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That’s right, they want to boycott DC Comics and Marvel because they have characters who are gay and *shockers* superheroes at the same time.
Since the Goldies are my favorite lesbian event of the literary year, having 2 titles survive the to finalist status is like a great big cherry on top of what will be a very fun week.
It’s an amazing event when a reading from a book about lesbianism in England being equated with sedition during the closing years of WWI is not only interesting, but humorous.
The Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Members have voted Frosting on the Cake 2: Second Helpings and Above Temptation as top five favorites for 2010!
Join me and fourteen other writers from the Bay Area for the annual celebration of Lambda Literary finalist works.
This is an exciting read, with lots of action and a yummy romance.
Interview with Robert Jaquay at MyQmunity about lesbian romance and what it means to readers, and the publication of Above Temptation.
Kip Barrett does her job very well. Nothing can tempt her from following the rules, not even her boss’s boss’s boss Tamara Sterling.
by Karin Kallmaker
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She stared at the sender’s name and then took a deep breath. What did Tamara Sterling, the woman who stared impassively at her from the covers of SFI annual reports, want with her? Maybe it was a mistake.
Above Temptation was a manuscript in the drawer for so long that when it was time to revisit, all of the banking laws had changed, and banking fraud itself was a different style of crime. Kip and Tam turned out to be more informed than the author.
For the record, Karin can’t paint or play an instrument (so writes about both), has trouble following a recipe (ergo the food porn), and has little aptitude for hard science (even though smart is the new sexy). She does have a marginal talent for double-entry bookkeeping. All of this explains why Car Pool and Above Temptation feature super sexy accountants who love music and food.