Reviews and Awards
and Other Achievements
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Angela Dawe is the narrator and is the perfect choice to do this novel justice.
Overall, I really enjoyed the read, so much so that the epilogue brought a tear to my eye. It was just so cute.
...Searching for a touching and steamy historical romance with fully fleshed out characters, then look no further...this is the perfect story for you!
At times heartbreaking, but overall hopeful, I really loved Darlin’s story and was very pleased with the ending.
As a journalist, and an environmental one at that with a degree in science, this novel grabbed me hook, line and sinker... The love story was beautiful and inspiring...
Sublime age-gap f/f romance - Swoon for Angela Dawe's spectacular, emotionally vibrant narration!
Both author and narrator are such professionals, they made this audiobook a great experience. Highly recommended.
Las historias apasionantes, divertidas y escritas con la ma maestría y talento de estas escritoras increíbles.
This is a wonderful story that has continued to be a winner. I now understand why Touchwood is a favourite for many readers.
The future you planned, the family and friends are gone and what’s left can be packed into a small suitcase. This is Lily’s world. But she takes advantage of her positives...
This is a romance and a serious book that examines a wide range of issues of the day ... without detracting from the story and the characters.
Neither fluffy nor too heavy, Simply The Best hits the right balance, incorporating current news and societal themes in what remains, fundamentally, a romance novel.
I know you said you struggled to write it, but Simply the Best is right up there as one of my favorite books you’ve written.
The extra chapters at the end was FANTASTIC!!
The Distinguished Author program brings authors to the Library and Archives located in Fort Lauderdale, to standing room only audiences.
It simply reads “In Appreciation” The Alice B. Award for Lifetime Achievement comes from a group of dedicated readers in Arizona who every year name veteran writers and debut authors as Medalists and Lavender Award Certificates winners respectively. Other medalists include KG MacGregor, Radclyffe, Cate Culpepper, Katherine V. Forrest, Ann Allen Shockley, Sheila Ortiz-Taylor, Ellen Hart, Peggy J. Herring, Gerri Hill and Claire McNab.
2011 Trailblazer Award from the Golden Crown Literary Society Previous Trailblazers include Ann Bannon, Sarah Aldridge, Jane Rule, Katherine V. Forrest, Lee Lynch and Ellen Hart. The Trailblazer Award is given to a lesbian writer for lifetime achievement, in recognition of the contributions she has made to the field of lesbian literature. Karin credits one of her proudest and most breathtaking moments as being when Lee Lynch said her name at the 2012 Phoenix Convention.
While every story is a little different, some overlap with the same apartment dwellers, lending continuity to the collection so it acts like a novel...
Balance between intellectual and emotional pleasures...
Frosting on the Cake 2: Second Helpings Winner of 2010 Favorite Anthology/Story Collection as voted by member of the Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Awards.
...Halfway through I’m really dying for two people to get together...
The Kiss that Counted Winner of a Golden Crown Literary Society Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award at the Golden Crown Literary Society’s 2009 awards ceremony. This award is voted on by the Society’s membership in an annual poll.
Dem neuen Buch der „Queen of Lesbian Romance“ für gemütlich-gemütvolle Stunden...
Tall in the Saddle: New Exploits of Western Lesbians This collection of four novellas was a finalist at the 2008 Golden Crown Literary Society Awards for Lesbian Erotica. The book contains “Cowboys and Kisses” as well as novellas by Barbara Johnson, Therese Szymanski and Julia Watts.
In Deep Waters Volume 1: Cruising the Seas Winner of 2007 Favorite Erotica Book as voted by member of the Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Awards. Co-authored with Radclyffe.
Bell, Book and Dyke: New Exploits of Magical Lesbians This collection of four novellas was a finalist at the 2006 Golden Crown Literary Society Awards for Lesbian Fantasy. The book contains “Unbeliever” as well as novellas by Barbara Johnson, Therese Szymanski and Julia Watts.
Once Upon a Dyke: New Exploits of Fairy Tale Lesbians This collection of four novellas was a finalist at the 2004 Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT Fantasy. The book contains “Fish Out of Water” as well as novellas by Barbara Johnson, Therese Szymanski and Julia Watts.
...Filled with humor, lust, and lots of intelligent, interesting dykes.
“I started with And Now a Word…or Two, and ate the whole thing, buttercream rose and all, savoring every bite.” – Carol Rosenfeld for Lambda Book Report
Painted Moon is a classic that could very well become the next Curious Wine... [It] has the compelling storyline and strong writing that will deservedly reinforce the popularity of the romance genre.
She tells stories that can be read over and over again with characters that linger in your thoughts.