The first LGBTQIA+ book I read wasn’t gay literature or MM romance.
That might come as a surprise to people. Most of my books thus far have had relationships between men (and occasionally between men and nonbinary folks). My publishing career started with a book that included a romance between two men.
MM Romance and other gay fiction are pretty prominent in LGBTQIA+ publishing. One might assume the reason I wrote my first novel was an extensive history of reading and writing about men.
One would be wrong.
All of my firsts have been books about...
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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...
If you've been following this terrific steampunk series, you'll be happy to know the fourth book is out this month! You won't want to miss Trafalgar & Boone and the Children of the Burnt Empire by Geonn Cannon.
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In the mood for something unique? Surrogate: Hunted may be just what you're looking for.
It's not often that I say I've been privileged to be part of a book's process, but it's true in this case. I got to work behind the scenes, and I can say this book is not like anything else I've read.
One of the things that makes this story stand out is the attention given to details about family life. It's not limited to one type...
It's December already. This month can be hard for a lot of people. Between the increasing darkness, the cold, and the various stresses of the holiday season, it's a tough time for many.
I can't speak for others, and I'm the last person to offer advice on how to get through this time because it's different for everyone. But one thing that helps me is having a good stack of stuff to read.
Books have been my escape, and the characters inside have been my friends, for as many...