3.5 Stars, Dreamspinner Press, Felicitas Ivey, Genre Romance, Reviewed by BJ

Two Men Take A Chance On Love In Felicitas Ivey’s “Tell the Bees I’m Sorry”

Title: Tell the Bees I’m Sorry

Author: Felicitas Ivey

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Pages/Word Count: 70 Pages

Rating: 3.5 Stars

Blurb: Physics Grad Student Marcus Fitzhughes agrees to leave New York City with his roommate, Andy, to visit Andy’s uncles in Vermont. Marcus wants to escape the city and his ex-boyfriend, Dan, who hasn’t taken their break up very well. Continue reading

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2.5 Stars, Dreamspinner Press, Kenzie Cade, Reviewed by Sammy

Kenzie Cade’s “Son Of A Fish” Is A Sweet Romance That Struggles To End Well


“Don’t rush into love. You’ll find the person meant for you when you least expect it.” – Franzie Gubatina


Title: Son of a Fish

Author: Kenzie Cade

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Pages/Word Count: 32 Pages

Rating: 2.5 Stars

Blurb:Sam Crowe lives a quiet life. He’s a freelance journalist and sometimes fiction writer.

His world is turned upside down when love lands on his doorstep—literally, while cursing up a G-rated storm. Son of a fish, indeed. Casey Sanders doesn’t know whether it’s good luck or bad when he slips and falls on the icy steps of his apartment building, but the hero who comes to his rescue is worth the discomfort.
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4 Stars, Dreamspinner Press, Jayden Brooks, Reviewed by Tina

Jayden Brooks’ “That’s Who I Am” – A Mended Daily Dose Anthology Story


“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” ― Robert Frost


Title: That’s Who I Am

Author: Jayden Brooks

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Pages/Word Count: 66 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: Jared Winters’s life has been little more than a collection of moments where he didn’t think before opening his mouth. Always a bit different, he’s learned to accept an existence on the outside looking in. But one day, his mouth lands him in a position that nearly costs him his life. Only the timely intervention of Sophie, his twin Conner’s ex-girlfriend, saves him.
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4.5 Stars, Dreamspinner Press, Eli Easton, Reviewed by BJ

A Young Man’s Soul Is Neither Here Nor There In Eli Easton’s “Heaven Can’t Wait”


“Maybe heaven was innocence, limbo was ignorance, and hell was fiery illumination.” ― Kimberly Sabatini


Title: Heaven Can’t Wait

Author: Eli Easton

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

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Rating: 4.5 Stars

Blurb: When Brian Matheson dies at nineteen, his soul is in limbo. He has one chance to redeem himself before he’s thrown into a nasty pit. All Brian has to do is save the life of Kevin Anderson, a boy he and his friends tormented for being gay.
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Dreamspinner Press, Kenzie Cade

Kenzie Cade Stops In Today With A Giveaway On The “Son of a Fish” Blog Tour


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TNA: Hi, Kenzie, thanks so much for being here with us at The Novel Approach today. Why don’t we start out having you tell us a little bit about yourself: hobbies, interests, odds and ends things about you?

Kenzie: Oh my! I’m so boring and a serious geek. Let’s see what can make you yawn first. Well, I have a strange obsession with spreadsheets. I have one for just about everything. It’s how I keep organized. I read almost constantly, at least four books a week. I’m a serious BBC fanatic. Doctor Who is my favorite television show, and David Tennant is, by far, my favorite Doctor. Orphan Black has become a weekly obsession of mine along with Torchwood, Graham Norton, Sherlock (which doesn’t actually come on BBC America, but still), Ripper Street, and Copper. See. I earned my geek status years ago. I like to cook, to experiment with recipes. I’m kind of a fix-it-all. I’m pretty good with technology and taking things apart only to put them back together, but I have problems putting a grill together. Don’t ask. And I sing. I’ve been doing so since I was a child, which explains my love of all kinds of music. So, yeah… that’s me… next question? :)
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5 Stars, Dreamspinner Press, Ellis Carrington, Reviewed by BJ

Ellis Carrington Goes For “Total Immersion” In The Mended Daily Dose Anthology


“In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance.” ― Jeanette Winterson


Title: Total Immersion

Author: Ellis Carrington

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Pages/Word Count: 83 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Evan Stanton is in over his head. Injured from a fall on campus, he’s let his boyfriend talk him into a senior year total immersion trip—two weeks abroad—only his boyfriend ends up dumping him shortly before takeoff. Evan gets on the plane anyway, but he’s lost his hope and added to his pain.
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