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Discovered: Little Boy Lost #4

Discovered: Little Boy Lost #4

Title: Discovered: Little Boy Lost Book Four Author: J.P. Barnaby Cover artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary m/m, young adult Length: Novel (200 pages) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: Jamie and Brian’s angst-filled journey continues in this fourth book in the series, told (for the first time) from Jamie’s point of view.
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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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Vanished: Little Boy Lost #3

Vanished: Little Boy Lost #3

Title: Vanished: Little Boy Lost Series Book Three Author: J.P. Barnaby Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary Length: Novel (210 pages) Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell:  Choosing to give up college and a scholarship, Brian (McAllister) Schreiber makes his way to San Diego to search for his best friend and lover, Jamie Mayfield.
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My Obsession with Josh Kilmer-Purcell (don’t worry, it’s a healthy one!)

My Obsession with Josh Kilmer-Purcell (don’t worry, it’s a healthy one!)

A fun post by guest reviewer Leslie It all began innocently enough. Several weeks ago (or maybe months) K.Z. Snow mentioned—either here or on Goodreads, not sure which–that she was reading I Am Not Myself These Days by Josh Kilmer-Purcell and said it was a “very unusual” memoir. That was enough to pique my curiosity so I downloaded the sample to my Kindle and then promptly forgot about it. Then,…
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Paragraph 175 (movie review)

Title: Paragraph 175 Directed by: Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman Narrated by: Rupert Everett Genre: Documentary Length: 81 minutes Buy LinkAmazon: Year released: 2000 Rating: N/A A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: Painful to watch, at times, but very interesting documentary that recounts the persecution of homosexuals during WWII in Nazi Germany.
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The Painting

The Painting

Title: The Painting Author: F.K. Wallace Publisher: Self-published Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Historical Length: Novel (65794 words) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: A classic love story, set against the backdrop of war and its aftermath. I cried more than once, but the perfect ending made it all worth it.
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Full Release

Full Release

Title: Full Release Author: Marshall Thornton Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre:  Contemporary mystery Length: Novel (268 pgs; 79000 words) Rating: 2 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: A murder mystery that didn’t know if it was funny or suspenseful, plus an incredibly annoying main character, ultimately ruined this book for me. Nice cover, though.
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Knight Errant

Knight Errant

Title: Knight Errant Author: K.D. Sarge Publisher: Turtleduck Press Genre:  M/M sci fi Buy Link Amazon Kindle buy link Length: Novel (312 pages) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: A pitch perfect space opera that hit all the right notes for me.
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Bob the Book

Bob the Book

Title: Bob the Book Author: David Pratt Cover Artist: Peach Boy Distillery and Design Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions Buy Link: Buy Link Amazon Length: Novel (186 pages) Genre: Contemporary gay fiction Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: Think Toy Story for adults, with books instead of toys.
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This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1)

This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1)

Title: This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1) Author: Josh Lanyon Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Mystery, historical fiction (1930s) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A dueling guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: Vintage Lanyon: what Josh does best. A clever mystery with lovely writing and a pair of very likeable protagonists.
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Abandoned: Little Boy Lost #2

Abandoned: Little Boy Lost #2

Title: Abandoned, Little Boy Lost Series  #2 Author: J.P. Barnaby Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Buy link: Amazom.comAmazon Genre: Young adult, contemporary Length: Novel (200 pages) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: Brian McAllister endures his senior year of high school without his best friend and lover, Jamie, at his side. >>>This review contains spoilers for the first book in the…
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