As we close out July, here are some of our fabulous books. Check out some of our new releases or a few old favorites.
New & Upcoming
Here are some of our books that have won literary awards. Congratulations to all our authors!
Not in the mood...
The pirates are (as always) at it again. I recently had one of my books pirated. The amusing part is that the person used a real name, making it easy to track and report them. Obviously, we got lucky, since that’s not always the case.
I’m torn on my opinion about book piracy. I don’t mean that I think it’s acceptable or right, and I definitely don’t believe any of us should be working for free. However, those of us who write LGBTQIA+ books are in an interesting position.
There are places where...
Right now, things are rough for a lot of people. The real world isn’t treating folks kindly. While I will always advocate for facing our problems head-on, sometimes we need to recharge in order to do that.
And here’s where books come in.
We all need a place we can go when things get rough, somewhere we can slip away and immerse ourselves in a story different from our own. For some people, that’s Hallmark Christmas movies. My go-to has always been books.
Even when the books are rooted in reality...
I recently finished a novel in which the author addressed bi-antagonism directly between the two main characters. When I went to post my review, I was surprised to find that a few people found that aspect of the book distasteful. It led me to wonder to what extent we should include queer antagonism as part of a story and in what ways it should appear.
That wasn’t the only type of antagonism I’ve read lately. It came on the heels of finishing a book in which both characters are gay, but one of...
I’m a little late to the party on this, but I wanted to respond to the recent dust-up on social media involving some antagonistic, passive-aggressive tweets from Gaby Dunn directed at Becky Albertalli. There’s a lot to unpack here, so bear with me.
First of all, I do not agree with several of the things Dunn said in those tweets. No LGBTQIA+ person owes anyone a coming out. No one needs to be “comfy”...