Jae

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

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Only One Bed (Sapphic Reading Challenge #6)

This week’s Sapphic Reading Challenge category features a trope that seems to be quite popular in women-loving women romance. I call it the “only one bed” trope. It includes two characters who are not (yet) a couple having to share the only available bed.

Usually, that leads to hilarious situations: one character clinging to the edge of the bed so she won’t give away her attraction, or they wake up in the middle of the night, cuddled up to each other. And sometimes, a whole lot more than cuddling happens.

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10 WLW & Lesbian Roommate Romance Novels

  When I first set out to write my latest romance, The Roommate Arrangement, I started to wonder: Are there other WLW or lesbian roommate romance novels out there? At first, I couldn’t think of any, then one or two came to mind. Definitely not enough for such a fun romance trope! Sharing living space with a hot stranger or someone you thought was just a friend, cuddling on the couch, or accidentally walking in on each other naked…that just screams romance, right? So I did more research and asked the avid readers in my Facebook Reader Group and finally …

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F/F Sports Romance Novels (Lesbian Book Bingo #23)

Is it just me, or has there recently been an uptick in the number of f/f sports romance novels lately? Lesfic romance novels about heroines who are professional athletes seem to be pretty popular right now. There’s just something about athletic women with a passion for winning that lends itself to a hot romance novel. You don’t even have to like sports in order to enjoy sports romance novels. I recently edited Romancing the Kicker by Catherine Lane and very much enjoyed it, even though I don’t know a thing about American football. So even if you’re not into sports, …

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Lesbian enemies to Lovers Romances (Lesbian Book Bingo #17)

I know many of you have been waiting for the lesbian enemies to lovers romance list to be posted since it’s one of the most popular tropes in romance novels. In an enemies to lovers romance, the two main characters start off hating or disliking each other, maybe because of clashing personalities or because they are rivals competing for the same goal. They’ll be butting heads for a good portion of the book, but all those snarky comments and witty banter translate to a lot of sexual tension. 15 GREAT LESBIAN ENEMIES TO LOVERS ROMANCES I’ve put together a list …

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Friends to lovers romance novels (Lesbian Book Bingo #15)

This week’s Lesbian Book Bingo square is one of my favorite romance tropes, and one I know many readers love too: friends to lovers romance novels. In a friends-to-lovers romance, the two main characters have been friends for some time, sometimes even childhood friends. Now they are developing romantic feelings for each other. 15 GREAT F/F FRIENDS TO LOVERS ROMANCE NOVELS I’ve put together a list of 15 great friends-to-lovers romances I hope you’ll enjoy. Chemistry Lessons by Jae If science teacher Regan knows one thing, it’s chemistry, and she’s sure there’s none between her and best friend Kylie, no …

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