Lesbian Lounge

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Aug 26th, 2020 by mylesbianradio at 3:50 am

Welcome to episode 63 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews US author Melissa Lenhardt. A lifelong Texan, Melissa writes women’s fiction, mystery, and historical fiction. She’s just released “The Secret Of You And Me”, her first foray into lesbian romance - and also the first lesbian romance published by Mills & Boon. Melissa talks about her writing career, how she came to write her first queer romance, and how she hopes it’s the first of many taken on by her publisher. Also, she has a way-cool southern accent which Clare neglected to tell her!

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, which this month is terribly literary with authors like Emma Donoghue, Sophie Ward and Bernardine Evaristo. If you’d like a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-youand sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

Jul 20th, 2020 by mylesbianradio at 6:14 am

Welcome to episode 62 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews eight lesbian fiction authors and asks them how their 2020 is going in this Half-Year Summer Round-Up show. The eight authors are: Eliza Lentzski, Clare Ashton, Cheyenne Blue, Giselle Fox, Jae, Wendy Hudson, KJ & Lise Gold. She quizes on them on what they’ve learned, what they’ve written, the plans for the rest of the year, where they’d love to be and their future hopes. Expect high-brow answers, lofty goals and humour peppered throughout.

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. She also outlines how she’s changed her publishing goals for the year, shifting her next London Romance book to January 2020. If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

Jun 27th, 2020 by mylesbianradio at 3:53 am

Welcome to episode 61 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews US author KD Williamson. KD is famed for her cops n docs series starting with “Blurred Lines”, and her latest book “Big Girl Pill” has been lighting up the lesfic charts of late. Her books are cops and docs, wrapped in romance, wrapped in humour. Plus, they’re snarky and the characters are real. We chat writing secondary characters, diversity in lesbian fiction and KD’s very funny writing style. She says: “I don’t write books just about two main characters falling in love. I don’t write sanitized fiction. If you want books that are light, cute and nobody swears, that’s great. But I’m not that writer.”

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. Her new book, One Golden Summer, a co-write with TB Markinson, is out now! If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

May 23rd, 2020 by mylesbianradio at 7:34 am

Welcome to episode 60 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews US author Anna Burke. Anna writes a crossover of fantasy and sci-fi, and more recently has turned her hand to romance. Her award-winning debut, “Compass Rose”, had lesbian pirates, and her latest, “Nottingham”, is a queer retelling of Robin Hood. Is there a strong theme throughout her books? Anna says: “I like to write strong female characters. Ones that you want to have sex with, but ones who might also kill you.”

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. Her new book, a co-write with TB Markinson, is due out on June 16th – title and cover reveal coming soon. If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club! For more on the South Coast Lesfic Hang Out: https://sclho.wordpress.com/

Apr 14th, 2020 by mylesbianradio at 7:38 am

Welcome to episode 59 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews US author Karin Kallmaker, the queen of lesbian romance. Karin needs no introduction, having written over 30 novels and countless short stories, including the classic “Painted Moon” and her latest, “Because I Said So.” She talks about the inspirational power of Wonder Woman, writing the perfect sex scene, and how she owes Katherine V Forrest so much: “Without her guidance, I wouldn’t be writing books 30 years later.” Find her at: https://kallmaker.com/

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. Her new book, “Before You Say I Do” is getting rave reviews, and she’s already cracking on with her next book, a co-write with TB Markinson due out in June. In audiobook news, “A Taste Of Love” is also available now, so March was an exciting month. If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

Mar 3rd, 2020 by mylesbianradio at 5:43 am

Welcome to episode 58 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews Australian author SR Silcox. Selena writes queer YA fiction for girls who love girls, “the kind of books I wish I’d been able to read growing up”. Her first novel “Crush” was a huge hit, part of The Girls Of Summer series. She’s also written the Alice Henderson series, focusing on another great love, cricket. Find her at: https://srsilcox.com/

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. She’s just about to launch her next book, “Before You Say I Do”, due out March 10th. She’s very excited! In audiobook news, “Made In London” is out now, and “A Taste Of Love” is due to drop on March 31st. You can also catch up with Clare at the South Coast Lesfic Hang Out where she’ll be selling & signing books: https://sclho.wordpress.com/ If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

