Monthly Archives: August 2010

On Days Like These

On Days Like These

Title: On Days Like These Author: Christiane France Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella 24k words (89 PDF pages) Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: What’s an author to do when writer’s block strikes and his muse doesn’t seem to be coming back? Go on a fun romp through the Italian countryside.
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Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: Oh, No! The Dreaded Writer’s Block by Victor J. Banis

Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: Oh, No! The Dreaded Writer’s Block by Victor J. Banis

Victor J. Banis is back with some very wise counsel about what to do when writer’s block hits, which it will. Every writer experiences it – it doesn’t matter how famous he or she is. James Jones once said, “No one can help you. A writer is alone with it, by the nature of it.” I mention this because it seems to me that a whole generation of would-be writers are…
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Tell No Lies

Title: Tell No Lies Author: G.H. Worth Publisher: Loose-id Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novel (169 PDF pages) Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Summary Review: A very ambitious novel that touches on dating a bisexual man, gay parenting, coming out later in life, dealing with people’s attitudes towards gays and “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” among other issues.
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Drive Shaft

Drive Shaft

Title:  Drive Shaft Author: Geoffrey Knight Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella (69 PDF pages) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Summary Review: This book should come with a warning “danger – extreme testosterone overload ahead.”  If you love dirt, grease and sweat as part of your world building and men who live and love on the edge, then you will love Drive…
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Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Title: Bus Stop Author: Pepper Espinoza Publisher: Rainbow Trail Press Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary Romance Length: Extended Amber Kiss (51 pages/13k words) Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Aunt Lynn One Sentence Review: Sweet little story about an American and Italian falling for each other
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Valley of Shadows

Valley of Shadows

Title: Valley of Shadows Author: Phoenix Emrys Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M paranormal/horror romance Length: 285 pages Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review An initially absorbing and interesting start gave way to an ending which came out of left field and was very confusing. *** This review contains spoilers ***
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Sex Toys in M/M Romances: Do They Make Some Authors Uncomfortable?

I need to say this before some of you are tempted to smack me around. This is a FUN post – just take a look at the topic!! 😉 Are authors embarrassed by sex toys? Maybe some of them are because they have no idea why real people or fictional characters would need or want them, however, whatever their personal feelings they bravely include toys in their stories and hope like hell that their protagonists use…
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A Game of Skills

A Game of Skills

Title: A Game of Skills Author: T.C. Blue Publisher: Total E-Bound Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M contemporary romantic action/adventure Length: Super Novel (193 pdf pages) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review A super second book in the Farmingdale Gentleman’s Club series, is full of tense, thrilling action sequences and a delightfully snarky British hero.
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Wild Thing

Wild Thing

Title: Wild Thing Author: Mia Watts Publisher: Total-e-Bound Genre: Paranormal M/M Buy link: Amazon.com Length: short story (47 PDF pages) Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Summary Review: An amusing tale of two longtime friends turned lovers. A hint of danger gave the story some added excitement.
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