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Three strange women

Three Strange Woment front cover: Against a gray background there are two women. One is in the background standing in the center, her body facing right of the reader. She is a blonde with short hair brushed back and is wearing a brown skirt and a white blouse, which she seems to start to remove, revealing a white brassiere. Her face is frontal, slightly tilted to her left, and she gazes straight out at the reader. The other woman is a redhead with short, curly hair who is lying down in the foreground, her body facing the reader, head to the left of the image. She is wearing a white peignoir, her left shoulder exposed by the sleeve that hangs over it. Her left arm is bent, hand to the left of the image, and she is hugging a purple pillow with both hands, with her torso raised. Her right leg is bent, with the knee pointing forward, and uncovered. There is a beaded curtain between the two women, and the scene is lit from the front with hard light.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

We, too, must love

We Too Must Love front cover. A white background occupies most of the space. Towards the bottom, in the center, is an image with a woman in mirror-effect; identical mirrored images, butted side by side, of the same woman. She is naked, with her legs under a red blanket and her back to the reader. Her head bowed, with her hair up and one hand on the opposite shoulder. The scene is lit with hard light coming from the top.
Journalistic portraits of lesbian subcultures in and around New York

We two won't last

We Two Won't Last front cover. The background color, a dark pink, occupies most of the image. Two women appear, small and centered, between two words of the book's title. One is a brunette on a chair, and she sits with her bowed head and her knees pointed to the right and her torso turned sharply to her right, facing the reader. Both of her hands grasp the edge of the chair, towards her back, and they face the reader. She wears a brown dress with a round, white collar. Another woman, a redhead, stands behind her, to her left, partially covered by her and the chair. She is facing left of the reader, in profile, with her head bowed, and she wears a dress and high heels. She looks pregnant. The scene is lit from the top right of the image, casting shadows.
Journalistic portraits of lesbian subcultures in and around New York

Marriage (The)

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No lesbian content. The narrators are a lesbian and a gay man who married in order to pass as straight. They tell the story of a married couple who belatedly discover that they are siblings.

Odd girl out

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Laura falls in love with her sorority suite mate, and finds herself entangled in a love triangle with Beth and Charlie

Women in the shadows

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Race passing and passing for straight underscore the interrelationship tensions among Laura, Jack, Beebo, and Tris in 1950s New York.

Honey at her lips

Honey at her lips front cover: A blonde with long, wavy hair faces the reader to the right of the image, standing in front of a white wall and a white door that is slightly ajar. She is seen from her thighs up, wrapped in a lace shawl with nothing else underneath, and which she holds together at stomach level with her right hand on her left hip. Her left arm is extended downwards, the hand at the front of her left thigh. Her bosom is partly exposed. She is looking straight out at the reader with her head slightly tilted down, left shoulder raised. The scene is lit from the front, and a shadow can be seen behind the opened door.
Honey at her Lips has no lesbian content. Dollar Books repackaged Newsstand Library's Honey Babe (Steve Bell) and The Third Theme (March Hastings) together in one volume with modified titles. The Third Theme has lesbian content.

Delicate vice (The)

The Delicate Vice front cover. The scene is an urban scene at night. Two women, one brunette and one blonde, stand to the left of the image. The blonde has her back towards the reader at a three-quarter angle to the left and is wearing a yellow dress, adjusted to her waist and with a slit at the right to mid-thigh. She is wearing white, low heels and is leaning against a cast-iron lighting pole to her left. She holds a cigarette in her right hand, arms stretched downwards. Her hair curls upwards over her ears. The brunette is standing to her left, facing the reader. She is wearing a purple blouse with short sleeves and a V-neck, and slim-fit black pants to her ankles, with black, flat shoes. Her hair is short and her legs are parted, left hand's thumb tucked inside her pants' pocket. She looks down at the blonde's chest. Behind the women, a street with buildings with neon lights is seen. Light comes out of doorways and windows, and the women are lit by light from the street lamp above their heads, casting their shadows on the ground below them.
Allison is torn between her love for Lydia and settling down with Cal.

Unnatural

Unnatural front cover. Towards the bottom right of the image, a blonde with hair to her shoulders stands, seen from her chest up. She stands at a three-quarter angle facing right of the reader, and her head is slightly tilted in the same direction. Her right hand is raised to her chest level, holding a lit cigarette. She is wearing a strapless white dress that shows her cleavage, and a layered necklace with gems and stones. Her eyes are half-closed and look towards her right, and she is smiling slightly. Behind her in the background, the figure of another woman, a brunette, can be seen standing naked, in the process of removing a white blouse which is already over her head. She stands next to what looks like a closet with red doors. Her back is lit by hard light coming from the top left of the image. Below the cover art, there is a yellow stripe with a brief description of the novel.
Allison is torn between her love for Lydia and settling down with Cal.

