5 Stars, Dreamspinner Press, Genre Romance, Michael Rupured, Reviewed by Tina

Review: Happy Independence Day by Michael Rupured

“Mark my word,” Carrie said. She leaned toward Terrence so he could hear. “We’ll have a woman president decades before a Negro gets elected.” – Michael Rupured

Title: Happy Independence Day

Author: Michael Rupured

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Pages/Word Count: 256 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Terrence Bottom wants to change the world. A prelaw student at Columbia University majoring in political science, his interests range from opposing the draft and the war in Vietnam, to civil rights for gays, to anything to do with Cameron McKenzie. Terrence notices the rugged blond hanging around the Stonewall Inn, but the handsome man—and rumored Mafia hustler—rebuffs his smiles and winks. Continue reading

5 Stars, Biography/Non-Fiction, Elisa Rolle, Reviewed by Lynn, Self-Published

Sunday Spotlight Review: “Days of Love” by Elisa Rolle

Title: Days of Love

Author: Elisa Rolle

Publisher: Self-Published

Pages/Word Count: 760 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Days of Love chronicles more than 700 LGBT couples throughout history, spanning 2000 years from Alexander the Great to the most recent winner of a Lambda Literary Award. Many of the contemporary couples share their stories on how they met and fell in love, as well as photos from when they married or of their families. Included are professional portraits by Robert Giard and Stathis Orphanos, paintings by John Singer Sargent and Giovanni Boldini, and photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnson, Arnold Genthe, and Carl Van Vechten among others. Continue reading