Welcome to the IHS Reading Challenge Week 21 Sapphic Book Giveaway!
Each week as part of the I Heart SapphFic Reading Challenge, we will be holding two sapphic book giveaways with books from the current week’s categories. Authors and publishers are generously offering these e-books as prizes, for which we are very grateful. We couldn’t do what we do without such wonderful community support!
Here are the two sapphic book giveaways this week:
We will select two winners, one from each giveaway. One winner will get all the books on the Starting Overlist, while the other will receive all the Wartime books listed below. You can enter for both giveaways, and in fact, we encourage it!
You can also enter to win even if you aren’t participating in the reading challenge. But, if you like reading, why not join the fun as well? After all, reading is more fun with friends!
Not only will you get to read some fabulous books, but there’s also a chance for you to win a monthly $25 Amazon gift card. All you have to do is tell us what book you are reading in our Wednesday check-ins on your favorite social media platform. At the end of the year, you can also enter to win one of the grand prizes, which are Amazon gift cards ranging from $50 to $250. Click here for more details.
Up first is the Starting OverBook Giveaway, which includes 10 books.
Intense love and deep intimacy guide Hazel and Rory toward their happy ending as life throws one final surprise their way.
Back together after years apart, Rory and Hazel are enjoying making up for lost time. As life presents one final challenge, they rely on their deep connection and incredible intimacy to help them through.
Betrayal in her love life leads Sam to learning a new game..
Sam Wade doesn’t think she’ll recover from her wife’s betrayal. However, a new assignment takes her away from familiar surroundings and into the world of golf. Romantic complications arise that are far removed from the rules of the game.
A smartass, bitchy presidential candidate confronts Tommy and Amanda in this caper.
Newly re-elected as San Francisco’s DA, Amanda faces a sensitive situation when she and Detective Tommy Vietti investigate a high-profile murder implicating Kara Montiago, the CEO of a Silicon Valley tech company and candidate for President of the United States.
The last place Paula Suarez expects to find love is after a spectacular rejection at a cosplay convention. Yet when she meets feisty mixed-race journalist Nita Funmaker, her world is upended. Are second chances possible after all?
When captured with a former rival, will Jade find a way to save them both?
After spending half of gym class on her butt, Jade joins track to help round out her college application. While touring colleges she ends up in the clutches of a group of rogue wolves with a rival she never thought to see again. Can she get them both out safely?
Can renovating a run-down cottage mend a broken heart?
Once Georgia completes the renovations on her quaint country cottage, she’ll finally be free. If she could only stop being distracted by her builder, Zoe. Will a simple business transaction lead to an unexpected outcome for the broken-hearted homeowner, the pedantic builder, and the cottage that brought them together?
Sometimes, starting over is all that's left to do.
Sam Phillips is lost and feels suffocated by grief. Jennifer Delgado is evacuated from her home for the third time in two years and accepts a contract job in Minnesota. Sparks fly in this workplace romance where starting over is the only thing left to do.
Now for the Wartime Book Giveaway, which includes 5 books.
Two lives tragically altered; two hearts ripped apart; and a second chance more than fifty years in the making.
The Lesbian Reading Room says: “This is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of the best historical romances I have read. The fact that the protagonists are lesbians, the romance touching, the impact of being `hidden’ devastating all just adds to the layers of love, loss and heartbreak. An exceptional history of women’s hidden service and a heartbreaking romance, “Eyes on the Stars’ tops Lynn Ames previous works – no mean feat for a celebrated and justly praised author and a first class storyteller.”
Flawed and in search of a new start Coal returns to Texas and finds a great new family.
Skilled with training horses and the ranch life, Army Ranger Coal Bryan returns to Texas after the death of her lover in Afghanistan. Coal hopes to break free from the demons from her past that terrorize her dreams. Love and her new family help Coal to recover from her broken life.
Ilirya is on the brink of collapse, with enemies at the gates. Bold knight Asher is among a small band sent to achieve peace at any cost with the mysterious Southlands, home of monsters and nightmares. Failure will mean Ilirya will fall. But what’s too high a price for peace?
She was prepared to lose her life. She was not prepared to lose her heart.
Romance, secrets, and intrigue swirl around two female OSS agents navigating duty and love amidst the backdrop of New York City during World War II in this spellbinding lesbian historical fiction novel.
A heartfelt thank you!
We’d like to once again to express our appreciation for all the authors and publishers who partnered with us to give these fab books to IHS readers. We couldn’t do this without their support.