Link Round Up: September 17 – October 8

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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!

Adaptation by Malinda Lo   Irrepressible by Emily Bingham   Abandon Me by Melissa Febos   My Education by Susan Choi   A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez

Autostraddle posted

BCLA LGBTQ Interest Group posted Bisexual Visibility Day: A Booklist.

Lambda Literary posted New in October: Adam Silvera, Becky Albertalli, Jill Soloway, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore.

Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake   Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst cover   echo after echo amy rose capetta   Odd One Out by Nic Stone   wild beauty anna marie mclemore

LGBTQ Reads posted Happy Bi Visibility Day! and New Releases: October 2018.

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

“On Sex Positivity in YA Books for QPOC” was posted at The Q Word.

“Alison Bechdel’s Mission to Make Lesbian Culture Visible Through Comics” was posted at Hyperallergic.

      Maggie Terry by Sarah Schulman      On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden

Long Love: New & Selected Poems (1985-2017) by Judith Barrington was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Vanishing Twins by Leah Dieterich was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Maggie Terry by Sarah Schulman was reviewed at Lambda Literary and The New York Journal of Books.

Say Jesus and Come to Me by Ann Allen Shockley was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: August 30 – September 16

a collage of 16 covers of the books mentioned in the links below, with the text “Lesbrary Links: Bi and Lesbian Books, August 30 - September 16

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Batwoman Elegy   As I Descended by Robin Talley cover   Working It Out: A Lesbian Relationship Primer by Frances S. Fuchs   Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust cover   The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson

Autostraddle posted The Ultimate Batwoman Comic Book Reading List and 8 Self-Help Books about Lesbian Relationships.

Book Riot posted 14 LGBT Retellings of Classics.

Lambda Literary posted New in September: Sarah Schulman, Gengoroh Tagame, Olivia Laing, and Eileen Myles.

LGBTQ Reads posted Queer SFF Novels for Under $5!

Ylva Publishing posted Is Lesbian Fiction Ageist? Where Are the Older Women in Lesbian Fiction?

Princess Princess Ever After cover   All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages by Saundra Mitchell cover   As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gilman cover   Against Memoir by Michelle Tea cover   Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn cover

Kate Christie posted Queer Mama Book Recs.

Michelle Tea on Archiving Queer History that Is Often Erased.

“10 Great Reads From the Feminist Lesbian Sci-Fi Boom of the 1970s” was posted at LitHub.

“The Journey and History of Yuri, Part 1” was posted at Rai’s Anime Blog.

“don’t blame readers [for not buying f/f romance]” was posted at the feminist librarian.

“A Reading List of Queer Romances in Historical Fiction” was posted at Electric Lit.

   Falling in Love With Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson cover   Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life by Dianna Hunter cover   Pretend We Live Here by Genevieve Hudson cover   Tailor-Made by Yolanda Wallace

Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles was reviewed at The Rumpus.

Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

Wild Mares by Dianna Hunter was reviewed at Autostraddle.

Pretend We Live Here by Genevieve Hudson was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

A Proper Cuppa Tea by K.G. MacGregor was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Tailor Made by Yolanda Wallace was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

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Link Round Up: August 16 – 29

Cover collage with the text Lesbrary Links: August 16 - 29

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The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part Three cover   The Shape of You by Georgia Beers      Felt in the Jaw by Kristen N Arnett cover   Autobiography of a Wound by Brynne Rebele-Henry cover

Autostraddle posted “Age-Appropriate” Sex Education Leaves LGBTQ Kids Behind.

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

Felt in the Jaw by Kristen N. Arnett was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Shape of You by Georgia Beers was reviewed at The Lesbian Reading Room.

Compass Rose by Anna Burke was reviewed at The Lesbian Reading Room.

My Solo Exchange Diary cover   Bloom Into You Volume 5 by Nakatani Nio cover   Sweet Dreams by Pamela Sneed cover   The Air You Breathe by Frances De Pontes Peebles cover   Learning Curves by Ceillie Simkiss cover

My Solo Exchange Diary by Nagata Kabi was reviewed at Pop Matters.

Bloom Into You Volume 5 by Nakatani Nio was reviewed at Okazu.

The Air You Breathe by Frances De Pontes Peebles was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Learning Curves by Ceillie Simkiss was reviewed at The Lesbian Review.

