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Sapphic Book News, Lynn Ames, 9 Books on Sale, Caturday, and More!

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Happy weekend!

The weekends are when we round up all the sapphic book news from the previous week into one convenient location. Think of it as your personal queer reading 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 wlw book. What could be better?


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Top 5 Reads of 2023 GraphicCan you believe there are only 7 weeks left in 2023? We hope you’ve made some great progress on your TBRs this year, and we’d love to hear about some of your favorites.  That’s why we’re asking readers to submit their Top 5 Reads of 2023.

This simple form asks for your top 5 books this year, and is open to readers/authors/reviewers/bloggers. Just one caveat: authors, you may NOT select one of your own books (including books you wrote under a different pen name).

The books you choose do not have to have been released in 2023, simply ones that you read for the first time this past year.

If you’re an author/reviewer/blogger, we invite you to share some details about yourself and your website so we can help you get the word out.

Submissions are open NOW, and we’ll start posting your Top 5 Reads of 2023 in December and will continue sharing them into the new year.


Here are the vital details about the sale:

  • It’ll run November 24 through November 28
  • Authors can include up to 5 books per pen name
  • The sale price points are: $0.99, $1.99, $2.99, & $3.99
  • If you’re listing your book at $2.99 or higher, the book must be at least a 50% discount off the regular price. That means perma 99c and $1.99 books are allowed, but if you want to list for $2.99, the book must have a regular price of $5.99 or higher.
  • Books MUST be at their sale price in ALL marketplaces no later than noon EST on November 23 (this is the day before the official start to give us time to check all the prices)
  • Deadline to join the sale is November 20

Here’s the link to submit your books.


If you’re looking for something to read this weekend, below you’ll find 9 books on sale.

Need more choices? Check out the BookFinder, which has more than 5,000 books for you to choose from, ranging from steamy sapphic romance books, ice queen wlw romances, lesfic audiobooks, queer superheroes, best friends to lovers lesbian romances and so much more!

Don’t see your favorite women-loving-women book in the I Heart SapphFic database? Let us know by filling out this form. We’ll take it from there!

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:

Meet Nyx a black cat

Meet Nyx! Nyx is named after the Egyptian goddess of the night. She is feisty and affectionate. Submitted by BAM, a reader.

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

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Jae's Book Bingo sapphic-character-menopause category

IHS Writing Bookclub Newsletter Ninja Nov 25

GCLS Books Series Talk Panel

Have community news you want included in a future edition of this section? Click here for submission details.

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.

Have you read Out at the Plate 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 question, 77% of you got it right. TB & Miranda visited Grafton, Vermont. Also, 16% of you think TB ate her weight in cheese. She really tried. The cheese was that good. While she didn’t eat as much as she wanted, TB and Miranda are now penning a story set in a Vermont cheese factory.

Both TB & Miranda are recovering from the past week in Las Vegas. The writing conference was good, but it’s hard for two introverts to be in such large crowds for days. We’re going to need a few days to recoup.

Instead of a guessing game this week, we’re going to share some of TB’s favorite photos of Grey, who passed away on November 4, the day before TB & Miranda left for Las Vegas. It’s been one hell of a week, which is another reason TB needs some time to recover.

For Grey. You were an amazing grumpy cat who had a big heart behind your curmudgeon veneer. You’ll be missed every single day.


Wishing all of you a wonderful weekend!

Miranda & TB

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