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A Final Word on LGBTQ News

A Final Word on LGBTQ News

A Guest Post by Tj To quote singer Rob Thomas: “Our lives are made in these small hours. These little wonders, these twists and turns of fate. Time falls away but these small hours, These little wonders still remain.”*  Can you believe that 8,760 hours just flew by?! That’s 365 days by the way, which are a lot of hours come and gone and what do we have to show for it?
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The Parting Glass

The Parting Glass

Title: The Parting Glass Author: Josh Lanyon Cover Photo: Author Marketing Club Publisher: Just Joshin’ Publications Amazon: The Parting Glass Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: Novella (72 print pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: Josh Lanyon made me cry. He made my heart ache, and soar with joy. And I loved every second of it. And then went back to experience it all a…
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The Haunted Heart: Winter

The Haunted Heart: Winter

Title: The Haunted Heart: Winter Author: Josh Lanyon Cover: Lou Harper / Cover Photo: ArtFamily, IronFlame, Marafona – Shutterstock Publisher: JustJoshin Publications Amazon:/Print: Buy Link kindle /Buy Link Print Genre: Paranormal/Contemporary M/M Romance Length: Novel (156 print pages) Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 DIK A guest review by Tj Summary Review: A wonderfully written start of a new series, featuring a suspenseful ghost story, and the spark of a new…
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Skinflick (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery #5)

Skinflick (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery #5)

Title:Buy Link Skinflick Author: Joseph Hansen Publisher: Open Road Media Amazon: Buy Link Skinflick Genre: Mid-Century Mystery Length: Novel (200 print pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: In this 5th book of the Dave Brandstetter series, Dave deals with religious zealots, adult filmmakers and “smut peddlers” and goes through major life changes, which provides a glimpse at Dave’s softer side.
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The Man Everybody Was Afraid Of (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery # 4)

The Man Everybody Was Afraid Of (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery # 4)

Title: The Man Everybody Was Afraid Of Author: Joseph Hansen Publisher: Open Road Media Amazon: Buy Link The Man Everybody Was Afraid Of Genre: Mid-Century Mystery Length: Novel (181 print pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: Joseph Hansen has once again penned a work of fiction that masquerades as a well written and engrossing murder mystery, but underlying the suspects, the clues, the lies and…
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Lilies (Movie)

Lilies (Movie)

Title: Lilies Director: John Greyson Starring: Brent Carver, Ian D. Clarke, Marcel Sabourin, Aubert Pallascio, Jason Cadieux, Danny Gilmore Distributers: Wolfe Video Buy Link Amazon: Genre: Historical Gay Romance Country of Origin/Language: Canada/English Rating: R (sexuality & nudity) Released: 1996 Length: 96 minutes Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: An engrossing story of revenge, the unfortunate effects of unrequited affection, and a forbidden love…
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Troublemaker (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery #3)

Troublemaker (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery #3)

Title:Buy Link Troublemaker Author: Joseph Hansen Publisher: Open Road Media Amazon: Buy Link Troublemaker Genre: Mid-Century Mystery Length: Novel (155 print pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: A well crafted third book in the Dave Brandstetter series which tests Dave with more questions than answers, a plethora of suspects and a sculptor trying to open up Dave and Doug’s relationship.
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Death Claims (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery #2)

Death Claims (A Dave Brandstetter Mystery #2)

Title: Buy Link Death Claims Author: Joseph Hansen Cover Photo: Digital Vision/Veer Cover Design: Kristyn Kalnes Publisher: Terrace Books/University of Wisconsin Press Amazon: Buy Link Death Claims Genre: Mid-Century Mystery Length: Novel (166 print pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: A wonderfully written second installment of Joseph Hansen’s highly revered Dave Brandstetter mystery series (now available in e-book). This is not truly an M/M romance,…
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I Spy Something Christmas

I Spy Something Christmas

Title: I Spy Something Christmas Author: Josh Lanyon Cover Artist: KB Smith Publisher: Just Joshin’ Buy Link Amazon: Genre: Contemporary M/M romance Length: Novelette (54 PDF pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5  A guest review by Tj Summary Review: A simply wonderful Christmas story from Josh Lanyon with Mark and Stephen from the I Spy series, that not only gives us a glimpse into their holiday, but moves their relationship…
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Love in La Terraza

Love in La Terraza

Title: Love in La Terraza Author: Ethan Day Cover Artist: Adrian Nicholas Publisher: Self Published Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M romance Length: Novel (123 PDF pages) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: Fasten your seat belts ladies and gentlemen – Ethan Day’s back with a sexy, sweet and of course funny romance.
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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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You Should Meet My Son (Movie)

You Should Meet My Son (Movie)

Title: You Should Meet My Son Director: Keith Hartman Starring: Joanne McGee, Carol Goans, Stewart Carrico, Steve Snyder Distributers: Waltzing Penguin Productions Buy Link Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: M/M Comedy/Romance Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: Unrated Released: 2010 Length: 85  minutes Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: An over the top, screwball comedy that although far from perfect, had me laughing out loud quite…
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Look What Happened When You Weren’t Looking –  A Brief Retrospective of 2011 in GLBTQ News

Look What Happened When You Weren’t Looking – A Brief Retrospective of 2011 in GLBTQ News

A Guest Post by Tj Picture this. I’m in my local drug store doing a little shopping, and yeah, maybe checking out that cute guy picking up a prescription at the pharmacy counter. (Oh wait, maybe that’s not such a good idea – Lord knows what he’s being treated for!) Shaking my head, I turn my focus back to shopping, and quietly singing along to the music playing – yes,…
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