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.
- In not-so-surprising news, LGBTQ Books Most Challenged in Libraries. Worse, though, is that the challenges have increased 20% from last year.
- The Los Angeles Blade put out a tribute to Phyllis Lyon, a lesbian activist icon who passed away last month: Phyllis Lyon gives a happy middle finger to the Lavender Scare
- LGBTQ Reads celebrated Lesbian Day of Visibility with a list of lesbian book recommendations: make sure to click through to last year’s post for even more!
- Autostraddle also celebrated Lesbian Visibility Day by discussing The Art in Your Lesbian Canon (books, movies, TV shows, etc)
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- Autostraddle provided some Queer Comfort Reads for Tough Times
- And hey, while you’re doing some comfort reading, why not check out Where to Start with Yuri Manga?
- Stuck at home with nothing to read? Autostraddle posted 13 Legally Free Digital Queer Books for Your Quarantine Needs
- For some short, powerful reads, try these 20 Must-Read Poetry Collections by Queer Female Poets
- If you, like me, are a big Sarah Waters fan, you’ll want to check out Eight Awesome Queer Historical Fiction Books Like Tipping the Velvet
- The incomparable Dahlia Adler posted 30 LGBTQ YA Books You’ll Absolutely Want To Pick Up This Spring
- Update your TBR lists: here are some Queer YA Releases Pushed Back Because of COVID-19
- But not to worry, here are some books that either just came out, or will be out ASAP: 2020 Sapphic Releases (January to June)
- More in the Romance mood? Here are 10 Great 2020 Queer Women Romance Books to Watch Out For
- Even more 2020 goodies: 10 Bisexual Women Books of 2020 to Look Forward to
- If you want to read books that already came out, check out some 2019 LGBT YA Books instead.
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