Thursday, June 30, 2011

Promo Op for Authors and Publishers @ Dawn's Reading Nook

This one came across my desk, so I thought I'd pass it along. We all love free promo, right? (Thanks Dawn!)

Permission to forward granted

Authors-I am taking dates from July-December for guest author days at my blog, Dawn's Reading Nook. Want a date (or two) then email me at dawn_roberto@ yahoo(dot) com with "Guest Author Day" in subject line. I would love to have you there and all genres are welcome.

Publishers: Want to let readers know on new releases-email me at the above for information on how to have a guest blog day per week or per month to showcase all your new releases.

Dawn Roberto

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Monday, June 27, 2011

UPDATE: Revised Call for Newbie Writers

Hello Monday (and people participating in Monday--I know it's always tempting to bail on this particular day of the week),

Remember how I posted a call for submissions from Sommer Marsden, in search of Newbie Writers? I think it was last week or so, but the days, they bleed together. Anyhoo, she's revised her call. Here's the updated version:

What I've decided regarding the newbie call...(and please pass this on if you passed on the original call for subs, thank you! :D )

I think I'm going to open this call to writers who have never been published or have had their first sale (paid or otherwise) within the last year. I've heard from several folks that intended to submit to me and since staring a story they have made their first sale (Mazel, by the way!). So, I sat and considered the length of time I considered myself a 'newbie'. And I can honestly say that I considered myself green for the first year. I was constantly asking questions, fucking up or having some kind person guide me in the right direction or help me fix an error or hone a skill. So, I'll pay that forward and be as fair as I can while still focusing on new writers.

New call will be for newbie writers either unpublished or freshly published within the last year (so let's say June 2010 is the cut-off. If you were published before that, then please wait for my next call). Beyond that, the call remains the same. Which is:

REVISED Call for Submissions

I want newbies, youngbloods, fresh meat, green around the gills

I am looking to put together another mini anthology. But this time, I want the writers that no one has had a taste of yet. Virgin blood. So you may submit to this anthology only IF YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN PUBLISHED OR FRESHLY PUBLISHED WITHIN THE LAST YEAR (please see note at the beginning of this post).

So what next?

