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V.L. Locey Guest Post: Coach’s Challenge

V.L. Locey Guest Post: Coach’s Challenge

Planning? Who me? I don’t need no stinking planning. Hello! I’m V.L. Locey and I’m just tickled pink to be here today! Oh, to be a planner of things such as books. I sure wish I could sit down and plot out every chapter paragraph by paragraph. There would be no surprises, no shocking revelations from my characters, no stopping and looking around befuddled because the story is now so…
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The Preacher’s Son Character Study

The Preacher’s Son Character Study

Please welcome JA Rock and Lisa Henry to the blog today. They are giving us some inside info into how Jason Banning, a character in their latest book The Preacher’s Son, ticks. Character Profile: Jason Banning Jason Banning is…intense. A wannabe journalist and a ruthless activist, he starts the story out filming himself sleeping with Nate Tull–son of the influential Reverend Tull, who runs a gay conversion camp. Jason sleeps…
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B.G. Thomas Guest Post: Getting His Man

B.G. Thomas Guest Post: Getting His Man

Hello Gay Book Review readers! Please welcome B/G. Thomas to the blog today talking about his new M/M romance Getting His Man. Stabbed in the Back: Or Sometimes Ideas Come From the Most Interesting Places Okay…so there I was with the idea for my new book and Dreamspinner Press gave me the thumbs up to go forward with it for their Dreamspun Desires line. I was going to write the…
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Wolf, en Garde

Wolf, en Garde

Title: Wolf, en Garde Author: A. F. Henley Publisher: Less Than Three Press Release Date: May 18, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 254 Pages Reviewed by: Minnie Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 Stars out of 5 Blurb: Three years ago Lyle made a mistake that cost him his freedom, and almost his life. Now, sick to death of watching his father love the man that…
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Karma (Minnie’s Review)

Karma (Minnie’s Review)

Title: Karma Author: Carol Lynne Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: March 29, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 88 pages Reviewed by: Minnie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: From an Olympic Gold Medalist to jail inmate, one man’s journey to rebuild his life after hitting rock bottom. Once a celebrated athlete, Guy Hoisington fell from grace and into a bottle. For…
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Taylor Maid

Taylor Maid

Title: Taylor Maid (Dreamspun Desires) Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 1, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 218 Reviewed by: Minnie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.4 stars out of 5 Blurb: He’ll marry the maid to get $50 million but a secret could queer the deal. Taylor Fitzgerald needs a last-minute bride. On the eve of his twenty-fifth birthday, the billionaire’s son…
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Rod & Landon Q&A

Rod & Landon Q&A

Gay Book Reviews had a chance to interview Rob and Landon from Shifting Gears. Enjoy the Q&A! In the story Landon describes you as crazy. What one word would you use to describe Landon? Landon: I don’t really think he’s crazy. Rod: Yes you do. Landon: No I don’t. Rod: Yes you do. Landon: No I… would you just answer the question? both men laugh Rod: Patient. He’d have to…
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Chalice  (Planetary Submissives #1)

Chalice (Planetary Submissives #1)

Title: Chalice Author: Amber Kell Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: December 1, 2015 Genre(s): Science Fiction, Romance Page Count: 65 Pages Reviewed by: Minnie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: In order to stop his magic from eating him alive, Chalice seeks out a man strong enough to dominate and control him. Chalice might be a prince on his planet but his…
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The Unicorn Said Yes

The Unicorn Said Yes

Title: The Unicorn Said Yes Author: T.A. Chase Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: December 29, 2015 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 46 Pages Reviewed by: Minnie Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When an innocent human virgin meets the king of the unicorn herd, it’s not just legends that come true. Ivan Brusilov goes to Unconventional to get a drink and let…
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Keira Andrews Guest Post

Keira Andrews Guest Post

It’s a pleasure to be here today at Gay Book Reviews! So nice to see this site revived and thriving. With the holiday season officially kicking off this week with American Thanksgiving, I’d like to share some gratitude. ’Tis the season for counting our blessings! Top five things about the M/M community for which I’m thankful 5. The amazing friendships I’ve made with readers, bloggers, and other authors. 4. The…
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Don’t Stop Believing (Minnie’s Review)

Don’t Stop Believing (Minnie’s Review)

Title: Don’t Stop Believing Author: Gwen Hayes Publisher: Self-Published by Author Release Date: November 3, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 60 Pages Reviewed by: Minnie Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.7 Stars out of 5 Blurb: The Ogre from the Hill Simon Powell, the town recluse, only comes to town to deliver firewood and get supplies. Two days before Christmas, he sees the new librarian’s car…
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Queer Vampires in Fiction—Santino’s Fake Syllabus

Queer Vampires in Fiction—Santino’s Fake Syllabus

If I was teaching a class on the history of queer vampires in fiction, I would include five specific titles in the “canon”. Books with themes ranging from manipulation through seduction to the corruption of purity but excluding sparkling skin and incidental vampirism. In other words, I like books where the nature of vampires, and the way people respond to them, are central to the plot. What motivates supernatural creatures?…
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