By Royston Ellis
By Mario López-Cordero
Devin Santos has a boyfriend in finance, a magazine-worthy seashore condo, and a closet packed with crimson Label—never brain that he’s as jaded as a foo puppy and self-medicates with adequate pot to numb an elephant. although he can degree luck in cobblestone abs, Italian linen sheets, and a gallery’s-worth of up to date paintings, something’s nonetheless lacking. The cracks are commencing to express in his courting with domineering I-banker Charlie Doherty, and no volume of chalky Venetian plaster can vague them.
When a local admirer seems along his ally Jude on the Pines ferry terminal, the previous journal editor is first and foremost unimpressed. yet Frank Duma is convinced, smart, and shameless in his pursuit of Devin. The stormy, cat-and-mouse friendship that develops starts to resolve a existence outfitted at the premise that picture is every thing, and forces Devin to reassess what it really ability to have it all.
Mario López-Cordero is a journalist who has spent greater than a decade writing approximately layout, go back and forth, type, and tradition. he's presently the senior editor of Veranda and his writing has additionally seemed in long island, go back and forth + rest, and Martha Stewart residing; he formerly held employees positions at Elle Decor, Harper’s Bazaar, and condominium appealing. He lives in long island City.
By Chase Erwin
It appeared that irrespective of the place he became, hassle came across him, and it did not aid that the wild, inhuman instincts of his rogue sire used to be boiling to the surface.
While suffering to struggle off the ordinary order of an evil vampire, Tyler, then recognized through his given identify of Caelen, unearths himself in an odd city with few acquaintances, and shortly implicated in a string of serial murders.
It is that this unusual sequence of conditions that carry this particular vampire to the eye of the fellow that may finally set up him within the outer-government physique often called The Order.
By Daniel Ellner
Fourteen-year-old Daniel Grace reports the onset of puberty with emotional and social clash over his sexuality. he's interested in boys, yet can't admit this to himself or others, as he fears being ostracized via his family and friends. that allows you to slot in together with his brothers and friends, he recklessly rides his motorbike, smokes marijuana, participates in a theft, has intercourse with ladies and turns to drugs.
One day, in his junior yr of highschool, he meets a boy named Joseph, who's a number of months more youthful. He and Joseph fall in love and turn into very intimate, yet Daniel can't settle for his emotions for Joseph for worry of being ostracized my his brothers, friends and family. whilst Joseph proclaims his powerful emotions for Daniel, Daniel rejects him. Joseph is significantly crushed via contributors of a local gang and should be hospitalized. After his unencumber from the health center, Joseph turns into captivated with his love for Daniel and sends him a chain of textual content messages pointing out his love, even with Daniel’s pleas to forestall sending the messages. deciding upon his relatives, brothers and buddies over Joseph, Daniel refuses to have any more touch with him as soon as he comes out as homosexual. Feeling determined and rejected, Joseph jumps off a bridge into the bay of the city the place he and Daniel stay, letting Daniel know.
Joseph’s physique is chanced on and town highschool honors Joseph on the funeral rite. due to his friendship with Joseph, Daniel is the topic of innuendo from his friends and he's teased approximately being homosexual, which he denies. Daniel feels dependable, notwithstanding, for his friend’s demise, and falls right into a melancholy.
When Daniel’s little brother, Linden, is clinically determined with leukemia, Daniel volunteers to take care of him. The time he spends with Linden is a redeeming interval for him. many years ahead of his disorder, Linden had introduced to his kin that he was once homosexual, yet Daniel believed on the time that Linden used to be simply speaking and didn’t fairly be aware of what the time period intended. Now, through the process Linden’s disease, Daniel involves enjoy Linden’s honesty, sincerity, and braveness within the face of his deadly ailment.
Linden’s demise hits Daniel difficult, but his reminiscence of his brother’s braveness sustains him. in the course of Linden’s disease, Daniel had utilized himself at school, learning not easy and, for this reason, being selected as classification valedictorian. on the school’s commencement rite, Daniel provides a heartfelt speech within which he admits that he's homosexual and recognizes his love for Joseph. permitting the reader to determine Daniel’s personality improvement through being to simply accept himself as a homosexual and acknowledging his love for Joseph regardless of the societal dangers and effects of popping out to his Christian relations.
Daniel enters university, yet reveals himself topic to an identical form of homophobic tradition that he skilled in highschool. back, his prior emotions of rejection and melancholy resurface, as does his unresolved grieving for Joseph and Linden. not able to manage from now on, and feeling by myself and deserted, he makes an attempt to kill himself.
Daniel Grace is an account of what occurs to at least one younger guy dwelling in modern rural Mormon the US as he struggles to just accept his sexuality.
