Category: Miss Gail Loves



Jul272020

Fictional Travel: Favorite Books With a Strong Sense of Place

I’m a pretty chronic traveller, Gentle Reader. My parents put me on a plane by myself to the UK when I was 10. I pretty much never stopped moving after that. I’ve lived and worked overseas, as a student and as an archaeologist. Since I became a full time author I’ve travelled more, not less. […]

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Jul122020

BL Dramas THE LIST: What to watch? PART II

This is the second part of a two part series on BL Dramas through the lens of an American genre author. Some of the terms used in this post are a continuation of the discussion presented in the first installment, PART I: BL Dramas Discussed & Analyzed from a Writer Perspective As such I recommend […]

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Jul122020

BL Dramas Analyzed from a Writer’s Perspective: PART I

Gentle Reader, I have a lot to say on the subject of BL dramas. Honestly, I’m not sure if anyone out there is interested, but since I got sick (July 2020) I’ve watched way too many. I decided I needed an accounting. I love many of them, but I am also troubled by them, and […]

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Jun172020

If You Like My Books, Try These Black Authors

It’s weird, Gentle Reader, to try to figure out what people like about one’s own books. But after ten years I have some idea, so I hope you’ll humor my list attempts. I believe that people read my stuff for comfort, because I’m gentle to my characters, and light and fluffy and funny. People come […]

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Jun82020

30+ Black Authors Writing Queer Comfort

One of my reading wheelhouses, Gentle Reader, is queer comfort. These are books, mostly romances, featuring queer characters where trials might happen but things all turn out okay in the end. One of the reasons I like these books is because I see them as writing into existence the future we all want. I struggle […]

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Jun12020

30 Days of Queer Reads for #ReadingPride

I like to participate in lots of book sharing memes on Instagram, Gentle Reader. Since June is Pride Month, I decided to make my own to celebrate #ReadingPride. Please feel free to gank this image and share as widely as you like, also to photograph or just Tweet/Post each day any queer reads you feel […]

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May292020

Lady Knight Books

Dear Gentle Reader, Can I talk to you about books featuring lady knights? Reading Glasses Podcast has this thing the call “Your Reading Wheelhouse.” One of mine is lady knights. I absolutely LOVE a book about a lady knight. A little while ago I did this tweet… My Favorite Lady Knight Books Taming the Forest […]

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Apr32020

My Biggest Gripes with Austen Movies

Generally speaking, Gentle Reader, when times are tough I watch Austen movies. I know, I know, but we all have our visual comfort food. I don’t like to be negative here on the blog, but I figure taking sublime umbrage in a Jane Austen movie adaptation ranks pretty low on the totem poll of putting […]

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