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REVIEW: The Shipwright and Other Stories, by Matthew Buscemi

Review - The Shipwright and Other Stories, by Matthew Buscemi

Title: The Shipwright and Other Stories Author: Matthew Buscemi Genre: Fantasy LGBTQ+ Category: Gay (one story) Publisher: Matthew Buscemi Publishing Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book The Palípolian archipelago is a world of poets, warriors, philosophers, engineers, and wanderers. Arkh Makhaino yearns to leave his island home of Khatap for the larger and busier mainland city of Épanngel, but worries that the Shipwrights’ Guild there will not accept him. Arkh struggles to resolve his lingering self-doubt while arduously waiting for a reply. In other parts of Palípoli: a young man seeks a singular experience in the desert; … Read more

REVIEW: The Solstice Pudding, by Angel Martinez

The Solstice Pudding - Angel Martinez

Title: The Solstice Pudding Collection: When Holidays Attack – Mischief Corner Books’ 2019 Holiday Collection Author: Angel Martinez Genre: Holiday, Sci Fi, Comedy, Lesfic LGBTQ+ Category: FF Lesbian Publisher: Mischief Corner Books Pages: 65 Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book Chief Engineer Shandi Leavenworth has been crushing on Major Tyra Sur ever since she joined station staff, though the laconic customs officer doesn’t give up personal information easily. A few scraps of information leads Shandi to the perfect Solstice present, until of course everything goes horribly wrong. Major Sur took the job on Onwa Station for the … Read more

REVIEW: Nexus Nine, by Mary E. Lowd

Nexus Nine

Title: Nexus Nine Author: Mary E. Lowd Genre: GENRE LGBTQ+ Category: Bi, Gender Fluid Publisher: Fur Planet Pages: 198 Reviewer: J. Scott Coatsworth Get It On Amazon About The Book Deep space, nine lives… Or maybe nine-hundred? When a calico cat with a computer chip in her head — full of lifetimes worth of memories — sets out to uncover the mysteries of her distant past, she finds herself on a space station in a recently war-torn star system. Will her best friend from one of her previous lives as a dog still accept her? Can she make new friends … Read more

REVIEW: Stasis, by Kim Fielding


Title: Stasis Series: Ennek Series Author: Kim Fielding Genre: Fantasy LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Publisher: DSP Publications Pages: 204 Reviewer: J. Scott Coatsworth Get It On Amazon About The Book Ennek Trilogy: Book One Praesidium is the most prosperous city-state in the world, due not only to its location at the mouth of a great bay but also to its strict laws, stringently enforced. Ordinary criminals become bond-slaves, but the worst punishment—to be suspended in a dreamless frozen state known as Stasis—is doled out by the wizard and reserved for only the most serious of traitors.  Ennek is the youngest son … Read more

REVIEW: Contact, by M.D. Neu


Title: Contact Series: A New World Author: M.D. Neu Genre: Sci Fi LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Publisher: NineStar Press Pages: 255 Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book A little blue world, the third planet from the sun. It’s home to seven billion people—with all manner of faiths, beliefs, and customs, divided by bigotry and misunderstanding—who will soon be told they are not alone in the universe. Anyone watching from the outside would pass by this fractured and tumultuous world, unless they had no other choice. Todd Landon is one of these people, living and working in a section … Read more

REVIEW: Once Upon a Wolf, by Hurri Cosmo

Once Upon A Wolf

Title: Once Upon a Wolf Author: Hurri Cosmo Genre: Parnaormal, Historical LGBTQ+ Category: MM Gay Publisher: Painted Hearts Publishing Pages: 113 Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book Hawk is alone, hiding from the world, living in a tiny, rickety cabin his grandfather built. He has few supplies and fewer yet of the skills needed to survive on his own, but because of what he did, because of what his father caused him to do… well, there’s just no other choice. But then one day “Ghost” shows up. A large black lone wolf who begins to “take care … Read more

REVIEW: Born Magic, by A.R. Moler

Title: Born MagicAuthor: A.R. MolerGenre: FantasyLGBTQ+ Category: Gay/IntersexPublisher: JMS BooksPages: 86Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book Querteshan guardsman Jamal Fayed is on a routine patrol through the desert area known as the Burning when they discover an injured and unconscious man who looks to be from a nearby country, Perathea. Their two countries have a long history of animosity. When Nev ran from his master, he was fleeing for his life and any outcome seemed better than the death he was promised. But Nev has secrets, complicated secrets that involve both magic and his physical form. Can … Read more

REVIEW: Mage on the Hill, by Angel Martinez

Title: The Mage on the HillSeries: The Web of Arcana Book OneAuthor: Angel MartinezGenre: Fantasy, RomanceLGBTQ+ Category: GayPublisher: Dreamspinner PressPages: 170 PagesReviewer: Scott Publisher | Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon CAN | iBooks | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | QueeRomance Ink | Goodreads About The Book Toby’s wild magic is killing him. The mage guilds have given up on him, and it’s only a matter of time before he dies in a spectacular, catastrophic bang. His only hope is an exiled wizard who lives in seclusion—and is rumored to have lost his mind. The years alone on his hilltop estate have not been good for Darius Valstad. After the magical accident that disfigured … Read more

REVIEW: Safety Protocols for Human Holidays, by Angel Martinez

Safety Protocols For Human Holidays

As a security officer on an interspecies ship, Growlan Raskli’s experienced in heading off species-specific aberrant behaviors in order to keep the peace. But when her captain asks her to find out what’s bothering their sole human crew member, Raskli’s out of her depths. She hardly knows anything about humans and she’s not a psych doctor. Something’s definitely upset Human Jen, something to do with human holidays. The more time Raskli spends studying humans and interacting with the intriguing Human Jen, the more personal the assignment becomes. Determined to lift the dark cloud from Human Jen, Raskli will do whatever … Read more