Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Stiletto Heels: Need I Say More?”

Call me Imelda Marcos, call me Marie Antoinette, but please don’t call me late for a shoe sale. I’m crazy about shoes in general—colorful sneakers, boots of all lengths and styles, sandals, moccasins, even flip-flops—but I’m totally obsessed with high heels, specifically stilettos. There, I said it. Before you start laughing, let’s take a trip in my top-secret time machine that will be provided by CERN at some point in…
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Between You and Me

Between You and Me

Title: Between You and Me Author: Willa Okati Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs Publisher: Loose ID Amazon: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella (93 pages) Rating: 4.25 out of 5 stars Review Summary: Two men who have known each other for half their lives try to negotiate their new normal. Would it be a disaster or the best move they ever made? Is it real or is it Memorex?
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New Sheriff in Town – Riptide Publishing

New Sheriff in Town – Riptide Publishing

On October 30 Riptide Publishing will open its doors for all those M/M readers looking for something new and different. This is what their PR announcement says: “We are a boutique purveyor of some of the finest gay fiction, romance, and erotica available today. Riptide Publishing seeks to fill a critical niche in the M/M market.” Riptide promises: “quality books, pristinely packaged, that will satisfy readers’ desires for rich, plotty,…
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His Soul To Take

His Soul To Take

Title: His Soul To Take Author: C.M. Torrens Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Cover Artist: Catt Ford Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: m/m paranormal romance Length: Novel (104 pages) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A Guest Review by Feliz Summary Review: A heartbreakingly beautiful lovestory with bittersweet undertones that nevertheless offers a wholly satisfying HEA. review contains what might be considered spoilers
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The Mark of a Man

The Mark of a Man

Title: The Mark of a Man Author: Maggie Lee Cover artist: Reese Dante Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Amazon: Buy Link The Mark of a Man Genre: Historical (supposedly) M/M Romance Length: Novella/68 pages Rating: 3 out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: This was an interesting beginning to a story, which in my opinion ended way too soon and perhaps should not be called a historical.
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Broken

Broken

Title: Broken Author: Jessica Freely Cover Artist: P.L. Nunn Publisher: Loose Id Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M contemporary romance Length: Novel Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review: Two very flawed characters and a tightly written plot made this book a fast paced, exciting read with a core of sweet romance.
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Big Eden (Movie)

Big Eden (Movie)

Title: Big Eden Director: Thomas Bezucha Starring: Arye Gross, Eric Schweig, Tim DeKay, Louise Fletcher, George Coe Distributers: Wolfe Video Buy Link Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: M/M Comedy/Romance Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: PG-13 Released: 2001 Length: 117  minutes Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: Although completely implausible, this is an old favorite of mine that puts a smile on my face within the…
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Gay Rom Lit Scavenger Hunt

GayRomLit in New Orleans is fast approaching. The dates are October 13 to 16, two weeks from now, and if you haven’t registered you just might be out of luck. But never say never, Ethan Day says he’ll share his suite with you (yes, I said suite not room) 🙂 if you’re willing to perform certain duties. NO … not those, he has people to rub his feet and massage…
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Missing Daughter, Shattered Family (David Lloyd Investigations #1)

Missing Daughter, Shattered Family (David Lloyd Investigations #1)

Title: Missing Daughter, Shattered Family (David Lloyd Investigations) Author: Liz Strange Cover artist: Deana C. Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Buy link: Amazon.com Length: Novel/293 PDF pages/89,000 words Genre: Mystery/Contemporary/GLBT Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Solid mystery with an clumsy (and misleading) title and a somewhat “unfinished” protagonist
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Foxe Hunt (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #2)

Foxe Hunt (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #2)

Title: Foxe Hunt (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #2) Author: Haley Walsh Cover Artist: Deana C Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link Amazon Genre: Mystery, Contemporary, Romantic Comedy Length: Novel (78,000 words) Rating: 4.75 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: Book 2 of the Skyler Foxe Mysteries lives up to and exceeds the promise of the first, Foxe Tail. This is one of those instances I’d like…
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Ashton and Justice

Ashton and Justice

Title: Ashton and Justice Author: Stephani Hecht Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber Publisher: MLR Press Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance Length: Novella (24k words) Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: This story was a mediocre read for me with Insta!Love being a driving force behind the characters’ actions.
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