M/M News for October 2020

Read all the latest gay science-fiction and fantasy news here!

General News

Amos RidgeStar Trek reboot actor, Zachary Quinto, talks about “Boys in the Band” and how difficult it was to publicly come out of the closet in Hollywood in this Variety interview.

There are rumours of a gay relationship for the title character of “Spider-man 3here at Pink News.  Andrew Garfield, Tobey Macguire and Tom Holland have all signed to appear in the new film.

Teen Wolf” series star, Tyler Posey, talked about his sexuality in a recent Rolling Stones interview, saying he had had relationships with men as well as women.

Popular New Releases

LacunaLacuna by N.R. Walker – Fantasy about four children who are raised to be rulers and two whose fates are entwined.

Amos Ridge (Beyond the Realm: Remember 5) by BL Maxwell – Two childhood friends fall in love and discover how to time travel to help fix problems for the human race.  (Part of a multi-author series but can be read as a standalone.)

Marked by Death (Necromancer 1) by Kaje Harper – When ghosts start talking to Darien he has to beg a necromancer for help.  (This novel is currently free here on Smashwords.)

Consequences of Crying (Grim and Sinister Delights 13) by Abigail Kade – Dark retelling of the ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf’ tale where a man is caught between an incubus and a vampire, with no one believing that he is losing his soul.  Warnings for dark themes and situations – check trigger warnings.

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M/M News for September 2020

Find out the latest information about m/m SF, paranormal and fantasy here.

General News

Silver MoonGay “Teen Wolf” actor, Charlie Carver, has been interviewed lately by Digital Spy about his roles in the new version of the classic gay film, “The Boys in the Band” and in the new adaptation, due next year, of DC Comics’ “The Batman“, starring Robert Pattinson.  “The Boys in the Band“, which begins streaming on Netflix on 30 September, also features “Star Trek“s Zachary Quinto and “American Horror Story” actor, Matt Bomer.

Star Trek: Discovery” has signed up non-binary actor, Blu del Barrio, and transgender actor, Ian Alexander, to play new characters, Adira and Gray.  The third season is due to begin airing in October.

Signs of possible life have been found on Venus in the inexplicable form of phosphine, a gas that is normally only created by biological sources.  Venus’s temperature is about 900 degrees Fahrenheit, which should make life impossible, so scientists are currently  baffled by this discovery.

Popular New Releases

Summoning SecretsSilver Moon (Four Moons 4) by Richard Amos is the final book in this quirky urban fantasy series and involves Aki and G fighting to save the world from destruction.  (This is part of a series and isn’t a standalone novel.)

Summoning Secrets (Familiar Magick 2) by Abigail Kade – A witch accidentally summons a demon and they join forces, helped by a squirrel familiar, in this urban fantasy.

Moon Rite (The Books of Locurnia 1) by Deonne Dane – This is the beginning of a new fantasy series about a young man, Moon RiteFalric, who has always been torn between magic and a warrior’s life and must through two rites to discover his purpose.

Shards of Ice (Grim & Sinister Delights 9) by R. Phoenix – Gay fantasy re-telling of “The Snow Queen“.  Kai is captured by the snow prince and the more time he spends with him, the less he cares about Tristan, the first man he loved.  (Warnings for emotional and physical abuse and bloodplay.)

 

M/M News for August 2020

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General News

Dead Moon coverPopular m/m author, Jordan L Hawk, has announced that there will soon be a role-playing game based on her Widdershins m/m fantasy series.  Find out more at the Library of the Omniverse Press here.

There is an article at Pink News about gay fairytales and how they used to be destroyed in the past by academics.  One tale, “The Dog and the Sea“, about a sailor who falls for a handsome prince, is now available to find out about at an online exhibition and has a translated illustrated version available on Amazon.

Most Popular New Releases

Drowned Country coverDrowned Country (The Greenhollow Duology 2) by Emily Tesh – The mythical tale of Henry and Tobias continues in this sequel to the best-selling novel, Silver in the Wood.  (Both novels are also available as an audio book.)

