Thought I’d gather together in one post all the recent romance or other genre charity anthologies which have been put together to benefit various Ukraine relief efforts. For myself, it was wonderful to be able to do even a tiny thing to help. (Provided a story to ADAMANT SPIRITS.)
In many cases more details may be available on the ebook seller page, as to specific authors participating etc.
I’m sure I don’t have them all here so feel free to add others in the Comments.
In no certain order:
VS Note: I have a short 9K word SFR story in this one but it is NOT a new story. I was honored to be asked to participate in this effort and to do something even tiny to support Ukraine.
Get swept away by more than 1,000 pages of romantic urban fantasy, sci-fi romance, and paranormal romance from bestselling authors – all to help Ukrainian refugees affected by the recent tragedy. Featuring more than 40 authors, including New York Times and USA Today bestsellers, the Adamant Spirits charity anthology includes more than 42 novellas, novelettes, short stories, and exclusive sneak-peek chapters. Stories range in heat level from mild to scorching. Most importantly, all proceeds (100%) will be donated to the International Rescue Committee (or a similar charity should IRC become unavailable), which in turn will be directed to supporting humanitarian efforts on behalf of the Ukrainian people. Universal Buy Link
Lose yourself in more than 1,000 pages of love, magic, adventure, and hope – all to help Ukrainian refugees affected by the recent tragedy.The Fierce Hearts Charity Anthology includes 46 romantic fantasy novellas, novelettes, short stories, and exclusive sneak-peek chapters from more than 40 authors, including New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Stories range from mild to scorching in heat level. Most importantly, all proceeds (100%) will be donated to the International Rescue Committee (or a similar charity should IRC become unavailable), which in turn will be directed to supporting humanitarian efforts on behalf of the Ukrainian people. Universal Buy Link
VS Note: I have no idea what genres are included but there are some great authors here and I’m fully supporting anthologies for Ukrainian relief.
NIGHTINGALE is a romance anthology with over FIFTY original, never-before-seen stories from bestselling authors. 100% of the royalties will be donated to relief and human rights organizations working in Ukraine. NIGHTINGALE is only available for a limited time, so one-click your copy before it’s gone. Amazon Kobo
Are you ready for seconds? Eat Your Heart Out is back for 2022 with 19 brand new standalone stories from bestselling romance authors. Pull up your chair and dig into a variety of drool-worthy stories! Whether you want to dip into something steamy, or nibble on something sweet, you’ll find your perfect match amongst the pages. It doesn’t matter whether you prefer your treats paranormal, contemporary or with a side of aliens, we have a dish for everyone. All net proceeds from Eat Your Heart Out 2 will be donated to The Hunger Project and Unicef’s Ukraine appeal. Amazon Kobo
Protect the innocent. Provide for families. We stand with Ukraine. Across the globe authors have come together to provide stories filled with hope, heart and understanding, inspired by the events of February 2022. STAND FOR UKRAINE is a collection of romance, women’s fiction and poetry. Proceeds go to Save the Children’s efforts to provide Ukrainian children with food, warmth, shelter and psychological support. Amazon
VS Note: No idea if there are any SciFi/Fantasy/PNR stories in here but all proceeds go towards Ukrainian refugee relief. I got my copy!
Read romance stories about heroes fighting for a cause and to protect others by 10 Award Winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors, PLUS 2 Bonus Stories. Available for a Limited Time.We’re romance authors and like everyone, we’re heartsick about the plight of Ukrainian refugees. So we decided to do what we do in and put together this anthology in support of the cause. We hope you, as romance readers, will do what you do, and read our book in support of the cause. Thank you and enjoy.
We are a group of writers who, along with the rest of the world, were stunned and appalled by the invasion of Ukraine and the consequent refugee crisis. However, war brings out the good as well as the bad in mankind and around the globe people are doing amazing things in an enormous effort to raise money for Ukraine and its people. With this in mind, we came together to compile this book; a variety of lighthearted short stories. Everyone has given their expertise freely and all royalties will go to DEC towards the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. Authors: Linda Barrett, Rob Nisbet, Wendy Janes, Ginny Swart, Fran Tracey, Kath Kilburn, Madalyn Morgan, Sally Trueman-Dicken, Sharon Haston, Glynis Scrivens, Jenny Worstall, Carrie Hewlett, Liza Miles, Elizabeth McKay, Christine Sutton, Elaine Chong, Claire Buckle, Kitty-Lydia Dye, Alan Barker, Raine Cooke. Cover design: Jonathan Temples.
Featuring contributions from Adele Parks, Milly Johnson, Jane Fallon, Katie Fforde, Jane Corry, Jessica Fellowes, Cathy Bramley, Holly Martin, Paige Toon, Rachael Lucas, Clare Swatman, Bernice Bloom, Josie Lloyd, Kate Gray, Gillian McAllister, Gill Paul, Rachel Edwards, Amanda Jennings, Chrissie Manby, Emily Kerr, Kirsty Greenwood, Phoebe Morgan, Tammy Cohen, Veronica Henry, Alex Brown, Pernille Hughes, Tasmina Perry, Lola Jay, Cesca Major and Isabelle Broom, Love Stories is a perfect escapist read, with 100% of the profits from the anthology going to DEC’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.