Dirty stories from 2,500 and up (nothing over say 5K please) are eligible. Topics are open except the standard no-no's. Which I will spell out since you are new.

~~~~>No sex with the underaged (under 18), animals (shifters don't count), dead things or people (barring undead supernatural creatures). No scat. No snuff.

FORMAT: Word .doc or .rtf format if you must, double spaced, Times New Roman, 12 point, set at .5 indentation for first line of the paragraph only. PLEASE DO NOT USE HARD TABS.
*If you do not format correctly, I will skip reading your entry no matter how good it is. Why? Because I'm super busy and if you sub to a publication, you need to follow the rules. Capiche?

Here's the most important part: PLEASE POLISH YOUR WORK. Read it, put it away. Read it again and put it away. Then read it out loud to yourself. Seriously. Your ear will hear your errors. Do I expect it to be perfect? No, said the woman who once put "He stroked her cheese" instead of "He stroked her cheek." I do not. But I do expect you to make it as close to perfect as you can.

DEADLINE: August 31, 2011. Release date is up in the air. If that bothers you, don't sub. This (as of right now) will be an ebook put out by my little press December Ink.


I'll be using 10 stories max. December Ink takes 25% of the cut, the remaining 75% is split evenly among the ten contributors and each will receive an ebook copy (print too if it ever goes to that). You could make a bunch of money. You could make hardly a thing. I ask for 3 months exclusivity and then you are free to go ahead and sell your work elsewhere.

Your work stays in the book as long as it's for sale, and that means you receive royalties as long as it's for sale.

Submissions should be sent to marked SUBMISSION: [YOUR TITLE] BY [YOUR AUTHOR NAME]
In your email please put:
Your name
Your pen name
Your mailing address
your contact email
A short bio

Good luck! Any questions can be sent to the same email addy. :)

And now I really and truly am going to bed. I was under the weather, then climbed back on top of it, and now it's winning again. Damn weather.


Thursday, June 23, 2011

Call for Submissions: "Getting Better" Banner Art

Any artists in the house? One of my publishers put this call out. GREAT cause:

Each year, Torquere Press authors donate stories for a Charity Sip Blitz that is published in September. 100% of author royalties are donated to a designated charity, and a matching donation is made by the publishers. This year, the Torquere authors are looking for an artist to donate a banner for the official Charity Sip Blitz page, and a companion graphic for participating authors to post on their blogs and journals.

The beneficiary of the 2011 Charity Sip Blitz is the It Gets Better Project. Artwork should have the year, 2011, the phrase "Getting Better," and the phrase "Charity Sip Blitz" clearly legible. Banner size should be 456 by 60, in .jpg format. We encourage designs that fit the general themes of the Torquere Press web site and catalog . The author participation graphic should be derived from the banner design and submitted in a 200 by 200 size, also in .jpg format. Please keep in mind that authors may choose to use the participation graphic as an icon, and thus may resize the graphic to 100 by 100. Clarity is important.

The artist whose work is selected will be asked to sign a one-year agreement donating exclusive use of the design, and certifying that the artist either owns the rights to all images used in the design, or that the images are copyright-free. The artist is encouraged to sign the banner as part of the design, and in addition, Torquere Press will place a link to the artist's web site on the page where the banner is displayed.

Deadline for submission is July 15, 2011. Please submit your artwork in .jpg format, along with your biography and web contact info, to with "Charity Sip Art" in the subject line.

Last year, 28 authors from around the world participated in the Charity Sip Blitz, and we're aiming even higher this year. This is a great opportunity to bring your work to the attention of a global GLBT romance audience!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

#LHIFTB Tailor Made/Coming Together: As One

I couldn't be happier to plug this story by DC Juris. It appears in an awesome altruistic anthology you should definitely check out--my MFFF menage story "Cunning Little Vixens" is actually published in this antho, too!
Title: "Tailor Made" featured in the "Coming Together: As One" anthology
Author: DC Juris
Blurb: Daniel is thrown for a loop when he learns that his boyfriend Trevor isn't gay - he's actually bisexual and married to boot! Convinced of the love he shares with Trevor and that Trevor's wife, Kate, is on board, Daniel moves in with them. But what happens when Daniel starts to yearn for Kate too?

All proceeds from the sale of this volume will benefit ONE, the campaign to end global poverty!

Buy Link:


Daniel rounded the corner of Fitch Street, enjoying the crisp morning autumn air, and looking forward to a wonderful day ahead of him. Lunch with his boyfriend, Trevor, a movie after, and then a lazy night in by himself. Too bad Trevor couldn't join him, but…

Daniel stopped in his tracks, his lips curling up into a happy smile. Speaking of Mr. Perfect! Trevor was inside Tarts, one of their favorite restaurants, seated in a booth with a young woman. Must be his sister; Trevor had said she would be in town. Daniel took a step forward, intending to go inside and give Trevor a playful piece of his mind for not introducing him sooner.

But then Trevor did something Daniel didn't expect. Would never have expected. Trevor leaned across the table and kissed the woman. French kissed. Definitely not his sister.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

#LHIFTB Six Sentence Sunday: Friends of Dorothy

For the second Six Sentence Sunday during Donuts & Desires' "Let's Hear it for the Bis" celebration of bisexual fiction, I've selected 6 from my e-book Friends of Dorothy. This story also appears in my anthology My Mistress' Thighs.

Friends of Dorothy is a MMF threesome story. I'm not sure how many books out there involve cross-dressing cowboys, but...this one does:

“Sheryl said you were prancing around in ladies’ underpants,” Ricky said, shattering Leslie’s focus. “She said you didn’t show her a very good time because you were…you know…” He paused to rephrase, tracing his fingernail across the bar’s natural wood grain. Gazing down at the patina, he leaned in so close Leslie felt the heat of Ricky’s cheek against his own. He spoke very softly. “She said you liked dick.”

Saturday, June 18, 2011

k.d. lang pics from Toronto Luminato Concert

Sweet and I had a great time at k.d. lang's free Luminato concert here in Toronto last night (Friday June 17th, 2011) and we took some pics to share with you. 'Luminato,' by the way, is one of Toronto's arts festivals. I think we were all overjoyed to have k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang performing an open air concert free of charge. It was a great night.

So, my photography skills are pretty craptacular. Most of my shots were not worth sharing, but I got a couple rehearsal photos in hours before the concert:

The rest of these pics were taken by Sweet. She was clever enough to take photos of the large screens on either side of the stage instead of trying to capture the stage itself. shots of the stage were like...blur, light source, moving blur...guitar?

Anyway, enjoy!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Call for Submissions: WhoreLover (Non-Fiction)

I've come across another wonderful call for submissions to share with you. This one is looking for non-fiction essays by "people who have dated/loved/slept with/married all variety of sex workers." Have a good read through the call itself to see if you fit the bill, and then get writing! This looks like it's going to be an incredible antho:

After some time the WhoreLover anthology project has been revived, with the help of new co-editor Pau Crego!

Please distribute far and wide especially places that might reach whorelovers and writers.! Send to all your friends, lovers and exes!

*Call for Submissions for
WhoreLover: Lovers and Partners of Sex Workers Speak

Call for Submissions: WhoreLover
Deadline: July 15th, 2011
Compiled/Edited by Sadie Lune and Pau Crego

An anthology of non-fiction essays written by the non-paying partners of sex workers about their experiences and feelings regarding their unique position in the marketplace of love.
From casual dates, to great long term relationships, to going down in flames, WhoreLover will explore the personal narratives of people attracted to, intimate and in love with those who work in the sex industry. Present and former lovers and partners of sex workers are encouraged to submit. WhoreLover is looking to represent the stories of a multiplicity of people: people of color, trans, queer, gay/lesbian, straight, different dis/abilities, of all nationalities, immigration statuses and ages. Partners of workers in all areas of the sex industry will be featured.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
*Day to day negotiations
*The many joys and perks of loving a sex worker
*My partner and I turned each other out
*I was a trick and then became a lover
*Loving a Sex Work Celebrity
*My partner’s job turns me on
*My partner’s work inspired me to be client of sex workers
*I’m a sex worker and I only date other sex workers
*How I deal with family and friends around my partner’s work
*How I’ve dealt (or not) with my own ego around my partner’s sex work
*My partner switched jobs within the industry and how that worked for us
*My partner’s sex work is a secret from everyone (including me?)
*I broke up with my partner because of sex work

We are looking for submissions from people who have dated/loved/slept with/married all variety of sex workers, including: porn actors, strippers, FBSM/sensual massage providers, street-based workers, tantra providers, erotic body workers, sexual surrogates, escorts, fetish workers, phone-sex workers, pro-Dominants and pro-submissives.

