Category Archives: Best of 2010

Be my traveling companion, partner, or honey schnookums: The Lammy Awards!

On Thursday night, some of the best and brightest in glbtq lit celebrated the 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards. Highlights for me:   Lea DeLaria (pronounced like malaria). The perfect master of ceremonies in all of the ways that really … Continue reading

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More of the Best: Pub Triangle Awards and Katniss Found

Award season is in full swing now! The Publishing Triangle has just announced their finalists for the annual Triangle Awards, honoring the best lesbian and gay nonfiction, poetry, and fiction. Winners will be announced at a ceremony at the New … Continue reading

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Jumpstarting the World: Lammie Finalists

Everyone was a huge fan of Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde (Knopf for Young Readers) at book club on Monday—well-drawn characters, and a realistic, insightful portrayal of being 16 with a crush—so how great to see it among … Continue reading

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Because my reading list still isn’t long enough: More Best ofs

Another great end of the year wrap-up, this time from After Ellen. A few titles will be very familiar, like ROOM by Emma Donoghue, but some I am seeing for the first time, including IF YOU FOLLOW ME by Malena Watrous (Harper Perennial).  … Continue reading

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More of this: what writers are reading

This is my kind of year end round up as I love knowing what writers are reading (or who their touting): Band of Thebes asked 80 authors to select their favorite glbtq books of 2010 and while there were lots … Continue reading

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New York Times 100 Notable of the Year: Where are the lesbians?

It’s that time of year when everyone starts posting their “best of” lists. For better or worse, The New York Times Book Review’s list of the 100 notable books of the year is one of the most anticipated. It remains one of … Continue reading

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