Link Round Up: January 29 – February 6

The Difference Between You and Me by Madeline George   Sparks   StartingFromHere

ALA’s Rainbow Book List: GLBTQ Books for Children & Teens posted 2013 Rainbow List Announced.

Autostraddle posted More Than Words: Queer, Part 2 (Growing Pains).

Band of Thebes posted Stonewall Book Awards: Ellis Avery, Keith Boykin.

Elisa posted 2013 Rainbow Awards: Call for Judges.

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Lambda Literary posted

queer book club posted diversifying your queer reads, part 1: a list of books published in 2012 featuring queer people of color.

Queer Books Please posted Episode 3.

UK Lesbian Fiction posted News Roundup.

Imbolc   KickedOut   youknowwhogirls

Sarah Diemer (aka Elora Bishop) posted Announcing: ONE IMBOLC GLOAMING, the Second Book in the Benevolence Tales! <3

Annameekee Hesik was interviewed (plus a giveaway!) at True Colorz.

Sassafras Lowrey posted February 17th – Roving Pack & Kicked Out reading.

Hilary Sloin was interviewed at Out In Print Book Review.

RosefromBayou   ASimpleRevolution   DragonTreeLegacy

A Simple Revolution by Judy Grahn was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Step into the Wind by Bev Prescott was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

Casting Shadows by RJ Samuel was reviewed at Terry’s Lesfic Reviews.

The Dragon Tree Legacy by Ali Vali was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Rose from the Bayou by Teryn Williams was reviewed at Sistahs On the Shelf.

As always, find more links at the Lesbrary’s twitter, tumblr, and Facebook page!

Link Round Up: Dec 5-18

Rubyfruit   TheColorPurple   FriedGreenTomatoes

Autostraddle posted

How do we define Lesbian Literature? posted 30 responses to the questions: 1. How do you identify yourself in the world? 2. How would you define Lesbian Literature? 3. What have your experiences been like with Lesbian Literature, and how have you experienced it throughout your personal or formal education? If you have never experienced Lesbian Literature why do you think that is?

Women and Words was been hosting the 12-Day Holiday Hootenanny, 2012, with tons of book giveaways! Check back every day!

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emily m danforth‘s The Miseducation of Cameron Post has been announced as a 2013 Morris Award Finalist.

Sarah Diemer posted

Eloise Klein Healy has been selected as LA’s first poet laureate and was interviewed at Lambda Literary.

Annameekee Hesik was interviewed at I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

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Malinda Lo posted My favorite YA sci-fi and fantasy novels of 2012 and My Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012.

Sarah Terez Rosenblum, author of Herself When She’s Missing, was interviewed at Curve Mag.

Laurie Salzler was interviewed at Women and Words.

Rebekah Weatherspoon posted Lots of news! Events! Awards! News! News! News!

Jeanette Winterson was written about at The Arts Desk.

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“‘Reading Queer Series’ To Promote Miami as a Center for LGBTQ Literature” was posted by Neil de la Flor.

“ANNOUNCEMENT: 1970s Gay & Lesbian YA Read-a-Long” was posted at Bonjour, Cass!

“Books: Last minute ideas for your gay bibliophile” was posted at GA Voice.

CoaltoDiamonds   CarrytheOne   ItsOurProm

Carry the One by Carol Anshaw was reviewed by Bonjour, Cass! as part of the Green Carnation Prize project.

The Book of Eleanor by Nat Burns was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Coal to Diamonds by Beth Ditto and Michelle Tea was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Julie Anne Peters’s books were recommended by Tori Munro on Youtube.

It’s Our Prom (So Deal With It) by Julie Anne Peters was reviewed at bookshelves of doom.

ParallelVisions   YouSetMeOnFire   BrokenLikeThis

Parallel Visions by Cheryl Rainfield was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

First Grass Spring Fire by Rae Spoon (a queer/trans novel/memoir) was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

(You) Set Me on Fire by Mariko Tamaki was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Broken Like This by Monica Trasandes was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Seminal Murder by Mary Vermillion was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

As always, there are lots more links at the Lesbrary’s twitter and facebook accounts!