A limited number of interviews are possible to those who are interested in having their voices heard but feel more comfortable talking than writing. No poetry, please.
Submissions should be in English or Spanish, the book will be English language. We would love submissions from folks around the world for whom English is not a first language but can only translate from Spanish; however we encourage people with multi-lingual skills to collaborate in translation and send us submissions with the translator credited.

Pseudonyms or anonymous submissions are fine and will be honored.
Pieces should be between 1000-5000 words, please specify word count in the body of your email.

Please submit via email attachment (pdf or doc file) to:
and check WhoreLover out on Facebook:

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#LHIFTB The Sybian Club

(Is that like The Breakfast Club? Or The Fist Wives Club? Or The Joy Luck Club? ...yeah, I didn't think so... LOL)
Title: The Sybian Club
Author: Selena Kitt

Tasha convinces her husband, Max, to buy her a Sybian, but he only agrees if she can come up with a business plan to pay for it. Determined to keep her promise, she creates The Sybian Club and begins bringing women to the basement room set up just for her new toy. It becomes so popular, she has to enlist the help of new friend, Ashley, to keep up with the demand, and the women enjoy an exciting ride as the business thrives. But Tasha has developed feelings for Ashley, and doesn’t know how to tell her husband that she wants to add more to their sex life than just a new toy…

Warnings: This title contains erotic situations, a menage a trois (MFF threesome), lesbian and anal sex and a "marital aid" that will put vibrators to shame!

Buy Link:------------- Selena Kitt eXcessica publishing

#LHIFTB Friends of Dorothy

I haven't showcased much of my own bi and menage work during "Let's Hear it for the Bis" but this one has been rated very highly at ARe, so I want to share:
Title: Friends of Dorothy
Author: Giselle Renarde

Leslie Goosemoon is a rodeo star with legions of ladies fawning over him. Things are getting hot and heavy with Sheryl, the one-night-stand he picked up at Dorothy's Tavern, when she zips open his jeans and finds Leslie Goosemoon wearing ladies' panties--silky and red with lace around the top. By the time he returns to Dorothy's, the whole bar's heard about his predilection. Some laugh. Some call him faggot. Nobody understands him, but that doesn't mean Leslie's going to roll over and play dead. Hell, he doesn't fully understand himself! The best he can do is duck the punches and repel the spit.

Ricky, Dorothy's living-in-sin boyfriend, has a theory about the undies: Leslie dresses like a lady because he secretly wants to get with another man. That doesn't sound right to Leslie, but he has no counter. He doesn't know why he likes the silky feel against his skin. When Ricky gets hit in the head with a boot, Dorothy becomes mother bear. She kicks out the offenders and sends Leslie to take care of Ricky upstairs in their apartment. hey all know what's going to happen next.

#LHIFTB Bisexuality Study at Penn State

Hello my darlings!
Since I identify as queer, I chose to participate in this neat little study put together by Penn State. You might like to as well. It says below it will take you no more than 15 minutes, but it only took me the most. They don't ask you for any identifying information, like name, address, etc. Maybe you've got 2 minutes to spare. If so, read on:

Title of Project: Reactions to infidelity

Principal Investigator: Dr. Cory R. Scherer
100 University Drive, Room 212
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
(570) 385-6066;

1. Purpose of the Study: The purpose of this research study is to explore reactions to infidelity

2. Procedures to be followed: You will be asked to think about your reactions to infidelity and give some demographic information. You also understand that you will be asked to answer some questions about your attitudes and yourself.

3. Benefits: You might learn more about yourself by participating in this study.

4. Risks: There are no foreseeable discomforts or risks in participating in this study.

5. Duration: It will take no more than 15 minutes to complete the experiment.

6. Statement of Confidentiality: Your participation in this research is confidential. The Pennsylvania State University’s Office for Research Protections and Institutional Review Board, and the Office for Human Research Protections in the Department of Health and Human Services may review records related to this project. Your confidentiality will be kept to the degree permitted by the technology used. No guarantees can be made regarding the interception of data sent via the Internet by any third parties.

7. Right to Ask Questions: Please contact Dr. Cory Scherer at (570) 385-6066 with questions, complaints or concerns about this research. You can also call this number if you feel this study has harmed you. If you have any questions, concerns, problems about your rights as a research participant or would like to offer input, please contact The Pennsylvania State University’s Office for Research Protections (ORP) at (814) 865-1775. The ORP cannot answer questions about research procedures. Questions about research procedures can be answered by the research team.

8. Voluntary Participation: Your decision to be in this research is voluntary. You can stop at any time. You do not have to answer any questions you do not want to answer. Refusing to participate or withdrawing early from the study will involve no penalty or loss of benefits you would be entitled to otherwise.

You must be 18 years of age or older to take part in this research study. Completion and return of the survey implies your consent to participate in this research. If you agree to take part in this research study and the information outlined above, please proceed with the experiment by clicking below.

Click Here to Participate

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

#LHIFTB Bite Me Anthology

Who's up for another paranormal MMF menage anthology?

Bite Me

by edited by K.I.L. Kenny with stories by Sean Michael, Marie Carlson, Joyce Sully, Mercy Loomis, CC Bridges, Julia Talbot, Giselle Renarde, Vic Winter, J. Rocci, and BA Tortuga

Hidden in plain view, taboo lovers bond in ways mundane eyes cannot see. When two are not enough, "Bite Me" shows how three can seal their truest carnal connections. When Needed, by Sean Michael, starts off with Jen, whose two faithful canine companions might be more than they seem. In Like a Thousand Miles of Fire, Marie Carlson's half-demon Crystal Andraya finds strength in the arms of her vampire lovers as war between their races looms. In Joyce Sully's Roll Up, a joyless student falls for a sideshow huckster and a cannibal queen.

In Julia Talbot's Changing Shifts, Dave has to explain to his roommates why he's suddenly shunning sunlight. Mercy Loomis unmasks a vampire demon in Empusa, whose lovers don't usually live to tell the tale. A different kind of mystery hooks Monica in CC Bridges' Dog Days. Her best friend has disappeared, and the two strangers who show up in her life have secrets they want to keep.

In Giselle Renarde's Shadow People, PI Anna Fairclough is chosen to investigate the elusive Inuit Shadow People. Vic Winter's Owen thinks he might be crazy when he finds a strange woman in the park, but his lover Tommy knows what to do. In This Home We Defend, by J Rocci, Zev unwittingly brings his pack into danger when a new Alpha issues an unusual challenge. Finally, in A Family Business, by BA Tortuga, Kit has a hard time juggling the family demon hunting business with two vampire lovers.

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#LHIFTB Rachel Kramer Bussel blogs about Bisexuality

Erotica writer and editor Rachel Kramer Bussel is a regular contributor at edenfantasys' SexIs Magazine. This week she's written a great article, which I'd love to call attention to during Donuts & Desires' "Let's Hear it for the Bis" celebration. It's called:
You can read it now at SexIs Magazine!


#LHIFTB Rite Men for Maya

Title: Rite Men for Maya
Author: Zenobia Renquist

Maya is a half human, half merman who has decided to attend the fertility-virility rite and learn more about her merman heritage. The rite is meant to help mermen find their perfect mates, but Maya is only interested in using it as research.

Tam and Kessen are participants who are searching for their third. They are drawn to Maya and she to them. But she refuses to acknowledge the bond and runs. Tam and Kessen must pursue her through her dreams if they hope to make their love a reality and prove they are the right men for Maya.

Buy Link:
Zenobia Renquist
Discover Different and Unique Romance

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Call for Submissions: New Writers

I'm taking Queen of the Smutters, Sommer Marsden, up on her Twitter request to repost this call for submissions. She's looking to put together a mini-antho entirely made up of works by new writers! Are you new? Keep reading:

Call for Submissions

I want newbies, youngbloods, fresh meat, green around the gills

I am looking to put together another mini anthology. But this time, I want the writers that no one has had a taste of yet. Virgin blood. So you may submit to this anthology only IF YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN PAID FOR YOUR WORK.

What does that mean? Money! Have you ever received money for your work? If yes, then no matter how laughably tiny the amount, that means you may not submit. And PLEASE no fake pen names pretending to be newbies. I'm holding the established writers on their honor.

So what next?

Dirty stories from 2,500 and up (nothing over say 5K please) are eligible. Topics are open except the standard no-no's. Which I will spell out since you are new.

