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  • A Pathway to ProseA Pathway to Prose

    Lopez, Michael.

    Why did I write a second poetry book? After the completion of the first book, the channeling of emotions and experiences did not stop. More ideas came. Apparently, I had more to say. Also, the feedback has been positive and rewarding. Then, I had the bright idea to challenge myself to do another one. Follow the success. I reached back into my past. I used my muses again. I utilized events in my present, what was right in front of me. I got more personal. Exposed more. This was still therapeutic, freeing, authentic, and inspiring. I did not organize this book. I did this on purpose. (Though the epiphany escapes me now. Sorry). These poems grew organically from a feeling or an idea and I just wrote. So be forewarned it's a rollercoaster ride. Hop in, buckle up, hands in the air, scream, cry, you're in for one hell of a ride.

  • Little WolfLittle Wolf

    Cooper, R.

    On the run from his old-blood werewolf family, Tim Dirus finds himself in Wolf's Paw, one of the last surviving refuges from the days when werewolves were hunted by humans and one of the last places Tim wants to be. Kept away from other wolves by his uncle, Tim knows almost nothing about his own kind except that alpha werewolves only want to control and dominate a scrawny wolf like him.

    Tim isn't in Wolf's Paw an hour before he draws the attention of Sheriff Nathaniel Neri, the alpha-est alpha in a town full of alphas. Powerful, intimidating, and the most beautiful wolf Tim has ever seen, Nathaniel makes Tim feel safe for reasons Tim doesn't understand. For five years he's lived on the run, in fear of his family and other wolves. Everything about Wolf's Paw is contrary to what he thought he knew, and he is terrified. Fearing his mate will run, Sheriff Nathaniel must calm his little wolf, and show him he's more than a match for this big, bad alpha.

  • Living PromisesLiving Promises

    Lane, Amy.

    Honorable Mention for Gay Contemporary Romance in the 2011 Rainbow Awards.

    Six years ago, Jeff Beachum comforted a frightened teenager outside an HIV treatment clinic, and Collin Waters has remembered his kindness ever since. Now, after six years of crushing on the kind, brown-eyed sweetheart of his dreams, Collin is feeling adult and together enough to make his move. Too bad fate, which has never been kind to Jeff, has something else in mind.

    Jeff's life had fallen completely apart before that long-ago day, and it isn’t much better now. Jeff has toughened up, become self-reliant, been the funny guy his friends turn to, the one who gives advice and comfort when needed. But every phantom from Jeff’s past is about to come out to haunt him, and the family Jeff has staked his future on isn’t in such great shape either. Collin is more than a starry-eyed kid, and it’s a good thing, because Jeff’s going to need all the help he can get. No one knows better than Jeff that life can be too short to turn your back on honest love, and that living happily is the best promise of all.

  • The Lost ShiftersThe Lost Shifters : Carnal Intentions, A Wicked Caress, Ruthless Pursuit, A Tempting Distraction

    Hecht, Stephani.

    Books 4-7 of the Lost Shifters series.

  • Lucky UsLucky Us

    Bloom, Amy.

    “My father’s wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us.”

    So begins this remarkable novel by Amy Bloom, whose critically acclaimed Away was called “a literary triumph” (The New York Times). Lucky Us is a brilliantly written, deeply moving, fantastically funny novel of love, heartbreak, and luck.

    Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star and Eva the sidekick, journey through 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris’s ambitions take the pair across the America of Reinvention in a stolen station wagon, from small-town Ohio to an unexpected and sensuous Hollywood, and to the jazz clubs and golden mansions of Long Island.

    With their friends in high and low places, Iris and Eva stumble and shine though a landscape of big dreams, scandals, betrayals, and war. Filled with gorgeous writing, memorable characters, and surprising events, Lucky Us is a thrilling and resonant novel about success and failure, good luck and bad, the creation of a family, and the pleasures and inevitable perils of family life, conventional and otherwise. From Brooklyn’s beauty parlors to London’s West End, a group of unforgettable people love, lie, cheat and survive in this story of our fragile, absurd, heroic species.

  • A gay synagogue in New YorkA gay synagogue in New York

    Shokeid, Moshe.

  • 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.

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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.

  • Jaya and RasaJaya and Rasa : a love story

    Patel, Sonia, author.

    "In Hawaii, seventeen-year-old Jaya Mehta is a transgender outsider with depressive tendencies and the stunningly beautiful Rasa Santos thinks sex is her only power. Will their love transcend and pull them forward or will they remain stuck, separate, in the chaos of their pasts?"--

  • Lily and DunkinLily and Dunkin

    Gephart, Donna, author.

    "Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you're in the eighth-grade. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the New Jersey town he's called home for the past thirteen years. This would be hard enough, but the fact that he is also hiding from a painful secret makes it even worse. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever change"--

  • 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

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