Dead Moon (4 Moons, Book 3) by Richard Amos – Urban fantasy with a slow-burn romantic sub-plot.  Akira and G face separation and a journey to the underworld in the latest book in this series.  (This is part of a series and cannot be read as a standalone.)

Ember Boys coverEmber Boys (Flint & Tinder 1) by Gregory Ashe – This is a new spin-off series from Hollow Folk and follows Emmett and Jim as they struggle with life after helping to save the world.  Locked up in a psychiatric hospital, Emmett discovers a monstrous new enemy and will need Jim’s help against it.

The Lost Prince (Royal Powers 4) by Sara York – Superhero novella about two outcasts who fall in love when they are trapped by a cave-in.  (Can be read as a standalone.)

Eternal Sin (Primal Sin 2) by Ariana Nash – A war wages between angels and devils.  Severn is too weak to survive on his own and must trick Mikhail into helping him.

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M/M SF And Fantasy News for July

General News

King of the Dark coverThe StoryOrigin SFF LGBT+ Romance book giveaway will be ending soon but you can pick up some free books there now.

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has been criticised over the last couple of months for making anti-transgender comments on Twitter.  Daniel Radcliffe and other actors and celebrities have responded with statements of support for the transgender community.  You can read more about this at Eonline.

Superhero fantasy show, “The Umbrella Academy” will be returning to Netflix soon for a second season and has promised that it will have more gay content.

Popular New Releases

King of the Dark (Prince’s Assassin 1) by Ariana Nash – In the first novel of a new dark fantasy series soldier Nikolas becomes a slave in the palace of Prince Vasili.  (Warning for content that might disturb some readers.)

Smash & Grab (RELIC 1) by Maz Maddox – Paleontologist Simon goes on the run with dinosaur-shifter Dalton in the first book in a fun, exciting new series.

The Assassin’s Dragon (Fire & Valor 3) by W. M. Fawkes and Sam Burns – Final book in this fantasy trilogy where Tristram must somehow get the help of both the Llangardians and the mountain dragons to rescue his king.

Gay Fantasy and SF News for June 2020

General News

Prince's Master by Alessandra HazardRead about a recent study into non-binary astronomers in this article at LiveScience.

Justice Smith, who starred in “Jurassic World“, has come out as gay this month.  He and his boyfriend, fellow actor Nicholas L Ashe, shared an Instagram video and photos to support the Black Lives Matter protest in New Orleans.

New Releases

Where Foxes Hunt with Wolves coverWhere Foxes Hunt With Wolves (Folk Lore 2) by K. A. Merikan – a werewolf, banished from his pack, meets a man whose easy existence is about to vanish when he become a fox shifter.  (Part of a series but can be read alone.)

Deacon: A New Haven Prequel by Nicholas Bella – A fantasy novel about how alpha werewolf, Deacon, became the person he is in the ‘New Haven‘ series.

Prince’s Master (Calluvia’s Royalty 4) by Alessandra Hazard – After an attempted assassination a prince is separated from his family and grows up believing himself to be just another orphan.  The Second and his Bonded coverHe is taken on as an apprentice by Castien, a powerful manipulative man, who inspires both hatred and desire in him.  (Part of a series but can be read as a standalone.)

The Second and His Bonded (Kincaid Pack 2) by Kiki Clark – A wolf shifter and a tiger shifter are drawn together in the Kincaid Pack but the secrets and differences between them may pull them apart.  (Also part of a series but can be read as a standalone.)

Shayne’s Hope (Timberwood Cove 12) by Liam Kingsley – 2 shifters are brought together by the daughter one man had to give up and the other one adopted.  (Part of a series but can be read as a standalone.)

Everyone Has Secrets coverConcealed Magic (Magic and Claws 2) by Liam Kingsley and Jill Haven – a shifter tries to ignore his desire for a mage because it was mages who destroyed his pack.

Everyone Has Secrets (Detectives in Space 3) by Clare Solomon – yes, I have another new release!  The third book in this m/m SF mystery series is now out and solves a couple of the ongoing mysteries as well as a deceptively simple case of theft on a disturbing planet.