~~~~No sex with the underaged (under 18), animals (shifters don't count), dead things or people (barring undead supernatural creatures). No scat. No snuff.

FORMAT: double spaced, Times New Roman, 12 point, set at .5 indentation for first line of the paragraph only. PLEASE DO NOT USE HARD TABS.
*If you do not format correctly, I will skip reading your entry no matter how good it is. Why? Because I'm super busy and if you sub to a publication, you need to follow the rules. Capiche?

Here's the most important part: PLEASE POLISH YOUR WORK. Read it, put it away. Read it again and put it away. Then read it out loud to yourself. Seriously. Your ear will hear your errors. Do I expect it to be perfect? No, said the woman who once put "He stroked her cheese" instead of "He stroked her cheek." I do not. But I do expect you to make it as close to perfect as you can.

DEADLINE: August 31, 2011. Release date is up in the air. If that bothers you, don't sub. This (as of right now) will be an ebook put out by my little press December Ink.


I'll be using 10 stories max. December Ink takes 25% of the cut, the remaining 75% is split evenly among the ten contributors and each will receive an ebook copy (print too if it ever goes to that). You could make a bunch of money. You could make hardly a thing. I ask for 3 months exclusivity and then you are free to go ahead and sell your work elsewhere.

Your work stays in the book as long as it's for sale, and that means you receive royalties as long as it's for sale.

Submissions should be send to marked SUBMISSION: [YOUR TITLE] BY [YOUR AUTHOR NAME]

Good luck! Any questions can be sent to the same email addy. :)

#LHIFTB Amateur Night

The bi celebration continues with:
Title: Amateur Night
Author: Dee Dawning

Blurb: Sally and her undersized half-brother Hermie are strange people. Every weekend they venture forth from Piggott Arkansas to small towns in one of the three adjacent states. When they arrive, they rent a motel room from which they fan out to the local saloons.

In Amateur Night Sally and Hermie are off to another nearby town on one of their weekly treks. You won't believe the mischief they cause on Amateur Night.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

#LHIFTB The Call of the Night

This paranormal mini-antho from e-Xcite just came out today, so I figured I'd give it a plug. 'The Call of Night' is just the kind of collection I like to see, containing stories of lesbian, gay, and straight characters.

A collection of five erotic stories with mixed themes including paranormal and vampire.

The Call of the Night by Tabitha Rayne
The Call of The Night is a lesbian vampire romp in the woods. Leah finds herself on an evening walk on the outskirts of town being confronted by a mysterious cloaked woman who commands her to follow her into the forest...

House of Seven Inches by Michael Bracken
Located just south of the middle of nowhere, the two-storey house has stood empty ever since the previous owner disappeared several years earlier. The new owner – a gay, would-be writer who left a bad relationship in the city – moves in and begins an extensive renovation project. He soon learns to appreciate the solitude ... until he suspects he isn’t alone.

Incubus At Your Service by Maggie Morton
When Nell gets up one morning, she’s shocked to see the almost completely naked (but completely gorgeous) stranger in her kitchen, doing her dishes. When he turns around, though, he’s identical to the man who was in her dreams last night, doing very naughty things to her. And if that wasn’t weird enough, he tells her he’s an early birthday present, from I & S Cleaning Services. His sudden appearance in her kitchen isn’t the only surprise, though – it turns out that I & S stands for Incubus and Succubus, and that means she’s just about to experience more pleasure than she ever has before.

Skyggen by Giselle Renarde
There’s nothing like a holiday to forget one’s urban anxieties. Little does Mirjam know she lost something essential during her stay at a rustic vacation villa – she lost her shadow! When she returns home without her darker self, Mirjam can no longer cope with everyday pressures. Before long, she quits her job and takes ill. Life becomes very shabby until one day a flamboyant young woman crashes through her door. It’s Skyggen, her lost shadow, now engaged to marry a very wealthy man. In Skyggen’s presence, Mirjam’s capacity for jealousy and duplicity resurface. Perhaps Mirjam can even win back all that is rightfully hers ...

Lord Nano’s Nemesis by Slave Nano
A mysterious highwaywoman emerges out of the evening mist to inflict her special brand of retribution on Lord Nano for his debauched behaviour in the brothels of 18th century Leeds. A flesh and blood female avenger or a ghostly phantom? Whoever she is, by the end of the evening, he will be stripped, cruelly tormented and wickedly humiliated. Has Lord Nano finally met his Nemesis?

