'In Full Velvet' by Jenny Johnson

Johnson’s language celebrates the natural world, bringing ecology into the world of lesbians, suggesting both that people can be queer anywhere … read more

'Taken In' by Erica Abbott

Delightfully entertaining, jam-packed with baffling suspects and a surprising twist, all leading us to its satisfying end. Taken In is a great read for the couch or the beach…. read more

'What Weaponry' by Elizabeth J. Colen

Once Elizabeth J. Colen lays an image down (and she lays images down one at a time, like celluloids or tracing paper), it’s impossible to un-see or un-know it. And—the most remarkable of all— the truths she constructs are far more nuanced and intuitive to the human condition…. read more

‘The Ada Decades’ by Paula Martinac

The Ada Decades is a skillfully written story, a tale to which the phrase “less is more” aptly applies. It reads like a combination of literary novel and memoir with precise writing, endearing characters, and an unforgettable journey through riveting times in history…. read more

'A Line in the Dark' by Malinda Lo

Lo brings her characteristic and unique voice to the cast of A Line in the Dark. Lo instantly invites readers along, enticing them to stay up just a little bit later for the next big reveal, and supplies readers with one final twist that will take their breath away…. read more