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New Release: Regifted – Kim Fielding

Regifted - Kim Fielding

QSFer Kim Fielding has a new MM holiday fantasy romance out: Regifted. It’s December, and although Chrys Carvalho loves his home among the trees in the California Sierras, he’s a little lonely. While trying to find a new owner for a motorcycle—gifted by Chrys to his late husband—he meets handsome rancher Monroe Ogden. Monroe would dearly love to own the bike, but it’s out of his budget. In the spirit of the holidays, Chrys offers the motorcycle as a gift—and gets a new friend in return. When friendship turns to something more, Chrys must decide whether to keep his secrets … Read more

New Release: All I Want for Christmas is Tentacles – Chloe Archer

All I Want for Christmas is Tentacles - Chloe Archer

QSFer Chloe Archer has a new MM sci-fi holiday romance out: All I Want for Christmas is Tentacles. Seasons greetings and alien abductions! Can two misfits find love together? It might just take a Christmas miracle! Let’s hope Santa doesn’t mind that tentacles can be both naughty and nice…Khephren There’s no way in Helgar’s Nebula I’m marrying the candidate my parents have chosen for me. I don’t want to be the house-husband of some stoic warrior who only cares about training all day. Boring! Thankfully, I’ve learned a thing or two from all those rom-com human movies I’ve illegally downloaded … Read more

New Release: Sugar and Ice – Eule Grey

Sugar and Ice - Eule Grey

QSFer Eule Grey has a new FF paranormal holiday book out, Kitten and Blonde book 1.5: Sugar and Ice. Sugar, ice, and bumps in the night… After a thrilling year of ghost-whispering, monster-chasing, and blogging for the Echo, Mave Kitten is keen to abandon her witchy hat for a well-earned break. Snowflakes are drifting in; the office is stuffed with fruit cake. How to win the pub karaoke without cheating (too much) is all that’s left to worry about. Aside from fiddling the office’s debts and choosing a suitable karaoke costume, Lisa Blonde is also ready for the party season, … Read more

New Release: Cyborgs Save Christmas – Toshi Drake

Cyborgs Save Christmas - Toshi Drake

QSFer Toshi Drake has a new MM sci-fi Christmas romance book out, Must Be Aliens book 1: Cyborgs Save Christmas. With time running out, can Tobias and Malik find a way to be together forever or are they destined for a lonely Christmas?Finding an alien cyborg in the town park wasn’t something Tobias Prince figured on. He was only taking a breather from family drama when he discovered the spaceship hiding. He hadn’t counted on the giant robot following him home either.  But when Malik Io took off his powersuit and revealed the person inside, Tobias was smitten.  Malik Io … Read more

Night Of the Living Queers – Boogieman in Lavender

This is the seventh (wow!) installment of our “On Beyond Cisgender” feature, where we look at books for YA readers (whether written for them or not!) It was initially inspired by a Facebook post from A. M. Leibowitz lamenting the lack of LGBT, non-cisgender, non POC books for High School readers several years ago. There aren’t a lot of good original anthologies aimed at LGBT YA audiences out there, and this one is appropriate for the season. —–jeff Just in time for Halloween, Wednesday Books has published “Night Of the Living Queers,” a YA anthology edited by Shelly Page and … Read more

Review: Hammer’s Thief – Alexis Woods

Hammer Thief - Alexis Woods

Genre: Holiday, Romance, Paranormal LGBTQ+ Category: Bi, Gay Reviewer: Linda, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon About The Book Eight nights to fall in love. Running away from his foster home at eighteen, Locke struggles to survive the brutal winter streets in Atlantic City. Trust is a fickle thing, and Locke hasn’t had much of it. He’s worked hard for everything he has. When a helpful security guard takes him in during a Code Blue, Locke discovers that some things are more than they seem. His fantasy becomes reality, but sometimes reality is too good to be true. Graced … Read more

Review: Alternative Holidays Anthology

Alternative Holidays anthology

Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Crime, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Bi, Gay, Lesbian, Non-Binary, Poly Reviewer: Lucy Get It At Amazon | Publisher About The Book Alternative Holidays is an anthology that takes a dark—and sometimes humorous—look at many of our favorite holidays. You’ll be transported from the bottom of the sea to Mount Olympus, from shopping malls in hell to a bathtub in a cheap motel. Cthulhu awakens. Cupid becomes a vigilante. Santa grants deadly wishes. And that’s just the beginning of your journey into alternative visions of the holidays we know, love, and sometimes fear. The Review Edited by Alicia … Read more

New Year’s 2023: Jeff Baker, Boogieman in Lavender

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This Is Myyyyy New Years Resolution by Jeff Baker (title from Spike Jones) So here we are in Two-Thousand-Twenty-Three. As a guy who was watching reruns of “The Jetsons” back in 1969 I find that amazing. There are plenty of reasons for hope about 2023, if only from naive optimism. At the very least, Civil War did not break out in 2022 and the partisan hacks who thought they wanted civil war were shocked, shocked at any violence seemingly directed at them. And the possibility of turning back rights for LGBT people in the U.S. was squelched at least for … Read more

New Release: Haunting Destiny – BL Maxwell

Haunting Destiny - BL Maxwell

QSFer BL Maxwell has a new MM holiday paranormal book out (bi, gay), Valley Ghosts book 7: Haunting Destiny. It’s Christmas, and an invitation to a party is too tempting for Wade and Jason to pass up. When The Running Scared Paranormal Research crew realize it’s not just a party but a gathering of all the paranormal investigators in the area, they’re suspicious but excited to meet others in their same business. A mystery, a ghost, and a love story play out for them through the evening on board the riverboat docked in Old Sacramento where the party is held. … Read more

Review: Lion’s Hero – Alexis Woods

Lion's Hero - Alexis Woods

Genre: Paranormal, Romance, Holiday LGBTQ+ Category: MM Gay (Age Gap) Reviewer: Linda, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon About The Book Eight nights to fall in love. Ari’s mission: meet the man chosen for him by God. The catch: he only has eight nights to both fall in love and have his chosen fall in love with him—the eight nights of Chanukah. Gabriel’s test of faith: in reaching out to a young man, he finds himself confronted with the unbelievable. Believe, and the Festival of Lights may herald a miracle leading to a lifetime of love. The Review Ari … Read more