Bumper crop for Third Annual Bisexual Book Awards

The Third Annual Bisexual Book Awards have announced their longlists of bi books released in 2014.

There are a total of 70 books in 10 categories, a record high for the awards and up ten on last year. The winners will be announced at the Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony on Saturday May 30th.

The books nominated by category are:

Fiction – General

Best Bi Short Stories edited by Sheela Lambert, Gressive Press/Circlet Press
Down On The Other Street Volume I by Jennifer Cie, Self-Published
Frog Music by Emma Donoghue, Little, Brown/Little, Brown and Company
Give It to Me by Ana Castillo, The Feminist Press
Halfway to the Stars: Cable Car Tales of a Grumpy Gripman by Daniel Curzon, L’Aleph/ Wisehouse
In Case of Emergency by Courtney Moreno, McSweeney’s Publishing
Inga’s Zigzags by Vica Miller, Ladno Books
Last Words from Montmartre by Qiu Miaojin, New York Review Books
Love, Sex, and Understanding the Universe by Harrie Farrow, Harrie Farrow
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters, Riverhead Books /Penguin Random House
She of the Mountains by Vivek Shraya, Arsenal Pulp Press

Erotic Fiction/Erotica

Between A Rock and A Hard Place (Radical Rock Stars Book Two) by Jenna Galicki/Beau to Beau Publishing
Beyond the Pale Motel by Francesca Lia Block, St. Martin’s Press/ Macmillan
Big Book of Submission: 69 Kinky Tales edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, Cleis Press
Bi Magic: Best Bisexual Fantasy edited by D.M. Atkins, Rylan Hunter and Lon Sarver, ForbiddenFiction / Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Bound to Be a Groom by Megan Mulry, Riptide Publishing
Broken Ink by Jack L. Pyke, ForbiddenFiction / Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Capricious: A Texan Tale of Love and Magic by Julie Cox, Circlet Press
DownLow Sister OnTop by Jenise Brown
The First Annual BDSM Writers Con Anthology ed. by Lori Perkins, Riverdale Avenue Books
Forgive Us by Lynn Kelling, Forbidden Fiction/Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Free Falling by S.E. Jakes, Riptide Publishing
Memoirs of a Gigolo, Second Omnibus, Volumes 5-7 by Livia Ellia, Riverdale Avenue Books
Murder on the Mountain by Jamie Fessenden, Dreamspinner Press
Not Black & White by Frans Londeman, America Star Books
One Kiss with a Rock Star by Shari Slade and Amber Lin, Self-Published
Polished by Alyssa Turner, Etopia Press
The Prince of Punk Rock (Radical Rock Stars Book One) by Jenna Galicki/Adult Contemporary/Beau to Beau Publishing
Running Wild: Havoc #1 by SE Jakes, Riptide Publishing
Siren’s Reckoning by J. Johanis, iUniverse
Starling by Racheline Maltese & Erin McRae, Torquere Press
Straight Shooter by Heidi Belleau
Untouched: A sensory voyage of voyeurism and discovery, Annabeth Leong, Sweetmeats Press
Witches of Wonderland by Mark Thornton, Beau to Beau Books
Wrapped Around Your Finger by Alison Tyler, Cleis Press

Romance

Between A Rock and A Hard Place (Radical Rock Stars Book Two) by Jenna Galicki/Beau to Beau Publishing
Broken Ink by Jack L. Pyke, ForbiddenFiction / Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Capricious: A Texan Tale of Love and Magic by Julie Cox, Circlet Press
Climbing the Date Palm by Shira Glassman, Prizm Books/Torquere Press
Crying in the Rain by Debbie McGowan, Beaten Track Publishing
Far From You by Tess Sharpe, Disney/Hyperion
Forgive Us by Lynn Kelling, Forbidden Fiction/Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Free Falling by S.E. Jakes, Riptide Publishing
Heart of the Hurricane by May Woodworth, Big World Network
Let It Ride by LC Chase, Riptide Publishing
Murder on the Mountain by Jamie Fessenden, Dreamspinner Press
Not Black & White by Frans Londeman, America Star Books
One Kiss with a Rock Star by Shari Slade and Amber Lin, Self-Published
Polished by Alyssa Turner, Etopia Press
The Prince of Punk Rock (Radical Rock Stars Book One) by Jenna Galicki/Adult Contemporary/Beau to Beau Publishing
Running Wild: Havoc #1 by SE Jakes, Riptide Publishing
Starling by Racheline Maltese & Erin McRae, Torquere Press
Straight Shooter by Heidi Belleau
Striker (The Valespian Pact #2) by Lexi Ander, Less Than Three Press
Wrapped Around Your Finger by Alison Tyler, Cleis Press

Speculative Fiction (Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror, etc)

