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  • #Fate by Cambria Hebert

    #Fate by Cambria Hebert

    Rated: 4.78 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    What’s meant to be will always find a way. Perfection isn’t an illusion. I met it, held it in my hands. But then it slipped right through. Perfection isn’t an illusion. It’s elusive, cleverly evasive, and, in many ways, a horrible tease. I’m not a man to be toyed with. Quiet, thoughtful, and even sometimes careful, but never someone to taunt...
  • Alphas Like Us by Krista Ritchie, Becca Ritchie

    Alphas Like Us by Krista Ritchie, Becca Ritchie

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    His Bodyguard. His Love. Maverick, know-it-all bodyguard Farrow Keene knows publicly dating American royalty comes with a great cost. Everyone wants a piece of their relationship. And as a protective boyfriend, he’s not here for the malicious hands that grab at their love life and seek to rip them apart...
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  • Forever by Kindle Alexander

    Forever by Kindle Alexander

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Dr. Robert Adams grew up with more advantages than most, the son of a former vice president, he had two loving fathers, a twin sister he adores and wonderfully doting grandparents. Life is good until one afternoon when his dreams flat-line. And no scalpel can repair the guilt and grief he carries with him for the first time in his life...
  • Trouble by Nyla K.

    Trouble by Nyla K.

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 12 ratings
    From the world of Push and Pull comes a new unexpected forbidden romance…My name is Tate Eckhart, and I love my life.I have a great job, a sick wardrobe. I drive a fancy car and sip scotch old enough to be my Daddy.I’m fine with being known as the bad guy, the troublemaker, and the unattached harlot out of all my friends...
  • Lovers Like Us by Krista Ritchie, Becca Ritchie

    Lovers Like Us by Krista Ritchie, Becca Ritchie

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 33 ratings
    Twenty-seven-year-old Farrow Keene lives by his actions, and his actions say he’s the best at whatever he does. As a 24/7 bodyguard and the new boyfriend to Maximoff Hale, protecting the headstrong, alpha billionaire has never been more complicated. And one rule can’t be bent: Keep your relationship secret from the public. Farrow is confident he’s the best man for the job...
  • Free Me by Mia Monroe

    Free Me by Mia Monroe

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Only his ropes can unravel the past. I never thought I’d see him again, but when my former best friend shows up ready to make amends, it becomes clear just how tied to the past I am. He disappeared when I needed him the most, leaving me to navigate my truth alone. Now he’s back.Nixon’s art leaves me vulnerable, defenseless, and I like it...
  • Musical Mayhem by Alley Ciz

    Musical Mayhem by Alley Ciz

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Help Wanted: Producer for the latest album from multi-platinum selling band Birds of Prey.Enter Sammy Rhodes.Famed DJ The Spin Doctor.Musical genius.Fits with the band like he's our sixth member.We hired him on the spot.So what's the problem?He's also all broad shoulders and dazzling smile, and has this flop of hair I constantly yearn to brush away from his handsome face...
  • Walk With Me by Cardeno C.

    Walk With Me by Cardeno C.

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    A Book in the Home Series When Eli Block steps into his parents' living room and sees his childhood crush sitting on the couch, he starts a shameless campaign to seduce the young rabbi. Unfortunately, Seth Cohen barely remembers Eli and he resolutely shuts down all his advances...
  • A Fool and His Manny by Amy Lane

    A Fool and His Manny by Amy Lane

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Seeing the truth and falling in love. Dustin Robbins-Grayson was a surly adolescent when Quinlan Gregory started the nanny gig. After a rocky start, he grew into Quinlan’s friend and confidant—and a damned sexy man. At twenty-one, Dusty sees how Quinlan sacrificed his own life and desires to care for Dusty’s family...
  • Change of Heart by K.M. Neuhold

