Michael Lassell
Disney’s THE LION KING: Twenty Years on Broadway and Around the World
Disney Editions
November 2017 * ISBN-13: 978-1484773765 * $50.00

This is a backstage look at the making of the most successful entertainment phenomenon in history, the stage musical version of THE LION KING-from the first idea for a film in 1989 and the musicalizing of the 1994 animated feature to the Africanized theatrical version, only the third musical ever to have a 20-year consecutive initial run on Broadway. Since it opened in 1997, THE LION KING has earned $7 billion and played to 90 million people in 19 countries. Lots of pictures, of course, of the Broadway and international productions.


Olympus Nights on the Square (Book 2 of the Juliana Series) 
Sans Merci Press.
October 2017 * ISBN: 9780999099506 * $14.95

What if your love was illegal? What would you do? It’s 1945. Juliana wants to be a star and she has the singing voice to do it. Alice (Al) is determined to make Juliana into the star she wants to be. The worst thing that could happen to Juliana is to be discovered as gay. The worst thing that could happen to Al is to lose Juliana. Al must guard their secret at all costs.Will the gossip columnists and the new laws destroy them?


Chip Livingston
Owls Don’t Have to Mean Death
October 2017 * 1590216393 * $15.00

Owls Don’t Have to Mean Death features a college student struggling to piece together gay life with his Creek Indian heritage and learning what it means to love his HIV-positive boyfriend. The novel dramatizes the many unexpected ways that culture influences us even as we make our own claims on the world.


Susan Hawthorne
Dark Matters: A Novel
Spinifex Press, distributed by IPG
October 2017 * ISBN 97819255581089 * $24.95

In a dawn raid, Kate is arrested. She is imprisoned, beaten, kept awake and tortured. She has no idea what has happened to her partner, Mercedes. The uncertainty plagues her. It is as if she has no history. This dark story uncovers the hidden histories of organized violence against lesbians.


Tom Eubanks
Ghosts of St. Vincent’s
Tomus Publishing
May, 2017 * ISBN: 978-0-69-284642-5 * Paperback $12.99, Kindle $9.99

With honesty, humor, and flights of historical fancy, Ghosts of St. Vincent’s tells the story of Greenwich Village’s famed hospital through the eyes of a man who spent a winter on its 7th floor AIDS ward and survived just in time for the drug “cocktail” that saved so many lives. Featuring appearances by indomitable icons, from Edna St. Vincent Millay to Robert Mapplethorpe.


Joe Cosentino
Cozzi Cove: Stepping Out (the third Cozzi Cove novel) 
NineStar Press
January 23, 2017

Sexy Cal Cozzi’s seven bungalows at a gay resort on the New Jersey shore are once again open for love. What secrets, humor, tragedies, mysteries, and passions lie waiting to unfold in this magical place called Cozzi Cove?