bdsm · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · Novella · self-discovery

REVIEW: The Assistant by John Tristan

The Official Description: Burned out ex-soldier Nick Kurosawa has drifted from job to job since he lost his family in a car crash. Lately, he’s been working on and off as a bouncer, barely managing to cover his bills; an opportunity for steady, well-paying work is just what he needs to get his life back… Continue reading REVIEW: The Assistant by John Tristan

Contemporary · grief · lgbtqia content · own voices author · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Bashed by Rick R. Reed

The Official Description: Three haters. Two lovers. And a collision course with tragedy. It should have been a perfect night out. Instead, Mark and Donald collide with tragedy when they leave their favorite night spot. That dark October night, three gay-bashers emerge from the gloom, armed with slurs, fists, and an aluminum baseball bat. The… Continue reading REVIEW: Bashed by Rick R. Reed

5 stars · Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author · young adult

REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

The Official Description: From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and… Continue reading REVIEW: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · own voices author

REVIEW: Love On The Spectrum by Alec Nortan

The Official Description: Hervé has Asperger’s, a specific kind of autism that makes him unable to interact with other people. Luc has been severely scarred by fire and flees human presence to avert the way people glare and frown when they see him. It was impossible for them to meet, but life sometimes likes to cheat… Continue reading REVIEW: Love On The Spectrum by Alec Nortan

Contemporary · general fiction · lgbtqia content · sequel

REVIEW: Find Me by Andre Aciman

The Official Description: No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than André Aciman’s haunting Call Me by Your Name. First published in 2007, it was hailed as “a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times Book… Continue reading REVIEW: Find Me by Andre Aciman

historical · lgbtqia content · re-telling · Releases and Cover Reveals

Out Today! Mercutio by J.L. Davenport

Mercutio by J.I. Davenport Release date: November 25, 2019 Genre: Historical, Queer/LGBTQ+ Literary Fiction Links: Amazon  || Goodreads Synopsis for Mercutio: Return to the sensuous world of Romeo and Juliet to discover the story of Mercutio, Verona’s most flamboyant citizen! Prancing on the sidelines of the bitter feud between the House of Montecchi and Capuleti,… Continue reading Out Today! Mercutio by J.L. Davenport

lgbtqia content · romance · young adult

REVIEW: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

The Official Description: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets Clueless, inspired by Grease. When Ollie meets his dream guy, Will, over summer break, he thinks he’s found his Happily Ever After. But once summer’s ended, Will stops texting him back, and Ollie finds himself one prince short of a fairytale ending. To complicate the fairytale… Continue reading REVIEW: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

lgbtqia content · own voices author · sci-fi / fantasy · young adult

REVIEW: Reverie by Ryan La Sala

The Official Description: All Kane Montgomery knows for certain is that the police found him half-dead in the river. He can’t remember how he got there, what happened after, and why his life seems so different now. And it’s not just Kane who’s different, the world feels off, reality itself seems different. As Kane pieces together… Continue reading REVIEW: Reverie by Ryan La Sala

giveaway · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy

Rerelease: Witcheskin and Rough Sleepers by Nem Rowan

Official description for Witcheskin: Following the disappearance of his father, keen photographer Owen returns to the Welsh village where his parents grew up to live with his mother and her boyfriend. Despite being born in Wales and having been raised in England, Owen feels like an outcast, and the villagers are unfriendly. He soon discovers… Continue reading Rerelease: Witcheskin and Rough Sleepers by Nem Rowan

historical · lgbtqia content

REVIEW: No Good Men by Thea McAlistair

The Official Description: In 1934, almost everyone struggles to pay the rent, and Alex Dawson is no exception. To support his writing habit, he moonlights with his mentor Donnie as a bodyguard for the mayor. It’s dull work, until the night a handsome, golden-eyed stranger catches his eye–and both his boss and his mentor are killed… Continue reading REVIEW: No Good Men by Thea McAlistair

MM romance

REVIEW: Clueless Cabot by André D. Michaels

The Official Description: Young gay professional Cabot MacCrae has been in love with his sexy best friend, Lloyd, since high school. They’re in perfect sync on almost everything. The only problem is that Lloyd is straight. Cabot resigned himself long ago to pining hopelessly. Then Lloyd, a roofer, takes a bad fall and injures his… Continue reading REVIEW: Clueless Cabot by André D. Michaels

MM romance

REVIEW: Breathe Out Slow by A.D. Lawless

The Official Description: When unexpected tragedy strikes, shattering eighteen-year-old Ryan's idyllic life, he does the only thing he can to stay sane… he slaps on a mask, pretends he’s fine, and takes off for college. Week after week, he drifts through school in a bleak half-life. He doesn’t care about anything, or anyone—least of all himself.… Continue reading REVIEW: Breathe Out Slow by A.D. Lawless