Category Archives: latina

A Reflection on My Year of Reading QTPOC Books

When I was looking back on the books that I had read in 2014, I realized that, despite the fact that according to lots of people’s standards I read very ‘diverse’ books, I had read more than twice the amount … Continue reading

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2015 Bookish Survey

This is an adapted list that I used last year to have a look back at what books I had read, originally stolen from Danika over at the lesbrary!  I did a reading challenge this year where I only read … Continue reading

Posted in Bisexual, Black, Canadian, Caribbean, comics, Fiction, Graphic, Indigenous, latina, Non-Canadian, Science Fiction, Short Stories | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 8: LGBTQ Magic Realism

My friend L writes: Any (well written!) magic realism books with LGTBQ characters? Preferably not YA or NA. Any books where a queer woman protagonist is a scientist of some kind and that’s not used as a shorthand for her … Continue reading

Posted in Amber Dawn, ask your friendly neighbourhood lesbrarian, Black, Canadian, Caribbean, Fiction, latina, magic realism, Non-Canadian, paranormal | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Some Thoughts on the 27th Lambda Literary Awards

Ah, the Lambda Literary awards.  Every year I feel a mixture of excitement and trepidation looking for the winners and the recap of the ceremony, which was Monday June 1st. Excitement because these awards are the be all end all … Continue reading

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