Book Reviews and Features

Book Review: The Path Not Chosen - QC Masters

Posted by Ida Raine on 12 April 2013

This novel is a believable portrayal of a new relationship with all of its sex, drama and pitfalls.

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Book review: Binding Devotion - Kiki Archer

Posted by Editor on 17 March 2013

The perfect job, the perfect marriage and the perfect result in the campaigning fight. Or is all as it seems?

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Book review: The Lindsay Gordon Series - Val McDermid

Posted by Editor on 07 January 2013

"The Lesbian Anti-Hero; My hero"

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Book review: Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage - Stephanie Coontz

Posted by Ida Raine on 18 November 2012

Stephanie Coontz studies family history and was inspired to write this book after being repeatedly asked if the institution of marriage was falling apart.

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Book review: A Hole in the World – Sophie Robbins

Posted by Ida Raine on 11 November 2012

The book is a modern day fairy tale with a twist.

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Book review: The Girl Back Home – R.E. Bradshaw

Posted by Ida Raine on 11 November 2012

Jamie had it all, a stunning wife, a lucrative job and a luxurious mansion - only to lose it all after an affair with a younger woman.

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Book review: Girl Meets Boy – Ali Smith

Posted by Ida Raine on 28 October 2012

This book is an easy read. By easy I mean there is no drama, no soul-searching, no difficult conversations with mothers or other relatives, no meddling ex-girlfriends and no heartbreak. It’s practically a gay fairy tale, only with less of a storyline.

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Book review: And Baby Makes More – edited by Susan Goldberg and Chloe Brushwood Rose

Posted by Ida Raine on 21 October 2012

This book attempts to address the invisibility of today’s queer family.

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Book review: Sing You Home – Jodie Picoult

Posted by Ida Raine on 14 October 2012

In these baby-booming times this book will likely strike a chord with a few people. Being about human infertility and the unrelenting desire to have a child, this isn’t a happy book.

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Book review: Unexpected Pleasures – Tamsin Wilton

Posted by Ida Raine on 07 October 2012

Tamsin Wilton is a woman who came out later in life.  Hitting her mid 30’s she felt she made the choice to become a lesbian, only to discover this was not a popular view.

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Book review: Trumpet – Jackie Kay

Posted by Ida Raine on 29 September 2012

Millie had a fantastic life and the perfect marriage, at least that’s how she remembers it now. Her famous husband Joss has just died and the secret they’d been hiding for over 40 years is out.

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Book review: What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality – Daniel A Helminiak

Posted by Ida Raine on 23 September 2012

Author Daniel Helminiak is both a Catholic priest and a Theologian, who believes that no one group has the right to impose an injustice on society.

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Book review: I Can't Think Straight - Shamim Sarif

Posted by Ida Raine on 17 September 2012

After 3 failed engagements, Tala has finally found the perfect husband. During preparations for her rapidly approaching wedding, Tala meets Leyla and suddenly starts to doubt her love for her fourth fiancé.

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Book review: Sexual Fluidity - Lisa M Diamond

Posted by Ida Raine on 17 September 2012

In 1995, 100 women were recruited for a ten year project, in order to study how female sexuality changed over time.

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