    Change of Heart by K.M. Neuhold

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Does my husband's heart still miss me now that it beats in the chest of another man? Lub-dub A heartbeat more familiar than Easton’s own Lub-dub He vowed to love his husband until death do they part. And then the worst happened. Lub-dub His heart kept another man alive. River. A stranger in the world with Easton's husband's heart pumping the blood that warms his skin...
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    friends to lovers  angst  queer  m-m  contemporary
  • Dauntless by Victoria Denault

    Dauntless by Victoria Denault

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    He’s everything I’ve ever wanted, at the worst possible moment.One and done. That’s always been my motto when it comes to guys, because I’m not about to pull someone else into the closet my parents have locked me inside. I’ve been waiting years to claim my inheritance and live the life I want to live–out, free, and oh yeah, rich...
  • The Right Way by May Archer

    The Right Way by May Archer

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    "The right way is the one where we end up together...And to do that, we need to survive this." A brilliant, obsessive mind is the heart of Sebastian Seaver’s genius. It might also be the thing that costs him everything he’s created and everyone he’s ever loved...
  • War Torn by Andria Large

    War Torn by Andria Large

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    My life has been completely turned around with the help of my boyfriend and best friend, Tucker. My depression is under control. I’m not having nightmares or flashbacks anymore. My sister is having a baby. Life with Tucker is great… Or is it? Everything seems to be going so well, almost too well...
  • The Hardest Fall by Christina Lee

    The Hardest Fall by Christina Lee

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Lee trades country ballads for show tunes in the next standalone book of her M/M series, Roadmap to Your Heart. After licking his wounds from a painful relationship, Tate Sullivan is ready to move back home. He picks up where he left off as drag queen extraordinaire Frieda Love in a West Village bar in New York City...
  • Delicious by Sierra Riley

    Delicious by Sierra Riley

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    “You’re exactly what I never knew I needed.” “I don’t have time for love.” Gavin Campbell has poured everything he has into starting up his bakery, Delicious...
  • The Making of Matt by Nicola Haken, E. Adams

    The Making of Matt by Nicola Haken, E. Adams

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Matt Carter, self-proclaimed sex-god and drummer for world renowned Souls of the Knight, didn’t have the time or inclination for planning his future, preferring to fill his days with music, women and alcohol. He didn’t want or need anything else in his life. Until the band parted ways and he found himself no longer living the dream...
  • Pretty Sweet by Christina Lee, Riley Hart

    Pretty Sweet by Christina Lee, Riley Hart

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    SethPortland was supposed to be my fresh start, my chance to live for myself. Unfortunately, it’s not working out that way. I stay in the apartment Mom chose and major in finance like she wants. I let bad memories keep me from hooking up. I wouldn’t know the first thing about finding a guy who gets me, who’s okay with my need to be held and feel safe...
  • Horribly Harry by Lisa Henry, Sarah Honey

    Horribly Harry by Lisa Henry, Sarah Honey

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    Bad Boyfriend, Inc—when you can’t find a good boyfriend, why not hire a bad one instead?To supplement his income while he’s completing his Early Education degree, Harry Townsend hires himself out as a terrible date—for a set fee, he’ll horrify parents and family members in all sorts of interesting ways. But when it comes to actual relationships—and sex—Harry doesn’t get the appeal...
  • Battle It Out by Reese Knightley

    Battle It Out by Reese Knightley

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Master Sergeant Zane Gannon loves nothing more than being a part of his Special Forces unit and kicking ass, but above everything, he values his friendship with Isaac. Sure, they argue and snipe at each other, but it’s all in good fun. Until it isn’t. Now, Isaac is pulling away and something Zane has buried for two decades is resurfacing...
  • Fancy Free by Mia Monroe

    Fancy Free by Mia Monroe

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The last thing I need is a curious straight guy sniffing around me. So why is he so hard to resist?My life is everything I ever wanted - by design. Being one of the nation’s most sought after wedding planners has led to a life of traveling to glamorous locations, bumping elbows with the rich and famous, and sampling every handsome hunk the world has to offer...
  • Strut by Jay Hogan

