Jae

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

lesbian indie authors

WLW & Lesbian Fiction Indie Authors (F/F Fiction Crossword Challenge #20)

It’s time for another publisher’s edition puzzle, and this one features f/f indie authors! In the bigger publishing world, “indie author” often means authors who either self-publish or who publish their books with a small, independent press, apart from the Big 5 publishing houses. Since f/f publishers are pretty much all small presses, I included only self-published authors in this puzzle, though. You’ll find books by popular authors such as Harper Bliss, Clare Lydon, Amanda Radley, MJ Duncan, Lynn Galli, Lise Gold, and many more.   You can still solve previous puzzles & win ebooks! If you haven’t solved all …

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WLW & Lesbian “Toaster Oven” Romance Novels (F/F Fiction Crossword Challenge #10)

  This week’s F/F Fiction Crossword Puzzle features so-called “toaster oven” romance novels—books about women who go through a process of self-discovery during the course of the book and figure out that they are not as straight as they previously assumed. Most of them find themselves attracted and fall in love with another woman for the very first time. The “toaster oven” is an old joke within the LGBT+ community. To my knowledge, it originated when Ellen DeGeneres’s character on the 1990s sitcom Ellen came out as gay in the infamous “Puppy Episode” and her love interest was presented with …

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Interview with lesbian romance author Lynn Galli and a free book!

This week’s interviewee is Lynn Galli, one of the pioneer indie authors of lesbian fiction. Lynn is the author of the popular Virginia Clan series and the Aspen Friends series, and she also penned several standalone romances. Lynn has a wonderful sense of humor that shines through in her books as well as in her interview answers, and she did something fun and unexpected with this interview too: she interviewed me right back! Those will be the parts of the interview in blue, so you can more easily keep track of who’s saying what. Lynn also has another surprise for …

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F/F romantic comedy (Lesbian Book Bingo #16)

Since more than half of the year is over, many readers are slowly starting to complete their Lesbian Book Bingo cards and asking me for recommendations for squares they haven’t yet filled. One of the categories that I get asked for recommendations most often is romantic comedy. Rom-com novels are pretty popular with many readers. Every once in a while, it’s just nice to get a change of pace from all the heartache and angst and to read a novel that will make you laugh out loud. 15 GREAT F/F ROMANTIC COMEDY NOVELS I’ve put together a list of 15 …

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