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2017 Mid-Year Reader Favorites

2017 Mid-Year Reader Favorites

Readers Choice 2017 Mid-Year Favorites Vote for YOUR favorite M/M books published between January 1 and July 30, 2017. You can vote for 3 books at a time once a day for 1 week. This poll will close at midnight Saturday, June 8 and results posted Sunday June 9.
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Reader’s Choice Mid-Year Favorites 2016

Reader’s Choice Mid-Year Favorites 2016

The Gay Book Reviews Reader’s Choice mid-year M/M book favorites for 2016 results are posted! The top 10 books are posted below, in order as voted by Gay Book Review Readers. You can see the mid-year 2016 favorites from Gay Book Reviewers here. Congratulations to the talented authors and I’m sure we’ll see a lot of them in our year end poll!    Complete List of Votes
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Going Dark

Going Dark

At 12.01 AM EST January 2, 2014 reviewsbyjessewave will close in its current form and reopen 2 or 3 weeks later as an archive site. I could use clichĂ©d terms like “gone fishing” or “the end of the road”, but I will spare you that. 🙂 Things change, and that’s a good thing. Millions of you have made countless changes in your lives due to personal circumstances, and tomorrow morning I’m shutting…
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Guest Reviewers’ Top Picks for 2013

Guest Reviewers’ Top Picks for 2013

Good morning everyone.  Aunt Lynn here with our last edition of the team’s Top Picks of this past year. Guest Reviewers! Without them we could not do what we do and since the beginning we have been grateful to have them. As in years past, we added new team members to the established family we have cultivated. As usual at this time of year, we put together lists of the…
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Favourite M/M Author of 2013

Favourite M/M Author of 2013

2011 was the first year we had a competition on the site for Favourite M/M Author. To no one’s great surprise Josh Lanyon was crowned the winner by a landslide and he received his blue ribbon. In 2012 Abigail Roux walked away with the honours (an author can’t be nominated again so Josh wasn’t eligible, although his fans stubbornly still entered his name in the competition). 😀 Nominations are now open…
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Goodbye and thank you for a great ride

Goodbye and thank you for a great ride

It’s been an incredible ride for almost six years, and for the most part I have really enjoyed it, so it is with great regret and mixed emotions that I announce the closing of Reviewsbyjessewave effective January 2, 2014. Please note that you won’t be cut off entirely from the site as we will try to keep it open for awhile, but after January 1 there will be no new…
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Series Books

Series Books

Do you love series books? For me series books are like a drug of choice to an addict – I’m drawn into their spell and can’t get out. Maybe series books are a ploy by authors to get me hooked on their dastardly drug; every time a new book is released I tell myself not to fall for it, this subtle manipulation that spells my downfall, 😆 because once I start reading the latest book I…
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National Coming Out Day 2013

This year, as in previous years, many young men and women will come out on October 11. As some of you are aware, this day usually brings out the worst in bullies, which causes a rash of suicides in teens. Although I keep hoping that LGBT teens are now aware of the many resources available to them and the recent initiatives against bullying that have been implemented all over the…
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How to Get LGBT Romance Books into Libraries ………. by Marlene Harris

How to Get LGBT Romance Books into Libraries ………. by Marlene Harris

When I was emailing Tracy Timmons-Gray about the Gay Romance North-West Meet-up in Seattle held on September 14, she mentioned that the keynote speaker for the conference was Marlene Harris who works for the Seattle library system. She indicated that Marlene would be talking about how authors, publishers, and readers could connect to libraries to help spread awareness of LGBT books and expand LGBT library collections. Tracy asked me whether I would be interested in having Marlene write…
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UK Meet 2013 …… by Josephine Myles

UK Meet 2013 …… by Josephine Myles

Josephine Myles kindly prepared the attached wrap-up of the 2013 UK Meet (with the help of the other organizers) so that you could enjoy the event even if you weren’t there….. *************** You should have been there! The UK Meet: a word from the organisers The fourth annual UK Meet for readers, reviewers, publishers and writers of LGBTQ fiction took place this month (July 12-14th), and today the organising team…
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M/M Romances That Resonate: Part 6

M/M Romances That Resonate: Part 6

In 2010 I wrote an article about a few M/M books that resonated with me because of a comment from Josephine Myles about a book I had recommended to her. I posted three similar articles since then but I’ve been so busy recently I forgot to give you some more recommendations of books that you might have missed if you’re new to this genre, so today I’m making up for the long delay.. My…
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Self Publishing Resources – Update

Hello Guys I’m planning on updating the list of self publishing resources attached to Jay Bell’s and my article of June 7 called Self Publishing: or Authors Doin’ it for Themselves If you have any recommendations that you would like to add to the published list, please email me with the subject line Self Publishing Resources at jessewave [at] gmail [dot] com by June 19, 2013. If you have already sent…
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