Lesbrary Link Round Up: August 31 – September 20

Autostraddle posted PHOTO GALLERY: Queer in the Stacks and 10 South Asian LGBTQ Books That Changed My Life.

BiblioSapphic posted Romance tropes in Sapphic books || A rec list.

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted Queer Books Coming in Fall 2017 from Arsenal Pulp Press and 10 Canadian Bisexual Books to Read for Bi Visibility Week

Lambda Literary posted New in September: Ariel Gore, Danez Smith, Eileen Myles, and Daniel Mendelsohn.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: September 2017.

Queership posted Ship’s Log: Queer Black Characters in SFF.

YA Pride posted Announcing: GayYA’s Name Change! (& Giveaway).

Malinda Lo posted Read my story “Ghost Town” for free.

            

“In Comic Book World, Queer Is the New Jewish” was posted at Tablet.

“Just Another Day in an LGBTQ Comic,” about how all-ages LGBTQ comics are becoming common in school libraries, was posted at School Library Journal.

Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time: An Indigenous LGBT Sci-Fi Anthology edited by Hope Nicholson was reviewed at BCLA LGBTQ Interest Group.

Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert was reviewed at Rich in Color.

Afterglow (A Dog Memoir) by Eileen Myles was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Enfermario by Gabriela Torres Olivares was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Lena by Cassie Pruyn was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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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: March 1 – 13

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AfterEllen posted

Autostraddle posted

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Lambda Literary Awards posted 28th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists Announced and New in March: Kaitlyn Greenidge, Saleem Haddad, Jim Downs, Sarah Schulman, and Augusten Burroughs.

Women and Words posted Hot off the Press, March 2016 and Coming Attractions, April 2016.

“Books I Wish I’d Read as an LGBTQ Teenager” was posted at Lit Hub.

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A Little Bit of Spice by Georgia Beers was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

Saving Alex by Alex Cooper with Joanna Brooks was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden was discussed in depth on Reading with Aspergers.

What We Left Behind by Robin Talley was reviewed at BCLA LGBTQ Interest Group.

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Link Round Up: December 22 – 28

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Afterwritten posted Keep It Queer: How My Love Affair with LGBTQ YA Started.

Autostraddle posted Liberty Lit #62: Snowing Pages.

Sarah Waters was interviewed at the hairpin.

The Sista Hood on the Mic by E-Fierce Twinja Book Reviews.

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Under a Falling Star by Jae was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

June Magee, R.N. Festival Nurse by Anne McMan, with Salem West and Barrett was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley was reviewed at Afterwritten.

Fighting Kudzu by Mystic Thompson was reviewed at Gay YA.

Link Round Up: December 16 – 21

MandOForever  dyke-the-halls   lieswetellourselves

AfterEllen posted How to Have a Very Lesbian Christmas.

Babbling About Books posted Announcing the 2015 Lesbian Fiction Appreciation Event! (#LFAE2015).

GayYA posted

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Women and Words has been celebrating their holiday hootenanny! (Giveaways every day!)

Ivan Coyote was written about at ZY.

Catherine Lundoff posted On LGBT Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-2010 (Part 2).

Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Primary Stein: Returning to the Writings of Gertrude Stein edited by Janet Boyd and Sharon J. Kirsch was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: December 8 – 14

NoStraightLines   dogsofwar   SpitandPassion

Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #61: Snowing Pages.

Elisa posted 2014 Rainbow Award Winners.

GLBT Reviews posted

acupofwaterundermybed   zami   lieswetellourselves

Lambda Literary posted

Malinda Lo posted 2014 LGBT YA by the Numbers and A Holiday Gift Guide to My Books.

Robin Talley was interviewed at R U Coming Out.

“Outhouse library: a new home in Dublin for LGBT literature” was posted at Irish Times.

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Love Enough by Dionne Brand was reviewed at Lindy Reads and Reviews.

Season’s Meetings by Amy Dunne was reviewed at Far Nerdy and Lesbian Reading Room.

Just Girls by Rachel Gold was reviewed at I’m With Geek.

Somewhere To Run by Anna Goldman was reviewed at The Rainbow Hub.

Under a Falling Star by Jae was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

An American Queer: The Amazon Trail by Lee Lynch was posted at GLBT Reviews.

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters was reviewed at Lindy Reads and Reviews.

Year of the Monsoon by Caren Werlinger was reviewed at C-Spot Reviews.

Mara by Brian Wood was reviewed at crunchings & munchings.

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Link Round Up: May 29 – June 3

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The Advocate posted 10 Great LGBT Summer Reads.

AfterEllen posted The AfterEllen Book Club: Choices for June.

Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #47: Filled With Poetry.

 

Bold Strokes Nottingham Festival is happening on June 7th and 8th! Authors who are attending have been posting on BSB blog.

LGBTQ Recs Month posted Posting Instructions.

The Rainbow Reader posted Forty Years On with Dykewomon and Jacobs.

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Sistahs On the Shelf posted Books 2 Check Out – May 2014.

Tess Sharpe, author of Far From You, was interviewed at Bisexual Books.

Living as a Lesbian by Cheryl Clarke was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

That’s So Gay! Microagressions in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community by Kevin L. Nadal was reviewed at Bisexual Books.

Viral by Suzanne Parker was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Playing My Love by Angela Peach was reviewed at Girl Guide London.

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Link Round Up: May 9 – 15

SisterMischief   StartingFromHere   Nevada

Autostraddle posted More Than Words: Dyke Pt. 2 — Dyke Dynasty.

Bold Strokes Books posted Building Worlds: A Conversation Between Jane Fletcher and Nora Olsen.

Gay YA posted If Only There Were a Gay [or Lesbian] Version of…

Housequeer posted Queer Young Adult Fiction To Curl Up With.

