LGBT Romance Deals 6/19 — LGBT Romance Deals

SPOTLIGHT: Longing (Unexpected Attraction) by Jaylen Florian It was only supposed to be physical… Two tough and formidable men attempt a casual understanding and freewheeling approach to male bonding. They begin to hook up, now and then, no strings attached. But when sparks extend beyond the bedroom, these lonely men are challenged to the breaking […]Continue reading “LGBT Romance Deals 6/19 — LGBT Romance Deals”

Pride Month Special: Lesser Known Queer Reads — thebookcorps

Hi all! Its Pride Month and everyone has been sharing some amazing queer books, which just makes me so happy! And I thought it would be a good time to shed some light and love onto lesser known queer books. “Lesser known” to me is a mix of underrated books and books that don’t have many ratings onContinue reading “Pride Month Special: Lesser Known Queer Reads — thebookcorps”

Poetry Books with a Difference — Emotional Shadows

I would like to share these poetry books with you, which touched me deeply: Stranger Paths: The Magic in the Madness Poetry Collection by R.J. Zarkani speaks eloquently about war-torn Iraq and the eternal emotional bruises that a little girl carried within her, wondering why her father told her to get inside when she wanted toContinue reading “Poetry Books with a Difference — Emotional Shadows”

Rainbow Reading: May 1 — Almost, Almost

Bite-sized reviews of the LGBTQ books I’ve read in the past week. All titles are linked to their Goodreads page. Between May 8th and 14th, I read: The Touchstone by MC Lee (2019)Genre: fantasyAudience: young adultQueer rep: The two MCs are gayThoughts: I was disappointed by this one. I had been pleasantly surprised by Lee’s contemporaryContinue reading “Rainbow Reading: May 1 — Almost, Almost”

Azaran by Jacki James [Book Spotlight – MM Romance/Dragon Rider]

Jacki James has a new MM paranormal dragon rider book out, book one of the four-part Brotherhood of Ormarr series: Azaran. Azaran~ I was born a dragon rider. A member of the Brotherhood of Ormarr, son of Cadmar, and the eldest of four sons. I was raised to defend the innocent and protect the secretContinue reading “Azaran by Jacki James [Book Spotlight – MM Romance/Dragon Rider]”

Release Blitz: Under the Jasmine Flowers by W.S. Long (Excerpt)

Reblogged from: RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Under the Jasmine Flowers Author: W.S. Long Publisher: JMS Books Cover Artist: Written Ink Design Release Date: May 18, 2019 Genre/s: Contemporary M/M Romance Trope/s: Forced in the closet until he realizes he has to be out Themes: Coming out, forgiveness Heat Rating: 3 flames  Length: 73 321Continue reading “Release Blitz: Under the Jasmine Flowers by W.S. Long (Excerpt)”

Top 10 landmarks in gay and lesbian literature | Books | The Guardian

Top 10 landmarks in gay and lesbian literature | Books | The Guardian — Read on A top 10 of books that changed the perception of same-sex relationships, by Gregory Woods Have you read these books?

Separate Rooms, by Tondelli

🇬🇧 Separate Rooms by Pier Vittorio Tondelli is now a classic of gay literature, an intimate and solitary journey of a writer who left us too soon. Published in 1989, the novel is divided into three movements representing different phases in the relationship between Leo, a largely autobiographical character, and Thomas, a young German musician strugglingContinue reading “Separate Rooms, by Tondelli”

Book Review: La colpa

La colpa by Ghirghis Ramal My rating: 5 of 5 stars 🇮🇹 Una scrittura lucida e sorprendente per il caso letterario dell’anno. Sono certo che questo romanzo farà parlare di sé per la lucidità di analisi e per le scottanti tematiche affrontate. Chi si cela dietro lo pseudonimo di Ghirghis Ramal è sicuramente un autore diContinue reading “Book Review: La colpa”

When Brooklyn Was Queer by Hugh Ryan — Plucked from the Stacks

Queer history is difficult to navigate. Often hidden and without personal identifying terms, LGBTQIA+ individuals from the 1960s and prior have maneuvered as afterthoughts in broader narratives. Yet, as author Hugh Ryan proves, meticulous research can bring these pre-Stonewall stories back into view. via When Brooklyn Was Queer by Hugh Ryan — Plucked from the Stacks

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