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  • The Bones Beneath My Skin

  • By: TJ Klune
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240

In the spring of 1995, Nate Cartwright has lost everything: His parents are dead, his older brother wants nothing to do with him, and he's been fired from his job as a journalist in Washington, DC. With nothing left to lose, he returns to his family's summer cabin outside the small mountain town of Roseland, Oregon, to try to find some sense of direction. The cabin should be empty. It's not.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another amazing story

  • By Aerielle on 12-13-18

very, very nice! I love science SF & GR

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-26-18

I love science fiction and gay romance, but I never thought them together! Amazing story, fresh & different. I believe it took some courage to write and publish this book. I am so happy someone had that courage. I would enjoy a sequel to it.

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  • Autoboyography

  • By: Christina Lauren
  • Narrated by: Deacon Lee, Kyle Mason
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361

Three years ago Tanner Scott's family relocated from California to Utah, a move that nudged the bisexual teen temporarily back into the closet. Now, with one semester of high school to go and no obstacles between him and out-of-state college freedom, Tanner plans to coast through his remaining classes and clear out of Utah. But when his best friend, Autumn, dares him to take Provo High's prestigious Seminar - where honor roll students diligently toil to draft a book in a semester - Tanner can't resist going against his better judgment and having a go.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4.5 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 06-16-18

Great begining, middle wish the ending had more.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-05-18

This is a wonderful story, and the plot is excellent, it truly seemed real. But like so many gay romance stories I wish there was a little bit more real meat to the story line. The story is about two young gays falling in love, but the interesting thing is that they are doing so in the middle of homophobia country, Utah and the Mormons. There is lots of potential here, and surely the authors pull the essentials out and squeeze them dry for all they are worth, and well done. But I wish they had exposed the Mormons more and how much damage they do to not only their members but the other groups in our society they don’t agree with. The authors did some of this, but I feel the story line suddenly just failed off the face of the Earth with: They lived happily ever after, and of course that is not what happens after one attempt to extract themselves from such a cult. Exposing the Mormons for being the homophobic force behind the boy scouts, gay marriage votes here in California, and just the overall insanity of religious dogma would have made this a much stronger stand for not only gay love but for gay rights, socially and politically. I am sure it is difficult to write such a book, that borders on so many important issues in our society today. And the authors and publishers must figure out what will sell. It is a tricky thing, and I feel they hit this right on the head in doing that. But for the thinking and involved reader, it just leaves a great deal unsaid, and unexplored. A sense of emptiness and us gays not being seen again happened to me with the ending. The ending has no bases in the reality of the plot presented here. I feel that there is a real need for gay romance novels that have more fire in them, addressing the real pain and harm this society seems to need to place at the door steps of two people of the same sex who are in love. Happy reading.

  • Racing for the Sun

  • By: Amy Lane
  • Narrated by: Nick J. Russo
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 125

Staff Sergeant Jasper "Ace" Atchison takes one look at Private Sonny Daye and knows that every word on paper about him is pure, unadulterated bullshit. But Sonny is desperate, and although Ace isn't going to take him up on his offer of "anything", that doesn't mean he isn't tempted. Instead, Ace takes Sonny under his wing, protecting him when they're in the service and making plans with him when they get out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Blue Collar Wonderful

  • By Riva on 08-12-14

Had a little trouble getting into it.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-30-18

Not your regular gay romance, probably too realistic. Liked that it was hard, and real.

  • The Quarterback

  • By: Mackenzie Blair
  • Narrated by: Greg Boudreaux
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 682
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 643

Matt Lancaster is the star quarterback at Bodine College, a small Southern Division II school with an ultra-conservative dean of athletics. Matt is also very much in the closet, and he thinks he’s kept his secret well hidden, until his best friends take him to a happy endings massage parlor and request a male masseuse for him. In walks Trevor Kim, a gorgeous, pierced, tattooed fellow Bodine student who does massages - without happy endings - to pay for school after his family kicked him out for being gay. Trevor takes one look at Matt and breaks all his own rules about mixing business with pleasure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love love love

  • By Rebecca on 04-20-18

Typical Quarterback storie, done well

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-30-18

I am getting a little beyond these types of stories. Matter of fact I am not sure if I am becoming boring or these romances are too formula for me. I know that my interest is more to listening to history of math, or science. So, with that kind of stimulation from Audible, gay romances just not keeping my interest anymore. 😯

  • Another Dumb Jock

  • By: Jeff Erno
  • Narrated by: Ezekiel Robison
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Jeff Irwin and Brett Willson raised a fine son, Adam, in their unconventional, judgment-free family. But being the son of two dads has its challenges. Although Adam loves them, he's determined to prove he's not gay, like they are. To this end, he's become the star pitcher of his high school baseball team, a true jock. Then Adam is suspended after he gets into a fight at school, and his dads find out his grades are slipping. Determined to put him back on track, they hire him a tutor: a short, nerdy kid named Trevor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 4.5 stars- Add some happy to your reading list

  • By A T on 04-02-17

A little idealistic

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-20-17

Though I like these types of stories, and the narrator was good, the story just seemed a little too idealistic and simple in its characters.

