Interviews

Santino Hassell Guest Post

Santino Hassell Guest Post

Gay Book Reviews is thrilled to welcome Santino Hassell as our guest author today! Ten Things about First and First It takes place in Manhattan. The OTHER Manhattan. The one people like you and me read about in the NYT Style Section (okay, I mostly read Gawker articles that make fun of the NYT Style Section). Caleb Stone is a hedge fund heir, which means his world is very small…
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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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Tal Bauer Guest Post

Tal Bauer Guest Post

Enemies of the State in now available at Amazon.com Gay Book Reviews is thrilled to welcome guest author Tal Bauer, whose new book Enemies of the State is released today. 5 stars from Gigi and 5+ stars from Vallie. Highly recommended read! Take it away Tal! Good morning everyone! Happy Day-After-Valentine’s Day! Happy Half-Off-Chocolate Day! And, happy release day to me! Enemies of the State, my debut novel, releases today…
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Avon Gale Guest Post

Avon Gale Guest Post

Hi! I’m Avon, and I’m here today to tell y’all ten reasons why I love hockey! WARNING: Avon likes capslocks, goalies, and the Boston Bruins. Avon likes these three things A LOT. So, here we go! 1. Hockey Hugs Hockey Hugs are the BEST. Just imagine these big, tough guys flying on ice skates to hug each other after last-second goals. They are so happy! Here are three I particularly…
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Melanie Hansen “Unquiet” Interview

Melanie Hansen “Unquiet” Interview

Title: Unquiet (Resilient Love #3) Author: Melanie Hansen Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 22, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Vallie and Lili and Jaime and Ele Blurb: Loren Smith has been in love with Eliot Devlin almost his entire life. During their turbulent childhood and teen years, Loren didn’t always understand Eliot, and sometimes he could be a challenge, but Eliot was the only one to ever truly ease…
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