REVIEWS

BY N.S. BERANEK

365 DAYS OF SHORT STORY REVIEWS

INFORMATION

The 365 Review Challenge was an exciting and inspiring project that I took upon myself where I reviewed one short story for every day of the year. Please check it out, organized by month below.

1-13: Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival (Queer Mojo).
14-28: Best Gay Romance 2013 (Cleis Press).
29-41: Trysts: A Triskaidecollection of Queer and Weird Stories by Steve Berman (Lethe Press 2001).
42-56: Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press).
57-72: Foolish Hearts: New Gay Fiction (Cleis Press, 2014).
73-85: Red Caps: New Fairy Tales for Out of the Ordinary Readers by Steve Berman (Lethe Press, 2014).
86-101: Fool for Love: New Gay Fiction (Cleis Press, 2009).
102-113: Speaking Out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up (Bold Strokes Books, 2011).
114-125: Saints & Sinners 2013: New Fiction from the Festival (Bold Strokes Books).
126-135: Saints & Sinners 2014: New Fiction from the Festival (Bold Strokes Books).
136-151*: Best Gay Stories 2009 (Lethe Press).
152: “The Specialty of the House” by Stanley Ellin (Simon and Schuster 1956).
153-169: Best Lesbian Romance 2012 (Cleis Press).
170-183: Men of the Mean Streets (Bold Strokes Books, 2011).
184-189**: Like They Always Been Free by Georgina Li (Queer Young Cowboys, 2014).
190-203: Wilde Stories 2012 (Lethe Press).
204-220: Queer Fish: An Eclectic Anthology of Gay Fiction: Volume One (Pink Narcissus Press, 2011).
221-241: So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction (Lethe Press, 2009). Originally published by Haworth Press.
242-256: Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books, 2012).
257-265: The Touch of the Sea (Lethe Press, 2012).
266-273: Best Gay Romance 2012 (Cleis Press).
274-278: Glitterwolf Magazine, Issue Four (2013)
279-281: Icarus Magazine, Issue One (2009)
282-283: Educe Literary Journal, Issue Four (Spring 2013)
284-289: Wilde Magazine, Winter 2012
290-296: Chelsea Station Magazine, Issue Four
297-298: Diverse Voices Quarterly, Volume 6 Issue 21
299-310: The Lavender Menace: Tales of Queer Villainy (Bold Strokes Books 2013)
311-325: Myth and Magic: Queer Fairy Tales (Bold Strokes Books 2014)
326: Iris Brown Lit Mag, Issue One
327-329: Stand alone stories by Jeffrey Ricker, UnTreed Reads
330: The Wagers of Gold Mountain by Steve Berman (Lethe Press 2011)
331-337: Glitterwolf: Halloween, October 2014
338-348: The Haunted Heart and Other Tales by Jameson Currier (Chelsea Station Editions, 2014)
349-358: Second Thoughts: More Queer and Weird Stories by Steve Berman (Lethe Press, 2008)
359-366: Daydreamers by Jonathan Harper (Lethe Press, March 2015)
367: Playboy Magazine, 1955

*149 “Tattooed Love Boys” by Alex Jeffers from You Will Meet a Stranger Far From Home (Lethe Press 2012) replaces a skipped non-fiction essay.

**Two stories in this collection were reviewed previously. See numbers 15 and 50.

JANUARY 2014
  1. Demon Seed by Jeff Mann from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  2. The End of Jesus by Lucy Jane Bledsoe from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  3. Latins on the Loose by James Nolan from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  4. Finders Keepers by Aaron Hamburger from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  5. Jesus is my BFF by James Driggers from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  6. Saint Daniel and His Demons by Rob Byrnes from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  7.  Dancing Pink Roses by Danny Bracco from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  8. Pearl by Kelly Rand.
  9. Ondine by Wayne Lee Gay from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  10. The Last Excursion by Jess Wells from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  11. Blazon by Peter Dube from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  12. The Kid by Steve Scott from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  13. Mr. Lonely by Greg Herren from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival by Queer Mojo.
