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Jun 1st, 2017 by mylesbianradio at 2:22 am
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Welcome to episode 31 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews prolific author Harper Bliss and her wife Caroline. Together the duo run their small press, Ladylit Publishing, which as well as publishing all of Harper's books has also just launched MyLesfic.com, a new discount lesbian fiction newsletter. Harper is a huge favourite with fans of lesbian romance and her books are regular chart-toppers around the globe - the most recent being "Everything Between Us" and "This Foreign Affair", part of the Pink Bean series. Harper and Caroline are currently digital nomads and 2017 is shaping up to be a tour de force for them both.  Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as discussing the sad demise of the UK Lesfic blog. Plus there's news of LFest, the Golden Crown Literary Conference and the Diva Literary Festival Awards. If you would like to vote for Clare or anyone else in the Diva Awards, head on over here. Finally, Clare is gearing up for the launch of the next book in her London Romance series, “A Girl Called London” - due out late June! Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

May 3rd, 2017 by mylesbianradio at 8:11 am
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Welcome to episode 30 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews US author Suzie Carr! Suzie is a hugely popular author on the lesbian scene and her books include the likes of “Sandcastles”, “The Dance” and most recently, “Beneath Everything”, which focused on the healing power of diving. She also hosts a podcast called Curves Welcome as part of The Lesbian Review platform, she’s an avid blogger and describes herself as philanthropist as well as an author.

Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the nominations for the Goldies, the Diva Literary Awards and nominations, and the new service My Lesfic from Ladylit Publishing - find it at www.mylesfic.com. If you would like to vote for Clare or anyone else in the Diva Awards, head on over to www.divaliteraryfestival.com/nominate-now.html. Plus, there’s news of Clare’s next book in the London series, “A Girl Called London” - due out in June - as well as the launch of her boxsets in the “All I Want” series. Plus, she’s very excited about her upcoming audiobook of “Nothing To Lose”! Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

Apr 11th, 2017 by mylesbianradio at 6:17 am
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Welcome to episode 29 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews fellow UK author Natasha West. Natasha’s been prolific in her output over the past year or so, releasing a rom-com series including “The Plus One” and “Something For The Weekend”, as well as tending to her other series involving lesbian lothario Julia Hawke. She tells us about choosing herself and about juggling all her projects! Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the nominations for the Goldies and the Lammies. Plus, there’s news of her travels and her next book in the London series, “A Girl Called London”! Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

Feb 16th, 2017 by mylesbianradio at 4:48 am
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Welcome to episode 28 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews award-winning US crime noir author Ann Aptaker. Ann lives in New York and after years working as an art curator has turned her hand to writing, with spectacular results. She’s just released "Genuine Gold" - book three in her series about art smuggler Cantor Gold - and it’s already garnering rave reviews. Ann talks about her writing and how she puts the focus on emotion in her work, as well as highlighting her love of New York and its history. Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the final instalment in her All I Want series, "All I Want Forever", out now! Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

Jan 18th, 2017 by mylesbianradio at 2:59 am
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Welcome to episode 27 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews fellow Brit author AL Brooks. Angela burst onto the lesfic scene last year with her debut novel "The Club", which centred around a lesbian sex club in Manchester and the women who frequented it. It was the erotic hit of 2016, and now she's got the writing bug, Angela is not stopping, with a new book out in February and another in the works. Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the final instalment in her All I Want series, "All I Want Forever", which is due out on January 27th. Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

Dec 15th, 2016 by mylesbianradio at 5:45 am
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Welcome to episode 26 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she does a round-up of the year in the last Book Club of 2016! Clare looks at what's hot in the Amazon Lesbian fiction charts in both the US and UK, as well as running down the results of the Rainbow Awards for lesbian fiction, which includes former podcast guests as winners.
Clare also does a round-up of her favourite books of 2016, as well as listing her favourite Christmas books to read over the holidays. What's more, she's giving away her free Christmas romance, "It Had To Be You", when you sign up to her mailing list. Claim your free copy by heading here: It Had To Be You Have a great holiday season and see you in 2017 for more great guests on the Lesbian Book Club!

