Monthly Archives: October 2011

RIP Bobby Michaels

Bobby Michaels, whose books I absolutely adore and who was one of the first interviews on my old blog, passed away yesterday morning at about 3.00 A.M. Bobby was an incredible writer and human being, and despite his many serious illnesses he continued to write those wonderful books which garnered him many fans. Bobby had a stroke years ago and he had to relearn how to type, which made his achievements…
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Our House is Haunted. For Serious.

Jaye and I spent our first three years together in a cramped little apartment in the congested, rundown city of Fall River, Massachusetts. Although accused ax murderess Lizzy Borden having lived less than a mile away back in 1892 had originally been an interesting topic for conversation, the less-than-perfect conditions of the city weighed increasingly on our annoyance level as time passed. Loud neighbors, constant traffic, and frequent police sirens…
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Jaye’s Twitter-Sized Movie Blurbs, or Why Reno Writes Our Book Blurbs and Not Jaye: The Halloween Edition

Welcome, baseball fans/scary movie buffs! Anyone who followed this past Boston Red Sox baseball season will understand the correlation. For those who don’t know/don’t care—it was ugly, brutal and bloody, but there’s always next year. We in the Northeast are nothing if not hopeful for the future. Blocking out any thoughts of baseball for the time being, here is my Top 13 Scariest Movies In The History Of Ever List,…
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GayRomLit Photos

GayRomLit Photos

Many of us were unable to attend GayRomLit for different reasons so I thought I would bring some of the action to you by way of a small selection of photographs. A few of  the photos have the same people in them and that’s because they were the ones who were kind enough to send me their pictures. I hope you enjoy our small attempt to capture a bit of…
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Solemn Contract

Solemn Contract

Title: Solemn Contract Author: Morgan Cheshire Cover Artist: n/a Publisher: Manifold Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Historical Gay Romance Length: 49000 words/230 pages Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: This story was a fun read overall, but some issues prevented it from achieving five stars for me.
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The Crush

The Crush

Title: The Crush Author: Elizabeth Lister Cover Artist: Winterheart Designs Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: 119 pages, 32K Words Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Summary Review: This book could have been a lot better with more plot and less sex.  
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When I Fall (An Uncommon Whore #2)

When I Fall (An Uncommon Whore #2)

Title: When I Fall (An Uncommon Whore #2) Author: Belinda McBride Cover Artist: P.L. Nunn Publisher: Loose Id Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M science fiction romance Length: Novel Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review: The sequel to An Uncommon Whore is darker than the first book and lacks the engaging narrator of Helios but is still a very good read.
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Angel

Angel

Title: Angel Author: Laura Lee Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press/Itineris Press Buy Link Amazon: Genre: Religious, M/M romance Length: Novel (196 PDF pages) Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: While I enjoyed the philosophical discussions about religion and homosexuality, the romance seemed to take a distant second place.
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Aleksandr Voinov Interview Part II – Riptide Publishing

Aleksandr Voinov Interview Part II – Riptide Publishing

This is Aleks’s second interview on the site, one week after his “author” interview. We’re talking today about Riptide Publishing which Aleks co-owns with Rachel Haimowitz and Chris Hawkins. Riptide is set to open its doors October 30th and the publisher is currently on a major publicity campaign. *************** First, congratulations Aleks!! Your new publishing company which you co-own with Rachel Haimowitz and Chris Hawkins is creating quite a buzz…
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