  14. The Baker by Neil Plakcy from Best Gay Romance 2013 Cleis Press
  15. Closer to the Sky by Georgina Li from Best Gay Romance 2013
  16. You’re a Dog by Edward Moreno from Best Gay Romance 2013
  17. Viva Las Vegas by Max Pierce from Best Gay Romance 2013
  18. Cody Barton by Martin Delacroix from Best Gay Romance 2013
  19. One by T Hitman from Best Gay Romance 2013
  20. The Falls by Natty Soltesz from Best Gay Romance 2013
  21. The Prisoner by CC Williams from Best Gay Romance 2013
  22. July 2002 by Jameson Currier from Best Gay Romance 2013
  23. What We Leave Behind by Shanna Germain from Best Gay Romance 2013
  24. Total Package by Michael Bracken from Best Gay Romance 2013
  25. Lonely Boy by Doug Harrison from Best Gay Romance 2013
  26. Charming Princes by Jamie Freeman from Best Gay Romance 2013
  27. Sandwich Artist by Shane Allison from Best Gay Romance 2013
  28. Henry and Jim by J M Snyder from Best Gay Romance 2013
  29. Beach 2 from Trysts by Steve Berman from Lethe Press
  30. Stormed and Taken in Prague by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  31. His Paper Doll by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
FEBRUARY 2014
  1. The Resurrectionist by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  2. Path of Corruption by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  3. Vespers by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  4.  Left Alone by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  5. Cries Beneath the Plaster by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  6. Finn’s Night by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  7. Resemblances by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  8. Tea Time with Corn Dolly by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  9. The Anthvoke by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  10. Hair Like Fire Blood Like Silk by Steve Berman in Trysts by Lethe Press
  11. Strange Propositions by Eric Gober from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  12. My Adventure with Tom Sawyer by Jameson Currier from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  13. True In My Fashion by Paul Brownsey from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  14. Sight by Jordan Taylor from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  15. Falling by James Booth from Best Gay Romance 2014 by Cleis Press
  16. Thanksgiving by Shawn Anniston from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  17. The Invincible Theatre by Felice Picano from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  18. Carver Comes Home by Rob Byrnes from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  19. Spill Your Troubles On Me, Love by Georgina Li from Best Gay Romance (Cleis Press)
  20. Quality Time by Lewis DeSimone from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  21. Brooding Intervals by Kevin Langson from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  22. Dandelions by Tony Calvert from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  23. Shep A Dog by Alex Jeffers from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  24. Save the Last Dance for Me by David Puterbaugh from Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)
  25. Hello Aloha by Tony Calvert from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  26. How To Be Single at a Wedding by David Puterbaugh from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  27. Three Things I Pray by Trebor Healey from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
MARCH 2014
  1. On These Sheets by Steven Reigns from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  2. Victoria by Erik Orrantia from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  3. Nude Beach by Paul Lisicky from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  4. Tea by Jeffrey Ricker from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  5.  A Royal Mess by Taylor McGrath from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  6. Struck by ‘Nathan Burgoine from Foolish Hearts by Cleis Press 2014
  7. Touch Me In The Morning by Greg Herren from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  8. Foundations by Timothy Forry from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  9. New Kid In Town 1977 by Felice Picano from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  10. The Green Sweater by Mark G. Harris from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  11. Rochester Summers by Craig Cotter from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  12. Bothered, Bewildered by Rob Williams from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  13. Meditation by Timothy J Lambert from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  14. Symposium by Andrew Holleran from Foolish Hearts from Cleis Press 2014
  15. Harvestbuck by Steve Berman from Red Caps from Lethe Press
  16. Most Likely by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press
  17. Cruel Movember by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  18. Thimbleriggery and Fledglings by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  19. Bittersweet by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  20. All Smiles by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  21. Persimmon Teeth and Boys by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  22. Gomorrahs of the Deep by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  23. A Calenture of the Jungle by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  24. Three on a Match by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  25. Steeped in Debt to the Chimney Pots by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  26. Worse Than Alligators by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
