Lesbrary Link Round Up February 5 – 15

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Autostraddle posted 8 Queer Sci-Fi Books To Read Right Now.

Lambda Literary posted New in February: Melissa Febos, Bill Hayes, Jenny Johnson, and John Rechy.

“Poetic Justice: Reflections on Black Feminist Lesbian Mother Poet Audre Lorde” was posted at AfterEllen.

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Murder in the Closet: Essays in Queer Clues in Crime Fiction Before Stonewall edited by Curtis Evans was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Second Mango by Shira Glassman was reviewed at Novels About Queer People.

Must Love Chickens by Jea Hawkins was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Dating Sarah Cooper by Siera Maley was reviewed at Romance Novels for Feminists.

Black Wave by Michelle Tea was reviewed at NewStatesman.

Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner was reviewed at Queer Modernisms.

Small Beauty by jia qing wilson-yang was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

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Lesbrary Round Up January 19 – February 4

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Autostraddle posted

BCLA LGBTQ Interest Group posted 2017 LGBTQ+ YA.

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted Introducing “Interview with a Queer Reader” and A Recap of My First Month on Patreon and Four Queer Black Canadian Women Writers You Should Be Reading for Black History Month.

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LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: February 2017.

Read Diverse Books posted Books With LGBTQIA Asian Protagonists – #ReadDiverse2017.

Women and Words updated their Hot off the Press and Coming Attractions page.

Ylva Publishing posted A Fine Romance: What Lesfic Readers Really Want.

“10 Works of Black Lesbian Short Fiction” was posted at WOC Reads.

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Malinda Lo posted At the Women’s March on Washington.

Robin Talley was interviewed at LGBTQ Reads.

First Position by Melissa Brayden was reviewed at Frivolous Reviews.

Blind Side of the Moon by Blayne Cooper was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Queerly Remembered: Rhetorics for Representing the GLBTQ Past by Thomas R. Dunn was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Under Her Spell by Bridget Essex was reviewed at Friend of Dorothy Wilde.

Queer & Trans Artists of Color: Volume 2 by Nia King and Elena Rose was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Venous Hum by Suzette Mayr was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

DNA Hymn by Annah Anti-Palindrome was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Life of Barbara Grier by Joanne Passet was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

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Oath, An Anthology of New (Queer) Heroes edited by Audrey Redpath was reviewed at Okazu.

The Year of Needy Girls by Patricia A. Smith was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Close to Home by Rachel Spangler was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

The Next Girl & Other Lesbian Tales by Tawanna Sullivan was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Forward: A Memoir by Abby Wambach was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

The Kissing Booth Girl and Other Stories by A.C.Wise was reviewed at Friend of Dorothy Wilde.

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Link Round Up: January 5 – 18

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Autostraddle posted

The Bi-Bibliography posted their Favorite Bisexual Books of 2016.

Lambda Literary posted New in January: Roxane Gay, S. Andrea Allen, Adam Silvera, and Ellen Hart.

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DC Comics: Bombshells Vol. 1: Enlisted by Marguerite Bennett was reviewed at Okazu.

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova was reviewed by Friend of Dorothy Wilde.

Walk-In by T. L. Hart was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

About a Girl by Sarah McCarry was reviewed by Friend of Dorothy Wilde.

The Complete Works of Pat Parker edited by Julie R. Enszer was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash was reviewed at Okazu.

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Link Round Up: December 15 – January 4

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Autostraddle posted

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Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted Bookish Survey 2016: A Review of My Year in Reading and I’m Launching a Patreon for Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian!

GLBT ALA posted The Literatures of LGBT Canada.

Okazu posted Top Yuri Manga of 2016.

Women and Words updated the New Releases & Coming Up page.

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A Queer Kind of Justice by Rebecca S. Buck was reviewed at C-Spot Reviews.

Red Rover by Liz Bugg was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Colthurst was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard was reviewed at The Pirate Tree.

