Topics :: fiction

Wide Asleep

By Christopher Verleger | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
The Ballena Beach boys are back together, determined to right past wrongs and accept whatever fate has in store for them in this life.


By Daniel Scheffler | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
A new take on dystopia -- in California, of all places.

Gay Noir, Killer ’80s :: Marshall Thornton on ’From the Ashes’

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
Marshall Thornton has just seen Book 6 in his ’80s gay detective series published; he’s also got a new comic novel out. The versatile novelist chats with EDGE about noir, humor, and the dark days of The Plague.

Little Reef And Other Stories

By Kyle Thomas Smith | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Michael Carroll’s debut collection of short stories seems to reflect his complex and complicated marriage to Edmund White.

Amy Falls Down

By Daniel Scheffler | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
A small little fall can change a life. Again.

The Book of Life

By Kitty Drexel | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
"The Book of Life" is a paranormal YA novel for adults. It is moderately well-written with brief, relatively modest intimate interludes (sexy times).


By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
It’s been a decade since Bill DeSmedt’s debut thriller, "Singularity," was published, and now the author returns with a sequel that’s as cutting-edge and furiously fast-forward moving as the first book.

Checking Back with Jake Biondi on ’Boystown: Season 2’

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jun 30, 2014
As any denizen of Chicago knows, summer in "that toddling town" is hot and steamy -- and a new collection of Jake Biondi’s Chicago-set "Boystown" stories are set to amp up the sizzle! Get ready for Book Two in the sexy saga.

Dark Aemilia

By Kitty Drexel | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
Will Shakespeare falls in lust with the woman who becomes the muse for sonnets 127 - 152, the "Dark Lady." The woman of his obsession is Aemilia Bassano Lanyer, England’s first published female poet.

The Lost Language of Cranes

By Daniel Scheffler | Friday Jun 20, 2014
Coming out in New York circa 1980s.