  27. Only Lost Boys are Found by Steve Berman from Red Caps by Lethe Press 2014
APRIL 2014
  1. Thai Angel by David Puterbaugh from Fool for Love by Cleis Press 2009.
  2. Love Taps by Mark Harris from Fool for by Love Cleis Press 2009
  3. Matchmaker by Shawn Anniston from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  4. A View by Brandon M Long from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  5. Gratitude by Felice Picano from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  6. Happy Hour at Cafe Jones by Rob Byrnes from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  7. Trunk by Trebor Healey from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  8. De Anima by Joel Derfner from Fool for Love by Cleis Press 2009
  9. Like No One’s Watching by Josh Helmin from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  10. At the End of the Leash by Jeffrey Ricker from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  11. Two Tales by Paul Lisicky from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  12. Heart by ‘Nathan Burgoine from Fool for Love by Cleis Press
  13. Party Planning by Rob Williams from Fool for Love by Cleis Press 2009
  14. Two Kinds of Rapture by Andrew Holleran from Fool for Love by Cleis Press 2009
  15. Everyone Says I’ll Forget in Time by Greg Herren from Fool for Love by Cleis Press 2009
  16. Angels What You Must Hear on High by John H Roush from Fool for Love by Cleis Press 2009
  17. Lucky P by Rigoberto Gonzalez from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  18. Day Student by Sam Cameron from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  19. Gutterball by Danielle Pignataro from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  20. Captain of the World by Alex Jeffers from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  21. The Proximity of Seniors by LA Fields from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  22. Subtle Poison by JW Johnson from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  23. Forever is Composed of Nows by Will Ludwigsen from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  24. The Spark of Change by Dia Pannes from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
  25. The Trouble with Billy by Jeffrey Ricker from Speaking Out from Bold Strokes Books 2011
JULY 2014
  1. King of Shadows by Aaron Shurin from Best Gay Stories 2009 by Lethe Press
  2. If Angels Fight by Richard Bowes from Best Gay Stories 2009 by Lethe Press
  3. Tattooed Love Boys by Alex Jeffers from You Will Meet a Stranger Far From Home from Lethe Press 2012
  4. Kinder by Steve Berman from Best Gay Stories 2009 by Lethe Press
  5. Mr. Gum the Creative Writing Tutor by Rhys Hughes from Best Gay Stories 2009 by Lethe Press
  6. The Specialty of the House by Stanley Ellin by Simon and Schuster 1956
  7. Vanilla Sugar Butter Salt by Anna Meadows from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  8. Training Ops by Radcylffe from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  9. French Fried by Rachel Kramer Bussel from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  10. Note to Self by Geneva King from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  11. Rule 4 by Cheyenne Blue from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  12. A Time and Materials Job by Anna Watson from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  13. What No One Else Has by Theda Hudson from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  14. A Prom Story in Three Part by Sheree L Greer from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  15. Misty and Me by Catherine Paulson from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  16. Blazing June by JL Merrow from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  17. Leaving by Angela Vitale from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  18. Flash Freeze by Giselle Renarde from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  19. Dumb Bunny by Lee Lynch from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  20. Clean Slate by Lisabet Sarai from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  21. The Quickening by Siobhan Colman from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  22. House of Memories by D Jackson Leigh from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  23. A Love Story by Evan Mora from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by Cleis Press
  24. Keeping the Faith by ‘Nathan Burgoine from Men of the Mean Streets from Bold Strokes Books
  25. Patience Colorado by Rob Byrnes from Men of the Mean Streets from Bold Strokes Books
  26. Mouse by Jeffrey Round from Men of the Mean Streets from Bold Strokes Books
  27. Faithful by Michael Thomas Ford from Men of the Mean Streets from Bold Strokes Books
AUGUST 2014
  1. Spin Cycle by Greg Herren from Men of the Mean Streets from Bold Strokes Books
  2. Murder on the Midway by Jeffrey Ricker from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  3. The Thin Blue Line by Max Reynolds from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  4. An Appetite for Warmth by Neil Plakcy from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  5. Miss Trial by Adam McCabe from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  6. Last Call by Mel Bossa from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  7. The Case of the Missing Bulldog by Josh Aterovis from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  8. Imago Blue by Felice Picano from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  9. The Cocktail Hour by John Morgan Wilson from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  10. Private Chick by Julie Smith from Men of the Mean Streets by Bold Strokes Books
