Bodark Creek is a small, former mill town, north of Dallas and close to the Oklahoma border. Starting in 1908, Addy Bronner Braden spends most of her very long life there, surrounded by her large, close family. She loves them, leads them, and depends on them.
There is one gay person in this book – my husband. That makes sense, since the book is based on one half of his family tree. But he only turns up at the very end and as a visitor. And that about defines the relationship between gay people and this part of his family.
MozLover21, in Fiction. 07/22/2021 (Updated: 07/30/2021)
Patrick William Harrison has a life that's pretty close to perfect—at least to the outside eye. A wealthy family, a handsome husband and a beautiful multi-million dollar home. But his world spins out of its orbit when he discovers his husband's unsavory secret one day, and he's left with a difficult decision to make. As he tries to navigate his new reality he taps into a whole new level of himself that enables him do some pretty dark things to the one he claims to love.
Whether you follow war, like war, read about war or are interested in war it is sadly a fact of life, but can make fascinating reading. The war in Afghanistan is still in play even as I write this in 2021. The country has been through many wars but ‘Him in the dust’ is a point in history (2005-2006) where I decided to start the book that you will read.
Ronyx, in Fiction. 05/26/2021 (Updated: 07/27/2021)
Matt Stevens is a normal sixteen-year-old. He goes to school and makes good grades. Even though he is being raised in an extremely religious home, he manages to do well. Then, unexpectedly, his life takes an abrupt turn late one night when his best friend, Ricky, kisses him while wrestling on the bed. Matt starts to question his own sexuality, and he begins to realize he is gay. His life starts to spiral out of control, leading to many unexpected twists and turns.
drsawzall, in Fiction. 07/04/2021 (Updated: 07/22/2021)
Having survived his tour of duty in Iraq during the worst of the fighting, Doc Tompkins was looking forward to returning home and putting the carnage and the horrors of war behind him. Content he was leaving it securely thousands of miles behind him, along with all the chickenshit the US Army can inflict upon its best and brightest.
D.K. Daniels, in Fiction. 07/21/2021 (Updated: 07/21/2021)
Running from his abusive Dad, seventeen-year-old Kyle skips out on his old life and searches for a new one far from his old home. Spanning halfway across the country, Kyle ends up in St. Clement, where he meets a boy who likes him. Getting involved in the gritty underworld of St. Clement; the romance is cut short, and the adventure is turned to terror as both boys are forced to go on the run to stay alive.