWhat do you do when you lose a childhood friend? What do you do when you know everyone is expecting you to come home? What do you do if you don't want to?Phillip, Sarah, Kaitlyn, Caleb, Maxine, Grant, Melanie and Josh grew up in a small town where they spent their high school years together as an inseparable clique. But high school has ended, and they are all living their own “grown up” lives, each under the impression that their Read more [...]
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