Gay Romance that's NOT Insta-Love

These are the stories where the love grows out of friendship, acquaintance, or just plain old getting to know someone over time. These are not the stories where there's just something about the other person for some unknown reason that makes marriage an imminent thought within minutes and/or days of meeting. These characters will not be proposing lifelong commitment within a week of knowing each other.
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671 books · 818 voters · list created December 23rd, 2010 by Kioo (votes) .
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message 1: by Queen (new)

Queen Oh my just what I was looking for! Thanks a lot for this list.


message 2: by Luka (new)

Luka Yu I have a question. How to save a list for later browsing?


message 3: by Hellen (new)

Hellen Luka wrote: "I have a question. How to save a list for later browsing?"

How about bookmarking it?


message 4: by Luka (new)

Luka Yu Hellen wrote: "Luka wrote: "I have a question. How to save a list for later browsing?"

How about bookmarking it?"

It's an alternative. Still it's not as convenient as saving a list directly from Goodreads. But thanks!


message 5: by Dani (new)

Dani Should Keeping Promise Rock be on this list? Because Carrick falls in love with Deacon the first time he sees him (with the horse) and later in the book Deacon admits to knowing Carrick was "it" for him but he didn't do anything because he was older than Carrick.


message 6: by SMi (new)

SMi I'm curious about The Gatekeeper. From the description and people's reviews, the MCs are accidentally bonded and instantly care for each other. That rather seems like insta-love to me. However, having not read the book, I cannot personally comment about it.


message 7: by Kioo (new)

Kioo The book Power Play by JM Snyder was removed because it is definitely insta-love. The entire book takes place over one week.


message 8: by Shannon (new)

Shannon List updated to here.


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