A Stella Review: Storm Season by Pene Henson

RATING 4 out of 5 stars The great outdoors isn’t so great for Sydney It-Girl Lien Hong. It’s too dark, too quiet, and she’s certain a giant spider is going to sneak into the tent she’s sharing with friends on her way to a New South Wales music festival. To make matters worse, she’s been… Continue reading A Stella Review: Storm Season by Pene Henson

A Stella Review: Whiteout (Seasons of Love #1) by Elyse Springer

RATING 4 out of 5 stars Noah Landers wakes up one day with a headache and no memory of where—or who—he is. Jason, the man taking care of him, tries to fill in some of the blanks: they’re in a cabin in Colorado on vacation, and Noah slipped on ice and hit his head. But… Continue reading A Stella Review: Whiteout (Seasons of Love #1) by Elyse Springer

A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 19: Resolutions (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Emma Keene

RATING 4 out of 5 stars As an advertising executive, it’s Logan’s job to sell people holiday cheer, and he’s good at what he does. But deep down, Logan hates everything about Christmas, so he worries that his crush on the hot baker who loves the holidays is a recipe for disaster. Last year, Logan… Continue reading A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 19: Resolutions (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Emma Keene

A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 16: Crashing the Party (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Ginger Streusel

RATING 4 out of 5 stars Retail workers and evil never get a day off, and traveling printer salesman Kale Green is no exception. He might look like a Jolly Green Giant, but he can be a real Grinch. Working on the holidays can dampen anyone’s spirits, and on top of that, a sleepy Georgia… Continue reading A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 16: Crashing the Party (2016 Advent Calendar – Bah Humbug) by Ginger Streusel

A Stella Review: Kiss and Ride by Teodora Kostova

RATING 4 out of 5 stars What happens when you meet the right guy at the wrong time? When Vincent Alesi’s estranged father dies, he gets on the first plane from New York city to Rome to be at the memorial service. Even if he has to max out his credit card. Even if he… Continue reading A Stella Review: Kiss and Ride by Teodora Kostova

A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 10: Traditions by Ann Anderson

RATING 4,25 out of 5 stars When Marcus and James started dating a few years ago, James invited Marcus home to spend the holidays with his close, Christmas-loving family. Marcus quickly realized once was enough, and since then, he’s stayed behind. But this year will be different. Though the festivity and chaos make Marcus uncomfortable,… Continue reading A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 10: Traditions by Ann Anderson

A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 7: The Stockings Were Hung by Cassie Sweet

RATING: 3.5 out of 5 stars Hill hates Christmas. The shoppers. The cheer. The drama. All of it. Each holiday season is a painful reminder that seven years before, his lover, Drew, walked out of his life and moved across the country, leaving Hill like a cup of rotten eggnog. Now Drew is back and… Continue reading A Stella Advent Calendar Review Day 7: The Stockings Were Hung by Cassie Sweet

A Stella Review: Coffee Boy by Austin Chant

RATING 4 out of 5 stars After graduation, Kieran expected to go straight into a career of flipping burgers—only to be offered the internship of his dreams at a political campaign. But the pressure of being an out trans man in the workplace quickly sucks the joy out of things, as does Seth, the humorless… Continue reading A Stella Review: Coffee Boy by Austin Chant

A Stella Review: Resistance (Village Love #1) by Lillian Francis

RATING 4 out of 5 stars How long can you wait on a promise? After his first night with Mal, Rick broke the habit of a lifetime and invited the sexy radiographer to spend the weekend in the sleepy English village he called home. Rick isn’t in denial but he’s afraid to reveal his sexuality… Continue reading A Stella Review: Resistance (Village Love #1) by Lillian Francis

A Stella Review: Resonance (Village Love 0.5) by Lillian Francis

RATING 4 out of 5 stars Resonance: The quality in a sound. The power to evoke enduring emotions. Sometimes one can result in the other. Rick Brandt would never have said he was claustrophobic; after all he’s been in plenty of enclosed spaces in his job as the village’s only handyman cum gardener. He even… Continue reading A Stella Review: Resonance (Village Love 0.5) by Lillian Francis