New book: Cursed with Claws by Asta Idonea

I’m delighted to announce Asta Idonea’s newest novella, a gay fantasy romance called Cursed with Claws. It’s about a young man who is sent by his village as a sacrifice to the local dragon, but finds a very different fate. … Read more

Rainbow Snippets: Why is it that people avoid the people they’re crushing on?

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Here’s another snippet from Reading the Signs, a romance starring Theo, a Dutch master’s degree student in sign language linguistics. Theo’s been avoiding the object of his affection, but then one day … … Read more

Rainbow Snippets: Dutch culture shock in New Mexico

Here’s another snippet from Reading the Signs, a romance starring Theo, a Dutch master’s degree student in sign language linguistics. Here, we learn about his feelings of displacement while studying in New Mexico, which is so different from home. … Read more

New book by J Scott Coatsworth: Lander, part 2 of the fantasy romance series The Oberon Cycle

My friend J. Scott Coatsworth has a new MM Sci Fi book out! It’s called Lander, and it’s part two of an MM fantasy romance series that takes place in a world where people with wings are subjugated by those without. Read on for a summary, excerpt, and a chance to win free books or an Amazon gift card! … Read more

New book: Resist & Triumph anthology benefits GLAAD and The Trevor Project

Some wonderful writers of LGBTQ fiction have come together to create a charity anthology, Resist and Triumph, to benefit The Trevor Project and GLAAD, and I’m happy to tell you a little bit about it here. … Read more

Guest Author: Emjay Haze drops by with characters from Home Is Where You Are

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I’m thrilled to have Emjay Haze on my blog today to talk about her new release, Home Is Where You Are. I’ve known her since we both used to publish with Torquere Press, and she’s an absolute delight. … Read more

Studying Penis Bones at the Smithsonian

red fox (vulpes vulpes) skeleton at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

I got to visit one of my favorite exhibits at one of my favorite museums this week: Bone Hall at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. And what better to focus on this trip than the baculum, aka the penis bone, an actual bone that appears in the penises of many actual animals—just not in humans. … Read more

Guest Author: Avery Duran shows a romantic side of Israel in Ahava Is Love

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I’m delighted to have author Avery Duran on my blog tonight, the eighth night of Hanukkah, to talk about her newest book, Ahava Is Love. It’s a romance between an Israeli medic and an American real estate agent who is traveling in Israel to explore his heritage. The trip takes place in winter and happens to coincide with the eight days of Hanukkah. The festival serves as a backdrop to the book’s events, offering a way to mark the time and to reflect on the developing relationship between the two protagonists. … Read more