    Strut by Jay Hogan

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    New Zealand farm boy turns New York fashion model. Fairy tale? Maybe. But it hasn’t been easy. A year in this crazy city, working my tail off just to survive in a ruthless industry where sex sells and boundaries are too readily crossed.A year and a reassuring ocean away from Hunter Donovan—a sexy, humiliating mistake that I’m not about to repeat. Distance is good. Distance is safe...
  • Definitely Not Meant to Be by A.W. Scott

    Definitely Not Meant to Be by A.W. Scott

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    “How long have you been in love with your best friend?” Godric I accepted long ago that I couldn’t have all of the things I wanted in life. Growing up in the way I did, I would be a fool to get my hopes up. But even with that knowledge, I couldn’t resist. I was helpless not to fall into the orbit that was my best friend...
  • Catching Chance by M.E. Parker

    Catching Chance by M.E. Parker

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 9 ratings
    What happens when you suddenly get everything you ever wanted? First, you don’t believe it’s real. Then you want more… Let’s be honest, gay nerds from small towns in North Carolina don’t get to date the hot, popular quarterback. It’s just one of those impregnable laws of nature. Even if he was my best friend growing up. Even if it turns out by some miracle that he’s gay too...
  • Just Be You by M.E. Parker

    Just Be You by M.E. Parker

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    When Scott Cohen got word that he’d been nominated for a Grammy, he wondered if the universe was playing some cruel trick on him. Of all the songs he’d written, why did it have to be that song? Over ten years had passed since he’d written the song and even more since Scott had become obsessed with Marshall Donavan, his brother’s best friend...
  • The Story of Us by Barbara Elsborg

    The Story of Us by Barbara Elsborg

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Two boys. One love. Ten summers. Are you okay? The first words Zed says to Caspian, and the first time someone has cared about the answer. On a hot summer’s day, the lives of two boys are changed forever. A rebel and a risk taker, Caspian doesn’t give a damn for the consequences. Studious and obedient, Zed is the good boy who is never good enough...
  • Pretty Toxic by J.R. Gray

    Pretty Toxic by J.R. Gray

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 9 ratings
    Saint VincentI might be the best-selling solo artist in the world, but my personal life is a disaster. For every number one album, there's a sea of my worsts, all documented in photos.Bad break-ups. Destroyed hotel rooms. Fights. Drugs. And just as many rumors.Every headline reaffirms the walls I’ve built around myself. Fame destroys everything it touches and I can’t let anyone close...
  • Truth or Darren by D.J. Jamison

    Truth or Darren by D.J. Jamison

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Truth or...whoa, that's not the dare!What happens when my big mouth writes a check it can't cash while taunting my ex's brother in a game of Truth or Dare? I end up with his tongue in my mouth. In my very straight, totally uninterested mouth.While I don't feel anything.Nothing at all.In fact, I barely noticed...
  • Nice Guys & First Times by K.M. Neuhold

    Nice Guys & First Times by K.M. Neuhold

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    You Always Remember Your First…Come along for a sweet, steamy compilation of 4 MM romance novellas by the queen of swoon herself: K.M. Neuhold...
  • When Forever Ended by Cara Dee

    When Forever Ended by Cara Dee

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    At ten years old, Kelly and I were two rambunctious boys who carved our initials into a tree in the forest. We promised to be best friends forever and bumped our fists to seal the deal. I never should've kissed him that summer before college. It was a day that buried me in shame, a day I spent the next twenty-four years regretting, a day I never told anyone about...
  • Boyfriend Freeze by D.J. Jamison

    Boyfriend Freeze by D.J. Jamison

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I've made a lot of mistakes, but you can't be one of them...Dear Graham,After crossing too many lines for my self-respect, I made a promise to myself: no hookups for sixty days.But I didn't count on meeting you.Who knew a smart, cardigan-wearing geek would be such temptation? You're all wrong for me, except you're also kind of exactly right...
  • The Imperfection of Swans by Brandon Witt

