Casey Stepaniuk

Known in some internet circles as Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian, Casey Stepaniuk is a writer and future librarian who holds an MA in English literature and is currently studying for an MLIS in Vancouver, BC. Topics and activities dear to her heart include cats, bisexuality, libraries, queer (Canadian) literature, running, and drinking tea. She runs the website Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian, where you can find reviews of LGBTQ+ Canadian books, archives of the book advice column Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian, and some other queer, bookish stuff. Find her on Twitter: @canlesbrarian.

10 Amazing Canadian Audiobooks For Your Ear-Reading Pleasure

These 10 Canadian audiobooks are all great reads: fiction, non-fiction, new, and old! There's a little Canadian something on this list for everyone!

6 Great Books Featuring Bisexual Women in Relationships with Men

These 6 books about bisexual women in relationships with men, range from YA to romance to science fiction to fantasy to crime novels!

5 More Queer Book Characters I Would Totally Date (and Why)

Sadly, these queer literary crushes are doomed to be unrequited. Here are five queer book characters I would totally date anyway.

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

One bisexual reader's experience finding a new kind of bisexual representation in queer YA fantasy novel INKMISTRESS by Audrey Coulthurst.

12 Queer YA Books that Should Be Adapted into Movies

Now that we have LOVE, SIMON and THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST, we also need these 12 queer YA adaptations right this minute!

50 Must-Read LGBT Fantasy Books

Don't miss these must-read LGBT fantasy books! This list features 50 amazing YA and adult queer fantasy books, from high / epic fantasy to urban fantasy.

The 10 Best Muslim Romance Novels

Looking for Muslim romance novels? You’ve come to the right place! Here are ten of the best Muslim romances, including contemporary, YA, and historical.

15 Must-Read College Romance Books

Looking for college romance books? You’ve come to the right place! Here are 15 awesome ones, including some college sports romance!

Can Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Books for Adults Please Be the Next Trend?

I read an amazing interactive historical romance novel called My Lady's Choosing, and now I’m obsessed with the idea of choose-your-own-adventure books for adults.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your LGBTQ Books?

Think you know your LGBTQ literature, both today’s and historical, from James Baldwin and Oscar Wilde to Audre Lorde and Janet Mock? Take this LGBTQ books quiz and find out if you know your stuff!

10 Must-Read 2018 Bisexual YA Books

Make sure you don't miss these 10 awesome 2018 bisexual YA books. Featuring epic fantasy, murder mysteries, and contemporary stories on a range of topics from fandom to football, there's something for everyone!

4 Unhelpful but Hilarious Subject Headings for Romance Novels

I bet you wouldn't have said the last romance book you read was about "mate selection," would you? Well that's how the library subject headings for romance novels might have described it.

Has Internalized Misogyny Been Stopping Me from Reading Romance Novels My Whole Life?

I read my first few romance novels and I loved them! I think it was the patriarchy and misogyny around romance novels stopping me this whole time? Also, this is kind of an ode to Alisha Rai.

Rereading ANNE OF GREEN GABLES with a Critical Eye for Today’s Kids

What happens when you reread a childhood favorite like Anne of Green Gables with a critical eye to its strengths and weaknesses for today's kid readers?

4 Great Bilingual English Spanish Books for Toddlers

These four bilingual English Spanish books for toddlers are great and I'll tell you why using cool research about kid's language acquisition!