The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

  Benjamin Lewis has created a life for himself as one of the most respected silversmiths and engravers in New York City. For Benjamin, his work is his passion and he has never sought out companionship beyond the close ties of family. Stumbling across dresses sew by his late mother, however, reawakens painful memories from … Continue reading The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

The Big Reveal by Eve Francis: 7/10 Stars

  Samus Mallory believes the right kind of fantasy can change someone's life. Which is why she started to teach fantasy literature at her university, and why Jackie Vasquez, a cute cosplayer who always cross-plays, catches her eye. As the two connect over their favourite novels and a cyberpunk game called Hack The Planet, Samus … Continue reading The Big Reveal by Eve Francis: 7/10 Stars

What It Looks Like by Matthew J. Metzger: 7/10 Stars

  Eli Bell is the only son of a police chief inspector and a forensic scientist. He's grown up wonky in a world that only deals with the straight and narrow -- and his new boyfriend isn't helping. Rob Hawkes is six feet of muscle, tattoos, and arrest warrants. A career criminal and a former … Continue reading What It Looks Like by Matthew J. Metzger: 7/10 Stars

The Haunting of Killian McKay by Leigh M. Lorien: 9/10 Stars

  In an effort to reinvigorate the paranormal investigation genre -- and his career -- Killian McKay makes the decision to livestream a ghost hunt in the house where he had his first supernatural encounter as a kid. To make sure things get interesting, he hires a witch to stir up the spirits in the … Continue reading The Haunting of Killian McKay by Leigh M. Lorien: 9/10 Stars

Being With Him by Mickie B. Ashling: 0/10 Stars

  Zeb Araneda leaves his privileged but closely supervised life in the Philippines to study architecture at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where his new roommate is openly gay Luca Dilorio. Alex Boulet is a successful print model who appears to have it all, but on closer inspection, the ready smile never reaches his … Continue reading Being With Him by Mickie B. Ashling: 0/10 Stars

Him Her You Me Us by Savannah Blue: 4/10 Stars

  I've always felt like a foreigner in my own skin—like I didn't fit in with anyone at any time in any place... Then as I got older, I realized I didn't want to. Nowadays, I don't live and breathe for what the "people" think. I just want to be me. Unique. Powerful. Confident. My … Continue reading Him Her You Me Us by Savannah Blue: 4/10 Stars

Starting From Scratch by Jay Northcote: 3/10 Stars

  Ben is transgender and back at university after hormone treatment and chest surgery. His new housemates have no idea about his history and Ben would prefer to keep it that way. He’s starting from scratch and his life is finally on track, except in the romance department. The idea of dating guys as a … Continue reading Starting From Scratch by Jay Northcote: 3/10 Stars

The Luck of the Devil by Steph Bennion: 6/10 Stars

  Susan Jones, a transgender woman struggling to get by in the economic woes of 1990s Britain, is under the care of psychiatrist Doctor Mordussen. He in turn is obsessed by her disturbing nightmares. But are her demons real? An unexpected road trip to Ireland awakens traumas of the past. A seventeenth-century sorcerer, evil nurses, … Continue reading The Luck of the Devil by Steph Bennion: 6/10 Stars

Lunav by Jenn Polish: 10/10 Stars

  They don’t have dragons where half-faerie Sadie was born – not living ones, anyway – but in the Grove, everyone knows that dragon eggs grow on trees like leaves and need Dreams to hatch. Without faerie Dreams, the dragons won’t survive. And neither will anyone else. Brash, boyish sixteen-year-old Sadie thinks she can stop … Continue reading Lunav by Jenn Polish: 10/10 Stars

Picture (Im)perfect by J. S. Frankel: 0/10 Stars

  Nolan Goodman, star swimmer for Portland High, meets Mia Swarva at a swim meet and thinks he’s found his perfect girlfriend. They start dating, things are going well...and then he finds out that Mia was born Mark, and his concept of what constitutes relationships not to mention sexuality goes out the window. However, Mia … Continue reading Picture (Im)perfect by J. S. Frankel: 0/10 Stars