Follow in the footsteps of independent land owner, traveler, scientist, and lesbian Anne Lister. In her own words (and secret code) her diary tells us the story of a woman who was unafraid of her sexuality and the sexism of her time! (She married a woman in 1834!)
Sometimes when dealing with trauma, we are hit with the desire to jump into a fairy tale and never come out. This collection of poems offers a cathartic and understanding first hand account of giving back to yourself.
Watch as Woolf responds to a letter and proceeds to attack the patriarchy, nazism, fascism, and pro-war ideologies in the name of bringing awareness to the quality of life of women in the 1930s. Required reading!
It felt like a true honor to be able to read Lou's diaries. I felt as though Lou became a friend, one that I learned so much from and rooted for until the end. A truly beautiful and inspiring first hand story of a trans man who changed the world.
This is a funny book for everyone and a hilarious book for anyone who grew up Catholic. Austin’s main character, Gilda, is so relatable as she navigates this new, strange world that she doesn’t fit in, just so that she can afford to live. I laughed my way through it! Highly recommend!
This is a great first book of Oliver’s to start with because it is a wonderfully selected collection. This book made me fall immediately in love with her poetry. Nature, passion, beauty, solitude, amazing!
Everything I've ever wanted in a queer love story! Heartbreakingly beautiful, glamorous movie stars who will do anything to get what they want, and characters you will get attached to immediately. Left me in shock and awe.
A fun crash course for learning about the staples of classic lit! I learned more about authors I have always admired and even discovered a few new ones!
Hilarious post-apocalyptic world where men go extinct. The younger generation stumbles through woman world wondering what history was like when men still existed.
Imagine Virginia Woolf writing a sapphic love poem for you and using you as inspo for the main character! This is exactly what happened to Vita Sackville-West. Woolf’s main character Orlando moves through different centuries and genders in this amazing piece.
This is everything I want my future kids to know. All children deserve to hear the words of this beautiful book!
Every pet owner will love this collection of heartfelt poems. Mary gives a voice to her soul mates and we get to see the world through their eyes. The bonds she has with them stay alive with these pages!
A heartwarming story of acceptance in which a coop of chickens learn to love a group of capybaras.
If you’re a 20 something- read this book right now! So unexpectedly relatable and honest. Cohen’s poetry is funny and will make you feel better about struggling through your 20s.
Open up the treasure chest of the fragments of Sappho that survive today. A lyrical poet from ancient greece and a queer hero to many. This is a good place to start reading her beautifully poetic lyrics that speak through the soul to the Greek gods and goddesses.
Wow- absolutely blown away by these ethereal masterpieces. From the beginning, I was drawn to the absolute beauty of Rilke and how his work flows so easily and breathtakingly.
(This book cannot be returned)
If you want to know what magic feels like when you let yourself become a part of the wonders of the world around you, this gorgeous poetry is for you! Grace focuses on the process of personal growth through a loving and accepting lens (Plus, Grace is a good friend of mine!)
Definitely cried at the beauty and surprise ending of this ADORABLE book. The illustrations (especially Marshmallow) made me absolutely melt. Adorable read for any age.
A fascinating semi-fictional account of the odyssey of the L’Origine Du Monde painting. The author’s inspiration comes from her stint as a copyist at the Musee D’Orsay. Follow this erotic masterpiece and the iront of it’s fate that was almost always in the hands of men.
A refreshing translation of the fascinating epic. Helle structures it in the way that the tablets were meant to be written accompanied by different Akkadian and Babalonian translations. Lovely elaborative essays complete the book with a wonderful acknowledgement and breakdown of Gilgamesh’s homoerotisism.
An amazing coming of age story in the queer San Francisco scene. Lily falls in love with Kath, a fellow student and they risk the Red Scare and deportation to be together in the Telegraph Club. Asian representation + women in STEM!