The Hill We Climb

When day comes, we ask ourselves:Where can we find light In this never-ending shade? Amanda Gorman Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Taking the stage after the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, Gorman captivated theContinue reading “The Hill We Climb”

Valor: The Complete Duology

When I’m with you, I don’t have to hide. Keira AndrewsValor: THe Complete Duology Format:Audiobook This is a box set combining Valor on the Move and Test of Valor. Publisher’s Synopsis:Valor on the Move: Growing up gay in the White House hasn’t been easy for Rafael Castillo. But once his family’s out of the spotlight,Continue reading “Valor: The Complete Duology”

Scandalous Secrets

Why not? Two words that carried so much temptation. Synithia WilliamsScandalous Secrets Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:Can they do what’s right…without betraying their hearts? Senatorial candidate Byron Robidoux always does the right thing. And, after years of focus and dedication, his life and campaign are going exactly to plan—until a blackmailer jeopardizes everything. No one is supposedContinue reading “Scandalous Secrets”

The Promise of a Kiss

He’d always been a little bit in awe of Jeanette; now he realized he was falling a little bit in love with her, too. Synithia WilliamsThe Promise of a Kiss Format:ebook Publisher’s Synopsis:They’ve worked together for years. But one weekend away will change everything… Dominic Ferrell is the ultimate fixer. If a problem has toContinue reading “The Promise of a Kiss”

Without Sanction

In close combat, action always beat reaction. Don BentleyWithout Sanction Format:audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:Defense Intelligence Agency operative Matt Drake broke a promise. A promise that cost three people their lives and crippled his best friend. Three months later, he’s paralyzed by survivor’s guilt and haunted by the memories of the fallen. Matt may have left Syria,Continue reading “Without Sanction”

Kneel, Mr. President

Are you telling me it literally took an act of Congress for the two of you to get along? Lauren GallagherKneel, Mr. President Format:Audiobook Note: At the time of this review (August 2020), the ebook is available for $4.99 or to borrow via Kindle Unlimited and it’s only $2.99 to add the audio. Publisher’s Synopsis:AnContinue reading “Kneel, Mr. President”

Jesse’s Girl

He wondered which was better for his sanity: dreaming about Gwen from a distance, or having her so achingly close, but out of his reach? Tara SeptemberJesse’s Girl Format:Audible. Also available in Audible Escape & ebook via Kindle Unlimited at the time of this review. Publisher’s Synopsis:Jessie’s got himself a girl and I want toContinue reading “Jesse’s Girl”

Test of Valor

“We’ll do it our way, and my parents can deal.” “Well, that is our unofficial motto.” Keira AndrewsTest of Valor Format:Audiobook 7/2021 – This has since been combined with book 1. Valor on the Move into a box set, Valor: The Complete Duology. Publisher’s Synopsis:They’re free of the White House, but can their forbidden romanceContinue reading “Test of Valor”

Valor on the Move

Remember that with some waves…you can’t catch them. Better to dive through and wait for another one. There’s always another one. Keira AndrewsValor on the Move Format:Audiobook 7/2021 – This has since been combined with book 2. Test of Valor into a box set, Valor: The Complete Duology. Publisher’s Synopsis:He’d give his life to protectContinue reading “Valor on the Move”

Red, White, & Royal Blue

But the truth is, also, simply this: love is indomitable. Casey McQuistonRed, White, & Royal Blue Format:Audiobook (library borrow) Publisher’s Synopsis:What happens when America’s First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became president, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, geniusContinue reading “Red, White, & Royal Blue”