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Sarah Diemer
Sarah Diemer is an award-winning author of lesbian young adult (YA), speculative fiction. She lives in a purple-doored cottage in Western New York with her beloved wife, several furred creatures and a few mischievous pixies. She enjoys covering things in glitter (and putting them on Etsy), and is... show more

Sarah Diemer is an award-winning author of lesbian young adult (YA), speculative fiction. She lives in a purple-doored cottage in Western New York with her beloved wife, several furred creatures and a few mischievous pixies. She enjoys covering things in glitter (and putting them on Etsy), and is a professional fairy. She is addicted to tea. Her debut novel, The Dark Wife, the YA, lesbian retelling of the Persephone myth, won the 2012 Golden Crown Literary Award for Speculative Fiction, and was nominated for a Parsec Award (first two chapters of the audiobook). Sarah also had the honor of winning the Kissed by Venus "Fresh Voices" Short Story Competition.She writes her lesbian adult fiction under the pen name Elora Bishop, including the Sappho's Fables: Lesbian Fairy Tales series, which she co-writes with her wife, author Jennifer Diemer.
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myworldinwordsandpages
myworldinwordsandpages rated it 2 years ago
Veronica speaks as Persephone as she tells the story before all has happened, and as it happened. Veronica does cracking voices full of emotion when the book notes it. She feels to speak with such love and emotion that draws my heart into the story. A stunning vocal performance from Veronica as she ...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it 2 years ago
This is a retelling of the Hades and Persephone myth. But with a twist. In this book, Hades is a woman. This was good (or average). I liked that it was different. But, I would have liked Hades to be a little bad-ass. I thought at times she was too perfect and maybe even a little doormat-ish. Zeus wa...
Opinions of Saturn
Opinions of Saturn rated it 4 years ago
EDIT 5/18/2016: removed major spoilers from reviewBy all accounts, I should have hated this book-- a coming of age story, a YA book, a bastardization of mythology, a "chosen one" narrative, love at first sight, and all told in first person perspective? Usually, I wouldn't have gotten past the first ...
bezweifeln
bezweifeln rated it 5 years ago
All in all , this was a good story with some original ideas that held my interest.
Nannah's Bookbox
Nannah's Bookbox rated it 5 years ago
Lovely, simple, and enchanting.The Witch Sea is a short story about a sea witch named Meriel who inherits a great responsibility from her grandmother. She must tend to the spell that binds a sea god and prevents him from destroying humankind. But when a beautiful selkie girl slips through her spell,...
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