Link Round Up: November 12 – December 12

Lesbrary Links Nov 12 to Dec 12 cover collage

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 Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan cover   I Might Regret This by Abbi Jacobson cover   Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash cover   Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi cover   Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha cover

Autostraddle posted Five Steamy Lesbian Reads for the Holidays and 50 of the Best LGBT Books of 2018.

Lambda Literary posted New in December: Kevin Killian, Mark Griffin, Neil Tennant, and M.K. England.

LGBTQ Reads posted TBRainbow Alert: YA Starring QPoC and TBRainbow Alert: Heists, Thrillers, and Mysteries.

Okazu posted 2018 Yuri Gift Guide.

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

“75 Best Lesbian Romance Novels to Read” was posted at Fiction Obsessed.

The Dark Beneath the Ice by Amelinda Berube cover   Part of It by Ariel Schrag cover   The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai cover   Love Letters to Jane's World by Paige Braddock cover   Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

The Dark Beneath the Ice by Amelinda Bérubé was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Love Letters to Jane’s World by Paige Braddock was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai was reviewed at Autostraddle.

Four Years by Martha Miller was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan was reviewed at Lambda Literary and GLBT ALA Reviews.

by Bev Prescott was reviewed at Frivolous Views.

Part of It by Ariel Schrag was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

In Development by Rachel Spangler was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Love All by Rachel Spangler was reviewed at Frivolous Views.

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Link Round Up: February 15 – 28

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

Autostraddle posted Queers at the End of the World: An Interview with Queer Feminist Fabulist Carmen Maria Machado and Desiree Akhavan on Sex Scenes, Spectatorship, and Shooting ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’: The Autostraddle Interview.

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted The Ten Queer Black Books I’m Most Excited to Read in 2018.

LGBTQ Reads posted Around the Blogosqueer: Queer Black Sites, Books, and Posts.

YA Pride posted 8 LGBTQIAP+ Books By Black Authors and Body Diversity in Queer YA.

   Ezili’s Mirrors: Imagining Black Queer Womanhood cover      Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver cover   

Emma Donoghue was interviewed about her Irish/Canadian citizenship. (‘When I was in Ireland, I always felt like a lesbian writer’)

Shira Glassman was on Les Do Books, discussing her favorite lesbian fiction.

“The Literature of Ezili, Vodou Spirit Force of Queer Black Womanhood” was posted at LitHub.

In Orange County, residents call for segregation of LGBTQ books and limiting LGBTQ material purchases.

The Stonewall Book Awards 2018 winners have been announced!

Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann cover   Bingo Love by Tee Franklin cover   Kase-San and an Apron cover   Epicurean Delights by Renee Roman cover   My Solo Exchange Diary Japanese cover

Taken In by Erica Abbott was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Bingo Love by Tee Franklin,‎ Jenn St. Onge, and‎ Joy San was reviewed at Autostraddle.

Hitori Koukan Nikki (My Solo Exchange Diary) by Nagata Kabi was reviewed at Okazu.

Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann was reviewed at YA Pride.

Cracking Love by Emily King was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur (plus snack suggestions!)

Epicurean Delights by Renee Roman was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Kase-san and an Apron by Hiromi Takashima was reviewed at Okazu.

This post, and all posts at the Lesbrary, have the covers linked to their Amazon pages. If you click through and buy something, I might get a small referral fee. For even  more links, check out the Lesbrary’s twitter! We’re also on FacebookGoodreadsYoutube and Tumblr.

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Link Round Up: March 26 – April 10

tippingthevelvet   lesbian sex haiku book with cats   Lo_Adaptation_HC_600x900   shes just not that into you   YouSetMeOnFire

Autostraddle posted

BCLA LGBTQ Interest Group posted YA Fiction Featuring LGBTQ+ Characters that I Either Love or Am Really Excited About.

Lambda Literary posted The 8th Annual Rainbow Book Fair and New in April: Edmund White, Mariko Tamaki, Jonathan Corcoran, S. Andrea Allen and Lauren Cherelle.

teahousefire   rightsideofhistory   south of sunhine dana elmendorf   the-gay-revolution-9781451694116_lg    searching for sappho philip freeman

The Teahouse Fire by Ellis Avery was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

The Right Side of History: 100 Years of LGBTQI Activism by Adrian Brooks was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

South of Sunshine by Dana Elmendorf was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

The Gay Revolution: the Story of the Struggle by Lillian Faderman was reviewed GLBT ALA Reviews.

Searching For Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet by Philip Freeman was reviewed at GLBT ALA Reviews.

when I was your girlfriend nikki harmon   annieonmymind   undertheudalatree   lez talk   felicity mary oliver cover

When I Was Your Girlfriend by Nikki Harmon was reviewed at Sistahs On the Shelf.

Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden was reviewed by Anna Larner.

Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta was reviewed at BD Live.

Felicity by Mary Oliver was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Juliana by Vanda was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas by Betsy Warland was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

This post, and all posts at the Lesbrary, have the covers linked to their Amazon pages. If you click through and buy something, I might get a small referral fee. For even  more links, check out the Lesbrary’s twitterWe’re also on FacebookGoodreadsYoutube and Tumblr.

Thank you to the Lesbrary’s Patreon supporters! Special thanks to Jennifer Holly, Martha Hansen, Emily Perper, and Kath. Support the Lesbrary on Patreon at $2 or more a month and be entered to win a lesbian/queer women book every month!