Gay M/M News for May 2018

New Articles/Interviews/News

8 of the Best M/M Romances for your TBR‘ article with recommendations by Trisha Brown

The popular blog, Sinfully MM Book Reviews, has recently decided to close, which is sad news.

The Pixels Project has a YouTube interview with brilliant m/m Nightrunner fantasy series author, Lynn Flewelling, here.

Popular New Releases

His Cocky Valet (Undue Arrogance 1)” by Cole McCade – A wealthy playboy suddenly has to take over his father’s massive global corporation and struggles to cope, until his new valet gives him someone to lean on and lose control with.  (This novel was written in response to the recent ‘cockygate’ uproar.)

The Weight is Over” by Jason Collins – Evan gets a new hospitality job that surrounds him by sexy men, but his weight esteem issues make him decide to hit the gym.  Can gorgeous Nicholas convince Evan that he is perfect the way he is?

Love Comes After” by Kate Hawthorne – Bennet and Aiden have been friends and lovers for eight years but the relationship is disintegrating.  An encounter with Chris leads to a casual threesome relationship – but will it make their lives better or worse?

Face the Music (Replay 1)” by K.M. Neuhold – Lincoln once thought that being a rock star was all he needed in life but he keeps remembering Jace, the man whose heart he once broke by leaving.  He wants a second chance with him but will Jace ever be able to trust him again?

The Proposal (Single Dad Support Group 2)” by Piper Scott – Mpreg alpha/omega novel where Gage has been raising his child alone for years.  Aaron was away at college and Gage didn’t tell him about their son, so Aaron is about to have the shock of his life.

 

Gay M/M News for March 2018

Articles about M/M Books

Riptide Publishing is releasing a set of books called ‘classics queered’, where famous novels such as “Pride and Prejudice” and “The Prisoner of Zenda” are retold as gay books. There are some great authors, such as K J Charles, involved in this so it sounds intriguing. An article – including cover reveals and book descriptions – is here at USA Today.

New Gay Films

Love, Simon”, a film based on the wonderful novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli, was released in the US in March and will be released in the UK in April. If it’s as good as the book I really look forward to seeing it.

New M/M Novel Releases

Wilde Fire (Forever Wilde 3)by Lucy Lennox – Otto and Seth fall in love in high school until Seth breaks it off with no explanation. A decade later new firefighter, Otto, meets the local Sheriff who turns out to be his ex.

Fake Out (Fake Boyfriend 1)” by Eden Finley – When Damon reluctantly agrees to do his sister a favour by pretending to be the boyfriend of supposedly straight Maddox, the ‘fake’ in fake boyfriend is soon challenged.

Robbie (Confessions 1)” by Ella Frank – This is the story of Robbie, who was introduced in the Temptation series, and what he decides to do when 2 men, married to each other, want him in their bed.

Irreplaceable by Kate Hawthorne and E.M. Denning – When Kyle meets his perfect man, he comes on too strong and messes it up. Alex is recovering from a painful divorce and doesn’t want to risk his heart but soon discovers that he and Kyle have some kinky secrets in common.

The Source of Magic (The Other Human Species 1)” by Clare Solomon – My YA magic fantasy was released this month and, in a world where Neanderthals never went extinct, it involves a stranger, darker reality than the one we know and a romance between two teenage boys who couldn’t be more different.

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M/M News for February

New Releases

Body and Soul (Twist of Fate 3)” by Lucy Lennox and Sloane Kennedy – In this novel, which can be read as a standalone, a doctor with a dangerous past falls for a former male model, both of them looking for a new start.

Forget Me Not ( The Unforgettable Duet 1)” and “Remember Me When (The Unforgettable Duet 2)” by Brooke Blaine – Ollie and Reid meet before Reid is involved in a devastating accident in this 2-part story.

Taxes and TARDIS” by N R Walker – This new edition of a previously released novella involves a romance between a jock and a geek.

BFF: Best Friend’s Father” by Devon McCormack – First of a 2-part story where a young man on vacation falls for his best friend’s dad.

Second Wind” by Aimee Nicole Walker – A man gets divorced and encounters the man he loved in the past.

Getting Lucky” by Daryl Banner – James and Lucky meet on a casino weekend away and explore their erotic desires.

 

M/M News for January 2018

LGBT Films and TV Shows

Indie Wire reviews some of the top LGBT films of 2017 while Dazed looks at upcoming LGBT movies for 2018.

