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The Reluctant Daughter
Bold Strokes Books, 2009

A story every daughter will recognize, The Reluctant Daughter depicts the struggles of Lydia Pinkowitz to communicate the realities of her life as a lesbian, as a feminist scholar, and as the woman she has become to her mother Doris. After years of hoping to attain her mother’s love and acceptance while struggling to live a true and honest life, Lydia eventually acknowledges her mother will never really see her.

When Doris develops a life-threatening illness, Lydia is forced to make a life-and-death decision of her own: should she make one final attempt to heal her relationship with her mother or simply let her go?
 
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Jailbait
Random House, 2005

It's September 7, 1971, the first day of tenth grade for fifteen year old Andi Kaplan. Teased by the school bully because of her appearance, and largely ignored by her depressed mother and workaholic father, Andi spends most of her time alone until she meets Frank, a man more than twice her age. Because she is "jailbait," Frank forbids Andi to tell anyone about their relationship.


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As he turns from being loving and attentive to controlling and abusive, Andi finds herself more and more alone. How will she find the strength to save herself before it's too late?
 
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Bookcover Good Enough To Eat
Firebrand Books, 1986

Liza Goldberg is 25, Jewish and bulimic. She lives with her gay roommate, Harvey, and hangs out with her good friend, another gay man named Tom. As Liza discovers the wonderful world of women and her own luscious lesbian sexuality, she makes peace with her body and her relationship to food.

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In Every Laugh a Tear
New Victoria Publishers, 1998

Shayna Steinblatt, a nice Jewish dyke, meets Luz Maria Borges, a handsome Puerto Rican butch with bedroom eyes. But before she can ride off into the sunset with her beloved, Shayna must deal with a crisis: the kidnapping of her beloved Bubbe, 99-year- old Tzeydl Zimmerman, who has been abducted into a nursing home.

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