From award-winning multi-published poet laureates, to emerging poets exploring words for the very first time; from university professors, actors, psychologists, artists and journalists, to students, domestic workers, librarians, teachers and care-workers; from high-schoolers, to the over eighties, POETRY FOR UKRAINE brings together an incredible 254 poets from 53 countries around the world, all showing their support for Ukraine! All profits from this publication will go to the Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund. (VS: More on e book seller page…)
VS: And here are upcoming anthologies with pre-orders:
100% of the proceeds from this collection will go to UNICEF’s Ukraine appeal. UNICEF has been supporting children affected by the Ukraine conflict for eight years, and in the horrifying light of current events, they need support more than ever before. Hero Daddies is a collection of fun and flirty stories and scenes written by some of your favorite Daddy romance authors. Whether the tales are sweet, sexy, straight, or gay, one thing’s for certain — these growly protective Daddies are HEROES!
BATTLE OF THE HEART by Various – April 11
Make love, not war. Battle of the Heart is a collection of short stories centred around the theme of military and war romances. Can love prevail? 100% of the proceeds of Battle of the Heart will be donated to the Red Cross as part of the Ukraine crisis appeal. Amazon
More than 15 contemporary romance authors have joined forces to create this unique collection of stories, covering an assortment of different sub-genres and tropes. LOVE WINS is set to publish on April 21, 2022, with 100% of the proceeds going to World Vision’s Ukrainian Refugee Fund. This organization has people on the ground in the Ukraine and Romania, providing food, shelter, medical aid, and all necessary assistance for the needy, with the focus of making sure children are safe and provided for. Amazon
You can help us make a difference. SEEDS OF LOVE is a romance anthology to benefit Ukraine. This collection of short romance stories is not available anywhere else. 100% of the royalties will be donated to United Help Ukraine, a charitable organization dedicated to helping the Ukrainian people affected by Russia’s invasion. They are a grassroots, entirely volunteer-based organization that provides aid to wounded Ukrainian warriors, assistance to their families, and support to internally displaced people. This anthology features 48 authors. The stories include various sub-genres of contemporary romance, paranormal romance, dark romance, and romantic comedy.
— A charity Anthology for the Ukraine Crisis Fund – 17 authors have come together to write 16 different romance stories of all sub-genres and tropes. LOVE, NOT WAR releases 05.24.22 All proceeds will go to benefit affected communities in Ukraine, with a focus on the most vulnerable, including children, who need access to food, medical services, and psychosocial support. It also supports humanitarian assistance in impacted communities in Ukraine and surrounding regions where Ukrainian refugees have fled. Cover designer graciously donated by: Black Widow Designs
The struggles faced by the Ukrainian people are grave, their situation heart-wrenching. But their bravery during these dark days has been a light that has captivated and won the hearts of the world. The stories compiled in Hope for Ukraine seek to capture the essence of resilience and courage that we see daily in the Ukrainian people. This anthology includes tales of perseverance, overcoming insurmountable odds, sacrifice, tenacity, and redemption from a variety of genres. While no one knows what the future holds, one thing is clear: the road forward for Ukraine will be a difficult one. As such, all proceeds from sales of Hope for Ukraine will be donated to the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, in the hopes that we, too, can be a beacon of light, love, and hope for those facing darkness and despair. Amazon Kobo
SUNFLOWER SEASON is a charity collection featuring stories (some never-been-published and some old favorites) by over 70 — that’s right — SEVENTY of your favorite Historical Romance authors. ALL royalties will be donated to humanitarian relief in Ukraine. This set will be released on June 7, 2022 and will only be available for a limited time. Preorder now and enjoy a summer of historical romance!
Like a phoenix, hope rises from ash. Immerse yourself in uplifting tales of love, friendship, growth, and forgiveness. Visit enchanting realms and mysterious worlds where anything is possible, happily ever afters are guaranteed, and hope leaps from the pages. Featuring 10+ stories, Feathers of Hope is a young adult fantasy anthology featuring work from NY Times, USA Today and award winning bestselling authors. Best of all, 100% of the royalties will be donated to organizations working in Ukraine for refugees and children displaced by the conflict.* Feathers of Hope is only available for a limited time, so share the love and one-click your copy today. *The authors aren’t affiliated or endorsed by these charities; they simply wish to help. Amazon Kobo
A future torn apart by war…Adolescence lost to battle…What becomes of those who lose their childhood to armed conflict? In this anthology, a diverse group of authors from around the globe bring you a multi-genre collection of short stories exploring the experiences of children trapped in war, to honour those affected by the Russia-Ukraine conflict and support their healing in the future. No one’s potential should be crippled because of trauma inflicted during their most impressionable years, and yet an entire generation of Ukrainians is threatened with just this outcome. All proceeds of this anthology will be donated in perpetuity to Voices of Children Foundation in Ukraine or another similar charity. Amazon
We are the ones who walk barefoot through hell, making it out the other side with nothing left except sheer will and a whole lot of grit in our pockets. By losing everything, others hailed us as beacons of hope. Our journeys were by no means glamorous. Each of us left an important part of ourselves behind so that we might start anew. We are the survivors. This is our chance to grab happiness by the horns and make it our own. Join 20+ USA Today, bestselling, award-winning, and up-and-coming authors as they weave tales of horror, loss, persecution, and unfair struggles, leading to new lives, new romances, and most importantly, well-deserved Happily-Ever-After endings….All proceeds from the print and digital sales of this book will be donated to organizations providing relief to Ukraine.
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