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Extra of what you've come to count on from Blood Moon's ongoing sequence of guidebooks dedicated to the former year's creation of homosexual and Lesbian motion pictures, with a very assorted and accelerated roster of flicks from these reviewed inside quantity One. Blood Moon's sequence on GLBT movie was once distinct as winner of a Bronze IPPY Award (2007) from the self sustaining Publishers organization of the US, and obtained an Honorable point out (2007) and a nomination for most sensible GLBT Nonfiction identify of the 12 months (2008) from Foreword journal. In 2008, it bought an honorable point out from the ebook Of The 12 months festival carried out every year in l. a. by means of the Hollywood ebook pageant. Blood Moon's courses to GLBT movie are produced by way of an analogous writing crew that produces a few of the generally disbursed Frommer courses to the vacationer scenes of Europe and The Caribbean. The Frommer publications are an imprint of John Wiley and Sons.
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