Les Do Books: Courting The Countess by Jenny Frame (Book Club)

April 21, 2017

Les Do Books 

Courting the Countess by Jenny Frame 

 

Sheena, founder and queen of The Lesbian Review and The Lesbian Talk Show channel, joins Tara to talk about a mutual favourite book, Courting the Countess by Jenny Frame. Check it out to hear why they both love it so much, what’s so fabulous about Annie Brannigan, and what spinoff book Tara thinks Jenny Frame should write.

 

This podcast has spoilers, so read or listen to the book before you check it out. Or not. Follow your heart.

 

 

 

From the back of the book 

Professor of Archeology Henrietta “Harry” Knight becomes Countess of Axedale upon her father’s death and takes a sabbatical from Cambridge University to begin refurbishing the long-neglected and run-down Axedale Hall. The child of a loveless marriage, witness to her father’s infidelities and her mother’s pain, Harry has no intention of ever falling in love. 

Annie Brannigan is a survivor, remaining positive through hardships. As an agency housekeeper, she moves from post to post with her daughter Riley, taking care of people who have everything she will never have. Annie’s greatest wish is to find her happy ever after. 

Can love restore the countess’s heart and the crumbling Axedale Hall, or will the first foundations of love turn to dust? 

 

Tara also announces the next book club pick, Just Like That by Karin Kallmaker. 

 

 

 

More info

Come talk to Tara, Sheena and the rest of The Lesbian Review crew about these 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

 

And if you’re loving the podcast on The Lesbian Talk Show, be sure to check out our Facebook group, The Lesbian Talk Show Chat Group.

 

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Les Do Books: Blurred Lines by KD Williamson (Book Club)

March 24, 2017

Les Do Books 

Blurred Lines by KD Williamson (Book Club) 

Tara is joined in this episode by Amy Herman-Pall, fellow reviewer at The Lesbian Review, to discuss Blurred Lines by KD Williamson. Check it out to hear what it’s about, why they loved the characters so much, and what detail had Tara asking a friend “What the eff???!!” 

This podcast has a whole bunch of spoilers, so make sure you read Blurred Lines before listening (or embrace the spoilage). 

 

Buy Blurred Lines on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

Read Tara’s review at The Lesbian Review  

 

From the back of the book: 

Kelli MacCabe is a no nonsense detective with a tough exterior. Only a select few know her as a loyal, loving friend. Committed to her family, her friends, and her job, Kelli puts her needs behind everyone else’s.  

As a surgeon, Nora Whitmore is used to being in control. The hospital is her life and leaves room for little else. Respected by her colleagues, but misunderstood by the residents, Nora takes what she needs and keeps everyone at arm’s length. In the process, she creates unexpected enemies. 

Tragedy brings them together. As chaos grows around them, the lines between them begin to blur. Despite being from different worlds, friendship grows between them, turning quickly to attraction. Will these two strong, independent women find a way to deal with their individual baggage? Or will they be overcome by it? 

 

Tara also announces the next book club pick, Courting the Countess by Jenny Frame. 

 

Buy Courting the Countess on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

Read Sheena’s review at The Lesbian Review

 

 

More info

Come talk to Tara, Amy and the rest of The Lesbian Review crew about these books and any other lesfic you’ve been reading lately at our Facebook group, The Lesbian Review Book Club. https://www.facebook.com/groups/LesReviewBookClub/ 

 

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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Les Do Books: Wild by Meghan O’Brien (Book Club)

February 24, 2017

Les Do Books

Wild by Meghan O'Brien

Tara talks excitedly with Lise MacTague, author and fellow reviewer at The Lesbian Review, about the book club pick of the month, Wild by Meghan O’Brien. Listen to find out what it’s about, what they loved about it, and what character they hope gets her own book in the future. 

This podcast is seriously full of spoilers, so make sure you read Wild before listening. 

 

From the back of the book: 

The only thing that frightens shapeshifter Selene Rhodes more than the full moon is the idea of falling in love.

Selene Rhodes has lived her whole life with a terrible secret: not only can she take the form of any animal at will, but once a month the full moon transforms her into a fierce wolf-creature without a human conscience. Managing her condition means living by a strict routine, and more importantly, abstaining from intimate relationships with human beings. Selene is convinced that love and friendship can only bring her pain.

Forensic pathologist Eve Thomas is well-acquainted with the pain of romantic love. Swearing off relationships after having her heart broken by a cheating ex, Eve throws herself into her work: catching murderers. When Selene comes to her aid after an attack by a masked man in Golden Gate Park, Eve is shocked by how powerfully she is drawn to her mysterious savior.

Shaken by her own feelings for Eve, Selene is even more terrified to realize she isn’t even close to being the scariest monster stalking San Francisco. There is someone out in the city who is killing for pleasure, and his next target is the one woman he thinks might be able to stop him: Eve.

 

Tara also announces the next book club pick, Blurred Lines by KD Williamson.

 

 

More info 

Come talk to Tara, Lise and the rest of The Lesbian Review crew about these 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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Les Do Books: Kiss The Girl by Melissa Brayden (Book Club)

January 27, 2017

Les Do Books

Kiss The Girl by Melissa Braden (Book Club)

In this episode, Tara and Brooklyn of The Lesbian Review, discuss their book club pick of the month, Kiss the Girl by Melissa Brayden. Listen to find out what it’s about, what they loved about it, and which character they both had a crush on.

This podcast is seriously full of spoilers, so make sure you read Kiss the Girl before listening.

