LGBTQIA

How We Began – Guest Post by Vanessa North

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Disability and or Neuro-diversity, General Discussions, Guest Posts, LGBTQIA, New Release Books, News | 0 comments

Today is the release day of How We Began, an anthology of LGBTQ+ young adult and new adult romance stories, including stories from Alexis Hall, Delphine Dryden, Vanessa North, Amy Jo Cousins, Annabeth Albert, Geonn Cannon, and edited by Edie Danford. All proceeds from this anthology will go to support The Trevor Project’s work with crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth. From the Blurb: How does love begin? A glance, a gesture, an unexpected offer of help from a stranger…or from a good friend. A smile across a counter at a coffee shop or video store. A secret...

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New in Fiction: Pineapple Head by Joel Enos

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Fiction, LGBTQIA | 0 comments

Pineapple Head Joel Enos When Carl finally gets the key to the unused teachers’ lounge, he doesn’t expect to meet a boy who seems both out of place and out of time. Read Online | Kindle | ePub | PDF About the Author: Joel Enos has written comics (Sonic the Hedgehog) and graphic novels (Ben 10) and published short fiction in Whispers from the Abyss and FLAPPERHOUSE. His comics adaptation of Anais Nin’s “Under a Glass Bell” with artist Fiona Meng, was published in A Café in Space. He’s also edited many best-selling manga series including Naruto and Tokyo Ghoul. —– If...

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New in Fiction: Shallow Living by Angela Enos

Posted by on Jan 11, 2015 in Fiction, LGBTQIA | 0 comments

Shallow Living Angela Enos Marisol looks for signs wherever she can, from the petals of daisies to passing butterflies. She knows change is coming. Read Online | Kindle | ePub | PDF About the Author: Angela Enos has been published in A Cafe in Space, FLAPPERHOUSE, and more. She is also a designer, artist and performer whose work in theatre has been seen across the United States. —– If you enjoyed “Shallow Living” please consider donating to Visibility...

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Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2013 – Table of Contents

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Disability and or Neuro-diversity, LGBTQIA, News, Race and Ethnicity | 0 comments

Last week Twelfth Planet Press announced their table of contents for the Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2013 edited by Julia Rios and Alisa Krasnostein. I would have shared this sooner, but had some internet-y troubles. It’s definitely one worth sharing all the same. I’ve read a number of these stories from their original publications and enjoyed all of them. If those stories are a reflection on the quality of the rest of the anthology, this is going to be a great read with a lot of inclusive content and diverse characters. Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2013 is coming...

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New in Fiction: Looking Good by Deborah Walker

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014 in Fiction, LGBTQIA | 0 comments

Looking Good Deborah Walker The new girl at school looks different to everyone else. She must be a freak. No one would be caught dead without adjusting their looks with click DNA anymore. Read Online | Kindle | ePub | PDF About the Author: Deborah Walker grew up in the most English town in the country, but she soon high-tailed it down to London, where she now lives with her partner, Chris, and her two young children. Find Deborah in the British Museum trawling the past for future inspiration or on her blog. Her stories have appeared in Nature’s Futures, Cosmos and Daily Science Fiction...

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Rider by Joyce Chng – Guest Post/ Book Preview

Posted by on Dec 7, 2013 in Guest Posts, LGBTQIA, Race and Ethnicity | 2 comments

Li-Fang has a way with nature. So she is sent against her will to train as an Agri-Seer, though she dreams one day of joining the Rider Corps like her sister Lixi. Partnered with an arrogant Rider, Daniel Kelso, Lifang must forget the wild Hunter Quetz she met by a hidden waterfall near her home, and accept who she is. Until, that is, a wild Quetz is captured. Lifang discovers she can communicate with the creature, a skill no Rider has ever demonstrated, and must now confront her destiny all over again. Will going against convention be worth the cost?   I started writing Rider, the first...

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