LGBTQ Romances

Most of these romances feature gay and bisexual men. I have read a lesbian romance, but, for me, it don’t mean a thing, if it ain’t got that schwing. Unless otherwise noted, everything on this list has a contemporary setting. Reviews are linked, recommended books are in bold.

Albert, Annabeth Waiting for Clark (Bryce/Clark) Hallelujah, both gay the whole time!

Banner, Darryl Dog Tags (Brandon/Jesse)

Bettencourt, Rick Marketing Beef (Evan/Dillon)

Bowen, Sarina The Understatement of the Year (Graham/Rikker) – New Adult, part of the fantastic Ivy Years series, it’s great.

Bowen, Sarina and Elle Kennedy Him (Wes/Jamie) – New Adult, it’s steamy AND heartfelt.
Bowen, Sarina and Elle Kennedy Us (Wes/Jamie) – Not-as-new adults, finding their way.

Calmes, Mary A Piece of Cake novella (Jory/Sam) – Light and fluffy, mid-series novella

Charles, KJ A Seditious Affair: A Society of Gentlemen Novel – (Silas/Dominic) Historical, strong political elements and period details.

Dee, Cara Noah  (Noah/Julien) – squicky dynamic

Ford, Rhys Sinner’s Gin (Kane/Miki) – Overshadowed for me by the background story and over the top main plot.

Frank, Ella Try (Logan/Tate) – Too much sex? Is that even possible?
Frank, Ella Trust (Logan/Tate) – It’s possible.

Gale, Avon Power Play (Misha/Max) – Contemporary hockey romance

Grace, Aria More Than Friends (Ryan/Zach) – New Adult

Hart, Riley Collide (Cooper/Noah) – Decent, I meant to review it, but never bothered.

Jaymes, River Brad’s Bachelor Party (Brad/Cole) – Not good
Jaymes, River The Backup Boyfriend (Alec/Dylan) – Decent
Jaymes, River The Boyfriend Mandate (Memphis/Tyler) – Meh

Kell, Amber Attracting Anthony (Silver/Anthony) – Paranormal, weird daddy/son tone

Kennedy, Sean Tigers and Devils (Simon/Declan) – Charming, a novel with romance more than a romance novel

Klein, K-Lee Lazy Sundays (Devon/Scott) – Very quick read

Merrow, J.L Muscling Through (Al/Larry) – Big and stupid (really stupid) meets small and smart

Milan, Courtney The Suffragette Scandal (Edward/Free) – It has a small lesbian subplot and a unacknowledged but clear gay partnership in addition to the main M/F romance, but this book is SO GOOD I am including it anyway.
Milan, Courtney Her Every Wish (Crash/Daisy) – It’s a M/F historical romance, but the hero identifies as bisexual.
Milan, Courtney Hold Me (Jay/Maria) – Contemporary new adult romance in which the hero is bi and the heroine is transgender.

Northcote, Jay First Class Package novella (Jim/Patrick) – quick, light read

Riley, Sierra Guardian (Titus/Alex) – If you like big, tattooed men, this could be for you.

Stewart, Nicole Home for Three (Selwyn/Jack/Kess) – A gay man, a bisexual one, and a straight woman.

Walker, N.R. The Weight of It All (Henry/Reed) – Contemporary, two sweet men fall in love.

York, Sara Pray the Gay Away (A Southern Thing Book 1) (Jack/Andrew)- high school, drama, sweet, the start of a series.

As always, recommendations are welcome.

Links to my other reviews can be found on my complete reading list of books sorted by author or Author Commentary & The Tallies Shameful or my  streamlined recommendations list.

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4 thoughts on “LGBTQ Romances

  1. Katinka April 1, 2016 at 12:49 pm Reply

    Sunset Park by Santino Hassell. Out of Frame by Megan Erickson. All of Avon Gale’s books. Slide, Rare, and Between Ghosts by Garrett Leigh.

  2. Katinka April 1, 2016 at 12:52 pm Reply

    Kage by Maris Black

  3. Prolixity Julien April 1, 2016 at 1:24 pm Reply

    THANK YOU!

  4. Malin April 3, 2016 at 8:23 am Reply

    Excellent list. Once Courtney Milan’s next contemporary comes out, you can add trans to the list as well. I really haven’t read enough that fits into the LGBT category and really should. This month’s pick for Felicia Day’s Vaginal Fantasy book club is The Magpie Lord by K.J. Charles, which I’m very much looking forward to reading.

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