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SapphFic News, Chloe Spencer, 15 Sapphic Books on Sale, Caturday, and More!

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It’s another snowy weekend at IHS headquarters, meaning it’s the perfect time to curl up with a book!

Saturdays are when we round up all the sapphic book news from the previous week into one convenient location. Think of it as your personal lesfic directory! After all, we know the weekend is when so many of us are able to unwind for a minute and want to get lost in a good women loving women book. What could be better?

This week TB & Miranda hit the road to celebrate sending a book off to the editor and for A Woman in Hiding hitting number 1 on the Amazon charts just long enough for TB to snap a screenshot. To toast making their writing deadline and to recharge their batteries, they had a delightful lunch at a winery. See the photos below.

If you don’t know which lesbian fiction (or nonfiction or memoir!) book to dig into this weekend, check out the BookFinder.

We launched the BookFinder back in October with a mission to be as inclusive as possible. Today, the database contains more than 3,150 sapphic books! Odds are we have something you haven’t read yet. Or just amuse yourself by entering wacky combinations to see if anyone has written the book.

Without further ado, let’s get to all the sapphic book news from this past week!

I Heart SapphFic Week in Review

Here are the links for this week’s posts:

All About the Books

Join authors as they showcase their new release in a fun and engaging way. Click on each image for a behind the scenes peek!

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This is Kira posing for the camera with her boa during a break from play time. Submitted by L. MacLeod, a Reader.

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Please click on the images for the details for each announcement.

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Great SapphFic Bargains

Please note, sale prices may change without notice, so please check the price before clicking a buy button. International prices may vary.

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Have you read Monstersona yet? Get it here!

Where the heck was TB?

TB loves exploring places near and far, so we’ve created a weekly game where TB goes on an adventure, snaps some photos, and then lets you guess her location.

To answer last week’s mystery, 67% of you were right. Miranda and I visited the Concord Colonial Inn. Also, 25% of you guessed my own shadow scared me because I thought it was a ghost. It’s possible that’s correct and I’m often scared by my own shadow. It’s never where I think it should be, really.

Now for this week’s guessing game.

Miranda and TB finished their latest cowrite and shipped it off to the editor. Also, TB just published the latest Lizzie book. They were in the celebrating mood, so they headed to one of their favorite spots for lunch and wine.

Here are some facts about the winery.

1. The place is Massachusetts’s leading fruit wine producer and the nation’s pioneering “winery orchard.”

2. The winery has over 100 national and international medals to its credit.

3. Jack Partridge, one of the founders, believed winemakers could ferment fruits other than grapes and he teamed up with Larry Ames, a Brown University graduate, and probably the first commercial winemaker in Massachusetts.

4. The winery produces 37 different wines and over 13000 cases per year.

5. In 1995, there was a new team at the winery, who wanted to bring west coast concepts to an east coast farm. “A visit had to become an experience; a place where people gather to experience open land and dirty hands.”

6. The place has a restaurant with delicious food.

7. Miranda dragged TB there when researching owning a winery for Miranda’s Accidental Honeymoon, and TB spent an afternoon picking grapes, griping the entire time. It’s backbreaking work, but TB got a nice meal and wine out of the deal.

For this week’s Sapphic Books in the wild, we took Off the Menu by Alaina Erdell, which stars a chef and releases on Amazon this Tuesday. If you can’t wait, you can get buy it direct from Bold Strokes Books.

Here are the photos of the winery (from this visit and previous ones to see it in different seasons), including some shots of Off the Menu.

Time to vote on the name of the winery in Bolton, Massachusetts!

Polls are open until March 16 and the answer will be revealed on Saturday, March 18.

This poll is no longer accepting votes

Where in the Heck are TB & Miranda?

Wishing all of you a wonderful weekend!

Miranda & TB

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