Interviews

J.L. Merrow and Josephine Myles Guest Post

J.L. Merrow and Josephine Myles Guest Post

Gay Book Reviews is thrilled to welcome J.L. Merrow and Josephine Myles as our guest bloggers today! They are here today to celebrate the release of the latest in their Mad About the Brit Boys series of mini-anthologies, Truly, Madly, Boys, a selection of m/m contemporary romance short stories, and are discussing the importance of setting in a story. Location, Location, Location… Jamie: I think setting, in a story, is…
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Lane Hayes Guest Post

Lane Hayes Guest Post

Soundtrack for A Kind of Romance by Lane Hayes Music is an important complement to daily life. It sets the tone in moments of contemplation or celebration. Show of hands…how many of us can associate almost any major life event based on a song (or ten)? Weddings, births, graduation, the winning pitch in an exciting ball game. It’s probably more accurate to say most of us have a soundtrack in…
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Atom Yang Guest Post

Atom Yang Guest Post

Gay Book Review is thrilled to welcome Atom Yang to the blog today! WTH Am I Doing As I sit here drinking smoky and strong Russian Caravan tea, I understand that I understand very little about what it is I write. I’d like to say I know, but I don’t. I don’t have characters talking to me. I don’t have plots that need to be written. I could give this…
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A.M. Arthur Interview

A.M. Arthur Interview

Gay Book Reviews welcomes A.M. Arthur, author of Come What May (All Saints #1) to the blog today. Hi A.M., thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself, your background, and your current book. Hello! I’m an m/m romance author, who mostly writes contemporary but occasionally delves into paranormal. I live in Hicksville, USA with two rambunctious cats and a large collection of horror film…
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Ariel Tachna Guest Post

Ariel Tachna Guest Post

Gay Book Reviews is excited to have Ariel Tachna with us today talking about the challenge of writing a category romance. The challenge of writing a category romance Category romances are all about the tropes, and tropes are all about meeting reader expectation. That doesn’t mean you can’t twist things a little here and there, but for the most part, if you say you’re writing a secret baby book, there…
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L.J. LaBarthe Guest Post

L.J. LaBarthe Guest Post

Gay Book Reviews is thrilled to have L.J. LaBarthe with us today! Gigi suggested I write a little about what I love most about living in Australia. This turned out to be more of a challenge than I thought. My immediate answer was the relaxed lifestyle, which it is, people are very relaxed here, and there’s a general vibe of, “she’ll be right, mate,” which is basically saying that everything…
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M.J. O’Shea Guest Post

M.J. O’Shea Guest Post

Gay Book Reviews is thrilled to have author M.J. O’Shea guest blogging today! MJ and Books I’ve obviously had a long history with books! I’ve loved to read and write since I was little, and I was even a literature major in college. I’m going to write a brief history of me + books. 🙂 First Favorite book: Berenstain Bears and the Messy Room. Oh man, did I love that…
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Guest Post by Roan Parrish

Guest Post by Roan Parrish

OUT OF NOWHERE’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE POWER BALLAD In an early scene in OUT OF NOWHERE, Colin recounts how he and his best friend Xavier first bonded over their shared love of hair metal: Xavier has been my best friend since we played high school football. The guys on the team teased him for being a black kid from North Philly who loved hair metal instead of rap, and…
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Annie Kaye Guest Post

Annie Kaye Guest Post

Title: Run Author: Annie Kaye Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 26, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary M/M romance Page Count: 260 Blurb: Amid the tumult of the Iowa Democratic primary, young but brilliant speechwriter Tom McAlindon meets Nathan Harris, the deputy campaign manager for an opposing candidate. Their acquaintance is strictly professional until an impetuous kiss on a cold winter night leads them into a secret romance. As their feelings deepen,…
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Kelly Jensen Guest Post

Kelly Jensen Guest Post

All the Other Ages While looking for inspiration for this post, I found the perfect quote: The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. —Madeleine L’Engle This! So much this. I didn’t really suffer any panic attacks heading toward forty. I was too busy. It wasn’t until I passed forty-three that I really caught on to the fact I was supposedly…
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Brad Vance Interview

Brad Vance Interview

Today GBR is happy to be interviewing Brad Vance, author of “Strength in Numbers,” the second book in the “Game Players” series, after “Would I Lie to You?” Hi Brad, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself, your background, and your current book. Thank you for having me! Why did you choose to write M/M stories? Write what you know, right? Being a gay…
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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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