I follow hundreds of queer book blogs to scout out the best sapphic book news and reviews! Many of them get posted on Tumblr and Twitter as I discover them, but my favourites get saved for these link compilations. Here are some of the posts I’ve found interesting in the last few weeks.
I try not to cover too much of the individual queer book bannings here, because it’s overwhelming and painful to sift through the huge amount that come in every week, but you can keep up with them at Book Riot and ALA’s International Freedom Blog. I have pulled out some of the high level overviews, though.
The covers above are all of sapphic books that have been recently challenged or banned.
Malinda Lo wrote about the ramping up of books bans across the U.S., including challenges of her own books
To celebrate International Women’s Day, LGBTQ Reads posted a list of “great books that feature friendship, companionship, sisterhood, and other group dynamics among (primarily) women”
Here is Queer Poetry for Every Sign
Read these 8 Mystery Books With Bi+ Main Characters
These queer dark academia books are worth obsessing over
Don’t miss these queer books from indie presses out this year
Read these powerful LGBTQ memoirs
Laynie Rose, a lesbian BookTokker, was interviewed at Bitch Media
A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson, one of my favourite reads of last year, is coming out in a special edition hardcover!
Radclyffe Hall’s papers have been digitized and are available online at the University of Texas at Austin
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