Category Archives: netgalley

Review: Street Dreams by Tama Wise

Categories: 4 butterflies, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, RBR, review, some romance, urban, ya
           Street DreamsTama Wise; Paperback, 264 pagesExpected publication: March 13th 2012 by Bella DistributionTyson Rua has more than his fair share of problems growing up in South Auckland. Working a night job to support his mother and helping bring up his two younger brothers is just the half of it. His best friend Rawiri is falling afoul of a broken home, and now Tyson's fallen in love at first sight.Only thing is, it's another guy.Living life on the sidelines of the local hip-hop scene, Tyson finds that to succeed in becoming a local Read more [...]

Review: A Light on the Veranda by Ciji Ware

Categories: 3 butterflies, Ciji Ware, contemporary, ghosts, historical, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, re-published, review, romance
A Light on the Verandaby Ciji WareEditions: paperback, ebookPublished March 1st 2012 by Sourcebooks Landmark (first published 2001)Source: netgalleyYears after leaving the South, Daphne Duvallon returns to Natchez, Mississippi, for her brother's wedding. But she has a rendezvous with destiny, meeting Simon Hopkins, a nature photographer with a dark side of his own. Daphne finally knows what she wants--until the shadows from another life threaten to destroy her only real chance at happiness.~ Goodreads BlurbThis was really cool to read! Different, Read more [...]

Review: Dark Sins and Desert Sands by Stephanie Draven

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult romance, ex-military, Harlequin Nocturne, mythology, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, Stephanie Draven, terrorism, urban fantasy
Dark Sins and Desert Sandsby Stephanie Draven;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished October 18th 2011 by HarlequinSource: review copyEscaping a hellish Syrian prison, U.S. serviceman Ray Stavrakis emerged with uncanny mind-control powers and an eerie ability to morph into a mythical Minotaur. As a half man, half bull, Ray had legendary power, but only one woman could prove his innocence. The woman who'd driven him to the brink of insanity with her cool-eyed interrogation and her hot-blooded sensuality.But Vegas psychologist Layla Bahset had no memory Read more [...]

Review: Ink by Isabelle Rowan @dsp_mm_romance

Categories: 3 butterflies, Isabelle Rowan, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, romance, vampires
Inkby Isabelle RowanEditions: paperback, ebookPublished December 12th 2011 by Dreamspinner Press (first published December 1st 2011)Source: NetGalleyRoman centurion Dominic drew his last human breath during the time of Hadrian. In the centuries since, he’s seen much of the world change around him, but the vampire finds himself held captive in Melbourne, Australia, by his fascination with young, passionate, fun-loving, and alive tattoo artist Michael Chapman. Unable to resist the lure of Michael’s beauty, Dominic finds himself entering the parlor Read more [...]

Review: Time Out by Jill Shalvis

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult romance, contemporary, Jill Shalvis, netgalley, RBR, review, sports
Time Out (Harlequin Blaze)by Jill Shalvis;Editions: Paperback, 224 pages, EbookExpected publication: February 21st 2012 by HarlequinSource: egalley from NetGalleySign up for recreational adult programs now!Class: How to Drive Him CrazyInstructional program for women unexpectedly facing the totally dishy guy from their past. Everyone Welcome!NHL coach Mark Diego’s plan to spend his off-season volunteering in his hometown goes awry when he learns that not only is he coaching teenage girls, but that the program is coordinated by energetic (and five Read more [...]

Review: The Uninnocent: Stories by Bradford Morrow

Categories: 4 butterflies, Bradford Morrow, fiction, netgalley, RBR, review, short story collection
   The Uninnocent: StoriesBradford Morrow; Hardcover, 272 pages / Kindle EditionPublished December 15th 2011 by Pegasus BooksSource: egalley from NetGalleyBradford Morrow’s stories have garnered him awards such as the O. Henry and Pushcart Prizes and have given him a devoted following. Now gathered here for the first time is a collection of his finest, gothic tales.A young man whose childhood hobby of collecting sea shells and birds’ nests takes a sinister turn when he becomes obsessed with acquiring his brother’s girlfriend, in “The Read more [...]