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Today is Floral Design Day

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On this day in 1914, floral design pioneer Carl Rittner was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Carl attended Boston University before founding Rittner’s School of Floral Design in the heart of Boston in 1947. His birthday was declared a day to honor floral design by Massachusetts Governor William Weld in 1995. One might assume February 14, […]

I Heart SapphFic Reading Challenge Week 8: 21 Books on Sale

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Welcome to week 8 of the 2023 IHS Sapphic Reading Challenge, where we have so many sapphic books to share! First, congratulations to the 33 readers who have read 15 books to reach Garnet Level so far this year. Well done! We’ve also had 21 readers reach Topaz level, which is 25 books, and 5 […]

IHS Reading Challenge Week 8 Giveaway

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Welcome to the IHS Reading Challenge Week 8 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 […]

Today is National Retro Day

February 27 is National Retro Day

Let’s party like it’s 1999! You know what’s great about that opening sentence? Not only is the year 1999 retro in itself, but so is the music of the late, great Prince, whose song 1999 was actually released in 1982. In fact, the whole point of National Retro Day is to spend a little time […]

All About: Daunting Dilemmas by Edale Lane

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Daunting Dilemmas by Edale Lane Released: Dec 15, 2022 Genre: Mystery Why this book and why now? I wrote the first book in the series based on a previously published short story. I had always wanted my main character, Stetson Goody, AKA Detective Xavier Wellington, to have more adventures and find her forever love. With […]

Today is Tell a Fairy Tale Day

February 26 is Tell a Fairy Tale Day

According to researchers, fairytales may have been told as far back as the Bronze Age, prior to the beginning of the written record. Fairytales are folk tales that often include folkloric characters such goblins, fairies, witches, and ogres, as well as royalty of far-off lands. There is usually a clear hero and a villain, and […]

SapphFic News, Jean Copeland, 12 Sapphic Books on Sale, Caturday, and More!

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It’s a cold weekend, 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 […]

Today is International Sword Swallowing Day

February 25 is International Sword Swallowing Day

Sword swallowing was brought to us about 4,000 years ago by the same fakirs and shaman priests in India who came up with walking on hot coals barefoot and handling deadly snakes as a test of power and faith. We can only imagine what it must’ve been like to attend a party at their houses […]

Top Sapphic Books, Tiana Warner, Freebies, and More

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We’ve made it to another Friday and it’s time to celebrate! Find out the three top sapphic books with the most clicks this week, 5 Random Things about author Tiana Warner, freebies, and a cute turtle to get your weekend off to a wonderful start! We’re thrilled to showcase a turtle for pet of the […]

Today is World Bartender Day

February 24 is World Bartender Day

In ancient Rome, Greece, and Asia, bartenders were often the owners of inns and brewhouses, and would likely have been responsible for making the alcohol they served. We’d like to take this opportunity to give a shout out to Femme Bar in Worcester, MA, which is a brand new queer women’s bar and LGBTQIA+ safe […]