Tag Archives: LCSH Lesbians—Fiction

Juliet Takes a Breath

Rivera, Gabby. Juliet Takes a Breath. Riverdale, NY: Riverdale Ave Books, 2016. In this hilarious and insightful coming-of-age novel, “closeted Puerto Rican baby dyke from the Bronx” Juliet travels to Portland, Oregon to learn about feminism and queer culture, gets … Continue reading

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Of Fire and Stars

Coulthurst, Audrey. Of Fire and Stars. New York: Balzer + Bray, 2016. Princess Dennaleia has been engaged to the prince of Mynaria since childhood, an arrangement that will strengthen the diplomatic alliance between their countries. Denna has been trained her … Continue reading

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The You I’ve Never Known

Hopkins, Ellen. The You I’ve Never Known. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2017. Ariel and her father have been on the move since her mother left when she was two years old, never staying long in one place. Now, … Continue reading

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Gone Home

In this exploration game released in 2013 and set in 1995, you play as Kaitlin Greenbriar, a 21-year-old woman who’s just returned from traveling in Europe. Arriving in the middle of a rainy Oregon night, she finds her family’s home … Continue reading

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Everything You Have Is Mine

“Why didn’t Mark’s mother get custody?” “Oh, don’t you know about that?” She purses her lips disdainfully. “The mother is a lesbian. Or was. Well, I suppose she still is. Anyway, one couldn’t have one’s son raised by two of … Continue reading

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My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer

Gennari, Jennifer. 2012. My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer. New York: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. In this entertaining and accessible chapter book, twelve-year-old June competes in a pie-baking contest and stands up against bullies during a busy summer in Vermont.

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Bodies of Water

Greenwood, T. (2013). Bodies of Water. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp. Nimbly alternating between 1960 and 2010, Bodies of Water tells a resonant story of an ill-fated romance, family secrets, hidden identities, and the deep joy and loss of love. … Continue reading

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