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Award-Winning Author of Slow-Burn Romances between Strong Women

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Grumpy & sunshine romance (Sapphic Reading Challenge #16)

This week’s Sapphic Reading Challenge post features f/f romances in which a grumpy character falls for a character with a sunny, upbeat personality.

There’s a bit of an overlap with ice-queen romances at times, so you might want to check out the ice-queen romance recommendations to see if any of these would fit the grumpy & sunshine category too.

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Sapphic books with ice queen characters (Sapphic Reading Challenge #11)

This week’s Sapphic Reading Challenge post features a very popular kind of protagonist: the famous (or maybe infamous) ice queen character.

Ice queens are characters who come across as cold, aloof, and prickly. Often, they melt a bit after falling in love, and we get to see their well-hidden vulnerable side, but they typically remain their ice queenish, frosty selves with other people. Ice queens are usually in positions of power–they own their own business, are famous celebrities, or made it to the top of the food chain in whatever profession they chose. Think Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada, and you have the quintessential ice queen.

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Giveaway of lesbian “fake relationship” romance “Breaking Character” by Lee Winter

This week’s guest in my series of lesbian fiction author interviews is fellow Ylva Publishing author and evil mastermind Lee Winter, who penned the unique Requiem for Immortals and the popular On the Record series, featuring one of my favorite fictional ice queens. Lee is also giving away an ebook copy of her latest lesbian romance, Breaking Character, so don’t miss the giveaway at the end of this post!   Welcome, Lee. Please tell us a little bit about your newest release, Breaking Character. Elizabeth Thornton, a British actress and infamous villain in a US medical show, can’t stand her …

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