You look really pretty and smart today, and I wanna read a book with you. Then we can talk about it after, and I’ll tell you how soft and shiny your hair is. Does that sound good? I think so too.
I’m excited for the fall because of books! You should be too! THE NOVEL OF THE CENTURY! A lesbian “poet’s novel”! “Gender Outlaws” 2.0! Amy AND David Sedaris! Also, so much more!
You probably don’t read enough poetry and you would probably be smarter if you did.
Here are Team Autostraddle’s recommendations for books to get you through the rest of summer — without rotting your brain.
Look, it’s a new open thread! We love to talk about books, so why don’t you talk about them with us!
Laneia wants to talk about books, so she’s read some erotica because she knows you want to talk about sex instead and this is what compromise looks like. Also, sexy sporty ladies, Syd Blakovich tells you how to have rough sex and we found another sexxxy tumblr for you! OMFG SEXXXX YOU GUYS. Let’s get naked.
You want books! We got your books! We’ve got what we like, what other lady-lovers like, what will look cute to read in front of cute girls etc. Also, Samantha Ronson is DJ’ing for the lesbians @ Dinah Shore, GLEE, Drew Barrymore, Nicole Pacent & more!
In 1997, Michelle Tea and Sini Anderson started Sister Spit – a spoken word tour full of the best queer writers and poets around. Twelve years later, Sister Spit: The Next Generation is taking over the world/my heart. On October 5, the tour came to Phoenix and I interviewed them for you, which is actually a big deal because it was the first face-to-face interview I’ve ever done and I was scared, y’all.
Best Fall Book Preview of all time, The Others (Seba Al-Herz) potential Autostraddle Book Club Pick, also Malinda Lo, graphjam, books from David Byrne, Nabokov & Kathy Griffin, Girldrive, YA Teen Sexual Discovery book, review of Tao Lin’s Shoplifting From American Apparel and more!
“”If I’m being totally honest, I have to say that I felt a little awkward once I realized that the main character, Phoebe, is only 13-ish years old.”
Green & Riese Read Lesbian YA Novels! Clandestine lesbian affairs! Secrets! Shame! Love! High School! That Girl You Loved — She Loves You Back!