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  • MurmurationMurmuration

    Klune, TJ.

    In the small mountain town of Amorea, it's stretching toward autumn of 1954. The memories of a world at war are fading in the face of a prosperous future. Doors are left unlocked at night, and neighbors are always there to give each other a helping hand.

    The people here know certain things as fact:

    Amorea is the best little town there is.

    The only good commie is a dead commie.

    The Women's Club of Amorea runs the town with an immaculately gloved fist.

    And bookstore owner Mike Frazier loves that boy down at the diner, Sean Mellgard. Why they haven't gotten their acts together is anybody's guess. It may be the world's longest courtship, but no one can deny the way they look at each other.

    Slow and steady wins the race, or so they say.

    But something's wrong with Mike. He hears voices in his house late at night. There are shadows crawling along the walls and great clouds of birds overhead that only he can see.

    Something's happening in Amorea. And Mike will do whatever he can to keep the man he loves.

  • Going DutchGoing Dutch

    Gregor, James.

    Exhausted by dead-end forays in the gay dating scene, surrounded constantly by friends but deeply lonely in New York City, and drifting into academic abyss, twenty-something graduate student Richard has plenty of sources of anxiety. But at the forefront is his crippling writer’s block, which threatens daily to derail his graduate funding and leave Richard poor, directionless, and desperately single.

    Enter Anne: his brilliant classmate who offers to “help” Richard write his papers in exchange for his company, despite Richard’s fairly obvious sexual orientation. Still, he needs her help, and it doesn’t hurt that Anne has folded Richard into her abundant lifestyle. What begins as an initially transactional relationship blooms gradually into something more complex.

    But then a one-swipe-stand with an attractive, successful lawyer named Blake becomes serious, and Richard suddenly finds himself unable to detach from Anne, entangled in her web of privilege, brilliance, and, oddly, her unabashed acceptance of Richard’s flaws. As the two relationships reach points of serious commitment, Richard soon finds himself on a romantic and existential collision course—one that brings about surprising revelations.

    Going Dutch is an incisive portrait of relationships in an age of digital romantic abundance, but it’s also a heartfelt and humorous exploration of love and sexuality, and a poignant meditation on the things emotionally ravenous people seek from and do to each other. James Gregor announces himself with levity, and a fresh, exciting voice in his debut.

  • Mind MagicMind Magic

    Dennison, Poppy.

    According to the rules, Simon Osborne should ignore the children’s cries for help. After all, they’re werewolf cubs, and he’s an apprentice mage. But for once in his life, Simon breaks the rules and rescues the cubs, saving them from a demon intent on draining them of their magic.

    Of course, all actions have consequences, and Simon’s bold move earns him the displeasure of his peers and the attention of the cubs’ alpha, a man named Gray Townsend.

    The last thing Gray needs is a mage in his life, but Simon did save his son. Since Simon is now a friend of the pack, Gray doesn’t have much choice about it—or the forbidden attraction that goes along with it. Unfortunately for the alpha, he needs Simon’s help to track down the demon behind the kidnappings—before it strikes again. Simon and Gray must join forces to protect the pack, even as they struggle to resist the temptation that threatens to destroy them both.

  • No AngelNo Angel

    Kaine, Daniel A.

    Born with a birth defect called Devil Syndrome, it is impossible for Josh Harper to hide the two small stumps of hornlike bone atop his head. If people also knew about his ability to create force fields with his mind, they’d lock him up for sure. Left to fend for himself on his eighteenth birthday, Josh tries to make it on the streets. When he’s attacked, he’s rescued by Sam Mitchell, who has an equally strange power?and a set of pure white wings.

    Sam ran away from home a year ago, and the new life he’s built for himself includes living in an abandoned house and looking after three younger kids, all with Devil Syndrome. Then along comes Josh. After a rough start their relationship grows and the two young men find a haven in each other’s arms. But when tragedy strikes their newfound family, Sam’s hatred of regular humans spirals out of control, and Josh will have to make Sam see sense before everything he’s worked so hard to build is destroyed.

  • Playing the GamePlaying the Game : Love of Sports

    Chase, T.A.

    Out of Bounds - Basketball player Kasey Johnson keeps his sexual preference out of the public eye. He thinks his secret is safeuntil he meets Ingram Fletcher. Gram has lusted after Kasey for over a year, but hes been unsure if its safe to make a play. Then an impromptu kiss leaves him wondering if a relationship is possible; now, and beyond March Madness. And if Kaseys is ready make a fast break out of his comfort zone.