Link Round Up: Oct 3-9


AfterEllen posted Literary Lesbian Couples We Ship and The Huddle: Hot Covers.

Autostraddle posted


Elisa posted

Lambda Literary posted

lesbian meets book nyc posted All We Know: “If you want the damn ball keep it, don’t throw it away.”*


The Outer Alliance posted Gaylatic Spectrum Awards for Best Novel of 2011.

Ivan E. Coyote was interviewed at Lambda Literary.

Mayra Lazara Dole was interviewed at Bitch.

Jae posted Sad news.

Malinda Lo posted September 2012 in Review: Photos.

Rae Spoon was interviewed at Media Mornings.

Golondrina Manga, Volume 1 by Est Em was reviewed at Okazu.

Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis by Alice Kaplan was interviewed at Lambda Literary.

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson was discussed at Out on the Shelves Library and reviewed at Bonjour, Cass.

Link Round Up: September 11-18


AfterEllen posted Queer Book Roundup: September.

Autostraddle posted Listling: Reasons You Should Read Santa Olivia Immediately and How About a Little LGBT History With Your Theater.

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted My Fall Reading List: New Books by Mariko Tamaki, Rae Spoon, and Emma Donoghue.

Lambda Literary posted a mini link round up.

The Outer Alliance posted OA Podcast #24: Changing the Conversation (Recorded at WorldCon).

Queeries posted Forbidden Love 20 years later.


Sarah Diemer posted about the sexualization of lesbian fiction and Melusine, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza).

Jewelle Gomez was interviewed at Curve Magazine.

Malinda Lo posted her Adaptation booktour schedule and was interviewed at Dorothy Surrenders.

Gayle Pitman, author of Fringe: On the Edges of the Mainstream Gay Community, was reviewed at Shelly’s LGBT Book Review Blog.

One In Every Crowd by Ivan Coyote was reviewed at Vancouver Desi.

Plenitude magazine was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Out of the Past by Glenda Poulter was reviewed at Terry’s Lesfic Reviews.

Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples by Rodger Streitmatter was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

As always, check out even more links at the Lesbrary’s twitter feed!

Bottle Rocket Hearts by Zoe Whittall was discussed at Bonjour, Cass!

Lesbrary Link Round Up: August 8-15


The Advocate posted 21 LGBT Biographies or Memoirs You Should Read Now.

AfterEllen posted Batwoman and Batgirl team up for an epic battle of epicness in “Batgirl #12”.

Autostraddle posted Read a F*cking Book: 20 Best Young Adult Novels For Queer Girls.

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted Montreal’s Queer Between the Covers Bookfair (August 18): Fun Times for Queer Nerds.

Elisa posted Particular Voices: Adrienne J. Smith (January 9, 1934 – August 10, 1992).

Lambda Literary posted Chloe Sevigny, Justin Vivian Bond, and Eileen Myles Perform at Free Pussy Riot Public Reading and Watch Emma Donoghue Talk About Her New Play ‘Talk of the Town’.


Ivan E. Coyote was interviewed at The Rumpus.

Sarah Diemer posted Curse Cabin Confession, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza).

Emma Donoghue was interviewed at Bay Times.

Bett Norris posted Do You Like Free Stuff?

Linda Hirschman (author of Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution) was interviewed at The Advocate.

Jeanette Winterson at Sydney Opera House” was posted on Youtube.


Gossamer Axe by Gael Baudino was reviewed at Good Lesbian Books.

Dare, Truth or Promise by Paula Boock was reviewed at Good Lesbian Books.

Being the Steel Drummer by Liz Bradbury was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi was reviewed at Lindy Reads and Reviews.

Cereus Blooms at Night by Shani Mootoo was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Memory Board by Jane Rule was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

As always, check out more links by following us on twitter @Lesbrary!