Category Archives: Lesbrary Reviews

Rachel reviews Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

Published in 1985 by Jeanette Winterson, the classic novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit hits home on a young girl coming of age and beginning to question her sexuality. The protagonist, Jeanette, has been adopted by stringent Pentecostal evangelists. … Continue reading

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Megan Casey reviews Wanted by T.I. Alvarado

  Bird Blacker—who has one of the oddest names in lesbian mystery fiction—is an ex-police officer now working as a bounty hunter, probably the first bounty hunter in the genre. Comparisons beg to be made between Bird and Janet Evanovich’s … Continue reading

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Amanda Clay reviews What We Left Behind by Robin Talley

“Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no; it is an ever-fixed mark,  That looks on tempests, and … Continue reading

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Elinor reviews Too Late…I Love You by Kiki Archer

Remember how I was just wishing I could read some romance involving lesbian parents? My wish came true in Kiki Archer’s new book, Too Late…I Love You! It features one out lesbian single mom, a few characters who surprise you, and … Continue reading

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Danika reviews Falling In Love With Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson

  First things first: this is a short story collection with only one story that has queer women content. (Though it is the longest story, for what it’s worth.) Usually, I probably wouldn’t include a book with that little queer … Continue reading

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Link Round Up: August 4 – 9

             AfterEllen posted Sapphic Cinema: “Desert Hearts”. Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #78: Paper Flowers and Read A F*cking Book: The Right Side Of History. Lambda Literary posted New in August: James Sie, David Levithan, Casey McKittrick, and Kim van Alkemade. … Continue reading

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Casey reviews Give It to Me by Ana Castillo

Doesn’t it always seem that the books that you have the highest expectations for are the ones that let you down?  That was my experience reading Give It to Me by Ana Castillo, this year’s winner in the bisexual fiction … Continue reading

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