  11. Blood Sugar Sex Magic by Georgina Li from Like They Always Been Free
  12. A Sort of Faerie Tale by Georgina Li from Like They Always Been Free
  13. Shark Bait by Georgina Li from Like They Always Been Free
  14. Goddamn Right by Georgina Li from Like They Always Been Free
  15. Like They Always Been Free by Georgina Li from Like They Always Been Free
  16. Notes of the Founders by Georgina Li from Like They Always Been Free
  17. The Arab’s Prayer by Alex Jeffers from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  18. Fairy Tale by Justin Torres from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  19. Thou Earth Thou by K. M. Ferebee from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  20. Hoffman, Godzilla and Me by Richard Bowes from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  21. Color Zap by Sam Sommer from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  22. The Peacock by Ted Infinity and Nabil Hijazi from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  23. Ashes in the Water by Joel Lane and Matt Joiner from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  24. A Razor In An Apple by Kristopher Reisz from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
SEPTEMBER 2014
  1. The Cloud Dragon Ate Red Balloons by Tom Cardamone from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  2. Filling up the Void by Richard E Gropp from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  3. The House by the Park by Lee Thomas from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  4. Pinion by Stellan Thorne from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  5. We Do Not Come in Peace by Christopher Barzak from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  6. The Duke of Riverside by Ellen Kushner from Wilde Stories 2012 by Lethe Press
  7. Incubus Ex by Ashley-Renee Cribbins from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  8. Mike Dies at the End by W2 from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  9. Monsters So Fair by Lyle Blake Smythers from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  10. The Song by Rob Rosen from Queer Fish Volume one by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  11. Dark Entries by Michael C. Thompson from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  12. Welcome to Anteaterland by Nathaniel Fuller from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  13. Baker Boy by Thomas Fuchs from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  14. The Zombissager by Colleen Chin from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  15. Shudder by Alice Fox from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  16. Mondeval’s Heart by Rose Mambert from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  17. Zombie Hunt by Danielle Renn from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  18. The Hollow Hills of New Hampshire by Frank Muse from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  19. This Won’t Hurt a Bit by Thomas Kearnes from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  20. The Golem of Rabbi Lowe by Johnny Townsend from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  21. Fools in Love by Chelsea Crowley from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  22. Super Love by Chris Helton from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
  23. Starpoint Rendevous by E. Craig McKay from Queer Fish Volume One by Pink Narcissus Press, 2011
OCTOBER 2014
  1. A Faun’s Tale by Tom Cardamone from So Fey Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  2. A Scent of Roses by Catherine Lundoff from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  3. A Wand’s Boy by Richard Bowes from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  4. A Bird of Ice by Craig Laurance Gidney from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  5. Charming, a Tale of True Love by deBrazier & Clare from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  6. The Kings of Oak and Holly by Kenneth D. Woods from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  7. Detox by Elspeth Potter from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  8. From Asphalt to Emeralds and Moonlight by Aynjel Kaye from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction by Lethe Press 2009
  9. The Price of Glamor by Steve Berman from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  10. The Coat of Stars by Holly Black from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  11. How the Oceans Loved Margie by Laurie Marks from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  12. Isis in Darkness by Christopher Barzak from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  13. Touch by M Kate Havas from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  14. Attracting Opposites by  Carl Vaughn Frick from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  15. The Faerie Cony-Catcher by Delia Sheman from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  16. Exiles by Sean Meriwether from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  17. Laura Left a Rotten Apple by Lynn Jamneck from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  18. Mr. Seeley by Melissa Scott from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  19. The Year of the Fox by Eugie Foster from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