    The Imperfection of Swans by Brandon Witt

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Kevin Bivanti's dream to open a wedding dress shop - a place with stunning gowns to make every bride-to-be feel adored - is on the verge of becoming a reality. When he quits a successful advertising career to buy an old brownstone in a trendy Boston neighborhood, fate intervenes, ushering in Casper James, who hopes to open his own bakery...
    Categorized as:
    friends to lovers  angst  queer  m-m  contemporary
  • Confused Hearts: a bisexual awakening, gay romance novel by Nicky James

    Confused Hearts: a bisexual awakening, gay romance novel by Nicky James

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    KnoxLet me get one thing straight. I am not in love with my best friend.My heart isn’t broken, and there is no he who’s going to swoop in and magically make it all better. Whatever that crazy psychic says, it’s not true!I’m Knox MacKenzie, and I’m straight as an arrow. I like girls—even though they don’t always like me back...
  • Alex by S.M. Shade

    Alex by S.M. Shade

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Ninety- two days. Thirteen weeks. That’s how long it’s been since I lost my love, my best friend. It’s been everything I can do to drag myself out of bed and get back to work, but I know Cooper would want me to move on. I think he’d even be happy if he knew who I want to move on with. The target of my affection, though, may not be so thrilled about my choice. He’s straight. Or he thinks he is...
  • A Working Man by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

    A Working Man by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Matthew Hawke’s professional life is soaring as high the powerful bird of prey whose image is inked on his back. He’s at the top of his game as the owner of an advertising agency that is scooping up prime accounts like a mighty hawk wrapping its talons around an unfortunate ground rodent. Yes, work is good. Too bad his love life has more in common with the dying rodent than the triumphant hawk...
  • Third Time Lucky by Aurora Crane

    Third Time Lucky by Aurora Crane

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 7 ratings
    Trust didn’t always go both ways, and Grady Donehue learned that the hard way. He hadn’t learned better after the first betrayal, but he wasn’t going to make the same mistake a third time. Striking up a strange friendship with the equally strange—and straight—soldier, Lake, who had sunshine in his eyes? Grady could do that...
  • Unconditional Love by Andrew Grey

    Unconditional Love by Andrew Grey

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    "A Seven Days Story" Can a person's life change in just one day? How about seven? Donald Pottier and Jason Greene are barely more than boys when they meet on Chincoteague Island, Virginia. A day of crabbing soon turns them from strangers to friends, then to something more, but the boys' time is limited: at the end of the summer, Jay will leave Don and the island behind...
    Categorized as:
    anal sex  angst  queer  contemporary  m-m
  • Moment of Silence by Karen Stivali

    Moment of Silence by Karen Stivali

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A Moments In Time Novel Growing up, Jason Stern led a charmed life complete with devoted sisters, a father who was one of Brooklyn’s most respected rabbis, and a mother who made the world's best babka. He headed to NYU ready for anything—except falling for the wrong guy, coming out, and getting disowned by his once-loving family. In spite of that, Jason managed to graduate with honors...
  • Into the Blue by Pene Henson

    Into the Blue by Pene Henson

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Tai Talagi and Ollie Birkstrom have been inseparable since they met as kids, surfing the North Shore of Oahu. Now they live with their best friends and Ollie’s kid brother in a pulled-together family, all of them piled into a run-down beach house. They share cooking, bills, and the saltwater running in their veins...
  • The Sweetest Goodbye by Christina Lee

    The Sweetest Goodbye by Christina Lee

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Billie Montgomery was always known as the sick kid with the therapy dog. Dylan Bowden never had two nickels to rub together, let alone a true home to call his own. The two have been best friends since high school. They’re always there for each other, so when Billie opens his own bakery called Montgomery’s Sweets no one supports him better than Dylan...
  • His Uptown Guy by Felice Stevens

    His Uptown Guy by Felice Stevens

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    When Jesse Grace-Martin loses his father on 9/11, his charmed life is gone forever. People look menacing, and the streets no longer seem safe. After experiencing a brutal mugging, Jesse retreats to his apartment in the landmark Dakota building...
  • Kiss Me Again by Garrett Leigh

