M/M News for March 2021

Discover the latest m/m science-fiction and fantasy news here

General News

Curse of the Dark Prince coverThe new Chinese gay fantasy series, Word of Honor, is currently being released on YouTube with English subtitles and has become a massive global success.  Based on a gay novel by Priest (who also wrote the popular Guardian fantasy novel), it stars Gong Jun (a.k.a. Simon Gong) and Zhang Zehan.  Gong Jun also starred in a contemporary gay/bromance drama, Advance Bravely.  Read more discussions of Word of Honor on Jayne Stars here and Radii China here or go to YouTube and start watching the show now.

Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey recently appeared in a Just for Variety podcast, where he talked about being sexually fluid, as well as giving up drugs and alcohol.

Revenant coverThe Jack Snyder cut of Justice League is now streaming in the UK and US.  This is a new version from the original director, rather than the previously seen version Joss Whedon changed when he took over as director.  The film – now released in series form – stars Ben Afflick, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher and gay Fantastic Beasts actor, Ezra Miller.

Popular New Releases

Sink or Swim coverCurse of the Dark Prince (Prince’s Assassin 3) by Ariana Nash – This is the last book in this epic gay fantasy trilogy, with Prince Vasili fighting for his throne and his lover.

Sink or Swim (RELIC 2) by Maz Maddox – Two dinosaur shifters with clashing personalities must pretend to be engaged to search for lost fossils.

Witchbane (Kitsune Chronicles 3) by Lissa Kasey – Sebastian’s power is out of control, so he and Liam go the the fae land of Underhill to try to help him, facing fresh dangers.

Witchbane coverRevenant (Fallen Fire 3) by Richard Amos – Zayn must fight enemies and the dark side of his own nature in the latest book in this urban fantasy series.

True Knight (Prequel to the Prosper Woods Chronicles) by Patricia Logan – Two new arrivals in a small California town find themselves facing supernatural enemies.

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November and December M/M News

Welcome to the end-of-year double months news round-up for m/m fantasy and science-fiction.

General News

Breath coverGay actor John Barrowman’s famous omnisexual character, Jack Harkness, will be back on 1 January in the BBC special, “Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks“.

Alan Ball, who created the urban fantasy “True Blood” series, is set to begin work on a reboot version which will be even more gay than the original, with a brand new cast.

Marvel Comics has stated that the character of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, from “Guardians of the Galaxy” is bisexual and this is explored in the ninth graphic novel.  He will be shown getting into a relationship with two aliens – male and female – who are already together.

X-Men actor, Sir Ian McKellen, being in the over-80s ‘at risk’ group, has been one of the first people to get a Covid vaccination in the UK and said he felt very lucky.

Popular New Releases

Reborn coverBreath (Scales ‘n’ Spells 2) by A J Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake – A mage tries to escape from his clan with the help of a dragon shifter.

Earth Husbands are Odd (Earth Fathers 2) by Lyn Gala – Max struggles to protect his tentacled lover, Rick, and their 3 children from bigotry and other problems as they travel through space.

Reborn (Fallen Fire 1) by Richard Amos – A man finds himself with the ability to transform into someone with wings and scales and hires a detective to find out how it happened.

Bound (Chinatown Demons 1) by Rhys Ford – A detective and a demonic medical inspector try to solve a bizarre murder.

Reign of Darkness (Prince’s Assassin 2) by Ariana Nash – Prince Vasili has to leave his home and take a dangerous journey and Niko must choose whether to help him in the fight for the throne.

Reign of Darkness coverThe Divine Roses (Jake & Dean Investigations 3) by Richard Amos – The final book in this urban fantasy trilogy sees Jake and Dean trying to solve a murder where the killer leaves the mark of a rose on victims.

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M/M News for August 2020

Read the latest m/m science-fiction and fantasy News here!

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.

M/M Book News for November 2019

The latest news on m/m science-fiction, fantasy and paranormal books

M/M Articles and Interviews

There is an interview with “Star Wars” actor Oscar Isaac here about a possible romantic relationship between his character, Poe, and  Finn and said there would be plenty of scenes between the men in the upcoming film.

Read an interview with Erin Morgenstern, author of  new gay fantasy novel, “The Starless Sea“, and the massively popular fantasy novel, “The Night Circus“.

New Releases

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern – gay fantasy novel by the author of “The Night Circus” about a young man who finds a mysterious book that leads him to strange places and to a man called Dorian.

The Black Prince by Ariana Nash – dark fantasy novel where a lost dragon prince and a mercenary elf try to avoid falling in love in a dangerous world.  (Takes place in the ‘Silk & Steel’ universe but can be read as a standalone.)

Dragonel (Cryptomorphs 1) by Tiegan Clyne – Sebastian is part human and part beast and is desperate to escape the existence he was born into.  Christopher is a veterinarian who looks after him and knows more about him than he will say.

Soul Magic (The Triad of Magic 3) by Macy Blake and Poppy Dennison – a werewolf and vampire are drawn together as their lives grow more dangerous in the final book in this series.

His Protective Mates (Broken Oaks Pack 1) by L.N. Manning – Marcus is running for his life when he meets mated alphas J-Rod and Aaron.  Will they be able to help him and all find a new kind of relationship together?

Coloring Outside the Lines (Miracle Salvation Island 1) by Shea Balik – Shifter novel set in the ‘Miracle’ universe about two men, who have both suffered in the past, finding each other.