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Happy Christmas (and thank goodness it’s just about over)

Happy Christmas (and thank goodness it’s just about over)

So, I forgot it was Christmas. Well, not completely, but yeah, this year it’s not my main focus. I’m a recovering Catholic who does generally celebrate the holiday, but my partner got a new, shiny titanium knee, nicknamed Ti-Knee of course, for the holidays and I have been spending a good portion of my time not at home, but first at the hospital last week, and now rehab. Yeah, while…
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OzMMmeet 2013…by Alison Todd

OzMMmeet 2013…by Alison Todd

The first ever OzMMmeet took off on the second weekend of October, 2013, in Sydney. The aim was to meet each other, share information and spread awareness of the M/M genre (as it has not yet taken off in Australasia like it has in other continents). And it all started with a comment to A.B. Gayle from Shaz that Sydney should have meetings the way Melbourne does (a group in…
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Lethe Press Call for Lycan Submissions

Lethe Press is looking for short lycan stories for their upcoming anthology, Cry Wolf: Gay Tales of Lycanthropy. From their editor: “I am seeking short stories for Cry Wolf. All the stories must be reprints (the final anthology will contain a couple original tales, but these authors will be personally solicited by me). As with all Lethe titles, we want the fiction to be gay poitive (no homophobic protagonists). Stories…
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Uplifting Story Part Deux: new Steve Grand video

And now for something light and fun — a new Steve Grand video! If you’ll remember, the out country music talent’s first video, All American Boy, was well-received and went viral quickly. Tj, who let me know that Stay was up on YouTube, says “It’s a catchy song with beautiful, buff, shirtless guys kissing. MMM-MMM. Enjoy!” You can support Steve buy purchasing the song: http://stevegrand.bandcamp.com/
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Happy Labor (or Labour) Day!

Today is a holiday in the US and Canada — Labor/Labour Day is upon us once again as the kiddies head back to school, the days get shorter and somewhat cooler, and people are trying to milk that last long holiday weekend before fall comes in. Me, I’m taking in a pilates class at the Y, then  heading on out to the Labor Day version of Fire Patrol.
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Truth or Lie

Truth or Lie

Title: Truth or Lie Author: Lynn Lorenz Publisher: Hartwood Publishing Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary Paranormal-lite Length: Novella (125 pages/approx. 30k words) Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Aunt Lynn Review Summary: It hit all my “meh” buttons.
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Recommended Reads — July 2013

Recommended Reads — July 2013

Here is the list of Recommended Reads for July 2013 (it looks like it was another great month for great reads!). If there are incorrect links or something I missed, please leave a comment in the post. Enjoy! On the Clock by Chris Owen — 5 stars (Sammy) Death by Silver by Melissa Scott and Amy Griswold — 5 stars (Wave) Blooming Marvellous And Collected Stories by Josephine Myles —…
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Yossi (movie)

Yossi (movie)

Title: Yossi Director: Eytan Fox Writer: Itay Segal Cast: Ohad Knoller, Oz Zehavi, Lior Ashkenazi, Orly Silbersatz Banai Distributer: Strand Releasing Buy Link Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Contemporary drama/Romance-lite Country of Origin/Language: Israel/Hebrew (English Subtitles) Rating: NR (brief nudity and off-screen sex) Released: 2012/2013 (US) Length: 85 minutes Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Aunt Lynn One Sentence Review: An excellent character study with themes of…
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Recommended Reads — May and June 2013

Recommended Reads — May and June 2013

Sorry folks, missed May altogether somehow. Here is the list of Recommended Reads for both May and June 2013 (June looks like it was a great month for great reads!). If there are incorrect links or something I missed, please leave a comment in the post. Enjoy! June 2013 Heir of Starlight by Nicole Kimberling— 5 stars (Sirius) In Sunshine or in Shadow: Collected Short Stories Volume 1 by Josh…
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