    High Line - Race driver CJ Lamonts world comes tumbling down when his ex-wife reveals the truth about his private life. As he hits rock bottom, rescue comes from an unexpected source: Garrett Johnson, Hollywoods hottest leading man. After his twin brother falls in love, Garrett acutely feels the emptiness in his own life. He tells himself offering CJ a shoulder to lean on is only temporary. But the two men grow closer and CJ realizes he has a decision to make: whether to rebuild the lie, or admit his love for Garrett.

  • Shattered SecretsShattered Secrets

    Adams, Diane & RJ Scott.

    Rob is a cop and has just passed his thirtieth birthday, being promoted to a special police task force specializing in wolf / human cases. He sees it all. The seedy underbelly of city life, the fights, the murders, and the parts of human / wolf interaction that people would rather ignore. He meets a young man, Jamie, at a club and embarks on the hottest one night stand of his life. Little does he know that his lover is a shifter. He has no worries with wolves, but interspecies relationships are not on his to-do list.

    When a case involving kidnappings of young werewolves lands on Rob's desk the ugly face of the werewolf sex trade is something he has to deal with. With Jamie seemingly at the centre of it all can Rob push past his prejudices and keep his lover alive?.

  • ChangesChanges : In a Little Gay Bar

    Dimartino, Nick.

    Welcome to Changes. When Hurricane Katrina destroys New Orleans, a shy, lonely man in Seattle is dragged by his outgoing friend to a small neighborhood bar. Far from the gay district, the little Wallingford tavern is a world to itself, crowded with dozens of regulars of all ages, married men and hustlers, karaoke stars, pool sharks, drama queens, and plenty of surprising guests.

    He’s about to experience Changes.

  • A Circle Around HerA Circle Around Her

    Strong, Jonathan.

    As Mary Lanaghan approaches fifty years of age, her children have grown and moved away from the small town in northern Massachusetts where Mary relocated after her divorce. Her days are circumscribed by lake, woods, and sky, by pensive walks in the forest with her dog. Her closest friends are her near neighbors on the lake, two gay men who own the town diner and provide some much needed sparkle in this quiet town. A Circle Around Her is Jonathan Strong's warm, thoughtful novel about a long, fateful season that brings Mary together with an extended family of children, friends, and lovers.

  • Love is the ReasonLove is the Reason : A Cavalcade of Boys Story

    Fish, Tim.

    Love is the Reason follows the lives and loves of four big city bachelors as they muck about modern romance. The intertwined stories of Aubrey, Michael, Chase, and Tighe are at times dark, sexy, romantic, and funny. Creator Tim Fish (Cavalcade of Boys, Strugglers) delivers this complete stand-alone story, expanding the 2007-2008 newspaper serial Cavalcade of Boys with 50% book-exclusive material in this new original graphic novel.

  • The Lost Prayers of Ricky GravesThe Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves

    Mattson, James Han.

    In raw, poignant alternating first-person narratives, interspersed with e-mails, gay chat-room exchanges, and other fragments of a youth laid bare in the age of social media, The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves unravels the mystery of a life in all its glory: despair and regret, humor and wonder, courage and connection.

    A heartbroken and humiliated Ricky Graves took the life of a classmate and himself. Five months later, the sleepy community is still in shock and mourning. Ricky’s sister, Alyssa, returns to confront her shattered, withdrawn mother and her guilt over the brother she left adrift. Mark McVitry, the lone survivor of the deadly outburst sparked by his own cruelty, is tormented by visions of Ricky’s vengeful spirit. Ricky’s surrogate older brother, Corky Meeks, grapples with doubts about the fragile boy he tried to protect but may have doomed instead. And Jeremy Little, who inadvertently became Ricky’s long-distance Internet crush despite never having met, seeks to atone for failing to hear his friend’s cries for help.

    For those closest to the tormented killer, shock and grief have given way to soul searching, as they’re forced to confront their broken dreams, buried desires, and missed opportunities. And in their shared search for meaning and redemption, Ricky’s loved ones find a common purpose: learning to trust their feelings, fighting for real intimacy in a world grown selfish and insincere, and fearlessly embracing all that matters most…before it’s gone from their lives.

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  • Is gender fluid?Is gender fluid?

    Hines, Sally.

    When we are born, we are each assigned a gender based on our physical anatomy. But why is it that some people experience dissonance between their biological sex and their personal identity? Is gender something we are, or something we do? Is our expression of gender a product of biology, or does it develop based on our environment? Are the traditional binary male and female gender roles relevant in an increasingly fluid and flexible world? Sally Hines, whose work on transgender issues draws on the intersections and disconnections of gender, sexuality, and their biological embodiment, is an ideally well-informed author to explore these questions. Supplementing this text are numerous illustrations that provide an accessible and informative visual component to the book.

