Mercs! by Dorian Dawes: 9/10 Stars

  Famous bounty hunter Talisha Artul is not having a good day. A hostile alien planet full of bandits and refugees, an entire group of mercenaries all told to kill her and take her armor, and it’s barely even noon. All she wanted was to earn a paycheck and make her mother proud. They’ve barely … Continue reading Mercs! by Dorian Dawes: 9/10 Stars

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 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

Sex in C Major by Matthew J. Metzger: 9/10 Stars

  He knows chasing those fantasies is only going to end in disaster, but he can't seem to stop his self-destructive spiral. He’s a transgender man struggling to come to terms with the intersection of his identity and his sexual fantasies as a submissive. He needs someone to take control before he loses it completely. … Continue reading Sex in C Major by Matthew J. Metzger: 9/10 Stars

The Song of the Faerie Prince by Tay LaRoi: 9/10 Stars

  Sixteen-year-old Gia Johnson is comfortable in the background, but when dark magic looms over her town, her beautiful voice will put her in a spotlight she never imagined: the Seelie Court. To get out alive and save her childhood friend, she’ll have to trust Oliver O’Brian, a trans classmate and a Prince of Faerie, … Continue reading The Song of the Faerie Prince by Tay LaRoi: 9/10 Stars

Whip Stir and Serve by Caitlyn Frost and Henry Drake: 9/10 Stars

  Maggie Jensen has one goal: make cinnamon buns, from scratch, for her father's retirement party. She’ll do whatever it takes to finish the job and prove she isn't a klutz in the kitchen, family stories about her burned hard boiled eggs be damned. She’s more comfortable in the wood shop, but how hard can … Continue reading Whip Stir and Serve by Caitlyn Frost and Henry Drake: 9/10 Stars

Different Names for the Same Thing by Francis Gideon: 9/10 Stars

  The last time Joël Paquet was in New York City, he nearly died. Too distracted by his problems, he didn't look when he crossed the street and was nearly made into a pancake by a transport truck in the downtown core. The only saving grace of this trip, other than the cute person working … Continue reading Different Names for the Same Thing by Francis Gideon: 9/10 Stars

Sea Lover by J. K. Pendragon: 9/10 Stars

  Ian is happy with his life in a remote Canadian fishing town, where he has only the sea and his fishing crew for company. People say being alone is terrible, but he's never had any problems with it. Then his peaceful life is thrown into upheaval when he finds an injured merman washed up … Continue reading Sea Lover by J. K. Pendragon: 9/10 Stars

When The Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore: 9/10 Stars

  To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water tower when she was five. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in the trees, and for how … Continue reading When The Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore: 9/10 Stars

Afterglow by Elliott Junkyard: 9/10 Stars

  Zachary Allen is a rising pop star whose debut album hit the top of the charts. He sets off on his first international tour and he's living the dream. But he sacrificed coming out of the closet for the sake of his career. Gabe is a slam poet who is neither ashamed of being … Continue reading Afterglow by Elliott Junkyard: 9/10 Stars