Interview: Christopher Meeks

Categories: book tour, interview
I’m very excited to bring you a fun and informative Q&A with Christopher Meeks, author of Love at Absolute Zero, among others.As you’ve already read yesterday, probably, I loved Love at Absolute Zero, so I thought the joy should be multiplied and shared. Therefore, at the end of this post you’ll find a giveaway of this awesome book, open internationally.About Christoper Meeks:Christopher Meeks began as a playwright and has had three plays produced. Who Lives? A Drama is published. His short stories have been published in Rosebud, The Clackamas Read more [...]

Review: The Gladiator’s Master by Fae Sutherland, Marguerite Labbe

Categories: 4 butterflies, Fae Sutherland, historical, lgbt, m/m, Marguerite Labbe, netgalley, power-play (light), RBR, review, romance
      The Gladiator's MasterFae Sutherland, Marguerite Labbe; Kindle EditionPublished September 19th 2011 by Carina PressWhen Roman politician Caelius inherits a stable of gladiators, there is one who captures his attention above the others…one whose eyes gleam with hate, pride and desire.Forced into slavery by Roman greed, Gaidres can barely conceal his contempt toward his new Dominus. Gaidres has a plan: kill Caelius and end the lineage of the Roman family that enslaved him. For his plan to succeed, he must make a show of respect and obedience—even Read more [...]

Review: Technicolor Dreamin’: The 1960’s Rainbow and Beyond by Karen Moller

Categories: 3 butterflies, Karen Moller, memoir, RBR, review
       Technicolor Dreamin': The 1960's Rainbow and BeyondKaren Moller; Paperback, 332 pagesPublished January 25th 2006 by Trafford PublishingWhen I read On the Road in 1959 in my third year of art school in Canada, my cowboy heroes transformed into Kerouac's mythical duo zigzagging their way across America. They recast the American myth, "Go west, young man; freedom is waiting for you", to "Go, young woman and forge a new identity". That book set me on my travels to San Francisco, the beatnik heartland in search of that mysterious brotherhood Read more [...]

Review: Love at Absolute Zero by Christopher Meeks

Categories: 5 butterflies, book tour, Christopher Meeks, humor, RBR, review, romance
     Love At Absolute ZeroChristopher Meeks ; Kindle EditionPublished May 4th 2011 by White Whisker BooksLove at Absolute Zero" is the story of Gunnar Gunderson, a 32-year-old physicist at the University of Wisconsin. The moment he’s given tenure at the university, he can only think of finding a wife, causing his research to falter. With his two partners, Gunnar is in a race against MIT to create new forms of matter called Bose-Einstein condensates, which exist only near absolute zero. To meet his soul mate within three days--that’s what Read more [...]

Review: Waiting for Pops by John Riffice

Categories: 4 butterflies, John Riffice, memoir, RBR, review
         Waiting for Pops: A Journey From Boy to ManJohn Riffice; ebook,Published October 27th 2010 by John Philip RifficeWaiting For Pops, a mainstream biographical novel, is a tale of a young boy’s appalling mistreatment at the hands of his alcoholic mother. It is a tale of spousal secrets and parental lies. It is a tale of love, friendship, and, above all else, betrayal. Pops is seen through the eyes of an innocent boy growing steadily into manhood in 1950s Chicago. Johnny Ryba tells his story and transports the reader into his small, Read more [...]

Review: Hidden Gem by India Lee

Categories: 4 butterflies, India Lee, RBR, review, teen romance, ya
         Hidden GemIndia Lee; Kindle EditionPublished June 20th 2011 by Two Cats (first published February 23rd 2011)Lavishly disguised pop singer, Queen Bee, is known abroad for her high-fashion wardrobe and killer vocals. In the states, she’s just Gemma Hunter – shy suburban teenager in her strange new role of high school junior.Luckily, Gemma is taken under the wing of the fiery and popular Madison, who leads her into the high school life of the charmed. Her world as Gemma quickly becomes everything she ever wanted in a normal life Read more [...]