Review: Raised by Unicorns: Stories by People with LGBTQ+ Parents, edited by Frank Lowe

Rating: 4 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Anthology Raised by Unicorns is a collection of essays written by people who were raised in LGBTQ+ families. There are fourteen essays altogether; the youngest contributor is 15 years old and the oldest is 47. One theme stood out particularly strongly to me, […]

Review: Tinderbox by Robert Fieseler

Rating: 5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel One Sunday, a patron of the UpStairs Lounge at the corner of Chartres and Iberville streets in New Orleans was ejected for getting into a fight with another customer. Before he was tossed out, no less than two fellow patrons at the weekly Sunday […]

Review: My Horrible Gay Dating Life by Dimitrius Jones

Rating: 3.5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novella There is a lot to be desired about Dimitrius Jones’ love life. The man he thought he’d finally be able to start building a future with is married, with children. That, however, is just the latest in a long list of missteps […]

Review: Queen Called Bitch by Waldell Abraham Goode

Rating: 2.5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel Recounting a sometimes tumultuous, sometimes confusing adolescence, Goode explores the turns his life has taken and how they have shaped his him. His journey focuses on the angst-filled teenage years—the ones where you begin to realize your parents are real people with real […]

Review: The PrEP Diaries: A Safe(r) Sex Memoir by Evan J. Peterson

Rating: 4 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel Evan J. Peterson’s journey of sexual discovery started out more or less as an unmitigated disaster. Growing up in the thick of the AIDS pandemic, there was so much stigma attached to gay men, it would cut a bitch. Peterson came out […]

Review: PopDaddy: Boy Meets Boy Meets Baby by Jeffrey Roach

Rating: 5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Novel Jeffrey Roach recounts the heartwarming and hilarious tale of how he and his partner Ken started a family in one of the unlikeliest places. Narrated by Jeff, the tale starts in 2001 when one of Jeff’s and Ken’s friends announces that […]

Review: My Razzle Dazzle: An Outsider’s True Story by Todd Peterson

Rating: 5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Novel My Razzle Dazzle is an unforgettable trip of a lifetime. Beginning in the 1960s in a rural Wisconsin town, Todd Peterson captures every outsider’s candid, moving, and often hilarious coming-out story that will tear your heart out before putting it back together […]

Review: Lawfully Wedded Husband by Joel Derfner

Rating: 4.75 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Novel In 2007, Joel Derfner’s boyfriend stuns him with a Christmas time proposal. It was a time when gay marriage was struggling to take hold and there were few places where Joel and Mike could legally wed. As the couple sets out on the path to […]