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#LHIFTB Officer Needs Help

Another book from the Bi-Line at loveyoudivine! See that tagline? "It's not cool to be a gay or bi cop in 1977"--intriguing, right?
Title: Officer Needs Help
Author: D. Sullivan

Blurb: Sean Patton is a pacifist who doesn’t like guns but knows that statistically few law enforcement officers ever shoot anyone, so he plays the odds and loses. When a wife beater shoots him on a domestic-violence call, Sean is forced to shoot back. While his bulletproof vest saved Sean, it couldn’t shield him from the posttraumatic stress. His hidden bisexuality raises the stakes to risk his career and mental stability. As far as women go, he’s committed to being loyal to his loving and supportive girlfriend, Debbie. But can he swear off men? He’s knows the drive is inborn. How can he tell Debbie about his other side and still keep her? You'll feel the heat when Sean makes love to his gay friend from college and later with his lawyer girlfriend in the shower. A tryst with his male supervisor furthers the adventures.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

#LHIFTB Taken by Selena Kitt

The bi books just keep coming, and I'm sending them all your way! Here's another by Selena Kitt:
Title: Taken
Author: Selena Kitt
Lizzy's friendship with her older boss, Sarah, turns into something deeper and much more exciting one rainy day after work, and Lizzy finds herself drawn into a world she never knew existed. Sarah has a dominant streak, and as she leads Lizzy into the role of a submissive, the two women become closer than they ever thought possible. But while Sarah, hurt too many times, wears a ring, and tells guys she's "taken," Lizzy knows she secretly longs for a man. Determined to find one for them both to share, Lizzy is just about to give up when a dark, handsome, virile answer shows up right under her nose. Lizzy may think she and Sarah are going to seduce David--but she underestimates their handsome co-worker, and David turns the tables on them both. But will he be able to tame the untameable Sarah?


Warnings: This title contains erotic situations, graphic language, BDSM elements (domination, submission) and a sexy menage a trois (MFF threesome) that gives new meaning to the word "sandwich."

Buy Link:

------------- Selena Kitt eXcessica publishing

#LHIFTB By the Book

And now, a bi book from my newest publisher, Dee Dawning:
Title: By the Book
Author: Dee Dawning
Blurb: [BookStrand Menage and More #4: Contemporary Romance, M/F, F/F/M] Danny Williams is pleasantly surprised when one Friday night, Sarah, his comely wife, proposes a game to engender fresh excitement into their flagging sex life.

Handing Danny a copy of the erotic Lascivious Liaisons by Madame X, she suggests they re-enact a sex scene from the book once a week. After acting out the first scene for a heated night of sex, skeptical Danny is convinced and looking forward to the next 'By the Book' night.

However, unknown to Danny, Sarah has a plan within a plan. After several 'By the Book' nights, things start to unravel and events swing beyond Danny's control, ultimately changing their lives...forever.

Friday, June 10, 2011

#LHIFTB Fallen Soldiers

I couldn't manage to copy the cover of this well-received bi book to post here, but you can view it by clicking the Amazon link below:

Title: Fallen Soldiers

Author: Jacqueline Applebee


Love can bring you home, no matter where you are. For Sarah, love spans the barrier of death, to bring two fallen soldiers back to the present.

Ernest and Albert are ghosts, each freed from statues that held their essence by Sarah, who possesses an amazing ability, unknown to anyone including her.

Sarah's boyfriend Leo has rejected her, and now all she wants to do is to lose herself deep in the English countryside, but instead of solitude, she finds an erotic adventure, and so much more.

When one of her friends mysteriously disappears, Sarah has to learn how to fight for the people she cares about, and finds an inner power that makes her strong enough for any challenge. She is rewarded for her bravery by the love and support of her lovers, both living and undead.

Buy Link:

Jacqueline Applebee
Love really is infinite

#LHIFTB Ashamed of Blatant Homophobia? Me too.

While we're celebrating all things bisexual this month at Donuts & Desires, a Catholic school board very close to home has spread its anti-Queer wings and crapped all over its students...and at an anti-Homophobia event, no less!

According to Xtra, in this story picked up by Yahoo News, the Dufferin-Peel Catholic School board prevented students from displaying rainbows at the aforementioned event. Why? Well, of course, rainbows represent the visual iconography of Pride. Apparently being Catholic and showing Pride is not permitted. This great group of kids even held a bake sale to raise money for LGBT Youthline (the very organization I donate royalties to during the 4th quarter every year!) and were told by school officials they were not permitted to give to that charity.

Why am I surprised by all this? Because this is Canada. I always tell myself, obviously foolishly, that we're above this infuriatingly hateful behaviour--especially from our publicly-funded institutions! Yes, Catholic school are still funded by public dollars, even though no other religious schools here receive those dollars.

My question to myself, when I read this news piece, was: what can we do? The first thing that came to mind was to fulfill the intention of those Catholic student bake salers, and donate to LGBT Youthline.

To find out more about Youthline, click here and visit there website.

Any other ideas?


Thursday, June 9, 2011

#LHIFTB Best of Both: When You Just Can't Decide

I just love Xcite anthologies. I've got a whole pile of them on my bedside table. This one is newish and decidedly bisexual:

Best of Both

Sommer Marsden , Rachel Kramer Bussel , Kay Jaybee , Elizabeth Coldwell , Lucy Felthouse , Alcamia Payne , Giselle Renarde , Michael Bracken , Miranda Forbes

Why limit yourself to one gender when you can have both?

This collection of 20 stories focuses on sharing. From crime and punishment in the Nevada desert to voyeurism in Marrakech, to a 22nd century theme park where every sexual fantasy is catered for, these tantalising tales all have one thing in common. They celebrate bisexuality

Office affairs, naughty weekend hunting trips, and salon sensuality, from one-on-one loving to foursomes and moresomes, this anthology ticks all the boxes!

A saucy short story collection for readers who want the best of both worlds.

Short and Sweet by Sommer Marsden

Poppy and Ryan are used to making the most of their lunch breaks. Taking that time to get down to the business of pleasure. But when Meredith walks in on one of their decadent rendezvous, things go from short and sweet to short, sweet and seductive.

