Pride Month Booklist

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Little Rot: A Novel By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780525541639
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 18th, 2024

"Emezi unspools a web of erotic danger in their entertaining latest...readers in search of a decadent good time will find it here."-Publishers Weekly

A thrilling new novel from the bestselling, award-winning, visionary Akwaeke Emezi

 
One weekend.
The elite underbelly of a Nigerian city.
A party that goes awry.


Pageboy: A Memoir By Elliot Page Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250878359
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 6th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A New York Times "100 Notable Books of 2023"
A TIME Magazine "100 Must-Read Books of 2023"
A Washington Post "50 Notable Works of Nonfiction"
An Autostraddle "Best Queer Books of 2023"

“Vivid…Moving…Juicy” – NPR

"Eloquent and enthralling..."
Washington Post


Gender Queer: A Memoir By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781549304002
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Published: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019

2020 ALA Alex Award Winner
2020 Stonewall — Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award Honor Book

In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here.


The Skin and Its Girl: A Novel By Sarah Cypher Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593499559
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 23rd, 2024

A young, queer Palestinian American woman pieces together her great-aunt’s secrets in this “enchanting, memorable” (Bustle) debut, confronting questions of sexual identity, exile, and lineage.
 


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My Government Means to Kill Me: A Novel By Rasheed Newson Cover Image
$27.99
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ISBN: 9781250833525
Published: Flatiron Books - August 23rd, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK · A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE · 2022 LAMBDA LITERARY PRIZE FOR GAY FICTION FINALIST


Thunder Song: Essays By Sasha LaPointe Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781640096356
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Published: Counterpoint - March 5th, 2024

"Blending beautiful family history with her own personal memories, LaPointe’s writing is a ballad against amnesia, and a call to action for healing, for decolonization, for hope." —Elle


Triple Sec: A Novel By TJ Alexander Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781668021989
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - June 4th, 2024

A jaded bartender is wooed by a charmingly quirky couple in this fresh and sizzling polyamorous rom-com, set in the glamorous world of high-end cocktail bars—from the acclaimed author of the “tender, decadent, and sparklingly funny” (Lana Harper, New York Times bestselling author) Chef’s Choice.


This Arab Is Queer: An Anthology by LGBTQ+ Arab Writers By Elias Jahshan (Editor) Cover Image
By Elias Jahshan (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780863564789
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Published: Saqi Books - October 18th, 2022

This ground-breaking anthology features
the compelling and courageous memoirs of eighteen queer Arab writers - some
internationally bestselling, others using pseudonyms. Here, we find
heart-warming connections and moments of celebration alongside essays exploring
the challenges of being LGBTQ+ and Arab.
From a military base in the Gulf to


Oye: A Novel By Melissa Mogollon Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593594902
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Published: Hogarth - May 14th, 2024

A coming-of-age comedy. A telenovela-worthy drama. A moving family saga. All in a phone call you won’t want to hang up on.

“Brilliant . . . Melissa Mogollon did not come to play.”—Kiley Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Such a Fun Age


The Guncle Abroad By Steven Rowley Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593540459
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 21st, 2024

Patrick O'Hara is called back to his guncle duties . . . This time for a big family wedding in Italy.


Hijab Butch Blues: A Memoir By Lamya H Cover Image
By Lamya H
$18.00
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9780593448786
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - February 6th, 2024

A queer hijabi Muslim immigrant survives her coming-of-age by drawing strength and hope from stories in the Quran in this “raw and relatable memoir that challenges societal norms and expectations” (Linah Mohammad, NPR).


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Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Published: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature.

“[Lorde's] works will be important to those truly interested in growing up sensitive, intelligent, and aware.”—The New York Times 


Chef's Choice: A Novel (Chef's Kiss #2) By TJ Alexander Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982189105
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - May 30th, 2023

A 2024 Lambda Literary Award Finalist

“Urgent and intimate.” —The New York Times Book Review

A fake dating arrangement turns to real love in this deliciously delightful queer rom-com from the author of the sweetly satisfying Chef’s Kiss.

When Luna O’Shea is unceremoniously fired from her frustrating of


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Last Night at the Telegraph Club By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780525555278
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - December 28th, 2021

Winner of the National Book Award
A New York Times Bestseller

"The queer romance we’ve been waiting for.”—Ms. Magazine


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The Sunbearer Trials (The Sunbearer Duology #1) By Aiden Thomas Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250822130
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 6th, 2022

Welcome to The Sunbearer Trials, where teen semidioses compete in a series of challenges with the highest of stakes, in this electric new Mexican-inspired fantasy from Aiden Thomas, the New York Times bestselling author of Cemetery Boys.

“Only the most powerful and honorable semidioses get chosen. I’m just a Jade. I’m not a real hero.”


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Man o' War By Cory McCarthy Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593353707
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 31st, 2022

A Stonewall Honor Book

An achingly honest and frequently hilarious coming-of-age novel about an Arab American trans teen fighting to keep their head above water in a landlocked Midwestern town.


Time Is a Mother By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593300237
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Published: Penguin Press - April 5th, 2022

"Take your time with these poems, and return to them often.” —The Washington Post

The New York Times-bestselling collection of poems from the award-winning writer Ocean Vuong


How else do we return to ourselves but to fold
The page so it points to the good part
 


Love Letters for Joy By Melissa See Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338875386
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 6th, 2023

A new LGBTQIA+ romance story by the author of You, Me, and Our Heartstrings.

Less than a year away from graduation, seventeen-year-old Joy is too busy overachieving to be worried about relationships. She’s determined to be Caldwell Prep’s first disabled valedictorian.


A Great Gay Book: Stories of Growth, Belonging & Other Queer Possibilities By Ryan Fitzgibbon Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781419766787
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Published: Abrams Books - May 21st, 2024

A Great Gay Book: Stories of Growth, Belonging & Other Queer Possibilities is a gorgeously designed collection of art, essays, short fiction, poetry, interviews, profiles, and photography from the archives of the beloved queer magazine Hello Mr., as well as new material from many of today’s biggest LGBTQ+ creatives.

Hello Mr. was foun


Queer Love in Color By Jamal Jordan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984857644
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Published: Ten Speed Press - May 4th, 2021

A photographic celebration of the love and relationships of queer people of color by a former New York Times multimedia journalist

“Thank you, Jamal Jordan, for showing the world what true love looks like.”—Billy Porter


Late Bloomer: A Novel By Mazey Eddings Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250847089
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 16th, 2024

A sexy, sapphic, opposites-attract romance with Mazey Eddings' signature sparkling voice!


You Should Be So Lucky: A Novel By Cat Sebastian Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063272804
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Published: Avon - May 7th, 2024

An emotional, slow-burn, grumpy/sunshine, queer mid-century romance for fans of Evvie Drake Starts Over, about grief and found family, between the new star shortstop stuck in a batting slump and the reporter assigned to (reluctantly) cover his first season—set in the same universe as We Could Be So Good.