[Free eBook] King Geordi the Great by Gent Gant [YA LGBT Friendship Drama]

King Geordi the Great by Gent Gant is a standalone young adult contemporary teen drama novel with m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint.

This is apparently being made free to help promote the author’s latest novel, Borrowed Boy, a standalone YA drama.

The story is a coming of age friendship/personal drama starring a gay teen learning to set boundaries for himself against others’ expectations, as he feels pressured to go along with a romance with his beleaguered best friend whose crush he doesn’t reciprocate—finding himself living a lie as the new relationship begins to escalate, when a disaster forces him to re-evaluate what kind of friend he can and wants to be.

Offered worldwide through November 27th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher, and also major ebook retailers.

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[Free eBook] Colors by Russell J. Sanders [YA LGBT Drama Novel]

Colors by Russell J. Sanders is a standalone YA LGBT coming of age teen social drama novel with strong m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint for teen readers.

This is apparently being made free to help promote the author’s newest novel, You Can’t Tell By Looking, a standalone m/m multicultural interfaith YA contemporary romance.

The story is both a coming of age and a coming out tale, starring a high school senior who seemingly has a perfect life as a budding musical theatre star with a prestigious scholarship and a beautiful girlfriend, which is marred by a dark secret in his past, as well as upended by the arrival of a new student with whom he might become more than just friends. NB: apparently this deals with themes of abuse and intolerance.

Offered worldwide through October 16th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher as well as selected other retailers.

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[Free eBook] Lost and Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis [Contemporary Fiction with Romance]

Lost and Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis is the 1st novel in the Wildstone series of contemporary literary/women’s fiction with strong f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Headline’s Eternal imprint.

This is the featured iTunes Book of the Week in the UK store. The series is centred around themes of grief, friendship, and sisterhood, as women endure a devastating loss and uncover unexpected secrets and betrayals in its wake, which leads them to try starting over with the possibility of new love.

This story stars a woman attempting to recover after the loss of her sister to a car accident, who receives news of a surprising inheritance in a small town, which makes her question everything she thought she knew about her family.

Offered in the UK only, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Harmonious Hearts 2014 [YA LGBT Multi-Genre Fiction Anthology]

Harmonious Hearts 2014 is an annual volume anthology in the Harmonious Hearts series of young adult multi-genre short stories, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint for teen readers.

The series showcases selections from Harmony Ink Press’ annual Young Author Challenge, selecting the best YA LGBTQ-themed stories submitted by authors between the ages of 14 to 21, across multiple genres. This is apparently being made free for a limited time to help promote an accompanying ebook sale in the publisher’s various imprints’ webstores.

This volume features coming of age, romance, adventure, and other stories in fantasy, science fiction, historical and contemporary settings from the 1st annual contest,

Offered worldwide through September 25th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher and also at multiple other retailers.

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[Free eBook] Keep Me Safe by Daniela Sacerdoti [Contemporary Literary Novel]

Keep Me Safe by Glasgow-resident Italian expat author Daniela Sacerdoti is the 1st novel in the Seal Island series of contemporary literary/women’s fiction with supernatural and romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Headline’s Review imprint.

This is the featured Free Book of the Week in the iTunes UK store, and is apparently being made free to help promote the recently-released 2nd novel, I Will Find You. The series is set on a slightly supernatural Scottish island, where apparently bereft individual women find themselves through unusual life-changing experiences.

This story stars a woman and her young daughter who journey to the remote island in search of a new home when the daughter mysteriously speaks of it after a strange period of silence.

Offered in the UK, Europe, and selected other regions worldwide (excluding North America), available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] The Genealogy of Understanding by Daniel M. Jaffe [Jewish LGBT Literary Novel]

The Genealogy of Understanding by Daniel M. Jaffe, a Rainbow Award finalist writer and literary translator, is a standalone contemporary literary fiction novel, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

The novel is told in linked stories exploring themes of intertwining Jewish and LGBT identity, relating a gay man’s contemplation of the interactions between and happenings within his family and suburban New Jersey community to assorted Torah readings.

Offered DRM-free worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach [Award-Winning YA Coming-of-Age Novel]

Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach is the 1st novel in the Felton Reinstein trilogy of young adult coming-of-age contemporary fiction with f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Fire imprint.

This won the 2011 Cybils Award in the Young Adult Fiction category, and was an ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults and Junior Library Guild selection among other honours, and the sequel later won the 2013 Minnesota Book Award.

The trilogy is a coming of age domestic issues drama starring a student from his junior high school to college years, as he finds purpose and refuge from his chaotic home life in sports and a budding relationship with the girl he falls for. This installment sees him recruited to the football team after a growth spurt, and beginning to push the boundaries of his environment.

Offered in Canada & US only, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Running with the Pack by A. M. Burns & Caitlin Ricci [YA LGBT Drama with Romance]

Running with the Pack by A. M. Burns & [Caitlin Ricci][author-link-1] is a standalone young adult LGBT teen social drama novel with m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint.

This is a special giveaway to help promote the authors’ newly-released standalone novel, Three Times the Charm, which is apparently an f/f/f YA poly romance.

The story explores the bonds of friendship between three teenagers as one boy moves to a new school and finds both a new buddy/boyfriend and a fulfilling volunteer position at wolf and wild dog protection centre, when the budding couple’s asexual best friend goes missing after a bully crosses the line and they need the help of a special wolf to find him.

Offered worldwide through August 7th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher.

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