Category Archives: Nalo Hopkinson

Falling in Love with Nalo Hopkinson and Her Short Story Collection FALLING IN LOVE WITH HOMINIDS

When one of your favourite authors releases a new book, there’s always some trepidation along with the excitement. Is it going to be as good as your old favourites? What if you get really excited only to be let down … Continue reading

Posted in Black, Caribbean, Fantasy, Nalo Hopkinson, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Canadian Queer Women’s Classics: A Top Ten Must-Read List

So, I recently did a bit of googling (asking Lord Google, as my friend would say) to find out what is usually included on lists of must-read “lesbian” books, or lists of “lesbian” classics.  I’m putting lesbian in scare quotes … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Bisexual, Black, Canadian, Coming-of-age, Daphne Marlatt, Dionne Brand, Emma Donoghue, Erotica, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic, Jane Rule, Lesbian, Mariko Tamaki, Montreal, Nalo Hopkinson, Non-Canadian, Poetry, Postcolonial, Queer, Romance, Rural, Science Fiction, Shani Mootoo, Short Stories, South Asian, Toronto, Trans, Trans Feminine, Vancouver, Young Adult, Zoe Whittall | Tagged | 15 Comments

2014 Bookish Survey

I am mercilessly ripping some of these questions out of order and from various sources that Danika at the Lesbrary used in her end of year book survey. Check hers out too! Best book you read in 2014 Okay, can … Continue reading

Posted in Amber Dawn, Anthology, Asian, BDSM, Bisexual, Black, Canadian, Erotica, Fiction, Lesbian, Nalo Hopkinson, Non-Canadian, Postcolonial, Queer, Shani Mootoo, Short Stories, South Asian, Toronto, Trans, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine, Zoe Whittall | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Reading Projects Past and Reading Projects Present: A Year of QTPOC Books

So I’ve had a look at the books I read last year, and found some surprising and some not so surprising results. One thing that was pretty interesting is that I read more books by and/or about bisexual women than … Continue reading

Posted in Anthology, Asian, Bisexual, Black, Canadian, Fiction, Ivan E. Coyote, Lesbian, Nalo Hopkinson, News, Postcolonial, Queer, Science Fiction, Shani Mootoo, Short Stories, South Asian, Toronto, Trans, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine, Zoe Whittall | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Queer Scare: LBQ Women’s Halloween Reads

Well it’s a dark, gloomy, rainy night in Vancouver and it seems particularly apt to start talking about some seasonally appropriate reads.  By that, of course, I mean queer Halloween books. The Haunting on Hill House by Shirley Jackson What? … Continue reading

Posted in Amber Dawn, Anthology, Asian, BDSM, Bisexual, Black, Canadian, Caribbean, Erotica, Fantasy, Fiction, Indigenous, Lesbian, Nalo Hopkinson, Poetry, Postcolonial, Queer, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Toronto, Vancouver | Tagged , , | 5 Comments