Link Round Up: June 1 – 10

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Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett  Uncomfortable Labels by Laura Kate Dale  Cantoras by Carolina de Robertis  Bury the Lede by Gaby Dunn  The Summer of Jordi Perez

Autostraddle posted 8 Funny Books Featuring Queer Adult Women and The Perfect Queer Poem: When You Need to Find Your Body.

Book Riot posted

Lambda Literary posted 31st Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced.

LGBTQ@NYPL posted Librarians on Meaningful Books in Their LGBTQ Journeys.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: June 2019 and TBRainbow Alert: Memoirs.

Hana & Hina: After School Vol 1  Kase-San and Morning Glories Vol 1   Ash by Malinda Lo  Bloom Into You Vol 1  Kiss and White Lily for My Dearest Girl Vol 1

“The Beginner’s Guide to Yuri Manga” was posted at Anime Feminist.

“Is Yuri Queer?” was posted at Anime Feminist.

“Nina LaCour Wants You To Read ‘Ash’ By Malinda Lo With Bustle Book Club This June” was posted at Bustle.

“50 Unapologetically Queer Authors Share the Best LGBTQ Books of All Time” was posted at Oprah Magazine.

“Pulp fiction was cheap, salacious, and one of the only venues for lesbian love stories” was posted at A.V. Club.

Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn   The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Part One cover   When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll  The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One  The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

When I Arrived At The Castle by Emily Carroll was reviewed at Study Breaks.

Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire, Part One by Michael Dante DiMartino was reviewed at Okazu.

Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon was reviewed by Niamh Murphy.

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Link Round Up: May 18 – 31

Lesbrary Links: Bi & Lesbian News & Reviews

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The Color Purple by Alice Walker  Laure Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki   We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia    The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta  These Witches Don't Burn by Isabel Sterling

Autostraddle posted The Perfect Queer Poem: For Defining Your Boundaries.

Book Riot posted Out First LGBTQ+ Books.

Bustle posted 26 New LGBTQIA+ Books to Read This Pride Month.

Daily Xtra! posted 10 queer books we can’t wait to read this summer.

Green Tea & Paperbacks posted All of the Queer Books I Want to Read for Pride (But Will Realistically Probably Not Get To).

Stage Dreams by Melanie Gillman   The Pursuit of Miss Heartbreak Hotel by Moe Bonneau   The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante   The Wise and the Wicked by Rebecca Podos   My Footprints by Bao Phi

LGBTQ Reads posted

Publishers Weekly posted Reading the Rainbow: LGBTQ Books 2019 and Beyond Drag Queen Story Hour: LGBTQ Books 2019.

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

YA Pride posted LGBTQIAP+ YA Books by Asian Authors.

Nicole Dennis-Benn was interviewed at Vulture.

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado  Bury the Lede by Gaby Dunn  Are You Listening by Tillie Walden  Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn  The Afterward by EK Johnston

“41 of the Best LGBTQ Books That’ll Change the Literary Landscape in 2019” was posted at Oprah Magazine.

“Gentleman Jack: What do we know about the real Anne Lister?” was posted at Radio Times.

“A Brief History of Queer Language Before Queer Identity” was posted at Literary Hub.

“The Ultimate LGBTQIA+ Pride Book List” was posted at Penguin Random House.

“Finding Stonewall” by Alexander Chee was posted at The New Republic.

Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett  Fun Home by Alison Bechdel  When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll  The Western Alienation Merit Badge by Nancy Jo Cullen  The Stars are Legion by Kameron Hurley

Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett was reviewed at Autostraddle and Orlando Sentinel.

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel was reviewed at Head Stuff.

When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll was reviewed at Okazu.

The Western Alienation Merit Badge by Nancy Jo Cullen was reviewed at Quill & Quire.

The Stars are Legion by Kameron Hurley was reviewed at Okazu.

LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia edited by by Jeff Mann and Julia Watts  Stonewall Riots: Coming Out In the Street by Gayle E. Pitman  Sacred Fire by Tanai Walker  Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten  Pet Sounds by Stephanie Young

LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia edited by by Jeff Mann and Julia Watts was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Stonewall Riots: Coming Out In the Street by Gayle E. Pitman was reviewed at Washington Blade.

Sacred Fire by Tanai Walker was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Pet Sounds by Stephanie Young was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The CW adaptation of Batwoman has a trailer.

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Link Round Up: May 6 – 17

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Carmilla edited by Carmen Maria Machado   Gentleman Jack by Anne Choma   The Summer of Jordi Perez   Camp Rewind by Meghan O'Brien    Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno cover

Autostraddle posted

Book Riot posted Lesbian Representation in the Vampire Classic CARMILLA.

Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha cover   Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T Kira Madden     Belly Up by Eva Darrows   Profound and Perfect Things by Maribel Garcia

Electric Lit posted 17 Books by Queer Asian American Writers.

Lambda Literary posted New in May: Vivek Shraya, Ali Smith, John Waters, and John Glynn.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: May 1-7 and New Releases: May 14-20, 2019.

Teen Librarian Toolbox posted What’s New in LGBTQIA+ YA April 2019.

World of Wakanda Vol 1 by Roxane Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates   We Are Everywhere by Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown   A Line In the Dark by Malinda Lo cover   Queer X Design by Andy Campbell   All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages by Saundra Mitchell cover

Ylva Publishing posted 5 Queer Comic Book Authors to look out for.

Malinda Lo posted What is “Good” LGBTQ YA? and A Decade of LGBTQ YA Since Ash.

“7 Entries From Anne Lister’s Diary That Were Key to Writing Gentleman Jack” was posted at Vulture.

“The Queer Coffee Table: 10 L.G.B.T.Q. Books to Usher In World Pride” was posted at The New York Times.

Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins   The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai cover   Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Taylor   Brown, White, Black by Nishta J. Mehra   Batwoman Elegy

Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins was reviewed at Hypable.

The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor was reviewed at the Guardian.

Brown, White, Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion by Nishta J. Mehra was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

CW’s Batwoman adaptation released a teaser trailer and a poster.

HBO’s “Gentleman Jack,” an adaptation of Anne Lister’s life, was discussed at Decider and Yorkshire Post.

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Link Round Up: April 21 – May 5

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The Lady and Her Secret Lover by Jenn Le Blanc   Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins   Laure Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki   Carmilla by Kim Turrisi   Waves by Ingrid Chabbert

Autostraddle posted 8 Crime Books Featuring Women Loving Women & Other Queer People.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: May 1-7, 2019.

Xtra posted How social media–savvy youth became the unofficial keepers of queer history.

Ylva Publishing posted Wild Lesbians and Their Animal Companions.

The Prom by Saundra Mitchell   Redwood and Ponytail by KA Holt   Gentleman Jack by Anne Choma   The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister edited by Helena Whitbread   Gentleman Jack by Angela Steidele

“Breakout queer Broadway musical The Prom to get YA novel adaptation” was posted at EW.com.

An article on soft censorship of LGBTQ+ middle grade authors was posted at Publisher’s Weekly.

“Wild Nights With Emily,” a queer Emily Dickinson movie, was reviewed at The Austin Chronicle.

“Gentleman Jack,” the Anne Lister HBO series, was written about at Dorothy Surrenders, Bella Books, The New Republic, Marie Claire, Autostraddle (twice), Mental Floss, and Oprah Magazine.

The Stonewall Reader edited by The New York Public Library   Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy   The Archive of Alternate Endings by Lindsey Drager   Sugar Run by Mesha Maren   Native Country of the Heart by Cherrie Moraga

The Stonewall Reader edited by Jason Baumann was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy was reviewed Lambda Literary.

Frog Music by Emma Donoghue was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

The Archive of Alternate Endings by Lindsey Drager was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Sugar Run by Mesha Maren was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

Native Country of the Heart by Cherríe Moraga was reviewed at Autostraddle.

Greetings from Janeland: Women Write More About Leaving Men for Women edited by Candace Walsh and Barbara Straus Lodge was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

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Link Round Up: April 2 – 20

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Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow cover   Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard   Carmilla edited by Carmen Maria Machado   Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust cover   Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee

Autostraddle posted

Electric Literature posted A Perfectly Normal Interview with Carmen Maria Machado Where Everything Is Fine.

Belly Up by Eva Darrows   The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling   The Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown  Starworld by Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner   Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan

Lambda Literary posted New in April: Sarah Blake, Philippe Besson, and Celebrating Stonewall.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: April 2019 and Fave Five: F/F Fauxmance to Romance.

LGBTQIA Historical Romance Novels posted LGBTQIA Historical Romance Novels: International Locations.

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

Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten   On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden   Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson’s Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson   My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris   Yellow Rose by Yoshiya Nobuko

“Gentleman Jack,” the HBO series based on the list of Anne Lister, was reviewed at The New York Times, The Smithsonian, and The Wrap.

“Wild Nights with Emily,” the movie based on Emily Dickinson’s life, was reviewed at Vulture and Wicked Local.

“Meet Gabby Rivera: The Realest Superhero of the New Era” was posted at Be Latina.

“The Beloved Japanese Novelist Who Became a Queer Manga Icon” was posted at Atlas Obscurica.

“10 Essential Graphic Novels and Memoirs About Queer Women” was posted at Publishers Weekly.