  • Better Than Good

  • By: Lane Hayes
  • Narrated by: Tyler Stevens
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 303

Matt Sullivan understands labels: law student, athlete, heterosexual. He has goals: graduate and begin his career in law. One fateful night, Matt tags along with his gay roommate to a dance club and everything changes. Matt finds himself attracted to the most beautiful man he's ever seen. All labels go flying out the window.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gay for you romance w/ surprisingly minimal angst

  • By JC on 04-15-15

I love this sweet romance, but....

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-08-17

Gee, this thing ended in the middle of the story! I was ready to scream! I wanted to know how things worked out down the road! I am actually a little passed off!😕

  • Femme

  • By: Marshall Thornton
  • Narrated by: Joel Leslie
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202

Queeny cocktail waiter Lionel wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player, and the two embark on a rocky road to romance. A journey that requires coming out of the closet, going into the closet, a pair of red high heels, many pairs of red high heels, a failed intervention, a couple of aborted dates, and homemade pom-poms. Mostly, Lionel and Dog learn what it means to be a man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Heels, Better Romance...

  • By HZ on 07-02-17

Totally fun and importance

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-31-17

It's a fun way to deal with a lot of issues, that in today's world are there. Gender definitions are being recreated everyday now. Transgender is saying that you can actually be the opposite sex that your body is! What is important is not focusing on the things that are different from each other, but actually what we have in common, and no matter what the gender issues may seem to be, we are all with human needs!

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  • Transparency

  • By: Ethan Stone, Sara York
  • Narrated by: John Solo
  • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 52

Charlie is the quintessential bear. Big, muscular and hairy. But that isn't the type of men he's attracted to. He is drawn to men like Taylor - short, smooth, and sexy. Taylor is Charlie's idea of the perfect twink. But there's something about Taylor Charlie doesn't know. Taylor is unsure about a lot of things, but when he sees Charlie, he instantly knows he wants him. The only issue standing in his way is how Taylor views his own masculinity. He's afraid that Charlie will leave once he knows the secret Taylor wants to keep hidden.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Well... that was different...

  • By JC on 05-19-15

I loved this story, transgender!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-18-17

I was surprised by the subject matter. This is a true issue that haunts a small group of people. But just like anything that involves consenting adults, we need to make room in our hearts and also be amazed in how us humans have so many different was of expressing our sexuality. As a gay man if I found a transgender person that I was attracted to I would surely go for it. I hate war, but I don't hate people!😗

  • A Second Harvest

  • By: Eli Easton
  • Narrated by: Will Tulin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115

When his best friend overdoses, Christie resolves to take a break from the city. He heads to a small house in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania to rest, recoup, and reflect. But life in the country is boring despite glimpses of the hunky silver fox next door. When Christie's creativity latches onto cooking, he decides to approach his widower neighbor with a plan to share meals and grocery expenses. David agrees, and soon the odd couple finds they really enjoy spending time together.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really touching older MC story, ok narration

  • By Morgan A Skye on 08-06-17

Another great coming out story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-17

Loved this story and of course the characters. Great narration. I noticed afterwards that I own several audio books by this author already and loved them all. Who knows I might just buy another one tonight!

  • The Truth as He Knows It

  • Perspectives, Book 1
  • By: A. M. Arthur
  • Narrated by: Guy Locke
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267

Officer Noel Carlson isn't out to anyone in small-town Stratton, Pennsylvania, so a relationship is out of the question. That doesn't stop him from wanting one, though. When a night-shift call brings him face-to-thonged-butt with a hired stripper whose girl-party gig went terribly wrong, Noel takes pity on the guy and lets him go. But he can't get the encounter out of his mind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫

  • By Cyndi on 11-08-18

Well, damnit this story made me cry.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-17

There is a lot going on in this story, and it is just one thing after another. I hope that all these horrible things never happen to anyone. Like all people who are objectified in this world, it can be difficult to survive not being seen as a feeling, caring person, who want and need to love and be loved. I did enjoy each of the main characters and they felt tobe real in their pain and struggle to become whole again.

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