Category: Books

Sidecar Lands on AfterEllen’s Reading in the Rainbow

AfterEllen.com, the top website for LBT women, shares the love about my little Energizer Bunny of a book, SIDECAR, in the column, Reading in the Rainbow. “…after reading Ann McMan’s short story collection, Sidecar, I can say with confidence that she is one of my favorite lesbian romance authors.”  – AfterEllen Book Reviewer, Jill Guccini  Seriously, I …

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The Sounds and Furies of Rereading Faulkner

  The great Doris Lessing once observed that the books which bore us when we are twenty or thirty will open doors for us when we are forty or fifty.  For my part, I think she pretty much nailed that one. When was the last time you went back, voluntarily, and reread something that had …

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Hoosier Daddy – A Tasty Little Teaser

Here’s a Sneak Preview of Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance By Ann McMan and Salem West (Writing as Maxine Redwood)  Chapters 1 & 2   A Special Note to Our Readers: Hoosier Daddy is a work in progress—as chapters are drafted, they are being uploaded to The Royal Academy of Bards. You will likely notice …

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Hoosier Author?

Meet Ann McMan I don’t write romance novels. Generally. At least, not in the traditional ways that seem to define this subset of the lesfic genre. Although it’s true that my first novel, Jericho, has been defined by some as a romance. But to many others, Jericho falls more into some kind of gray area …

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Aftermath Named Finalist for GCLS Ann Bannon Award

  For the second year in a row, one of Ann McMan’s books has been named a finalist for the prestigious Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award. GCLS members have until March 31, 2013 to cast their vote for their favorite book of the year. For more information on GCLS, to …

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Bottle Rocket Takes Flight

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the bookstore… Bottle Rocket, the book, just hit the shelves and the airwaves of cyberspace today. It now stands alone as a bona fide, all grown up, book…with its own cover and everything. It’s all new, all improved, and all up in letters. If …

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