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Former Stripper Matt Converse Pens Gay Erotic Thriller

BOOKS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | May 2
Matt Converse was once a stripper at The Nob Hill Theater, San Francisco's premiere gay adult entertainment emporium. That experience, and his fondness for the horror genre, led to his new novella "Behind the Velvet Curtain."

Authors Praise Rise in LGBT-Themed Kids' Books

NATIONAL | By Chris Hunqueriza | Apr 5
Twenty-five years ago, Leslea Newman published a book about a child and her two moms. Since then, many books have been released with LGBT themes or authored by out writers.

Lambda Winner Sassafras Lowery Releases 'Lost Boi'

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
In "Lost Boi," Sassafras Lowery's queer punk reimagining of the classic Peter Pan story, prepare to be swept overboard into a world of orphaned, abandoned and runaway bois who have sworn allegiance and service to Pan, the fearless leader of the Lost Bois.

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.

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.

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