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Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor (Book 2)
by Rick Riordan ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon - the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds wil...

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The Great Believers
by Rebecca Makkai ~ Paperback / softback

WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD - BARBARA GITTINGS LITERATURE AWARD FINALIST FOR THE LA TIMES FICTION AWARD 'Stirring, spellbinding and full of life' Tea Obreht, New York Times bestselling author of THE TIGER'S WIFE ...

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Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor
by Rick Riordan ~ Paperback / softback
(4.7) 12

Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon – the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds wil...

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Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Paperback Boxed Set
by Rick Riordan ~ Paperback / softback

The softcover editions of the #1 New York Times best-selling Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard books, THE SWORD OF SUMMER, THE HAMMER OF THOR, and THE SHIP OF THE DEAD, are now available together in a stunning slipcase Box Set. Magnus Chase, a once-homeless teen, is on a death-defying quest acros...

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If I Was Your Girl
by Meredith Russo ~ Paperback / softback

A new kind of big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are. Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she's determined not to get too close to anyone. But when she meets sweet, easygoi...

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The 57 Bus
by Dashka Slater ~ Paperback / softback

Winner of the Stonewall Young Adult Literature Award One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both their lives forever. Two teenagers growing up in Oakland, California. One, Sasha, was born male but identifies as agender, wears skirts and attends a private ...

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
by Benjamin Alire Saenz ~ Paperback / softback
(4.5) 2

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship-...

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (Stonewall Award Winner)
by Alison Bechdel ~ Paperback / softback

A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings. Like Marjan...

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Julian Is a Mermaid
by Jessica Love ~ Hardback

Mesmerizing and full of heart, this is a picture book about self-confidence and love, and a radiant celebration of individuality. While riding the subway home with his Nana one day, Julian notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fisht...

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Fun Home
by Alison Bechdel ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings. Like Marjane...

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Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
by Kirstin Cronn-Mills ~ Paperback / softback

"This is Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, on community radio 90.3, KZUK. I'm Gabe. Welcome to my show." My birth name is Elizabeth, but I'm a guy. Gabe. My parents think I've gone crazy and the rest of the world is happy to agree with them, but I know I'm right. I've been a boy my whole life. When...

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George
by Alex Gino ~ Paperback / softback

"Allow me to introduce you to a remarkable book, full of love, wonder, hope, and the importance of getting to be who you were meant to be. You must read this." - David Levithan, author of Every Day and editor of George. When people look at George, they think they see a boy....

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The Vast Fields of Ordinary
by Nick Burd ~ Paperback / softback

It's Dade's last summer at home, and things are pretty hopeless. He has a crappy job, a "boyfriend" who treats him like dirt, and his parents' marriage is falling apart. So when he meets and falls in love with the mysterious Alex Kincaid, Dade feels like he's finally experiencing true happiness. But...

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And the Band Played On
by Randy Shilts ~ Paperback / softback

Extensively researched (Shilts interviewed over 1,000 people), weaving together personal stories with political and social reporting And the Band Played On is a masterpiece of investigative reporting (comparable to Truman Capote's In Cold Blood) and it led to Shilts being described as "the pre-e...

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Almost Perfect
by Brian Katcher ~ Paperback / softback

Logan Witherspoon recently discovered that his girlfriend of three years cheated on him. But things start to look up when a new student breezes through the halls of his small-town high school. Sage Hendricks befriends Logan at a time when he no longer trusts or believes in people. Sage has been home...

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The Hours
by Michael Cunningham ~ Paperback / softback
(4.5) 2

Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer and Pen/Faulkner prizes, The Hours is a daring and deeply affecting novel inspired by the life and work of Virginia Woolf. A passionate, profound and haunting story of love and inheritance, hope and despair. Exiled in Richmond in the 1920s, taken from her beloved Bloomsb...

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Julian Is a Mermaid
by Jessica Love ~ Paperback / softback

“A gem of a debut, Julián is a Mermaid is a beautifully illustrated celebration of individuality, love, and acceptance.” In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world… While riding the subway home from the pool with hi...

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Fat Angie
by Charlton-Trujillo e. E. ~ Paperback / softback

Winner of a 2014 Stonewall Book Award Her sister was captured in Iraq, she's the resident laughingstock at school, and her therapist tells her to count instead of eat. Can a daring new girl in her life really change anything? Angie is broken -- by her can't-be-bothered mother, by her high-school ...

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Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold)
by Kheryn Callender ~ Paperback / softback

Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways. Winner of the Stonewall Book Award Winner of the Lambda Literary Award Caroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child. Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and 12-year-old Caroline ha...

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$21.00
Affinity
by Sarah Waters ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

Set in and around the women's prison at Milbank in the 1870's , AFFINITY is an eerie and utterly compelling ghost story, a complex and intriguing literary mystery and a poignant love story with an unexpected twist in the tale. Following the death of her father, Margaret Prior has decided to pursue s...