Beyond the Pale Motel by Francesca Lia Block, St. Martin’s Press/ Macmillan
Bi Magic: Best Bisexual Fantasy edited by D.M. Atkins, Rylan Hunter and Lon Sarver, ForbiddenFiction / Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Broken Ink by Jack L. Pyke, ForbiddenFiction / Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Capricious: A Texan Tale of Love and Magic by Julie Cox, Circlet Press
Climbing the Date Palm by Shira Glassman, Prizm Books/Torquere Press
The Du Lac Legacy [Book 2-Sons of Camelot series] by Sarah Luddington, Mirador
Filigrane by Y. L. Wigman, Bella Books
Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis, Amulet/Abrams
The Pendragon Legacy [Book 1-Sons of Camelot series] by Sarah Luddington, Mirador Publishing
Resistance by B R Sanders, Inkstained Succubus
Siren’s Reckoning by J. Johanis, iUniverse
Striker (The Valespian Pact #2) by Lexi Ander, Less Than Three Press
Tamerine by Bobbie Geary, The Graeae Press
That Door is a Mischief by Alex Jeffers, Lethe Press
Untrustworthy by JR Gershen-Seigel, Riverdale Avenue Books

YA (Teen/Young Adult)

Climbing the Date Palm by Shira Glassman, Prizm Books/Torquere Press
Far From You by Tess Sharpe, Disney/Hyperion
Frenemy of the People by Nora Olsen, Soliloquy/Bold Strokes Books
Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis, Amulet/Abrams

Mystery

Blackmail, My Love by Katie Gilmartin, Cleis Press
The Book of Joel by AR Fiano, Astrid Fiano
Murder on the Mountain by Jamie Fessenden, Dreamspinner Press

Non-fiction

Andy Kaufman: The Truth, Finally, BenBella Books
Bad Dyke by Allison Moon, Lunatic Ink
Confessions of a Bisexual Husband by Mark Bentley Cohen
A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir by Daisy Hernández, Beacon Press
Daddy: A Memoir by Madison Young, A Barnacle Book/Rare Bird Books
Extraordinary Adventures of Mullah Nasruddin, collected and retold by Ron J. Suresha, Lethe Press
Fire Shut Up In My Bones by Charles M. Blow, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir by Alan Cumming
Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Gender by Jacob and Diane Anderson-Minshall, Bold Strokes Books
Recognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men edited by Robyn Ochs & H. Sharif Williams, Bisexual Resource Center
Reconstruction: First a Body, Then a Life by Ara Lucia Ashburne with Michael J. Ashburne, Reconfig
Spent by Antonia Crane/Seth Fischer, Barnacle Books/Rare Bird
Susan Sontag: A Biography by Daniel Schreiber, Northwestern University Press
The Tastemaker: Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America By Edward White, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Valerie Solanas: The Defiant Life of the Woman Who Wrote SCUM (and Shot Andy Warhol) By Breanne Fahs, The Feminist Press

Memoir/Biography

Andy Kaufman: The Truth, Finally, BenBella Books
Bad Dyke by Allison Moon, Lunatic Ink
Confessions of a Bisexual Husband by Mark Bentley Cohen
A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir by Daisy Hernández, Beacon Pre
Daddy: A Memoir by Madison Young, A Barnacle Book/Rare Bird Books
Fire Shut Up In My Bones by Charles M. Blow, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Not My Father’s Son: A Memoir by Alan Cumming
Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Gender by Jacob and Diane Anderson-Minshall, Bold Strokes Books
Reconstruction: First a Body, Then a Life by Ara Lucia Ashburne with Michael J. Ashburne, Reconfig
Spent by Antonia Crane/Seth Fischer, Barnacle Books/Rare Bird
Susan Sontag: A Biography by Daniel Schreiber, Northwestern University Press
The Tastemaker: Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America By Edward White, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Valerie Solanas: The Defiant Life of the Woman Who Wrote SCUM (and Shot Andy Warhol) By Breanne Fahs, The Feminist Press

Anthology

Best Bi Short Stories edited by Sheela Lambert, Gressive Press/Circlet Press
Big Book of Submission: 69 Kinky Tales edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, Cleis Press
Bi Magic: Best Bisexual Fantasy edited by D.M. Atkins, Rylan Hunter and Lon Sarver, ForbiddenFiction / Fantastic Fiction Publishing
The First Annual BDSM Writers Con Anthology ed. by Lori Perkins, Riverdale Avenue Books
Recognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men edited by Robyn Ochs & H. Sharif Williams, Bisexual Resource Center

Poetry

Directing Herbert White: Poems by James Franco
Honeybee: A Collection of Poems About Letting Go by Trista Mateer
Joy Street by Laura Foley, Headmistress Press