Review: Angel Martinez – Safety Protocols for Human Holidays: A Holiday to Remember


Author: Angel Martinez
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books
Genre: F/F Science Fiction

Summary:

Part of the “A Holiday to Remember 2017 Series”

As a security officer on an interspecies ship, Growlan Raskli’s experienced in heading off species-specific aberrant behaviors in order to keep the peace. But when her captain asks her to find out what’s bothering their sole human crew member, Raskli’s out of her depths. She hardly knows anything about humans and she’s not a … Continue reading

Review: Tray Ellis – A Piece of Ourselves

Author: Tray Ellis
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Balancing holidays between two families can make cheerful celebrations into chores. Carson Benedetti’s mom has overscheduled the Christmas holidays and she’s more than insistent that boyfriend Tynan Harris come into the family fold. There’s so much to do Tynan can’t find time to bring Carson over to his own family and he feels like they are being left in the dust.

After dating for nine months, … Continue reading

Review: Jill Wexler – The Christmas Eve Craigslist Killer

Author: Jill Wexler
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Mischief Corner
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: The public library’s computer geek, aka Travis, is content skirting the edges of social interaction. He’s fully committed to being a boring, twenty-something IT guy who likes his office more than people, a guy someone like Connor would never fall for. Connor, who works on the library floor as a page, is outgoing, social, and charming and everything else that stands for “fun.”

An interaction between the … Continue reading

Review: Kassandra Lea – Winter Home: A Holiday to Remember

Author: Kassandra Lea
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Mischief Corner
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: It’s Christmastime and the snow is falling. Restoring an old Victorian manor has been keeping contractor Brett Hawkins busy. The project’s meant to be complete by Christmas, but there’s no way he can get it done in time, especially with the big day right around the corner.

Meanwhile, his beloved Manuel Aguilar is grappling with depression, and he’s consumed by guilt that it’s kept him from putting … Continue reading

Tour: Mischief Corner Books – A Holiday To Remember 2017

A Holiday to Remember bannerFor the first time, Mischief Corner Books is releasing a month-long collection of holiday-themed tales:

Traditional Winter Holidays can be tough for a variety of reasons—family pressures, finding the right gift, homesick longing, and haunting memories to name a few. This collection showcases eleven queer short stories, from tender contemporaries to sweet paranormal to far-flung space tales, all designed to make you want to reach for your hot cocoa and your favorite snuggly spot. Come join us for A Holiday To Remember.

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Review: Toni Griffin – Archie’s Accidental Kidnapping (Hounds of the Hunt #1)

Author: Toni Griffin
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books, LLC
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal

Summary:

Long nights hunting supernatural beings means little time for love in Adze’s life. He and his pack mates are what protects Melbourne, and Australia, from the things that go bump in the night—very real spirits and demons who prey on humans.

Every day Archie’s life is consumed by work as he desperately tries to pay back his student debt and a loan a boyfriend took out … Continue reading

Tour: Anthology – Queer Sci Fi’s Re*New*Al

Publisher: Mischief Corner Books
Author: Various
Cover Artist: Gus Li
Release Date: 9/13/17
Series: SF Flash Fiction Anthologies – Book Three
Genre: Sci Fi, Paranormal, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Mainstream

Re.new.al (noun)

1) Resuming an activity after an interruption, or
2) Extending a contract, subscription or license, or
3) Replacing or repairing something that is worn out,
run-down, or broken, or
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Audio Review: Angel Martinez – Vassily the Beautiful (The ETSO Universe #1)

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Author: Angel Martinez
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books, LLC
Genre: Sci-Fi/Futuristic

Narrator: Greg Bordreaux

Summary:

Vassily Belikov, composer and pampered son of privilege, suffered neurological damage in the accident that killed his father. Resentful of being treated as an invalid, he lives as a recluse, dependent on his mother. That changes the day she brings home a new husband with two sons of his own.

When deep-space pirates capture Vassily’s mother, he’s left to the mercy … Continue reading

Audio Review: J. Scott Coatsworth – The Autumn Lands (Series)

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books, LLC
Genre: Fantasy

Narrator: Vance Bastian

Summary:   Jerrith is running. Kissed by an elf, he can’t remain in his hometown of Althos anymore. Not that he wanted to stay.

Caspian still hasn’t figured out why he kissed Jerrith, but he’s running too. Since he was exiled from the Autumn Lands, his past has been hazy, and his future uncertain. But when a stray memory brings things into focus, … Continue reading

Review: Gregory L. Norris, J. Scott Coatsworth & Wendy Rathbone – This Wish Tonight (Mischief Corner Collections #2)


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: Gregory L. Norris, J. Scott Coatsworth & Wendy Rathbone
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books, LLC
Genre: Winter Holidays anthology: mm romance, holiday, Christmas, gay science fiction, gay contemporary

Summary:

Warmth, family, good cheer? Not everyone associates these things with the winter holidays. For some, it’s a time of longing and reflection. Mischief Corner Books invites authors to create stories set during the holiday season and centered on the fulfillment of a wish or desire.

Fear … Continue reading