*Lesbian

'Icon' Edited by Amy Scholder

“[…] it is striking how many of the authors in Icon were imprinted by their subjects in their teens or other formative moments in their lives, while working out who they were, and who they were not.”… read more

'Just Girls' by Rachel Gold

Let me start with a quick summary of Just Girls published by Bella Books and written by the award-winning author, Rachel Gold: brilliant, brilliant and all kinds of brilliant…. read more

'Forgive Me If I’ve Told You This Before' by Karelia Stetz-Waters

Filled with tender moments and a remarkable family, Karelia Stetz-Waters’ YA novel Forgive Me If I’ve Told You This Before (Ooligan Press) is a queer coming of age story set against the political landscape of rural Oregon in 1992. What’s timeless about this novel is the familiar teenage struggle to find love, acceptance, and oneself…. read more

‘New York 1, Tel Aviv 0’ by Shelly Oria

“[…] the book’s main draw is the Oria’s uncanny ability to create rich, fully realized characters in the span of just a few pages, and to do so in a way that demonstrates her grasp of an impressive range of styles, genres, and structures.”… read more

'Miracle Girls' by MB Caschetta

Miracle Girls is an intriguing blend—part exploration of family ties, part exploration of what faith can look like, part radical concept, part history—and Caschetta does a wonderful job of weaving it all together…. read more