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COLLECT CALL TO MY MOTHER: Essays on Love, Grief, and Getting a Good Night’s Sleep follows Lori Horvitz’ experiences as a queer Jewish New Yorker living in the South, looking for love in the internet age. Find out more: www.lorihorvitz.com.
80% DONE WITH STRAIGHT GIRLS: The third in the hilarious romantic comedy series continues with 80% Done With Straight Girls. If you love lesbians, lust, laughs, and loud Italians (with a side of meatballs) this series is for you! Books by Mari SanGiovanni.
FULL CIRCLE: A love story for lesbians over 50. Sample the first 9 chapters of this tale of lost love found and the price we pay for the choices we make. Download your free preview at ddalewrites.com.
GLORIA MORRIS: Who is Gloria Morris? Our alluring, skirt-chasing private detective. Gloria's a hopeless romantic but packs an explosive sense of honor. Follow her lusty, thrilling conquests on GloriaMorrisMysteries.com.
HALF IN: A Coming-of-Age Memoir of Forbidden Love: What if your first love were a forbidden one? Mine was. I was 23, she was 57. Half In is "ever tempting," said Rita Mae Brown. Available everywhere books are sold in pb, ebook & audio. Felicecohen.com.
HELP US PRESERVE LESBIAN HISTORY! Do you have old copies of Common Lives/Lesbian Lives you are willing to part with? A new editorial collective working on a Sinister Wisdom tribute issue about CL/LL would appreciate them. For a mailing address and possible postage help, please contact Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LESBIANS, LIGHTNING, AND BEARS! A re-released classic, On My Honor: Lesbians Reflect on Their Scouting Experience, with 31 hilarious and heartbreaking true stories. Paperback & eBook from Amazon & Bella Books. www.nanbec.com.
LETTERS FROM ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: Debut novel by Mary Swigonski. It's 1961 at Barnard College, and Joan Zatanczy is having a rocky senior year. Can she find the wisdom she seeks in the letters of her mother's secret pen pal? Read the book and discover how family secrets are revealed, hidden lesbians come into view, and strong women are celebrated. Free chapter at MarySwigonski.com. Available on Amazon as a paperback and eBook.
LOVING ARTEMIS: by Janet Mason. "Captures perfectly the days when teen lesbians felt they were the only ones in the world...a thoroughly enjoyable journey through the decades." TeaLeavesAMemoir.wordpress.com.
MAKING THE ROUNDS: Defying Norms in Love and Medicine: A memoir by Patricia Grayhall. Coming out as a lesbian and training to become a medical doctor in the 1970s. How it is relevant today. www.patriciagrayhall.com.
MANHATTAN CROSSING or SPUYTEN DUYVIL STATION: by Sharon Stonekey is a compelling book for anyone who enjoys reading about honest characters as they bravely confront issues of our time: AIDS, Alcoholism, Sexual Assault, Coming Out, Bigotry. Perfect read for college classrooms. sharonstonekey.ag-sites.net.
NOVELS by CAROL ANNE DOUGLAS: carolannedouglas.com - Choosing Yellowstone, about older lesbians still in love but separated by miles. Sister Matthew and Sister Rose: Novices in Love, set in 1962. Both books praised by Katherine V Forrest. Available in print and eBooks from Bella Books and Amazon. eBooks also from ibooks, Kobo, B&N.
PARADISE: a fictionalized memoir that retells a journey of severe trauma, the discovery of self-truths, the value of forgiveness and ultimately, the joy of coming out as a gay woman and finding love. www.facebook.com/karenanne.coccioli.
SINISTER WISDOM: a Multicultural Lesbian Literary & Art Journal! 50th anniversary in 2026! Subscriptions: $38/year in U.S.; $60/year outside U.S. Order at www.SinisterWisdom.org/subscribe or send check to: Sinister Wisdom, 2333 McIntosh Rd, Dover, FL 33527-5980.
STOP SUFFERING, START HEALING: is an easy-to-use holistic resource for anxiety, depression, and trauma. This comprehensive resource was developed with over 40 years of work and can be used to support mental health and personal growth. www.stopsufferingbook.com.
SUDIE RAKUSIN ART: Purchase a limited edition reproduction of “Woman with Orange Hair,” a Sudie Rakusin mixed-media painting, featured on the LC July/August cover. $100 for a 11x14 giclee. Email email@example.com.
THERE AT THE DAWNING: Memories of a Lesbian Feminist: A front-row seat to ’60s and ’70s activism for lesbian, feminist and civil rights. Margie Adam, “Do not skim this book!” On Amazon.com and BN.com.
WILD COMMUNION: Experiencing Peace in Nature and Discovering Forest Bathing by Ruth Baetz. At 33, I went to the Canadian Rockies alone and was overwhelmed with awe and bliss. When I came home I looked for ways to deepen my connection to nature nearby. My journal entries and techniques are in Wild Communion. Order at: Amazon.com.