NOVEMBER 2014
  1. Ever So Much More Than Twenty by Joshua Lewis from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  2. Mr Grimm’s Fairy Tale by Eric Andrews-Katz from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction from Lethe Press 2009
  3. The Hollow is Filled with Beautiful Monsters by Lee Thomas from Night Shadows from Bold Strokes Books 2012
  4. A Zealous Advocate by Carsen Taite from Night Shadows from Bold Strokes Books 2012
  5. The Price by JM Redmann from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  6. Matinee by Vince A Liaguno from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  7. Capturing Jove Lunge by Steve Berman from Night Shadows 2012
  8. Room Nine by Felice Picano from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  9. A Letter to My Brother by Carol Rosenfeld from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  10.  All The Pretty Boys by Mike Rowe from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  11. The Roommate by Lisa Girolami from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  12. Filth by Nathan Burgoine from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  13. Storyville Jewlle Gomez from Saints & Sinners, Queer Mojo 2010
  14. Saint Louis 1990 by Jewlle Gomez from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  15. Blackout by Jeffrey Ricker from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  16. Crazy in the Night by Greg Herren from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  17. Ordinary Mayhem by Victoria A Brownsworth from Night Shadows by Bold Strokes Books 2012
  18. Time and Tide by Nathan Burgoine from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  19. The Calm Tonight by Matthew A. Merendo from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  20. The Bloated Woman by Jonathan Harper from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  21. The Stone of Sacrifice by Jeff Mann from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  22. Air Tears by Damon Shaw from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  23. The Grief of Seagulls by Joel Lane from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  24. Ban’s Dream of the Sea by Alex Jeffers from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  25. Night of the Sea Beast by Brandon Cracraft from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
DECEMBER 2014
  1. Wave Boys by Vince Kovar from Touch of the Sea by Lethe Press
  2. The Curtain Store by Anthony McDonald from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  3. To Brandon with Love by Ron Radle from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  4. Splatterdays by Steve Isaak from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  5. From a Journey by Hakan Lindquist from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  6. Prom King by Rob Rosen from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  7. Hello, Young Lovers by Simon Sheppard from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  8. The Bachelors by Gregory L Norris from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  9. Cinema Love by Aaron Chan from Best Gay Romance 2012 Cleis Press
  10. A World Without End 1976 by Ed Kurz from Glitterwolf Magazine issue Four 2013
  11. Her Secondhand Smoke by Holly Combs from Glitterwolf issue Four 2013
  12. Terence by Eric Norris from Glitterwolf issue Four 2013
  13. Rise by Reed Hearne from Glitterwolf Issue Four 2013
  14. Somewhere by Blake Faraday from Glitterwolf Issue Four 2013
  15. The Willow Pattern by Joel D Lane from Icarus Issue One Summer 2009
  16. The Man in the Mirror by Jameson Currier from Icarus Issue One Summer 2009
  17. Lightning Capital by Tom Cardamone from Icarus Issue One Summer 2009
  18. Be Mine Tonight by Roberto Carlos Ortiz from Educe Literary Journal Issue Four Spring 2013
  19. The Green Expanse by Mike Kaspar from Educe Literary Journal Issue Four Spring 2013
  20. Five Years by Amy Gall from Wilde Magazine Winter 2012
  21. Driving Into Sunsets by Alison Stine from Wilde Magazine Winter 2012
  22. He Doesn’t Touch the Blood by Molly Anderson from Wilde Magazine Winter 2012
  23. What Waits Behind the Red Curtain by Charlie Riccardelli from Wilde Magazine Winter 2012
  24. Powers Make You Free by Caroline Haughton from Wilde Magazine Winter 2012
  25. The End of Our Broadcast Day by Thomas Kearnes from Wilde Magazine Winter 2012
  26. 8 Ways You Used Me by Eric Karl Anderson from Chelsea Station Issue 4
  27. The Mormon Victorian Society by Johnny Townsend from Chelsea Station Issue 4
  28. Jermone by Dennis Jordan from Chelsea Station Issue 4
  29. Wliiam Sterling Walker from Chelsea Station Issue 4
  30. Single Rider by Raydon L. Reyes from Chelsea Station Issue 4
  31. The Reality by Stephen Greco from Chelsea Station Issue 4
  32. What You Pay by Jameson Currier from Chelsea Station Issue 4
  33. Emily Theory by Safwan Khatib from Diverse Voices Quarterly Vol 6 Issue 21
  34. A First Class Passenger by George August Meier from Diverse Voices Quarterly Vol 6 Issue 21
