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Ms. Behavior’s Guide to Gay and Lesbian Etiquette
September 10, 2010, 1:58 pm
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Ok, so I haven’t read the whole book. But the pages on Amazon are pretty funny (if a little dated – it was published in 1995) – almost a look back in time at our gay past. And for less than $6 it’s certainly worth a giggle.

$6 from Powell’s


Friday Book: Bittersweet
July 23, 2010, 5:15 pm
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I haven’t had time to track down another good (or mediocre) movie this week, so instead let me introduce you to one of my favorite works of lesbian fiction ever. I first started reading Nevada Barr because of her Park Service mystery novels (which are great), but I picked up a copy of her first novel, Bittersweet. I had never really liked historical fiction or the western genre until I read this, and then I realized that I just hadn’t related to any of the other historical fiction I had read. This is a sweet, if sometimes heartbreaking, novel about the love of two women and the measures they have to go through to hide it. It’s also a lot better written than my summary.

$10.07 from Amazon

Lonely Planet Trips Guides
April 27, 2009, 3:51 pm
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tripsYeah, we all know the recession sucks. That doesn’t mean you can’t take a vacation this summer. Use these new day- and weekend-trip guides by Lonely Planet to find fun things to do in your own part of the US or use them to find unique things to do on a longer vacation.

$19.99 from Lonely Planet

National Geographic Guide to National Parks
August 25, 2008, 12:12 pm
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This book is fantastic. It doesn’t have all of the US’s national parks, but it has the big ones you’ve definately heard of – like Crater Lake and Sequoia – and some smaller ones you may not have. Did you know that there is a national park in the Virgin Islands? I know I didn’t, and now I’m totally looking for a job there.

$16.50 from Amazon