A Cut Above by Izzy French

Clara is in desperate need of a makeover and pampering after finding her ex Sean inflagrante with two women – women Clara found attractive herself. And she also needs to get her mojo back. Marcus and Monique, partners and hairdressers, are the perfect couple to offer their services. In the salon after hours she relinquishes control of her look to Marcus. Monique, beautiful and sexy, touches Clara, but it is Clara who immediately gains control, much to Monique’s apparent astonishment. Marcus, at first happy to watch the two women enjoy each other, is eventually tempted by the sight of their beautiful writhing bodies and joins them, to everyone’s mutual satisfaction.

Barbecue by Landon Dixon

‘Man Wanted’, that’s what the sign in the window of the roadside diner read. And the drifter dumped out in that middle of nowhere was just the man Steve and Laura were looking for, to help them out in the restaurant, and behind the counter. Only, things quickly went from steamy to red-hot, when more than just food got the Barbecue treatment.

The Window Cleaner by Eva Hore

Who had the better job, the private investigator in a law firm or the window cleaner? Sitting at his desk this PI sees more than he bargained for and what he witnesses has him questioning just that – who does have the better job?

Dream World by Tony Haynes

In the early 22nd century, the first of a brand new type of theme park opened. They fast became “the” place for young, single, broad minded 22nd century girls to visit. The more Renee heard about them, the more intrigued she became. Dream World is the story of Renee’s first trip to the resort and the characters that she meets there: the beautiful, enigmatic Philomena; the charming, roguish Pan and the most smooth, suave devil a girl could wish to encounter...

Flogging Scarlet by Athena Marie

She had never wanted a woman before. She had never wanted to be in control. Then she meets Scarlet, the submissive fetish model whose raw sexuality inspires unfamiliar desires. When Scarlet asks her if she is bisexual she responds that she doesn’t know. Scarlet proves that even a submissive can be an excellent teacher.

Playing with Amy by Kay Jaybee

When Lee’s mobile rings halfway through his morning’s work, he assumes Jen just wants a chat. He can’t believe it when Jen tells him she has a gorgeous naked girl tied up in her lounge, pleading to be played with by both of them; and if Lee doesn’t get there soon, she’ll start without him.

Stunned that Jen has found a woman to live out their mutual erotic fantasy, to willingly be their sex toy for a day; Lee rushes to join them. The moment Lee arrives, he and Jen waste no time before they start playing with Amy...

If the Shoe Fits by Beverly Langland

To the outside world Charles and Martina are an enigma. A distinguished older man with a young woman usually means one thing. Yet, things are not always how they appear. Despite her youth Martina is a woman with a colourful past, some would say well-travelled. Full of insecurities and jealousy, she is a vain wildcat from a privileged upbringing, rescued from the slums of Rio. Charles likes order, where Martina is chaos. To curb her excesses, Charles has to enforce some obedience. Just as well then that Martina likes the fiery heat of a good spanking.

Sofa, So Fun by Lucy Felthouse

After a heavy night drinking, best friends Kristin and Shayna share an intimate conversation where Shayna admits she’s always been attracted to her friend. Shocked, Kristin doesn’t know how to react. But when she opens her mind to the possibility, she discovers the thought of having sex with Shayna makes her horny in a way she’s never experienced before. As the girls get down and dirty, they’re completely unaware that Kristin’s husband, Dan, has come downstairs and is watching them. What’s more, he wants to join in...

Two Girls, One Cop by Elizabeth Coldwell

Fiona and Janice are on the trip of a lifetime, cruising across the Nevada desert in a cool Chevy convertible. When they’re pulled over for speeding by a traffic cop with his own unique idea of how to enforce authority, their holiday really becomes one to remember...

A Fantasy Threesome by Eva Hore

A fantasy is something you conjure up in your mind so when you get to act upon the fantasy, when your wife agrees to your best mate being part of the threesome you’ve spoken about while making love will it be what you hope it to be? Will reality be as fulfilling as your fantasy?

Secrets by Michael Bracken

Al has a secret he keeps from his wife, Marge. On those weekend hunting trips he takes with his best friend Gary, the two men spend more time exploring each other than exploring nature. When Al returns home from his most recent weekend with Gary, Marge reveals a secret erotic desire of her own.

Taking Stock by Lynn Lake

Who says inventory counts are dull? Alice the auditor thinks so, until she discovers a major deviation from company standard inventory-taking procedures – two employees taking stock of one another’s assets in a most intimate manner. And as she watches, her own co-worker, Michelle, introduces her to some more off-balance sheet procedures, and positions.

Mystery Girl by Alcamia Payne

Kitty gets more than she bargains for when she falls in love with Kamal and moves into his apartment in Marrakech. The two of them have a sexually fulfilling relationship and Kitty thinks things couldn’t get any better, until that is, she notices the voyeur, Salima, the girl in the apartment opposite – who tantalises Kitty with her sexual performances.

One day Kitty leaves her door open and Salima comes into the apartment. Long afternoons of sexual indulgence follow and it isn’t long before Kitty discovers her hidden kink – the fact she always craved a bit of both worlds.

Bitch for Life by Giselle Renarde

Brian thinks he’s old. The little man no longer stands at attention, and he refuses the blue pills Marina encourages him to take. Middle age is a time for chaste companionship, he says. Well, Marina won’t take his lack of enthusiasm lying down. She’s full of lust and she’ll try any trick in the book to arouse his interest, especially if it means putting her husband in a dress and making him her bitch.

Railroaded by Landon Dixon

The horses were running at Sterling Park Raceway, punters packing the train out to the track. And where there were gamblers, there were grifters, looking for their own personal scores. Thomas and Anita were such a pair, good-looking and smooth-working. But after they’d made their move, they got moved in on; and the score just got harder to settle.