  35. Light and Dark by Damon Shaw from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  36. Web by Steven Bereznai from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  37. The Meek Shall Inherit by Jamie Freeman from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  38. After Balenciaga by Marshall Moore from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  39. The Third Estate by Lee Thomas from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  40. The Ice King by Tom Cardamone from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  41. Lesser Evil by ‘Nathan Burgoine from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  42. The Plan by Charles Zan Christensen from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  43. The Knights Nefarious by Rod M. Santos from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  44. Snow and Stone by Stellan Thorne from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  45. Scorned by Jeffrey Ricker from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  46. Your Changing Body by Matt Fagan from The Lavender Menace Tales of Queer Villainy Northwest Press 2013
  47. The Vain Prince by Andrew J Peters from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  48. SWF seeks FGM by Allison Wonderland from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  49. A Hero in Hot Pink Boots by J Leigh Bailey from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  50. Red by Andi Marquette from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  51. The Beanstalk Revisited by Rob Rosen from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  52. Heartless by Veronica Wilde from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  53. The Ivy and the Rose by Juliann Rich from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  54. Goldie and the Three Bears by Sasha Payne from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  55. Final Escape by Stacia Seaman from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  56. Sneewittchen (Snow White) by E J Gahagan from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  57. The Red Shoes by Alex Stitt from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  58. The Princess and the Frog by Barbara Davies from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  59. The Snow King by Rhidian Brenig Jones from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  60. Riding Red by Victoria Oldham from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  61. Bad Girls by Jane Fletcher and Joey Bass from Myth and Magic by Bold Strokes Books 2014
  62. Little Red and the Elf Princess by Sarah Lyn Roger from Iris Brown Lit Mag Issue One 2013 
  63. Maternal Instincts by Jeffrey Ricker from Untreed Reads
  64. New Normal by Jeffrey Ricker from Untreed Reads
  65. Straightening Up by Jeffrey Ricker from Untreed Reads
  66. The Wagers of Gold Mountain by Steve Berman from Lethe Press 2011
  67. Halloween Parade by Tom Cardamone from Glitterwolf Halloween
  68. Syndrome by Eric Mathieu from Glitterwolf Halloween
JANUARY 2015
  1. Another Night at the Reiko by Carlton D Fischer from Glitterwolf Halloween
  2. They Sing the Horizon by Matt Cresswell from Glitterwolf Halloween
  3. Haunted by Amy Shepherd from Glitterwolf Halloween
  4. Beef Elvis by Dorian Bridges from Glitterwolf Halloween
  5. Passion Like a Voice That Buds by Steve Berman from Glitterwolf Halloween
  6. The Woman in the Window by Jameson Currier from Chelsea Station Editions 2009
  7. The Incident at the Highlands Inn from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  8. The Country House  from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  9. The After Party  from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  10. The Haunted Heart  from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  11. The Theater Bug  from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  12. Wait from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  13. Death in Amsterdam  from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  14. The Vision from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  15. The Touch of Darkness  from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  16. The Bloomsbury Nudes  from The Haunted Heart by Jameson Currier 2009
  17. Secrets of the Gwangi from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  18. Kiss from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  19. Always Listen To a Good Pair of Underwear from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  20. The High Cost for Tamarind from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  21. Tearjerker from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  22. Well Wishing from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  23. Caught by Skin from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  24. A Rotten Obligation from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  25. Hidden in Central Asia from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  26. Troll on a Mountain with a Girl from Second Thoughts by Steve Berman by Lethe Press 2008
  27. Repossession from Daydreamers by Jonathan Harper from by Lethe Press 2015
  28. Nature from Daydreamers by Jonathan Harper from by Lethe Press 2015
  29. The Cake is a Lie from Daydreamers by Jonathan Harper from by Lethe Press 2015
  30. Wallflowers from Daydreamers by Jonathan Harper from by Lethe Press 2015
  31. We Only Flinch When It Isn’t Necessary from Daydreamers by Jonathan Harper from by Lethe Press 2015
  32. No More Heroes from Daydreamers by Jonathan Harper from by Lethe Press 2015

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Weekly Novel Review #1: Cub by Jeff Mann at Lethe Press Books

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