Tag Archives: LCSH Lesbians—Fiction

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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The Girls Club

Bellerose, Sally. (2011). The Girls Club. Ann Arbor: Bywater Books. The Girls Club is both the name of the lesbian bar that is central in the story and a comment on the close-yet-challenging relationships between three sisters. This book is … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Malinda Lo

Malinda Lo is an exquisite young adult fiction writer. Her work spans the fantasy/science fiction genre, with queer themes, folklore elements, and engaging and well-developed characters. One of my favorite parts of reading her work is that sexual and racial … Continue reading

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