Whoops, sorry for missing last week! Here are the les/bi/etc lit news and reviews!
Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted Why I Don’t Want to Be a Queer Book Detective Anymore (Although I Do Still Want to Be Harriet the Spy) and Responses to Queer Book Detective Frustrations; Also, Apparently Queers Don’t Buy Enough Queer Books and Some Lesbians Hate Lesbian Books.
FY Lesbian Literature posted
- Why do lesbians hate lesbian books?
- argle-s and novelsaboutqueerpeople responded
- FYLL reponded to argyle-s
- FYLL responded to novelsaboutqueerpeople
- bisexual-books responded and FYLL responded to them
Lambda Literary posted
- New in April: David Sedaris, Angelo Nikolopoulos, Rayya Elias, and Ali Liebegott
- Ali Liebegott: Highways and Byways
- In Conversation with Topside Press: Tom Léger, Julie Blair, Red Durkin, and Riley MacLeod
- LLF’s 25th Anniversary Online Auction Now Through April 30! Bid on Amazing Original Artwork, Iconic Photos, and More!
- Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist and Emerging Writer Winners Announced
Queer Books Please posted
- Episode 13 – Pulp!
- The real world turns ugly, but I’m still reading end of the world books …
- Episode 14 – Interview with a podcaster
“A New Way for Gay Characters in Y.A.” was posted at The Atlantic Wire.
“Top 5: Lesbian fiction” was posted at The List.
“Queer Covers: Lesbian Survival Literature exhibits often-ignored information” was posted at The Guilfordian.
Sarah Diemer posted
- PRE-ORDER Twixt + a Sparkle Vlog on the Culture of Twixt
- The sixth in my Sparkle Vlog series
- The Gray Road, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza)
- Sparkle Vlog 7: Author Sarah Diemer Reads from Her Novel, Twixt
- Representing Rainbows at the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair
- TWIXT — Release Day!
- Solitary Birds, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza)
- Buffalo Girls, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza)
- The Bee Telling, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza)
- Don’t Eat the Bluebird, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza)
Malinda Lo posted
- YA Pride is moving to October
- Representing LGBT Romance on Young Adult Book Covers
- 5 months till INHERITANCE: Teaser #2
Being Gay Is Okay Coloring Book—With Trading Cards was reviewed at Out.
One Fine Day by Erica Abbott was reviewed at Lambda Literary.
Dirty Money by Ashley Bartlett was reviewed at Lambda Literary.
Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel was discussed at things mean a lot.
The Rainey Season by RE Bradshaw was reviewed at Terry’s Lesfic Reviews.
The Muse by Suzie Carr was reviewed at Lesfic Insomniac.
How Poetry Saved My Life by Amber Dawn was reviewed at The Vancouver Sun.
Tell Me by Deanna DiLorenzo was reviewed at Lesfic Insomniac (plus author interview!).
Desolation Point by Cari Hunter was reviewed a Terry’s Lesfic Reviews.
Snapshots of a Past by Julia Jay was reviewed at Lesfic Insomniac (plus author interview!).
Rebellion in Ulster by Angela Koenig was reviewed at Piercing Fiction.
Miss – Match by Erica Lawson and AC Henley was reviewed at Terry’s Lesfic Reviews.
Second Chances by Eliza Lentzski was reviewed at Lesfic Insomniac (plus author interview!).
I Await the Devil’s Coming by Mary MacLane was reviewed at Lambda Literary.
Swans and Klons by Nora Olsen was reviewed at True Colorz.
Crime Against Nature by Minnie Bruce Pratt was reviewed at Lambda Literary.
Right Out of Nowhere by Laurie Salzler was reviewed a Terry’s Lesfic Reviews.
The Princess Affair by Nell Stark was reviewed a Lambda Literary.
The Albino Album by Chavisa Woods was reviewed at Lambda Literary.
This post has the covers linked to their Amazon pages. If you click through and buy something, I might get a small referral fee.