Buy Kiss the Girl on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

Read Tara’s review at The Lesbian Review

They also announce their next book club pick, Wild by Meghan O’Brien.

Buy Wild on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca

Read Tara’s review at The Lesbian Review

More info

Come talk to us about these 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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Les Do Books: The Bureau of Holiday Affairs

December 30, 2016

Les Do Books

The Bureau of Holiday Affairs by Andi Marquette (Book Club)

In this episode, Tara and Brooklyn of The Lesbian Review, discuss their book club pick of the month, The Bureau of Holiday Affairs by Andi Marquette. Listen to find out what it’s about, who was Brooklyn’s favourite character, and which Christmas movie Tara wants to see remade with lesbians. 

This podcast is seriously full of spoilers, so make sure you read The Bureau of Holiday Affairs before listening.

 

They also announce their next book club pick, Kiss the Girl by Melissa Brayden.

The Bureau of Holiday Affairs Synopsis

Executive Robin Preston has dedicated her life to climbing the corporate ladder, using whatever means necessary. In the shark-infested culture at Frost Enterprises, anything goes, and Robin is a master at the game. On the verge of a major promotion, Robin receives a strange visit from Agent Elizabeth Tolson of the Bureau of Holiday Affairs, who informs Robin that, though Robin may be a lost cause, the Bureau has scheduled her for intervention. Robin will receive three visitors in the two weeks before Christmas, who will escort her on visits to her past, present, and future. Robin will be forced to face not only who she’s become, but the parts of herself she left behind, when she was an art major in college and in love with fellow art student Jill Chen, in whom Robin found a kindred spirit—until Jill broke if off with her. In order for Robin to change her ways, she’ll need to reclaim who she was and open her heart again, to a past she thought she left behind. The Bureau clearly has its work cut out for it, but Agent Tolson relishes a challenge, and she’s put together just the team for Robin’s case. They may have to cut a few corners and go outside a few lines, but Agent Tolson has a perfect salvage record and she’s not about to let that change. The question is, will Robin?

 

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. [LINK TO 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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Les Do Books: Lost In The Starlight by Kiki Archer, aka, the cutest celebrity lesfic going

December 2, 2016

Les Do Books

Lost in the Starlight by Kiki Archer, aka, the cutest celebrity lesfic going (Book Club)

In this episode, Tara and Sheena of The Lesbian Review, discuss their book club pick of the month, Lost in the Starlight by Kiki Archer. Listen to find out what it’s about and why they loved it. 

This podcast is chock full of spoilers, so make sure you read Lost in the Starlight before listening.

 

They also announce their next book club pick,

The Bureau of Holiday Affairs by Andi Marquette.

Buy The Bureau of Holiday Affairs on amazon.com | amazon.co.uk | amazon.ca

 

They also spoke about 

After Mrs Hamilton by Clare Ashton

The All I Want Series by Clare Lydon

Requiem For Immortals by Lee Winter

 

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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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 (Book Club)

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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Les Do Books: The Red Files by Lee Winter (Book Club)

August 26, 2016

Les Do Books

The Red Files, aka the Book Tara Won’t Stop Talking About

 

Brooklyn and Tara, reviewers at The Lesbian Review, discuss their book club pick of the month, The Red Files by Lee Winter. Listen to find out what it’s about, who their favourite characters were, and which part made Brooklyn fall a little bit in love with the author. 

 

This podcast is full of spoilers, so be sure to read The Red Files before checking it out.

 

They also announce their next book club pick, Depths of Blue by Lise MacTague, which they will discuss in the episode that airs September 23.

More info

Come talk to us about these books and any other lesfic you’ve been reading lately at our new 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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Les Do Books: It’s funny, it’s campy, it’s Jane’s World!

July 28, 2016

Les Do Books

Jane's World by Paige Braddock (Book Club)

 

Brooklyn and Tara, reviewers at The Lesbian Review, discuss their book club pick of the month, Jane’s World by PaigeBraddock. Listen to find out what it’s about, who their favourite characterswere, and why they love Doris so much.

This podcast is full of spoilers, so be sure toread Jane’s World before checking it out.

     Buy Jane’s World here at Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

 

     Read Sheena’s review

They also announce their next book club pick, The Red Files by Lee Winter, which they will discuss inthe episode that airs August 26.

     Buy Requiem for The Red Files by Lee Winter on Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

More info

 

 

Come talk to us about these books and any otherlesfic you’ve been reading lately at our new Facebook group, 

 

The Lesbian ReviewBook Club.

You can see all of our reviews and more on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to 

 

Tara@TheLesbianReview.com 

 

 

 

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Les Do Books: The Book Club Begins!

July 1, 2016

Les Do Books 

Backwards To Oregon by Jae (Book Club) 

Brooklyn and Tara, reviewers at The Lesbian Review, talk about the first book club book, Backwards to Oregon by Jae. 

This episode is full of spoilers, so be sure to read Backwards to Oregon before you listen! 

Read Brooklyn and Tara’s joint review for Backwards to Oregon

Buy Backwards to Oregon here: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca 

They also announce their next book club book, Jane’s World by Paige Braddock, which they will talk about in the episode that airs on July 29. Buy Jane’s World here: Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk |

 

Amazon.ca 

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In honour of Canada Day, Brooklyn and Tara each recommended one Canadian lesfic book:

Betting on Love by Alyssa Linn Palmer (get it on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Amazon. ca)

The Space Between by Michelle L. Teichman (get it on Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Amazon.ca)

More info

You can seethese reviews and more on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com

 

 

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