The L Fest (The Lesbian Music Arts & Comedy Festival) is happening ​July 19-22nd 2013 in Staffordshire, England.

Queer Books Please posted Episode 17 – Time Travel & Nuns & Willa Cather.

OtherSide   MandOForever   WingedDiemer

Sistahs On the Shelf posted Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects.

Women and Words posted Cool Stuff Coming Up.

Sarah Diemer posted 125,000 WORDS: Project Unicorn’s Six-Month Anniversary and 125K of Lesbian YA Fiction FOR FREE (Plus Cover Reveal!) and The Mermaid Rib, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza).

Malinda Lo posted Why there’s no HUNTRESS sequel.

Catherine Lundoff posted Bisexual Book Awards info (June 2).

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Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side by Rayya Elias was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Very Thought of You by S Anne Gardner was reviewed at Lesfic Insomniac.

The Summer We Got Free by Mia McKenzie was reviewed at Autostraddle and Lambda Literary.

I am Your Sister: Season 2 by Ericka K. F. Simpson was reviewed at Sistahs On the Shelf.

Relative Stranger by Barbara Treat Williams was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: April 3-9

TheChelseaWhistle   madnessvase   FirstSpringGrassFire

Autostraddle posted Poet and Activist, Andrea Gibson: The Autostraddle Interview and Liberty Lit #17: You Hate The Word “Moist” For A Reason.

ELIXHER posted Black Enterprise April Cover Features Lesbian Couple.

Lambda Literary posted Lammy Finalist Readings 2013.

Piercing Fiction posted It’s time to be more discriminating in [lesbian] books. (I loved this article. I think it’s really necessary.)

Queer Books Please posted Episode 12 – What Not To Read (when you’re first coming out) and An Informal Guide on Finding More Books to Read (without depending on Amazon or Goodreads) (This is another article I really recommend!).

Queer Women of Color Media Wire posted Nominate Your Favorite Queer Women, Gender Non-Conforming, and Trans POETS of Color.

Women and Words posted Alice In Rainbowland – My Venture and Adventure to the Rainbow Book Fair by Doreen Perrine.

RoseofNoMan'sLand   PrettyLittleLiars   Twixt

“10 LGBT-Themed Novels That Every Student Should Read” was posted at Flavorwire.

The Rainbow Book Fair is happening April 13th in NYC.

The 10th Anniversary of The Saints and Sinners Literary Festival takes place May 23-26 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Kelli Jae Baeli posted Lesbian Readers & Writers.

A video of Ivan Coyote and Rae Spoon performing Gender Failure was posted at BFIIvan was also reviewed at BC Bookworld.

Sarah Diemer posted Sneak Peek at TWIXT: First Chapter Download + Book Trailer! and a post about who can read lesbian books.

Malinda Lo posted I’m all over the internet this week and Diversity in 2012 Young Adult Bestsellers.

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Slices of Life by Georgia Beers was reviewed at Piercing Fiction.

Waiting Up for the End of the World: Conspiracies by Elizabeth J. Colen was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

How Poetry Saved My Life by Amber Dawn was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Snapshots of a Past by Julia Jay was reviewed at Lesfic Insomniac (plus interview!).

Second Chances by Eliza Lentzski was reviewed at Lesfic Insomniac (plus interview!).

Do You Dream in Color?: Insights from a Girl Without Sight by Laurie Rubin was discussed at Curve Magazine.

The End of San Francisco: a Memoir by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore was discussed at The Capitol Hill Times.

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Link Round Up: Dec 5-18

Rubyfruit   TheColorPurple   FriedGreenTomatoes

Autostraddle posted

How do we define Lesbian Literature? posted 30 responses to the questions: 1. How do you identify yourself in the world? 2. How would you define Lesbian Literature? 3. What have your experiences been like with Lesbian Literature, and how have you experienced it throughout your personal or formal education? If you have never experienced Lesbian Literature why do you think that is?

Women and Words was been hosting the 12-Day Holiday Hootenanny, 2012, with tons of book giveaways! Check back every day!

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emily m danforth‘s The Miseducation of Cameron Post has been announced as a 2013 Morris Award Finalist.

Sarah Diemer posted

Eloise Klein Healy has been selected as LA’s first poet laureate and was interviewed at Lambda Literary.

Annameekee Hesik was interviewed at I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

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Malinda Lo posted My favorite YA sci-fi and fantasy novels of 2012 and My Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012.

Sarah Terez Rosenblum, author of Herself When She’s Missing, was interviewed at Curve Mag.

Laurie Salzler was interviewed at Women and Words.

Rebekah Weatherspoon posted Lots of news! Events! Awards! News! News! News!

Jeanette Winterson was written about at The Arts Desk.

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“‘Reading Queer Series’ To Promote Miami as a Center for LGBTQ Literature” was posted by Neil de la Flor.

“ANNOUNCEMENT: 1970s Gay & Lesbian YA Read-a-Long” was posted at Bonjour, Cass!

“Books: Last minute ideas for your gay bibliophile” was posted at GA Voice.

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Carry the One by Carol Anshaw was reviewed by Bonjour, Cass! as part of the Green Carnation Prize project.

The Book of Eleanor by Nat Burns was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Coal to Diamonds by Beth Ditto and Michelle Tea was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Julie Anne Peters’s books were recommended by Tori Munro on Youtube.

It’s Our Prom (So Deal With It) by Julie Anne Peters was reviewed at bookshelves of doom.

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Parallel Visions by Cheryl Rainfield was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

First Grass Spring Fire by Rae Spoon (a queer/trans novel/memoir) was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

(You) Set Me on Fire by Mariko Tamaki was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Broken Like This by Monica Trasandes was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Seminal Murder by Mary Vermillion was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

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