Monthly Archives: July 2011

Booksigning Event at Giovanni’s Room in Philadelphia

Booksigning Event at Giovanni’s Room in Philadelphia

An Evening of Gay Men’s Romance at Giovanni’s Room Philadelphia, PA (August 12, 2011) Join MLR Press at Giovanni’s Room for an up close and personal book signing featuring the award winning authors of some of the best in contemporary gay fiction.  The evening will include readings by: Victor Banis, Ally Blue, James Buchanan, Z.A. Maxfield, William Neale, and Rick R. Reed.  Selections from their current releases will showcase a variety…
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Patrik 1.5

Patrik 1.5

Title: Patrik 1.5 Director: Ella Lemhagen Starring: Gustaf Skarsgård (yes: one of the brothers!), Torkel Petersson and Tom Ljungman Distributers: Here Films / Regent Releasing Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Comedy Country of Origin/Language: Sweden/Swedish Rating: Unrated Released: 2008 Length: 103 minutes Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Damon REVIEW SUMMARY: A gorgeous, heartwarming film about the unlikely ways families raise each other. BLURB:  Newly approved for adoption,…
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Out of Focus

Out of Focus

Title: Out of Focus Author: L.A. Witt Cover Artist: Angela Waters Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M/M, BDSM Length: Plus novel/ 244 PDF pages/no word count Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Review Summary: An intense D/s threesome that wowed me!  
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Mixed Signals

Mixed Signals

Title: Mixed Signals Author: Cooper West Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link Mixed Signals Genre: M/M contemporary romance Length: 70 pages Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review: An entertaining story with a couple of mis-matched heroes left me feeling a little unsatisfied.
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I’ll Be Your Man

Title: I’ll Be Your Man Author: Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid Cover Artist: P. L. Nunn Publisher: Loose Id Buy Link: n/a Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Length: Novel Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Soap opera sensationalism in this overblown but fun OFY and older/younger romance.
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Running from the Past

Running from the Past

Title: Running from the Past Author: Lisa Worrall Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Cover Artist: Anne Cain Buy Link: n/a Genre: contemporary m/m Length: Short Story (36 pdf pages) Rating: 4 out of 5 stars A Guest Review by Feliz Summary Review: After a slow beginning, this story picks up decent speed during the last part – the ending is a blast! The Blurb: Deputy Sheriff Ford Mitchell has made what might…
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Equilibrium

Equilibrium

Title: Equilibrium Author: Meredith Shayne Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link Equilibrium Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Length: Novel / 212 pages Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Great Australian background detail with a real sense of place in a slow paced rural rehab romance.  Unfortunately I found the hero unsympathetic.
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What They Always Tell Us

What They Always Tell Us

Title:Buy Link What They Always Tell Us Author: Martin Wilson Publisher: Delacorte/Random House Amazon.com Buy Link Genre: YA, contemporary gay fiction Length: Novel (304 pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: More subtle and nuanced than the usual “coming-of-age” story, told in an unusual and effective way. Not to be missed!    
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Third Man Out (Movie)

Third Man Out (Movie)

Title: Third Man Out (A Donald Strachey Mystery #1)  Director: Ron Oliver Starring: Chad Allen, Sebastian Spence and Sean Young Distributer: Insight Films, Here TV Amazon: Genre: Action/Mystery Country of Origin/Language: Canada/English Rating: TV MA Released: 2006 Length: 99 minutes Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5       A guest review by Lasha
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Haji’s Exile

Title: Haji’s Exile Author: Alan Chin Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Genre: Western, Horses Length: Short Story (8k words) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cole Review Summary: It may not end with an HEA or HFN, but this short story of young and naive love by Alan Chin is beautiful nonetheless.
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