Third street (The)

The Third Street front cover. The cover shows a night scene, outdoors in a city or town street. Two women, their backs to the reader, walk holding hands. The one on the left is a blonde with hair flipped outwards at her shoulders. She is wearing a yellow, sleeveless dress with an adjusted waist, and black, high heels. She carries a clutch-type black handbag in her left hand and her head is turned sharply to her right, looking straight out at the other woman, a brunette with short hair who is wearing a black blouse with long sleeves, brown pants tapered at the ankles, and black low heels. Her right arm is extended downwards. The street looks wet and there are buildings, some neon signs and a lamp post in the background. The scene is lit from the top right.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

I, spanking lesbian

Spanking Lesbian front cover. The cover has a white background with the text, and a smaller square in the center, depicting an image of two naked women, both brunettes. One of them stands to the right of the image holding a stick with her left hand. Her hair is straight and long and covers her bare chest. She is leaning over another woman who lies on her stomach, head away from the reader. Her buttocks are fully visible from the back, and the stick that the other woman holds is over and across them. The headboard of the bed is partially seen in front of her head, which is partially visible under her shoulder blades. The scene is lit from the front right, seemingly with artificial light.
A collection of psycho-sexual 'case histories'

Twilight girl

Twilight Girl front cover: Over a red, textured background, a bed with white sheets is placed sideways to the reader, at the bottom of the image. A pillow is placed on it, to the right of the reader. A blond woman with short, curly hair sits on the bed facing the reader, her body at a three-quarter angle facing right. Her legs are crossed under the knees and are at a diagonal angle, bare feet pointing out toward the left of the image. She wears a white slip and a white, strapless brassiere. Her right hand is placed over her chest as she leans on her left arm, which stretches out toward the pillow. Her head is slightly tilted to her right, and she looks down with a serious expression on her face. Behind the bed stands a brunette with short hair and bangs, to the far right of the image. She is wearing a black negligee and stands at a three-quarter angle facing left of the image. Her right arm is bent at the elbow; forearm placed over her stomach. Her left arm is also bent, elbow on her right hand stretched-out fingers, and a cigarette is lit in her hand, fingers bent and pointing upwards. She is looking down at the blonde with a stern expression, head raised slightly. The scene is lit from the top left, casting a shadow to the side of the bed facing the reader.
Lorraine ‘Lon’ Harris explores the Los Angeles lesbian bar scene.

Whispered sex (The)

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Los Angeles was nothing like what Joyce expected it to be.

Duet in darkness

Duet in Darkness front cover: Two women are displayed in an indoors setting. One of them, a black woman with short, straight black hair, sits on the wooden floor in a white negligee. Her left side faces the reader, and she sits with her left leg bent at the knee and turned outward toward her back, her foot bare. Her left hand is posed on her left calf and has a ring on its ring finger. Her right hand touches the edge of a blue and black cushioned sofa to her right. Her head is turned sharply to her left, and she looks straight out at the reader with a serious expression on her face. In the background, beside her on the sofa, a redhead with straight hair to her shoulder sits, with both legs folded atop the seat, feet facing right of the image. She is wearing a short, denim skirt and a brown, sleeveless blouse with buttons at the front and a V-neck. Her left hand is blocked by the figure who sits on the floor, and her right hand is holding a cigarette, elbow rested on the back of the chair. She is almost facing the reader; her body slightly twisted to her right. Her head faces the reader, but her sight is directed toward the other woman, with a serious expression. The scene is lit with natural light coming slightly from the left, casting a shadow of the black woman on the sofa and on the brick wall in the background.
Mid 20th century morality tale cautioning readers against interracial relationships and lesbianism

Twisted year (The)

The Twisted Year front cover. On a black background, the body of a woman and three women's heads, floating in the space over a texture of purple are displayed. The full-bodied woman is a blonde who sits up, torso lifted and legs across a bed covered with a purple blanket. Her right leg is bent under the left one, which also bends slightly. Her body faces the reader, head towards the left of the image. She is supported on her right, extended arm to the side. Her other hand rests on the bed, in front of her. She is wearing a white, full-body slip and shoes that have crossed straps at the top of the foot. Her head is bowed, and her eyes look down, slightly towards her left. Above her on the left, three monochromatic, floating heads are seen in a vertical sequence. Two brunettes at top and bottom, and a blonde in the center., with a cigarette hanging from her lips. The brunette at the top looks straight at the reader. The blonde has short hair, and her head is slightly turned to her left, with a cigarette hanging from her lips. The brunette at the bottom has hair to her nape and looks straight on to the blonde on the bed. Hard light comes from the front left, illuminating mostly the blonde on the bed.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.