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The Master
by Colm Toibin ~ Paperback / softback

With an introduction by award-winning novelist Tessa Hadley In January 1895 Henry James anticipates the opening of his first play, Guy Domville, in London. The production fails, and he returns, chastened and humiliated, to his writing desk. The result is a string of masterpieces, but they are pro...

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The Hours
by Michael Cunningham ~ Paperback / softback

A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of...

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This Day in June
by Gayle E Pitman ~ Paperback / softback

This day in June... Parade starts soon... Rainbow arches... Joyful marches! In a wildly whimsical, validating, and exuberant reflection of the LGBT community, This Day In June welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united. Also included is a Rea...

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The Spirit and the Flesh
by Walter L. Williams ~ Paperback / softback

Winner of the: Gay Book of the Year Award, American Library Association; Ruth Benedict Award, Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists; Award for Outstanding Scholarship, World Congress for Sexology Author's note: Shortly after the second revised edition this book was published in 1992, the term "...

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$79.00
The Hours
by Michael Cunningham ~ Hardback

A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of...

Pre-order - out 24 Sep 2019
$35.00
Hood
by Emma Donoghue ~ Paperback / softback

From the New York Times bestselling author of Room, Emma Donoghue, Hood is a graceful tale of a young woman who must come toterms with love and loss in the wake of her partner's sudden passing. The NewYork Times Book Review calls Hood "utterly charming," writing that,"Ms. Donoghue displays her confi...

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Inseparable
by Emma Donoghue ~ Paperback / softback

Love between women crops up throughout literature: from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Charlotte Bronte, Dickens, Agatha Christie, and many more. In Inseparable Emma Donoghue examines how desire between women in literature has been portrayed, from schoolgirls and vampires to runaway wives, from cross-dr...

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
by Benjamin Alire Saenz ~ Hardback

A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Saenz. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common....

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The Hammer of Thor
by Rick Riordan ~ Paperback / softback

Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon--the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will...

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Little & Lion
by Brandy Colbert ~ Paperback / softback

"Little and Lion is beautifully insightful, honest, and compassionate. Brandy's ability to find larger meaning in small moments is nothing short of dazzling."-Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything A stunning novel on love, identity, loss, and redemption. ...

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A Queer History Of The United States
by Michael Bronski ~ Paperback / softback

Winner of a 2012 Stonewall Book Award in nonfiction A Queer History of the United States is more than a "who's who" of queer history- it is a book that radically challenges how we understand American history. Drawing upon primary-source documents, literature, and cultural histories, scholar and a...

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How to Survive a Plague
by David France ~ Paperback / softback

'Epoch-making . . . Brilliantly told. Informative, entertaining, suspenseful, moving, and personal.' Edmund White The riveting, powerful and profoundly moving story of the AIDS epidemic and the grass-roots movement of activists, many of them facing their own life-or-death struggles, who grabbed th...

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Raising My Rainbow
by Lori Duron ~ Paperback / softback

Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron's frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family's adventures, along with the heartbreak and happiness, that come with raising a gender-creative son. Whereas her older son, Chase, is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy's boy, her younger son, C.J., ...

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Desert Boys
by Chris McCormick ~ Paperback / softback

In the tradition of startling debuts such as We, the Animals by Justin Torres, Desert Boys follows the life of Daley Kushner, growing up, coming out, and grappling with the remnants of his childhood in California's Mojave Desert. This series of powerful, linked stories illuminates Daley's world-the ...

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Go the Way Your Blood Beats
by Michael Amherst ~ Paperback / softback

Using bisexuality as a frame,Go the Way Your Blood Beatsquestions the division of sexuality into straight and gay, in a timely exploration of the complex histories and psychologies of human desire. A challenge to the idea that sexuality can either ever be fully known or neatly categorised, it is a ...

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Grief
by Andrew Holleran ~ Paperback / softback

This is a beautiful new novel from the author of "Dancer From the Dance." A unique and moving exploration of grief and loss set in a Washington brought to life by the spectacular prose of its author. Reeling from the recent death of his invalid mother, a worn, jaded professor comes to Wash...

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The Swimming-Pool Library
by Alan Hollinghurst ~ Paperback / softback

Young, gay, William Beckwith spends his time, and his trust fund, idly cruising London for erotic encounters. When he saves the life of an elderly man in a public convenience an unlikely job opportunity presents itself - the man, Lord Nantwich, is seeking a biographer. Will agrees to take a look at ...

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The Master
by Colm Toibin ~ Paperback / softback

It is January 1895 and Henry James's play, Guy Domville, from which he hoped to make his fortune, has failed on the London stage. Opening with this disaster, The Master spans the next five years of James's life, during which time he moves to Rye in Sussex, having found his dream retreat. There he wr...

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The Great Believers
by Rebecca Makkai ~ Hardback

WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS A New York Times Top Ten Best Book of 2018 'I loved this book' Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an ama...

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George
by Alex Gino ~ Paperback / softback

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl. George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlott...

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$21.00