Naamah by Sarah Blake  The True Queen by Zen Cho   Soft Science by Franny Choi    nîtisânak by Lindsay Nixon   The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

Naamah by Sarah Blake was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The True Queen by Zen Cho was reviewed at Rich in Color.

Soft Science by Franny Choi was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Miranda in Milan by Katharine Duckett was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray was reviewed at Marie Claire.

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor was reviewed at The Guardian and Dazed.

nîtisânak by Lindsay Nixon was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

When Brooklyn Was Queer by Hugh Ryan was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: March 19 – April 1

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Autostraddle posted “Gentleman Jack”: 9 Facts About Lesbian Legend Anne Lister to Know Before HBO’s Miniseries and 20 New Books by or About Queer Women to Read This Spring.

Book Riot posted Carmilla vs Dracula: 7 Reasons Why You’ll Love Carmilla.

LGBTQ Reads posted

Zero Sum Game by Stefani Deoul was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia was reviewed at Rich in Color.

I’m Afraid of Men by Vivek Shraya was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

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Link Round Up: February 18 – March 18

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Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink   Passing Strange by Ellen Klages cover   Stray City by Chelsey Johnson cover   Kings Queens and In-Betweens by Tanya Boteju   The Parting Glass by Gina Marie Guadagnino

Autostraddle posted 8 Books to Read if You Loved the Queer Community of “Stray City” and Tomboys of Literature: An Incomplete Survey.

Bella Books posted Bella books where enemies become lovers.

Black Lesbian Literary Collective posted Black Lesbian Literary Collective Book Club.

Book Riot posted 10 Books to Read Before THE L WORD Comes Back.

Lambda Literary posted New in March: Felice Picano, Andrew Rannells, Cheryl A. Head, and Mathangi Subramanian and 31st Annual Lambda Literary Awards.

Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha cover   Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand   The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid   Starworld by Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner   The Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown

Publishers Weekly posted Finalists, Achievement Winners Announced for 2019 Triangle Lit Awards.

them. posted Reality Is a Drag: I’d Rather Live In Lesbian Pulp Fiction.

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

Ylva Publishing posted “Lesbian Fiction” Doesn’t Mean What You Might Think.

Niamh Murphy posted about F/F February.

Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta   Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters   Fun Home by Alison Bechdel cover   The Times I Knew I Was Gay by Eleanor Crewes The Complete Works of Pat Parker

“The Gay History of America’s Classic Children’s Books” was posted at the New York Times.

“From Tales of the City to Tipping the Velvet: top 10 books about coming out” was posted at the Guardian.

“Celebrating 40 years of Gay’s The Word, London’s glorious LGBTQ bookshop” was posted at Dazed.

“The Pat Parker Sample On Solange’s Album Is A Tribute To A Poet Who Fought For Justice & Equality” was posted at Bustle.

“10 LGBTQA Characters Who Should Be Introduced To The MCU” was posted at Screen Rant.

Real Queer America by Samantha Allen   Trash by Dorothy Allison   Pleasure Activism by adrienne maree brown   Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution by e.E. Charlton-Trujllo   Willa and Hesper by Amy Feltman

Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Trash by Dorothy Allison was discussed at Lambda Literary.

Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good by adrienne maree brown was discussed at Autostraddle.

Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

In at the Deep End by Kate Davies was reviewed at The Guardian.

Willa & Hesper by Amy Feltman was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray    Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde   Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T Kira Madden   Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships by Juno Roche    Pulp by Robin Talley cover

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray was discussed at Hello Giggles.

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde was reviewed at Middlebury Campus.

Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T Kira Madden was reviewed at Autostraddle and Lambda Literary.

by Bev Prescott was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships by Juno Roche was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

Pulp by Robin Talley was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

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Link Round Up: February 1 – 17

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Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins   Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole   The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas   Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: A Graphic Novel: A Modern Retelling of Little Women   The True Queen by Zen Cho

Autostraddle posted

Book Riot posted

Hurriance Child by Kheryn Callender cover   The Last Nude by Ellis Avery   The Summer of Jordi Perez   This Is What It Feels Like by Rebecca Barrow   Pulp by Robin Talley cover

Bustle posted 15 Sapphic Romances To Cozy Up With This Valentine’s Day.

Lambda Literary posted Award Winning Novelist Ellis Avery, 46, has Died.

LGBT @ NYPL posted Love & Resistance: LGBTQ+ Memoirs and Stonewall: Core Reading for the Past, Present, and Future.

LGBTQ Reads posted Black History Month 2019.

Queerty posted New Jersey high school library quietly removes lesbian graphic novel “Fun Home” from its shelves.

