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The Truth About Librarians; or What I’ve Been Reading Lately

I am librarian, hear me Shush! When people first learn that I’m a librarian, they say something like, “I’ve always wanted to be a librarian; I love reading so much!” Libraries and librarians always bring reading to mind.  There is

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Nico Jaye Read-athon

As I continue to make my way through the ever-expanding world of m/m romance, I meet more and more authors and have the pleasure of exploring their individual brands of storytelling. Nico Jaye is a new favorite. I saw some

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One Small (and True) Thing by Piper Vaughn and MJ O’Shea

This is one of my all-time favorite books. I realize I’ve said this about other books, but this one is at the pinnacle of the all-time favorites pile.  I’ve read it multiple times and if you ask me why, I’d

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Tell Me It’s Real by TJ Klune

“Tell Me It’s Real” makes an appearance on my list of favorites because it made me laugh harder than any book ever.  I would caution readers to avoid reading it in public or around anyone you wouldn’t want to share

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Dog of Aclon by Yamila Abraham

When I first began reading m/m romance I also read numerous yaoi. I discovered that there were the graphic novel/manga versions of yaoi and then there were the prose versions. These come from various sources and are in a wide

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Caught Running by Madeleine Urban and Abigail Roux

Caught Running is another one of my favorites. It’s about two guys who have known each other since high school, although, technically, they don’t know one another at all.  It’s interesting that in this story, the same social caste system

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The Truth About Riley by Henrietta Clarke

I’ve fallen in love with Cameron, Riley and their story, The Truth About Riley. It is one of my favorite, favorite favorites.The plot is genius and both characters so sweet and lovable. Riley is a somewhat reclusive writer-translator who hides

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Raincheck by Sarah Madison

Here is another installment of my favorite m/m books. Its title gives no clue to its impact. It stands out as unique among others I have read, because its most compelling character is a gargoyle. Since reading it, I’ve learned

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Steamroller by Mary Calmes

I’ve wanted to start a series of posts of my favorite m/m stories for some time now. Of course, I’ve already posted a few of them, but now I’m going to purposely search them out and show you the gems.

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Curiosity Killed Shaney by JC Wallace – An Unexpected Read

I just finished reading “Curiosity Killed Shaney” by JC Wallace. Wow! An unexpected experience – different from what I typically read. Don’t get me wrong,  it definitely had romance,  but it was also a tale of characters caught in an

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