M/M SFF News for July 2021

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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 News for April 2021

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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 2021

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It’s LGBT History Month here in the UK, so there are plenty of articles and book recommendations online at the moment, as well as UK events.

Buffy and Angel actress, Charisma Carpenter, has accused Joss Whedon of verbal abuse, speaking out in support of Justice League‘s Ray Fisher, who has also made allegations against Whedon.  Various members of the Buffy and Angel casts have expressed support for Charisma Carpenter or spoken of similar experiences with Whedon.

Doctor Who actress, Pearl Mackie, has a new interview with Digital Spy about being the first openly gay companion to Peter Capaldi’s Doctor in the tenth series.   The actress came out as bisexual last year and said how important she felt LGBTQ+ representation is.  “I’ve met a lot of people to whom Bill was a huge catalyst in enabling them to come out to their families, which is something that you never really think as an actor you ever have any kind of impact on someone’s life on that scale.”

Popular New Book Releases

The Vampire and the Librarian coverForsaken Fae 1 by R. A. Steffan – Set in the same world as the bestselling series, The Last Vampire, human Len and Albigard, a fae, who hate each other are forced to work together to fight a cataclysmic primal force.

The Vampire and the Librarian by E. Broom – Urban fantasy where a human librarian discovers his soulmate when he is mistaken for someone else and kidnapped.

His Time to Love: A Solstice Romance (Vale Valley Season 5, Book 15) by Giovanna Reaves – Alastaire has lived for more than a century and endured the loss is his parents and lover.  He meets amnesiac omega, Fox, who has a baby and Alastaire must decide whether to The Stagsblood Prince coverrisk his heart again, but there is a twist about Fox’s missing memories that may change everything.

The Stagsblood Prince 1 by Gideon E. Wood – Tel, crown prince of Feigh, loses the throne to his bigoted brother and must decide whether to go to war with him or run.

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