Jae

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

genre you don't usually read

Genre you don’t usually read (Sapphic Reading Challenge #15)

Today, it’s time to read a book from a genre you don’t usually read. Depending on your reading comfort zone, that could be mystery, historical fiction/historical romance, fantasy, science fiction…or maybe even nonfiction. As long as it has a women-loving women character or theme, any book that isn’t your usual reading fare is fine. 

Below, you’ll find 5 suggestions for genres such as historical fiction, paranormal romance/urban fantasy, science fiction, fantasy, mystery & romantic suspense, and romcom/humor.

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lesbian speculative fiction

WLW & lesbian speculative fiction (Sapphic Reading Challenge #10)

The 10th category of the Sapphic Reading Challenge is a long post because it covers WLW & lesbian speculative fiction. Speculative fiction is an umbrella term for books with strong fantastical, supernatural, or futuristic elements. That includes subgenres such as WLW & lesbian fantasy, paranormal romance, urban fantasy, science fiction, superheroine books, and science fiction.

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lesbian paranormal romance

WLW & lesbian paranormal romance & paranormal fiction (F/F Fiction Crossword Challenge #9)

  This week’s F/F Fiction Crossword Puzzle covers WLW & lesbian paranormal romance and paranormal fiction novels. Paranormal books are set in a world that looks like our current, ordinary world at first glance—but paranormal creatures and supernatural beings such as werewolves, shapeshifters, vampires, demons, or ghosts exist along with humans.   Read up on the rules If you are discovering the F/F Fiction Crossword Challenge only now, read up on the rules and prizes, then come back here and try to solve the WLW & lesbian paranormal romance & paranormal fiction puzzle. You can also still send in the solutions …

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Interview with lesbian romance author Radclyffe

Interview & giveaway with award-winning lesbian romance author Radclyffe

  Are you ready for another interview with a fellow lesbian romance author? This week’s guest doesn’t really need an introduction because I think most of you are already familiar with her work. Radclyffe is not only one of the most popular authors of lesbian romance novels, but also one of the most prolific. Radclyffe will publish her 63rd novel, Cost of Honor, next month! She is giving away an ebook copy of one of her novels—winner’s choice—so don’t miss the giveaway at the end of this post!   Welcome, Radclyffe. Please tell us a little about your upcoming release, …

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10 tips on how to complete your Lesbian Book Bingo card when you don’t like speculative fiction

I’ve had several readers ask me: How can I ever complete my Lesbian Book Bingo card when I don’t like speculative fiction? Speculative fiction is an umbrella term that includes fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal fiction. If you, too, struggle to fill your Lesbian Book Bingo squares for these genres, here are a few tips for you: 1. Keep an open mind First off, I think being “forced” to read something that is a little out of your usual comfort zone can be a good thing. Keep an open mind—you might just find that you don’t really dislike that genre after all …

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