    Kiss Me Again by Garrett Leigh

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Tree surgeon Aidan Drummond is content with his own company. He works alone, and lives alone, and it doesn’t occur to him to want anything else until a life-changing accident lands him in hospital. Then a glimpse of the beautiful boy in the opposite bed changes everything. Ludo Giordano is trapped on the ward with a bunch of old men. His mind plays tricks on him, keeping him awake...
  • Extended Stay by Mia Monroe

    Extended Stay by Mia Monroe

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    I’ve never been interested in a man before. So why do I want to kiss this one?Promising my sick uncle I’d help fix his rundown hotel in San Diego was just the beginning of my problems. I plan to do what I can, convince him to sell, and then take off, returning to my calm and structured existence back east. I double down on that plan when I arrive to find it in worse shape than I expected...
  • Loud and Clear by Sierra Riley

    Loud and Clear by Sierra Riley

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    "With just a few words, you can change someone's life for the better." "I became a teacher to help people, not to deal with office politics." Professor Daniel Talbot learned the hard way that the cost of taking risks—both personal and professional—is just too high...
    Categorized as:
    new adult  angst  queer  m-m  contemporary  age difference
  • Tangled Up In You by Jaclyn Osborn

    Tangled Up In You by Jaclyn Osborn

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Becoming best friends at an early age, Corbin and Hunter were inseparable. Where one went, the other followed. As years passed, their friendship blossomed into something more and both boys fell madly in love. Corbin loved Hunter’s quirkiness and obsession with Shakespeare, and Hunter loved Corbin’s goofy personality and kind heart...
  • Truth & Tenderness by Tere Michaels

    Truth & Tenderness by Tere Michaels

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Faith, Love, & Devotion: Book Six Newly promoted police captain Evan Cerelli takes command of his own precinct as Matt Haight’s security business begins to expand at a rapid rate. Both of their careers require more and more of their time—away from home and each other...
  • Love Him Free (On the Market) by E.M. Lindsey

    Love Him Free (On the Market) by E.M. Lindsey

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Socially awkward, thirty-six-year-old virgin, Simon Kadish, knows he wants more from life than a failing bakery and an empty apartment. He just doesn’t know how to get it. From an early age, Simon’s life has been marked by loss...
  • Just One Night: A Billionaire/Escort Gay Romance by Felice Stevens

    Just One Night: A Billionaire/Escort Gay Romance by Felice Stevens

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    In the rough and tumble world of New York City, these men don’t mind getting down and dirty—in business or each other.It isn’t every day a gorgeous stranger shows up in my bedroom wearing not much more than an arrogant smile. When I discover he’s a high-priced escort and a surprise birthday present from my sister…now she’s gone too far...
  • Someday by Sierra Riley

    Someday by Sierra Riley

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    “When you’re around, you’re all I can see” “Someday, my prince will come.” Danny is an artist, and he has the best job in the world. He gets to create beautiful things at the bakery his best friend owns. The only thing that would make life better is finding his own personal Prince Charming, but despite a life-long addiction to happily-ever-after, he doesn’t really hold out much hope for that...
  • Rare by Briar Prescott

    Rare by Briar Prescott

    Rated: 3.93 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    One summer changes their lives forever…Alex Ellison is well-educated, rich and good-looking. Too bad the ingredients of success haven’t mixed too well for him and instead of having the world at his feet, Alex has, once again, landed himself in a hot mess of trouble...
  • Cherish by Tere Michaels

    Cherish by Tere Michaels

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Several years after the end of Duty & Devotion, Matt and Evan are living quietly in their Brooklyn home with the twins, Danny and Elizabeth. The older girls - Katie and Miranda - are off at college, Evan is about to be promoted to captain and things are calm. Briefly. Evan accidently learns that Miranda has a new boyfriend and is talking marriage after just three months of dating...
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