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Reviews ‘n Recs: A Hot Summer of #MM #GoodReads

This summer I’ve lucked out on a bonanza of outstanding genre and literary fiction reads. Whatever you’re looking for—a feel good romance, a hit of suspense, a frisson of fear, or having your world go askew—one of these authors can … Continue reading

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Some New Fangirl #HotReads #Recommendations

With the really crappy weather keeping me busy caring for critters, I didn’t have as much time to read as I would have liked. That being said, I still managed to find a few new authors whose works (I think) … Continue reading

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Year End Book/Author Recommendations #Fangirling

This has been an exceptional year, in my not-so-humble-opinion, for gay fiction. I’ve gravitated toward male authors, either the real deal guys or authors clever enough to mask their identity and fool me… which ain’t easy. I can pin female … Continue reading

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Gay Lit Fic #Recommendations

My head’s been spinning over the number of exceptional books that have graced my Kindle lately, all of them occupying the broader category of gay literary fiction rather than the narrow confines of the trope-laden and increasingly formulaic M/M romance … Continue reading

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Would I Lie to You? 3 Books You Want to Have on Your Shelf

Lately I’ve backed off reading standard M/M romances because there’s a distressing sameness to so many of them: contrived characters, derivative plots, endless repetitive whining, unrealistic dialog, and an overabundance of back stories relying solely on abuse and self-inflicted wounds. … Continue reading

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On the Art of the Meltdown

I like to think I avoided the drama queen gene. My mother and grandmothers had it, in spades, especially Grandma Stella who was called “Queen” so often I once thought that was her given name. Don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading

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Pumping Iron Gets Swoons and Sighs

The PUMPING IRON (A Bad Boyfriends Novel) is on its first book blog tour, sponsored by the fabulous folks at GGR-PromoGroup. We are on Day 7 of the tour which features giveaways, excerpts, author interviews (waves wildly), and very generous and … Continue reading

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Keepers: 5 Books Moving to My Permanent Shelf

I read, and review, a lot of books, primarily eBooks but not exclusively—to the tune of 300+ per year. Granted, there are short stories and novellas in that lot, but still … it’s nearly a book a day. I wish, … Continue reading

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