Bywater Books

25-39 Lead (B)American Lead (B)Books Fiction (B)Comedy / Humour Novels (B)Contemporary (B)Enemies To Lovers (B)Girl Next Door / Sunshine (B)Ice Queen / Beast / Grump (B)Lesbian (B)Medium Heat Physical Relations (B)Reviews & ListsRomance (B)Slow Burn Romance (B)Small Business Owner (B)Workplace (B)

The Black Bird of Chernobyl by Ann McMan: Book Review

The Black Bird of Chernobyl by Ann McMan is a dark southern humor existential crisis of a romance. Cookie hater Lilah Stohler works at the family mortuary and cannot stand

Read more
25-39 Lead (B)American Lead (B)Black Lead (B)Books Fiction (B)Criminal (B)Euphemistic / TamePhysical Relations (B)Friends To Lovers (B)Reviews & ListsRomance (B)Small Business Owner (B)Speculative Fiction (B)Sweet Romance (with little angst) (B)Urban Fantasy (B)Widow (B)

Blood Remains by Cathy Pegau: Book Review

Blood Remains by Cathy Pegau is a historical urban fantasy romance set in the world of 1930s organized crime. Callie Payne is a butcher and blood mage who lives with

Read more
25-39 Lead (B)Books Fiction (B)Lesbian (B)Medical Professional (B)No Graphic Physical Relations (B)Reviews & ListsRomance (B)Small Business Owner (B)Speculative Fiction (B)Supernatural (B)Sweet Romance (with little angst) (B)Vampire (B)

Bloodline by Jenn Alexander: Book Review

Bloodline by Jenn Alexander is a sweet romance that pairs lesbians, vampires, and highly “coffinated” beverages. Edie McLean, the 4th-generation owner of the McLean Family Coffee Shop, is grieving the

Read more
25-39 Lead (B)Age Gap (May / Dec) (B)Authors Of Colour (B)Black Author (B)Books Fiction (B)Dramatic Romance (with lots of angst) (B)Highly Recommended Books (B)Medium Heat Physical Relations (B)Opposites Attract (B)Rach's Favourite (B)Reluctant Hero (B)Reviews & ListsRomance (B)Science Fiction (B)Speculative Fiction (B)Trapped Together / Forced Proximity (B)

No Shelter But The Stars by Virginia Black: Book Review

From our review: “To say this book consumed me would be an understatement. I lost hours of my day being transported into the lives of Kyran and Divia.”

Read more
25-39 Lead (B)Academia / Education (B)American Lead (B)April's Favourite Books (B)Books Fiction (B)Butch / Femme (B)Butch / Stud Lead (B)Contemporary (B)Fairytale / Myth / Legend (B)Femme Lead (B)Highly Recommended Books (B)Horror (B)Lesbian (B)Magic User (B)Medium Heat Physical Relations (B)Opposites Attract (B)Pet Mommy (B)Reviews & ListsRomance (B)Series (B)Shifter (B)Supernatural (B)Sweet Romance (with little angst) (B)Sword And Sorcery (B)Teacher / Professor (B)Vampire (B)Workplace (B)

In The Roses of Pieria by Anna Burke: Book Review

From our review: “I’m suffering from a serious book hangover right now and I wished that I could have spent more time with Fiadh and Clara because Anna Burke really brought them to life for me.”

Read more
25-39 Lead (B)American Lead (B)Books Fiction (B)Butch / Femme (B)Butch / Stud Lead (B)Euphemistic / TamePhysical Relations (B)Femme Lead (B)Guest Review (B)Henriette's Favourite (B)Highly Recommended Books (B)Historical (B)Lesbian (B)Mystery (B)Period Piece (B)Private Investigator (B)Reviews & ListsRomantic Subplot (B)Series (B)Thrilling Reads (B)

A Crime of Secrets by Ann Aptaker: Book Review

From our review: “It was an absolute delight to read, explore and savor. Although I couldn’t turn the pages quickly enough, at the same time I had to take my time, reread passages and enjoy the brilliant writing”

Read more
Age Gap (May / Dec) (B)April's Favourite Books (B)Artist (B)Bisexual / Pansexual Lead (B)Books Fiction (B)British Lead (B)Butch / Femme (B)Butch / Stud Lead (B)Dramatic Romance (with lots of angst) (B)Femme Lead (B)Girl Next Door / Sunshine (B)Gothic Horror (B)Highly Recommended Books (B)Historical Thriller (B)Horror (B)Hot Physical Relations (B)Irish Lead (B)Latinx Lead (B)Lesbian (B)Opposites Attract (B)Reviews & ListsRomance (B)Sex Worker (B)Slow Burn Romance (B)Speculative Fiction (B)Supernatural (B)Transgender Lead (B)Vampire (B)

A Long Time Dead by Samara Breger: Book Review 

From our review: I just knew that I was going to love this story from the moment I laid eyes on this gorgeous book cover but I didn’t think that I would be totally bewitched by Samara Breger’s stunning and highly entertaining writing.

Read more