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The thermometer may be dropping, but inside, things are just starting to heat up! With this bumper crop of new collections of romantic and erotic stories, gay and lesbian readers can devote those dark winter mornings and 4 p.m. sunsets to love, and other indoor sports. Cleis Press wins with “Best Lesbian Romance 2012,” “Best Lesbian Erotica 2012,” “Best Gay Romance 2012,” and “Best Sex Writing 2012,” and Hanne Blank chronicles the short history of heterosexuality in “Straight.” So snuggle up under those covers and start stoking that fire!
10. Sleazy Reads
Like to read books in bed? Snuggle up with some Best Lesbian Erotica 2012 this winter and you won’t even need the extra blanket. Your lesbian library need not go without these tantalizing tales of queer trysts. Edited by Kathleen Warnock, this book is the perfect gift for those of us who need some mental stimulation.
[Authors/readers above left to right: Anne Grip reading from Best Lesbian Erotica ‘12, DL King reading from Best Lesbian Erotica ‘12, Gregory L. Norris reading from Best Gay Romance ‘12, James Earl Hardy reading from Best Gay Erotica ‘12, Julie Noel Goldman reading from Best Lesbian Erotica ‘12, and Ali Oh reading from Best Lesbian Erotica ‘12]
Congrats to everyone who contributed to a successful night of reading!