Speed, Lesley. Bristol, UK Intellect; 2011. Comedy.
Speed, Lesley. Taylor & Francis; 2006. When the sun sets over suburbia : Class and subculture in Bruce Beresford's Puberty Blues.
Speed, Lesley. Wiley-Blackwell; 2010. Loose cannons : White masculinity and the vulgar teen comedy film.
Speed, Lesley. Routledge; 2020. Comic investigation and genre-mixing : the television docucomedies of Lawrence Leung, Judith Lucy and Luke McGregor.
Chivers, Marian, Speed, Lesley, Tasker, Meg. Intellect in association with Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand; 2014. The warrior woman in Harlequin’s Bombshell Athena Force series.
Speed, Lesley. Intellect Books; 2015. Director: Ken G. Hall (1901–1994).
Speed, Lesley. Online LaTrobe University; 2006. No matter how far you run; Looking for Alibrandi and coming of age in Italo-Australian Cinema and girlhood.
Speed, Lesley. LaTrobe University; 2017. Prurient exuberance : Early Australian sex hygiene films and the origins of ozploitation.
Speed, Lesley. Senses of Cinema Inc.; 2002. A world ruled by hilarity : Gender and low comedy in the films of Amy Heckerling.
Speed, Lesley. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor and Francis; 2017. Clueless : American Youth in the 1990s.
Speed, Lesley. Edinburgh University Press; 2016. Way hilarious : Amy Heckerling as a female comedy director, writer, and producer.
Speed, Lesley. ; 2005. Life as a pizza : The comic traditions of wogsploitation films.
Speed, Lesley. ; 2016. The virtual city in 'The doctor Blake mysteries'.
Speed, Lesley. ; 2015. In the best film star tradition : Claire Adams and Mooramong.
Speed, Lesley. ; 2010. A handshake and a smile: video-making, young people and mental health.