Nov 17th, 2016 by mylesbianradio at 6:15 am
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Welcome to episode 25 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews fellow Brit Jane Retzig, best known for "The Wrong Woman", "Boundaries" and "The Retreat". Jane talks about publishing in the 90s and the differences doing it herself today, as well as chatting religion and the inspiration behind her slightly off-kilter lesbian romance novels. Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about writing the last in her All I Want series, "All I Want For Forever", due out soon! Clare has written a FREE seasonal Christmas novella, "It Had To Be You". If you'd like a copy, head on over to her website and fill in the form at the top of the homepage: www.clarelydon.co.uk - Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk 

Oct 13th, 2016 by mylesbianradio at 4:37 am
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Happy 2 Year Anniversary! Welcome to episode 24 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews US award-winning author Lynn Ames, best known for her Kate & Jay series including the most recent novel "Final Cut", as well as her romance "All That Lies Within." Lynn talks about her writing process, how she weaves her characters throughout multiple books, as well as shedding light on her friendship with Dot Wilkinson who inspired her historical romance "Bright Lights Of Summer". What's more, having worked in US politics, Lynn assures us that Trump won't win. Let's hope she's right! Clare Lydon also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the latest in her All I Want series, "All I Want For Autumn", out now! Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

Sep 13th, 2016 by mylesbianradio at 8:49 am
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Welcome to episode 23 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews Australian writer G Benson. Gabby had her breakthrough book last year with "All The Little Moments", an emotional juggernaut of a book, and followed that up this year with "Flinging It". She chats about living in Spain, how she made the jump from fan-fiction to full-blown author, and the importance of diversity in lesfic. Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the latest in her All I Want series, "All I Want For Autumn", out on Sept 21st! Clare will also be selling books at Triskele Litfest, Lift, 45 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PW on Sept 17th, 1-6pm. Come along if you're free for a fabulous afternoon of books and readings! Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast: mail@clarelydon.co.uk 

Aug 23rd, 2016 by mylesbianradio at 7:47 am
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Welcome to episode 22 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews fellow Brit Clare Ashton, best known for the award-winning "After Mrs Hamilton", as well as her rom-coms "That Certain Something" and "Poppy Jenkins". Clare talks about her writing process, writing about her beloved Wales, finding new words to describe breasts for her boob-obsessed character, Poppy Jenkins, and running the popular UK Lesfic blog. Clare Lydon also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the latest in her All I Want series, "All I Want For Summer", out now! Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

Jul 14th, 2016 by mylesbianradio at 7:34 am
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Welcome to episode 21 of the Lesbian Book Club with UK author Clare Lydon as she interviews US best-seller Nancy-Ann Healy who’s released a slew of novels under her own name including "Intersection" and "Betrayal", along with three best-selling series under her alias J.A. Armstrong ("By Design", "Special Delivery" and "Off Screen"). Nancy tells us about her former life as a stand-up & playwright, how she writes so consistently, as well as revealing her karaoke tune! Clare also does a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as doing revealing the winners of the prestigious Goldie Awards, given out at the recent GCLS convention in Washington DC. Get in touch and let Clare know who you'd like on the podcast! mail@clarelydon.co.uk

Jun 21st, 2016 by mylesbianradio at 7:07 am
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Welcome to Episode 20 of The Lesbian Book Club with best-selling U.K. author Clare Lydon as she interviews US lesfic author Jove Belle ("Cake", "The Job", "Uncommon Romance"). Jove is a writer and editor, as well as one of the founders of the famed lesfic blog Women & Words. She tells us about her writing process, how she's happy writing romance, erotica and political stories, plus all about her new Bitterroot series. Clare then gives a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts for the U.S. and the U.K, reveals the Lambda Literary winners, as well as sharing what she's been up to, including the release of her new romance Nothing To Lose. Get in touch with Clare and let her know who you'd like as a guest on the show:  mail@clarelydon.co.uk