Now is a fabulous time to be reading lesbian fiction: fact. Why? Because never before has there been such variety in the genre, such a wealth of titles to serve every possible niche. Romance, fantasy, sci-fi, western, horror, paranormal, mystery, thriller, rom-com – it’s all here! Just take your pick and settle back. To that end, I thought I’d pick my top five lesfic books I’ve read this year. They include romance, drama and mystery, which is not a bad spectrum for five books. So step this way as I tell you what I loved and why… Continue reading » “Lesbian Fiction: Best Books Of 2016”
It was awesome to wake up to the news this morning that my novel, Nothing To Lose, had scored a Runner-Up spot in the Rainbow Awards 2016, in the category of Best Contemporary Lesbian Romance! I loved writing this book, so I’m thrilled that readers connected with it so brilliantly too.
If you’d like to read the full list of winners and runners-up, click here for more. The winner was Clare Ashton’s Poppy Jenkins, which was thoroughly deserved – it was one of my favourite lesfic books of 2016.
Well done to all the finalists, runners-up and the winners!
Welcome to episode 22 of the Lesbian Book Club! This month , I interview award-winning author & all-round good egg Clare Ashton, best known for the award-winning After Mrs Hamilton, as well as her rom-coms That Certain Something and Poppy Jenkins.
Clare talks about her writing process, writing about her beloved Wales, finding new words to describe breasts for her boob-obsessed character, Poppy Jenkins, and running the popular UK Lesfic blog.
As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the latest in my All I Want series: All I Want For Autumn is with my editor, readying for release on Sept 21st! Get in touch and let me know who you’d like on the podcast!