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Now in print: The Biggest Lover

Now in print from Bear Bones Books:

The Biggest Lover

TBL TheBiggestLover RJackson

A gutsy, groundbreaking collection of romantic, lusty tales for big guys and the men who love them!

Praise for The Biggest Lover:
“[Editor R.] Jackson’s anthology of 21 titillating quickies covers a variety of genres, but all the stories embrace those who like to live and love large. … a delicious panoply with something for every bear.” – Publishers Weekly
“The stories in this anthology are a must-read for any guy who’s ever felt left out of the gay scene because of his size or his desire for a man of size. This wonderfully curated collection includes works that are sweet, sweaty, and just plain hot.”   — Dan Oliverio, author of The Round World


The Bear Bones Books imprint of Lethe Press proudly presents its 28th title, The Biggest Lover: Big-Boned Men’s Erotica for Chubs and Chasers, edited by noted gay and bi men’s erotica anthologist R. Jackson.

Not every gay man is obsessed with twinks who list the number of visible rib bones on their Grindr profile. Or men who can remember the number of reps at the gym but not their phone number. Some of us appreciate buying in bulk and that includes looking for love. Or just plain sex. Thank goodness for Bear culture which embraces girth. During Bear Week in Provincetown the stores do not even bother to sell clothes smaller than an XL and a man’s virility is often like the potency of moonshine: the more Xs on the jug the better, so XXXL is a chub in high demand.
It has taken too long for an erotica anthology to feature such men. It is our hope that readers who felt denied of attention and affection will read these stories and realize that love has no weight limit, no threshold, and neither should self-esteem.
As Girth & Mirth founding father Reed Wilgoren stated, “Just as people are coming out every day—men and women realizing their sexuality—new Bears and new Chubbies and new chasers are also evolving in the world. There have to be people waiting to embrace them and show them the way, much as who helped me to become what I am and who I am today.”
This groundbreaking anthology of 21 compelling stories of big masculine love, including outstanding fiction from renowned, award-winning authors as well as fresh voices, is sure to entertain, inform, and stimulate everyone who loves big men.



  • Furball | Hank Edwards
  • A Man of Substance | Dale Chase
  • What the Hell?! | Ben Bauchlein
  • The Last Gift | Jeff Mann
  • Bulk City Gym (Boys to Men, Men to Giants) | Jack Fritscher
  • Temet Nosce | John Genest
  • Rainy Day | Charles Ov Lyons
  • He’s Five-One, He’s Beautiful, and He’s Mine | Jay Neal
  • Filled | Tom Farley
  • Burning on the Edge of the World | Matthew Bright
  • Hustler’s Endgame | Landon Dixon
  • Golden Walrus | Jerry Rabushka
  • Dionysus Tamed | Jay Starre
  • Coming in the Night | Skye Eagleday
  • Heavy Set | Shane Allison
  • Tag Team | Larry Faulkner
  • The Nip Man | Daniel M. Jaffe
  • The Story Next Door | Karl Taggart
  • Moby Dick | William Holden
  • Indivisible | Dylan Thomas Good
  • A Slice of Pi | ‘Nathan Burgoine

Version 2About the Editor: A gay Bear community pioneer and bisexual men’s advocate, R. Jackson is Editor of the men’s fiction anthologies Bearotica, Bear Lust, Bears in the Wild, Tales from the Den, and The Biggest Lover, all published by Bear Bones Books; with PJ Willis, Kink, from StarBooks Press; and Bi Guys, from Lethe Press, a Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Bisexual Literature.



Big-Boned Men’s Erotica for Chubs and Chasers
R. Jackson, editor
Bear Bones Books / Lethe Press  ~  February 14, 2016
Categories: Gay Fiction, Anthologies, Erotica
ISBN-10: 1-59021-545-1  ~  ISBN-13:  978-1-59021-545-6
264 pp., 6 x 9 inches
Paperback: $18.00 ~ eBook: $6.99

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