Casey Stepaniuk

Known in some internet circles as Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian, Casey Stepaniuk is a writer and librarian who holds an MA in English literature and an MLIS. Topics and activities dear to her heart include cats, bisexuality, libraries, queer (Canadian) literature, and drinking tea. She runs the website Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian, where you can find reviews of LGBTQ+ Canadian books. She also writes a monthly column on Autostraddle recommending queer books called Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian. Find her on Twitter: @canlesbrarian, Litsy: CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian, Goodreads: CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian, and Facebook: Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

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10 2019 Bisexual YA Books to Put on Your TBR Right Now

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Get in here and find out what Book Rioters' picks for the best queer books of 2018 were! We've got YA, middle grade, comics, and all sorts of genres!

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6 Great Books Featuring Bisexual Women in Relationships with Men

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A New Kind of Bisexual Representation in Audrey Coulthurst’s YA Fantasy INKMISTRESS

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