Women’s FEST 2015

Bywater Books authors, Marianne K. Martin and Ann McMan, will be joined by Publisher, Salem West and Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Smith for a series of book readings, book signings, and workshops. Join in on one of the best weekends of the year in one of the best queer...

Foreword celebrates Tangled Roots

Marianne K. Martin’s new novel Tangled Roots has picked up a great review before it has even been published. For Foreword Magazine, Julia Ann Charpentier embraces “a touching story of abiding loyalty”. Anna is the daughter of a white landowners, and Nessie the...

Lesfic Unbound reviews Jill Malone

For Lesfic Unbound, Lynne Pierce recently reviewed Giraffe People, the third novel by Jill Malone. Here’s what she said: “Jill Malone is an award-winning author for her previous books, but Giraffe People is probably more readable by the general public. This is likely...

Hart and Malone picked as Summer Reads

For Liberty Press’s Bookends, Cassie Lehnherr picked books by two Bywater authors: Ellen Hart and Wynn Malone. “For the first review of the summer, I had a difficult time choosing which books I wanted to avoid the heat with. I’ve been in need of something...

Reviews for Georgia Beers

Olive Oil & White Bread is the new novel from Georgia Beers. It’s a romance that starts with the moment where other romances usually end: the moment when two women decide that they want to be together. For C-Spot Reviews, Sunny and Corey welcome a story...

Hilary Sloin accepts the ALA award

The Stonewall Book Awards are sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association (ALA). The awards have been presented since 1971, and we’re delighted that the winner of the 2014 Barbara Gittings Literature Award...