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Probation

Probation

Title: Probation Author: Tom Mendicino Publisher: Kensington Genre: Gay; Contemporary Buy link: Amazon.com Length: Novel; also ebook Rating: 5 stars out 5 A guest review by Leslie IN A NUTSHELL: A powerful coming out story of a gay man who has been married for 20 years; an arrest for solicitation forces him to rethink, reevaluate, and rebuild his life. Readers share this experience with the prickly, but sympathetic, first person…
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Magic’s Pawn (Last Herald-Mage #1)

Magic’s Pawn (Last Herald-Mage #1)

Title: Magic’s Pawn (Last Herald-Mage #1) Author: Mercedes Lackey Publisher: DAW Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy; Classic (first published in 1989) Length: Novel; also ebook Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie IN A NUTSHELL:  At age 16, Vanyel Ashkevron is sent from his family home to live and study with his aunt, Shavil. It is a transformational time, with Vanyel learning he is…
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Broadway Nights

Title: Broadway Nights Author: Seth Rudetsky Publisher: Alyson; Audible Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novel; Audiobook Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie IN A NUTSHELL: Stephen Sheerin’s diary, narrated by the author (Rudetsky) relates the ins and outs of mounting a major Broadway musical, along with the ins and outs of Stephen’s life, including his (boy)friends, family, therapist, and day-to-day life in New York City.
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