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Third sex syndrome (The)

The Third Sex Syndrome front cover. A woman with long, pink wavy hair undresses (or dresses) in view of the reader. She is wearing panties. Her right arm covers her breasts as she removes (or puts on) her lower garment. In the background, a blond short-haired woman in an orange halter top and dark capri pants reclines on a white bed watching the woman in the foreground.
Sharon's affair with Leda allows her to work out her childhood traumas

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.

Third theme (The)

The Third Theme Cover. Three figures occupy most of the image below the top quarter of the cover. One, centered at the bottom, is a brunette with wavy hair down to her shoulders, seen from her chest up. Her chest faces the reader squarely, and is partially exposed, showing her cleavage above an off-shoulders, strapless dress represented by white brushstrokes on the background yellow. Her head and eyes are turned to her left, eyes half-closed and mouth open, as if saying something, whilst frowning. Behind her in the background stand two figures in profile, their bodies facing right of the reader and at either side of the brunette's head. To the right stands a blonde with short hair, clad in a greenish-gray pantsuit and a pink blouse. Her head is fully turned to her right, looking at the brunette with sunglasses on her face and her right hand in her pocket. Behind her, and left of the image stands a man in a gray suit and a black tie who also looks at the brunette with arms crossed. His hair is short and black. The image is lit from the right.
Sharon's affair with Leda allows her to work out her childhood traumas

This bed we made

This Bed We Made front cover. Two women and one man are in a bedroom. A brunette with short, curly hair and a black negligee, lays on her back on a bed with a pink blanket, her shoulders and head on a propped-up pillow, looking slightly toward the right of the image with a slight smile and half-closed eyes. Behind the pillow, a wrought brass headboard is partly in view. Her left arm is bent at the elbow; hand curled inwards. She holds a cigarette in her right hand; outer side rested on her right thigh. She also wears stockings to the middle of her thighs. Sitting up on the bed by the brunette's legs is a blonde. Her body is at a three-quarter angle facing right of the image, and she appears to be fully naked except for a nylon, light blue shawl which is wrapped around her hips and across her chest, covering her breasts. She holds the shawl with both arms crossed in front of her under her breasts and on her right hip. Her hair is tied in a ponytail with a light green bow, and her head is turned towards the brunette. In the background to the left, a man stands against the wall. He has short, brown hair parted to the side, and is wearing a dark blue t-shirt and gray pants with a black belt. His right hand is on his waist; the left arm stretched down across his side. He also looks down toward the brunette, with a slight smile on his lips. To his left, a bowl with fruits can be seen on a bedside table. The background matches the pink of the bed spread, and the scene seems to be lit from the right of the reader.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

This too is love

This Too is Love front cover. A blonde sits on a white, carpeted floor, leaning on her left elbow, supported by a pile of cushions. She is barefoot, and her stilettos are seen next to the cushions along with a pack of cigarettes and an open matchbook. She wears a red, short, velvet dress with multi-row spaghetti straps. She faces the reader in a three-quarter angle towards the center-right of the image, and her knees are bent, legs and feet close together. Her left foot is raised from the heel, the toes touching her right heel. She holds a cigarette in her right hand, which arches over her right knee. Her chin rests on the back of her left hand. Her face faces the reader, but her slightly squinted eyes look toward her right, where another woman sits up from a lying position, stretched on a camel-back green sofa on the right side of her body. The woman is a brunette with hair to her nape and is dressed in a yellow blouse and brown capri pants. Her left arm is stretched over her left leg, and her torso is slightly lifted, resting on her right elbow. She looks straight at the blond with a half-smile. The scene is lit from the left, with the most light placed on the blonde.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

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.

To drown our lusts

To Drown Our Lusts front cover. The figures of two women, seen from their chests up, occupy most of the space. The one on the left is a brunette wearing a black, sleeveless top. Her hair is up and tied at the back of her head, and her right hand, wearing a ring with a stone or gem, is rested sideways on her chest. Her body is turned toward the left of the reader, in profile, and her head is turned towards the reader, tilted halfway downward. Her eyes look down toward the bottom of the image. Behind her is a blond woman with short, curly hair. Her torso faces the reader, but her head is turned and tilted slightly to the right of the reader. She has a slight smile on her lips, and her eyes look down at her left, away from the other woman. Her torso appears to be bare. The figures are photographically blended with one another in two places. The background is a mix of shades of orange, and the scene is lit in equally warm tonalities, mainly from the front left.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

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.

Twilight lovers

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A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

Twilight women

Two female heads are shown, faces looking straight forward. One face is closer to the foreground, on the left, and partly covers the other one. The face of the one in the foreground is coloured in bright pink and that of the one in the background is coloured in purple. Both have darkened, long straight hair, depicted in solid black ink. Based on the tones of colour used for the faces, and on the use of the black, the artist conveys the light in the scene as a hard light that comes from the front left.
Erotica compiled as psychiatric case studies

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.

