Monthly Archives: April 2012

Guest Contributor Announcement

Aunt Lynn and I are pleased to introduce Cody Hecht, our newest guest contributor. As you know, this site has always been concerned about issues affecting teens and young adults such as bullying and coming out, and I have written several posts to bring attention to the issues faced by gay teens and young adults. We now have a contributor who is in the age group that is most directly…
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Unexpected Demands  (Hidden Wolves #2)

Unexpected Demands (Hidden Wolves #2)

Title: Unexpected Demands (Hidden Wolves #2) Author: Kaje Harper Cover Artist: Winterheart Designs Publisher: MLR press Amazon: Buy Link Unexpected Demands Genre: Contemporary Paranormal Romance Length: Novel/305 pages/100,000 + words Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A joint guest review by Raine and Sirius Summary: In this book Aaron struggled both with being an Alpha for his complicated pack and his newly found love interest, but we had our own concerns.
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Beneath the Palisade: Reliance

Beneath the Palisade: Reliance

Title: Beneath the Palisade: Reliance Author: Joel Skelton Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link Beneath the Palisade: Reliance Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 300 pages Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Closely detailed domestic story involving romance, career change, relocation and building a new life with the help of friends.
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Putting the “Adult” back into YA

Young adult! Many of us positively associate this genre with nostalgic tales of teenage angst, glittery vampires, and boy wizards. But hearing “young adult” can also send heads shaking. “Oh no! No thanks. Not for me!” I don’t understand what these readers are rejecting – probably because I’m not quite sure what “young adult” is supposed to mean. A more simplistic style? Adult bestsellers like Paul Coelho’s The Alchemist couldn’t…
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Werewolf Fight League: Tor

Werewolf Fight League: Tor

Title: Werewolf Fight League: Tor Author: Lynn Lorenz Cover Artist: Mina Carter Publisher: Loose ID Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M fantasy paranormal Length: Novella (156 pages) Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: Amazing concept, but poor writing and bland characterisation lets this book down.
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Murder at the Rocking R

Murder at the Rocking R

Title: Murder at the Rocking R Author: Catt Ford Cover artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Amazon: Buy Link Murder at the Rocking R Genre: Historical / Western / Romance / Mystery-lite Length: Novella/53 pages Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius Summary: This historical novella should have been a much longer story and this was my main source of disappointment with it despite lovely writing.
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William Neale – A Tribute

It’s a sad commentary that we rarely pay tribute to someone except when he or she has passed away, and this is the situation for me with William Neale. I had tentatively scheduled an interview with him for the fall of this year (I usually plan my interview schedule 3 – 6 months in advance) and I was going to contact him about it in August. Unfortunately, that interview will…
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A Token of Time

A Token of Time

Title: A Token of Time Author: Ethan Day Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Historical (1950’s) Romance/Time Travel/Paranormal Length: Novel (428 PDF pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: A beautifully written romance between a 1950’s closeted movie star and a contemporary man with supernatural powers, that I couldn’t find fault with and simply couldn’t put down.
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False Start

False Start

Title: False Start Author: Janey Chapel Cover Artist: Mara McKennen Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella/72 PDF pages Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Review summary: This book was really enjoyable and the MCs were surprisingly poignant
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College Boys

Title: College Boys (Men of Holsum College 1) Author: Daisy Harris Cover Artist: Jinger Heaston Publisher: Siren Publishing Amazon: n/a Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella/115 PDF Pages/33K words Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Review Summary: A fun and light Gay For You college romance.  
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