Link Round Up: April 10-24

Whoops, sorry for missing last week! Here are the les/bi/etc lit news and reviews!

LickingtheSpoon   TheWorldWeFound   HelloGroin

Autostraddle posted 23 Vintage Young Adult Novel Covers With Major Lesbian Subtext and Liberty Lit #18: Lesbian Literary Detective Work Is Overrated.

The Bold Strokes Book Festival posted a list of authors attending this year.

Butch In Progress posted Lesbians and Popular Culture; or, The Most Fun I Had While Reading an Academic Article in ages, maybe ever… because: unashamed breasts.

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 

Gay YA posted Author Guest Blog: Diversity in YA.

The Golden Crown Literary Society posted 2013 Finalists for Goldie Awards.

ChaChing   SurvivalSkills   LeaveofAbsence

Lambda Literary posted 

Little Sister’s Bookstore posted 30 Years In Business.

The Lesbian Music Arts & Comedy Festival will be taking place July 19-22nd.

Queer Books Please posted 

Shelly’s LGBT Book Review Blog posted Gay and Lesbian Kindle Fiction Top 10 – April 15th, 2013.

Sistahs On the Shelf posted Soon On the Shelf.

Woman About Book Club in NYC.

howpoetrysaved   Valencia   TheOtherTypist

“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.

Amber Dawn was interviewed at Autostraddle.

Sarah Diemer posted

Nicola Griffith posted Hild ARCs!

Q. Kelly posted an excerpt from “Victoria’s Very Awkward Love Story”.

Malinda Lo posted 

Sassafras Lowrey was named a winner of the Lambda Literary Berzon Emerging Writer Award.

Cristy C. Road was interviewed at The Wip.

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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.

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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.

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