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Post-Holiday Book Sale!

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It's here! There are some great books in I Heart Lesfic's post-Christmas sale event, including many of ours.

For a complete list, visit https://iheartlesfic.com/holiday-mega-sale/

And of course, check out our listings!

All About the Girls vol. 1: Lux, Kaden Shay

Last Rites of the Capacitance, Christopher Michael Carter

The Virtuous Feats of the Indomitable Miss Trafalgar...

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Author Spotlight: Geonn Cannon

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Today's interview with Geonn Cannon is double the fun, since he's got two new stories this month. In UPSTAGED!, he takes us inside a traveling circus with a pair of knife-throwers in "Knife's Edge." And in Kennel Club, Underdogs #7, Ari and Dale are back for their latest adventure.

How and why did you chose your genre?

My first novel had a male lead, but a strong supporting cast of women (four leads, three...

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Histories of Our Own

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This month, we've been focusing on historical fiction. Today, I'm talking about a different kind of history: our own.

Most people probably have an idea of what "historical" means. The word often conjures images of times long past. We might now think of the mid-20th century as history, since it's more than fifty years gone. We might even think of the 1970s, 80s, or 90s as history because they're part of the last century. We may think of history in terms of large-scale events such as wars or national crises.

Note what all...

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Author Spotlight: Lawrence Hogue

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Today we're featuring one of our newest authors, Lawrence Hogue. This is his first novel with us, but he's no stranger to writing. Today, he's joining us to chat about writing and his current novel, Daring and Decorum.

What inspired you to write your latest story?

I was listening to “The Highwayman” by Loreena McKennitt and thought, “Hmm, what would happen if the highwayman was a woman?” I was also reading a lot of Jane Austen at the time, so it felt right to make...

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History in the making

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To celebrate the release of Lawrence Hogue's Daring and Decorum, August's theme is historical fiction.

It can be tempting to think that Regency-style novels with LGBT+ protagonists are a modern-day fantasy. To a degree, there's some truth to it, but no more than the fantasy found in heterosexual Regency-themed work. LGBT+ people have always existed and will continue to exist as long as humans do. Cultural taboos have existed in different forms across the eras, and playing with forbidden love isn't exclusive to queer lit.

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