Sweet Dreams by Pamela Sneed was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: August 2 – 15

A collage of the books mentioned in the links below with the text "Lesbrary Links (Lesbian & Bi Books): August 2 - 15 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!

Autostraddle posted “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” Is a Hopeful, Hilarious, Heartbreaking Lesbian Coming-of-Age Story and Lesbian and Bisexual Women of History Who Were Obsessed With Their Dogs, Part 2.

Book Riot posted 35 Fantastic Lesbian Comic Books and Graphic Memoirs and 25 LGBT Children’s Books for the Little Readers in Your Life.

Electric Lit posted Alexia Arthurs Recommends a Reading List of Queer Caribbean Literature.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: August 2018.

Just Like That by Karin Kallmaker was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

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Link Round Up: July 19 – August 1

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!

The Fifth Woman by Nona Caspers cover   Take Your Time by VK Powell cover   Living Out Loud by Michael J Murphy cover   The Shape of You by Georgia Beers   

Autostraddle posted 8 Fascinating Facts About Bisexual Legend Colette That You Should Know Before Keira Knightly’s Biopic.

Lambda Literary posted New in August: Thomas Page McBee, Dale Peck, Adrienne Rich, and Anna Moschovakis.

Women and Words updated their New Releases and Coming Up lesbian books page.

“Southern Utah library workers told to remove buttons, displays featuring LGBTQ-themed materials” was posted at Spectrum.

Apocalypse Darling by Barrie Jean Borich cover   Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden cover  Girls Kingdom 1 & 2 cover   Eleanor or the Rejection of the Progress of Love by Anna Moschovakis cover   The Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara cover

Apocalypse, Darling by Barrie Jean Borich was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden was reviewed at Sapphic Life.

G.R.I.T.S. – Girls Raised in the South: An Anthology of Southern Queer Womyns’ Voices & Their Allies was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

Listen to Your Heart by Becky Harmon was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara was reviewed at The Pirate Tree.

Eleanor, or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love by Anna Moschovakis was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

GIRLS KINGDOM 1 & 2 by Nayo with illustrations by Shio Sakura, translated by Momoko Saito was reviewed at Okazu.

Hullmetal Girls by Emily Skrutskie was reviewed at Green Tea & Paperbacks.

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Link Round Up: July 5 – 18

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!

Autostraddle posted 8 Books That Feature Queer Jewish Women to Read Right Now.

The Golden Crown Literary Society‘s 2018 Goldie Winners were announced.

The Colette trailer is out and queer! Check it out!

Also, the Miseducation of Cameron Post trailer! So exciting!

               The cover of Terrible Praise by Lara Hayes

Éclair: A Girls’ Love Anthology That Resonates in Your Heart was reviewed at Okazu.

Terrible Praise by Lara Hayes was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Band Vs. Band, Volume 2 by Kathleen Jacques was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Sweet Blue Flowers Volume 4 by Takako Shimura was reviewed at Okazu.

Take My Hand: A Pine Cone Romance by Missouri Vaun was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

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Link Round Up: June 22 – July 4

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!

            

I’m breaking with my usual alphabetical format to share the first article I’ve written that’s been published outside of the Lesbrary and Book Riot! It’s The 38 Best Queer YA Novels, posted at Vulture. I’m happy with how turned out. Let me know what you think!

Just Love: Queer Book Reviews posted Canadian Queer Lit Recs on Canada Day.

Lambda Literary posted New in July: Robert Karjel, Michael Arcenaux, JY Yang, and Casey Legler.

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

Her Body and Other Parties Carmen Maria Machado cover   Hurriance Child by Kheryn Callender cover         

“Dream Casting: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness” was posted at Syfy Wire.

“Books You Need To Read During Pride Month, According To LGBT Authors” was posted at Buzzfeed.

“Her Body and Other Parties Is in Development As a Black Mirror-esque Anthology Series” was posted at Vulture.

“We Need More Queer Stories Where Nobody Suffers” was posted at Electric Lit.

“21 Novels With Lesbian Characters That You Need To Read, According To People On Reddit” was posted at Bustle.

The Black Bear Inside Me by Robin Becker was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Sodom Road Exit by Amber Dawn was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-The-Land Life by Dianna Hunter was reviewed at SFGN.

My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata was reviewed at Comics Verse.