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

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan cover   Stray City by Chelsey Johnson cover   Queer: A Graphic History   Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan    Éclair: A Girls’ Love Anthology That Resonates in Your Heart

“A Conversation about Yuri Genre: Interview with Erica Friedman” was posted at Sugoi.

“Yuri-1919-2019, Then and Now” was posted at Anime Herald.

“How genre has failed and served queer representation” was posted at Syfy.

Stray City by Chelsey Johnson was reviewed at Autostraddle.

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan was reviewed at Rich in Color.

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January Link Round Up: Jan 2 – 31

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Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert   Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver cover      Everfair by Nisi Shawl   Ascension by Jacqueline Koyanagi cover

Autostraddle posted 8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books with Queer Poly Relationships and What to Read When You’re Queer and Expecting: 6 Parenting Books That Smash The Patriarchy

Bella Books posted 10 novels about fresh starts and new beginnings and 7 Bella books set in winter to warm you up.

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted The 10 Best Queer Books of 2018 (that I read, at least) and My 2018 Year in Reading: Favourite Books of the Year, Most Memorable Character, Best Cover, and More!

Lambda Literary posted New in January: Mesha Maren, Siddharth Dube, Rob Halpern, and Sarah Léon and New in February: Marlon James, Isaac Mizrahi, Nishta J. Mehra, and Christopher Castellani.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: January 2019 and LGBTQ Romances for Under $2.

Women and Words posted Hot off the Press and Coming Attractions, Jan.-Feb. 2019.

YA Pride posted LGBTQIAP+ Book Quotes: Strength & New Beginnings and 16 LGBTQIAP+ Books by Black Authors.

Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls   Tailor-Made by Yolanda Wallace   Knit One, Girl Two by Shira Glassman cover. It shows an illustration of two women kissing and a cat playing with yarn.   Learning Curves by Ceillie Simkiss cover   The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan cover

Jae posted The Most-Read Books for Lesbian Book Bingo in each category, including “women of colour,” “historical fiction,” “fake relationship romance,” and “foodie romance.”

Mary Oliver was remembered at Autostraddle, Lit Hub, and New Yorker.

“‘It has made me want to live’: public support for lesbian novelist Radclyffe Hall over banned book revealed” was posted at the Guardian.

An examination of a high school LGBTQ Literature class that started 20 years ago was posted at Daily Hampshire Gazette.

“Gay’s the Word: Inside Europe’s Only LGBT Bookshop” was posted at Vice.

“7 LGBTQIA+ Books For Young Adults That Are Set In The UK” was posted at Bustle.

“Queer Young Adult Books Help Me Reimagine My Past” was posted at Electric Literature.

“5 Gooey Lesbian Romances To Read Just in Time For Valentines Day” was posted at Women.com.

You Always Change the Love of Your Life (For Another Love or Another Life) by Amalia Andrade   An illustration from Butch Heroes by Ria Brodell   Housegirl by Michael Donkor   Flat by Catherine Guthrie   The Lesbian South by Jaime Harker

You Always Change the Love of Your Life (For Another Love or Another Life) by Amalia Andrade was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Butch Heroes by Ria Brodell was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

Housegirl by Michael Donkor was reviewed at Pop Matters.

Flat: Reclaiming My Body from Breast Cancer by Catherine Guthrie was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Lesbian South by Jaime Harker was reviewed at Autostraddle and Lambda Literary.

   Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 edited by Julie R. Enszer   Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash cover   If I Loved You Less by Tamsen Parker   Venous Hum by Suzette Mayr

A Wish Upon a Star by Jeannie Levig was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 edited by Julie R. Enszer was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

Venous Hum by Suzette Mayr was reviewed Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

If I Loved You Less by Tamsen Parker was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin was reviewed at Autostraddle.

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Link Round Up: December 13 – January 1

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The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai cover   Undiscovered Country by Kelly O'Connor McNees cover   On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden   The Brilliant Death by Amy Rose Capetta cover   So Lucky by Nicola Griffith cover

Advocate posted

Autostraddle posted 20 of the Best LGBTQ Graphic Novels of 2018.

LGBTQ Reads posted Good News Roundup of LGBTQ Reads, 2018 Edition.

The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue cover   The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez    Hurriance Child by Kheryn Callender cover   Her Body and Other Parties Carmen Maria Machado cover   Kim Reaper Vol. 1: Grim Beginnings cover

Okazu posted Why Is It Always Catholic Schoolgirls in Yuri? and Top Ten Yuri of 2018.

“My Queer Southern Lit” was posted at Lit Hub.

The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

After Hours, Vol. 3 by Yuhta Nishio was reviewed at Okazu.

Growing Up Queer by Mary Robertson was reviewed at the Washington Blade.

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