January 2021 M/M News

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General News

The Marvel superhero series, “WandaVision” is streaming on Disney+ at the moment and includes the birth of gay character, William, who, in the Marvel comics, grows up to be Wiccan, who marries Hulkling.  In a recent interview with People magazine, Paul Bettany – who plays Vision – said how tough it had been for his father to be a gay Catholic and that he hoped his own children would “live authentically” and never be judgemental.

It’s been rumoured that Jodie Whittaker is leaving “Doctor Who” and gay musician/actor, Olly Alexander, has been suggested as a possible replacement.

Harry Potter” stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint have all made comments in support of the trans community following J K Rowling’s negative comments last year.  Rupert Grint reiterated this in an interview with The Times on 13 January: “I do think it’s still important to stand up for what you believe in, and for people and communities that need our love and support.”

Popular New Releases

Wormwood SummerWormwood Summer (San Amaro Investigations 1) by Kai Butler – Parker Ferro owes a debt to the fae and must find a missing girl for them or die.

Kensho (Claimings) by Lyn Gala – This is a set of science-fiction stories and novellas set within the Claimings universe where Liam and Ondry are together.

Requiem (Fallen Fire 2) by Richard Amos – Zayn and Charlie face danger  in the second book in this urban fantasy series featuring angels, dragons and other magical races.  (Not a standalone book.)

First Kiss by Seth King – this is a gay romance about second chances with a fantasy twist.

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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 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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