January Link Round Up: Jan 2 – 31

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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!

Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert   Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver cover      Everfair by Nisi Shawl   Ascension by Jacqueline Koyanagi cover

Autostraddle posted 8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books with Queer Poly Relationships and What to Read When You’re Queer and Expecting: 6 Parenting Books That Smash The Patriarchy

Bella Books posted 10 novels about fresh starts and new beginnings and 7 Bella books set in winter to warm you up.

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted The 10 Best Queer Books of 2018 (that I read, at least) and My 2018 Year in Reading: Favourite Books of the Year, Most Memorable Character, Best Cover, and More!

Lambda Literary posted New in January: Mesha Maren, Siddharth Dube, Rob Halpern, and Sarah Léon and New in February: Marlon James, Isaac Mizrahi, Nishta J. Mehra, and Christopher Castellani.

LGBTQ Reads posted New Releases: January 2019 and LGBTQ Romances for Under $2.

Women and Words posted Hot off the Press and Coming Attractions, Jan.-Feb. 2019.

YA Pride posted LGBTQIAP+ Book Quotes: Strength & New Beginnings and 16 LGBTQIAP+ Books by Black Authors.

Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls   Tailor-Made by Yolanda Wallace   Knit One, Girl Two by Shira Glassman cover. It shows an illustration of two women kissing and a cat playing with yarn.   Learning Curves by Ceillie Simkiss cover   The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan cover

Jae posted The Most-Read Books for Lesbian Book Bingo in each category, including “women of colour,” “historical fiction,” “fake relationship romance,” and “foodie romance.”

Mary Oliver was remembered at Autostraddle, Lit Hub, and New Yorker.

“‘It has made me want to live’: public support for lesbian novelist Radclyffe Hall over banned book revealed” was posted at the Guardian.

An examination of a high school LGBTQ Literature class that started 20 years ago was posted at Daily Hampshire Gazette.

“Gay’s the Word: Inside Europe’s Only LGBT Bookshop” was posted at Vice.

“7 LGBTQIA+ Books For Young Adults That Are Set In The UK” was posted at Bustle.

“Queer Young Adult Books Help Me Reimagine My Past” was posted at Electric Literature.

“5 Gooey Lesbian Romances To Read Just in Time For Valentines Day” was posted at Women.com.

You Always Change the Love of Your Life (For Another Love or Another Life) by Amalia Andrade   An illustration from Butch Heroes by Ria Brodell   Housegirl by Michael Donkor   Flat by Catherine Guthrie   The Lesbian South by Jaime Harker

You Always Change the Love of Your Life (For Another Love or Another Life) by Amalia Andrade was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Butch Heroes by Ria Brodell was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

Housegirl by Michael Donkor was reviewed at Pop Matters.

Flat: Reclaiming My Body from Breast Cancer by Catherine Guthrie was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Lesbian South by Jaime Harker was reviewed at Autostraddle and Lambda Literary.

   Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 edited by Julie R. Enszer   Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash cover   If I Loved You Less by Tamsen Parker   Venous Hum by Suzette Mayr

A Wish Upon a Star by Jeannie Levig was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 edited by Julie R. Enszer was reviewed at Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

Venous Hum by Suzette Mayr was reviewed Black Lesbian Literary Collective.

If I Loved You Less by Tamsen Parker was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin was reviewed at Autostraddle.

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