Forbidden Desires by Ava Sterling

Sure, this is a Step Brother trope, but that’s not where the fun is.  It’s the banter and sizzle that make this dozen or so pages shine. Crystal is a fun secondary character to Cara’s main character.  The sarcasm really works between these two.  And, the step-brother, Brad, well, he’s blunt, charming, and everything that…

Devoted by Sierra Riley

I love Sierra Riley.  Her stories have depth of emotion, slow build, and then, BAMB, hot, combustible sex.  Who could ask for more? I also particularly like the straight(ish) to gay trope.  There’s just something about a person discovering an integral part of themselves that makes it sing to me.  And we have that here….

Unconventional by Avery Aster

Avery Aster was kind enough to provide an advanced copy via NetGalley for an honest review. Let me begin by saying that I love The Manhattanites series. I was thrilled to get a sneak peak at the latest offering. I love the wit, the drama, the over-the-topness, the depth of the relationships. I love how…

Teacher Takes Charge by Ava Sterling

Teacher Takes Charge is a f/f vignette between a slightly frustrated, sexy, take charge professor, and her slightly frustrated, sexy, wanting to take charge TA. It’s amazing to me how, in a mere 14 pages, Sterling can convey so much about her characters’ personalities and can set the stage so that the reader feels the…