M/M SFF News for July 2021

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General

Hellspawn coverStar Wars: The Acolyte“, the new Disney+ series, is likely to include LGBTQ+ elements.  Writer/director, Leslye Headland talks with the Advocate here about what to expect from the series.

Marvel’s series, “Loki“, featuring Tom Hiddleston as bisexual god Loki, is proving popular with audiences on Disney+.  Director, Kate Herron told Collider that there is a chance of Loki getting a boyfriend in the second season.

Marvel’s executive vice-president has also said to Variety that audiences can expect more LGBTQ+ characters in other films and shows in the future.   The upcoming Marvel film, “Eternals“, will be the first to keep this promise by featuring a gay couple.

Popular New Novel Releases

Forsaken Fae coverHellspawn (Hellhound Shifters 1) by Richard Amos – This is the first book in a new urban fantasy series by this popular author.  It has a slow-burn ménage à trois while the main characters fight against escapees from Hell.

Forsaken Fae (Book 3) by R. A. Steffan – Len and Albigard must fight a corrupt Fae Court to stop the Wild Hunt and save the lost souls of their friends.

Khonsu by Romilly King – An Egyptian god is awoken in this tale that shifts between past and present, and a dangerous romance is ignited between god and archaeologist.  (This book is part of the collection of standalone stories about deities from Ancient Egypt and has warnings for dark fantasy elements.)

True Blue coverTrue Blue (Prosper Woods Chronicles 2) by Patricia Logan – This is the second book in this urban fantasy series set in a small town with some unusual inhabitants.  The sheriff and his vampire boyfriend solve a new paranormal mystery.

The Verderer (Pitch & Sickle 2) by D K Girl – Silas and his daemonic guardian, Pitch, struggle with their relationship while fighting monsters in this urban fantasy.

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M/M SFF News for May 2021

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General News

99 Days coverThe official trailer for Marvel’s “Eternals” is available on YouTube here.  The film includes a gay couple played by Brian Tyree Henry and Haaz Sleiman and will premiere at cinemas in November.

Word of Honor“, the 36-episode gay Chinese fantasy drama is now available on Netflix. I really recommend it, although I should mention that it has some very sad moments.

British actor, Jeremy Irvine, has been cast as the gay title character in HBO Max’s  “Green Lantern“.  The superhero first appeared in a DC comic as a gay character but was not shown as gay in the various onscreen roles until now.

Popular New M/M Releases

True Mate (Prosper Woods Chronicles 1” by Patricia Logan – This is the first official book in a new paranormal mystery series, but it has a prequel which introduces the main characters.

Reckoning (Fallen Fire 4)” by Richard Amos – This is the final book in this popular urban fantasy series and sees a battle with a newly reborn Lucifer.

Blood Moon (Vampire Vigilante 1)” by Nazri Noor – This is the first book in a new urban fantasy series, although it features a main character, the vampire Sterling, who appeared in a previous series.  Sterling has to solve a series of bizarre murders.

99 Days” by Matt Converse – After UFOs are seen in the sky, Mitch rents out a room to the mysterious Claytone and soon finds himself involved in extraordinary events.

Slumbering Ember (The Vargr 1)” by Meraki P. Lhyne – Matt is sent to school in Denmark as an exchange student to learn more about his past.  Little does he suspect that this includes a connection with Norse gods.

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M/M News for April 2021

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General News

Kevin Feige, the President of Marvel Studios, has told Entertainment Weekly that gay superhero Wiccan – who appeared in “WandaVision” as a child – might appear in one of the upcoming Marvel series.   You can read the full article here.

Gay musician Olly Alexander responded on “The One Show” to the rumours about him being the latest incarnation of the Doctor in new “Doctor Who“: “I would love to – what an amazing role that would be – but it’s not happening I don’t think anytime soon.”  He has also said he would love to play a gay superhero.

Pixar Animation Studios is intending to include a trans teenager as a new character and are currently looking to cast the role.

Popular New Releases

Fairytales from Verania by TJ Klune – This is a set of short stories from this bestselling author set in her fantasy world.

Elfing Up Easter (Elves After Dawn 2) by Sophie E Russell – Mr Santa and Arlo must help find the Easter Bunny, helped by 2 Arctic elves.  (This is part of a series and isn’t a standalone book.)

Forsaken Fae (Book 2) by R. A. Steffan – In the second book in this fantasy trilogy Len and Albigard desperately try to find a way to stop the supernatural Hunt and save the souls of their friends.

Flesh & Blood by Adara Wolf – dark fantasy novel about the demonic Prince Suraj – son of an evil king – who is captured by those trying to overthrow the king.  (This has warnings for dark themes and graphic violence.)

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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