Who wrote it: Lesbian TV personality Jane Velez-Mitchell
Why you should read it: Jane paints a picture of the true nature of addiction — it’s not just drugs, sex and alcohol.
Who will like it: Obsessives, addicts, people who enjoy being scared or kept in fear, people who love TLC’s My Strange Addiction.
Who wrote it: Photographer Kim Rosenberry
Why you should read it: It’s all portraits of out black women and their partners and families.
Who will like it: Women of color, black lesbians, photography fans, interracial couples.
Who wrote it: Queer theorist Robert J. Corber
Why you should read it: It’s about how sexuality factors into gay women’s public personas and Hollywood careers.
Who will like it: Gay movie-goers, aspiring lesbian actors, media-obsessed readers, lovers of old Hollywood.
Who wrote it: San Francisco-based artist MariNaomi
Why you should read it: It’s a graphic novel depicting MariNaomi’s life exploring her sexuality and love life.
Who will like it: Queer chicks, fans of Ariel Schrag, graphic novelist aficionados, Michelle Tea-devotees.
Find these books at your local feminist bookstore. If all else fails, try Amazon.com.