TRANS BOOK MONTH: Caissa reflects on a book written by fellow trans partners

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Throughout the month of July, we at Just Love want to celebrate and highlight books by trans authors and about trans characters! We’ve had some amazing posts throughout the month, and hope you’ll check them out. Today, one of the Just Love team writes about a very personal trans book:

Caissa reflects on a book written by fellow trans partners

I remember it well: the day that a book changed my life.

I know, I know, everyone says that. But I mean it.

I had some time to kill after work one day last year, so I visited my favorite feminist bookstore to browse for a bit. Amidst all the rainbow items and erotica novels in the LGBTQ section, a book with a bright orange and yellow cover caught my eye.

“Love Always,” it read. “Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge, and Resilience.”

The bookstore may have gotten dusty.

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Book Review: Follow Me Into Darkness – Anthology

Please note this book was reviewed prior to the revelation of author known as Santino Hassell’s identity and actions. Please read this statement from Riptide Publishing for more information.

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When Lead Me Into Darkness came out last year, I was over the moon. Five absolutely incredible authors came together for a themed Halloween anthology, and it was fantastic!

So imagine my happy dance when Follow Me Into Darkness was announced. With a Mardi Gras/Carnivale theme (’tis the season, right?), and from new publisher Open Ink Press, I knew from the start that this was going to be another favorite!

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Follow Me Into Darkness
Authors: J.R. Gray, Santino Hassell, J.C. Lillis,
Roan Parrish, and Kris Ripper
Publisher: Open Ink Press (Feb. 4, 2016)
Genres: Various (See each story for details)

Buy Links: Amazon / Publisher

anthology-follow-me-darkness-coverCarnivale is a time for decadence, for revelry, and for mischief. A time when we shed the figurative masks we wear in everyday life in favor of new ones… ones that allow us to be a little bolder, a little more adventurous, and perhaps a little truer to ourselves.

Follow Me Into Darkness is a compilation of original tales of queer romance by five of the premier authors of contemporary romance.

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