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“A Love Story” by Evan Mora from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 (Cleis Press). Edited by Radclyffe. This is a cute way to end the anthology. The main character and her lover are sitting under a tree in the park enjoying a beautiful day together. The lover asks to be told a...

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“Clean Slate” by Lisabet Sarai from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 (Cleis Press). Edited by Radclyffe. Ally is undergoing one of many laser treatments to remove a lifetime of tattoos she collected as a member of a street gang. The lengthy procedure is almost finished but...

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“Dumb Bunny” by Lee Lynch from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 (Cleis Press). Edited by Radcylffe. After I read this story I felt offended by the title, on behalf of the character of Bunny. I understand perfectly well why the author titled the piece the way she did, but...

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“Flash Freeze” by Giselle Renarde from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 (Cleis Press). Edited by Radcylffe. This story kept me on my toes for what seemed forever. I had no idea where the author was going with it, but I was definitely intrigued. It’s fall, but may as well be...

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“Leaving” by Angela Vitale from Best Lesbian Romance 2012 (Cleis Press). Edited by Radcylffe. This story captures the excitement of being completely immersed in an ongoing intimate relationship. I want to say it’s a relatively new relationship, but it may be one that...