    This intelligent volume in the Big Idea series considers the relations between gender, psychology, culture, and sexuality, examining the evolution of individual and social attitudes over the centuries and throughout the world.

  • We're Still HereWe're Still Here : an all-trans comics anthology

    Avery, Tara Madison.

    "I Made a Little Place" / Atla Hrafney and Phineas
    Kaldinski -- Abominatrix / Morgan Sea -- Singular They /
    Melanie Gillman -- Ghosts I Have Known / Hal Schrieve --
    Tiffany Banks / Ajuan Mance -- Tiresias / Lily Ash Sakula
    -- Two's Cabin / Dylan Edwards -- For Real / Renny
    Triangle -- ID'd / Jey Pawlik -- THOTS with Thoughts /
    Noah Grigni -- Deadname / Kit Beukes -- #self / E Jackson
    -- HAGIOS HAGIOS HAGIOS / Bis Thornton -- Slower, Pussycat,
    Chill, Chill / Joris Bas -- Love Is Like A Cephalopod /
    Bishakh Som -- Out of the Box / Kameron White -- Transcend
    Heroes / Alexis Sergio and Tamra Bonvillain -- Alleghany
    Cemetery / Annie Mok -- Glamoured / Ryan Rose Aceae --
    Lost Teenage Girl Show / Sybil Lamb -- Sync / Tay J. Solis
    and HB Klein -- Catharsis / Bitmap Prager -- Star Kid /
    Ronnie Ritchie -- The Prefect Knight / Robin Billadeau --
    It Could Have Been a Great Bromance / Kai-Boom! -- Content
    Warning / Scout Tran-Caffee -- The Chameleon / Indigo
    Williamson -- Back to Your Place / P. Caterina Gerbasi --
    Third Time's the Charm / Christianne Benedict -- A Really
    Cool Sword / Sophie Labelle and Arvi Tammi -- Swim / Erin
    Nations -- Merry Christmas from the Family / Marcy Molly
    "Bones" Jones -- "I Was Just 18" / Nox Fox -- Fairies and
    Goblin / Christine Smith -- "I Never Liked Playing House"
    / L Nichols -- Unclear / Ethan X. Parker -- Hard-Head /
    Nicole Johnson -- Needles and Me / Evelyn Ricky --
    Trampoline / Slothward -- Transcat / Knave Murdok -- In
    Transit / Tara Madison Avery and Mike Sullivan -- Dracula
    Party / Margaret Trauth -- Lydia's Plunge / Geeta Lewis --
    Where Have I Been All My Life? / Sonya Sunday --
    Geocaching for Fun and Emotional Profit / Jeanne Thornton
    -- Razor's Edge / Veronica Casson -- They're On First /
    Tara Madison Avery and Mike Sullivan -- The Ritual /
    DiAngele Augustus -- Chronic / Kyri Lorenz -- Mirrors /
    Mia Rose Elbo -- Room for One More / Simon Williamson --
    The Water Gatherer / Naomi Carroll -- I Will Name Myself /
    Levi LaBruzzy.

  • Families, families, families!Families, families, families!

    Lang, Suzanne.

    "A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families"--

  • This day in JuneThis day in June

    Pitman, Gayle E.

    "A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--

  • I am Jazz!I am Jazz!

    Herthel, Jessica.

    Based on Jazz's real-life experiences, this is a story of a transgender child who was born a boy but felt like a girl. The coauthor is Jazz Jennings. Presents the story of a transgender child who traces her early awareness that she is a girl in spite of male anatomy and the acceptance she finds through a wise doctor who explains her natural transgender status.

  • Call me treeCall me tree

    Gonzalez, Maya Christina.

    "A bilingual poetic tale that follows one child/tree from the depths of Mami/Earth to the heights of the sky, telling a story about being free to grow and be who we are meant to be and honoring our relationship with the natural world"--

  • Putting makeup on the fat boyPutting makeup on the fat boy

    Wright, Bil.

    Sixteen-year-old Carlos Duarte is on the verge of realizing his dream of becoming a famous make-up artist, but first he must face his jealous boss at a Macy's cosmetics counter, his sister's abusive boyfriend, and his crush on a punk-rocker classmate.

  • Men of Massive StudioMen of Massive Studio

  • Hot sauceHot sauce

    Pomfret, Scott; Whittier, Scott.

  • Bad educationBad education

    A filmmaker gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend; he has written a tale that will envelope them both.

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