If there’s an overarching theme in this year’s holiday picks for Out women it’s love. Here are 11 books by women for women from Riot Grrrl to Antarctica.

'Another Life Altogether' by Elaine Beale

ANOTHER LIFE ALTOGETHER
by Elaine Beale
Spiegel & Grau

Another Life Altogether is not simply a lesbian coming of age novel, it is in the tradition of Jeanette WintersonOranges Are Not the Only Fruit and Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle.” — Julie R. Enszer

‘Bobby Blanchard, Lesbian Gym Teacher’ by Monica Nolan

BOBBY BLANCHARD, LESBIAN GYM TEACHER
by Monica Nolan
Kensington

“A clever throwback to the pulp novels of the 50’s.” — Jenny Block

GIRLS TO THE FRONT:
The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
by Sarah Marcus
Harper Perennial

'Body Language' by Kenna White

BODY LANGUAGE
by Kenna White
Bella Books

“If you want to curl up in your favorite chair and read a light romance, pick this book up.” — Pamela Bigelow

'Hammer!' by Barbara Hammer

HAMMER!
Making Movies Out of Sex and Life
by Barbara Hammer
The Feminist Press

“As delightful as viewing one of her more than eighty films.” — Julie R. Enszer

'Sometimes She Lets Me' ed. by Tristan Taormino

SOMETIMES SHE LETS ME
by Tristan Taormino
Cleis Press

“The stories collected here feature butch bodies, butch swagger, and butch realities—subtext has become the text.” — Jenn Marcus

Mother Load By KG MacGregor

MOTHER LOAD:
Book Four of the Shaken Series
by KG MacGregor
Bella Books

'Taking Flight' by Laurel Mills

TAKING FLIGHT
by Laurel Mills
Intaglio Publications

“[Mills] writes honestly about physical abuse and why a woman stays and why she leaves that relationship.” —Pamela Bigelow

The Big Bang Symphony A Novel of Antarctica  By Lucy Jane Bledsoe

THE BIG BANG SYMPHONY:
A Novel of Antarctica
by Lucy Jane Bledsoe
University of Wisconsin Press/Terrace Books

'Trauma Alert: A First Responders Series' by Radclyffe

TRAUMA ALERT
by Radclyffe
Bold Strokes Books

“Radclyffe has a distinct flair for creating super-powered women, human frailty included, who demonstrate expertise in their chosen fields and kick some serious butt in the process.” — Cheri Crystal

UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS:
A Story of Loss and Gain
by Portia de Rossi
Atria


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