Gay M/M News for May 2019

M/M Articles

Author, Kaje Harper, has an interesting and thought-provoking article about attitudes to sex in novels: Sex Positivity and M/M here.

Most Popular New Releases

The Fifth Gender (A Tinkered Stars Mystery) by G. L. Carriger – A science-fiction murder mystery m/m romance about an alien and a detective who set out to help a 5-gendered species.

Killer Bond (Ward Security 5) by Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott – Daniel Hendricks just wanted a relaxing vacation but a case of mistaken identity puts him on the run and falling for the man who tried to kill him.

Prisoner of Shadows (Lords of the Underworld 2) by Sam Burns and W.M. Fawkes – The second book in this series, which can be read as a standalone, features the mythical figure of Prometheus and a vampire.

Shift (Flesh & Bone 3) by Joel Abernathy – Two werewolves meet as children and become involved in each other’s lives.  Warning for strong horror elements.

Firm Hand by Nora Phoenix -A daddy kink D/s novel about Cornell who finds that the man he wants to dominate him is his son’s best friend.

Gay M/M News for April 2019

Popular New M/M Releases

The Red Scrolls of Magic (The Eldest Curses 1) by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu – The much-loved Shadowhunters characters of Alec Lightwood and warlock Magnus Bane are back in this new series.

Nox by Adrienne Wilder – Nox, a man with amnesia and the ability to hunt creatures Luca hadn’t realised existed, lands naked in Luca’s home, intent on protecting him.

 

Pendulum (Kingdom of Night 1) by Joel Abernathy – Remus unwittingly finds himself in a werewolf pack being fought over by two brothers, facing vampires and hunters as well as the decision of who he wants.

Earth Fathers are Weird by Lyn Gala – Max starts off trying to fight aliens only to be saved and dumped at a spaceport. To get back to earth, he takes on the job of nanny to an alien, which turns out an entirely different job than the one he is expecting.

Lightbearer by L.C. Davis – A mortal man, trying to protect his sister, ends up pregnant with a demon’s baby.

Popular New Books in Ongoing Series

Pixie (Ballsy Boys 5) by K.M. Neuhold

Angel (Fallen Angels 3) by Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine

 

Gay M/M News for February 2019

Popular New Releases

HALO (Fallen Angel 1) by Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine – A famous rock band faces disaster when its lead singer leaves but could new singer, Halo, cause even more problems for band member, Viper?

A History of Trouble: A Beacon Hill Sorcerer Anthology by SJ Himes – This is a short anthology of stories based on the Beacon Hill fantasy series.

Diamond in the Rough (Four Kings Security 4) by Charlie Cochet – Ward ‘King’ Kingston is hired to protect genius, Leo, which proves to be every kind of a challenge.

Puppet/Master (The Vale Chronicles 1) by Joel Abernathy – In a complex fantasy world filled with fae, shifters, vampires and others, a powerful chimera is captured by four warriors.  Gay harem romance with dark themes.

IRL: In Real Life (After Oscar 1) by Lucy Lennox and Molly Maddox – When Connor texts a picture to the wrong man, he ends up spending time sending sexy texts to the head of a company he is in New York to do business with.  Hot romance with d/s themes.

Gay M/M Novel News for January 2019

Popular New Releases

Silk & Steel cover

Silk & Steel (Book 1) by Ariana Nash and Pippa DaCosta – Dark m/m fantasy novel about an elven assassin taken prisoner and the prince who should be his enemy.

Fired Up (Fever Falls 1) by Riley Hart – A firefighter gets a second chance with the man he fell for as a teenager.

Deke (Fake Boyfriend 3) by Eden Finley – NHL player, Deke, outs himself to a cute man he meets, only to later discover that the man is a journalist who could destroy his career.

Fired Up cover

Four Ever by Sloane Kennedy – Long-term lovers, Zak and Killian, are having trouble with their relationship, which becomes more complicated when Zak invites 2 homeless young men to stay with them.

Love at Long Last (Trillium Creek 1) by Silvia Violet – Mpreg shifter novel about a forty-year-old pack leader finding love with a younger man.

Gay M/M Book News for November 2018

New Releases

Heart2Heart: A Charity Anthology (Volume 2)” by various popular authors including Lucy Lennox, Aimee Nicole Walker and A. E. Wasp – 17 authors have contributed m/m stories to this 720 page anthology, with all the proceeds going to LGBT charities.

Confessions: The Princess, the Prick and the Priest (Confessions 4)” by Ella Frank – The final novel in this series gives the 3 men who are involved with each other their happy ever after.

A Vampire’s Heart (Ellowyn Found 1)” by Kayleigh Sky – A vampire prince and cop must work together to investigate the murder of a vampire.  This is the first book in a series, but it can be read as a standalone.

The Devil (Cards of Love)” by Ashley Jade – Dark, sexy novel about 3 dangerous men that is part of a series.

