Category Archives: LGBT

The You Know Who Girls: Freshman Year, by Annameekee Hesik (2012)

The last place Abbey Brooks wanted to be that day was at the mall with her fashionista BFF, Kate, but she couldn’t have imagined what would happen next. She orders fries and a small lemonade from Hot Dog on A … Continue reading

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Driving Lessons: The You Know Who Girls Soph Year, by Annameekee Hesik (2014)

Abbey Brooks is ready for her sophomore year. She’s determined to get her driver’s license, come out to her mom,, live through basketball season, and get–and keep–a girlfriend. With Abbey Brooks, though, nothing is ever as easy as it sounds. … Continue reading

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Maxine Wore Black, by Nora Olsen (2014)

“Maxine Wore Black” is basically two stories mashed into one. Mostly, it works. The first–and primary–story is an updating of Daphne du Maurier’s classic, “Rebecca.” In the acknowledgements, author Nora Olsen calls “Maxine Wore Black” an homage to “Rebecca,” and … Continue reading

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Season’s Meetings, by Amy Dunne (2014)

(nb: I received a review copy of this title from the publisher via NetGalley) Catherine is a type AAAAAAAAAAA (read that, extremely type A), and she hates Christmas. When her boss suddenly demands Catherine’s underlings turn in reports just before … Continue reading

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Treasure, by Rebekah Weatherspoon (2014)

(nb: I received a review copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley) “Treasure” is a fun book to read, a concentrated lesbian romance between a shy college freshman and a stripper from her sister’s bachelorette party. The two … Continue reading

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The Melody of Light, by M. L. Rice (2014)

(N.B. I received a review copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley) The only constant in Riley’s life has been the love and support of her older brother, Aidan. The two endured childhoods that would’ve crushed many kids’ … Continue reading

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Kissing Kate, by Lauren Myracle (2003)

Once at a party, Lissa and her friend Kate find themselves alone in a gazebo. Drunk, Kate leans over and kisses Lissa–seriously kisses her. Lissa falls in love, and Kate tries to downplay it as meaning nothing. The entire crux … Continue reading

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At Her Feet, by Rebekah Weatherspoon (2013)

(nb: I received an Advance Review Copy of this title from the publisher via NetGalley) One night, while waiting for her porn to load, Suzanne Kim tires of surfing the gossip sites, and just on a lark checks her Kinklife … Continue reading

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“You Can Tell Just by Looking,” by Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini, and Michael Amico (2013)

(nb: I received a review copy of this book from the publisher via Edelweiss) Until recently, I worked for a company with a large percentage of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgendered (LGBT) employees. They were supervisors, floor employees, executives—literally, there … Continue reading

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Roadkill, by Alexandra Allred (2013)

(nb: I received an Advance Review Copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley) Juggling Diapers and Danger: Meet Allie Lindell Allie Lindell is not enjoying a halcyon movie relationship at the moment. She’s a stay-at-home mom for her … Continue reading

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