Category Archives: Lesbrary Reviews

Danika reviews Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Orlando is the book that I’ve been most ashamed of never having read. It’s a queer classic! So when I was picking out which book should be my first read of 2016, it seemed the obvious choice. The funny thing about … Continue reading

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Marthese reviews Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue is a phenomenal writer take is able to make you related to her narrative. So when I heard about a new book, I knew that I will someday buy it and read it especially one with such a … Continue reading

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Megan Casey reviews The Dead by Ingrid Black

In a 2013 interview, Anne Laughlin lists Ingrid Black as one of her favorite lesbian mystery writers. It isn’t clear from the interview whether she was aware that “Ingrid Black” is actually two writers—Ellis O’Hanlon and her husband Ian McConnel. … Continue reading

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Danika reviews (You) Set Me On Fire by Mariko Tamaki

This is a story about college, about fire, and also about love. Before going to college at the age of seventeen, I’d been in love once (total catastrophe) and on fire twice (also pretty bad). From the first two lines … Continue reading

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Elinor reviews Same Time, Next Week by Emily Smith

Same Time, Next Week is an incredibly fun novel to read, though not at all what I had in mind. I picked it up because it’s billed as a butch-femme romance. I love romance and I love butch-femme. But I … Continue reading

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Julie Thompson reviews Trusting Tomorrow by PJ Trebelhorn

This review contains spoilers. Trusting Tomorrow opens with Logan hunkered down in her car, not quite ready to face her father’s empty house.  Having never met Logan, Brooke calls the police to check on a suspicious person parked out front … Continue reading

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Danika reviews 100 Crushes by Elisha Lim

100 Crushes is a collection of excerpts from different pieces that Elisha Lim has done over the years, including Sissy, The Illustrated Gentleman, Queer Child in the Eighties, and 100 Butches. Most of these works focus on queer people of colour, … Continue reading

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