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

queer young adult novel In the Silences by Rachel Gold

Interview & giveaway with Rachel Gold, author of queer young adult novels

  Today, I’m interviewing Rachel Gold, award-winning author of queer young adult novels such as Being Emily, the first young adult novel written from a trans girl’s point of view.  Rachel is giving away an ebook copy of In the Silences, a queer young adult novel that is getting great reviews, so don’t miss the giveaway at the end of this post!   Welcome, Rachel. Before we start talking about your books, could you let our readers know which pronouns you prefer? Thanks for asking! I use both she/her and they/them pronouns. I have a lot of gender, so really …

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LGBTQIA+ characters (Lesbian Book Bingo #12)

While Lesbian Book Bingo is named after the category that booksellers like Amazon sort most of the women-loving-women books into, it’s really a reading challenge for and about all women who are attracted to women. Since June is pride month, I want this month’s focus to be on the often neglected, ignored, or erased sexual orientations and identities within the LGBTQIA+ community. So for this square, please read a book with at least one female main character who is bisexual, pansexual, asexual, aromantic, trans, intersex, queer, or identifies in some other way that is not straight or lesbian and cis. …

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Lesbian Book Bingo – Frequently asked questions

I’ve had questions about some of the squares of the Lesbian Book Bingo card, so I thought I’d post a short FAQ. Here’s what you need to know about these categories:   LGBTQIA+ character For this square, please try to read books with a main character who is bisexual, pansexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, or identifies with a letter of the LGBT+ community other than the L (lesbian) since the L is covered by all the other bingo squares already. The category is named LGBTQIA+ because no one would recognize what it’s supposed to mean if I left the L out. …

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