Giant Link Round Up

Well, you may have noticed that the Lesbrary has been a little quieter than usual. I was moving and changing jobs and then promptly got sick, so it’s been a little hectic lately. I do have a huge amount of links to share with you, though, so here they are!

About.com Lesbian Life posted Books for Children with LGBT Parents.

AfterEllen posted a review of the BBC2 adaptation of The Night Watch by Sarah Waters and Across the Page: Summer Reads.

The Book Dyke posted A bad couple of weeks for girl smut.

Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction posted Bosom Friends’ Books On Kindle and Lesbian Historical Fiction on Kindle.

Elisa posted

Gay YA posted

GLBT Promo Blog posted an excerpt from Forbidden Desires by Kelly Yeakle and A Foray into F/F by Em Petrova.

GLBT Reading posted August Reviews.

Good Lesbian Books posted Historical Fiction with Lesbian Characters.

 I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read? posted Do It Yourself Inspiration: Let’s Make A Scholarship for GLBTQ & Allied Teens and A New Law (The FAIR Education Act) In California Requires Schools To Teach LGBT History!

Kissed By Venus posted the newest Venus Magazine.

Lambda Literary posted

Lesbilicious posted

Literally Lesbian Book Review posted Lesbian Summer Reading List, Part One.

Loving Venus-Loving Mars posted Bisexuals, Bodice Rippers and lesbian fiction– Oh My! and a promotions post.

Over the Rainbow Books posted Hot July Nominations from Over the Rainbow Committee-LGBT Books for Adult Readers.

QLit posted The OutWrite LGBT Book Festival Opens August 6th (DC Center).

Queer Authors 50 Book Challenge posted a free-for-all recommendations post for queer books.

QueerType posted July Publishing Notes and August Publishing Notes.

Readings in Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Fiction posted

Women and Words posted an excerpt from a work in progress by Andi Marquette.

More links, authors news, and book reviews are under the cut!

A 2007 essay by Nancy Garden (author of Annie On My Mind) was posted at YA Books Central.

“Gravel,” a lesbian short story by Alice Munro, was published in the New Yorker.

The first chapter of Nurse Lovette by Paisley Smith was posted at Delilah Devlin.

“Here come the lesbians: A brief recap of some of the lesbian novels I’ve been reading lately” was posted at Anagnorisis.

Italian ‘Lesbian’ Literature will be at Shout: Birmingham’s Festival of Queer Culture in November.

The Bookshop [Australia gay and lesbian bookstore] nominated for City of Sydney Business Award.

Gay’s the Word bookshop was hit in the London riots.

In My Mailbox: The LGBT Edition (a vlog) was posted at Book Babble.

 

 

Alison Bechdel posted about her new memoir in progress.

Sally Bellerose was interviewed at Bett Norris’s blog.

Ivan Coyote posted her newest article at Xtra.

Amber Dawn posted an essay at Pretty Queer.

Layce Gardner was interviewed at Tahlequah Daily Press.

Gabriella Goliger did a blog tour for her novel Girl Unwrapped.

Jae posted about International Day of FemSlash.

Lacey Reah is having a 99 cent sale for the ebook version of Fireflies.

Sarah Schulman won a Brown Foundation Fellowship from Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and had an article written about her at Slate.

Robin Summers wrote about her novel After the Fall at Bold Strokes Books Authors Blog.

Sarah Waters make #8 on the Pride Power List 2011 (top 100 most influential queer in the UK).

Ivan and Misha by Michael Alenyikov was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Beyond Instinct by Lynn Ames was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

InSight of the Seer by Linda Anderson and Sara Marx was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Damaged in Service by Barrett was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

QUEER: The Ultimate LGBT Guide For Teens by Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke was reviewed at Queer Magazine Online.

Out on the Sound by R. E. Bradshaw was reviewed at Loving Venus-Loving Mars.

Breaker’s Passion by Julie Cannon was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Beautiful Game by Kate Christie was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

Leaving L.A. by Kate Christie was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme edited by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman was reviewed at FeministingLambda Literary, and Quill & Quire.

The Perfect Seasoning by Michaela Crowe was reviewed at Bibrary Bookslut.

Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy was reviewed at Bibrary Bookslut.

Rebeccah and the Highwayman by Barbara Davies was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss And Gain by Portia De Rossi was reviewed at I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

The Side Door by Jan Donley was reviewed at The US Review of Books.

Kissing the Witch by Emma Donoghue was reviewed on Youtube (starts at 5:08).

The History of Lesbian Hair by Mary Dugger was reviewed at Vice Style.

The Voting Booth After Dark by Vanessa Libertad Garcia was reviewed at Three Dollar Bill Reviews.

Tats by Layce Gardner was reviewed at MJ’s Bookshelf.

Jane Doe by Lisa Girolami was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Life’s Little Edge by Roselle Graskey was reviewed at F/F Fan Fiction Reader’s Corner.

The Secret of Lighthouse Pointe by Patty G. Henderson was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith was reviewed at the feminist librarian.

A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner was discussed at things mean a lot and Bonjour, Cass!

Lizzie by Evan Hunter was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

For Frying Out Loud by Fay Jacobs was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

Backwards To Oregon by Jae was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

Unavailable by Angela Kelly was reviewed at Kissed By Venus.

Gun Shy by Lori L. Lake was reviewed at F/F Fan Fiction Reader’s Corner.

Brigid’s Charge by Cynthia Lamb was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

Beggar of Love by Lee Lynch was reviewed at Queer Magazine Online.

Dakota, Or What’s A Heaven For? by Brenda K. Maarshall was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

For Me and My Gal by Robbi McCoy was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Parties in Congress by Colette Moody was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

The Sublime and Spirited Voyage of Original Sin by Colette Moody was reviewed at Loving Venus-Loving Mars.

Wild by Meghan O’Brien was reviewed at the Book Dyke.

Rulebreaker by Cathy Pegau was reviewed at Loving Venus-Loving Mars.

I Kissed a Girl II: More Virgin Lesbian Stories edited by Regina Perry was reviewed at Queer Magazine Online.

Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters was reviewed at Portrait of a Woman.

She Loves You, She Loves You Not by Julie Anne Peters was reviewed at Bookshipper.

Firestorm by Radclyffe was reviewed at Bonjour, Cass!

Taking My Life by Jane Rule was reviewed at Lesbian News.

Sistine Heresy by Justine Saracen was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

Nurse Lovette by Paisley Smith by Loving Venus-Loving Mars.

Sweet Kisses & Lesbian Wishes by Kissa Starling was reviewed at Bibrary Bookslut.

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein was reviewed at I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

Queer Japan: Personal Stories of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transsexuals edited by Barbara Summerhawk, Cheiron McMahill, and Darren McDonald was reviewed at Queer Authors 50 Book Challenge.

Ellen: The Real Story of Ellen DeGeneres by Kathleen Tracy was reviewed at I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

The River Within by Baxter Clare Trautman was reviewed at Kissed By Venus.

Travels Through Love And Time by Christine Hall Volkoff was reviewed at Kissed By Venus.

Affinity by Sarah Waters was reviewed at Bosom Friends: Lesbian Historical Fiction.

The Leaving by Gabriella West was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

When Women Were Warriors by Catherine M. Wilson was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson was reviewed at the Bostonian Bibliophile.

Like Me: Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer by Chely Wright was reviewed at I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

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