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Cat Sebastian, Author of THE SOLDIER’S SCOUNDREL, Talks About Writing Historical LGBTQ Romance (with a new release review and giveaway!)

Two men only meant for each other. Researching and writing an LGBTQ historical romance: Researching a same-sex historical romance isn’t much different from writing an opposite-sex romance, as long as you start with the assumptions that 1) there have always been queer people, and 2) people fall in love. We have plenty of historical data supporting both those assumptions, so the next step is figuring out how same-sex couples could find a way to fall in love and be together, while staying largely off the radar of a society that didn’t accept them (and, in the case of men, criminalized sex).…

New Release Review and Giveaway! KEEPING HER SECRET by Sarah Nicholas (Endless Summer series)

Book Title: Keeping Her Secret (Endless Summer series) Author: Sarah Nicholas Release Date: August 22, 2016 Genre: YA Contemporary F/F Romance     Two girls. One kiss. The last person Riya Johnson expected to run into at her new summer camp is Courtney Chastain—her childhood best friend and the girl who broke her heart after a secret, mind-blowing, life-altering kiss. She definitely didn’t expect to be sharing a bunk bed with her for four long weeks. Courtney has what every girl wants—she’s beautiful, rich, and the object of every boy’s desire at Camp Pine Ridge. Too bad none of them…

A Conversation with Calista Lynne, Author of WE AWAKEN

  Thanks so much for agreeing to be with us today, Calista!   What 5 things should readers know about you? Pink Doc Martens, glitter, and birds in my hair are the staples of my appearance, so much so that I consider them major aspects of my personality. All I want is better representation in the media. Minorities should be fighting dragons and going on road trips just as much as straight white people in literature. I live in both London and New Jersey, which means I’ve held positions at both the Shakespeare Globe and the Boardwalk where Snooki partied.…

Release Day Spotlight! FOR GOOD by Karelia Stetz-Waters (An Out in Portland novel)

FOR GOOD An Out in Portland Novel Karelia Stetz-Waters Releasing July 5th, 2016 Forever Yours For Kristen Brock, Tristess County, Oregon, is just a stepping stone. She doesn’t fit in to the small town community, but that doesn’t bother her; she’s not here to make friends. A few years as district attorney will look good on her resume, and then she’ll be able to get any job she wants in a big city law firm. But then she meets Marydale Rae, who inspires feelings Kristen never imagined . . . Marydale didn’t intend to hide her past from Kristen, but the prospect of a friend who…

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