LGBTQ* Books on my Reading List Right Now:
Zipper Mouth by Laurie Weeks
**Winner of the 2012 Lambda Literary Award, AND selected by Dave Eggers for Best American Nonrequired Reading.
“It bothered me to hear other people call her beautiful, say they loved her body. My heart would race and involuntarily my teeth began their grinding motion behind the smile I’d stretch across my face to hide my jealousy and indignation, imagining her nipple between my lips, a quick lick, the back of her neck in the palm of my hand, my mouth on hers, she kissing me with such nuance I’d never catch my breath. Who did she remind me of? On what molecular level did Jane set off that deep intracellular chime and clanging that kept me in this persistent shivery state, and ongoing electrocution?”