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Coming-out story (Sapphic Book Bingo #13)

For this week’s Sapphic Book Bingo category, read a sapphic book in which the main character comes out as LGBTQIA+ during the course of the book.

Maybe the character has known for a while that they weren’t straight or weren’t cis but only now comes out to family, friends, and colleagues. Or it could be a book in which the main character discovers that they aren’t as straight or as cis as they had assumed, so the coming out is mostly to themselves first and foremost, perhaps followed by coming out to friends and family. 

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Sapphic book by a newbie author (Sapphic Book Bingo #12)

For this week’s Sapphic Book Bingo category, I would like you to read a book by a new author to give some attention to writers who are just starting out.

For the sake of this reading challenge, I’m defining “newbie authors” as a writer who has published only one or two novel-length books.

I put together a list of 100+ new authors of sapphic books for you, and I’m constantly adding to it as I find new authors, so keep checking back.

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Pre-release book giveaway “If I Loved You Less” by Tamsen Parker

I have a wonderful surprise for you today. Fellow author Tamsen Parker offered to do a pre-release giveaway of her upcoming book If I Loved You Less for my blog readers. If I Loved You Less is a re-telling of Emma. It will be published on September 20, so you are getting a chance to win and read it before it’s even out! Here’s a description: Matchmaking? Check. Surfing? Check. Falling in love? As if. Sunny, striking, and satisfied with her life in paradise, Theodosia Sullivan sees no need for marriage. She does, however, relish serving as matchmaker for everyone …

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