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Author Spotlight

Tanya Byrne’s Top 5 Sapphic Love Stories

Team BKMRK is delighted to publish Afterlove, the lesbian love story you’ve been dying to read from acclaimed author Tanya Byrne! To celebrate Afterlove’s release, Tanya shares her favourite sapphic love stories. Scroll down to […]

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Patrice Lawrence: Eight LGBTQ+ books that knocked me over

The award-winning author of Eight Pieces of Silva shares eight LGBTQ+ books that bowled her over and made her question the mainstream.   Dr Rudine Sims Bishop, the African American academic, famously described books as […]

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The Henna Wars author, Adiba Jaigirdar Q&A

To celebrate the eBook publication of The Henna Wars, we sat down (digitally!) with Adiba Jaigirdar for a Q&A session.   Hi Adiba, please tell our readers a little bit about yourself I’m Bangladesi-Irish. I […]

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Patrice Lawrence: Eight Pieces of Silva Playlist

Music always finds its way into Patrice Lawrence’s books and Eight Pieces of Silva is no exception… step-sisters Becks and Silva are complete opposites but bond over their mutual obsession with K-Pop. Patrice has put […]

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Read With Pride: Eight Pieces of Silva by Patrice Lawrence

Patrice Lawrence, author of Eight Pieces of Silva, as well as Orangeboy, Indigo Donut and Rose, Interrupted, answers our questions as part of our #ReadwithPride celebrations!   Find out more about our #ReadwithPride celebrations here. […]

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Read with Pride Author Q&A: Alice Oseman

Alice Oseman, author and illustrator of the Heartstopper graphic novels, answers our five questions as part of our #ReadwithPride celebrations! Find out more about our #ReadwithPride summer celebrations here.   Tell us, what is your book/series […]

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Read with Pride Author Q&A: Lucy Powrie

Lucy Powrie, author of The Paper & Hearts Society and The Paper & Hearts Society: Read with Pride answers our five questions as part of our #ReadwithPride celebrations!   Find out more about our #ReadwithPride […]

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Lucy Powrie’s Read with Pride Recommendations

Author and BookTuber, Lucy Powrie shares her recommended PRIDE reads…     In my book, READ WITH PRIDE, the main character, Olivia, is trying to get as many people as possible to read with pride: […]

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This summer, READ WITH PRIDE…

This summer, join us (BKMRK), author Lucy Powrie and a whole host of authors and influencers to #ReadwithPride! From 26th June, we’re launching a summer-long online celebration and readathon called READ WITH PRIDE to tie […]

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The Paper & Hearts Society: Life in Lockdown Short Story

Author of The Paper & Hearts Society Lucy Powrie has written as exclusive short story for BKMRK, inspired by the lockdown life we’re currently living.   ‘Hi, Gran!’ Tabby tried to keep her voice steady […]

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Sophie Gonzales: My favourite complicated romances in YA

Sophie Gonzales, author of the utterly joyful queer reimagining of Grease, Only Mostly Devastated, on her favourite complicated romances in YA books.   Only Mostly Devastated follows the complicated relationship between Ollie and Will. When […]

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Dean Atta: On Writing The Black Flamingo

Poet Dean Atta talks about the experience of writing his award-winning debut novel in verse, The Black Flamingo, and the impact he hopes it will have on readers.   Thank you so much for reading The […]

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