Tag Archives: historical

“Miss Jacobson’s Journey” – Jewish Regency spy-romance-adventure

Miss Jacobson’s Journey by Carola Dunn is a lighthearted spy romance set during the Napoleonic wars and starring an Ashkenazi Jewish hero and heroine. I am so glad I found this book and read it on Shabbat. It was a quick … Continue reading

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Dates: truly marvelous short queer historical fiction comics anthology

The stories in the Dates graphic fiction anthology, edited by Zora Gilbert and Cat Parra, are all super-short, so they’re perfect for little moments when you need a bite of LGBTQ+ positivity in the middle of your day like a … Continue reading

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Lesbian fiction in WWII England: “A Wartime Love” by Shiralyn Lee

It’s a relief to be able to read a good, “old-fashioned” novel that’s neither sexually explicit nor specifically aimed at young adults — just a regular, grownup book about suffering bravely through war together and coming out into the sunshine … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre? Jane Austen? No, it’s the girls from The Second Mango, Regency-style!

The f/f backstory in The Second Mango, done up as a Regency romance AU by Becca Schauer. So, here we have a grand estate, in which the sickly daughter of the house is falling in love with the cook who’s helping … Continue reading

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“Tiffany and Tiger’s Eye”: New Young Adult horror novel with lesbian romance from Foxglove Lee (Prizm Books)

Tiffany and Tiger Eye by Foxglove Lee is a teen horror novel with a lesbian romance set in the 1980’s and starring a lonely, butch-presenting girl. It’s published by Prizm, where my books live as well, so I’ve had it on … Continue reading

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