Find out about new LGBT TV shows at Pride here and, if you haven’t already watched the second season of “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency” on Netflix, I really recommend it as it has some great gay and bisexual characters.

New M/M Novel Releases

His Kind of Love” by Kate Hawthorn – When Joel Reading, a lonely nineteen-year-old, loses his home he ends up being taken in by Gabriel Hunter, a handsome older man with too many secrets. This is a dark novel with a spin on the Red Riding Hood fairytale.

Love Me Whole” by Nicky James – Oryn Patterson has dissociative identity disorder, sharing his mind with five other personalities. It makes his life a constant struggle. Vaughan falls for him but can he cope with such a complex relationship?

The Right Way” by May Archer – The third novel in the series about two men getting involved while one tries to solve the mystery of why his parents were murdered in a plane crash.

Omega’s Stepbrother” by Anna Wineheart – Mpreg novel about omega, Wyatt, who is recovering from the abusive relationship he jumped into after kissing his stepbrother, Raph. Raph still has feelings for Wyatt but can they cope with all the difficulties of starting a romantic relationship?

Straight by Day” by Jason Collins – Famous actor, Patrick, is living a glamorous lie until he meets Braden. Will he have the courage to try to create something real with him?

Rebound” by Remi Ryan – A broken heart leads Noah home to the small town he used to dislike and back into the life of Aiden, best friend of Noah’s brother. Aiden is in the closet but his encounter with Noah could change both their lives.

Blaze” by Avery Ford – This first book in the Masterson series shows fireman, Luke, rescue the kitten of single father, Freddie. Their lives are complicated but their evolving relationship helps them cope with everything.

M/M News for December 2017

New Releases

True (Temptation Book 6)” by Ella Frank – The final part of the popular Tate/Logan contemporary romance is set over the holidays.  Will they finally get their happy ending?

Trust Fund Baby” by Aiden Bates – Mpreg alpha/omega paranormal romance between a struggling artist and successful lawyer.

Just a Bit Shameless (Straight Guys Book 8)” by Alessandra Hazard is part of a series but can be read as a standalone – Thief, Sam Landon, falls for his crime lord boss, Dominic Bommer, unaware that Dominic is actually a fake identity for a CI5 agent.

My Winter Family (Rose Falls Book 2)” by Raleigh Ruebens – part of a series but can be read as a standalone.  A one-night stand at a wedding turns into more when two very different men – a father with a daughter and a commitment-shy bachelor – keep running into each other in Rose Falls.

Snow on the Roof” by Sean Ashcroft – a family man and his younger male PA spend a memorable Christmas stuck together in a cabin.

Eight Nights in December” by Keira Andrews – a virginal student spends the Christmas holiday with his roommate’s family, including the photographer brother, Nate, but will they have a future at the end of the holiday?

November 2017 M/M News

Popular M/M Novels Released in November

One Moore Trip” by Alex Miska – this final book in the light-hearted Moore series is a second-chance romance.

Last Bell” by Alison Hendricks – Second in the Glen Springs series but can be read as a standalone. Features a widowed father falling for the teacher of his daughter.

The Consumption of Magic (Tales from Verania Book 3)” by T J Klune – the final part of this gay fantasy trilogy.

The Long Way” by May Archer – Sequel to “The Easy Way” where Damon’s life in pieces and the only person who can help him is the son of the man who destroyed him.

Other Releases

C.S. Pacat and illustrator, Johanna the Mad, have just released a gay M/M graphic novel called “Fence #1“, the first in a series about 2 teenagers meeting in a fencing competition.

New Releases with a Festive Theme

A Very Marian Christmas” by Lucy Lennox – the seventh book in this series features a new couple getting together over Christmas.

A Dye Hard Christmas” by Aimee Nicole Walker – The fifth and final book in this mystery series should be read as part of the series and isn’t a standalone novel. Gabe and Josh want to celebrate their first Christmas as fathers but nothing goes to plan.

M/M News for October 2017

Interviews

Popular, award-winning novelist, Alan Hollinghurst, is interviewed about his new novel – featured below – by The Guardian here.

M/M Novel Reviews

Judith of Binge on Books has 3 new LGBT articles this month at the USA today website here, including recommendations for ghost stories.

