Sylvia A. White – These Bonds


Author:
Sylvia A. White
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781620041376

This is a short story, involving Milo, a young man who more than anything wants to be chosen to be a sacrifice to the god Amor.  He has been passed over every year but keeps his hopes up.  This year he is finally chosen, but then is brought down by the fact that his partner for eternity is Morgan, someone he feels is not worthy of the honor.

On … Continue reading

Siobhan Crosslin – A Gift to Remembrance

Author: Siobhan Crosslin
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Sci Fi
ISBN 13: 9781620041338

 

This is a super short story of Graham, who is the first mate on the star ship Dreamdare.  He wakes up one morning to find an unfamiliar object in his bed, which he vaguely remembers is called a flower.  As the day progresses, he continues to find more unfamiliar gifts – brown things called chocolates in his drawer that he knows are incredibly expensive,  a fuzzy shendi plush toy … Continue reading

Erica Kealey – Opposite Day

Author: Erica Kealey
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781936202850

Our story begins with Davis standing outside, having just caught his  boyfriend Roger cheating on him.  Roger wasn’t the first boyfriend to cheat on Davis, but actually brought his ex to the apartment he shared with Davis to have his fun.  Davis has had it, and as he standing outside contemplating going to the city apartment he didn’t give up when he moved in with Roger, he is splashed … Continue reading

Megan Derr – Meant to Be (The Infinitum Government #2)

Author: Megan Derr
Reviewed by: Tame
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Sci Fi
ISBN 13: 9781936202928

 

THIS BOOK IS A FUTURISTIC, SCI-FI, NOVEL INVOLVING THE CONTINUING TALE OF THE DRACONIS AND THE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS INVOLVED IN THEIR ‘RIGHT TO LIFE’, THEIR CONTINUANCE, LIVING, ETC.  TOLD FROM ALTERNATING POINTS OF VIEW, IT FEATURES  SEVERAL CHARACTERS AND THEIR POSITIONS IN THIS GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING VALENDRI (DRACONI-BORN WITHOUT ANY POWERS), DR. BIKENDI (A POWERFUL GENETIC RESEARCH SCIENTIST DEFENDING THE CONI’S RIGHT TO EXIST), HIGH CHANCELLOR PYOTR KAVALEROV, RAUOL THE HIGH CHANCELLOR’S BODYGUARD, JADE … Continue reading

Rachael White – Serendipity


Author:  Rachael White
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:  Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781620041321

It is Valentine’s Day morning and Atticus is already having a lousy day.  He had plans for the day, wanting to spend it with his boyfriend. Unfortunately, said boyfriend unceremoniously dumps him.  Adding to his lousy day, a man on the train mistakes him for homeless and gives him money.  As Atticus sputters, “I’m a hipster!”. Noah, his would be benefactor, is amused and confused. They part ways amiably.

Continue reading

Rachelle Cochran – Pure Bliss

Author: Rachelle Cochran
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781620041277

This is a short story, part of the Kiss Me Quick Valentine bundle.  Here, Valentine’s Day is apparently called Anandaprema Day.  It has been one year since Kalyana and Avanindra have been together, and it is their first Anandaprema Day together.  Avanindra is looking forward to it very much, celebrating their love.  It is three days before Anandaprema Day when suddenly Kalyana is called to the Royal Court, a two day … Continue reading

Xara X. Xanakas – Razor’s Cut

Author: Xara X. Xanakas
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781620041307

I so wanted to love this short story.  It is rockers, and that’s a favorite genre of mine.  The problem, however, is that I hated the main character.  Razor is a selfish guitarist in the band the Evil Psycho Gods.  They are playing a gig at the Loaded Snail (yes, love the names), and he is onstage scouting his one-off for the night. He is on the lookout for a … Continue reading

Elizah J. Davis – Beware of Cupid Bearing Gifts

Author: Elizah J. Davis
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781620041246

Poor Nick.  In this short story, he is beautiful, growing ever more so as he gets older.  You would think this would be a good thing, but Nick is also very vain, and he doesn’t take much care when he is telling an admirer no.  When he garners the attention of the gods, he is offered a choice.  True love or immortality?  Nick figures, he’s so hot he will get true love while … Continue reading

Megan Derr – By The Way


Author:  Megan Derr
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:  Less Than Three
Genre: M/M contemporary
ISBN 13:  9781936202188

How lovely, a chance to revisit the family of Missing Butterfly!  This very short story (and oh how I wish it had been longer) consolidates the friendship of Mal’s brother Antoine and his best friend Wally.  Wally is married to the wicked witch of the west, but is finally making the changes to be free of her, and maybe now Antoine will get to spend time with the … Continue reading

M.J. Willow – The Lady’s Herald

Author: M.J. Willow
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781620041284

This is a short story from the Less Than Three Valentine bundle.  This is a fantasy story that seemed historical when I first started reading, until I realized Kennet was reading the newspaper, so not as medieval as I thought.  Kennet’s best friend is Brennar, who also happens to be Kennet’s secret love. Brennar is the heir to an estate, and to add to his gloriousness, he is chosen as the … Continue reading