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Link Round Up: May 24 – June 6

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Pride month is upon us, which brings a bounty of queer book news and reviews! Let’s get into it!

      Her Body and Other Parties Carmen Maria Machado cover      

Autostraddle posted

The Bisexual Book Awards winners were announced.

Black Lesbian Literary Collective posted Pride Month: A Mini-Reader.

Book Riot posted 8 Sapphic Comics and Graphic Novels.

Lambda Literary posted New in June: Edmund White, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Édouard Louis, and Jordy Rosenberg and 30th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced.

            

LGBT@NYPL was posted #RainbowReading: 30 Books for Pride Month and Power Up For Pride With LGBTQ+ Superheroes!

LGBTQ Reads posted New Release: June 2018.

The Queer Comics Database exists! You should check it out!

Sapphic Book Club posted 10 LGBTQ+ books for under $10.

YA Pride posted Recent & Upcoming LGBTQIAP+ Books by Asian Authors.

Michelle Tea was interviewed at Lit Hub.

“‘Loving Her’ – Ann Allen Shockley is a Pioneer of Lesbian Fiction” was posted at AfterEllen.

            The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde cover

Breakthrough by Kris Bryant was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

Forward by Lisa Maas was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

All Violet by Rani Rivera was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Pulp by Robin Talley was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur (plus further reading recommendations!)

The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde was reviewed at Green Tea & Paperbacks.

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Link Round Up: May 16 – 23

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!

            Her Body and Other Parties Carmen Maria Machado cover

Autostraddle posted Our Favorite LGBTQ Novels.

Bibliosapphic posted F/F Books turned into Movies and TV Shows.

Book Riot posted

Lambda Literary posted Cartoonist Justin Hall on Capturing the History of Queer Comics.

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

Robin Stevenson posted No, I Will Not Stop Talking About Queer Pride.

            

“Hunting for a Lesbian Canon” was posted at The Paris Review.

“These trendsetting lesbian lovers fled 1920’s America for Paris and lived their best life” was posted at Timeline.

“We Need More LGBT Representation in Fantasy” was posted at A Thousand Words.

“The Lesbian Pulp Fiction That Saved Lives” was posted at Atlas Obscura.

“Reading ARE YOU MY MOTHER? With My Mother” was posted at Comics Verse.

            

Love Conjure/Blues by Sharon Bridgforth was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

Skylarks by Karen Gregory was reviewed at A Bookish Bi.

So Lucky by Nicola Griffith was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Would You Rather? by Katie Heaney was reviewed at Out Smart.

Seeing Red by Cara Malone was reviewed at Sweet’n Our Ink.

People Like Us by Dana Mele was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Remember Us by Emma Nichols was reviewed at The Lesbian Review.

           

Undiscovered Country by Kelly O’Connor McNees was reviewed at The New York Times.

La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono was reviewed at Asymptote.

Dangerous Waters by Radclyffe was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Against Memoir by Michelle Tea was reviewed at The New Republic and Lambda Literary.

Paper is White by Hilary Zaid was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: April 26 – May 9

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Autostraddle posted 8 Action/Adventure Books with Queer Women Main Characters and 7 Super Queer Cookbooks For Your Super Queer Kitchen!

Book Riot posted 3 On A YA Theme: Queer Girls of Color in YA Lit Written by Authors of Color.

Cats and Paperbacks posted F/F and Romancelandia.

Lambda Literary posted New in May: Casey Plett, Tommy Pico, Nicola Griffith, Stephen McCauley, and North Morgan.

            The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde cover

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: May 2018.

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

“New Poetry by Queer Indigenous Women” was posted at Literary Hub.

“The Lesbian Archive: Preserving A Herstory They Tried to Erase” was posted at AfterEllen.

“‘Under The Gaydar’ YA Novels Are Meant For Teens Who Can’t Be Open About Their Sexuality — And They’re Just As Necessary As Ever” was posted at Bustle.

Lady In Waiting by Jea Hawkins    The Fletcher by K. Aten        When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri cover

The Fletcher by K. Aten was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake was reviewed at Green Tea & Paperbacks.

For Sizakele by Yvonne “Fly” Onakeme Etaghene was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Lady In Waiting by Jea Hawkins was reviewed at Sweet’n Our Ink.

Postcards from the Canyon by Lisa Gitlin was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri was reviewed at Autostraddle.

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