LHMP: Same-sex Marriage in Restoration England

September 24, 2016

Lesbian Historic Motif Project Podcast 
Episode 2 “Same-Sex Marriage in Restoration England”

by Heather Rose Jones

A discussion of the marriage between Amy Poulter (as James Howard) and Arabella Hunt, and of the subsequent lawsuit to dissolve the marriage, can be found in the following publication.


Crawford, Patricia & Sara Mendelson. 1995. "Sexual Identities in Early Modern England: The Marriage of Two Women in 1680" in Gender and History vol 7, no 3: 362-377.


You can find a discussion of this article as part of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project blog here


You can find Heather Rose Jones novels on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

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Les Do Books: Depths Of Blue by Lise MacTague (Book Club)

September 23, 2016

Les Do Books

Depths of Blue, aka the Book with Brooklyn’s Ultimate Crush

Brooklyn and Tara, reviewers at The Lesbian Review, discuss their book club pick of the month, Depths of Blue by Lise MacTague. Listen to find out what it’s about, who is Brooklyn’s favourite lesfic character, and which part was Tara’s favourite. 

This podcast is chock full of spoilers, so make sure you read Depths of Blue before listening.

They also announce their next book club pick, Broken Trails by D. Jordan Redhawk, which they will discuss in the episode that airs October 21.

More info

Come talk to us about this books and any other lesfic you’ve been reading lately at our Facebook group, The Lesbian Review Book Club

You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com

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Curves Welcome: How To Deal With Change

September 22, 2016

Curves Welcome 

How to Deal with Change 

Novelist and Motivational Blogger Suzie Carr discusses change and its inevitable presence in our life.  

In this episode Suzie

  • Explores natural reactions to change
  • Suggests ways to look at change through a productive lens
  • Discusses how complaining can backfire
  • Offers a defining question to get you thinking differently about change

More info

  • Join Suzie’s Facebook group Feed Your Joy 
  • Visit Curves Welcome to receive 2 free stories by submitting name and email 
  • Email Suzie questions and comments
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Les Talk About It: Lesbians Are Crazy Cat Ladies

September 21, 2016

Les Talk About It

The Myth: Lesbians Are Crazy Cat Ladies

Today Sheena and Tamara chat about the myth that all lesbians love cats and that lesbians are crazy cat ladies.

Tamara also discovered where the term pussy originated.

Send your emails to Podcast@TheLesbianTalkShow.com
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Bliss & Mrs: Using Competitions & Promotions To Sell More Books

September 20, 2016

Harper Bliss And Her Mrs

Sell More Books Using Competitions And Promotions


In this episode Harper Bliss and Her Mrs (Caroline) discuss how they use promotions and competitions to sell more books. They look at what works best and what doesn't work.

This was a question sent in by a listener. If you have questions please feel free to email them to HarperBliss@TheLesbianTalkShow.com and they will either answer them on the show or on their blog.

You can also find Harper Bliss on her website HarperBliss.com or on the Ladylit website Ladylit.com check out her books on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Amazon.ca

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Therapy Cafe: Be Careful What You Wish For

September 19, 2016

Therapy Cafe

Be Careful What You Wish For

In this episode of the Therapy Café, Zane Winslow (Soul Mates) and Thalia Chase (Eagle Cove) help a listener figure out what she needs from her hot, powerful, lesbian wife.

The Therapy Café is brought to you by The Lesbian Talk Show where you can find this and other fine lesbian podcasts.

Be sure to send us your questions to contact@therapy.cafe.  And subscribe to and rate our show on Podbean and iTunes. We can't do the show without you.

Congratulations to Dawn Wilber.  You are this week's winner of a free eBook.  We'll get in touch with you via email for further details.  Thanks for subscribing and listening!

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W&W: Andi Marquette and R.G. Emmanuelle and it’s raining!

September 18, 2016

Women and Words podcast overview

4 Sept.-10 Sept., 2016

4 September: Author Heather Blackmore joined us to talk about her latest release, For Money or Love. She did a giveaway, too!

Women and Words link HERE

Heather Blackmore’s website

6 September: Author and Women and Wordster D Jordan Redhawk did a slightly different blog than her usual fare. 10 things she learned in school that did not come from the curriculum.

Women and Words link HERE

D Jordan Redhawk’s website

7 September:  Author and Women and Wordster Carsen Taite blogged about her forthcoming project (she’s still working on it), Letter of the Law. She also got into a bit about her writing process.

Women and Words link HERE

Carsen Taite’s website

Also, you can check out pens like the one Carsen features on her blog HERE (that’s the artist)

8 September: Author and Women and Wordster Fiona Zedde joined us to talk a bit about her journey as a writer, and the choices she’s made to continue that pursuit.

Women and Words link HERE

Fiona Zedde’s website

9 September: Author and Women and Wordster Andi Marquette does a Fangirl Friday, this time about the character of Alicia Clark in Fear the Walking Dead.

Women and Words link HERE

Andi Marquette’s website

10 September: Reader and Women and Wordster Erin Saluta joins us with an interview with lesfic reader and avid supporter Charlotte Demesko.

Women and Words link HERE

Reminder links! Jove will be at the Gay Romance Northwest Meetup Sept. 24th.

Authors and publishers, join us for the Hootenanny in December! Sign up HERE.

And if you’re in NM, consider the Western Women Writers of New Mexico meetup, Sept. 17th!

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Book Clips: Good Water by Kayt C Peck

September 16, 2016

Good Water

by Kayt Peck

The dry plains drew Judy Proctor like a bear to her den…or a moth to the flame. Ranching was her life. The sweat as she branded or “doctored” cattle…the howl of a coyote in the quiet, night air ... half-frozen fingers as she cut the wire to loosen hay bales for hungry cattle scratching for survival in snow-covered land…all of the everyday existence on the ranch was her life.

It was where she belonged.

It was a lonely life.

She had tried to leave the ranch to join the “normal” existence of a talented young woman in the city, but it had never been home. When her parents were killed in an automobile accident, she returned to the family ranch as much because she needed it as it needed her. She faced a lonely life to be shared with no better company than Somegood and Useless, her cow dog and the mottled mutt that were her companions.

Kathleen Romero slipped into Judy’s life unexpectedly. She came to the plains to write a story. Would she stay because of the real truth she found in the simple drama of husbanding land and animals?

Unfortunately, even wide-open spaces can be plagued by prejudice and closed-minds. As the two women struggle to know each other, they must also carve a place for themselves among the country-folk who have been Judy’s friends and neighbors her entire life.

You can find this novel on Amazon.com | on Amazon.ca | on Amazon.co.uk 

Visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com/Reading for more information on sending us your reading for Book Clips

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Book Clips: Locked Inside by Annette Mori

September 15, 2016

Locked Inside

by Anette Mori

How much does the power of love matter to someone who has overcome obstacles greater than most people face in a lifetime? 

Carly, a beautiful and vivacious young woman, sees something in the semi-comatose Belinda and they form an unusual bond. 

Can Carly help Belinda break free from her emotional prison? Will Belinda’s fears allow their relationship to evolve into something deeper? 

Find out in this wonderfully evocative romance that is sure to touch your heart. 

You can find this novel on Amazon.com | on Amazon.ca | on Amazon.co.uk 

Visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com/Reading for more information on sending us your reading for Book Clips

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Les Talk About It: What does it mean to be a lesbian?

September 14, 2016

What Is A Lesbian?

This question may not be as easy to answer as it seems.

In this episode of Les Talk About It, Tamara is all alone. Even so she has an entertaining discussion about what it means to be a lesbian. 

She takes a quick look at the history of the term lesbian, when it became popular and what it meant.
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