Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lesbian vampire falls for complicated human woman

When I first started reading Everything Anise by Natalie Nicole-Bates, it seemed like it was going to be a pretty straightforward “vampire woman meets cute human woman, cue the sexual attraction, insert sex scene, boom” type of piece, but when … Continue reading

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Free short science fiction: nonbinary Jewish fiction by nonbinary Jewish author

I am so glad that there is nonbinary Jewish sci-fi out there, and what’s more, it’s free. “None of you have been helping her maintain her shape,” the planetmind said. “We were promised the community would help her maintain her … Continue reading

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Gay bear romance about being psychic: short rec

The main character of “The Psychometry of Snow” by Nathan Burgoine is either psychic or psychic and mentally ill, but either way: he hears residual voices coming from objects people have touched. He can hear their worries, their memories. When he runs into … Continue reading

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Band mom meets music teacher: contemporary lesbian romance short

Fearless, a G-rated f/f novelette from Torquere Press (novelette means it’s short) with a Jewish love interest. A newly-out-of-the-closet band mom falls for an orchestra teacher while snowed in at All-State. Download it at: the publisher’s site, Amazon, Smashwords. Lana Novak hasn’t played … Continue reading

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Fluffy Muslim YA set in 1980s NYC, two girl cousins having summer adventures

Hot Pink in the City by Medeia Sharif first caught my eye in an update email from my publisher. A fluffy YA starring a Middle Eastern girl? Cool! But then it took me forever to get to, because it’s only out in … Continue reading

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Billionaire romance: indulge your “what if Steve Jobs was nice” fantasy, w/young trans love interest

A Boy Called Cin by Cecil Wilde is a luscious piece of wish-fulfillment in which a character who is basically the amiable, generous, bisexual nerd-programmer-billionaire (that probably has Steve Jobs as his Mirror Universe Evil Twin) falls for a bratty young … Continue reading

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Book review: South African lesbian and childhood bestie fight life-threatening conspiracy, fall in love

The Chameleon’s Tale by Andrea Bramhall is an incredible book that falls into that treasured category of “fiction that could have starred straight people, but didn’t.” Like The Red Files, this is a tale of two strong women falling in love … Continue reading

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