Summer Lovin’: 7 Gay Romance Recommendations for Your Pride Month Reading List by Jeff Adams and Will Knauss


June is Pride month, a time to celebrate the history and contributions of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. So, proudly wave your rainbow flag. Love is love, and for readers of M/M romance, there are plenty of stories where gay heroes meet the man of their dreams and get their happily-ever-after’s. Here are seven new and upcoming releases sure to heat things up this Pride month. 

Hot As Heller by Lucy Lennox (now available)

When a Hollywood production rolls into town, it’s lights, camera, opposites attract, as a bad boy movie star and the local sheriff butt heads… and fall in love.

Sorcerers Always Satisfy by Louisa Masters (now available)

What’s a nice guy supposed to do when the end of the world is near and all you can do is think about the sexy elf who keeps flirting with you? Find out in the latest from the Hidden Species urban fantasy series.

Love is All: Vol. 4 by Jeff Adams, Xio Axelrod, Meg Bonney, Rachel Lacey, Chantal Mer, RL Merrill, Connor Peterson, Susan Scott Shelley, Sophia Soames, with a foreword by Annabeth Albert (June 8)

This popular charity anthology returns with a brand-new volume, featuring a variety of love stories from across the LGBTQ+ spectrum written by some of the best authors in the genre. Make sure to get yours quickly, because it will only be available for a limited time. 

The Queer Principles of Kit Webb by Cat Sebastian (June 8)

In Cat Sebastian’s latest historical romance, an aristocrat enlists the help of a former highwayman to steal a book that could save his reputation from ruin. Can he enact his plan and resist the irresistibly roguish thief?

Forbidden Lover by Jocelynn Drake (June 11)

Assassins with hearts of gold? That’s the premise of the romantic suspense Exit Strategy series. The lives of Dev and his adopted son are in danger, and Kai might be the perfect protector they need.

Shielding the Superstar by Jacki James (June 22)

It’s a sexy romance trope two-fer in the second installment of the Hart Security series. A bodyguard is assigned to a country music superstar and must pretend to be his boyfriend until the threat is eliminated.

Riddles and Rivals by K. Sterling (June 30)

A small-town mayor and an amateur sleuth must team up to solve the mystery of Hathaway House in this haunting enemies-to-lovers tale with a paranormal romance twist, that’s part of the Bisbee Bachelors Club series.

About the Authors:

Jeff Adams & Will Knauss are husbands, authors of m/m romance and podcasters. Big Gay Fiction Podcast, their weekly show, is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can learn more about them at and

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