‘The Highlander (An Order Series Novelette)’ by Kasia Bacon #LGBT #ReleaseDayBlitz #Fantasy #Review #Paranormal

Wendy reviews The Highlander (An Order Series Novelette) by Kasia Bacon. Self published August 31, 2017, 16 thousand words.   We would like to congratulate Kasia Bacon on the release today of her newest Novelette The Highlander ( The Order Series).    I, Lochan of the famed Féyes clan, know all about fighting. As a half-breed…

The Veranda by Rosalind Abel #LGBT #Review

Dana reviews The Veranda (Lavender Shores Book 3) by Rosalind Abel (Published August 25,2017, 273 pages) A copy was provided in exchange for an honest review. To read my review for The Palisade (Lavender Shores Book 1) click here. To read my review for The Garden (Lavender Shores Book 2) click here. Blurb:  Donovan Carlisle helps countless…

Hopeless Romantic by Francis Gideon #LGBT #Review #RGRTransAwareEvent #RGRGiveaway

Dana reviews Hopeless Romantic by Francis Gideon (Published by Riptide Publishing, April 10, 2017, 293 pages) A copy was provided in exchange for an honest review. Giveaway at bottom of post. Please check it out to win a cool prize from Rainbows4All Why I read this: I want to start out by saying how great these…

Anna Martin ‘The Impossible Boy’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight #Review #RGRGiveaway

I started working on The Impossible Boy late in 2013, when conversations around LGBT rights were definitely different to how they are today. Four years doesn’t sound like much, but the world has changed so much and conversations around trans rights in particular have definitely evolved. I had a good idea of what I wanted…

‘Trans – Trap (Volume 1)’ by Ms. Fifi Frost #LGBT #RGRtransAwareEvent #Review

Wendy reviews ‘Trans – Trap (Volume 1)’ by Ms. Fifi Frost. Self published August 6, 2017, 210 pages. What happens when small town bigotry meets big city progressiveness? Trans-Trap! Trans-Trap is the latest work by Ms. Fifi Frost. Fifi won the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for her riveting memoir, Rusted Rhinestones. Trans-Trap is…

Allan Hunter: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight

IDENTIFYING AS GENDERQUEER INSTEAD OF TRANSGENDER Hi! I’m Allan, and I’m genderqueer. I also qualify as transgender, but I don’t use that term. I don’t identify as transgender. My handy MacOS Dictionary defines “transgender” as: denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity does not correspond with the gender assigned to them…

G. R. Lyons ‘Matchmaker Trilogy’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight

Life In Transition I remember envying my fellow high school seniors. They all knew what they wanted to do with their lives. Going on to college to become doctors and lawyers, engineers and businessmen, artists and mathematicians. Everything was so planned out. Decided upon. Ready to go. And I felt so left behind, because I…

Julie Aitcheson ‘Being Roy’: #RGRTransAwareEvent #LGBTQ #GuestPost #Spotlight #Excerpt

Today Julie Aitchenson stops by RGR Trans Aware Event to talk about her upcoming book ‘Being Roy’ and why it is important to expose children and young adults to diverse expressions of sexuality.  Let’s all give Julie a warm hello and thank her for stopping by today, As the October release of my first young…

Elliot Cooper ‘Hearts Alight’: #RGRTransAwareEvent #LGBTQ #GuestPost #Spotlight #Excerpt

Are Your Books Trans Enough? by Elliot Cooper When I first discovered that there was such a thing as transitioning to male back in the early 00’s, it was ahead of the “trans enough” culture that bogged down the broader trans community. Instead, I had to face down it’s much uglier predecessor: if you’re not…

Jenn Polish ‘LUNAV’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight

Transition on Trains: On Being a Nonbinary Author by Jenn Polish And here I am again. On the Long Island Railroad, riding backwards with a notebook in my hand. Then, I was in tight dresses and tighter smiles. Now, my head is breezy because my hair is buzzed into a fade, the grabbable bit left…

A Fine Bromance by Christopher Hawthorne Moss #LGBT #Review #RGRTransAwareEvent

Dana reviews A Fine Bromance by Christoper Hawthorne Moss (Published by Harmony Ink Press, August 11, 2016, 180 pages) A copy was provided in exchange for an honest review. Why I read this:  The obvious reason I picked this book is that it had a trans character in it and we are having a Trans…

Gillian St. Kevern ‘The Wing Commander’s Curse’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Interview #Spotlight #FreeBook

Today we welcome Gillian St. Kevern.  Gillian is here today answering a few questions I had for her.  She is also giving RGR readers a free copy of her book ‘The Wing Commander’s Curse’.  Thank you Gillian for taking time to visit with us today. What got you started writing MM romance? I started out…

Joe Cosentino: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Guestpost #Spotlight

Books of Inclusion By Joe Cosentino Like many people, I am horrified by the Trump Administrations’ assault on LGBT Americans, including on our transsexual friends. So, I appreciate Rainbow Gold Reviews’ event highlighting tran authors and characters. While not tran myself, four of my novels include major tran characters who are Caucasian, African American, Latina,…

Missy Welsh ‘Have You Seen Me?’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Review #RGRGiveaway

WHY I WROTE A ROMANCE FEATURING A TRANSMAN Bethany asked me to write a guest post for this event and, since I don’t do that very often, I asked her for some advice on what to write about. She suggested I explain why I wrote this book…and I cringed. See, I wrote this book in…

Jay Northcote ‘Starting From Scratch’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Interview #Spotlight #Review #RGRGiveaway

Today let’s all welcome Jay Northcote to the RGR Trans Aware Event.  Jay was gracious enough to answer a few questions for this event.  Jay was also kind enough to provide me a RC of ‘Starting From Scratch’ for a review.  So check out Jay’s wonderful interview and my review of ‘Starting From Scratch’, oh…

‘A Winter in Rome’ by Francis Gideon #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Menage #Review #Transgender

Eloreen reviews A Winter in Rome by Francis Gideon (Published November 11, 2015 by Less Than Three Press. Length: 142 pages) A copy was provided in exchange for an honest review. Blurb:  Craig is a man adrift, never quite feeling like he belongs or like he’s as successful and settled as those around him—especially his…

Jeff Adams ‘Hat Trick Series’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight #RGRGiveaway

 Let’s all welcome Jeff today on RGR Trans Aware Week.  Jeff is the co-host of Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast and author of the ‘Hat Trick’ series.  He is here today giving us some background on the series and what his inspiration was.  He is also generously offering a box set of ‘Hat Trick’ which…