Feb 1st, 2020 by mylesbianradio at 6:02 am

Welcome to episode 57 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews US author Max Ellendale. Max’s book “Hart & Stocker” blew up the lesfic charts last year, but she’s no overnight success, having been writing since she was 12, and publishing since 2014 – her other key book being “Rabbit”. Max writes across a few genres, but says: “I love the darkness. Writing crime and serial killers is my jam. But I also love tangling crime thrillers with romantic undertones.” Find her at: www.maxellendale.com

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. She talks about what she’s been up to, including working on her next book, Before You Say I Do, due out in March. Clare is also currently writing her Christmas book for 2020, and bursting into a chorus of White Christmas with alarming regularity. If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

Dec 20th, 2019 by mylesbianradio at 9:53 am

Welcome to episode 56 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she rounds up the final chart of the year for lesfic on Amazon UK & US, and gives you a run down of how her year’s gone. The answer: her best year yet! She’s currently finishing off a first draft of her first book due in 2020, and Clare also lays out her publishing plans for the year ahead.

She then poses a few questions to a seven lesbian fiction authors: Jae, Clare Ashton, Melissa Tereze, Lise Gold, Jen Silver, Jody Klaire and SR Silcox answer the following. First, favourite lesfic of the year. Second, favourite festive lesfic ever. Third, what they’re hoping for from Santa. Fourth, what they like to eat & drink at Christmas. Finally, their publishing plans for 2020.

If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club! Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and see you here in 2020!

Dec 3rd, 2019 by mylesbianradio at 5:53 am

Welcome to episode 55 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews fellow UK author Claire Highton-Stevenson. Claire’s latest book, “In Dyer Need”, is an end-of-the-world romance that’ll have you on the edge of your seat. Claire writes detective stories as well as romance, and also won a Goldie award this year for her heartfelt book, “The Promise”. Claire talks about creating strong characters, writing sex scenes and how she’s an accidental writer. Her advice: decide what you want and go for it! Find her at: www.itsclastevofficial.com

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. She talks about what she’s been up to, including working on her next, as yet untitled book, and berating herself for not writing a Christmas book this year. If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

Oct 23rd, 2019 by mylesbianradio at 7:42 am

Welcome to episode 54 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews UK author Jenn Matthews. Jenn is famed for her crochet skills, as well being the author of two books to date: “Hooked On You” and “The Words Shimmer.” Jenn talks about writing fanfic, especially Berena from Holby City, and how her novels explore life’s ‘invisible people’, who she hopes to shine a light on with her fiction. Her first two books included crochet and dyslexia. Her upcoming novels focus on mental health, pregnancy and addiction. Jenn lives in England’s South West with her wife, dog and cat.  

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. She talks about what she’s been up to, including launching Made In London, book six in the London Romance Series; launching the audiobook of You’re My Kind; and commissioning audiobooks for A Taste of Love and Made In London. She’s gone audiobook crazy. If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club.

Aug 14th, 2019 by mylesbianradio at 7:30 am

Welcome to episode 53 of the Lesbian Book Club with Clare Lydon as she interviews US author Monica McCallan. Her latest book, “Good Spin”, is a mash-up of friends to lovers and the fake girlfriend trope. And who doesn’t love those? Monica has been writing and publishing for two years and her other novels include “Back To The Start”, “Better Than A Dream” and “Sweat Equity”. She talks about working at her craft, juggling a full-time job, listening to readers and how much she loves craft beer.

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. She talks about what she’s been up to, including launching A Taste Of Love, book two in The Village Romance Series; and commissioning the audio for You’re My Kind. If you’d like to get a free lesbian romance from Clare, head to www.clarelydon.co.uk/it-had-to-be-you and sign up for her VIP Readers’ Club!

Jul 30th, 2019 by mylesbianradio at 6:48 am

Bailey gets fed up with Deena, and decides to manage her own career.

 

Special Guest: Lori Michaels, as herself.

 

 

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