Freedom by Rachel Kramer Bussel

When Frank tells Nadine he wishes he could be as sexually free as she is, she makes his dream come true by taking him to a sex party where he gets to partake of all the sex he wants, with a set of new friends who show him he can be just as uninhibited as any other horny person in the room. Nadine guides Frank through his first blowjob, overseeing her new charge as she ushers him into the world of polyamorous perversity.

Bi Today Interview by Richard Offer

Gerald and Peter are same-sex lovers who meet at work. Gerald is a mature family man who, until he met Peter, thought of himself as totally straight. Peter had recently split from his boyfriend and was flattered by the attentions of a good-looking mature man. But love comes in many forms and they become besotted with each other.

Three Way Play by Lynn Lake

Brandon’s a great boyfriend, in the physical sense – big and tanned and muscular, with short, blond hair, crystal-clear blue eyes, and an incredible eight-inch cock that can fill my pussy to the g-spot – but he isn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer, by any means. So, it took a lot of explaining and convincing to get the guy to indulge in my fantasy – a three-way, with another man. Once in, though, he performed like a pro, making me look like a genius for making the sexy suggestion in the first place. Did I mention that Brandon’s a great boyfriend?

Distractions by Elizabeth Coldwell

The senator’s costume ball is the social highlight of the year – but Blake and Trixie view it only as an opportunity to steal his wife’s jewels. Though there’s still time for a little punishing fun in her luxurious boudoir – fun that takes an unexpectedly exciting turn when a cute waiter catches them in the act...

#LHIFTB Discipline Bi Consent

You see so many disembodied male's refreshing to see a disembodied male hand on a book cover. LOL
Title: Discipline Bi Consent
Author: D. Sullivan

Blurb: Abbey Willows, eighteen, takes a beating from her parents and gets kicked out for breaking a house rule. She flees to her new girlfriend Jennifer LaHarris, a twenty-six year old paralegal with a history of moving too fast in relationships. Jennifer reluctantly allows Abbey to move in with her.
Their relationship grows as they both work to keep the past from staining the future, and they both discover the love of spanking. The problem is neither likes to give it. They turn to the Internet. When they can’t find a lesbian to spank them, they finally hook up with a gay guy. On the first meeting, the guy, Danny, turns out to be a paralegal Jennifer knows from another law firm. With trepidation, they all agree to a spanking session, knowing Danny’s never spanked women before. The session creates mutual lust and brings out bisexuality hiding inside.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

#LHIFTB Guest Post: Gauge Your Bi-Ness

My fellow loveyoudivine author David Sullivan has been kind enough to supply us with some bisexual musings during the "Let's Hear it for the Bis" celebration. Thanks so much, David!

Gauge Your Bi-Ness
Written by David Sullivan

A stereotype about bisexuals is that they like men & women equally. The truth is there are many grades involved. Setting aside daily fluctuations, I think if most people closed their eyes and honesty asked their inner advisers they sexual desires regarding a percentage would flash on the monitor in the mind. For me, it’s 60/40. I prefer men 60% of the time, women the rest. I go through phases where I think of men or women almost all of the time, but like the stock market, there are annual averages.

Here is a “Bi-Guide to help you decide.

Bi Guide

Place yourself on the Bi Gauge based on the sexual attraction in your heart and mind. There is nothing to hide here. You can be free and honest.

If you are not sure of which number to pick, say 4 or 5, close your eyes, take a deep breath and let your inner adviser whisper to you. It will become clear as to which number to choose.

0 = Totally straight. Only interested in the opposite gender. No thoughts or internal stirring for your own side.

1 = In your life there might have been a few people of your own gender that have excited you sexually.

2 = Periodically (up to four times per year) there is someone of your own gender either in person, on TV or in a movie or video that creates a sexual heat in you.

3 = Your sexual attraction for your own gender is between periodic and regular.

4 = You have regular sexual excitement for your own team but less than half of the time.

5 = The balance point. Your sexual thoughts, interests and stirrings are equally weighed between both men and women.

6 = You have regular sexual excitement for your own team and it is more than half of the time.

7 = Your sexual attraction for the other gender is between periodic and regular.

8 = Periodically (up to four times per year) there is someone of the opposite gender either in person, on TV or in a movie or video that creates a sexual heat in you.

9 = There might have been a few people of the opposite gender that has excited you sexually.

10 = Totally gay/lesbian. Only interested in your own gender. No thoughts or internal stirring for the other side.

Thanks to for its brave attitude towards admitting reality, include the Bi-Line of stories!

This post originally appeared at loveyoudivine's blog, Thanks again to David for its use here at Donuts & Desires

#LHIFTB Harley on the Rocks

I'm delighted to be showcasing a spicy bi book by Zenobia Renquist this afternoon:
Title: Harley on the Rocks
Author: Zenobia Renquist

Harley's got the hots for her best friends -- two gorgeous hunks who're in love with one another. Helping them spice up their sex life can't be such a bad idea -- can it? Friends with benefits, nothing more.

Harley's heart has complicated the issue. She wants to be more to Koijirou and Davis than a temporary fling, but she doesn't want to ruin their friendship. If it comes down to a choice between sex and friendship, can she handle the consequences of the choice she makes?

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Zenobia Renquist
Discover Different and Unique Romance

#LHIFTB Taken, A BBA Menage Anthology

Did you know Torquere Press has a bisexual/MMF imprint called Bareback Angels? I've got stories in most if not all BBA's anthologies (who likes paranormal menage?) so I can attest to their awesomeness. I think this one is my favourite:
ND Drake , JL Merrow , Josephine Myles , Giselle Renarde , BA Tortuga , KIL Kenny

The thrill of romance is something not too far from fear. The unknown sends a shiver down our spines, much more so when it's truly otherworldly.

In Josephine Myles' "In the Greenwood", woodland spirit Mirabelle falls in love with lonely artist Jay, but they cannot touch. She sets out to find Jay a friend -- and if she is brave enough, she might find something for herself, too. "Said the Spider to the Fly," by ND Drake, is about Elijah and Jamie, vampires and soulmates. When a woman sitting in a café captures Elijah's attention, Jamie is jealous, but soon discovers there is joy in the hunt.