Two of a kind

Frank finds himself torn between his boss Lana and young Gloria after he accepts work on a farm.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

Unashamed (The)

The Unashamed front cover. The torsos of two women cover most of the space. One, a blonde with long, curly hair and bangs across her forehead, is to the right of the reader, sitting with her torso and her head leaned slightly to her right and forward, looking down with a slight smile and dressed in a white negligee. On her lap, a brunette with short hair leans over her head and right arm, her hand on the blonde's lap, which is covered in pink from the background. She is wearing a black negligee and her face is oriented toward the reader, turned up slightly towards her right and looking up with half-closed eyes. The scene is lit in diffused light that comes from the right.
A paperback original. This book was published as a mass-market paperback without a hardcover printing.

Unlike others

Unlike Others front cover. A brunette lays back on a black couch, holding a cigarette in her right hand. Her head is upright towards the left of the image, and her right arm is bent at the elbow, rested on the armrest of the couch. Her left arm stretches over her body, and her left leg is bent at the knee. Her hair is straight and reaches her nape at the back, with bangs that reach her eyebrows. She is wearing a light blue blouse with buttons on the front and cuffs, and blue slacks folded at the hem. She seems to be barefoot. Her face is at a three-quarter angle toward the right of the reader, and her eyes are directed at a blonde who sits on a golden-yellow cushion on a carpeted floor, leaned against the couch. The blonde's right arm is stretched over the seat of the couch, her hand hanging, palm-down and relaxed, from the edge. Her left elbow rests on the edge as well, hand hanging relaxed and towards the reader, and wearing a bracelet. her legs are partially crossed and she is barefoot. She is wearing a V-neck white sweater with long sleeves and adjusted to her waist, and pink slacks folded up at the hem. Her head and eyes are directed towards the back and her right as she looks directly into the brunette's eyes with a relaxed expression. Her hair is straight and flips up above her shoulder. To the left of the image, a black, plastic ashtray sits on the ground. A potted plant can be seen on the ground, behind the brunette's head. The scene is lit from the top right.
Jo is recovering from a broken heart but finds it hard to resist her new co-worker Betsy

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.

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

We walk alone

We Walk Alone front cover. The bottom two-thirds of the cover contains an outdoors scene with a blond woman in the foreground, right of the image. Her back is facing the reader and she is seen from her calves up, wearing a satin nightgown, its top part lowered to her lower back, exposing most of her back and her shoulders. Through the garment, her bare skin is seen, on buttocks and legs. Her back is arched to her front left, head bowed and also turned to her left. Her arms are in front of her, almost invisible to the reader. Her hair is long and wavy and is seen hanging in front of her left shoulder. In the background of the image, the sky with many clouds can be seen, partially covering a mountain. Directly in front of the woman trees can also be seen, and a marble or stone gazebo surrounded by more trees and by haze. The top third of the cover has a yellow background with the title and description.
Journalistic portraits of lesbian subcultures in and around New York

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

Whisper of love

Whisper of Love front cover. The cover has a bluish-green background with a smaller rectangle to the bottom right, which contains an image of two women—a blonde with long hair and a brunette with short hair. The blonde is in the foreground and only her head and part of her left arm are visible. She is wearing a purple blouse with a round neckline and pleated, short sleeves. Her body is at a three-quarter angle facing left of the reader, and her head is turned to her left and down, as well as her eyes. Her left arm is bent and part of her hand is visible, lifted to her neck, which carries a necklace. The brunette is behind her, to the right of the reader, and is wearing a white blouse with buttons and a collar, and black pants or skirt with a black belt with a brass, square buckle. Her head is bowed and turned to her left, eyes looking down. Her left hand is on the blonde's left shoulder. The scene is lit from the top-right, in diffused light.
A marriage of convenience between Avery Lawes and Lisa Sheridan fails to offer the refuge they hoped it would.

Whispered sex (The)

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

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.

Women's barracks

Women's Barracks front cover. A blonde, seemingly sitting down, is shown, from the top of her back upwards, at a three-quarter angle and in profile, showing her right shoulder and part of her right arm and the top of her back. Her hair is tied up with a hair clip at the top of her head and flows down to her nape. A strap of her brassiere is visible over her right shoulder. Her head, turned to her right, partially faces the reader. Her eyes are looking down toward her right. What seems to be a khaki military garment is partially shown, wrinkled, behind her back. Behind the blonde, to the left of the image, stands a brunette in profile, also at a three-quarter angle towards the back of the image, facing left. She has on a khaki military shirt that partially hangs, disclosing her shoulders and the top of her back, and exposing the strap of her brassiere on her left side. She seems to be wearing a khaki skirt. Her hair is up and she holds a cigarette in her left hand, which she stares at. The scene is lit from the top left.
Women's Barracks by Tereska Torrės is credited as the first of the mid-century pulp paperbacks to feature a lesbian-themed cover and contain passages describing physical intimacy between two women.