By Rashid Darden
ADRIAN is on a undertaking to heal himself from his emotional wounds. although he's clean off the “burning sands” of Beta Chi Phi, he unexpectedly unearths himself on my own. He units himself to the duty of reconciling together with his mom and dad whereas forging his personal direction as a newly “out” guy on campus – no effortless feat whilst a few fraternity brothers nonetheless harbor animosity towards him.
ISAIAH is suffering to redefine himself. he's a scholar, basketball participant, and boyfriend to a stunning younger girl. yet who does he are looking to be? Isaiah’s friendship with Adrian awakens new emotions inside him – emotions which are either intriguing and terrifying.
Over the process one summer season those males are united as acquaintances - and extra. What occurs among them is stored mystery, even from their closest neighbors. As they pass each one other’s paths at the close-knit campus, they either lengthy to complete what they began in the course of that lengthy, humid summer season. nonetheless, they made a promise...
By David Cooper
Oliver Nollan, 23 ans, half en Amérique du sud pour surfer le versant nord de l’Aconcagua avec plusieurs de ses amis. Les vacances prennent fin et il se retrouve à bord du vol 571 en course de la. Ce qu'il forget about, c'est que dans les prochaines mins qui suivront le décollage, le pilote va perdre le contrôle de l'appareil en survolant los angeles Cordillère des Andes. Lui et huit autres passagers survivront au crash à plus de six mille mètres d'altitude, espérant l'arrivée des secours qui ne viendront jamais. Ils réaliseront qu'ils ne pourront compter que sur eux-mêmes pour sortir vivant de ce piège de glace.
By Mel Keegan
It is a time of conquest during which the Saxon is sort of a slave in his personal nation, and the Holy Land is sundered by way of unholy warfare out of which there could be no winners, no genuine victors. And for younger males like Paul Delgado and Edward of Aethelstan, no position is secure. their very own house is as jam-packed with hazard because the battlefields of Palestine, for they're males who love males, in an age whilst such love is forbidden.
On the very threshold of manhood, Paul is a landless, penniless orphan without destiny — until it truly is to keep on with the younger Earl of Aethelstan to battle. yet Edward has no wish to promote his sword and his soul to a blood- soaked campaign the place mercy is uncommon, cruelty is average, and the darkish sorcery of an unknown land may well simply swallow a guy complete.
To fix the patchwork fortunes of the home of Aethelstan, Edward commits himself to the campaign ... for romance of the younger Saxon knight, Paul sails with the eastbound ships, within the corporation of Normans, Templars, squaddies and squires. ahead of he returns, he'll be a guy grown, with an epic tale to inform of bloodshed and sorcery, chic sensuality, and a undying love. Dust-veiled battlefields and the candlelit bedchambers of Saracen captains are his stories: silk and metal, pride and depression, and the magic and mayhem of a half-forgotten age.
Sensual in personality, huge in scope, White Rose of evening is a haunting romance set inside of an exciting experience, with a twist of excessive myth. again in print, from the acclaimed writer of FORTUNES OF conflict and the award-winning historic, THE DECEIVERS.
By Lydia Perović
By Edward Prime-Stevenson,Eric L. Tribunella
Edward Prime-Stevenson (1858-1942) has been defined via one critic as "the first glossy homosexual American author," and his novel Imre: A Memorandum (1906) has been mentioned because the first overtly homosexual American novel. yet fifteen years past, Stevenson released one other milestone paintings, Left to Themselves (1891), a tender grownup novel defined through its writer as "homosexual in essence," the 1st such ebook ever released.
A exciting, fast moving boys' event story within the culture of R. M. Ballantyne and Horatio Alger, Left to Themselves follows younger Gerald Saxton, en path from manhattan to satisfy his father in Nova Scotia, chaperoned by way of the older adolescence Philip Touchtone. alongside the best way, Gerald and Philip's romantic friendship will blossom as they deal with a few impressive occasions and stumbling blocks, together with a shipwreck that leaves them island castaways, and a mysterious, predatory determine who canines their steps and should cease at not anything to get his arms on Gerald.
Out of print for over one hundred twenty years and lengthy unobtainable, Stevenson's booklet returns to print eventually during this hugely expected re-creation, that's brought and annotated by way of Prof. Eric L. Tribunella. This variation additionally positive factors an appendix of supplementary fabrics, together with modern reports of the unconventional and choices of different writings through Stevenson.
"A great addition to homosexual stories generally, and particularly to the continued 'resurrection' of Edward Prime-Stevenson." - Prof. James Gifford
By Erik Walter
Fernando has been harm earlier than, yet he feels an rapid connection whilst he meets Greg. Can those males conquer their prior to discover a destiny together?