Boston Public Library
Sisters & Brothers: Lesbian and Gay Books for the Nineties: Lesbian Fiction
Booklists for Adults

Bociurkiw, Marusya. THE WOMAN WHO LOVED AIRPORTS: SHORT NARRATIVES.
From Baba's kitchen and suburban shopping malls to the demimonde of queer sex and love.

Brown, Rebecca. THE GIFTS OF THE BODY.
Stories about a home health care worker who visits clients with AIDS.

CHLOE PLUS OLIVE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF LESBIAN AND BISEXUAL LITERATURE FROM THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT.

DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS: LESBIAN VAMPIRE STORIES.

Donnelly, Nisa. THE LOVE SONGS OF PHOENIX BAY.
Love, loss, and healing, set against the backdrop of San Francisco's AIDS epidemic.

Donoghue, Emma. STIR-FRY: A NOVEL.
Touching, witty account of a young girl's awakening sexuality and the friendships that influence her.

Feinberg, Leslie. STONE BUTCH BLUES: A NOVEL.
Growing up a He-She in pre-Stonewall America.

Forbes, Edith. ALMA ROSE.
A woman runs a gas station and a grocery store off a lonely Western freeway exit.

Forrest, Katherine V. FLASHPOINT.
Contemporary political thriller featuring a charismatic activist.

Galford, Ellen. THE DYKE AND DYBBUK: A NOVEL.
A feminist romp through Jewish folklore.

LAVENDER MANSIONS: 40 CONTEMPORARY LESBIAN AND GAY SHORT STORIES.

Levin, Jenifer. THE SEA OF LIGHT.
Parallel stories of survival and self-healing, against the background of women's competitive swimming.

Miller, Isabel. A DOORYARD FULL OF FLOWERS, AND OTHER SHORT PIECES.
The continuation of Miller's all-time classic, "Patience and Sarah."

Myles, Eileen. CHELSEA GIRLS.
Growing up Catholic and gay in Boston.

Obejas, Achy. WE CAME ALL THE WAY FROM CUBA SO YOU COULD DRESS LIKE THIS?
Stories about Latino immigrants, lesbians, gays, addicts, and other people facing life challenges.

Pena, Terri de la. LATIN SATINS.
The lives and loves of a group of young Chicana singers in Santa Monica.

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF LESBIAN SHORT STORIES.
From Sarah Orne Jewett to Dorothy Allison.

Scoppettone, Sandra. MY SWEET UNTRACEABLE YOU.
Lesbian private investigator Lauren Laurano solves a case of mistaken identity and meets Cybill Shepherd, too.

Schalet, Randi. LUNCH.
A local author sets this fun story in Boston.

Scott, Melissa. TROUBLE AND HER FRIENDS.
Less than a hundred years from now, the forces of law and order crack down on the world of computer nets.

Sprecher, Lorrie. SISTER SAFETY PIN: A NOVEL.
A cute coming-out story about punk-rocker lesbians.

TWO FRIENDS: AND OTHER NINETEENTH-CENTURY LESBIAN STORIES BY AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS.

Winterson, Jeanette. WRITTEN ON THE BODY.
A love story and a meditation on the body as repository for our emotions and our souls.

Selected and annotated by Moonyean Carlton and Steve Dunhouse, Adult Services, General Library, Boston Public Library, 1995.