His Saint (Forever Wilde 5)” by Lucy Lennox – When Augie takes self-defence classes to protect himself after an attack, he doesn’t expect to be taught by someone as as caring and sexy as Saint.  Final book in series.

Festive New Releases

All I Want for Christmas… is my Sister’s Boyfriend” by Brooke Blaine and Ella Frank – Miles would love to get a boyfriend for Christmas and he even runs into the perfect man… only to have him show up again dating Miles’ sister.

Mr Frosty Pants” by Leta Blake – 2 former friends, who both secretly want more than that, struggle to reconnect over the Christmas holidays.

Snowball’s Chance (Ice and Snow Christmas 3)” by Jocelynn Drake – Adam thinks work colleague Jason is dull and Jason thinks Adam is full of himself.  Not even Christmas could bring them together… could it?

For more festive reading ideas, try out my recommendations for my favourites here.

Gay M/M News for August 2018

Articles about M/M Books

Author Kaje Harper has an article here about gay romances that feature three or more people at Love Bytes Reviews.

The Independent has compiled a list of nine recommended LGBT novels that are being released in 2018.

Popular New M/M Novel Releases

Private Charter” by N. R. R. Walker – Stuart Jenner’s high-powered job has left him stressed and exhausted, so he hires Foster Knight to sail him round the Great Barrier Reef for a fortnight.  As the temperature rises, will their relationship stay professional?

Confessions: Priest (Confessions 3)” by Ella Frank – This is the third novel in the Confessions series, depicting a polyamorous gay romance, each novel showing a different one of the three main characters in more detail. This time, Priest’s past with his violent father returns to cause problems for him, his husband and their lover.

Circle of Trust (Genesis Circle 2)” by Nicholas Bella and Aimee Nicole Walker – Vampire, Lorcan, has to work with vampire hunter, Christian, to find out who is killing local vampires but their relationship soon grows more intimate. Warning for explicit sex scenes.

Protecting the Billionaire” by Jason Collins – Damon isn’t interested in romance and he’s never been involved with a man. He just wants to earn some much-needed money as bodyguard to a wealthy man. His plans fall apart when he meets Jamie.

Texas Charm (Aberrant Magic 6)” by Lyn Gala – This new novel in the well developed fantasy series has a detective and his shaman lover investigating corruption in the Talent council.

Gay M/M News for July 2018

Articles about M/M Books

M/M author K.J. Charles has an entertaining blog post about her recent writing endeavours, with the novel she began, the one she ended up writing and the original story she later returned to. Read Stuck in the Middle here.

Author Kaje Harper has an article about Bi Characters and the Evolution of the Genre at Love Bytes Reviews.

Popular New M/M Novel Releases

A Bit Like Desire (South Haven 2)” by Brooke Blaine – When Trent gives up his life as a rock star, a holiday on South Haven Island seems a great idea, but there he meets the one man who refuses to fall at his feet.  Part of a series but can be read as a standalone.

Ravensong (Green Creek 2)” by T J Klune – The second novel about the Bennett werewolves sees pack witch, Gordo, trying to ignore his feelings for Mark while a new threat to the group rises.

Heart (Ballsy Boys 3)” by K.M. Neuhold and Nora Phoenix – What do a porn star, a nerd and a parole office have in common?  The answer is this sexy threesome novel.

His Dirty Secret: A Royal Bad Boy Romance” by Aiden Bates – Ryan, the oldest son in a royal family, has just got out of prison and faces condemnation from everyone except Anthony. Can their budding romance survive the hostility of everyone around them? Warning for Mpreg and aimed at over 18s only.

Gay M/M News for June 2018

Articles about M/M Books

Gifted m/m writer, Kaje Harper, has written a blog about her experiences at LGBTQ conferences abroad with other writers here.

Here’s a response to the fake ‘drop the B’ bisexual campaign and how it is hurting people further.

Popular New M/M Novel Releases

Trick Play (Fake Boyfriends 2)” by Eden Finley – When famous football player, Matt, is photographed at a gay bar his agent convinces him to pretend to have a steady boyfriend to use it as positive publicity. There’s a little problem – the 2 men can’t stand each other!

Hudson’s Luck (Forever Wilde 4)” – Part of a series but can be read as a standalone. An American mistakenly proposes to his boss’s daughter and is banished to work in Ireland. There he meets a beautiful woman, who turns out to be man. Can he redefine his sexuality or is the relationship doomed to failure?

Confessions: Julien (Confessions 2)” by Ella Frank – This is the second novel in a 3-book series showing a relationship between the same 3 men. It has a content warning for drug use.

A Lethal Love (Stonewall Investigations 2)” by Max Walker – Griffin Banks awakens from a drug and alcohol-induced blackout to find his friend dead in the next room. He turns to detective Alejandro Santos for help and sparks soon fly between the men. This is part of a series but can be read as a standalone.

Sub Mission” by T.S. McKinney- Submissives are being murdered at a gay club and 2 agents pose as a dominant and his sub to lay a trap for the killer, but how close will the men have to get?

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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