This week’s Sapphic Reading Challenge features characters who love books.
Most of them work with books for a living. They are writers, librarians, book editors, cover designers, audiobook narrators, bookstore owners/employees, comic book artists, literary agents, translators, book bloggers, reviewers, or avid readers.
Category #7 of the Sapphic Reading Challenge features another group of people that is definitely underrepresented in WLW & lesbian fiction: characters who have a disability.
It can be a book about a character with a physical disability, a chronic illness, or a mental disorder. When you pick the book you’re going to read, don’t forget that some disabilities are invisible or less apparent, for example, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, migraines, and mental illnesses.
This week’s F/F Fiction Crossword Puzzle features WLW & lesbian books with characters who are artists.
Some of these books feature painters or sculptors; others are writers or musicians, and we even have a couple of tattoo artists.
So, here’s the WLW & lesbian books with characters who are artists puzzle: You can either download the crossword grid by right-clicking on the picture below or download the PDF with the crossword grid and the clues.
This week’s F/F Fiction Crossword Puzzle covers WLW & lesbian books set in a small town.
Escaping to a place where life is slower-paced, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, has its own charm, even though being LGBT+ in a town where everyone knows everyone else’s business comes with its own challenges.
Most lesbian books and novels featuring women-loving women are set in the US, so today’s puzzle features books that take place outside of the US. The puzzle includes books set in South America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Canada, and various countries in continental Europe and the United Kingdom. So, here’s the “WLW & lesbian books set outside the US” puzzle: You can either download the crossword grid by right-clicking on the picture below or download the PDF with the crossword grid and the clues. You don’t necessarily need a printer to play. You don’t need to send in the filled-out …
Just as we lack a lot of books with plus-sized characters, middle-aged and older characters also seem underrepresented in WLW & lesbian fiction, especially in romances. So to prove that there’s love & life after 40, this week’s F/F Fiction Crossword Puzzle features WLW & lesbian books with characters over 40. In some of the featured books only one of the main characters is over 40 while the other is younger, making it an age gap romance. In others, both main characters are over 40. The age of the characters in these books ranges from their early forties—as in my …