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The Night Language

by Claire Foster

Oscar Wilde called gay love “the love which dare not speak its name” when homosexual relationships were illegal, stigmatized, and taboo. "The Night Language", by David Rocklin, revisits such a time, finding gay men closeted not only... Read More

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Echo After Echo

by Claire Foster

“Being an actor is all about finding keys from the real world that open imaginary locks,” and as young actress Zara Evans discovers, the doors opened by her acting lead to unexpected places. "Echo After Echo" is a tightly written,... Read More

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The Truth about Goodbye

by Sarah Stewart

Ricard’s is a satisfying and familiar love story for anyone who has dealt with incredible loss. Russell Ricard’s "The Truth about Goodbye" is a poignant portrait of the nonlinear path of grief and recovery that the loss of a loved... Read More

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Love and Other Hot Beverages

by Claire Foster

This novel includes a frank and important discussion of emotional relationship abuse. How do you fit a hunky construction worker back into the closet? Very carefully. Todd is recently brokenhearted, out of a tough relationship, and in... Read More

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Sappho's Bar and Grill

by Amanda Adams

Language is both darkly funny and keenly poignant in this feminist time-travel romp. Fun, sexy, and charming, Sappho’s Bar and Grill, by Bonnie J. Morris, is a captivating time-travel romp. Jaded women’s-history professor Hannah... Read More

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Thaw

by Hannah Hohman

"Thaw" is passionate and raw, with a reminder that love isn’t the same for everyone. Elyse Springer’s "Thaw" explores love and what it means to show it, with two people in a relationship who aren’t sure what one should look like.... Read More

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Ghosts and Ashes

by John M. Murray

This is a rollicking adventure that blends elements from westerns, sci-fi, YA, and romance into a cohesive page-flipping thrill ride. Ghosts & Ashes pits a burgeoning technopath against a powerful military, a despotic villain, and a... Read More

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