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Hotspots Profiles 'Boystown,' A Hot New Book Series

BOOKS | By Mike Halterman | Feb 28
"Boystown," featuring both straight and gay characters, is a series of novels following the live, loves, and affairs of a group of people living in Chicago's Boystown area. HotSpots spoke with author Jake Biondi.

Lesbian Romance Novels Give Readers a Guilty Escape

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 27
If you're looking for a bit of literary "junk food," Christine Svendsen of Sapphire Books Publishing has a full menu of romance, action, science fiction and adventure, all featuring lesbians.

Out There :: Life with Bertie Wooster

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Feb 7
Isn't it playing with dynamite to attempt to recreate the old Wooster magic on the page?

Turning the Pages to Holiday Happiness

BOOKS | By Tavo Amador | Dec 14
Uncertain what to get for people on your seasonal gift list? A trip to a local bookstore -- yes, a few remain -- will offer a trove of ideas. Here are few to get you started.

Book Captures Legislative Effort of Marriage Fight

BOOKS | By Cynthia Laird | Dec 13
A third major book on the marriage equality fight has hit bookstores this year, but unlike the previous two, which focused on California's efforts to undo Proposition 8, this one looks at behind the scenes efforts.

Cat Books: Purrfect Holiday Gifts for Feline Fans

CORPORATE | By Sue Manning | Dec 12
Fans insist felines are getting more popular as they ride the coattails of Internet sensations like Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub and Nora, the piano-playing cat.

Digital Shortcuts to Simplify Your Life

PERSONAL TECH | Dec 10
David Pogue's new book reveals tech secrets on everything from selfies to your phone's battery life.

Publisher Hopes to Sell Books Through Twitter

BOOKS | Dec 9
A leading book publisher is hoping that Twitter will not only help promote books, but sell them directly.

A Book for Every Occasion

BOOKS | By Terri Schlichenmeyer | Dec 6
Why not give a book? Books never run out of batteries, they don't have to be turned off before bedtime, and they're totally calorie-free. Take a look at these suggestions...

New Book Reflects on Feminist Barbara Smith

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
Barbara Smith's new book, "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around," edited by Alethia Jones and Virginia Eubanks, brings to life the controversies, players, and strategies that expanded the definitions of freedom and liberation over four decades.

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