Link Round Up


AfterEllen posted Your New School Library: “Parrotfish,” “Down to the Bone” and “How Beautiful the Ordinary”.

Autostraddle posted End Times Approach For LGBT Newsweekly, Gay Bookstore and Feminist Bookstore and Reading Rainbow 2012: The Things We’re Finally Actually Going To Read This Year (mostly not queer books).

Babbling About Books posted The 2012 Lesbian Fiction Appreciation Event Starts Now!

Elles Books posted The 6th Lesbian Literary Award!

Gay/Lesbian Fiction Excerpts posted Buyer’s Remorse excerpt by Lori L. Lake.

GLBT Reading posted Every challenge must come to its end.

Good Lesbian Books posted Our Eleven Bestselling Books of 2011.

Lambda Literary posted

Pride Source posted Best [Queer Books] of the Year.

QueerType posted January Publishing Notes.

Readings in Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Fiction posted Readings with Jett Abbott.

Shelly’s LGBT Book Review Blog posted Coming Out as Gay or Lesbian – Top 8 Books.

Women and Words posted Save a bookstore?


Joy Argento was interviewed at Bibrary Book Lust.

Elora Bishop posted THE FLOWER WITCH — New Novel Coming Soon!

R. E. Bradshaw posted Just a little rant about piracy, file theft, and Lord, I need chocolate.

Ivan Coyote telling “Maiden Heart” is up on Youtube.

Sarah Diemer posted an excerpt from her upcoming book Ragged: A Post-Apocalyptic Fairy Tale.

Emma Donoghue posted a Life Lessons writeup at The National.

Sarah Toshiko Hasu, author of Megume and The Trees, was interviewed at Curve Magazine.

Patricia Highsmith and Marijane Meaker were written about at The Ink Brain.

Kay Lahusen was written about at Elisa.

Malinda Lo posted I’m teaching a free workshop on writing fantasy and science fiction!

Sarah Schulman was interviewed at Words With Writers.

Rachel Spangler wrote A Celebrity Is Not A People.

Widdershins posted a guest post, about writing lesbian fiction, at Beyond Romance.


“[Alison] Bechdel’s ARE YOU MY MOTHER gets 100K first printing” was posted at The Beat.

KT Grant’s Lesbian Fiction Event was posted about at Publishers Weekly.

Glad Day Bookshop, the oldest queer bookstore in the world, is for sale. It was written about at The Star and Gender Focus.

“Remembering Naiad” was posted at Huffington Post.

“Great Queer Authors for Women” was posted at The Desoto.

The Songs of Sappho books by Marie-Elise Bassett were reviewed at Loving Venus – Loving Mars.

Speaking Out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up by Steve Berman was reviewed at The Indie Reviewer.

The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue was reviewed at Deccan Herald.

The Last Nude by Avery Ellis was reviewed at Kissed By Venus.

Jane Lawless Mysteries by Ellen Hart were reviewed at Shelly’s LGBT Book Review Blog.

Best Friends Forever by Kai Lu was reviewed at Loving Venus – Loving Mars.

The Swashbuckler by Lee Lynch was reviewed at Bosom Friends.

The Indelible Heart By Marianne K. Martin was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Out of Time by Paula Martinac was reviewed at Friend of Dorothy Wilde.

Jericho by Ann McMan was reviewed at Good Lesbian Books.

The Lies That Bind by Susan X. Meagher was reviewed at C-Spot Reviews. by K.E. Payne was reviewed at Never Too Fond of Books.

Keeping You A Secret by Julie Anne Peters was reviewed at Birds Flying South.

The Wedding Party by Tracey Richardson was reviewed at Piercing Fiction.

Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century by Graham Robb was reviewed at Shelly’s LGBT Book Review Blog.

Open Water by Pol Robinson was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

Our Time: Breaking The Silence of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by Josh Seefried was reviewed at Gay/Lesbian Fiction Book Reviews.

The Vicious Red Relic Love by Anna Joy Springer was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

My West by Patricia Nell Warren was reviewed by Elisa.

Affinity by Sarah Waters was reviewed at Booked All Week.

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters was reviewed at 120 Units.

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson was reviewed at Looking for Lola and GeekeryDo.

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson were reviewed at The Reluctant Reader.