Reader’s Choice: Which book should Wendy read next? #LGBT #Spotlight #Poll

Looks like it’s my turn, so which book would you like me to read and review? I can’t wait to see what you pick for me, all the books look awesome!

 

When It All Falls Down: by Tanya Chris

(M/M, Contemporary)

Publisher: Tanya Chris Publishing

Length: 228 pages

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Blurb: “When nothing’s left, what’s left is what matters most.”

Maybe Charlie should have waited until he graduated high school before coming out, because since that revelation there’s been a growing distance between him and his friends. Charlie’s tough, though. He doesn’t mind eating lunch alone or watching his former gang interact with their new best buddy. What he does mind is seeing Drew Lavoitt suffer the same fate.

Drew didn’t come out. As far as he, or anyone else knows, he’s straight. What Drew did is accidentally hit and kill a little girl. Now the boy who was voted Most Popular, and who Charlie has maybe had a crush on since eighth grade, faces financial ruin, expulsion, and the fear that if he’s not everything, he’s not enough.

Popularity, wealth, acclaim—these things are easily lost. In each other’s arms, Drew and Charlie find something that can’t be taken from them. Together the two build a foundation on which they can re-create their lives.

Author Bio: Tanya writes in a variety of romantic and erotic genres, being an avid follower of many of these genres herself. Some of her favorites are M/M romance, MFM threesomes, and BDSM with male submissives.

Tanya lives in New England with her boyfriend and her cat and has participated in many of the activities about which she writes, but not all of them. It’s left to the reader to decide which are which.

 

 

Seeking The Storyteller: (Hunters Book 1): by Jessica Walsh

(M/M, Mystery)

Publisher: self

Length: 332 pages

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Blurb: I know of the Storyteller, it whispers into the man’s ear, I’ve met him. If you promise not to kill me, I’ll take you to him.

Alix Andre DeBenit and Randall Fagan are Hunters, part of a hidden network of humans who track and kill the monsters lurking in our world so everyone else can pretend they don’t exist. But when a living shadow mentions someone called the Storyteller, Alix hesitantly decides to learn more.

They say the Storyteller lives in a massive library full of books that tell every being’s life story. He can read these books, rewrite them and change anything he wants, even if it’s already happened. That’s the power Alix wants, the power to bring his murdered family back and he’s determined to make the Storyteller do it. He just has to decide if working with the very creatures he’s supposed to kill is worth it.

Author Bio: My life is a flurry of writing, art and creativity. You can usually find me reading a book, scribbling notes in a notebook for future creations, typing on a laptop with music blaring in my ears or buried in my basement watching documentaries and sitting behind a sewing machine.

I’ve been writing for as long as I can remember and have boxes of old notebooks in horrible handwriting to prove it. Only recently have I stumbled back into writing and finishing my ideas.

Seeking the Storyteller is the first novel I’ve published; with my partner in crime and life, Briana Lawrence. I also write horror, fantasy, supernatural and occasionally romance pieces which I am currently shopping around through contests and publishers.

(My opinions and views are my own – and may not necessarily represent companies or publishers I work for.)

 

 

Last Chance: (Detective Beston Series Book 1) by A.C. Burch

(M/M, Mystery)

Publisher: HomePort Press

69 pages

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Blurb: Is multi-millionaire Vaughn Kreisler dead or lost at sea? What was Amanda Mulher doing on Kreisler’s yacht when he disappeared? Why can’t Detective Paul Beston find any trace of Amanda outside the Caribbean? And why would a gay man fall for her—especially if she’s his prime suspect?
Described by Book Viral as a “Seductive, twisted and highly engrossing,” “Last Chance” explores the psychology of identity, the power of desire—and the mechanics of revenge.

Author Bio: A.C. Burch writes LGBT fiction that focuses on the lives we live and the families we create. An avid sailor and photographer, he splits his time between Provincetown, MA and South Beach FL.

Tweet @ACBurchAuthor or visit www.ACBurch.com.

 

 

Tempting Tristan: Tristan Brewer (Harborside Nights #3) by Melissa Foster

(M/M, Contemporary)

Publisher: World Literary Press

300 Pages

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Blurb: Tempting Tristan is a stand-alone M/M romance featuring two sexy, hot alphas. One injured war hero​, one who has loved and lost. Each struggling for a future not bound by his painful past.

In TEMPTING TRISTAN
Fresh off the heels of yet another bad relationship, Tristan Brewer is taking a break from men to try and figure out where he keeps going wrong. He knows his biggest fault–he leads with his heart, not his head–and that’s never going to change. But after several introspective weeks, he’s beginning to get a handle on things. That is, until badass heartthrob Alex Wells walks into his bar…

Alex has spent eight years in the Army, months in a hospital bed, and far too long hiding his sexual identity. He’s guilt-ridden, damaged, pissed off, and up for a Silver Star–for the incident that nearly cost him his life, and kept him from his grandmother’s funeral. But all he wants to do is forget his stint with the institution that allows but doesn’t necessarily accept, and live the life he’s always dreamed of.

The chemistry between Tristan and Alex ignites from the moment they meet, and the more time they spend together the hotter the flames become. But the closer Tristan gets, the more Alex’s walls go up, and when the two walk onto a military base, Tristan finds out Alex’s physical scars aren’t the ones that run the deepest.

Author Bio: Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance, romantic suspense, thrillers, and historical fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa’s emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented. Her books have been recommended by USA Today’s book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the World Literary Café. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success.

 

Parade: by Michael Graves

(M/M, Gay Fiction)

Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions

240 pages

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Blurb: Reggie Lauderdale suffers from a crisis of faith. His cousin, Elmer Mott, dreams of becoming their hometown mayor. Both boys are stuck in suburbia trying to be adults… but they aren’t sure how to be themselves yet. When a twist of fate sends them fleeing in a stolen limousine, the cousins escape to Florida where they meet a retired televangelist, who inspires them on a path of glitzy sermons and late night parties. But are the celebrations sincere or deceptive? And who is keeping tabs? Who is watching? Parade is a tour-de-force, comic tale of religion and government.

Author Bio: Michael Graves is the author of the forthcoming novel, Parade.Writer, Michael Carroll (Little Reef and Other Stories) says, “Parade is one jigger Capote’s Answered Prayers, a jigger of Tennessee Williams’s story “Two on a Party” and a generous pour of Michael Graves’ tenderly transgressive yet never abrasive tonic of satire and sweetness, all of it going down bracingly, not bitter. It is a story of callow youth contrasted with the tough and ultimately ruefully true choices that adulthood tries to force us into. In the author’s hands the narrative of rite of passage and religious hypocrisy goes down unsettlingly, which is the mark of the mixer’s skillful hand.

     Graves is also the author of Dirty One, a collection of debut stories. This book was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist as well as an American Library Association Honoree.

     Michael’s fiction and poetry has appeared in numerous literary publications, including Post Road, Chelsea Station and Pank. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Million Writer’s Award.

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