Fiction

Slugger (The Stockholm Trilogy #3)

Slugger (The Stockholm Trilogy #3)

Title: Slugger (The Stockholm Trilogy #3) Author: Martin Holmén Publisher: Pushkin Press Release Date: September 22nd, 2017 Genre(s): LGBTQ Fiction, Suspense, Historical, Nordic Noir Page Count: 383 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s summer in Stockholm, and the city is sweltering in the grip of a rare heatwave while fascists and communists beat each other bloody in the…
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A Ladder to the Sky

A Ladder to the Sky

Title: A Ladder to the Sky Author: John Boyne Publisher: Lee Boudreaux Books Release Date: August 9th, 2018 Genre(s): LGBTQ Fiction, Psychological Drama Page Count: 368 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: A psychological drama of cat and mouse, A Ladder to the Sky shows how easy it is to achieve the world if you are prepared to sacrifice…
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Pretty Pretty Boys by Gregory Ashe

Pretty Pretty Boys by Gregory Ashe

Title: Pretty Pretty Boys (Hazard and Somerset, #1) Author: Gregory Ashe Publisher: Self-published Release Date: November 17, 2017 Genre(s): Law Enforcement/Suspense/Murder Mystery/Contemporary/Gay Fiction Page Count: 541 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: After Emery Hazard loses his job as a detective in Saint Louis, he heads back to his hometown–and to the local police force there. Home, though, brings…
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Less

Less

Title: Less Author: Andrew Sean Greer Publisher: Lee Boudreaux Books Release Date: July 18th, 2017 Genre(s): LGBTQ Fiction, Literary Awards Page Count: 272 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Who says you can’t run away from your problems? You are a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the mail: your boyfriend of the past…
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New Release – Closer by F.E. Feeley Jr.

New Release – Closer by F.E. Feeley Jr.

Title: Closer Author:  F.E. Feeley Jr    Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: March 1st, 2018 Genre(s): Gay Fiction, Horror, Urban Fantasy Length: 118,000 words/346 pages Blurb: Maplewood, Vermont is a picturesque town filled with unique shops, unique homes, and a quaint familiarity all centered around a lake with an unusual history. Legends, old as well as Urban, float around like the mist that hovers above the lake at break…
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Somewhere over Lorain Road (Susan’s Review)

Somewhere over Lorain Road (Susan’s Review)

Title: Somewhere over Lorain Road Author: Bud Gundy Publisher: Bold Strokes Release Date: February 1, 2018 Genre(s): Gay mystery Page Count: 266 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: For more than forty years, the stain of horrific allegations against their father has haunted the Esker sons. When three little boys were murdered in 1975, their dad was suspected of…
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Blog Tour – Ghoulish – Kat Bellamy

Blog Tour – Ghoulish – Kat Bellamy

Title: Ghoulish Author: Kat Bellamy       Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: October 22, 2017 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Romantic Fantasy, MM fiction Length: 332 pages Blurb: Colt Jager never knew what happened to the parents who abandoned him, and he never cared–until he inherited their ghoulish secret. Raised as a human who had no idea he was anything but a blue-collar construction worker until the night of his 25th birthday, Colt…
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God in Pink

God in Pink

Title: God in Pink Author: Hasan Namir Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press Release Date: October 8th 2015 Genre(s): cultural, romance, religious Page Count: 160 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: A revelatory novel about being queer and Muslim, set in war-torn Iraq in 2003. Ramy is a young gay Iraqi struggling to find a balance between his sexuality, religion, and…
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Femme (Belen’s Audio Review)

Femme (Belen’s Audio Review)

Title: Femme Author: Marshall Thornton and Joel Leslie (Narrator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 20th 2017 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Queeny cocktail waiter, Lionel, wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player and the two embark on a rocky road to…
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Femme (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Femme (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Femme Author: Marshall Thornton and Joel Leslie (Narrator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 20, 2017 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Queeny cocktail waiter, Lionel, wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player and the two embark on a rocky road to…
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Shadows On My Soul by Leigh Jarrett

Shadows On My Soul by Leigh Jarrett

Title: Shadows On My Soul Author: Leigh Jarrett Publisher: Steambath Press (self-published) Release Date: June 12, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Fiction Page Count: 329 pages Reviewed by: Natalie Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Beyond the shadows, his love held true for only one man Derek Lawrence is a player. There is no other way to phrase it. He’s been unstoppable since coming…
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The Brothers Bishop

The Brothers Bishop

Title: The Brothers Bishop Author: Bart Yates Publisher: Kensington Release Date: June 28th, 2005 Genre(s): Contemporary MM Romance Page Count: 304 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tommy and Nathan Bishop are as different as two brothers can be. Carefree and careless, Tommy is the golden boy who takes men into his bed with a seductive smile and turns…
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Murder on the Champs-Élysées: A Belle-Époque Mystery (The Belle-Époque Mysteries #1)

Murder on the Champs-Élysées: A Belle-Époque Mystery (The Belle-Époque Mysteries #1)

Title: Murder on the Champs-Élysées: A Belle-Époque Mystery (The Belle-Époque Mysteries #1) Author: Alex Mandon Publisher: Avid Press Release Date: December 21st 2016 Genre(s): Gay mystery, historical fiction Page Count: 262 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Paris, 1900. The height of the Belle-Époque: decadence, wealth, hedonism…and murder. Homicide investigator Guillaume Devré stands for the silenced victims, bound to…
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Man & Monster (The Savage Land #2)

Man & Monster (The Savage Land #2)

Title: Man & Monster (The Savage Land #2) Author: Michael Jensen Publisher: Buddha Kitty Books Release Date: January 4th, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Historical Fiction, Thriller, Native American, Western Page Count: 307 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s 1799, and Cole Seavey is a trapper running from a guilty past, seeking refuge on the vast American frontier. Lost in…
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