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Gay Fantasy Lit....
As a constant pursuer of Urban Fantasy books the thing I am still hunting for is a great urban fantasy story with a gay male lead. Any out there? So far I am not finding them in my Google and bookstore hunts. Many of the books I read do indeed have gay characters, but unfortunately they are still secondary characters. I am not the most savvy on the publishing world's requirements to sell books, but I am guessing it is probably much like Hollywoods' need to give Middle America their taste of testosterone laden machoism, but I would hope to find at least a small amount of books with gay leads. The gay and lesbian section in most stores are full of "My first time", or "The pizza boy delivers, and erotic novel". Don't get me wrong, I like my smut as much as the next person but are there any writers penning something different? I am in love with Charlaine Harris, Yasmine Galenorn, Karen Chance with her Cassandra Palmer novels, but I still can't find these types of books that star some gay boy much like myself in situations I would rather find myself. So today I am starting the book that Andy so lovingly picked up for me. Perry Moore's 'Hero'. It promises to offer some of what I am looking for. It makes me think 'Sky High' meets 'Justice League' and then goes gay. Hopefully this book will be a delight that I hear Stan Lee is excited to work on for a T.V. show. Now I am hoping if this does happen that they will keep him gay.
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