Tag Archives: books

March Patron Update: New/Revised Queer Can Lit Links Page and More & More Free Queer Books

Hi queer book nerds! I hope it feels like spring time wherever you are, since I’m still suffering in cold rainy weather on the west coast where usually spring starts in like February. This is a belated update for the … Continue reading

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“All i want is to turn my lungs into a glass instrument and let them sing glory to my sisters”: A Review of Kai Cheng Thom’s poetry collection A PLACE CALLED NO HOMELAND

Hot damn, people, Kai Cheng Thom’s a place called NO HOMELAND is a fucking phenomenal collection of poetry. I have ho-hum experiences with poetry often enough—especially books I’m sent to review for the blog—that when I pick up something like … Continue reading

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“the big empty abandoned town hall their heart is echoing inside of”: A Review of Ivan Coyote’s TOMBOY SURVIVAL GUIDE

In case you had the wild notion that it wouldn’t be: Ivan Coyote’s latest and unbelievably 11th book is just as great, and possibly greater, than everything they’ve done up until now. If you’ve never read an Ivan Coyote book … Continue reading

Posted in Butch, Canadian, Ivan E. Coyote, Queer, Rural, Trans, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Young Adult | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

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

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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 12: Fat Positive LBQT Books

Here’s a tweet Shira Glassman sent me: That might be a good question for @canlesbrarian: fat positive f/f? That is a good question for me! I was so excited to be asked this since I’ve never researched fat positive books, … Continue reading

Posted in Erotica, Poetry, Queer, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Uncategorized, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian #3: Taming Toxic, Self-Destructive Lesbians

Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian is a Book Advice Column where you can send me your LGBTQ book related questions and recommendation requests. Send me an email: casey@uvic.ca and put “Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian” in the subject. Continue reading

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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