Popular M/M Novels Released in October

The Sparsholt Affair” by Alan Hollinghurst shows the lives and relationships of a group of men who meet at Oxford University at the start of World War 2 and continues through the next 60 years.

Bromosexual” by Daryl Banner – In this humorous, slow-burn romance, Ryan and Stefan are best friends in high school before a falling out makes them lose contact. Stefan goes on to become a popular baseball player but a chance meeting with Ryan changes everything.

Safe and Sound (Twist of Fate #2)” by Lucy Lennox and Sloane Kennedy – Playboy, Aiden Vale, isn’t interested in anything more than a one-night-stand until he meets vulnerable Ash Valentine, a young man desperately trying to escape an abusive ex-boyfriend.

Strike First (The Rock Series #5)” by Sandrine Gasq-Dion – Rebel Stryker leaves a tough childhood behind when he finds fame as a rock star and finds himself increasingly interested in Stan Jackson, the band’s new manager, but Stan has a dark secret.

Hexslayer (Hexworld #3)” by Jordan L Hawk – the third book in this compelling supernatural series, with a new mystery to solve by a new M/M shifter and witch.

Jared’s Evolution (Jared & Kieran #1)” by Riley Hart – Lawyer Jared explores BDSM and a daddy kink with doctor Kieran.

M/M News for September 2017

Sorry about the long wait since my last News post. I’ve been busy writing and editing my novels lately but I’m intending to spend more time blogging and hope to have some interesting articles and News round-ups over the next few months.

Upcoming Gay Films

Call Me By Your Name“, the film based on the novel reviewed by me here is due to be released in UK cinemas in October and US cinemas in

November. It stars Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer and, after being shown at various film festivals, has had a lot of positive reviews.  (Warning: the main character is seventeen so, in some countries/US states the relationship includes underage sex.)

M/M Novel Recommendations

M/M author K J Charles has brief reviews for a number of books, both M/M and not, here.

Popular M/M Novels Released in September

Locked in Silence” by Sloane Kennedy
Jagged Edge” by Jo Raven (content warnings for sexual abuse and violence)
Tate” by Ella Frank
Dragon’s Heat” by Lisa Oliver – paranormal novel with warning for graphic content
Someone To Call My Own” by Aimee Nicole Walker (sexually explicit warning)
Looking In” by Michael Bailey (content warnings for abuse and self-harm)
Living Out Loud” by Nyrae Dawn and Christina Lee

 

 

April M/M News

M/M Articles

Judith of Binge on Books has written a new article for USA Today on the friends-to-lovers trope in M/M novels here.

LGBT Characters on Television

There’s an interesting article in The Guardian on the changing portrayal of LGBT characters on TV here.

TV Guide has an article on 25 Great LGBT Characters in Pop Culture Right Now here.

Popular M/M Novels Released in April

Paranormal

Tell Me the Truth” by Lisa Oliver
Wild Ride” – by Preston Walker
Forbidden Love” by D. J. Heart

Contemporary

Let’s Pretend We’re Married” by Edith Scott
FU: Fixer Uppers” by Devon McCormack
He’s Worth It” by Jerry Cole
Playing Daddy” by Aiden Bates
Cocky” by Sean Ashcroft
Rescue Me” by K. M. Neuhold
Red Dirt Heart Imago” novella by N. R. Walker
Sound of Us” by A. M. Arthur

M/M News for February 2017

M/M Articles

M/M ‘Comfort Re-read’ recommendations by Kaje Harper at Prism Book Alliance here.

K J Charles has a post here about her upcoming M/M trilogy, “Sins of the Cities”, with some beautiful illustrations.

Judith of Binge on Books has written a couple of new articles for USA Today recommending M/M SF books here and M/M books with geeky heroes here.

LGBT News

The closure of gay publishing company Samhain will make many M/M novels by popular authors unavailable, at least for the present time. There’s a blog post by K J Charles here about how it will affect her books and one by Kaje Harper here.

February is LGBT History month so there have been a variety of articles and events for this across the world.

The Church of England voted in favour of LGBT marriage, refusing to endorse a report by the House of Bishops condemning it.

Popular M/M Novels Released in February

Imago” by N R Walker
After the Fire” by Felice Stevens
An Unseen Attraction” by K J Charles
Code Silver” by Max Walker
Yes, Professor” by Renae Kaye
Between These Sheets” by Devon McCormack
Weight for Happiness” by Jason Collins
Beau and the Beast” by Kay Simone