In "Jolene," Giselle Renarde's heroine throws a bash to show off her new lover. When Wesley shows up with a boyfriend, all three are sucked into a situation beyond imagining. "Changeling," by JL Merrow shows that identities are fluid when Meg sets her heart on a boy who isn't who he says he is. Will the faerie queen unravel the riddle for the humans in her clutches?

Finally, in BA Tortuga's "Moasi," Tom has only weeks to live unless he accepts the offer of the mysterious healer Pax to abandon everything and find a cure. When Tom's wife, Jenn, shows up with divorce papers and a gun in hand, only Pax can guess how this scorned woman will ravish them all.

In Taken, five authors explore what it means to lose yourself in love.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

#LHIFTB Bluebeard's Wife

Another MFF classic from Selena Kitt!

Title: Bluebeard's Wife
Author: Selena Kitt
Tara's husband has never shared a fantasy with her, or even masturbated--that she knows of. However, this curious wife discovers a phone bill full of phone calls to sex lines and realizes her husband has been living a double life! Instead of getting mad, Tara's curiosity leads her to begin listening in on John's steamy conversations in hopes of finding out what he really wants in the bedroom. After several failed attempts at bringing fantasy to reality, however, a frustrated Tara turns to her much more adventurous best friend, Kelly, for help. A quick psychology 101 diagnosis from Dr. Kelly marks John as having a classic "madonna/whore" complex, and she quickly sets about making plans to rectify this situation. Tara goes along for the ride, hoping that Kelly may have the answer to bridging the seemingly ever-growing gap in her marriage?
Warnings: This title contains erotic situations, graphic language, sex, ménage a trois (MFF threesome), lesbian sex and some naughty daddy/daughter role play, too!

Buy Link:------------- Selena Kitt eXcessica publishing

#LHIFTB Terracotta Warriors

Thanks to all you readers following our "Let's hear it for the Bis" celebration of bisexual fiction! Here's an MMF novel you just might be interested in:

Title: “Terracotta Warriors”
Author: Berengaria Brown

Blurb: “Terracotta Warriors” Blurb
Naomi has a casual sex-buddy relationship with Branden, a bisexual
man. When she loses her job Branden offers her a short-term position
in the Museum of which he is a director, but more than that, he
wonders if she could be the solution to his sexual problem. He and
Sloan are very happy together, but Brand needs the softness of a woman
as well as the harsher, more animal mating of two males together.
Sloan and Naomi join Branden on a business trip to Xi'an. Will adding
Naomi to the mix be a disaster -- or the solution to all their needs?

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Red hot romance for all tastes: menage, MM, FF, MF.

Monday, June 6, 2011

#LHIFTB Stopped for Speeding

When I was contemplating Donuts & Desires' "Let's Hear it for the Bis" celebration of bisexual fiction, one of the first people to spring to mind was my fellow loveyoudivine author, David Sullivan:

Stopped For Speeding
Author: David Sullivan
Blurb: Gorgeous motorcycle officer, Claudia Anderson, stops salesman Gavin Staffley for speeding. His wise-assed one-liners get him out of the ticket, but she gets into his heart. Later, at a restaurant, he runs into her and her equally-attractive significant other, Trey Vissick, also a cop. A friendship grows between them and Trey invites Gavin on a police ride-along. On a routine traffic stop, Trey is attacked by the three occupants and Gavin saves his life. Their friendship expands as social walls slowly crumble and deeper intentions leak out. The old saying, "In jest there is much truth" plays itself out. Will it lead to an arresting or a captivating scene?
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Sunday, June 5, 2011

#LHIFTB Paranormal Pleasures

I'm tingling already...

Title: Paranormal Pleasures Ten Tales of Supernatural Seduction

Author: Roxanne Rhoads

Publisher: Bewitching Books

Genre: Paranormal erotica

Book description:

Ten tantalizing, erotic tales of vampires, witches and demons grace the pages of this short story collection by Roxanne Rhoads.

Step into the darkness and let these tales tempt and tease to satisfy your paranormal cravings.

Eight of Roxanne Rhoads' previous eBook publications appear in print for the first time, along with two brand new, never before published tales of supernatural love and lust.

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#LHIFTB Babysitting the Baumgartners

To kick off our celebration of bisexual erotica, a modern-day classic by Selena Kitt:

Title: Babysitting the Baumgartners
Author: Selena Kitt
Ronnie--or as Mrs. Baumgartner insists on calling her, Veronica--has been babysitting for the Baumgartners since she was fifteen years old and has practically become another member of the family. Now a college freshman, Ronnie jumps at the chance to work on her tan in the Florida Keys with "Doc" and "Mrs. B" under the pretense of babysitting the kids. Ronnie isn't the only one with ulterior motives, though, and she discovers that the Baumgartners have wayward plans for their young babysitter. This wicked hot sun and sand coming of age story will seduce you as quickly as the Baumgartners seduce innocent Ronnie and leave everyone yearning for more!


Warnings: This title contains sand, sun, micro-bikinis, graphic language, seriously erotic erotica, lesbian sex, anal sex, sex toys, a MFF menage a trois (threesome) between an older couple and their teen babysitter that may set your Kindle on fire (or your print pages if you haven't yet been Kindle-assimilated) and a coming-of-age fantasy that will rock your world.

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Selena Kitt

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Let's Hear it for the Bis! #LHIFTB

It's a bisexual celebration! June is pride, and in between the LG and the T, there's a little B that often gets lost in the shuffle. Well, the T does too, and worse, but those are thoughts for another time.

This month at Donuts & Desires, we'll be showcasing great bisexual erotica from some of your favourite authors. Follow the hashtag #LHIFTB on Twitter to keep up. The pace is bound to be break-neck and hopefully we'll all discover some great new bi titles or classics we've yet to explore.

I'm excited. Are you?

Is that a yes? Well, then sing with me: "Let's Hear it for the Bis!"

Giselle Renarde
Canada just got hotter!

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