This is the Lesbrary bi-weekly feature where we take a look at all the lesbian and bi women book news and reviews happening on the rest of the internet!
- Precious and Adored: Reading Victorian Love Letters, Writing Queer History
- 15 New LGBT Books to Make Your Summer Hot Hot Hot
- The Perfect Queer Poem: For When it Doesn’t Matter if You Want to Be Her or F*ck Her
- The Perfect Queer Poem: For Facing Our Enemies
- LGBTQ Historical Fiction, 20 Years Before Stonewall
- Beyond Coming Out: Fantastic Books with LGBT+ Characters
- A Beginner’s Guide to LGBTQ+ Manga
LGBTQ Reads posted
- TBRainbow Alert: Queer YA/NA Rom-Coms
- TBRainbow Alert: YA Starring QPoC, Part 2
- TBRainbow Alert: Graphic Novels
Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Venable and Ellen T. Crenshaw was reviewed at Okazu.
Pride month brought a deluge of queer book content from the rest of the internet, so I thought I’d collect it all here:
- “The Bookshop: The story of Australia’s oldest LGBT bookstore” was posted at BBC News.
- “12 books by Canadian LGBTQ writers to read during Pride Month” was posted at CBC.
- “How Stonewall Liberated Young Adult Literature” was posted at Electric Lit.
- “Reading the Rainbow: A Pride Reading List” was reviewed at LARB.
- “LGBTQIA+ Graphic Novels for Young Readers” was posted at School Library Journal.
- “The First Lesbian Porn, a Japanese “Dyketionary,” and 9 Other Revealing Artifacts from the Lesbian Herstory Archives” was posted at Vice.
- “Young Adult Books About Queer Girls Are On The Rise, But There’s Still So Much To Be Done” was posted at Bustle.
- “The lasting importance of Haunting of Hill House’s Theodora” was posted at SYFY Wire.
- “9 LGBT Book Blogs That Will Keep You Up To Date With Your Favorite Authors” was posted at Women.com.
- “59 Children’s Books That Celebrate Pride” was posted at No Time for Flash Cards.
- “A gay first lady? Yes, we’ve already had one, and here are her love letters.” (about Rose Cleveland) was posted at The Washington Post.
- “Letters reveal a U.S. First Lady’s 20-year-long lesbian affair: ‘You are mine, and I am yours, and we are one, and our lives are one henceforth’,” also about Rosa Cleveland, was posted at NY Daily News.
- “9 LGBQT+ figureheads on their favourite queer literature” was posted at Vogue Australia.
- “26 Amazing Books by LGBTQ+ Authors You Should Add to Your Bookshelf” was posted at Mental Floss.
- “Our Favorite LGBTQ+ Reads of the Past Year” was posted at Tor.
- “This American Maverick Ruled the Lesbian Literary Scene of Paris” was posted at OZY.
- “Lambda Literary and the Ongoing Recognition of Comics” was posted at The Comics Journal.
- “15 Books With Bi Main Characters To Read This Pride Month” was posted at Bustle.
- “Why LGBTQ bookstores, such as Philadelphia’s Giovanni’s Room, are a lifeline for queer teens” was posted at the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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