The relationship between these two women is emotionally fulfilling and the book is messy in the best ways. Lauren is tough, but also funny and tender, and lives in a wonderfully pre-gentrified Greenwich Village. The book was published in This is part of a series of books with the same detective.
While so many books written about queer life make it a big deal, this one treats the lesbian relationship like any other relationship. Valerie Taylor created a story about a group of young women who have moved to Chicago.
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One of them, Barby, is a lesbian who falls in love with someone on the job. I can only imagine how lesbians reacted to a novel like this back in the day, with an actual love scene between two women, in a time before that was the norm. This was one of the first big lesbian young adult novels, so we basically have the late Nancy Garden to thank for creating an entire genre. Two girls meet at the Metropolitan Museum and a love affair is born. This is one of those books that shows you how far we have come.
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This one is about a writer named Lynn who is coming out of a long-term relationship and coming into a whole heap of dyke drama. You might be expecting the most boring book in the world with those plain trees on the cover, and my God, would you be wrong. Writer Anna Meadows said this was her first queer book, and it makes a wonderful first book for any lesbian, a great introduction to how beautiful love and sex can be between two women.
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