Tag Archives: Canadian Fiction

Dyke Drama, Bisexual Polyamory, and Queer Softball in Leigh Matthews’s Modern-Day Lesbian Pulp Novel GO DEEP

Maybe people who live in cities like New York or L.A. get to read books and watch TV shows and movies that actually feel like they represent the places where they live, and all the different kinds of places one … Continue reading

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A Feat of Queer, Feminist, Punk Dystopian YA: A Review of Kristyn Dunnion’s BIG BIG SKY

Big Big Sky by Toronto punk author Kristyn Dunnion is perhaps the strangest book I’ve ever read. But I mean strange in that’s it’s wonderfully weird in a way that makes your brain stretch a little bit in a direction … Continue reading

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Bisexuality, Witches, and Relationships: A Nostalgic Review of Meags Fitzgerald’s Graphic Memoir LONG RED HAIR

It may be impossible for me to review Montreal-based artist, illustrator, graphic novelist, and animator Meags Fitzgerald’s graphic memoir Long Red Hair with any sense of how this book might affect people other than me, or people very similar to … 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 , , , , | 14 Comments

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

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LGBTQ Fall Book Releases to Be Excited About

Fall! The leaves are turning colours and everyone is going back to school (well, I am, at least). Fall is also an especially awesome time for book lovers because so. many. books are released in this lovely season. Here are … Continue reading

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An Exhilarating End to Daniel Heath Justice’s Queer Native Fantasy Trilogy: DREYD: THE WAY OF THORN AND THUNDER

I can’t imagine a better, more satisfying finish to Daniel Heath Justice’s fantasy trilogy than Dreyd, the final, exhilarating book.  If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you should have a look at my review of the first and … Continue reading

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