Heights of Green by Lise MacTague was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

State of Grace by Sandra Moran was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Year of Needy Girls by Patricia A. Smith was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Virgin Territory by Kenna White was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: December 1-14

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Autostraddle posted

Lambda Literary posted New in December: Lee Lynch, Ed Luce, Dan Lopez, Cole Escola, and Jeanette Winterson and Fingerplay and Handmaidens: The Queer and Subversive Pleasures of Reading Sarah Waters.

LGBTQ Reads posted Good News Roundup of LGBTQ Reads.

Women and Words is hosting the Holiday Hootenanny, with tons of book giveaways until Dec 24!

“Melanie Gillman’s Stage Dreams: A Story of Queer Romance and Espionage!” was posted at Women Write About Comics.

The 2016 Rainbow Awards winners were announced!

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Tall As You Are Tall Between Them by Annie Christain was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Without Annette by Jane B. Mason was reviewed at GLBT ALA Reviews.

Points Of Departure by Emily O’Beirne was reviewed at Curve.

Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady by Susan Quinn was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Geographies of Soul and Taffeta by Sarah Sarai was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Forward by Amy Wambach was reviewed at AfterEllen.

Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: November 12 – 30

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Autostraddle posted

Bella Books posted Romances that Will Warm Your Heart and Lift Your Spirits.

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GLBT Reviews ALA posted Down Country Roads: LGBT Rural Life and Communities.

LGBTQ Reads posted Twenty LGBTQ MG + YA Paperbacks Under Seven Bucks and LGBThankgiving!

Queer Book Swap is a thing that exists!

Women and Words updated their New Releases & Coming Up page.

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Alison Bechdel posted a new Dykes To Watch Out For comic!

Clare Lydon is giving away a Christmas novella on her website!

“2017 YA Books with (Possible) LGBT Themes” was posted on Goodreads (over 100 books!)

“Exclusive: The Scoop On America, Marvel’s New Queer Latina Superhero Series” was posted at Refinery29.

“13 YA Books with an Amazing Lesbian Lead Character That Came Out This Year” was posted at Teen.com.

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Solace: Writing, Refuge, and LGBTQ Women of Color edited by S. Andrea Allen & Lauren Cherelle was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst was reviewed at Forever Young Adult and by Malinda Lo.

Wedding Pulls by J. K. Daniels was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Heart Trouble by Jae was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Run by Kody Keplinger was reviewed at Bisexual Books.

Poison Kiss by Ana Mardoll was reviewed by Shira Glassman.

Indomitable: The Life of Barbara Grier by Joanne Passet was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn was reviewed at GLBT ALA Reviews.

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Link Round Up: October 10 – November 11

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Autostraddle posted

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Gay YA posted So Now What? The Post-Coming Out Story in LGBTQ YA Fiction and How to Build a Safe Space for LGBTQIA+ Teens via Books.

Lambda Literary posted New in November: Laura Jane Grace, Philip Dean Walker, Joanne Passet, Anne Raeff, and Cleve Jones and Ken White: On Starting Query Books and Republishing Classic LBGTQ Literature.

“Why Queer Retellings of Classic Stories Are So Necessary” was posted at Vice.

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“Marvel Comics Needs to Do Way Better With Its LGBT Representation” was posted at io9.

“Five Important Lesbian Pulp Novels to Read During LGBT History Month” was posted at AfterEllen.

Malinda Lo posted Examining perceptions of LGBTQ+ characters in children’s and YA trade book reviews.

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Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction by S. Andrea Allen was reviewed at Read Diverse Books.

Treyf: My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw by Elissa Altman was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown was reviewed at LGBT YA Reviews.

I’ll Tell You In Person by Chloe Caldwell was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality by Debbie Cenziper & Jim Obergefell was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain by Christina Crosby was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart was reviewed at Bella Books.

The Missing Museum by Amy King was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Jungle Around Us by Anne Raeff was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Alaskan Bride by D Jordan Redhawk was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair by Sarah Schulman was reviews at Lambda Literary.

