Her friend that is best’s sis by Meghan O’Brien (Photo credit: Bold Strokes Books)
Increasingly, lesbian novels and their writers are putting in strive to shift the way in which lesbians—and queer women overall—exist in the page. New queer coming-of-age novels are challenging stereotypes and deepening our knowledge of being released as an idea; young-adult literary works has grown to become an enormous hub for LGBTQ representation with writers like Mason Deaver and Gabby Rivera furthering the representation of queer people beyond white, homosexual guys; and queer ladies are continuing to reshape their room in horror, particularly while they slowly gain the ability to move the landscape. But queer females visitors deserve a little bit of levity, too, also a rest from narratives that center discomfort and challenge (as with the crucial but territory that is well-trod of narratives); we deserve publications that earnestly center our pleasure, too.
In producing room for just that, lesbian love novels are crucial, radical, as well as simply a great break through the heaviness that so frequently coexists alongside our queerness.Continue reading