Skim by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki was reviewed at Disability in Kidlit.

Black Wave by Michelle Tea was reviewed at Tor.

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Link Round Up September 25 – October 9

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Autostraddle posted

BCLA LGBTQ Interest Group posted Lesbian fiction by Canadian authors, eh!

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GLBT Reviews posted Off the Shelf #16: Beyond the Inland Sea: Homosexuality in Japanese History and Culture.

Lambda Literary posted New in October: Chloe Caldwell, Sarah Schulman, Anna-Marie McLemore, Rita Mae Brown, and Rabih Alameddine.

LGBTQ Reads posted Ways to fill a gap: LGBTQIA representation in Australian YA and TBRainbow Alert #5: New LGBTQ Books.

“Give ’em Elle: Wonder Woman is Queer, and That’s Amazing! Now Say It In the Comic” was posted at Comics Alliance.

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A Thin Bright Line by Lucy Jane Bledsoe was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Just My Luck by Andrea Bramhall was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

The Clancys of Queens by Tara Clancy was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Letters to Zell by Camille Griep was reviewed by Shira Glassman.

Not Your Sidekick by C. B. Lee was reviewed at Rich In Color and Lambda Literary.

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Queer Witches, Comics for Orlando, and Visible Bisexuals: Link Round Up September 4 – 24

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Autostraddle posted

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted My Favourite Bisexual Women’s Literature @ BCLA LGBTQ and My Favourite Bi+ Books of 2016 (So Far).

Lambda Literary posted New in September: Bob Smith, Ari Banias, Tim Lawrence, Michelle Tea, and Emma Donoghue.

LGBTQ Reads posted LGBTQIAP+ YAs Available in Audio.

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Women and Words updated their New Releases & Coming Up page.

Rebecca Sugar, creator of Steven Universe and author of The Answer, was interviewed at PBS about writing LGBTQ stories for kids.

“Comic Book Artists Create Publication to Honor Orlando Victims” was posted at The New York Times.

“Cold revenge and sweet love A queer femme of colour looks at The Handmaiden” was posted at The McGill Daily.

“One To Watch Out For: Celebrating the Genius of Alison Bechdel” was posted at Comics Alliance.

“What’s New in LGBTQIA+ YA September and October 2016” was posted at School Library Journal.

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Poppy Jenkins by Clare Ashton was reviewed by Shira Glassman.

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown was reviewed at GLBT ALA Reviews.

Spirits Abroad by Zen Cho was reviewed by Shira Glassman.

Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn (audiobook) was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality by Katherine Franke was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard was reviewed at Autostraddle and Malinda Lo.

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Four Steps by Wendy Hudson was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

Vow of Celibacy by Erin Judge was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Radical by E.M. Kokie was reviewed at queer lit on my mind and Lambda Literary.

Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee was reviewed at queer lit on my mind.

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill was reviewed at The Mary Sue.

They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen Schine was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Answer (Steven Universe) by Rebecca Sugar was reviewed at Okazu.

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Link Round Up: August 22 – September 3

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AfterEllen posted Identifying Queer Historical Figures.

ALA GLBT Reviews posted Land of Many Faces: Telling The Tales of LGBT India.

Autostraddle posted

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Daily Xtra posted After 25 years at Little Sister’s, Janine Fuller now faces her toughest battle.

LGBTQ Reads posted Ten F/F YAs Under Five Bucks.

“Give ‘Em Elle: There’s No Such Thing as Organic [Pride Week],” on “organically” introducing queer characters in comics, was posted at Comics Alliance.

“Ursula Nordstrom and the Queer History of the Children’s Book” was posted at LARB.

Mount Saint Vincent University’s lesbian pulp collection was discussed at The Coast.

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Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

Lights of the Heart by Nat Burns was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour & David Levithan (audiobook) was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology edited by Sfe R. Monster was reviewed at Read Diverse Books.

Perfect Pairing by Rachel Spangler was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Black Wave by Michelle Tea was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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